EVERGREEN Rene Parry celebrated her 100th birthday with the mayor of Belper.
Cllr Alan Cox went along to the Meadow Court old people’s complex where Rene lives to join in with a party.
Rene was born in Derby and lived at a few addresses in the city. She married Bill Parry in 1945.
When Bill died, Rene moved to Wirksworth before relocating to Meadow Court in 1988.
There she met Harry Chel and lived with him for 11 years in the complex. She and Harry went on holidays in Britain five times a year.
Diane Sawyer, warden at Meadow Court, said: “She is doing well and is very independent and active.”