Smythers Cemetery

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Smythers Cemetery

Carroll County

Sulphur Springs District

Location: Laurel Community

Directions: On a hillside behind the residence at 829 McGhee Road, Rt. 742, 8 mile from Rt. 740 (Oak Grove Road).

GPS Coordinates: N 36.80128 W 080.87549

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; 06 Nov 2013; buford-wilson@outlook.com

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced and in good condition. Information in [brackets] is not on the stone.

Smythers Cemetery, Carroll County
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
SMYTHERS, William A. 1866 1921 Shared stone with next; William Alexander; s/o Michael Smythers & Elizabeth Austin
SMYTHERS, Sallie 1870 1951 d/o Nancy Davidson; w/o William Alexander Smythers
Row 2
HANKS, Thomas Eldridge 31 Aug 1894 10 Sep 1921 Pvt. 155 Depot Brigade; s/o Enoch Mitchell Hanks & Margaret E. Frost
Row 3
HANKS, William McKinley 16 Aug 1896 13 Mar 1950 Shared stone with next; s/o Enoch Mitchell Hanks & Margaret E. Frost
FARMER, Golda “Goldie” Hanks 20 Nov 1941 11 Feb 2011 d/o William McKinley Hanks & Louise Alice Bond; w/o Carl Odell Farmer
Row 4
[SHARP, Roy] Illegible now, badly eroded stone
[SHARP, Mary] Illegible now, badly eroded stone
Row 5
HANKS, Harvey L. [10 Aug] 1923 [03 Sep] 2006 FHM; s/o Edward Jasper Hanks & Flora U. Duncan
HANKS, Herman C. 12 Apr 1908 25 Sep 1982 Pvt. U. S. Army WW II; s/o Edward Jasper Hanks & Flora U. Duncan
HANKS, Clifton Wiley 15 Jun 1913 24 Jun 1963 Va. U. S. Marine Corps. WW II; s/o Edward Jasper Hanks & Flora U. Duncan
HANKS, Edward J. 13 Oct 1889 05 Nov 1977 Edward Jasper; s/o Enoch Mitchell Hanks & Margaret E. Frost
HANKS, Flora U. 01 May 1889 19 Aug 1945 d/o James M. Duncan & Judith Frances Newman; w/o Edward Jasper Hanks
Row 6
SHARP, Infant 14 Feb 1922 14 Feb 1922 Laura; d/o John Graham Sharp & Mary Ann Davis
SHARP, Infant 02 Oct 1912 02 Oct 1912 Roman; s/o John Graham Sharp & Mary Ann Davis
Row 7
DAVIS, William A. 30 Jun 1877 13 Jun 1941 Shared stone with next; William Alexander; s/o James Davis & Eliza Reynolds
DAVIS, Elizabeth J. 12 Oct 1881 23 Nov 1974 Elizabeth Jane; d/o Daniel Glenn Vaughan & Nancy Davidson; w/o William Alexander Davis
VAUGHAN, Nancy D. 1849 1903 Dates appear to be wrong; d/o John E. Davidson & Hope Poston; w/o Daniel Glenn Vaughan
Row 8
The exact location of these Davis children’s graves is unknown
[DAVIS, James] No name on the stone; s/o William Alexander Davis & Elizabeth Jane Vaughan
[DAVIS, Jasper Lartis] [19 Jun 1916] No name on the stone; s/o William Alexander Davis & Elizabeth Jane Vaughan
[DAVIS, Raleigh] No name on the stone; s/o William Alexander Davis & Elizabeth Jane Vaughan
[DAVIS, Osker] No name on the stone; s/o William Alexander Davis & Elizabeth Jane Vaughan
[DAVIS, Clifferd] No name on the stone; s/o William Alexander Davis & Elizabeth Jane Vaughan
[DAVIS, Johnnie] No name on the stone; s/o William Alexander Davis & Elizabeth Jane Vaughan
VAUGHAN, Daniel G. 1817 1892 Daniel Glenn; s/o William Kayer Vaughan & Elizabeth Smith
Row 9
SMYTHERS, Minnie Alford 14 Jul 1900 20 Jan 1929 d/o John Thomas Alford & Frances Smythers; w/o William A. Smythers
CAUDLE, Mildred D. 10 Nov 1931 29 Dec 1934 d/o John Conrad Caudle & Ila Bell Smythers
CAUDLE, Marvon Eugene 25 Mar 1935 31 May 1945 s/o John Conrad Caudle & Ila Bell Smythers
SMYTHERS, B. O. 14 Mar 1910 05 Jun 1911 Robert O. s/o James William Smythers & Lelar Victoria Caudle
SMYTHERS, Stella 20 Mar 1914 Stone is broken; Stella Hazel; d/o James William Smythers & Lelar Victoria Caudle
SMYTHERS, Lelar V. 22 Jun 1876 08 Feb 1954 Shared stone with next; Lelar Victoria; d/o William Greenberry Caudle & Rosa Jane Caudle; w/o James William Smythers
SMYTHERS, James W. 23 Jan 1874 07 Sep 1946 James William; s/o Anderson James Smythers & Susan Davis