Prairieville Cemetery Veteran Graves

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Prairieville Cemetery Veteran Graves
 - A splendid • program; has been arranged by a...
A splendid • program; has been arranged by a committee composed of Paul West, Missf-Beryl McReynolds, ^Miss v Thelma ' Ruth Lndwig, Mrs. J. E. Adkinson and Mja. Carl Rayl, for the annual Homecoming -and Memorial Day services to be held at Prairleville Christian church in Prairie township', Sunday, May 28: The interested publlc/is given a cordial invitation to attend pither' or both morning and afternoon sessions and enjoy the fellowship of the! noort hour during which a basket'dinner will be served. A large -attendance 'is antici- pated as many former residents [ return/for the homecoming and those having loved ones buried in PROGRAM. ft^the Prairfevffle Ctwrch > Sunday. the jce-metery ajdjoining the churcfi j bring flowers for their :graves. I Prairievllle cemetery history dates back to 1S44; the first bodies (interred In this burial ground \rere children of Jackson Watts and 1 Thomas Scott and a son of. Clinton Gray. Since that time, approximately ". seven • hnndTefl bodies j have been laid' to rest, among them being thirty-three soldiers whose graves will be decorated at the close of the morning services, Sunday. Two of the soldier dead to' be honored were in th» War of 1812; 28 in the Civil War; one, in the Spanish-American and two in the great World War. The list includes: Rev. Samuel Orem. Rev. Vincent Garner, Thomas J. Brooks, John Burris, Harrison Burroughs. <}.. W. Cameron, John Coombs. John Carter, F. H. Dun- canj C. C. Duncan, : Abraham Gray, James Glenn, • Augustus Griffith. David Hughes. Richard Hughes. William Harold, Charles Haskell, Columbus Irby. Simon Irby, Gas Morrison, Joseph Orem, Frank Suite, Brockus, vice president; president; Oscar Paul West, secretary-treasurer; O. R. Quakenbush and Frank Warden, trustees. Collen Pence served, as president until his death and Frank Suite was appointed to fill the i vacancy. A new president will be ' elected Sunday, as will two 1 three-year-term trustees. The program follows_: Morning Session, 10:00 o'clock. Instrumental. Prelude : . | ..., Mrs. Geneva Harper Song, f'All Hail the Power,".. J. Congregation Responsive'Reading .1 No.. 308 Prayer;Hymn, "Dear Lorjl and Father of Mankind"; ...... ' ..!. <T.. . Congregation H. <3. Phillipsr s Sila s Quakenbush, Edom Ratcliff, W. F. -Renfro, eneker -Sanders, Wayne Turner, William Vail. James Vawter, John Wilson and Roscoe Watson. Thei cemetery is one of the loveliest to be found In this section -of thp country. The cemetery board Consists of

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  1. The Tipton Daily Tribune,
  2. 26 May 1939, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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  • Prairieville Cemetery Veteran Graves

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