- Cullman, Alabama

January 4, 2013

Leonard celebrates 108th birthday

Staff Reports

CULLMAN — Madie Ella Leonard, born Dec. 17, 1904, to L.X. and Nancy Martin, the eighth of 10 children, is the only living sibling today. She grew up on a farm, where she had plenty of exercise. Her favorite food is sweet potatoes. She also enjoys getting cards in the mail where she resides at Woodland Village Health Care. She recently was surprised with a birthday celebration at Woodland — she is 108 today, the oldest living resident in the county! Happy birthday, Ms. Madie, from your family, all of your friends at Woodland Village Health Care, and all of us at The Cullman Times!