Special birthday wishes for Jean

The Queen and iconic actor Dame Julie Andrews were among the well wishers for a special lady's 90th birthday celebrations.

Sunday, 4th December 2016, 2:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:42 pm
Jean surrounded by her loving family with the card and letter from the Queen. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jean Whitton’s 90th birthday milestone was made even more special when she received a card from the Queen who was born in the same year, and then another one from idol Dame Julie.

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Jean, originally from Grangemouth, currently resides at the Woodlands Care Home in Bo’ness where staff organised a writing activity giving her the chance to pen a letter to Her Majesty before receiving a letter and card in reply.