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.
PROVIDENCE, TENNESSEE CEMETERY
Located in extreme west Madison County in Providence on the south side of Lower Brownsville Road. Many unmarked graves here.
EZEKIAL CHISM, US Navy, 1916-1991
ALMER HARVERSON, Born Nov. 11, 1917, Died Nov. 27, 1964, At Rest
IDA CHANDLER, Born 1848, Died Jan. 22, 1894, God gave. He took. He will restore. He doeth all things well.
LUCILE MARSH, wife of F. E. JEFFRIES, 1895-1929
Double tombstone: MAGNOLIA JEFFRIES, Dec. 21, 1903-____\ROBERT S.JEFFRIES, Nov. 7, 1900-Nov. 9, 1968
WILLIE Z. AVERY, Tennessee PFC 3495 QM Truck Co. World War II, March 4, 1916-Feb. 3, 1952
Mrs. IDA JANE COLE, March 16, 1922-Nov. 29, 1990
WILEY COLE, Born 1854, Died 1923, Gone but not forgotten (a broken stone)
Double tombstone: N. D. COLE, Born 1847, Died 1912\CALLIE COLE, Born 1855, Died 1915
In Loving Memory of XAVION THEUS, July 18, 1990-July 21, 1990
MINNIE ELLERSON, Jan. 18, 1877-Mar. 20, 1955, Gone but not forgotten
LYNA M.COLE, Died January 2, 1995, Age 71, Stephenson-Shaw Fun. Home Marker
ROGER BURT, PVT US Army World War II, Jun. 6, 1924-Nov. 22, 1985
JOE CHANDLER, Born July 4, 1833, Died Aug. l, 1884, He was faithful to every duty.
JOE MOORE, Born Mar. 10, 1828, Died Sept.13, 1903, Gone but not forgotten
ALICE S. COLE, Feb.24, 1924-Aug.16, 1989
ANNIE L. JEFFRIES, 1926-1927
ELLA DAVIS, Born 1844, Died May 21, 1903, Too good for earth, God called her home
ALICE JEFFRIES, 1903-1966
TEMPIE SINCLAIR, Born Sept.18, 1883, Died Dec.12, 1905
Mr. ALVIN ALLEN COLE, Dec.15, 1919-Feb.12, 1990
One tombstone: ABIJAH COLE, 1927-1949\HERMAN COLE, SR., 1923-1951\HERMAN COLE, JR., 1945-1981
MINNIE V. WOODS, 1914-1981, In God's Care. My Trust is in God.
JOHN GILLIS ALLEN, 1917-1987
SHERMAN THEUS, SR., 2-20-1912-4-20-1990, In Loving Memory of the Family
J. W. ELLERSON, Mar.30, 1874-Aug.26, 1946, Gone but not forgotten
AUGUSTA J.PARKER, July 4, 1894-May 21, 1945 (off base)
MABLE CLAY (a fragment resting on a tree stump)
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