Joanna in Laurens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Joanna Veterans' Memorial
This hospital erected as a lasting tribute to the men and women of Joanna who served their country in World War II and as a memorial to those who gave their lives
H. Odell Barrett Floyd R. Edwards Henry W. Dobbins Horace W. Ridings Winford O. Price George B. Browning G. Marion Bragg Willis J. Phillips Woodrow W. Whelchel
Michael Banks Reginald Morse Carrol Stroud
Joanna Lions Club
Erected by Joanna Lions Club.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 34° 24.839′ N, 81° 48.669′ W. Marker is in Joanna, South Carolina, in Laurens County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Main Street and Whitmire Highway, on the left when traveling east on South Main Street. This marker is located in Blalock Memorial Veterans' Park, also Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Joanna SC 29351, 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. Pinelawn Memory Gardens Veterans Monument (approx. 3½ miles away); James Ferdinand Jacobs (approx. 4.9 miles away); Davison McDowell Douglas (approx. 5.1 miles away); Jacobs Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away); Presbyterian College Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mrs. Lillian G. Brown (approx. 5.2 miles away); American Flag Pole (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Reverend William Plumer Jacobs (approx. 5.2 miles away).
More about this memorial. The WWII memorial plaque was originally in the now-defunct Joanna Memorial Hospital. The Korean and Vietnam Veterans' names were added to the monument to be placed in its present location.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by Karen K. Williams of Joanna, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 956 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Karen K. Williams of Joanna, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.