Grandparents of Curryville
October 6, 2022
One of the dearest places in Curryville was my grandparent’s house. After Grandfather retired from running Ore Hill Orchards, they moved in part of a house owned by Vernon and Estella Stayer. The Stayer’s son, Tommy, was a famous musician.
Grandmother and grandfather had 12 children. My mother was the oldest.
Aunt Shirley was the only child who was not married when my grandparents lived there. Shirley was only four years older than me and we were like sisters. Although dad taught me to drive, Shirley let me practice. We went for Sunday drives and usually stopped at Ritchey’s Dairy t...