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Camp Zion Church Cemetery

Galax, Virginia

Location: This Grayson County, Virginia cemetery is within the city limits of Galax, Virginia. The cemetery is 0.15 mile west of the intersection of Rt. 89 (South Main Street) and Rt. 819 (Camp Zion Road).

Directions:

GPS Coordinates: N36.62676 W80.92405

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; completed 06 June 2003, updated 30 Oct 2006.

Comments: The cemetery is well kept and is in very good condition.

Camp Zion Church Cemetery, Galax, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 01
MAYES, Roby Eugene 02 May 1932 19 May 1990 Sgt U.S. Army Korea
MAYES, Wilma A. 07 Oct 1931 shared stone with above
THOMPSON, W. Verlin 02 Apr 1917 Apr 22 1996 S 1 U.S. Navy World War II
THOMPSON, N. Esther 09 Jan 1920 18 Jan 1998 shared stone with above
THOMPSON, Richard V. "Dickie" 05 Aug 1944 06 Dec 1996
unknown shared stone with above
unknown unmarked
CROUSE, Charles Virgil, Jr. 04 Feb 1930 11 Mar 1996
Row 02
DELP, Sherman R. 25 Feb 1942
DELP, Linda L. 05 Jan 1943 shared stone with above
DELP, James T. 25 Feb 1942
DELP, Shirley J. 17 Dec 1945 shared stone with above
HIGGINS, George Junior 07 Jul 1932 27 Feb 2004 Cpl U.S. Army Korea
HIGGINS, Murley L. 07 Oct 1934 shared stone with above
PRICE, Clarence S. 24 Jun 1921 06 Aug 1997
PRICE, Lillie B. 17 Jun 1923 05 Feb 2003 shared stone with above
GOAD, William Roy 10 Dec 1934 28 Jun 2003
ISOM, Troy Lee 03 Feb 1922 17 Jan 2003
ISOM, Vivian 09 Jul 1926 06 Jul 1995 shared stone with above
ISOM, Deloris Ann 30 Nov 1952 03 Jul 2004
BAGGATTA, infant no stone-funeral home marker
FIELDS, Ashley Marie 09 Jun 1997 09 Jun 1997 [d/o David & Debbie Fields]
LEWIS, Ernest Dale 21 Mar 1945 16 Feb 1997
LEWIS, Shelia Sue 26 Aug 1971 26 Sep 1971 [d/oDale & Peggy Lewis]
STANLEY, Betty S. 1964 2003 no stone-funeral home marker
Row 03
BLEVINS, Wm. Homer 21 May 1918 Nov 1983
BLEVINS, Mildred R. 1923 shared stone with above
DELP, James Sherman 25 Sep 1912 05 Oct 1983 U.S. Army
DELP, Hattie 29 Feb 1919 24 Nov 1999 shared stone with above
DELP, Carl G. 06 May 1938
DELP, Jane E. 07 Oct 1946 shared stone with above
SUMMERS, infant 09 May 1962 09 May 1962 [d/o Mr. and Mrs. S.G. Summers]
ROSENBAUM, Billie Lee 11 Jan 1970 11 Jan 1970 [s/o Billie Lee and Norma Jean Rosenbaum]
ROSENBAUM, Norma Jean 01 Sep 1939 22 Feb 1998
ROSENBAUM, Billie Lee 03 Apr 1931 17 Oct 1999 shared stone with above
PATTON, Roy G. 30 Jan 1899 21 Jan 1995
PATTON, Pearlie L. 16 Apr 1904 10 Jun 1991 shared stone with above
WISENHUNT, Helen B. 01 Jul 1930
WISENHUNT, Maney W. 19 Dec 1924 08 Sep 1990 shared stone with above
Row 04
DAVIS, George Ben 11 May 1924 31 Aug 1979
BARNES, Christopher Wesley 13 Jan 1980 19 Jun 2000
VAUGHAN, Sarah Elizabeth 25 Nov 1969 27 Nov 1969
TAYLOR, James H. 25 Aug 1911 12 Sep 1982
TAYLOR, Carrie J. 11 Oct 1910 25 Aug 1990 shared stone with above
PRICE, Leonard A. 02 May 1915 07 Jan 1979
PRICE, Annie F. 20 Jul 1915 31 Dec 1980 shared stone with above
LUNSFORD, Ruby E. 27 Jun 1945 07 Mar 1970
ALDRED, Luther C. 28 Jun 1918 01 Jun 1994 U.S. Army World War II
DAVIS, Laramie Frances 18 Mar 1947 03 Feb 2003
DAVIS, Elmer Monroe 12 Jul 1946 shared stone with above
Row 05
DAVIS, Joseph J., Sr. 13 Apr 1928 08 Feb 1982 U.S. Army World War II
DAVIS, Betty T. 13 Apr 1932 11 May 1997 shared stone with above
POOLE, Marvin F. 18 Mar 1904 05 Sep 1964
POOLE, Nannie E. 01 Dec 1906 29 Nov 1995 shared stone with above
REEVES, Roger J. 24 Jan 1950 10 Mar 1996
REEVES, Mary W. shared stone with above
DOTSON, Robert Raymond 24 Dec 1909 10 Mar 1990
DOTSON, Clara Alice 19 Dec 1912 24 Dec 1989 shared stone with above
ALDRED, Carl L. 15 Jun 1880 11 Feb 1967
ALDRED, Minnie V. 23 Jul 1891 29 Dec 1970 shared stone with above
SMYTHERS, F. Leroy 24 Jul 1934 05 May 1969
SMYTHERS, Rose 30 May 1937 shared stone with above
RAMEY, Oscar B. 15 May 1902 28 May 1969
RAMEY, Hazel M. 19 Sep 1907 05 Jul 1992 shared stone with above
MOORE, George A. 27 May 1883 15 Apr 1971
MOORE, Alma Pearl 12 Dec 1888 Jan 1987 shared stone with above
LUNDY, Mable L. 24 Nov 1951
LUNDY, William Lewis 07 May 1949 04 Jan 1987 SP 4 U.S. Army; shared stone with above
LUNDY, Benjamin L. 11 Nov 1976 11 Nov 1976
Row 06
ELLIOTT, Jerome Ross 16 Oct 1890 04 May 1965
ELLIOTT, Laura Davis 10 Jun 1889 22 Oct 1959 shared stone with above
BARKER, Harry H. III 09 Dec 1953 09 Aug 1999
CAUDLE, Lafayette, Jr. 11 Sep 1926 20 Mar 1966 PFC 1290 Engineer C BN World War II
CAUDLE, Lula M. 02 Jun 1887 01 Oct 1974
MOSER, Garland Leon 24 May 1916 03 May 1985 PFC U.S. Army World War II
MOSER, Lennie D. 07 Nov 1920 27 Sep 2005 shared stone with above
SEXTON, Garnett L. 22 Jan 1910 10 Jul 1964
SEXTON, Pauline S. 27 Aug 1915 22 Jan 1976 shared stone with above
SEXTON, J. Grady 28 Aug 1920 13 Apr 1958
SEXTON, Ann H. 02 Feb 1930 shared stone with above
SEXTON, Lloyd James 12 Sep 1924 16 Nov 2004 PFC U.S. Army World War II
SEXTON, Verna M. 12 Feb 1932 13 Nov 1963
SEXTON, Juanita V. 30 Sep 1944 23 Feb 2006
CORNETT, Pamela Lee 08 Nov 1958 08 Nov 1958
MOSER, Ralph L. 26 Jan 1914 25 Oct 1984
MOSER, Elizabeth F. 10 May 1920 shared stone with above
PRICE, Lester S. 07 Jul 1924 01 Jul 1971
PRICE, Cynthia W. 20 Apr 1923 shared stone with above
PRICE, Wiley E. 22 Feb 1895 25 Dec 1965 VA PVC Co G 54 Infantry World War I
PRICE, Dora B. 22 Mar 1898 Oct 1983 shared stone with above
PRICE, Kerri Leah 21 May 1986 28 May 1986
CHAPPELL, Peggy Lynn 24 Jul 1957 05 Nov 1965
LUNDY, Kelly D. 31 May 1917 Sep 1976
LUNDY, Eva Sue H. 1922 1973 shared stone with above
HARRIS, Phillip L. 20 Apr 1896 Jan 1969
HARRIS, Laura A. 31 Dec 1901 Jul 1991 shared stone with above
FUNK, Foster G. 17 Feb 1928 Dec 1966
FUNK, Verla R. 1937 shared stone with above
PATTON, Melissia Dawn 20 May 1969 20 May 1969 d/o Mr. and Mrs. Burlie Patton
Row 07
DAVIS, J. Emmett 24 Mar 1891 15 Feb 1959
DAVIS, Vera V. Shumate 02 Jan 1894 14 Feb 1975 shared stone with above
BEDSAUL, Gladys D. 19 May 1926 17 Jun 1983
TOMPKINS, Clarence C. 21 Jul 1929 11 Jun 1986
TOMPKINS, Bettie N. 16 Jun 1938 shared stone with above
NELSON, Effie H. 1909 1966
HALE, Eugene 10 Dec 1904 04 Sep 1975
HALE, Leona E. 29 Aug 1916 02 Dec 1962
SEXTON, John W. 10 Apr 1888 19 Jun 1956
SEXTON, Etta 20 Apr 1889 13 Mar 1964 shared stone with above
VERNON, James Earl 1883 1957
VERNON, Ida B. 1894 1961 shared stone with above
unknown unmarked
POE, Lelia May 28 Feb 1894 29 Mar 1958
POE, Della 1901 1968
FIELDS, Andrew J. 02 May 1898 Mar 1962
FIELDS, Annie M. 1906 1981 shared stone with above
MELTON, Luke 1898 1957
POORE, Lester B. 14 Apr 1913 Mar 1959
POORE, Anna Mable 29 Apr 1916 15 Sep 1994 shared stone with above
MAYS, James W. 30 Apr 1895 11 May 1968
MAYS, Mrs. James 25 Jan 1905 13 Apr 1963
THOMPSON, Willie E. 14 Nov 1926 05 Nov 1966
THOMPSON, Iretta F. 12 Mar 1926 shared stone with above
RAMEY, Mark Dwayne 14 Feb 1964 16 Feb 1964
McMICKLE, Roger D. 18 Nov 1968 18 Nov 1968
McMICKLE, Penny S. 31 Oct 1967 31 Oct 1967 shared stone with above
SHELTON, Ted 1959 1959
Row 08
RECTOR, Harold 26 Apr 1926 12 Nov 1977 ATec 5 U.S. Army World War II
RECTOR, Freeda D. 19 Jan 1929 shared stone with above
McMICKLE, Jimmy Rogers 01 Mar 1942 06 Jan 1998 SP 4 U.S. Army
McMICKLE, Rachel P. 17 Oct 1944 shared stone with above
PAYNE, Verlon M. 12 Feb 1917 Apr 1981
PAYNE, Goldie A. 1924 shared stone with above
CHAPPELL, Curtis N. 24 Dec 1932
CHAPPELL, Pearlie M. 22 Oct 1931 shared stone with above
BURCHAM, James C. 17 Nov 1928 06 Jul 1994
BURCHAM, Opal R. 20 Jul 1934 12 Mar 1988 shared stone with above
FELTS, Troy Willard 28 Apr 1939 15 Aug 1991
FELTS, Shirley Ann 16 Nov 1943 shared stone with above
FUNK, Ralph Lee 31 May 1955 10 Sep 2006
Row 09
HAMM, Thelma Hill 12 Jun 1934
LANE, Tina Brewer 27 Apr 1968 10 Dec 2004
Row 10
DOTSON, Arthur Elwood 07 Jul 1923 16 May 1986 Tec 5 U.S. Army World War II
DOTSON, Ruth I. 26 Jul 1924 17 Feb 1988 shared stone with above
Row 11
HALE, Roy W. 08 Aug 1909 24 Jan 1991
HALE, Edna H. 02 Mar 1907 Jan 1987 shared stone with above
GOAD, Justin Andrew 13 Sep 1987 18 Apr 2003
Row 12
HACKLER, J. Dean 28 Mar 1930
HACKLER, Blanche Combs 21 Dec 1925 shared stone with above
HACKLER, D. Duane 02 Aug 1956
HACKLER, Terry Lynn 16 Mar 1956 17 Jan 1998 shared stone with above
Row 13
FROST, Joshua A. 1986 2003
Row 14
MOSER, Elwood "Woodie" 07 Aug 1938 09 Feb 2001
MOSER, Carl E., Jr. 21 Jan 1962 12 May 1996
CROUSE, Charles Michael 28 Sep 1956 01 Sep 2003