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Powell Cemetery

Haywood County, Tennessee


Last Name

First/Middle/Maiden

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Notes

Bright

Hallowell

4 May 1808

1 Feb 1870

Masonic stone, husband of Mary E. Bright

Bright

Mary E.

3 May 1803

5 Dec 1881

wife of Hallowell Bright

Britton

Lenl (Sue)

12 Apr 1929

5 Jun 1996

From JKT Smith Book

Carney

Lizzie

2 Mar 1901

No Date

no death date but grave mounded in line with tombstone; wife of Willis Carney; double marker w/Willis Carney; From JKT Smith Book

Carney

Willis

3 Dec 1904

2 Apr 1976

picture; h/o Lizzie Carney; Double Marker W/Lizzie Carney; From JKT Smith Book

Clark

Katherine (Rena)

abt 1920

23 Jul 2005

age 85; w/o Jeff Clark Sr.

Currie

Alice

30 May 1908

No Date

w/o Jack Currie; Double Marker W/Jack Currie; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Jack

1 Aug 1914

2 Mar 1989

h/o Alice Currie; Double Marker W/Alice Currie; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Jack

Aug 1913

23 Feb 1989

Rawls FH marker; from JKT Smith book

Duckworth

Allen

25 Dec 1866

18 Feb 1953

Double Marker W/Willie A. Duckworth; From JKT Smith Book

Duckworth

Green

1886

1937

From JKT Smith Book

Duckworth

Willie A.

18 Jun 1872

22 Jun 1942

Double Marker W/Allen Duckworth; From JKT Smith Book

Jackson

Ida Joe

26 Aug 1925

8 Oct 1995

Double Marker W/Jimmie Lee Lewis; From JKT Smith Book

Lewis

Isiah Jr.

25 Nov 1940

30 May 1995

Double Marker W/Opal P. Merriweather; From JKT Smith Book

Lewis

Jim T.

22 Apr 1895

5 Oct 1986

Masonic Emblem; Double Marker W/Mary D. Lewis; mar 28 Dec 1915; "Yet have I seen the righteous forsaken"; From JKT Smith Book

Lewis

Jimmy Lee (Bud)

6 Mar 1920

1 Aug 1998

Double Marker W/Ida Joe Jackson; From JKT Smith Book

Lewis

Mary Duckworth

20 Jun 1901

9 Apr 1996

w/o Jim T. Lewis, preacher; Mar 28 Dec 1915; Double Marker W/Jim T. Lewis; "Yet have I seen the righteous forsaken"; From JKT Smith Book

McCoy

Fannie Elizabeth Stanly

16 May 1825

9 Jul 1884

wife of Henderson McCoy; dau of David & Nancy Stanly

McNeil

D. E.

6 Sep 1865

28 Nov 1918

W.O.W.

McNeil

Neil A.

5 Nov 1805

22 Oct 1872

husband of Sarah A. McNeil

McNeil

Sarah A.

28 Oct 1824

10 Jun 1905

wife of Neil A. McNeil

Merriweather

Opal P.

6 Jun 1901

3 Jul 1987

Double Marker W/Isiah Lewis Jr.; From JKT Smith Book

Pearson

James

abt 1814

1990

age 76 yr.; either born in 1914 or died in 1890

Powell

Mary C.

4 Oct 1848

22 Jul 1872

Wife of John W. Powell

Rayner

Eddie Lou (Mrs.)


ca May 2004

w/o Grady Rayner

Rayner

Grady "Buddy"

abt 1916

25 Sep 2006

age 90; h/o Eddie Lou Rayner

Rayner

Will Dyra

abt 1938

28 Apr 2002

age 64; h/o Assie L. Rayner

Shaw

Claud

2 Mar 1895

19 Jan 1975

"father"; h/o Emma D. Shaw; Double Marker W/Emma D Shaw; From JKT Smith Book

Shaw

Emma D.

23 Jan 1895

23 Jul 1978

"mother"; w/o Claud Shaw; Double Marker W/Claud Shaw; From JKT Smith Book

Directions: From Brownsville take Highway 70 east to the Union community (about 8 miles). Turn left on to Dr. Hess Road and go to the Joyner farm (north of Wellwood). Cemetery is located on the former Betts farm (right side of road), across road from Joyner farm. [35 37’ 29” N & 89 6’ 30” W]

Source: Obituaries, reading by Homer & Carlene Betts Wiltshire, 1987, compiled by Franklin King 6/10/1992 & “Tombstone Inscriptions From Black Cemeteries In Haywood County, Tennessee,” by Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1998. (Used with permission)

Note: Also known as Betts Cemetery.

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4 Sep 2008