Elizabeth “Betty” McGee Cookson

Elizabeth McGee Cookson (Betty) was born Dec. 8 1922 in Sacramento CA.  She married the late Robert A. Cookson on Feb. 22 1947 and is the mother of three boys, Bob, Jim and Rich. She is a grandmother to nine children and a great grandmother to five. Betty graduated from […]

Wedding 1947


Harry & Ruby Bryant

Harry Bryant, born  March 15, 1921 and Ruby Bryant, born October 2, 1922 were married January 14, 1943, just days before Harry received his World War II draft notice.  They met when Ruby was hired by Harry’s father to work in the office of the family business, Bryant Electric Repair […]

Ruby Jenkins Bookout

Ruby Jenkins Bookout was born on August 20, 1922 in Gaston County, NC.  She is the eighth of twelve children and grew up in the family business, Jenkins Dairy Farm.  Her early life was filled with work on the dairy farm and helping raise her brothers and sisters at age […]

First grade photo, 1928