Saturday, June 6, 2009

Part 12e - Sylvia & Family - Jeanne

Jeanne & Avery


Sylvia & Family

12e Jeanne & Family

Sylvia's oldest daughter, Peggy Jeanne, married Donald Ray Thornton of Vernon, AL. They have three boys and a girl. Don was a devoted high school coach. He "took out" of coaching to be a "policy man" for Mutual Savings, then Liberty National Life Insurance Co. for a while, then returned to coaching at Flomaton, AL.

Jeanne worked for a number of years as payroll clerk/bookkeeper for a clothing mill in Sulligent, AL. She is the family "Historian" or "Family Tree Climber." She has done much research on family history.

They recently moved with Don back to Vernon in their retirement. Don is now a City Councilman in Vernon.

Joey, their eldest, played football and graduated from Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, AL. He is Head coaching at Goshen High School in Goshen, AL. He married Karen Bowdin from Morgan City, LA. They have two daughters, Karoline Marie, who is truly a "doll," and Whitney Dianne, a real charmer with her big smile and blue eyes. They also have a son, Grant. Karen is a recent addition to the school teacher division of the family.

Clint, son number two, lives in Tallahassee, FL and is working with IBM as an Electrical Engineer. He attended Alabama A&M and Graduated from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. He played football at both schools. He is married to Carrie and they are expecting their first child in December 2009.

David, son number three, played football at The University of the South in Sewanee, TN, then at University of Alabama in Birmingham. He graduated and worked as a student, then Graduate Assistant coach at UAB. He work as Assistant Coach at Middle Georgia College, in Cochran, GA, University of West Alabama at Livingston, Northwest Missippippi JC and is coaching SW Mississippi Community College in Summit. He is the "pickin' and grinnin' member of the family. He married Tanya. They have two sons, Andrew and Carson and one daughter Lizzie Alyse. (Alyse is after her GreatGrandmother.)

Gina, "the baby" and only girl attended Mississippi State University for two years, then transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg where she graduated in fashion marketing. She married Myyle Hudson. They have a daughter named Avery and a son named Alex. They live in Hattiesburg, MS.

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