TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS FROM BLACK CEMETERIES
IN CARROLL COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Compiled by Jonathan K. T. Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2000

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NEW HOPEWELL CEMETERY

Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church

LULAR W. FORD
May 19, 1922-november 28, 1997
In loving memory

WILLIE L. GORDON
PFC U.S. Army, World War II
March 10, 1923-January 30, 1983

LARMON RIVERS
July 27, 1927-August 30, 1994

WILLIAM T. RIVERS, no dates

JOE RIVERS
1890-1978

D/H. C. STATEM
May 11, 1911-August 17, 1981
I. B. STATEN
October 11, 1911-July 5, 1985

JOHN H. PEARSON
Died January 25, 1992

GENEVA PEARSON
1874-1985

Located behind the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church on the east side of Yuma Road about a mile south of Yuma proper and about four miles southeast of Clarksburg, Tennessee. The present brick building was erected in 1976.

D/JAMES H. WEATHERS
July 27, 1928-
LILLIE M. WEATHERS
November 16, 1929-December 8, 1994
married October 14, 1951
I traded my cross for a crown

ADA B. PARKER, Beloved Mother
March 12, 1912-August 17, 1984

JOHN M. BELEW
PFC U.S. Army, World War II
March 23, 1904-January 16, 1990

WILLIE D. GQRDON, JR.
1947-1978 Parham FH marker

JETTIE BUTLER
December 5, 1931-February 16, 1992
In God's care

D/GEORGE LUTEN
October 22, 1907-December 12, 1979
SYMANTHA LUTEN
May 13, 1907-June 18, 1982

KENDALL LEE "Pooh" STATEN
October 23, 1975-December 14, 1995

WADE CRIDER
PFC U.S. Army, World War I
1895-1982

 

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D/CLETUS OWENS
February 5, 1925-April 13, 1994
MEGGIE OWENS
September 17, 1926-

D/LEVSTER MELTON
March 6, 1904-
ROSIE LEE MELTON
June 6, 1910-August 23, 1995
married 1937

STEVE BAILY
May 5, 1956-October 28, 1989

D/CHESTER GOOCH
1910-1984
CRESSIE GOOCH
1909-

LARRY BAILY
U.S. Army
April 12, 1951-January 10, 1999

ROXIE GOOCH
1899-1998 Parham FH marker

ERMA LEE BAILEY
July. 15, 1943-June 10, 1996
In Godís care

LOUCEILLE JOHNSON
1927-1989 Parham FH marker

HENRY C. JOHNSON
April 7, 1924-August 8, 2000

ARDELL BAILEY
May 30, 1913-May 17, 1982

D/R. B. MORGAN
July 29, 1912-
RONIE O. MORGAN
November 16, 1915-July 19, 1987

 

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