HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Family and friends celebrated the 105th birthday of Louise Bland, of Hattiesburg, on Sunday. The grandmother has four children and several grandchildren, as well as great-grand children.
The celebration was held at Antioch Baptist Church on John Street in Hattiesburg. Bland's daughter said her mother has been a very active member with the church. Church members say Bland is a pillar of the congregation.