Haven of Rest Cemetery

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Haven of Rest Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: West of Skyline Hwy (SR 89) near North Carolina border.

Directions: From the junction of Edmonds Rd (Rt 613) and Fisher’s Gap Rd (Rt 785) go north 0.1 mile on Fisher’s Gap Rd to church and cemetery on right (east) side of road. The cemetery is behind the church.

GPS Coordinates: N36.57390 W80.92206

Surveyed by: 6 Apr 2004 by Rich and Ginger Ballard; updated 22 Apr 2008 by Buford C. Wilson

Comments: This is one of the newest cemeteries in the county.

Haven of Rest Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
GILLEY, Marvin Lee 14 Jan 1941 17 Dec 2006
Row 2
LUNDY, Eugene Wayne 1 May 1920 5 Jan 2001 Tec 5 U.S. Army; shared stone with next
LUNDY, Katie T. 4 Feb 1930
Row 3
SMITH, M. Boyd 22 May 1913 16 Nov 1991 [Mitchell Boyd]; shared stone with next
SMITH, Hallie G. 7 Jan 1919  
Row 4
JENKINS, Verba 2 Jan 1913 3 Apr 1995
Row 5
KEY, John H., Jr. 3 Apr 1944 27 Apr 1994 [John Howard]; shared stone with next
KEY, Shirley S. 12 Dec 1946 wed 3 Oct 1964
Row 6
CROUSE, Lawrence W. 15 Jun 1918 27 Jun 1997 shared stone with next
CROUSE, Juanita G. 31 Aug 1920 14 Jul 1996 wed 10 Jun 1939
Row 7
JOHNSON, Tina Louise Green 2 Dec 1964 27 Sep 1991  
Row 8
KEY, John Howard, Sr. 29 Jun 1921 7 Aug 1985
KEY, Dora Verta 27 Aug 1924  
MAHAFFEY, J.P. 1923 1998 shared stone with next
MAHAFFEY, Bea G. 1928 1991 [nee Bea Green]; married 8 Feb 1947
TAYLOR, Alpha L. 8 Oct 1893 9 Feb 1994
Row 9
LONG, Elmer B. 1 Nov 1913 27 Aug 1998 shared stone with next
LONG, Dorothy M. 3 Apr 1918