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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

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Rachel Lynette Arnold was born in 1923 in Calhoun, Kentucky. She was a graduate of the Davis County Hospital School of Nursing in Owensboro, Kentucky. During the Second World War she served as a second lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps. She was 47 when she died with her husband, Charles, in the plane crash. The couple was survived by four daughters: Cathy, Robin, Cindy, and Tracy.

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