S: WHERE WE CAME FROM
FC: Where We Came From
1: The Butler Family Wiley Butler Laura Evergreen Elkins Butler (Children by age) Nora Mae Butler (Kennamer) Beulah B. Butler (Kennamer) Lily P. Butler (Page) Hubert Butler Corbett Butler | Granddad Kennamer's (Granville Denton Kennamer) class picture
2: Left: Home of Samuel Butler (Nora's great grandfather) Lower Left: Nora and Denton's sons front row: Melvin, Elvin, Johnny. back row: Leon, Tabor, Talmage (Tally), Flavil (Pete).This says that all the boys were in the service at the same time. They were not. Tally did not serve. Johnny went in after the others were out. Picture was taken about 1941.
3: Omar Kennamer (Granville 's brother) | Granville Denton and Nora Mae Butler Kennamer | Left is Fern Kennamer (Hulsey) and Bonnie Kennamer (Franks). This picture would be about 1936 or 1937. After Fern graduated high school, she moved to Birmingham to stay with Uncle Corbitt and Aunt Sarah Hulsey Bulter and work. She meet Marion (Aunt Sarah's brother) and they married.
4: Denton and Nora Kennamer celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. (September 1971) | Bonnie K. Franks, Johnny Kennamer, Elvin Kennamer, Leon Kennamer, Nora B. Kennamer, Denton Kennamer, Fern K. Hulsey, Talmage Kennamer, Taber Kennamer celebrating the Kennamer's 50th wedding anniversary (September 1961)
5: Faye Hulsey, Bonnie Kennamer, Johnny Kennamer, Talma Ann Kennamer, Nora and Denton Kennamer sitting on the steps of their home. | This is most of the Denton and Nora Kennamer Family the year they celebrated their 50th anniversary 1961.
6: Above is Bonnie and Bob standing on the steps at Mamaw and Grandad Kennamer's house. Upper left is Bonnie and Bob again. These pictures were taken one week after they were married. (July 16, 1949) Right is Bob in front of his old truck.
7: Going from front to back (family members were in column rows): Granddad, Mamaw Faye and Fern Hulsey Jimmy, Marie, Ann, Annie Mae, and Talmage (Tally) Jerry, Joyce, Pauline, and Tabor Dwight, Arlene, and Flavil (Pete) Kay, Mark, Grace, and Leon Dewade, Rodney, Marie, and Elvin (Bubba) Mike, Joyce, and Johnny (not there were Bonnie and Bob. He was in the military at the time.) This picture had to have been taken in 1954.
8: Above left: Bob, Bonnie with Connie (1954) Above: Cathy, Bob, and Connie Left: Cathy, Bob, and Connie
9: Above: Cathy, Robin, Bob, Bonnie and Connie the day of Rob and Dicie Franks' 50th wedding anniversary. Above right: Connie, Bonnie, and Cathy Right: Cathy, Bob, Connie, Robin, and Bonnie
10: Connie Cathy and Robin | Both of these pictures were in 1958 | This picture was probably about 1959.
11: About 1961 | About 1962 | About 1962 | About 1965
12: One of Bonnie's school pictures. | Bob and Max (their little yorkie) | Mom about 1974 | House in the cove.
13: Bonnie and Bob's house in Kennamer's Cove. Lived there from about 1957 to about 1978.
14: Bonnie and Bob's Texas Winter Home. Located in Donna, Texas.
15: Bonnie and Bob's Home in Arab, AL. They lived there for a few years and then sold it.
16: Bob and Bonnie Franks
17: Bonnie and Bob | Jerry, Pauline, and Bonnie in Mexico | Bob
18: Their 60th anniversary (2009) | Their 50th anniversary (1999) | Bonnie and Bob Franks
19: 60th anniversary held at the Kennamer Cove Trading Post | Cutting their cake
20: 60th anniversary cake | Bonnie, Connie, Cathy, Robin and Bob
21: Rodney Kennamer and Bonnie | Dewade Kennamer | Connie, Bonnie, Cathy and Robin
22: Kaylee Myers and Stacey Cooper | April Whisenant Clark and Kaitlyn Harper | Royce Edmonds, Cathy Bates, Dale Pendergrass
23: Paula Kennamer Hall and Faye Hulsey Frazier | Stacey Cooper and Bonnie | Cathy Bates, Kaitlyn Harper, Cory Bates Ivy Carmack
24: Robert Green, Judy Franks, and Susie Green | Kaitlyn Harper and Bob at the Trading Post with a stuffed bear. | Jerry Wayne Kennamer and Donna Cooper Tatum.
25: Luke and Seth Tatum | Tony Frazier and Lee Kennamer | Robin and Chris Westbrook and Stacey Cooper | Jerry Wayne Kennamer, Robin Westbrook, Bob Franks, Sharon Franks.
26: Board made for the anniversary celebration. | Connie Cooper and James Clinton and Carolyn Terry. | Connie Cooper and Casandra Bolton Cooper | Phillip Cooper
27: Robert and Dicie Franks, Sr. at their 50th anniversary. | Franks Family Robert Jr., German, Robert Sr., Bob, Dicie, Kathleen, Pauline. | Robert and Dicie Franks, Sr. | Bertha Franks Horton and Raymond Horton
28: Joyce Kirkland Kennamer and Vergie Hodges Nichols | Jimmy and Paula Butler | Joe Frazier, Bob, Faye Frazier | Bob Franks and Faye Frazier
29: Cathy Franks Bates, Robert and Susie Sims Green | The Grand-Girls and Great-Grand Girls! Kaylee Myers Stacey Cooper Kaitlyn Harper April Whisenant Clark Cassie Bates Chrisman Ivy Carmack
30: Mildred and Robert Franks | Bob Franks and Terry Cooper | Bonnie Franks and Ivy Carmack | Mark Kennamer, Terry Cooper, Elvin Kennamer
31: Lee Kennamer | Connie Cooper Cathy Bates Robin Westbrook | Mike Kennamer and Connie Cooper
32: MAX | Christmas at the Franks' 1987 Phillip, April, Dusty, Cassie, Stacey, and Cory. | At Woodville Baptist Church at Stacey's wedding in 1997. Robin, Bob, Bonnie, Connie, and Cathy.
33: At the Woodville House. This picture shows the garage behind the house. This picture shows the driveway and the trailer office of Bob's construction and sanitation company.
34: David Wilson and Rozene Wilson Cooper Copas | Leona Bell and Delmer Cooper | Vickie Simmons Terry Cooper Rickey Cooper Becky Tucker Rozene Copas Patty Majors Jerry Cooper Larry Cooper (approx. 2007)
35: Rozene Copas, Virginia Mayhall Wilson, Myra and Homer Coleman Wilson at Kenneth Wilson's funeral. | Edna Bailey, Kim Wilson, Becky Tucker, Alan Wilson, Tammy Wilson, Carmen Wilson, Cindy Wilson, Ila Ann Higginbotham, David Wilson, Shirley Martin
36: At the 50th anniversary at Robin's | Leon and Mary Nell Kennamer, Elvin and Marie Kennamer and Bonnie Franks | Elvin and Marie Kennamer, Bonnie Franks, Mary Nell and Leon Kennamer and Bobby Franks. | Talmage, Elvin, Bonnie, Bob, April, Faye, Delores, and her husband
37: Robin, Courtney and Chris Westbrook, Kaitlyn Harper, Nick and April Clark and Dusty Whisenant | Ivy Carmack, Stacey Cooper, and Kaylee Myers | Cory and Cathy Bates | Connie and Terry Cooper | Thanksgiving 2010 | Thomas and Cassie Chrisman and Ivy Carmack