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Marion County War Memorial - Yellville AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George
N 36° 13.542 W 092° 40.913
15S E 528589 N 4009029
Quick Description: This moving granite memorial is placed on the north lawn of the Marian County Courthouse in downtown Yellville, Arkansas. It honors the service of Marion County servicemen of WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 12/15/2012 11:22:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMFXZX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 2

Long Description:
If Freedom and Liberty is to be preserved, it will not be by doubters, therefore, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support and friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and success of liberty. From these honored dead, we take increase dedication to that cause for which they gave their last measure of devotion. Therefore, we highly resolve that these shall not have died in vain.

World War I
Felix Adkins
Marvin Bridges
Dennis Estes
Silas Hudspeth
Norman B. Weast
Clyde Keys

World War II
Bert O. Benton
Leonard D. Cheek
James H. Clark
Virgil Denton
David Downing
Verl Groves
Claude Garrigus
Paul D. Hill
Eugene Keeter
Hobert Elmer Koester
J.B. Melton
Lewis Elton Melton
Jewell Mears
George S. Martisek
Charles E. McKay
Glenn McCracken
Burl McCracken
Wilburn McEntire
Elnor D. Newman
Franklin D. Owen
Carl V. Pangle
Donald Padgett
Biretn Risley
Jack Siddens
Dewey M. Seay
Milton S. Tyler
John W. Williams
John M. Wilson
Fred Brightwell

Korean Conflict
Billy G. Anderson
Ralph Berg
Tomas L. Evans
Charles Gilliland (Congression Medal of Honor)

Vietnam
Stewart Lee Barnett
Paul Ray Setzer
Ira Rice
Virgil R. Doggett
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War 1 World War 2 Korean War Vietnam War


In Honor Of: Marion County Sons

Marker Text:
If Freedom and Liberty is to be preserved, it will not be by doubters, therefore, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support and friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and success of liberty. From these honored dead, we take increase dedication to that cause for which they gave their last measure of devotion. Therefore, we highly resolve that these shall not have died in vain. World War I Felix Adkins Marvin Bridges Dennis Estes Silas Hudspeth Norman B. Weast Clyde Keys World War II Bert O. Benton Leonard D. Cheek James H. Clark Virgil Denton David Downing Verl Groves Claude Garrigus Paul D. Hill Eugene Keeter Hobert Elmer Koester J.B. Melton Lewis Elton Melton Jewell Mears George S. Martisek Charles E. McKay Glenn McCracken Burl McCracken Wilburn McEntire Elnor D. Newman Franklin D. Owen Carl V. Pangle Donald Padgett Biretn Risley Jack Siddens Dewey M. Seay Milton S. Tyler John W. Williams John M. Wilson Fred Brightwell Korean Conflict Billy G. Anderson Ralph Berg Tomas L. Evans Charles Gilliland (Congression Medal of Honor) Vietnam Stewart Lee Barnett Paul Ray Setzer Ira Rice Virgil R. Doggett


Who Put it Here?: Unknown

Description of Memorial:
This monument is on the north lawn of the Marion County Courthouse, near the north entrance.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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