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New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Flatridge/Barton's Crossroads

Directions: The New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery is near the intersection of Flatridge Rd (Rt 658) and Pine Branch Rd. (Rt 733).

GPS Coordinates: N36.658393 W81.351214

Surveyed by: Ginger Ballard and Jeff Weaver 4 Mar 2003

Comments: The Methodist Church which is located in front of the cemetery is no longer active but occasionally family and community events are held there. The cemetery is well maintained and neat.

New Hope Methodist Church
General View of the New Hope Methodist Church

New Hope Methodist Church
General View of the New Hope Methodist Church

New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery
General View of the New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery

New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery
General View of the New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery

New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
CLARK,Vida Ilene 3 Apr 1930 4 Dec 1999  
WARREN, Preston G. 20/24 Jan 1902 15 Jun 1972 [Preston Gambler]; "Press"; double stone with next
WARREN, Rose Ellen 19 Aug 1916 28 Oct 1986 [nee Blevins]
Row 2
JONES, Faye Anderson Moss 23 Mar 1925   same style stone as next
MOSS, James D. 21 Oct 1914 1 Aug 1968 [James Daniel]
Row 3
YOUNG, William Woodrow 17 Aug 1925 27 Jun 1996 TSgt U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force World War II Korea Vietnam; [s/o Marshall Cleon & Ona Virginia Young Young]
YOUNG, Ona V. [14 Dec 1898]/1897 [18 Apr] 1957 [Ona Virginia, d/o James Addison and Emma Robena Senter Young]; double stone with next
YOUNG, M. Cleon [3 Sep] 1896 [14 Jun] 1955 [Marshall Cleon, s/o Calvin H. & Mary Marintha Kilby Young]
YOUNG, James Cleon 14 July 1922 21 Aug 1998 MSgt U.S. Army World War II Korea Vietnam; [s/o Marshall Cleon & Ona Virginia Young Young]
ROBERTS, Clyde Elizabeth 14 Nov 1880 10 Sep 1966 [d/o Jarvis C. and Orlean Perkins Roberts]
GREER, Lelia R. 29 Apr 1885 2 Feb 1965 [d/o Jarvis C. and Orlean Perkins Roberts]
GREER, Edwin J. 6 May 1913 2 Mar 1971 [s/o Lelia Roberts Greer]
Row 4
HARRINGTON, Charles Wesley 13 Mar 1871 8 Oct 1948 double stone with next
HARRINGTON, Ruth 28 Sep 1873 18 May 1960 [nee Roberts]
ROBERTS, Jarvis C. 4 May 1849 7 Oct 1929 [s/o Jonathan & Matilda Perkins Roberts]; double stone with next
ROBERTS, Orlean 24 Feb 1850 26 Mar 1917 [Margaret Orlean, d/o Samuel Perkins]
PHIPPS, Harvey 20 Jul 1844 19 May 1915 Co C 45th Va Inf CSA; double stone with next
PHIPPS, Drucilla 6 Mar 1850 20 Jan 1931  
BARTON, Wilborne 24 Feb 1834 3/4 Nov 1929 1st Va Regt, Company K 51st Va Regt CSA
BARTON, Elizabeth 1839 1 Jan 1914 wife of Wilborn Barton
LIVESAY, James 15/25 Nov 1840 28 Jun 1908 CSA; [Confederate Navy, based on anchor on stone]
unknown     illegible stone
Row 5
unknown     illegible stone
TESTERMAN, F.E. 2 May 1852 8 Jan 1915  
unknowns     seven concrete stones which have become illegible
GORE, Hallie A. 1894 1964 [d/o Franklin Anderson]; double stone with next
GORE, Calvin H. [26 Mar] 1888 [17 Apr] 1955 [Calvin Harrison, s/o Alex & Delia Shupe Gore]
Row 6
DUNCAN, Cynthia Byrd 25 Nov 1892 18/28 Jan 1974 [d/o John & Celia J. Tucker; m1 James Edd Byrd]
BYRD, James Edd 14 Mar 1888 8 Feb 1928 [s/o David Byrd]
BYRD, James Garfield 9 Feb 1916 15 Feb 1920  
PENNINGTON, Ethel L. 17 Jan 1915 19 Apr 1917 d/o A. F. and Callie Pennington
BYRD, R.C. 20 May 1888 21 Dec 1908 [Roscoe, s/o John & Mary Byrd; accidentally shot]
unknown     stone worn smooth
STAMPER, J.R. 26 Jan 1884 23 Sep 1904 d/o J.T. and N.J. Stamper
unknown     stone worn smooth
BALL, John Elbert 30 May 1838 3 Dec 1925 CSA
BALL, Lyda 16 Apr 1842 9 Jan 1920 w/o John Elbert Ball
HARRIS, Thomas 20 Mar 1877 5 Sep 1948 double stone with next
HARRIS, Nellie R. 1 Jul 1867 [13 May 1960] [d/o Thompson and Melvina Rutherford; w/o Thomas Harris. Funeral card shows birth year as 1876.]
Row 7
RUTHERFORD, Mary M. 16 Feb 1922 22 Aug 1996 [Mary Magdalene, d/o Paul & Virgie Anderson Halsey]; double stone with next
RUTHERFORD, Virgil J. 15 Sep 1917 17 May 1992 [Virgil James, s/o Charlie & Lizzie Brewer Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, James F. 25 Sep 1939 4 Feb 1982 [James Fitzhugh, s/o Virgil and Mary Halsey Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, Cecil Allen 30 Dec 1947 8 Oct 1955 s/o Mr. and Mrs. Virgil J. Rutherford
unknown     stone worn smooth
JONES, ____     w/o Granville Jones; stone worn smooth
JONES, Granville 4 Mar 1833 20 Mar 1911 [Granville A., s/o Patsy Jones; m Juley Ann Cress 14 Mar 1858]
unknowns     two stones worn smooth
HALSEY, Infant 5 Jul 1912 5 Jul 1912 d/o J.E. and Minnie A. Halsey
HALSEY, Minnie A. 3 Jun 1891 7 Jul 1912 w/o Rev J.E. Halsey
HALSEY, Infant 5 Jul 1912 30 Jul 1912 s/o J.E. and Minnie A. Halsey
JONES, Arlene P. 23/30 Nov 1865 24 Dec 1941 w/o N.F. Jones; [d/o Bradley T. and Rose Jones Sells]
JONES, N.F. 7 Feb 1864 22 Aug 1926 "Norah"
SELLS, Clarence 14 Aug 1912 29 Nov 1915 [s/o Bradley T. and Rose Jones Sells]
JONES, Walter L. 1893 1945 [s/o N.F. Jones]
SELLS, Bradley T., Rev. 8 Sep 1890 8 Oct 1957 member of the Holston Conference 43 years; double stone with next
SELLS, Leonard     [s/o Rev. Bradley T. and Rose Jones Sells]
SELLS, Rose E. 14 Oct 1888 31 Jan 1962 [nee Jones]
SPENCER, Bertha J. 1895 1973 [d/o N.F. Jones]; double stone with next
SPENCER, H[umphrey] Kilby 28 Jun 1895 10/19 Jan 1976 Pvt U.S. Army World War I
Row 8
unknowns     three concrete stones, which have become illegible
BARTON, Sallie J. 12 Jul 1835 7 Aug 1914 w/o Levi G/C. Barton
BARTON, L[evi] G. 17 Aug 1836 27 Feb 1904 [s/o John & Jane Barton; m1 Nancy Phipps, m2 Sarah Phipps, both daughters of Benjamin and Nancy Phipps]
LIVESAY, Cena/Edna 22/28 May 1892 14 Mar 1898 [d/o Byrum and Phoebe H. Livesay]
LIVESAY, Fielden B. 15 Oct 1881 30 Aug 1902 [s/o Byrum and Phoebe H. Livesay]
LIVESAY, Phoebe H. 28 Oct 1849 30 Mar 1949 [d/o Joseph R. & Polly Hash; w/o Byrum Livesay]
LIVESAY, Byrum 19 May 1843 28 Feb 1926 [s/o Fielden & Evy Livesay]
LIVESAY, Ella V. 11 Aug 1873 11 Feb 1955 [Ella Virginia, d/o Byrum and Phoebe Hash Livesay]
LIVESAY, Gariedine/Caridine 6 Oct 1908 12 Oct 1908 aged 6 days; [d/o Grover Cleveland and Mary Bell Livesay]
LIVESAY, Grover Cleveland 16 Aug 1884 14 Nov 1970 [s/o Byrum Livesay]
Row 9
HOFFMAN, Cora C. 26 Dec 1886 9 Jan 1961 [Cora Cleopatra, d/o John Kenley and Virginia Victoria Schuler Cornett; 2nd w/o Stonewall Jackson Hoffman
HOFFMAN, Mattie E. 19 Dec 1881 14 Dec 1905 [d/o John Kenley and Virginia Victoria Schuler Cornett; 1st w/o Stonewall Jackson Hoffman]
HOFFMAN, S.J. 19 Apr 1875 12 Aug 1946 [Stonewall Jackson, s/o Charles H. Hoffman]
JENKINS, Lura C. 12 May 1878 16 Jun 1913 [d/o John Kenley and Virginia Victoria Schuler Cornett; w/o John Munsey Jenkins]
CORNETT, Virginia V. 16 Jan 1859 5 Jan 1944 [Virginia Victoria, d/o John Kenley Cornett]; broken stone
CORNETT, J.K. 15 Feb 1853 30 Jan 1923 [John Kenley, s/o Lloyd Cornett]
CORNETT, Grover 20 Aug 1893 23 Aug 1978 [Grover Hurley, s/o John Kenley and Virginia Victoria Schuler Cornett]; double stone with next
CORNETT, Zollie H. 1 Feb 1896 25 Mar 1985 [nee Zollie Luzena Hash]
CORNETT, Earl H. 18 Nov 1914 20 Jul 1999  
Row 10
RUTHERFORD, Curtis H. 2 Oct 1928 21 Sep 1996 [Curtis Hoover, s/o Charlie & Lizzie Brewer Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, Elizabeth B. 11 Apr 1897 22 Mar 1994 [nee "Lizzie" Brewer]; double stone with next
RUTHERFORD, Charlie F. 28 Jun 1891 3 Aug 1980 [Charlie Fitzhugh, Thomas & Hester Hawkins Rutherford]
RUTHERFORD, Charlie, Jr. 29 Aug 1936 28 May 1957 [Charlie Fitzhugh,Jr., s/o Charlie Fitzhugh and Lizzie Brewer Rutherford. Obit info lists birth 29 Aug 1937.]
ANDERSON, Lillie Dell 12 Aug 1888 23 Jun 1958 d/o E.W. and Mary Lutitia Anderson
ANDERSON, Mary Lutitia 3 Jun 1854 21 Mar 1917 w/o E.W. Anderson; [d/o Jared & Rachel Perkins]
ANDERSON, E.W. 29 Mar 1852 30 Apr 1933 [Elbert W. "Ebb", s/o Elisha & Thursey Anderson]
ANDERSON, Claudie 5 Oct 1897 28 May 1940 [d/o E.W. and Mary Lutitia Anderson]
ANDERSON, ____     [three children of E.W. and Mary Lutitia Anderson]; three illegible concrete markers
ANDERSON, Burl E. 16 Nov 1903 6 Nov 1927 [s/o E.W. and Mary Lutitia Anderson]; stone marker, broken off
CHATHAM, _____     [child of Phlett Chatham]; illegible concrete marker
CHATHAM, William Phlett 1910 1940  
Row 11
SUMMERS, Bertha M. 13 Apr 1881 15 Jan 1955  
unknowns     two illegible concrete markers
HASH, A. C[olumbus] 12 Aug 1844 9 Apr 1923 A Confederate soldier; double stone with next
HASH, Mary A. 26 Oct 1847