Iva Lee Freeman Williams celebrated her 90th birthday Dec. 27, 2009. She grew up in the Blue Springs community of Blountsville and is the daughter of the late Clyde and Hester Freeman. Her deceased husband, Earl Ray Williams, was born and reared in Williams Settlement.
She has six children, 10 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. All the family came together to share the special birthday at her home in Trafford.
The family says Mrs. Williams continues to live on her own and enjoys her lifelong passion of growing flowers. They wish her good health and happiness in the years to come.