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Happy 108th birthday to Jacksonville woman

Louisa Gunter will turn 108 on Monday, but celebrated her milestone early

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – She has a beautiful smile and we're in awe of her. That's what most people say when they meet Louisa Gunter, who will turn 108 years old on Monday. Her milestone birthday was celebrated on Saturday at her Baldwin home.

There was cake and all the frills for Gunter's party. Her family and friends came to her home to help celebrate her birthday. 

Gunter has nine children, 26 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren.

She was the 14th of 15 children born in Levy, Florida but has been living in Baldwin, Florida for more than 80 years.

Gunter also had a son,  Almon, who died three weeks ago at the age of 76, right after his April birthday.