The Shemwell Family

Willene “Willie” SelbyAge: 85 years19222007

Willene “Willie” Selby
Given names
Married name
Willene Pounds
Birth January 5, 1922 31 33
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth Hyder
January 31, 1934 (Age 12 years)
Census May 27, 1940 (Age 18 years)
Death of a motherNancy Frances “Nannie” Kerley
March 25, 1944 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Frances Pounds
July 25, 1945 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Betty Sue Pounds
April 14, 1948 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 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 -
Death of a fatherL Selby
April 28, 1955 (Age 33 years)
Cause: acute coronary thrombosis
Death of a brotherJames Leonard Selby
January 5, 1957 (Age 35 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Sherman Selby
February 12, 1963 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Jeffrey Allen Gilbreth
1965 (Age 42 years)

Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 grandsonJeffrey Allen Gilbreth
1987 (Age 64 years)

Death of a husbandHenry Clay Pounds
November 8, 1995 (Age 73 years)
Death March 27, 2007 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery: Elmwood Memorial Park
Last change October 10, 201916:15:27

by: Barry Shemwell
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L Selby
Birth: April 18, 1890 44 42Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 28, 1955Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
elder brother
James Leonard Selby
Birth: December 12, 1914 24 26Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 5, 1957Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
John Sherman Selby
Birth: September 15, 1917 27 29Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 12, 1963Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Willene “Willie” Selby
Birth: January 5, 1922 31 33Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 27, 2007Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States
Family with Henry Clay Pounds - View this family
Willene “Willie” Selby
Birth: January 5, 1922 31 33Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 27, 2007Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States
Mary Frances Pounds
Birth: July 25, 1945 28 23Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 2013Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States
3 years
Betty Sue Pounds
Birth: April 14, 1948 30 26Taylor, Texas, United States
Death: April 18, 2017

Willene “Willie” Selby has 19 first cousins recorded