Attala County, Mississippi

            


CENTER BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T13N-R8E-S25
To reach from Kosciusko turn south on first main gravel road off Hwy 14 (toward Louisville) after leaving the Williamsville community. On this gravel road you will pass both Smyrna and Jerusalem Churches and cemeteries. The cemetery is across the road from the Center church, a new brick church known as the W.I.Peeler Baptist Church. The cemetery is in good condition and enclosed with a metal fence. Copied 20 Oct 1958 by Mrs. E. C. Fenwick and Mrs. Ernest Akin.



W. A. ODEN, Dec 18,1856 - Jan 16,1915
A. L. R. TURNER, Mar 6,1827 - May 19,1903 (Andrew Luke Robinson Turner)
C. T. TURNER, July 6,1837 - Aug 19,1901, wife of A.L.R. Turner
S. M. DAVIS, died Oct 16,1875, aged 5 YRS, son of T.J. & M.E. Davis
D. DAVIS, died July 29,1876,aged 1 yr 10 mos 20 days, son of T.J. & M.E. Davis
Mrs. Sue PINCKARD, Dec 5,1855 - Mar 9,1931
C. P. PINCKARD, Nov 13,1852 - Mar 28,1921
Charles Edward PINCKARD, Dec 17,1877 - Sept 17,1882, son of C.P. & S.E.Pinckard
Alice Kelley PINKARD, Jan 10,1879 - Aug 21,1880, dau of C.P. & S.E.Pinkard
     (note: C omitted)
John F. WILLIAMS, Sept 15,1818 - Aug 6,1904 *
Tena WILLIAMS, Dec 19,1825 - Nov 3,1911 *
Linda Dale COLLINS, died Oct 27,1952,aged 1 mo 15 days (F.H.M.)
Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Hubert COLLINS, died May 26,1951,aged ?(F.H.M.
Infant grave - F.H.M. unreadable
Infant son of Sam C. & Adella B. GREGORY, b & d April 14,1928
Henry C. FURR, Dec 23,1853 - May 10,1932
Daniel FURR, died Sept 7,1876, aged 64 yrs 9 mos 12 days *
Julia A. FURR, died Apr 9,1879, aged 63 yrs 6 mos 1 day,wife of Daniel Furr *
Mattie Davis FURR, Dec 23,185? - June 23,1931
Martha (Mattie) Lou FURR, Aug 9,1925 - June 21,.1942 (two stones)
Joe W. MAYO, May 24,1868 - Sept 25,1937 Father
Sallie Jane MAYO, Jan 31,1840 - Dec 25,1888
Oma JORDAN, June 10,1894 - Aug 31,1911, son of R.H. & N.J.Jordan
Robert H. JORDAN, June 28,1865 - inc *
Nannie J. JORDAN, Jan 31,1870 - Dec 10,1910 *
Guy JORDAN, Apr 23,1891 - Mar 31,1904, son of R.H. & N.J.Jordan
Elizabeth Jane ANDERSON, Sept 26,1831 - Feb 7,1923
William KELLEY, Oct 30,1864 - Dec 13,1910 (W.O.W.E.)
J. H. DAVIS, June 24,1856 - Mar 7,1931
Mrs. Joe W. MAYO,Sept 13,1875 - Jan 20,1945 (nee Idress Furr)
Sue Kelly GREGORY, Nov 2,1887 - inc * (alive Oct 1958)
D. Luther GREGORY, Sept 6,1884 - Aug 14,1956 *
Lila G. LEACH, Feb 18,1891 - Dec 30,1947, wife of O.L.Leach
Mary Tennessee WILLIAMS, Apr 5,1859 - Sept 7,1939
J. C. WILLIAMS, Oct 20,1858 - July 28,1931
A. F. BARNETT, Nov 7,1888 - Apr 29,1921
John C. GREGORY, Apr 4,1860 - May 6,1948 *
Leck Peeler GREGORY, Aug 4,1860 - July 22,1932 *
Lucille GREGORY, Oct 10,1894 - inc (alive Nov 1960)
Cecil KELLY, Dec 23,1908 - Dec 24,1908
Gladys B. KELLY, May 1,1924 - May 12,1924
Fanny Ann PEELER, Jan 14,1867 - Sept 20,1875, dau of I & S. Peeler
Annie Mat COLLINS, Apr 15,1868 - Oct 3,1875, dau of Joe & Sue Collins
Sophia J. PEELER, Aug 10,1828 - May 18,1882, wife of Isaac Peeler
Isaac PEELER, Sept 11,1829 - Oct 22,1914 (M.E.)
M. O. FURR, Sept 1,1877 - July 3,1927, son of T.D. & Mary Furr
Mary U. FURR, Nov 20,1859 - Mar 26,1920
Mary C. DAVIS, Aug 1,1835 - Mar 25,1915
ODOM (small infant size marker but no other name or dates)
F.(Flem) C. CLIFTON, Nov 9,1849 - July 25,1927 Father *
Melvina (Lowery) CLIFTON, May 17,1856 - Mar 8,1920, wife of F.C.Clifton,Mother *
Elizabeth LOWERY, Aug 13,1836 - Jan 11,1922, wife of Wiley Lowery
     (This is Nancy Elizabeth Vance, wife of Wiley M. Lowery, she is said to be two years older than
     her tombstone shows)
Charlie D. ROBERTS (nothing else on stone)
Miffie Leach KELLEY, Nov 12,1877 - Sept 10,1917, wife of B.L.Kelley
Mary Anna GREGORY, May 14,1850 - June 7,1921, wife of C.C.Gregory
Louie Earl CLIFTON, May 25,1908 - June 10,1910,aged 2 yrs 1 mo 2 days,
     son of W.N. & Annie J. Clifton
Christopher Columbus GREGORY, Jan 15,1848 - Sept 29,1908
Jane Johnston CHESNUTT, died Feb 9,1920
James Henry CHESNUTT, 1859 - 1895
T. D. FURR, Aug 25,1857 - Sept 27,1933
W. S. DULIN, Mar 31,1840 - Sept 10,1905 (M.E.)
Mary Sue DULIN, Jan 28,1875 - Feb 17,1877, dau of G.W. & Missouri Dulin Footstones: O.B.R.; M.S.D.
     ???? died Aug 4,1871, aged 5 yrs 3 mos 5 days (broken stone) (SEE Mattie Kelly)
Willie A. DULIN, Feb 9,1871 - July 21,1872, dau of W.S. & H.Dulin
Ola Bell BLOCKER, Sept 5,1884 - July 16,1885, dau of W.H. & M.I.Blocker
Ursula HUTCHINES, Nov 27,1894 - July 6,1895, dau of W.T. & Roxie A.Hutchines
Mattie KELLY, dau of B.F. & K. Kelly (stone broken here, and dates missing but
     this appears to be the rest of the broken stone mentioned above.)
Roxie A. Kelly HUTCHINS, Feb 2,1854 - Sept 9,1895, wife of W.T.Hutchins
Rev. Benjamin F. HAYNES, Mar 10,1832 - Jan 14,1914, husband of Mary Jane Haynes
W. M. SHIELDS, Apr 22,1861 - Sept 18,1900 My Husband
Mary Ellen SHIELDS, July 4,1864 - Oct 10,1918, wife of J.R.Shields
J. R. SHIELDS, Nov 15,1863 - Sept 21,1942
Sallie DAVIS, Aug 29,1848 - Feb 29,1888, wife of R.C.Davis
W. W. DODD, Feb 13,1857 - June 30,1924 Husband and Brother
Adolphus CHESNUTT, died May 1862, Confederate Soldier
Ada A. ROBERTS, Nov 4,1867 - Dav 12,1900, wife of J.D.Roberts (nee Ada BROOKS)
Zelda ROBERTS, Oct 30,1903 - Nov 25,1905, dau of J.D. & J.E.Roberts
N. Earl ROBERTS, May 3,1908 - Sept 23,1910, son of J.D. & Jessee E.Roberts
Infant son of J. D. & J. E. ROBERTS, Sept 29,1914 - Oct 3,1914
Ella Dodson KELLEY, Jan 14,1913 - Dec 5,1934, dau of Fate & Miffie Kelley
Charlie D. ROBERTS, Oct 11,1895 - Mar 9,1917, married Lorena Clifton Mar 2,1916
J. Calhoun GREGORY, Sept 20,1882 - May 11,1955
Mavis Pearlyne BREAZEALE, Dec 6,1929 - Mar 6,1930
Sam C. GREGORY, July 28,1888 - May 15,1954 *
Adella B. GREGORY, Dec 31,1891 - Apr 9,1940 *
Dennis Earl KELLY, Oct 11,1914 - Feb 4,1949
Walter E. LEACH, Dec 1,1881 - Mar 10,1955
Susan M. ANDERSON, Feb 17,1859 - June 11,1953
Isaac Teague LEACH, Mar 29,1851 - Dec 22,1934
Mattie Bailey Leach KELLY, June 10,1882 - Jan 23,1940 *
Charlie Ross KELLY, Aug 8,1883 - Feb 27,1934 *
Otho S. BLACKSTOCK, Aug 7,1878 - Dec 8,1918
James Matthew GREGORY, Sept 8,1858 - Mar 4,1949 *
Mary Elizabeth GREGORY, Feb 9,1859 - Feb 7,1924 *
Virginia Ann KELLY, Sept 12,1853 - May 7,1929, wife of W.D.Kelly
W. D. KELLY, May 1,1827 - Jan 14,1904
Sam E. KELLY, Jan 15,1881 - June 24,1900, son of W.D. & Ann Kelly
Lucy D. ROBERTS, Feb 27,1870 - Oct 14,1895, wife of J.D.Roberts
     (She was the first of four wives of J.D.Roberts; 2nd was Ada A. Brooks Roberts;
     third was Jessee E. Roberts; fourth was Eulo O. Smith Blackstock who is buried
     beside J. D. Roberts in northern part of the cemetery.)
Twin sons of J. D. & L. D. ROBERTS, born June 5,1891, infant died June 6,1891 and
     the other twin, Emmett C. died July 17,1893
Eugenia & Otho E. (these were infants - stone buried deep in ground)
Eugenia & Otho DODD, 1862 - 1883 (this is a tall shaft, see marker above)
Isabella C. KELLY, died Jan 8,1873, aged 28 yrs 7 mos 23 days,
     wife of W. D. Kelly (this was his first wife)
Uriah T. DAVIS, died July 29,1859, aged 27 yrs 11 mos 27 days
Nora E. DAVIS, died Aug 24,1866, aged 5 yrs 3 mos 8 days, dau of G.M.C. & N.J. Davis
Dau of J. W. & C. D. SHIELDS, born 1910
son of J. W. & C. D. SHIELDS, born 1904
Son of J. W. & C. D. SHIELDS, born 1903
John D. ROBERTS, Dec 11,1867 - Nov 26,1954 (see info about him on other page)
Eula O. ROBERTS, Feb 12,1878 - Mar 23,1952 (4th wife of J.D.Roberts)
     (Eulo O.Smith, m. 1st Lonnie Blackstock, dau of Lucinda Myers and John Elliot Smith)
H. W. FURR, Dec 20,1877 - June 23,1945
W. A. KELLY, Aug 5,1870 - Nov 18,1942 Husband & Father
Clora Stephens KELLY, Sept 18,1871 - July 1,1955, wife of W. A. Kelly
     (F.H.M. says Mrs. Clory Stevens Kelly)
Georgia M. Stephens MYERS, Sept 7,1863 - Oct 2,1893, aged 30 yrs 26 days, dau of
     G.W. & J. Stephens, wife of J. M. Myers, married Dec 19,1886




Abbreviations Used:
( )     Information not on tombstone but added by historians
*      two or more names on one tombstone (double, triple, etc., stone)
#      two or more names on one tombstone (double, triple, etc., stone)
(F.H.M)     temporary Funeral Home Marker
Grave     Noticeable grave without a tombstone
grave - F.H.M.     Noticeable grave with unreadable Funeral Home Marker
(M.E.)     Masonic Emblem on the tombstone
(E.S.E.)     Eastern Star Emblem on the tombstone
(W.O.W.E.)(W.O.W.)  Woodsman of World Emblem on the tombstone

 




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