Brush Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

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Brush Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

Independence, Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  South of Independence

Directions:   Located to the east side of New River Pkwy (US 21) 1.35 miles south of the intersection of Main St in Independence.

GPS Coordinates:  N36.590927 W81.156212

Surveyed by:  Jeff Weaver on March 14, 2003

Comments:  The Brush Creek Baptist Church is a large church set on a large lot, with a cemetery on either side of the road leading to the church. This is a relatively new cemetery, and there is lots of room for additional burials. The cemetery's east side is on a rather steep hill. The grounds are well kept. In September 1987, the Anders Family Cemetery was moved, and now occupy a small corner of this church yard. This cemetery is obviously separate from the Brush Creek Cemetery and is presented in a separate file.

Church & Cemetery
Brush Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery

Brush Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Independence, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
WALKER, Barbara C. 12 Apr 1941 20 Dec 2000  
BLEVINS, John T. 1 Sep 1943   "Jake" recent (2003) grave; double stone with next
BLEVINS, James R. 14 May 1956 29 April 1988 "Noodle"
BLEVINS, Goldie F. 19 Apr 1919 23 Oct 1995 double stone with next
BLEVINS, John J. 11 May 1921 10 June 1993  
Row 2
DOUGLAS, Ronald Ray 25 Aug 1947 22 May 1999 double stone with next
DOUGLAS, Joan Boyer 20 Apr 1949    
Row 3
HUTCHINS, Joe 1904 1972 double stone with next
HUTCHINS, Edna 1915    
COX, Cleve E. 20 Apr 1918 25 Mar 1990 SSgt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
COX, Luna M. 25 May 1915    
TAYLOR, D. McWayne 24 May 1923 31 Dec 1996 SSgt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
TAYLOR, June H. 24 Nov 1925    
BOYER, Elmore J. 8 Oct 1919 19 Jun 1977 Sgt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
BOYER, Inez G. 29 Jul 1920    
CLYBURN, Emma Josephine 17 Apr 1920 12 Feb 2000  
McCANN, Joyce A. 29 Oct 1951 31 Dec 1993 Sp4 U.S. Army
CLYBURN, James Dean 11 Jan 1959 12 Oct 1984 Pvt U.S. Marine Corps
SCOTT, Molly Clyburn 15 Jan 1942    
BOYER, Ulys W. 4 Mar 1907 23 Oct 1954 double stone with next
BOYER, Mildred 7 Jan 1918    
BOYER, Larry Dean 1940 23 Jul 1940 s/o Ulys W. and Mildred Boyer
WINGFIELD, Ashley 18 Sep 1936 15 Apr 1990  
BOBBITT, Howard L. 19 Oct 1911 10 Mar 1986 double stone with next
BOBBITT, Ella M. 26 Jan 1912 10 Dec 1999  
BOBBITT, James Kyle 26 Mar 1909 28 Jan 2001  
West side
Row 4
ELLIOTT, Elizabeth Hash 9 Mar 1931 18 Jan 1994 double stone with next
ELLIOTT, Clarence W. 7 Jan 1914 10 Apr 1993 PFC U.S. Army Air Corps World War II
VAUGHN, Larry P. 28 Dec 1943 28 Dec 1943  
VAUGHN, Lillian P. 20 Sep 1917 8 Jul 2001 double stone with next
VAUGHN, French L. 22 Apr 1914 23 Dec 1977 Pvt U.S. Army World War II
BOYER, Beryl C 25 Jul 1907 4 Jan 2000  
HANCOCK, Bertha Akers 1926 2002 funeral home marker
WINGATE, Charles Curtis 30 Jul 1928 29 Apr 1991 F1 U.S. Navy World War II
WINGATE, Ada B. 5 Mar 1903 23 Oct 1992 double stone with next
WINGATE, Letcher C. 4 Oct 1898 15 Aug 1990  
Cox, Tommy Gwynn 20 May 1934   double stone with next
COX, Geneva Boyer 28 Aug 1937 13 Jun 2002  
ANDERS, Bobby G. 6 Oct 1935 2 Dec 1992 U.S. Air Force Korea
Row 5
JONES, Pauline Boyer 30 Nov 1921   double stone with next
JONES, Clifford E. 27 Aug 1915 6 May 2001  
Row 6
TAYLOR, Preston D. 5 May 1915 31 Mar 1988 double stone with next
TAYLOR, Margaret R. 9 Sep 1922 10 Feb 1998  
SNOW, Willie G. 24 Feb 1915 18 Mar 1981 PFC U.S. Army World War II
Row 7
SNOW, Jeffery C. 28 Mar 1956 28 Aug 1995  
SNOW, Lorrine H. 19 Apr 1931 12 Jun 2000 double stone with next
SNOW, Marvin O. 17 Aug 1927    
ANDERS, Dixie Snow 11 Oct 1913 7 Feb 1993  
Row 8
SMITH, Bonnie F. 4 Jul 1913   double stone with next
SMITH, Claude W. 28 Nov 1904 28 Mar 1978  
Row 9
WIDNER, Evelyn H. 1926 1989 double stone with next
WIDNER, Clay 1925 1984