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Repass, Grace Anderson, 1909-1974



  • Existence: 1909 - 1974


Nellie Grace Anderson Repass, daughter of Rich and Helen Anderson, was born in Carter County, Tennessee on May 29, 1909. She married William Robert Repass on November 25, 1930 and resided in Johnson City, Tennessee. The couple had two daughters, Lucy and Mary.

Grace was a member of the Jonesborough chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She attained the rank of Grand Martha in that organization and traveled to chapters throughout East Tennessee. During the Second World War, Grace volunteered as a hostess for the United Service Organization. She also joined the Johnson City Business and Professional Women’s Association, serving as treasurer and was active in the Washington County Republican party. Grace died in April 1974.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lucy Repass McPherson and Grace Repass Scrapbooks

Identifier: AppMs-0285
Scope and Contents The Lucy Repass McPherson Collection consists of materials from three scrapbooks, only one of which is intact. Materials from Grace Repass’ scrapbook date from 1939 to 1948. These materials include personal correspondence from friends and family members and correspondence, ephemera, newsclippings, and programs relating to her membership in the Order of the Eastern Star as well as her activities in the United Service Organization, the Jonesboro Presbyterian Church, and the Washington County,...
Dates: 1939-1954