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Emma Nora Leatherwood Powell Sims
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1915
Leatherwood
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA
Death: 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. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Woodard Leatherwood (1885 - 1959)
  Lydia Van Nance Leatherwood (1897 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Elisha Thomas Powell (1892 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Nora Leatherwood Powell Sims (1915 - 1997)
  Neal Woodard Leatherwood (1917 - 2000)*
  Mildred Julia Leatherwood Rust (1919 - 2000)*
  Joseph Dalton Leatherwood (1924 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eulaton First Baptist Church Cemetery
Oxford
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Dennis Ison
Originally Created by: mulder (inactive)
Record added: Sep 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15609022
Emma Nora <i>Leatherwood</i> Powell Sims
Added by: Dennis Ison
 
Emma Nora <i>Leatherwood</i> Powell Sims
Added by: Dennis Ison
 
 
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