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Redding's Estaline Watkins is still active at 107 years old

By Stephanie Montano, smontano@krcrtv.com
Published On: Sep 27 2013 07:19:01 PM CDT
REDDING, Calif. -

A Redding woman turned 107 years old on Monday.

Estaline Watkins said a number is just that, a number. Estaline celebrated her birthday on Monday at River Oaks Community center were she played the piano and harmonica, and also writes poems.

"Don't live your life by that number on a page because its just a number," said Estaline. "You don't let that be a symbol of closing the door on things that you wanna do ever, ride your horse if you want to if you're 60! Go on!"

Estaline said she celebrates life everyday and is thankful for all those who are part of it.