A Wind Advisory continues for our area.   Click for details

Hard work, dedication reason for long life



Photo Gallery:


Click to view (3 Photos)


The first lesson was to work hard.

From the time Bessie Miller was a small girl, she was taught that she needed to put in her share of chores on her family’s small farm.

She and her eight siblings had to carry in wood for the three stoves in the house, and stack it in the wood shed. When the plants were big enough in their garden, they hoed in between rows of plants to get rid of the weeds.

This story appears in the print edition of Daily Journal. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

All content copyright ©2014 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.