By Kathryn Tucker Windham
Jeffrey is the mischievous “something” that has headquarters within the Windham domestic in Selma. He first made his presence recognized in October 1966, and because then he has persisted, at abnormal and rare durations, to clump down the corridor, slam doorways, rock in a chair, frighten the family members cat (now deceased—through no fault of Jeffrey), stream heavy items of furnishings, reason digital gear to malfunction, and conceal items. He often accompanies Mrs. Windham on her travels, and stories of Jeffrey’s antics are broadly stated. “Nobody has ever been scared of Jeffrey,” Mrs. Windham says. “He is especially handy to have—we blame every thing that is going awry on him. His basically function for present (if that notice is right) is to prod me into gathering and keeping ‘true’ ghost tales from in the course of the South.”
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