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Columbus “Lum” Carrico Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: The cemetery is on Buck Mountain northwest of Independence.

Directions: From the junction of N. Independence Ave (US 21) and Elliott Place (Rt 684) on the north side of Independence go west 1.35 miles on Elliott Place to the end of pavement. Continue west 1.15 mile to end of the road. The cemetery is west southwest of this point on top of ridge. Access via rough logging trail extension of public rd., crossing streamline on left and climbing to major ridge crest then right along ridge following logging road approximately 0.2 mile to cemetery on right.

GPS Coordinates: N36.638 W81.1997 (estimated)

Surveyed by: Juanita Watson in 1996 and Shawn Dunford and David Arnold .

Comments: This cemetery is not fenced and is in poor repair.

Columbus “Lum” Carrico Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
CARICO, Laura Rose 21 Apr 1891 29 Dec 1968 [last interment in the cemetery]
POE, Guy   6 Oct 1896 age 11 mos
CARICO, Virginia Lou 6 May 1892/3 14 Dec 1921/1930 d/o Columbus and Mary Glen Carico
CARICO, Columbus “Lum” 10 Feb 1864 18 Sep 1955 [s/o Lewis and Mary Moss Carico]; double stone with next
CARICO, Mary Glen 14 Jun 1872 7 Sep 1959 [d/o H.S. and M.J. Murray]
30 graves marked with field stones