Wayne Reeves Cemetery

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Wayne Reeves Cemetery

aka Reeves-Jarvis Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Southeast of Independence

Directions: From the junction of New River Pkwy (US Hwy 21/221) and Cornerstone Rd (Rt 701) go east 0.5 mile to crest of grade. The cemetery is on right side of Cornerstone Rd on steep slope, approximately 50 ft from road.

GPS Coordinates: N36.578282 W81.149559

Surveyed by: Susan Story and Ginger Ballard 1 Jun 2003.

Comments: This cemetery lies south of the road and to the right of Green Needle Lane. It is not visible from the road although it is close to it. From Green Needles Lane turn right immediately (before the gate) and go up the steep road to the right to the cemetery. It is fenced and well maintained and is in current use.

Wayne Reeves Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
SIMONS, Amanda Jane 3 Jan 1904 19 Nov 1967 [d/o Joseph and Mary Sophia Reeves Simons]
SIMONS, Joseph 1874 [30 Jul] 1954 double stone with next
SIMONS, Mary 1858 1944 [Mary Sophonia; twin sister of Caledonia Reeves Blevins]
REEVES, G. Wayne 2 Jun 1910 6 Feb 1985 [George Wayne]; double stone with next
REEVES, Edna B. 8 Jun 1910 9 Jul 1999 [Edna Nancy, d/o Cullen and Matilda Boyer]
DOWELL, Kathleen Reeves 25 May 1930 17 Feb 2003  
Row 2
JARVIS, W.V. 18 Jan 1869 23 May 1956 [W. Vestil, s/o Thomas & Lari Jarvis]; double stone with next
JARVIS, Cynthia E. 15 Jul 1869 14 Oct 1953 [d/o Isom and Caroline Billings Reeves]
REEVES, Isom 2 Apr 1830 31 Jan 1907 double stone with next
REEVES, Amanda 1 Jan 1830 31 Jan 1907  
REEVES, Richard C. 1 Nov 1857 10 May 1932 [Richard Columbus, s/o Isom and Amanda Billings Reeves]; double stone with next
REEVES, Leota C. 15 Dec 1889 28 Mar 1959 [nee Leota Clementine Elliott]
REEVES, Susan Kay 27 Apr 1956 25 Apr 1963 [d/o Richard Cullen and Bonnie Sue Ray Reeves]
Row 3
unknowns     3 cement markers
BLEVINS, Isom Reeves 20 May 1899 1 Sep 1961  
BLEVINS, Elmer Reeves 13 Dec 1911 28 Jun 1987  
BLEVINS, Raymond F. 29 Jun 1948 4 May 2001  
Row 4
JARVIS, Myrtie J. 2/24 Mar 1906 20 May 1909 daughter of W.V. and S.E. Jarvis
JARVIS, Infant 15 Mar 1901 15 Mar 1901 infant of W.V. and S.E. Jarvis
OSBORNE, Willard S. 1 Sep 1921 4 Jul 1923 infant of Edd and Ennice Jarvis Osborne
JARVIS, Infant     infant of W. F[red] and E[lsie] M. [Osborne] Jarvis
JARVIS, Infant 18 Apr 1932 18 Apr 1932 infant of W. F[red] and E[lsie] M. [Osborne] Jarvis
JARVIS, child 5 Sep 1930 7 May 1935 child of W. F[red]. and E[lsie] M. [Osborne] Jarvis
Row 5
unknown     field stone shaped in "head and shoulders" style
unknown     cement block
Believed to be buried here
BLEVINS, Caldonia Reeves [1858] [27 Oct 1952] [w/o Alex Blevins]; unmarked grave
BLEVINS, Alec     unmarked grave