Pilgrim's Rest Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Pilgrim's Rest Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Pine Mountain

Directions: This cemetery is on the east side of Pine Mountain Road (Rt 692) 2 miles from its intersection with Riverside Drive (Rt. 274). The church and cemetery are at the intersection of Pine Mountain Road and Birdsong Road (Rt 694).

GPS Coordinates: N36.665775 W81.093491

Surveyed by: Thom Houk 4 Sep 1998; updated by Buford C. Wilson 13 Dec 2008

Comments: Cemetery is visible from the road and well tended.

Pilgrim's Rest Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
SOSA, Barbara Grant 20 Aug 1949 16 Jun 1992
JONES, Marie Hicks 26 Jul 1928 8 Dec 1986
HICKS, Henry Eugene 13 Apr 1921 29 May 1962 Virginia PFC Btry A 101 Fld Arty World War II
HICKS, Mabel W. 13 Jan 1901 26 Jun 1962 shared stone with next
HICKS, Guy C., Sr. 10 Jan 1893 21 Mar 1991
HICKS, Robert Roy 23 Aug 1915 9 May 1963 Virginia PFC 786 Ordinance Co World War II BSM
HICKS, Ella Sue 1 Jul 1941 1 Jan 1999 shared stone with next
HICKS, Guy, Jr. 29 Oct 1924 3 Nov 1999
HICKS, George McKinley 11 Jun 1959 13 Jun 1997
HICKS, Milton Guy “Tinker” 10 Nov 1972 24 Jan 2000
Row 2
SMITH, Flora Lane 30 Jan 1909 7 Apr 1995 [Flora Fannie, d/o Wint & Callie Dona Roberts Houk; m1 Carl F. Lane, m2 Chester Smith]
LANE, Carl F. 17 May 1903 20 Jun 1960 [1st h/o Flora F. Houk]
LANE, Gracie I. 1922 1995 funeral home marker
LANE, William P. 3 Mar 1923 27 Nov 1990 PFC U.S. Army World War II
LANE, Mae T. 1899 1990 funeral home marker
unknown unmarked; [thought to be Frank Lane]
LANE, Richard metal letters glued on a stone
PEARMAN, Mabel [1919] [1982] [Mabel W.]; metal letters glued on a stone
HODGE, Reba 1939 2001 funeral home marker
CARICO, Nellie Mae 1 Oct 1907 17 Dec 1995 shared stone with next; [d/o Thomas Dexter & Minnie Ellen Jones Sumner; 2nd w/o Stewart E. Carico]
CARICO, Stewart E. 26 Oct 1900 2 Jul 1989 [Stewart Eulius, s/o Thomas J. & Martha Alice Catron Carico; m1 Ollie May Houk (d 1926; d/o Callie D. Houk), m2 Nellie Mae Sumner]
BANKS, Lelia 1921 1997 shared stone with next
BANKS, Ralph 1913 1987
HARRIS, Edith J. 25 Jun 1925 10 Feb 2003 shared stone with next
HARRIS, Willie Irvin 28 May 1918 3 Dec 2005 U.S. Army World War II
Row 3
HOUK, Grace T. 3 Mar 1905 19 Jan 1979 [Alma Grace, d/o Steve & Molly Hall Trent]; shared stone with next
HOUK, Len G. 29 May 1902 26 Apr 1960 [s/o Callie D. Houk]
HOUK, Callie D. 30 Aug 1875 19 Oct 1978 [Callie Dona, d/o Peter Kenley Roberts & Margaret Evelyn Stroupe; w/o Floyd Winton Houk]
HOUK, Steve K. 17 Jan 1912 15 Jan 1988 [s/o Callie D. Houk; born 17 Jan 1915; date is incorrect on stone]
TRENT, Maude H. 3 Jul 1898 19 May 1971 [d/o Callie D. Houk; w/o Stephen Alexander Trent]
CASSELL, Ruth E. 15 Feb 1912 11 Apr 1987 [d/o Callie D. Houk]
CASSELL, John Mae 21 Apr 1916 29 Dec 2003
JONES, Maudie metal letters glued on a stone
JONES, Avery metal letters glued on a stone
JONES, Wayne metal letters glued on a stone
JONES, Raymond 28 Feb 1919 13 Aug 1974 shared stone with next
JONES, Lessie 29 Apr 1920 28 Feb 2004
TIBBS, Elizabeth D. 23 Jun 1922 11 Oct 1994 shared stone with next
TIBBS, Paul B. 25 Mar 1925 11 Jun 1974 PFC U.S. Army World War II
TIBBS, Walter W. 22 Jul 1957 21 May 2003
Row 4
BOWMAN, Ruby E. [2 Sep] 1931 shared stone with next
BOWMAN, E. Bernard 11 Sep 1929 2 Aug 1984 Cpl. U.S. Air Force
ROBERTS, Shelby Jean 6 Nov 1948 6 Aug 1949 d/o Harley & Edna Roberts
ROBERTS, Edna E. 18 Dec 1928 shared stone with next
ROBERTS, Harley D. 5 Jan 1922 23 Feb 2007 PFC U.S. Army World War II
ROBERTS, Amanda F. 1892 1973 [d/o G.W. Fields]; shared stone with next
ROBERTS, Stevie P., Elder [27 Jan] 1889 [20 Mar] 1957 [Steve Preston, s/o Peter Kenley & Margaret Stroupe Roberts]
EDWARDS, Larry Dean 15 Nov 1957 4 May 1962 [s/o Paris & Betty Cline Edwards]
EDWARDS, Ronald Dean 11 Dec 1952 s/o Betty [Cline] & Paris Edwards
EDWARDS, Barry, Jr. [11 Sep 1979] [13 Sep 1979] [Barry Allen, s/o Barry Allen & Debra Jean Isaacs Edwards]; metal letters glued on a stone
CLINE, Betty J. 20 Dec 1934 7 Dec 2005
CLINE, Dollie W. 1911 1958 shared stone with next
CLINE, Claude R. 1909
ISOM, Effie 17 Oct 1886 10 Apr 1975 shared stone with next; [d/o Riley & Alice Cline]
ISOM, James 20 Nov 1883 3 Oct 1971 [s/o Spencer & Sarah Isom]
BOURNE, Hattie H. [6 Jan] 1896 [6 Nov] 1967 shared stone with next; [d/o Callie D. Houk]
BOURNE, John F. 1895 [24 Nov] 1966
TESTERMAN, Mary L. 20 Feb 1922 29 Mar 1985 [nee Bourne]; shared stone with next
TESTERMAN, Vester J. 6 Dec 1925 18 Sep 1995 [Vester Junior, s/o James Harvey & Pearl Elizabeth Jones Testerman]
DOWELL, Ruth Bourne 27 Oct 1919 9 May 1990 [Ruth Marie, d/o John & Hattie Houk Bourne]
Row 5
EDWARDS, Cletus L. 9 Nov 1914 26 Dec 1975
EDWARDS, Carrie E. 25 Sep 1894 12 Mar 1977 [Carrie Edith, d/o Isom & Phoebia McKnight Edwards]; shared stone with next
EDWARDS, Connie P. 6 Aug 1890 4 Jul 1981 [Connie "Con" Patrick, s/o John & Millie McGrady Edwards]
EDWARDS, Paris Dean 10 May 1923 19 Feb 1994 [s/o Connie P. & Carrie Edwards Edwards]
EDWARDS, Barbara Jean 23 Jul 1951 15 Sep 1951
CLINE, J.C. 20 Sep 1945 25 Mar 1995 [Jay Curtis, s/o James T. Asbury & Lula Cline]; shared stone with next
ENDICOTT, Lula M. 29 Oct 1927 24 Jan 2003
CLINE, Roy 30 May 1925 24 Oct 1961
CLINE, Catherine F. 11 Aug 1904 8 Sep 2000 shared stone with next
CLINE, James Edgar 1 Jun 1892 29 Jan 1976 Cook U.S. Army World War II
ASBURY, Michael Tony 11 Mar 1971 s/o Bobby Jean
CLINE, Mildred J. 20 Dec 1934 16 Feb 1991 shared stone with next
CLINE, Cody J. 20 Mar 1941 31 Jul 1971 Married 1 Oct 1960
TAYLOR, McKinley Curtis, Jr. 15 Mar 1944 15 Oct 1972
FRITZ, Nellie Isom 6 Mar 1915 16 Mar 2002 shared stone with next
FRITZ, James Walker 7 May 1915 10 Jan 1993 F2 U.S. Navy World War II; [s/o Joseph & Betty Owens Fritz]
ACORD, Juanita Fritz 16 Dec 1934 17 Aug 2007
BOURNE, Frank J. 11 Jun 1954 25 Apr 1994
EDWARDS, Versie R. 9 Apr 1916 7 Aug 1993 shared stone with next
EDWARDS, Clarence A. 22 Sep 1916 Married 8 Oct 1937
EDWARDS, Viola E. 26 Feb 1931 24 Aug 2006 shared stone with next
EDWARDS, Garnett E. 3 Mar 1921 27 Jan 2005 PFC U.S. Army World War II
Row 6
WARD, Izora 28 Feb 1907 23 Jan 1985 [d/o Robert Freeman]; shared stone with next
WARD, T.B. 4 Apr 1905 9 Sep 1996 [Thomas Benjamin, s/o Thomas B. & Belle Larue Ward]
WARD, Shela Ann 4 Apr 1962 19 Apr 1967
WARD, Sindy 9 Aug 1953 2 Jun 1954 shared stone with next two
WARD, Jimmy 12 Dec 1949 23 Dec 1950
WARD, Lucille 25 Jul 1927 9 Aug 1953
WARD, Clifton E. 23 Jun 1933 26 Jun 2000 Pvt U.S. Army Korea
FREEMAN, Woodrow 1909 1984
WARD, Sara Mae 24 Jun 1965 25 Nov 1965 d/o Glenn and Shirley Ward
unmarked unknown
WARD, Polly J. Ward 5 May 1943 [21 Jan 2008] shared stone with next
WARD, Raymond M. 16 Mar 1931 23 Dec 2002