112-year-old Houston woman celebrates her birthday with car parade

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Monday, July 26, 2021
Happy 112th birthday, Ms. Elizabeth Francis!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YA! Houston's own, Miss Elizabeth Francis turned 112 years old on Sunday. Check out the city leaders who stopped by her party.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Look out world, Miss Francis just hit another milestone!

Ms. Elizabeth Francis turned 112 years old on Sunday, and her family threw her a car parade to celebrate.

Not only did her family show up, but Ms. Francis had a couple elected officials stop by to give her well-wishes.

"She's got that can-do spirit, that's Houston," Mayor Sylvester Turner said. "She's highly resilient, that's Houston."

Francis also gets proclamations from the city and state every year she reaches another milestone.

Crowned with a birthday tiara on her head, Francis waved at all the visitors who drove past her home Sunday afternoon.

Ms. Francis was also once an ABC13 employee.

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