Betty White's 100th birthday party in her hometown

Betty White's life and legacy were celebrated in her hometown Saturday, 

A DAY BEFORE HER 100TH BIRTHDAY. EVEN A 20-DEGREE TEMPERATURE COULDN'T KEEP FANS AWAY FROM DOWNTOWN OAK PARK, ILLINOIS.

Another said, “I came because my youngest sister's name is Betty and our maiden name is White.”

“MY 7 AND 9 YEAR OLD BOYS ADORE THE GOLDEN GIRLS. 

EVERY MORNING THEY SIT DOWN TO EAT THEIR BREAKFAST AND WATCH IT,” ANOTHER PARTYGOER SAID.

Cindy Fee, the singer of the Golden Girls theme song, was among the speakers

 AT THE EVENT.“I BELIEVE ONE OF THE REASONS IT HAS LASTED SO LONG IS BECAUSE IT IS TRULY 

The party included a Betty White mocha, a white chocolate drink, and a three-foot cake with “Be like Betty an 

OAK PARK TREASURE.”WHITE DIED ON NEW YEAR'S EVE, JUST TWO WEEKS SHY OF HER 100TH BIRTHDAY.