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Jun 9, 2007 - The 100th anniversary for First National Bank of Byers

June 9-On Saturday Susan and I went to Byers to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Byers Bank. The president of the bank is Joe Parker, Jr., son of Joe Parker who was my Dad's best friend. My brothers and I spent a lot of time with the Parkers when we were growing up even though we lived far apart because Dad and Joe were close. We hunted deer with the Parkers at the same place in Fort Stockton for 27 years until the landowner got greedy and refused to renew.When Joe died it was a hard blow to my Dad, and when Dad and Mom...

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