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The heart Takes You Home to Love!

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Grandma Burrell always welcomed us with open arms.My Aunt Betty and her children lived with my grand parents.Grandma and papas house stood on a hill .Papa worked at the clothe shop in the town of CampobelloSC.Papa also worked at a store in town.I remember Aunt Elsie always smiling and papa and her talking.They always took time to tell a joke or give you a snack, family a lot of his sisters lived right in the town of CampobelloSC.Aunt Altie,with her husband Ted.Elsie lived right their too.I believe Elsie was a Pruitt or Forrester.Uncle Herbert and his children came by to see papa and Grandma.Herbert lived right down the road from Papa.Their were 13of us all together on the weekends for years.I cherish those old memories of papa and Grandma.I remember the old well .Getting a drink from the dipper sure was good and cold.We gathered firewood to keep the fire to the wood stove burning.I don't remember getting bored fore when you went to bed you were tired.A good tired though.Grandma was sick a lot .She was a bad diabetic.I believe she had several back operations.In factoma said it was the diabetes that took her away.Grandma loved to chew chewing g and she would gladly give you a pinch,.When she passed things changed a lot .I guess my favorite memory was Grandma and Papa sharing a big breakfast with us on the weekends.Papa and Grandma gave us love but they gave us freedom.I remember the cool breeze blowing off the mountain.(HogbackMountain.The River baths and those good ole crabapple trees.Papas brother JC. Papa said helped build the new house.The year was abt.1970.Now I wAs born in 1964And I don't remember them living anywhere else.

Surnames: Burrell Forrester or Pruitt Hawkins Ray
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on 2012-08-09 03:15:41

Burrell-Bessie Mae Mother-

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by TheSandlapper on 2012-08-14 04:10:20

Bessie Mae Tessner Burrell And Charlie Albert Left Paint Fork Buncombe County about?I can't find any paperwork to pinpoint the dates.Anyone got any suggestions?

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