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Decatur County Veterans Monument

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
1. Decatur County Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
Dedicated to
the everlasting memory
of those from
Decatur County
who gave their lives
in the service

World War I
Leonard Barber • James C. Moore • Wilsie Brashear • Clarence Nichols • David A. Harrington • James J. Nichols • Elbert C. Ivy • Andrew Prevat • Joseph E. Jones • William R. Steed • Oscar N. Jones • Troy R. Sykes • Joe T. Kennedy • Murray A. Volner • Clyde D. Kindle • John H. Walker, Col. • Charlie L. Lacy • Willard C. Watson • John H. Ledbetter • Thomas C. Welch • James N. Lockhart

Korean
Hollis Creasy
Joe W. Denison
James F. Hamm
Frank P. Jennings

Vietnam
Don L. Allen
Lester R. Davis, Jr.
Oscar P. Lyles, Jr.
Gus L. Stokes

World War II
Cleatus Aaron • Everett L. Ivey • Joe D. Baker • Curry King • Frank M. Ballinger • Jessie C. Lancaster • Onnis A. Bowman • William L. Lindsay • Glenie W. Bowman • Harry F. Long • Vernon E. Brashear • James F. Mays • Floyd P. Carrington • Coy M. McCorkle • Howard J. Collett • Wallace McCorkle • Jessie J. Collett • James McCorkle
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
2. Decatur County Veterans Monument
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• Grady D. Cornwell • L. B. Milam • Jesse D. Darnell • William L. Montgomery • Charles B. Davis • Howard E. Moore • Leonard R. Dodson • Ben T. Morris, Jr. • Baxter D. Fitzgerald • Joseph D. Pratt • Barney M. Graves • Virgil L. Rushing • Gordon Griggs • George B. Smith • Robert I. Gurley • Odis A. Thomas • Robert P. Haley • William G. Vise • Grover Hardin • Ray Warren • Curry C. Howell
 
Erected 1949 by American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 35.058′ N, 88° 7.212′ W. Marker is in Decaturville, Tennessee, in Decatur County. Memorial is on West Main Street (State Highway 100) just east of North White Oak Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on grounds of Decatur County Courthouse, at southwest corner of building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 West Main Street, Decaturville TN 38329, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Brownsport Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965
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(approx. half a mile away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 4 miles away); The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town (approx. 4½ miles away); Perryville First County Seat of Perry County (approx. 5 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decaturville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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