Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX


February 13, 2012

Reflections on an uncle ...

By Sue Seibert | sue_seibert@att.net

Elmer B. Dillard was born in Tahoka, Texas, on Feb. 18, 1922. This year he turns 90.

My daddy had seven sisters and no brothers. Daddy was next to the oldest, and I believe my grandparents wished for more boys to help run the family stock farm, but Daddy was it. However, they kept trying until they had Aunt Silva Louise in 1924. Silva was the baby of that family and, in many way, she was Daddy’s favorite. He was 12 when she was born.

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