And Then There Were None Part 5

And Then There Were None Part 5

Alice, the baby of the York family, was 17 years younger than my dad. He called her Poochie and she called him, Bubba. She loved to tell the story of when I was 7 years old, and was the ring bearer in their wedding, in Richmond, Virginia. All dressed up with freshly...
And Then There Were None  Part 4

And Then There Were None Part 4

My father lost his mother when he was 11 years old. His father remarried and they had two daughters, my aunts, Peggy and Alice. Through the years, I always felt closer to Peggy. She was feisty, opinionated, and as I found out in later years, a habitual liar. She just...
And Then There Were None  Part 3

And Then There Were None Part 3

She was born, Barbara Ann Broadway, but to me, she was always, Bobbye. She was the youngest of the Broadway girls (only 15 years older than me), and lived to be the oldest. Bobbye married at a young age and, she and my uncle Bill, had two wonderful children. My...
And Then There Were None  Part 2

And Then There Were None Part 2

Betty was the first born, followed by my mother, Joyce, three years later. June, the third of the four Broadway girls, came into this world after another two years. But, Bobbye did not arrive until seven years later, when my grandmother was 42 years old. My mother had...
And Then There Were None  Part 1

And Then There Were None Part 1

My mother had three sisters and my dad, two. In May, the last of my five aunts passed away. Each one was special, in their own way, and each left me with wonderful memories. Please allow me to introduce, Betty, Joyce, June and Bobbye, the Broadway sisters. June was...