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.

GREATER ST. LUKE'S BAPTIST
CHURCH CEMETERY

 

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IMOGENE H. WARE, Aug. 25, 1932-Nov. 17, 1990

JOE HILL, Sept. 2, 1950-Feb. 18, 1974, In Loving Memory

Mrs. RUBY MAE BRILEY, Sept. 9, 1990, Stephenson-Shaw Fun. Home Marker

PEARLIE MAE UTLEY, Beloved Mother, May 12, 1922-Mar. 10, 1988, We miss You

EMMITT ECHOLS, June 5, 1935-Mar. 23, 1977

PEGGY JANE LYONS, Mother, Feb. 11, 1937-Apr. 14, 1975

TERRON LEE H. JONES, Nov. 25, 1980-June 21, 1982

CARRIE LEE HILL, July 28, 1928-Aug. 20, 1985

RAFE HOOD, PVT US Army, World War I, March 12, 1894-July 8, 1966

ADAM HOOD, 1873-1962

Double tombstone: IDA PEARL HARRIS, July 28, 1898-July 22, 1972\ALBERT HARRIS, Mar. 6, 1896-Sept. 28, 1973, In my Fatherís house are many mansions

Double tombstone: HARRY HOBSON, Aug. 23, 1886-Oct. 29, 1974\JESSIE HOBSON, Mar. 9, 1900-Oct. 15, 1959

HORACE THOMAS HOBSON, Oct. 12, 1928-Oct. 14, 1983

Double tombstone: JOHN L. HOBSON, Mar. 19, 1919-____\SARAH HOBSON, July 11, 1921-Apr. 13, 1985, married Aug. 26, 1939

AGNES EVANS, Feb. 12, 1881-July 29, 1950

CAROL SHANKLIN McGEE, Feb. 16, 1935-Mar. 21, 1989

Mrs. ELNORA HALL, Died 1986, funeral home marker

THOMAS LEE EASLEY, PFC US Army, Korea, Mar. 13, 1933-JUne 4, 1986

Mrs. ANNIE V. BONDS, Died Sept. l, 1993, Age 78, Stephenson-Shaw Fun. Home Marker

EIRTS J. WIGGENS, PFC US Army, Sep. 24, 1924-Jul. 14, 1993

ELDRIDGE HOBSON, Cpl US Army, World War II, 1921-1986

ELIZA CRUTCHFIELD, Dec. 5, 1908-June 18, 1966

IDA MAE SIBLEY, Jan. 8, 1987, Mercer Funeral Home Marker

GEORGIA HOOD, Jan. 25, 1875-June 19, 1955

ERNEST CHERRY, SR., July 9, 1915-Nov. 2, 1971, Beloved Husband & Father

STEPHEN J. TAYLOR, June 27, 1957-Aug. 10, 1968, At Rest

Double tombstone: JIM BILLS, Feb. 1, 1897-Apr. 7, 1977\MAMIE L. BILLS, Mar. 28, 1905-Aug. 14, 1980, Our Father which art in heaven

VINNIE HOBSON LONG, Nov. 25, 1926-Aug. 20, 1980

ROSA HOBSON DAVIS, Apr. 12, 1933-Sept. 26, 1989

JOHN L. CLARK, Tennessee PVT US Army, W.W.I. Aug. 8, 1892-April 20, 1961

LOUISA GOODNER, Jan. 4, 1878-Mar. 16, 1939

ED. C. EVANS, SR., May 15, 1876-Sept. 4, 1964

 

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LONNIE E. EVANS, Husband, May 10, 1907-Aug. 18, 1969, Iíve done my Masterís will

1 stone: EMMA CHAIERS, Aug. 8, 1906-July 29, 1954 (south side)\WILLIE PRUITT, Aug. 8, 1921-Jan. 18, 1956 (east side)\WILLIS CHAIERS, Mar. 28, 1955 (north side)

Double tombstone: LISSIE BRYANT, 1888-____ no death date\HANSON BRYANT, 1880-1960

ORA LEE EWING, Feb. l1, 1921- Dec. 30, 1958

J. B. RAGAN, PVT US Army, World War II, Aug. 15, 1896-Jun. 25, 1975

HATTIE B. DAVIS, July 13, 1909-July 12, 1980

HERBERT W. HOBSON, AN US Navy, May 16, 1936-Dec. l, 1983

Mrs. HATTIE LEE HOBSON, Died March 28, 1993, Age 45, Stephenson-Shaw Fun. Home Marker

L. T. HOBSON, Jan. 2, 1903-May 6, 1971

JANICE MARIE GRIFFIN, Sept. 22, 1954-Jan. 14, 1987

DANNY R. TYSON, 10-1-1989, Mercer Funeral Home Marker

WALTER V. BRITTEN, TEC4 US Army, World War II, Nov. 22, 1921-Jun. 3, 1986

Double tombstone: E. S. HOBSON, Father, July 20, 1901-Apr. 22, 1976\MARY ANN HOBSON, Mother, Mar. 30, 1899-Apr. 27, 1977

HELEN BOYKIN, 1910-____ no death date

HANSON J. BRYANT, Tennessee PFC (rest of inscription in ground)

WILLIAM BOYKIN, Beloved Husband, Mar. 2, 1910-Apr. 11, 1987

ISAIAH BENJAMIN WOODS, Mar. 12, 1903-Oct. 23, 1977

BOOKER HUNTS LOT, 11 graves

Mrs. MAGNOLIA REED, 9-20-1907-7-12-1994, Bledsoe Funeral Home Marker

Double tombstone: W. C. BOYLE, June 8, 1893-July 17, 1963 (Masonic Emblem)\GEORGIE L. BOYLE, July 13, 1898-____no death date

GEORGE HOBSON, PVT US Army, World War II, February 8, 1924-June 26, 1972

JANICE BROOKS , Mother, May 6, 1932-Apr. 29, 1975

ELVIN MANUS, March 10, 1994, Mercer Funeral Home Marker

CHARLIE BOYD, no dates

SIMON WARD, PVT US Army, World War I, Jul . 15, 1892-Dec. 3, 1982

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