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Gilbert Benjamin Tart : April 26, 1939 - June 16, 2014

Caswell Ray Strickland, Jr. : October 22, 1957 - June 22, 2013

1
Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Strickland : November 21, 1955

Zoe


2 & 3
Cleveland R. Barham : June 12, 1885 - April 20, 1965
Zelma H. Barham : February 2, 1890 - November 14, 1958

Married June 19, 1953

4
Claude V. Barham : October 26, 1938
Baby and 13th child of Cleveland R. (#3) and Zelma H. Barham (#4)

5
Deula L. Bridgers : August 28, 1898 - October 31, 1955

5a
Curtham C. Bridgers : September 8, 1898 - March 20, 1985
Headstone has first name misspelled - correct spelling is Curthman

6
Alonza Bridgers : August 23, 1868 - June 14, 1951

7
Ethel Bridgers Lassiter : October 17, 1891 - December 19, 1935

7a
Melvin M. Bridgers : April 23, 1895 - March 4, 1981

7b
Ina M. Collins : August 27, 1895 - December 18, 1936

8
George Hatch Holmes : February 17, 1907 - March 12, 1966
CHBOSN U.S. Navy in World War II. Son of Nanie Belle Holmes(#11)

8a
Mary H. Lowery : June 5, 1905 - June 30, 1977
Daughter of Nanie Belle Holmes (#11) and wife of Carl Lowery (#9)

9
Carl Lowery : August 30, 1900 - February 18, 1961
Husband of Mary H. Lowery (#8a)

10
Irene Holmes Doggett : March 31, 1919 - January 5, 1957
Daughter of Nanie Belle Holmes (#11)

11
Nanie Belle Holmes : December 9, 1881 - March 15, 1946
Other known spellings of name: Nannie Bell. Wife of William Ernest Holmes - buried at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

12
Steven Earnest Holmes : February 21, 1913 - February 17, 1942

12a
Mary Florence Ashmun : August 11, 1914 - July 20, 2003
Aunt Bug. Daughter of Bettie O'Neal (#25) and Henry L. Smith (#26)

13 & 13a
H. Hester Smith : October 12, 1898 - February 13, 1954
Cosie E. Smith : May 10, 1903 - October 19, 1977

14
Tom T. Smith : April 18, 1908 - May 24, 1948

14a & 14b
Herbert D. Carlisle : September 19, 1933 - January 3, 1989

15
Leonard R. Fuller : October 5, 1909 - July 16, 1940
Husband 1 of Beatrice B. Carter (#39a)

Gerald W. Barham : May 2, 1954 - May 26, 2013

Darrell Todd Barham : August 11, 1962 - August 14, 1995 (missing)

16 & 16a
Linwood W. Barham : December 9, 1910 - November 12, 1969
Louise B. Barham : February 25, 1910 - July 27, 1993
Linwood is son of Cleveland R. (#2) and Zelma H. Barham (#3). Louise is daughter of Pearl Jenks Bartholomew (#41a).

16b
Ruby M. Strickland : April 5, 1921 - August 11, 2002

17 and 17a
.....
Clarence M. Strickland : November 10, 1894 - November 7, 1950
Hoy C. Strickland : September 1, 1898 - October 17, 1976
Clarence was a PVT in the U.S. Army in World War I

18
James W. Chappell : January 11, 1943 - Decmeber 25, 1961

19
James Foy Chappell : November 7, 1896 - September 25, 1955

19a
Mary Ellen Chappell : February 9, 1899 - April 23, 1980

19b
Baby Boy Hoyle : 1969 - 1969

20
James Chappell, Jr. : August 19, 1919 - July 9, 1972

20a
Lois Lowery Chappell : July 8, 1923 - June 8, 1999

21
Joseph Harold Jenks : November 5, 1928 - December 15, 1945

22
Ethel Watkins Harrison : November 13, 1904 - Feburary 13, 1968

22a
Elmer G. "Jake" Harrison : February 21, 1904 - June 28, 1981

22b
David Carl Stewart : May 12, 1909 - April 7, 1978

23
William F. Andrews : May 10, 1886 - October 30, 1933
Mary L. Andrews : March 1, 1890 - June 22, 1965

25
Bettie O'Neal Smith : December 24, 1873 - May 7, 1963
Bettie was wife (divorced) of Henry L. Smith (#26)

26
Henry L. Smith : 1869 - 1938

27
Wesley G. Carlisle : June 24, 1933 - June 24, 1933

27a and 27b
William D. (Jack) Carlisle : March 28, 1906 - February 8, 1982
Zonie Smith Carlisle : August 25, 1903 - December 23, 1978
Zonie was daughter of Bettie O'Neal Smith (#25) and Henry L. Smith (#26)

28 and 28a
Auburn Smith : Septmber 8, 1922 - January 6, 1987
Mary Ann Smith : March 7, 1927 - November 20, 1978
Auburn was the son of Auben S. Smith (#28b) and Foy L. Smith (#29)

28b and 29
.....
Auben S. Smith : November 12, 1895 - June 26, 1959
Foy L. Smith : October 12, 1862 - January 29, 1956
Auben was a PFC Battery B 345th Field Artillery in World War I. Auben was the son of Bettie O'Neal Smith (#25) and Henry L. Smith (#26)

29a
Donald W. VanPutte : January 2, 1934 - June 12, 2006
Don's body was donated for science.
30
Unknown Medlin

31
Unknown Medlin

32
Unknown Infant Medlin

33
Unknown Medlin

34
Mrs. Jo Medlin

34a
Ray Clifton Mangum : August 18, 1935 - February 2, 1942

34b
Howard F. Mangum : July 4, 1908 - June 21, 1955

34c
Lonnie L. Mangum : April 20, 1876 - August 16, 1940

35
Margaret Lillia Stell : January 28, 1907 - September 20, 1931
Margaret is wife of Alphonso Stell (#36)

36
.....
Alphonso Stell : January 30, 1890 - October 27, 1956

Alphonso is husband of Margaret Lillia (#35). Alphonso was a PVT in Company E4 Pioneer Infantry in WWI.


36a
Nannie Ruth Stell Kendall : August 31, 1930 - February 8, 2000

36b
.....
Richard Edwin Kendall, Jr. : November 21, 1930 - August 2, 2000
Richard was a SGT in the U.S. Army in Korea

37
Infant of J.W. & V.F. Griffin : April 26, 1926 - April 26, 1926

38
Idora Jones Cates : April 11, 1863 - May 19, 1940

38a
Mary Rachel Thomason : February 21 1901 - January 29, 1991

Clarence M. Tate : June 21, 1917 - February 13, 2012

39 and 39a
Archie S. Carter : September 1, 1913 - December 22, 1963
Beatrice B. Carter : August 16, 1913 - June 4, 1995
Beatrice is the daughter of Cleveland R. (#2) and Zelma H. Barham (#3) and first wife of Leonard R. Fuller (#15)

40
Linora M. Jenks : June 1, 1867 - December 29, 1935
Linora is the wife of Lewis D. Jenks (#41)

41
Lewis D. Jenks : March 16, 1864 - August 31, 1950
Lewis is the husband of Linora M. Jenks (#40)

41a
Pearl Jenks Bartholomew : December 23, 1887 - January 24, 1979
Pearl is the daughter of Linora M. Jenks (#40) and Lewis D. Jenks (#41) and the wife of Joseph Bartholomew buried at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

41b
Vandorse Jenks : June 23, 1899 - February 21, 1972
Vandorse is the son of Linora M. Jenks (#40) and Lewis D. Jenks (#41). Vandorse was a PVT in the U.S. Army in WWI.

41c
Vernie Jackson Jenks
Vernie is son of Linora M. Jenks (#40) and Lewis D. Jenks (#41). Headstone partially buried, born June 10, 1894 died unknown. Military service unknown.

42 and 42a
.....
Lucius C. King : February 27, 1887 - January 12, 1959
Blanche E. King : June 11, 1889 - October 7, 1972

42b
Joe King : July 19, 1927 - August 27, 1985

42e
Homer Liberty King : June 11, 1923 - July 20, 2007

42c
Mary Elizabeth King : March 3, 1925 - May 8, 1997

42d
Leland Lucius King : April 28, 1920 - November 23, 1994

43
David Palmer Jenks : November 18, 1897 - February 6, 1956
David is son of Lenora M. Jenks (#40) and Lewis D. Jenks (#41). David was PVT BTRY B2 Regiment FARD in WWI.

43a
Gertie Mangum Jenks : July 26, 1899 - November 1, 1996
Gertie is the first wife of G. Scott Hight (#44)

44
G. Scott Hight : October 26, 1886 - January 20, 1939
G. Scott is the first husband of Gertie Mangum Jenks (#43a)

45
Herman P. Frazier : August 19, 1914 - Novermber 19, 1959

45a
Mary Jane Frazier : February 20, 1888 - February 4, 1982

46 and 46a
Maude Ray Smith : May 17, 1902 - January 21, 1961
Paul Chester Smith : August 22, 1910 - March 14, 1948

47
Bertha Ophelia Ray : June 14, 1904 - April 11, 1997

48
Geo.Willie Ray : September 12, 1873 - January 7, 1925

49
Roberter K. Ray : November 25, 1875 - April 28, 1956

49a and 49b
Elsie B. Ray : May 28, 1917 - May 25, 1993
Horace D. Ray : October 10, 1912 - July 12, 1987

50
Ralph J. Lassiter : June 19, 1886 - January 8, 1933

50a
Thaddie M. Lassiter : December 30, 1898 - November 5, 1987

50b
Connie M. Lassiter: November 24, 1923 - September 20, 1986
Connie served in the U.S. Army

50d
Virginia L. Thompson : June 3, 1920 - November 2, 1989

51 and 52
Roberta Mangum : 1866 - 1938
Ade Mangum : 1861 - 1943

53
George Apostolos Brown : March 10, 1894 - July 21, 1952

53a
Nellie M. Brown : April 16, 1897 - August 9, 1990

53b
Bonnie M. Pearce : July 5, 1947 - September 12, 2005

53c
Jayln Grace Reynolds : Death August 15, 2011

54 and 54a
Esther Murray Mangum: September 17, 1915 - January 6, 1977
Samuel R. Mangum : June 8, 1914 - March 6, 1967

54d
Linda Mangum Walker : October 7, 1941 - June 30, 2010

54b
.....
Julian O. Mangum : November 25, 1919 - December 21, 2003
US Army PFC WW II POW

54c
Corina M Mangum : June 11, 1930 - September 24, 1993

55
.....
Graham P. Mangum : March 1, 1898 - July 26, 1963

56 and 56a
Norman E. Ellen : March 5, 1909 - February 14, 1967
Lizzie M. Ellen : February 4, 1912 - October 8, 1986

56b
Troy M. Mangum : September 12, 1918 - April 26, 1976

56c
Benjamin C. Mangum : June 5, 1932 - March 20, 1978

56d
J. Alton Mangum, Jr. : May 18, 1923 - February 5, 1980

56e
Bertha L. Mangum : August 1, 1928 - December 24, 1996

Rev. Gene Julian Mangum : February 23, 1945 - August 9, 2014
Rev. Lenora Jones Mangum : March 6, 1932 - September 7, 2013

Kitty Bryant Resetar : June 16, 1947 - November 7, 2013

57
.....
Mary Alice Porter : November 14, 1908 - March 21, 1909
First person laid to rest at Falls Community Cemetery

57a and 57b
Charles E. Watkins : July 7, 1913 - July 9, 1984
Rozena B. Watkins : April 29, 1917 - March 7, 2011

57c
Henry Odell Young, Jr. : January 25, 1939 - March 15, 2004
"Little Henry"

58
Johnnie Lee Johnson : August 31, 1908 - March 3, 1960

59
Cornelia M. Lindsey : November 16, 1858 - November 25, 1937

60 and 61
John H. Johnson : February 15, 1884 - July 4, 1967
Lutora L. Johnson : February 27, 1887 - August 6, 1924

62
John Robert O'Neal : May 14, 1955 - May 27, 1955

63
Baby Boy Pasour : February 24, 1968 - February 24, 1968

63a
Baby Boy Pasour : November 15, 1973 - November 15, 1973

64 and 64a
Lee J. Lassiter : May 27, 1904 - November 1, 1965
Lizzie M. Lassiter : September 26, 1906 - July 7, 1992

64b
Daphine Lassiter Lombard : September 21, 1935 - July 28, 1995

65 and 66
Richard Lassiter : 1876 - 1949
Dora Lassiter : 1882 - 1942

67
Leamon Tilley : December 17, 1904 - April 25, 1944

68
Leamon Earl Tilley : October 3, 1934 - September 28, 1960

68a
Floria M. Tilley : dates unknown
Dates not legible on marker

69 and 70
John L. Merkerson : March 29, 1884 - August 12, 1963
Meta B. Merkerson : July 21, 1881 - November 12, 1959

71
Kirk R. Butler : October 22, 1896 - August 23, 1954

72 and 72a
Mildred M. Lee : May 27, 1906 - November 4, 1973
Elijah H. Lee : June 6, 1900 - July 27, 1968

72b
Roger D. Lee : July 21, 1927 - June 30, 1991
US Army PFC Korea

73
Edwards
Original unknown, unable to locate

74 and 74a
Tensie C. Whitley : 1916 - 1995
William Whitley : 1882 - 1966

75
Henry Earl Choplin : 1920 - 1922

76
James Edward Choplin : 1880 - 1932

77 and 78
William B. Choplin : June 11, 1883 - March 25, 1957
Ada W. Choplin : November 12, 1889 - September 14, 1957

79
James Richard Lassiter : May 22, 1943 - October 27, 1963

79a
James M. Lassiter : May 22, 1943 - June 8, 1984
Estelle C. Lassiter : March 23, 1918 - December 4, 2007

80
James T. Strother : September 29, 1848 - November 29, 1915

81
John H. Watkins : August 5, 1877 - December 24, 1940

82
Elizabeth (Lizzie) S. Watkins : February 20, 1878 - April 23, 1962

83
John S. Watkins (Little John) : November 6, 2002 - September 27, 1962

84
Baby Boy Bryant : July 15, 1948 - July 17, 1948

85
Annie Mangum
Dates Unknown

86
Douglas Mangum
Dates Unknown

87
Armentia Mangum
Dates Unknown

88 and 88a
J. Alton Mangum : June 14, 1892 - November 21, 1961
Mamie Mangum : August 22, 1892 - February 1, 1973

89 and 89a
.....
Pattie M. Baker : August 11, 1921 - April 20, 1993
Jimmie G. Baker : April 29, 1921 - April 11, 1968
Jimmie Garner Baker was a PFC 207 General Hospital in WWII

90
Baby Whitley (daughter)
Dates Unknown

91
Baby Whitley (daughter)
Dates Unknown

92
Jennie Whitley
Dates Unknown

93
Babe Whitley (daughter)
Dates Unknown

94
Baby Whitley (daughter)
Dates Unknown

95
Unknown
Name 2
Notes

96
W.A. (Bunny) Young : May 24, 1923 - October 16, 1954

96a and 96b
Cora J. Young : July 23, 1901 - June 7, 1998
Wranchar M. Young - February 14, 1904 - April 5, 1982

96c and 96d
Joyce Y. Ferrell : January 13, 1946 - September 14, 2006

97
Malissie F. Davis: Spetember 20, 1857 - January 18, 1929

98
Samuel H. Davis : April 20, 1855 - April 24, 1914

99
Jennie Susan Lowery : August 23, 1891 - March 25, 1919
Jennie is the wife of L.V. Lowery

100
Mollie Ann Sykes Lowery : December 28, 1866 - January 15, 1947
Mollie is the wife of J. B. Lowery

101
Percy O. Fowler : July 21, 1917 - 1918
Percy is the son of L.H. and E. Fowler

102
Walter J. Fowler : April 24, 1915 - 1916
Walter is the son of L.H. and E. Fowler

103
Viola M. Davis Bradley : 1886 - 1935
Viola is the wife of Vann E. Bradley

104
Edna Davis McAbee
Unable to locate headstone marker

105
Lewis Douglass Edwards : July 25, 1918 - July 11, 1919
Lewis is the son of T.H. and A.F. Edwards

106
Unknown
Unable to locate headstone marker

107
Unknown
Unable to locate headstone marker

108
Unknown
Unable to locate headstone marker

109 and 110
Jessie Whitley : 1850 - 1925
Mollie M. Whitley : 1853 - 1929

111
Henry T. Whitley : November 30, 1886 - May 1, 1931

111a
Hat Tender
Dates Unknown

111b
DeLois M. Johnson : August 5, 1933 - July 30, 1999

111c
Sherrill Johnson, Jr. : 1953 - 2004

112
Baby Wright
(Boy)

113
Unknown

114
Charlie Lassiter, Jr. : 1904 - 1946

114a
William Lassiter : June 30, 1912 - April 13, 1984

114b
Bruce Lassiter : June 1, 1916 - November 11, 1989

115
Charlie Lassiter : 1877 - 1930

116
Lougenia W. Lassiter : August 27, 1883 - October 13, 1963

117
Thomas H. Edwards : 1873 - 1952

117a
Thomas Hendrick Edwards, Jr. : June 28, 1920 - September 29, 2004
Thomas Hendrick Edwards, Jr. was a Corporal in the US Army during WWII

117b
Oliver Monroe Edwards : May 17, 1922 - September 2, 1983
Oliver Monroe Edwards was a Private First Class in the US Army during WWII

118 and 118a
Florence Myers Edwards : May 30, 1892 - March 16, 1961
Thomas H. Edwards, Sr. - February 9, 1885 - July 8, 1952

119
N.H. Hight : 1864 - 1916

120
Candis E. Hight : 1848- 1918

120a
Livian R. McReath : August 20, 1895 - October 11, 1972

121 and 122
Osee McReath : 1866 - 1935
Henry McReath : 1869 - 1957

123
Baby Murray
Dates Unknown

123a and 123b
Hal H. Council : July 12, 1911 - April 27, 1996
Isabelle M. Council : August 10, 1916 - June 21, 1990

123c and 123d
William Edward (Ed) Murray : May 2, 1891 - December 20, 1975
Lathon Jenks Murray : February 13, 1893 - July 20, 1981

124
Son
Unknown Name and Dates

125
Elizabeth Myers : October 17, 1852 - April 4, 1928

126
Offie Myers : May 1, 1857 - June 4, 1926


126a
Maggie L. Crutchfield : December 21, 1908 - May 29, 1993

127b and 127c
Butler

127 and 127a
Angeline L Butler : October 15, 1913 - November 7, 1996
Van Butler : April 15, 1878 - April 2, 1969

128
Herman D. Myers : April 17, 1889 - April 11, 1937

129
Lillian W. Myers : June 16, 1891 - January 20, 1938

130
William J. Murray : 1861 - 1933

131
Lucy Edwards Murray : 1860 - November 13, 1922

132 and 133
Annie Bell T. Murray : August 20, 1889 - August 12, 1964
John E. Murray : May 7, 1885 - April 21, 1966

134
Baby Choplin
Dates Unknown

135
Baby Choplin
Dates Unknown

136
Baby Choplin
Dates Unknown

137
Baby Choplin
Dates Unknown

138
Baby Murray
Dates Unknown

138a and 138b
Jessie Lee Wilkes : May 15, 1923 - February 6, 1987
Lucy Murray Wilkes : October 12, 1926 - November 29, 1999

138c
Myrtle Murray Choplin : June 3, 1924 - August 4, 1996

138d
Dorothy M. Chappell Nipper : March 10, 1921 - March 24, 1998

138e
Joseph Junior Nipper : November 1, 1919 - July 2, 1980
Joseph was a TEC 4 in the US Army during WWII

139
John Paul Nipper : March 4, 1947 - August 20, 1967
John was a SGT in the US Army

140 and 141
Sameul A. Wallace : 1877 - 1933
Anna Wallace : 1879 - 1954

142
Laura Y. Caudle : 1887 - 1956

143
Ed Caudle : 1878 - 1926

144
Alfred Caudle : April 18, 1924 - May 5, 1967

144a
Albert Wade Caudle : October 19, 1919 - October 20, 1995
Albert was a PFC in the US Army during WWII

144b amd 144c
Laverne Mabrey Caudle : November 16, 1928 - February 7, 1998
Milton R. Caudle : October 18, 1925 - September 20, 2006

Beulah Caudle : November 13, 1920 - July 4, 2014

144d
Donald E. Caudle : January 5, 1944 - September 22, 1997
Donald is the son of Johnnie and Beulah Caudle

144e
Johnnie O. Caudle : March 7, 1922 - January 14, 1995
Johnnie was a PFC in the US Army during WWII

144f
Samuel I. Caudle: April 3, 1942 - August 21, 1987
Samuel is the son of Johnnie and Beulah Caudle

145 and 146
William E. Strother : December 25, 1896 - February 6, 1962
Thelma H. Strother : November 2, 1908 - December 18, 1963

147 and 147a
Joseph Fred Lowery : July 28, 1887 - February 21, 1963
Emily M. Lowery : November 2, 1904 - December 19, 1985

148
William E. Dickinson : October 15, 1925 - November 19, 1965

148b
.....
Joseph Haywood Lowery : April 27, 1926 - September 14, 1978
Joseph was a TEC5 in the US Army during WWII

149 and 149a
Ona R. Edwards : September 26, 1895 - September 23, 1972
Grover C. Edwards : March 29, 1884 - February 10, 1963

149b and 149c
Thomas Anderson Leonard : January 19, 1917 - January 15, 1993
Edna Edwards Leonard : March 14, 1919 - June 29, 1999

150
Jack Moye : 1909 - 1937

150a
Ozie Moye Kester : February 22, 1912 - May 11, 1993

150b
Arlin G. Moye : February 16, 1932 - January 5, 1985

151
Christopher Parrish : 1979 - 1979