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TOMBSTONES IN GLENWOOD CEMETERY (T-Y)

A – B    C – F    G – L     M – POR     POR – S    T – Y     TADE, John D.Dec. 25, 1840Nov. 7, 1902Asleep o blessed thought,He is beckoning us.Let us all meet him. TALLENT, Frederick Franklin, Sr.May 13, 1906May 29, 1990 TARVER, … Continue reading

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TOMBSTONES IN GLENWOOD CEMETERY (POR – S)

A – B    C – F    G – L     M – POR     POR – S    T – Y     PORTWOOD, Allie1871-19 PORTWOOD, Charles F.BKR1 US NavyWorld War IMar. 10, 1900Nov. 5, 1974 PORTWOOD, Dora E.wife of Claude Parsons1896-1935 PORTWOOD, Minnie J.Feb. 27, 1882Dec. 23, 1960Rest in … Continue reading

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TOMBSTONES IN GLENWOOD CEMETERY (M – POR)

A – B    C – F    G – L    M – POR     POR – S    T – Y     MADDOX, Francis Williamswife of J. L. MaddoxSept. 17, 1888Dec. 14, 1925She hath done what she could MADDOX, J. W.June 10, 1867Dec. 2, 1954 MADDOX, James L.Sept. … Continue reading

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TOMBSTONES IN GLENWOOD CEMETERY (G – L)

A – B    C – F    G – L     M – POR     POR – S    T – Y     GALLAHER, Ben Van LeerSept. 20, 1899Dec. 6, 1977 GALLAHER, Helen BallouMarch 17, 1900Apr. 24, 1979 GAMBEL, C. A.(no dates) GARDNER, Horace J.US ARMY World War IISept. … Continue reading

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TOMBSTONES IN GLENWOOD CEMETERY (C-F)

A – B    C – F    G – L    M – POR     POR – S    T – Y     CAIN, Mary JonesSept. 25, 1858Nov. 21, 1948 CAMPBELL, Archie JamesNov. 7, 1914Aug. 29, 1987 CAMPBELL, Mary Lee {Lewis}May 19, 1919 CANDLER, G. W. (Bill)Jan. 14, 1907Mar. 20, … Continue reading

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Powell Boys Pull for Joe and Max

Powell Boys Pull for Joe and Max – and Pull Each Other Tomorrow Four boys at Powell Station will listen to the Louis- Schmeling fight broadcast tonight – and two of the four will get a buggy ride tomorrow Kyle … Continue reading

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Pvt. Glenn W. Patton

Pvt. Glenn W. Patton Now Reported Dead Pvt. Glenn W. Patton, husband of Mrs. Lizzie Patton of Powell Station, who was wounded June 22 on Saipan, has now been reported as dead by the War Department. Pvt. Patton, entered service … Continue reading

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Sgt. Jack L. Cooper

Jack L. Cooper Wins Promotion in Germany Jack L. Cooper, 23-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.Lafayette Cooper, Powell, has been promoted to sergeant with the 5th Corps headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. The Powell High School graduate went into service in September … Continue reading

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History of Powell – Education

The following “History of Education at Powell Station” was written by Mrs. Bessie Lindsey Scarbro probably in 1916. This history was copied from a handwritten notebook provided by the writer to be used in this centennial celebration of Glenwood Baptist … Continue reading

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History of Powell – Community

Before Tennessee became the sixteenth state of the Union, the land which became the Powell Station community was part of Hawkins County, North Carolina. Because of its over-extended boundaries across the Appalachian range of mountains and its problems in trying … Continue reading

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