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Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery

African American

These inscriptions These New Hope Cemetery inscriptions were made by Mr. Robert Bohannon of DeKalb, MS.

Carter, Infant Boy Tony P. 18 August 1972 - 18 September 1972, Son of Overa Westerfield Carter

Clark, Infant Girl Carnetti’ Reshell La’Dean 2 June 2000 - 4 June 2000, Daughter of Jeremy Rencher and Renodra Clark

Cole, George Wesley 17 January 1903 - 14 October 1991

Cole, Lydia E. Henson 10 February 1903 - 28 January 1971, Wife of George Wesley Cole

Cole, Georgia Mae 28 February 1939 - Winter 1982

Coolidge, Lonzie 3 March 1900 - 7 January 1971

Donald, J. C. 14 March 1929 - 18 December 2003

Evans, Mahogany Shundra 19 October 1982 - 19 June 1991

Evans, Dewayne Fred 18 January 1978 - 19 June 1991

Fox, Cannie Bell 9 May 1899 - 27 August 1989

Fox, Levi 19 March 1932 - 19 August 2007

Gowdy, Khadisha Rena 5 June 1997 - 29 January 2006

Grady, Tommy Daniel 26 August 1944 - 27 December 2005

Grady, Darryl N. 25 March 1975 - 25 June 1991

Grady, Jaye No dates

Grady, Willie Lee No dates

Griffin, Elmer 13 January 1906 - 29 June 1988

Griffin, Mrs. Odie Houston April 1903 - 25 December 1991, Wife of Elmer Griffin

Griffin, Christopher 5 September 1970 - 29 May 1989

Griffin, Willie D. No dates

Henson, Elmer 22 December 1894 - 24 August 1994

Henson, Rosie Lee Griffin 4 July 1902 - 19 April 1970, Wife of Elmer Henson *Mrs. Rosie Lee Griffin Henson was the first person to be buried in the Bethlehem Cemetery, DeKalb

Henson, Dewitt 25 September 1919 - 9 October 1977

Henson, Floyd 24 February 1938 - 12 September 1981

Henson, Paul C. 21 July 1923 - 28 November 1985

Henson, Elmer Lee 15 April 1928 - 26 June 2005

Hill, Infant Girl Quatasha A. b & d 10 December 2003

Holton, Willie Jiles 3 July 1914 - 4 May 1984

Hopkins, Lyvonia Holton Naylor “Lil Bit” 28 July 1918 - 15 July 2004, Wife of Charley Naylor & Raymond Hopkins

Houston,Chandler 23 February 1898 - 23 September 1985

Houston, Clyde 9 December 1907 - 14 June 1980

Houston, Loice Cozy 5 March 1909 - 15 April 1990

Houston, Isabella Burton 25 June 1918 - 25 February 1983, Wife of Loice Cozy Houston

Hull, Maggie Shannon 20 December 1919 - 27 May 1994

Johnson, William 17 July 1914 - 28 February 1991

Lyons, Euphas H. 7 September 1920 - 19 April 1979, SGT U.S. Army World War II

McCaleb, Ineaz Shannon 18 May 1923 - 20 November 1985

McCray, Shelia Gene Westerfield 19 December 1956 - 13 August 2005

McCray, Infant Sheliah b & d. 1 June 1997, Daughter of Shelia Gene Westerfield McCray

Monroe, Lucy Jane Bourrage 22 January 1901 - 6 January 1999, Wife of Curtis Monroe

Monroe, Sammie Robert 3 November 1936 - 21 March 2001

Monroe, Green 16 December 1903 - 25 February 1972

Monroe, Joseph 1 October 1948 - 21 April 2002

Monroe, Emma Love 16 November 1908 - 14 March 1982

Monroe, Loretha L. 28 November 1926 - 24 March 1976

Monroe, Samuel N. 28 August 1926 - 29 April 1990

Rush, Eugene Aaron 25 April 1913 - 7 April 2005

Rush, Infant Andrew Tyerell b & d 12 August 1992, Son of Judy Rush

Seales, Hattie 16 January 1891- 14 January 1998

Seales, Deemer 30 November 1923 - 24 June 2004

Vaughn, Iva Cornelious Houston 23 July 1899 - 26 June 1998, Wife of Rev. G. W. Vaughn

Westerfield, Charlie “Bud” Sr. 18 February 1900 - 8 March 1989

Westerfield, Clara Bell Houston 24 June 1916 - 12 March 1980, Wife of Charlie “Bud” Westerfield, Sr.

* There is also one grave without a grave marker located in front of Mrs. Emma Love Monroe’s grave. This person’s identity is unknown at this time!

* There is also an unknown infant’s grave marker.

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