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New Light Church Cemetery

Cemetery = New Light Church Cemetery
Vicinity = Riversink NW
Status = maintained
Community = white
GPS Location
S-T-R Location
Directions
30°17’43.88” X84°22’32.81”
W½W½ Sec 19, 2S, 1W
adj. New Light Church on New Light Church Rd.

Cemetery conspicuous, well known, maintained

Name Birth Death
Comments
Anderson, Bertha Cooper
13 Mar 1904
11 Jun 1978
 
Anderson, Winona Colvin
1923
1992
 
Barber, James B.
7 Apr 1893
16 Aug 1965
 
Barber, Martha J.
26 Sep 1899
30 Sep 1968
 
Booker, Debra Eilene
1950
1968
 
Brown, Laramie
 
 26 Mar 1961
 
Burdette, Betty
1935
1948
 
Burdette, Roy C.
10 Jul 1933
Jul 1937
 
Chester, Mary Jane Eubanks
19 Nov 1860
12 Jun 1930
 
Cochran, John B. II
20 Oct 1970
25 Nov 1970
 
Colvin, Buford B.
11 Mar 1915
20 Sep 1967
Florida Pfc 1318 SVC Comd Unit WWII
Colvin, Charles Dennis
1952
1968
 
Colvin, Harley John
5 May 1954
3 Oct 1989
 
Colvin, Joe
 
 
no dates, homemade slab
Colvin, Linnie E.
1915
1991
 
Colvin, Nopoleon B.
1910
1968
 
Colvin, Onie A.
7 Sep 1894
2 Feb 1985
 
Colvin, Robert E.
16 Jan 1911
7 Sep 1978
Pfc US Army WWII
Colvin, Troy Wade
1918
1976
US Navy WWII
Colvin, Vernon W.
1928
1990
 
Cook, Victoria B.
1939
1975
 
Cooper, Evon T.
22 Dec 1924
 
w/o Jefferson Wesley Cooper
Cooper, Jefferson Wesley
18 Dec 1921
 18 Feb 2000
h/o Evon T. Cooper; US Navy
Cooper, Minnie Julia
 
23 Nov 1919
 
Cooper, W.W.
25 Feb 1857
31 Dec 1929
 
Croft, Elbert Weaver
2 Apr 1903
31 Jan 1958
Father
Crowson, Cecil F.
17 Apr 1927
6 Jul 1999
 
Crowson, Frances E.
16 Dec 1933
8 Feb 1996
 
Davis, Charles H.
1917
1987
 
DuMond, Wayne A.
28 Mar 1960
23 Mar 1982
 
Duncan, Tonya L.
15 Oct 1964
18 Sep 2002
 
Durham, Howard Lock
 
 1 Oct 1972
 
Durham, Angel Lynn
 
 15 Dec 1975
Infant girl
Eubanks, Robert S.
10 Jan 1888
21 Aug 1914
 
Ford-Alley, Peggy Ann 
25 Oct 1938
8 Jul 2003
 
Ford-Alley, Verginia Diane
25 Mar 1967
 
 
Gray, Linda Bianca
27 Jul 1949
23 Jul 1973
 
Green, James Albert
28 Jan 1923
2 Jun 1997
 
Green, Persephone L.
1900
1989
 
Green, Robert A.
1889
1956
 
Greene, Preston
28 Feb 1916
25 Sep 1979
Sgt. US Army WWII
Gregory, Elizabeth P.
24 Dec 1841
19 Mar 1892
Ages 50y. 2m. 24d
Gregory, Harbert Chapmon
6 May 1825
2 Aug 1881
Pvt Co D 2nd Fla Cav CSA 
Gunn, Albert Kenneth 
14 Sep 1931
 
h/o Thelma L. Gunn; married 11 Jan 1950
Gunn, JoAnn
1947
 
"Big Mama"; w/o Steve W. Gunn; married 15 Nov 1969
Gunn, Steve W.
1950
2001
"Big Papa"; h/o JoAnn Gunn; married 15 Nov 1969
Gunn, Thelma L.
20 May 1932
 
w/o Albert Kenneth Gunn; married 11 Jan 1950
Hanna, Jimmy Dewayne
6 Apr 1973
22 Mar 1975
 
Harris, Clara J.
14 Sep 1877
13 Aug 1971
 
Harrison, Ruby Alice
17 Aug 1916
20 May 2003
w/o Willie H. Harrison
Harrison, Willie H.
21 Jun 1909
18 Dec 2004
h/o Ruby Alice Harrison
Hartsfield, Leo M. Sr.
20 Oct 1900
17 Jan 1991
h/o Vera Strickland Hartsfield
Hartsfield, Leo Madison Jr.
27 Jun 1926
2 Apr 2005
h/o Pauline Drexel Hartsfield; married 8 Feb 1943
Hartsfield, Pauline Drexel
14 Feb 1924
12 Apr 2006
w/o Leo Madison Hartsfield Jr.; married 8 Feb 1943
Hartsfield, Vera Strickland
30 Jun 1908
16 Aug 1941
w/o Leo M. Hartsfield Sr.; twin sister of Bertha Strickland Merritt
Hight, infant sons
 
31 Jan 1960
Infant sons of William M. Hight
Hudson, Doye Dean 
13 May 1941
 
 
Hudson, Janelle Darlene
2 Nov 1973
 
 
Hudson, Sherry Drew
22 Dec 1945
 
 
Johnson, James H.
12 Mar 1919
9 Mar 1969
 
Johnson, Leslie Hawkins
2 Nov 1915
21 Feb 1999
 
Laird, Bill C. III
22 Nov 1968
22 Aug 1995
"Cleve"; US Navy
Laird, Bill Cleaven Sr.
16 Oct 1916
6 Sep 1995
h/o Clora Mae Laird
Laird, Clora Mae
15 Jan 1922
16 Mar 1994
w/o Bill Cleaven Laird Sr.
Laird, James B.
27 Nov 1874
11 Jan 1947
 
Laird, Nellie P.
26 Nov 1882
30 Jun 1953
 
Larson, Betty S.
25 Feb 1899
17 Nov 1980
w/o Oscar F. Larson
Larson, Oscar F.
23 Dec 1886
20 Jan 1960
h/o Betty S. Larson
Layton, Loyd Emory
15 Sep 1917
30 Dec 1969
Georgia Pfc Co. B 274 Infantry WWII PH
Layton, Ruby Lee
11 Jun 1914
4 Oct 1977
 
Lee, Ernestine Spears
1941
1965
"Tina"
McCoy, Angel Gail
29 Mar 1978
30 Jul 1999
 
Merritt, Bertha Strickland
30 Jun 1908
8 Jul 1942
twin sister of Vera Strickland Hartsfield
Merritt, George Washington Jr.
8 Feb 1905
18 Oct 1955
 
Mitchell, Annie Lois
22 Apr 1910
27 Oct 1979
"Nana"
Mixson, Phoebe Ann
29 Jun 1909
22 Dec 1983
 
Morgan, J. S.
30 Jan 1923
7 Nov 1978
 
Morgan, Kevin G.
27 Feb 1963
25 Sep 2000
 
Morris, James Arthur Sr.
7 Apr 1917
25 Apr 1989
 
Newton, Alton Justice Sr.
23 Mar 1907
22 Nov 1961
"Father"; h/o Annie Strickland Newton
Newton, Annie Strickland
27 Mar 1911
4 Dec 1970
"Mother"; w/o Alton Justice Newton Sr.
Newton, infants
 
26 Oct 1930
Infants
Parker, Janie Charlene
13 May 1951
13 Jul 1960
 
Parker, Joey Frank
12 Feb 1954
22 Aug 1993
 
Pfeiffer, Dorothy Rose
24 Jul 1905
18 Aug 1999
 
Pyles, Lizzie H.
22 May 1920
13 Dec 1992
w/o Raiford Wilton Pyles
Pyles, Raiford Wilton Pyles
2 Apr 1925
4 Nov 1994
h/o Lizzie H. Pyles; WT3 US Navy WWII
Reason, Bessie A.
2 Apr 1934
18 Jun 1980
 
Rose, Richard W.
27 Jul 1942
15 Sep 2001
 
Ruff, Nora Ella Morris
17 Apr 1944
22 Dec 2001
"Peggy"
Shiver, Charles E.
19 Jul 1946
 
h/o Sandra B. Shiver
Shiver, Sandra B. 
21 Nov 1940
1 Nov 2001
w/o Charles E. Shiver
Silvy, Susie Strickland
23 Feb 1890
21 Jan 1944
 
Simpson, Dorothy Loraine
25 Mar 1921
17 Apr 1970
 
Simpson, Jack Murray
14 Dec 1933
11 Aug 1993
US Air Force Vietnam
Simpson, Laurie Nathaniel
6 Jul 1932
5 Aug 1997
"Buddy"; US Marine Corps Korea
Simpson, Myrtle N.
19 Nov 1894
18 Jan 1970
w/o Nathaniel Simpson
Simpson, Nathaniel
20 Jun 1887
22 Jun 1981
h/o Myrtle N. Simpson
Simpson, Pearl Oneeda
21 Aug 1918
1 Sep 1918
 
Small, Estela Cristina
30 Jul 1948
21 Sep 2002
w/o Garry Hershel Small; married 29 Jun 1996
Small, Garry Hershel  
5 Feb 1954
 
h/o Estela Cristina Small; married 29 Jun 1996
Smith, Allen
6 Apr 1845
12 Feb 1906
Pvt Co D 2nd Fla Cav CSA 
Smith, Attie
17 Sep 1872
2 Feb 1906
 
Smith, Henry Gee Sr.
1 Jun 1889
21 Aug 1938
 
Smith, J. D.
20 Oct 1897
17 Jul 1905
 
Smith, Janie Mae
10 Sep 1894
10 Nov 1948
 
Smith, Nellie M.
17 Aug 1911
5 Jun 1975
 
Spears, Alsey M.
2 Jan 1910
19 Jul 1940
 
Spears, Audie Jack Sr.
10 Sep 1913
29 Feb 1992
50 Years Service Seaboard Airline/Coastline Railroad
Spears, Cain J.
11 Mar 1908
8 Nov 1988
h/o Louise M. Spears
Spears, Doris Ruth Peavy
5 Jun 1924
3 Jul 1959
w/o Leaston L. Spears
Spears, Ernest M.
26 Mar 1920
 
h/o Evelyn R. Harris Spears; married 12 Aug 1940
Spears, Evelena Strickland
23 May 1886
29 Sep 1971
w/o William Namon Spears
Spears, Evelyn R. Harris Spears
 
 
w/o Ernest M. Spears; married 12 Aug 1940
Spears, Jessie
26 Nov 1911
11 Apr 1912
 
Spears, John W.
8 Sep 1906
6 Nov 1952
 
Spears, Leaston L.
10 Mar 1922
12 Jul 1968
h/o Doris Ruth Peavy Spears; Florida Pvt US Army WWII
Spears, Louise M.
25 Dec 1912
1 Mar 1989
w/o Cain J. Spears
Spears, Mabel I.
10 Oct 1915
23 Sep 1990
Mother
Spears, Namon Laston
1955
1982
Sn. US Navy Viet Nam
Spears, Nettie M.
 
25 Aug 1926
Angel in Heaven
Spears, Sidney Doyle
29 May 1928
14 Nov 1963
 
Spears, William Namon
24 Aug 1884
11 Jul 1967
h/o Evelena Strickland Spears
Spivey, Deborah Deloris
12 Aug 1972
24 Aug 1972
 
Stephens, Donald E. 
12 May 1937
12 Apr 2005
h/o Linda J. Spears Stephens; married 11 Aug 1961
Stephens, Linda J. Spears
 
 
w/o Donald E. Stephens; married 11 Aug 1961
Strickland, Alice Gertrude
16 Nov 1878
6 Nov 1891
 
Strickland, Allijane
27 Feb 1946
28 Feb 1946
 
Strickland, Alzada
18 Sep 1861
4 May 1890
"Mother"
Strickland, Austin T.
7 May 1884
18 Sep 1957
h/o Lenora Strickland
Strickland, Bill G.
7 Jun 1917
30 Apr 1965
 
Strickland, Claud
30 Apr 1911
 
 
Strickland, Florrie Aleen
20 Feb 1890
10 Apr 1892
 
Strickland, Guy R.
19 Aug 1919
12 Jul 1944
Pvt. 137 Inf. Fl WWII
Strickland, infant
 
 
 
Strickland, infant
 
 
 
Strickland, infant
 
 
 
Strickland, John Jr.
1913
1983
 
Strickland, John Sr.
4 May 1882
9 Mar 1967
h/o Maggie E. Strickland
Strickland, Lenora
18 Sep 1885
26 Feb 1963
Mother; w/o Austin T. Strickland
Strickland, Lovie Alzada
15 Mar 1988
8 Sep 1894
 
Strickland, M. Jeanette
26 Dec 1930
 
w/o Robert Ford Strickland; married 24 Jan 1950
Strickland, Mabel Fay
25 Feb 1909
10 Dec 1956
 
Strickland, Maggie E.
14 Feb 1888
30 May 1972
 
Strickland, Margaret H.
28 Jan 1920
25 May 1978
 
Strickland, Oather A.
20 Sep 1918
28 Sep 1982
 
Strickland, Robert Ford
20 Aug 1922
8 Aug 1999
h/o M. Jeanette Smith Strickland; married 24 Jan 1950
Thompson, Pamela Kaye
23 Jan 1963
13 Dec 1963
 
Tyson, Shirley Spears
18 Nov 1939
17 Jun 2004
w/o Watson J. Tyson
Tyson, Watson J.
22 Apr 1935
 
h/o Shirley Spears Tyson
Unknown
 
 
 unmarked grave
Unknown
 
 
 unmarked grave
Unknown
 
 
 unmarked grave
Unknown
 
 
 unmarked grave
Unknown
 
 
 unmarked grave
Unknown
 
 
 unmarked grave
Wilson, Joe W.
8 Feb 1893
16 Apr 1962
"Jack"
Zimmer, Mary Ann
18 Jun 1937
24 Jun 1988
"Nanny"
Surveyed by members of the WCHS, July 2006
Some information taken from Register of Deceased Veterans 1940-41

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