With his death approaching, I asked him, “John, who was Martha Jones?”
My friend John Dickerson composed himself higher in the bed and smiled at my wife Jan and me. “Did you find her grave in the woods near my mother?”
“Yeah,” I replied. “We were checking the cemetery at the homestead and stumbled across a strange memorial. We went back later and found more things had been added.”
John was the son of Mahala Ashley...