Ida Ellett

Ida Ellett

Ida Mae Johnson Ellett celebrated her 100th birthday on St. Thomas on March 12.

Born in Dinwiddie County, Va., Ellett lived most of her life in Richmond and moved to St. Thomas in 2012, according to her family. She graduated from the segregated Armstrong High School in Richmond, and attended classes at Virginia Union University.

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