Cards may be sent to the following people in care of Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, 3333 W. 10th St., Sedalia, MO 65301.
Elizabeth Morgan observed her 87th birthday on May 7.
She was born May 7, 1926, in Paola, Kan. She was married to T. Clifford Morgan, who died earlier.
She was a teacher, library aide and housewife. She likes soap carving, reading, sewing, square dancing, sketching and pastel and oil artwork. She was a 4-H leader and a Bible and Sunday school teacher.
She has two children, Kathy Marshall, of Sedalia, and Tom Morgan, of Manhattan, Kan.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Marilyn Jackson observed her 82nd birthday on May 9.
She was born May 9, 1931, in New Jersey. She was married to Roy Jackson Sr., who died earlier.
She was an office clerk. She enjoyed knitting and watching television.
She has four children, Roy Jackson Jr., Keith Jackson and Denise Jackson, all of New Jersey, and Rosanne Jackson, of Warrensburg; and six grandchildren.
Maurine Ditton observed her 84th birthday on Friday.
She was born May 10, 1928, in Greensburg, Pa.
She was a housewife. She enjoys doing needlepoint, making purses, doing puzzles, playing bridge and mah jong, watching television and listening to music.
She has four children, Danette Zay, of Aurora, Karen Skiles and George Wolfe, both of Sedalia, and Julie, of Lenexa, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Janice Williams observed her 66th birthday on Friday.
She was born May 10, 1947, in Windsor.
She was a dairy farmer and raised Yorkie dogs. She enjoys reading, knitting, watching movies, cooking and baking.
She has two children, Michelle Schnackenberg, of Independence, and Matthew Williams, of Sedalia; and four grandchildren.
Ella Hughes observed her 78th birthday on Friday.
She was born May 10. 1935, in Knob Noster.
She was a manager at the Base Exchange at Whiteman Air Force Base. She loves sports and the outdoors.
Marie Zimmerschied will observe her 95th birthday on Sunday.
She was born May 12, 1918, in Florence. She was married to Lawrence Zimmerschied, who died earlier.
She was a housewife. She enjoys reading and cooking. She was a volunteer at the Open Door.
She has a son, Allen Zimmerschied, of Mora; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Barbara Eberting will observe her 84th birthday on May 14.
She was born May 14, 1929, in Clinton. She was married to Linville Eberting, who died earlier.
She worked at Lamy’s. She enjoys sewing, cooking, baking and square dancing.
She has four children, Dianna Greene, of Knob Noster, Patty Ferguson and Lynn Eberting, both of Sedalia, and Sherry Howley, of North Carolina; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Norma Tullis will observe her 81st birthday on May 19.
She was born May 19, 1932, in Kansas. She was married to Melvin A. Tullis, who died earlier.
She was a housewife. She enjoys canning garden produce and spending time with family.
She has six children, Sharon Manley, Linda Mayes and Dianne Gonzales, all of Sedalia, Janice Johnson, of Knob Noster, Greg Tullis, of Columbia, and the late Rodney Tullis; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Opal Kelley will observe her 96th birthday on May 23.
She was born May 23, 1917, in Sedalia. She was married to Maurice “Gene” Kelley, who died earlier.
She worked at Town and Country Shoes for 36 years. She also was a cook at Heber Hunt Elementary School. She enjoys spending time with her family and fishing.
She has three children, Fred Kelley, of Warsaw, Norris Kelley and Anita Smith, both of Sedalia; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Kathryn Reddy will observe her 90th birthday on May 25.
She was born May 25, 1923, in Ohio. She was married to John P. Reddy, who died earlier.
She was the executive director of a division of the American Cancer Society in New Jersey. She enjoys playing yahtzee and gardening. She loves dogs.
Fern Munson will observe her 96th birthday on May 26.
She was born May 26, 1917, in Illinois.
She was a registered nurse. She enjoys gardening, cooking and golfing.
She has a son, Tom Munson, of Sedalia; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Erna Muller will observe her 100th birthday on May 28.
She was born May 28, 1913, in Cole Camp.
She was a school teacher. She was a member of a bridge club. She enjoys playing pitch and gardening.
Lillian Best will observe her 91st birthday on May 29.
She was born May 29, 1922, in Saline County. She was married to Lee R. Best, who died earlier.
She was a registered nurse for 30 years. She was a member of a Catholic women’s organization, Marshall Community Choir and St. Peter’s Choir.
She has three children, Dollie Hesse, of Benson, Don Best, of Independence, and John Best, of Hughesville; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Sharon Painter will observe her 70th birthday on May 31.
She was born May 31, 1943, in Biloxi, Miss.
She was a secretary and librarian. She enjoys playing the piano, knitting, reading and watching television.