Baptist Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

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Baptist Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Flatridge

Directions:  The cemetery is on Nature View Rd (Rt 858) just west of Flat Ridge Rd (Rt 601) and is across Nature View Rd from the Baptist Union Missionary Baptist Church.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.68143 W81.33291

Surveyed by:  Ginger Ballard 8 May 2003

Comments:  This listing also includes info from Paul Herndon and Barbara Norvell.

Baptist Union Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
PLUMMER, Charlie F. 9 Mar 1911 9 Apr 1976  
CORNETT, Jemima Poole Plummer 17 Nov 1874 6 Sep 1962 [d/o James C. Plummer and Weldon Cornett]
ANDERSON, Marshall 7 Feb 1927 28 Feb 2001 [s/o Albert Anderson]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Frances 19 Jul 1931 7 Oct 1981 [Mary Frances, d/o Booker Spikle & Ruth Mae Wood]
ANDERSON, Mattie H. 6 Apr 1928 7 Sep 1996 [d/o Theodore Holdaway and Georia Sprinkle; w/o Marshall W. Anderson]
Row 2
CORNETT, Charlie C. 24 Jul 1909 7 Feb 2000 double stone with next
CORNETT, Luna C. 16 Feb 1910 12 Jun 1999  
RUSSELL, Stephen C. 2 Aug 1881 3 Sep 1977 double stone with next; [s/o James Fleming Russell & Lutisha Ross]
RUSSELL, Josie L. 15 Sep 1882 15 Dec 1965 [nee Holdaway]
RUSSELL, Ruby R. 13 Mar 1915 28 May 1979 [d/o Steve Russell & Josie Lee Holdaway]
Row 3
HANDY, Stacy Sue 25 Jul 1978 25 Jul 1978 [d/o James Handy and Brenda Roberts]
Row 4
LANE, J. Randall 18 Apr 1916 28 Aug 1993 [s/o Johnson and Hiley Cole Land]; double stone with next
LANE, Marie J. 20 May 1922    
LANE, Johnson A. 10 May 1889 13 Jul 1975 [s/o Meredith Lane and Thursey Parks]; double stone with next
LANE, Hiley C. 9 Dec 1892 6 Sep 1982 [d/o Jonas Cole and Orlie Bell Roberts]
Row 5
ANDERSON, E.J. 1892 1970 double stone with next
ANDERSON, Lessie C. 1894 1968  
CORNETT, Verna L. 1 Sep 1896 24 Mar 1999 [d/o David and Ellen Ross Cornett]
CORNETT, Marie A. 25 Feb 1918 15 Dec 1983 [Marie Alice, d/o Albert Anderson and Atter Anderson]
Row 6
BONHAM, J. Clinton 28 Apr 1916 16 Feb 1971 [James Clinton, s/o James and Della Parks Bonham]; double stone with next
BONHAM, Imogene P. 17 Nov 1915   d/o George and Nonnie Dean Russell
JAMES, Philip B. [6 Mar] 1898 [1 Jul] 1981 double stone with next; [Philip Braxton, s/o Steven James & Clarissa Welch]
JAMES, Dora L. 1902 1967  
JAMES, Fletcher F. 1898 1969 double stone with next
JAMES, Lissie E. [15 Apr] 1907 [25 Oct] 1980 [Lissie Emeline, d/o Weldon Anderson & Sarah M. Hash]
CORNETT, David B., Jr. 16 Dec 1965 19 Dec 1965  
CORNETT, David B. 16 Feb 1940 16 Jun 1986 double stone with next
CORNETT, Mary P. 14 Nov 1942 17 Jul 1997  
RUTHERFORD, Wm. Ford 19 Jul 1923 2 Apr 1982 double stone with next; [s/o Roy Rutherford & Verna Kiser]
RUTHERFORD, Joanna J. 1 Aug 1940   [nee James]
Row 7
CONKLIN, Beth Ann 30 May 1976 9 Apr 1986  
PERKINS, Henry Fred 4 Feb 1899 31 Jul 1982 [s/o Elbert Perkins & Ora Long]
PERKINS, Wiley McKinley 12 Oct 1896 18 Oct 1970 Va Pvt Co B 5 Engr Tng Regt World War I
PERKINS, Madge 22 Mar 1894 15 Jul 1968  
RUSSELL, Herbert 13 Dec 1899 27 May 1963 double stone with next
RUSSELL, Sue 10 Dec 1911 9 Dec 1985  
PARKS, Francis [29 Mar] 1884 [28 Mar] 1965 [Walter Francis, s/o W.W. and Malinda Ross Parks]; double stone with next
PARKS, Melissa J. [6 Aug]1890 [3 Mar]1970 [Nancy Melissa, d/o of Stephen and Clerisa Welsh James]
VANCE, John Ray 15 May 1920 6 Jun 1998 Sgt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
VANCE, Martha Jean 14 Jan 1921    
Row 8
ANDERSON, H. Hale 5 Mar 1928 29 Mar 1995 [Harlow Hale, s/o Harlow L. and Hattie Testerman Anderson]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Donna L. 6 Mar 1930   [d/o Graham and Cleo Holdaway Anderson]
ANDERSON, Claude G. 3 Sep 1904 28 Mar 1991 [s/o Henry and Virginia Parks Anderson]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Cleo E. 10 Feb 1910 4 Feb 1988  
ANDERSON, M. Vance 16 Sep 1923 18 Dec 1982 [Mastin Vance, s/o Claude Anderson and Cleo Holdaway]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Nadine A. 31 Jul 1935    
RUSSELL, Grover C. 1889 1988 double stone with next
RUSSELL, Ruth P. 1895 1968  
BUCHANAN, Mary R. 17 May 1888 27 Jul 1972  
ROSS, Lucinda A. 23 Sep 1884 5 Nov 1970 [d/o John A. and Cynthia V. Cole Ross]
RUSSELL, Ethel G. 1879 1964 [d/o Elbert and Mary Perkins Anderson]
ANDERSON, Florence A. 1891 1971  
ANDERSON, A. Hunter 7 Jul 1909 21 Jul 1973  
WARREN, Ruth Anderson 15 Mar 1913 23 Jan 1988 [d/o Ethel Russell; w/o John F. Warren]
Row 9
ROSS, John Lester 21 Jun 1891 7 Feb 1985 [d/o Jesse and Nellie Ross]; double stone with next
ROSS, Stella Huff 20 Feb 1892 28 Jul 1979  
JONES, Edward J. 28 Nov 1919 23 Apr 1988 PFC U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
JONES, Lavaun C. 5 Jan 1916 12 Jun 2000 [d/o Clinton Dexter and Lillian Russell Cole]
COLE, Russell Elmer 22 Jun 1914 24 Aug 1973 [s/o Clinton Dexter and Lillian Russell Cole];  CM2 U.S. Navy
COLE, Lillian Russell 1 Jul 1887 27 May 1969 [w/o Clinton Dexter Cole]
ANDERSON, Joe Paul 13 Mar 1939 21 Jun 1972  
ANDERSON, Harlow L. 4 Feb 1892 2 Jun 1974 [s/o Linville and Emaline Jones Anderson]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Hattie M. 15 Sep 1895 6 Sep 1978 [Hattie Magnus, d/o Henry Testerman and Frankie Parks; obit lists birth as 15 Sep 1887]
ANDERSON,Maiden French 24 Apr 1920 18 Apr 1993 PFC U.S. Army World War II; [s/o Harlow Anderson and Hattie Testerman ]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Emma Faye 26 Feb 1928   [d/o Graham and Cleo Holdaway Anderson]
ANDERSON, Ricky C. 3 Dec 1960 28 Apr 2001 [s/o Maiden and Emma Holdaway Anderson]
ANDERSON, H. Gaither 9 Apr 1942 23 May 1982 [Henry Gaither, s/o Lonnie Anderson and Celia Testerman]; Pvt U.S. Army; VFW marker
ANDERSON, Oscar J. 2 May 1927 12 Nov 1981 [s/o Lonnie Anderson and Celia Testerman];
ANDERSON, Lonnie A. 17 Jun 1886 16 Feb 1965 double stone with next
ANDERSON, Celie M. 23 Jul 1896 4 Jul 1964 [d/o Henry and Frankie Parks Testerman]
ANDERSON, L. Curtis 10 Jul 1922 25 Jun 1972  
ANDERSON, Estil J. 5 Mar 1918 10 Feb 1999 [s/o Allie and Celia Testerman Anderson];  double stone with next
ANDERSON, Ethel W. 31 Jan 1912 4 Jun 2000 (nee Jones)
Row 10
GORE, Calvin H. 18 Jun 1927   double stone with next
GORE, Virginia P. 1 Dec 1927 4 Jun 1991 married in 1947; children Dewey, Regina and Beth
RUSSELL, Dean J. 6 Mar 1908 14 Jul 1986 double stone with next
RUSSELL, Anna Mae 12 Jul 1910 5 Oct 2000  
RUSSELL, Stuart M. 14 Jul 1936 21 Dec 1994 double stone with next
RUSSELL, Glenna C. 20 Aug 1938   [d/o Charles and Luna Russell Cornett]
Row 11
RUSSELL, Jonathan Roy "Johnny" 20 Sep 1973 3 Jul 1992 Johnny, beloved youngest son of Ralph and Joyce, brother to Jeff, and a friend to all.
RUSSELL, Lillie Nelson 2 Oct 1918 8 Feb 1998 Children Curtis, Hairl, Shirley, Ralph, Linda and Rudy
ANDERSON, Edgar Smith 13 Nov 1929 16 Mar 1985 [s/o Albert B Anderson]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Hazel L.      
Row 12
TRIPLETT, Lonnie L. 16 Sep 1934 10 Nov 2000 double stone with next
TRIPLETT, Mary J. 9 Jan 1937   [d/o Estil and Ethel Jones Anderson]
TRIPLETT, Linda Jane 10 May 1971 22 Dec 1990 [d/o Lonnie and Mary Jane Anderson Triplett]
Row 13
JAMES, Guy T. 4 Aug 1904 2 Dec 1993 double stone with next; [Guy Thomas, s/o David E. James & Virginia Slemp]
JAMES, Drucie E. 9 Aug 1912 18 Jun 1995 [Drucie Elizabeth, d/o Arthur Vaught & Pocahontas Mays]
GREER, Stanley C. 28 Feb 1932 28 May 1983 double stone with next; [Stanley Clay, s/o Guffie Greer & Zenna McGrady]
GREER, Edna J. 27 Sep 1941   (nee James)