Calkins: She has worked at Gould’s for 68 years. But that’s not the most remarkable part of her tale.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 03, 2023 5:33 PM CT | Published: July 03, 2023 11:24 AM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

As a 21-year-old housekeeper at Gould’s, Eunice Boddie got up the courage to ask her boss in 1955 if she could be a hair stylist instead. Today she’s celebrating her 68th consecutive year of working with the company. 


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