The town of South Boston hosted a retirement reception Wednesday at the Washington Coleman Community Center in honor of Jane P. Daniel. More than 100 people including members of the town council and former co-workers came out to show their support of their beloved town clerk.

Her career started as a secretary to public works on Feb. 17, 1975. She quickly moved into a position in August of 1975 as a secretary to Town Manager Aubrey Houghton.