Long-time resident grateful for each level of care

Leland Womack is the longest-tenured resident at Presbyterian Manor, having moved in in the fall of 2008 with his wife, Dawna, who currently lives in the health care neighborhood.
July 7, 2020

Fatherhood: a shared journey

By Keith McCarthy, son of resident Tom McCarthyWe celebrate Father’s Day to honor the unique role and niche of fatherhood. My father, Tom McCarthy, and I have an opportunity to enjoy, reflect and celebrate his example of fatherhood that he established for our family for nearly 60 years.My dad’s father passed away when my dad was 18 years old. At this point, my father partnered with his mother to raise his three siblings — two sisters and one brother.
May 23, 2019

Tales of motherhood include laughter and adventure

At the age of four, resident Devetia Condray was milking cows on the family farm.“I was more of a tomboy and loved to be outside,” she said. Enjoying life in the great outdoors is something that continued throughout her adulthood, too.Ever since her only son, JB, was 12, Devetia remembers spending Mother’s Day at the lake with her husband, John Burton Condray, and son.
April 18, 2019

Small but mighty: The formidable Mary Williams

March is Women’s History Month where we celebrate female visionaries and trailblazers past and present. This year we’re shining the spotlight on healthcare resident Mary Williams for her role as business owner, honorary knight, community volunteer, grand marshal, wife, mother and grandmother.For 51 years, Mary worked as a full-service florist at her flower shop, Sunny Wall Flowers, in Rolla.
February 18, 2019

Love for children draws Janet Brown to teach

From an early age, Rolla Presbyterian Manor resident Janet Brown knew exactly what she wanted to do with her life.“I just knew I wanted to teach kindergarten when I was in elementary school. From the time I was quite young, I loved children. In the meantime, I babysat quite a bit,” said Janet.After getting her teaching degree from the University of Missouri, marrying her high school sweetheart and then having three children, her dream to teach came true.“
July 19, 2018