Dorothy Manker of Thayer will turn 90 Dec. 15. She plays in three bowling leagues, teaches Sunday school, serves on the recycling board of Oregon County, presides over the Owls Club and is a member of the Garden Club.
She celebrated her birthday in June with her family. The week of her birthday friends may stop by for cake on Monday evening, Wednesday noon or Friday evening at Thayer Lanes, or attend Rose Hill Baptist Church services Dec. 19. Lunch will be served in the church annex.
Manker is the mother of Lovie Guffey of Mammoth Spring, Rosa Hudson of Thayer, Bud Manker of Platteville, Colo., and the late Edward Manker Jr. She has 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.