Aunt Valma's back yard
Delores; Gwenda with son, Sammy and
daughter, Candy; Linda Crase; Selma (Crase) Cantrell
and her daughter Wilma Carol
Craft, Kelsey Adams, Aunt Wilma Crase, Aunt Lovette Lucas Sullivan
Linda and Selma (above, Cousins picture) and Marietta (Crase) Ball, Bill and Tom Crase (not
(Adams) Crase. Married to Ewen.
loving memories of Aunt Wilma. When T.C. died, she just took me under her
wings, feed me on Sunday after church and other days, called to check on me and
was "just there."
(Marietta's), Mike and Wilma Cantrell (Selma's), Bobby Crase (Tom's)
Bill, Lester and Jim. Wife of Nat.
You had to
look long and hard to find anyone who loved her family more than Aunt Valma!
Her greatest delight was having family drop in expected or unexpected. She
was in her element in the kitchen whipping up something to feed her guests.
Then you got lured into a game of Scrabble. When Mother and Daddy lived in
Lexington, it was a ritual for them to meet at her house after church, have a
snack and sit down to a game of Scrabble.
Valma and Uncle Nat's oldest son
News of the Family Page
for link to Bill's memorial done by his son, Winn
game of jarts in the Craft's backyard
Lorinda Grubbs, Delores, Mother, Linda and Wilma Crase, Alice (Adams) Hall
Forest, Uncle Nat Craft, Uncle Ewen Crase, Daddy, Uncle Fonda
Kelsey and Fonda are brothers, Nat and Ewen are in-laws)
pictured - Jody. I have been able to come up with a picture of Uncle Jody.
If anyone has a picture to share, please let me know.
pictured above - Kerney
picture for enlargement)
following article was published in Eastern, a
newsletter of Eastern Kentucky University dated March,
Eastern's history department have established a trust
fund to honor Mr. Kerney N. Adams, a forty-year veteran
of Eastern's history department....According to Dr.
George Robinson, Chairman of the History Department, "We
wanted to honor Mr. Adams and we felt that a scholarship
fund would not only be more beneficial, but more fitting
than a plaque or comparable award."...He came to Eastern
in 1928 and retired in June 1969."
picture for enlargement)
following article appeared in A&P's "National
Supervisors' Week, March 7, 1970" paper.
into the seventies with a 32.7% sales increase as "Mr.
Supervisor" of the nation's No. 1 food retailer is
pretty high flying for a man who started with A&P a
month before the 1929 crash. but Forrest Adams is
a special kind of man. In the great depression, he
rose from clerk to store manager in two years and
continued progressing, becoming a supervisor in 1957.
A man of firm conviction and a great interest in people,
he founded a youth center in Harlan, KY and served as
president of the Merchants Association and Kiwanis Club.
He is an elder in the Presbyterian Church. Mr.
Adams and his wife, Peggy have two sons: Dr. Glenn
and David, an artist and teacher."
Below: Uncle Forest, Aunt Peg and
Robert's son, Philip
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And now the
Lovette, Aunt Wilma, Aunt Valma, Aunt Dorothy, Mother, Aunt Peg
Wilma and Valma are sisters. Mother (Lillie), Dorothy and Peg are in-laws)
More pictures of Robert, Wilma & Lovette
(click on picture to enlarge)
and Mother (Lillie)
Robert, Lorinda, Mother (Lillie), Violetta
View of Siblings and Mother (Lillie)
Violetta, Lorinda, Mother, Robert
Craft, Linda Crase, Aunt Wilma Crase, Uncle Forest and Aunt Peg Adams, Uncle Ewen
Gwenda and Fred's 25th Anniversary
Lovette; Patricia (Wright) Playforth--Gwenda's sister; Aunt Wilma
The picture below consists of Patricia
(Patty Sue) Playforth's daughter, Stephanie,
and her children
Mother (Lillie) helping Fred and Gwenda celebrate their 25th
James Barry and Candace (Castle) Whitworth
Forest Adams, Mother, Aunt Wilma Crase
Wilma are Daddy's siblings)
back row) Uncle Forest, Mother, Aunt Wilma, Lorinda, Phillip, David
row) Uncle Nat, Essie (Ona Blaine's mother), Linda
Aunt Valma, Ona Blaine, Aunt Peg
Get-together in Jenkins
& Elma (Adams) Wright
pictures below for enlargement
& Elma's grandchildren & great-grandchildren
& Elma's oldest daughter, Joyce Ann Davis, and her sons