Gurley Mitchell of Eustace will celebrate her 106th birthday Sept. 30.She was born Sept. 30, 1913 and began picking cotton when she was 10 years old. She is proud of her work ethic and spent 29 years as a supervisor over operators at AT&T. She was a member of Payne Springs United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir. Gurley still walks every day and has a great sense of humor. She says her favorite thing to do is eat.