102 - Callie Jean Bailey - Small Cemetery - Edgewood, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 44.872 W 095° 51.409
15S E 232325 N 3626946
Quick Description: Callie Jean Bailey was born in 1903, the year that St. Pius X became pope, replacing Leo XIII.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/10/2015 7:06:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMQ38H
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
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Long Description:
The modern, gray, granite headstones for Mrs. Bailey and her husband, Oscar, share a common base, and they are separated by a block with the family name, "Bailey". Atop it is a permanent vase with a wedding bell and "Wed Nov. 4, 1922". Her headstone has an inscription panel, decorated with a cross and flowers, and it says:

Callie Jane
Aug. 24, 1903
June 29, 2006

Significant events in her lifetime include:

1903 - The Wright Brothers replace the hot air balloon with something a little more modern, making the world much smaller.
1913 - The Panama Canal is completed.
1923 - Kemal Atatürk is elected as the first president of Turkey.
1933 - Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany, but not for long, becoming dictator a few month later.
1943 - John F. Kennedy's PT-109 is sunk, and he responds heroically.
1953 - Jonas Salk announces a vaccine for polio, theoretically ending the ravages of this terrible disease.
1963 - President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, TX.
1973 - The Miami Dolphins complete a perfect season by winning Super Bowl VII.
1983 - The space shuttle Challenger flies for the first time.
1993 - Microsoft releases Windows for Workgroups.
2003 - Saddam Hussein is pulled out of a hole in Tikrit, Iraq.
2006 - Paul McCartney is still needed, turning sixty-four.
Location of Headstone: Small Cemetery - Edgewood, TX

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