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Osborne-Williams Cemetery

aka William Perkins Cemetery

Grayson County, Virginia

aka Williams Cemetery

Location: Low Gap Road, Wilson District

Directions: The Osborne-Williams Cemetery is on Low Gap Road (Rt 740) about 0.4 mile from its intersection with Highlands Parkway (US 58). The obvious landmark to note this location is a World War II era Quonset Hut with the inscription "L.J. Osborne" over the door.

GPS Coordinates: N36.626515 W81.445607

Surveyed by: Jeff Weaver on 3 April 2003

Comments: The cemetery is on the ridge behind this Quonset Hut. The walk is gentle. The cemetery is fenced, neat and clean. There are 47 graves in this cemetery, the earliest dating from 1900.

Osborne-Williams Cemetery
General View of the Osborne-Williams Cemetery

Osborne-Williams Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Row 1
OSBORNE, Robert Sterling 9 Dec 1961 9 Dec 1961 s/o Mr. & Mrs. Orley C. Osborne
OSBORNE, Orley C. 4 May 1931 12 Dec 1992 BT2 U.S. Navy Korean War; [Orley Cicero, s/o Lawton J. & Leva Williams Osborne; h/o Juanita C.]
OSBORNE, Max M. 1 Mar 1926 23 Jun 1966 Va MAM3 USNR World War II
OSBORNE, Leva B. 10 Oct 1907 12 Sep 1980 [Leva Belle, d/o Orley A. & Ina Owens Williams; w/o Lawton J. Osborne]
OSBORNE, Lawton J. 4 Feb 1900 5 Oct 1969  
PHILLIPS, Melanie Dawn 18 Jun 1972 23 Jun 1972  
OSBORNE, Van R. 7 Nov 1924 29 Aug 1981 S1 U.S. Navy World War II; [Van Rupert, s/o Lawton & Leva Williams Osborne]
Row 2
unknowns     five wooden crosses
Row 3
unknown     concrete block
unknowns     four wooden crosses
PERKINS, William 6 Dec 1859 __ Jan 1900  
REEDY, J.M. 30 Jan 1856 11 May 1905  
PERKINS, Joan 7 Mar 1839 19 Apr 1913  
PERKINS, Ira G. 5 Apr 1832    
unknown     wooden cross
Row 4
PERKINS, Lovic 1874 1934 double stone with next
PERKINS, Rebecca 1869 1954  
unknowns     three wooden crosses
HOFFMAN, Manuel 22 Sep 1893 3 May 1921 double stone with next
HOFFMAN, Clara E. 28 Oct 1895 [10 Dec 1983]  
Row 5
PEACOCK, Laura L. 24 Mar 1878 8 May 1934 double stone with next
PEACOCK, John H. 12 Aug 1860 5 Jul 1948  
SAGE, Carrie J. 5 Aug 1907 11 Jan 1991 [Carrie Joan, d/o John Henry & Laura Perkins Peacock]; double stone with next
SAGE, Paul J. 3 Nov 1906 22 Dec 1990 [Paul James, s/o Joshua & Sarah Ann Pierce Sage]
SAGE, James Booker 11 Feb 1930 3 Mar 1995 SFC U.S. Army Korean War, Vietnam; double stone with next
SAGE, Shirley Sue 29 Mar 1935    
Row 6
WILLIAMS, Don B. 19 May 1927 25 Nov 1937 s/o Mr. & Mrs. Orley Williams
WILLIAMS, Nancy Weiss 1858 1942 [d/o Austin & Syntha Weiss; w/o W.J. Williams]
WILLIAMS, Orley A. 5 Dec 1885 15 Nov 1954 [Orley Austin, s/o Jeff & Nancy Weiss Williams]; double stone with next
WILLIAMS, Ina E. 13 Dec 1886 3 Feb 1965 [d/o William & Mary Owen]
WILLIAMS, Delmar F. 1911 1971 double stone with next
WILLIAMS, Viola 1919    
HENDERSON, Charles Glenn 27 Oct 1903 3 Jun 1993 U.S. Army World War II; [s/o Roby & Lydia Greer Henderson]
WILLIAMS, Linney 25 Aug 1921 14 Jun 1995 [Linney Oris, s/o Orley A. & Ina Owens Williams]; double stone with next
WILLIAMS, Virginia 23 Nov 1931 16 Aug 1993 [Virginia Dare, d/o Doe & Rose Halsey Anderson]