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Clara

This page is a tribute to my mother. She was born in the Appalachian town of Prestonsburg, Kentucky in 1912. Life was never easy for her. She lost her father to typhoid fever when she was only three and her mother remarried soon after as a widow with three children could not survive alone in that day and place.   

Mom with her brothers Carson & Bob

                     

     School picture Berea College 1930              About 1933

                

about 1953 Michigan City, Indiana                     around 1954

 

   

 At Michigan City, Indiana 1950's      In her garden in Indianapolis about the early 1970's

 

      

At her Granddaughter's wedding in 1979         Great-grandson, Frank Kollmann 1986

 

   Great-grandson David Lassiter 1988

 

   

Christmas 2002                                

Mom & Sister Eva Xmas 2004

Mom and Me July 2005