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By John Davis

More notables in the cemetery


December 13, 2016

As a boy, I always wondered about the source of the street names in my town, and about the men after whom they were named. My recent investigation into the Worland cemetery has provided me with interesting new information.

One of the longer streets in Worland is Howell Avenue. This street, running mostly parallel to Big Horn Avenue for some 20 blocks, was named for J. Ashby Howell, who died and was buried in our cemetery in 1940. Howell was a popular fellow in Worland, with a wide range of friends (including Sadie and Charlie Worland). He arrived here early, and was promptly placed on Worla...

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