100th birthday celebrations for Dolly

PUBLISHED: 12:32 11 July 2013 | UPDATED: 12:32 11 July 2013

100 year celebration

100 year celebration


A former Yarcombe woman raised a glass to celebrate her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends.

Elizabeth Doris Joan Bond (nee Austin) was born on June 30, 1913, and now lives at Orchard Lea care home in Cullompton.

To most of her family she was known as Dolly but to some she was Doris.

She was born in Wiltshire but moved to Yarcombe in 1939 after marrying her husband, local man Wilfred Bond.

Mrs Bond has seven grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

To celebrate the occassion she was treated to some delicious birthday cake and a tipple of sherry with her family, including her son Michael.

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