Bee Branch Methodist Church

                          Omega township, Iuka, Marion Co., IL

                                                                 

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   We are looking for photos of people and/or places from around Kinmundy & Alma.  Can you help?

Or maybe you have stories or memories from the "Good Old Days"?  What do YOU remember?

        The Kinmundy Historical Society would be honored to preserve your memories and stories.  We also have the

equipment to scan (or copy) your photos so that they may be enjoyed now as well as for generations yet to come!

        We would love to hear from you!  For more information, please contact: 

       

   Dolores (Ford) Mobley Dolores@ford-mobley.com

                       208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL  62530; (217) 625-7527

            or

           

            Gladys (Corrie) See gsee49@yahoo.com

                                         408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731

 


 

"Bee Branch Church, the first in the township, was erected in 1845, on section 30."

("History of Marion and Clinton Counties" published in 1881)

 

    Bee Branch Methodist Church    

 


 

 

The older ladies of Bee Branch - Siloam neighborhood at the Presgrove's 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 12, 1933.

Pictured (L to R): Mrs. Barksdale, Mrs. Copple, Jane Hadden (who was Ruby Shaffer's grandmother), Fanny Hadden (sister to Jane),

 Mrs. Charlie Millican (who passed away just one month later), and Alice Crundwell

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

  Bee Branch United Methodist Church

 

Bee Branch United Methodist Church interior

 

 

Youth at Bee Branch United Methodist Church

 

Wedding Anniversary celebration for Clarence & Hattie Barksdale with their son H.J. Barksdale & his family

at Bee Branch United Methodist Church

 

 

Bee Branch United Methodist Church cemetery

 

Bee Branch United Methodist Church cemetery

 


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