Magdalene Reid, more popularly known as Tom Tom is a real Maroon Queen who celebrated her 103rd birthday on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
She was born in the beautiful Maroon Community of Accompong in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica on July 19, 1919. Her mother and father were full Maroons making her a full Maroon Queen.
Over the years this stalwart of a woman worked extremely hard to take care of her children and grandchildren. She has 2 children, 5 grand children, 14 great grand children and 10 great, great grand children. She enjoys the full attention of all her family members and always relate numerous stories of happenings in bygone days in the rustic community of Accompong.
She is a lover of her Maroon culture especially the dances, drumming and maroon songs. The Maroon Community trips never missed her. God bless her and long live this beautiful and strong Maroon woman.