Your Turn/Kayla Wittler
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Your Turn/Kayla Wittler

Kayla Ann Wittler, 27, is from Palmyra, Mo., and has worked at Blessing Health System about six years. She is currently president of the Palmyra Chamber of Commerce. She and her fiance, Trevor Sparrow, will be getting married Oct. 17, 2020.

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Your Turn/Susie Wray

Susie Wray, 38, lives in Ursa and while growing up, she was active in 4-H, FFA and showing cattle. Wray, her husband Scott (married 15 years) and children Cole, 12, and Emily, 10, are grain and livestock farmers. She works at Ursa Farmers Coop.

Your Turn/Mike Drew
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Your Turn/Mike Drew

Mike Drew, 48, grew up in Quincy and has three great teenagers — Kaitlyn, Zach and Zoe. He is the director for the West Central Area Agency on Aging which oversees many programs for seniors including Meals on Wheels, in-home care, housing, elder abuse investigation and Medicare/Medicaid assistance.

Your Turn/Marynel Corton
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Your Turn/Marynel Corton

Marynel Corton, 69, is a sixth-generation native of Pike County, Ill., who spent 30 years working as a MSW social worker in Wisconsin where she met her husband, Jerry. They retired to Barry five years ago. She is a Barry City Alderman, the voluntary executive director of the New Philadelphia Association and a member of the Barry Historical Museum Board.

Your Turn/Ricci Dula
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Your Turn/Ricci Dula

Ricci Dula, 37, is CEO of the Mississippi Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America. Dula grew up in Sacramento, Calif. He is married with two children and loves sports of all kinds.

Your Turn/Carla Gordon
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Your Turn/Carla Gordon

Carla (Weil) Gordon, 67, is the oldest of three kids and now a retired teacher, with a multitude of teaching experiences in the U.S. and in Belgium.

Your Turn/Jimmy O'Donnell
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Your Turn/Jimmy O'Donnell

Jimmy O'Donnell, 44, is a fifth generation funeral director and embalmer. His family owns funeral homes in Hannibal, Mo., Quincy, Ill., Palmyra, Mo. and Monroe City, Mo.

Your Turn/Jarid Jones
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Your Turn/Jarid Jones

Jarid Jones, 22, is the member services coordinator for the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce. He grew up in Quincy, and his primary hobby is advanced education and reading. He loves spending time with his tight-knit family and spending his nights with his dogs, Mikey and Marco.

Your Turn/Rolla Wike
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Your Turn/Rolla Wike

Rolla Kay (Wheelock) Wike says people ask if her name is a nickname for something, but it's not -- it was her grandfather's name. Her birthday is on the 29th, so she quit counting after that and is "forever 29."

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Your Turn/Shelly Rasche

Shelly Rasche, who admits to being somewhere around retirement age, is a freelance commercial artist. Born and raised in Decatur, she now lives outside Camp Point at Windsong Acres.