Clara Beth Powell Doe will celebrate her 100th birthday Sunday, June 11, 2017.
She was born in the home her father built on Valley View Drive in east Medford, to Herman D. and Blanche Wood Powell, and has lived in Medford and the John Day area all her life.
She was married to Paul R. Doe for more than 75 years, until his passing in 2013. Her son, Roy L. Doe, passed away, but her daughter, JoAnn Parker, lives in Prospect.
Clara has four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She presently lives in a foster home in northeast Medford.