RIDGE GROVE CEMETERY

Joy Beth Campbell

Joy Beth Campbell recorded Ridge Grove Cemetery April 15, 1998; redid it August 30, 2000; and updated it March 4, 2004. David Donahue checked a typed copy against the markers on March 6, 2004 and added marker condition, footstone, and temporary marker information.

The list below is in survey order. Click here for a list in alphabetical order.

 

Wood, Frances McDaniel, Sept. 8, 1936-Jan. 26, 2003, "Loving mother of Johnny"

Springer, Johnie D., 1914-1982

McDaniel, Jill Colleen, Dec. 15, 1982-Dec. 15, 1982

Byrd, Annie M., Aug. 6, 1930-____ [Eastern Star symbol]
Byrd, Wilbur E., May 23, 1925-____ [Masonic symbol], "Wed Nov. 7, 1994"

Burnine, Elmer, July 14, 1933-Jan. 25, 2003, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army Korea"
Burnine, Nancy Mae, Mar. 6, 1937-____

Powers, Terry O., Oct. 1, 1955-Sept, 17, 1983, "Son" footstone

Powers, Oleen, Apr. 4, 1933-____, unplaced "Mother" footstone
Powers, Otha, Apr. 28, 1930-____, unplaced "Father" footstone, "Married May 14, 1949"

Moseley, Josie M., Feb. 6, 1908-Jan. 20, 1993
Moseley, Nov. 24, 1906-Feb. 19, 1997, "Married June 8, 1926"

McDaniel, Martha B., Jan. 7, 1914-June 18, 1996, "Wife" footstone
McDaniel, Melvin D., Nov. 23, 1905-July 13, 1997, unplaced "Husband" footstone, "Married Nov. 9, 1935"

Russell, Eula D., May 16, 1910-Dec. 29, 2000, unplaced "Wife" footstone
Russell, Arthur A., May 1, 1912-Sept. 19, 1993, unplaced "Father" footstone, military marker as footstone "Tec 5 US Army World War II"

James Zula, Sept. 12, 1932-____
James, Cager, May 14, 1930-Apr. 9, 1992, "Our children-Joe, Brenda, Betty"

Wood, Robert L., Dec. 6, 1920-Feb. 2, 1999, "His wife Zula" [probably Zula James on the adjacent double marker]; military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army World War II"; also temporary marker, Pafford Funeral Home, Robert Lee Wood

Mayo, Bertha J., Jan. 17, 1897-Jan. 30, 1981
Mayo, Robert Garfield, Aug. 1, 1895-Aug. 18, 1980, military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army World War I"

James, Bertha, 1911-1983
James, Bill, 1909-1977, "Married Oct. 2, 1927" [children] "Cager Nell Clara Leon Larry Pat"

Johnson, George Robert, July 13, 1925-Nov. 14, 1985, military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army World War II"

Johnson, Ruth Viola, May 3, 1927-Dec. 18, 1974

James, Roy, Apr. 2, 1915-June 23, 1963

James, Tommie P., Nov. 17, 1894-July 10, 1973
James, Johnnie M., Nov. 9, 1889-May 16, 1968

James, Tennie Gourley, Dec. 30, 1911-Dec. 26, 1995
James, Luther, May 10, 1908-Nov. 26, 2000, "Our children-Evelyn, Wayne, Linda, Brenda"

James, Ray, 1913-1977, military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army World War II"

James, Melissa, Dec. 1, 1887-Jan. 19, 1971
James, Andrew, Feb. 18, 1885-July 30, 1959

Phillips, James William, 1857-1926, "Father"
Phillips, Mary E., 1857-1947, "Mother"

Page, Betty, 1865-1952, "Mother" footstone
Page, John R., 1865-1948, "Father" footstone

Page, Cecil Ray, Oct. 27, 1896-Mar. 4, 1973, military marker "Tennessee Pvt US Army World War I"
Page, Ruth M. Coffman, July 26, 1906-May 14, 1996

Page, Nell, 1891-1975

Brunt, John Luther, 1892-1977, military marker "Pvt US Army World War I"

Brunt, John Earl, Dec. 27, 1931-Aug. 8, 1953, military marker "Tennessee Cpl Us Marine Corps Korea"

Brunt, Luther, Sept. 22, 1892-____
Brunt, Silas, June 20, 1893-____
Brunt, James R., Nov. 22, 1928-July 9, 1953, military marker as footstone "Tennessee PFC Co I 17 Inf 7 Inf Div Korea PH"
Brunt, John E., Dec. 27, 1931-____

Evans, Willey A., Aug. 19, 1884-Apr. 19, 1928
Evans, Malania M., July 8, 1883-Nov. 24, 1966

Phillips, Milam, Aug. 22, 1916-Oct. 15, 1990, "Daddy, we love you"; military marker as footstone "John Milam Phillips" "S2 US Navy World War II"

Phillips, Hattie L., Aug. 29, 1919-Sept. 7, 1919, "Dau. of W. W. & H. F. Phillips"

Phillips, William D., Oct. 1, 1913-Apr. 24, 1922, "Son of W. W. & H. F. Phillips"

Phillips, William W., July 30, 1891-June 27, 1958, "Father" footstone
Phillips, Hattie M., Apr. 10, 1894-Mar. 2, 1978, "Mother" footstone, "Married May 8, 1910"

Phillips, Virgil L., Oct. 17, 1914-Mar. 12, 1981
Phillips, Estelle J., Dec. 25, 1916-Oct. 17, 1999, "Married Sept. 26, 1936"

Phillips, Riley Franklin, Aug. 23, 1894-Feb. 3, 1960, "Father" footstone

Kennedy, J. L., 1862-1936 [replacement]

Moffitt, Orville W., Oct. 21, 1895-Feb. 13, 1970, military marker as footstone "Tennessee Cook US Army World War I"; this statement has been added to the military marker "305 Co AEF France 4-7-18 to 6-2-19"

Moffitt, Maggie Page, Nov. 29, 1893-Apr. 28, 1947

Haley, Tom, d. 1906 [replacement]

Haley, Tilda, May 7, 1859-May 11, 1946

Aden, Mary, 1874-1957

Wood, Ollie, 1888-1976
Wood, Arthur, 1886-1962

Williams, Eliza D., Mar. 11, 1915-July 7, 1993

Evans, Eva Mae Renfroe, d. Nov. 22, 1981, Wife of Herman P. Evans [Campbell notes this to be an unmarked grave; this probably would be where there is a temporary marker plate without information about 6 feet north of the military marker for Herman P. Evans]

Evans, Herman P., Jan. 21, 1917-July 28, 1987, military marker "Tec 5 US Army World War II"

White, Maudie Omega, Nov. 10, 1927-Nov. 10, 1927 [replacement]

White, Mary Juanita, Sept. 16, 1925-May 16, 1927 [replacement]

Harrington, Fronie Smith, Jan. 26, 1875-Oct. 9, 1898, "Married D. A. Harrington Jan. 8, 1891" "Mother of Arthur and Georgia" [replacement]

James, Dicie Page, Sept. 25, 1867-Dec. 25, 1935, "Wife of John James"

James, Henry E., 1894-1979, "Father"
James, Lucille W., 1908-____, "Mother"

Moffitt, Ewell, Jan. 9, 1913-June 14, 1995, "Daddy" footstone
Moffitt, Luda, Feb. 16, 1913-Apr. 28, 1995, "Mama" footstone, "Married May 7, 1932" "Children John D. and Patsy"

Moffitt, Hattie, 1892-1952, "A tender mother"

Moffitt, J. T., Sept. 3, 1887-Mar. 9, 1929

Moffitt, Infant, no dates, "Infant of J. T. and Hattie James Moffitt"

Moffitt, J. D., Mar. 21, 1915-Jan. 19, 1918, "Son of J. T. & Hattie Moffitt"

Phillips, James, July 17, 1917-July 17, 1917, "Son of Frank & Lilie Phillips"

Smith, N. E., Feb. 4, 1853-July 12, 1927, "Wife of J. T. Smith"

Smith, John T., July 1, 1849-Mar. 23, 1914

Kennedy, Infant, no dates, "Infant dau. of J. S. & M. J. Kennedy" [replacement]

Kennedy, Mary J., Feb. 4, 1842-Sept. 1, 1886, "Wife of J. S. Kennedy"

Smith, William J., Feb. 7, 1886-Sept. 8, 1888, "Son of J. T. & N. E. Smith"

Smith, W. T., June 8, 1820-Mar. 16, 1897, "Husband of Arstatia Smith"

Smith, Austatia, May 3, 1823-June 22, 1906, "Wife of W. T. Smith"

Kennedy, Sarah J. Tolbolt, Aug. 25, 1846-Oct. 14, 1898, "Wife of J. S. Kennedy"

Lindsey, Bobby Lee, 1940-1984

Lindsey, F., Mar. 6, 1898-Aug. 4, 1989
Lindsey, Willie M., July 23, 1897-May 22, 1971

Lindsey, Paul, Feb. 16, 1918-Mar. 16, 1918 [replacement]

Lindsey, Jimmy, Nov. 25, 1925-Sept. 2, 1926 [replacement]

Graves, Henry, Jan. 5, 1870-July 1, 1892, "Son of T. J. & E. J. Graves"

Lawler, Edna Amanda, Apr. 26, 1885-Oct. 21, 1885

Lawler, Bryson, Feb. 6, 1878-Sept. 10, 1897, "Dau. of E. T. & L. J. Lawler"

Lawler, Hattie, July 18, 1882-Apr. 10, 1889, "Dau. of E. T. & L. J. Lawler"

Lawler, Edmund T., Dec. 8, 1849-June 4, 1903
Lawler, Louisa J., Jan. 31, 1852-Oct. 12, 1927

Renfroe, Randy S., Nov. 2, 1955-____, "Mother" footstone, "Our daughter Dianna" "Our grandchildren Jeffrey, Shane"
Renfroe, David L., Oct. 6, 1952-Nov. 18, 1999, footstone with David Lynn Renfrow, "Our daughter Linda" "Our grandchildren Brittany, Breanna"; "Wed Mar. 30, 1974

Renfroe, Lois E., July 2, 1922-____
Renfroe, Audie, Apr. 11, 1920-Dec. 18, 1990, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army World War II"

Stanford, Mary Elizabeth, 1938-1977

Evans, Cletus D., June 20, 1911-Feb. 19, 1984
Evans, Elizabeth H., Oct. 31, 1910-____ [Campbell notes that she died in 1993]

Bray, Charlie, Aug. 6, 1893-Sept. 16, 1921

Bray, Newton Irving, d. Dec. 10, 1911, Aged 88 ys 9 ms 4 ds

Bray, Matthias, Feb. 27, 1937-Dec. 23, 1886, "Consort of Louvenia Bray" (broken)

Gilliam, Bessie, Mar. 27, 1908-Sept. 1, 1927 [replacement]

Gilliam, Morgan, Sept. 22, 1874-Feb. 29, 1934 [replacement]

Gilliam, Lucinda E., 1864-1952

Carey, Betty L., Apr. 10, 1941-____
Carey, Alton J., June 3, 1933-Sept. 23, 1985

Cary, Hoover F., Nov. 4, 1928-May 5, 1969

Cary, Clayburn Marvin, Nov. 9, 1892-May 17, 1967
Cary, Martha Little, Mar. 16, 1896-Dec. 25, 1965, "Married June 1, 1921"

Cary, Hazel Mae, Feb. 9, 1932-May 16, 1932 [replacement]

Cary, Joe Lee, Apr. 25, 1927-Nov. 16, 1927 [replacement]

Cary, Bruce, June 22, 1925-Nov. 11, 1925 [replacement]

Carey, Helen Robbie, Aug. 25, 1937-Nov. 26, 1971

Smith, Lucille, Feb. 11, 1929-____; also temporary marker, Dilday Funeral Home, 1929-2003

Cravens, Emly, Aug. 4, 1864-July 1913

Wilson, Arthur Cedrick, Dec. 3, 1918-Oct. 23, 1992, military marker as footstone "US Army World War II"
Wilson, Juanita James, Oct. 12, 1927-____, "Married Jan. 23, 1949" "Our children: Kaye, Pam, Deborah"

Wilson, Florence McCoy, Aug. 27, 1895-Nov. 27, 1967
Wilson, George, May 26, 1891-Sept. 26, 1972

Hart, Myrtle E., 1910-1949, "Mother" footstone
Hart, Bradie R., 1909-1989, "Father" footstone

Rea, Elva Jean, Nov. 28, 1931-Jan. 22, 1987

Hart, Raymond D., Mar. 18, 1940-Mar. 31, 1995, "Beloved son and brother"; military marker "SP4 US Army Vietnam"

Little, Exie, Jan. 15, 1903-Feb. 15, 1920

Little, Josie, Dec. 11, 1870-May, 18, 1927, "Wife of H. F. Little"
Little, H. F., Feb. 11, 1850-Jan. 13, 1928, "Husband of Josie Little"

Little, Mary Ellen, Mar. 17, 1887-____

Johnson, Bertha M., 1890-1987, "Mother"
Johnson, Henry N., 1878-1934, "Father"

Gabbard, James Obie, June 24, 1909-Aug. 5, 1960, military marker "Tennessee Pvt US Army World War II"

Gabbard, Unie Lector, 1910-1986, temporary marker, Pafford Funeral Home, 4 feet north of military marker for

Nicks, Lexie Little, Mar. 8, 1907-Mar. 5, 1977
Nicks, James L., June 18, 1906-Jan. 19, 1968

Nicks, Margaret Ann, Oct. 27, 1945-Mar. 21, 1956
Nicks, Judith Ann, Oct. 27, 1945-Oct. 27, 1945

Nicks, Jimmy, 1937-1939

Nicks, Glorigean, Oct. 13, 1942-Oct. 15, 1942

Boswell, Anna Lee, 1921-1930, "Dau. of C. S. & Verna Boswell"

Little, Linnie {Flossie), Oct. 20, 1908-Apr. 28, 1978
Little, George Washington, Sept. 15, 1905-Mar. 9, 1984

Little, Donnie Lynn, Jan. 23, 1950-June 4, 1950

Little, Brenda Ann, Sept. 8, 1945-Sept. 8, 1945

Wallace, Wilma Sue, Nov. 16, 1941-Sept. 25, 1998
Wallace, Charles W., Feb. 10, 1930-Apr. 1, 2001, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army"; "Wed July 9, 1957" "Our children: Donna & Randall"

Johnson, Harvey T., Apr. 8, 1918-____, "Father" footstone
Johnson, Anita W., June 3, 1921-Nov. 10, 1993, "Mother" footstone, "Wed May 12, 1941" "Our children Gerald, Betty, Lewanda, Mona, Donald"

Johnson, Molly, d. Apr. 14, 1930 [replacement]

Little, James I., 1886-1971, "Daddy" footstone
Little, Fannie A., 1891-1952, "Mama" footstone

Little, L. V., Jan. 29, 1914-Aug. 17, 1956, military marker "Tennessee PFC Co A 1282 Engr C Bn World War II"

Little, Bige Thomas, Jan. 10, 1926-July 11, 1972

Fesmire, Lizzie, 1881-1951
Fesmire, John W., 1878-19__, "Father" footstone [ground disturbance suggests that he is buried here]

Fesmire, Clara Mae, Oct. 2, 1935-Aug. 7, 1937

Hall, Elizabeth, July 28, 1927, "Inf. dau. of Luther & Pastell Hall" [replacement]

Fesmire, Dee, 1900-1974

Fesmire, Elizabeth, Aug. 11, 1928-Aug. 14, 1928 [replacement]

Fesmire, Coy, Jan. 27, 1929-Feb. 14, 1929 [replacement]

Fesmire, Connie, May 9, 1930-Sept. 26, 1931

Gilliam, Bob. 1887-1969

Manning, Mildred Francis, Dec. 17, 1933-Jan. 18, 1956, "Sister" footstone; also temporary marker, Pafford Funeral Home, Mildred Mannon

Fesmire, Alma L., Jan. 28, 1906-May 26, 1973
Fesmire, Elvis J., Aug. 31, 1896-July 26, 1966, "Daddy" footstone

Greenway, Johnnie M., 1911-1958, military marker as footstone "Johnie M. Greenway" "Tennessee Tec 5 US Army World War II"; dates on military marker Sept. 28, 1911-Dec. 2, 1958
Greenway, Ilene, 1928-1985, "Married Apr. 13, 1947"

Johnson, Addie E., Mar. 31, 1924-____
Johnson, Jim Mack, Oct. 19, 1913-Aug. 14, 1990, military marker as footstone "Tec 5 US Army World War II"; "Married May 18, 1946" "Our children Janie and Susan"

Duncan, Jossie Maydell, Sept. 9, 1923-Sept. 10, 1968

Neisler, R. T., May 30, 1932-Nov. 12, 1983, "Dad" footstone
Neisler, Minnie Nicks, Apr. 1, 1935-Sept. 23, 1984, "Mother" footstone

Neisler, Christina R., Nov. 16, 1978-Sept. 21, 1979

Neisler, Joe Randy, Jr., Dec. 29, 1976-Sept. 21, 1979

Neisler, Joe Randy, 1956-1994, temporary marker, Pafford Funeral Home, 5 feet north of marker for Joe Randy Neisler, Jr.

 

Formerly Buried Here

James, Jimmy E. (Jim), d. July 21, 1975, Aged 15 yrs., 4 mos. 20 das.
Ella Franklin reported this burial, read from a temporary marker, in her 1976 record of Ridge Grove Cemetery. Jimmy James was later moved to Center Ridge Cemetery.

 

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