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A Memoir for Mother’s Day, by Ron Querry

Choctaw Elder Beverly Corbett (1922 – 2011) This week a parcel was delivered that was addressed to my late mother—Beverly (Downer) Querry Corbett. My mother died September 24, 2011 of natural causes in Oklahoma City, a few days before her 89th birthday. Born October… Continue Reading “A Memoir for Mother’s Day, by Ron Querry”

I never knew you

GRANDFATHER PERALTA I never knew you, Grandpa. Your life ended long before my mother met my father, yet because of Mom’s memories of life with you, you are as real as anyone I have ever known. I see you herding sheep in the high… Continue Reading “I never knew you”

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