Written by Jimmie Epling   

Tree Planting in Memory of Mr. Russell M. Washington 

In memory of former Cooperative Extension Agent Russell M. Washington, a sycamore tree was planted on the grounds of the Darlington Branch of the Darlington County Library System.  The December 8th ceremony was organized by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and the City of Darlington.  It was attended by members of Mr. Washington's family, students from St. John's Elementary School, and local dignitaries. Ms. Alma Harris, County Extension Agent presided over the ceremony.

Member of Mr. Washington's Family  

Mr. Washington's Family with the newly planted sycamore tree and memorial stone 

 

Mr. Washington's Family 

Mr. Washington's Family 

 

Darlington Mayor Pro-Tem Coleman Cannon 

Darlington Mayor Pro-Tem Coleman Cannon 

 

Karen Moreau, Retired Darlington Branch Children's Librarian 

Karen Moreau, Retired Darlington Branch Children's Librarian 

 

 Children from St. John's Elementary School 

 Ms. Alma Harris, County Extension Agent, and the Children from St. John's Elementary School

 

 

Last Updated ( Sunday, 15 December 2013 )