Category Archives: Eagles Landing, GA

Our Interview with Resident Jaunita R Hogan

Posted by Kia Crawford on March 12th, 2012 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up?

Jaunita grew up in Summerville, Georgia. She grew up the oldest child with 3 sisters and 3 brothers. She graduated from high school.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood?

Jaunita remembers time that she spent with her father growing up. She states that her father was never too busy to spend time playing with her when she was a child. She states that her father was a laborer and worked very hard, but always would take time to play with Jaunita and the other children. Jaunita also remembers making string quilts when she was a small girl (maybe 7 years old) and she remembers the first string quilt that she ever made.

What are some of your favorite memories from your adulthood? 

Jaunita states that her favorite memories from adulthood were … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: Julia Morgan

Posted by Kia Crawford on February 7th, 2012 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up?

Julia was born on Dec. 19, 1916 in Asheville, N.C.   She grew up in family of 7 children 5 girls and 2 boys and she was one of the middle children.   She lived in Ashville until about 1961 and she and her husband moved to the Atlanta area.

What are some of your favorite memories from  your childhood? 

When she was young, she stole a pig from a farmer who was selling animals and produce in town of Asheville and she took it home and hid it in her closet and dressed the pig in doll clothes.  When her parents found out that she took the pig they made her return the pig and admit to the farmer what she had done and she says that she never took what did not belong to her … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: Margaret Crumbley

Posted by Kia Crawford on December 12th, 2011 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up?

Henry County, McDonough, Georgia.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood?

Visiting her aunt in the country in Henry County.  She remembers it being the most wonderful place in the world with it being completely different from living in the city of McDonough of that time.  Margaret remembers all the wonderful food that they had from their garden in the country.

What are some of your favorite memories from your adulthood?  

Margaret responded “That’s easy, raising my 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls.  I loved being a mother.”

What was your profession?

Margaret states that she worked for 24 years as a Social Worker as a state employee working with families covering all of Henry County.  She did this during the 50’s and 60’s and retired in 1970 a year early … Read more...

Our Interview with Resident Roger Coleman Preu

Posted by Kia Crawford on November 7th, 2011 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments
Where did you grow up? Hartford Connecticut.  He grew up with one brother nine years older than him who is still living and doing very well.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood?

Roger states that while growing up he lived near a large city park and he played more in the park then he did at home.  In winter he would skate and play hockey on the frozen pond in the park.  He also loved working in the garden and his family raised chickens related to living through the great depression.

What are some of your favorite memories from your adulthood that you look back on from your home here at Dogwood Forest’s assisted living community in Stockbridge, GA?  

Roger states favorite memories include meeting his wife Thelma and getting married to her, the birth of … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: William Alburn (AB) Grier

Posted by Kia Crawford on October 12th, 2011 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up? 

Elmore County Alabama.  In the country.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood?

Swimming in the creek, opossum hunting, riding his bicycle to Montgomery 32 miles to visit a friend, playing basketball.

What are some of your favorite memories from your adulthood?

Being married to his wife for 61 years, 3 beautiful daughters, 3 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Did you have a profession?

Mr. Grier worked in a cotton mill, was an American National Insurance Agent for 20 years and an Auditor for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 18 years.  He also served in the Navy from 1943-1946.

Do you remember what was happening in your life during a significant event in US History?

When John F Kennedy was assassinated, Mr. Grier was in his office in Lauren Mississippi, and his … Read more...

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It is clinically proven that a person’s living environment significantly affects their well-being; with a positive environment promoting happiness and health. Dogwood Forest extends its services to all living situations: retirement, assisted living, post-operative, rehabilitation and respite care. All of these different states of well-being receive the same quality service and treatment. Dogwood Forest services include nutritious meals and snacks, medicine management, wellness and exercise programs, life enrichment activities, socialization and more.

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