VIDEO: Marrero woman reacts after winning $725,000 St. Jude Dream Home in Lakeview

Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 10:33 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A Marrero woman is this year’s winner of the St. Jude Dream Home in New Orleans Lakeview neighborhood.

Jimyria Payne purchased a $100 ticket a few months ago making her eligible for Thursday’s drawing.

Payne, who found out live on FOX 8 Morning Edition, says she is expecting a baby soon and she and her boyfriend were looking for a new home.

The 2,800 square foot home features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, cathedral ceilings in the great room and kitchen and a second floor game room for the kids.


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Also given away were several other prizes to those who purchased Dream Home tickets.

Alaina Cannon of New Orleans won a $10,000 American Express gift card, courtesy of Assurance Financial.

The early bird prize, Don Carter of Kenner, won a 2021 Infinity Q50, courtesy of Ray Brandt Automotive Group.

Collis Parham of Westwego won a $2,500 American Express gift card, courtesy of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust.

The St. Jude Dream Home was built by Hyman L. Bartolo Jr. Contractors, Inc.

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