Comers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

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Comers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: West of Troutdale

Directions: From Sugar Grove Hwy (SR 16) at the Smyth County line proceed west on Homestead Road (Rt 741) to the Comers Creek Baptist Church (founded 1906). The cemetery is behind the church on the left side of the road and is visible from the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.690712 W81.431305

Surveyed by: Ginger Ballard Dec 2001; updated in April 2007 by Crissie Peters and Ginger.

Comments: This cemetery is well-maintained.

Comers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
COMBS, Boss 1919 1995 double stone with next
COMBS, Elma M. 1918 2004 married 6 Aug 1945
COMBS, William Conley 7 Jun 1938   double stone with next
COMBS, Georgia Kay 29 Jan 1947 2004  
Row 2
WAAK, Virginia C. 1941 2007 metal marker
BILLINGS, Emily Kay 3 Apr 1946 30 Nov 2002  
BARTON, Robert D. 25 Oct 1936 12 Mar 1994 double stone with next
BARTON, Geneva B. 27 Feb 1943 24 Dec 1994  
BILLINGS, Ruby B. 21 Jul 1923 13 May 1988 [nee Brown; w/o Carl E. Billings]
BILLINGS, Carl E. 11 Aug 1920 16 Jan 1992 Pvt U.S. Army World War II; [Carl Elet, s/o Abraham & Sarah Brooks Billings]
Row 3
unknown     footstone: "Pete"; no headstone
BROOKS, W. Earl 24 Apr 1928 4 Oct 1999 double stone with next
BROOKS, Phyllis V. 12 Oct 1929 19 Oct 1993  
unknown     footstone: sister; does not appear to align with a headstone
BROOKS, David E. 26 Nov 1948   footstone: David; double stone with next
BROOKS, Chong O. 25 May 1945   footstone: Ruby
BROOKS, ____     married 23 Sep 1960; double stone with next; footstone: father
BROOKS, ____     footstone: mother
BROOKS, Garland R. 9 Feb 1943    
Row 4
WILSON, William C. 3 Jun 1933   double stone with next
WILSON, Bertie S. 6 Jun 1933   wed 1 Oct 1955
JOHNSON, Hurley 30 Aug 1912 7 Jan 1994 double stone with next
JOHNSON, Belle 5 Aug 1912 18 May 2000  
BALL, Archie 30 Oct 1932 11 Oct 1982 U.S. Army Korea
BALL, William Brack 4 Sep 1931    
BILLINGS, Wint 1 Jul 1908 20 Sep 1978 [s/o Abraham & Sarah Brooks Billings]
SHEETS, Gordie L. 18 Jul 1903 20 Jul 1997 double stone with next
SHEETS, Ruby Campbell 4 Mar 1913 19 Jun 1996  
PARKS, Charlotte P. 20 Feb 1937   double stone with next
PARKS, Guy E. 27 May 1930 28 Apr 2004  
SHEETS, Claude A. 22 Feb 1932 20 Jun 2001 double stone with next
SHEETS, Lydia C. 8 May 1936    
Row 5
TRIVITT, Donald E. 14 Jan 1936 26 Mar 2005 double stone with next
TRIVITT, Joeann 14 Nov 1941 29 Oct 2004 married 15 Jun 1961
BILLINGS, Ronnie Franklin "Cotton" 6 Jan 1932 31 Mar 1989 [s/o Opal & Belva Brown Billings]
BILLINGS, Opal 25 Sep 1915 2 May 1980 [s/o Abraham & Sarah Brooks Billings]; double stone with next
BILLINGS, Belva V. 23 Oct 1921   [nee Brown]
BILLINGS, Grover Sidney 23 Sep 1949 28 May 1976  
BILLINGS, James D. 28 Feb 1955 12 Sep 1972  
BILLINGS, Phillis N. 9 Sep 1960 23 Jun 1963  
BILLINGS, Wanda K. 26 Mar 1954 5 Apr 1954 [Wanda Kay, d/o Opal & Belva Brown Billings]
LOWMAN, Andrew T. 1875 1972 double stone with next
LOWMAN, Sarah F. 1878 1935  
BALL, William Ezra 1887 1974 double stone with next
BALL, Mattie Lula 1898 1962  
unknown     unmarked
STONE, Zady 12 Mar 1900 17 May 1940 mother
BILLINGS, Abe 1874 1929 double stone with next
BILLINGS, Sarah Brooks 1877 1948  
unknown     unmarked
PRUITT, Howard J. 26 Dec 1931 9 Jan 1932  
PRUITT, Ruby E. 22 Aug 1925 8 Sep 1925  
PRUITT, Grace E. 14 Jan 1923 23 Jan 1923  
PRUITT, James E. 8 Jan 1920 13 Jan 1922  
BROOKS, Earl 24 Dec 1920 5 Jan 1921 shared stone with next three
BROOKS, Danie 13 Feb 1924 27 Feb 1924  
BROOKS, Infant 26 Apr 1925 26 Apr 1925  
BROOKS, Wallace 24 Feb 1941 5 Mar 1941  
BROOKS, James Lester 20 May 1938 6 Jan 2006 BUL3 U.S. Navy
BROOKS, James Monroe 24 Sep 1895 15 Jul 1962 [s/o Rufus Brooks]; Va Pvt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
BROOKS, Lue C. 20 Apr 1903 26 May 1993 [Lue Cinda, d/o Zilla Fox]
Row 6
SMITH, W.C. 9 Sep 1914 10 Feb 1915 son of F[elix] and E[ffie Brooks] Smith
SMITH, D[ortha] C. 4 May 1906 8 Feb 1917 daughter of F[elix] and E[ffie Brooks] Smith
Row 7
COMBS, William Jackson 6 Mar 1907 23 Jan 1912 son of Eli and Birtie Combs
COMBS, George 26 Mar 1905 13 Jun 1983 [George William, s/o Noel & Polly Hayes Combs]
COMBS, Nole 2 Jul 1873 25 Dec 1954 [Noel]; double stone with next
COMBS, Pollie 29 Feb 1876 18 Oct 1948 [nee Combs]
COMBS, Nancy 10 Aug 1908 29 Dec 1925  
COMBS, William Harvey 13 Sep 1903 20 May 1912 son of Noel Alexander and Pollie Combs
LOWMAN, Reggie H. 1902 1917  
SHEETS, Dicy J. Jul 1866 20 Apr 1925 wife of Lee Sheets; [d/o Calvin & Amanda Bare Woodie]
SHEETS, Lee 28 May 1867 12 Mar 1933 [Lee Ander, s/o David & Martha Osborne Sheets]
HENSLEY, Bruce A. 11 Feb 1931 10 May 2004 double stone with next
HENSLEY, U. Gray 6 May 1942    
SHEETS, Norman Judson, Pastor 14 Sep 1893 13 Jun 1986 PFC U.S. Army World War I; [s/o David & Martha Osborne Sheets]
SHEETS, Celia E. 1 Mar 1900 4 Jul 1929 wife of Norman Sheets; [d/o Johnson V. & Mary Bell]
PERKINS, Annie 1894 1922  
Row 8
MURRAY, John Wiley 12 Aug 1921 19 Dec 2004 S1 U.S. Navy World War II; [s/o Joseph Cebert & Emma Frances Parks Murray]; double stone with next
MURRAY, Geraldine B. 12 Dec 1939   wed 8 Aug 1953; [nee Billings]
COMBS, Alvin L. 3 Dec 1870 23 Mar 1949 double stone with next
COMBS, Jeanetta M. 30 Mar 1874 10 Apr 1956 [nee Milly Jeanetta Pennington]
COMBS, Merdith   25 Feb 1927 age 83 years; [Meredith]
COMBS, Nancy 9 Aug 1848 29 Dec 1911 wife of Mardieth [sic] Combs
COMBS, Caleb 28 Apr 1867 8 Apr 1928  
COMBS, Nancy Elizabeth 27 Oct 1879 18 Feb 1913  
COMBS, Emma May 19 Dec 1915 29 Dec 1918  
BROWN, Dollie Elizabeth 19 Nov 1915 31 Jan 1919  
unknowns     two unmarked graves
BROOKS, Infant     son of Virgie and L.A. Brooks
BROOKS, Carrie 18 Jan 1925 17 Feb 1925 infant daughter of Emma and L.A. Brooks
BROOKS, Emma H. 1898 1925 mother
BROOKS, Virgie May 1900 1958 mother
BROOKS, Lee Ander 10 Jun 1894 24 May 1961 Father
BROOKS, Glen 1904 1965  
Row 9
MABE, Bronson F. 4 Oct 1916    
PHELPS, Woodrow 17 Sep 1916 28 Jun 1950 W Va Pvt 10 Inf 14 Div 18 Sep 1916 - 28 Jun 1950
BROOKS, Claude C. 29 Jun 1925 26 May 2002 double stone with next
BROOKS, Alice F. 20 Jul 1925 12 Aug 2001  
BROOKS, Cleve Wyndell 11 Sep 1929 7 Oct 1985  
BROOKS, Dema Combs 1887 1959  
COMBS, Floyd 18 Jul 1883 4 Oct 1888  
COMBS, Infant 1934 1934 infant d/o Wiley & Rosie Combs
unknowns     seven unmarked graves
COMBS, Allen E. 22 Nov 1931 16 Sep 1938 unmarked
unknown     unmarked
COMBS, Georgia E. 11 Jul 1909 14 Oct 1944  
RICHARDSON, J. Sherman 1892 1987  
RICHARDSON, Mandy S. [2 Nov] 1896 [5 Oct] 1980 [Amanda Magdalene, d/o Lee & Dicy Woody Sheets; w/o Sherman Richardson; SSDI lists birth as 16 May 1897]
Row 10
CLEARY, Bryson G. 15 Jan 1936 17 Feb 1992 [Bryson Glenn, s/o Homer & Della Richardson Cleary]
CHATHAM, Wm. Harold 12 Aug 1935 7 Sep 2005 BT 2 U.S. Navy; double stone with next
CHATHAM, Frances N. 9 Jan 1935    
CHATHAM, J. Earl 11 Dec 1907 27 Aug 1967 double stone with next
CHATHAM, Mae B. 27 Aug 1911 10 Jun 1981 [Emma Mae, d/o John & Dema Combs Brooks]
CHATHAM, Bobby 11 Sep 1942 27 Oct 1942 infant twin of Earl and Mae Chatham
CHATHAM, Nancy 11 Sep 1942 27 Oct 1942 infant twin of Earl and Mae Chatham
BROOKS, Jettie 25 Sep 1896 28 May 1897 daughter of J.C. and S.J. Brooks
BROOKS, Infant 5 Jul 1905 6 Jul 1905 daughter of J.C. and S.J. Brooks
BROOKS, Sarah Jane 15 Nov 1869 11 Jul 1905 wife of J.C. Brooks
BROOKS, J.C. 20 Jun 1870 25 Aug 1939  
BROOKS, Rufus J. 26 Dec 1875 19 Apr 1945  
BROOKS, Mary E. 10 Jun 1875 7 Oct 1937  
BROOKS, Ethel Gay 31 May 1943 18 Dec 1943  
CLEARY, Mattie Brown 13 Oct 1884 28 Jun 1966  
CLEARY, Homer Glen 2 May 1908 15 Feb 2000  
CLEARY, Della Irene 6 Sep 1909 15 Jul 1965  
CLEARY, Robert Lee 30 Jun 1873 4 Oct 1965  
Row 11
COMBS, William Roby 11 Apr 1902 26 Jul 1973  
COMBS, Sammel Brack, Rev. 12 Aug 1906 7 Sep 1948  
HAYS, Ruby V. 31 Mar 1915 31 Mar 1915 daughter of U.S. and Bessie Hays
HAYES, Leona   15 May 1910  
HAYES, Carrie 6 May 1884 14 Mar 1911  
HAGA, David H. 14 May 1892 12 Jun 1913  
HAYES, Arter 6 Dec 1880 1 Dec 1939 double stone with next
HAYES, Dora 2 May 1884 22 Dec 1933  
COMBS, Arvel J. 16 Sep 1925 2 Aug 1975 Father
COMBS, John B. 16 Dec 1901 25 Jul 1972 double stone with next
COMBS, Lelia B. 22 Jan 1905 25 Apr 1972  
PRUITT, H. Freeling 2 May 1875 8 Nov 1946 double stone with next
PRUITT, Amanda C. 25 Nov 1882 16 Jun 1972  
Row 12
BROOKS, Walter Zee 6 Oct 1910 12 May 1994  
KING, Walter E. 21 May 1907 25 Dec 1971  
KING, John W. 15 May 1884 30 Sep 1960  
KING, Leona B. 22 Sep 1890 10 Nov 1964  
KING, Infant 18 Dec 1910 16 Feb 1911 son of J.W. and Leonia King
BROWN, Jane 1860 2 Aug 1912  
unknowns     four unmarked graves
BROWN, W[illiam] A[rthur] 25 Nov 1886 2 Aug 1963 double stone with next
BROWN, Nancy Jane 2 May 1890 30 Jan 1977 [d/o Thomas & Tinnie Billings Brooks]
Row 13
unknowns     two unmarked graves
DEMPSEY, Ringeye Charles W. 1921 1999 double stone with next
DEMPSEY, Ruby Combs 1920 2006  
PRUITT, Charlie H. 27 Sep 1890 10 May 1963 double stone with next
PRUITT, Sessie A. 25 Aug 1892 28 Dec 1982  
GREENE, Dale 7 Jul 1923 18 Aug 1991 U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
GREENE, Ruby E. 7 Jul 1927 2 Sep 2001  
unknown     unmarked
BROOKS, Ray D. 5 Dec 1908 21 Oct 1975 double stone with next
BROOKS, Sarah M. 10 Apr 1910 13 Feb 1999  
COMBS, Wiley L. 1896 1969 shared stone with next two
COMBS, Rosie R. 1901 1946  
COMBS, Billie J. 1932 1965  
YOUNG, Helen Combs 4 Feb 1926 1 Jan 2006  
unknowns     two unmarked graves
COMBS, Ray 15 Nov 1949 15 Nov 1949  
PHELPS, Roger Clyde 4 Apr 1950 9 Apr 1950  
COMBS, Mary J. 1918 1940 shared stone with next two
COMBS, Nora E. 1895 1969  
COMBS, Floyd T. 1893 1975  
unknown     unmarked