Grayson County, Virginia
Location: Northeast of Independence
Directions: This cemetery lies in a pasture north of Peach Bottom Road (Rt 654) on the west side of a private drive. It is visible from the road when viewed from near the junction with Green House Road (Rt 689). From N. Independence Ave (US 21) drive about 3.5 miles east on Peach Bottom Rd. The cemetery is on a private drive north of Peach Bottom Rd.
GPS Coordinates: N36.65986 W81.11522
Surveyed by: The cemetery was surveyed 26 Mar 2004 by Rich and Ginger Ballard.
Comments: The cemetery is unfenced but a large cedar stands in its corner. In addition to the carved stones there are perhaps 15 field stones and other unmarked graves. This cemetery also included info from Paul Herndon’s files.
|WILEY, Robert Chapmen||22 Jul 1912||26 Nov 1986||[s/o Bob Wiley. The last person buried here, he requested that his grave be marked by a flat stone which would allow cows to graze through the cemetery.]|
|WILEY, Mary||16 Apr 1892||shared stone with next|
|WILEY, Elizabeth||16 Apr 1892||Children of E.R. and N.E. Wiley|
|BEDWELL, L[orenzo] D[ow]||1 May 1819||16 Jun 1889|
|[BEDWELL, Jane]||Footstone "JB"|
|[BEDWELL, David R.]||[24 Oct 1854]||footstone: “SB”; [s/o Dow and Jane Bedwell; age 11 y 8 m 25 d per Grayson death records.]|
|BEDWELL, P[ol]ly||17 Jun 184_||18 Feb 1885||[w/o Jas. Bedwell; d/o Fred & Rebecca Hines]
“In Memory of
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. They rest from their labors and their works follow them.
Thanks to Charles Tatem and Glenn Ferguson for their efforts in reconstructing the old funeral liturgy scratched on the face of this stone.