CLOVER CREEK MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY

            This cemetery is located on the south side of Clover Creek Missionary Baptist Church. The church is located south of Medon, Tennessee, on the west side of State Highway 18, about a mile south of the white Clover Creek Baptist Church and cemetery. Ther church but not the cemetery is visible from the highway. More than a dozen graves are either unmarked or marked temporary markers without information, mostly on the south side of the cemetery at the edge of the woods.

            David Donahue recorded this cemetery on September 15, 2003 based on earlier work by Jonathan K. T. Smith. Mr. Smith's 1995 record appears in his Tombstone Inscriptions from Black Cemeteries in Madison County, Tennessee and a 2000 update appears in his Tombstone Inscriptions from Black Cemeteries in Madison County, Tennessee, Volume 2. These works are referred to collectively as Smith in the notes below. Smith noted that the church was founded in 1856.

 

Agins, Mary Inez [see Jones, Mary Inez Agins]

Alston, Ella, Dec. 13, 1904-Aug. 10, 1987

Alston, George, 1902-1966

Bowie, Jewell L., May 20, 1944-Apr. 29, 1994

Brooks, Austin Donnell, August 8, 1998-Oct. 3, 1998

Brown, Booker T., Sr., Mar. 6, 1924-June 7, 2002
Brown, Bernice M., Apr. 27, 1926-____

Chism, Octavia, Nov. 10, 1884-May 7, 1961

Chism, Robert, Jan. 9, 1879-Feb. 26, 1963

Chism, Robert H., Aug. 8, 1911-Nov. 15, 1990, "Father"

Chism, Stonewall, Sr., Oct. 6, 1919-July 19, 1988, "Daddy"

Chism, Susie, Oct. 4, 1922-Nov. 27, 1994, "Our mother"

Chism, William, Nov. 10, 1884-May 7, 1961

Collins, Hattie, Oct. 31, 195-Apr. 25, 1972

Cunningham, Brandee Michel, d. Sept. 20, 1998 [infant-style marker]

Dawkins, Jennifer N., d. June 27, 1986, Age 17 Mons. [not foundd in 2003; reported by Smith in 1995]

Gladney, Charles, d. Died June 3, 2000 [not found in 2003; reported by Smith in 2000]

Gladney, Clodie, Sr.,d. Jan. 16, 1989, temporary marker, Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home, 5 yards north of marker for Hattie Collins

Gladney, Hattie, Mrs., d. Dec. 26, 1967, Age 83, temporary marker, Dixie Funeral Home Marker, Bolivar, Tenn., 3 feet north of marker for Hattie Collins

Hampton, Luther L., May 26, 1918-Oct. 20, 1984, military marker "PFC US Army World War II"

Holloway, Sandra Kay, May 3, 1951-Jan. 7, 1983

Jones, Mary Inez Agins, Dec. 10, 1939-Apr. 15, 1984

Love, ______, Mr., d. Mar. 12, 1977, temporary marker, Dixie Funeral Home, Bolivar, Tennessee, 7 feet north of marker for Hattie Collins

Mackey, Joe Louis, 1936-1950, temporary marker, Stephenson, 10 feet west of marker for William Chism

Mackey, Mable L., 1908-1950, Age 41, temporary marker, Stephenson, 3 yards west-northwest of marker for Octavia Chism

McBride, Rachel N., May 17, 1890-Nov. 13, 1981

Mosley, Clinton Z., Oct. 30, 1918-Nov. 6, 1984 [has military marker which was improperly set on its edge, sank into the grave, and in 2003 was totally unreadable]
Mosley, Adella, Aug. 17, 1911-____

Mosley, James M., Oct. 4, 1927-June 10, 1992, military marker as footstone "US Army Korea"
Mosley, Beatrice C., Dec. 3, 1943-____

Mosley, Tom, Sept. 10, 1894-March 16, 1950, military marker "Tennessee Pvt 320 Service Bn QMC World War I"

Mosley, Zacariah, Aug. 6, 1894-June 4, 1992, military marker as footstone "Pvt US Army World War II"
Mosley, Elner, Mar. 31, 1894-July 12, 1975
[main marker partially sunken, with dates unreadable; Zachariah's dates are from military marker, Elner's dates are those reported by Smith in 1995]

Newsom, Canary, July 23, 1914-Apr. 2, 1969, "Mrs." "Mother"

Newsom, Frank, Mar. 10, 1912-May 26, 1966, military marker "PFC Enl Res Corps"

Newsom, Walter W., July 5, 1907-Sept. 16, 1976

Newsom, William Milton, Feb. 2, 1907-Mar. 14, 1964

Newsome, Fannie, May 17, 1888-May 5, 1979, "Mother"
Newsome, Roscoe, Apr. 13, 1888-Oct. 8, 1965, "Father"

Reeves, Edna Bernice, Oct. 11, 1950-Dec. 1, 1950 [replacement]

Reeves, Hubert, Dec. 4, 1910-Sept 11, 1992

Reeves, Richard Dallas, Mar. 24, 1944-Dec. 27, 2001, "Husband, father, & grandfather"

Smith, Beadie, Jan. 28, 1888-Nov. 3, 1966

Smith, Jamie G., Mar. 7, 1916-Aug. 19, 1970

Smith, Lee Tom, May 1, 1871-Apr. 26, 1945

Yarbrough, Porter, Jr., Mar. 13, 1937-Dec. 9, 2000

Yarbrough, Rosezenner Animos, Dec. 25, 1910-July 26, 1997