Richardson Family Cemetery

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Richardson Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Little Helton

Directions: The Richardson Cemetery is on Laurel Hill Road (Rt 748) about 0.15 mile south of Laurel Hill Baptist Church and about a mile south of Highlands Parkway (US 58). This cemetery is in the woods and is not easily spotted from the road but the road can be seen from the cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: N36.597576 W81.476648

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on 12 June 2003

Comments: There are 40 graves identified in this cemetery. The earliest dating from 1903. The 2003 survey identifies 10 graves not identified in an earlier survey.

Richardson Family Cemetery
General View of the Richardson Family Cemetery

Richardson Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
RICHARDSON, Thelma J. 21 Mar 1939 3 Jul 1939 [d/o Charlie Dougal Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Charlie Dougal 22 Apr 1912 15 Oct 1941 [s/o Luther W. and Bertha Kilby Richardson]
unknowns     two field stones
Row 2
unknowns     seven field stones
TESTERMAN, Millard F. 1862 1930  
TESTERMAN, Amanda V. 1862 1909 w/o Millard F. Testerman
unknowns     three field stones
Row 3
RICHARDSON, Dora Leola Cooper 3 Jan 1911 7 Mar 1992 [d/o Newton and Sarah I. Blevins Cooper; w/o Eddie Oscar Richardson]; double stone with next
RICHARDSON, Eddie Oscar 4 May 1904 30 Jan 1981 [s/o Creed M. and Lydia Emma Phipps Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Lydia Emma 3 Jun 1860 8 Mar 1937 [d/o William C. and Nancy Dixon Phipps; w/o Creed M. Richardson]; double stone with next
RICHARDSON, Creed Mack 1 Sep 1860 10 May 1931 [s/o John and Elizabeth Reedy Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Bertha Kilby 3 Mar 1880 14 Aug 1961 [s/o Charlie Kilby; w/o Luther Richardson]; triple stone with next two
RICHARDSON, Baby 2 Aug 1906 2 Aug 1906 [infant of Luther and Bertha Kilby Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Luther William 21 Feb 1879 7 Feb 1931 [s/o Creed M. and Lydia Emma Phipps Richardson]
unknowns     two field stones
GAULTNEY, Vessey E. 26 Jun 1901 16 Jun 1903  
unknowns     four field stones
Row 4
RICHARDSON, Luther Eddie 1940 1940 [s/o Eddie Oscar and Ola Cooper Richardson]; field stone
RICHARDSON, Richard Glen 1932 1932 [s/o Eddie Oscar and Ola Cooper Richardson]; field stone
unknown     concrete marker, crumbled
RICHARDSON, Willie Mack 12 Jan 1924 7 May 1929 [s/o Zon W. and Lonie Testerman Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Herman Hicks 11 Jan 1924 10 Mar 1978 Pvt U.S. Marine Corps World War II; [s/o Luther W. and Bertha Kilby Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Herman Hicks, Jr. 9 May 1956 15 Sep 1981 [s/o Herman Hicks and Gladys Hocker Richardson]