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.
Located about six miles northwest from city limits of Jackson, Tennessee via Old Bells Highway and Adair Road. Situated on west side of Adair Road about .3 mile north of the juncture of this road with Brooks Lane; just south of house with present mailbox number 575 (Cole).
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OZELL BROOKS, Grandpa, Mar.15, 1904-Mar. 18, 1990, We Love You
JOE NELSON BROOKS, 1865-1940, At Rest
OLYMPIO BROOKS, Born Apr. 9, 1909, Died Oct. 19, 1934
MARY E.BROOKS, Born June 12, 1867, Died Nov. 27, 1949
MATTIE PATTERSON, 1878-1961
DORIS JEAN WALKER, Sept. 7, 1954-Nov. 23, 1968
MOLLY VANN, 1857-1940, Gone but not forgotten
MELVOY VANN, Aug. 18, 1941-Jan. 18, 1969
EZELL FLOYD VANN, Sept. 20, 1908-Mar 10, 1951
BERTHA MAE VANN, June 22, 1936-June 26, 1936
BETTTE, wife of Grant COLLINS, Dec. 25, 1873-July 19, 1940, Age 67 yrs. 6 mo. 24 da., At Rest
MILTON BROOKS, Died Mar. 26, 1922, Red Elk Temple 786 Bells, Tenn.
ED BROOKS, Born Dec. 4, 1866, Died Oct. 5, 1939
W. M. PATTERSON, 1848-1951 /Dates as inscribed on stone/
LONNIE VANN, May 18, 1888-Aug. 24, 1973
LELA J. HINKLE, Nov. 17, 1919-Jan. 13, 1985
ADAM VANN, 1855-1945, At Rest
JULIA VAN /only one "n" inscribed/, Wife of Lonnie VAN, 1878-1940, Gone left me to mourn. Hope to meet her at a better home.
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