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Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery,

Prospect Community, Perry County, MS

Compiled by Robert J. McSwain, Sr. and Robert J. McSwain, Jr.

To get to this Cemetery, from the intersection of Highway 29 & 98 in New Augusta, go 2 miles on Highway 29 North to Buck Creek Road, turn right onto Buck Creek Road and go 5.9 miles to Prospect Road, turn left onto Prospect Road and go 1 mile, Cemetery is on the leftside of the road just past Prospect Baptist Church.



Crook, Alex Turner, Born Aug. 22, 1883 Died Jan. 10, 1927

Crook, Willie Marie, (Daughter of Alex T.), Born May 27, 1923 Died July 8, 1924

Boutwell, Don, Aug. 24, 1947

Boutwell, Linda Christine, Born March 22, 1945 Died April 9, 1952

Boutwell, Allie M. Mahaffey, Born Sept. 13, 1901 Died Oct. 31, 1949

Boutwell, Chancy F., pvt. 153 Depot Brigade, WWI, Born April 18, 1894 Died April 11, 1962

Newcomb, Nellie, Born Feb. 21, 1905 Died June 21, 1992

Newcomb, W. H., Born Feb. 10, 1898 Died Oct. 5, 1955

Newcomb, Edward "Dick", Born June 4, 1934 Died Dec. 11, 1980

Newcomb, William Tevis, 1969 – 1989

Shoemake, Lawrence R., Born March 12, 1908 Died June 14, 1974

Shoemake, Altha A., (Wife of Lawrence W.), Born Jan. 7, 1914 Died Jan. 1, 1968

Shoemake, Jr., Robert L., US Air Force, Born Jan. 14, 1931 Died Nov. 20, 1997

Shoemake, Mary P. (Benoit), Born March 14, 1930 (Still Living)

Shoemake, William Scott, Born Aug. 12, 1975 Died Feb. 14, 1992

Havard, Monroe J., TSGT US Air Force, WWII, Born Sept. 27, 1918 Died June 4, 1989

Havard, Ernestina G., (Wife of Monroe J.), Born Aug. 22, 1931 (Still Living)

Meadows, Columbus A., MS PFC General Hospital, WWI, Born Sept. 21, 1895 Died Dec. 31, 1963

Meadows, James H., Born Jan. 19, 1923 Died Oct. 4, 1955

Meadows, Willie V., Born Dec. 4, 1898 Died Dec. 28, 1981

Meadows, Annette C., (Wife of Willie V.), Born Feb. 23, 1895 Died Aug. 21, 1970

Hinton, Carl Aldon, La. MM3 USNR, WWII, Born April 23, 1912 Died Oct. 5, 1966

Dixon, Sandra Lynn, Born March 20, 1960 Died Jan. 19, 1963

Smith, Joseph Thomas, Born July 16, 1878 Died Dec. 27, 1941

Smith, Lodella Pepper, (Wife of Joseph T.), Born July 27, 1889 Died Sept. 13, 1963

Smith, John W., Born June 6, 1913 Died Sept. 4, 1990

Smith, Genevieve, (Wife of John W.), Born Nov. 17, 1914 Died June 27, 1990

McCardle, Harvey T., Born April 20, 1921

McCardle, Ellen L., (Wife of Harvey T.), Born May 12, 1924 Died Oct. 18, 1984

Merritt, Dianne Pellegrine, Born Nov. 27, 1945 Died Sept. 11, 1981

Young, Jr., Clifton B., 1919 – 1994

Draughn, Raymond, Born Feb. 19, 1926 Died March 3, 1999

Husband, Royce William, Born March 5, 1905 Died Nov. 22, 1968

Husband, Lela Jane, (Wife of Royce W.), Born Feb. 18, 1910 Died Feb. 9, 1974

Draughn, Hinton J., Born Nov. 12, 1893 Died Oct. 11, 1976

Draughn, Carolyn C., (Wife of Hinton J.), Born June 9, 1897 Died March 23, 1979

Draughn, Thomas Ralph, Born Dec. 25, 1890 Died June 17, 1965

Draughn, Bertha Morris, Born Jan. 3, 1893 Died Dec. 14, 1952

Warrick, Ruben F., Born May 15, 1893 Died June 12, 1974

Warrick, Alberta C., (Wife of Ruben F.), Born Sept. 29, 1901 Died Feb. 4, 1981

Sykes, Sr. Robert A., Born April 22, 1934 Died July 22, 1989

Courtney, Sr., John E., Born Aug. 11, 1911 Died May 19, 1999

Courtney, Jessie P., (Wife of John E., Sr.), Born Oct. 15, 1920 Died May 31, 1992

Young, Joe G., PFC US Army, Korea, 1933 – 1990

Hinton, Emmit C., US Navy, WWII, Born May 25, 1924 Died March 27, 1994

Hinton, Hazel, Born Jan. 18, 1934 (Still Living)

Davis, Talmadge, Born Aug. 2, 1909 Died Nov. 10, 1995

Davis, Avada G., (Wife of Talmadge), Born Jan. 31, 1910

Stringer, Otis S., Born Oct. 15, 1904 Died March 6, 1992

Stringer, Virgia E., (Wife of Otis S.), Born Nov. 17, 1905 Died April 24, 1997

Grantham, Burna E., PFC US Army, Born May, 17, 1920 Died Sept. 17, 1983

Tillman, Chandler Nolan, Born And Died April 14, 1997

Dixon, Wm. Alton, Born March 2, 1909 Died March 18, 1977

Dixon, Ara S., (Wife of Wm. Alton), Born Feb. 19, 1914

Dixon, Charles H., (Mason), Born April 5, 1878 Died Feb. 9, 1966

Dixon, Corine G., (Wife of Charles H.), Born Sept. 8, 1887 Died June 17, 1961

Grantham, William Riley, Born Jan. 10, 1882 Died July 28, 1949

Grantham, W. M., Born Aug. 20, 1850 Died Feb. 9, 1939

Grantham, Mary Hutto, Born July 23, 1860 Died Nov. 16, 1932

McCardle, Rev. W. L., Born March 21, 1873 Died June 1, 1959

McCardle, Liddie L., (Wife of Rev. W. L.), Born Sept. 27, 1880 Died Jan. 3, 1932

McCardle, Forrest H., Born April 9, 1902 Died July 26, 1976

McCardle, Willie Mae, Born Nov. 28, 1905 Died Oct. 8, 1989

McCardle, Billy Ray, CPL US Army, Korea, Born June 22, 1931 Died Dec. 10, 1993

McCardle, Elizabeth "Betty" G., Born July 12, 1932 (Still Living)

Watkins, Edward E., Tec 5 US Army, WWII, Born Nov. 18, 1920 Died Dec. 26, 1980

Watkins, Imogene R., Born July 11, 1927 (Still Living)

Stevens, Willie J., Born Feb. 1, 1892 Died Aug. 24, 1937

Lott, W. C. "Lum", Born Sept. 14, 1854 Died July 24, 1938

Lott, Jane Albrittan, Born Nov. 24, 1859 Died May 8, 1935

James, Henry Edward, PFC US Army, WWII, Born March 4, 1907 Died Jan. 19, 1990

James, Lola F., Born Nov. 4, 1911 Died Aug. 3, 1984

James, Beatrice, (Wife of Arthur A. Morgan), Born Jan. 18, 1887 Died Jan. 10, 1925

Myrick, Opel Vonceil, (Daughter of Hubert & Carrie Myrick), Born Feb. 1, 1926 Died Sept. 1, 1929

Myrick, Dewey A., Born Oct. 16, 1898 Died Feb. 25, 1992

Myrick, Nora Medows, Born April 14, 1894 Died Oct. 6, 1956

Brown, Evon Myrick, Born April 5, 1923 Died Feb. 17, 1972

Watkins, Edward Eulease, Born June 2, 1894 Died May 24, 1971

Watkins, Lou Ethel, (Wife of Edward E.), Born March 14, 1900 Died Dec. 8, 1986

Watkins, R. Waldo, Born May 10, 1902 Died July 19, 1946

Watkins, Stella Mae, (Wife of R. Waldo), Born June 2, 1902 Died Dec. 6, 1994

Watkins, Winnie S., Born Feb. 7, 1872 Died Jan. 23, 1949

Fortenberry, Miranda Sanders, 1860 – 1935

Courtney, Myra J., Born Jan. 16, 1892 Died Oct. 4, 1969

Courtney, Elbert Taylor, Born July 11, 1888 Died Oct. 26, 1982

Stevens, W. Forrest, Born Dec. 23, 1900 Died Feb. 11, 1962

Stevens, Sadie E., (Wife of W. Forrest), Born Jan. 7, 1903 Died April 1, 1948

Stevens, Willie, Born March 14, 1925 Died Sept. 13, 1972

Stevens, Doris Juanita Greenwood, (Wife of Willie), Born May 8, 1929 Died June 21, 1990

Rockhold, Allen F., Born Sept. 6, 1963 Died Feb. 13, 1998

Rockhold, William D., La. SP4 US Army, Born Feb. 13, 1934 Died March 4, 1967

Busby, Billy Charles, Born Sept. 22, 1944 (Still Living)

Busby, Luzviminda Bautista, (Wife Of Billy Charles), Born Sept. 5, 1945 Died July 27, 1985

Vincent, Eron Anearle Morren, Born Sept. 16, 1927 Died July 7, 1977

Morren, James Collins, Born Oct. 13, 1886 Died June 24, 1976

Morren, Alice Lettie, (Wife of James C.), Born Nov. 21, 1890 Died Jan. 16, 1987

Stevens, Emma Dora, Born June 28, 1869 Died April 8, 1955

Stevens, William W., Born May 16, 1877 Died May 2, 1949

Stevens, Pheba Brown, (Wife of William W.), Born June 28, 1876 Died Oct. 3, 1962

Johnston, James Franklin, PFC US Army, WWII, Born Sept. 18, 1919 Died Feb. 2, 1989

Johnston, June McCarty , (Wife of James F.), Born June 28, 1918

McCarty, William Fred, Born Jan. 10, 1877 Died June 19, 1942

McCarty, Gertrude, (Wife of William F.), 1898 – 1960

Unknown

Lott, Lonnie H., Born March 21, 1929 Died Jan. 7, 1994

Easterling, Elder Ira E., Born Oct. 19, 1894 Died Sept. 23, 1984

Easterling, Mary S., (Wife of Elder Ira), Born April 11, 1896 Died Oct. 22, 1963

Easterling, Hobart Stevens, Born May 30, 1924 Died April 4, 1936

Kelly, Rudolph, 1927 – 1999

McCardle, Leonard L., Born Nov. 14, 1899 Died Dec. 13, 1987

McCardle, Annie S., (Wife of Leonard L.), Born Oct. 22, 1902 Died Dec. 11, 1995

McCardle, Benjamin J., MS CPL , 9 Regt. USMC 3 Div, WWII, Born Sept. 1, 1926 Died Feb. 5, 1945

Hinton, Emma Louise, Born Aug. 20, 1929 Died Nov. 11, 1934

Hinton, Jr., W. O., Born Feb. 14, 1940 Died Aug. 13, 1947

Stevens, Lucille, (Wife of W. O. Hinton, Jr.), Born June 12, 1911 Died Aug. 9, 1957

Burch, Loyd, Born Aug. 13, 1894 Died June 14, 1963

Burch, Della E. Stevens, (Wife of Loyd), Born July 12, 1901 Died March 16, 1994

Stevens, Hardee, MS Pvt. 152 Inf. 38 Div., Born Jan. 3, 1896 Died Dec. 1, 1939

Stevens, Infants of Mr. & Mrs. Hardee Stevens, (No Dates Given)

Stevens, Daisey B., Born Nov. 2, 1910 Died Aug. 12, 1970

Morren, Lonnie Wesley , SSG US Army, WWII, Born Sept. 30, 1913 Died April 20, 1997

Morren, Catherine B., (Wife of Lonnie W.), Born Dec. 7, 1919

McCardle, Douglas, CPL US Marine Corps, WWII, Born May 18, 1924 Died Dec. 9, 1979

McCardle, Charles Wayne, Born June 6, 1961 Died June 7, 1961

Grantham, Kathlyn Clara, Born May 16, 1917 Died Dec. 21, 1936

Dennis, Mary E. Grantham Stevens, Born Jan. 2, 1887 Died Dec. 5, 1957

Speed, Maggie L. Grantham, Born Dec. 2, 1914 Died Aug. 25, 1987

Green, Beulah Grantham, Born May 17, 1920 Died Dec. 1, 1987

McCardle, Rosyln, Daughter of Ernest & Mattie McCardle, Born June 11, 1919 Died Oct. 15, 1923

McGowen, Lora Stevens, Born Aug. 17, 1920 Died May, 12, 1999

Stevens, Annie D., Born Jan. 30, 1893 Died Dec. 26, 1934

Stevens, John M., Us Army, Born Dec. 22, 1893 Died March 11, 1978

Stevens, Vesta Mae Morgan, Born Nov. 28, 1914 Died Dec. 1, 1962

Stevens, Benjamin S., 1866 – 1947

Stevens, Maggie A., 1870 – 1937

Stevens, Clarence E., Born May 27, 1900 Died Sept. 17, 1966

Stevens, Edna Gillis, Born Oct. 30, 1898 Died April 30, 1994

Trest, Titus A., Born Dec. 31, 1921 Died April 6, 1983

Trest, Pearl S., (Wife of Titus A.), Born Jan. 17, 1924

Courtney, Virginie Lee, Born Jan. 23, 1950 Died May 27, 1956

Courtney, Leston, COL US Army, WWII, Born Jan. 24, 1918 Died July 21, 1989

ADDITIONS

Helen Courtney, wife of Leston Courtney and mother of Virginie Lee Courtney., Born January 27, 1926 Died May 19, 2000.   Submitted by Stephanie Courtney Fugatt

Some Tombstone Photos Available by email

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