Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Marker to be Dedicated in Georgia

Confederate soldier's grave to be marked at Bethel Methodist
From Staff Reports
Saturday, October 15, 2011

The Civil War Confederate marker for Marcellus E. Washington will be dedicated Oct. 22 at Bethel United Methodist Church near Senoia.

The program will start at 2 p.m. The marker will honor Washington's service in the Confederate Army. The marker will be unveiled at Bethel United Methodist Church.

The soldier was the son of Rufus Washington and the father of Pink and Grady Washington. Organizers are asking descendants to pass the word to other relatives about the service.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans and United Daughters of the Confederacy will be taking part in the service. Refreshments will be served.