Nell celebrates her 100th birthday

Nell Benfield during her celebration at Kimbarra Lodge Hostel. Photo Anne Keen
Nell Benfield during her celebration at Kimbarra Lodge Hostel. Photo Anne Keen

Gloucester’s Nell Benfield celebrated her 100th birthday twice with two separate parties.

She was joined by family and friends, with some who had travelled from around the State and interstate, for a party on Saturday, November 11.

Around 86 people attended the gathering at the Gloucester Tennis Club.

Her official birthday was Tuesday, November 14, so she had another celebration with her friends at Kimbarra Lodge Hostel.

Nell has one daughter, Denise Doyle, four grandchildren; Jim, Joe, Terri and Kylie, five great grandchildren, Alex, Jackson, Toboias, Jess, Dylan and one great grandchild, Nixon.