100 - Lucille Gimble - New Harmony Cemetery - Tyler, TX
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N 32° 24.672 W 095° 27.949
15S E 268104 N 3588691
Quick Description: Lucille Gimble was born in 1913, the same year that Henry Ford developed the first moving assembly line.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2015 10:32:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMNWNP
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Long Description:
From Ms. Gimble's obituary (link):

Lucille Gimble
April 25, 1913 - July 31, 2013
Services for Miss Lucille Gimble, age 100, of Tyler are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Bennie Portwood officiating. Interment will follow in New Harmony Cemetery. Miss Gimble died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. She was born on April 25, 1913, in Smith County to James Francis "Frank" and Minnie Eugenia Stanley Gimble and was a lifelong resident of the Tyler, Smith County area. Miss Gimble retired from the Cotton Belt Railroad and was a Baptist. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Josephine Gimble Parker, of Tyler; brothers, Eugene Gimble, of New Harmony, and Johnny Gimble and wife Barbara, of Dripping Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to service Saturday at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale. Memorials may be made to the Samaritan's Purse or The Salvation Army.

Significant events that occurred in her lifetime:
April 25, 1913 (her date of birth): Earl Bostic (American Jazz musician) and Douglas Mackieman (American spy and first CIA agent to be killed in the line of duty) were also born on this date.
1923: A whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine is developed.
1933: Hitler becomes German chancellor
1943: Selman Waksman discovers streptomycin and coins the term antibiotic.
1953: Rosalind Franklin (England), Francis Crick (England), and James Watson (US) discover the double-helical structure of DNA.
1963: President Kennedy shot and killed in Dallas, Tex. Lyndon B. Johnson becomes President same day
1973: A ceasefire is signed, ending involvement of American ground troops in the Vietnam War
1983: Sally K. Ride, 32, first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger
1993: Mosaic is developed by Marc Andreeson at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). It becomes the dominant navigating system for the World Wide Web, which at this time accounts for only 1% of all Internet traffic
2003: Space shuttle Columbia explodes, killing all 7 astronauts
2013: An enormous category 4 tornado hits several cities in Oklahoma, including Oklahoma City, Moore, and Newcastle. Moore is hardest hit. The city's Plaza Towers Elementary School is flattened. At least 24 people are killed in the storm. The tornado, stretching about a mile wide, is on the ground for 40 minutes.
July 31, 2013 (date of her death): At least ten people die as a result of a heatwave in the Shanghai which has recorded its highest temperatures on record, surpassing 40 °C (104 °F).

Location of Headstone: Cemetery

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