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Marion in Smyth County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Smyth County War Memorial

Smyth County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, June 4, 2011
1. Smyth County War Memorial
South Side
Dedicated by the people of Smyth County in reverent and enduring memory of her loyal sons who made the supreme sacrifice and also those who served their country in World War I World War II and the Korean Conflict Vietnam Conflict

They counted not their lives dear unto themselves

Sponsored by American Legion Post No. 18

A list of those who served is recorded in the Clerk's Office.

West Side

Bowen P. Aker, Jr. • Marvin J. Anderson, Jr. • Thomas D. Anderson • Thomas E. Anderson • Randall E. Arnold • Willie F. Authenreith • Homer J. Blevins • James A. Blevins • William H. Blevins • Edward H. Brookman • James L. Burke • William P. Cahill • James D. Campbell • Fred H. Cassell • Garnett G. Chapman • Ben W. Church • Robert E. Clapp • Thomas E. Coe, Jr. • Howard F. Combs • Wayman L. Creger, Jr. • Larry B. Crewey • William f. Cruey, Jr. • Charles B. DuBord, Jr. • Sherman T. Dinkins • James B. Dixon • Samuel L. Doane • Daniel B. Dutton, Jr. • Robert S. Dutton • James H. Everhart • Garland R. Farris • George F. Ferguson
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• James H. Flournoy • Cecil L. Ford • Johnnie B. Freeman • Thomas L. Gillespie • Fleming C. Goolsby • John D. Green • James E. Grey • Joseph E. Grinstead • Clarence L. Hamm • Charles R. Hankla, Jr. • Ira I. Harden • Earl K. Hart • Carl H. Hash • Millard Hayes • Elmer B. Heath • Henry G. Hicks • Carroll H. Holloway • Fred G. Holman • Claude H. Horne • Carl E. Huffman • Hiram S. Hutton • Junior R. Jones • William W. Jones, Jr.

North Side

George W. Arden • Charles Atkins • O.J. Burkett • Joe Crewey • Jas. M. Gass • W.H. Grubb • Joe S. Olinger • Ben Parson • Camel Poe • Carl Repass • Robert Rector • John G. Spangler • Emory C. Shrader • Marvin Testerman • C.A. Vogt • Charles A. Whiteley • Arthur G. Cress


Billy G. Anderson • Franklin D. Burgess • Roy M. Frazier • William C. Holmes • Carl R. Keesee • Elden L. Miller • Lowell T. Poore • Victor H. Price • Ernest L. Romans • leslie L. Russell • Baxter N. Surber • William F. Tibbs • Franklin E. Weaver • Herbert H. Williams • Coy F. Firestone

East Side

Robert L. Keith • Cecil E. Keith • Amick H. Lilly • Raymond P. Little • James W. McFall • Clarence H. Mairs • John O. Maloyed
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• Thurman H. Marion • Luther E. Martin, Jr. • Preston H. Martin, Jr. • Mack H. Moore • John G. Osborne • Charles T. Parks • Conley C. Pennington • Robert A. Pennington • Blaine H. Perkins • Earnest E. Poole, Sr. • Charles K. Powell • Richard T. Pruitt • Lewis G. Pulliam • Clifford B. Rector, Jr. • Andrew E. Rhudy • Lawrence C. Richardson • Wade M. Richardson • Charles W. Roberts • Letcher C. Ross • Willard Severt • Harold C. Sheffey • Lawrence R. Shortt • Glen R. Shuler • Melvin C. Shuler, Sr. • Raleigh A. Shoupe • Robert. G. Shupe • James E. Simmerman • Norman B. Smith • Elbert J. Sowers • David H. Sprinkle • Melvin E. Stump • Ricahrd O. Sturgill • Ray C. Sutherland • Earl Testerman, Jr. • Balfour Thomas • Frank R. Walden • Henry T. Ward • George F. West • Emmette A Wheeler • James B. Williams • Thomas H. Williams • Fred J. Wilson • Junior J. Wolfe • James W. Woodward • Harold L. Worley • George A Wright, Jr. • Charles E. Wyatt


Ronald W. Blevins • Roger L. Dillman • Blake W. Farris, Jr. • Herbert A. Frye • Troy R. Hayden • David C. Johnson • Joseph William Buchanan • Albert M. Keen, Jr. • William C. Meek • Billy R. Morris • Frank Roop • Grover Thompson • Harold A. Williams
Erected by American Legion Post No. 18.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
Location. 36° 49.964′ N, 81° 31.221′ W. Marker is in Marion, Virginia, in Smyth County. Memorial is on West Main Street (State Highway 16) west of Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Memorial is located on the front lawn of the Smyth County courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion VA 24354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smyth County Revolutionary War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Smyth County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Marion (a few steps from this marker); Laura Lu Copenhaver (within shouting distance of this marker); D.C. Miller Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Marion (within shouting distance of this marker); Mack Howard Sturgill (within shouting distance of this marker); Salt Kettle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,263 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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