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Elk Spur Cemetery

Carroll County, Virginia

Fancy Gap District

Location: Elk Spur Community

Directions: Beside Rt. 614 (Elk Spur Road), .6 mile from Rt. 608 (Lightening Ridge Road).

GPS Coordinates: N 36.658300 W 080.680809

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; 30 Jul 2014; buford-wilson@outlook.com

Comments: The cemetery is in excellent condition. Information in [brackets] is not on the stone. Although the area next to the highway appears to have room for more graves, a local resident told me that it is filled with unmarked graves.

Elk Spur Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
McMILLIAN, Savadar 22 Apr 1888 03 May 1957 d/o Robert & Savadar McMillian; w/o Jesse B. Hudson
EDWARDS J. B. Co. F Prestons BN CSA; Joseph B.; s/o John “Mountain John” Edwards & Roane King
Row 2
AYERS, Iola 12 Mar 1921 17 Mar 1954 d/o William Henry Ayers & Eveline Meredith; w/o William F. Ayers
AYERS, Calvin C. 24 Aug 1925 04 May 1966 S2 USNR WW II; Calvin Coolidge; s/o William Henry Ayers & Eveline Meredith
Row 3
ALLEN No name
AYERS, Ella Allen 14 Jun 1899 16 May 1977
ALLEN 2 No name
Row 4
HAYNES, Samuel Matthew 05 Sep 1936 28 May 1955 s/o Wiley Chapman Haynes & Katie Elizabeth Julia V. Ayers
GUYNN, Lizzie Ayers 1915
[15 Feb 1913]
[13 May 2002] Shared stone with next; Katie Elizabeth Julia V.; d/o Alexander Davidson Ayers & Annie Guynn; w/o Wiley Chapman Haynes & William Richard Guynn
GUYNN, William R. 1876 William Richard; s/o Stephen & Carrie Guynn
EDWARDS, Cena 21 Mar 1889 20 Mar 1961 d/o John Henry Hall & Cena Clementine Semones; 2nd w/o Daniel Austin Edwards
EDWARDS, Sarah Alice 11 Jul 1885 15 Jan 1913 d/o William B. Thomas & Mary J. Boyd; 1st w/o Daniel Austin Edwards
EDWARDS, Daniel A. 27 May 1874 04 Aug 1962 Daniel Austin; s/o Joseph B. Edwards & Matilda Wilcox
JONES, Jesse Wilbern 14 Oct 1920 28 Feb 1953
Row 5
THOMAS, Lummie Alice Nov 1872 Feb 1920 Shared stone with next; Columbia Alice; d/o Henry William Ayers & Lucy Elizabeth Guynn; w/o Robert Lee Thomas
THOMAS, Robert Lee Jun 1866 May 1919 s/o Robert Thomas & Mary Jane Ayers
Row 6
THOMAS, Arthur 28 Dec 1898 22 Sep 1900
THOMAS, Rheuben 30 Jun 1872 25 Jul 1900
THOMAS, Robert T. Co. E 29 VA Inf. CSA
Row 7
EDWARDS, Jonah Cecil 21 May 1937 28 Nov 1994 s/o John Walter Edwards & Susan Newes Thomas
EDWARDS, Donald Clinton 20 Apr 1940 16 Oct 1991 s/o John Walter Edwards & Susan Newes Thomas
EDWARDS, Irving 21 Feb 1934 01 Mar 1934 s/o John Walter Edwards & Susan Newes Thomas
EDWARDS, Roy 03 Jan 1935 24 Jan 1935 s/o John Walter Edwards & Susan Newes Thomas
EDWARDS, Cathalean 15 Nov 1935 27 Apr 1936 d/o John Walter Edwards & Susan Newes Thomas
EDWARDS, Susie T. 1905 1991 Shared stone with next; Susan Newes; d/o Robert Lee Thomas & Columbia Alice Ayers; w/o John Walter Edwards
EDWARDS, John W. 1895 1962 John Walter; s/o Levi Edwards & Mary Virginia Tate
EDWARDS, Robert Green 17 Feb 1939 23 Feb 1994 PFC U. S. Army; s/o William Edwards & Nellie Mae King
EDWARDS, Nellie Mae 04 Oct 1908 17 Oct 1972 d/o Hosea G. King & Virginia Elizabeth Leonard; w/o William Edwards
EDWARDS, William 15 Sep 1892 01 Nov 1968 Pvt. U. S. Army WW I; s/o Tilda Edwards
LEFTWICH, Elmer A. 08 Apr 1915 16 Jun 1917 Elmer Alonzo; s/o Homer Lafayette Leftwich & Susan Viola Thomas
Row 8
AYERS, Susan Shotto 22 Oct 1948 22 Sep 1995 Shared stone with next; nee Shotto; w/o Clifton Ayers
AYERS, Clifton (Cricket) 30 Dec 1935 s/o Solomon Ayers & Sullar Mae Guynn
AYERS, Sullar Mae 17 Jun 1905 05 Oct 1985 Shared stone with next; d/o Wiley Guynn & Laura J. McMillian; w/o Solomon Ayers
AYERS, Solomon 17 Aug 1911 19 Apr 1994 s/o Alexander Davidson Ayers & Annie Guynn
AYERS, Seawaltz 20 Jun 1930 27 Jul 1950 s/o Solomon Ayers & Sullar Mae Guynn
McMILLION, Lary 03 May 1877 11 Aug 1943 Shared stone with next; Laura; d/o Willis McMillan & Mary Jane Tate; w/o Willis Guynn & Charley McMillion
McMILLION, Charley 07 Aug 1885 30 Oct 1943 s/o Martha McMillion
McMILLIAN, Isaac Phillip 11 Apr 1889 29 Oct 1948 s/o Martha McMillion
ALLEN, J. G. 21 Jun 1870 26 May 1928 James Garnell; s/o Anderson & Anne Marie Allen
ALLEN, Riley W. 28 Feb 1873 24 Feb 1908 s/o Anderson & Anne Marie Allen
Row 9
STRICKLAND, Martha 11 May 1816 23 Jul 1904 w/o William Strickland
STRICKLAND, William 19 Nov 1812 19 Apr 1886
STRICKLAND, Mary F. 1848 1931 d/o George W. & Eliza King; w/o John Wesley Strickland
STRICKLAND, J. W. 17 Sep 1845 29 Apr 1918 John Wesley; s/o William & Martha Strickland
STRICKLAND, Lucy A. 16 Aug 1888 22 Jul 1908 d/o John Wesley Strickland & Mary F. King
STRICKLAND, John E. 19 Jan 1882 28 Jan 1901 s/o John Wesley Strickland & Mary F. King
Row 10
GUYNN, Joseph Marty 07 Oct 1976 25 Jun 2014 FHM
BOND, Della G. 16 Oct 1912 13 Oct 1997 Shared stone with next; Della Iowa; d/o James Guynn & Inez Thomas; w/o Vernie Kyle Goodsoon & James Riley Washington Bond
BOND, James J. 15 Jul 1875 10 Dec 1960 James “Jim” Riley Washington; s/o Nathan Dudley Bond & Victoria Frances McMillian
MEREDITH, Charles W. 06 Nov 1915 20 May 1971 Charles Walker; s/o Jesse Ewel Meredith & Laura Louemma Edwards
MEREDITH, George H. 19 Jan 1930 19 Mar 1930 s/o Clyde Roscoe Meredith & Lessie Myrtle Thomas
HAWKS, Infant son 25 Feb 1930 s/o Roy Garland Hawks, Sr. & Rose Meredith
HAWKS, Rose Meredith 16 Jan 1904 20 Aug 1993 Shared stone with next; d/o Jesse Ewel Meredith & Laura Louemma Edwards; w/o Roy Garland Hawks, Sr.
HAWKS, Roy Garland, Sr. 09 Oct 1904 10 Jan 1980 s/o Floyd Marcus Hawks & Martha Elizabeth McCraw
HAWKS, Roy Garland, Jr. 21 Feb 1934 10 Jul 1975 No marker; s/o Roy Garland Hawks, Sr. & Rose Meredith
STRICKLAND, Catherine Virginia Sutphin 28 Dec 1916 16 Aug 2004 Shared stone with next; d/o James Lurtie Sutphin & Elizabeth Jane Howlett; w/o Horace Cabell Strickland
STRICKLAND, Horace C. 04 Nov 1921 05 Mar 1999 Tec. 5 U. S. Army WW II; Horace Cabell; s/o William Cabel Strickland & Hattie Mae Meredith
AYERS, Phebia 08 Jun 1857 19 Mar 1934
STRICKLAND, Hattie M. 1897 1958 Shared stone with next; Hattie Mae; d/o Jesse Ewel Meredith & Laura Louemma Edwards; w/o William Cabell Strickland
STRICKLAND, W. C. 1876 1968 William Cabel; s/o John Wesley Strickland & Mary F. King
STRICKLAND, Juanita 27 Aug 1919 21 Feb 1923 d/o William Cabell Strickland & Hattie Mae Meredith
Row 11
MEREDITH, J. Russell 1899 1967 James Russell; s/o Jesse Ewel Meredith & Laura Louemma Edwards
MEREDITH, Agnes Louise 26 Jun 1924 21 Jul 1925 d/o James Russell Meredith & Iola Hedgepeth
MEREDITH, Samuel M. 20 Dec 1925 04 Apr 1934 s/o James Russell Meredith & Iola Hedgepeth
MEREDITH, Emmet H. 06 Sep 1911 29 Nov 1912 Emmet Howard; s/o Jesse Ewel Meredith & Laura Louemma Edward
MEREDITH, Robert E. 15 Aug 1906 06 Aug 1907 Robert Edgar; s/o Jesse Ewel Meredith & Laura Louemma Edwards
MEREDITH, Laura L. 10 Oct 1878 02 May 1960 Shared stone with next; Laura Louemma; d/o Daniel A. Edwards & Mary Catherine Rippey; w/o Jesse Ewel Meredith
MEREDITH, Jesse E. 08 Mar 1873 28 Feb 1927 Jesse Ewel; s/o James Meredith & Lucinda Turner
MEREDITH, Andy 08 Apr 1867 07 Sep 1939 Andrew; s/o James Meredith & Lucinda Turner
AYERS, Catharine 10 May 1790 28 Dec 1881 nee Yates; w/o William Ayers
AYERS, Mary J. 01 Aug 1843 16 Mar 1926 Shared stone with next; Mary June; d/o William & Martha Strickland
AYERS, John J. 29 Jun 1838 16 Mar 1926 s/o William Ayers & Catherine Yates
AYERS, John J. 04 May 1861 20 Jun 1938 John Jefferson; s/o John J. Ayers & Mary June Strickland
AYERS, Lawrence C. 11 Jun 1928 23 Jul 1947 s/o John Jefferson Ayers & Mollie Green Edwards
AYERS, Walter C. 06 Aug 1920 11 Jul 1948 PFC 322 Field Arty. BN WW II; s/o John Jefferson Ayers & Mollie Green Edwards
AYERS, Mollie E. 1885 1965 Mollie Green; d/o Daniel Austin Edwards & Mary Catherine Rippey; w/o John Jefferson Ayers
STRICKLAND, Arvala M. 10 Jun 1893 16 Dec 1992 d/o Alexander McMillian & Louisa Jane Bowman; w/o David Washington Strickland
STRICKLAND, David W. 05 Dec 1884 01 Feb 1967 David Washington; s/o John Wesley Strickland & Mary F. King
STRICKLAND, Chester L. 03 May 1923 19 Sep 1984 U. S. Navy WW II; Chester Lee; s/o David Washington Strickland & Arvala McMillian
Row 12
GUYNN, Aaron Co. E 29 VA INF CSA
BURCHAM, J. W. 29 VA INF CSA
Row 13
GUYNN, Thomas N. 1836 1926 Co. E. 29 VA Inf. CSA
GUYNN, Everett M. [07 Apr 1886] 28 Sep 1918 Pvt. 47 Inf. 4 Div. HY MSC 12 WW I; s/o Martin Stewart Guynn & Roseann Edwards; Pvt. Guynn was killed in France and is likely buried there. There is another stone for him in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery at Fries VA where his wife is buried.
GUYNN, Martha F. 02 Jun 1942 Shared stone with next; Martha Faye; w/o Tommy Jacob Guynn
GUYNN, Tommy J. 16 Aug 1944 30 Dec 2013 Tommy Jacob; s/o Wales Lee Guynn & Annie Alvene McMillian
GUYNN, Theodore Ray 31 May 1939 21 May 1984 s/o Wales Lee Guynn & Annie Alvene Guynn
GUYNN, Annie Alvene 15 Apr 1910 18 Aug 2001 Shared stone with next; d/o Ellis Guynn & Lora McMillian; w/o Wales Lee Guynn
GUYNN, Lee 04 Jul 1915 01 Jun 1983 Wales Lee; s/o James T. Guynn & Lillie May Thomas
GUYNN, Pearlie Ida 06 Jan 1942 10 Mar 1968 d/o Wales Lee Guynn & Annie Alvene Guynn
GUYNN, Ethel Inez 11 Jun 1943 27 Aug 1943 d/o Wales Lee Guynn Guynn & Annie Alvene Guynn
GUYNN, Lester Junior 08 Mar 1949
JORDAN, Emma Mae 09 Mar 1935 Shared stone with next; d/o Wales Lee Guynn & Annie Alvene Guynn; w/o Leo Earl Jordan
JORDAN, Leo Earl 27 May 1932 29 Apr 2006 Pvt. U. S. Army Korea; s/o John Henry & Lurinda Jordan
HYLTON, Benjamin 16 Jun 1985 16 Aug 1985 Benjamin Joseph; s/o Wayne Leon Hylton & Emma Jean Jordan
HYLTON, Emma Jean 13 Dec 1962 16 Nov 2006 Shared stone with next; d/o Leo Earl Jordan & Emma Mae Guynn; w/o Wayne Leon Hylton
HYLTON, Wayne Leon 18 May 1962
CROTTS, Susan N. 17 Jan 1955 16 Dec 2011 Susan Norine; d/o Edward Gravley & Zelda Edwards
GUYNN, Martin S. Martin Stewart; s/o Thomas N. Guynn & Dica Ann Hall
GUYNN, Frances Savelia Frances; d/o J. W. & Savelia A. Burcham; w/o Martin Stewart Guynn
GUYNN, Margie W. d/o Martin Stewart Guynn & Savelia Frances Burcham; w/o Arthur J. Guynn
Row 14
AYERS, Clarence Iris 07 Apr 1910 10 May 1977 Tec.5 U. S. Army WW II; s/o Cyrus B. Ayers & Laura Susan Ayers
DEAN, Eveline Ayers 31 Jul 1901 23 Feb 1986 d/o James Meredith & Alice Ayers; w/o William Henry Ayers & ? Dean
AYERS, Will 14 Jan 1899 17 Apr 1950 William Henry; s/o Cyrus B. Ayers & Laura Susan Ayers
AYERS, Cyrus B. 10 Dec 1862 17 Nov 1934 Shared stone with next; s/o John Armstead Ayers & Margaret Guynn
AYERS, Laura S. 28 Oct 1866 17 Jun 1955 Laura Susan; d/o Henry Ayers & Elizabeth Guynn; w/o Cyrus B. Ayers
AYERS, Artie Thomas 12 Jan 1908 16 Apr 1984 Shared stone with next; s/o Cyrus B. Ayers & Laura Susan Ayers
AYERS, Mary Chappell 30 Jul 1912 05 Feb 1996 d/o William Henry Chappell & Sarah Elizabeth Fleming; w/o Artie Thomas Ayers
AYERS, Roman Junior (JR) 08 Dec 1936 21 Jan 1989 s/o Artie Thomas Ayers & Mary Chappell
Row 15
TATE, Imogene 1932 1933 d/o Mr. & Mrs. Earl Tate
TATE, Carly C. 12 Mar 1907 31 Jul 1924 Shared stone with next; s/o William Albert Tate & Lucy Emaline King
TATE, Lucy King 14 Dec 1885 18 Jun 1941 Lucy Emaline; d/o Presley King & Elizabeth Greenwood; w/o William Albert Tate
TATE, Neil R. 04 Sep 1918 14 Apr 1949 Pvt. 3 Inf. Tng. BN WW II; Neil Rector; s/o William Albert Tate & Lucy Emaline King
TATE, Neal Douglas 09 Dec 1938 10 Oct 1976 s/o Neil Rector Tate & Ottola Jarrell
TATE, Mary Jane 30 May 1853 05 Mar 1935 d/o Levi Tate & Elizabeth Ayers
PRUITT, Johnny “Sam” 27 May 1946 31 May 1997 Shared stone with next; Johnny Lee
PRUITT, Jean Ayers 14 Jan 1937 27 Jul 2000 Alma Jean; d/o William Henry Ayers & Eveline Meredith; w/o Johnny Lee Pruitt
AYERS, Bessie Dean [07 Sep] 1927 [12 Sep] 1984 Shared stone with next; Bessie Lela; d/o Henry Dean & Rosa Willis; w/o Emmet McKinley Ayers
AYERS, Emmet M. O2 Dec 1922 23 Mar 1961 MM3 U. S. Navy WW II; Emmet McKinley; s/o William Henry Ayers & Eveline Meredith
POTTS, Emmett F. 12 Apr 1966 19 May 1966 s/o Franklin R. J. Potts & Lela Mae Ayers
This is a cremation and the ashes are buried here
LEFTWICH, Frank Aubrey [22 Feb] 1922 [31 Mar] 2000 FHM; s/o Homer L. Leftwich & Sarah Viola Thomas