Region 8 town says January 30 is 'Isadore Rainey Day'

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - The Kennett community spent part of their Thursday afternoon at the Heritage Nursing Home for a special celebration.

The mayor proclaimed January 30, as Isadore Rainey Day.

Mrs. Rainey turned 105 on Thursday.

Students from local schools prepared a number of songs to entertain the party-goers.

"I think it's most wonderful [thing]," she said. "I thank each one for so much love. I do."

Mrs. Rainey moved to Missouri in 1930 and is the youngest of 13 children.

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