Covington resident celebrates 100th birthday
Friends and family gathered at Salem United Methodist Church to celebrate Martha Wellburn Malcom’s 100th birthday Saturday, Sept. 24. She was joined by her daughters, Margaret Dimsdale of Covington and Gail Mobley of Conyers.
Malcolm was born on a farm in Bostwick on Sept. 29, 1916, the daughter Jesse and Onie Wellburn. The wife of Marion “J.M.” Malcolm, Wellburn moved to Covington in 1937, had two daughters, and worked at the Covington Manufacturing Shirt Factory, retiring in 1973.
Malcolm has five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.