Walker - Parker Cemetery

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Walker-Parker Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Extreme southwest corner of Grayson County

Directions: Take Pond Mountain Lane (Rt 755) from Whitetop (town) to the end of state maintenance. At this point there will be a house and several outbuildings to the left. Inquire at the house about permission and directions to get to this cemetery. Basically, you have to go up the lane past the barns closest to the creek and then ford the creek. It is fairly wide and fairly shallow but there is no bridge. Walk up this road about 0.25 mile, then cross a fence, and climb a hill planted in Christmas trees walking toward the ridge. Once on the ridge follow it until you reach the Alfred Blevins Cemetery. Continue on this ridge to reach the Walker Parker Cemetery.

GPS Coordinates: N36.596382 W81.657866 (estimate)

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver and David Reedy 12 Jun 2003

Comments: Additional data provided by Mrs. Danford Phillips, age 96 at the time.

Walker-Parker Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
WALKER, Ina Ethel Sullivan 2 Jul 1904 28 Jun 1938 [d/o Roby and Ellen Walls Sullivan]
WALKER, James R. 1 Dec 1936 1 Dec 1936 [s/o Ivory and Ethel Sullivan Walker]
WALKER, John Franklin 1871 14 Jan 1932  
WALKER, Infant     field stone; [infant of Frank and Laura Walker]
BLEVINS, child     field stone; [infant of Jim and Martha Parker Blevins]
PARKER, Mary 6 Oct 1908 6 Oct 1908 [d/o John and Rausey Hartsog Parker]