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Knights of Pythias Cemetery

Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee


Last Name

First/Middle/Maiden

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Notes

Adams

Ella Bell

abt 1920

16 Nov 2005

age 85

Anderson

John Henry

abt 1918

9 Jan 2008

age 90

Apple

Willie



Dates Faded; From JKT Smith Book

Averyheart

O. S. (Rev.)

15 Sep 1890

29 Sep 1958

From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Florine

18 Dec 1911

11 Aug 1995

Double Marker W/Walter Bailey; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

James Arthur

abt 1949

19 Aug 2003

age 54; h/o Carolyn Bailey; s/o Walter & Florine Bailey

Bailey

Walter

24 May 1909

1 Mar 1988

Double Marker W/Florine Bailey; From JKT Smith Book

Barnett

Opal H.

18 Dec 1889

6 Oct 1911

"Him do what seemeth good"; From JKT Smith Book

Barnett

Stella Toliver

abt 1946

7 Apr 2003

age 57; w/o Othie Barnett

Bass

Sue Ella

abt 1932

14 Sep 2006

age 74; w/o Johnnie Washington Bass

Bates

Nola Jean

7 Dec 1931

1 Jun 1977

"loving mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Beard

Charlie


23 Jun 1953

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Beard

Claudus

16 Nov 1915

4 Aug 1992

US Army; From JKT Smith Book

Beard

Lonnie

1918

1988

STM1 US Navy WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Beard

Mary Alice

1919

1940

"At rest" (a fallen stone); From JKT Smith Book

Beard

Otis

15 Mar 1913

6 May 1980

From JKT Smith Book

Beard

Sylzia


5 Jul 1956

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Beasley

James


31 Oct 2005


Blackwell

Samuel (Bubber)

abt 1952

18 Jan 2006

age 54

Blue

Harry Jr.

abt 1954

19 May 2002

age 48

Bond

Mary E.

1846

1905

"our mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Mary L.

1896

1959

"Mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Tomachia

abt 1864

29 Aug 1913

"She hath done what she could"; w/o J. C. Bond Sr.; Age 49; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Veal

29 Sep 1883

23 Oct 1908

"He died as he lived trusting in God" "Sleep on dear & take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest"; From JKT Smith Book

Boyd

Marie

12 Jan 1908

11 Jan 1920

"Asleep in Jesus"; W/O Martan Boyd; D/O Rook & Jennie Hicks; From JKT Smith Book

Boyd

Willie Sue Brummett

abt 1907

18 Feb 2007

age 100

Bradford

Booker

18 Oct 1914

6 Oct

broken; From JKT Smith Book

Bynum

Earline

abt 1947

25 Jan 2003

age 56

Bynum

Robert Lee

abt 1950

6 Jul 2007

age 57

Campbell

Earl

10 Jul 1925

5 Mar 1993

From JKT Smith Book

Campbell

Saul

abt 1929

16 Jan 2006

age 77; h/o Lue Ella Mabin Campbell

Chandler

Violet

11 Feb 1899

30 Jul 1916

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Chester

Alice

16 Jan 1893

24 Oct 1909

"… you fell asleep"; D/O R. & D. M. Chester; From JKT Smith Book

Clark

Orena Blair

abt 1923

3 Mar 2006

age 83

Coach

John

abt 1937

29 Jan 2003

age 66; h/o Norma Coach King

Covington

Henry

9 Jun 1896

6 Mar 1910

"Our loved one is gone but not forgotten"; S/O W. & Emma Covington; From JKT Smith Book

Crain

Anna

1879

1959

Erected by Vernada McFaden, Daughter (a fallen tombstone); From JKT Smith Book

Curry

Harrett

abt 1910

24 May 1970

"She died as she lived trusting in God"; Age 60; From JKT Smith Book

Davis

Jesse Sr.

1 Mar 1899

1 Feb 1978

"husband, father"; From JKT Smith Book

Dixon

James

abt 1943

30 May 2003

age 60

Drake

Simon

abt 1854

1 Sep 1914

"Gone to rest" (a fallen stone); Age 60; From JKT Smith Book

Easley

Bettie

13 Jan 1870

9 Dec 1913

a fallen stone; W/O Z. H. Easley; From JKT Smith Book

Edwards

Nekita Roshan

abt 1979

6 Aug 2006

age 27; w/o Robert Edwards Jr.; d/o Burl Boyd

Edwards

Robyn Alyse

abt 2004

6 Aug 2006

age 2; d/o Robert Edwards Jr.

Estes

Ola

abt 1929

17 Mar 2003

age 74; w/o John Adam Estes

Franklin

Vickie Nelson

abt 1964

13 Jun 2006

age 42; w/o Richard James Franklin; d/o Calvin & Hester Nelson

Har___

Jere

6 Aug

29 Jan

Broken tombstone; From JKT Smith Book

Haymond

Lue Wandanna Jean

abt 1975

abt 2 Apr 2005

age 30; d/o Thomas Edward Haymond & Billie Mae Currie

Heart

John A.

27 Nov 1895

3 Jun 1961

TN CPL Co B 804 Pion Inf WW I; From JKT Smith Book

Henly

Devlia LaRon

abt 1984

15 Jun 2006

age 22; s/o William & Bertha Henly

Ingram

Harry T.

8 May 1914

10 Oct 1944

TN PVT 570 Inf WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Ingram

Jessie

26 Apr 1888

19 Sep 1908

"Sleep on dear and take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest"; From JKT Smith Book

Irving

Jordan

1 Jan 1872

15 Apr 1920

Nunn Temple 1398, Brownsville, TN; From JKT Smith Book

Irving

Nannie L.

1871

1943

From JKT Smith Book

Jackson

Annie Mae

abt 1924

17 Sep 1999

age 75; w/o Napoleon Jackson

Jackson

James Douglass (Peter)

abt 1940

22 Jan 2006

age 66

Jackson

Josiah Montae'

2007

23 Mar 2007

age 2 mos; s/o Chantel Jackson & Joe Nathan Taylor Jr.

January

Ida

14 Sep 1878

28 Jan 1961

From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Alvin

1921

1970

PFC US Army WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Bertha B.

19 Sep 1895

18 May 1965

From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Charlie

1854

1939

"father" "We mis you"; Double Marker W/Mary Jones; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Humphey

abt 1897

26 Oct 1918

Age 21; 44 Co 167 BN; "In Service Of His Country."; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Jeffery

abt 1964

11 Jul 2006

age 42

Jones

Johnie Mitchell "Snook"

abt 1923

27 May 2006

age 83; h/o Mary Jones

Jones

Juanita

28 Dec 1928

24 May 1969

From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Laura

27 Dec 1891

21 Oct 1908

"She died as she lived trusting in God"; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Lucas

6 Sep 1891

5 Feb 1992

Footstone: "Father"; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Mary

1870

1940

"mother" "We mis you"; Double Marker W/ Charlie Jones; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Mitt

1849

1948

"In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Pinkie

1 Jul 1886

7 Jul 1910

D/O C. M. & Mary Jones; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Sebria Sharday

abt 2005

27 Jan 2008

age 3; d/o Reggie & Sequarya Jones

Jones

Terry Lucas

abt 1951

15 Nov 2003

age 52; h/o Sallie Jones

Jones

Vernita

abt 1956

13 Feb 2004

age 48; d/o Johnie M. & Juanita Matthews Jones

King

Ivie Lee

abt 1924

4 Mar 2007

age 83

Lea

Alax

1 Jun 1861

18 Dec 1916

Age 55; From JKT Smith Book

Lea

Ludie N.

14 Feb 1874

16 Oct 1932

"mother" "Rest in peace"; From JKT Smith Book

Leigh

James W.

2 Dec 1880

11 Aug 1952

"Believers in God live beyond the grave"; From JKT Smith Book

Leigh

Nannie Bell Whitelaw

5 Dec 1889

24 Jan 1994

"Loving mother, teacher and community leader"; From JKT Smith Book

Lewis

Mary E. Smith

1897

1991

From JKT Smith Book

Ligon

Zelma Louise Bond

abt 1934

3 Oct 2007

age 73

Mays

Levoid

abt 1951

1 Apr 2003

age 52

McClelland

Pearl

28 Jan 1887

18 Jun 1910

W/O Robert McClelland; From JKT Smith Book

McCray

Alice Sloan

abt 1927

11 Dec 2005

age 78

Mitchell

Timothy

30 Sep 1884

24 Oct 1966

From JKT Smith Book

Morris

Alice


3 Sep 1919

From JKT Smith Book

Morris

Scott


2 Nov 1923

Nunn Temple 1398, Brownsville, TN; From JKT Smith Book

Morton

Oscar

27 Mar 1913

15 May 1975

Double Marker W/Rosie Lee Morton; From JKT Smith Book

Morton

Rosie Lee

3 Sep 1914

19 Dec 1995

Double Marker W/Oscar Morton; From JKT Smith Book

Moser

Tempe

1856

1932

From JKT Smith Book

Newbern

Taylor

1905

1942

"Just in the morning of his day, in youth and love, he died"; From JKT Smith Book

Odeneal

Eva Reed

24 Dec 1879

21 Oct 1947

"At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Owens

Hattie

2 Aug 1887

1 May 1907

"Sleep on dear & take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest"; From JKT Smith Book

P.

M.



A Concrete Slab Inscribed M. P. Only; From JKT Smith Book

Palmer

Louise Lanier

abt 1920

6 Mar 2006

age 86

Parker

Claybrone

1 Apr 1887

10 Jul 1907

"Sleep on dear and take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest"; From JKT Smith Book

Parker

Coburn

2 Aug 19__

10 Sep 1915

Birthdate Faded; From JKT Smith Book

Parker

Richard Reed

2 Jul 1915

6 Nov 1915

"Blossomed for Jesus"; From JKT Smith Book

Peat

Albert L.

19 Nov 1925

12 Mar 1995

From JKT Smith Book

Perkins

Bertha May

13 Aug 1887

28 Oct 1913

"Gone to rest"; d/o Dave & Lua Perkins; From JKT Smith Book

Perkins

Gloria B. Parker

9 May 1882

15 Jan 1970

"She found happiness through service, victory through suffering"; From JKT Smith Book

Pugh

Clarence

abt 1940

28 Feb 2007

age 67

Ray

Lawson Lee

abt 1951

10 May 2004

age 53; h/o Laura Whitley Ray

Reed

Alfred Sidney

24 Jun 1877

3 May 1908

"His life was a triumph of virtue His death a triumph of faith"; S/O John & Channie Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

Channy

10 Aug 1845

3 Feb 1915

"Tranquilly sleeping"; Double Marker W/John Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

John

24 Jun 1848

26 Jun 1942

"Tranquilly sleeping"; Double Marker W/Channy Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Richmond

Susie Mae

6 Oct 1928

12 Jun 1988

From JKT Smith Book

Robertson

Herbert (Eyes)

abt 1934

29 Dec 2004

age 70; s/o Bud Robertson & Lue Ester Watkins

Rogers

Anna

10 Feb 1886

28 Jul 1976

picture; From JKT Smith Book

Rogers

Irma

18 Jul 1920

30 Nov 1978

"In God's care" (picture);From JKT Smith Book

Rogers

Pearl

24 Apr 1891

16 Dec 1979

"aunt"; From JKT Smith Book

Rogers

Robert Willie "Bob" Sr.

8 Jun 1913

18 May 1988

"In God's care" (picture); From JKT Smith Book

Rogers

Walter Sr.

7 Jul 1913

29 Aug 1976

PVT US Army WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Rogers

Zelma Sloan

abt 1907

29 Sep 2006

age 99

Ross

Christine Palmer

abt 1949

24 Mar 2006

age 57

Rutledge

Author

1 Feb 1895

10 Feb 1916

"Mother's darling is somewhere around the throne"; S/O Hattie Rutledge; From JKT Smith Book

Sangster

Nola Jean

7 Sep 1939

7 Apr 1940

Infant Daughter; From JKT Smith Book

Seal

William

11 Jun 1916

25 Jul 1987

From JKT Smith Book

Shaw

Felicia Deanne

abt 1980

25 Oct 2003

age 23; d/o John & Lula Shaw

Shaw

Lannie

1891

1906

From JKT Smith Book

Shepp

Louis

29 Dec 1893

5 Dec 1916

"Heaven is my home" (a fallen stone); S/O Julia Shepp; From JKT Smith Book

Shepp

Robert L.

18 Dec 1909

3 Apr 1911

S/O A. & Julia Shepp; From JKT Smith Book

Shepp

W. L.

2 Jun 1905

20 Sep 1910

"Gone but not forgotten"; S/O A. & Julia Shepp; From JKT Smith Book

Shirley

George


3 May 1913

"The Lord is my shepherd"; From JKT Smith Book

Short-Edwards

Nyah Simone

abt 1998

6 Aug 2006

age 8; d/o Bryant K. Cherry

Sloan

Harold Austin

12 Dec 1882

4 Dec 1955

From JKT Smith Book

Spivey

Kittie Hill

27 Jan 1901

18 Dec 1985

"With love"; From JKT Smith Book

Starks

Sadie

abt 1931

30 Nov 2005

age 74

Stubbs

Frank H.

30 Oct 1903

30 Aug 1972

From JKT Smith Book

Stubbs

Zelma E.

13 Mar 1907

13 May 1967

"In cherished memory of my beloved wife and our dearest mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Sutton

Clarence

abt 1965

1 Oct 2005

age 40; s/o West Sutton

Taliaferro

Chlora Dixon

1847

1917

From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Clarence

15 Sep 1884


double marker w/Marie Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Ellen

28 Sep 1858

18 May 1907

"She died as she lived trusting in God"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Marie

20 Mar 1898

12 Sep 1980

double marker w/Clarence Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Mary Ann

abt 1917

4 Sep 1998

Age 81; FH marker; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Mary Ann Cole

abt 1940

31 Aug 1998

age 58; w/o William Ray Taylor

Taylor

Ruby Jean Hawkins

abt 1954

16 Sep 2006

age 52

Thompson

Green

1864

1907

"Father"; Double Marker W/Susie Thompson; From JKT Smith Book

Thompson

Susie

1864

1923

"Mother"; Double Marker W/Green Thompson; From JKT Smith Book

Thompson

Sydney

abt 1867

26 Jun 1905

"Heaven in my home" (a fallen stone); Age 38; From JKT Smith Book

Turner

G. W.

15 Apr 1879

13 Apr 1913

From JKT Smith Book

Turner

Wayne

17 Feb 1868

9 Aug 1964

From JKT Smith Book

Waddell

Samuel

1 Oct 1923

9 Dec 1982

CPL US Marine Corps WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Whitelaw

Clarence

14 Dec 1889

10 Dec 1963

TN Sgt US Army WW I; From JKT Smith Book

Whitmore

Percy

1921

1990

PVT US Army WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Winfield

Thomas Eugene

abt 1934

12 Jul 2006

age 72

Woods

Mary R.

20 Jun 1921

12 Jul 1998

Rawls FH Marker; From JKT Smith Book

Directions: Located at the head of Gay Street in Brownsville, Tennessee. (from JKT Smith book)

Source: Obituaries & “Tombstone Inscriptions From Black Cemeteries In Haywood County, Tennessee,” by Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1998. (Used with permission)

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19 Mar 2008