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Damascus Free Will Baptist Cemetery

Submitted by Bonnie Evans.
Moscow, MS
This cemetery list was donated to the site by Bobbie H. Waters with some inscriptions read by McRae Limerick. It was "read" in 1980. Lea Johnson sent in the remainder of the names listed in the cemetery.

Bancroft, Charlie C. Jan 29, 1894 - Oct 16, 1905, son of W. T. & S. F. Bancroft
Bishop, Henry Earl Aug 19, 1919 – Jan 30, 1974
Bishop, Annie Inez Jan 16, 1926 – not carved
Bishop, Johnnie Earl son of Mr. & Mrs. Earl Bishop, no dates
Bishop, Henry E. May 17, 1875 – Nov 13, 1950
Bishop, Lara F. Jan 13, 1889 – Apr 13, 1958
Bruce, Martha (Johnson) Feb 14, 1818 - Feb 20, 1882 (Sister of Rev. C.F. Johnson and first person to be buried in Damascus Cemetery.)
Caraway, Myrtle (Johnson) Jan 27, 1913 - Nov 11, 2000
Caraway, Tommy T. May 9, 1921 - May 29, 2001
Chisolm, Angela Marie Jan 27, 1965 - Oct 16, 1984 “Loving daughter and sister”
Chisolm, Doyle Jan 10, 1944 - May 21, 2004
Chisolm, Paul Frederick Jul 23, 1938 - Dec 29, 1983 “Loving husband and father”
Chisolm, Pearline Oct 30, 1920 - Oct 10, 1995
Chisolm, S. Fred Aug 25, 1919 - Oct 03, 1991, “Picture on tombstone of Fred and Pearline”
Eubanks, Elisabeth A. Apr 17, 1840 - Jan 18, 1891
Eubanks, Mollie no dates (wife of Bazz Harbour)
Gibson, Carolyn Oneta May 10, 1944 - Feb 04, 1989
Gibson, Norman Talmage Sep 22, 1936 -
Gibson, Infant Son B & D Dec 18, 1862 (Son of Mr.& Mrs. Norman Gibson)
Gibson, James C. Mar 10, 1884 - Sep 14, 1980
Gibson, Sarah Annie Sep 30, 1887 - Feb 03, 1977
Gibson, Christine Sep 25, 1910 - Aug 20, 1911 (Dau. of JS & SA Gibson)
Gibson, Elbert Taylor B&D Nov 19, 1913 (Son of JS & SA Gibson)
Hatcher, James Earl Philipy Jul 12, 1915 - May 6,1917 (Son of ML & JS Hatcher)
Hatcher, L. C. Jan 29, 1909 - Jun 24, 1912 (Son of ML & JS Hatcher)
Johnson, Andrew Bunyan Mar 01, 1896 - Aug 31, 1967
Johnson, Mary Ina May 02, 1896 - Jul 7, 1951
Johnson, Infant Son Jun 27, 1922 - Jul 03, 1922 (Son of AB & MI Johnson)
Johnson, Bunyan W. Jul 20, 1863 - Apr 6,1892 (Son of Rev. CF & SA Johnson) “Remember friend as you pass by, as you are now so once was I. As I am now so you must be. Therefore prepare to follow me.”
(Note: This is the same inscription that is on Rev. CF Johnson’s mother’s grave on private property in Iredell Co., NC.)
Johnson, Claiborne Finch, Rev. May 23, 1836 - Mar 30, 1916
Last part of inscription is: “…he sleeps the sleep of all the earth. His soul has Gone to rest.” First part is unreadable.
Johnson, Sarah A. (Jackson) Feb 14, 1834 - Apr 25, 1926 (Wife of Rev. CF)
Johnson, Claiborne Franklin Apr 24, 1898 - Apr 17, 1990
Johnson, Claiborne Moody May 16, 1876 - Dec 16, 1937
Johnson, Ida Bell (Beckham) Oct 26, 1876 - Nov 15, 1969
Johnson, Caleb DeWitt Oct 01, 1900 - Jan 18, 1949
Johnson, Daniel W. (Webb) Jan 8, 1908 - Mar 21, 1984
Johnson, Molinda E. “Linda” Feb 9, 1905 - May 7, 1966
Johnson, Elzie Alice Nov 02, 1915 - Jan 15, 1987
Johnson, John Moody Jan 6,1932 - Mar 12, 1989
Johnson, Noah Chester Feb 13, 1903 - Sep 20, 1969
Johnson, Dannie Beatrice (Hawkins) Feb 01, 1912 - Jun 02, 1982
Johnson, Samuel McKinley Oct 05, 1905 - Nov 22, 1961
Johnson, Sid Jul 28, 1910 - Feb 02, 1966
Johnson, Mildred Apr 24, 1928 - uncarved
Johnson, Sidney O. Dec 01, 1874 - Jan 05, 1924 “Dear Angels watch his sleeping dust, till Jesus comes to raise the just. Then with Angels he will rise and meet our Savior in the skies.”
Johnson, Elizie L. Jun 26, 1877 - Jan 28, 1944, “A light from our household is gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place vacant in our hearts that can never be filled.”
Johnson, Infant B&D Sep 02, 1923 (Dau of MC & LM Johnson)
Johnson, Infant B&D Aug 11, 1915 (Son of SO & EL Johnson)
Johnson, Infant B&D Jun 22, 1931 (Dau of Mr. & Mrs. UM Johnson)
Johnson, Infant B&D Oct 03, 1938 (Son of Mr.& Mrs. UM Johnson)
Jones, Dorothy W. Apr 9, 1949 - uncarved
Jones, Marshall Jan 31, 1945 - Apr 11, 1999
Kynerd, Elbert Milton Nov 16, 1923 - Mar 12, 1924
Kynerd, Hattie Cornelia Dec 01, 1888 - Apr 6,1889 (Dau of IH&ME Kynerd)
Kynerd, Ira Hilyerd Mar 7, 1862 - Feb 7, 1964
Kynerd, Mary Eunice (Johnson) May 12, 1872 - Feb 03, 1947
Kynerd, James Kenneth Feb 8, 1939 - Feb 13, 1939
Kynerd, Johnson Rudolph May 30, 1898 - Aug 28, 1983
Kynerd, Meddie L. (Chisolm) Jan 21, 1903 - Feb 05, 1944
Unreadable Stone
Litchfield, Isabella Oct 15, 1823 - Jun 13, 1896 (Wife of James)
Litchfield, Mathew C. Apr 7, 1861 - May 05, 1920
Litchfield, Lou Sep 9, 1827 - May 9, 1900 (Wife of M.C.)
Logan, Tom Died Mar 11, 1993
Logan, Travis Lee Aug 11, 1944 - Nov 17, 1988
Logan, William L. 1896 - 1964
Logan, Rosie S. 1919 - 1973
Massey, Elbert O. Nov 14, 1912 - Aug 13, 1955
Massey, Syble M. Jun 02, 1914 - Feb 04, 1999
Massey, Tracy Jo (Thompson) Sep 6,1949 - Oct 03, 2003
Massey, Robert Odell Mar 01, 1946 - uncarved
May, A Stephen Douglas Nov 23, 1854-Jan 30, 1930 
May, Roxie A . Dec 24, 1852-Dec 17, 1925, Wife of A. D. May
Mayes, Myrtis Oct 26, 1917-April 10, 1958
Mayes, William Curtis Apr 21, 1905-Oct 4, 1979
McKee, Covert C. Apr 24, 1906 - Sep 19, 1976
McKee, Mortimer (Johnson) Apr 11, 1908 - Apr 23, 1996
McKee, Robert E. May 10, 1879 - Feb 22, 1956
McKee, Mattie T. Jan 29, 1884 - Aug 14, 1954
Pierce, J. B. May 10, 1910 - May 14, 1945
Pierce, Ida Apr 6,1907 - Mar 04, 1974
Powell, John Jul 13, 1931 - no death date, Georgia Pvt. 403 Res. Labor BN
Unmarked Grave
Salter, Clifton H. May 12, 1901 - Sep 21, 1965
Salter, Nattie G. Apr 16, 1911 - Oct 15, 1989
Salter, George Garland Oct 28, 1942
Smith, Annie E. Nov 12, 1892 - Jul 26, 1940
Smith, Bennie P. Nov 10, 1944-June 1 1984, US Army Vietnam

Smith, Cora Eaks Aug 6, 1881 - Sep 29, 1957
Smith, Infant Aug 14, 1925-Dec 8, 1925, Daughter of J.E. & C.J. Smith 

Smith, James Edward Aug 9, 1880 - Jan 13, 1952

Smith, James L. Jan 6, 1882 - Jan 1, 1972

Smith, John A. Sep 14, 1866 - Sep 7, 1918

Smith, John Thomas Nov 14, 1880 - Jun 5, 1952
Smith, Lula Mae Apr 8 1912-Apr 16, 1921, Dau.of J.E. & C.J. Smith

Smith, Mary Elizabeth Oct 12, 1887- Sep 2, 1970
Smith, Odessa Fortenberry Dec 18, 1912 - Apr 19, 2003, "Mother" 
Smith, Ollie D. Sep 29, 1909 - Jul 6,1992
Smith, Twin Sons of James Milton & Georgia Smith No dates
Smith, Willie C. Jul 01, 1919 -
Smith, Willie Rice Feb 1, 1871 - Oct 22, 1942                
Stevens, Andy J. Dec 12, 1896 - Jul 27, 1991
Stevens, Alice H. Aug 15, 1894 - Dec 17, 2000
Stevens, John A. Aug 9, 1911-Oct 21,1964
Stevens, John W. 1872-1954
Stevens, Leroy Dec 14, 1940-June 19, 1977
Stevens, Lizzie L. May 16, 1889/91-Jan 7, 1959
Stevens, Maggie Lee Dec 14, 1929 - May 23, 1997
Stevens, Mary Callie 1870 - Mar 04, 1962 (Wife of John W. Stevens)
Stevens, Mattie Fern Jun 04, 1934 -
Stevens, Melvin "Mutt" Nov 14, 1907-Jan 5,1971
Stevens, Nelson Grace Jun 30, 1914 - Oct 28, 1990
Stevens, Pamela Earl Jan 02, 1982 - Jun 12, 1983
Stevens, Pamela Joseph Nov 17, 1960-Dec 3,1961
Stevens, Patsy Jun 10, 1948 -
Stevens, Pearl F. Apr 28, 1919 -??
Stevens, Pearlie G. Oct 13, 1923 - Apr 9, 1992
Stevens, Preston H. July 7-Nov 29, 1971
Stevens, Preston Lee Oct 23, 1952 - Dec 03, 1998
Stevens, Rufus Lee Aug 20, 1918 - Mar 23, 1999
Stevens, Stanley Rich Died Feb Jul 1966
Stevens, Sadie Earl Aug 20, 1937-Sept 16, 1975
Stevens, Ulmer (Red) Feb 02, 1949 - Mar 9, 1986
Stevens, Virginia May May 14, 1956-Sept 19, 1956, Dau. of Mr.& Mrs. Preston Stevens
Stevens, William Alfred "Bill" Apr 14, 1902 - Feb 22, 1965
Stevens, William R. Aug 16, 1881 - Mar 20, 1957
Ward, Gracie P. Aug 24, 1945 - Dec 7, 2000
Warren, Arthur J. Sept 28, 1897-April 25, 1970
Warren, Bazz Feb 28, 1906 - Oct 18, 1912 (Son of JM&LM)
Warren, Corbett P. Oct 04, 1902 - Dec 19, 1933 (Son of JM&LM)
Warren, Dewey L. Sep 05, 1908 - Jul 22, 1987
Warren, Estelle H. Aug 10, 1911 - Nov 9, 1983
Warren, John Maston "Pa" May 29, 1877-Jan 26, 1955
Warren, John P. Sep 04, 1914 - Oct 28, 1914
Warren, Kelly Paul Jul 1, 1916 - Apr 12 1991, Son of John Maston & Lannie May Warren
Warren, Lannie May "Ma" May 6, 1879-May12, 1966
Warren, Thelma L. Dec 12, 1899-Mar 14, 1983
White, Louis Dec 22, 1831 - May 15, 1908
Wright, Thomas E. Oct 8, 1941 - Jun 12, 1998, US Army Vietnam

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