Eula Anderson Smith

Eula Anderson Smith, daughter of Vance Heath, welcomes guests at her father's 100th birthday celebration held Saturday at Joliet Country Club.

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Joliet man celebrates his 100th birthday

A loaf of bread cost about 6 cents and those “flying machines” had been invented only a little more than 10 years earlier. Yes, things have come a long way since Vance Heath of Joliet was born in Sunflower, Miss., on Aug. 1, 1913.