Ettie Willard and her seven
Rusty & Kelly
Donna & Leslie
Paula, Cindy & Jackie Sue
Mamaw was the best cook in the entire world. Her
kitchen was her domaine. She taught me the correct way to make a bed, hang out
clothes and wash dishes. For Mamaw there was an art to performing those tasks.
Her patience in teaching me to hold the yarn and chain stitch with a crochet hook
later enabled me to do so with ease.
Papaw gave me 50¢ every Sunday after he read the
Sunday Comic Strip to me. He always told me to spend some on the ice cream man, but
to save at least half of it.
Jack Willard and granddaughters.
I would often spend Sunday Afternoons at the Houston Zoo with Papaw.
He was a wonderful grandfather.
One of my favorite memories is sitting in his lap while driving the truck.
The first Willard grandchild.
Mamaw & Papaw with great granddaughter Kimberly
Papaw kept his boots in the closet. I never went near the
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