Joe's brother Richard, of Middlesborough, gave him the seed earlier in the year.
The garden plot is sizeable and produced many varieties and bushels of vegetables: okra, sweet onions, tomatoes, squash and lots of turkey craw beans (hope I heard right on that name).
During our chat, I learned that he
is married to the former Vondle James, whose late husband, Dewey, and she
ran the now-closed Dewey's Market off Highway 411.
speaks at SCHAS banquet honoring Tommy Bible