Noteworthy: Reported Aug. 3, 2014

Posted: Aug. 1, 2014 3:25 pm Updated: Aug. 23, 2014 10:15 pm

90th birthday: Nona Miller of Quincy will mark her 90th birthday on Aug. 9. She would enjoy receiving cards from family and friends which may be mailed to her at 2226 Jersey, Quincy, IL 62301. She is a daughter of Wave Miller and Charlotte Raisbeck and a stepdaughter of the late Matthew Finlay Carrott. She attended Quincy Public Schools and Quincy University and earned a master's degree from Temple University. She taught at St. Peter School in 1973-74, and is the founder of the Adams County Homemaker Health Service, which was the first such organization in Quincy to assist elderly people to stay in their homes. Her mother's health plus family and friends led her to full-time interest in caring for the elderly. She also traveled to Europe three times.

80th birthday: Rodney M. Poulter of Liberty is being honored for his 80th birthday on Aug. 13 with a card shower requested by his family. He would enjoy hearing from family and friends; cards may be sent to him at 2664 N. 250th Ave., Liberty, IL 62347. Mr. Poulter is married to the former Shirley Howe and is the 10th of 16 children of the late Virgil E. and Hazel D. Booher Poulter. The couple has four children, Pam (William) White, Debra (Bobby) Lease, Brad (Jan) Poulter and Patricia (Cliff) Huddleston. They also have eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. Poulter served in the Navy from 1952 to 1960 with four years in the Reserves. He has farmed for many years in the Liberty (Beverly) area, operated Poulter Spreading Service, and retired from Adams FS in 1993. He is a member of Payson Masonic Lodge 379 and the American Legion. Mr. and Mrs. Poulter attend Beverly United Methodist Church.

Genealogy volunteer: Mildred Allen, of Quincy, a charter member of the Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society, was recently honored by the society for 15 years of service coordinating the mailings of the society's publication "The Northeast Reporter." Allen, with the assistance of her husband, was the volunteer who picked up more than 7,500 issues, addressed and applied appropriate postage ensuring the publication was mailed on schedule. Allen was presented a plaque for her service by Nancy Brummer, president of the Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society. "The Northeast Reporter" is published quarterly with a minimum of 32 pages per issue. A fifth issue is published each December with an annual surname index. The publication can be found in libraries specializing in genealogical research and in many small libraries throughout the United States.