Dunn's Rock News


May 30, 2019

Recollections Of A Dunn’s Rock Native

Freda Jones Shepherd seems like a neighbor, even though it’s been over 60 years since she lived in Dunn’s Rock. She was born in 1939 next door to what’s now the Rockbrook Riding Center on Greenville Highway, in a white house on the banks of Dunn’s Creek.

The daughter of Claude and Bonnie Batson Jones, Freda had one younger brother, Vernon, who is now deceased. Her mother was born around Connestee Falls, and her father was from Cedar Mountain. Her first cousin is Dunn’s Rock neighbor, S.K. “Bud” Jones.

Freda is named for her maternal gra...

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