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Marietta Warren (1918-2008)
Marietta Warren was born in Rockingham County, NC on April 10, 1918. She was the daughter of George Dillard Warren (1879-1939) and Lena Alice Hundley Warren (1895-1975). She lived most of her youth on Beckham Church Road in Henry County, VA. She married Floyd William "Bill" Smith in 1935. She graduated from the Southern School of Beauty Culture in Norfolk, attended Boyd's School of Commerce, George Washington University, and Patrick Henry Community College. During her career, she worked for the Jobbers Pants Company, Rae's Beauty Salon, in the civil service with the Navy in Washington, DC during World War II, was secretary to the late Dr. Francis Teague for 25 years, and worked in the Spanish Lab at Patrick Henry Community College for 3 years. She was a member of McCabe Memorial Baptist Church since 1940 where she served as music director for 35 years, Sunday school teacher for more than 60 years, was also organist, pianist, choir director, and church historian. She was a sweet and very special lady. Marietta died June 3, 2008 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Martinsville. REAMEY WINN

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