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Dyer County TNGenWeb: Beech Grove Cemetery

This is an African American cemetery, located across Upper Finley Rd at Reeves Rd.

Please note that when it says [FHR] in the remarks column, the information comes from J. W. Curry and Son Funeral Home records.

Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Picture(s) Remarks
Chambers Agnes Jul 4 1902 in TN Jan 7 1931 n/a d: at Baird-Brewer Hosp., married, d/o Luke Depriest & Miss Greer both b: TN [FHR]
Fisher Jim H 1881 1959 n/a
Fizer Dinnie Oct 14 1889 Dec 13 1959 n/a Pvt Tn Co A. 158 Depot Brg WW1
Grier Mattie ----- in TN ---- n/a age 22, married, Funeral Jun 3 1915, d/o Fate Magausy and Joe Anna Light, both b: TN, (charge to Pete Grier) [FHR]
Johnson Flora Feb 16 1888 in MO Mar 2 1928 in Finley n/a Age 40, married, d/o John Jones b: NC [FHR]
Morgan Cal ----- in TN Jan 27 1919 n/a d: in Dyersburg, Age 35, Married, Farmer [FHR]
Smith Alma ----- in TN Oct 20 1920 n/a d: in Dyer Co., Age 14, Single, child of J. Smith & Miss Wynne? [FHR]
Smith Frank ----- in TN Jan 22 1919 n/a d: in Dyersburg, Age 59, Widower, Painter [FHR]
Thornton Lillie Mae Jan 23 1917 October 6 1965 n/a W/o Jake Thornton
Woodson Steve L Jr. September 11 1912 Mar 24 1963 n/a Pvt Tn US Army WW II

Thank you to James Woodley, who compiled this inventory and contributed it for use on this web site, and to Betty Stephens, for providing most of the tombstone photos.

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