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 HOPE CEMETERY II

Located on the east side of U.S. Highway 70 about 9Ĺ miles northeast of Gibson, Tennessee. After the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church was relocated in the early 1940s burials were made in this new New Hope Cemetery. The church itself, a brick building (1942) is located on U.S. Highway 70 a short distance west of the cemetery.

IZORA CARTER ANDERS
Sept. 4, 1905-Oct. 24, 1993
In Godís care

DORRIS CARTER
Mar. 4, 1913-Apr. 6, 1999
Bond FH marker

D/ALBERT ALGEE
1885-1973
NETTIE C. ALGEE
1886-1971

D/HALLARD CARTER
1894-1966
ADA B. CARTER
1892-1986
married Mar. 24, 1910

D/FARRIES CARTER
Mar. 28, 1899-Oct. 2, 1990
PEOLIA CARTER
Aug. 22, 1905-May 9, 1972
Together forever

ROBERT BOONE CARTER, father
Apr. 18, 1920-Oct. 14, 1972

FARRIES J. CARTER
Jan. 28, 1926-May 18, 1993
I am with you always

CHARLES V. CARTER
Sgt US Army, Korea
June 22, 1930-Oct. 26, 1983

JAMES N. BLEDSOE
PFC US Army, W. W. 2
Aug. 7, 1919-Mar. 28, 1991

STEPHEN J. HILLSMAN
Apr. 30, 1969-June 10, 1991
In Godís care

WILLIAM WALTER HALE
Apr. 14, 1912-Jan. 26, 1986

D/ALEX KIRBY
Mar. 16, 1924-Feb. 5, 1993
IDA MAE KIRBY
Dec. 22, 1924-
Joy comes in the morning

TICE BLEDSOE
PFC US Army, W.W.II
Oct. 11, 1909-Jan. 16, 1988

MATTIE BLEDSOE ELLERSON
July 14, 1910-Oct. 14, 199O
Have faith in God

DARREN CRAIG WILLIAMS
Aug. 17, 1969-Dec. 26, 1984

BENNIE HART
Jan. 10, 1936-Oct. 25, 1996

RICHARD LEE WILLIAMS
PVT US Army, W.W.II
Feb. 16, 1926-Apr. 4, 1980

MRS. LAURA W. CRAYTON
Aug. 14, 1922-Feb. 16, 1999
FH marker

 

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CORDIE KIRBY
SP4 US Army
Apr . 28, 1920-Jan. 24, 1995

WILLIAM HUTCH
Cpl US Marine Corps, W.W.II
Oct. 21, 1925-Oct. 28, 1981

LOUIS JONES
July 11, 1888-Jan. 18, 1982
Beloved father & Grandfather

D/I. J. "Ike" JONES
Sept . 28, 1902-Feb. 25, 1994
GRACE B. JONES
Feb. 12, 1913-Dec. 27, 1996

BERNICE ROBERSON
May 8, 1934-Mar. 4, 1994
In loving memory

JOHN ROBERSON
died July 17, 1996 aged 86 year
FH marker

D/OLLIE BOLTON
Mar. 10, 1910-Oct. 9, 1983
NEVA BOLTON
Dec. 17, 1913-Aug. 12, 1996

D/WILLIE D. McCOLLUM
died Oct. 21, 1991
OTHA CLARK
died May 20, 1990

D/JAMES S. GREER
Dec. 2, 1923-Feb. 6, 1998
LOUELLA M. GREER
Apr 25, 1926-
married Oct. 28, 1945
Memory lane

D/JOHNNIE B. WOODSON, father
1917-1983
DELLA WOODSON, mother
1916-1991
Eternal memories

FLOSSIE LEE WOODSON, wife
Nov. 6, 1918-Jan. 8, 1986
Love goes with you, our souls wait to join you

D/PATRICK KELLY, Son
Dec. 4, 1979-Dec. 4, 1979
PATRICIA D. KELLY, mother
Dec. 4, 1950-

D/A. D. BLEDSOE , Daddy
Feb. 2, 1908-Oct. 13, 1997
ANNIE L. BLEDSOE , Mama
May 8, 1911-Mar. 24, 1996

D. W. NESBITT
Oct. 27, 1920-Jan. 29, 1996 FH marker

SAMUEL M. SPRATT
July 15, 1885-Oct. 31, 1985

CLYDE WHITE
1923-1992
Baskerville FH marker

ISOLAR CLARK, , mother
Feb. 25, 1887-Sept. 20, 1985

D/JOHN H. McCOLLUM
1898-1964
NADINE McCOLLUM
1909-1984

STEVIE L. NESBITT
June 16, 1955-Mar. 30, 1996
Asleep in Jesus

CORA LEE OWENS
Jan. 31, 1911-July 7, 1987
wife of J. C.

RONALD WOODSON, SR.
Feb. 4, 1913-June 12, 1995

EDWARD STRAYHORN
Nov. 9, 1950-Sept. 13, 1989

D/ODELL THOMAS
1905-
LEBERTA THOMAS
1911-1955

MISS ALBERTA STRAYHORN
May 10, 1910-Jan. 29, 1943

ELLA C. KNOX, mother
1861-1943

GEORGE NEAL WEBB
Jan. 12, 1910-Jan. 31, 1980 At rest

EDNA WEBB
Oct. 25, 1913-

JOHN HENRY WOODSON
Georgia Cpl 3021 Base Unit AAF W.W.II
Feb. 25, 1918-Nov. 2, 1970

D/CHARLES WOODSON
died 1968
LUCINDA WOODSON
1898-1979

NANNIE FUQUA, mother
1886-1970

JIM PORTER
1877-1945 At rest

 

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P/PORTER HENRY P. H. PEOPLES
Apr. 9, 1925-
GIRTIE B. PEOPLES
Mar. 3, 1926-Dec. 22 1997

MARVIN DALLAS DUNE
Sgt US Army, W.W.II
Oct. 10, 1920-Aug. 6, 1989

DEBRA ANDERS ROBINSON
PFC W.W.II
1960-1985

D/HENRY J. GREER
July 30, 1900-Mar. 12, 1963
ELIZA GREER, WIFE
Dec. 26, 1904-June 28, 1970

FRED STRAYHORN
July 30, 1905-Dec. 8, 1959
Rest in peace

D/GOLDIE STRAYHORN, father
1885-1959
NINA STRAYHORN, mother
1891-1943

HATTIE STRAYHORN
1888-1967

ALBERT STRAYHORN
Aug. 29, 1912-JUfle 5, 1963

D/NEWT McVEAY, father
1881-1962
VICTORIA McVEAY, mother
1885-1947 At rest

WONZA I. THOMPSON
Colorado PVT 815 pioneer Inf. W.W.I
Dec. 27, 1897-Feb. 9, 1952

ALEX PHARIS BARKSDALE
TN PFC 390 OH Truck Co., W.W.II
Feb. 19, 1923-Apr. 3, 1955

D/PERNIAH CARTER, mother
1860-1945
ELVIS E. CARTER, son
1888-1944 At rest

CORA WOODSON
1858-1956 At rest

EDNA LEE WOODSON
July 8, 1910-Apr. 1, 1964 At rest

CURLIE WOODSON
1923 -1944

LEWIS WOODSON
1887-1964

GEORGIA D. WOODSON
1892-1981

P/BILL PARKER
1870-1946
DORA PARKER
1891-1953

CURTIS BELEW
1864-1952

Rev. LUTHER J. ANDERS
Oct. 14, 1905-May 3, 1980

L. S. WOODSON, Brother
1909-1976

JOHNNIE WARNER WOODSON
Cpl US Army, Korea
Apr. 17, 1927-Apr. 23, 1978

SONJIA RENEE McCOLLUM
Nov. 19, 1968-Jan. 31, 1980

CORA LEE McCOLLUM, mother
Mar. 19, 1877-Feb. 16, 1966

JOHN D. McCOLLUM
died Dec. 13, 1964 aged 66 yrs. FH marker

FRED WEBB
Apr. 7, 1900-June 1 (year chipped)

FATE JORDAN
1855-1945 At rest

ANNA MOORE, mother
1890-1942

JOHN Q. PEARSON
Nov. 2, 1894-July 31, 1967

BOB BELL, Loving father
Dec. 12, 1884-Feb. 13, 1951

D/JAMES ROBERSON, SR.
1874-1959
LUCY ROBERSON
1874-1961 (a fallen stone)

MELVIN WEBB
1894-1956

HATTIE WEBB
1896-19__

NUTE SEATS, JR.
1924-1944 At rest

UNER PARKER , mother
1897-1962

D/LUTHER NESBITT
1876-1948
MATTIE JANE NESBITT
1881-1947

JIM PORTER
1877-1945 At rest

 

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D/EPPIE SEATS, mother
188 2-1963
NEWT SEATS, father
1879-1952

LAURA SPELLINGS
July 4, 1872-June 1, 1953

FRIDAY C. CAGE
Aug. 8, 1860-Feb. 18, 1951

WILLIAM CAGE
1883-1963

VERNELL ALGEE BELL
Feb. 22, 1910-Apr. 1, 1942
In loving memory

BURTON PHILLIPS
Mar. 14, 1882-May 6, 1959

MYRA L. PHILLIPS
Nov. 20, 1886-Mar. 23, 1969

D/THOMAS H. PEOPLES, SR., father
Oct . 19, 1886-
MAUDE D. PEOPLES
Nov. 22, 1890-June 15, 1965

MARY HILLSMAN
1912-1947

WILLIAM PATTERSON
died Mar. 15, 1979 age 84 yrs.
FH marker

D/OLVIN WALLICK
1911-
QUEENIE WALLICK
1909-1969

One tombstone:
COLEY RUST, father
1902-1945
WILLIE RUST, mother
1903-
WELBERT RUST, son
1921-19__

WILLIE ALGEE
TN PVT 510 Engrs, W.W.I
Feb. 12, 1889-Sept. 30, 1946

D/JAMES P. HOWARD
Mar. 24, 1903-Aug . 6, 1961
OPHELIA HOWARD
Mar. 7, 1910-

SINNIA McCOLLUM PATTERSON
July 30, 1895-Feb. 23, 1957
In loving memory

YANCY ANDERS
July 4, 1900-Nov. 8, 1963

HOBERT BLEDSOE
1898-1977

D/LONNIE BLEDSOE
1888 -1972
LILLIAN BLEDSOE
1889-1974
Till we shall meet and never part

DELPHIA SPRAGGINS LUTER
Jan. 9, 1928-Feb. 18, 1952

WILLIAM ARTHUR LUTER
June 21, 1949-Mar. 13, 1950

JANE JONES
Jan. 5, 1861-Jan. 17, 1966

HARRISON SMITH
May 9, 1893-Sept. 13, 1951

SADIE E. CAGE CULBERSON
Mar. 2, 1908-Oct. 6, 1997

JOHN Q. CULBERSON
Nov. 2, 1894-July 31, 1967

MYRTLE LEE CULBERSON
Sept . 18, 1910-Dec. 11, 1949
In loving memory

ARABELLA CLARK TAYLOR
Jan. 1, 1900-Oct. 19, 1949

HARRISON PEOPLES, SR.
Feb. 20, 1920-Dec. 26, 1979

ROOSEVELT LANDEN
1879-1903

MARY HALL
died May 16, 1971 aged 76 yrs. FH marker

SIDDIE M. PRATT
June 20, 1900-July 24, 1985

MATTIE W. ALGEE
Feb. 20, 1900-Jan. 2, 1971

D/CRIM E. PEOPLES
1890-1968
MATTIE L. PEOPLES
1897-1977 Together forever
Erected by Jr. H. Peoples

JAMES R. STRAYHORN
US Army, W.W.II
June 7, 1916-Feb. 28, 1972

SIDONIA STRAYHORN
Jan. 17, 1889-Sept. 17, 1977

JOHN STRAYHORN
Jan. 15, 1887-Mar. 20, 1981

 

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SANDRA L. WILLIAMS
June 9, 1944-Feb. 9, 1997
Love lives on
her image etched on tombstone

JAMES ESTERS ANDERS
1903-1953

LUCIL OFILLER TURNER
Apr. 15, 1913-Sept. 9, 1950

D/WILL ANDERS
1866-1948
POLLY ANDERS
1889-1961

DEADON ANDERS, father
1850-1946 At rest

WILL ANDREWS
1884-1942 At rest

LEALUR GREER
Aug. 4, 1892-Sept. 22, 1983

J. M. GREER
Mar. 1, 1872-May 9, 1953

HUGH L. McCOLLUM
TN PVT 157 Dep Brig, W.W.I
Oct. 23, 1893-Feb. 23, 1946

SAM JACKSON
1862-Mar. 6, 1946

MYRTLE MOORE DONNELL, mother
Dec. 25, 1914-June 19, 1972

HOBERT WILLIAMS
Feb. 15, 1902-Aug. 22, 1973

BERTHA E. DUKE, mother
Dec. 22, 1882-July 29, 1968
Gone but not forgotten

LONNIE B. CLARK
TN PFC 808 Pioneer Inf., W.W.I
Oct. 23, 1893-Feb. 23, 1946

PRESTON DUKE, father
1878-1946

WILL GREEN, husband
1872-1945
Gone but not forgotten

KATTIE GREEN, Beloved mother
July 5, 1882-Mar. 10, 1983

PEARLINE ELAM GILLIAM
Jan. 11, 1919-Nov. 12, 1949
In loving memory

JOHN M. PEOPLES
Apr. 1888-Sept. 1946

LEAVIE WILLIAMS
Sept. 20, 1895-Feb. 2, 1966

TALTON WILLIAMS
Jan. 7, 1892-Aug. 27, 1962

Rev . A. V WILLIAMS
7-17-19-1-1-1974 FH marker

LUCILLE BELEW
May 23, 1916-Sept. 12, 1964

NAOMIA VONNER
Nov. 22, 1933-Nov. 14, 1969

TENNIE BRAMLEY, mother
1892-1967
Precious memories to her children

JIM B. BRAMLEY
PFC US Army, W.W.II
1921-1985

ELNORA ALGEE ANDERS, mother
May 11, 1914-May 21, 1994
From children Laverne and Sammy

MARY ETTA SPRATT
1868-1961

HAFFORD FOSTER
July 15, 1906-Aug. 29, 1957

BENNIE S. FACEN
TN PVT 6 Co 1431 Reception Cen, W.W.II
Dec. 9, 1917-Jan. 29, 1955

DONNIE DUKE, son
1950-1954

Mr. FONNIE ROBINSON
Feb. 26, 1892-Oct. 26, 1978

BRO. CLYDE WHITE
May 4, 1923-July 4, 1992

WADE WHITE
1877-1968

LULA A. JONES
Dec. 20, 1875-May 7, 1978

L. VEE WEBB
Sept. 11, 1907-Oct. 27, 1981

FRANKIE ROBERSON
1928-1976

CURLEY CUNNINGHAM
1912-1969

WILTON CARTER
1915-1977

VIRGIE LEE ALGEE
died Mar. 15, 1976

 

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JAMES J. ANDERS
TN TEC 5 Co B 25 Sig HV Cons En W.W.II
Feb 28, 1924-Sept 22, 1954

BOOKER T. GILLESPIE
no dates

BOBBIE L. WILLIS, mother
1903-1943 At rest

JOYCE A. COLLINS
died Nov. 11, 1966 aged 28 yrs. FH marker

D/LOVIE J. LONG
July 21, 1906-May 22, 1983
SHELLIE LONG
May 30, 1901-Oct. 28, 1965

JAMES H. STEWARD
June 3, 1935-Jan. 3, 1985

D/LEVI BRYANT
1869- 1965
BERTHA BRYANT
1891-1959

FRED ALLEN STEWARD
Dec. 10, 1936-Dec. 27, 1959

OTHA NESBITT
died June 29, 1976 aged 62 yrs. FH marker

GEORGE CLARK
1899-1976

LEO PEARSON
1919-1969
In loving memory

MRS. WILLIE CLEAVES
died April 17, 1975 aged 76 yrs. FH marker

HOLLIS E. PEOPLES
July 27, 1919-October 11, 2000
FH marker

ILA MAE NESBITT
1913-2000 FH marker

J. L. McCOLLUM
PVT US Army, W.W.II
Apr. 23, 1917-Apr. 25, 1975

SIDNEY STRAYHORN
May 23, 1914-Dec. 16, 1971

Rev. ROBERT JONES
Jan. 5, 1907-Sept. 13, 1967

LOLA JONES
1905-1978

JAMES EDWARD HART
Dec. 22, 1956-Aug. 29, 1971
In loving memory

RICHARD LEE WILLIAMS
PVT US Army, W.W.II
Feb. 16, 1926-Apr. 4, 1980

D/JAMES E. ROBERSON
Sept. 2, 1900-Aug. 6, 1986
MORMON A. ROBERSON
Feb. 7, 1902-July 6, 1980

MRS. MARTHA O. HALE
June 28, 1900-June 15, 1981

DOROTHY NELL HALE
Dec. 20, 1954-June 12, 1990

HARRISON PEOPLES, SR.
Feb. 20, 1920-Dec. 26, 1979
Loving husband and father

OTIS WILLIAMS
April 15, 1903-May 1, 1980
FH marker

MRS. BEATRICE ANDERSON
Dec. 22, 1902-May 7, 1972

NETHA TAYLOR
July 18, 1916-June 4, 2000
Bledsoe FH marker

EDNA WEBB
October 25, 1913-May 8, 1997

 

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