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Roy family can be proud:
Twin cities, Royville and Roy, both named for Roys

About: Lisa Fisher-Clark recalls going to town at Royville

By E.H. Lepiarczyk II

I really enjoyed Cousin Lisa's report about Royville. Cousin Faye is a devoted member of Royville Friendship Church in downtown Royville. It is a real spirit filled church pastored by my Cousin Willard.

Bless Cousin Lisa's heart for her kind words about Cousin Nevis. Nevis Alley Grider is one of my favorite second cousins who lives in Russell County today. Cousin Nevis got all her smarts from attending Columbia High School when real scholars went there!

I'm kind of fond of Royville, too, since so many of my kin lived and live in the proximity of Royville.

The Roy family should be mighty proud to have Royville named after them in Russell County and Roy named after them in Adair County!

Cousin Nevis and I have Burton Ridge in Adair County named for our people; and also Neatsville and Pellyton!

Nevis and I both have a lot of pioneer old Adair County blood in us.

Nevis is my lovely homegrown cousin; I'm not homegrown. I grew up in the proximity of Louisville.

But Mayor Bell's wife, Cousin Martha, reminded me my Mother is homegrown!

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