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

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



            Gladys (Corrie) See

                                         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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