Chapter Thirty Seven
July 6, 1939
Miss Dovie Eaves was the art teacher at Belwood school. She was the daughter of Capt. John B. Eaves of Rutherford county. Miss Dovie was a fine young lady and a fine teacher and was very intelligent. She was among the most popular young ladies connected with the school. She married a Mr. Daniel of South Carolina and now resides in Roebuck, S. C. Her husband has been dead for several years.
Miss Ella Gant was the daughter of Mr. Melvin P. Gant and her stepmother was Miss Georgia Jones before her marriage to Mr. Gant, and I think she was one of the best women I ever knew. Everyone called her Aunt Georgia. Miss Ella was a fine young lady of about eighteen years of age at that time and was beloved by all. She Married Mr. John Ledford and now lives in Charlotte. Mr. Ledford died several years ago.
Miss Dessie Gant was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Gant and lived in Belwood. Miss Bessie was very attractive and intelligent, being only fourteen years of age at that time. She was also popular among the young people. She died when she was about nineteen years of age. Mrs. A. G. Gant was a Browning before her marriage to Mr. Gant. She was a fine woman.
In boarding in their home several months and I was treated as though I was one of the family.
Miss Rhoda Webber was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Webber. Mrs. Webber was a Gant before her marriage. Miss Rhoda was a very fine young lady and was very religious and a very sociable young lady. Therefore she was very popular with all who came in contact with her. I boarded in the Webber home for quite a while and it was a fine place to stay.
Miss Rhoda married Rev. Charlie Goode, of Waco, N. C. Mr. Goode was a member of the Western North Carolina Methodist conference and was a brother of Rev. Oscar Goode who was pastor of the Forest City Methodist church for about two years and is well known in Rutherford county. Rev. Charlie Goode and wife, Rhoda Webber Goode are now residing in Greensboro, N. C.
Mr. Goode has been superannuated.