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Duane Marble 1948
Duane Bradshaw Marble Born at 6 A.M., at 6 lbs. on April 10, 1929, to Lawrence and Mary Marble of 427 Liberty Street, Ashland, Ohio, (source Western Union telegram and birth certificate). Four years later, Duane's sister, Sybil Annette Marble was born on June 06, 1933 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Duane's childhood experiences occurred during the Great Depression. Lawrence and Mary divorced in the year 1937. Duane was 8 years old and Sybil was 4 years old. Mary Edna remarried on October 19, 1937 in Columbus, Mississippi to KENTON MAURICE MARBLE, son of DUANE Pierce MARBLE and MAGDALENA KNAPP. He was born March 12, 1912 in Ashland, Ohio, and died January 15, 1961 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Raised by his step dad, Uncle Kenton Maurice Marble, Duane grew up in Carrolton, the county seat of Pickens County, Alabama. Kent and Mary took many childhood photos of Duane and Sybil. The events of WWII occurred during Duane's early teenage years. In 1947, Duane graduated from Gordo High School, Gordo, Alabama. He received a letter of congratulations from the University of Alabama for his superior score in the Scholastic Aptitude Test, SAT. Military service: Bet. June 20, 1947 - June 22, 1950, "U.S. Navy, Communications Messenger"