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Writing AppalachiaAn Anthology$
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Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178790

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001

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Verna Mae Slone

Verna Mae Slone


(p.431) Verna Mae Slone
Writing Appalachia
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
University Press of Kentucky

Author of memoirs and other books about Appalachia, Verna Mae Slone was born in Knott County in eastern Kentucky. Reared from infancy by her father, Isom “Kitten Eye” Slone, after her mother died, Slone attended Hindman Settlement School until the eighth grade, when she left to help support her family. Slone married Willie Slone (to whom she was not related), a bulldozer operator; they had five sons, whose care frequently fell solely to Verna, as her husband’s work often took him away from home....

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