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Galyean Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Delhart

Directions: This cemetery is 0.3 mile from the entrance of a private road, Partner Lane, which is located at the intersection of Cross Roads Dr (Rt 624) and Mt. Olivet Road (Rt 623).

GPS Coordinates: N36.589902 W81.000717

Surveyed by: anonymous; updated by Buford C. Wilson 3 Apr 2008

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced and in excellent condition. Part of the genealogy information comes from Paul Herndon's files.

Galyean Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
GALYEAN, Sarah M. Jennings 19 Mar 1866 8 Jan 1924 [Sarah Margaret, d/o Solomon & Susanah Jennings; 2nd w/o Enoch Toliver Galyean]
GALYEAN, Enoch 24 Sep 1856 5 Mar 1939 [Enoch Toliver, s/o Toliver Galyean & Edney Davis]
GALYEAN, Marceline M. 19 Mar 1856 8 Apr 1891 age 35 yr 19 days; [Marceline Mary, d/o Dr. Goldman Higgins & Margaret Hampton; 1st w/o Enoch Toliver Galyean]
GALYEAN, Phebe M. 5 Jan 1884 6 Apr 1891 shared stone with above; age 7 yr 3 mos 1 day; [Phebe Mariah, d/o Enoch Toliver Galyean & Marceline Mary Higgins]
OTEY, Litha J. 21 Feb 1879 28 Oct 1899 age 20 yr 8 mos 7 days; [d/o Enoch Toliver Galyean & Marceline Mary Higgins; w/o Clark Otey]
Row 2
DANIEL, Patricia Ann 10 May 1951    
CHAPPELEAR, Christopher Willis 6 May 1969 23 Jul 2007  
DANIEL, Hiram Lee 20 Feb 1913 4 Feb 1962 [s/o H.L. Daniel & Temple Taylor]
DANIEL, Edith Galyean 2 Jan 1922 30 May 1998 shared stone with above; [Edith Louise, d/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, William Joseph 2 Oct 1923 13 Apr 1985 U.S. Army World War II; [“Bill”, s/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, Coy Joseph 29 Sep 1895 1 Sep 1979 U.S. Army; [s/o Enoch Toliver Galyean & Sarah Margaret Jennings]
GALYEAN, Myrtle Maines 27 Apr 1898 10 Nov 1963 w/o Coy Joseph Galyean; [Myrtle Abi, d/o William Lafayette Maines & Margaret Jane Watson]
GALYEAN, Shirley Sue 28 Jan 1937 13 Aug 1937 [d/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, Otey Reed 8 Feb 1903 26 Aug 1920 [s/o Enoch Toliver Galyean; & Sarah Margaret Jennings]
JENNINGS, Lona Galyean 21 Feb 1881 26 Jul 1910 [Lona Etta, d/o Enoch Toliver Galyean & Marceline Mary Higgins; w/o John Reed Jennings]
Row 3
MONTGOMERY, Abie Lee 23 Mar 1915 12 Aug 1989 [s/o Mack Montgomery & Victoria Quesinberry]
MONTGOMERY, Josephine Wagoner 13 Jan 1920 27 Aug 2001 shared stone with above; [d/o John Wagoner & Donna Brown]
MONTGOMERY, E. Dean 21 Feb 1926 9 Sep 1985 U.S. Navy; [Edward Dean, s/o John Bruce Montgomery & Lucy Maines; h/o Wilma Viola Patton]; double stone with other side blank
MONTGOMERY, Lucy Maines 5 Jun 1903 27 Apr 1990 [d/o William Lafayette Maines & Margaret Jane Watson; w/o John Bruce Montgomery]
GALYEAN, Zoa Matilda 23 Aug 1881 6 Apr 1893 badly weathered stone; [d/o Leander Shadrick Galyean & Malinda J. Carico]
GALYEAN, Malinda J. 20 May 1863 12 Mar 1892 broken stone; [d/o Joshua & Rebecca Carico; w/o Leander Shadrick Galyean]
Row 4
GALYEAN, Joshua Troy 28 Feb 1879 20 Dec 1898 broken stone; [s/o Leander Shadrick Galyean & Malinda J. Carico]
GALYEAN, Alex P. 8 May 1888 4 Feb 1897 broken stone; [Alexander Preston, s/o Leander Shadrick Galyean & Malinda J. Carico; birth date from Paul Herndon's files]
GALYEAN, Nancy A. 28 Apr 1875 26 Mar 1895 [Nancy Adeline, d/o Leander Shadrick Galyean & Malinda J. Carico]
Row 5
GALYEAN, Charles Clifford 1 Dec 1928   [s/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, Helen Caudle 21 Sep 1929 25 Aug 1969 shared stone with above; [Celia Helen, d/o James S. Caudle & Fannie Osborne]
Row 6
HAWKINS, Blanche M. 6 Feb 1950 28 Jul 1998 [d/o Joe Cox & Mary J. Igo]
COX, Mary J. 3 Nov 1929   [w/o Joe Cox; nee Igo]
COX, Joe 14 May 1923 23 Jan 2003 shared stone with above; [s/o Letcher Cox & Litha Edwards]
COX, Dan Andrew 22 Feb 1956 9 Apr 1983 [s/o Joe Cox & Mary J. Igo]
Row 7
PATTON, Carol Cox 5 Oct 1946    
COX, John 14 May 1923 17 Apr 2008 [s/o Letcher Andrew Cox & Martha Edwards]
COX, Estelle 16 Jul 1925   shared stone with above
COX, Charles Joseph "C.J." 3 Dec 1998 3 Dec 1998 [s/o Kenneth Wayne "Pete" Cox & Phyllis Lynn Reeves]
SEXTON, Herbert T. 28 Aug 1934 18 Sep 1991 [s/o David Sexton & Bertha Cox]
SEXTON, Judy W. 27 Dec 1940   shared stone with above; [d/o James Edward Ware & Irene Colvin Ware]
Row 8
PATTON, James I. 2 Jul 1936 9 Aug 1993 PFC U.S. Army; [James Irving, s/o Ottie Patton & Rosie Ella Patton]
PATTON, Linda L. 31 Aug 1946   shared stone with above; [Linda Lou, d/o Otie Thurman Bartlett & Bonnie Doone Wright]
Row 9
GALYEAN, Talmage H. 7 Aug 1925 8 Aug 2003 PFC U.S. Army World War II; [Talmage Houston, s/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, Hattie Patton 29 Apr 1925 8 Oct 2007 shared stone with above; [Hattie Mae, d/o Ottie Patton & Rosie Ella Patton; other source lists death date as 7 Oct 2007.]
Row 10
HAYNES, James Michael 24 Oct 1955 7 May 2007 [s/o Everett Sidney Haynes & Beulah Rose Thomason]
HAYNES, Diane McGee 8 Jul 1953   shared stone with above
POLLARD, Edd D. 5 Feb 1908 8 Aug 1986 [Edd Daniel, s/o William Pollard & Cynthia Dell Taylor]
POLLARD, Linnie M. 10 Jul 1910 24 Mar 1992 shared stone with above; [Linnie Marie, d/o James Abel Diamond & Maggie Warrick]
GALYEAN, Samuel Jackson 30 Jan 1933 7 Jan 2003 PFC U.S. Army; [s/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, Norma 2 May 1942   shared stone with above; [nee Henley]
Row 11
COOMES, Timothy C. 14 Jun 1962 22 Feb 1993 [Timothy Christopher, s/o Robert L. Coomes, Jr. & Sandra Hackler]
COOMES, Cathy G. 18 Sep 1962   shared stone with above; [Cathy Sue, d/o Coy Eldon Galyean & Wilma Nichols]
Row 12
GALYEAN, Coy Eldon "Pat" 20 Apr 1927 13 Mar 2001 PFC U.S. Army; [s/o Coy Joseph Galyean & Myrtle Abi Maines]
GALYEAN, Wilma "Susie" Nichols 20 Apr 1932   shared stone with above
GALYEAN, John David 25 Oct 1950 27 Mar 1999 Capt. U. S. Army; [s/o Coy Eldon Galyean & Wilma Nichols]
GRAHAM, Donna Gaye [24 Sep] 1952 [9 Jan] 2008 funeral home marker; [d/o Earnest Grant Byrd & Goldie Lucille Miller; w/o Herbert Graham]
Row 13
BYRD, Earnest Grant 26 Nov 1926 2 Mar 1997 Pvt U.S. Army; [s/o George Ballard Byrd & Eula Belle Bonham]
BYRD, Goldie L. 11 Mar 1928   shared stone with above; [nee Goldie Lucille Miller]
GALYEAN, Ernest E. 11 Nov 1927 20 May 1997 [Ernest Elonzo, s/o Enoch Alonzo Galyean & Mandy Edwards]
GALYEAN, Clara N. 31 Jan 1920 22 Feb 1994 shared stone with above; [Clara Nancy, d/o Emmett Smith & Sarah Frances Davis; w/o Ernest Elonzo Galyean]
AUSTIN, William Robert 17 Jul 1935 15 Jun 2003 A1C U.S. Army ["Bob", s/o Will Mack Webb Austin & Dale Helen Robinson]
AUSTIN, Ann Tomlinson 12 Aug 1938   shared stone with above