Name: Effie Mae Barnett
Date of birth: April 30, 1917
Current residence: Lives in Denton
Family: Husband, A.L. Barnett (deceased); daughter, Erma Williams of Denton; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Former occupations: Domestic worker for 10 years.
Education: Completed 10th grade in high school
Place of worship: St. James AME Church in Denton.
If I could change one thing in my life, it would be: Nothing.
The best book I ever read: Bible.
My favorite television show of all time: The Young and the Restless.
My favorite movie of all time: The Ten Commandments.
During World War II: I remained on the farm with my child and baby-sat other children.
My earliest childhood memory is: Working in my uncle's dry-good store.
I wish I knew how to: Play a guitar.
Nobody knows I: Love to Dance.
I'm happiest when: I'm with my family.
I regret: Nothing.
The most important thing I've learned in 100 years: To take care of your body and your body will take care of you.
If you have a family member who will be turning 100 years old and would like him or her to be recognized in the Denton Record-Chronicle's Century Club, contact Mark Finley at 940-566-6884 or via email at mfinley@dentonrc