WARD'S GROVE CEMETERY

            This cemetery is located at Ward's Grove Baptist Church on Law Road in eastern Madison County. The cemetery is about 2 miles north of I-40.

            David Donahue recorded this Ward's Grove Cemetery November 2001 and checked and updated it May 8, 2004. Another record of this cemetery appears in Madison County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, Volume II The Northern Half of County (Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1995, pp. 192-194. Information it contains about a marker formerly in this cemetery is noted.

 

Bailey, William R. "Bill," d. Apr. 8, 2002, temporary marker, George A. Smith & Sons, 4 yards east of double marker for Adron and Evelyn Vaughn

Bond, Frank, Feb. 16, 1944-June 1, 1944

Bond, Michael C., 1950-1952

Bond, Shelby Carson, Jan. 15, 1918-Dec. 19, 1987, "Poppy" "Loving husband, daddy, granddaddy, and friend"; military marker as footstone "Cpl US Army World War II"

Boswell, Clyde A., 1881-1947
Boswell, Nancy C., 1885-1947, "Wife and husband" footstone

Buckley, Jean [see Webb, Jane Buckley]

Byrd, John F., Aug. 11, 1885-Feb. 24, 1970
Byrd, Rosa M., Mar. 19, 1894-Dec. 29, 1994

Cagle, Eugene, 1914-1948, "Father"
Cagle, Gladys, 1912-1984, "Mother"

Cagle, Infant, Oct. 13, 1943, "Infant son"

Clemons, Ada M. Prosser, Sept. 8, 1889-Dec. 18, 1936 [replacement]

Duncan, Frank Henry, July 5, 1954-June 5, 2003, "Beloved son and brother"

Ervin, Maurine [see Grace, Maurine Ervin]

Ervin, William R., Dec. 3, 1900-June 2, 1962
Ervin, Sarah J., Jan. 23, 1904-July 6, 1997, "Mother" footstone

Eubank, Billy Clabe, Sept. 27, 1949-Sept. 29, 1949, "Son of R. A. & Bulah Eubank"

Eubank, Bulah F., 1901-1991, "Mother" footstone
Eubank, Roy A., 1904-1992, "Father" footstone

Eubank, Infant, Aug. 29, 1931, "Inf. dau. of R. A. & Bulah Eubank"

Eubank, Infants, Aug. 19, 1938, "Inf. son & dau. of R. A. & Bulah Eubank"

Eubanks, Helen G., Jan. 22, 1927-____
Eubanks, James E., May 12, 1921-Apr. 11, 1988, military marker as footstone "James Edward Eubanks" "Col US Army World War II"; carved rings and "July 30, 1944"

Eubanks, Linda Diane, July 11, 1949-May 29, 1951

Farmer, Benjamin F., Apr. 4, 1905-Feb. 22, 1975, "Beloved father"

Farmer, James H., Nov. 18, 1874-Feb. 26, 1954, "Father" footstone
Farmer, Mary S., July 19, 1884-Sept. 15, 1972

Farmer, James L., Feb. 14, 1914-Dec. 9, 1989
Farmer, Verline T., July 23, 1924-Feb. 20, 2001, "Married Apr. 5, 1941"

Gaston, Mildred C., Apr. 3, 1921-____
Gaston, Bruce C., Feb. 19, 1915-Aug. 2, 1983, "Married Mar. 8, 1940"

Gowan, Henry T., 1910-1960

Gowan, Milton Fray, 1933-1987, military marker "A1C US Air Force Korea"

Gowan, Willie Webb, June 13, 1906-Oct. 15, 1986

Gowan, Wm. Henry, May 26, 1880-Feb. 25, 1966
McGowan, Myrtle Dee, Mar. 2, 1887-Sept. 20, 1974, "Mother" footstone

Grace, Maurine Ervin, Apr. 2, 1926-____
Grace, Douglas Lavon, May 6, 1924-Oct. 29, 1992

Grissom, Georgia A., Jan. 19, 1903-____
Grissom, Jess L., Feb. 26, 1899-Jan. 13, 1981

Grissom, Harold G., Aug. 13, 1950-Apr. 27, 1970, military marker as footstone "Harold Glenn Grissom" "Tennessee SP4 Co A Signal Bn Vietnam Arcom-PH"

Grissom, Infant, Aug. 15, 1968-Aug. 16, 1968, "Infant son of Joe & Genna Grissom"

Gurley, Charles, 1888-1959, "Father"
Gurley, Kate, 1894-1936, "Mother"

Gurley, Gracie M., Feb. 6, 1897-July 30, 1950
Gurley, George W., May 15, 1891-Oct. 20, 1974

Gurley, Mertie J., Aug. 30, 1910-____

Gurley, Robert A., Apr. 21, 1918-Dec. 29, 1919 [replacement]

Gurley, Robert L., June 11, 1916-Dec. 21, 1970, military marker "Tennessee S Sgt HQ Co 2 Port Bn TC World War II"

Harrell, Betty, 1867-1950

Harris, Ada [see Pillow, Ada Harris]

Henrys, Arthur A., 1874-1959
Henrys, Katie L., 1888-1976

Hicks, Hazel G., Jan. 6, 1922-Aug. 5, 1992
Hicks, Freddie C., June 12, 1921-Dec. 3, 1994

Hicks, Mary Bell, 1886-1972
Hicks, Will N., 1880-1960

Hicks, Shelly Jean, 1943-1960, "Daughter" footstone [adjacent to double marker for Hazel G. and Freddie C. Hicks"

Holley, Ethan James, 2003-2004, temporary marker, Arrington, 3 feet south of military marker for William Larry James

James, William Larry, Aug. 17, 1942-Jan. 19, 2002, military marker as footstone "A1C US Air Force"

Jines, Helen A. [see Tweedy, Helen A. Jines]

Johnson, Fannie J., 1868-1935
Johnson, John S., 1868-1935, "Father" footstone

Johnson, Julie Diane, Aug. 18, 1972, "Infant dau. of Donald & Nancy Johnson"

Johnson, Mattie, Oct. 6, 1899-Feb. 16, 1990
Johnson, S. Elvis, Apr. 24, 1897-Dec. 18, 1966, "Married Mar. 25, 1928"

Jones, Winnie [see Tweedy, Winnie Jones]

King, Glenda J., Oct. 5, 1940-____, "Mom"
King, Felix K., Nov. 21, 1939-Oct. 13, 2003, "Dad"

Knolton, Christine, 1927-____
Knolton, Ben W., 1914-1985, "Beloved parents"

Knolton, John Thomas, Feb. 4, 1960-Feb. 5, 1960

Laster, Nancy, Nov. 27, 1860-Feb. 3, 1947

Lynch, Roy G., Nov. 9, 1917-Jan. 6, 1990
Lynch, Glynn M., Sept. 15, 1924-____, "Married Mar. 10, 1944"

Matthews, E. C., 1861-1931 (homemade)

McClain, Allene Waller, 1917-2001
McClain, Jack Dwain, 1911-1999, "Married May 5, 1934"

McClain, J. Polk, 1904-1945 [replacement; an earlier marker for him was a double marker which included Hassie M. McClain, b. 1915]

McClain, Jack C., Dec. 13, 1869-Nov. 8, 1930, "Father"
McClain, Maggie J., July 23, 1870-Jan. 14, 1944, "Mother"

McClain, John David, 1942 [infant-size grave]

McDaniel, Kate Pillow, Oct. 10, 1893-Jan. 23, 1987
McDaniel, Floyd, Apr. 24, 1892-Apr. 6, 1962, "Father" footstone

McDaniel, William Earl, Jan. 5, 1914-Sept. 21, 1980

McKnight, Robert E., 1885-1951
McKnight, Freda W., 1903-19__ [ground disturbance and placed footstone suggest she was buried here by 2001]

Michael, Rena L., Dec. 31, 1900-July 3, 1952

Peeler, Myrtle C., Oct. 18, 1904-Oct. 2, 1971
Peeler, J. Verdie, Aug. 9, 1893-June 2, 1979

Peeler, Wm. Laferris, Nov. 14, 1921-Mar. 8, 1938

Pillow, Ada Harris, Apr. 6, 1894-Apr. 22, 1988
Pillow, Lawrence E., Jan. 31, 1887-July 16, 1964

Pillow, Almer E., Feb. 12, 1883-Aug. 19, 1951, "Father" footstone
Pillow, Annie J., Nov. 17, 1890-Mar. 14, 1955

Pillow, Annie C., Dec. 12, 1937-Aug. 2, 1993, "Beloved Mother" [as recorded previously: Annie Christine Pillow (Mrs.)]

Pillow, Buford L., Nov. 17, 1915-Feb. 10, 1987, military marker "Pvt US Army World War II"

Pillow, Harvey V., Oct. 25, 1913-May 25, 1978

Pillow, Helon Roe, June 9, 1920-Jan. 24, 1999 [from temporary marker, Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home, read in 2001: Mrs. Berniece Helon Pillow]
Pillow, Milton Lewis, Jan. 8, 1918-Sept. 28, 1980, military marker as footstone "SF3 US Navy World War II"

Pillow, Kate [see McDaniel, Kate Pillow]

Pillow, Ruby L., Oct. 10, 1910-June 11, 2000
Pillow, Ollie M., Jan. 14, 1903-Dec. 6, 1972

Pillow, Victoria K., 1902-1981
Pillow, James T., 1898-1964

Prater, Alfonzo, July 3, 1906-Apr. 9, 1964
Prater, Maggie, Aug. 31, 1910-Dec. 28, 1996

Prater, Majorie, Aug. 15, 1938-____, "Mom" foostone
Prater, Howard E., Jan. 9, 1930-Sept. 11, 2002, military marker as footstone "Howard Earl Prater" "PFC US Army Korea"; "Married Jan. 10, 1958" "Our children: Dale and Marla"

Prosser, Ada M. [see Clemons, Ada M. Prosser]

Purdy, John Franklin, Sept. 6, 1933-Aug. 9, 2002, temporary marker, Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home, 4 yards north of double marker for Majorie and Howard E. Prater [last name which was only partially readable and unreadable death month come from Jackson Sun web site]

Raines, Mintie P., 1881-Aug. 13, 1932

Rivers, Wilma E., Dec. 27, 1917-July 22, 1973

Scott, J. Haskell, 1900-1960
Scott, Ivie M., 1903-1950

Scott, James E., 1943-1960 (fallen)

Settles, Clabe F., 1900-1955
Settles, Nina E., 1908-1994, "Wife" footstone

Settles, Willard A., Jan. 5, 1898-Apr. 16, 1971
Settles, Annie M., May 4, 1896-Dec. 14, 1983, "Mother" footstone

Sikes, James Gilbert, Sept. 10, 1921-Dec. 6, 1968 [Masonic symbol]
Sikes, Mary Evelyn, Oct. 16, 1921-____

Sikes, Lessie M., June 8, 1904-June 24, 1942
Sikes, Roy A., Sept. 11, 1889-June 19, 1968 [Masonic symbol]

Sikes, Robert Dwain, Mar. 8, 1950-Mar. 26, 1956

Turner, Angeline, July 9, 1944-Dec. 7, 1970, "Dau. of Winnie & John Tweedy"

Tweedy, Helen A. Jines, 1934-1993
Tweedy, Raymond C., 1922-____ [buried, probably early 2004]

Tweedy, John Henry, Jan. 1, 1891-Mar. 10, 1966
Tweedy, Winnie Jones, Mar. 4, 1904-Feb. 4, 1979

Vaughn, Adron, 1923-1969, "Daddy" footstone
Vaughn, Evelyn, 1926-2000, unplaced "Mother" footstone, "Married Jan. 24, 1942"

Waller, Allene [see McClain, Allene Waller]

Webb, Thomas Edmond, Nov. 3, 1907-Nov. 20, 1982, military marker as footstone "PFC US Army World War II"
Webb, Jean Buckley, July 22, 1927-____

Webb, Willie [see Gowan, Willie Webb]

Williams, Harbert F., Jan. 27, 1906-Feb. 6, 1966
Williams, Faye W., Nov. 19, 1904-Dec. 20, 1977

Williams, J. C., July 10, 1907-Feb. 27, 1986
Williams, Elizabeth B., Jan. 3, 1904-Apr. 1, 1983

Williams, John H., July 13, 1909-June 7, 1987
Williams, Rubye H., Aug. 7, 1910-____

Williams, John W., Apr. 22, 1864-Aug. 18, 1930, "Father"
Williams, Rena F., Oct. 24, 1878-Apr. 3, 1933, "Mother"

Williams, Kelly Nichole, Aug. 10, 1982, "Born into God's hands"