Author: Jean Butterworth

Jean Champion Butterworth is originally from Tuscaloosa County, graduating from Tuscaloosa County High School, Druid City Hospital School of Nursing and The University of Alabama. She is a retired nurse. Working 27 years at The Children’s Hospital as Department Director, Specialty Clinics. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Eastern Europe. You can contact Jean at [email protected] See additional stories by Jean Butterworth on www.daysgoneby.meShe also now has a Kindle Ebook Chinaberries and Other Memories of Alabama
Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you remember picking out Christmas wishes from the Sears Roebuck Catalogue?

My Childhood Christmas Memories by Jean Butterworth It is almost Christmas time and memories come flooding back remembering the simple Christmas celebrations my family…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: Nature was the only kind of refrigeration or curing device we had – Wilcox County, Alabama

AND THEY CALLED IT INDEPENDENT PART IV By Marvin Malley Champion submitted by Jean Champion Butterworth This community had an open range. Everybody turning…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: You’ll never make me believe that the Lord didn’t watch over us – Wilcox County, Alabama

AND THEY CALLED IT INDEPENDENT PART III By Marvin Malley Champion submitted by Jean Champion Butterworth We had Sunday School one Sunday a month…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Remember those cold days in Alabama with no central heat and Vicks Vapo rub [see vintage film] was the remedy for a cold?

"On January 30, 1966,  Alabama experienced its coldest ever recorded temperature of -27°F at New Market in Madison County. The average low temperature during…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Imagine sharing your telephone with eight families? That is how it used to be before when phones were first in homes

Eight Party Line Back Then When I was in high school we had one rotary black dial telephone that was an eight party line. …