Leary is one of my favorite little towns to explore in Southwest Georgia and in the past decade I’ve seen most of these structures vanish from Main Street. John McKinney shared this photo, circa 1950, to help put things into perspective. The Boyd monument, which is now in a green space at the end of the street, is seen here in its original location.
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Kay Houston Sheppard writes: This was the Ed Sheppard house in Edison. His first wife was Mamie Haddock from Damascus. They had several children, one of them being James Haddock Sheppard, Sr, who married Louise McAllister from Ft. Gaines. Their children were Mayme, Jim, Jr (Bubber), and Bill. Bubber married Agnes Toussaint from New Jersey. Their children are Jim, III, Ed, and Hank. Jim and Hank live just outside of Edison.