Lowman Valley Church of the Brethren Cemetery

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Lowman Valley Church of the Brethren Cemetery

Scratch Gravel, Marion, Smyth County, Virginia

Surveyed by: Renie Hoover Helton
Date of Survey: July 27, 1981
Number of Graves Recorded:
Date of Earliest Identified Burial:

Lowman Valley Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Bowman, Leroy Sep. 26, 1926 Nov. 1, 1974 s/o H. B. Bowman & G. Wolfe; Korean War
Campbell, Eugene 1916 1969 World War II
Farrington, Freddie Sylvester Jan. 3, 1892 Nov. 24, 1975  
Farrington, Leyola Blevins July 29, 1923    
Hopkins, Leona Farrington Feb. 28, 1917    
Hopkins, Earl Edward May 6, 1914 May 29, 1980  
Hopkins, Kenneth Edward Sep. 7, 1928 Feb. 11, 1978  
Hopkins, Beulah Thomas Apr. 9, 1936    
Reed, Matie Farrington 1909    
Reed, George Thomas Dec. 4, 1907 Aug. 27, 1968  
Reed, Martha A. Bowman Oct. 14, 1873 Mar. 9, 1957  
Reed, William M. Jun. 11, 1866 Aug. 7, 1942  
Reed, Elizabeth Jan. 2, 1892 Mar. 5, 1970  
Reed, Ruby D. Foley July 14, 1913 May 14, 1969  
Reed, Gay G July 5, 1903    
Reeves, Oscar E. Apr. 16, 1888 Jun. 5, 1969  
Reeves, Myrtle Farrington 1894    
Shelton, Rev. Gilbert L. 1919 Apr. 12, 1981  
Shelton, Girda Reed 1897    
Shelton, Thomas Lee Sep. 10, 1896 Nov. 12, 1971  
Shelton, John Arthur July 26, 1898 Jun. 21, 1974 s/o William L. Shelton & Verdie Phipps
Shelton, Gerald Sep. 28, 1943 Oct. 12, 1943  
Shelton, Sarah R. Dec. 4, 1907 _  
Suit, Edward Columbus Jun. 22, 1882 Sep. 17, 1968  
Suit, Allie Belle Rosenbaum Mar. 3, 1884 Sep. 17, 1977