Episode Seven

• Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery in Union County, North Carolina.
• Lakeland Memorial Park in Monroe, North Carolina.

In this episode, we will visit two cemeteries in the state of North Carolina. You’ll hear a short history about the city of Crab Orchard; and some history about the cemetery in Monroe—we’ll also step back in time to look at how weather forecasts came about.

Bertha E. Watkins:
Born January 10, 1891 – Died: December 25, 1935
While driving home from a church Christmas gathering (with her three of children, her sister, and her brother-in-law), the driver—not paying attention—made a right turn into death and destruction.

Johnny Carter Helms:
Born: October 4, 1931 Died: May 17, 1957
A young Air Force pilot who tragically lost his life in the U.S.

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