Iris celebrates milestone birthday
SHE used to deliver the post, but now Iris Hall is the proud recipient of a birthday card from the Queen.Mrs Hall enjoyed a right royal time celebrating her 100th birthday with friends and family in Hopton on Friday.
SHE used to deliver the post, but now Iris Hall is the proud recipient of a birthday card from the Queen.
Mrs Hall enjoyed a right royal time celebrating her 100th birthday with friends and family in Hopton on Friday.
The occasion was savoured with a glass of her favourite tipple, brandy, which Mrs Hall credits as the secret of her long life.
Moving to Hopton as a girl, Mrs Hall worked in the family owned shop and post office, assisting father Ernest with mail deliveries in the village.
In 1933 she married Reginald Hall - the couple had no children and lived for several years in Lound.
During the war Mrs Hall worked as a kitchen assistant for the National Fire Service that was billeted at Hopton.
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Reginald died in 1985 and Mrs Hall has been living at the Old Vicarage Care Home for the last ten years.
Care assistant Amy Chaplin said: “Iris is quite a quiet lady, because she is very deaf, but does not have many other health problems and was very excited about her party.”