Lottery Winner Makes For Happy Mother's Day
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pamela Tarpley is relishing her Mother's Day gift. The St. Louis woman is a $1 million winner, thanks to a Missouri Lottery scratch-off ticket purchased by her husband as a gift for Mother's Day.
The Lottery announced details on Tuesday. The "$5 Million Cash Extravaganza" ticket revealed a $1
million prize for the mother of four. Tarpley, a medical coder, opted for the one-time cash award of $620,000.
Asked what she plans to give her husband for Father's Day, Tarpley admits it will be hard to top his gift to her. The winning ticket was purchased at a Shop `n Save store in Kirkwood.