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Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery

Helton Township, Ashe County, North Carolina

The Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery is located to the west of NC Highway 194 about 300 feet south of the Grayson County, Virginia line.

This cemetery was surveyed by Jeff Weaver on April 19, 2003. At that time there were 144 graves noted, the earliest dating from 1885.

Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery
General View of the Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery

Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery
Row Name Born Died Comments
1 Gwaltney, Grover July 30, 1908 Sep. 20, 1972 NC Corp., U.S. Army, World War II
1 Buttrey, Betty A Feb. 4, 1934 - Double stone with next
1 Buttrey, Joe T. Feb. 17, 1936 Sep. 10, 1997 -
2 Thomas, E. Carlilsle Jan. 20, 1890 July 4, 1928 -
2 Thomas, Gincy May 5, 1868 - Double stone with next
2 Thomas, Joseph J. Apr. 9, 1849 Mar. 10, 1943
2 Dickson, Bayne O. Jan. 7, 1909 Apr. 4, 1967 N.C., S.Sgt., 3501 Base Unit, A.A.F., World War II; Double stone with next
2 Dickson, Ruth Manley Oct. 21, 1910 May 7, 1996 -
2 Sumpter, Cletas Clifton 1898 1979 PFC, U.S. Army, World War I; Double stone with next
2 Sumpter, Agnes Young 1904 1997 "Dedicated Teacher"
2 Sumpter, William Alford Jun. 25, 1878 Dec. 21, 1947 -
2 Sturgill, William E. July 20, 1881 Dec. 22, 1962 Double stone with next
2 Sturgill, Dora Y[oung] Oct. 12, 1882 Jan. 3, 1957 -
2 Vaught, Arthur 1878 1968 -
2 Vaught, Kate 1891 1958 -
3 Buttrey, Loudema Wiles 1855 1936 Double stone with next
3 Buttrey, A. V. 1858 1940 -
3 Buttrey, Charles C. Oct. 24, 1886 Sep. 12, 1962 -
3 Wood, Bland Buttrey Dec. 18, 1884 Aug. 8, 1974 -
3 Emerson, Jessie L. Apr. 20, 1900 Nov. 10, 1981 Double stone with next
3 Emerson, John C. Feb. 24, 1895 Nov. 11, 1955 -
3 Emerson, Martha A. Sep. 2, 1858 Dec. 1, 1952 Double stone with next.
3 Emerson, James R. APr. 27, 1858 Apr. 27, 1939 -
4 Emerson, Hallie J. Dec. 23, 1891 Jan. 16, 1975 Pvt., U.S. Army, World War I
4 Testerman, Twin Sons Aug. 18, 1938 Aug. 18, 1938 S/o Kyle & Hazel Testerman
4 Young, Walter S. 1873 1959 Double stone with next
4 Young, Loretta R. 1878 1962 -
4 Young, S/Sgt Edwin B. Jun. 29, 1914 Oct. 1, 1943 U.S. Army, World War II
4 Young, Willam Lowell Sep. 4, 1926 Jan. 24, 1927 -
4 Young, French M. May 28, 1898 Jan. 18, 1973 Double stone with next
4 Young, Bania O. Oct. 31, 1902 - -
5 Faircloth, Fred J. Apr. 2, 1918 Apr. 17, 1945 Virginia, PFC, 361st Infantry, 91st Infantry Division, U.S. Army, World War II
5 Barnes, Bessie A. Apr. 21, 1892 Nov. 11, 1958 -
5 Barnes, Thomas F. May 30, 1877 Jan. 22, 1946 -
5 Barnes, Julia A. July 5, 1870 Sep. 28, 1941 Wife of Edd Barnes
5 Barnes, Edd Dec. 10, 1867 Aug. 19, 1958 -
5 Faircloth, Della Beatrice Sep. 28, 1881 Sep. 17, 1925 -
5 Faircloth, Millard M. 1875 1948 -
5 Pendry, Wilta Virginia Nov. 16, 1924 Nov. 16, 1924 d/o Barnett & Lucy Pendry
5 Pendry, John Smith Jan. 21, 1931 Feb. 17, 1931 s/o Barnett & Lucy Pendry
5 Pendry, Barnett C. May 9, 1882 Sep. 1, 1941, S/o Bloom & Charlotte Pendry
5 Wood, Rosa C. Dec. 5, 1868 Aug. 17, 1962 Double stone with next
5 Wood, Joseph A. July 19, 1861 Mar. 13, 1939 -
5 Plummer, Annie W. Apr. 12, 1899 Jan. 15, 1991 Double stone with next
5 Plummer, D. Paul Apr. 27, 1901 May 10, 1989 -
5 Plummer, Conrad L. July 17, 1926 Mary 19, 1993 -
6 Waddell, Robert E. Nov. 26, 1871 Dec. 21, 1949 Double stone with next
6 Waddell, Florence Fae July 26, 1874 Sep. 22, 1920 -
6 Black, John M. Apr. 24, 1833 Apr. 6, 1907 -
6 Black, Isabella May 25, 1830 Dec. 21, 1907
6 Field Stone - - -
6 Field Stone - - -
6 Field Stone - - -
7 Mink, Garnade Wilson Mar. 22, 1871 Aug. 27, 1955 -
7 Young, Charmain Irene Aug. 4, 1914 Dec. 24, 1918 d/o J. B. & Maude Young
7 Young, Earle Paisley Nov. 18, 1923 Dec. 9, 1923 s/o J. B. & Maude Young
7 Young, Margaret Louise Apr. 28, 1918 Aug. 2, 1999 -
7 Young, Maude Parsons Jun. 14, 1890 Jan. 28, 1991 Double stone with next
7 Young, John Baker Oct. 29, 1889 May 30, 1970 -
7 Thomas, Saxon Jun. 23, 1895 July 28, 1896 s/o J. J. & C. H. Thomas
7 York, M. R. Feb. 11, 1843 Apr. 5, 1905 -
7 York, Eliza Aug. 20, 1842 Dec. 17, 1908 -
7 Gwaltney, Sarah York Feb. 28, 1866 Jan. 25, 1929 -
7 Gwaltney, Henry H. July 21, 1858 Aug. 17, 1932 -
7 Gwaltney, Burl Oct. 1905 Oct. 1931 s/o Henry & Sarah Gwaltney
7 Gwaltney, John Dewitt Jan. 20, 1889 Jan. 14, 1954 -
7 Waddell, Earl Nov. 19, 1943 Nov. 21, 1943 s/o Carroll & Vena Waddell
8 Young, Eva W. Dec. 29, 1902 Dec. 5, 1976 Double stone with next
8 Young, Bradford Jun. 23, 1894 Feb. 10, 1974 -
8 Love, Mattie M. Aug. 19, 1888 Oct. 15, 1964 -
8 Young, J. Edward May 22, 1871 May 7, 1932 Double stone with next
8 Young, Emma V. Mikel Oct. 20, 1876 - -
8 Cox, Wilson Sep. 25, 1920 Dec. 24, 1920 S/o Mr. & Mrs. Carel Cox
8 Field Stone - - -
8 Pendry, Inez Mabin July 31, 1878 Dec. 25, 1962 Double stone with next
8 Pendry, Bloom Jun. 14, 1857 Dec. 9, 1929 Married May 29, 1902
8 Field stone - - -
8 Field stone - - -
8 Field stone - - -
8 Field stone - - -
9 Pendry, Robert B. Sep. 21, 1923 Jan. 2, 1950 s/o Barnett & Lucy Pendry
9 Pendry, Rosa - - Triple stone with next two; Children of Bloom & Mabin Pendry
9 Pendry, Francis - - -
9 Pendry, Vertie - - -
9 Pendry, Charlotte M. Oct. 29, 1855 Feb. 19, 1897 -
9 Pendry, G. W. Dec. 12, 1884 Dec. 8, 1903 -
9 Pendry, E. A. Aug. 24, 1883 May 19, 1897 -
9 Pendry, Henry Bryant Apr. 19, 1888 Dec. 6, 1922 -
9 Idol, Hallie Hester - Apr. 30, 1884 Age 3 years 8 mos 5 days; d/o J. M. & E. Idol.
9 Field Stone - - -
9 Field stone - - -
9 Young, Timothy Lee July 4, 1884 Feb. 4, 1885 s/o E. S. & L. Young
9 Kilby, Laura J. Young Nov 16, 1868 Aug. 11, 1888 wife of Roby Kilby
9 Porter, Viola W. Jun. 7, 1907 Feb. 29, 1904 -
9 Young, Lucy Oct. 27, 1840 Dec. 10, 191_ Wife of E. S. Young
9 Young, Eli S. Mar. 14, 1835 Feb. 12, 1915 -
9 Plummer, Linda Feb. 18, 1943 Feb. 18, 1943 d/o Bayne & Wilma Plummer
10 Dickson, Wiley E. July 11, 1877 May 8, 1956 Double stone with next
10 Dickson, Minnie Y. Aug. 9, 1880 July 18, 1960 -
10 Dickson, Charlsie Lucile Mar. 29, 1917 Mar 15, 1926 -
10 Young, Mary M. Aug. 2, 1856 Feb. 27, 1936 [d/o Thornton Kilby & Phoebe Marilda Weaver]
10 Young, C[alvin] H. June. 18, 1854 Mar. 12, 1906 -
10 _______, Bessie - - Stone largely illegible
10 Stone illegible - - -
10 Young, Biling L. Oct. 21, 1878 Feb. 3, 1885 s/o Timothy & Laura Young
10 Field Stone - - -
10 Handy, Julia Jan. 10, 1852 May 8, 1902 Wife of Ivan Handy
10 Handy, Ivan Mar. 21, 1854 Mar. 5, 1930 -
10 Pendry, Ivan Jun. 21, 1903 May 24, 1926 -
10 Spicer, Delia Oct. 13, 1866 Jun 8, 1894 w/o John C. Spicer
10 Field Stone - - -
11 Testerman, _______ - - Concrete stone, crumbling
11 Field Stone - - -
11 Field stone - - -
11 _______ Spicer Apr. 26, 1894 Jun. 15, 1894 s/o J. C. & D. Spicer
11 Field Stone - - -
11 "C. M.": - - Probably grave of Caroline Miller
11 Miller, Reed Sep. 25, 1882 Mar. 11, 1885 s/o Caroline Miller
11 Field stone - - -
11 Field stone - - -
11 Aker, Eva Sep. 16, 1815 Mar. 5, 1879 -
11 Young, Elizabeth Jan. 25, 1808 Aug. 15, 1892 -
11 Young, Verdie Jan. 1, 1885 Sep. 24, 1886 Double stone with next
11 Young, Callie Nov. 15, 1891 Nov. 29, 1891 -
12 Young, Katella Lura May 12, 1922 Dec. 23, 1988 -
12 Wood, Juanita Young May 10, 1910 Apr. 3, 1966 -
12 Young, Roger Charles July 10, 1929 Jun. 23, 1957 North Carolina, Corporal, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division.
12 Young, Oscar Mitchel Nov. 13, 1877 Mar. 13, 1946 Double stone with next
12 Young, Lura Cox Jan. 17, 1880 Sep. 16, 1938 -
12 Young, Ada Virginia Sep. 12, 1908 Sep. 14, 1908 -
12 Young, Elizabeth Catherine Jun. 13, 1840 Apr. 16, 1903 -
12 Spencer, Sarah Ann Apr. 1, 1863 Feb. 28, 1935 w/o Aris Spencer
12 Spencer, Wiley S. May 6, 1895 May 6, 1895 Double stone with next
12 Spencer, Howard E. Mar. 9, 1896 Mar 9, 1896 Children of S. A. & S. A. Spencer
12 Weiss, Virgie May July 4, 1886 Mar 1891 -
12 Weiss, Cora V. Feb. 22, 1869 Jun. 1897 -
12 Spencer, Solomon Aras Mar. 24, 1874 Dec. 29, 1958 -
12 Field Stone - - -
12 Field Stone - - -
12 Field Stone - - -
12 Field Stone - - -
12 Field Stone - - -
Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery
Greenwood Methodist Church

Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery
General View of the Greenwood Methodist Church Cemetery