From Family Findings
Vol. VI, No. 3, July 1974, p. 107
Copyright, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1974
Appears on this web site by permission


EL BETHEL METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY located near Gleason, Tenn. in Weakley Co. Copied by Mrs. Charles Bless, Lewisburg, Tenn and sent to Mrs. Jesse E. Campbell, Greenfield, Tenn.


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Infant son of E. J. & Ramelle (Clark) Greer, Aug 1945

Infant dau of E. J. & Ramelle (Clark) Greer, Apr 1935

Betty Lee Gilky, Infant dau of Sam & Elsa Clark Gilky

A. M. Clark, 1901-1920

Una Lee Clark, 1875-1940
Robert N. Clark, 1862-1920

Sarah Margaret Clark, 1824-1920

J. L. Clark, 1833-1919

W. W. Clark, 1859-1939, Erected by El Bethel Church in memory of his work

Charity Elizabeth Clark, 1870-1940

C. M. Clark, 1866-1944

H. W. Clark, 1872-1946

Mollie Winsett, Aug 16, 1871-May 22, 1940, 68 yrs 9mo 6 da

Melisia T. Marsh, 1890 19__
James A. Marsh, 1855-1963


The original El Bethel Methodist Church located at the headwaters of Tumbling Creek, is no longer standing, but the marked gravel are:

Sarah E. dau of George & Sarah Fodge, Oct 31, 1855-July 5, 1856

John K. Hunter, Co I 6 Tenn Cav

Mother, Tabitha wife of Clearoel Klutts, May 24, 1818-Oct 15, 1859 [HTML editor's comment: misread C. Israel Klutts?]

John Klutts, Oct 21, 1792-Nov 23, 1855, 63 y 1 m 2 d

Alexander son of J. C. Klutts, Aug 18, 1811-Oct 17, 1876, 65 y 1 m 29 d

In Memory of William, son of Geo & Sarah Fodge, Nov 10, 1837-Mar 18, 1816, 7 y 4m 8 d

Father, Israel Klutts, Mar 22, 1815-Jan 1, 1872

Christine consort of John Klutts, June _0, 1846 Born, Aged 53 y 11 mo

Christopher B. Clark, Com B


Many unmarked graves. Old fenced in cemetery was about 200yds in woods, now all hardwood trees, and remains of old cedars.

The tombstone of the founder & builder of the original El Bethel Church, John Witt, has been removed to Mt. Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie, Tenn. It originally read:

In Memory of Rev. John Witt
Departed this life
Oct 8, 1851
Aged 49 yrs 9 mo 7 da


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