The Book was opened and there were the names of Lloyd L. She smashed her food cans to make room in the trash an idea that has finally come around again and she reused bags and baggies over and over.
We always knew they would be there. During his last month in the hospital as it became more certain he would not return home, children and grandchildren stayed by his side.
Lloyd wrote that "in the Spring ofduring his freshman year, Jack Walton was installed as elected Governor of Oklahoma. Millions of people around the world are being fed a higher protein diet and are living longer, healthier lives because of one concerned Oklahoma farmer who cared enough to get involved.
At a young age, I just found that fascinating. And the Lord said, "Well done, my good and faithful servants. My boys actually got to play with and also broke a line of ducks linked together. In more ways than one, it always felt cool in there and if I remember right, the shower out there had really cold water! When I was some older, say about 14 and we had a Model "G" John Deere tractor with a three bottom plow and I was plowing on the Cinnamon farm with out even an umbrella which were even rare in those days.
Wouldn't it be nice to practice That fine way of thinking too? He Girl looking for huge now able to use the knowledge accrued while studying for his Animal Husbandry degree in college.
Claire was about two and zex half years old, Granddad had passed away a few months earlier and here is the remarkable event that occurred. 7373 1,their first daughter, Wanda Mae was born. Also, because he was concerned with what happened to Garfield County, Lloyd served on the Garfield County Industrial Authority as its chairman for approximately 10 years. When we granddaughters slept over, he liked to wake us up by hitting a pie pan with a wooden spoon.
Lloyd also often met with the United States Secretary of Agriculture to help him understand the plight of the American farmer. Above all, she was thrifty! They also created the 'Lloyd and Blanche Long Scholarship' which goes to a Senior Garber student planning to attend OSU and is chosen on church, community, and school involvement esx scholarship abilities.
He was instrumental in helping his local church to modernize its sanctuary. They wore out the covers, and all the s in between.
I have a very proud feeling of them and how well respected and liked wznt were in the community. My favorite memories were when toddler Jesse and I would go to Garber to stay a night with Granddad and then visit Grandmother in the nursing home. They loved the Lord and were faithful about letting people know.
In fact, she was relatively unharmed. I remember so wanting to drive the golf cart, but being too shy to ask.
In grade school, Lloyd became interested in livestock and under the direction of Fred Merrifield, Grant County's first County Agent, was an active club worker. This continued until October 23rd of when the children helped their father move Blanche into the Garber Nursing Home. This would prove to be the family's last major move.
I don't think I ever heard him say anything negative about anyone. The following are a couple of quotes that were Grampa Great's favorites We had to walk in the dark a few miles. Grandmother and Granddad faithfully attended all the grand kids' activities in Garber, from band performances, to sports, to stock shows, to awards banquets. Stunning classy former model wing woman, 5"8", in great shape, fun to be with, skillful, and ready to help you.
I went in the back door with the flat cushion seat in my hand to explain to Dad as to why I had quit. At this time, "Little International" was started at the college.
Aaron Long great grandson Thinking back about Grampa Great and Gramma Great: It's funny what stands out O your mind as a young child - not so much long memories of an event, or an occurrence, or what someone said but impressions, feelings, smells, etc. Too bad it took 3 generations to finally understand the importance of recycling!
Then a few years later when Gramma Great was confined to the bed and no longer responsive, I remember watching his gentle pat of her hair and Adulf on the head as he left. On May 12, there was a sale by auction of the land. This same year, he had the privilege of being asked and accepted the challenge to give the commencement address to the graduating seniors at Wakita, his hometown. He told us it came from Egypt, and as we would look in awe, it would move!