DARDEN CEMETERY

            This is a recent (circa 1938) cemetery located on U.S. 421 in Darden. David Donahue recorded this cemetery on February 18, 1991. It was checked May 12, 1991; updated March 23, 2001; and updated October 18, 2003.

             Mayrene Kennedy recorded this cemetery circa 1976. Her record appears in Henderson County, Tennessee Cemetery Inscriptions (R. H. Harris, Memphis, 1976), Vol. III, pp. 507-509.

 

Baker, Betty Lou, 1942-____
Baker, Bobby E., 1947-____

Benthal, Betty, 1878-1947
Benthal, Mark, 1893-1965

Benthal, Della Hayes, no dates [from other sources: Della Hays (1 17, 1913-Feb. 2, 1975), daughter of Zachary Taylor Hays and Mary Belle Freeman and wife of Mark Benthal]

Bicknell, Elva [see Hornsby, Elva Bicknell]

Biggs, Lanoice E., Sept. 6, 1929-Dec. 27, 1955

Biggs, Lawrence, Aug. 31, 1903-Jan. 22, 1990

Biggs, Mabel A., Mar. 17, 1930-Dec. 30, 1955

Biggs, Mattie, Apr. 14, 1910-May 3, 2000 [adjacent to marker for marker for Lawrence Biggs]

Blackwell, Bessie Mae, 1955-1956 [probably daughter of Minnie Lou and LeslieBlackwell, whose double marker is adjacent]

Blackwell, Bobbie Sue, Sept. 7, 1946-Jan. 27, 1996
Blackwell, William Dan, May 14, 1946-____, "Married Dec. 4, 1964" "Our daughter Susan" "Our son-in-law Robert Mackin" "Our grandchildren Felecia-Amber"

Blackwell, Carl W., Apr. 10, 1922-Sept. 26, 2002, "Daddy"
Blackwell, Louise W., Nov. 1, 1923-Dec. 25, 1967, "Mama"

Blackwell, James Richard, 1895-1964
Blackwell, Bessie Pearl, 1895-1973, "Married April 16, 1916"

Blackwell, Mary L., Feb. 2, 1920-Sept. 3, 1981
Blackwell, William V., Feb. 22, 1912-Feb. 17, 1988, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army World War II"

Blackwell, Minnie Lou, Aug. 15, 1926-____
Blackwell, Leslie, Feb. 8, 1924-July 29, 2000, "Married Feb. 1, 1947" "Our children Linda Ronald Mayrene Kathleen Rita Ann Bessie"

Bledsoe, Hazel, 1928-2001, temporary marker, Reed's Chapel, 5 feet north of double marker for Joe Clayton and Dollie May Bledsoe

Bledsoe, Joe Clayton, Apr. 21, 1910-Feb. 18, 1974
Bledsoe, Dallie Mae, May 14, 1911-Jan. 29, 1997

Brewer, Mary Sue Vineyard, Mar. 8, 1931-____, "Mama"
Brewer, Edker Coolidge, Jan. 25, 1925-Aug. 15, 1993, "Daddy" "Married Apr. 12, 1957"

Brinkley, Levi P., Oct. 14, 1888-July 10, 1964

Butler, Sammy L., May 15, 1945-____
Butler, Patricia A., Oct. 28, 1946-____
Butler, Sammy Jeremiah, Aug. 19, 1981-Feb. 15, 2002, "Our children Sandy Tina Jeremiah"

Carey, Berda R., Dec. 3, 1915-June 4, 1990
Carey, Buel, Apr. 7, 1906-Jan. 8, 1985

Carrington, Ruth Hill, July 22, 1912-July 14, 2001

Crowder, Hattie [see Evans, Hattie Crowder]

Crowder, Willie [see Neely, Willie Crowder]

Danielson, Marie K., Sept. 14, 1888-Apr. 2, 1962, "Mother"
Danielson, William M., Apr. 18, 1896-Mar. 15, 1968, "Father"

Davis, Amelia M., 1895-1987

Davis, Betty Jane [see Tyler, Betty Jane]

Davis, Loretta A., Apr. 2, ____, "Mother"
Davis, Steven A., Sr., Oct. 4, 1941-Aug. 22, 1973, "Loving father and husband, beloved son"

Dodd, Myrtle B., 1903-1987
Dodd, Com J., 1875-1964

Douglas, Alma [see Reeves, Alma Douglas]

Douglas, Norris, 1937-2003, temporary marker, Parsons Mortuary, 4 feet north of double marker for Van Moore and Thomas O'Gwin Douglas

Douglas, Van Moore, Mar. 17, 1913-May 15, 2000, "Mother" footstone
Douglas, Thomas O'Gwin, Oct. 31, 1913-June 21, 1983, "Father" footstone

Duke, Austin Benson, Sept. 23, 1924-Feb. 28, 1971, military marker as footstone "Missouri Major US Army World War II Korea" [Masonic symbol; probably son of Ethel Mae and Addie Lee Duke, whose double marker is adjacent]

Duke, Deena [see Tyler, Deena Duke]

Duke, Dorothy S., Mar. 6, 1927-____, "Mother"
Duke, John B., Sept. 24, 1922-Feb. 12, 1996, "Daddy"; "Married Aug. 17, 1943" "Our children Robert, Patricia, Peggy, Rickie, Florette, Theresa, Darren"

Duke, Ethel Mae, May 10, 1903-____
Duke, Addie Lee, Aug. 16, 1901-Nov. 29, 1970 [Masonic symbol]

Duke, J. Marie Powers, Nov. 7, 1927-____
Duke, James D., Sept. 20, 1925-____ [Masonic symbol]; "Our family Terry, Jill Lewis, Jacob and Seth"

Duke, Melvin, July 19, 1870-____
Duke, Louise, Nov. 16, 1882-Feb. 6, 1958

Eads, Carl Buford, May 21, 1915-Aug. 9, 1983

Eads, Vestie, 1895-1957, "Married July 11, 1914"
Eads, Link, 1892-1975, "Their children Buford Logan Lucille"

Evans, Doss C., Aug. 20, 1889-May 2, 1948

Evas, Doss Thomas, July 21, 1927-Mar. 24, 2001; also military marker "Y3 US Navy World War II"
Evans, Doris Mercer, Nov. 1, 1931-Dec. 23, 2000

Evans, Hattie Crowder, Jan. 8, 1893-Sept. 19, 1973 [adjacent to marker for Doss C. Evans]

Flowers, Flossie, Nov. 8, 1910-____, unplaced "Mother" footstone
Flowers, Hester L., Aug. 21, 1914-Nov. 8, 1982, "Daddy" footstone, "Married Dec. 25, 1936" "Our children James L., Gerald W. & Helen"

Flowers, Jessie Jo, Feb. 23, 1938-____
Flowers, James Lee, Feb. 28, 1941-Sept. 7, 1987, "Wed Feb. 9, 1974"

Flowers, Tulip, 1943-2003, temporary marker, Parsons Mortuary, 7 yards south of double marker for Margaret A. and Woody B. Tubbs

Gee, Betty Joe, July 2, 1929-Apr. 29, 1968, "Wife of John W. Gee"

Graves, Leona M., Sept. 2, 1916-____
Graves, J. Paul, Oct. 3, 1921-____

Graves, Rosalind, 1924-____
Graves, Leon, 1924-2000, "Married April 25, 1942" "Our children Kay Danny Rosa Vickie"

Graves, Timmy Moore, Oct. 17, 1952
Graves, Nickey Paul, Oct. 17, 1952, "Twins"

Hargis, Jacob A., 1891-1946, military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army"; dates on footstone Apr. 12, 1891-Feb. 23, 1946
Hargis, Mildred C., 1898-____

Hartsfield, Cozette, June 22, 1919-Mar. 10, 1975 [adjacent to marker for James M. Hartsfield]

Hartsfield, James M., Oct. 25, 1914-Jan. 10, 1949

Hayes, Charles Randy, Sept. 10, 1950-Apr. 3, 1973, "Beloved son brother & father"

Hayes, Della [see Benthal, Della Hayes]

Hayes, Eliza R., 1884-1973, "Mother" footstone
Hayes, A. P., 1880-1951, "Father" footstone

Hayes, Emma Lou, Aug. 5, 1926-Feb. 1, 1972, "Mom" footstone
Hayes, Carlie, Sept. 7, 1919-____, military marker as footstone "S1 US Navy World War II"; dates on military marker 1919-1993

Hayes, Icy Knight, 1910-1998
Hayes, Onnie, 1905-1967

Hayes, Jo Ann, Mar. 21, 1957-Apr. 2, 1957

Hayes, Louie (Buster), Aug. 19, 1904-Sept. 10, 1975

Hayes, Morene, Nov. 2, 1920-June 19, 2002
Hayes, Earl, Oct. 18, 1913-____, "Our children Ernest Georgia Faye Howard"

Hayes, Noah P., June 5, 1927-June 12, 1978 [only name on double marker]

Hayes, Ruby, Mar. 20, 1918-Aug. 7, 2000
Hayes, James C., Nov. 17, 1918-____, "Married Nov. 11, 1942" [unplaced "Wife" and "Husband" footstones recorded here in 1991 were not found in 2003]

Hays, Marybell, d. Apr. 30, 1946, "A. 71 Y." (homemade)

Hays, Mary, 1895-1995
Hays, Lonnie, 1899-1965 [Masonic symbol] ["Mother" and "Father" footstones recorded in 1991 are missing in 2001]

Hill, Carmon G., 1909-1960

Hill, Fannie E., 1872-1950 [adjacent to marker for W. O. Hill]

Hill, Michael G., 1953-1953

Hill, Rickey G., Jan. 3, 1957-May 16, 1992

Hill, Ruth [see Carrington, Ruth Hill]

Hill, Tony G., Oct. 21, 1955-Sept. 15, 1982

Hill, W. O., 1876-1953 [Note: All Hill markers are within a single defined family plot.]

Hendrix, David T. "Red," Oct. 9, 1945-Nov. 12, 1993

Hendrix, Lucille, 1917-1987, "Mother" footstone
Hendrix, Clemmie, 1917-1952, "Father" footstone, "Their children Brownie James Ruth Louise William David Glenn Jerry Harold" [Note: Mayrene Kennedy's record seems to indicate that there once was a military marker for this grave.]

Holmes, Billie Jean, Jan. 27, 1922-____
Holmes, Coline, Mar. 4, 1922-Feb. 14, 2002, "Our children Debra and Alvin"

Holmes, Joseph W., 1902-1985, "Father" footstone; also temporary marker, Pafford Funeral Home, "Joseph Walter Holmes"

Hornsby, Elva Bicknell, Oct. 18, 1910-Nov. 23, 1992

Houston, Aaron, Feb. 8, 1886-Aug. 28, 1967
Houston, Lessie S., Aug. 31, 1894-June 4, 1978

James, Dena Tyler, Mar. 17, 1899-July 6, 1986 [probably daughter of Betty Jane Tyler, whose marker is adjacent]

Keen, Sue [see Reeves, Sue K.]

Kennedy, James Robert, 1925-2003, temporary marker, pafford Funeral Home, 7 yards east of marker for Mark Daniel Mobley

Kindy, Imogene H., Aug. 14, 1927-Aug. 27, 1878

Knight, Icy [see Hayes, Icy Knight]

Kolwyck, C. C., Jan. 3, 1873-Mar. 23, 1942, "Father" footstone
Kolwyck, Ava M., Dec. 2, 1879-Jan. 28, 1951, "Mother" footstone

Lewis, Linda Lou, Jan. 23, 1939-____, unplaced "Mother" footstone
Lewis, Bobby Joe, June 22, 1939-Feb. 16, 1988, "Wed Feb. 4, 1963"

Lindsey, Anne, Aug. 5, 1948-June 29, 1964, "Daughter," footstone [probably daughter of Plautt Lindsey and Aral Lindsey, whose markers are adjacent]

Lindsey, Aral, 1911-1990, "Mother" [adjacent to marker for Plautt Lindsey]

Lindsey, Maurice Erby, Dec. 21, 1901-July 18, 1972
Lindsey, Mattie Trafford, Dec. 11, 1912-____

Lindsey, Plautt, 1907-1976, "Father"

Lindsey, Thomas Dale, Nov. 28, 1938, "Baby"

Mackey, Myrtle E., Nov. 20, 1886-Apr. 23, 1944
Mackey,R. B. F., Sept. 14, 1874-Feb. 28, 1950

Maness, Dora I., 1876-1972
Maness, Robert L., 1878-1941, "Father" footstone

Maness, Lury Mae, Sept. 7, 1905-June 14, 1999
Maness, Vera Lee, Feb. 6, 1903-Oct. 21, 1978, "Tate" footstone

Maxwell, Florence K., Dec. 10, 1881-Mar. 16, 1962
Maxwell, Troy, Dec. 13, 1883-Feb. 7, 1964

Mayes, Elvis F., Dec. 10, 1900-Oct. 18, 1975, "Father" footstone; also temporary marker in 1991, Pafford Funeral Home, "Elvis Franklin Mayes"

Mays, Van Marie, May 14, 1938-Oct. 11, 1995, "Mother" footstone [within a defined Henry L. Moody family plot]

Mercer, Doris [see Evans, Doris Mercer]

Milam, Lois F., 1910-1988, "Mother" footstone
Milam, R. H. (Kiah), 1907-1986, "Daddy" footstone, " Married Aug. 20, 1924"

Mills, Joe, 1923-1928

Mills, Luther, Aug. 29, 1898-Dec. 23, 1992
Mills, Clide M., Dec. 27, 1902-Oct. 18, 1975, "Married Jan. 19, 1919"

Mills, Marlene Allen, Oct. 22, 1933-July 1, 1991, "Daughter" [probably of Luther and Clide M. Mills, whose double marker is adjacent]

Mobley, Mark Daniel, Aug. 11, 1874-Dec. 21, 1976

Moody, Daisy K., 1890-____
Moody, Jess G., 1883-1944

Moody, Henry L., June 1, 1908-Dec. 24, 1966, military marker as footstone "Tennessee Ptr2 USNR World War II"
Moody, Virginia L., Aug. 23, 1913-Aug. 9, 1998

Moody, Raymond E., June 18, 1913-May 16, 1958, military marker "Indiana PFC Medical Department World War II"

Moore, Billy Evan, Dec. 4, 1931-Oct. 15, 1989

Moore, Elizabeth Ann Reeves, Mar. 29, 1909-Apr. 4, 1991, "Mama" footstone, "Daughter of James Isaac and Betty Jane Davis Tyler" [shares double marker with Johnny Bell Reeves]

Moore, Hubert R., 1884-1945

Moore, Van Buren, June 29, 1894-Apr. 27, 1991 [adjacent to marker for Hubert R. Moore]

Moore, Van [see Douglas, Van Moore]

Neely, James Clifford, Aug. 10, 1885-Dec. 23, 1988

Neely, Willie Crowder, Aug. 18, 1895-Sept. 19, 1987 [adjacent to marker for James Clifford Neely]

O'Gwin, Irene M., Jan. 5, 1920-____
O'Gwin, Henry E., Jan. 9, 1918-____

Owens, Denia [see Denia Reeves]

Powers, J. Marie [see Duke, J. Marie Powers]

Reeves, Alma Douglas, Jan. 18, 1910-Mar. 25, 1984, "Our loving mother"

Reeves, Bradley C., Jan. 8, 1907-Aug. 28, 1967

Reeves, Chris, Dec. 16, 1972-July 15, 1998, "Daddy" footstone
Reeves, Joni, Feb. 18, 1976-____, "Married Dec. 13, 1991" "Children D.J. -Rachel Suzanna"

Reeves, Clovis J., 1917-1992, "Tobe"

Reeves, Denia, 1882-1975 [as reported in Harris, probably from a temporary marker: "Denia Owens Reeves," d. June 3, 1975, "Aged 92 yrs., 9 mos., 24 das."

Reeves, Don R., Feb. 5, 1949-Dec. 29, 1990 [a temporary marker here on Feb. 18, 1991 but replaced with the permanent marker on May 12, 1991 noted him to be "Dan Ray Reeves"; probably son of Sam H. and Loraine B. Reeves whose adjacent double marker also was placed between Feb. 19, 1991 and May 12, 1991]

Reeves, Dove, Nov. 1879-Dec. 1960

Reeves, Eary, Feb. 4, 1890-Sept. 5, 1979

Reeves, Elizabeth Ann [see Moore, Elizabeth Ann Reeves]

Reeves, Elizabeth W., 1892-1976 [adjacent to marker for Leslie A. Reeves]

Reeves, Euell G., Dec. 25, 1914-Jan. 29, 1955, military marker "Tennessee PFC Co G 323 Infantry World War II"

Reeves, Homer L., 1927-1976, military marker as footstone "Cpl US Army World war II"

Reeves, Inez Josephine, Jan. 6, 1942-____, "Mother" footstone
Reeves, David Ray, July 13, 1968-Oct. 4, 1994, "Son" footstone
Reeves, B. Ray, Oct. 10, 1949-____, "Dad" footstone

Reeves, James Elco, Feb. 23, 1931-Jan. 12, 1987
Reeves, Anna Mae, Aug. 8, 1933-Apr. 22, 1999, "Married November 25, 1948" "Children: Barbara Anna, Linda Diane, Sharon Janet, James Elco II"

Reeves, Johnny Bell, Jan. 1, 1883-Dec. 15, 1970, "Pap" footstone [shares double marker with Elizabeth Ann Reeves Moore]

Reeves, Leslie A., 1892-1968 [Note: Clovis J. Reeves, Elizabeth W, Reeves, Homer L. Reeves, and Leslie A. Reeves seem to be a family group.]

Reeves, Luvenia, 1907-1970
Reeves, Buck A., 1906-1977 [Masonic symbol]

Reeves, Paul Arvel, Feb. 5, 1919-Sept. 30, 1982

Reeves, Randy Allen, Sept. 22, 1984 [infant]

Reeves, Raymond Ross, Dec. 7, 1924-Nov. 11, 1998, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army World War II"
Reeves, Patricia Jean, Nov. 11, 1934-____, "Married Oct. 29, 1949" "Their children: Ronnie and Kathy" "Grandchildren: Jennifer, Ryan, Conner and Darby"

Reeves, Richard Neal, Nov. 7, 1962 [infant-style marker]

Reeves, Riley, Mar. 15, 1887-Dec. 12, 1967

Reeves, Roby L., 1910-1981

Reeves, Sam H., Nov. 9, 1912-Aug. 10, 1992, "SSgt WWII"; military marker as footstone "SSgt US Army World War II"
Reeves, Loraine B., Apr. 24, 1926-____, "Wed May 7, 1945"

Reeves, Sue K., Jan. 15, 1917-July 7, 1990, "Mother" footstone [a temporary marker here on Feb. 18, 1991 but replaced with the permanent marker by May 12, 1991 noted her to be "Sue Keen Reeves"]
Reeves, Doyle L., Aug. 21, 1911-June 22, 1998, unplaced "Daddy" footstone, "Our children Dalton-Edward"

Reeves, Velma F., Sept. 22, 1929-____, unplaced "Wife" footstone
Reeves, Dennis A., May 11, 1929-____, "Rev., " unplaced "Husband" footstone, "Married Dec. 14, 1995

Reeves, Wanda, Oct. 25, 1931-____ [Note: Bradley C. Reeves, Eary Reeves, Riley Reeves, and Wanda Reeves are in a small family cluster.]

Renfroe, Robert Neal, Dec. 18, 1956-June 4, 1971, "Buddy" footstone
Renfroe, Rosie Nell, no dates, "Brother & Sister"

Renfroe, Thelma, Dec. 9, 1935-____, "Mother" footstone
Renfroe, Nelson, Feb. 1, 1934-July 20, 1994, "Father" footstone, "Married Aug. 4, 1953" "Our children Robert Neal & Rosie Nell"

Ricketts, Melissa, Feb. 24, 1973-Feb. 2, 1997, "Sister"
Ricketts, Carey Dwight, Jr., Feb. 17, 1969-Feb. 8, 1992, "Brother"

Sanders, Robert, Feb. 18, 1904-Mar. 10, 1983

Small, Melanie Brooke, Dec. 5, 1992-Oct. 11, 1995, "Daughter of Robin and Wanda"

Stephens, Martha B., 1875-1958, "Wife of M. Stephens"

Stephens, Odell, Dec. 8, 1908-Dec. 5, 1987, unplaced "Wife" footstone
Stephens, McKinley, Apr. 13, 1896-Oct. 8, 1975, "Married Dec. 19, 1925," military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army World War I"; dates on footstone Apr. 13, 1918-Oct. 8, 1975 [Note: these inconsistent dates are on the markers no misreading or typo]

Sullivan, Glenn W., Nov. 5, 1912-Sept. 4, 1970, "Daddy"
Sullivan, Oneda V., Feb. 12, 1923-____, "Mother" "Married July 27, 1946"

Trafford, Mattie [see Lindsey, Mattie Trafford]

Tubbs, Bethelene Wood, Feb. 10, 1922-Dec. 28, 1990, "Mamaw" footstone
Tubbs, Jethro P., Nov. 7, 1918-Dec. 31, 1991, "Pop" footstone, "Married June 20, 1941"

Tubbs, Margaret A., May 20, 1944-May 10, 1985, "Mother" footstone
Tubbs, Woody B., Nov. 8, 1942-____, "Father" footstone

Tubbs, Noble, Aug. 15, 1912-Aug. 10, 2003
Tubbs, Emmett W., Oct. 25, 1913-Nov. 2, 1974, "Father" footstone, "Married Sept. 4, 1937"

Tyler, Betty Jane, Sept. 11, 1872-Sept. 19, 1970, "Mother" [she is a Davis according to marker for Elizabeth Ann Reeves Moore]

Tyler, Dena [see James, Dena Tyler]

Tyler, Deena Duke, July 22, 1923-July 18, 1975 [probably daughter of Ethel Mae and Addie Lee Duke, whose double marker is adjacent]

Vineyard, Bertha E., 1900-____
Vineyard, John M., 1900-1961

Vineyard, Bobby Joe, Oct. 25, 1946-____
Vineayrd, Lucille S., Jan. 17, 1921-May 18, 1989, "Mother" footstone
Vineyard, J. C., 1912-1987, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army World War II"

Vineyard, C. S., 1871-1957
Vineyard, Alice, 1876-1962

Vineyard, Mary Sue [see Brewer, Mary Sue Vineyard]

Wallace, Aline Wood, 1915-1990, "Mother" footstone; also temporary marker in 1991, Parsons Mortuary, "Mrs. Nell Aline Wallace," d. July 23, 1990, "Aged 74 Years 11 Months 4 Days"
Wallace, Robie, 1912-1993, "Married Mar. 11, 1950" "Our son Paul"

Wallace, Timothy Woodrow, June 14, 1981-Jan. 7, 1997, "Loved brother and son" "Son of Paul and Susan"

Weatherford, Eura L., Aug. 18, 1902-____, "Mother" footstone
Weatherford, Edd F., May 8, 1900-Aug. 11, 1982, "Father" footstone

Weatherford, Myrtle V., Jan. 25, 1938-July 28, 1993, "Mother"
Weatherford, Willis, Apr. 18, 1937-____, "Father" "Our children: Tim-Charles"

Wilson, Ruth E., Jan. 20, 1919-____, "Mother" footstone
Wilson, Carlton M., Aug. 28, 1911-Dec. 20, 1973, "Father footstone, "Married Jan 3, 1934" "Their children Thelma Jewel Glenie James"

Wood, Aline [see Wallace, Aline Wood]

Wood, Bethelene [see Tubbs, Bethelene Wood]

Wood, Floyd O., July 6, 1905-Apr. 22, 1974, unplaced "Father" footstone
Wood, Vera E., Apr. 2, 1908-Sept. 17, 1995, "Mother" footstone, "Married May 26, 1927"

Wood, Leonard J., 1918-1956 [Masonic symbol]

 

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