Holly Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

Carroll County Cemeteries

New River Valley History:

New River History and Genealogy Discussion Group

For discussion of history and genealogy of the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia you are welcomed to join the New River History and Genealogy Discussion Group.

Click to join NRHG
Click to join NRHG

Welcome and we hope you join the discussions.

WhatsNew:

New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

Holly Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

Carroll County, Virginia

Fancy Gap District

Location: Lambsburg Community

Directions: Behind the Holly Grove Baptist Church on the northwest side of Rt. 696 (Holly Grove Road), .1 mile from Rt. 695 (Chestnut Grove Road).

GPS Coordinates: N 36.57132 W 080.78094

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; 13 August 2013; buford-wilson@outlook.com

Comments: The cemetery is in excellent condition. Information in [brackets] is not on the stone.

Holly Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
MARSHALL, E. G. 11 Sep 1927 09 Jul 2012 Shared stone with next; Elexander Grate; s/o Oscar Ruben Marshall & Lillie Mae East
MARSHALL, Edna J. Lyons 27 Apr 1917 22 Jan 2006 Edna June; d/o Austin Spencer Lyons & India Lavinia Combs
COLESON, Harold Gray 13 Oct 1933 01 Oct 2006 Shared stone with next; Cpl. U. S. Army Korea Vietnam; s/o Frank Coleson & Mary Bobbitt
COLESON, Florence I. 08 Sep 1937 nee Smith; w/o Harold Gray Coleson
EDWARDS, Brenda Faye Dowell 29 Jul 1947 08 Aug 2013 FHM; d/o Dee Shinault & Hallie Deathridge
CAVE, Travis W. 25 Feb 1930 Shared stone with next; Travis Wayne; s/o Willie G. Cave & Dessie M. Jennings
CAVE, Margaret W. 28 Oct 1933 Margaret Ann; d/o Brady E. Wood & Jessie N. Edmonds; w/o Travis Wayne Cave
Row 2
THOMPSON, Dawn Michelle 12 Aug 1971 24 Aug 2006 d/o Randol Thompson & Patricia Norman Adkins
THORE, James K. [15 Feb] 1939 [19 Jan] 2006 James Kenith; s/o J. R. Thore & Mira E. Birchum
SNOW,, Michael Ray 23 May 1970 12 Oct 2003 s/o Marvin Deon Snow & Evelyn J. Cockerham
Unknown No name on marker
Row 3
PIGG, Jack Dennis 29 Jun 1939 13 May 1993 Shared stone with next; SP4 U. S. Army; s/o Murry Lee Pigg & Foda Robinson
PIGG, Shirley C. 28 Sep 1951 Shirley Ann; w/o Jack Dennis Pigg
Row 4
SPURLIN, Leonard Curtis 18 Nov 1931 12 Nov 2007 Shared stone with next; Pvt. U. S. Army Korea; s/o Leonard Edward Spurlin & Wretha Jarvis
SPURLIN, Vera Mae 25 May 1928 04 Mar 2007 d/o Wyley Houston Collins & Gracie Adams Lowe; w/o Leonard Curtis Spurlin
Row 5
[STANLEY, Brenda Jean Bobbitt] [01 Feb 1946] [26 May 2007] Destroyed FHM; d/o Bert R. Bobbitt & Lula Perry
ROSS, Bobby J. 12 Aug 1961 19 Jan 2007 Bobby Junior; s/o Joe Ross & Brenda Stanley
HAWKS, Donna Lee 07 Aug 1960 28 Mar 2004 d/o Robert Lee Hawks & Florence Orene McMillian
GIBBS, Joseph Alya 29 May 1952 26 Jul 2012 FHM; s/o Lawrence Gibbs & Ruth Smith
WOOD, Eddie Arnold 09 Nov 1946 13 Jan 2012 FHM; s/o Brady Wood & Jesse Edmonds
CLEMENT, Lula M. 07 Jun 1942 Shared stone with next; Lula Mae; nee Edwards; w/o Lester William Clement
CLEMENT, Lester W. 01 Nov 1945 19 Jan 2010 Lester William; s/o Carlie Raymond Clement & Lillie Inman
DILLOW, Elmer Harry 02 Nov 1939 03 Dec 2002