TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS FROM BLACK CEMETERIES IN MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, compiled by Jonathan K. T. Smith

COPYRIGHT, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1995

Special thanks go to Jonathan K. T. Smith for his work to preserve and share this information about black cemeteries in Madison County and for giving permission to convert this work to web pages.

PARKWAY MEMORIAL GARDENS CEMETERY

            Located on the south side of Paul Coffman Drive in east Jackson, Tennessee. Established in 1986. As most of the grave markers are metal and bear the conventional statements like, "In loving memory" and "In Gods loving Care", unless the statements on the markers bear some originality they are not quoted here.

 

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Double tombstone: LEON GILL, PVT US Army, Korea, Jan. 24, 1935-May 2, 1993\LORRAINE MAY GILL, beloved Wife, May 13, 1934-____

Mrs. EVELYN MARIE OWENS, Died Oct. 11, 1991, Age 48, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

Mrs. GLADYS SHORT, 10-27-1904-4-1-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

ELLIS WEST, JR., 5-23-1930-5-12-1993, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

WALTER LEE ROSS, SR., US Army, World War II, Sep. 6, 1920-Jan. 26, 1991

BETTY MOORE, Sept. 16, 1949-Mar. 23, 1988

LEE JONES, Jan. 9, 1922-June 17, 1989

Mrs. FANNIE WINCHESTER, 11-6-1904-5-6-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

WILLIE TANNER, 3-20-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

WILLIE LEE BOALS, US Army, 1921-1990

MODEANER WALKER, Nov. 14, 1992, Mercer Funeral Home marker

Miss CHARLOTTE NORRIS, 5-25-1966-6-16-1988, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

THOMAS McGOUGHY, May 10, 1993, Mercer Funeral Home marker

ELVESTER R. McKINNEY, 1902-____

CORNELIUS HORTON, 8-17-1925-9-18-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

FRANCES M. BOND, 1919-1987

Mrs. MAMIE MAXWELL, Died August 27, 1993, Age 60, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

BILLY GENE OWENS, US Army, Dec. 8, 1939-Mar. 16, 1991

Mrs. BEVERLY JEAN BROWN, 2-12-1940-10-1-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

NELIA B. JONES, Beloved Mother, Nov. 22, 1932-Feb. 13, 1991

Mrs. LUCILLE BRITT TOMLINSON, 2-12-1912-12-19-1990, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

MARIE HODGES, Sept. 12, 1912-____

WILLIE B. MOTON, PFC US Army, World War II, Jan. 4, 1918-Apr. 28, 1994

WILLIE EDWARD JONES, 6-28-1953-10-28-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

IDA LEE STITTS, 1925-1989

ANNIE M. RUPERT, 1909-1987

JACOB RANSOM SANDERS, Dec. 31, 1966-Mar. 6, 1989, For God so loved the world he gave his only begotten son

ELMYRA A. WITHERSPOON, 1900-1993

MATTIE BELL GOLDEN, March 18, 1925-July 8, 1993, In thee O Lord, do I put my trust

Double tombstone: JESSE L. MASSEY, 1916-____\MAGGIE R. MASSEY, 1920-____

GAYDELL WILLIAMS, Jan. 22, 1971-Mar. 22, 1989, So dearly loved

 

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Double tombstone: LEROY McKINNEY, 1915-____\BETTY JEAN McKINNEY, 1928-____

THEO BURRIS, SR., 9-17-93, Mercer Funeral Home marker

LONNIE M. MAYS, 1940-1994

REGINALD "Reggie" DAVIS, JR., May 30, 1973-May 3, 1993

O. T. HALL, Daddy, July 15, 1901-Jarl. 25, 1990

CHARLENE TELENA TALLEY, 11-24-1976-8-9-90, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

J. K. DANIEL TYSON, PFC US Army, World War II, May 24, 1909-Nov. 21, 1987

Mrs. HANNAH NET GRANT, 7-19-1907-7-13-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

ROBERTSON A. ROGERS, Died Sept. 3, 1994, Age 47, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

EARLIE B. GREEN, Sept. 9, 1936-Oct. 23, 1987, We Love You Mom Dear

Double tombstone: THOMAS SHIPP, 1922-1988\OPAL SHIPP, 1923-____

Mrs. BLANCH L. FLOYD, 12-9-1916-5-1-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: JOHNNIE B. ANDERSON, US Army, 1922-1987\LOTTIE B. ANDERSON, 1923-____

Double tombstone: Rev. AMOS E. FREEMAN, 1916-____\Mrs. RUBY N. FREEMAN, 1919-____

Double tombstone: JACK JONES, Oct. 10, 1911-March 7, 1968\ABBIE L. JONES, March 20, 1916-NOv. 14, 1989

JIMMIE C. STEELE, PFC US Army, World War II, 1927-1987

DANIEL RAYNER, 1942-1993

THEODORE BURRIS, JR., PVT US Army, Aug. 29, 1939-Jan. 29, 1990

ERSULA CURRY, Nov. 1907-Sept. 1991

ROBERT UTLEY, 12-30-1936-6-1-l994

ODELL HALL, 1942-1987

JUSTINE MANNING, Sept. 6, 1927-Feb. 15, 1992

BEN F. TYSON, US Army, 1931-1988

STEPHEN WARREN TYSON, Cpl US Marine Corps, 1967-1988

Double tombstone: EZZEL REEVES RODGERS, Beloved Wife and Mother, Feb. 6, 1925-____\ROBERT JAMES RODGERS, PFC US Army, World War II, 1925-1991

Mrs. EMMA JEAN BRAY MILLER, Died Sept. 16, 1994, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

MYRTLE G. TAYLOR, Mother, 1913-1992

VELMA J. SPANN, 1957-1993

WILLIAM DAVE "Pee Wee" SPRINGFIELD, 3-30-1938-3-16-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

EDGAR L. DAVIS, Sgt US Army, World War II, 1919-1987

Double tombstone: WILLIE JAMES WILLINGHAM, 195 3-1988\MINNIE LOU WILLINGHAM, 1946-____

VIOLA POWELL JOHNSON, July 12, 1910-May 21, 1990

KITTY M. BILLS, Sept. 23, 1901-Oct. 8, 1993

KATIE LYONS, 1895-1990

 

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Mrs. MATTIE LOU DETHROW MURRAY, Died Oct. 7, 1994, Age 48, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

Rev. L. S. BRIGGS, Died Nov. 3, 1987, Age 87, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

ALFRED ECHOLS, 11-5-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: WALTER EXUM, SR., PVT US Army, World War II, Nov. 26, 1910-Jul. 5, 1991\MARY C. D. EXUM, Beloved Wife, Mar. 18, 1917-____

DAVID LAMAR HUNT, Cp1 US Marine Corps, Vietnam, Oct. 9, 1950-Nov. 21, 1990

FRANK GREGORY WATKINS, Dec. 25, 1957-Apr. 9, 1988, Of our Son and Brother

JOHN WALTER JOHNSON, PFC US Army, Jul. 15, 1923-Apr. 7, 1991

FRANCES JEAN WOODS, May 21, 1939-April 6, 1992

SHIRLEY DUFFEY RANDOLPH STEWART, January 2, 1950-Feb. 2, 1993

Double tombstone: KATHERINE KEY MOODY, Mother, Mar. 11, 1917-Sept. 23, 1988\WALTER MOODY, Son, June 1, 1958-July 31, 1987

BETTIE WILLIAMS, 1898-1992

JERRY NEAL, JR., US Army, Jan. 8, 1933-Jun. 27, 1993

ANNIE MAE TURNER TOLIVAR, May 26, 1926-September 4, 1988

Mrs. MARY N. WATKINS, 7-18-1923-10-6-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

FRANKLIN LEE WILBOURN, April 8, 1946-July 26, 1987, From Your Mother and Sisters

KATIE ELENORA WIGGENS, Loving Mother June 30, 1924-____

CORLOIS A. JONES, Feb. 25, 1948-Oct. 1, 1972

Double tombstone: COLLINS JONES, July 16, 1923-Apr. 21, 1994\KATIE C. JONES, January 27, 1927-____

Double tombstone: WILLIE PERKINS, PFC US Army, World War II, Oct. 4, 1916-Jan. 23, 1992

MARY LEE PERKINS, Beloved Wife, Apr. 10, 1909-____

JAMES EDWARD HUNT, SP4 US Army, Vietnam, Aug. 14, 1949-May 5, 1991

Double tombstone: NAT A. RUTHERFORD, 1908-____\CLARA RUTHERFORD, 1913-____

BEATRICE STEWART, Jan. 15, 1904-Jan. 12, 1988

Mrs. ONEDIA ALSTON WILKES, Died June 7, 1989, Age 58, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

DERRICK LYNN WOODS, Nov. 24, 1970-July 22, 1993

CURTIS WARD, Sgt US Army, World War II, Sep. 16, 1920-Ju1. 9, 1990

WINSTON GLENN, 11-21-1935-10-5-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

ABNER COLUMBUS MILLER, US Army, World War II, Feb. 10, 192 2-Mar. 16, 1994

DONNELL HAYNES, AB US Air Force, Jan. 10, 1939-Nov. 2, 1991

PHILLIP EDWARD McCORRY, March 8, 1959-February 10, 1991, So dearly loved

Double tombstone: RUFUS FRED COLE, PFC US Army, World War II, Jul. 3, 1918-Nov. 27, 1991\LILLIE BELLE COLE, Beloved Wife, Aug. 6, 1921-____

ANNIE MAE SMITH, 9-24-93, Mercer Funeral Home marker

CORA MAE PRICE, 192 2-1988

ANNIE E. WILSON, July 6, 1909-August 1, 1991

RUTH MEYER CURRY, Beloved Mother, 1941-____

JIMMY RAY "Tap" SHEFFIELD, 5-22-1976-10-29-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

 

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MARY L. JORDAN, 1936-1992

RAPHAEL PLEDGE, April 14, 1960-January 27, 1991, Your Loving Wife and Children

Double tombstone: EARL OWENS, 1920-1989

EARLENE OWENS, 1925-____

Mrs. MARGARET McDONALD DARNELL, Died July 1, 1990, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

L. F. CULPS, PVT US Army, World War II, 1921-1987

MAMIE MACKLIN MALONE, Aug. 25, 1912-Oct. 8, 1988

Double tombstone: ALEX HUNT, JR., July 6, 1930-Feb. 6, 1994

LENORA DOTRIS WILSON HUNT, Sept. 25, 1932-Sept. 3, 1988

ELIZABETH McDOILE, 1930-____

ERNESTINE "Tina" RANDOLPH, July 8, 1962-August 28, 1989

LOLA MAI HOGSETT, 1918-1988

JAMES F. PERRY, June 1, 1964-____

DARRYL L. PERRY, Nov. 11, 1968-____

MATTIE MAE JONES, 1930-1987

Double tombstone: JOHN LEWIS CLARK, JR., US Army, Korea, Jul. 22, 1928-Jul. 14, 1992\CONNIE LOIS CLARK, Beloved Wife, Jan. 10, 1930-____

JOHN WESLEY MORROW, JR., 12-26-1943-3-8-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

ERNESTINE BROWN, Jan. 12, 1926-Sept. 4, 1994, So dearly loved Your Family

Mrs. LUCINDA ELIZA DOTSON, Died 2-15-1987, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

LUGESTA HULSEY, 1901-1990, So dearly loved by Your Children

JAMES HENRY JONES, 1904-1990, Thomas Funeral Home marker

Mrs. ELSIE NEWLE, 12-24-1925-10-13-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

NEVERTA WOMACK FULLER, June 12, 1920-June 2, 1987

GUY BRUCE THAXTER, Died Dec. 26, 1994, Age 25, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

MELVIA M. TYNES, March 11, 1912-May 7, 1993

Rev. Mrs. MARY LOUISE HUNT, Beloved Wife and Mother, Dec. 9, 1924-Nov. 16, 1991, Founder United Kingdom Church

LINDA A. LIGON GODWIN, Beloved Wife and Mother, January 26, 1952-____

RALPH C. GUTHRIE, 1903-____

ERNESTINE HARRIS, October 11, 1925-May 12, 1987

JOHN T. PRICE, PFC US Army, World War II, Sep. 9, 1918-Sep. 24, 1992

Double tombstone: JAMES E. PERRY, 1936-____\PAULINE S. PERRY, 1941-____

LILLIE MAE PERRY, 1923-1993

ICY DEE CHATMAN, May 19, 1927-Nov. 2, 1987

Double tombstone: JOHN L. COMER, 1934-____\BEULAH M. COMER, 1934-____

RENZIE CARROLL, 6-8-1917-30-20-92, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

CHESTER J. BARNES, Cpl US Army, World War II, Jan. 8, 1910-Jan. 15, 1991

HELEN L. STRAYHORN, Beloved Wife-Mother, Jan. 21, 1933-Feb. 24, 1992

 

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PEARLIE MAE ROBY, Feb. 16, 1914-Oct. 22, 1989, We loved you Mom Dear

Mrs. EMMA LOU REED, 10-21-1915-7-13-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

JAMES EZELL COLE, US Army, Korea, 1933-1988

PATRICK TRAYLOR, Nov. 4, 1990, Mercer Funeral Home marker

HILL YARBROUGH, 5-2-1922-4-14-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

DELPHI LORRAINE COX, Dec. 4, 1957-June 3, 1990, Love Mother Theresa Cox Blalark, Father Family and Friends

JAMES JEROME FINGERS, Sgt US Army, Persian Gulf, Aug. 29, 1961-May 30, 1994

REGINA P. STINSON, 1962-1993, Poston Funeral Home marker

Mrs. GLADYS MARIE HILL, 6-31-1917-10-18-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

JORDAN LASHON JONES, 5-5-1994-6-8-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker.

CLIFFORD BINGHAM, JR., L Cpl US Marine Corps, Jan. 11, 1954-Jul. 1, 1991

WILLIAM THOMAS, 1912-1987

MARD THOMAS, 2-15-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

LEVI BEASLEY, Died Sept. 26, 1988, Age 49, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

MILTON MOORE, S2 Navy, World War II, Oct. 17, 1909-Feb. 19, 1988

WILLIAM HENRY THOMAS, 1921-1989

ERIC TREVEL MORROW, 7-12-1970-Apr. 7, 1990, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

ROBERT GILLIARD, 4-25-1907-6-4-1990, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

JOHNNIE G. WILLIAMS, 1929-1993

VERNA LEE ROBINSON, US Army, World War II, January 17, 1917-Jul. 19, 1993

Double tombstone: JAMES ROBERTSON, May 6, 1920-Nov. 23, 1990

HATTIE PEARL ROBERTSON, Apr. 29, 1926-Jan. 20, 1992

GRACE P. McBRIDE, June 7, 1919-July 9, 1988

JACK NICHOLS, 1955-1990

JAMES LEE "Precious" HOYLE, 9-14-1931-2-26-1993, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

JOHN NEIL REED, SR., 6-6-1932-12-14-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: ACIE PERKINS, Feb. 25, 1910-Dec. 1, 1988

RUBERTHA PERKINS, Sept. 21, 1910-Jan. 11, 1990

EZELL ROBBY PERKINS, 1941-1992, Poston Funeral Home marker

DAVID HAROLD HAMMOND, JR., Died Nov. 20, 1994, Age 5, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

ADDISON HERVEY, Died Oct. 31, 1993, Age 11 Mos. 28 Days, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

Mrs. MARY MURPHY, 7-14-1945-10-5-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: LOVERN ELLISON, July 30, 1942-Oct. 14, 1993\EVELYN S. ELLISON, Mar. 31, 1942-____

Double tombstone: TURNER STARKS, 1920-1989\BETTY JOE STARKS, 1942-1988

ARNESSA GRAHAM, 1925-1992

JOHN HENRY PARRISH, JR., June 9, 1940-March 5, 1993

Double tombstone: WARDELL SMITH, PFC US Army, 1910-1991\DEZZIE BELL SMITH, Beloved Wife, Mar. 27, 1913-Mar. 30, 1991

JEANETTA G. BOWMAN, 1924-1989

 

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WILL BOYD, Oct. 25, 1908-Sept. 12, 1988

ETHEL HARRISON, 1919-____

BELLE G. PARHAM, June 28, 1892-Mar. 1, 1891

HUBERT H. GRIMES, JR., 1936-1993

MARCUS CARTER, March 12, 1928-February 19, 1994

MATTIE J. BROWN, October 11, 1907-July 25, 1993

LOUISE GRAVES, 6-25-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

FANNIE V. ANDERSON, 1916- 1989

Double tombstone: OLIVER WOMACK, 1918-____\CLARDELL WOMACK, 1920-____

RICHARD B. POSEY, Aug. 31, 1976-June 6, 1994

Double tombstone: ELIJAH COPELAND, 1913-1989\EMMA LOUISE COPELAND, 1924-____

ESTER W. MORGAN, April 20, 1916-____

AUGUSTA L. GREER, June 2, 1902-Dec. 21, 1986

ANNIE HARRIS COLE, Feb. 15, 1929-____

HATTIE H. ANDERSON, Aug. 28, 1906-Dec. 25, 1989, Mother You are loved dearly

BETTY MAE ANDERSON, Mar. 1, 1905-Nov. 8, 1991, We Love You Mother Dear

BOBBY TERRELL ANDERSON, Mar. 19, 1972-Dec. 20, 1990

BRUCE EDWARD BROWN, US Marine Corps, Feb. 17, 1962-Jul. 24, 1990

ALEX HARRISON, TEC5 US Army, World War II, Sep. 8, 1919-Nov. 17, 1990

EDWARD WOODS, Jan. 8, 1925-June 1, 1994

FRANCES P. GOODMAN, Beloved Wife and Mother, no dates

AMOS A. SWINK, JR., Jan. 18, 1936-Nov. 10, 1986

JOHN WESLEY ANDER, 8-28-1915-2-3-1988, BERM

JOHN PUGH, 5-13-1952-7-2-1992

BETTY K. RANDOLPH, 1903-____

LUTHER STRAYHORN, JR., 1953-1986

JOSEPH S. HURT, 1939-____

KNOWLES S. BINGHAM, 1905-____

BARKIN WESLEY McLEMORE, Sgt US Army, World War II, Jan. 26, 1926-Jan. 21, 1992

LOLA REID, 1905-1991

Double tombstone: VARNELL WOMACK, 1941-____\PATSY E. WOMACK, 1941-____

ALICE H. MASON, 1903-1993

TOMMY LEE FORBIS, Sept. 2, 1939-Jan. 5, 1989

LUDIE BAILEY, June 15, 1914-August 16, 1990

Double tombstone: SYLVESTER STEWART, 1908-1987\VIOLA D. STEWART, 1910-1990

Double tombstone: WILLIAM J. NEELY, 1912-____\ANNIE B. NEELY, 1920-1987

 

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QUINTON FORREST, 11-25-1905-3-4-1987

MARY HELEN ROSS, Sept. 13, 1939-____

SAMUEL FRAZIER, 1942 -19 8 7

SHUDRANIKA GLENN, Died Nov. 24, 1994, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: CHARLES SUMNELL CLARK, 1904-____ (Masonic Emblem)

RUBY CLARK, 1908-1993 (Eastern Star Emblem)

WILLIAM SHERMAN, S2 US Army, World War II, Jan. 2, 1907-Sept. 12, 1993

JESSIE MAE SHERMAN, July 6, 1900-June 21, 1987 (Eastern Star Emblem)

Double tombstone: HOLLIS BROWN, PFC US Army, World War II, Jan. 8, 1922-Aug. 13, 1994\HANNAH BROWN, Beloved Wife, Dec. 20, 1926-____

Double tombstone: ELNORA L. YARBROUGH, 1932-____\EUGENE YARBROUGH, 1933-1986, married 5-30-53

Double tombstone: ERRIS YARBROUGH, 1913-____\SADIE L. YARBROUGH, 1908-1988

THOMAS F. SLAUGHTER, JR., 4-19-1912-5-20-1994

Double tombstone: NELLIE BAYLOCK, 1907-____\NANCY JANE BAYLOCK, 1920-1985

DONOVON DESHAWN NEWBILL, 2-16-92-2-16-92, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

MARQUIS COCKRELL, Died October 1990, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

ALICIA BLAIR WILLIAMS, Nov. 5, 1989-Feb. 1, 1989

Mrs. KATHLEEN MORRIS, 5-11-1928-10-21-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

WILLIE O. GIBSON, 1900-1987

BARRY LYNN JONES, 6-27-1964-11-30-1992, BFLM

WILLIE CASSIE CHANEY, Feb. 7, 1944-May 14, 1987

JIMMY D. MILLER, 1941-1986

VIRGIE SMITH, March 15, 1914-____

KIZZIE G. MERRIWEATHER, Nov. 16, 1905-Oct. 5, 1989

VIOLA GRESHAM, Oct. 10, 1911-Nov. 10, 1988

HARRY LEE WINSTON, 1931-1989

LILLIAN FRANCES BUSH, August 12, 1941-July 23, 1991

THRESSA HARRIS, 1912-1986

CHARLES WILLIAMS, JR., STM1 US Army, World War II, Jan. 27, 1927-Sep. 8, 1986

CHARLES WILLIAMS 3rd, 8-9-1947-9-23-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

WILLIAM EDWARD McCORRY, PFC US Army, World War II, Jan. 30, 1911-Jul. 31, 1986

LESSIE ANDERSON GLENN, Sept. 2, 1892-Sept. 9, 1986

KATIE LEE HOWSE, February 10, 1906-August 4, 1989

MINNIE DORNELL, Apr. 30, 1920-May 14, 1987

BOOKER T. SCOTT, US Army, World War II, Apr. 12, 1912-Sep. 4, 1991

WILLIAM BRAY, Died June 19, 1994, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

ATRICE A. PEARSON, Died June 11, 199?, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

LESLIE RENEE WISE, Died Sept. 11, 1990, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

GREGORY CROSS, JR., Nov. 16, 90, Mercer Funeral Home marker

HARRISON STILLBORN BABY GIRL, 9-12-1988, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

 

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CHRISTINA D. WILLIAMS, Dec. 7, 1988-Mar. 17, 1989

MARY PERKINS, July 1, 1926-July 13, 1991

JESSIE LEE BROOKS, 1929-1991

Double tombstone: EUGENE NORTHERN, 1908-1992\ROBBIE NORTHERN, 1908-1990

ROBERT BROWN, 3-12-1912-3-5-1990, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

One marker: In Memory of GEORGE STINSON, 1875-1946\GEORGE D. STINSON, 1900-1900\JO ANNA STINSON, 1901-1906\DORCAS ELIZABETH STINSON, 1877-1986\ESSIE LEE MOLLOY, 1903-1963\GENEVA EVANS, 1898-1977; By ETTA B. STINSON

Mrs. LONIE BLEDSOE, 2-4-1878-9-13-1956, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

GEORGE A. BLEDSOE, 1-4-1873-1-3-1957, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: CURTIS REVELS, 1909-____\MANILA R. REVELS, 1913-____

EFFIE S. BROOKS, 1904-1989

Double tombstone: Dr. Wm. E. McKISSACK, II, 1922-____\ROSETTA McKISSACK, 1925-____

Double tombstone: WILLIAM H. HADLEY, 1907-1987\WILLIE B. HADLEY, 1908-1987

Double tombstone: ANNETTE A. JONES, 1921-____\GUS JONES, 1912-1978

Double tombstone: HELEN I. BLEDSOE, 1921-____\CHARLES L. BLEDSOE, 1908-1978

 

South Section

Double tombstone: WILLIE G. BLEDSOE, June 30, 1926-____\LEE VERN BLEDSOE, June 23, 1928-____

Double tombstone: EDWARD H. BYRD, 1910-1989\EDNA ROEBUCK BYRD, 1918-____

WALTER TATE, 1902-____

LEWIS V. BROWN, PVT US Marine Corps, Vietnam, 1947-1989

ZELMA ROBINSON, US Army, World War II, Jul. 22, 1923-Jan. 19, 1994

Double tombstone: NED JACKSON, 1908-____\GLADYS JACKSON, 1908-____

Mrs. BEATRICE BROWN, 5-31-1910-4-16-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

WILLIAM LUTHER BLEDSOE, PFC US Army, World War II, 1918-1988

LINDA H. NEWBILL, October 26, 1950-May 6, 1994

CHARLES EDWARD RAGLAND, 7-12-1964-9-17-1994, BFLM

Mrs. ZELLA MAE MERRIWETHER, 8-22-1943-2-23-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

ALBERT HAYNES, 4-10-1907-12-16-1993

BRICKA REBECCA HURD, Died Sept. 17, 1994, Age 15, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

Double tombstone: HENRY BROWN, Dec. 21, 1899-Sept. 1, 1991

MARY RUBY BROWN, Mar. 20, 1907-____

CORA BROWN FARMER, 1926-1994, In Memory of our Dear Mother

 

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Mrs. RUBY LEE BOYD, 4-21-1915-10-18-1994, EFEM

LILLIAN G. SENTER, Apr. 23, 1913-Dec. 18, 1992

SALLIE P. MALUNDY, 1922-1987

TONY RICHARD MITCHELL, 1941-1988

MAGNOLIA BALLARD, Aug. 25, 1911-Dec. 6, 1991

Mrs. ALICE MAE GRAY, 8-25-1923-10-6-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

LOU ANNA BEARD, 8-18-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

MICHAEL HAYNES, DT3 US Navy, Mar. 31, 1960-Dec. 24, 1993

HAROLD BUCHANAN, PVT US Army, 1946-1989

LILLIE M. HARRIS, July 9, 1993, Mercer Funeral Home marker

BEVERLY G. BROWN, Oct. 9, 1945-Feb. 9, 1993

ADDIE MAE GIVENS, June 9, 1918-____

CHAUNCY T. SMITH, Oct. 3, 1975-____

Rev. JAMES M. CUNNINGHAM, SR., Feb. 14, 1917-December 13, 1992

ALFRED HAMLETT MILLER, PFC US Army, Vietnam, Dec. 30, 1936-Apr. 8, 1989

JAMES WILLIE BARNETT, STM2 US Navy, World War II, Mar. 25, 1925-Sep. 5, 1992

Mrs. ANNIE B. ANDERSON, Died Aug. 9, 1994, Age 67, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

Ms. NANCY SMITH, 8-1-1947-9-2-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

LOU ANNA BEARD, 8-18-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

DIANNA COX, Mar. 16, 1949-Mar. 10, 1991

JOE HENRY BUCHANAN, PFC US Army, Apr. 22, 1953-Jan. 21, 1991

ANNIE MAE RICKS, April 9, 1924-May 10, 1987

Double tombstone: TAYLOR ROEBUCK, 1916-____\GENEVA ROEBUCK, 1927-1992

FRANKLIN L. BALLARD, Sgt US Army, Aug. 28, 1934-Jun. 30, 1988

GWENDOLYN WILLIS, April 16, 1993, Mercer Funeral Home marker

Mrs. DELITTLA ROBINSON, 5-16-1925-2-6-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

JOSEPHINE PARKER, Dec. 22, 1910-May 18, 1993

JAMES L. BUCHANAN, US Navy, 1920-1990

JAMES A. HARRIS, SR., PVT US Army, World War II, Dec. 24, 1917-Jun. 6, 1987

COURTNEY R. CROOM, 1986-1990

JACQUELYN A. SMITH, October 9, 1947-____

PATRICIA ANN JOHNSON COLE, 1959-1990

LINDA DIANE MORROW, November 13, 1952-Sept. 22, 1993

MARLIN MEWBURY, BM2 US Navy World War II, Oct. 15, 1909-Jan. 12, 1993

JAMES H. DUCKSWORTH, 1920-1987

DOROTHENE PERSON, 1933-1992

Mrs. ALICE MAE GRAY, 8-25-1923-10-6-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

Mrs. GRACIE HARRIS, 9-20-1901-7-22-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

MARY LOUISE HOYLE, Dec. 24, 1924-Jan. 28, 1993

 

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Double tombstone: JAMES W. CHERRY, June 15, 1925-May 29, 1990\FORESTINE L. CHERRY, Sept. 2, 1924-____

RODERICK D. MERIWETHER, SP4 US Army, 1966-1988

ROBERT L. WHITE, SR., 1940-1992

EULAR V. MOTEN, Beloved Wife-Mother, Oct. 27, 1922-Feb. 7, 1994

Mrs. EDNA WYATT, 12-28-1906-11-10-1993, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

LEE HARVEY, SR., PVT US Army, Sep. 15, 1911-Feb. 12, 1993

GERRY "Red" SMITH, Sept. 28, 1964-May 17, 1992, Love Wife, Children & Family

JAMES P. STACKENS, 1958-1992

JOE HUTCH, JR., PVT US Army, Korea, Jan. 15, 1928-Dec. 17, 1989

LEE HENRY HUTCHERSON, PFC US Army, Korea, Jun. 21, 1929-Jan. 1, 1990

Mrs. IDA MAE JOHNSON, 3-30-1906-8-28-1991, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

MANUEL LONG, SP3 US Army, Korea, Aug. 10, 1929-Oct 12, 1993

ETHEL FOWLER, Jan. 26, 1919-Oct. 13, 1993

EVA MAE FOWLER WILKINS, Jan. 12, 1937-Dec. 2, 1990

RUFUS HOWARD WARLICK, Died Oct. 12, 1994, Age 74, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

RODNEY D. DOUGLASS, 1959-1994

EARLENE M. DOUGLASS, Apr. 18, 1929-____

JIM E. ROGERS, 1-3-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

Mrs. CECILLIE CULLINS, 2-16-1925-4-2-1990, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

TOMMY WASHINGTON RAGLAND, Died Oct. 3, 1993, Age 89, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home marker

JUANITA MOORE, Nov. 1, 1923-Feb. 12, 1991

ROBERT KELLY WISDOM, 11-14-1911-12-24-1992, Bledsoe Funeral Home marker

BEATRICE C. CULLUM, 1917-1990

BUFORD HURST, PFC US Army, 1913-1989

ANTHONY D. WAYNE PERSON, HN US Navy, Feb. 6, 1961-Apr. 11, 1991

MAMIE H. DAVIS, Aug. 28, 1903-May 12, 1991

DOVIE HAMER, December 17, 1923-March 13, 1991, With Love Clyde Hamer

JAMES EDWARD TATE, JR., 9-25-1960-3-16-1991

JEAN P. COLE, 10-24-94, Mercer Funeral Home marker

COOLIDGE DELK, PFC US Army, World War II, Nov. 16, 1924-Mar. 24, 1991

FRANK RUSSELL, III, 1967-1994

EDNA L. COLLINS, 1921-____

 

NOTE: On the official cemetery plat, in the office of Bledsoe Funeral Home in Jackson, this cemetery is divided into these sections: FOUNDERS SECTION (north); MEDITATION SECTION (south and east); ROSE GARDEN SECTION (west). PARKWAY MEMORIAL GARDENS CEMETERY is a property of the Bledsoe Funeral Home.

 

A Parkway Memorial Gardens Note

Mrs. Cisco (Hennings) McCorry achieved one of the longest recorded lifespans of a Madison Countian, having died in her 111th year.

CISCO McCORRY, 5-12-1884-1-28-1995, Bledsoe Funeral Home Marker

 

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