Hines Branch Methodist Church Cemetery

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Hines Branch Methodist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: East of Elk Creek

Directions: The Hines Branch Methodist Church Cemetery is located on Hines Branch Rd (Rt 654), north of Carsonville Road (Rt 660) in Providence District (between Elk Creek and Fries). This church was sold by the United Methodist Church, and currently it is a non-denominational church.

GPS Coordinates: N36.710492 W81.115543

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver

Comments: This cemetery has a good fence and is well maintained. Kathy Johnson provided much of the family information in this listing.

Hines Branch Methodist Church
General View of the Hines Branch Methodist Church

Hines Branch Methodist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BALDWIN, Addie Mae 9 Sep 1924   double stone with next
BALDWIN, Ovis L. 18 Mar 1916 4 Apr 1990 PFC U.S. Army World War II; [Ovis Leon, s/o William & Hattie Thomas Baldwin]
SHEETS, Brenda L. 30 Mar 1945   double stone with next
SHEETS, Delmer R. 14 Feb 1941 1 Apr 1993 [Delmer Reece, s/o Everett & Maggie Dixon Sheets]
HINES, John M. 2 May 1877 28 Jul 1953 [s/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, James Wylie 17 Jan 1892 19 Jan 1974 [s/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, Alfred C. 5 Nov 1890 2 May 1965 [Alfred Charles, s/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
CLARK, Aileen Elizabeth 9 Jan 1921 17 Jun 1936 [d/o Pratt & Maude Hines Clark]
HINES, Cora Virginia 2 Mar 1875 22 Jul 1933 [d/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
WHITMAN, Lottie Hines 27 Mar 1896 3 Mar 1924 [s/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines; w/o George Whitman]
HINES, Laura Matilda 25 Mar 1873 7 Oct 1956 [d/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
Row 2
STEGAL, Bina Maye Hines 7 Sep 1906 19 Sep 1926 d/o Lonnie & Mallie [Bedwell] Hines; w/o J.E. Stegal
HINES, Mallie 13 Jul 1882 4 Sep 1923 [Mallie Rose, d/o James & Mary Ann “:Polly” Hines Bedwell; w/o Lonnie Hines]
HINES, Lonnie 17 Jan 1883 31 Jul 1922 [s/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, Donner L. 30 Apr 1885 7 May 1914 [d/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
CLARK, Maude Hines 17 Feb 1894 14 Jan 1921 w/o H. P[ratt] Clark; [d/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, William 19 Sep 1853 9 Oct 1922 [s/o Lucinda Hines]
HINES, Rausy Caroline Vaughan 3 Aug 1856 8 Jul 1949 w/o William Hines; [d/o John & Matilda Bedwell Vaughan]
HINES, Mallie Elizabeth 27 Aug 1898 12 May 1950 [d/o William & Rosamond Caroline”Rausy” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, G. Ellis 4 Aug 1873 7 Mar 1911 [George Ellis, s/o Freelin “Freel” & Evelyn H. Roberts Hines]
HINES, Margaret 14 Aug 1896 24 Dec 1932 [d/o Kenny & Mary Ann “Polly” Vaughan Funk; w/o George Ellis Hines]
HINES, Infant 23 Dec 1928 24 Dec 1928 child of Mr. & Mrs. Edgar Hines
HINES, Freel 5 May 1851 26 May 1939 [s/o George & Mary “Polly” Anderson Hines]
HINES, Evelyn 21 Feb 1850 25 Jan 1903 w/o Freel Hines; [d/o Micajah Stone & Ollie J. Vaughan Roberts]
ANDERSON, Infant 25 Jul 1932 25 Jul 1932 infant d/o Fred Anderson
SHEETS, Shelia Lynn 20 Feb 1973 22 Feb 1973 d/o Delmer & Brenda Sheets
CORNETT, Samuel A. 28 May 1902 17 Nov 1946 double stone with next
RIDER, Trula Cornett 29 Mar 1908 27 Mar 1995  
ANDERSON, Ellis Rush 23 Feb 1874 13 Jun 1965 [s/o George & S. Ann Houck Anderson]; double stone with next
ANDERSON, Dora Hines 10 Jun 1875 10 Aug 1962 [d/o Freeling “Freel” & Evelyn Roberts Hines]
CORNETT, George C. 1941 1982  
FADDIS, Rubye B. 8 Jun 1914 16 Jun 1982 [Rubye Marie, s/o James K. & Lelia Mae Sexton Bedwell; w/o Faye Faddis]
BEDWELL, James Kinley 7 Sep 1890 6 Jan 1933 [s/o Pinckney Lafayette & Mary Elizabeth Sturdivant Bedwell]; double stone with next
BEDWELL, Lelia Mae Sexton 13 Apr 1894 27 Jul 1981 [d/o James Doyle & Ollie Jane Hines Sexton]
BEDWELL, James Argyl 28 Aug 1922 7 Feb 1994 [s/o James Kinley & Lela Mae Sexton]
Row 3
CUSTER, T.F., Jr. 6 Mar 1929 13 Jun 1931 [s/o T.F. & Maggie Sexton Custer]
BEDWELL, Grady [14 Aug] 1916 [9 Sep] 2001 [Grady Lee, s/o James Kinley & Lelia Mae Sexton Bedwell]; funeral home marker
HINES, Janie 1940 1941  
HINES, S. Janie 1905 1941  
HINES, Hyda R. 2 Jun 1904 1 Jul 1981 [s/o George Ellis & Margaret N Funk Hines]; double stone with next
HINES, Lillian L. 12 Mar 1911    
MABE, Elise Hines 27 Jun 1911 11 Jun 1997  
HINES, Eddie J. 19 Mar 1879 29 Jun 1882 [Edward Johnson, s/o William & Rosamond Caroline “Rausey” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, Rosa May 5 Mar 1887 5 Aug 1907 [d/o William & Rosamond Caroline “Rausey” Vaughan Hines]
HINES, Wilson 10 Dec 1903 15 Dec 1903  
HINES, James 20 Dec 1912 20 Dec 1912 s/o Lonnie & Mallie [Rose Bedwell] Hines
HINES, Harry W. 20 Dec 1912 13 Jan 1913 s/o Lonnie & Mallie [Rose Bedwell] Hines
HINES, Ruth V. 15 Jun 1916 26 Jun 1916 d/o Lonnie & Mallie [Rose Bedwell] Hines
unknown     field stone
LEONARD, Virginia 1919 16 Sep 1945  
EDWARDS, V.C. 13 Mar 1913 9 Mar 1922  
EDWARDS, Kent 1924 1943 [s/o David C. & Emily Sexton Edwards]
EDWARDS, Emily M. 1889 1935 [Emma, d/o S.W. & S.E. Sexton; w/o David C. Edwards]
EDWARDS, David Crockett 8 Aug 1886 21 Jun 1958 [s/o Floyd & Jane Edwards]
EDWARDS, Blanche Martin 1 Jul 1886 28 Aug 1948  
BOURNE, William G. 112 Sep 1948 18 Dec 1976  
BOURNE, Billie T. 11 Nov 1919 2 Aug 1974  
Row 4
BOURNE, John     Co C 63rd VA Inf CSA
BOURNE, Peggy 1865 1950 field stone with sand blasted engraving, unusual stone
BOURNE, William T. 22 Apr 1887 2 Jun 1940  
BOURNE, Lizzie 16 Nov 1891 29 Sep 1967  
BOURNE, Clarence 21 Apr 1914 8 Apr 1984  
AKERS, Travis L. 27 Dec 1992 27 Dec 1992  
unknown     field stone
unknowns     two graves marked by bricks
MOLLOY, Zachary Andrew 17 May 1994 19 Aug 1994 [s/o Thomas Matthew & Amy Denise Rhudy Molloy]
ELSWICK, Park 1898 1961 double stone with next
ELSWICK, Mabel 1906 1994 [d/o Charlie Beckner & Minnie Jones Hines]
HINES, Minnie 19 Jun 1887 1 Mar 1911 w/o C.B. Hines; [d/o John H. & Harriet J. Jones]
HINES, Infant 11 Jan 1910 11 Jan 1910 child of C.B. & M. Hines
HINES, Infant 11 Dec 1908 11 Dec 1908 child of C.B. & M. Hines
SEXTON, Minnie 1911 2002 [d/o Charlie Beckner & Minnie Jones Hines]; double stone with next
SEXTON, Sam 1906 1985 [s/o James Wesley & Jennie B. Funk Sexton]
Row 5
MURRAY, Charles, Jr. 10 May 1929 10 May 1929 s/o Newt & Juanita Murray
HINES, Virginia P. 18 May 1879 18 May 1959 [d/o Byrom Crockett & Margaret J. Roberts Hines]
HINES, Walter 26 Sep 1879 4 Dec 1950 [John Walter, s/o Byrom Crockett & Margaret J. Roberts Hines]
HINES, Callie [16 Jan] 1887 11 May 1919 [Caledonia Chessman, d/o Byrom Crockett & Margaret J. Roberts Hines]; stone broken, repaired, obscuring part of date
HINES, B[yram] C. 22 Feb 1844 11 Sep 1910 [Byram Crockett, s/o John & Sallie Hines]
HINES, Margaret J. 17 Apr 1848 8 Jan 1937 [d/o Micajah Stone & Olly J. Vaughan Roberts; w/o Byram Crockett Hines]
BURRIS, Linda Darnell 5 Jun 1941 5 Jun 1941  
WADDELL, Home Gale 24 Jul 1919 4 Nov 1919 [twin s/o L. Frank & Emma N. Sexton Waddell]
SEXTON, Bessie Mae 1 Aug 1896 Oct 1911 [d/o John Wesley & Jennie B. Funk Sexton]
SEXTON, Jennie Funk 27 Nov 1871 16 Nov 1909 [d/o Kenny B. & Mary “Polly” Vaughan Funk; w/o John Wesley Sexton]
SEXTON, Jennie Delp 5 Jan 1875 16 Feb 1920 [Martha J., d/o Michael Delp; 2nd w/o John Wesley Sexton]
unknown     field stone
SEXTON, Delia V. 26 Jan 1902 29 May 1903  
HINES, Baby     small granite marker
HINES, Baby     small granite marker
SEXTON, Ada E. 24 Jun 1895 24 Jun 1895  
unknowns     two graves marked with bricks
DOWELL, Betty Sue 6 Jun 1948 20 Aug 1992 [d/o Claude Everett & Annie Ora Bourne Dowell]
Row 6
BOYER, Stella C. 15 Mar 1901 12 Nov 1914  
BOYER, Lillie May 1 Dec 1898 11 Jan 1899  
BOYER, M[ordacai] F. 16 Apr 1839 5 Dec 1900 [Mordacai Fleming, s/o Stephen & Nancy Boyer]
BOYER, Kate M. 9 Aug 1843 1 Jan 1917 [Catherine M., d/o George & Mary “Polly” Anderson Hines]
FUNK, Freel 8 Jun 1850 18 Mar 1910 [s/o John & Mary “Polly” Vaughan Funk]; double stone with next
FUNK, Jane 4 Feb 1856 18 Feb 1911 [Frances Jane, d/o William & Elizabeth Warrick Vaughan]
BOYER, Clifford 7 Jun 1909 11 Mar 1965 [s/o Ed & Emma Rector Boyer]
BOYER, James Aug 1873 Jun. 1956 [s/o Mordacai F. & Catherine M. Hines Boyer]
BOYER, Sallie 20 Aug 1883 23 Dec 1924 [Sarah Elmore, d/o Byrom Crockett & Margaret Roberts Hines]
BOYER, Hattie D. 22 Mar 1881 9 Sep 1944 [Hattie Darthula, d/o William M. & Sarah E. Kinser]; double stone with next
BOYER, Robert L. 7 Dec 1877 23 Feb 1964 [s/o Mordacai F. & Catherine M. Hines Boyer]
BOYER, Joe 9 Sep 1882 3 Jan 1952 [s/o Mordacai F. & Catherine M. Hines Boyer]; double stone with next
BOYER, Chloria 25 Aug 1887 14 Jan 1974 [d/o Fielding Noah “Cock” & Ascha Ann Funk Hines]
Row 7
HINES, Vilas R. 17 Sep 1909 9 Sep 1929 s/o W.M. & D.E. Hines
HINES, Dorcy Poole 1887 1941 [d/o William Fielden & Victoria Livesay Poole]; double stone with next
HINES, William M. 1884 1953 [s/o Fielden Noah “Dock” & Ascha Ann Funk Hines]
HINES, Reece M. 4 Mar 1882 19 May 1950 [s/o Fielden Noah “Dock” & Ascha Ann Funk Hines]; double stone with next
HINES, Lessie N. 21 Jul 1888 19 Mar 1937 [Lessie Novella, d/o Heath H. & Sarah Anderson Hensley]
HINES, Lelia Dell 20 Mar 1912 8 Jan 1929 [twin] d/o Reese & Lessie Hines
BRUNNER, Rebecca Hines 3 Jun 1880 24 Dec 1919 [d/o Fielden Noah “Dock” & Ascha Ann Funk Hines]
HINES, Ann A. 29 Mar 1843 30 Dec 1909 [Ascha Ann, d/o Andrew & Margaret Smith Funk]
HINES, F[ielden] N. 4 May 1855 4 Apr 1937 [Fielden Noah “Dock”, s/o Frederick & Rebecca Daniel Hines]
HOUK, Jane 31 Jul 1853 23 Oct 1930 [Mary Jane, d/o George & Mary “Polly” Anderson Hines]; double stone with next
HOUK, Frank M. 28 Dec 1853 18 May 1924 [s/o Martin & Susan Houk]
unknown     block
HINES, Sallie 25 Jan 1871 26 Jun 1943 [d/o Fielden Noah “Dock” & Ascha Ann Funk Hines]
HINES, E[mery] J. 5 Oct 1871 4 Sep 1948 [Emery Johnson, s/o Freeling & Evelyn H. Roberts Hines]
unknowns     three blocks
HINES, Lucinda 21 Feb 1826 1 Jan 1912 [d/o Jacob Heinrich & Hannah Reppard Hines]
HINES, Charlotte 24 Jan 1815 8 Jan 1896 [d/o Jacob Heinrich & Hannah Reppard Hines]
unknowns     three field stones; [believed to be buried here: Jacob Heinrich & Hannah Reppard Hines, who started this cemetery]
unknown     marble stone inscribed "God's Baby Girl"; grave next to the fence at the lower end of the cemetery
Row 8
HINES, Fannie Smith 11 Nov 1873 14 May 1914 [d/o Tansel Marvin & Amelia Woods Smith; 1st w/o James R. Hines]
HINES, James R. 5 Jun 1863 23 Apr 1946 [James Robey, s/o John & Mary “Polly” Funk Hines]
HINES, Flora Jackson 1 Mar 1907 6 Aug 1927 [1st w/o Paul Johnson Hines]
HINES, Paul Johnson 7 May 1904 13 Nov 1984 [s/o James R. & Fannie Smith Hines]
HINES, Ollie Caroline 7 Jun 1913 8 Mar 1994 [d/o Lonnie & Mallie Bedwell Hines; 2nd w/o Paul Johnson Hines]
HINKES, Paul Orbin 21 Jul 1933 21 Jul 1933 [s/o Paul Johnson & Ollie Caroline Hines Hines]
unknowns     four field stones
FUNK, George E. 5 Sep 1863 19 Oct 1947 [George Emmett, s/o Andrew Jackson & Nancy Caroline Hines Funk]
FUNK, Mary E. 1867 18 Jan 1905 w/o G[eorge] E. Funk; [d/o Kenny B. & Mary Ann “Polly” Vaughan Funk]
DAVISON, Grace 28 Mar 1922 23 Feb 1945 [d/o Carl C. & Lennie E. Martin Funk; w/o Thomas Jefferson Davidson]
FUNK, Lyda B. 1 Apr 1926 20 Dec 1926  
FUNK, George Carl 26 Oct 1886 19 Feb 1937 double stone with next
FUNK, Linnie Martin 4 Oct 1892 11 Jan 1992 [Linnie Ellen, d/o George & Alice Hale Martin]
FUNK, Infant Son 17 Jun 1959 17 Jun 1959 infant s/o Cecil & Mae Funk
VAUGHAN, Lilburn J. 26 Sep 1850 5 Apr 1941 [Lilburn Johnson, s/o John M. & Matilda Bedwell Vaughan; he operated the funeral home on Hines Branch]
VAUGHAN, Canzada Hines 19 Jun 1848 5 Feb 1928 w/o Lilburn J. Vaughan; [d/o George & Mary “Polly” Anderson Hines]
WADDELL, John W. 9 Nov 1923 8 Jul 1982  
WADDELL, Frank 16 May 1898 2 Nov 1977 [s/o Vance Waddell]; double stone with next
WADDELL, Emma 16 Mar 1898 16 Aug 1977 [d/o John Wesley & Jennie B. Funk Sexton]
SEXTON, John W. 6 Feb 1869 1 Jun 1944 [John Wesley, s/o David & Susan Ann Taylor Sexton]
FUNK, Kenny 21 Dec 1843 14 Oct 1934 Co C 8th VA Cav CSA; [s/o Kenny & Mary “Polly” Vaughan Funk]
Row 9
ROBERTS, Ethel M. 25 Feb 1902 11 Feb 1969 [d/o John William & Mallie Ellen Vaughan Funk]; double stone with next
ROBERTS, Claude M. 7 Jan 1887 26 Oct 1940 [s/o John Leftrich & Sarah A. Vaughan Roberts]
JOINES, Grace B. [14 May] 1901 [26 Feb] 1982 [Laura Grace, s/o Thomas & Minnie Paulette Rhudy Cornett; w/o Carlton R. Joines]
BEDWELL, George Maiden 1888 1932 [s/o Robert Reed “Bud” & Minnie Ellen Hall Bedwell]
MABE, Ruby J. 1933 2001 funeral home marker
ROBERTS, Lula Ruth 22 Oct 1895 21 Dec 1966  
ROBERTS, Shirley Mae. 30 Aug 1937 2 Mar 1939  
unknown     field stone
ROBERTS, Minnie 7 Jan 1880 17 Feb 1912 [w/o William I. Roberts]
ROBERTS, William I. 28 Apr 1875 17 Apr 1948  
McMICKLE, Forest Thomas 17 Dec 1936 15 Jan 1937  
BURRIS, Mary B. 10 Mar 1889 31 Jan 1979 [d/o William & Peggy Yarbor Bourne; w/o James H. Burris]
BURRIS, James H. 1882 1971 [James Henry, s/o Samuel J. & Rosa Funk Burris]
unknowns     two field stones
BURRIS, Ella Mae 5 Apr 1914 19 Aug 1933  
COLE, Hurley M. 20 Jul 1918 23 Apr 1998  
unknown     illegible stone
unknown     plot lined with low concrete wall, but no grave marker