|Collection||Fogleman Family Collection|
Letter, to Bessie Oldham Wiley from Cora E. Jones Wiley, February 6, 1949. Message handwritten in blue ink. Stationery is off-white, textured, and printed with Bible verse in upper left corner: "Blessed in the man that maketh / the Lord his trust - PS. 40:4". One page.
Statesville, N.C. / Feb 6 - 1949 / Dearst Bessie and all, / Your card received and was / glad to hear from you and that / you all got home safe but was sorry / you all could not stay longer. we / enjoyed you alls visit lots. I thought / about you all lots after you left as / it went to snowing we did not have / a big snow. It was right cold last / week but is warmer to night and / has been raing some tonight. I think / Vera is improving some. she went to / see the doctor last Tuesday and got / another shot he told her if she gets / along all right she need not come / back for two weeks. Pearl Vera and / Billy are planning to go to Charlotte / next thursday to see the doctor about / her feet they still bother her a good / deal. I will have to stay at home / and look after the dogs and cat. / Mrs. McCombs has been real sick / for the last week she is having / trouble with her gall blaster / and high blood presure. I went / to see her this after-noon she / seemed a little better. Bettie and / Linela was to see us last night she / sure is a sweet good baby. One of Billys boy friends taken supper / with us to night. I had a letter / from Minnie last week. they was / well, but Minnie said her work was / back, they keep saying they are / coming to see us but they have end / been yet. I have finnished my pillow / cases and have a vanity set all / most finished. I spent the day with Clara Rouche last thursday. she / is married again her husband / came after me and Billy came for / me about five oclock. they live out / on the Winston road about three / miles from town they have built a / beautiful home. I hope your nerves / have got better. first remember / God does everything for the best. and he never puts more on us then we can bear. gues Thomas is glad / to be at home and I know you / are glad to have him at home. / how is F. A. getting along tell him / I would be glad to get a line / from him. I want to come to / see you all as soon as Vera gets / able to do the work. My feet and / ankles are still swolen and hurts me / right much, if they dont soon get / better I think I will have to go to see / the doctor. I got a letter from Faye / last week, we was so glad to have / you all, tell Lillie I think it was a / shame she did not come with you all. / I must close for this time. hope all / are well, so good night with love to / all. hoping to hear from you real / soon. lovingly mamma. / I am enclosing some of the Gus Travis colums / I thought the / boys might enjoy them.
|Date||February 6, 1949|
Sweeney, Pearl Wiley
Sweeney, William A., Jr.
Wiley, Bessie Oldham
Wiley, Cora Ella Jones
Wiley, Franklin A., Jr.
Wiley, Franklin A., Sr.
Wiley, Vera May
|Credit Line||Gift of Bobby W. Fogleman|