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Hometown Faces: Featuring Jamie Marie Keim Thurman

Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 7:00 am

Occupation: PreNeed agent, funeral director, embalmer and managing partner, at Kemper-Millard-Keim Family Funeral Chapel.

Family: Husband, Chris, and daughter, Lucy; parents, Doc and Sharon Keim; grandparents, Lucille Heitman and Vera Keim and Yeti.

Birthday: July 7, 1988, born in St. Charles.

Current Hometown: Fourth generation of Lincoln County.

Personal Car: 2016 Dodge Truck.

My Favorite Memory: The birth of my daughter, Lucy.

My Hero: There are too many to list.

I Wish I Had More Time For: Family.

My Best Feature: Attention to details.

My Worst Feature: Having too big of a heart.

The Best Advice I Ever Received: “Never doubt yourself and never give up.”

My Favorite Meal: Mexican.

My Favorite beverage: Diet Mt. Dew.

The Best Person To Star In a Movie About Me: Dolly Paton-small town girl with family values.

Three People (living or deceased) I Would Invite To Dinner: My grandfather, Marion Pearl Keim, Charles “Pheeze” Kemper and Jeane Duncan.

The Last Book I Read: “Stiff” by Mary Roach.

The Best Movie I Ever Saw: “Baby Boss.”

The Best Vacation I Ever Took: Our yearly trip to the Missouri State Fair.

My Favorite Vehicle: 1914 Majestic white funeral coach Chalmer.

The Song That Makes Me Want to Dance: “All I Wanna Do” by Sugarland.

My Favorite TV Show: I don’t have time to watch TV with a four-year-old.

My Favorite Sport: Basketball.

The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Handling the funeral service for my grandfather, Marion Keim.

My Motto: “Live your dash to its fullest.”

If I Could Live In Another Time Period: I want to live in the now.

My Pet Peeve: When people do not silence their cell phones during services.

My Proudest Moment: Wedding day, birth of daughter, and ribbon cutting.

I Have A Dream To Be: Successful throughout my lifetime.

If I Won The Lottery: Follow dreams and vacations.

If you want to be featured or nominate someone, email lcjeditor@lcs.net or call Bob Simmons at 636-528-9550.