1923


Jule Christian Spach

Jule Spach, born December 21, 1923 in Winston-Salem, N.C. and married for 68 years to Nancy Clendenin Spach. Jule is a World War II veteran and piloted a B-24 Liberator in multiple missions over Italy before parachuting into the Mediterranean Sea, and subsequent capture by the Germans. He was imprisoned in Stalag Luft […]

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Julia Neal Sykes

Julia Neal Sykes was born on October 15, 1923 on a tenant farm in southern Mecklenburg County near the Buster Boyd Bridge.  Her childhood dream was to become a teacher and she overcame financial and circumstantial hardships to achieve that goal.  She was married to the late R.B. Sykes for over 30 years.  After the passing of […]


Marshall Rauch

Marshall Arthur Rauch Date of Birth:  February 2, 1923 Place of Birth:  Long Island, NY Married 64 years to Jeanne Girard Rauch Father of Johnny, Ingrid, Mark, Pete, and Stephanie Retired CEO of Rauch Industries; Former member of North Carolina State Senate

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Alice Wood

Alice Ragan Wood DOB:  May 30, 1923 Place of Birth:  Gaston County, North Carolina Married 43 to David Wood; Mother of David Wood Retired after 40 years as an elementary school teacher