Grenada County, Mississippi

Briley-Drain Cemetery

Directions to Briley/Drain Cemetery- Highway # 8 East of Grenada, 11.5 miles to Gore Springs, left at caution light onto Graysport Crossing Road, 2.1 miles to Betterton Road, right .3 mile to a gravel road, left .3 mile to Parker Cemetery. Briley/Drain is a walking distant up the hill beyond Parker Cemetery. Approximately 1/4 to 1/2 mile to a intersection in the dirt road, take the left and the cemetery is on the right in the woods.

I do not have the correct name for this cemetery. If anyone knows the correct name, please let us know. This cemetery is not in use today. I believe it to be a black cemetery.

This cemetery was indexed April 4, 2000 by Nick Denley.

Name
Date
Notes
Briley, Mack
10-01-1885 / 06-17-1944
 
Briley, Freeman
Died 10-15-1912
Age 55 years
Chairs, Alice
04-07-1872 / 03-06-1943
Covington, Henry
08-04-1866 / 02-04-1930
Drain, Nellie
09-xx-1874 / 07-28-1906
Wife of J. M. Drain
Golliday, Jeanette 
1890-1918
Golliday, Ben
1877-1945
Jorden, Ollie Mar
06-16-1928 / 06-10-1942
Knox, Lussetta
05-28-1908 / 09-14-1940
Little, Courtney
10-02-1903 / 09-02-1929
Perry, Mary
10-17-1881 / 04-28-1914
Wife of G. T. Perry
Perry, George
1846 / 06-23-1917
Perry, Rhodie
Died 11-21-1919
Age 68 years/ Wife of George Perry
Stover, Robert Lee
08-10-1920 / 09-06-1949
Stover, Robert E. Lee
10-14-1875 / 04-10-1941
Trussell, Rosia
01-20-1867 / 09-22-1928
Trussell, Millard
 Age unknown
Trussell, Willie
06-10-1899 / 08-19-1928
Trussell, E. 
02-22-1891 / 12-15-1921
Williamson, F. K.
05-xx-1865 / 12-29-1906

 

Last Modified: Sunday, 05-Feb-2017 15:05:58 EST

Grenada County Coordinator: Sandy Ward