Photo gallery: Century marked: Centenarians honored at reception

Published: Friday, Sept. 28 2012 2:44 p.m. MDT

102-year-old Velma Saunders attends the 26th annual Centenarians Day Celebration at Noah's Reception Center in South Jordan on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Gov. Gary Herbert attended the luncheon and recited a quote from Mark Twain, "Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been."

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SOUTH JORDAN — The state's longest-living residents were honored Friday at the 26th annual Centenarians Day Celebration.

Utahns who are older than 100 were hosted by Gov. Gary Herbert and first lady Jeanette Herbert at Noah's in South Jordan.

All the centenarians received certificates.

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