Breaking News
More () »

South Carolina woman celebrates 100th birthday

Dorothy Bennett Bishop moved from Mount Airy to York, South Carolina, to be closer with family. On Tuesday, she'll celebrate her 100th birthday!

YORK, S.C. — Dorothy Bennett Bishop of York, South Carolina, better known as "Mama" by her grandchildren, is celebrating her 100th birthday Tuesday. 

Bishop, originally from Mount Airy, North Carolina, moved to York to be closer to family. She has four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, according to her family. 

Bishop enjoys cooking and sewing in her spare time, but after a stroke several years ago, she's mostly sticking to cooking these days.

Mama is a viewer of WCNC Charlotte, so on behalf of all of us, happy 100th birthday! 

Click here to sign up for the daily Wake Up Charlotte newsletter

RELATED: Uptown honoring the late Hester Ford who died at 116 with purple lights

RELATED: 'Cherish the little things' | Grandparents cheer on grandkids to school

Wake Up Charlotte To Go is a daily news and weather podcast you can listen to so you can start your day with the team at Wake Up Charlotte.
SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts || Spotify || Stitcher || TuneIn || Google Podcasts

All of WCNC Charlotte's podcasts are free and available for both streaming and download. You can listen now on Android, iPhone, Amazon, and other internet-connected devices. Join us from North Carolina, South Carolina, or on the go anywhere.

Paid Advertisement