Annabel Morris Buchanan was born October 22, 1888 in Groesbeck, Texas. She was a talented musician and folklorist. Growing up, she was granted a scholarship to the Landon Conservatory in Dallas due to her talent and graduated with honors in 1906.
Evelyn Lawrence was a woman of extreme impact and honor within the community. She was born November 13, 1915. She attended the Carnegie High School located in Marion and then went on to attend Gary High School in West Virginia.
On August 29th, 1868 Laura Lu Scherer Copenhaver was born in Columbus, Texas and in 1871, her family returned back to Southwest Virginia. Laura attended the Marion Female College, the college her father started and after her graduation, she returned to work as a teacher at the school.