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Huntsville Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Here's a sweet story for you - a Huntsville woman celebrated her 100th birthday this week. 

Miriam Wallenmeyer is 100 years young!  She lives at Country Cottage, and the staff threw her a birthday party on Monday, August 12.  There was plenty of cake and ice cream for everyone.

We asked Miriam her secret.  "Oh my, have fun all the time," she said with a big smile.

She said they key to reaching 100 is to stay active. Miriam loves to play the piano.

Miriam is from Missouri.  She says she loves how attractive and how pretty north Alabama is.