LIMA — Alice Hayhurst is celebrating her 95th birthday with an open house hosted by her children from 1-5 p.m. April 22 at 290 S. Pears Ave., Lima.
She was born April 17, 1922, in rural Alger, to Ora A. and Ethel Newland. In June 1939, she married Patrick Bruno, who died in June 1983. She later married Edward Hayhurst, who died in July 2001.
She has two children, Bob (Sharon) Bruno, of Hebron, Kentucky, and Sandy (Jerry) DeStefano, of St. Louis. She has four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She retired from Excello-Textron Corp. Her passion for oil painting developed when she was 60. She has participated in juried shows in St. Louis and Fort Lauderdale.