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Alabama's last known real daughter of the Confederacy buried in Cullman

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Norma Vivian Smith (center, seated) receives her certificate of membership for the United Daughters of the Confederacy in July 2010. Known as Alabama's last real daughter of the Confederacy, Smith was buried on Monday, January 9, 2012, in Cullman. (Submitted by Bettye Moore, president Joe Wheeler Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy)

Published: Monday, January 09, 2012

CULLMAN, Alabama --- Alabama's last known real daughter of Confederacy, Norma Vivian Smith, was buried today in Cullman. 

Smith, 89, who died Jan. 7, was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Denney, a soldier who fought in the Civil War as part of Company H in the 31st Alabama Infantry regiment. Smith's brother, Tyus, lives in Tarrant and is in his 90s. 

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