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First Person (Thelma Beall)

Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12:17 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12:20 p.m. CDT

City: Wyanet.

Where did you grow up: Rural Stark County.

Family: Husband, Jim (deceased); five sisters and one brother.

Pets: Two dogs, Sydney and Anya; one cat, Dimitri.

Occupation: Retired from Amcore Bank, village treasurer of Wyanet.

What is the last song you listened to: Whatever was playing on Satellite Radio “Escape” Channel.

What is the last book you read: “Into the Wilderness” by Sara Donati.

What is the last television show you watched: WQAD Channel 8 news.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: My dog, Sydney.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Four and Twenty.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Filet mignon, baked potato, salad and custard pie.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Pay all my bills and travel.

People would be surprised to know that you: I was valedictorian of my high school graduating class.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: It’s a nice, quiet, small town.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I’d like to have a good, family restaurant.

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