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1 A Brief Photographic Retrospective of wit, charm, beauty, intelligence, kindness, patience Jessie Bunch Nowell

2 Jessie at one. Born at 50 H St. in Washington D.C., She was the 3 rd of six Brothers and Sisters.

3 Jessie and her little brother Arthur in Jessie would have been 5 years old.

4 Jessie loved hats and was in style in 1925 in the cloche variety popular when the times were roarin’

5 Hat or no hat she was a “babe” in 1926 & 1928

6 In her wedding dress in 1930 we can see our Dad, Bill, never stood a chance after that fateful blind date.

7 Dad grew up in Oklahoma, a country boy thru and thru. Mom had to train him in city ways. She did make 2 trips to his home place near Lawton. The second journey was in 1932 as his wife.

8 The young couple survived the Great Depression, Mom graduating from Teachers College and Dad from Law School. They eventually settled in Arlington Va. To start a family. They also assumed care of J.’s sister Edith’s child Marlean.

9 Marlean and Mother Bunch are seen on the right and Mom, pregnant with our brother Neal, is wearing a stylish maternity dress. Neal sadly lived only 1 day when born.

10 A Perfectly Stunning Couple & Sunny Boy 1946

11 By 1949, Jessie had 3 children; teenaged Marlean, a devilish boy, Billie, and a darling baby girl, Beth.

12 We don’t want to forget Bill had a little to do with making the Family. Jessie was hard to catch with a smile. Beth sits on Jessie’s lap in 1950

13 A rare photo of the family (Arthur had died in his 20’s) with Mother Bunch and her children in 1950

14 In 1955 Beth displays different emotions at B&J’s 25 th and again at Easter. Anniversaries are for grownups.

15 Sometimes, even a Mom gets pooped(1957)!

16 The wahini smiled in 1966-Mom loved Shannondale Club

17 She was proud of her man-1966

18 38 Years of Marital Bliss has Jessie Beaming

19 The REAL Power behind the Toque-’68, 69

20 Holding the first Grandchild, Gregg, in 1969

21 A Ruby Anniversary Kiss-The Romance Continues

22 Best Friends for More than 70 Years-1988

23 All Together for the Last Time-2000

24 Jessie in the Same Frame with Her Grgrands

25 GrGrandma Gets to Hold Cooper Nowell Cave 10/21/2006

26 Her Favorite Blossom-Beauty meets Beauty

27 On a Smuckers Jar & YouTube in One Swell Foop

28 Jessie Celebrates the Big 100

29 We Love You Mom, Gram, Jessie

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