To My Mothers

Mother’s Flower Garden

Nelda Grace

Lady Seafarer

To My Mothers

For Grandparent’s Day and because the change of the seasons always make me think of my mother and granny. They made sure we paid attention…. https://grannysfrontporch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Like-Ghosts-Moving-Across-the-Water.mp4 “To My Mothers” I…

Mother’s Flower Garden

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share a collection of photos and a poem written by my granny about my Great Grandma Wright’s lovely yard. Thanks to my…

Nelda Grace

She glides through the home making sure all is in order; The pantry is stocked, the bills are paid and in the recorder. She prepares her meals several hours ahead;…

Lady Seafarer

In honor of my mother’s birthday, November 15th, I am sharing one of my poems inspired by her. Lady Seafarer There was a lady who loved the sea She longed…

Marvin G. Wright – On This Date in 2007

On this date, the 16th of July, in 2007, our maternal Great-Uncle Marvin passed away. He was married to Sarah Elizabeth Brantley. Obituary*: Marvin George Wright Marvin George Wright, 93, of Crossett AR died Monday, July 16, 2007. Born August 7, 1913, in Manifest, LA, to John Estle and Gracie Claudia Pierce Wright, he was a…

Children of Floyd and Mae Adams

Our paternal grandparents, Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris were married and had our dad Floyd Dee and six other children: (Click on each name for more information.) 1- Sharron Kay Spivey 2- Billy Joe Adams 3- Brenda Mae Freeman 4- Floyd Dee Adams 5- Russell Lee Adams 6- Lyle Eugene Adams 7- Linda Lee…

Floyd and Mae Adams – On This Date in 1947

On this date the 13th of July in 1947, our paternal grandparents Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris filed for their marriage license* in Drumright, Creek County, Oklahoma. They had seven children together which included our dad Floyd Dee. *Source: On Demand Court Records

Floyd Dee Adams – On This Date in 2015

On this date the 9th of July in 2015, our father, Floyd Dee Adams passed away from septic shock. He was laid to rest next to our mom, Nelda Grace LaPrarie Adams, at Heard Cemetery in Manifest, Louisiana. Click here for obituary details.  

James and Elvira White – On This Date in 1847

On this date the 1st of July in 1847, our maternal great-great-great grandparents James Keitha White and Elvira C. Freeman were married in Louisiana.*  They had six children including our great-great grandfather Jonathan White.** *Source:  Our Family History **Source:  1880 US.Federal Census