Photography by Vicky Pink - Jackie Bostic is receiving her roses while she is alive and well. Family and friends gathered in grand fashion to wish the direct descendant of Jack Yates, Jackie Bostic, a very happy 80th birthday. The longtime community advocate had an affair that was fit for the queen she is. Many gave tributes that reflected her different areas of service with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Jack & Jill Inc., YWCA Houston, District D, and Precinct 1. Some in attendance were Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Houston City Councilman Dwight Boykins, Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Gina Gatson, Shelby Stewart, Alexandria DeWalt, Shirley Melancon, Candra Lacy, Laura Allen, Judy Foston, Wendy Armstrong, Charlene James, Consuela Broussard Adams, Jacqueline Bostic McElroy, Ursula Bostic, Jennifer Hohman, Art McElroy, and Allison Booker-Brooks.