Bobbit Child Grave

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Bobbit Child Grave

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Bethel

Directions: The cemetery is south of Comers Rock Rd (Rt 658) on Bethel Rd (Rt 672). From Bethel Memorial Methodist Church the cemetery is up the hill behind the Church,.

GPS Coordinates: N36.6948 W81.26838 (approximate)

Surveyed by: David Arnold 12 April 2009

Comments: This grave site is in a recently planted tree farm. There is a hand written sign at the base of an old oak tree that reads “At the base of this tree is the gravesite of Phyllis Sutherland Bobbitt's only child. DO NOT CUT THIS TREE. Thank you.” It is signed by the property owner. The sign was probably placed there when the land was cleared for the tree farm.