Tag: Dowd Cemetery
Murder of Aubrey Prince
For the last thirty years my parents and I have had to take care of Dowd Cemetery out from Maud in Tunica County. One of those tombstones at Dowd belongs to a young man named Aubrey Prince. Like the few memorials left in that cemetery after it was destroyed in the eighties, it is broken.…
John H. McMullen
John H. McMullen was born March 5, 1923 according to his tombstone, but on the application for a headstone, it was changed in ink to 1922 so the year could be either one. In the 1930 U.S. Census, his birth year is listed as 1922. John McMullen enlisted for the duration of the war at…
Essie B. Easley. Dowd Cemetery, Tunica County
During World War II, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and received high grades on his work with the 401st Quartermaster Truck Company.