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ALL TISHOMINGO COUNTY CEMETERY SURVEYS:
The Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society is in the process of updating its 1996-1997 survey of Tishomingo County cemeteries. New surveys began in 2005 and include photographs. These new surveys are now available on CD.  If you have any information on isolated graves that might have been overlooked in the previous survey or would like to purchase a cemetery on CD, please contact the Society. Phone:  662.423.3500
Cemetery Name Known Location
Airport Road Cemetery  
Aldridge Graves  
Allen Cemetery Driving Directions: (1) Travel Highway 25 South to Dennis, Mississippi. Turn off Highway 4 West on County Road 1 and travel 3 miles. The cemetery is located on the left side of the road, 0.25 of a mile off of main road. (2) From Belmont, Mississippi, travel south to Red Bud Road and turn right. At the end of this road, turn right onto County Road 1. The church and cemetery are located on the first road to the right. Section 11, Range 9E, and Township 7S The tombstone inscriptions were transcribed from the Society’s book, Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries on October 2, 2005, by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson, on May 31, 2006.
Antioch Baptist Church & Cemetery The Antioch Church Cemetery was surveyed by Mildred Aday, Shorty Bonds & Judy Walker on January 2, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 14, 2005. Location: From Burnsville travel Highway 365 North to CR. 294. Turn right onto CR. 294. Church and Cemetery are approximately 0.5 of a mile on the right side of the road.
Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ  
Archey's Graves Located near the Iuka Country Club. There is no evidence of this cemetery today. Information was received from older area residents during our 1996-1997 cemetery survey. Transcribed by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher, October 3, 2005
Assembly of Christ Church & Cemetery Located in Dennis, Mississippi, on Highway 4 near the Church. The Cemetery is located on the left side of the road and is inside a fence. Transcribed by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher, October 3, 2005.
Bailey Slave Cemetery From Iuka take Highway 25 South to CR 957 (Rock Crusher Road). Take left on County Road 957 to County Road 163 (beside Magnolia Church). Turn right on to County Road 163 (Gravel Road). Turn left at next road, continue to gate. Walk 0.25 of a mile past gate (along top of ridge). Cemetery is located near two large cedar trees standing alone in a field on Gene Jourdan’s property. Section 28, Range 11 and Township 4. Surveyed by Vickie Durham, Austin Rast and Judy Walker, Date: 09-10-1996. Transcribed by: Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher 10-10-2005 from Tishomingo County Cemetery Book published by Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society in 1996.
Barnes/Johnson Cemetery Travel South on 365 about 5 miles to County Road 317. Turn to the right on County Road 317 for a about 0.25 of a mile. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road in a Pine Grove. Section 23, Range 9 & Township 2. Surveyed by: Shorty Bonds, Date: 10-09-1996. Transcribed from Tishomingo County Cemetery Book by: Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 20, 2005.
Barnes/Lingelback Graves From Iuka travel 72 West approximately 3 miles, trun left on CR 169. Hold to right at Mt. Gilead Church. Continue this road approximately 2 miles to Cr 177 to Left, travel this road approximately 1.5 miles. Cemetery is about 0.5 of a mile into woods on right side of road. Surveyed by: Shorty Bonds & Judy Walker Date: 11-20-1996. Transcribed from by: Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher, 10-10-2005
Barnett/Bullard Cemetery From Highway 25, turn onto Highway 30 West to County Road (Prentiss) 2229. Cemetery is located just past an old home on the right, approximately miles into woods on right side of road. Surveyed by: Shorty Bonds, Betty Marlar, Judy Walker & Mr. Arvid Wroten (Age 90) Date: 02-18-1997. Transcribed from Tishomingo County Cemetery Book by: Helah Wilson & Janice, Switcher on October 10, 2005.
Beall Cemetery The Beall Cemetery in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, was surveyed by Shorty Bonds on November 12, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 3, 2005. Location: Travel Highway 25 South from Iuka, Mississippi. Turn onto Highway 30 West, continue driving to County Road 2229 in Prentiss County. The cemetery is located just past an old home on the right, approximately 1/4 mile into the woods.
Belmont Cemetery Directions: Travel Highway 25 south to the 4-way stop at Main Street in Belmont, Mississippi. Turn right and drive of a mile to County Road 14. Turn right and drive 0.2 miles. The cemetery is located on the left. The Belmont Cemetery was surveyed on September 28, 1996, by Ron Cooper, Vickie Durham, Marquita Greenaway, and Wayne Provins for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher transcribed the survey from the Society’s cemetery book on October 28, 2005.
Belmont Memorial Gardens The Belmont Memorial Garden was surveyed on September 28, 1996, by Ron Cooper, Vickie Durham, Marquita Greenaway, and Wayon P. Provins. The finished survey was transcribed from the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society’s cemetery book by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 29, 2005. Location: Take Highway 25 to Main Street in Belmont, Mississippi. Main Street is at the 4-way-stop. Turn right and go 0.4 of a mile to County Road 14. Turn right and go 0.2 of a mile. The cemetery is on the left.
Belmont Slave Cemetery Located on private property on the old Mayhall Homeplace in Belmont. Sandstones marked these graves. No names are known. Information from Alberta Thomas, Jack Searcy and John Thomas Alexander. The number of burials are also unknown. Transcribed by Cindy Whirley Nelson.
Belue Cemetery County The Belue Cemetery was surveyed by Bob and Cindy Nelson first on June 6, 1996, and then a second time on October 27, 2005. Driving Directions: The Belue Cemetery is located on County Road 131 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. From Tishomingo, Mississippi, take Highway 30 and drive 1.5 miles to Paden, Mississippi. Cross the waterway bridge and turn on the first road to the left. The cemetery is 1 mile ahead on the right.
Bethany Presbyterian Church & Cemetery The Bethany Presbyterian Church Cemetery was last surveyed on September 26 & 27, 2007 by Sara Carr Gresham, Martha Carr Bostick, Jeanette Carr, and James Lawrence Carr. Driving Directions: Traveling on Highway 25 South from Tishomingo, Mississippi, turn right on County Road 112 (just before reaching the Tishomingo State Park Road). Go about 1 mile and turn right onto County Road 105. Travel 0.3 mile further. The paved road ends at Bethany Presbyterian Church and its cemetery.
Bethlehem Baptist Church & Cemetery The following information was transcribed from Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. The cemetery was then re-surveyed, updated, and photographed on May 8, 2006, by Cindy Whirley Nelson and Paulette Parker Whirley. There are many unmarked graves in this cemetery, and due to a fallen tree, it was impossible to photograph approximately eight stones. LOCATION: Travel approximately 8.5 miles on Highway 25 South from Iuka, Mississippi. Turn left on County Road 55, and travel 1.9 miles. The church and cemetery are located on the left side of the road.
Bishop Cemetery Driving Directions: Travel Highway 172 West (which is old Highway 72) from Iuka, Mississippi, just past the entrance to the Tishomingo County High School. This will be about 3.3 miles west from the 4-way stop at the Highway 172 and Highway 25 bypass in Iuka, Mississippi. This family cemetery is located on the left side of the road.
Blackard Cemetery  
Bloody Springs Road Graves The following burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Driving Directions: These graves are located off of County Road 85 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, approximately 1 miles south of the Mingo community.
Boggs Chapel Church & Cemetery
Large Cemetery large file
Driving Directions: Travel Highway 25 South from Iuka, Mississippi. After passing through the Midway Community, turn right on County Road 55 and travel one mile to church and cemetery.
Bonds Cemetery The Bonds Cemetery information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005.
Booker Graves These Booker gravesites were surveyed by Shorty Bonds, Auston Rast, and Judy Walker on November 20, 1996. The following burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Driving Directions: From Tishomingo, Mississippi, travel Highway 25 South to the Tishomingo State Park Road. Turn left and keep traveling to the right at the next two intersections. Just before driving under the Natchez Trace Bridge, park your vehicle at an old, abandoned home place on the left side of the road. The graves are located at the edge of a wooded area in a field, approximately 300 yards northeast of the old home place.
Boothe Cemetery The Boothe Cemetery was surveyed by Hassell Holder on September 30, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). The following burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Driving Directions: From Burnsville, Mississippi, travel on Highway 365 south to County Road 345. The cemetery is located on private property; it about 0.3 of a mile off the highway. A chain link fence is erected around the graves.
Broadwick Cemetery The information on the Broaddick Cemetery was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Location: This cemetery is located two miles south of Jackson Camp, near Bay Springs.
Brumley Cemetery The Brumley Cemetery was originally located near Highway 4 on Gin Branch near Mackey’s Creek in Prentiss County, Mississippi. It was relocated to Tishomingo County to the Dennis Memorial Gardens (adjoining Lindsey Cemetery) by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the construction of the Tennessee–Tombigbee Waterway. (Tract No. 100C).
Burcham Cemetery The Burcham gravesite was surveyed by Hassell Holder on August 5, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). The following burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Driving Directions: Travel Highway 365 South from Burnsville, Mississippi, to the Holts Spur community. Turn west onto the first road north of the railroad bridge on Highway 365. Drive past the brick house and continue on to the wooden framed house. Walk behind this house to a pond levee in the hollow. The graves are at the far end of the pond levee. The property is owned by Ray Davis’s daughter.
Burgess Cemetery  
Burgess Cemetery (Black) Tishomingo County’s Burgess Cemetery for African American individuals is located on County Road 78 at the Itawamba County, Mississippi, line. From Belmont, Mississippi, travel 2.9 miles to County Road 78 at the Itawamba County line. Turn left; the cemetery is on the left inside a private fence. It is located immediately past the first Burgess Cemetery. African American Burgess Cemetery 1 Tishomingo County, Mississippi. The survey of this African American cemetery was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed by Bob and Cindy Nelson on March 5, 2006, and May 31, 2006.
Burgess Cemetery (White) Tishomingo County’s Burgess Cemetery is located on County Road 78 at the Itawamba County, Mississippi, line. From Belmont, Mississippi, travel 2.9 miles to County Road 78 at the Itawamba County line. Turn left; the cemetery is on the left. According to the 1996 surveyors, there were 23 marked but unreadable graves. There may possibly be more graves. The survey was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. The cemetery Burgess Cemetery 1 Tishomingo County, Mississippi was re-surveyed and photographed by Bob and Cindy Nelson on March 5, 2006, and May 31, 2006.
Burgess Creek Church & Cemetery Driving Directions: The Burgess Creek Cemetery is located on County Road 126 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. Drive Highway 25 South from Iuka,
Mississippi, to the Midway Community. At Midway, turn right on County Road 364 at the Spring Hill Methodist Church. Drive three miles to County Road 961, and turn left. Drive two miles to County Road 126, and turn right. The Burgess Creek Baptist Church and its adjacent cemetery are located on the right side of the road between the Holcut and Paden communities.
Burns Cemetery The Burns Cemetery was surveyed on May 21, 1996, by Opal Crabb, Marquita Greenaway, and Cindy Nelson. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Location: Travel Highway 30 East to County Road 85 to the Mingo Community. The cemetery is located on the left side of the road in a field. Township 5 Range 11 and Section 21.
Burnsville Cemetery (Black & White) Surveyed and photographed in 1996 by Tammy Cohn. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher.
Driving Directions: Turn right by Joe’s Mini Mart on Highway 365.
Burnsville Cemetery
(Black)
The Burnsville Black Cemetery was surveyed by Tammy Cohn on May 19, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 15, 2005. Location: Turn right by Joe`s Mini Mart on Highway 365.
Burnsville Isolated Cemetery The Burnsville Isolated Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds January 10, 1997, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005.
Burnt Mills Confederate Soldier Grave The information concerning the Burnt Mills Confederate Soldiers’ graves was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Location: These graves are located in the Paden area near old Highway 30.
Byram Cemetery The Byram Cemetery was surveyed by Ron Cooper and Waylon Provins for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher transcribed their survey from the Society’s cemetery book on November 4, 2005. Location: Travel Highway 25 south to Belmont, Mississippi. Turn left at old Highway 25 across from the Belmont City Park. Drive 0.9 of a mile to County Road 16. Turn right on County Road 16 and drive to County Road 57. Turn left onto County Road 57 and drive 0.2 of a mile. Turn onto the dirt road on the right; the cemetery is approximately 500 yards down the dirt road.
Callicott Cemetery The Callicot Cemetery was surveyed by Cindy (Whirley) Nelson on May 22, 1996 and October 1, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson in 2005.
Camp Ground Cemetery The Camp Ground Cemetery was surveyed by Eddie & Valerie Carson & Blake Dawson in August 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: Highway 25 north; right on Coleman Park Road County Road 989. Turn right on County Road 256; Cemetery is 0.25 of a mile on right.
Carpenter Cemetery Information on the burials in the Carpenter Cemetery was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries and re-surveyed by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 13, 2005. Cindy Whirley Nelson photographed the tombstones on May 29, 2006, and updated the information below. Location: Travel Highway 72 West from Iuka, Mississippi, to County Road 961. Turn left before crossing the waterway. The cemetery is located on the left side of the road.
Carpenter-Nunley Cemetery Driving Directions: The Carpenter/Nunley Cemetery, according to some folks, is also known as the Selman Cemetery. From Highway 25 at the Midway
Community, take County Road 957 (Rock Crusher Road) for 5.6 miles to County Road 201. Turn left and go 0.8 of a mile to the cemetery which is located on the left side of the road. This cemetery can also be accessed from Highway 72 via Airport Road. The Carpenter/Nunley Cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed on July 9, 2006, by Bob Nelson and Cindy Whirley Nelson. According to notes from the previous survey in 1996, there are other Carpenter burials in this cemetery. Approximately 25 unreadable and/or unmarked graves were noted during the 1996 survey. Overgrowth of weeds and infestation of ticks did not allow the researchers to locate all the unmarked graves during the 2006
survey.
Carr Cemetery The Carr Cemetery information was given byMrs. Flora Carr Walker & Mrs. Irene Barnes for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005.
Carter’s Branch Cemetery This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. The cemetery was surveyed and photographed on May 30, 2006, by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson. Onnie and Viola Alexander assisted with information from a previous survey. LOCATION: Carter’s Branch Cemetery is located in the northeast section of Tishomingo County near the Alabama State line. Travel Highway 30 east 2.3 miles; then turn left on County Road 958. Travel 3.1 miles; turn right on County Road 110, go 1.1 miles, then turn left on County Road 95. The cemetery is located 0.7 of a mile.
Chapel Hill Church & Cemetery Location: From Burnsville, Mississippi, travel Highway 72 West to County Road 944. Turn right on County Road 944. Immediately past the Chapel Hill Methodist Church, turn right on County Road 294. The cemetery is located on the left side of the road. Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher re-surveyed the Chapel Hill Cemetery on November 5, 2005, and prepared the following transcription. The tombstones were photographed by Cindy Whirley Nelson on April 27, 2006.
Clausel Hill (2) Prentiss See .pdf file by clicking cemetery name
Clement Cemetery

Directions: From new River Trace subdivision in the Eastport Community, access road at River Trace (currently not paved), park on side of road 100 feet past access road. Walk on right side into woods about 100 feet to broken tombstones. Only one grave is partially visible and the others are face down and he didn't want to disturb them.

Cochran/Moser Cemetery Once known as the Moser Cemetery, the Cochran-Moser Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds on November 4, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). The following burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Driving Directions: From the four-way intersection at Iuka, Mississippi, travel approximately 6 miles on Highway 25 North to County Road 982. Turn left, drive 0.1 of a mile to County Road 274, and drive 1 mile to County Road 283. Turn left on County Road 283; drive approximately 0.4 of mile. The cemetery is on the left side of the road, approximately 200 yards into a cow pasture. Section 28, Range 10 and Township 2.
Coman Cemetery The Coman Cemetery was for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). The following burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Driving Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel Highway 25 South to a motel located near the Highway 72 and 25 overpass. The motel was originally the Days Inn, but now it is currently called the Sunset Motel. Turn right and drive past the motel for about 0.1 of a mile. Turn left onto an old drive on the left, and the cemetery is located down the hill on the south side. This is an African American cemetery. Unfortunately, there are no markers at this gravesite.
Condra Cemetery This site is west of Midway on county road 364 approximately mile off road behind R.M. Barnett, 253 Highway 364. The site is actually owned by Braxton Hester, 243 CR 364. Drive up in R.M. Barnett driveway to side of carport and tell him you are related to him, who you are and where you want to go. The Old Sunken Road to Jourdan Spring will be visible on your right. Go north and cross fence, pass old log barn, bear right to coordinates.
Cotton Springs Cemetery Driving Directions: The Cotton Springs Cemetery is located on Highway 4 in Dennis, Mississippi, adjacent to the Cotton Springs Boating Ramp; SE , Section 25, Township 6 Range 9. This information was transcribed from the Society’s book, Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries, by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. The cemetery was surveyed and photographed on February 26, 2006, by Bob and Cindy Nelson.
Cripple Deer Cemetery The Cripple Deer Cemetery was surveyed by Bobby and Cindy Nelson and Austin Rast in 2003, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson in 2003.
Location: Travel Highway 25 north of Tishomingo to Highway 30 and turn right. Go approximately three miles to County Road 958 and turn left at Carter’s Branch Baptist Church. Go to the end of this road (approximately 0.50 of a mile). From the gate, walk 0.25 of a mile toward the tree line at the far end of the pasture. The cemetery is on the ridge on the right side of the road in the edge of the woods. A four wheel drive is needed and this is located on private property.
Curtis Cemetery
(aka Billings or Bullard)
The Curtis Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005.
Dean Cemetery - Paden Location: There are no signs on the highway to indicate where the Dean Cemetery is located. Travel to the Crows Neck Environmental Education Park in Paden, Mississippi. Upon reaching the curve at Crows Neck, travel straight ahead to encounter the cemetery. The Dean Cemetery in Paden was surveyed on October 30, 2005, by Helah Wilson, Janice Switcher, and Kathie Keele.
Dean Graves The Dean graves were surveyed by Chuck Dean, Bobby Walker, and Judy Walker on September 29, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Driving Directions: From Highway 25 north, take County Road 231 (Harmony Road), and then take County Road 226 to the left. Drive 0.1 of a mile past the County Road 22 sign and turn left onto a field road. Walk past a gate 0.75 of a mile to Hazard Cemetery in woods. These graves are approximately 250 feet west of Hazard Cemetery on the next ridge. The cemetery is located on private property.
Dean Slave Cemetery This cemetery was surveyed on November 17, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society by Shorty Bonds and Judy Walker. LOCATION: Drive Highway 25 north of Iuka, Mississippi, for approximately 1.5 miles to the first railroad overpass. Turn onto field road to left. The cemetery is just off the highway on the right.
Dennis Soldier Grave  
Eastport Baptist Cemetery This cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds and Judy Walker on December 15, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). It was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 15, 2005. Location: Travel Eastport Road in Iuka, Mississippi. This cemetery is located 5.6 miles down Eastport Road. The cemetery is on the left side of the road behind the church.
Eastport (Black & White) Cemetery Driving Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, take Eastport Road (also known as County Road 956) and drive approximately 8.5 miles. Turn left onto County Road 256, drive approximately 0.3 mile to an intersection at the top of a hill. Turn left. A metal gate is located approximately 50 feet further on the right. Walk past gate approximately 400 yards on field road. The cemetery is in a wooded area on both sides of the road. It is located on property owned by the Ludlum family.
Eastport: Soldier  
Eastport (Unnamed) Cemetery This unnamed cemetery was surveyed in 1996 by Shorty Bonds, Leon Johnson, and Judy Walker. It was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Whirley Nelson. Location: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel Eastport Road (County Road 956) for approximately nine miles past County Road 263. Go left approximately 0.1 of a mile. The cemetery is on the left side of the road about 100 yards into the woods, just past the Billy Murrah home. There are approximately six unmarked graves.
Epps - White Cemetery The Epps-White Cemetery was surveyed by Ron Cooper and Waylon Provins in
1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: Travel Highway 25 to MS 366 east, go 1.7 miles to County Road 68 (Bear Creek Road). Turn left and go 0.5 of a mile to cemetery on right, approximately 100 yards through field into the woods.
Fairview - (Prentiss County)  
Fairview Community Cemetery The Fairview Community Church Cemetery was surveyed by Bob and Cindy Nelson on April 30, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher in October 2005. Location: Travel Highway 25 North from Iuka to Crossroads. Turn left on County Road 356 and go 1.6 miles to cemetery. Cemetery is on both sides of the road.
Fairview Holy Church Cemetery The cemetery was surveyed on September 24, 1996, by Joe Credille and Bob and Cindy Nelson. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: From Belmont, Mississippi, turn right off of Highway 25 South at the first four-way stop. This is Washington Street (or Moore’s Mill Road). The church and cemetery are located on the right side of the road.
Family Cemetery This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: This cemetery is located on Highway 172 west of Iuka, Mississippi, behind the home of Laura Frederick. Section 22, Township 3, Range 10.
First United Pentecostal Church  
Fisher Clemmons Cemetery This African American Cemetery was surveyed on November 9, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society by Eddie Carson, Dezzie Deck, and Cindy Nelson. Location: At Belmont, Mississippi, turn right at the first four-way stop onto Washington Street. Travel down Washington Street for 0.6 miles. The cemetery is located on the left side of the road on the Old Trentham Estate. This cemetery contains African American burials.
Forked Oak - (Prentiss County) The Forked Oak Baptist Church Cemetery was initially surveyed and compiled by Alicia South (typist), Virginia Felkner South, L. A. South, and William M. South in November 1996. In November 2005, the information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. Members of the Prentiss County Cemetery Committee re-surveyed and updated the cemetery in May 2006. The cemetery was then re-surveyed and photographed on August 12, 2006, and August 17, 2006, by Cindy Whirley Nelson and RaNae Smith Vaughn. Location: From Highway 30 at the Burton Community, travel north on Highway 365. Turn right on County Road 2312 at the sign displaying “Forked Oak Baptist Church.” The cemetery, adjacent to the church, is about 0.25 of a mile from the highway. Although the Forked Oak Cemetery is located in Prentiss County, Mississippi, it is less than one mile from the Tishomingo County line; many residents of Tishomingo County are buried in the cemetery.
Forrest Grove Church & Cemetery  
Friendship Church & Cemetery Driving Directions: Travel Highway 25 North from the City of Tishomingo, Mississippi. Turn onto Highway 30 and travel west to Paden, Mississippi. At Paden, turn right, cross railroad tracks, take the second road to the right, and travel approximately 1.5 miles to the church and cemetery. The cemetery was surveyed and photographed by Bob Nelson, Cindy Whirley Nelson, and Paulette Whirley on May 9, 2006.
Gardner Homeplace Graves The Gardner Homeplace Cemetery was surveyed by Nelda McRae in 1996. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: Located in the Highland Community near Tishomingo State Park. Sandstones once marked graves on property of Maudie Gardner.
Goode Cemetery The Goode Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds and Judy Walker on November 17, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: Section 28, Township 3W and Range 11 No evidence of these graves was found. Reportedly a house sits on the site. Our source tells us it contained approximately 15 graves marked with stones. Mr. Nathan Goode, some Goode family members and members of the Mack Minor family are reportedly buried here.
Golden Confederate Soldier This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. The Confederate Soldier grave is located between Golden and Red Bay in the Franchertown area on the old homeplace of Rev. Hardin Patterson. According to Richard Patterson, he was shot and killed by Union Soldiers trying to escape. The property was owned by Mr. Sparks in 1996.
Gortney Cemetery The Gortney Cemetery was surveyed by Bob & Cindy Nelson on June 9, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: From Highway 25 at Midway, take County Road 366 West to County Road 961. Turn left and go 0.8 of a mile to waterway access road (on right). Park and walk past two concrete drainage ditches on the right. Continue on to a group of Willow Trees on left. Cemetery is directly behind the trees and is surrounded by a concrete fence. The distance from the gate to the cemetery is about 0.25 of a mile.
Goyer Cemetery The Goyer Cemetery was surveyed by Cindy Whirley Nelson on March 7, 2007, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. All marked graves in this cemetery are situated together in the same location. The cemetery is large in size and other burials are believed to be here. Dr. Thomas Goyer reported in past years that there were in fact “many graves here.” Additional facts were obtained from Laura Frederick, Mr. Barnett, Mary Sue Wright, and the cemetery book published by Biggs and Barnes. Travel Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel west on County Road 180. The cemetery is on the left side of the road in Township 3, Range 10, Section 26.
Grimes Cemetery The Grimes Graves were surveyed by Shorty Bonds onMarch 23, 1997, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: South of Burnsville, MS. Go Highway 365, turn left on County Road 205. Cemetery is off the road 30 yards to the right of driveway of house #204, owned by D. Calton.
Grissham & Woodruff Graves The Grissham and Woodruff Graves were surveyed byBob and Cindy Nelson on June 16, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: From Paden, travel County Road 131 past the Wilson home place. Go about 300 yards, turn right and continue by foot toward the Tombigbee Waterway. Go to marker S6, turn left and climb embankment. This cemetery is located on the East of Berm Road.
Grissom Chapel Church & Cemetery The Grissom Chapel Cemetery was surveyed by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on November 13, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. Location: Travel Highway 365 north to Burnsville to County Road 298 turn left. Cemetery is approximately 2 miles on the right.
Hale Cemetery The Hale Cemetery was surveyed by Bonnie Johnson on November 7, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: This cemetery is located across the road from the Claude Carr home place near Belmont, Mississippi.
Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery (Black & White) Driving Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel Highway 25 North to County Road 231 (Harmony Road), turn left and travel approximately 2.7 miles, turn left on County Road 229, and travel approximately 0.1 miles to the cemetery. Surveyed by Betty Marlar and Jan Anglin, December 1, 2005. Note: Both black and white individuals are buried in this cemetery.
Harmony Hill Church & Cemetery Survey information was initially transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 5, 2005. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed on August 12, 2006, by Cindy Whirley Nelson and RaNae Vaughn. LOCATION: Travel Highway 72 west from Iuka, Mississippi, to Highway 365 at Burnsville, Mississippi. Travel north on Highway 365. After crossing the first bridge, turn left and the church will be on the right side of the road. The cemetery is surrounded by a chain link fence.
Harvey and Southward Graves The Harvey Grave was surveyed by Betty Marlar and JudyWalker on September 23, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: Go to Highway 25 north from Tishomingo to Highway 30 east, go approximately five miles. This grave is located near Ed Wares’ home on the right side of the road.
Hazard Cemetery The Hazard Cemetery was surveyed by Chuck Dean, Bobby Walker and Judy Walker on September 29, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: Go Highway 25 north to Harmony Road (County Road 231), and then take County Road 226 to the left. Go 0.1 of a mile past the County Road 227 sign, then turn left at first field road. Walk 0.75 of a mile past gate to southwest corner of Ellis Murrah’s property. This cemetery is in the woods at the end of a field. This is a black cemetery.
Hebron Church & Cemetery The Hebron Cemetery was surveyed by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 6, 2005. The survey was updated and photographed by Bob and Cindy Nelson on May 29, 2006. Location: From Burnsville, Mississippi, turn right off of Highway 72 onto County Road 169 (Sardis Church Road). The cemetery is located at the intersection of County Road 1969 and County Road 1963.
Helton & McCoy Cemetery Located on County Road 169, was surveyed by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 6, 2005. It is located on James Lester Adams’ property, west of the Mt. Gilead Community.
Hendrix Family Cemetery The Hendrix Family Cemetery information was provided by Mary Sue Wright in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. Location: From Highway 30 travel Highway 365 north to Fairview Church sign on right. Cemetery is on small hill north of Fairview Cemetery on property of Harold Hendrix. Cemetery is enclosed by a fence.
Higdon Cemetery  
Highland Cemetery The Highland Cemetery was surveyed by Nelda McRae on May 14, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 17, 2005.
Location: Traveling south from Iuka, on Highway 25, at the intersection of Highway 25 and 30, turn left onto Highway 30 east. Travel for 1.6 miles; turn right on County Road 106. At the next road, County Road 87, turn right and travel 1.9 miles. Cemetery is on the left.
Hill Cemetery - Belmont  
Hill Cemetery - Burnsville  
Hodges Cemetery The Hodges Cemetery was surveyed by Cindy Nelson & Bobby Wimbish on November 5, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005.
LOCATION: Travel Highway 25 south past CR 364 at Midway. Turn right on CR 144; go to where the road forks approximately (800 yards). The cemetery is located straight ahead in the cow pasture on the old Blissit Farm which is now owned by Paul Morris. This cemetery has a fence around it.
Holder Cemetery Driving Directions: From U.S. Highway 72 at Burnsville, Mississippi, turn south on Highway 365. Travel approximately 2.5 miles to the cemetery. It is located on the west side of the road. This cemetery was surveyed by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on August 19, 2005. It was re/surveyed by Cindy Nelson on October 21, 2005.
Holder and Whitfield Cemetery See .pdf file by clicking cemetery name
Hopewell/Whiteside (Black) Cemetery The Hopewell/Whiteside Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds & JudyWalker on November 17, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 10, 2005. Location: Travel County Road 241 north of Iuka approximately 2 miles to Pickens Branch Bridge. Cemetery is in a wooded area on hill to right of road.
Hubbard Cemetery - Coleman The Hubbard Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 10, 2005. Location: Turn left off Coleman Park road onto County Road 329 go about one mile.
Hubbard Cemetery - Midway The Hubbard Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds, Austin Rast and Judy Walker in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 10, 2005. LOCATION: Once located in the Midway area. Several monuments marked graves of Hubbard family. No evidence found of these monuments or graves.
Hubbard Salem Cemetery
Photographs
The Hubbard Salem Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds, Eddie & Valerie Carson and Drew Dawson on May 20, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 14, 2005. Location: Take Highway 25 north to County Road 989 (Coleman Park Road) one mile past Coleman park road intersection. Church and cemetery are on the left.
Indian Creek/Peel Cemetery The Indian Creek–Peel Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds, Leon Johnson, and Judy Walker on October 31, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). It was transcribed from TCHGS’ cemetery book by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Driving Directions: Take Eastport Road (County Road 956) and drive approximately 2.5 miles to County Road 261. Take County Road 261 approximately 2.5 miles to the intersection of County Road 256. Turn right on County Road 256; go approximately 200 yards up the hill. The cemetery is just off the road on the left in the woods.
Iuka Memorial Gardens The Iuka Memorial Gardens was surveyed byMarquita Greenaway in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Located on Memorial Lane in Iuka, MS
Jackson Camp Baptist Church & Cemetery Survey information was initially transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 30, 2005. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed on May 8, 2006, by Bob Nelson, Cindy Whirley Nelson, and Paulette Whirley. Location: From Highway 25 at Tishomingo, Mississippi, take Highway 30 West. Cross the waterway bridge at Paden, Mississippi, and take the first paved road on the left (County Road 113). Travel to the fork of the road, turn right, and stay on the paved road. At the four-way junction, continue straight on County Road 121. The church and cemetery are adjacent to the water and about 3.3 miles from Highway 30.
Jackson Ridge Cemetery The Jackson Ridge Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds and JudyWalker on November 17, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Travel Snowdown Road (CR 246) approximately three miles. Pickwick Lake will be visible from high hill, at the foot of this hill take small gravel road on the right. Gate is across gravel road. Walk past the gate approximately 400 yards, the cemetery is on the second ridge. Cemetery is located on the right side of the road on top of ridge near
the lake. The front of the cemetery has a monument which is cited below.
Joel Cemetery  
Johnson Cemetery

The Johnson Cemetery was surveyed by Vicky Durham in September 1996 for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). It was transcribed from TCHGS’ cemetery book by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Driving Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel Highway 172 east. Turn left by the National Guard Armory, cross the railroad tracks, and turn right onto Eastport Street. Drive to County Road 247, turn right, and travel another 0.1 miles. The Unity Baptist Church is on the left side of the road. Section 28, Range 11, Township 3.

Johnson Cemetery The Johnson Cemetery was surveyed by Billy Johnson in 1996 for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). It was transcribed from TCHGS’ cemetery book by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Driving Directions: Turn right at Hubbard Salem Church and travel to old Walter Jones’ home place (abandoned inside state buffer zone). Turn right at the second road on the right and drive to the river’s edge. Township 1S, Range 10E, Section 13.
Jourdan Grave Holcut (destroyed by Tombigbee Waterway)  
Jourdan Hill Cemetery This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Located on the left side of Highway 4, west to Dennis, MS, 0.75 of a mile Sandstone Markers
Kirk/Scruggs Cemetery

The Kirk–Scruggs Cemetery was surveyed by Bobby and Marquita Greenaway on December 3, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). It was transcribed from TCHGS’ cemetery book by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Driving Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel Highway 72 west to County Road 180, also known as Mt. Gilead Road. Turn left onto County Road 230. The cemetery is located on the left approximately 25 yards from County Road 180.

Lambs Chapel Cemetery The Lambs Chapel Cemetery was surveyed by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on April 10, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. Location: Go Highway 365 north from Burnsville then turn left onto County Road 298. Pass Shady Grove Church, turn right onto County Road 369 (this road changes to gravel). Go 2.5 miles to T-intersection, turn right onto County Road 373. Go approximately 0.5 of a mile, take first road on right. Go 0.3 of a mile, take right at intersection. Cemetery is at the end of this road.
Leander Grave Seeking Information  
Liberty (Black) Cemetery

Location: Travel Highway 25 South from Iuka, Mississippi, to the Midway Community in Tishomingo County. At Midway, turn left off of Highway 25 South onto County Road 957 (Rock Crusher Road) and travel seven miles. Shortly after crossing the Alabama state line, Liberty Road will be on the right side of the road. The cemetery is directly across this junction on the left. This African American cemetery was photographed and surveyed by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson on April 5, 2006.

Lindsey Cemetery The Lindsey Cemetery was surveyed by Burnett Bryant, Eddie Carson, Sadie Gist, Nelda McRae, Cindy Nelson & Brenda Whitfield on August 17, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005.
Location: Approximately 0.25 of a mile south of Dennis, on the west side of the
Highway.
Lindsey, Mary - Grave The Mary Lindsey Grave Site was surveyed by J. T. Lindsey and Judy Walker in 1996 for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). It was transcribed from TCHGS’ cemetery book by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Driving Directions: From Dennis, Mississippi, take County Road 17 to County Road 29. Travel approximately 0.5 of a mile further.
Little Flock Community Cemetery The Little Flock Community Cemetery was surveyed by Hassell Holder in 1996 and resurveyed by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 5, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher in November 2005. Location: From Burnsville, travel Hwy. 365 South to CR 265; turn right onto County Road 265 (at Berea Church of Christ). Go approximately 0.2 miles. Church and Cemetery are on the left.
Long Cemetery  
Lynch Grave The Lynch Cemetery was surveyed by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson on June 6, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society (TCHGS). Driving Directions: From Burnsville, Mississippi, take Highway 365 South to Highway 364. Turn left, and then take the second road to the left. Go 1.5 miles further. The cemetery is located on the right side of the road on old Sid Wade’s place.
Mackeys Creek Cemetery The Mackey’s Creek Cemetery was surveyed by Bobby and Marquita Greenaway on May 9, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: From Highway 4 turn on Prentiss County Road 3501, go to County Road 3571 and turn right (Mackey’s Creek sign). Go to the fork in the road and stay to the right. Continue on to the end of the road, and turn right. When this road ends, cemetery will be on the left. This cemetery is about 6 miles from the Mackey’s creek sign.
Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery The Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery was surveyed by Cindy Whirly Nelson on May 14, 1996 and November 1, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson in 2005. Location: The Magnolia Cemetery is located on County Road 957 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. Traveling Highway 25 from Iuka or Tishomingo, take County Road 957 at Midway for approximately six miles.
Mahan Graves  
Maness (or Manus) Cemetery The Maness Cemetery was surveyed in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005.
Mann Cemetery  
Marlar-White aka White Cemetery The Marlar-White Cemetery information was provided by Mary Sue Wright in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson in 2005. Location: Follow directions to Harmony Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Burnsville. This grave is located on the White Property.
Martin Cemetery This cemetery was surveyed and photographed by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson on March 5, 2006. Location: From Tishomingo, Mississippi, travel south on Highway 25 South to County Road 112. Turn right and travel to County Road 107. The cemetery is located at the end of the road.
Marton Graves
Relocated to Friendship
The Marton Graves was provided by U.S. Corps. of Engineers in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Relocated from Divide Cut Portion of Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway to Friendship Cemetery in Paden, MS
Massey Cemetery The Massey Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds, Nell Graves & Judy Walker on January 2, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: From Iuka take 172(Old Highway 72) west to CR 982. Turn right on 982, go 3.4 miles to CR. 236, turn right. Cemetery is approximately 0.6 of a mile down the road near Gaines
Residence in the Turnpike area.
McCulloch Grave The McCullough Grave was surveyed by Marquita Greenaway in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Located north of Iuka on private property
McMasters Grave The McMasters Grave information was provided by Bertha P. Arnold on October 10, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Take Highway 25 north to Iuka to Highway 365 north. Go approximately 0.4 of a mile, turn left onto CR306, go straight through the intersection. The grave is located on the property of Mrs. Bertha P. Arnold, formerly owned by Mr. McMasters
McNeil Graves The McNeil Graves were surveyed by Bob and Cindy Nelson on September 22, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: At Highway 25 & 72 junction in Iuka travel west on Highway 72 for 1 mile. Turn left on CR 180(across from Victoria Inn). Go to the forks of the road, turn left onto Cr 169. Go to the  end of this road. Park at the gate and walk about 300 yards down a paved road to the end of the woods line. Walk north about 250 yards; turn up bank to the east. Graves are situated on a red clay bank on an old logging road. Signs of an old home place are obviously nearby.
McRae Cemetery The McRae Cemetery was surveyed by Bob Nelson, Cindy Nelson and Sarah Hammett on May 25, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: From Belmont go out Moore’s Mill road to CR 6, turn left go 0.7 of a mile to Cr 17 turn left and go 0.4 of a mile to CR 19, go 0.2 of a mile turn left on CR 961. Cemetery is located off Rock Creek Road across from Haskell Spark’s home
Midway Community Cemetery

Driving Directions: Travel Highway 25 south past County Road 364 in the Midway community. The cemetery is just ahead on the left in a wooded area. Members of this community acknowledge that there were numerous graves here many years ago. However, the surveyors were unable to locate any visible graves at this time. The cemetery was once recorded as Hodges Cemetery. SW , Section 24, Township 4 and Range 10.

Mitchell (Beachum) Cemetery The Mitchell Cemetery was surveyed by Joe Credille, Bob Nelson and Cindy Nelson on September 25, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Travel highway 4 west to CR 1, continue 2.5 to 3 miles to CR 864 and on another 200 yards to a gravel road on the left. Cemetery is about 1.5 miles on the right in a wooded area.
Moody Hill Cemetery  
Moore Cemetery - Pickwick This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 29, 2005. Location: Located on property of Chicago/ St. Louis and N.O. Railroad in Tishomingo Co. There are eight graves. Two graves from this cemetery were relocated and the others to remain, at the request of the relatives.
Moore Cemetery - Belmont

See .pdf file by clicking cemetery name

Moore's Chapel Cemetery The Moore’s Chapel Cemetery was surveyed by Bobby and Marquita Greenaway on April 23, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 27, 2005. Location: Take Highway 25 north approximately 0.6 of a mile from four way stop in Iuka to CR 232. Turn left on Cr 231 cemetery is on the right.
Mosley Grave The Mosley Grave was surveyed by Shorty Bonds and JudyWalker in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries. Location: North of Iuka on property once owned by W.B. Young. Current property owner states grave is no longer to be found.
Mt. Evergreen/Toe Nail Cemetery
(Old Mt. Pleasant)
The Mt. Evergreen Cemetery was surveyed by Eddie Carson in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 29, 2005. Location: From Iuka travel Eastport Street (CR956) to intersection of Corner Store. Stay left on CR956 to approximately 2.5 miles. Cemetery is on the right.
Mount Gilead Cemetery The Mount Gilead Cemetery was surveyed by Betty Marlar and JudyWalker on August 15, 1996 and by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 16, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 16, 2005. Location: Mount Gilead Cemetery is in three sections. The most southwestern section was once known as Old Hebron Cemetery. Travel Highway 72 west from Iuka to County Road 180 (Mount Gilead Road).
Turn left onto County Road 180, go approximately 1.75 miles. Church and Cemetery are on right.
Mount Joy Cemetery The Mt. Joy Cemetery was surveyed by Vicky Durham in 1996 and by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 20, 2005, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. Location: Travel Highway 72 east from Iuka to County Road 992 (Airport Road). Turn right, go one mile, church and cemetery are on the left side of the road.
Mount Moriah Church & Cemetery Driving Directions: Travel Highway 172 (old Highway 72) west from the 4-way stop sign at the Highway 25 and Highway 172 intersection. Drive west 1.7 miles away from Iuka, Mississippi. The church and cemetery are located on the right side of the road. The Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery was surveyed by Sadie Gist and Mary S. Wright. The following information was originally transcribed on November 29, 2005, by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher from TCHGS’ book entitled, Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed on May 22, 2006, by Meghan White and Betty Marlar.
Mount Pleasant Cemetery The Mt. Pleasant Cemetery was surveyed by Eddie Carson, Sadie Gist, Nelda McRae and Cindy Nelson on August 17, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 29, 2005. Location: Take Highway 25 south of Tishomingo CR 112. Turn right-cemetery and church are approximately two miles down the road.
Mulberry Cemetery  
Myrick Cemetery  
New Bethel Cemetery Transcribed by W. D. Holcomb and Lionel Stegall , September 2008
Directions: Travel Hwy 25 south from Belmont and turn right on county road 864. Travel 864 for 1 mile and turn right onto county road 8. Travel CR 8 for 2.2 miles and cemetery is on left at intersection of CR 8 and CR 6. Cemetery is located beside the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Photograph
New Lebanon Church & Cemetery  
New Liberty Baptist Church & Cemetery  
New Prospect Church & Cemetery The New Prospect Cemetery was surveyed by Brenda Whitfield in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 29, 2005.
Location: Approximately three miles south of Iuka, Mississippi (Highway 25) directly behind New Prospect Church.
New Salem Cemetery

The New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery was surveyed byMary Sue Wright in 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 2, 2005. Location: Go approximately five miles north on Highway 25 to CR 982, 0.1 of a mile to CR 274, about five miles to CR 283, turns left about 0.3 of a mile. The Church & Cemetery are on the left.

North Bethel Church Cemetery

The North Bethel Methodist Cemetery was surveyed by Bobby and Marquita Greenaway on April 23, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 6, 2005. Location: Travel Highway 25 north for approximately 4.5 miles, turn left at the Central School, Take second road to right and follow road to church sign.

North Crossroads Cemetery The North Crossroads Community Church Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds on November 11, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 6, 2005. Location: Traveling north on Highway 25, take the first left hand road (County Road 333) past the waterway bridge for 0.5 of a mile to the four way stop sign. Turn left at 0.2 of a mile. Turn on the first road on the left. Church is at top of hill.
Nunley Cemetery The Nunley Cemetery was surveyed byMarquita Greenaway and Cindy Nelson on April 1, 1997, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 5, 2005. Location: From Iuka, travel 72 East to Airport Road (County Road 995). Turn right onto 995, then travel approximately 1.75 miles to County Road 201, turn left onto County Road 201 and travel approximately 0.5 of a mile. The cemetery is on the left side of road at edge of field. It is enclosed by a wire fence.
Oak Grove Cemetery

The Oak Grove Cemetery was surveyed by Mildred Aday, Monica Aday, Shorty Bonds, Burnett Bryant, Eddie Carson, Drew Dawson, Marquita Greenaway and Judy Walker in February 1997, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 14, 2005. Location: Highway 25 north inside Iuka City Limits.

Old Abandoned Cemetery– Pickwick  
Old Bethel Church & Cemetery

The Old Bethel Cemetery was surveyed by Sarah Hammett, Cindy Nelson, Louise Northcutt and Mary Roberts on September 11, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on January 1, 2006. Location: From Belmont city limits travel Highway 25 south for 5.4 miles to Cr 864. Turn right; go to the first paved road on the left (approximately 1.3 miles from first turn off). Turn left on CR 10, and travel 0.8 of a mile to church and cemetery.

Old Eastport Cemetery Location: Take Eastport Road (County Road 956) approximately 8.5 miles to County Road 263. Turn left onto County Road 263, drive approximately 0.6 of a mile, and turn right onto County Road 267; continue driving for approximately one mile. The woods on the right were previously cut over. Walk through this area and into deep woods. The cemetery is located approximately 75 feet into the woods on the left side of an old road. Township 2, Range 11, Section 22.
Old Holder Cemetery

Location: Travel east on Highway 72 from Burnsville. Cross Tombigbee Waterway, take first road to right which is County Road 961.Go south three miles to cemetery which is on the left.

Old Johnson Cemetery

The Old Johnson Cemetery was surveyed byMary Sue Wright on August 30, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 4, 2005. Location: From Burton on Highway 30 east of Booneville, first paved left (not 365). Go to first gravel road turn left, go about two miles, turn on old logging road to left. Walk 1.75 miles to cemetery road to the cemetery.

Old Mackey's Creek Cemetery  
Old Old Bethel Cemetery

Location: Go Red Bud Road three miles to County Road 10, turn left, go 0.1 of a mile. Take old dirt road on left to forks of road, brae right for about 300 yard. Cemetery is on an embankment on the right side of the road. The cemetery is about one mile off the main road and is located near the old A.C. Hammett family home.

Old Pickwick Lake

Location: Once located on property owned by Ben Busby, No evidence found of this cemetery in 1937, when lake was formed. Area residents confirmed its existence. Cited from James L. Douthat`s book.

Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Location: Going north on Highway 25 take CR 324 in front of the old Four Star Building Supply Co., Go about 1 mile. The Church & Cemetery are on the left. Section 3, Township 2, Range 10

Old Union Church & Cemetery  
Owens Cemetery Location: The Owens Cemetery is located on Old Flag Tree Road southwest of Paden.
Pace Cemetery

Location: The Pace Cemetery is located between old Highway and new Highway 25, three miles north of Tishomingo. Turn right onto County Road 125. Cemetery is 0.4 of a mile on the left past a locked gate on private property.

Paine Cemetery Location: From Iuka, take County Road 956 (Eastport Road) approximately 8.5 miles to County Road 263. Turn left and go approximately 0.6 of a mile to intersection of County Road 401 and take a left. Go to guard house, cemetery is approximately 500 yards on right side of the road.
Paden Cemetery  
Palestine Baptist Community Church & Cemetery The original survey information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. The cemetery was photographed by Cindy Whirley Nelson and Paulette Whirley in April 2006.
Paradise Cemetery Location: Highway 30 East, CR 958, Church is 1.5 miles on the right.
Parsons Cemetery The information below was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled, Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries, by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 1, 2005. The cemetery was surveyed and photographed on May 29, 2006, by Cindy Whirley Nelson. LOCATION: From Iuka, Mississippi, travel Highway 72 West to County Road 180. Continue left at Mt. Gilead Church onto County Road 169. Continue traveling on the same road which changes into County Road 133. At the dead end of the road, there will be a waterway gate. The cemetery is located in an wooded area at the end of the road on the right.
Patrick Cemetery

Location: From Iuka travel Highway 25 north to .T.V.A. Access Road (CR 321) turn right, Church and cemetery are approximately 0.2 of a mile down this road, visible on right.

Phifer Cemetery The Phifer Cemetery was surveyed by Brenda Whitfield in 1996. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on December 1, 2005. Location: Located near Seaborn Gentles on hill from Palestine Cemetery.
Phillips also known as the Natchez Trace Cemetery  
Pickens Cemetery The Pickens Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds on October 10, 1996. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on December 1, 2005. Location: From Iuka four-way stop on Highway 25 & 172 go about 2 miles north on Highway 25. At the crossing Pickens Branch take the second driveway to the left where Mrs. Noel Kirk lives. Cemetery is on the hill to the south behind the little white house.
Piney Grove Cemetery - (or Allen Line)

Location: This cemetery is located about 3 miles north of Bay Springs near New Bethel Church of Christ. Take Highway 30 W. (CR 864). Turn on 3501, and go approximately 2.5 miles. Turn left on 3550, and go 2.4 miles

Pittsburg Cemetery The Pittsburg Cemetery was surveyed by Ronald Cooper and Waylon Provins in September,1996. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on December 1, 2005. Location: From Belmont, go left on Highway 25 (across from Belmont City Park). Go 0.9 of a mile to CR 16. Turn right on CR16 to the intersection of CR 16 & CR 57 (approximately 0.9 of a mile). Turn left on CR 57, travel 1.1 miles (rock house on left, and field road drive on right). Cemetery is about 500 yards into the woods/pasture isolated Section 24 Township 6 & Range 10
Pleasant Grove Church of Christ & Cemetery

Location: Going South on Highway 365 take CR 304 for approximately 0.5 of a mile. The church & cemetery are on the right.

Pleasant Hill Church & Cemetery See .pdf file by clicking cemetery name
Poplar Springs Cemetery

The Popular Springs Church Cemetery was surveyed by Bobby and Cindy Nelson on April 30, 1996, for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society. This burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 2, 2005. Location: Highway 25 north from Iuka to Goat Island travel one mile farther, church & cemetery are on the left.

O'Possum Trot (Old Lambert) Cemetery The Possum Trot Cemetery was initially surveyed by Mildred Aday on June 12, 1996. The survey information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 12, 2005. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed on August 12, 2006, by Cindy Whirley Nelson and RaNae Vaughn. LOCATION: Take Highway 365 North of Burnsville to Harmony Hill Baptist Church; then travel right on Harmony Hill Road. Take a left on the first gravel road past the Harmony Hill Baptist Church. The gravel road dead ends at the cemetery.
Prospect - Mann Cemetery The Prospect-Mann Cemetery was surveyed by Ron Cooper and Waylon Provins on October 2, 1996 and transcribed from Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on December 2, 2005. Location: From Belmont, take Highway 25 to MS 366 east 1.7 miles to (CR 68) Bear Creek Road. Turn left and go 3.1 mile to stone house on left. Road to cemetery on right 0.2 of a mile up the hill on logging road. You should ask permission at stone house.
Providence Church & Cemetery The Providence Church Cemetery is located on County Road 957. From Highway 25, at Midway, take County Road 957 (Rock Crusher Road). Travel five miles to the church and cemetery. The Providence Cemetery was surveyed April 25, 1986, by Cindy Whirley Nelson. A second survey was conducted on November 1, 2005, by Cindy Whirley Nelson; and a third survey was conducted on May 8, 2006, by Cindy Nelson and Paulette Parker Whirley.
Rast Cemetery

Location: From Iuka take Highway 25 south to CR 957 (Rock Crusher Road). Go left onto Cr 163 (at Magnolia Baptist Church). Turn right onto CR 163 (gravel road), keep right. At top of hill, cross small branch. Approximately 100 yards past branch, cemetery will be on the left.

Riddle Cemetery

Location: Go Highway 365 north from Burnsville, turn left onto CR 298.Just past Shady Grove Church turn right onto CR 369(this road changes to gravel). Go 2.5 miles to a T-intersection, go right onto Cr 373. Go approximately 0.5 of a mile, take the first road on the right, go about 0.3 of a mile, and take a left at the intersection. Go 0.2 of a mile, graves are just off the road on the left. The graves have had pine trees planted over them, and are difficult to see.

Ridge Cemetery County  
Robinson Cemetery The Robinson Cemetery was surveyed October 10, 1996 by Shorty Bonds. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher 12/29/2005 Location: Take highway 25 north to county road 324. Turn left in front of the old Four Star Building Supply Company, go 1.7 miles. The graves are on the right hand side of the roadabout 0.5 of a mile in the woods.
Rowland Mills Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery The Rowland Mills Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery’s burial information was transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on October 23, 2005.
Rowland Mills - Isolated Grave  
Russell (Alabama) Cemetery

Location: Go Highway 25 north of Tishomingo to Highway 30 intersection. Take a right on Highway 30. go to the end of Highway 30, it changes to CR 85 until you pass the intersection of Cr 102- Take the first gravel road on the left, past intersection of CR 102 and CR 85. The cemetery is at the end of the gravel road.

Rutledge Cemetery  
Rutledge Salem Baptist Church & Cemetery Location: Five miles Southeast of Iuka.
Sanders Graves

Location: Travel Highway 25 north of Tishomingo to Highway 30 east. At Mingo crossroads take a right. Then take next two roads to the right. These graves are located west of Forrest Grove Church, behind the old Autrey Wade homeplace.

Sardis Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery This information was originally transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 4, 2005. The cemetery was re-surveyed and photographed by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson on May 30, 2006.
LOCATION: Travel Highway 72 West from Iuka, Mississippi, for approximately three miles. Turn left and go to the end of County Road 169. The church and cemetery are located on the left side of the road.
Scruggs Cemetery  
Shady Grove Baptist Church & Cemetery The Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery is a new cemetery with only one burial. It was surveyed and photographed in August 2006 by Cindy Whirley Nelson. LOCATION: The Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery is located on County Road 131 in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, at the Alcorn County line. From Tishomingo, Mississippi, take Highway 30 and drive 1.5 miles to Paden, Mississippi. Cross the waterway bridge and take the first road to the left. Pass the Belue Cemetery on the right side of the road, and continue following directional signs to the Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Shady Grove Cemetery  
Sharps Bottom Cemetery The Sharps Bottom Cemetery was surveyed by Shorty Bonds, Bobby Walker, and Judy Walker on October 18, 1996. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: From Iuka, take Highway 25 North to Highway 365, go left. Turn right onto County Road 304, go approximately one mile, then turn right onto County Road 363 and go approximately seven miles to intersection of 363 and 373. At intersection, go straight onto a gravel road (County Road 373). Go 1.5 miles (cross 2 railroad tracts) to top of hill. Park at the dirt road on the right, walk 250 feet down road. Part of a cedar fence remains on the left side of the road. Cemetery is in the woods just past the fence.
Sharp Family Cemetery The Sharp Family Cemetery information was surveyed on November 5, 1996 by Judy Walker & Shorty Bonds. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. Location: Going south on 365 turn to the right on CR 363 for approximately 9 miles. Then go approximately three miles on Cr 373. The cemetery is located about 0.5 of a mile into woods on top if the hill. TPW 1, Range 9, Section 25 & NE .
Short Creek (or Busby) Cemetery The Short Creek (aka Busby) Cemetery was surveyed in 1996 by Shorty Bonds . The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on December 23, 2005. Location: From Coleman Park, take CR. 308 and then turn left on CR. 323. Take the first left road for about .0.5 of a mile.
Simmons Graves Information on the Simmons Graves was given on October 10, 1996 by Blake Dawson.. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: Located on private property behind Phil Dawson's house in Tishomingo County.
Smith - Burnsville Cemetery The Smith Cemetery was surveyed in 1996 by Shorty Bonds & Judy Walker. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: From Burnsville, traveling west on Highway 72 about 0.5 miles past Burnsville, take County
Road 944 about two miles and turn right just past Chapel Hill Church onto County Road 294. Go about 1.75 miles, the cemetery is located in the woods on Mr. Bobby Campbell's property.
Smith – Midway Cemetery  
Snowdown Cemetery The Snowdown Cemetery was surveyed October 9, 1996 by Shorty Bonds . The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson & Janice Switcher on October 10, 2005. Location: From North Crossroads, travel South on 365 about 5 miles to County Road 317. Turn to the right on County Road 317 for a about 0.25 of a mile. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road in a Pine Grove.
South Crossroads Baptist Church & Cemetery Take Highway 25 South from Iuka to County Road 364 at the Midway Community in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. Turn right onto County Road 364, go approximately 2.5 miles to County Road 175, and turn left. The cemetery is located directly across the road from the South Crossroads Baptist Church. The cemetery was surveyed October 22, 2005, by Bob and Cindy Whirley Nelson.
Spring Hill Methodist Church & Cemetery

Location: From Iuka, take Highway 25 South approximately five miles to County Road 364 at Midway. The church and cemetery are on the right side of the road.

Stephens Cemetery The Stephens Cemetery information was obtained from Joe Stephens. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. Location: From Paden, travel west to Jackson Camp Road on left. Travel approximately two miles to site of Old Stephens Arbor School. Graves are located near this site. NE Section 25, Township 5 and Range 9E. Information from Joe Stephens.
Stricklen Cemetery The Stricklen Cemetery was surveyed on June 6, 1996 by Bob & Cindy Nelson. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. Location: From Highway 72 at Burnsville, take Highway 365 South to Highway 364. Turn left, then take second road to the right (County Road 137). The cemetery is on an embankment in the woods on the right side of the road. There are possibly 5 to 10 graves which are unmarked.
Tankersley Cemetery The Tankersley Cemetery was surveyed on April 28, 1996 by Bob & Cindy Nelson and Bobby & Marquita Greenaway. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. Location: From Iuka, take Highway 25 south to County Road 957 (Rock Crusher Road) and turn left. Go to County Road 169 (at Magnolia Baptist Church), and turn right. This is a gravel road. At the forks of the next road, stay left to the end of the road. Park at the gate and cross the pasture fence. This cemetery is located on private property.
Temple Baptist Church Cemetery The Temple Baptist Church Cemetery was surveyed on October 23, 2005, by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on November 3, 2005. Location: From Burnsville, Mississippi, travel Highway 72 West to Highway 365 South. The cemetery is approximately five miles from Burnsville.
Tishomingo Cemetery The Tishomingo Cemetery was surveyed by Nelda McRae, 1996. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher on December 18, 2005. Location: Hwy 25 South at Tishomingo County city limits.
Tishomingo Cemetery
(African American)
Driving Directions: From the City of Tishomingo, Mississippi, travel Highway 25 South for approximately one mile. Turn onto a dirt road. The cemetery is located on the right on private property. The transcription of this survey was obtained from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries by Helah Wilson and Janice Switcher.
Tynes Cemetery Travel Highway 25 to Dennis. Take Highway 4 to Bay Springs. Go under the Natchez Trace Bridge, take first dirt road to the left.
Thompson - Upton - Durham Cemetery See .pdf file by clicking cemetery name
Vaughn Cemetery Driving Directions: From Dennis, Mississippi, travel down Highway 4. Turn left on the gravel road past the McDougal Landing sign. The Vaughn Cemetery was surveyed by Sadie Gist and Mary Sue Wright on July 21, 1996. This cemetery was marked by M. L. Sandy of Corinth, Mississippi. The tombstones were transcribed from TCHGS’ Tishomingo County, Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Whirley Nelson. Bob and Cindy Nelson revisited the cemetery and took photographs on February 26, 2006.
Vinson Cemetery Follow directions to Bethlehem Church Cemetery. This cemetery is located east of the there. Transcribers Shorty Bonds, Austin Rast and Judy Walker noted in 1996 that the cemetery was destroyed by timber cutters. According to Wayne Martin following the publishing of the Tishomingo County Cemetery History Book, he is going to fence in the cemetery area and provide clean up.
Watson Cemetery The Watson Grave was surveyed on October 11, 1996 by Ron Cooper and Waylon Provins. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson.
Location: From Iuka, take Highway 25 South to County Road 186, turn left and travel 1.2 miles to County Road 144. Turn right for 2.2 miles to County Road 992. Turn left for 0.7 of a mile to entrance of Cripple Deer Tree Farm. Grave is approximately 0.5 of a mile through the woods on private property owned by
James Cox.
Welch Graves The Welch Grave was surveyed on November 5, 1996 by Judy Walker & Shorty Bonds. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: Going south on 365 turn to the right on CR 363 for approximately 9 miles. Then go
approximately three miles on Cr 373. The cemetery is located about 0.5 of a mile into woods on top if the hill. TPW 1, Range 9, Section 25 & NE .
Whitfield Cemetery The information for the Whitfield Cemetery is from Mr. Crane as cited from Barnes & Biggs Cemetery Book. Transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Whirley Nelson.
Location: From Burnsville, take Highway 365 South to County Road 133; turn left. Cemetery is located behind the home of Mr. Clovis Crane located at 132 CR 133. One grave is unmarked, other graves are believed to be buried here.
Whitehurst/Hall Cemetery The Whitehurst-Hall Cemetery was surveyed in 1996 by Bob & Cindy Nelson . The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: From Burnsville, take County Road 292 north of Highway 72 to the Alcorn County Line. This cemetery is located on private property. There appears to be at least seven graves unmarked, except some with a large rock or a tree in the Whitehurst part of the cemetery.
Woodley Cemetery The Woodley Cemetery was surveyed on January 3, 1996 by Shorty Bonds and Judy Walker. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: From Burnsville, travel Highway 72 east, turn right onto County Road 171. Cemetery is 0.1 of a mile on the right side of the road, approximately 100 yards northwest of old homeplace. A fence surrounds the cemetery. Township 3, Range 10, Section 18.
Wynns Grave The Wynns Cemetery was surveyed in 1996 by Vicky Durham, Auston Rast and Judy Walker. The information was later transcribed from TCHGS’ book entitled Tishomingo County Mississippi Cemeteries by Cindy Nelson. Location: From Tishomingo, travel Highway 25 north to County Road 186. Turn right, then left onto County Road 155. Go approximately 200 feet until road begins left curve. Cemetery is on right side of road approximately 50 feet into woods under large oak tree. Surveyed by Vicky Durham, Auston Rast and Judy Walker, 1996.

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