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The text on the far left:
George Washington Heath …. great grand father
Joseph Utter…great uncle
James Marion Utter…. grand father
Pictures left to right
James Brown …. grand father in law ~ Clifford Brown….. father in law
John Race ….family friend ~ Clarence (Petes) Heath ….uncle
Charles Heath….uncle ~ Norman Utter…. brother
Wayne Utter…..brother (army) ~ James Utter….. brother
Slyvester Young… brother in law ~ Charles Decker….. brother in law
Donald Hehe….. brother in law ~ William Field….. brother in law
John L Race…..family friend ~ Johnnie Utter….self
Herbert Whitham ….cousin ~ Terry Heath……cousin
Stephen Utter…. Brother ~ James (Jamie) Utter …nephew
Matthew Heath… second cousin ~ Hayden Messacar…. grand nephew
A couple more notes.
The board that the pictures are on is from an ash tree and measures 9’ 8”long, 19” tall, and 2 ¾” thick.
My mom, Louella Utter, had two brothers and two sons at the same time.
Petes Heath in the Philippines
Charles Heath in Germany
Norman Utter in Iwo Jima
Wayne Utter in Hawaii
Later James Utter served while Norman Utter was in Japan and Wayne Utter still in Hawaii.
Stephen Utter was sent home from Vietnam after receiving two Purple Hearts.
Terry Heath served four years in Vietnam was sent home after life threatening injures with a Purple Heart.
Text on right:
Harley B Utter….father. Draft papers to serve in WWI. Signed one day and the war was over the next day. Wasn’t needed.