Agnes Baker

(Right) 100 years old. In Stroud today, having lived her life in Lincoln County. In her century, she recalls helping her parents pick cotton; riding to school in a covered wagon; marrying her husband; becoming a mother; leaving her home to move into assisted living and the Covid shutdown.

Marci D. (Pruitt) Coppedge

(Left) 100 years old. She is blessed with two children, 5 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren & a host of extended family & friends. Her words of wisdom for younger people: “Live your life the best you have at the time; when things change, adjust & go on!”

Gilbert Mike “Choc” Charleston

(Right) 100 years old. He is a full-blooded Choctaw & his heritage permeates his life. He & his wife of 79 years, Billie, owned & operated Choctaw Trading Post providing authentic Indian artifacts attracting visitors from around the world. This is a man who put his heritage & service to his country & to others first. He was a spokesperson for the OK Department of Tourism.

Bill Stoddard

(Right) 100 years old. Originally of Connecticut, now lives in Owasso. He celebrated his 100th birthday today with his family. He is a military veteran having served four years during WWII and in Korea with the Army and Air Force. Bill’s words of wisdom for us today are: Don’t Drink or Smoke. Thank you for your service.