Great-granny celebrates birthday

Rachel Simmery, 97, from Tafelsig.

A Tafelsig great-grandmother celebrated her 97th birthday with her community on Wednesday April 14.

Rachel Simmery and her family cooked up a storm and distributed food to about 200 people.

Pictured seated is Tafelsig great-grandmother Rachel Simmery, flanked by her granddaughters Samantha Fortune, daughter Racel Barnabas, granddaughters Leonora Charles, Sandra Charles, son-in-law Barney Barnabas and Yvonne Skepu.In front are great-granddaughters Shyloh Skepu and Lauren Charles.