Monthly Archives: May 2013

Resident Spotlight: Angelyn Screws

Posted by Kia Crawford on May 7th, 2013 in Fayetteville, GA | No Comments

Hello, my name is Angelyn Screws. Some people call me “Ang.” I was born in Alabama and moved to Georgia when I was very little. My dad worked on the train for most of my childhood, so my sisters, mom, dad, and I moved almost every year. I really enjoyed riding the train to school and back every day when I was young.

I resided in Columbus, Georgia, once my dad’s railway job finally settled down. I was a very good child. My mother told me I was the most trustworthy out of all my sisters. I was the middle child out of 5. My mother was the biggest influence in my life. She worked herself silly! She did not work outside of our house, but she worked a lot nonetheless.

I enjoyed school, but only sometimes. I went to … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: Virginia ‘Jinnie’ McCord

Posted by Kia Crawford on May 6th, 2013 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up? Jinnie was born January 25, 1921, and grew up in Atlanta. She was the youngest child with three brothers and one sister. She attended and graduated from Atlanta Girls High and attended and graduated from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Georgia, with a degree in home economics. 

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood? Jinnie states that her favorite memories from her childhood were being with her family, her wonderful parents and she was especially close to her oldest brother with her remembering him coming home from work and reading to her when she was young.

What are some of your favorite memories from adulthood? Jinnie states that she has very fond memories of her time in college. She met her future husband, Ned Joyner McCord, when she was in … Read more...