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Prospect CME Church #1 Cemetery

Haywood County, Tennessee


Last Name

First/Middle/Maiden

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Notes

Austin

Amanda

1859

1938

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Austin

Elbert

1886

1954

Double Marker W/Ivory Austin; "gone but not forgotten"; From JKT Smith Book

Austin

Ernest

20 Jan 1886

30 Apr 1901

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Austin

Giles

6 Dec 1847

7 Mar 1924

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Austin

Ivory

1886

1973

double marker w/Elbert Austin; "gone but not forgotten"; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Charley B.

4 Mar 1884

20 Dec 1946

One Marker with Lucy Bailey & Christina Tucker; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Edward W.

1864

1926

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Hale

25 Mar 1893

9 Jan 1956

TN PVT 804 Pioneer Inf WW I; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

James Walter

15 Feb 1885

10 Mar 1967

"Papa"; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Lucy

25 Aug 1860

Feb 1928

One Marker with Charley B. Bailey & Christina Tucker; From JKT Smith Book

Bailey

Millie E.

abt 1891

23 Sep 1908

Age 17; "asleep in Jesus"; From JKT Smith Book

Beene

Elena

18 Feb 1904

4 Mar 1928

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Alberta

9 Feb 1897

11 May 1939

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Baxter

20 Mar 1901

30 Mar 1908

Son of L. W. & Sallie Bond; a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Charlie

1871

16 May 1925

Nun Temple 1398 Brownsville, TN; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Myrtle B. Huddleston

20 Feb 1885

25 Aug 1963

Double Marker W/Noah Otha Bond Sr.; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Noah Otha

1875

1961

From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Noah Otha Sr.

6 Oct 1883

14 Jan 1961

Double Marker W/Myrtle B. Huddleston Bond; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Sherman

20 Jan 1900

14 Jun 1906

Son of L. W. & Sallie Bond; From JKT Smith Book

Bond

Walter


7 Mar 1943

"brother" "rest in Jesus"; From JKT Smith Book

Bradford

Darkis

abt 1887

5 Jan 1905

Age 18; "at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Bradford

Ellen

24 Dec 1862

27 May 1914

"A Loving Wife & Mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Bradford

Lee

abt 1846

22 Dec 1919

age 73; "at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Currie

Ada

15 Aug 1868

8 Aug 1930

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Dixon

William H.

abt 1870

25 Apr 1915

Age 45; "at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Evans

Aubrey

28 Jul 1914

15 May 1962

TN TEC 5 Co B 1866 Engr AVN BN WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Evans

Frank

12 Jul 1912

2 Jul 1996

"Dad" "In Loving Memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Evans

Taylor Yvonne

3 Oct 1954

1 Dec 1973

"In Loving Memory, Bernard Estes, Cousin"; From JKT Smith Book

Gilbert

Hattie L.

30 May 1887

14 Dec 1918

W/O O. J. Gilbert; "asleep in Jesus"; a broken stone; From JKT Smith Book

Heard

John Harvey

15 Jun 1918

7 Dec 1972

"In Loving Memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Huddleston

James A.

20 Dec 1855


Double Marker with Lou Huddleston; h/o Lou Huddleston; "earth counts a mortal less, heaven an angel more"; From JKT Smith Book

Huddleston

Lilard E.

7 Jan 1881

7 Jan 1904

"In life beloved in death lamented"; From JKT Smith Book

Huddleston

Lou

15 Dec 1855

5 Feb 1909

Double Marker with James A. Huddleston; w/o James A. Huddleston; "earth counts a mortal less, heaven an angel more"; From JKT Smith Book

Jones

James A.

1938

1969

"In Loving Memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Kellar

James W.

15 Aug 1937

26 Feb 1964

From JKT Smith Book

Lanier

Jacob "Jake"

1879

1953

From JKT Smith Book

Lanier

Mary Link

1845

1906

From JKT Smith Book

Mann

Alexander

1 Nov 1883

20 Mar 1886

Pvt 4th US Col Cav Co F Mounted Rangers Caka Corps of D'Afiqued; death year 1986?; AKA Alexander (Aleck) Taylor 1987; From JKT Smith Book

Merriweather

Albert Lee

2 Jun 1912

18 Oct 1942

"son"; One Marker with Alexander & Bertha Merriweather; From JKT Smith Book

Merriweather

Alexander

6 Mar 1891

30 Jun 1965

"father"; One Marker With Bertha & Albert Lee Merriweather; From JKT Smith Book

Merriweather

Bertha

13 Oct 1892

15 May 1958

"Mother"; One Marker with Alexander and Albert Lee Merriweather; From JKT Smith Book

Morris

Dee

22 May 1897

29 Sep 1977

Husband of Goldie Morris; From JKT Smith Book

Neuben

James W.

25 Nov 1909

29 Feb 1956

Tn Cpl 146 Port Co TC WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Nixon

John H.

3 Jan 1884

3 Mar 1941

"we mis you"; From JKT Smith Book

Owens

Mary Dora

11 Dec 1902

14 Jul 1973

Within a Metal Fence with Robert Owens; "wife & mother"; From JKT Smith Book

Owens

Robert

28 Jul 1902

14 Jan 1979

Within a Metal Fence with Mary Dora Owens; Rawls FH marker; From JKT Smith Book

Patton

Bessie

1900

1926

From JKT Smith Book

Patton

Jetson

22 Feb 1919

8 Nov 1978

US Army WW II; From JKT Smith Book

Perkins

Sophia

1882

1939

From JKT Smith Book

Powell

Cora

3 Jun 1893

18 Apr 1941

Double Marker W/George Powell; From JKT Smith Book

Powell

George

7 Jul 1871

9 Mar 1941

Double Marker W/Cora Powell; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

Alex

24 Aug 1892

7 Dec 1951

TN PVT 154 Depot Brigade WW I; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

Daniel

abt 1880

16 Jul 1908

Age 28; "at rest"; One Marker with Samuel & Henry Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

Henry

abt 1832

22 Dec 1918

Age 86; One Marker with Samuel & Daniel Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

Samuel

abt 1896

12 Dec 1915

Age 19; One Marker with Henry & Daniel Reed; From JKT Smith Book

Reid

Thomas S.

1893

1943

"he hath done what he could"; From JKT Smith Book

Shaw

Opal Lee Taylor

abt 1923

20 Dec 2002

age 79; widow of Charlie Lewis Shaw, Sr.

Southall

Henrietta

20 May 1856

21 Sep 1908

Wife of Was Southall; "she died as she lived trusting in God"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Alice

18 Jan 1897

25 Mar 1960

Double Marker W/Green Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Beulah Evans

abt 1908

25 Aug 2000

age 92; w/o Ridley Taylor

Taylor

Christine

abt 1936

26 Sep 2004

age 68; d/o J. W. & Laura Taylor

Taylor

Dave

27 Feb 1883

11 Sep 1923

Double Marker W/Laura Taylor; "he died as he lived a Christian"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Green

7 Feb 1888

6 Sep 1982

Double Marker W/Alice Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

J. W.

1932

1988

CPL US Army Korea; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

J. W.

27 Mar 1909

7 Jan 1992

Double Marker W/Laura Leora Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

James D.


26 Nov 1937

TN PVT 802 Pioneer Inf; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Laura

15 Dec 1882


Double Marker W/Dave Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Laura Leora

13 Apr 1913

2 Apr 1990

Double Marker W/J. W. Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Lawrence Sr.

abt 1932

15 Aug 1998

age 66; h/o Maerenia Transor Taylor

Taylor

Millie

abt 1879

30 Oct 1918

Age 39; "at rest"; w/o Will Taylor; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Otis

10 Mar 1903

3 Jun 1987

"Loving Father and Grandfather"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

R. T.

1929

1931

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Ridley Sr.

11 Jan 1904

30 Jan 1977

From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Stephen

1842

1922

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

Taylor

Ulussey Sr.

28 Oct 1915

2 Jul 1997

Rawls FH Marker; From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Alack

abt 1832

10 Jun 1902

Age 70; From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Cemonia

8 Jun 1908

24 Dec 1938

"at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Christina

30 Mar 1884

18 Jun 1938

One Marker with Charley B. & Lucy Bailey; From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Earline

4 Apr 1925

13 Apr 1972

From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Minnie

26 Feb 1890

23 Jan 1909

D/O Alex and Rosa Tucker; "sleep on dear and take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest"; From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Rose N.

1849

1930

From JKT Smith Book

Wilkerson

Dave

abt 1910

9 Jul 1918

Age 8; "at rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Wilson

Willie

27 Aug 1882

24 Dec 1909

a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Directions: Located on the north side of Prospect Cemetery Road about 0.8 mile north of Highway 70 by way of Whitten Lane. (from JKT Smith book)

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

According to the cornerstone of the Brick Church at this location, the congregation was organized in 1872. (from JKT Smith book)

From WPA cemetery survey (25 May 1939):

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25 Mar 2008