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Sylvia Thompson residents observe birthdays in May

April 25, 2008

Cards may be sent to the following people in care of Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, 3333 W. 10th St., Sedalia, MO 65301.



Mildred Shine, of Sedalia, will observe her 82nd birthday on May 8.



She was born May 8, 1926, in Benton County. She was married to Edward Shine, who died earlier.



She worked at Lamyís Manufacturing and was a teacher in Benton County. She liked playing cards with the Busy Bees. She enjoys doing church work.



She has three children, Jerry Shine and Alan Shine, both of Springfield, and Donna Reid, of Sedalia; and six grandchildren.



Genevieve Withers, of Sedalia, will observe her 77th birthday on May 13.



She was born May 13, 1931, in Sedalia. She was married to Ralph Withers, who died earlier.



She was a teacherís aide at Washington Elementary School. She also was a 4-H aide. She enjoys cooking, gardening and canning. She is a member of Missouri Extension Service.



She has two children, David Withers and Paul Withers, both of Sedalia; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.



Dortha Woodall, of Sedalia, will observe her 87th birthday on May 19.



She was born May 19, 1921, in Oklahoma. She was married to Warren Woodall, who died earlier.



She was a food service worker. She loved traveling. She enjoys socializing.



She has three children, James DeMott and Kay Pummill, both of La Monte, and Judy Morrison, of Sedalia; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.†



Lowell Byrd, of Sedalia, will observe his 91st birthday on May 30.



He was born May 30, 1917, in Ohio. He is married to Ina Byrd, who also lives at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.



He worked at the state school in Marshall. He is a member of Blue Lodge, Scottish Rite, Shrinerís Club and Order of the Eastern Star.



He has a son, the late Gary Dean Byrd; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.