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Tag: Woodbine Cemetery


Puyallup City Council accepts $45,000 for child memorial at Woodbine Cemetery

The Puyallup City Council accepted a donation of roughly $45,000 Tuesday night to build a memorial in Woodbine Cemetery for Charlie and Braden Powell and other children who have died.

The funds were raised through donations to Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County in the wake of the Powell boys’ tragic deaths.

Charlie, 7, and Braden, 5, were killed by their father, Josh, in February when he struck them with a hatchet and blew up the house he rented in the Graham area. He also died in the explosion.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department bought gravesites alongside where the boys are

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