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Bacolod City, Philippines Monday, January 21, 2019
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Praising the Lord at 95

Marciana “Nay Iking” de Asis celebrated her surprise 95th birthday filled with music and laughter with her family and friends at Nature’s Village Resort in Talisay City, Saturday night.

Nay Iking told guests, most of whom were her churchmates at the Bacolod Cosmopolitan Christian Church, that God is the secret to her long life.

A coloratura soprano, she sang “Great is Thy Faithfulness” in Ilonggo, and named all the books in the Bible.

Nay Iking’s only child is Mildred, who is married to Felipe Buntalilid Jr., and her grandchildren are Lemuelle, Jenmai, and Melrose.

The whole family, including her famous tenor grandson, Jenmai, entertained guests with Church and Broadway songs.

Luis Angelo, the son of Lemuelle and his wife, Alfie, turned 2 years old and celebrated his birthday with his great grandmother.*CPG

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