Lillian Harriet Ward celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 22, 2013, at Hearthstone Manor in Medford.
She was born Sept. 23, 1913, in Parker, Idaho, one of five children to Marion Montierth and Mary Maude Frodsham Montierth. She married Noel Ward on March 8, 1930, in Wilmington, Calif. They were married almost 54 years before Noel passed away in January of 1984.
Lillian has five children: Noel (wife Georgie), Devona, Gerald (wife Anne), Dorthy (husband Dick) and Donald (wife Vicki). She has 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Medford.