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Allen Cemetery

Galax, Virginia

Location: This cemetery is in Carroll County Virginia, within the city limits of Galax. The entrance is on the east side of Gillespie Lane behind the former Assembly of God Church.


GPS Coordinates: N36.67488 W80.91134

Surveyed by: Buford C. Wilson; completed 27 May 2003, updated 04 Dec 2006.

Comments: The cemetery is well fenced and maintained.

Allen Cemetery, Galax, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 01
GILLESPIE, Kate Irene 11 Oct 1917 03 Nov 1917 d/o Henry & Jennie (Allen) Gillespie
GILLESPIE, James Carroll, Jr.
Row 02
GARTLAND, infant daughter d/o Barney & Mae Gartland
GARTLAND, Eliza Jane 08 Nov 1940
CLOUD, Mary [nee Gartland]
Row 03
CLOUD, William Edgar "Buck" 10 Apr 1915 13 Mar 1947 TSgt U.S. Army World War II; s/o Erby Cloud
BEDSAUL, Marvin 09 Oct 1867 13 May 1895
BEDSAUL, Jefferson 1832 01 Oct 1876
SHEPHERD, Elizabeth 25 Aug 1841 30 Jun 1923
SHEPHERD, William M. 1848 25 Jan 1908
Row 04
DAY, Alvin 17 Feb 1929 20 May 1929
DAY, Mollie 12 Jul 1895 18 Dec 1957 d/o James Allen & Rosa (Bedsaul) Allen; w/o Fred Day
ALLEN, James 1841 22 Jan 1924
ALLEN, Rosa 14 Feb 1875 24 Sep 1938 [nee Bedsaul]
McCANN, Shelby Darelene
ALLEN, Helen Irene 23 Nov 1925 04 Mar 1929
ALLEN, Joe Thomas, Sr. 31 Jul 1901 Nov 1985 s/o James & Rosa (Bedsaul) Allen; h/o Rosa Alberta Rutherford
ALLEN, Rosa Alberta (Rutherford) 30 Aug 1906 11 Jan 1994 d/o Carl & Lydia (Adams) Rutherford; w/o Joe Thomas Allen, Sr.
ALLEN, Joe Thomas, Jr. 02 Aug 1935 17 Aug 1998 s/o Joe Thomas, Sr. & Rosa Alberta (Rutherford) Allen
Row 05
FENDER, James Carroll 10 Feb 1952 24 Apr 2005 s/o James E. & Edna Ruth (Allen) Fender
Row 06
DAY, Robert Jefferson, Sr. 21 Apr 1926 28 May 1988 PFC U.S. Army World War II; s/o Fred & Mollie (Allen) Day; h/o Gillie Carol Peake
DAY, Gillie Carol 26 Aug 1937 06 Jan 2005 d/o A.J. & Sue Emma (Barton) Peake; w/o Robert Jefferson Day, Sr.
Row 07
GILLESPIE, Johnny Lee 26 Mar 1932 24 Jun 1993 s/o Henry & Jennie (Allen) Gillespie; h/o Naomi M.
GILLESPIE, Naomi M. 07 Sep 1934 w/o Johnny Lee Gillespie