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At 110, D.C.'s oldest resident offers tips for a happy life

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Eddye Williams, who is believed to be the District's oldest resident, celebrates another birthday. Guests, including D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5), fill her D.C. home to help mark the occasion and to hear her advice on longevity.

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By Hamil R. Harris
Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Eddye Williams, who is believed to be the District's oldest resident, celebrated another birthday Monday. She is 110 years old.

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Guests, including D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5), filled her D.C. home to help mark the occasion and to hear her advice on longevity:

"Love everybody. Don't hate. Don't gossip. Take care of your own business. And take care of your body."


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