Benefit for child with cancer is Sat., Feb. 4
A benefit event in support of Stormy Jean Sigman, a 10-month old child diagnosed with cancer, is being held from 4 p.m. Feb. 4, to 2 a.m. Feb. 5, at Take 5, located on Highway 5, south of Gainesville, near the Arkansas state line.
A fried chicken dinner will be served for $10 for adults and $5 for children. Take 5 will enact a no-smoking policy for the night.
Live music will be provided with Blayd Law playing from 4 to 6 p.m., Jake Cantrell from 6 to 8 p.m. and David Dunn from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Stormy is the daughter of Teagan Broderick of Gainesville and Joshua Sigman of West Plains. She was diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma cancer when she was 8 months old. She has successfully underwent two surgeries, one on Dec. 12, 2022, to remove a tumor from her forehead and another on Jan. 10 to remove a tumor from her throat.
“Both were extremely successful. She is scheduled to began her first chemo treatment this week,” Teagan told the Times last week. “She also has a surgery to remove a tumor behind her ear in March and a major surgery to remove a tumor near her heart on April 7. She has more swallow studies coming up too, which will check how her throat is after that surgery and to make sure there are no other tumors there.”
Teagan said they expect at least one other surgery to be scheduled after those, but they haven’t received a date for it yet.
A account has been set up at Century Bank of the Ozarks to help Stormy's family with bills. Donations can be given at the bank or sent to Benefit Account for Stormy Sigman, Century Bank of the Ozarks, PO Box 68, Gainesville, MO 65655.