Family Across Generation
QUESTION #1 WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME? WHY DID YOUR PARENTS SELECT THIS NAME FOR YOU? DID YOU HAVE A NICKNAME?
mom: Catherine Renea Jones, grandfather named her, and no.
sister: Kendedra Harris, named after her mother and father, and yes keekee.
QUESTION #2 WHEN AND WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
mom: Greeville Mississippi, 11/20/1980
sister: Little Rock Arkansas, 02/20/1996
QUESTION #3 HOW DID YOUR FAMILY COME TO LIVE THERE?
mom: grandfather parents moved from Chicago to Mississippi where her mother was born.
sister: mother died, father moved from Mississippi to Arkansas.
Question #4 WERE THERE OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS IN THE AREA? WHO?
mom: yes, grandparents, cousins, aunties, and uncles.
sister; yes, aunties and uncles.
QUESTION #5 WHAT IS YOUR YOUR EARLIEST CHILDHOOD MEMORY?
mom: cooking with my grandmother.
sister: meeting my sister for the first time.
QUESTION #6 HOW MANY MEMBERS DID YOU HAVE IN YOUR FAMILY GROWING UP? WERE YOU THE OLDEST/YOUNGEST, ONLY CHILD ETC.?
mom: 50 to 60 and the youngest.
sister: just two the middle child.
QUESTION #7 DESCRIBE THE PERSONALITIES OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS.
mom: outgoing, outspoken, rude, and southern hospitality
sister: funny, outspoken, and outgoing.
QUESTION #8 WHAT KIND OF HOUSEHOLD CHORES DID YOU HAVE AT YOUR HOME?
mom: cleaning and cooking
QUESTION #9 WHAT AGE DID YOU GET YOUR FIRST JOB? WHAT DID YOU DO FOR THAT JOB/
mom: 18 years old at Fruit Of The Loom, making underwear and shirts.
sister: 16 years old at Wendy's .
QUESTION #10 WHAT WAS SCHOOL LIKE FOR YOU AS A CHILD? WHAT WERE YOUR BEST AND WORST SUBJECTS? WHERE DID YOU ATTEND GRADE SCHOOL? HIGH SCHOOL? COLLEGE?
mom: fun, worst subject math, best subject history and English, grade school McBride, High School T.L. Weston College Olive Harvey.
sister: school was okay, Springhill Elem school, Nursing School, Bryant High School. best subject math worst subject history.
QUESTION #11 DO YOU REMEMBER ANY FADS FROM YOUR YOUTH? POPULAR HAIRSTLYES? CLOTHES?
mom: bee hive, jubo pants
sister: low hair cuts , catsuits.
QUESTION #12 WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS /ATTITUDES ON THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE?
mom: shouldn't get married unless you truly love that person, fully committed.
sister: people should only get married when they are ready, if you truly love that person.
QUESTION #13 WHAT DID IT MEAN TO BE A MAN OR WOMAN WHEN YOU WERE GOING UP? DO YOU THINK THAT HAS CHANGED?
mom: man were to take of his home, and responsibility, woman was to clean, cook, and etc for the house and kids. yes
sister: woman are to take care of the children, cook clean etc.. man was to do whatever, yes.
QUESTION #14 WHAT DO OF KIDS TODAY?
mom: kids today have no respect doesn't think before reacting, and don't value anything.
sister: crazy don't care about nothing.
QUESTION #15 WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL AGE STUDENT TODAY?
mom: don't give up set a goal for yourself and finish school.
sister: thrive to be your best, don't give up, whatever you want to do put you mind to it.