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From: "Pat Overby" <>
Subject: Re: [ALCOFFEE] ....picture of Macedonia school in Alabama
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 18:03:51 -0500
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Hey Phyllis,
Mrs. Tera Byrd Averett was a teacher at the Enterprise Elementary School
during the 40's and 1950. She taught my oldest brother and several of my
sisters in school. Maybe someone in the Byrd/Averett family still has a copy
of this picture that Judy Borecky is wanting.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phyllis J. K. Owens" <>
To: "APO alcoffee list" <>
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 2:32 AM
Subject: [ALCOFFEE] I need help again.....picture of Macedonia school in

> Might anyone have a copy of the photograph mentioned below, please?
> Phyllis J. K. Owens
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Judy Borecky .....
> To: Phyllis J. K. Owens
> Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2007 2:40 PM
> Subject: picture of Macedonia school in Alabama
> Dear Phyllis,
> I have a unique request and will gladly pay for any trouble that my
> request might cause. There is a picture of the old Macedonia School taken
> 1925-1926 and I would give anything for a copy. Tera Byrd Averett was the
> teacher and I believe the school was located in or near Coffee County or
> Enterprise, Alabama. My father is in the picture along with his twin
> sister who still lives in Enterprise. Her name is Ethel Richburg and she
> will be 94 years old in November. It is a large picture taken at the end
> of the school year when they went on a picnic. My grandmother, Mrs. Zeke
> Martin is in the picture, along with all of her eight children. My father
> and Aunt Ethel were twins and he passed away in 1960. If I had a copy of
> this picture I could give it to my mother who is turning 100 years old on
> the 27th of April. She was born in Vidalia, Ga. in 1907 and was married to
> my father in Enterprise in 1935. His name was Eldridge J. Martin and they
> called him Bud.
> My husband and I live in Escondido, Ca. and we have three sons and four
> grandsons. We have four generations living here and value our Martin
> relatives who still live in Alabama. I am visiting there next month. I
> still have seven Martin cousins in the area. There are probably over 60
> people in the Macedonia School picture and I wonder if anyone in your area
> has a copy for me. My email is ..... Thank you so much and
> I love Alabama. My best friend here is from Alabama and we have such fun
> together. I am 66 years old and she is 70. When we are together, we are
> like high school girls again. God bless your family and I send best wishes
> from California to you.
> Most sincerely,
> Judy Borecky
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