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Joseph Noel Hand

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Joseph Noel Hand

Birth
Death
3 Feb 1980 (aged 74)
Burial
Heflin, Cleburne County, Alabama, USA GPS-Latitude: 33.6459583, Longitude: -85.5841722
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Son of Joseph Mercer Hand & Cecil Mary Fowler

Noel married Mary Harriet Moon on June 30, 1929, daughter of Jordan J. Moon and Nannie Harriett Hanson.

Joseph Noel & Mary Harriet Hand dedicated most of their lives to educating Cleburne County's children. Mr. hand was a teacher and/or principal in several of the county schools, including Hightower, Plainview, Ranburne, Macedonia, Pleasant Grove and Heflin. He spent 39 years in the Cleburne County School System, including l5 years as county Superintendent of Education. Mary also served several of the county schools as teacher, culminating her career as school librarian for the Cleburne County Elementary School. At Mr. Hand's death in l980, the following statement appeared in The Cleburne News, "J. Noel Hand, who is said to have had a greater impact on education in Cleburne County than anyone else, died in his home Sunday."

Quoted from "Notes for Joseph Noel Hand - by Annie J. Bentley at Genealogy.com"

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Joe and Mary's children:

Mary Jo Hand
Billy Jordan Hand
Noel Edward Hand
Perry Elbert Hand
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Son of Joseph Mercer Hand & Cecil Mary Fowler

Noel married Mary Harriet Moon on June 30, 1929, daughter of Jordan J. Moon and Nannie Harriett Hanson.

Joseph Noel & Mary Harriet Hand dedicated most of their lives to educating Cleburne County's children. Mr. hand was a teacher and/or principal in several of the county schools, including Hightower, Plainview, Ranburne, Macedonia, Pleasant Grove and Heflin. He spent 39 years in the Cleburne County School System, including l5 years as county Superintendent of Education. Mary also served several of the county schools as teacher, culminating her career as school librarian for the Cleburne County Elementary School. At Mr. Hand's death in l980, the following statement appeared in The Cleburne News, "J. Noel Hand, who is said to have had a greater impact on education in Cleburne County than anyone else, died in his home Sunday."

Quoted from "Notes for Joseph Noel Hand - by Annie J. Bentley at Genealogy.com"

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Joe and Mary's children:

Mary Jo Hand
Billy Jordan Hand
Noel Edward Hand
Perry Elbert Hand
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