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.
ZION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
Located east of Jackson, Tennessee via East Chester Street, Beech Bluff Road and Mifflin Road. Situated on the south side of Mifflin Road 6.5 miles east of the junction of Mifflin Road, Beech Bluff Road and East Parkway just east of Jackson. The cemetery is a short distance west of the Zion Hill Baptist Church.
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LUCY MAE HUNT, April 10, 1980, funeral home marker
Mr. GOLDIE BELL, 4-25-1900-12-19-1979, funeral home marker
HOMER GODWIN, 12-22-1992, Mercer Funeral Home Marker
Mr. E. WASHINGTON, SR., 10-30-1993, Mercer Funeral Home Marker
NELLA CAVER, Nov. 5,1983, Mercer Funeral Home Marker
JUANTTA GODWIN, Jan. 30, 1986, Mercer Funeral Home Marker
Mr. ACIE H. HART, Nov.29, 1979, Mercer Funeral Home Marker
GEORGIA ANN ROSS, 2-22-1900-6-22-1982
Double tombstone with no surname inscribed: BESSIE MAE, 2-12-1927\JOHN L. JR., 2-22-1923
Mrs. Veola Jones, long-time member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, says that Mr. E. Washington is Mr. Emmitt Washington, Sr. That the surname of John L.and Bessie is ROSS. That the grave with a funeral home marker with panel of information missing, next to Mr. E. Washington, Sr. is that of BARBARA WASHINGTON, his daughter, who predeceased him.
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