Vertrees celebrates 90th birthday

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Christine Vertrees will celebrate her 90th birthday Feb. 17, 2013.

She was born in 1923 to Ova and Lula Simmons in LaRue County. She married Wilbur Vertrees on Aug. 22, 1940, and had celebrated 70 years of marriage prior to Mr. Vertrees death.

She has two sons, Larry Vertrees and the late Dale Vertrees; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A card shower is planned in her honor. Send birthday greetings to Helen Christine Vertrees, Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 2201, Hodgenville, KY 42748.