WWII vet celebrates 100th birthday

A World War II veteran living in Ecru celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday.

Posted: Apr 18, 2018 10:17 AM
Updated: Apr 18, 2018 10:18 AM

ECRU, Miss. (WTVA) - A World War II veteran living in Ecru celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday.

Staff and residents at Church Street Manor in Ecru celebrated David Franklin's milestone with a special birthday party.

David Franklin | Photo: Shelia Brady

Shelia Brady of Church Street Manor says Franklin served in the Pacific Theater during the war until 1943. 

You can see his celebration in the video above, courtesy of Brady.

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