Monthly Archives: February 2013

Resident Spotlight: Carolyn Waits

Posted by Kia Crawford on February 11th, 2013 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up? Carolyn was born on Dec. 10, 1925 in Stockbridge, Georgia, and she also grew up in Stockbridge with one older brother. She graduated from Henry County High School and took some business courses from a school in Atlanta, Georgia.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood? Carolyn stated that when she was growing up Stockbridge was a small community and she knew everyone in town and everyone in town knew her. She lived right across the street from the school that she attended and she would go home for lunch every day. She would first go to her aunt’s house, who lived right next door to her, and find out what she was having for lunch. If she liked what her aunt was having, she would eat that or she would go … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: Marion Costello

Posted by Kia Crawford on February 8th, 2013 in Gainesville, GA | No Comments
This map has a tack inserted for every country Marion Costello has visited.

Where did you grow up? LaSalle, Illinois – I was born there in 1918.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood? Growing up with my sister in a country home, I also remember going to a one-room schoolhouse until the 6th grade and then going onto town to a Catholic school. Marion said they had nice nuns as teachers in fact she revealed a gold bracelet with a charm on it that one of the nuns gave her on her first communion. She has worn the bracelet since she got it! Her aunt was a nun in Belgium.

What are some of your favorite memories from adulthood? Graduating high school and from Brown Business College. My family owned a dairy and my sister and I worked in the office part of it, until  I met the man … Read more...