SEGMENT: NON-FARM WORK, NEIGHBORS, & FAMILY

Irma Long>UIS Collection K-M>UIS Collection K-M, Segment 8

SEGMENT: NON-FARM WORK, NEIGHBORS, & FAMILY,

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NON-FARM WORK
Describes work for cemetery board & lists members. Cemetery lots are free.
NEIGHBORS
Irma notes differences in neighbors & social life from her childhood to her adult farm life. Good relations with neighbors. Family members came over for popcorn.
FAMILY
Irma talks about her granddaughters & expectation of great-granddaughter. Date of Wilbur's death. He had heart trouble & cancer. Health forced him to quit farming in 1977/78. Rented farm to Keith Chisolm after he quit farming. Irma stayed on farm for 2 years after husband's death. Rents farm at 60/40. Moved to Chesterfield in 1981.
FAMILY FARM
Irma talks of improvements she needs to make on farm.
ACTIVITIES
Irma talks of her present activities. Takes care of farm business. Mentions trips to Hawaii, Branson, MO, AZ, & CA. Plays cards every night.
VALUES
Irma gives description of herself & her values. Roll with the punches & help people when they need it. Would not make any changes. Did not have any special goals that would disappoint her.