A tale written by Nancy, several siblings, and other relatives. It chronicles stages of Garner’s life beginning with her parents’ courtship and marriage. She traverses their life together, the birth of her siblings and herself, as well as the life they created for themselves. The content covers several trials and tribulations along the way and crucial social themes of the time period which are invaluable and show the kindness and Godliness of her family
Some of the stories are awe inspiring, some thrilling, several quite sad, and others just downright hilarious. She gives insight into her walk with God and her pathway to becoming a Christian. These are told from Nancy’s viewpoint but intended to be truthful to the best of her knowledge and research. If there are errors in tales or mistakes in names, dates, or genealogy, they are unintentional.
Nancy E Garner is an honored, dedicated, and accomplished educator with 25+ years professional experience teaching and counseling. She was born in Amarillo, Texas, a member of a well-respected family, where she was an honor student at Amarillo High School. Nancy went on to graduate with honors from both Texas Tech University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with Specialization in Music, and Northwestern State University of Louisiana where she earned a Master of Education degree in School Counseling. Nancy’s career encompasses teaching and counseling in Amarillo, Abilene, Houston, and Dallas, Texas area schools and working for Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Workforce Commission, and Skyward, Inc. Nancy is a member of the Texas State Teachers Association where she served as the Abilene ISD Local President, Regional President, and on the State Board of Directors. She is now retired and enjoys writing, her church, her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her cat, Izzie.