Ruth Burd will observe her 97th birthday March 27.
She was born March 27, 1919, in Blodgett.
Ruth was a line worker for Western Electric and she enjoys cooking, crocheting and quilting.
She has one child, Cathy Rutherford, of Sedalia; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Birthday cards may be sent to Ruth at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence center, 3333 W. 10th St., Sedalia, Mo. 65301.
Mary Holden will observe her 83rd birthday March 31.
She was born March 31, 1933, in Richmond.
Mary was married to the late James H. Holden.
She was a nurse, and after retirement she enjoyed sewing and playing with her dogs.
Mary has five children, Jim Holden, of Sedalia, Kate Holden, of Overland Park, Kansas, M.J. Holen, of Washington, Beth Cole, of Iowa, and Susan Brown; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Birthday cards may be sent to Mary at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence center, 3333 W. 10th St., Sedalia, Mo. 65301.