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Magnolia Cemetery

Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee


Last Name

First/Middle/Maiden

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Notes

Allen

Marion Jewell

abt 1929

3 Nov 2007

age 78

Anderson

Dave

1886

1975

From JKT Smith Book

Andrews

Sam H.



A Concrete Block With Name only; from JKT Smith book

Anthony

Carrie

21 Nov 1888

18 Jan 1951

From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Bessie F.

21 Jul 1946

8 Jan 1998

"We love you mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Barnes

William "Bill"

Jan 1920

17 Jul 1998

age 78; h/o Zenola Barnes; Rawls FH Marker; from JKT Smith book & obit

Beasley

Albert

abt 1951

19 Apr 1999

age 48; s/o Lenois Vaulx & Nancy Beasley

Blair

Rickey Sr.

abt 1962

9 Sep 2005

age 43

Bond

Ernest

abt 1922

17 Apr 2005

age 83

Bond

Willie E. Beard

abt 1925

16 Feb 2003

age 78; widow of Lionel Bond

Bradford

Arnell Ivory D.

abt 1935

19 Oct 2005

age 70; h/o Dontye Taylor Bradford

Brooks

James L.

12 Apr 1921

1 Jun 1957

Ohio SFC Co B 2 BSC Tng Regt WW II BSM; From JKT Smith Book

Brown

Henry

abt 1918

14 Sep 2005

age 87

Brown

Julia DeBerry

abt 1919

21 Jul 2001

age 82; w/o James Henry Brown

Burns

Lula Evans

10 Jul 1877

28 Jan 1947

Double Marker W/William Burns; from JKT Smith book

Burns

William

12 Nov 1861

21 Feb 1921

Double Marker W/Lula Evans Burns; from JKT Smith book

Byrum

John H.

abt 1953

15 Sep 1997

Age 44; Rawls FH marker; From JKT Smith Book

Caldwell

Cottrell Jr.

abt 1934

12 Jul 2003

age 69; h/o Phyliss Caldwell

Caldwell

Zelma Ophelia

abt 1915

8 Apr 2005

age 90

Cary

Ruby

16 Oct 1896

7 Oct 1965

"At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Chism

J.D. (Rev.)

22 Jun 1862

18 Jun 1901

"He died as he lived trusting in God"; From JKT Smith Book

Chism

Ruby

9 Dec 1895

16 Mar 1910

"Not lost but gone before"; D/O Rev. J.D. & M.E. Chism; From JKT Smith Book

Cole

Minnie Bell Manns

abt 1928

7 Mar 2002

age 74; w/o John Wesley Cole

Coleman

John H.

1883

1941

From JKT Smith Book

Coleman

Mabel Bernnie

4 Oct 1902

11 Jun 1972

From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Earnest

20 Dec 1875

1 May 1953

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

Currie

Iverson

1924

1924

Infant; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Iverson William

3 Oct 1870

Aug 1961

death date is 41 in book; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Jedger Irma

13 Mar 1891

9 Dec 1963

"Mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Ledger E.

1921

1923

slightly off its base; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Lisa Marie


16 Oct 2005

w/o Keishun Currie; d/o Michael & Patricia Celebre

Dixon

Robert

18 Dec 1872

30 Jul 1907

From JKT Smith Book

Dixon

Robert F.

7 Feb 1905

13 Dec 1905

S/O Mr. & Mrs. Robert Dixon; From JKT Smith Book

Drake

Margaret

1859

1941

"She was the sunshine of our home"; From JKT Smith Book

Evans

Polly T.

abt 1918

27 Jul 2005

age 87

Evans-White

Linda Kay

abt 1960

20 Apr 2004

age 44; w/o George Washington White

Fleming

Benjamin

1871

1956

"father"; Double Marker W/Cleopatria Fleming, Dau; From JKT Smith Book

Fleming

Cleopatria

1905

1950

"daughter"; Double Marker W/Benjamin Fleming, Father; From JKT Smith Book

Fleming

Susie

13 Nov 1883

13 Dec 1910

"Sleep on pet and take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest"; w/o Ben Fleming; From JKT Smith Book

Glass

Dorothy Jackson

abt 1947

11 Dec 1997

age 50; w/o William H. Glass

Grant

James Miles

abt 1939

abt 25 Jan 1998

age 59; h/o Lorean Grant

Graves

Jeffrey D.

abt 1972

22 Sep 2002

age 30; s/o Dorothy J. & Lonnie D. Graves

Hall

William "Buck" Sr.

10 Dec 1910

5 Mar 1996

from JKT Smith book

Hardin

Annie Pearl

abt 1938

15 Mar 2002

age 64

Harris

Frances

abt 1911

25 Aug 1999

age 88; w/o Dan Harris

Hart

George

1898

1942

"father" "At rest"; a fallen stone; from JKT Smith book

Hilliard

Blanch



"Gone but not forgotten"; age 42; w/o Chine Hilliard; from JKT Smith book

Hilliard

Dock

1888

1925

"Gone but not forgotten"; from JKT Smith book

Hopson

Jessie Mae

abt 1918

30 Apr 2005

age 87; w/o Steve Hopson

Ingram

Sammie Lee

abt 1916

24 Jun 2005

age 89

Jackson

Charles Ray

25 Aug 1957

3 Jan 1996

Family Mortuary FH Marker; from JKT Smith book

Jefferson

Addie B.

31 Mar 1904

8 Mar 1978

From JKT Smith Book

Jelks

Willie B.

abt 1962

26 Jan 2005

age 43

Johnson

John T.

abt 1952

16 May 2004

age 52

Jones

Bertha L.

11 Oct 1905

14 Apr 1979

"In loving memory"; Double Marker W/Earnest Jones; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

Daniel

1872

17 Aug 1920

Nunn Temple 1398, Brownsville, Tenn.; a fallen stone; from JKT Smith book

Jones

Earnest

5 Oct 1909

4 Nov 1975

"In loving memory"; Double Marker W/Bertha L. Jones; From JKT Smith Book

Kirby

Mathew

1890

1938

"In memory of"; From JKT Smith Book

Lake

Millie T.

29 Oct 1873

26 Feb 1972

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Lewis

Barbara Anderson

abt 1915

18 Dec 2006

age 91; w/o Silas Lewis

Liggins

Danny Beaver

abt 1964

19 Mar 2000


Maclin

Beecher

18 Jul 1891

16 Nov 1963

TN PVT Co K 368 Inf. WW I; From JKT Smith Book

Maclin

Harry L.

1888

1922

"At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Maclin

Mary E.

1862

1942

"mother" "At rest"; a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Maclin

O.T.

1894

1922

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

Manns

Earl C.

abt 1923

14 Oct 1998

age 75; h/o LeVerne Manns

Mathis

Johnny

abt 1956

19 Jun 2005

age 49

McDavid

Canary

1876

28 Nov 1919

from JKT Smith book

McNeal

Jimmie Ray

abt 1928

2 Jan 2005

age 77; s/o Lockett & Betty Sue McNeal

Nash

Maud

1882

1949

From JKT Smith Book

Nash

Maud T.

1893

1928

from JKT Smith book

Odell

Celia

abt 1851

6 Feb 1915

"Gone but not forgotten"; Age 64; From JKT Smith Book

Palmer

Marian

abt 1966

8 Jun 2005

age 39

Parks

Sherman

8 Jun 1866

20 Oct 1941

"father" "At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Patterson

Nancy Jean

abt 1958

15 Jan 2002

wife of Roy Patterson

Patterson

Theaster

1 Sep 1901

15 Aug 1977

From JKT Smith Book

Perkins

Bertie

3 Mar 1862

1 Oct 1973

"At rest"; Dates As On Tombstone; From JKT Smith Book

Perry

Curtis L. Sr.

13 Apr 1947

8 Aug 1998

Rawls FH Marker; from JKT Smith book

Perry

Loraine

25 Apr 1902

25 Dec 1955

"In our home she made sunshine"; from JKT Smith book

Perry

Lue Willie

abt 1926

25 Jun 2007

age 81

Perry

Morelessie Bass

abt 1921

16 Apr 2002

age 81; w/o George Thomas Perry

Powell

Charles

abt 1919

26 Jun 2004

age 85; h/o Emily Jarrett

Powell

Wade

abt 1918

2002

husband of Annie Powell

Pruitt

Ella

10 Sep 1869

5 Apr 1961

"Asleep in Jesus"; From JKT Smith Book

Pugh

Hallie Jean

abt 1935

20 Oct 1998

age 63

Reed

Johnnie

1892

1932

Double Marker W/Reuben Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

Reuben

1879

1959

Double Marker W/Johnnie Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Rice

Betty L.

15 Aug 1938

4 Jan 1996

"mother" "We love you"; From JKT Smith Book

Rice

Donald

1957

1995

"Son" "We love you"; Double Marker W/Mable Williams, Mother; From JKT Smith Book

Russell

Minnie Lue

abt 1920

26 Mar 2002

age 82

Ryan

William H.

23 Dec 1901

17 Jun 1972

"husband"; From JKT Smith Book

Sangster

Charlie

4 Aug 1881

27 May 1905

"He is not dead but sleeping"; from JKT Smith book

Sangster

Juliuh

7 ??? 1898

10 Sep 1912

birth month chipped; from JKT Smith book

Sangster

Nellie Mae

abt 1955

27 Jun 2005

age 50

Sangster

Robert Louis

1936

1964

from JKT Smith book

Sangster

Sam

1890

1939

Double Marker W/Victoria Sangster; from JKT Smith book

Sangster

Steven Henry

abt 1957

15 Mar 2002

age 45; husband of Rosie Coleman-Sangster

Sangster

Victoria

1901

1967

Double Marker W/Sam Sangster; from JKT Smith book

Seals

Nellie

abt 1916

29 Aug 2002

age 86; d/o Mary Beasley & Dallas Wellington

Short

Conger

abt 1911

25 Mar 2002

age 91

Sloan

Eddie

abt 1954

29 Sep 1998

age 44

Sloan

Michael

abt 1955

1 Aug 2001

age 46

Smith

Lillie Mae

abt 1914

26 Oct 2002

age 88; wife of Jerry Smith

Smith

Louisa J.

22 Apr 1859

1 Mar 1902

"Gone but not forgotten"; From JKT Smith Book

Springfield

Shirley Jean

abt 1953

9 Dec 2001


Sturdivant

Tom Jr.

25 Jan 1926

7 Mar 1973

PVT US Army WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Sturdivant

Will Evan

27 Mar 1940

28 Apr 1994

From JKT Smith Book

Taliaferro

Mollie

1872

1942

"Her toils are past, her work is done She fought the fight, the victory gone"; From JKT Smith Book

Taliferro

Tempie L.

25 Jun 1878

5 Mar 1961

From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Ben F.

21 Dec 1878

20 Aug 1909

"At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Brandis Marvon

abt 1983

abt 10 Aug 2002

age 19; d/o Marvin Taylor

Taylor

Celia

No Date

1 Dec 1976

"mother" "In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Ginevra

7 Aug 1884

15 Sep 1959

"Thy life was beauty, truth, goodness and love"; Double Marker W/John Louis Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

John L.

No Date

22 Sep 1919

From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

John Louis

1 Jan 1881

27 Oct 1962

"Thy life was beauty, truth, goodness and love"; Double Marker W/Ginevra Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Kate Smith

No Date

No Date

"In Memory Of"; Erected by Sisters of Charity; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Marvin

abt 1958

19 Jun 2005

age 47; s/o Louise Taylor

Taylor

Mora

abt 1912

abt 16 Mar 2002

age 90; w/o Thessalonia Taylor

Taylor

Vine

No Date

22 Apr 1925

"wife"; a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Transou

Albert Lee Jr.

abt 1940

10 Dec 2002

age 62; husband of Rebecca Transou

Trigg

Handy Jr.

4 Oct 1897

2 Jan 1938

"Too good for earth God called him home"; a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Trigg

Handy Sr.

1 Jan 1878

14 Feb 1947

"father" "At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Trigg

Lannie C.

25 Oct 1906

25 Sep 1934

"Gone but not forgotten"; From JKT Smith Book

Trigg

Mamie K.

15 Jun 1885

26 Dec 1972

"mother" "At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Trigg

Ruby

1910

1933

"At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Turner

Glander

abt 1954

15 Jan 1999

age 45

Tyus

Mattie Williams

abt 1918

abt 22 Oct 2001

age 83; w/o Warren Tyus

Tyus

Sarah

abt 1960

2 Jul 2003

age 43

Tyus

Warren Sr.

2 Oct 1925

22 Apr 1980

PFC US Army WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Tyus

Will

2 Nov 1955

26 Feb 1996

"In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Waddell

Opal

16 Oct 1901

29 Nov 1983

"In God's care"; From JKT Smith Book

Washington

Ladrika Sharod

abt 1985

10 Feb 2007

age 22

Watkins

Jessie "BB"

abt 1949

14 Sep 2005

age 56

Watkins

Richard

6 Feb 1888

11 Jan 1997

From JKT Smith Book

Wells

Fred Louis

9 Jul 1918

16 Feb 1973

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Whitman

Vernia Mae Dixon

abt 1922

28 Aug 2005

age 83; w/o Oscar Whitman; d/o Arthur Dixon & Cora Bennett

Whitmore

Elizabeth

12 Apr 1914

17 Aug 1915

"Asleep in Jesus"; From JKT Smith Book

Williams

Mable M.

1905

1991

"Mother" "We love you"; Double Marker W/Donald Rice, Son; From JKT Smith Book

Wilson

Clyde

10 Mar 1921

27 Nov 1983

From JKT Smith Book

Wilson

Dora Wells

15 Aug 1907

19 Aug 1973

"mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Womble

Alsie

1882

1949

a fallen stone; from JKT Smith book

Womble

Annie

1862

1920

"Gone but not forgotten"; from JKT Smith book

Womble

Joe

17 Nov 1899

19 Nov 1951

Illinois PFC 370 Inf. 93 Div. WW I; from JKT Smith book

Directions: Located one mile east of court square in Brownsville, on the north side of East Main Street (from JKT Smith book).

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

Note: An historic sign at the entrance of the cemetery gives its date of establishment as the year 1899 (from JKT Smith book).

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19 Mar 2008