KIZER CEMETERY

          Kizer Cemetery is locate off the Timberlake-Wildersville Road. It is well maintained. The cemetery began as a cemetery for the family of Alexander Small he his mother, his wife, their children. Last Small family burial was his wife Phoebe R. Small in 1864. The Todd and Kizer families did not begin burying here until the 1890s. David Donahue recorded this cemetery October 12, 2001 and checked and updated it November 1, 2003.

          Randy and Kathy Heath recorded this cemetery circa 1974. Their record appears in Henderson County, Tennessee Cemetery Inscriptions (R. H. Harris, Memphis, 1976), pp. 55-56.

 

Anderson, Billy, May 10, 1932-____, "Father" footstone
Anderson, Lucille, Apr. 18, 1931-Jan. 13, 1997, "Mother" footstone

Anderson, Teresa Todd, May. 28, 1959-May 9, 1994

Bartholomew, Infant, Nov. 1, 1930, "Daughter"
Bartholomew, Dale T., 1900-1930, "Mother"

Dameron, Oscar C., Sept. 13, 1905-Nov. 7, 1906, "Son of J. A. & M. B. Dameron"

Graves, Betty A. [see Smith, Betty A. Graves]

Hutchings, Mary [see Small, Mary]

Kiser, J. A., Nov. 27, 1857-Feb. 22, 1906

Kizer, Addie M., May 22, 1938-____, unplaced "Mom" footstone
Kizer, Robert B., Mar. 1, 1935-____, unplaced "Dad" footstone, "Married Nov. 3, 1956" "Our children: Tim and Tabitha"

Kizer, Alice, 1862-1936, "Wife of J. A. Kizer" "A loving mother"

Kizer, Bessie C., Oct. 6, 1920-Oct. 1, 2001,"Mama" footstone
Kizer, Harry D., Nov. 16, 1918-____, "Married Jan. 5, 1949" "Our sons Dennis, Nelson, and Jacob"

Kizer, Betsy M., Sept. 3, 1931-____
Kizer, H. Ray, June 24, 1924-____, "Married Nov. 8, 1947" "Our children Ronald and Danny"

Kizer, Bettie T., 1881-1963
Kizer, Henry A., 1887-1960, "Married 1922"

Kizer, Clara Myrtle, May. 20, 1895-Apr. 3, 1911, "Dau. of J. A. & Alice Kizer"

Kizer, David W., Oct. 26, 1960-Dec. 19, 1985, "Son" footstone [son if Josie Mae and ray E. Kizer, whose double marker is adjacent]

Kizer, Evie, 1902-1977
Kizer, Oscar B., 1896-1973

Kizer, George A., 1882-1965 [the Heaths, who probably read a temporary marker still in place, list him as George Arthur Kizer and list a death date of Mar. 13, 1965]

Kizer, Hannah E., June 7, 1852-July 17, 1925

Kizer, Jacob A., Aug. 14, 1958-Aug. 21, 1958, "Son of Harry and Bessie"

Kizer, James P., 1926-1988
Kizer, Audrey, 1927-____, "Wed 1951" "Our children James, Vickie, Rusty"

Kizer, Jewel M., Oct. 26, 1924-____
Kizer, John W., July 2, 1923-Dec. 1, 1995, "Daddy" footstone, "Married Feb. 12, 1951" "Our son: Kerry His wife Karen" "Our grandchildren: Kerry Jr., Karlee, Kevin"

Kizer, John S., 1854-1927
Kizer, Lizzie, 1855-1935

Kizer, Josie Mae, Oct. 1, 1925-____, unplaced "Wife" footstone
Kizer, Ray E., Oct. 15, 1927-Dec. 20, 1998, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army World War II Korea"; "Married Jan. 31, 1948" "Our children Barbara, Kenneth, Nina, David, Bruce, Dana"

Kizer, Joyce G., Aug. 27, 1935-____
Kizer, W. L. Billy, Jan. 24, 1932-Feb. 20, 1993, "Wed June 10, 1954" "Our children Mike and Susan"

Kizer, Mackey Ruth, Oct. 3, 1930-June 6, 1993
Kizer, Charles Freddie, Nov. 10, 1927-____, "Wed Jan. 10, 1948" ""Our children: Andy, Deborah, Alice"

Kizer, Mary Nell, Jan. 12, 1924-Jan. 12, 1924, "Inf. dau. of G. E. & Lizzie Kizer" [replacement]

Kizer, Ruthie B., 1896-1966, "Mother"
Kizer, Jacob E., 1898-1977, "Father" "Our children Harry, Laura, Ruth, May, Freddie, Billy, and Robert"

Kizer, Sarah L., Aug. 6, 1825-Dec. 4, 1920, "Wife of George Kizer" "Mother"
Kizer, George, Apr. 6, 1825-June 13, 1862, "Killed in battle of Gettysburg Va."

Kizer, Sarah Todd, Mrs., d. Sept. 15, 1963, Aged 82 Yrs., 8 Mos., 6 Das. [not found in 2001; reported by Heaths]

Kizer, W. J., Feb. 17, 1892-Oct. 21, 1892, "Son of J. S. & F. E. Kizer"

Kizer, William, Apr. 15, 1860-Jan. 21, 1876 (broken, eroded) [only name William readable in 2003 and that just barely; remainder dissolved away, 3 feet south of double marker for Sarah L. and George Kizer; dates here were reported by the Heaths]

Kizer, William Lynn, Mar. 14, 1975-Sept. 3, 1994, "Son of Nelson & Carol Kizer"

Morgan, Nem, 1863-1938

Myracle, Clara, Aug. 2, 1895-Apr. 3, 1911 [not found in 2001 or 2003; reported by the Heaths]

Small, Alexander, June 8, 1806-Oct. 8, 1856 (broken)

Small, Georgia A. S., May 13, 1856-Aug. 20, 1856, "Dau. of A. & P. R. Small"

Small, Infant, b. Mar. 4, 1853, Died same year, "Infant Son of A. & P. R. Small"

Small, Infant, born & died 1851, "Infant daughter of A. & P. R. Small"

Small, Joseph H., June 14, 1831-Mar. 28, 1845, "Son of A. & P. R. Small" (broken)

Small, Luther, Apr. 21, 1850-Mar. 1, 1852, "Son of A. & P. R. Small"

Small, M. B., Aug. 24, 1846-Sept. 25, 1851, "Son of A. & P. R. Small"

Small, Mary, Feb. 23, 1775-Jan. 5, 1846; on adjacent metal plaque: "Mary Hutchings Small, daughter of a Revolutionary Soldier. Erected by John McCall Chapter D.A.R."

Small, Nancy C., June 10, 1848-Sept. 10, 1848, "Daughter of A. & P. R. Small"

Small, Narsissa H., May 17, 1838-Sept. 21, 185_, "Daughter of A. & P. R. Samll" (broken) [death year best guess]*

Small, Phoebe R., d. Aug. 6, 1864, Aged 53 Y'rs 5 Mo's 2 D's, "Wife of Alexander Small"

Small, William C., Dec. 29, 1836-Aug. 10, 1838, "Son of A. & P. R. Small" (broken, eroded)

Smith, ______, 1958, "Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Connie L. Smith"

Smith, Betty A. Graves, Sept. 6, 1866-Dec. 25, 1921, "Wife of John T. Smith"

Smith, Betty L., Feb. 26, 1934-____
Smith, Connie L., Aug. 25, 1937-Apr. 3, 1996, carved rings and "Nov. 19, 1955"

Smith, Donald, d. 1938 [replacement]

Smith, Esterlee Todd, Nov. 8, 1875-Jan. 12, 1940, "Wife of John T. Smith"

Smith, Gene M., Nov. 1, 1895-Jan. 17, 1921, "Son of John T. & Betty A. Smith" "Co. F 120 Inft. 30th Division" "Enlisted in Army Sep. 19, 1917" "Wounded at Bellecorte France Sep. 29, 1918" "Discharged Feb. 12, 1919"

Smith, James E., d. Mar. 19, 1947
Smith, Bennie V., d. Mar. 19, 1947 [replacement]

Smith, Joe A., Aug. 6, 1912-June 29, 1974, "Daddy"

Smith, John Thomas, Aug. 5, 1874-Nov. 15, 1958

Smith, Laverne, 1/14/1937-1938 [replacement; the Heaths who read earlier marker list death date as May 1, 1838]

Smith, Linnie Mae, 1909-1945, "Mother" [matches marker for Joe A. Smith; Bennie V., Donald, James E., and Laverne probably are their children]

Smith, Pete, May 4, 1930-May 9, 1986, "Daddy" [in Todd row]

Todd, Annesue, 1932-1933
Todd, Wilson, 1923-1925 [replacement]

Todd, Carl I., July 19, 1904-Aug. 19, 1935 [replacement]

Todd, Ellie Mae, Mar. 8, 1889-Jan. 11, 1891, "Daughter of Robert T. & Olevia R. Todd"

Todd, Esterlee [see Smith. Esterlee Todd]

Todd, Evie Jean, Aug. 15, 1931-____
Todd, Malcoum, Nov. 18, 1917-Jan. 15, 2000, military marker as footstone "Willie Malcoum Todd" "Cpl US Army World War II"; "Wed 1946" "Our children: Linnie Jo, Teresa, Cicle Smith"

Todd, Fannie [see Wilson, Fannie Todd]

Todd, Fay L., Sr., Nov. 10, 1911-Mar. 22, 1973
Todd, Louetta C., Mar. 20, 1914-____, unplaced "Mother" footstone, "Wed July 1931" "Our son F. L."

Todd, J. P., Jan. 15, 1850-Oct. 21, 1916, "Father"
Todd, Nancy L., Nov. 28, 1851-Feb. 22, 1914, "Wife of J. P. Todd" "Mother"

Todd, James R., May 3, 1884-Sept. 18, 1913, "Husband of Ollie M. Todd"

Todd, Julian., May 9, 1840-Mar. 30, 1917, "Daughter of Robert an Alia Todd" (homemade)

Todd, Linnie Jo, June 14, 1948-____

Todd, Mary E., Oct. 15, 1873-Jan. 23, 1954

Todd, Maudie M., Jan. 10, 1900-June 6. 1979, "Mother" footstone
Todd, Samuel P., Apr. 27, 1901-Feb. 22, 1977, "Father" footstone

Todd, Olevia R., 1866-1947
Todd, Robert T., 1859-1934

Todd, R. L., Mar. 28, 1864-Mar. 18, 1913, "Husband of M. E. Todd"

Todd, Sam, d. June 22, 1896, "Aged 6 Ys, 9 Ms, 4Ds" "Son of J. P. & Nancy Todd"

Todd, Sarah [see Kizer, Sarah Todd]

Todd, Teresa [see Anderson, Teresa Todd]

Wilson, Robert Chester, Sept. 4, 1911-June 4, 1963, "Son"
Wilson, Fannie Todd, Sept. 17, 1891-Jan. 17, 1968, "Mother"
Wilson, Robert Alton, Aug. 16, 1892-Mar. 18, 1960, "Father"

Woods, Todd Allen, July 5, 1984 [infant-style marker]

 

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