John Osborne Cemetery

Grayson Cemeteries

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John Osborne Cemetery

aka Eller Family Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

Location: Grassy Creek

Directions: From junction of Grassy Creek Rd (Rt 725) and Reservation Lane (Rt 806) go north 0.5 mile, to white cinder block house on right side of road. The cemetery is behind this house, on hill, approximately 300 yards. Access via farm gate and trail south of house.

GPS Coordinates: N36.600653 W81.423853

Surveyed by: 29 May 1995 and 21 Nov 1996 info from Paul Herndon’s files.

Comments: The cemetery is visible from road, fenced and well tended.

John Osborne Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
RICHARDSON, Ruth E. 20 Feb 1925 18 Jan 1975  
ELLER, Virgie 5 Sep 1902 16 Aug 1968  
ELLER, Elmer Lee 2 Dec 1900 8 Jul 1956  
ELLER, Joe L. 24 Nov 1871 16 Mar 1929  
ELLER, Sarah L. 24 Aug 1872 14 Jun 1937  
unknowns     three field stones
Row 2
STEELMAN, Lillard P. 31 Oct 1923 25 Dec 1950 West Virginia PFC 1254 AF Air Trans Sq
OSBORNE, John Preston 16 Feb 1869 15 Sep 1940 double stone with next
OSBORNE, Deliah 16 Sep 1872 27 Aug 1943  
unknowns     five field stones