City Honors Watauga Resident Alice McElfresh Dillow on Her 100th Birthday
Members of the Watauga City Council, including Mayor Hector Garcia, Mayor Pro Tem Robert Davis and Councilmember Melva Clark, honored Watauga resident Alice McElfresh Dillow on her 100th birthday during a ceremony on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Sterling House, a personalized assisted living facility in Watauga, Texas.
Alice Dillow was born in Whitney, Texas on August 24, 1914. The youngest of eight children, she met her husband, Robert Dillow, in Atlanta during World War II while she was working as an inspector on the production line where planes were being manufactured for the war. They had one son, Robert L. Dillow Jr. and eventually made their home in the Arlington Heights Area of Fort Worth. Alice has 2 grandsons and 4 great grandchildren.
Alice taught a three year old Sunday School class at Birchman Avenue Baptist Church for over 20 years and also worked in the Library there as well.
She is presently a resident of the Sterling House of Watauga, at 5800 North Park Drive, where she enjoys many activities including games and church services. According to the staff at the Sterling House, Alice is a true delight to be around.