Ruth Cleckner feted on 90th birthday at party

Ruth Cleckner of Columbiana celebrated her 90th birthday at a birthday party held Feb. 10 at the First United Methodist Church of Leetonia. Over 50 celebrants attended from Ohio, Connecticut, Maryland, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Michigan.

The party was hosted by her daughter, Mary Lou Powell, and her husband, Judge Eugene Powell of Columbia, S. C., and her grandson, Gennaro Moscato of Columbiana. The party was catered by the ladies of the church. Mrs. Cleckner received over 90 birthday cards from well-wishers locally and from South Carolina to New Hampshire.