Bernice Phillips will celebrate her 96th birthday Jan. 15.
She was born Jan 15, 1918, in Sedalia.
She worked at Lamy’s and was a manager of Conner Wagner. She enjoys gardening, plants, and she loved helping neighbors and friends and working outdoors. She is a member of the Jolly Elders and of the East Sedalia Baptist Church.
She has one daughter, Shirley Jennings, of Kansas, and she raised her granddaughter, Cindy Goodson, from birth; she has one grandchild, three great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to Bernice at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, 3333 W. 10th St., Sedalia, Mo. 65301.
Rosalie Burgess, of Sedalia, will celebrate her 97th birthday Jan. 11, at 415 S. Marvin Ave.
She was born Jan 13, 1917, in Lebanon.
She has three children, Virgil Burgess, of Sedalia, Kenneth Burgess, of Granbury, Texas, and Sharon Handley, of Lebanon; and grandchildren “too numerous to mention.”