Transcribed from Decatur County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, p. 262
Copyright 1984, Nathaniel A. Wesson Chapter #2396,
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Parsons, TN
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Located across from the Decatur County Fairgrounds —take the blacktop road to the right about 1 mile out of Parsons, follow a short distance, take first left hand road, follow short distance pass 2 brick houses on the right. A field gate is visible to the right, go through the gate, on field gravel road, at end of road, there is a large clearing (pasture) to the left is a little rise, with a few trees. In this area is the graveyard. Most of the rocks are broken or down.

This cemetery was indexed by Margarett Alexander on April 30, 1978. A special thanks to Fred Smith Alexander for driving me to the area, and to Allan Holland for serving as a guide. The graveyard is on the property of Mr. & Mrs. G1ynn Smith, formerly owned by Mr. & Mrs. Albert Herndon. Ms. Alexander noted "about 30 unmarked graves."


Graves, Elizabeth, d. Aug. 5, 1870, "Age 21 yrs 2 mos" "Dau of Baalam & Elizabeth"

Graves, J. M., d. May 17, 1868, "Age 32 yrs 6 mos 14 days" "Son of Baalam & Elizabeth Graves"

Graves, J. P., d. Jan. 15, 1865, "Age 26 yrs 9 mos 16 days" "Son of Baalam & Elizabeth Graves"

Herndon, C. C., Mar. 6, 1819-Oct. 5, 1891, "Age 72 yrs 6 mos 29 days"

Herndon, E. E., Nov. 11, 1857-Oct. 4, 1892, "Wife of B. L. Herndon"

Herndon, Ella F., Nov. 26, 1877-Nov. 12, 1878

Herndon, James H., Sept. 14, 1878-Sept. 14, 1878

Herndon, Jane, Oct. 3, 1834-Oct. 18, 1895, "Age 61 yrs 15 days" "Wife of C. C. Herndon"

Herndon, William W., Sept. 29, 1891-Aug. 15, 1892

Mays, M. J., d. Feb. 21, 1890, "Age 27 yrs 5 mos 18 days" "Husband of A. A. Mays"

Meggs, E. E., July 29, 1852-Oct. 14, 1896, "Wife of E. P. Meggs" (erected by C. J. Meggs)


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