I just clicked on to your memories of Grantsville. How well I remember all the places
I can't believe that two of my grade school teachers are still living. The grade
school, seemed so big then. Pearl Kelley's store, my mother Erma Jordan worked there for awhile. The
Stumps, they were everything to everybody. I remember WWII when gas was rationed, the Stumps took one of
their cars and drove my mother to Akron to get my (adopted) baby sister, seven days old.
store, my best fiend, Joan Kirby is his granddaughter and she would sometimes (work) there. I thought she was
so rich. The town on Saturday night, my dad, Jerd, worked for Hope and he and his buddies
would find a place to talk while Mom and I shopped. The theatre, we didn't have TV, so during WWII if you
wanted to see the news, you went to the theatre and watched "the eyes and ears of the world". Remember
that? And we would search the screen hoping to see a loved one. The price of a movie ticket was fifteen
cents and a nickel for popcorn and a nickel for candy bar. Those were the days!!
I love the memories of my
wonderful, beautiful Grantsville and Calhoun county. Thanks so much for the pictures and your memories.
Thank you for a wonderful trip back to memory lane.
Ruth Jordan Boyd