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Ball Family Cemetery

aka Laurel Hill Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location:  Haw Orchard Mountain

Directions:  This small cemetery is on the east side of Laurel Hill Road (Rt 748) about one half mile south of Highlands Pkwy (US 58).

GPS Coordinates:  N36.604533 W81.474083

Surveyed by:  Paul Herndon in 1995 and Jeff Weaver on 30 Apr 2003

Comments:  The cemetery is neat and well maintained. There were 34 graves present at that time, the earliest daring from 1908.

Ball Family Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
BALL, Eveline 11 Feb 1827 22 Sep 1908 [nee Reedy; w/o William B. Ball]
BALL, William B. 23 Feb 1831 21/31 Mar 1910 [s/o Sarah Ball]
Row 2
[GUALTNEY, daughter]     [12 1/2 yr old girl]
Row 3
GAULTNEY, Richard D. 28 Sep 1933 6 May 1936  
GAULTNEY, John E. or F. 3 Mar 1885 25 Jul 1922  
GAULTNEY, Joseph N. 21 Feb 1854 26 Mar 1926 double stone with next
GAULTNEY, Sarah Ann B. 8 May 1859 4 Apr 1940 [nee Ball]
Row 4
GAULTNEY, Lee P. 7 Jan 1892 26 Jun 1949  
BALES, Ruth W. 12 Dec 1897 10 Feb 1981 [d/o Clayborn & Martha Phipps Weaver; m1 Lee P Gaultney, m2 Dailey Bales]
Row 5
BALL, James 1867 1932 double stone with next
BALL, Lucinda 1867 1934 [nee Carter]
SULLINS, J. Cleve 10 May 1891 25 Apr 1977 [James Cleve, s/o Rhoda Waddell]; double stone with next
SULLINS, Lessie B. 25 Jun 1900 9 Apr 1976 [nee Ball]
Row 6
MORAN, James Crockett 18 Sep 1930 10 Mar 1934  
TESTERMAN, Cicero M. 31 May 1886 3 Sep 1970  
TESTERMAN, Birty C. 29 Mar 1884 8 Dec 1956 [Birty Kathryn, d/o Albert & Jennie McGrady Ball; w/o Cicero Testerman]
FINLEY, Lee 1921 1980 funeral home marker; [Lee Roy, s/o John Harrison & Susie Blevins Finley; h/o Stella Testerman]
REEDY, Wade 1911 1998 funeral home marker
REEDY, Maggie Testerman 27 Jun 1912 24 Mar 1997 [d/o Cicero & Birdie Ball Testerman; w/o Wade Reedy]
Row 7
TESTERMAN, Boyd 1914 2002  
HASH, Mary Ellen 3 Feb 1917 6 Sep 2001  
BALL, Roby J. 1 Mar 1871 29 Aug 1949 [also listed as Julian Roby]
CHATHAM, Jessie T. 8 Dec 1919 21 Jun 1999  
CHATHAM, Brian Keith 1982 1982  
TESTERMAN, Nancy B. 31 Aug 1880 16 Jul 1935 double stone with next
TESTERMAN, J. Winton 13 Jan 1867 8 Jun 1940  
Row 8
RICHARDSON, Zon W. 15 Jul 1885 17 Oct 1951 [Zon William]
RICHARDSON, "Lonnie" T. 28 Aug 1888 27 Jan 1975 [nee Vergie Malonia Testerman]
RICHARDSON, Alley G. 21 Jan 1914 14 Jul 1979 [Alley Glen, s/o Zon & Lonia Testerman Richardson]
RICHARDSON, Lucille J. 19 May 1924   [nee Davis]
TILLERY, S. Claudette Richardson 5 Feb 1946 3 May 1997  
Row 9
SMITH, Nella R. 31 Aug 1921   [nee Richardson]; double stone with next
SMITH, John W. 13 Apr 1921 6 Dec 1989 Corp U.S. Army World War II; [John Wesley, s/o Wesley Emmitt & Mattie Coffey Smith]
RICHARDSON, Lacy 28 Jul 1919 3 Oct 1982 Corp U.S. Army World War II