Okawville Family Pharmacy owners Bill and Kathy Davis are selling the business to John Hunter of Marion and two partners, effective December 14.
The name will be changed to Okawville MediCenter Pharmacy. Rayanna Moore will be the on-site manager. The location will remain the same, at 210 High St.
Hunter and his partners also own and operate pharmacies in Chester and Steeleville.
For Kathy Davis owning and managing the pharmacy was a second career. After she retired as a nurse with a medical practice in Okawville and Nashville, she started the pharmacy in 2013 because she recognized the need in her home-town.
Now, at age 70, Davis is looking for another life-style change. She selected John Hunter and his partners as the new owners because of their experience operating pharmacies in small towns.
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