Living Gracefully Dying Gracefully
A tribute to a loving father by Peter Glover
(Mrs. Nat Glover) found the original Newspaper write-up about
Howard and Fannie's wedding -
Click here to see it.
AND... a precious 1923 picture of Nat and Winnie -
(Boone) Alford has
spent the last 15 years compiling her favorite family recipes -
some 418 pages of mouthwatering delights! Barnes and Noble
Bookstores may put it in their southern stores as a regional
The title is
Southern Cooking with Caroline. It has a lot of helpful
information for beginning cooks, and all the steps are numbered
for easy use. Knowing Caroline's family I can personally
guarantee that this book is the only one you will need.
You can order
it from her website at:
and she does
accept payments via Paypal.
Most recent update to our family records -
Caroline has been diligent in attempting to keep it current -
somewhat difficult given the absolute number of marriages and
babies. Thanks to Caroline.
Do you have any old pictures you would
like to have scanned and perhaps published on this site for
others to share and enjoy? We will scan them for you. Just
let us know.
Great Picture in Easter 2003 Newnan Times Herald of Grannie, her
father Dr. Jones along with the Reverend and Mrs. Hardaway. Click on
the picture for an enlarged view.
A Bit of additional history on the
Jones side of the family
Street. Here's a write-up in the Newnan Times Herald about the
home. Many significant changes have been made. Click on the picture
for a more readable view.
Trimble (Boone) Family
Aunt Winnie found this
picture of a school in Hogansville taught by Frank Trimble and his
wife Fannie. Grannie (Fannie Jones Glover) referred to them as
Cousins. The picture was taken about 1890. On the reverse side was a
listing of the names (click
for a pic of the reverse side)
Also, Caroline has done significant research on some of
the Trimble papers. See them
2018 Glover Family
time! We will gather on Saturday May 26 in
Newnan at Bank’s and Carol’s lovely Party Pavilion behind
their home at 31 Alpine Drive to celebrate our great
fortune to be part of this happy clan. The party
starts at 3 pm to be followed by BBQ dinner from
by May 15 to Caroline Alford at
(706) 346-5886. Tell her how many of you will be in
your group and the number of small children. Caroline
is planning a special menu for the little ones, so we need
to know how many to expect.
are welcome, but not necessary. Some of the “elder
statesmen” will cover the costs.
Click on the above picture for the full story
videos that Dad (Dr. Nat Glover) took of the family. The video
below is of Granny, Pop, Mary and Frances around 1947. The baby
is me with Mom (Bobbie Glover). To see other movies, click on
the "playlist" button below twice and chose the movie to watch.
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Rebecca Knight Parrott Flask
Rebecca Parrot Flask, 71, a
resident of Haig Point, Daufuskie Island, SC and
Haymarket, VA passed away peacefully on November 9,
2017 at the Capital Caring Adler Center in Aldie, VA.
Rebecca was born on November 26, 1945 in Newnan, GA to
Ann Glover Parrott and Thomas Sargent Parrott, Jr.,
both of whom have predeceased her. She was also
preceded in death by her brother, Dr. Thomas Sargent
who was called Becky or Becky Knight was raised in
Newnan where she enjoyed warm summers, swimming in the
pool or nearby lakes, horseback riding, tennis, summer
camps and the joy of living in a relatively small
idyllic community. Following graduation from Newnan
High School she entered and graduated with a Bachelor
of Arts degree in Psychology from Converse College, in
Spartanburg, SC. Becky worked in Atlanta, GA for
several years until she moved to Washington, D.C. to
join the staff of Congressman John (Jack) Flynt, Jr. of
Griffin, who represented Georgia's then 6th District in
Congress. It was in Washington that she met Jon Flask
who would become her husband of forty-five years. She
is survived by her husband and daughter Ansley Flask
French (Eric) and grandchildren Layla and Dylan.
of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation, PO Box 52, 44
Old Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Island, SC 29915.
for full obituary
A Gift in Memory of Merrie Boone
(click pifor full view)
Aunt Becky's Cookbook
Rebecca Knight Glover - aka Aunt Becky, was the
wife of Clifford Banks Glover, brother of our grandfather
Howard Clarke Glover. Aunt Becky was renown for always
having treats for her guests.
Caroline Boone Alford, our family epicurean and cookbook
publisher in her own right, has researched the very best of
Aunt Becky's famous recipes and has offered them here for
Click here to view, then right click to save the booklet
to your computer.
While cleaning up some computer files, I found two more wonderful
stories... One was written by Aunt Mary Glover Nixon
in April 1978 and put into a local time capsule. It
covers her memories of early Newnan. This is a
A second story was a fiction/non-fiction story written by
cousin Susan Glover Logan, titled Aunt Penny. This was
a play on names as it was about her memories as a child
visiting Aunt Jenny (Virginia Glover Cook Graham)
Click here to go to the stories page.
I have been searching for a copy of this definitive work of
research for many years.. finally found it and was able to scan
into pdf format. This traces the Allen Glover and
Do you ever get the feeling that you might be a bit
Irish? I found some ancestors who were landed gentry -
Glover in County Cork Ireland.