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I’m Still Me: Ms. Glenda Long

I’m Still Me: Ms. Glenda Long

“Always think positive, go to church, and stay very close to God,” wise words from resident, Ms. Glenda Long. Ms. Long was born in 1945 to Lottie Elsa and Leroy Walker in Jefferson County. Both parents worked very hard at running the family farm. Lottie Elsa canned...
I’m Still Me: Nancy Hightower

I’m Still Me: Nancy Hightower

If you get a chance, stop by and say hello to Ms. Nancy Hightower. Most likely, you will be engaged in a conversation with her about her wonderful family and what a great life she leads. If she is not around, you may find her at church, playing bingo, or attending...
I’m Still Me: Ms. Alvara Frazier Allen

I’m Still Me: Ms. Alvara Frazier Allen

Alvara Frazier Allen was born to Alice Gijon and Henry Frazier on August 4, 1925 in Alabama at her grandmother’s home.  At the time, her mother and father lived in Cuba.  Alvara’s father was a citizen of the United States but was a manager of the Federal...
I’m Still Me: Ms. Frances Kraft

I’m Still Me: Ms. Frances Kraft

Frances Kraft was born in Washington, D.C.  She spent majority of her life in Herndon, VA.  Her father, Frank, served 22 years in the Navy, and her mother, Mary, was the only mid-wife in the Herndon area.  Frances is one of 5 children, she has two...
I’m Still Me: Ms. Myrtle Reidell

I’m Still Me: Ms. Myrtle Reidell

Myrtle Reidell was born on her family farm in Pittsburg, PA in 1916 to Thomas Bailey and Anna Carolyn Major.  The family farm had an apple orchard, many grape vines, horses, cows, chickens, pigs, sheep, goats, cats, and a dog! One of Myrtle’s memories from the...