Cleghorn Baptist Church Cemetery

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Cleghorn Baptist Church Cemetery

Chilhowie, Smyth County, Virginia

Survey by: Renie Hoover Helton
Date of Survey: August 7, 1993
Number of graves recorded: 141
Date of earliest burial:1942

Cleghorn Baptist Church Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Billings, Thomas May 11, 1879 Oct. 25, 1952 s/o Tom & Jane Billings
Blessing, Mary Kathleen Snow 1937 1990 -
Blevins, John F. Sep. 21, 1884 Nov. 14, 1972 -
Blevins, Mary B. Feb. 6, 1891 Jan. 1, 1958 -
Blevins, Vance 1900 1987 -
Blevins, Nonnie M. 1902 1978 -
Blevins, G. Cala Oct. 13, 1877 Oct. 26, 1951 -
Blevins, Mahulda E. Nov. 15, 1895 Apr. 2, 1973 -
Blevins, Oscar R. Apr. 11, 1903 May 3, 1970 -
Blevins, Thomas Fred 1929 1953 -
Blevins, Clarence 1903 1969 -
Blevins, Georgia Poston Oct. 28, 1908 Mar. 24, 1993 w/o Clarence Blevins
Blevins, Quincey O. Mar. 17, 1900 Apr. 27, 1981 -
Blevins, Graham S. Feb. 26, 1928 Dec. 11, 1978 -
Blevins, Nora E. Jan. 27, 1885 Apr. 4, 1944 -
Blevins, Lucie Collins Mar. 10, 1906 May 19, 1966 -
Blevins, Green C. Aug. 25, 1902 Feb. 27, 1987 -
Blevins, Nina Collins Mar. 10, 1906 Feb. 16, 1992 w/o G. C. Blevins
Blevins, Harold Preston Dec. 6, 1929 July 11, 1968 -
Blevins, Garland M. Jan. 18, 1917 Aug. 1, 1986 Married Oct. 26, 1935
Blevins, Maggie B. Mar. 28, 1920 Dec. 13, 1991 w/o G. M. Blevins
Blevins, Bessie C. Sep. 5, 1893 July 13, 1941 -
Blevins, Ambrose Lonzo "Lonnie" Sep 6, 1891 Aug. 16, 1976 -
Blevins, Fred C. Mar. 19, 1901 Nov. 26, 1971 -
Blevins, Minnie O. Jun. 9, 1909 Oct. 22, 1942 w/o F. C. Blevins
Blevins, Charles M. Sep 1, 1887 Oct. 21, 1972 -
Blevins, W. Gordon May 5, 1921 Aug. 11, 1942 -
Blevins, Jessie W. Apr. 28, 1897 Dec. 17, 1977 -
Blevins, William H. Sep. 12, 1907 July 3, 1977 -
Blevins, Mattie S. Oct. 27, 1905 Mar. 2, 1991 w/o W. H. Blevins
Blevins, Thier Lee Jan. 19, 1919 Aug. 25, 1984 -
Blevins, Camie J. 1900 1968 -
Blevins, Minter F. 1886 1943 -
Blevins, Bessie H. 1890 1961 w/o M. F. Blevins
Blevins, James H. 1875 1957 -
Blevins, Josiephine 1878 1952 -
Blevins, Rita Gae Mar. 23, 1963 Mar. 23, 1963 -
Blevins, Lusenia Jan. 1865 Dec. 1954 -
Blevins, Marvin Thomas May 5, 1942 May 8, 1942 s/o Luther & Charity Blevins
Blevins, Luther S. Apr. 9, 1898 Dec. 23, 1977 -
Blevins, Charity B. July 31, 1903 Apr. 4, 1970 w/o L. S. Blevins
Blevins, Ruffin Everette Mar. 15, 1901 Oct. 17, 1985 -
Blevins, DeWitt Jun. 4, 1895 Aug. 24, 1989 -
Blevins, Virgie Apr. 15, 1901 Dec. 10, 1982 -
Brooks, John Calvin, Sr. Feb. 14, 1935 Jun. 8, 1989 -
Brooks, Hershel May 25, 1905 Sep. 5, 1981 -
Brooks, Ura K. Apr. 5, 1926 Jun. 12, 1976 -
Brooks, Drewry July 18, 1901 Oct. 29, 1975 -
Brooks, Ada Lura Dec. 25, 1906 Sep. 24, 1974 -
Clapp, Peggy Joyce May 21, 1936 Jan. 21, 1955 -
Clark, Mary B. 1930 1971 w/o A. B. Clark
Conley, Lyda Ruth July 21, 1905 Nov. 1, 1962 -
Delp, Jack Blain May 9, 1930 Jan. 15, 1989 -
Dixon, Delos G. 1891 1954 -
Dixon, Mary Anna 1892 1980 w/o D. G. Dixon
Dixon, Howard L. Nov. 15, 1914 Feb. 23, 1987 -
Dixon, Willard O. Oct. 13, 1920 Mar. 7, 1989 -
Dixon, Sharon Lou Apr. 27, 1858 Apr. 27, 1958 -
Dorff, Mattie Kathleen Sturgill 1931 1992 -
Eller, Willie Jun 6, 1866 Dec. 21, 1963 -
Eller, Robert Lee Dec. 29, 1925 Sep. 9, 1987 -
Eller, Thelma Sturgill Jan. 23, 1928 Dec. 4, 1990 -
Eller, Robert Lee, Jr. 1947 1947 -
Eller, Flora B. Mar. 1, 1902 Mar. 13, 1978 -
Eller, Jake C. Nov. 17, 1905 July 26, 1960 -
Eller, Albert L. Aug. 11, 1912 Feb. 14, 1985 -
Eller, William Clarence Jun. 28, 1915 Sep. 2, 1980 -
Eller, John D. Sep. 28, 1863 Jan. 20, 1951 -
Ellison, Warren G. Apr. 11, 1924 Mar. 22, 1991 -
Gamble, Ernest Andrew Oct. 4, 1913 Nov. 3, 1960  
Gilley, Robert James Jan. 31, 1941 Nov. 3, 1960 -
Godfrey, Dorothy M. May, 1918 Dec. 1955 -
Goodman, Glenn G. Jun. 3, 1910 July 3, 1980 -
Goodman, Annie H. Nov. 17, 1918 Aug. 22, 1986 w/o G. G. Goodman
Goodman, Ruth V. Rose 1885 1975 w/o C. H. Goodman; d/o J. E. Rose & Nancy Cox
Heath, J. Avery 1888 1946 -
Heath, Okie 1890 1950 w/o J. A. Heath
Heath, James Lewis Oct. 31, 1933 Jun. 19, 1978 -
Hall, Charles W. Jan. 30, 1921 Feb. 28, 1980 -
Hall, Lois C. Sep. 16, 1925 Dec. 21, 1976 -
Hall, Judy Grey May 1, 1947 Jan. 8, 1948 -
Hall, Norma Jean Mar. 29, 1943 Mar. 29, 1943 -
Hall, Charles Mack Dec. 13, 1895 Apr. 3, 1978 -
Hall, Mattie A. Aug. 17, 1892 Jan. 29, 1974 w/o C. M. Hall
Hall, Juanita Gaye Aug. 7, 1957 Dec. 15, 1957 -
Hall, Tenna Mitchell Oct. 19, 1969 Oct. 19, 1969 -
Hall, Rev. Franklin C. 1874 1953 -
Hall, Vernon S. Jan. 9, 1898 Dec. 22, 1969 -
Helton, Lucion Aug. 22, 1913 Apr. 20, 1990 -
Helton, Mamie Wyatt Jun. 21, 1927 Feb. 5, 1971 -
Heninger, Allen Kelly Sep. 16, 1952 Nov. 30, 1987 s/o Leola Blevins & Charles Kelly
Heninger, Mary Emma Oct. 2, 1883 Nov. 8, 1964 -
Heninger, John B. 1883 1972 -
Kell, Dollie G. Mar. 1, 1892 Apr. 2, 1958 w/o C. C. Kell
Kell, Charlie C. Nov. 19, 1891 Nov. 28, 1973 -
Marion, Rhoda E. Jan. 12, 1927 Mar. 21, 1974 -
McVey, Mary Ann July 28, 1944 July 28, 1944 -
McVey, Jerry Glenn July 28, 1944 July 28, 1944 -
Murray, J. Clarence Jun. 3, 1888 Feb. 17, 1971 -
Murray, Maude E. Feb. 9, 1891 Oct. 11, 1953 w/o J. C. Murray
Murray, Bessie B. Nov. 8, 1912 Dec. 26, 1977 d/o M. E. & J. C. Murray
Peake, Oscar Ray Feb. 22, 1897 Sep. 21, 1975 -
Peake, Mattie Jane Hall May 17, 1900 Jan. 24, 1954 d/o Frank Peake & Martha Walker
Perry, William E. Aug. 15, 1948 Dec. 11, 1976 -
Persky, Dana Jo. - Sep. 1988 -
Richardson, Avery Jun. 1, 1941 Apr. 23, 1966 -
Richardson, Sally Oct. 21, 1900 Apr. 23, 1965 -
Richardson, James H. Feb. 26, 1901 May 23. 1957 -
Robinson, Henry Claude Nov. 8, 1921 Nov. 3, 1991 -
Rose, Linda D. Kautzman Feb 21, 1948 Aug. 21, 1986 -
Rose, William Foster Jun 5, 1877 Feb. 22, 1953 s/o James Rose
Seymour, Henry A. Mar. 19, 1889 Apr. 17, 1961 -
Shelton, Harmon M. Jan. 15, 1896 Jun. 23, 1958 -
Shelton, Ida Mary Apr. 24, 1901 Mar. 8, 1977 -
Shelton, Fred W. July 19, 1927 Oct. 14, 1987 -
Shelton, Judy H. Jan. 30, 1931 Oct. 22, 1991 -
Shelton, Newton M. Sep. 3, 1970 Mar. 24, 1973 -
Shelton, Harry Dallas Mar. 8, 1935 May 31, 1941 -
Shelton, John R. Sep. 11, 1913 Sep. 24, 1986 -
Shelton, Alice M. May 19, 1875 Jan. 6, 1952 -
Shelton, Roxie C. Sep. 1, 1912 Apr. 12, 1973 -
Snow, James Saunders 1970 1992 -
Snow, Kyle 1900 1959 -
Snow, Lillie 1907 1979 -
Stuart, L. Alice Mar. 27, 1913 Nov. 11, 1988 -
Stuart, W. Glen Feb. 8, 1908 July 12, 1967 -
Stroud, Philip Blevins Sep. 14, 1966 Feb. 6, 1984 s/o Columbus Walton Stroud & Shelva Jean Blevins
Sturgill, Waldon O. Mar. 29, 1892 Apr. 4, 1945 -
Sturgill, Pearl R. July 21, 1894 Jun. 11, 1974 -
Sturgill, Robert Lee Nov. 7, 1917 Nov. 1, 1989 -
Suits, Robert J. "Bob" Aug 9, 1909 Jan. 7, 1975 -
Testerman, Baker Lee Mar. 19, 1918 Nov. 5, 1970 -
Testerman, Senah Irene Mar. 29, 1923 Aug. 15, 1985 -
Testerman, Arthur D. Aug. 29, 1875 July 5, 1961 -
Testerman, Maggie C. Apr. 14, 1875 Mar. 6, 1967 w/o A. D. Testerman
Testerman, Oscar A. Mar. 5, 1905 Sep. 11, 1950 -
Thompson, Myrtle Sawyers July 12, 1870 Jan. 11, 1950 -
Thompson, Edward H. Feb. 24, 1903 May 14, 1985 Married Juy 21, 1931
Thompson, Edna Elizabeth Jun. 9, 1908 July 22, 1936 w/o E. H. Thompson
Walters, Pearl Dixon 1924 1968 -
White, Gilmer 1895 1946 -