Transcribed from Decatur County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, p. 613
Copyright 1984, Nathaniel A. Wesson Chapter #2396,
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Parsons, TN
Appears on this web site by permission


Located on the Beacon Road out of Decaturville on the Will Lacy farm. This cemetery was indexed by Margarett Alexander on September 25, 1976. She noted "very much undergrowth, graves sunken in, all nice rocks, no broken stones." She also noted that there were at least four sandstone markers and could be more.


Ashcraft, Temperance, Mar. 3, 1788-July 30, 1846, age 58 yrs 27 days, "Consort of Tho. Ashcraft"

Ashcraft, Thomas, Jan. 2, 1786-Sept. 22, 1858, age 72 yrs 8 mos 20 days

Jones, Sallie Jones, July 1, 1831-Oct. 2, 1875, age 44 yrs 3 mos 1 day, "Wife of Dr. T. W. Jones"

Jones, Tommie W., Oct. 21, 1867-July 19, 1876, age 9 yrs 3 mos 2 days

Yorbro, Samuel A., Dec. 16, 1819-Apr. 22, 1856, age 36 yrs 5 mos 6 days (note spelling)

Yarbro, Genora P., d. June 7, 1863, 7 yrs 8 mos 27 days, "Dau. of S. A. & S. Yarbro (Note dau's name spelled different from father's)

Jones, T. W., "Dr.," Sept. 14, 1832-Dec. 3, 1888, age 56 yrs 2 mos 17 days


My young friend, Michael Taylor, made arrangements with Mrs. Lacy for us to visit graveyard. A great big thanks to Michael and Mary Lacy for going with me.

NOTE: Thomas Ashcraft is the great, great, great grandfather of Gail Story of Decaturville who has done much research. She thinks Sallie Jones was the daughter off Thomas Ashcraft and was first married to Samuel Yarbro, then married the Dr. Jones, all of whom are buried here.


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