Billy Bryant Cemetery

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Billy Bryant Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  In Fox community about 10 miles west of Independence

Directions:  This cemetery is on the west fork of Little Dove Lane going north from Wilson Hwy (US 58) about half mile east of Fox Creek Rd (Rt 711). Go north on Little Dove Ln about 0.2 mile and bear left at fork and continue up the hill and past house to the cemetery.

GPS Coordinates:   N36.616203 W81.293953

Surveyed by:   Joe W. Phipps

Comments:  There is a sign on US 58 indicating the entrance to this cemetery. The cemetery is visible from the highway.

Billy Bryant Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
PARSONS, Infant 1 May 1938 3 May 1938 [d/o Robert D. and Geneva Parks Parsons]
PARKS, Ethel Frances 7 Aug 1927 18 Nov 1934 [d/o Floyd Green and Laura Ellen Ward Parks]
Row 2
PHIPPS, Elsie Virginia 12 Dec 1915 4 Aug 1944 [d/o Harvey B. and Lydia B. Phipps Cox; w/o French Phipps]
PHIPPS, Bertie Robena 26 Jul 1884 26 Feb 1936 [d/o Floyd and Ellen Phipps Young; w/o Columbus Preston Phipps]; double stone with her son, Dean F. Phipps
PHIPPS, Dean F. 3 Nov 1906 10 May 1924 "Son"; [s/o Columbus Preston and Bertie Robena Young Phipps]
Row 3
BUCKLEY, Virginia Ann 12 Mar 1953 21 Nov 1992 [d/o Garnett Griffith]
GRIFFITH, Robert W. [21 Apr] 1893 [17 Feb] 1952 [Robert Winfield, s/o Samuel P. and Jane Phipps Griffith]
GRIFFITH, Bulah V. 1900 1931 [d/o William Terry and Verdie Elizabeth Halsey; w/o Robert Winfield Griffith]
GRIFFITH, Samuel P. 27 Oct 1856 28 Apr 1941 double stone with next
GRIFFITH, Jane 6 Jun 1855 13 Nov 1928 [d/o Elijah and Ellen Carson Phipps]
GRIFFITH, Dicye Ann [18 May] 1882 1968 [d/o Samuel P. and Jane Phipps Griffith]
GRIFFITH, Emma G. [18 Apr] 1880 1970 [d/o Samuel P. and Jane Phipps Griffith]
COLE, Samuel Jay 30 Apr 1966 21 Feb 1988 [s/o Samuel and Donna Lane Cole]
Row 4
YOUNG, Lillian Kate 12 Nov 1916 26 Nov 1916 d/o R.M. and M.R. Young
PARKS, Maggie Stockberger 18 Aug 1881 3 Jan 1931 [d/o Rosa Ellen Phipps Parks]; double stone with next
PARKS, Rosa Ellen Young 9 Dec 1859 26 Feb 1940 [d/o Elijah and Ellen Carson Phipps; m1 Rush Floyd Young, m2 Lafayette Parks]
unknowns     3 unmarked graves
YOUNG, Thomas G.   9 Apr 1879 Age 25
Row 5
BRYANT, Louis N. 30 Jul 1860 17 Apr 1939 [s/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]; double stone with next
BRYANT, Polly Jane 28 Aug 1863 12 Feb 1949 [d/o William Cecil and Rebecca Hash Halsey]
SPEEKS, Floyd H. 23 Apr 1911 6 Oct 1913 s/o W. Reggie and Gincy Cordelle Speeks
BRYANT, Joseph 19 Nov 1883 11 Dec 1993 [s/o Louis N. and Polly Jane Halsey Bryant]; field stone
Row 6
BRYANT, Hannah Emaline 19 Feb 1842 9 Nov 1915 [d/o Isom and Gincy Phipps Cox; w/o William H. Bryant]
BRYANT, William H. 24 Jan 1833 9 Mar 1899 [s/o Joseph and Sarah Hale Bryant]
BRYANT, Stephen A.   11 Oct 1889 Age 11 yrs 21 days
BRYANT, Johnnie Wise   5 Oct 1889 4 yrs 3 mo 24 days; [s/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]
BRYANT, Sarah 16 Sep 1867 22 Nov 1867 [d/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]
BRYANT, Joseph P. 1 May 1863 Aug 1866 [s/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]
BRYANT, Isom C. 17 Jul 1865 10 Aug 1865 [s/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]
BRYANT, Agnes Clay [8 Sep] 1885 19-- [nee Pierce]; double stone with next
BRYANT, Haywood Cone [28 Mar] 1883 [15 Sep] 1945 S/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant
Row 7
HASH, Drucie Bryant [4 Feb] 1878 [5 Jul] 1953 D/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant; double stone with next
HASH, Ira Cebert [30 Apr] 1873 [3 Nov] 1948 [s/o Lewis B. and Polly Halsey Hash]
HASH, DeEtta Moelick 29 May 1902 23 Mar 1922 [d/o Ira Cebert and Drucy Moelick Hash]
HASH, Alta Helen [12 Nov 1904] [29 Jan 1905] [d/o Ira Cebert and Drucy Moelick Hash]
HASH, Cebert McB. 9 Oct 1908 19 Feb 1951 [s/o Ira Cebert and Drucy Moelick Hash]
Row 8
BAGWELL, Gency [15 Nov] 1858 [4 Jan] 1907 [d/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]; double stone with next
BAGWELL, Winfield C. 1855 1938 [Winfield Calloway, s/o H.B. Bagwell; m1 Gency Bryant, m2 Martha Emma Luper Phipps]
BAGWELL, Winnie G. 5 Aug 1897 3 Nov 1987 [d/o Winfield C and Gency Bryant Bagwell]
YOUNG, Winton Thomas 8 Jul 1908 9 Feb 1970 [s/o Elijah G. and Bessie Bagwell Young]; PFC 100 Bomb Sqn. A.A.F., World War II
YOUNG, Joseph Scott 20 Aug 1912 2 Dec 1912 [s/o Elijah G. and Bessie Bagwell Young]
YOUNG, Elijah G. [18 Mar] 1878 1962 [s/o Jerome and Jane Phipps Young]; double stone with next
YOUNG, Bessie 1885 1969 [d/o Wilfield C. and Gency Bryant Bagwell]
YOUNG, Billie Bryant 15 Apr 1910 20 Apr 1978 [s/o Elijah G. and Bessie Bagwell Young]
Row 9
PARSONS, Maurice 21 Oct 1918 25 Oct 1918  
BRYANT, Emma C. [22 Jun] 1893 [24 May] 1993 [d/o Aris Bishop and Lucy Boyer Mink Cox]; double stone with next
BRYANT, William B. 16 Feb 1888 8 Sep 1968 [s/o Lewis N. and Polly Jane Halsey Bryant]
BRYANT, William Dale 18 May 1913 5 Feb 1914 S/o W.B. and E.M.E. Bryant
Row 10
BUSIC, Nadia L. 1 May 1912 2 Dec 1982 double stone with next
BUSIC, Edmond D. 6 Sep 1912 28 Feb 1975  
BUSIC, Mont K. [28 Apr] 1881 1945 double stone with next
BUSIC, Carrie B. [1 Jun] 1880 [17 Dec] 1959 [d/o William H. and Hannah Emaline Cox Bryant]
BRYANT, Stephen Alex 28 Mar 1890 24 Jan 1987 [s/o Lewis N. and Polly Jane Halsey Bryant; m1 Daisy Poston, m2 June Busic]
DAVIS, Betty June 17 Jan 1939 28 Apr 1939