101 - Ethel Lilian Woods - Union City, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 35° 23.433 W 097° 57.285
14S E 594927 N 3916856
Quick Description: Centenarian Ethel Lilian Woods is interred in Union City Cemetery, west of Union City, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2021 2:57:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM13NRR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
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Long Description:
Ethel Lilian Woods is interred by her husband Robert on the west edge of Union City Cemetery. She was born in Union City in 1914, the year that The War To End All Wars erupted, and passed away here in 2016, a few months after her 101st birthday. During her long life she witnessed many events, including:

1915 - Age 1 - First US coast-to-coast long-distance call, by Bell and Watson
1925 - Age 11 - John Scopes on trial for teaching evolution
1935 - Age 21 - Adolf Hitler orders reinstatement of the Luftwaffe
1945 - Age 31 - Adolf Hitler commits suicide; WWII ends
1955 - Age 41 - Elis Presley makes his television debut
1965 - Age 51 - Voting Rights Act passed
1975 - Age 61 - US forces evacuate from South Vietnam
1985 - Age 71 - debut of the Internet Domain Name System
1995 - Age 81 - Internet now entirely privatized
2005 - Age 91 - Provisional IRA announces end of armed hostilities
2015 - Age 101 - Rubella eradicated from the American continents
Location of Headstone: Union City Cemetery

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