Interview with Curtis Jones
QUESTION 37
INTERVIEWER:

O.K., TELL ME ABOUT, UM, YOUR COUSIN, YOUR COUSIN ACTUALLY SAW IT AND THEN HE DISAPPEARED THE NEXT DAY THAT HE

Curtis Jones:

Yeah, I had a cousin, uh, my cousin Wheeler, my first cousin Wheeler Parker who was also down there. Uh, when the mens came into the house that night. He was awake through the whole affair. And, so, when they took Emmett out of there he didn't go back to bed. He stayed up. So, when I woke up that morning, he was sitting on the porch with my grandfather. So after uh, the Sheriff got there, and we talked with the Sheriff and everything, some kind of way he called one of his uncles, and they took him to Memphis and got him out of there. Well I knew everything ‘cause I had left there, I left and went to Greenwood, came back, he was gone. Yeah, at the time, he was sixteen. I was seventeen.