Esther Black will observe her 97th birthday on June 23.
Esther was born June 23, 1919, in Laclede County.
She worked as a a school teacher for six years and was a housewife. Esther also taught children’s Sunday School.
Esther enjoys cross-stitch, quilting, painting, canning, flowers, reading, watching TV, playing cards, church, and visiting with family and friends.
Esther was married to the late Thomas Black.
She has two children, Jerry Black, of Metamora, Illinois, and Marilyn Cantrell, of Sedalia; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to Esther at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, 3333 W. 10th St. Sedalia, Mo, 65301.
Anna Belle Corson will observe her 95th birthday on June 21.
Corson was born June 21, 1921, in Sedalia.
She worked at Town and County Shoes.
Anna Belle enjoys crocheting, sewing, fishing and dancing.
She has four children, the late Charles “Bud” Corson, the late Daisy Mittenburg, George Griffith, of Sedalia, and Debbie Edwards, of Otterville; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to Anna Belle at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, 3333 W. 10th St. Sedalia, Mo. 65301.