Holmes County, Florida

Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church

Geneva County, Alabama

On Co Rd 65, abt 1/2 mile north of HWY 52 west of Geneva, Alabama.

Surveyed 5 Jan 2004 by Wilda Murphy (Comments in red added by surveyor.)

 

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Rows are parallel to road (N-S); survey goes from left(S) to right (N).

 

Row 1

 

 

nearest the road; (only 2 graves)

 

 

 

 

Benton, Jonathan A

14 Feb 1988

4 Sep 1989

 

Keith, Billy R

19 Feb 1950

22 Jul 1991

Capt US Air Force;

(son of W H Bill and Christine)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 2:

 

 

 

Spear, James E

7 Apr 1879

11 May 1968

 

 

 

 

 

Barnes plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Barnes, Porter Buren

12 Jan 1907

28 Mar 1996

married 18 Dec 1924

Barnes, Grace Truman

4 Feb 1905

30 Apr 1985

 

 

 

 

 

Barnes, Glenda Faye

19 May 1948

19 May 1949

 

end Barnes plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barnes plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Barnes, Edward Earl

21 Jun 1921

18 Jan 1980

married 28 May 1943

Barnes, Eva Frances

29 Dec 1925

27 Aug 1997

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long unnamed plot:

 

 

 

Spear, Cona Lee Hammond

15 June 1887

10 Jan 1957

 

Hammond, Mary H

3 Feb 1853

12 Jun 1901

On back:  Mother

Hammond, M W

6 Mar 1849

9 Jun 1901

On back:  Father;  (Matthew, son of William D)

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Blalock, Edward R

5 Dec 1874

22 Apr 1950

 

Blalock, Ida R

14 Apr 1874

11 Feb 1901

 

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Cote, Alvida

7 Jul 1869

3 Jul 1916

born in St Stanislas, D C

Cote, Callie H

28 Feb 1876

11 Sep 1963

 

 

 

 

 

Messer, Laura F

2 Aug 1872

18 Nov 1912

 

 

 

 

 

Stanley, J T

23 Nov1850

23 Mar 1929

 

Broken infant stone

 

 

with J T Stanley

 

 

 

 

Large plot:

 

 

 

Tombling, Nancy Stephenson

28 July 1849

Jun (no day) 1934

 

Caraway, James D

30 Dec 1906

8 Nov 1914

 

Caraway, Marvin E

3 Nov 1912

30 Dec 1914

 

McCollough, Thomas, Jr

17 Mar 1927

17 Mar 1927

 

McCollough, Early Mae

13 Apr 1909

31 Mar 1927

 

Stephenson, Daniel M

11 Dec 1923

27 Dec 1930

 

Stephenson, Tempy Jane

15 Mar 1883

4 Jun 1950

 

Stephenson, Louiza Rushton

9 Jul 1849

17 May 1925

 

Stephenson, D W, Rev

18 Jan 1851

14 Nov 1929

masonic emblem

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephenson plot:

 

 

 

Stephenson, J F

12 Feb 1879

29 Apr 1951

 

Unreadable broken stone

 

 

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crews doublestone:

 

 

 

Heil, Rosanna

11 Nov 1951

23 May 1971

wife of Kevin K Heil; dau of Erskine and Marguerita Crews

 

 

 

 

Crews, infant

 

23 Jul 1978

son of William & Darby Crews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 3:

 

 

 

Fulford plot:

 

 

 

Fulford, Wilmer O

31 Oct 1915

24 Feb 1984

married 20 Dec 1946

Fulford, Cecil B

20 Oct 1912

no date

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smith plot:

 

 

 (adjoins Ashley plot on row 4)

Doublestone w/picture of them:

 

 

 

Smith, Sidney Earl, Sr

25 Jul 1925

24 May 2002

US Army Air Forces, WWII

Smith, Louise Ashley

25 Feb 1928

no date

married 24 Aug 1956

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brannon plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Brannon, Ed F

1908

1990

Father

Brannon, Onyx B

1915

1999

Mother; married 22 Jan 1947

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barnes plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Barnes, Mattie

Mar 1881

Oct 1969

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barnes, Max Edwin

21 Aug 1953

12 Jul 1989

Son

 

 

 

 

Single stone:

 

 

 

Hammond, George and Becky

no dates

 

In memory of Father and Mother

Hammond, infant

 

8 Oct 1914?

son of Mr & Mrs J M Hammond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barnes, Elbert

Apr 1875

Oct 1964

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 4:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Spears plot:

 

 

 

Spears, Bryant E

10 D4ec 1920

27 Nov 1993

 

Spears, Earline

8 May 1934

20 Aug 1992

 

 

 

 

 

Spears, Linda L

27 Oct 1963

31 Oct 1984

 

Spears, infant

20 Aug 1959

 

son of Mr & Mrs Bryant E Spears

Pippins, Jessie Laura

19 Jun 1927

12 Mar 1950

 

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Spears, Laura P

24 Apr 1889

25 Oct 1946

 

Spears, Jessee T

15 Mar 1887

22 May 1970

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spears, Mary, Mrs

28 Feb 1850

4 Sep 1918

married 9 Dec 1867

Spears, Daniel U

26 Apr 1845

25 Sep 1916

 

Spears, Annie

21 Feb 1825

May 1913 (no day)

wife of Bryant Spears

Spears, W? Bryant

1 Apr 1910

6 Mar 1911

son of O W & Gypsie Spears

Scott, B T, Mr

no dates

 

name hand inscribed on slab

Scott, B T, Mrs

no dates

 

name hand inscribed on slab

Scott, four infant slabs

no dates

 

 

Unmarked grave

 

 

 

Scott, Lucy

29 May 1875

11 April 1915

incised on slab

Scott, Wenty

21 Jan 1899

15 Jan 1926

incised on slab

Scott, infant slab

no dates

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley plot:

 

 

 

Stafford, Annie Maude

19 Nov 1924

3 Oct 1981

Mother

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ashley, Ellison Lee

20 Aug 1895

14 Mar 1939

Father

Howard, Bessie Ashley

24 Jul 1893

29 Oct 1981

Mother

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ashley, Edward P

5 Jul 1859

13 Nov 1949

 

Ashley, Nannie E

24 Feb 1874

4 Feb 1961

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ashley, Charlie A

8 Feb 1892

21 Apr 1971

 

Ashley, Tommie O

24 Nov 1895

24 Apr 1993

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ausley plot:

 

 

 (adjoins Ashley plot)

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ausley, Mary Edna

20 Mar 1914

10 Aug 1991

 

Ausley, James Malcolm

28 Jan 1911

6 Mar 1998

married 8 Dec 1933

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 5:

 

 

 

Spears plot:

 

 

 

Spears, Oscar W

10 Oct 1883

18 Mar 1967

 

Spears, Gypsy

23 Dec 1891

22 May 1966

 

Spears, Edward Eugene

16 Apr 1930

27 Jan 1958

S 3/C

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bostic plot:

 

 

 

Bostic, Kenny Joe

10 Aug 1946

10 Aug 1946

 

Bostic, Audry May

4 Jul 1926

24 Dec 1927

 

Bostic, Ruby

25 Jul 1921

30 Sep 1992

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Bostic, Silas Porter

29 Jul 1895

1 Dec 1978

CPL US Army, WWII

Bostic, Odie Lea

1902

1999

 

 

 

 

 

Bostic, Keter Lang

10 Apr 1920

7 Feb 1986

M SGT US Army Air Corps, WWII

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McLean, Edith Mae

17 Sep 1912

17 Apr 1931

 

Two unmarked adult slabs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ashley, Clifford C

12 Jun 1897

10 May 1983

 

Ashley, Vivian I

15 Jan 1903

11 Apr 1986

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley, Edward F

20 Apr 1922

19 Sep 1977

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stanier plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Stanier, Susie M

27 Jun 1919

no date

married 26 Feb 1962

Stanier, Henry Kessler

14 Feb 1922

13 Oct 2001

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unmarked adult grave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 6:

 

 

 

Hammond plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Hammond, Luther

8 Nov 1910

31 Jul 1989

Married 11 Oct 1931

Hammond, Louise McDougald

16 Sep 1910

6 Oct 1999

 

Hammond, Nancy Jane

1842

1919

(wife of William D)

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newell plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Newell, W J

19 Dec 1887

1 Jun 1967

 

Newell, Lilly

9 Mar 1887

4 Jul 1978

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At foot of Newell plot:

 

 

 

Hammond, Burnice

13 Sep 1925

25 Mar 1926

son of D B and Nola Hammonds

Hammond, Page

no dates

 

son of W T & Charity Hammond

 

 

 

 

Colvin, T J

20 Aug 1858

2? Apr 189?

Stone sunken, date illegible

 

 

 

 

Spear plot:

 

 

 

Spear, Roland

20 Apr 1923

2 Jul 1924

son of W D Spear

Spear, Theo

13 Dec 1920

16 May 1938

Son

Spear, Epsie E

19 Oct 1889

22 Aug 1973

Mother; (Elizabeth, dau of Daniel Owens & Frances Manettie Hammond)

Spear, William Dow

26 Nov 1883

30 Aug 1959

Father

end plot

 

 

 

end row

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 7:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Vaughn, Glyn

6 Dec 1925

13 Nov 1996

US Coast Guard, WWII

Vaughn, Emma Jean

10 Nov 1928

no date

married 27 Nov 1948

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Owen, Jodie A

1881

1966

Father; (Joseph Arthur, son of Daniel Owens & Frances Manettie Hammond)

Owen, Lela Mae

1895

1976

Mother; (maiden name Nickles)

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Owens, William Victor

1914

1971

 

Owens, Cecil Wade

11 Feb 1911

9 Jun 1978

 

 

 

 

 

Shanks plot

 

 

(behind Hammond plot):

Shanks, Marion A

28 Feb 1890

28 Aug 1970

PVT 9 Machine Gun BN, WWI

Shanks, Martha A

30 Aug 1892

22 Dec 1960

(dau of Daniel Owens & Frances Manettie Hammond)

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A rough, weathered stone that may be a marker.

 

 

 

Owens, Daniel J

29 Jan 1902

17 Jul 1905

son of J R & M E Owens (John Richard & Mary Etta Gray)

Owens, infant dau

9 Feb 1905

14 Feb 1905

dau of J R & M E Owens

Two unmarked adult slabs.

 

 

(Possibly John Richard & Ang Owens, sons of Dan & Nettie)

 

 

 

 

Owens, Laura F

14 Nov 1880

5 Feb 1900

dau of D & F M Owens; (apparently empty gravesite, but actually is Laura Owens.  Stone is broken and lying in Newell plot behind Owens.)

Owens plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Owens, Daniel E

20 Sep 1849

18 Oct 1930

Father

Owens, Frances Manettie

19 Oct 1854

15 Feb 1938

Mother; (maiden name Hammond)

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammond, Hattie Pass

8 Oct 1900

6 Dec 1967

 

Hammond, H B, Jr

16 Aug 1921

22 Jan 1955

 

Hammond, Hugo

29 Jun 1928

2 Nov 1950

Alabama, PFC CO G 3 BN, 1 Marine Div, Korea  SS - BSM - PH

Hammond, Chairty (sic)

1877

1951

wife of W T Hammond;  Mother

Hammond, William Taylor

1873

1956

Father; (son of William D & Nancy Jane)

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Hammond, Harvey B

10 Apr 1900

18 Apr 1977

 

Hammond, Winnie B

20 Nov 1898

10 Dec 1980

 

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Hammond, Daniel B

8 Sep 1903

19 Jan 1979

 

Hammond, Nola W

20 Mar 1905

9 Dec 1992

 

 

 

 

 

Ausley plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ausley, Clarence J

11 Oct 1904

2 Jan 1994

 

Ausley, Mildred B

13 May 1908

22 Jan 1996

 

 

 

 

 

Bowdoin plot:

 

 

 

Bowdoin, John Curtis

5 Oct 1884

7 Nov 1967

 

Bowdoin, Ida Bell

25 Feb 1880

20 Sep 1968

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ausley plot:

 

 

 

Ausley, Larry Jack

17 Feb 1945

25 Feb 1998

 

Ausley, Annie Ruth

14 Jun 1944

no date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 8:

 

 

 

Wilson, Donald Ray

6 Nov 1945

5 May 2003

US Army Vietnam

Clifton, Jesse Arthur

25 Jan 1945

24 Nov 2001

A loving father and loving friend

 

 

 

 

Newell Plot:

 

 

 

Newell, Sadie Chicora

5 Aug 1904

4 Mar 1913

 

Newell, William Malone

3 Aug 1856

19 May 1932

 

Newell, Mamie W

25 Sep 1865

20 Feb 1950

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McDougald plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

McDougald, Cecil L

1909

1954

 

McDougald, Tiny Mae

1911

1965

 

 

 

 

 

Purvis, Nancy Odessa

20 Oct 1889

1 Jun 1966

 

McDougald, Carol Jean

27 Jan 1934

29 May 1934

inf of Mr & Mrs McDougald

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fulford plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Fulford, Otis

24 Aug 1884

22 Aug 1946

 

Fulford, Molly Iva

3 Oct 1893

9 Jul 1990

 

Powell, Edna Magdelene

24 Apr 1919

13 Aug 1998

A great mother

Powell, Malcolm Angus

15 Mar 1912

21 Sep 1999

US Army, WWII

Fulford, Bryant

9 Dec 1923

12 Mar 1955

Alabama AM3 USNR WWII

Same plot, but on next row:

 

 

 

Smith, S H

20 Mar 1855

11 May 1932

 

Smith, N M

3 Aug 1861

31 Jul 1941

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Smith, Stephen Council

8 Aug 1896

8 Sep 1945

Father

Smith, Mattie Bell

1 Jan 1900

14 May 1985

Mother

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ausley plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ausley, Rurel Ruben, Sr

22 Sep 1913

no date

married 24 Apr 1943

Ausley, Myrtle J

26 Oct 1917

27 Jan 2000

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lawson plot with no markers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brannon plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Brannon, George

4 Oct 1920

no date

 

Brannon, Christine

1 Jan 1925

no date

married 9 Apr 1949

end plot

 

 

 

end row

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 9:

 

 

 

Unmarked adult slab

 

 

 

Five unmarked infants' slabs

 

 

 

McDougald plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

McDougald, Alva

11 Sep 1878

24 Mar 1976

 

McDougald, Lucille

16 Dec 1890

19 Dec 1954

 

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

McDougald, Alva, Jr

6 Jan 1926

30 Sep 1992

 

McDougald, Bettie Jean

22 Apr 1930

no date

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Smith graves documented in plot on row 8 extending to row 9.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danley plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Danley, Chottaw

8 Jul 1907

12 Dec 1996

masonic emblem

Danley, Nancy E

8 Feb 1907

13 Feb 2000

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Danley, Roger W

10 Mar 1935

no date

masonic emblem

Danley, Merlene S

8 Oct 1940

no date

 

 

 

 

 

Hobbs plot:

 

 

 

Hobbs, Wm Drafton

25 Jul 1919

no date

 

Hobbs, Laura

28 Dec 1919

9 Nov 1996

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 10:

 

 

 

Ausley plot:

 

 

 

Doublestone:

 

 

 

Ausley, Joseph A

11 Feb 1875

10 Jul 1956

Picture of him

Ausley, Lizzie W

22 Jan 1884

20 Feb 1977

Picture of her

Ausley, Billie Rutan

24 Nov 1910

11 Dec 1981

Father; picture

Ausley, Ella Eliza

20 Mar 1910

12 Sep 1985

Mother; picture

Boothe, Betty Joe

2 Feb 1935

16 Jan 2001

Daughter; picture

Boothe, Emmett O'Neal

21 Jan 1930

no date

Son-in-law; picture

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baxley plot, double stone:

 

 

 

Baxley, Lennie Lee

1 Nov 1905

30 Apr 1986

 

Baxley, Myrtie Ausley

1 Jun 1908

22 Apr 2002

 

end plot

 

 

 

end row

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 11:

 

 

 

Gray plot, double stone:

 

 

 

Gray, Willis Jackson “Jack”

21 Apr 1930

no date

 

Duff, Carolyn Jean

25 Jul 1935

no date

married 25 Dec 1953

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double stone:

 

 

 

McCollough, Leavy S

3 Sep 1902

15 Jan 1993

 

McCollough, Delma

12 Aug 1907

8 Feb 1991

married 21 Sep 1924

 

 

 

 

Thomas plot, double stone:

 

 

 

Thomas, Dorothy L

21 Sep 1938

no date

 

Thomas, Edward E

16 Feb 1927

7 May 1988

 

 

 

 

 

Farris, Bobby

1 Feb 1961

1 Feb 1961

or Thomas, Bobby Farris?

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parramore plot:

 

 

 

Parramore, Cora Lee

28 Jun 1912

25 Aug 1918

 

Parramore, Ruby L

3 Sep 1923

2 Jul 1929

 

Parramore, Zealy A

9 Mar 1890

20 May 1932

 

Parramore, Marion F

13 May 1884

2 Apr 1958

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plot adjoining and behind Alva & Lucille McDougald on Row 10:

 

 

 

McDougald, Ronnie

1955

1957

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plot:

 

 

 

Beam, Ruth Messer

27 Oct 1921

9 Apr 1992

 

Messer, Collie Smith

18 Jan 1896

16 Nov 1982

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fulford plot, double stone:

 

 

 

Fulford, Victor C

16 Nov 1921

31 May 2001

 

Fulford, Juanita D

23 Apr 1930

no date

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lolley plot,  double stone:

 

 

 

Lolley, James Macon

20 Feb 1937

no date

 

Lolley, Valinda E

19 Sep 1940

no date

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 12:

 

 

 

Guy plot:

 

 

 

Guy, Hurley D

1924

1991

 

Guy, Dorothy S

1925

2003

 

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McLeod, Ollie

8 May 1873

10 Oct 1908

wife of J A McLeod

 

 

 

 

Johnston plot:

 

 

 

Johnston, Louie Edward

20 Nov 1924

no date

 

Johnston, Reba Marie

19 Jan 1929

8 Jun 1989

married 25 Jun 1949

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powell plot:

 

 

 

Powell, Ronald David

27 Jan 1963

18 Dec 1992

TM1 US Navy Persian Gulf;

(military stone has 17 Dec 1992 as death date)

 

 

 

Powell, M J

6 Aug 1930

8 Jan 1988

US Army Korea

end plot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powell plot:

 

 

 

Double stone:

 

 

 

Powell, Ofey Oscar, Sr

15 Jun 1896

26 Jan 1965

Alabama PFC 35 CO MTC WWI

Powell, Phoebe T

1 Mar 1890

22 Nov 1968

 

 

 

 

 

Powell, R C, Col

1 Jun 1929

15 Aug 1994

US Army Res Korea; masonic emblem

 

 

 

 

Double stone:

 

 

 

Powell, Walter W, Sr

18 Jan 1927

25 Nov 1995

MM3 US Navy WWII; masonic emblem

Powell, Billie Sue

29 May 1927

no date

married 30 May 1947

end plot

 

 

 

 


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