Sally Walton celebrates big day

Sarah Walton, better known as Sally, celebrated a big milestone recently: she turned 105 years old. A resident of Manor Care, Jersey Shore, Sally was born on Jan. 25, 1912, in Caldwell, a daughter of Christian and Gertrude Maurer. She grew up in Woolrich and was married to Albert Walton. Sally had four brothers, Clarence, Ellis, Albert and Woodron Maurer, and three sisters, Helen and Esther Maurer and Florence (Babe) Maurer Bailey. She has five nieces, three nephews, and many great- nieces, -nephews and cousins. Sally and her husband lived in Mexico, Pa., for some time. Sally still talks about that time and said she was so proud of her gardens and flowers there. She said she remembers the ground was literally covered with fossils. Sally is shown at birthday parties attended by members of her family and friends.