Owen Family Cemetery

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Owen Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Whitetop

Directions: The Owen Family Cemetery is to the right (west) of Wolf Knob Road (Rt 746) about 3/4 mile south of its junction with Spencer Branch Road (Rt 797).

GPS Coordinates: N36.586995 W81.497795

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver 26 March 2003

Comments: The cemetery is neat, clean and well maintained. There are 36 grave sites in this cemetery record, all clearly marked. The earliest grave is from 1892. Some information comes from Paul Herndon's files.

Owen Family Cemetery
General View of the Owen Family Cemetery

Owen Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
RICHARDSON, Alta 1933   [d/o Grover M. and Celia Jane Reedy Owen; w/o Clarence M. Richardson]; double stone with next
RICHARDSON, Clarence M. 1934 1988 [s/o Clarence and Gladys Reedy Richardson]
KILBY, Ruby 6 Mar 1918   [d/o Grover M. and Celia Jane Reedy Owen]; double stone with next
KILBY, Woodrow M. 20 Feb 1913 8 Jan 1989 [s/o Robert and Lina Farmer Kilby]
KILBY, Paul Bryant 5 Apr 1940 11 Oct 1978 [s/o Woodrow M. and Ruby Owen Kilby]
KILBY, Dale R. 14 Sep 1937 17 Oct 1982 U.S. Army Korea 1956-1959; [s/o Woodrow M. and Ruby Owen Kilby]
Row 2
OWEN, Artie Hopkins 1915 1918/1989 U.S. Navy World War II
OWEN, Stella 1 Oct 1891 25 Mar 1892 [d/o William E. and Mary E. Phipps Owen]
OWEN, Era F. 1910 1912 d/o Mr. and Mrs Luther Owen
OWEN, Weiss[WILLIAMS, Weiss Owen] 1915 1917 s/o Mr. and Mrs. Orley Owen;[error by stonecutter; s/o Orley and Ina Owen Williams]
WYATT, Betty Lea 13 Mar 1965 14 Mar 1965 [d/o Vance E. and Agnes Weaver Wyatt]
OWEN, Blake E. 27 Feb 1924 28 Jan 1985 Tec. 5 U.S. Army World War II
OWEN, Vergie M. 10 Mar 1913   [nee King]
WYATT, Vance E. 27 Feb 1938 10 Aug 1990 [s/o Paul and Mable Hamm Wyatt]; double stone with next
WYATT, Agnes W. 4 Apr 1942   [d/o Wilborn C. and Violet Owen Weaver]
Row 3
WEAVER, Violet O. 18 Apr 1920   [nee Owen]; double stone with next
WEAVER, Wilborn C. 1 Sep 1916 17 Sep 1981 U.S. Army , World War II; [Wilborn Clayborne, s/o Elihu Franklin and Sophronia B. Kilby Weaver]
OWEN, Virgie M. 10 Mar 1913   double stone with next
OWEN, Blake E. 27 Feb 1924 28 Jan 1985  
BLAKE, Celia J. 19 Mar 1895 16 Jun 1958 double stone with next
OWEN, Grover M. 1 Oct 1891 17 Dec 1978 [s/o William E. and Mary E. Phipps Owen]
OWEN, Mary E. 3 Oct 1850 3 May 1939 [d/o James Harvey and Evaline Weaver Phipps]
OWEN, William E. 15 Dec 1850 13 Sep 1930  
OWEN, Montey E. 29 Nov 1882 22 Feb 1983 Pvt. U.S. Army World War II; [s/o William E. and Mary E. Phipps Owen]; double stone with next
OWEN, Cynthia M. 26 Aug 1899 13 Jan 1975 [nee Sturgill]
OWEN, Roy Lee 14 Apr 1942 10 Jul 1993 [s/o Montey and Cynthia Sturgill Owen]
FARMER, N. Cleve 10 Jun 1909 6 Mar 1982 s/o Mr. and Mrs. Noah Farmer
FARMER, Vilena W. 24 Jan 1910 2 Dec 1983 [d/o Elihu Franklin and Sophrona B. Kilby Weaver]
WEAVER, Elihu F. 29 Sep 1888 7 Mar 1948 [Elihu Franklin, s/o Clayborne Monroe and Martha Lutisha Phipps Weaver]
WEAVER, Sophrona B. 1 Oct 1887 12 Mar 1960 [nee Kilby; w/o Elihu Franklin Weaver]
Row 5
SHEETS, Lela 1877 1949 w/o Matthew Sheets
TESTERMAN, Stella Owen 16 Sep 1922   double stone with next
TESTERMAN, L. Guy 20 Feb 1922 19 May 1999  
OWEN, Dorothy Louise 18 Oct 1930   double stone with next
OWEN, Glen Ray, Sr. 4 Jul 1926 26 Nov 2000  
Row 6
OWEN, Josephine L. 23 Sep 1932   double stone with next
OWEN, Monty Duane 30 Sep 1929 2 Jul 2001