Flat Rock Cemetery

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Flat Rock Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Northeast of Independence.

Directions: From East Main St (US 58) in Independence turn north on Locust Street (Rt 1104) in front of Grayson County High School then make an immediate right on Powerhouse Road (Rt 685) and proceed 1.8 mi to Power House Rd (Rt 687). Go on Power House Rd about 1.2 mi (past church, which is on the right on a hill) to the cemetery which is also on the right side of the road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.643726 W81.109711

Surveyed by: Rich and Ginger Ballard 12 May 2003.

Comments: The cemetery is fenced and well-maintained.

Flat Rock Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BYRD, Betty Lou 15 Jan 1952 17 Jan 1952 double stone with next
BYRD, William Jay   16 Jan 1950  
MUSSER, Joseph C. 12 Jul 1877 14 Sep 1953 [Joseph Conley]; double stone with next
MUSSER, Georgie M. 9 Mar 1886 19 Apr 1942  
MUSSER, Clara Ethel 7 Oct 1905 14 Jan 1978  
LEONARD, Virginia     double stone with next
LEONARD, Mack Howard 17 Feb 1921 29 Dec 1986 PFC U.S. Army World War II
MUSSER, R.E. 26 Nov 1902 26 Jan 1933  
LUNDY, Ellis J. 1 Oct 1894 17 Jul 1973 double stone with next
LUNDY, Verna C. 2 Jun 1895 9 Apr 1991  
Row 2
PINION, Dora B. 20 Aug 1868 17 Mar 1949  
PINION, James W. 1866 1965  
LUNDY, Fitzhugh A. 15 Apr 1913 12 May 1991 [Fitzhugh Albert, s/o Ernest Albert & Loma Catron]
ROACH, James A. 1912 1999 double stone with next
ROACH, Mary A. 1917    
RHODES, Verdie [20 Sep] 1878 [1 Jul] 1957 [d/o John & Martha Waddell; w/o Billy Rhodes]
LUNDY, Eula M. 4 Nov 1911 25 May 1991 [Eula Elizabeth, d/o Edgar & Lillie Elizabeth Farmer Morton]; double stone with next
LUNDY, Harvey S. 2 Feb 1900 26 Jun 1987  
LUNDY, Ernest A. 1892 1972 double stone with next
LUNDY, Lona A. 1892 1987  
LUNDY, W. Fielden 1865 1937 double stone with next
LUNDY, Celia F. 1870 1942  
LUNDY, Infant   24 Nov 1911 infant d/o W.F. and C.F. Lundy
LUNDY, Bertha M. 8 Jun 1915 18 Nov 1915  
REEVES, J. Paul 1 Jun 1910 23 May 1911 s/o T.G. and Ina Reeves
COX, Walter Floyd 29 Aug 1916 28 Jul 1926 s/o R.C. and Agnes Cox
COX, Edna Marie 14 Feb 1920 13 May 1934 d/o R.C. and Agnes Cox
COX, R. Charlie 23 May 1891 21 Jun 1957 [Robert Charlie, s/o Floyd & Alice Dick Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Agnes B. 7 Jul 1888 22 Sep 1967 [nee Baker]
BAKER, Neal 20 Jul 1886 17 Dec 1964  
COX, Robert Charlie, Jr. 20 Sep 1925 4 Jan 1993 PFC U.S. Army World War II; [s/o Robert Charlie & Agnes Baker Cox]; double stone with next
COX, Dove Bolt 31 Mar 1924    
Row 3
KASOWICZ, Rudolph Leon 12 Jul 1930 28 Dec 1987 Sp4 U.S. Army Korea
HEARE, Ava Cox 1929 1993  
COX, James C., Jr. 4 Jan 1924   double stone with next
COX, F. May Williams 22 Apr 1928    
COCKERHAM, Florence C. 18 Mar 1931 23 Feb 1967 joint stone with next
COCKERHAM, Cathy Florence     infant d/o Florence C. Cockerham
COX, Attro 23 Jul 1899 18 Jan 1984 double stone with next
COX, Clarence 23 Dec 1888 24 Sep 1965  
COX, Annie May   15 Jan 1941 infant d/o Clarence and Atro Cox
COX, Maye 12 Jan 1880 30 Jun 1956 [Laura Maye, d/o John Floyd & Alice Dick Cox]
COX, Alice D. 4 May 1853 3 Dec 1940 w/o J.F. Cox; [nee Dick]
COX, J. Floyd 25 Sep 1851 23 Dec 1927  
COX, Cabell Z. 24 Nov 1877 28 Aug 1907 s/o J.F. and A.L. Cox; tree trunk marker
COX, Lillie 23 Jun 1884 10 Jun 1904 d/o J.F. and A.L. Cox
DICK, Mary J. 8 Oct 1833 24 Jan 1892 w/o J.T. Dick, M.D.
WILEY, Eli Robert 1841 1920 double stone with next
WILEY, Nannie E. 1848 1933  
WILEY, Ottis Lee 1887 1949 11 years military service including Hawaii, Mexico, and France
WILEY, Robert L., Rev. 1877 1959 double stone with next
WILEY, Myrtle L. 1889 1973  
Row 4
BOLT, Steven G. 18 Oct 1924 1 Oct 1997 PFC U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
BOLT, Miriam A. 25 Nov 1929    
HEDDINGER, Marce 17 Mar 1924 11 Jan 1994  
TRENT, Dorothy R. 12 Nov 1936 4 Jul 2003 double stone with next
TRENT, Wayne Clifford 5 Jun 1934 29 Mar 1990 Pvt U.S. Army
TRENT, John K. 10 Jul 1909 25 Jan 1980 double stone with next
TRENT, Rebecca J. 3 Jan 1914 9/19 Sep 1977  
TRENT, Kenneth Ray 16 Jul 1942 16 Jul 1942 s/o Kyle and Jane Trent
BOLT, W. Enoch 7 Jul 1883 2 Dec 1955  
BOLT, Birdie B. 25 Jul 1892 22/23 May 1930 w/o W. Enoch Bolt
HAWKS, Sherman T. 4 Jan 1909 28 Jul 2000 double stone with next
HAWKS, Ruth M. 4 Sep 1910 26 Sep 1971  
HALL, Edith 1 Mar 1908 10 Sep 1914 d/o Robert and Lessie Hall
NORMAN, Rosa Mae 14 Jun 1893 6 Apr 1944 [nee Trent]; w/o L.E. Norman
TRENT, Steve A. 13 Mar 1866 26 Apr 1950  
unknowns     two field stones
NEAL, Dillie 1895 1919 wife
FARMER, Ellen J. 28 Dec 1854 10 Aug 1901/1904 w/o L.F. Farmer
FARMER, Louis F. 16 Mar 1852 1 Jul 1931  
DONOVAN, Lawrence W. 1913 1995 double stone with next
DONOVAN, Rosamond Wiley 1915 2000  
Row 5
FREEMAN, Margie Elizabeth 12 Mar 1933 1 Jun 1933  
unknowns     three concrete markers
FREEMAN, Catherine F.     joint stone with next
FREEMAN, Marjorie D. 7 Mar 1884 7 Mar 1915 joint stone with next
[FREEMAN?], "Andy Edwards infant child"     joint stone with next
FREEMAN, Kyle F.      
FREEMAN, Kyle T. 29 Mar 1906 25 May 1907  
unknowns     four concrete markers
KIRBY, Calvin R. 1868 1937 double stone with next
KIRBY, Betty C. 1866 1948  
Row 6
BUCHANAN, Glen 21 Mar 1923 8 Feb 1981 [s/o James Buchanan & Polly Ann Turner; h/o Donna Lee]
BUCHANAN, Mabel L. 17 Sep 1927 11 Nov 1973  
unknowns     six cement markers
MUSSER, David Smith 20 May 1921 8 Jul 1922  
unknown     cement marker
EDWARDS, Leeland "Lee" 1853 1919  
unknowns     four cement markers
WOOD, Deemy J. 24 Jun 1862 4/6 Feb 1895 w/o Floyd Wood
unknowns     three cement markers
CARICO, George C. 1881 1967  
Row 7
GRIFFITH, Charles 1914 1988 [J. Charles]; metal marker
GRIFFITH, E[lizabeth] [10 Jun] 1928 [28 Aug] 1981 [Elizabeth Rosamond, d/o Wilton C. & Hallie R. Jennings Wiggins; w/o J. Charles Griffith]; metal marker
THORNTON, Myrtle Clyde 1 Jan 1923 8 Feb 1931  
THORNTON, Martha E. 1919 1919 metal marker
LUNDY, Richard A. 24 Nov 1947 23 Aug 1989 Pvt U.S. Army Viet Nam; [Richard Alan, s/o Martha Lundy]
RING, Hardy 18 Sep 1938 18 Sep 1999 Pvt U.S. Marine Corps Korea
KIRBY, Billie Ray 1938 1938 double stone with next
KIRBY, George Wayne 1940 1941 "our babies"
KIRBY, Julia Mae 4/6 Apr 1909 11 Jan 1978  
Row 8
WILMOTH, Ronnie Edward 28 Jun 1950   double stone with next
WILMOTH, Kathy Lane Nichols 9 Jul 1955 22 Apr 1984  
NICHOLS, Robert G. 2 Oct 1922 6 Jun 1984 double stone with next
NICHOLS, Rita N. 15 Mar 1925    
Row 9
HOLLINGSWORTH, James Garland 11 Sep 1926 23 Oct 1994 TSgt U.S. Army World War II; double stone with next
HOLLINGSWORTH, Mary Jane Wingfield 7 Aug 1927    
Row 10
SUMNER, Bain S. 14 Nov 1916   double stone with next
SUMNER, Thelma M. Carrico 4 Dec 1915   married 25 Dec 1935
Believed to be buried here
EDWARDS, ____      
BOLT, Alma Grace [2 Dec 1917] [21 Nov 1919] [d/o W. Enoch and Birdie E. Bolt]
TRENT, Ollie [1895] [1919] [w/o Steve Trent; probably one of the stones after his]