Holmes County, Florida

Smyrna Cemetery

(transcribed by Maggie Ripke from the WPA Effort)

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DIRECTIONS:  From the courthouse in Bonifay, go west 1 block, turn right (north) on State Road #39 and go 2 and 3/10 miles.  Turn left (west) on the Bonifay-Black AL dirt road, and go 4 miles, turn right (north) on church dirt road and go 1/10 mile to cemetery.

NAME

WAR

RANK

ORGANIZATION

BORN

DIED

Curry, George T

C

Pvt

Curry's Co Home Gd

1848

1926

Sauls, William T

C

Pvt

Co F 1st Ala Arty

1820

1925

SMYRNA CEMETERY, aka New Smyrna Church Cemetery, Bonifay, Holmes 
County, Florida 


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Directions:  This cemetery is located North of Highway 90. 
In Bonifay, take Highway 79 North to Highway 177 and take a left. 
Go about 3.9 miles, take a right at the church sign and go about .6 
miles cemetery on left.   This is a well cared for cemetery -- 
a few unmarked infants but only a couple unmarked adults. 
These are paved roads.
Surveyed: Dec 7, 2002

ALLEN, Annie Gertrude, b. Aug 12 1899 d. Sep 7 1945, s/s unknown child

ALLEN, William, b. Aug 19 1917 d. Nov 4 1917

ARMSTRONG, Warren, b. May 12 1910 d. Nov 14 1912

 

BALKCON, E. N., Mrs., b. Aug 18 1887 d. Jul 4 1936, s/s unknown Infant

BARNES, Nina T., b. Mar 26 1903 d. Jun 2 1953, s/s Willie Barnes

BARNES, Ola, Mrs., b. 1875 d. 1963, s/s Willie Barnes

BARNES, Willie, b. 1903 d. 1981, s/s Nina T. Barnes & Ola Barnes 

BLANKENSHIP, Mary Sybil, b. Nov 26 1931 d. Jul 19 1932, s/s Shelly Glenn Blankenship

BLANKENSHIP, Shelly Glenn, b. Apr 14 1927 d. Apr 4 1931, s/s Mary Sybil Blankenship

BODIE, Carlis Arvil, b. Dec 14 1955, h/o Willie Pauline Bodie

BODIE, Willie Pauline, b. Nov 24 1946 d. Apr 27 1999, married Oct 21 1992, w/o Carlis Arvil Bodie 

BOZARTH, George W., b. 1896 d. 1988, s/s Maggie Bozarth

BOZARTH, Maggie, b. 1900 d. 1990, s/s George W. Bozarth

BRYAN, Caleb Keefer, 1992 (only date), Infant 

BRYAN, Scott, b. May 3 1963 d. Jun 12 2000

 

CURRY, Alice, no dates  

CURRY, Bishop J. F., b. Sep 28 1877 d. Apr 18 1943, Ss/w Lula Curry

CURRY, Evea, b. Oct 13 1887 d. Dec 1913, s/s M. L. Curry, same plot w/ Wiot E. Curry

CURRY, George Thomas, b. Apr 16 1848 d. Oct 26 1926, "CSA Curry's Co. Al Home Guard", same plot/w Emma Rentua Curry                 

CURRY, M. L., b. May 26 1878 d. Oct 1947, s/s Evea Curry

CURRY, Monet, no dates, Infant, s/s Liesie Curry & 2 unknown infants

CURRY, Liesie, no dates, Infant, s/s Monet Curry, Curry Plot 

CURRY, Lula, b. Apr 6 1872 d. Nov 22 1950, Ss/w Bishop J. F. Curry

CURRY, Wiot E., b. May 11 1910 d. Nov 21 1910, s/o M. L. & E. L.

 

DAVIS, Carlton J., b. Sep 15 1908 d. Jun 2 1983, Ss/w Thelma H. Davis

DAVIS, Curtis, b. Jan 12 1892 d. Mar 8 1923, s/s J. E. Davis

DAVIS, Etta, b. 1885 d. 1973, s/s David Poole

DAVIS, J. E., b. Aug 12 1855 d. Jun 11 1928, s/s Curtis & Mary Ward Davis

DAVIS, Mary Ward, b. Jul 9 1964 d. Dec 2 1946, s/s J. E. Davis

DAVIS, Miriam Roberta, b. Feb 22 1873 d. Jul 12 1959, Ss/w Robert Lee Davis

DAVIS, Robert Lee, b. Apr 15 1869 d. Jun 6 1950, Ss/w Miriam Roberta Davis

DAVIS, Thelma H., b. Sep 2 1909 d. Apr 27 1995, Ss/w Carlton J. Davis

DEESE, Charles, b. Aug 1 1943 d. Aug 2 1943, s/o D. W.

DEESE, Eddie, b. Feb 17 1884 d. Sep 27 1949, s/s Hattie Deese

DEESE, Hattie, b. May 3 1890 d. Mar 27 1955 

DERRICKSON, John J., b. May 26 1935 d. Apr 24 1998

DIXON, Roger W., Jr., b. Aug 5 1936 d. Oct 14 1989, "SP 6 US Army"

 

ELLIOTT, Rex Emory, b. Oct 19 1952 d. Apr 26 1983, "PFC US Army", same plot/w  James & Thelma P. Garrett

 

FINCH, Rayna Clark, b. Oct 31 1967 d. Jul 6 1996

FOREHAND, Barbara, unreadable, s/s Ralph Forehand

FOREHAND, Hezzie, b. Nov 22 1911 d. Jul 17 1993, h/o Myrtle Forehand

FOREHAND, Myrtle, b. Jun 25 1913, married Mar 3 1929, w/o Hezzie Forehand

FOREHAND, Parelee, b. Apr 28 1959 d. Aug 5 1916

FOREHAND, Ralph, unreadable, s/s Barbara Forehand, s/s Marcus Steverson

 

GAILLARD, Edith Parrish, b. Mar 12 1912 d. Feb 7 1993

GARRETT, James L., b. Aug 31 1928 d. May 23 1992, Ss/w Thelma P. Garrett GARRETT, Thelma P., b. Sep 4 1929, married Jun 19 1960, w/o James L. Garrett 

GREENE, Kenneth D., b. 1956 d. 2001 

 

HABBARD, Carrie, b. Feb 19 1903 d. Feb 12 1954, s/s William Curtis Habbard

HABBARD, Myrtice Jeanette Miller, b. Jul 9 1924 d. Apr 25 1960, Same plot/w William Curtis Habbard

HABBARD, William Curtis, b. Sep 6 1929 d. Oct 7 1951, "PFC 5 Cav Inf. I Cav Div Inf., Korea", s/s Carrie Habbard

HABBARD, William Ernest, b. Apr 6 1900 d. Mar 20 1982, "PVT US Army WWI", s/s Carrie Habbard

HALL, Charlotte, b. Jan 23 1943, s/s Franklin Hall

HALL, Franklin, b. May 3 1941 d. Feb 3 2002, s/s Charlotte Hall

HARTLEY, Mary Callie Lewis b. May 11 1949 d. Mar 29 1971, s/s Elijah J. Lewis 

HEWETT, Emma Rentua Curry, unreadable, s/s John L. Hewett

HEWETT, John L., b. 1929 d. 1964, "Blksmith CO. D I FL CAV PVT CO. K 6 AL CAV CSA"

HOLLEY, Cleve, b. May 4 1894 d. Nov 9 1962

 

JOHNSON, Exie M., b. Mar 11 1900 d. May 28 1961 

JUDAH, Jonas, b. 1909 d. 1910, s/s Sally Judah

JUDAH, Sally E., b. 1888 d. 1910

 

KIRKLAND, Abbie G., b. 1878 d. 1925, s/s Abner Kirkland

KIRKLAND, Abner, b. 1869 d. 1901, s/s Abbie G. Kirkland

KIRKLAND, Curtis, b. 1901 d. 1922, s/s Abbie G. Kirkland 

 

LAND, Ann, Dec 29 1941 (only date), d/o Glen Land

LEWIS, Elijah J., b. Jan 7 1914, h/o Lizzie R. Lewis, same plot/w Mary Callie Lewis Hartley

LEWIS, Ethel Parrish, b. Sep 1 1913, Ss/w Perry Monroe Lewis

LEWIS, Lizzie R., b. Apr 10 1918, married Aug 5 1939, w/o Elijah J. Lewis

LEWIS, Perry Monroe, b. Aug 4 1914 d. Feb 24 1999, Ss/w Ethel Parrish Lewis

 

MAJORS, Jerrel Edsel, b. Jun 15 1925 d. Sep 24 1926, s/o Herbert

MAJORS, Pearl Joan, b. Jun 22 1930 d. Jan 30 1933, d/o Herbert, s/s Jerrel Edsel Majors

MESSER, Callie Leavins, b. Nov 23 1913 d. Nov 9 1998, married Sep 15 1929, w/o Tom Alford Messer

MESSER, Tom Alford, b. Dec 24 1912 d. Oct 10 1990, h/o Callie Leavins Messer

MOORE, Ernestine S., b. Mar 3 1925, married Oct 15 1940, w/o William O. Moore

MOORE, Helen All, b. Oct 10 1945 d. Apr 24 1975, s/s grave with only Moore on it (could be Beatrice d. 1947???

MOORE, William O., b. Apr 9 1916 d. Oct 4 1987, h/o Ernestine S. Moore

 

NAGEL, Albert, b. 1885 d. 1962, s/s unreadable adult

 

PARISH, Fern L., b. Jan 25 1867 d. Sep 7 1943, Ss/w Miriam Curry Parish

PARISH, Geo., b. May 8 1899 d. Sep 1 1900, s/o F. L. & N. M.

PARISH, Leon Curry, b. Jul 8 1910, s/s Maurice P. Parish

PARISH, Maurice P., b. Apr 24, 1916 d. Apr 20 1940, s/s Leon Curry Parish

PARISH, Miriam Curry, b. Dec 29 1879 d. Feb 8 1931, Ss/w Fern L. Parish

PARRISH, Clayton, b. Feb 14 1871 d. Nov 26 1944, Ss/w Susie Parrish

PARRISH, Clyde S., b. Dec 18 1916 d. Oct 16 1918, s/s Mable Parrish

PARRISH, M. A., b. May 5, 1845 d. Apr 6 1919, s/s Clayton Parrish

PARRISH, Mable, b. May 12 1914 d. Jul 26 1914, s/s Clyde S. Parrish

PARRISH, Susie, b. Apr 12 1879 d. Nov 10 1949, Ss/w Clayton Parrish

PATE, Alex, b. 1893 d. 1972, Ss/w Camella Pate

PATE, Archie, b. Oct 19 1898 d. Jan 13 1972, Ss/w Lelia B. Pate

PATE, Camella, b. 1893 d. 1985, Ss/w Alex Pate

PATE, Lelia B., b. Jan 22 1901 d. Dec 1 1982, Ss/w Archie Pate

POOLE, David, b. 1885 d. 1973

POWELL, Henry Lawson, b. 1881 d. 1969 

PRICE, Alor Lee, b. Aug 26 1890 d. Feb 26 1974, s/s Henry Lee Price

PRICE, Henry Lee, b. Mar 7 1885 d. Aug 26 1974, s/s Alor Lee Price

PRICE, H. L., Jr., b. Jul 20 1913 d. May 31 2000, h/o Lovie M. Price

PRICE, Lloyd, b. 1907 d. 1973

PRICE, Lovie M., b. Oct 21 1915, married Oct 22 1932, w/o H. L. Price, Jr.

PRICE, Verlie K., b. May 16 1896 d. Feb 3 1970, s/s William E. Price

PRICE, William E., b. May 14 1884 d. Mar 11 1977, s/s Verlie K. Price

 

RUSS, Barton H., b. 1863 d. 1944

 

SANDUSKY, Annie Lee, b. 1899 d. 1990 

SAULS, William T., b. 1820 d. 1929, "PVT 1 Al Arty CSA Co. F"

SCARVEY, Mattie Lou Lewis, b. Jan 27 1943, married May 21 1965, w/o Stanley Clark Scarvey

SCARVEY, Stanley Clark, b. Jan 26 1935 d. Mar 16 1980, "US Air Force Korea", h/o Mattie Lou Lewis Scarvey

SEGERS, Infant Girl, 1984 (only date) 

SEGERS, I. M., b. 1963 d. Oct 19, 1918

SEGERS, Julius, unreadable 

SEGERS, Manuel, b. Jul 10 1923 d. Sep 25 1955, Ss/w Ovelia Segers

SEGERS, Ovelia, b. Nov 23 1923 d. May 3 1966, Ss/w Manuel Segers

SHIELDS, Gladys, b. 1910 d. 1984, Ss/w Grady M. Shields, s/s J. C. Shields

SHIELDS, Grady M., b. 1909 d. 1982, Ss/w Gladys Shields

SHIELDS, J. C., b. Feb 11 1936 d. Jun 7 1971 

SHIELDS, Melvin J., b. Jun 29 1930 d. Mar 29 1984, h/o Virginia L. Shields

SHIELDS, Virginia L., b. Jun 23 1932, married Oct 7 1972, w/o Melvin J. Shields

SIKES, Bonnie, b. Nov 12 1913, married Oct 31 1953, w/o Joe D. Sikes

SIKES, Charlton, b. Feb 14 1888 d. Oct 15 1949, s/s Clidie Mae Sikes

SIKES, Clidie Mae, b. Jan 28 1905 d. Jan 16 1972, s/s Charlton Sikes

SIKES, Joe D., b. Oct 9 1912 d. May 20 1972, h/o Bonnie Sikes

SMITH, Esther, b. Dec 27 1908 d. Aug 20 1993, married Aug 11 1926, w/o Walter A. Smith

SMITH, Howard N., b. 1911 d. 1962, h/o Ruth O. Smith

SMITH, Ruth O., b. 1913 d. 1985, married Apr 15 1933, w/o Howard N. Smith

SMITH, Walter A., b. Feb 13 1904 d. Jul 23 1993, h/o Esther Smith

SOLOMON, Johnny, no dates, s/s Myrtle Solomon

SOLOMON, Myrtle, b. Aug 13 1901 d. Jan 4 1988, s/s Johnny Solomon, Holland Plot

STEVERSON, Ethel, b. Jan 30 1907, Ss/w Marcus Steverson

STEVERSON, Marcus, b. Sep 16 1907 d. Jul 20 1987, Ss/w Ethel Steverson

SWEARINGEN, Daisy L., b. Aug 23 1940, married Dec 23 1963, w/o Miller Boyd Swearingen

SWEARINGEN, Miller Boyd, b. Jun 30 1937 d. Nov 2 1984, "TSGT US AIR FORCE VIETNAM" 

 

WARD, Freddie W., b. Apr 10 1903 d. Mar 25 1958

WEEKS, Kent, b. Apr 1 1895 d. Jul 25 1966, "PVT WWI", s/s Vicie Weeks

WEEKS, Vicie, b. Apr 7 1912 d. Jan 23 2000

WHITAKER, Adolph, b. May 7 1916 d. Feb 23 1986, h/o Annie B. Whitaker

WHITAKER, Annie B., b. Jan 23 1920, married Jul 25 1937, w/o Adolph Whitaker

WHITAKER, Hinson, b. Jan 21 1949 d. Dec 5 2001, h/o Joyce Whitaker

WHITAKER, Joyce, b. Sep 1 1946, married Dec 31 1966, w/o Hinson Whitaker

WHITEHEAD, Peggy J., b. Nov 1 1956 d. Mar 30 1977 

WILLIAMS, Effie, b. Apr 23 1898 d. Aug 13 1975, Ss/w Elton Williams

WILLIAMS, Elton, b. Jan 9 1888 d. Jan 10 1970, Ss/w Effie Williams

WILLIAMS, Mary D., b. Jun 25 1935 d. Jul 6 1997, Ss/w Thomas E. Williams

WILLIAMS, Thomas E., b. Feb 13 1931, Ss/w Mary D. Williams

 


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