Major Lee Wooden, a World War II veteran, recovered from the virus in Madison, Alabama last week. When he was discharged Tuesday, two days before his birthday, Madison Hospital staff gave him a special referral.
The 104-year-old birthday surprises continued throughout the week. Saturday, McDonald’s Shared on Facebook Family, friends, neighbors and others in the community took part in a drive-by parade to celebrate.
Wooden Seen in videos He sat in a chair near the open window of the house and swayed as cars passed by. About 50 cars and neighbors participated, McDonald said.
“Except for the COVID beat and discharge from the hospital; today was another highlight of his week!” She Posted on Facebook. “I speak to our whole family and friends. The honor of getting to know this man cannot be described in words. Being his granddaughter is one of the greatest blessings I have ever received in life.”
After the parade, Wooden, a longtime Crimson Tide fan, cheered for the Alabama football team as they captured the LSU Tigers.