This is Howard Huggins Sr..... who married Pearlie (as a widow) in 1925.... He walked out on Pearlie just seven months after Howard Huggins Jr (my father) was born in Tchula MS.... and YES....There is a story as to WHY HE LEFT.....!!!
This is the old 1964-65 picture of Aunt Hattie...Uncle DD, Howard Jr, and Aunt Ruth all surrounding Mama Dooley in Chicago, IL. (At DD's House)