Ida Lathrop Gilmore, of Spring River Christian Village in Joplin, formerly of Monett, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Nov. 26 at the village from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The omission of girts is requested. Ida was married to Dee Lathrop on Sept. 22, 1928. Together they had two children, Wayne Lathrop, of Lee's Summit, and Jean Landoll, of Monett. Dee passed away on March 13, 1958. Ida married Jim Gilmore on Jan. 19, 1981. He passed away in September 2001. Ida was one of 15 children: seven girls and eight boys. There are seven children still living. Ida lived at 418 W. Dunn in Monett for 41 years. She moved to Joplin in September 2001. She would appreciate cards at Spring River Christian Villate, 201 S. North Park Lane, Joplin, MO 64801.