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Daddy's Rough Draft of Grandma's Obituary

Mrs. Ora Nelms Foster Obituary, Joliet, Illinois, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/20676147?p=604654&returnLabel=Robert%20Foster%20(KWX9-XXV)&returnUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.familysearch.org%2Ftree%2Fperson%2Fmemories%2FKWX9-XXV It seems like it was just yesterday, but 29 January 1971 was so long ago. That was the day we said goodbye to my grandma, Mrs. Ora Nelms Foster. I kept my father's, Robert Foster's, rough draft of her funeral program. I knew how important details were to him so I appreciate having this. She was born 19 January 1900 in Walls, Mississippi to Mr. and Mrs. Hence Nelms. She married the late James Foster in 1916. Mrs. Ora Nelms Foster Obituary, Joliet, Illinois, h

Ads from Columbia Newspapers Mention Green Leaf Cafe, 1939 – 1940

News Article - State (published as The State) - April 13, 1939 - page 5 April 13, 1939 | State (published as The State) | Columbia, South Carolina | Page 5 In 1939, Mrs. Otis Edna Tucker Vance’s first child was six months. According to an interview of Mrs. Edna Vance Foster, she had become a full time mother and had family members working in her place at Green Leaf Cafe (Lunch). See Mom and Siblings Birth Announcements Found in “The Palmetto Leader,” Columbia, SC. I found a few articles from 1939 and 1940 from The State and the Columbia Recorder newspapers. This ad gave all of the places a person could buy Wrigley’s gum. You could see from the section taken out below that Green Leaf Lunch, 1

Grandma Otis Edna Tucker Vance's Business is in the Green Book

Mrs. Otis Edna Tucker Vance and Edna Lucinda Vance in front of home built by Emory Wallace Vance, Sr. Photo taken by my grandfather, Emory Wallace Vance, Sr. About 1940. My father, Robert Foster, would pick up my grandmother, Mrs. Otis Edna Tucker Vance from the airport when she would come to visit. My grandmother would tell me that as soon as she got to the house she had to make my father's favorite, fried chicken. I wanted to know how she made it, and I could tell she did not let on what her secrets what her secrets were. She told me. Each time I watched her as she explained how she did it. I never told anybody but my daughter, Adrianne, how she did it. As a matter of fact, my grandmother

Her Grandfather was President of The Bank of Carlisle, Carlisle, SC

Mrs. Otis Edna Tucker Vance (1905-1996) was born to George Anderson Tucker (1882-1932) and Daisy Blanch Chick Tucker (1883-1941) in Buffalo, Union, South Carolina. This is the first census she would have appeared on: "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GTXC-D77?cc=1727033&wc=QZZH-FD5%3A133639901%2C135951201%2C140489802%2C1589089303 : 24 June 2017), South Carolina > Union > Bogansville > ED 109 > image 43 of 50; citing NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Update: I have recently been in touch with Thomas Stokes, whose grandparents knew G. Epps. Tucker.

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