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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

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Mary Charlene Poat, 28 years old, was from College Park, Georgia, the daughter of Ray and Azilee Grief Poat. A graduate of St. John’s High School in Paducah, Kentucky, she had been a stewardess with Southern Airways since 1964.  Her mother described her as "a very quiet girl, a very attractive girl." She was buried at St. John's Cemetery in Paducah, close to where she grew up.

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