Oh, my. She looks better than some of my sewing ladies in club. Even thought those old folks stayed busy farming and long hard hours of labor they had a very playful night time it seems, lol. Congrats to her and tell her she is a beautiful woman!
Thank you, I will tell her. She is very self disciplined when it comes to her weight. She eats a good breakfast and skips lunch, but she eats supper early and doesn’t snack. I wish I had her will power.
I understand what you say about hard work and night life. I’ve heard stories of my father-in-law walking miles to work and back home during the week. Then they would get together at someone’s house and play music on Saturday night, either walking home or going in a horse drawn wagon if the family was with him. He played the fiddle and I guess that’s where Aunt Versie learned to dance. I think what’s kept her going is her dancing, her joking and laughing.
she doesn't look a day over 80!
Lol-she has aged well.
She is beautiful! Happy Birthday Auntie!
Thank you Christine.
Loved ready about the family longevity. Remarkable. My Great-grandmother on my mother's side lived to be 97. My daddy was 96-1//2, and my mother lived to within 12 days of her 97th birthday. Unfortunately, all of my older sisters and brother died in their late 70's or 80's. Hubby's grandma lived to be 100, but nearly all of her children died in their 80's.
Hopefully you have many more years with all of them.
Thank you and I hope you live in good health and a long life like your parents.
My father in law was Aunt Versie’s brother. He died at 87 years old. However, my mother-in- law was 96, so my husband gets it from both sides.
My parents both died in their eighties and my sister was just 70.
There is surely is some longevity in those genes. Her hair is still dark, too! That's incredible. Happy birthday!
No that’s dye! Lol
What an incredible family history you and your hubby have. I love your stories and pictures.
Thanks my siblings were very few compared to his.
Texas women are a hearty bunch! Love your stories. Hugs. Nan
So true, thanks Nan
Toogie I just love your stories. What a woman Aunt Versie is and no doubt can tell many stories of days gone by. Thanks for sharing this
Yes, we all are dumbfounded by her memory. She is our link to past members so if we want to know we better ask now. She says lately that SHE is ready because she’s so old, but she also says she guess the good LORD’S not ready for her. She loves her family and never hangs up a call until she has told you.