Retelling the Old to Grow the Future
Sisters Jackie Jeffers Gant and Betty Jeffers live in Winston-Salem. They are preserving the stories of their ancestry and in this way giving future generations a sense of their family’s strength and courage.In this segment of StoryLine, the Jeffers sisters describe their grandparents, Betty Lawson and Lee Jeffers. Betty was a strong woman who freely expressed her opinions. Lee was a landowner who believed in education.
StoryLine gives voice to everyday people throughout our community as they share the experiences that shape their lives. It is a project of the ECHO Network, dedicated to building trusting relationships in our community.