On Oct. 24, Anna Finley celebrated her 100th birthday at the home of her daughter, Mary Middlestead, in Melbourne, Fla., surrounded by family and friends.

Anna lived in Helena with her husband, George (Buck) Finley, from 1939 until moving to Melbourne in 2006.

Helping her celebrate were her son and his wife, Bob and Dorothy Finley of Fallon, Nev.; son-in-law, Felix (Sonny) Tuggle of Helena; grandchildren, Charrrise Tracy, Aurora, Colo., Annette Shaw, Albuquerque, N.M., Ross Tuggle, Scobey, Erin Gast and her husband, Marty, Whitehall, Michael Middlestead and his wife, Dawn, Dallas, Lloyd Middlestead, Melbourne, Fla., Bob Middlestead, Dallas; great-grandchildren, Chris Gast, Seattle, and Christine Carlson, Aurora, Colo.; and longtime friends Fern and LeRoy Holshue of Helena .

Anna is currently residing in an assisted living facility in Melbourne that also honored her with a birthday party attended by many friends there as well as the family members. Needless to say, she enjoyed every minute of the extended weeklong birthday celebration.

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