McCuin turns 105

Jacksonville Mayor Randy Gorham reads a proclamation commemorating the 105th birthday of Alberta McCuin Wednesday at Legacy of Jacksonville skilled nursing facility. McCuin, who was born Aug. 21, 1914, in Sacul, moved to Jacksonville as a young woman, married and had six children, according to family. Gorham told the widow “it is a privilege to honor one that has contributed to their community through many benevolent efforts, seen and experienced the changes that have molded our country, our state and our community.”