Dorine Pruett, who was born Dec. 12, 1914, in Knowles, New Mexico, is celebrating her 100th birthday Friday with her family in Lubbock.
Her parents were James and Gladys Merrell.
She married Curtis Pruett on Jan. 14, 1933, and they moved to Humble City, New Mexico. They operated a grocery store that also had gasoline service and was a post office, where Dorine served as postmaster.
Their daughter and son-in-law are Wanda and Duane Hart of Lubbock.
Dorine and Curtis moved to Lubbock in 1950, where he began working as a fireman at Reese Air Force Base.