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Cove City woman celebrates 104th birthday

COVE CITY, N.C. (WNCT) - Turning 100 is a feat only a select few have achieved, but one woman in Cove City is defying all odds. Pattie Murrell celebrated her 104th birthday Tuesday, 

Murrell was born on September 4, 1914.

Over the holiday weekend, she celebrated with her family and church members. 

Her family said they're happy to see her make it to yet another milestone. 

"We never complain,” said Edith Murrell, one of her daughters. “We're always there for her. We love to be around her." 

"It feels good,” said Melba Tyson, one of her daughters. “Cause you didn't think that she would be her that long. 

Pattie Murrell received a proclamation from the city of Kinston and the North Carolina House of Representatives. 

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