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South Carolina: 95-year-old brigadier leaves retirement


Estella Williams is back. You may remember the 95-year-old brigadier from Anderson County, South Carolina, from earlier this year. (Watch her in action in the video below) She hung up her brigadier vest and retired in March. Williams had been a school crossing guard at Westside High School for 27 years. Well, Williams showed up for crossing guards orientation on Wednesday morning and received a standing ovation. “They were happy to see me in,” Williams told WYFF News 4 after the orientation. When asked why she wanted to come back, she said, “I just got bored.” She said she had volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Hospice and Veterans Hospital. “It wasn’t enough,” Williams said. The equipment of the Williams brigadiers had been exhibited at the Anderson Museum. She said they gave her new gear during orientation. Williams returns to work on Tuesday.

Estella Williams is back.

You may remember the 95-year-old brigadier from Anderson County, South Carolina, from earlier this year.

(Watch it in action in the video below)


She hung up her brigadier vest and retired in March. Williams had been a school crossing guard at Westside High School for 27 years.

Well, Williams showed up for crossing guards orientation on Wednesday morning and received a standing ovation.

“They were happy to see me in,” Williams told WYFF News 4 after the orientation.

When asked why she wanted to come back, she replied, “I just got bored.”

She said she had volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Hospice and Veterans Hospital.

“It wasn’t enough,” Williams said.

The equipment of the Williams brigadiers had been exhibited at the Anderson Museum.

She said they gave her new gear during orientation.

Williams returns to work on Tuesday.

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