Local man celebrates 100th birthday - WRBL

Local man celebrates 100th birthday

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Marcus King Sr & Parthenia Jones Marcus King Sr & Parthenia Jones
COLUMBUS, Ga. -

A local man celebrated his 100-th birthday June 4. Marcus King Sr., was born in Russell County in 1913. He is the first cousin of Primus King, the first black man to vote in Georgia.

As a dedicated farmer, King's favorite past-times include, watching cattle and the news. His sister, Parthenia Jones, also shares his birth date. She turned 89-years-old Tuesday.

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