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 Lowney Turner Handy

Lowney Turner Handy

Birth
Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Death 27 Jun 1964 (aged 60)
Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Burial Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 21724 · View Source
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Founder and leader of the Handy Writer's Colony in Marshall, Illinois. She would take in promising young writers and help them develop their skills. Her most famous student was James Jones who wrote, among other books, 'From Here to Eternity' and 'The Thin Red Line'.


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  • Added: 18 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21724
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lowney Turner Handy (16 Apr 1904–27 Jun 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21724, citing Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .