Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Local News

July 9, 2012

‘Forever Friends’ don Red Hats

By Barb Venable Cotton | Special to the Index

An unusually long term friendship has endured in this age when such relationships rarely happen. This group of friends grew up in the River Oaks area of Tarrant County and met in the first or second grades at Castleberry Elementary School.

In this group there have been four sister duos, who range in age from 72 to 84. Several have lost husbands, some have lost children,some have been blessed with 50th wedding anniversaries. Three of the group Phyllis (Sutherland) Smith, Reba (Franklin) Smith and Joanne (Huckabee) Noyse have passed away.

Two of the widows later remarried and the lingerie showers were hilarious to say the least.

Read the full story in the Index's eEdition. Log in, subscribe or sign up for a one-week free trial here.

1
Text Only
Local News
Featured Ads
Mineral Wells Index


Front page
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Must Read