Ruth Hicks celebrated her 102nd birthday Wednesday.
Born Sept. 27, 1921, in Milford, Texas, she earned her undergraduate diploma from Texas State School for Ladies, now Texas Ladies’s College, and her Grasp of Science in social science on the College of
Ruth moved to Morgantown in fall 1949 along with her husband. She and her husband each labored at West Virginia College as educators, instructing historical past and English, respectively. She additionally has one son who labored in theater set design.
Ruth mirrored on her life in Morgantown and shared that Morgantown has grown and developed exponentially since she moved right here nearly 75 years in the past.
All through her life, Ruth has loved happening walks and hikes along with her husband, has joined a number of e-book golf equipment and attended programs by Osher Lifelong Studying Institute (OLLI).
Ruth at present lives in The Suites at Heritage Level, the place she’s lived for nearly six years.
“I’m all the time desirous to share with individuals how a lot I really like The Suites,” mentioned Ruth. “The care I’ve acquired right here has been fantastic and the individuals are so variety.”
To have fun her 102nd birthday, The Suites acknowledged her on the Resident Month-to-month Birthday Tuesday.
When requested what the important thing to dwelling an extended life is, Ruth mentioned, “I can’t consider something that has made this occur, besides that I’ve been blessed with good well being. I eat inexperienced greens and I walked nearly in every single place I went rising up, aside from that, I’m simply blessed to be right here.”