Melton-Bowman Cemetery

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Melton-Bowman Cemetery

Carroll County, Virginia

Laurel Fork District

Location: Gladesboro Community

Directions: In a field at the intersection of Rt. 640 (Keno Road) and Rt.648 (Willis Gap Road).

GPS Coordinates: N 36. 674570 W 080.570074

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson, 30 March 2016; buford-wilson@outlook.com

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced and in excellent condition. The cemetery is also called the Melton Family Cemetery. Information in [brackets] is not on the stone.

Melton-Bowman Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BOWMAN, Daniel C. [30 Aug] 1900 [19 Feb] 1959 Shared stone with next two; Daniel Conner; s/o Rufus Powell Bowman & Millie Jane Quesenberry
BOWMAN, Sarah J. [26 Oct] 1908 [20 Mar] 1986 Sarah Jane; d/o Despert Andrew Melton & Mary Carrie Gardner; w/o Daniel Conner Bowman
BOWMAN, Ruby I. [06 Apr] 1933 [22 Feb] 1942 Ruby Inez; d/o Daniel Conner Bowman & Sarah Jane Melton
Row 2
MELTON, Despert A. [25 Feb 1878] 1879 [06 Apr] 1928 Shared stone with next; Despert Andrew; s/o William Randall Melton & Birtha E. Hawks
MELTON, Carrie G. [19 Dec 1879] 1878 [26 Feb] 1951 Mary Carrie; d/o Andrew Jackson Gardner & Mallie Ellen Elliott; w/o Despert Andrew Melton
Row 3
HAWKS, Floyd 04 Jun 1908 22 Sep 1992 Shared stone with next; s/o William Henry Hawks & Maggie Savannah Pruitt
HAWKS, Mary F. 19 Apr 1911 26 Jul 2007 Mary Frances; d/o Despert Andrew Melton & Mary Carrie Gardner; w/o Floyd Hawks
HAWKS, Timothy Wayne 26 Sep 1960 13 Oct 1966 s/o Ivan Edgar Hawks & Oma Lee Barnard