My mother got hysterical when she found out her 75 year old father ran off and Married a woman, she knew nothing about

June 7, 1964, Monday. It’s true, Granddaddy eloped and got Married.

Lauri slept over last night, but left in the morning. Well, it’s true, Granddaddy married some Lady named Mary. I can’t believe it’s true. How he could be so untrue to Mayme. Mommy is really upset. We never want her to come over. That’s mean, but she’ll never take my Mayme’s place. I loved her so much, it hurts me to think Granddddy could just forget his past like that. He called from New York. Mom talked to him and Mary. She sounded High Class  They were Married Wednesday by Mr Hoag, in Mayme’s Church.  Westwood Congregational Church.  

 

saffrons rule shocked faceMy mother got hysterical when she found out her 75 year old father ran off and Married a woman, she knew nothing about. She vowed never to meet her.

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My Grandmother, Mayme, died a year ago and we loved her so much.  How could Granddaddy be untrue to her memory.

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Granddaddy and Mary had secretly been seeing each other for over 35 years and wanted to finally tie the knot.  He was still working at MGM and I guess needed a wife.  He Married Mayme when he was 19, in 1909.  Men just can’t be alone for long, they live longer being married.

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Sharrie Williams is the author of The Maybelline Story and a direct descendant of the Maybelline Cosmetic Family. Great niece of Maybelline founder Tom Lyle Williams. Buy a signed copy today.
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