Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Lorraine V. Murray News & Columns
Lorraine V. Murray

“Blackberry winter in heaven”


She was a Southern lady who wore her waist-length hair carefully braided and coiled upon her head. She never donned slacks, nor did she appear in public without pantyhose—which she called nylon stockings. Born in Rome, Georgia, in 1903, Gladys was my husband’s maternal grandmother, although no one ever called her “Mom” or “Grandma,” just […] English