Published 3:49 am Sunday, May 4, 2008
Miller loves Atmore because of friendly people, good neighborhoods
By Adrienne McKenzie
(This week The Atmore Advance spotlights 89-year-old Annie Miller of Atmore. Miller is a frequent visitor of the Atmore SAIL Center. She also enjoys watching Channel 3 and Channel 5 on TV and eating cornbread with buttermilk.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: On Feb. 25, 1919 in Camden.
Q: Do you have any brothers or sisters?
A: I had one sister named Flora.
Q: Where did you attend school?
A: I didn’t go.
Q: Do you do a lot of traveling?
A: Yea. I went here with the seniors at the Atmore SAIL Center.
Q: Where did you work?
A: I never worked. I only worked in the house.
Q: Where have you lived?
A: I lived in Millers Ferry, Camden, Brewton and Atmore.
Q: What do you like most about Atmore?
A: I like it down here (at the SAIL Center). I just like it down here (in Atmore). There are friendly people and good neighborhoods.
Q: Did you ever marry?
A: Twice and I don’t want anymore.
Q: Do you have children?
A: I have three boys and four girls.
Q: Do you have any grandchildren?
A: A slew of them and I have great grandchildren.
Q: Where do you attend church?
A: In Brewton and Atmore.
Q: What keeps you busy these days?
A: I quilt, but I haven’t started back again. I could piece a top in a day.
And the Atmore SAIL Center.
Q: What is your favorite TV show?
A: Channel 5 and Channel 3. I sit there and watch them act stupid.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Buttermilk and cornbread.
Q: What advice would you like to give people on staying healthy?
A: I just take care of myself and when the law comes and people start hollering, you know if you haven’t done anything wrong you don’t have anything to holler about.
(If you would like to recommend a senior to be spotlighted please contact Adrienne McKenzie at 368-2123 or e-mail her at email@example.com)