Lottery Winner Makes For Happy Mother's Day

7 years 5 months 5 days ago Tuesday, May 17 2011 May 17, 2011 Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:52:00 AM CDT May 17, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

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.

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