Mary’s special day
Cambuslang Bowling Club held a special celebration - as one of their members received a 100th birthday telegram from the Queen.
Mar y Beat t i e, who stays in Glenside Drive, in Rutherglen, was 100 years old on Tuesday, June 9.
Mary has been a member of Cambuslang Bowling Club since 1980, she became president in 1990 and is now an honorary president.
To mark the occasion, the bowling club held a birthday party for Mary on her birthday at the club
Mar y was born in Farme Cross and attended Gallowflat School in Rutherglen.
After leaving school she worked in a tobacconist, a hosiery maker, then t Clyde Paper Mill. During the war at Stewart and Lloyds she was an inspector of quality for bombs. After that she worked in Clyde Paper Mill again.
And it was through working in Clyde Paper Mill that she met her husband, Daniel Beattie.
They married and had one son, Jim. Mary now has two grandchildren, Janice and Stuart, and five great- grandchildren ,Martin, Robbie Caitlin, Alexandra and Ross.
She has lived in Glenside Drive since 1960. As well as a keen bowler, Mary was also a talented knitter.
And to celebrate Mary turning 100, her family also held a party for her at Eastfield Community Hall which was very well attended.
Mary’s granddaughter Janice said: “Thanks to everyone who came along to the party.”