Tombstone Inscriptions
of
Poplar Springs Cemetery


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View of Poplar Springs Cemetery
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A desolate Poplar Springs Cemetery protected by tall pine trees
(1985)

JOHNIE ONEAL BONAHAM, died October 13, 1916

MOZELL GRIFFIN BOONE, born August 3, 1938; died February 3, 1979

E. B. BROADWATER, born November 15, 1835; died February 28, 1913

EFFIE BROADWATER, wife of Henry Broadwater, Jr., born 1890; died July 5, 1952

H. B. BROADWATER, born December 20, 1867; died October 12, 1927

JOHNNIE BROADWATER, died November 7, 1984, age 73

CARRIE BUGGS, wife of Abram Meriwether, born August 12, 1884; died June 17, 1935

GEORGE BUGGS, Sexton of Poplar Springs Baptist Church, age 64

JOHN BUGGS, born February 6, 1904; died June 11, 1957

JOSEPHINE BUSSEY, born 1873; died 1943

IRENE COLLIER, died May 1, 1980, age 56

MARY COLLIER, born November 16, 1892; died March 29, 1974

ROBERT COLLIER, born 1887; died February 5, 1953

ROBERT COLLIER, JR., died July 26, 1941

WILLIE SMITH CRAFTON, born January 23, 1908; died December 13, 1908

ROSA Z. DAU, daughter of R.W. and Isabelle Kenner, born December 19, 1885; died October 11, 1907

BEATRICE DICKERSON, born 1936; died 1966

CARRIE EVANS, born July 29, 1903; died January 7, 1946

ISABELLA GARRETT-KENNER, wife of Rev. R. W. Kenner, born April 20, 1858; died April 30, 1928

HATTIE M. GRIFFIN, born March 28, 1920; died March 14, 1956

LUCY HAMMOND, daugher of Gracie, born February 9, 1892; died December 10, 1932

WILLIE B. HAMMOND, born March 14, 1935; died February 6, 1971

CHARLES HILLARY, died March 18, 1977

MRS. MATTIE HILLARY, died October 19, 1974

GEORGE HOLMES, born 1860; died 1908

KATIE HOLMES, born October 9, 1870; died December 30, 1949

ALZETA JACKSON, born February 11, 1890; died March 19, 1953

EDDIE JACKSON, son of Charley and Mattie, born September 17, 1905; died January 19, 1908

ELBERT JACKSON, born May 23, 1887; died March 28, 1971

GUSANNINA JACKSON, wife of Charley, born June 10, 1865; died June 6, 1901

CORRIE JONES, born June 3, 1883; died June 13, 19_3

PICKENS JONES, born April 19, 1890; died July 10, 1966

?? MC DANIEL, died March 30, 1945, age 28

ELLA MC DANIEL, born May 23, 1892; died October 17, 1924

ELLIS MC DANIEL, Born June 1, 1867; died August 18, 1945

GEORGIA MC DANIEL, born May 14, 1896; died July 13, 1929

JOE MC DANIEL, died January 25, 1982

JULIA MC DANIEL, born May 15, 1899; died September 6, 1927

LULA MC DANIEL, born October 15, 1869; died December 18, 1956

WILLIAM F. MC DANIEL, born November 19, 1915; died March 30, 1945

Poplar Springs Church stairs
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The stairs are the only remains of the once-existing Poplar Springs Church
(1985)

BETTIE MEACHUM, wife of D. W. Meachum, born October 1877; died October 14, 1936

Rev. D. W. MEACHUM, born September 1868; died May 4, 1928

ANNIE H. MERIWETHER, wife of John, born 1877; died September 11, 1944

BETTIE MERIWETHER, 1876 - 1930

DAVID MERIWETHER, born June 19, 1944; died October 26, 1965

JERRY MERIWETHER, PFC. 339 Service BN QMC, born March 2, 1893; died March 13, 1951

JULIA MERIWETHER, wife of Deacon Henry H. Meriwether; died August 7, 1913, age 80

Deacon MOSES MERIWETHER, SR., born August 2, 1895; died August 10, 1963

GARRET MERRIWEATHER, died February 27, 1976

KATIE MERRIWEATHER, born July 22, 1891; died January 29, 1973

LILLIE M. MERRIWEATHER, born May 1897; died February 1916

MARY MERRIWEATHER, wife of M. Merriweather; died September 25, 1904, age 40

ANNIE KEY MERRIWETHER, died February 28, 1985, age 90

Deacon A. MERRIWEATHER, born 1839; died 1931

HENRY H. MERRIWETHER, 1873 - 1966

LOUISE LANHAM MERRIWETHER, born November 25, 1889; died July 23, 1984

Rev. ALEXANDER MERRIWETHER, born July 6, 1890; died May 10, 1980

GEORGIA MAE PRICE, daughter of Effie Broadwater, born 1915; died 1981

JENNETT ROBERSON, died January 6, 1917 (mother of Joe Fair)

AUK (ANK) ROBERTSON, died June 15, 1913, age 58

JOANNA ROBERTSON, wife of Auk (Ank), died September 13, 1911

TAY ROBINSON (ROBERTSON), Pvt. 444, Res. Labor BN, WWI; died December 25, 1932

CHARLIE SAMUELS, born 1841; died 1901

EDD SCOTT, born May 22, 1889; died November 2, 1960

MOSES SCOTT, born July 5, 1906; died May 23, 1969

Rev. S. SCOTT, 1876 - 1964

MATTIE M. SINGLETON, March 11, 1919

HARRIET SLOUGHTER, died April 16, 1891, age 28

ALNIO SMITH, died February 24, 1932, age 26

BIRTHA SMITH, born January 1910; died February 1911

CHANIE SMITH, born June, 1880; died June 4, 1911

GRANT TALBERT, died January 1965, age 95

KATE TOBERT, January 18, 1910

GARRETT TOLBERT, SR., brother of Joe Talbert; born March 1877; died September 5, 1973

MAJOR TOLBERT, 1865 - 1920

Mrs. GARRETT TOLBERT, died December 23, 1975

ALICE WILLIAMS, wife of E. E. Williams, born April 29, 1879; died May 6, 1910

MAYANN, CHARLIE AND BEALAH WILLIAMS, burned to death, December 18, 1902

Deacon ROBERT WILLIAMS, born 1874; died 1939

Deacon ROBERT WILLIAMS, JR., born December 28, 1897; died July 21, 1981

The following is a list of markers bearing initials only:

  • M.T.
  • B.M.T.
  • P.S.
  • F.W.
  • P.H.
  • A.R.
  • E. McD.

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