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Ms. Alta: We have lost a great treasure to the ages

Mike Watson writes:
Alex Haley revived an ages-old saying, "Every time an old person dies, a library burns down."

This is all too true with the passing of "Ms. Alta." She was always most willing to aid me on questions about local history.

Her knowledge was vast. We have all lost a great treasure to the ages. - MW
Comments re article 43676 Alta Barbee Garnett Columbia KY 19082011

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