Oklahoma’s oldest resident celebrates 109th birthday!

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HARRAH, Okla. – Happy 109th birthday to Oklahoma’s own, Mary Erbin!

Mary Erbin's 109th birthday party!
Mary Erbin’s 109th birthday party!

Mary is our great state’s oldest resident!

She was born in Indian Territory, just north of Harrah, to Ukrainian immigrants on August 15, 1907.

Family members tell KFOR that Mary has two kids, five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She grew up helping with her family farm.

She says she never drank and never smoked, just worked really hard.

Family members say Mary is an awesome cook.  Her beet soup, cabbage rolls and apple cake are her specialties.

Happy birthday, Mary! We hope it’s a good one!

Mary Erbin celebrates her 109th birthday!
Mary Erbin celebrates her 109th birthday!

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