By Marla Ray 

Ninety-seven Years Young


September 18, 2019

Celebrating birthdays is always fun, but gathering from far and wide to celebratIng a wonderful auntie's 97th birthday is extra special! This article is "old news" because the party took place in mid-August. Nonetheless, even though my Aunt Dicky (Jappe) Foss has not lived in Big Sandy since she graduated from high school here in 1940. She has always kept up with news from her "hometown" through the Mountaineer. So, I knew she would get a kick out of reading this. Dicky lost her twin sister Alva, better known as Happy, to Alzheimer's in 2015. Since that time, Happy's two daughters, who also li...

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