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'Mother' Rainey celebrates 104th birthday

Friday, February 1, 2013

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Isadore Rainey, known affectionately as "Mother" Rainey, cheers in celebration on a her milestone achievement -- celebrating her 104th birthday. Rainey, a resident at Heritage Nursing Center of Kennett, Rainey was born Sunday, Jan. 31, 1909 at Vimvelle, Miss., -- one of 12 children. After coming to the Kennett area around 1930, Rainey worked for Paul Jones, former publisher of the twice-a-week Dunklin Democrat, and John Dalton, who would later be elected Governor of Missouri.


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Mother Rainey, we love you. Amazing!!

-- Posted by whiteside_b on Sun, Feb 3, 2013, at 11:02 PM


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