S: The Road to Momo by Jill Branson & Carrie Tungate
BC: Made especially for Momo by Jill Branson & Carrie Tungate
FC: The Road to Momo | by Jill Branson & Carrie Tungate
1: Helen McCraw was born on September 9, 1926 in Jones County, Texas and grew up in the Hawley area.
2: Bryan Shephard Akens was born on October 16, 1925 in Jones County, Texas and grew up in the same area.
3: Bryan & Helen were married on August 21, 1944!
4: Bryan spent 2 years in the army serving in Germany in World War 2 and Helen waited for him in Texas.
5: Bryan Shephard Akens Jr. was born January 2, 1947 and only lived 27 days. The family grew with the addition of daughters, Cyndiann in 1950 and Mary Jill in 1955
9: Cyndi married James Williams on December 26, 1968. | Jill married David Branson on August 4, 1974.
10: Cyndi & James went on to have two children, Austin & Ashleigh, while Jill & David had four, Amy, Carrie, Sarah & Colin. That's when Bryan & Helen became Papa & Momo!
11: Bryan Shephard Akens, beloved husband, father & Papa, died on March 10, 1984 | ...but his legacy lives on...
12: Amy married Xantheus Lawrence August 8, 1998 | Carrie married Adam Tungate May 6, 2000 | Ashleigh married Jeremy Baumgarten July 28, 2001 | Sarah married Carl Kline November 23, 2002
13: The Lawrence Family | Jillian | Xander | Hadley
14: The Tungate Family | Ally | Branson | Ella
15: The Baumgarten Family | Kael | Hayes
16: Keely | Cannon | The Kline Family
17: Colin Branson | Austin Williams
18: Some of my favorites