Martha Sue Singletary, Age 95


PHSC Participant Since May, 2011

Ms. Singletary was born in Person County, North Carolina but was raised in Caswell County, North Carolina where she and 8 brothers and 4 sisters worked on a farm. She went on to marry at age 18 and had 4 children- 2 sons and 2 daughters. In addition to raising her children, she worked as a housekeeper and her husband, who died on her 75th birthday, was a minister. Her sons are deceased, but her daughters provide care and support for her as she continues tp reside independently in the community. She is also involved in the lives of her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, stating that “I am blessed with a big family”.

She also enjoys her time at PHSC where she remains very active with activities and as a member of the PHSC choir. She stated that she “enjoys being with you all at PHSC”, that “friends and peoples care at PHSC”.

“I never thought I would live to be 95” she said. “ My health and strength is in the Lord, the Bible my daily bread.”

“I know that I am about finished now, goin’ down the hill,” she added. “But I am in no hurry as I know there is a place for me. I just thank Him for letting me live another day. Each day is sweeter than the one before and I will do the best I can as long as I can”.