MERIT CEMETERY

LOCATED OFF HWY 43 SO. On Merit Welch Rd. Near Mendenhall.Copied by ALMA HOWELL & JEANNE JOHNSTON 26 JULY 1975. (submitted by Robert Myers 1999)  . 
LAST NAME FIRST NAME BORN DIED REMARKS
Brown Shelton Apr 22 1929 Mar 21 1969  
Brown Louise May 18 1929 ************* w/o Shelton
Grantham John Johnson Feb 9 1882 Jul 11 1954  
Grantham Lenora May Nov 26 1882 Jul 20 1917 w/o J J
???????????? Christopher     age 8 mos. Funeral marker
Gowan John  Dec 23 1880 Feb 9 1963  
Evans James L. Oct 22.1902 Aug 25 1956  
Evans Maddie     funeral marker, date not readable
Henry Mildred Inez  Aug 16 1915 Nov 13 1962  
Williamson Frances Brooks May 13 1919 Jan 3 1975  
Grantham J. J.      Co. D 46 Miss Inf. CSA
Grantham Sarah E. Mar 28 1844 Apr 17 1915  
Grantham John Edward Mar 14 1866 Nov 18 1942  
Grantham Jack Edward Jan 14 1917 Jul 10 1964 TSGT Btry D 902 AAA AW BN CAC WW II
Westerfield Claude E. Mar 10 1880 Apr 18 1956  
Westerfield Rena A. Dec 18 1885 Sep 22 1963 w/o C.E.
Burnham Infant Nov 12 1904 Mar 15 1905 d/o G. M. & M. E.
Burnham Moley E. Apr 26 1864 Nov 12 1904 w/o G. M.
Grantham Frances Elizabeth Aug 22 1869 Apr 26 1942  
Burnham Patrick Edward May 1 1898 Nov 17 1918  
Cockrell Dolly M.  May 18 1900 Mar 9 1958  
Cockrell William C. Jul 27 1886 Feb 3 1960  
Boggan Evin A.  Nov 8 1898 Jan 19 1963  
Boggan Erie L. Oct 15 1902 ********** w/o Evin
Westerfield Dewitt Talmadge 1889 1909  
Westerfield Katie Burnham 1893 1911  
Magee Lewis Evan 1904 1967  
Magee Virgie M. 1914 1949  
Burnham Ray Howard Apr 4 1914 Sep 30 1915 s/o mr. & Mrs J. R.
Canoy Richard T. Mar 21 1901 Oct 11 1966  
Brown W. E. Jr. April 1924 Nov 1924  
Brown Mary Jane May 9 1895 Oct 23 1930  
Brown Richard T. Aug 11 1854 Jan 15 1924  
Brown Dicy Oct 26 1871 Aug 14 1923  
Brown infant Nov 30 1911 Dec 18 1911  
Bass Travis H. Nov 3 1927 Apr 30 1949 Picture on stone 
Bass Therrell 1921 1940  
Ladner Donna Jean Sep 11 1962 Jan 21 1974  
Ladner Cecil R. 1961 1964  
Ladner Danny R. 1960 1964  
Lang Frances Cecil Bass  Oct 3 1923 Oct 27 1970 Mother
Bass Stanly Sep 25 1900 May 16 1940 Mason
Brown Mr. Curvin Joe Sr.   May 13 1972 age 76 yrs 6 mo 2days
Finch D. A. Oct 15 1870 Oct 25 1945 Mason
Finch Addie Lee Oct 30 1877 Jul 27 1955 w/o D. A.
Finch O. L. F     small stone
Sagers Shirley (Finch) Sep 23 1943  June 25 1997 
Spencer R. E. Sr. Mar 9 1890 Sep 18 1936  
Spencer Ida Finch Jan 15 1894 ***********  
Spencer Earl A. Oct 30 1881 Mar 14 1955 pfc MD WW I 
Coleman Mrs. Dena Apr 26 1890 Aug 31 1958  
Coleman Rev. W. H. May 1 1878 Oct 5 1968 Mason
Boleware Erastus W. Feb 4 1894 Sep 1 1962 pfc Co. C 38 inf Div. WW I
Bass Ida J.  Jan 17 1872 Dec 19 1938  
Bass Joseph Jackson   Feb ?? 1930  
Bass Wilburn ?. June 4 1909 Feb ?? 1935  
McLendon Tommy Woodrow Jun 12 1941 Jul 26 1951  
Boggan Maxie Alpean Apr 22 1928 Jun 27 1928  
Boggan T. J. Jun 15 1874 Jan 4 1925  
Boggan Lucy Grubbs Jan 19 1875 Oct 27 1958  
Boggan Estis J. Jan 27 1897 Jan 12 1949 pvt 165 inf Div. WW I
Boggan Thomas E. Jan 24 1893 Jun 5 1960 Miss Sea U. S. Navy WW I
Kelly Dessie G. 1880 1936  
Kelly Thomas L. Nov 19 1889 Jun 20 1946  
Kelly Anne Grantham Jul 22 1877 Dec 13 1941  
Jones Clyde W.  Jan 13 1905 Mar 20 1973 Father
Jones Mattie Mae Jun 4 1916 ********** Mother
Jones James (Jim)  Sept 11 1881 Aug 16 1955  
Jones Julia E. Oct 1 1881 Mar 20 1960  
Sellers M. K. Aug 3 1923 Jul 18 1957  
Sellers Kathleen Harlan Jul 15 1923 Jul 7 1972  
Sellers Judy K. Sep 14 1947 Oct 2 1947  
Finch Addie (infant) Oct 4 1919    
Finch H. W. Feb 28 1912 Apr 23 1938  
Finch Ollie L. Aug 8 1917 Jan 22 1979
Finch Myrtle L. Nov 20 1920 May 7 1984
       

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