The 98-year-old granny was seen holding her three-month-old great-great-great-granddaughter while the six generations of women were clicking their photos.
According to the reports of PEOPLE MAGAZINE, the 98-year-old grandma named Gracie Howell who held hundreds of babies in her life recently welcomed the youngest member of their incredible family. The great-great-great-granddaughter of this woman was born in December 2022.
She said to the publication, “We thought this was special because it’s all girls. “
The sweet viral photo, in which the six generations of women and grandma named MaeDell (Taylor) Hawkins, her daughter named Frances Snow, granddaughters Gracie Snow Howell, great-granddaughter Jacqueline Ledford, and great-great-granddaughter Jaisline Wilson, and a great-great-great granddaughter named Zhavia Whitaker, could be seen together in a room.
As per Fox News, “Zhavia Whitaker met her great-great-great-grandmother, MaeDell Taylor Hawkins, at a nursing home residence in Kings Mountain, Kentucky, on Saturday, Feb. 18.”
Gracie told that her grandma, MaeDell are going to be 99 in July this year, and even at the age of 98, she is so, “smart and tack.”
She said to the PEOPLE, “At one point during the visit, Zhavia got a little fussy, at which point MaeDell, who now lives in a nursing home and stays in bed, swooped her right out of mama’s arms. “
“We have a picture of her actually tickling her little feet,” she further said. “Sweet moments.”
Gracie also told that her grandmother’s life was not so easy and simple but still she never complains about her life.
When MaeDell was just 16-year-old, she tied the knot to her first husband, Bill Taylor who was railroad worker and most of the days was gone for his work. The former couple had much age difference as he was 50-year-old at that time.
“In addition to being a stepmother to his 10 children, they also welcomed 13 kids together,” she shared with the outlet.
“She had no modern conveniences, no washer dryer, no dishwasher, no running water. I mean, I can remember I was a teenager and she still didn’t have running water,” the granddaughter told. “Still, she says her mother couldn’t recall ever going without a hot breakfast and supper — or not having clean clothes to wear.”
“I know she had it hard, but she didn’t complain,” says Gracie. “She just went about her day.”
Gracie added, “And over the years, the family kept growing. The next baby born will be no. 622. “It’s a big family.”
According to Gracie, her grandmother outlived all her stepchildren and husbands excluding one.
“She’s had a full life, I just love her.”
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