Family and Friends of Susie Mae Perkins gathered at Cane Gardens Saturday, June 8 to join in her 99th birthday celebration. She was awarded certificates by the City of Natchitoches and First Timothy Full Gospel Church. Susie continues to give glory to God for her long life and abundant blessings. Her family wishes to thank everyone who attended and helped in any way. Seated from left are Lena Morrow (sister) and Perkins. On back row are James Miller (nephew), Lisa Miller (niece), Councilwoman Sylvia Morrow, Dennis Thomas, Sandy Anderson and Juanita Miller McDowell (sister).