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<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>Henrie Bernie, Undertaker, portrayed by Doug Kinslow</p><p>Henrie reports of the tragic deaths of Dr. N. H. Stewart and the Miller Family in Jenny Lind in 1890 at the hands of Charley Joplin. Joplin was infatuated with 14 year old Lula Miller and became convinced that Dr. Stewart was also interested in the young woman. Joplin murdered Lula, her father and mother and Dr. Stewart in Stewart’s dry good store before taking his own life.</p>

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Henrie Bernie, Undertaker, portrayed by Doug Kinslow

Henrie reports of the tragic deaths of Dr. N. H. Stewart and the Miller Family in Jenny Lind in 1890 at the hands of Charley Joplin. Joplin was infatuated with 14 year old Lula Miller and became convinced that Dr. Stewart was also interested in the young woman. Joplin murdered Lula, her father and mother and Dr. Stewart in Stewart’s dry good store before taking his own life.

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>Jessie Gibbs, Postmistress, portrayed by Mary Ann Gamble</p><p>“Miss Jessie” ran the company store and served as postmistress in Jenny Lind. Remembered for her patience and kindness with the children who visited the store who typically had no money for shopping. She allowed them to browse and always had time to visit with them. Children in the community enjoyed calling for their mail at the post office.</p>Buy Photo

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Jessie Gibbs, Postmistress, portrayed by Mary Ann Gamble

“Miss Jessie” ran the company store and served as postmistress in Jenny Lind. Remembered for her patience and kindness with the children who visited the store who typically had no money for shopping. She allowed them to browse and always had time to visit with them. Children in the community enjoyed calling for their mail at the post office.

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>Thelma Hendrix, Mother, portrayed by Rep. Charlotte Douglas</p><p>Parents of four sons: Dodson, Pink Cornelius, Bert G. and Jerry Henry. Through their acts of kindness and community minded spirit, they taught their sons their duty to God, their community and their country and all have volunteered and served in a variety of capacities. Their grandson Kelly Hendrix continues the family tradition of service today. Kelly is responsible for placing and replacing the flags that line the streets of Greenwood.</p>

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Thelma Hendrix, Mother, portrayed by Rep. Charlotte Douglas

Parents of four sons: Dodson, Pink Cornelius, Bert G. and Jerry Henry. Through their acts of kindness and community minded spirit, they taught their sons their duty to God, their community and their country and all have volunteered and served in a variety of capacities. Their grandson Kelly Hendrix continues the family tradition of service today. Kelly is responsible for placing and replacing the flags that line the streets of Greenwood.

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>Marjorie (Margie) Smith, newspaper columnist and Jenny Lind Historian, portrayed by granddaughter Heath Kovanovic</p><p>Margie was a popular columnist who wrote about life in Jenny Lind. She is remembered by her granddaughter as a loving grandmother who wrote poetry, gardened and shared stories with her grandchildren. Her granddaughter shared some of her original writings, including her list of her favorite childhood memories (playing school and house with best friend Laura Mae Decker, litters of kittens in the barn, the simple pleasures of a simpler time.) Through the sharing of her grandmother’s story, Heather painted a picture of the life of child growing up in Jenny Lind and a family’s devotion to and reverence of a beloved grandmother.</p>

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Marjorie (Margie) Smith, newspaper columnist and Jenny Lind Historian, portrayed by granddaughter Heath Kovanovic

Margie was a popular columnist who wrote about life in Jenny Lind. She is remembered by her granddaughter as a loving grandmother who wrote poetry, gardened and shared stories with her grandchildren. Her granddaughter shared some of her original writings, including her list of her favorite childhood memories (playing school and house with best friend Laura Mae Decker, litters of kittens in the barn, the simple pleasures of a simpler time.) Through the sharing of her grandmother’s story, Heather painted a picture of the life of child growing up in Jenny Lind and a family’s devotion to and reverence of a beloved grandmother.

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>John Keller, Blacksmith, portrayed by Bob Turner</p><p>John Keller born 1847 in Virginia. Died 1913 in Sebastian County. At age 15 joined Arkansas Second Calvary, probably learned his blacksmithing skills in the Calvary. Community leader and businessman Built Keller Bldg at corner of Old Hgwy 71 and Gate Nine Road in 1907 Blacksmiths forged shoes for horses and built may items needed for rural life and work in the mines. Integral to Jenny Lind Community.</p>

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

John Keller, Blacksmith, portrayed by Bob Turner

John Keller born 1847 in Virginia. Died 1913 in Sebastian County. At age 15 joined Arkansas Second Calvary, probably learned his blacksmithing skills in the Calvary. Community leader and businessman Built Keller Bldg at corner of Old Hgwy 71 and Gate Nine Road in 1907 Blacksmiths forged shoes for horses and built may items needed for rural life and work in the mines. Integral to Jenny Lind Community.

<p>PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY</p><p>Mary Jane Yadon Condren, portrayed by Tanya Smith</p><p>Came to Jenny Lind in 1849 as the 16 year old wife of Alford Condren. Her daughter Adela married blacksmith John Keller. During the Civil War, while her husband was away fighting for the Confederate cause, Federal soldiers forced her to prepare all the food they had stored and feed it to them. After that she hid all the family food in a hollow log up on a mountain behind the house. She went nightly to sneak provisions out of the log. She and her friends carried provisions to the Confederate troops in bags tied and hidden under their hoops skirts.</p>

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Mary Jane Yadon Condren, portrayed by Tanya Smith

Came to Jenny Lind in 1849 as the 16 year old wife of Alford Condren. Her daughter Adela married blacksmith John Keller. During the Civil War, while her husband was away fighting for the Confederate cause, Federal soldiers forced her to prepare all the food they had stored and feed it to them. After that she hid all the family food in a hollow log up on a mountain behind the house. She went nightly to sneak provisions out of the log. She and her friends carried provisions to the Confederate troops in bags tied and hidden under their hoops skirts.

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Henrie Bernie, Undertaker, portrayed by Doug Kinslow

Henrie reports of the tragic deaths of Dr. N. H. Stewart and the Miller Family in Jenny Lind in 1890 at the hands of Charley Joplin. Joplin was infatuated with 14 year old Lula Miller and became convinced that Dr. Stewart was also interested in the young woman. Joplin murdered Lula, her father and mother and Dr. Stewart in Stewart’s dry good store before taking his own life.

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Jessie Gibbs, Postmistress, portrayed by Mary Ann Gamble

“Miss Jessie” ran the company store and served as postmistress in Jenny Lind. Remembered for her patience and kindness with the children who visited the store who typically had no money for shopping. She allowed them to browse and always had time to visit with them. Children in the community enjoyed calling for their mail at the post office.

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Thelma Hendrix, Mother, portrayed by Rep. Charlotte Douglas

Parents of four sons: Dodson, Pink Cornelius, Bert G. and Jerry Henry. Through their acts of kindness and community minded spirit, they taught their sons their duty to God, their community and their country and all have volunteered and served in a variety of capacities. Their grandson Kelly Hendrix continues the family tradition of service today. Kelly is responsible for placing and replacing the flags that line the streets of Greenwood.

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Marjorie (Margie) Smith, newspaper columnist and Jenny Lind Historian, portrayed by granddaughter Heath Kovanovic

Margie was a popular columnist who wrote about life in Jenny Lind. She is remembered by her granddaughter as a loving grandmother who wrote poetry, gardened and shared stories with her grandchildren. Her granddaughter shared some of her original writings, including her list of her favorite childhood memories (playing school and house with best friend Laura Mae Decker, litters of kittens in the barn, the simple pleasures of a simpler time.) Through the sharing of her grandmother’s story, Heather painted a picture of the life of child growing up in Jenny Lind and a family’s devotion to and reverence of a beloved grandmother.

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

John Keller, Blacksmith, portrayed by Bob Turner

John Keller born 1847 in Virginia. Died 1913 in Sebastian County. At age 15 joined Arkansas Second Calvary, probably learned his blacksmithing skills in the Calvary. Community leader and businessman Built Keller Bldg at corner of Old Hgwy 71 and Gate Nine Road in 1907 Blacksmiths forged shoes for horses and built may items needed for rural life and work in the mines. Integral to Jenny Lind Community.

PHOTO BY MICHAEL STROMLEY

Mary Jane Yadon Condren, portrayed by Tanya Smith

Came to Jenny Lind in 1849 as the 16 year old wife of Alford Condren. Her daughter Adela married blacksmith John Keller. During the Civil War, while her husband was away fighting for the Confederate cause, Federal soldiers forced her to prepare all the food they had stored and feed it to them. After that she hid all the family food in a hollow log up on a mountain behind the house. She went nightly to sneak provisions out of the log. She and her friends carried provisions to the Confederate troops in bags tied and hidden under their hoops skirts.

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