Literally born into the Great Depression at the height of Jim Crow, she would often tell you that while slavery was abolished, the system that kept black folks enslaved was not.
Having a little chat with one of her first grandbabies, Hillary (George).
Spending a special moment with her big sister Ruth.
Grilling with her daughter Pam and grandson Aaron.
Saying farewell to a loved one. Her son June and granddaughter Sherry in the background.
Chowing down with daughter Pam and granddaughter Toni. She could always be counted on for good food and spicy conversation.
Sharing a cookie with great-granddaughter Shanna.