100 - Myrtle F. Rhoades - Good Hope Cemetery - Franklin County, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 01.277 W 095° 12.821
15S E 293234 N 3655823
Quick Description: Myrtle F. Rhoades was born just a few days after the R.M.S. Titanic went down in the northern Atlantic Ocean.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2017 6:56:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMWW1Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Mrs. Rhoades shares a modern gray, granite headstone with her husband, Arnold B. Rhoades. Vases are on each side, and there is floral detail above both names:

Arnold B.
Jan. 27, 1911
Sept. 7, 2003

Myrtle F.
Apr. 19, 1912
Nov. 2, 2012

Significant events that occurred in her lifetime include:

1912 - Fenway Park (Boston) and Navin Field (Detroit, later Briggs Stadium and Tiger Stadium) open for baseball on the same day, April 20.
1922 - Pope Pius XI takes the keys to the kingdom after the death of Pope Benedict XV.
1932 - The Barrow Gang begin their lives of crime, ending with the deaths of Bonnie and Clyde in 1934.
1942 - "Reich Protector" Reinhard Heydrich is assassinated by the Czechs in Prague. The Nazi leadership's response is literally one of scorched earth.
1952 - The United States detonates the first hydrogen bomb.
1962 - Decca Records says "no" to The Beatles.
1972 - "The Godfather" premieres, with Marlon Brando in the title role.
1982 - Barney Clark receives the first permanent artificial heart, living for over a hundred days afterwards.
1992 - Stella Liebeck spills a cup of hot McDonald's coffee in her lap, and they're still talking about it today.
2002 - Queen Elizabeth II of England celebrates fifty years on the throne.
2012 - Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon, dies in August.
Location of Headstone: Good Hope Cemetery

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