Rigney Cemetery

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Rigney Cemetery

Carroll County, Virginia

Fancy Gap District

Location: Elk Spur Community

Directions: At the end of Rt. 614 (Elk Spur Road), 2.6 miles from Rt. 608 (Lightening Ridge Road).

GPS Coordinates: N 36.637407 W 080.685812

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; 20 July 2014; buford-wilson@outlook.com

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced and in good condition. Information in [brackets] is not on the stone.

Rigney Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
Unknown No name
RIGNEY, James Noah II 15 Mar 1953 15 Mar 1953 s/o James Noah Rigney & Frances Irene Goad
RIGNEY, James Noah 08 May 1925 30 Jul 1986 Shared stone with next; s/o Robert R. Rigney & Mary Jane Meredith
RIGNEY, Frances Irene G. 07 Aug 1923 02 Apr 1988 d/o William Benjamin Goad & Mattie S. Webb; w/o James Noah Rigney
Row 2
RIGNEY, Mary J. [10 Jan] 1899 [06 Apr 1951] Shared stone with next; Mary Jane; d/o James Meredith & Alice Ayers; w/o Robert R. Rigney
RIGNEY, Robert R. 27 Aug 1886 25 Dec 1964 Shared stone with next; Virginia Pvt. Infantry WW I; s/o Noah Rigney & Louisa Adeline Combs
RIGNEY, Jessie B. 10 Aug 1929 10 Jul 2005 Shared stone with next; Jessie Benjamin; s/o Robert R. Rigney & Mary Jane Meredith
RIGNEY, Magalene M. 11 Jun 1929 04 Feb 2012 Mary Magalene; d/o William Jefferson Ayers & Stella Elizabeth Ayers; w/o Jessie Benjamin Rigney
RIGNEY, Carlos Wyatt [14 Jul] 1960 [10 Jun] 2014 s/o Jessie Benjamin Rigney & Mary Magalene Ayers
RIGNEY, William Curtis, Jr. [18 Dec] 1952 [03 Jul] 2014 s/o William Curtis Tate & Ruth Orine Rigney
HYATT, Mary Ruth 15 Jun 1962 16 Dec 1997 d/o Roy Wyatt Robertson & Ruth Orine Rigney; w/o Thomas R. Hyatt
ROBERTSON, Roy W. 25 Jul 1922 25 Jun 1991 Shared stone with next; Roy Wyatt; s/o Green Robertson & Betty Thomas
ROBERTSON, Ruth O. 24 Aug 1934 [05 Jul 2014] Ruth Orine; d/o Robert R. Rigney & Mary Jane Meredith; w/o Roy Wyatt Robertson
Row 3
MARTIN, Dorothy I. 30 Aug 1939 29 Aug 2002 Dorothy Irene; d/o Robert R. Rigney & Mary Jane Meredith
DANTZLER, Joel Amos 18 Mar 1926 17 Nov 1998 AMM3 U. S. Navy WW II; s/o Samuel Allen Dantzler & Lelia Adelade Lott
BILLINGS, Robert W. 15 Mar 1958 Shared stone with next;
BILLINGS, Linda F. 13 Apr 1956 30 Oct 2010 Linda Faye; d/o Clinton Thomas Tate & Hildred Geneva Tate; w/o Robert W. Billings
Row 4
RIGNEY, Wanda R. [21 Dec] 1919 [07 Dec] 1966 Wanda Idell; d/o Carl E Rogers & Pearl B. Stack; w/o David Rigney
RIGNEY, David “Bill” [19 Mar] 1918 [05 Jun] 1999 s/o John Wiley Rigney & Ella Viola Tolbert
RIGNEY, Ella Viola 09 Apr 1902 15 Aug 1976 nee Tolbert; w/o John Wiley Rigney
RIGNEY, John W. [15 Aug] 1889 [13 Aug] 1964 John Wiley; s/o Noah Rigney & Louisa Adeline Combs
Row 5
EDWARDS, Edgar R. 16 Aug 1934 23 Apr 1997 Shared stone with next; Edgar Roosevelt; s/o Arthur Edwards & Lizzie Edwards
EDWARDS, Hildred G. 21 Jun 1929 25 Oct 1999 Hildred Geneva; d/o William C. Tate & Daisy C. Tate; w/o Edgar Roosevelt Edwards
HOUSER, Jason G. 11 Sep 2007 FHM; Jason Garfield; s/o Bobby Houser, Jr. & Brandy Leftwich
FLEMING, Laura Baker [23 Sep] 1976 [12 Nov] 2002 Laura Leah
Unknown Fieldstone
RIGNEY, H. C. 18 Jan 1830 07 Feb 1865 Pvt. U. S. Army Co. G 45 Va. Vol. Inf. POW; Henley C.; s/o Isaac Rigney & Nancy Ann Howell
Unknown 3 Fieldstones
Unknown No name
TATE, Carlis R. “Pete” 24 Jul 1927 01 Oct 1999 Shared stone with next; U. S. Navy WW II; s/o John Emmit Tate & India Ellen Rigney
TATE, Margaret L. 09 Jun 1934 15 Feb 2005 nee Wright; w/o Carlis R. Tate
Row 6
Unknown 2 Illegible FHM
Unknown No name
RIGNEY, Noah 20 Aug 1849 04 Nov 1924 s/o Henley C. Rigney & Eliza Edwards
RIGNEY, L. A. [30 Mar 1857] [15 Dec 1943] Louisa Adeline “Lula”; d/o Thomas Combs & Adaline Hiatt; w/o Noah Rigney
TATE, John Emmit 27 May 1904 06 Jul 1984 Shared stone with next; s/o William Albert Tate & Lucy Emaline King
TATE, India Ellen 02 Apr 1897 05 Apr 1989 d/o Noah Rigney & Louisa Adeline Combs; w/o John Emmit Tate
Row 7
TATE, No name
TATE, General Joshua “Bill” 26 Dec 1967 22 Sep 1986 s/o General Joshua Tate & Mary Helen Brown
TATE, [John Will] [14 Mar 1875] [21 Jul 1957] Illegible now; s/o William Tate & Mary Stuttler
TATE, Ivan Cecil 09 Jul 1932 16 May 1976 s/o William C. Tate & Daisy C. Tate
Unknown No name
Exact location of these graves is unknown. They probably are beside the grave of Henley C. Rigney, marked only with fieldstones.
RIGNEY, Eliza d/o Mountain John Edwards & Nancy J. Mankins; w/o Henley C. Rigney
RIGNEY, Mary J. Age 24 years 27 Jan 1884 d/o Henley C. Rigney & Eliza Edwards
RIGNEY, Rosabell Age 27 years 13 Feb 1884 d/o Henley C. Rigney & Eliza Edwards