Lester E. Massey, of Lawrenceville, recently celebrated his 100th birthday. He was born November 1, 1914 in Gwinnett County. He is a World War II veteran and Baptist minister and has been a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Lawrenceville for 63 years. He was married to the late Janell Massey and they had nine children. He also has many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He celebrated with family at a reception in his honor at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

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