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By Earline Smith Crews
Guest Writer 

When school lunches were from the community


April 11, 2019

Mrs. Essie Roberson and Mrs. Ruth Crutchfield were two ladies held in high esteem during my childhood. Why you may ask? Because they cooked and fed me some of the most delicious food outside Mama's kitchen. The two of them were the only two that ever cooked at A. D. Kelly School in Wallace Alabama as long as I was a student. That was from fall of 1947 until spring of 1956. I don't know when either of them retired from lunchroom cooking, but it was surely a loss for our beloved "Wallace".

Lets look back through the memory of this farm raised child and remember those meals that the lunchroom...

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