Sunset Community Cemetery

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January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

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January 6, 2013

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Sunset Community Cemetery

Chatham Hill, Smyth County, Virginia

Surveyed By: Eugene Hoover
Date of Survey: April 23, 1978
Number of graves identified: 17
Date of Earliest Identified Grave: 1970

Sunset Community Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Atwell, Jacob Samuel Sep. 30, 1890 Aug. 27, 1978  
Atwell, Ethel McClellan May 20, 1894 Dec. 22, 1974 w/o Jacob Atwell
Cregger, George W. Jan. 22, 1898 July 16, 1975  
Cregger,. Sally B. Apr. 3, 1907 May 22, 1974 w/o George W. Cregger; married Oct. 26, 1930
Cregger, Charlie E. 1949 1972  
Cregger, Sidney Ray 1959 1977  
Farver, Charles Martin July 18, 1941 Feb. 25, 1976  
Farver, Sally Dec. 23, 1940    
Gates, James W. 1889 1978  
Horne, James Wiley Mar. 31, 1921 May 23, 1974  
McVey, Caroline Cregger Jun. 26, 1953 Oct. 30, 1974  
Turley, John McKinley Oct. 16, 1897 Apr. 13, 1977  
Turley, Ida Jeanette Dillman Mar. 9, 1897 Sep. 26, 1970 w/o J. K. Turley
Turley, Margie K. Stevenson Apr. 18, 1928 Dec. 13, 1977  
Turley, Marvin Eugene May 30, 1932 Jun. 13, 1974  
Turley, Hazel K. Mar. 31, 1932    
Turley, Dorothy Rozella Guillion Jun. 20, 1923 Jan. 20, 1979