Betty is surrounded by her loved ones to mark her 100th birthday
A woman who helped to console the relatives of Norfolk-based fighter pilots who died in the Second World War has celebrated her 100th birthday. Betty Jones was joined by more than 50 family members and friends to mark the occasion at the Oaklands care home, in Scole, where she lives. Born in Martham, near Great Yarmouth, she was the youngest of six and had a stepsister and four brothers. In 1938, she married a doctor, Eric Jones, and they settled into a busy family practice in Norton, Suffolk.