The Shemwell Family

Melba Kathleen Parks Age: 90 years19212011

Melba Kathleen Parks
Given names
Melba Kathleen Parks
Married name
Melba Kathleen Parks Acuff
Birth June 5, 1921

MarriageEdward Thomas AcuffView this family

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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 8 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 28 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 24 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a husbandEdward Thomas Acuff
June 4, 1989 (Age 67 years)

Death June 30, 2011 (Age 90 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Graveston Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change October 3, 201711:30:35

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Edward Thomas Acuff - View this family

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