Attala County, Mississippi

            


EAST MACEDONIA METHODIST CEMETERY
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T13N-R9E-S2
Located north of Zama on the eastern edge of Winston and Attala counties. Follow Hwy 19 from Kosciusko turning north at Zama on a country road, or follow Hwy 14 from Kosciusko and turn south at the Glendale community on a country road. Deed was dated 29 July 1892 by Harriet Porter to Ben R. Massey and W. J. Brown. Copied on Oct 17,1958.



Thomas Jefferson MASSEY, 1820 - ca 1879, b.Buncombe Co,NC, d.Attala Co.
Tildon B. RAY, Dec 22,1877 - Feb 22,1887, son of G.D. & J.R.Ray
Francis M. RAY, Oct 2,1865 - Aug 22,1872, son of S.B. & N.A.Ray
     (N.A.Ray was Nancy Lansdale, dau of Revolutionary soldier Isaac
Grave - child's grave surrounded by a high rock enclosure
Two graves; Four infant graves
Barney TURNER, 1797 - 1882 (permanent metal funeral home marker)
Elizabeth TURNER, 1800 - 1893
Nancy C. MASSEY, Jan 5,1859 - July 9,1915, wife of J.F.Massey
Mrs. Lenna Massey BURKES, died May 15,1951, aged 42(?) yrs 11 mos 24 days
Seven graves - six infant or child's graves
John Alvin DOSS, Mar 10,1886 - inc * (alive Oct 1958)
Fannie Mae (Lansdale) DOSS, Nov 26,1887 - Jan 30,1954 *
Two graves
Josephine FIELDS, June 30,1888 - Nov 12,1924
Two graves - one an adult
Emmett L. PASSON, 1876 - 1932
Ada PASSON, 1875 - 1925
Three graves
Florence PASSON, Dec 31,1894 - Aug 3,1898, dau of E.L. & A.T.Passon
Infant son of J. A. & F. M. DOSS, b & d Nov 30,1908
Lola Dee DOSS, May 21,1910 - Oct 12,1912, dau of J.A. & F.M.Doss
W. (Willie) T. MASSEY, June 11,1880 - Nov 12,1957 *
Maude MASSEY, Apr 17,1878 - Feb 12,1946 *
A. Della MASSEY, 1861 - 1946 #
Thomas D. MASSEY, 1860 - 1934 #
Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. W. T. MASSEY, b & d May 19,1901
Effie D. RAY, Dec 17,1893 - inc * (alive Oct 1958)
E. Irvin RAY, Nov 30,1889 - Nov 21,1950 *
Peggy Audie Lee RAY, July 19,1917 - Mar 9,1938
Lois (McCool) RAY, Aug 3,1920 - Aug 10,1946
Johnnie W. FERGUSON, Jan 25,1898 - Aug 19,1899, son of L.M. & A.I.Ferguson
Grave - F.H.M. unreadable
Mrs. Pearlie RAY, died Dec 18,1952, aged 20 yrs 11 mo 6 days(F.H.M.)
Johnnie ADAMS, Sept 9,1887 - Mar 24,1896
Riley Lee ADAMS, Mar 17,1890 - Sept 24,1896
Margaret Jane, Dec 25,1835 - July 5,1928, wife of A. W. ROEBUCK & W. M. SWANN
Grave - F.H.M. unreadable
F. S. RAY, Aug 20,1868 - Feb 1,1901, aged 32 yrs 5 mo 12 days
Alice Amanda K. Johnson TULLOS, died Oct 6,1957, aged 92 yrs 26 days
Rev. J. A. TULLOS, 1858 - 1943
Lester D. RAY, Aug 14,1918 - Aug 7,1948 (photograph)
Five graves - one child's and four infants
Hollis H. FIELDS, June 14,1875 - Feb 22,1956
J. (Jim) M. WOODALL, Aug 25,1865 - Oct 5,1919 (W.O.W.)
Henry Cewood WOODALL, Sept 15,1903 - Sept 4,1906, son of J.M. & V.M.Woodall
William Floyd WOODALL, Sept 18,1896 - Sept 10,1898, son of J.M. & V.M. Woodall Ernest Lacey WOODALL, May 30,1893 - Sept 18,1903, son of J.M. & V.M. Woodall
Boda WOODALL, April 1842 - Jan 1884
J. J. WOODALL, Mar 4,1836 - Oct 24,1901
Grave
James K. RAY, June 9,1931 - June 12,1931
Edward Lamyr RAY, Feb 4,1927 - Feb 11,1927, son of Mr. & Mrs. S.V.Ray
Clarence E. RAY, Dec 10,1914 - June 22,1917
Two infant graves
Florence A. LOWERY, Nov 30,1887 - Sept 17,1888, dau of E.N.& S.F.Lowery
Two infant graves
Henry A. WARREN, Apr 5,1882 - Feb 19,1957 *
Gladys H. WARREN, June 10,1886 - inc *
Danny Glynn SHUMAKER, b & d Apr 7,1939, son of Mr.& Mrs.W.F.Shumaker
Inus Marie CUMMINS, Feb 21,1937 - Apr 24,1946
Jesse KING, Apr 27 - June 25,1904, son of J.H. & Ida King
Edmond (?) Thomas BRADFORD, died Apr 23,195?,aged 82 yrs 2 days (F.H.M.)
Three graves - two infants
Webster Patric SHUMAKER,died Aug 14,1948,aged 57 yrs 5 mo 15 days(F.H.M)
Two infant graves
Blanton B. SHUMAKER, July 17,1893 - May 30,1953, Miss Pvt Co C 128 Inf WW I
Two or more graves, a space, on next row a space and 4 graves
Emmett Olin BROWN, Oct 26,1882 - Sept 18,1885,son of W.J. & Sarah Brown
Sarah BROWN, Oct 7,1839 - Jan 23,1911, wife of W.J.Brown
W. J. BROWN, June 19,1842 - Mar 12,1912
John Thomas BROWN, Nov 7,1904 - Feb 8,1905, son of W.T.& M.A.Brown
Allie J. OVERSTRET, Oct 7,1866 - Feb 9,1909, wife of J. A. Overstreet
John A. OVERSTREET, Nov 2,1867 - Oct 20,1904
Two infant graves
W. T. (Tom) BROWN, May 6,1862 - Mar 16,1911 (W.O.W.)
Walter Harold BROWN. Aug 5,1907 - Sept 5,1911, son of W.T. & M.A.Brown
Maggie A. BRADFORD, Mar 4,1871 - June 19,1941 (Mrs. Bradford's lst husband was W. Tom Brown;
     E. Thomas Bradford listed above was her 2nd husband)
Two graves
Viola E. RAY, July 27,1904 - inc *
Houston G.(Galloway) RAY, Aug 21,1898 - Nov 19,1957 *
Rufus S. RAY, May 7,1874 - Apr 22,1946
Jimmie T. WARREN, Apr 11,1910 - Dec 22,1938 (W.O.W.) #
Louis V. WARREN, Apr 13,1909 - Oct 19,1933 #
Grave
A. A. WARREN, Nov 30,1894 - Dec 23,1910, son of J.A. & M.G.Warren
Grave - infant
J. A. WARREN, 1854 - Sept 2,1903
M. C. WARREN, Mar 4,1854 - Jan 6,1902, wife of J. A. Warren
S. E. POPE, died July 26,1901, aged 53 yr 6 mo 17 das, wife of J.R.Pope
Four graves - three infants
Thomas ALLISON, May 1,1836 - July 18,1908
Emma E. MASSEY, Mar 27,1874 - Aug 17,1942 (F.H.M. says Emma Elizabeth Massey)
Eight graves, three infants
Graves - a rock enclosure with wall about three feet high and graves inside seem to be those of children.
Lillie A. SIMS, July 17,1889 - Feb 24,1901, dau of D.L. & C.T. Sims
Claude C. MASSEY, Mar 15,1894 - Dec 21,1918
Mattie A. MASSEY, Sept 25,1860 - Jan 3,1947 Mother
Thomas V. D. MASSEY, July 3,1863 - Sept 6,1906 (W.O.W.)
Eight graves
Betty Ann SHUMAKER, 1877 - 1950 (permanent type F.H.M.)
Sue SHUMAKER, 1856 - 1939
J. R. SHUMAKER, Aug 17,1850 - Aug 17,1900 (home cut stone)
Five graves
James R. ???, died 19 Oct ???, aged 71 yrs 4 mos 14 days (F.H.M.)
James Lundi MASSEY, died Dec 3,1947, aged 0 yrs 0 mos 0 days (F.H.M.)
Grave - infant
James Cordis SHUMAKER, June 19,1908 - Dec 1,1953
Beulah Taylor CARNES, Oct 21,1875 - Oct 3,1947, wife of E.L. WATTS, wife of C.L.CARNES
E. L. WATTS, Aug 27,1874 - Mar 1,1922 (W.O.W.)
Grave
Nellie Arline WATTS, July 8,1917 - Oct 18,1923
Two graves - marked with a brick border around them
E. H. WATTS, Mar 1,1851 - Apr 22,1927
James Andrew WATTS, Feb 27,1853 - May 24,1917
Edward WATTS, 1810 - 1874
T. J. MASSEY, died July 25,1945 ?, aged 72 yrs (F.H.M.)
Five graves - buried near Masseys and probably other Masseys
Grave - a three foot high rock enclosure with one adult grave in it
Four graves
Otis P. MASSEY, Oct 25,1872 - Dec 6,1893, son of J.S. & N.S.Massey
Infant son of B. R. & N. E. MASSEY, b & d Aug 15,1896
Mattie Bell MASSEY, Oct 18,1888 - Oct 21,1905, dau of B.R. & N.E.Massey
Grave - infant
Harvey Ethel MASSEY, June 11,1883 - Dec 5,1907, dau of B.R. & N.E.Massey
Annie Estell MASSEY, Apr 20,1898 - Sept 27,1910, aged 12 yrs 5 mo 7 days, dau of B.R. & N.E.Massey
Grave
Mandy A. JONES, May 6,1894 - Feb 12,1897,dau of S.F. & M.A.Jones
Marandy Adaline JONES, Nov 14,1853 - Sept 5,1916,aged 63 yrs 9 mo 21 days
Sanford Fremon JONES, 1853 - 1939, aged 86 yrs 7 days
Two graves
Virgil A. DICKERSON, Apr 6,1884 - May 9,1929 *
Sallie M. MASSEY DICKERSON, Mar 16,1886 - inc His Wife *
Benjamin R. MASSEY, 1857 - 1930 Father *
Nancey E. MASSEY, 1862 - 1946 Mother *
Three graves - one infant
J. F. MASSEY, 1855 - 1929
Nancy C. MASSEY, Jan 5,1859 - July 9,1915, wife of J.F.Massey
Nine graves - two adults




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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