Uncle Omer Feathers Recalled Early 1900s in Cherokee Community

Submitted byadmin onSun, 01/27/2019 - 12:10

Former city resident, Louis Feathers, sent me a copy of his beautifully written 193-page bound autobiography that chronicles his growing up in Johnson City from the 1920s to the early 1940s. One section contains a five-page handwritten letter written in 1995 by his 93-year old uncle, Omer Feathers, who grew up in the Cherokee section of town about six miles southwest of Johnson City.