The Hughes Cemetery is located twenty five miles north of Chattanooga. Follow highway # 27 to Bakewell which is twenty five miles. The cemetery is across from the post office to the left. Seven members of the Hughes family are buried here in rock vaults with no markers.
Hixson, Nancy - Oct 4, 1894 - Aged 74 yrs
Gentry, John M - Jan 6, 1875 - Sept 30, 1904
Gentry, Laura Gandace - Jan 6, 1880 - Dec 11, 1898 - 'Blessed sleep.'
Gentry, J Frank - Nov 11, 1877 - Oct 21, 1901 - 'Peaceful rest.'
Capps, F M - Jan 19, 1815 - Sept 6, 1892 - 'He finished his work; grew tired and went Home to rest.'
Clements, J W - Co I - 2nd Tenn Inf
Here lies the body of Clements, W - 1835 -
Elsea, Laurmie - Wife of J P Elsea - June 19, 1877 - Jan 17, 1901
Manning, W J - Aug 18, 1829 - Dec 17, 1884 - Co C - 5th Tenn Inf - 'Gone but not forgotten.'
Shipley, W M - Co C - 5th Tenn Inf
Father - Shipley, N T - 1850 -1906 - 'My trust is in God.'
Mother - Shipley, Jenny - Wife of N T Shipley - 1851 - 1906 - 'We will meet again.'
Willcoxson, Martha J - Mar 16, 1832 - Jan 17, 1889 - 'Gone but not forgotten.'
McGill, Malissie A - Aug 19, 1889 - Feb 2, 1894 - 'Only sleeping.'
McGill, Ella E - Daughter of D N and M A McGill - Sept 17, 1885 - May 10, 1889 - 'One little angel more.'
Coleman, B F - Aug 24, 1818 - Jan 16, 1883
Coleman, Nancy - Daughter of Eziakel and Elizabeth Hughes - Sept 2, 1859 - April 1860
Gray, W B - Our father - Mar 30, 1834 - Dec 23, 1871
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