90th Birthday Party

Family and friends celebrated the 90th birthday of Portland resident Lois Graze Jackson (right) with an elegant birthday party on March 16 at the Colwood Event Center. In attendance was Lois' only living sibling, 101-year-old Dorothy "Dear" Williams (left) of Beaumont, Texas. Lois' daughters Brenda Polk of Portland and Janet Jackson and Renee Brown, both of Chicago, hosted the party. As part of the entertainment, both ladies recited poetry from memory, wowing the crowd.