Ruby Ashley celebrated turning 100 with members of the county on Wednesday June 4. Ashley was born May 14,1914 in Ashe County, where she has lived her entire life. She married Robert Ciecero Ashley on Dec. 24, 1930. The two had six children, two boys and four girls. Ashley loved to graden, growing both vegetables and flowers. Pictured with Ashley are (from left): County Commissioner William Sands, Senior Tar Heel Alternate Clara Miller , Chairman of the Ashe Services Board Chairman Richard Blackburn and County Manager Sam Yearick.