Thursday, December 29, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Tom and Mary Jo Petty

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Throwback Thursday:  My mother's oldest brother Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Petty (1908-1979) and his wife Mary Jo Johns Petty (1913-2000).

Tom was born in Murray County, Georgia, and Mary Jo was born in Gordon County, just down the road.

Tom was a cabinet maker and carpenter.  They lived at various places in and around Dalton, Georgia, and Cleveland, and Chattanooga, Tennessee.  They also lived in Marietta a year or two where we learned they were also gospel singers.

By most the pictures it appears that Tom was something of a ham in front of the camera.


They had no children. 



Tom at Chicamauga Battlefield




Tom and Osmo


Petty Brothers Wallae, Osmo, Leonard, Tom, Roy, and brother-in-law Ed Hunter


On Washington Avenue, Marietta:
?, Lois Carter, Mary Jo, Tom, Sarah, Viola, Herbert Hunter, Leonard, and Roy

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