Lt. Clifford L. James Forgive this late return note to you. I have linked his memorial to the cenotaph in the Oakboro Cemetery. I wish I knew which unit and division he served. My father was with the 4th Marine Division. He was on Saipan and earned a Silver and Bronze Star.
RE: Malinda Evelyn Austin Fowler James Cliff - I see how you spelled out who was who here in this message (I didn't see that at the library - did not sign into my account there and today, I did finally create one for the library but have not begun to use it yet). Nice picture of Reuben at his memorial page (that you posted). He preached my great-great grandmother's funeral (per obit) - she is buried at Clear Creek (Mecklenburg Co., NC).
RE: Malinda Evelyn Austin Fowler James Hello Cliff - No, I do not have any other photos of the funeral, in fact, that is the only photo of a funeral in Rev. Drane's photo collection and when I was re-looking at it recently I decided that it definitely needed to be on Find A Grave. Do you think that is Rev. James with his head bowed?
RE: Mary Whittington Vannoy I always take cemetery pictures when traveling, which means I have taken a good many in more or less random cemeteries in places I'm simply passing through. Reddies River, however, was an intentional destination. I have lots of ancestors buried in Wilkes County and spent several days taking pictures there. Most of my direct ancestors from Wilkes County are buried in Cross Roads Primitive Baptist Church. I think there are some Vannoys in my charts, btw, but they're distant and through marriage. (I'm probably going to visit Wilkes County again this summer for the annual gathering of descendants of Yankee John Church.)