By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

ROBBINS, Ill. (CBS) — Robbins native Catherine Stovall was joined by family and friends to celebrate her 102nd birthday on Saturday.

Her family threw her a birthday party complete with music, food, and cake.

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Ms. Stovall was overcome with emotion at the show of love, and offered some words of wisdom for a long, fulfilling life.

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“Live right, treat everybody right, and love the Lord – praise Him,” she said.

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Stovall is a pillar in her community. She received the Martin Luther King Achievement Award from the Village of Robbins back in February.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff