Attala County, Mississippi

             




Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery
February 28, 2004



Location: T16N-R7E-S36
Located on Hwy 43 approximately 12 miles northeast of Kosciusko. The church, old school house and cemetery are on the east side of the highway.

The Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery was copied by Jane Blackmon in February, 2004. Documentation started in the southwest corner going back and forth, left to right, then right to left, ending in the northeast corner of the cemetery.



Sallie Reeves 1865 - 1975
Richard C. Reeves 1856 - 1940
Dorothy M. Pee 3/11/1930 - 11/12/2000
Ralph M. Pee 9/30/1923 inc.
Mollie Pee 1873 1936
John Pee 1864 - 1934
Annie Adams Pee 1/7/1893 - 10/24/1971
Clarence T. Pee 1/6/1895 - 1/14/1959
James Carlisle Wasson 3/31/1886 - 11//14/1966
Miss Julia Matilda Wasson 4/25/1876 - 2/22/1965
Rev. David R. Wasson 5/1/1883 - 6/14/1947
Earl H. Curtis 8/22/1892 - 3/3/1969
Alma Bennett Curtis 2/3/1884 - 2/24/1976
Patricia Mason Reeves 1/3/1947 - inc.
James Elvin Reeves 11/18/1933 - 6/14/2001
next two graves have FHM no names
Dorothy D. Pee 6/19/1931 - 1/24/1932
Ella Wilbourn Wasson 12/8/1891 - 10/5/1968
Rev. Lovick P. Wasson 8/29/1880 - 12/28/1973
big marker “Wasson” Newton on marker at foot of grave
Benjamin F. Jenkins Georgia Pvt. Co. K1 Regt. Ga. INF CSA 1827 - 1922
Arthur Jenkins 1870 - 1947
Robert Jenkins 1848 - 1921
Eloise Jenkins no dates
Ralph Wendell Curtis son of E.H. & Alma Curtis
infant son of E.H. & Alma Curtis 12/1/1921 - 4/7/1922
Allie Jackson 8/25/1951 - inc.
infant son of Mr. and Mrs. A.K. Curtis
Rev. Resa Elijah Wasson 9/22/1906 - inc.
Mary Verna Jones Wasson 5/21/1909 - inc.
Z.A. Wasson 2/5/1870 - 2/19/1946
Ada Wasson 11/26/1875 - 12.20/1913 wife of Z.A.
infant son of Mr. & Mrs. H.J. Forrester 8/15/1909
Henry J. Forrester 4/19/1871 - 5/5/1936
Martha A. Forrester 1/15/1871 - 4/3/1933
infant dau. of A.M. & Nannie Moore 8/18/1923
infant dau. of A.M. & Nannie Moore 1/30/1929
Wilma Wasson Forrester 11/12/1904 - 3/1/1937
next grave not identified (old FHM)
Mary Frances Forrester 1931 - 1938
Charles Newton Wasson Jr. 5/19/1930 - inc.
Barbara Brent Wasson 12/4/1934 - inc.
Eleanor Wasson Fielder 6/3/1927 - inc
Fred Lee Fielder 2/27/1924 - 1/26/1992
Ocran Wasson 8/31/1908 - inc.
Othal Pender Wasson 5/24/1908 - 4/22/1965
Diane Karr Wasson 7/14/1945 - 11/23/1989
Infant son of Mr & Mrs L.A. Wasson 5/28/1939
Lonnie Reed Wasson 3/18/1945 - 7/16/1991
W.B. (Ben) Jackson 2/15/1880 - 6/22/1953
Lola M. Doss 6/19/1892 - 7/21/1974
Wilson W. Dacus 1902 - 1925
Arnetty Hunt 7/5/1847 - 9/4/1909
Sarah Jane Forrester wife of J.T. 9/6/1845 - 10/18/1920
J.T. Forrester husband of S. J. 2/11/1845 - 12/22/1905
Mary Rella Wasson wife of L.P. Wasson 10/6/1884 - 6/13/1910
Allie Jackson Curtis infant son of Mr & Mrs A.K. Curtis 8/25/1951
William Wefel son of H. ???? A Curtis 5/24/1913 - 8/6/1913
Eula Bateman wife of G.W. Bateman Jr. 8/5/1885 - 5/26/1905
Lillie Mae Bateman dau of Eula & G.W. 8/10/1904 - 4/1/1905
James Thomas Forrester son of J.Z. & B.H. 1/4/1898 - 9/15/1902
Bettie H. Forrester wife of J.Z. 1/5/1863 - 9/25/1900
James Z. Forrester 11/23/1866 - 8/30/1959
Savannah J. Forrester 6/10/1874 - 2/6/1954
Frank Howard Forrester 1/8/1910 - 8/10/1996
David Lord 10/20/1852 - 1/23/1913
Lorena Moore Staggs 8/29/1911 - 1/23/1999
John W. Moore 7/21/1868 - 10/22/1949
William Earl Moore 4/14/1898 - 12/5/1968
Mary Rich Moore 7/23/1906 - 8/9/1995
Grace A. Moore 5/19/1908 - 6/4/1975
Emmett Lee Moore 4/16/1903 - 11/22/1984
Fred Lee Fielder Jr. Sgt US Army Corp. W.W.II 3/27/1924 - 1/20/1992
Laura L. Hutchins 12/13/1894 - 4/10/1973
David A. Hutchins 1/18/1895 - 10/22/1967
Louis Williams 10/22/1897 - 1/10/1954
Emily Elizabeth Hutchins Williams 5/31/1921 - inc
Eula Lord wife of C.H. 3/25/1885 - 1/31/1919
Etoyle Lord dau of C.H. & M.E. Lord 2/10/1914 - 6/10/1915
Mrs. Sue J. Collins 4/1/1842 - 2/22/1930
next stone all broken but has a masonic emblem visable
Miss An White 12/27/1939 - 10/20/1906
Andrew Alonzo Moore 3/31/1854 - 8/10/1898 (Masonic Emb.)
Sallie Moore Crossley 11/11/1866 - 7/4/1957
Cornelia Alice Sweatt dau of R. & F. Sweatt 12/3/1856 - 1/20/1895
George W. Bennett 1/12/1860 2/12/1902
Fannie Bennett 10/18/1865 - 4/25/1951
Sallie Pee Lord 2/4/1860 - 5/6/1939
G.W. Lord 1/20/1850 - 5/4/1919
George Newton Lord son of G.W. & S.A. Lord d. 1/8/1893? (difficult to read)
Permelia A. Crosby 2/17/1871 - 5/12/1942
James A. Crosby 3/9/1865 - 3/28/1940
Dick Irving Crosby son of J.A. & Melia 2/17/1910 - 12/5/1911
Norma Leona Crosby dau of J.A. & A.P. Crosby 4/28/1895 - 10/16/1901
George Franklin Crosby son of J.A. & A.P. 5/24/1898 - 8/14/1900
Infant dau of J.A. & A.P. Crosby 10/29/1896
Infant son of J.A. & A.P. Crosby 10/1/1900
Hugh Vernon Crosby 1915 - 1956
Edward Wasson b & d 5/3/1922
Brenda Sue Brunt 11/25/1952 - 12/6/1952
Mary Sue Curtis 12/27/1917 - 12/16/2001
A. Kimble Curtis 2/4/1915 - 8/17/1999
Arthur Wayne Curtis Sgt US Army Vietnam 1941 1988
Beulah B. Toler wife of J.H. 11/28/1861 - 5/11/1892
J.H. Toler 3/26/1854 - 2/12/1891
Newton Copeland Wasson 1/14/1839 - 11/26/1886
Mary Jane Ratliff Wasson 8/2/1845 - 10/10/1938
(old marker says Rev Newton Wasson)
Infant son of G.W. & Fannie Bennett 3/18/1899 - 3/21/1899
Infant dau of G.W. & Fannie Bennett b & d 12/19/1896
W.A. Bennett son of G.W. & Fannie Bennett 8/25/1883 - 10/14/1899
2 infants children of G.W. & Fannie Bennett both b & d. 5/2/1900
next marker illegible
Ernest E. Bennett son of Mr & Mrs G.W. Bennett 10/10/1895 - 12/8/1895
Turner J. Price son of J.T. & Sue A. Price 6/28/1884 - 7/20/1890
William J. Wilson 3/13/1840 - 1/17/1926
Lou Sims Wilson wife of W.J. 1/13/1842 - 9/3/1884
Neva Wilson dau of W.T. & MLE Price 1/10/1891 - 2/3/1904
Eliza S. Price wife of A.D. Price 4/18/1870 - 3/4/1926
Charles Jefferson Wilson son of J.A. & M.F. Wilson 12/12/1883 - 8/17/1884
R.C. Price wife of G. W. Price 6/8/1834 - 4/3/1900
G.W. Price d. 9/11/1912 81 yrs 2 mos 26 days
next marker broken badly illegible
Margaret M. Toler wife of J.A. Toler 1/31/1853 - 2/1 1890
older stone on next grave says M. ? Toler
Daniel Michael Flint b & d 6/20/1953
Sharon Gail Armstrong dau of Mr & Mrs T.O. Armstrong 8/13/1942 - 7/26/1943
Reba Adams Bond 12/7/1896 - 10/18/1976
James Edward Bond Miss. S. Sgt. 80 Air Force Depot Gp AAF W.W.II 10/16/1919 - 12/10/1969
David L. Brown 4/27/1823 - 8/6/1903 (Masonic Emb.)
Mrs. Alice J. Brown 9/11/1830 - 12/8/1907 (Eastern Star Emb.)
M. Addie Meek 1841 - 1922
Mary Ella Toler dau of G.W. & M.L. Toler 1/5/1883 - 8/29/1884
Claton Dees son of D.& W. Dees 7/14/1895 - 10/17/1898
next stone illegible says “Fre” ( nothing else legible)
Alonzo Dees son of D. & W.E. Dees 1/10/1884 - 7/23/1885 (illegible)
Sarah E. Dees wife of David Dees 12/10/1835 - 6/15/1880
next stone illegible
Sarah Gail Bowles 7/21/1934 - 6/6/1967
Upton S. Bowles 6/26/1906 - 3/15/1977
Evelyn Jones Bowles 2/7/1907 - 11/16/1995
Mary Treadway wife of E. Treadway (nothing else legible)
Julia Estelle Jones 8/23/1919 - inc
Hettie Toler Jones 6/26/1883 - 4/3/1960
Edward Lee Jones 7/22/1880 - 10/18/1954
Talula Alsworth dau of A.B.& S.E. Alsworth 3/20/188? - 8/22/1884
Pauline Taylor Patterson inc.
Roy Bennon Patterson 6/24/1910 - 7/13/1986
John William Murphy 1/14/1888 - 3/2/1969
Josie R. Murphy 3/5/1861 - 6/29/1941
Tom P. Murphy 8/28/1890 - 9/12/1933 (W.O.W. marker)
Mary Ann Murphy 10/17/1882 - 3/21/1973
Frank C. Moore 10/31/1885 - 9/19/1925
Tommy (Pappy) Moore 7/23/1842 - 1/?/1912
John D. Aldy 1863 - 1884
Redmond W. Aldy 1815 - 1893
Mary J. Tidwell 6/6/1846 - 5/25/1904
next stone broken
N.C. Almon 1/16/1817 - 5/11/1899
John H. Boyett son of T.S. & M. Boyett 1/16/1855 - 8/10/1878
Sallie Cook 8/1/1883 - 1/15/1904
Stephen Heath Co. H 14 S.C. Inf. C.S.A.
Amanda Heath 2/14/1848 - 1/24/1915
Florence Heath 3/28/1869 - 5/12/1918
Candace Heath 4/19/1876 - 3/9/1936
Minnie Heath Moore 12/2/1888 - 4/19/1947
Stacy Channell 1/5/1935 - 9/2/1941
Lola Patterson Channell 10/15/1905 - 7/4/1982
Luther James Channell 8/31/1901 - 9/17/1968
Bennon Patterson Channell Sp 5 U.S. Army 3/3/1939 - 12/10/1998
Thomas Gordon Carson 5/3/1927 - 7/10/1999 U.S. Navy W.W.II
Brownie Adams Carson 12/13/1896 - 2/10/1985 Eastern Star symbol on stone
William Smith Adams 11/12/1859 - 12/8/1953 Masonic emblem on stone
Eula Mitchell Adams 7/19/1860- 9/2/1937 Eastern Star symbol on stone
William D. Adams 7/17/1900 - 11/22/1992 (FHM) Cpl U.S. Army W.W.I purple heart
Irene Mitchell 11/6/1908 - 12/4/1935
Mary Eddie Mitchell 1/27/1868 - 1/23/1963
J.Frank Mitchell 9/30/1873 - 6/24/1910 son of J.F. and ?? Mitchell
Ralph W. Adams son of R.E. & Sudie Adams 8/10/1898 - 7/7/1901
R.E. (Bob) Adams 2/17/1868 - 5/14/1914
Reginold Bond infant son of Mr & Mrs C. Bond
William Carl Reeves son of Mr & Mrs R.C. Reeves 10/22/1887 - 4/3/1890
unidentified grave
Richard Clyde Reeves son of Mr & Mrs R.C. Reeves Jan. 1890 - Aug. 1890
Big slab - Albert W. Mitchell who marr. Miss ?? May?? died at 71 yrs old
Susan Mitchell wife of Albert Mitchell 9/4/1829? - 12/28/??? age 83
next stone illegible
Percy W. Reeves son of R.C. & S.E. Reeves 3/20/1901 - 3/17/1928
Infant son o R.C. & S.E. Reeves b & d 10/18/1898
Katie A. Simpson dau of ??? 5/25/1878 - ?5/22/1889
Edward Taylor son of Erskine & Ida Taylor 7/29/1916 - 2/?/1918
E.A. Reaves wife of T.H. Reaves 1/24/1826 - 4/13/1893
Thomas H. Reaves 1/2/1817 - 9/15/1902
George F. Mitchell Co. D 30 Miss. Inf. C.S.A.
Nancy Davis Mitchell 1835 - 1917
Eula Mitchell Adams 7/19/1860 - 9/2/1937
George Everett Allen 1903-1921
Joseph Leroy Allen 9/30/1866 - 8/22/1933 Masonic Emb.
Georgie Anne Allen 7/16/1871 - 5/13/1959
Alvin Bryant (father) 7/21/1897- 10/25 1971?
Hilda Bane (mother) 4/18/1909 - 4/12/1978
Sylvester Duke 11/2/1891 - 5/1/1956
Nettie Duke 7/16/1891 - 6/19/1938
Hattie M. Dees dau W.A. & M.A. Dees 6/23/1887 - 1/22/1902
W.A. Dees 6/8/1862 - 3/28/1908
Mary Angeline Dees 12/16/1866 - 6/24/1910
next tall stone says father G.W. Brett nothing else
George Wayne? 3/?/1830 - 12/16/?? is it 1874
Mary A. Simpson dau of B.J. & L.C. Simpson 8/7/1868 ? - 12/7/1871
Infant dau. of B.J. & L.C. Simpson 12/23/1880
Brother J.A. Brett
Sister Sarah Brett 9/18/1858 - 7/8/1938
Dave Dees 1842 - 1928
Winnie Dees 1859 - 1929
Richard Weldon Flint 3/3/1922 - 7/22/1923
Mrs. S.A. O’Reagan 6/8/1838 - 4/22/1921
4 illegible broken stones are next
??? own could it be Downs ? 1852 only date legible
Sarah Elizabeth M. Downs dau of J.T. & E. Downs 4/14/1882 - 8/27/1884
William Bennie Thomas Downs son of J.T. & E. Downs 4/5/1880 - 9/28/1881
Maudy A. Counts dau of A.J. & Jane Counts 6/11/1882 - 8/2/1895
next stone illegible
Susan Sullivan wife of William Sullivan d. 11/21/1890 age 55 yrs
Rosalee Lord dau of E.D. & L.A. Lord 12/22/1879 - 12/23/1879
? dau of E.D. & L.A. Lord 11/14/1890 - 10/14/1890? says 11 mos old
Travis Dewitt Russell b & d Dec. 1934
Charles Aron Moss 7/27/1956 - 8/6/1956
Elizabeth Elaine Moss b & d 3/6/1959
Tina Elaine Tubby b & d 3/5/1965
Edward Lamar Moss b & d 1966
Arthur Doyle Moss Miss. Pvt. U.S. Army W.W.II 2/5/1925 - 4/7/1968
Elizabeth Moss 4/9/1923 - inc
Kate Moss Huggins 4/16/1898 - 2/11/1961
Erin Moss 6/12/1883 - 11/13/1969
Lela Moss 1/1/1886 - 10/27/1984
Matt McGarrett Moss son of Mr & Mrs David H. Moss 1/23/1992 - 1/16/1998
Lonnie H. Moss 3/26/1910 - 6/16/1985
Jerry Homer Downs son of S.D. & ?Lucy Downs ?/29/1891 - 8/19/1892
Alfred Lawrence Moore Pfc. U.S. Army Korea 8/5/1932 - 2/27/1998
Stewart Flint 3/25/1877 - 12/3/1952
Alice Flint 7/26/1874 - 1/28/1961
Robert N. Flint 10/2/1904 - 2/5/1977
Vivian J. Flint 2/7/1907 - 4/17/2000
?? T. Lee son of T.A. & L.A. ??? 6/4/1869 - 9/30/1875 over near the back fence stone is badly broken
Henrietta dau of J.B. & Duncan ?? over by the fence
T.A. Calloway 6/12/1834 - 8/29/1897 (over past Henrietta)
another illegible stone over past Henrietta

Records at the Attala County library indicate that the following persons are buried at Shady Grove cemetery.
Either the markers are missing or are broken/illegible.

Dr. J.S. Collins d 7/2/1896 age 60 yrs 9 mos. 27 days
Joseph Bennett Curtis 5/10/1923 - 10/15/1923 son of E.H. & Alma Curtis
John W. Ryals 9/2/1883 - 9/20/1884 son of J.H. & D.E.
Homer H. Bennett 5/8/1889 - 7/27/1993 son of G.W. & Fannie Bennett
Fredrick Dees 10/25/1885 - 8/19/1892 son of David & W.E. Dees
Martha C. Toler 3/23/1883 - 11/13/1894? dau of J.A. & M.M. Toler
William Toole d. 12/25/1949 age 73 yrs
Mary C. Treadway 10/20/1836 - 10/8/1879 wife of E. Treadway
Anna Almon 10/24/1808 - 8/8/1877 wife of N.C.
Walter Timmons killed in car wreck on July 4th (no year stated)
Infant Tyler 1/4/1955
Infant Tyler 12/19/1953
Marion Francis Tyler infant June 14-15, 1943
Savannah E. Heath 3/25/1884 - 7/26/1885 dau. of S.L. & A.M. Heath
Ralph M. Bond 8/10/1898 - 1/2/1901 son of R.E. & Sudie
James Z. Forrester 11/23/1866 - 8/30/1959

 

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