Dec. 4, 1915 Leatherwood Calhoun County Alabama, USA
Dec. 15, 1997 Leatherwood Calhoun County Alabama, USA
Emma Nora Leatherwood was born 04 Dec 1915 in Leatherwood (Calhoun), Alabama, and died 15 Dec 1997 in Leatherwood Crossroads (Calhoun), Alabama. She married (1) Elisha Thomas Powell, Junior 12 Dec 1933 in Leatherwood Residence (Leatherwood (Calhoun), Alabama), son of Elisha Powell and Mary Clark. He was born 26 Apr 1892 in Talladega (Talladega), Alabama, and died 09 Oct 1982 in Talladega (Talladega), Alabama. She married (2) Chester Rudolph Sims 17 Dec 1961 in Anniston (Calhoun) Alabama. He was born 26 Apr 1902 in Kansas, and died 02 Nov 1974 in Leatherwood (Calhoun), Alabama.
Services for Emma Leatherwood Powell Sims, 82, will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Eulaton First Baptist Church with Rev. Reggie Kirk officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Gray Brown- Service Mortuary & Crematory in charge. Mrs. Sims died Monday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include two sons, Elisah T. Powell III of Miami and Joseph R. Powell of Anniston ; s sister, Mildred Rust of Anniston; a brother, Neal Leatherwood of Anniston ; six grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren . Mrs. Sims, a Calhoun County native and life long resident, was a member of one of the oldest families in the region. She attended Eulaton First Baptist Church and was a housewife. Anniston Star.
More About Emma Nora Leatherwood: Burial: 18 Dec 1997, Eulaton (Calhoun), Alabama Burial Site: Eulaton (now First) Baptist Church, Calhoun County, Alabama Business: Lesley Furniture for years Education-College: Business College Education-High school: High School Graduate - Oxford High School Genealogy: Emma Nora Leatherwood Powell Simms, The Leatherwood Heritage Survey. Hobby: geneological research/travel Occupation: Secretary/Office manager Religion: Southern Baptist Residence: Leatherwood Crossroads all her life
Child: Elisha Thomas6 Powell III (Emma Nora5 Leatherwood, Joseph Woodard4, Mary Carolina "Mollie"3 Clough, William2, William1) was born 16 Nov 1934 in Leatherwood Crossroads (Calhoun), Alabama. He married Barbara Albond. She was born Sep 1930 in Duluth, Minnesota.
More About Elisha Thomas Powell III: Education-College: Auburn University Education-High school: 1952, Oxford High School Education - Advanced: B.A. University of Nebraska, Mathmatics Genealogy: Emma Nora Leatherwood Powell Simms, The Leatherwood Heritage Survey. Military Pension: 1979, USAF-R retired Military Rank: Major - USAF (Reserves) Military service: Pilot USAF Occupation: Pilot - Eastern Airlines
Children of Elisha Powell and Barbara Albond are: 1. Elizabeth Ann Powell, born 01 Oct 1959 in Lincoln, Nebraska. 2. Elisha Thomas Powell IV, born 05 May 1961 in Lincoln, Nebraska. 3. Benjamin Albond Powell, born Abt. 1967 in Homestead AFB, Florida.