GREENLAWN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY

 

This is a white cemetery located on Highway 69 South inside the city limits of Columbus, to the north of the Highway 69 Church of Christ. All markers in the cemetery are flat bronze markers. The cemetery was overgrown when the following survey was done.

 

There are four World War I veterans, seven World War II veterans, two Korean War veterans, one veteran who fought in World War II and Korea, and one other veteran buried in this cemetery.

 

Surveyed by Russell D. James and Mike Lowery on 11 November 2003. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

 

Floyd A. Burgess

30 Jan 1901 - 8 Mar 1980

 

Belva W. Burgess

18 Jan 1901 - 28 Mar 1975

 

Joseph D. Burgess

6 Jul 1915 - 15 Jun 1962

 

John L. Murrah

26 Mar 1908 - 6 Mar 1986

 

Lessie Gregg Murrah

16 Oct 1903 - 7 Oct 1987

 

William E. Clemmons

Mississippi

Pvt 323 Infantry

World War I

28 Jul 1895 - 2 Jan 1966

 

Florence H. Clemmons

16 Sep 1896 - 21 Jun 1966

 

Daniel L. Boyd

14 Jul 1901 - 19 Aug 1970

 

Luddie R. Boyd

6 Jan 1909 - 24 Apr 1979

 

Cleo Ballard Jr.

22 Sep 1937 - 26 Sep 1960

 

Edward Morris

Mississippi

Cpl Co A 212 Engineers

World War I

9 Jan 1895 - 30 Oct 1958

 

Margie Boyd

20 Jan 1900 - 30 Nov 1964

 

Henry W. Brown

26 Dec 1901 - 29 Apr 1977

 

Coach Bob “Bull” Sullivan

1918 - 1970

 

Otha L. Langford

US Army

World War II

1921 - 1991

 

Billie Langford

1925 - 2002

 

Hugh C. Odom

1880 - 1966

 

Tennie B. Odom

1885 - 1967

 

Mary E. Cox

1850 - 1956

 

Andrew Northington

1897 - 1968

 

Emma S. Northington

5 Oct 1901 - 28 Aug 1995

 

Edward H. Reeves

16 May 1941 - 3 Aug 1988

 

Ruth N. Reeves

25 Mar 1920 - 25 Mar 1999

 

Robert H. Richardson

PFC US Army

Korea

30 Dec 1929 - 3 Aug 1975

 

Louise G. Sanders

30 Apr 1977 - 13 Feb 1901

 

Milton H. Sanders

4 Sep 1895 - 26 Mar 1960

 

Doris C. Grier

22 Feb 1926 - 8 Feb 1985

 

Sidney F. Grier Jr.

1st Lt. US Army

World War II

1918 - 1985

 

Dewitt Arnold

11 Nov 1903 - 13 Jan 1971

 

Pearl Weatherall

2 Oct 1907 - 26 Oct 1958

 

Edward Shepherd

4 Nov 1931 - 6 Nov 1931

 

E. R. Shepherd Jr.

11 Sep 1932 - 18 Sep 1932

 

Baby Son Shepherd

4 Jul 1936 - 4 Jul 1936

 

Malcolm O. Smith

Mississippi

T SGT US Air Force

8 Oct 1921 - 23 Aug 1962

 

Infant Tyler Z. James

2001 - 2001

 

Nannie K. Davis

1888 - 1975

 

Fred M. Davis

1887 - 1978

 

Robert L. Basson

1898 - 1969

 

Gertrude U. Basson

1901 - 1983

 

Marnee A. Basson

2 Sep 1935 - 23 Apg 1980

 

James R. Shelton

1892 - 1975

 

Clemmie E. Shelton

1890 - 1980

 

Ernest J. Gore

1871 - 1964

 

Minnie G. Ward

1880 - 1969

 

Clark T. Ward

1882 - 1916

 

Vester L. Fendle

20 Jan 1910 - 17 Feb 1973

 

Augusta B. Ward

5 Apr 1908 - 20 Oct 1980

 

W. T. Ward

PFC US Army

World War II

1916 - 1984

Army Air Force

 

Margaret M. Ward

12 Oct 1913 24 Jan 1976

 

Samuel L. Williams

1885 - 1974

 

Stella Williams

1884 - 1974

 

Cortez Atkins

30 Oct 1904 - 6 May 1962

 

Nell D. Atkins

30 Jan 1910 - 6 May 1962

 

Durell A. Fant

8 May 1918 - 27 mar 1978

 

Claude R. Fant

1 Nov 1891 - 16 Mar 1953

 

Alpha C,. Fant

4 Apr 1893 - 15 Nov 1975

 

Troy L. Wilson

1899 - 1967

 

Floy C. Wilson

1903 - 1968

 

Alvis R. McClusky

Mississippi

PFC HQ CO 124 Infantry

World War II

21 Nov 1927 - 29 may 1967

 

Neal McClusky

23 May 1908 - 16 May 1965

 

Gertie C. McCluskey

14 Apr 1911 - 5 Jul 1992

 

Emma B. Yates

1886 - 1963

 

Allie C. Schoggen

23 Jul 1901 - 13 Feb 1975

 

Geneva W. Schoggen

13 Apr 1906 - 5 Apr 1982

 

Eudora Williams Von Kanel

28 Sep 1919 - 7 Nov 2003

 

Leroy Williams

1912 - 1961

 

Billy G. Guest

US Navy

Korea

21 Jun 1928 - 6 Sep 1991

 

Thomas B. Acker

21 Dec 1905 - 25 Jul 1976

 

Margaret Acker

1909 - 1996

 

William H. Simpson

US Army

World War II

26 Dec 1922 - 10 Jan 1998

 

William H. Simpson

1885 - 1969

 

Ellen F. Simpson

1898 - 1977

 

Stanford C. Simpson

Mississippi

PFC 1277 Area Svc Unit

23 Apr 1928 - 16 Jan 1967

 

Susan Simpson

1956 - 1974

 

William T. Keller

29 Sep 1930 - 8 Oct 1989

 

Vera S. Keller

6 Oct 1920 - 21 May 1991

 

William T. Keller

US Navy

World War II

29 Sep 1920 - 8 Oct 1989

 

Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Lawson

died 23 Sep 1971

 

Locke M. Boyd

12 Dec 1897 - 2 Mar 1973

World War I Veteran

 

Locke M. Boyd Jr.

13 Jjun 1922 - 11 Apr 1983

 

Frieda M. Boyd

12 Feb 1923 - 19 Aug 1970

 

Mary L. Chism

4 Jul 1933 - 9 Sep 1985

 

Melvyn H. Smith

MSGT US Army

World War II Korea

2 Sep 1925 - 9 Jun 1998

 

Larry Speed

25 Aug 1945 - 5 Dec 1971

 

Keither L. Shumpert Sr.

Mississippi

Co D 113 Sup Bn 38 Div

World War I

31 Mar 1895 - 5 Feb 1960

 

Sarah E. Shumpert

31 Oct 1905 - 21 Sep 1999

 

Keither L. Shumpert Jr.

7 Jul 1922 - 15 Aug 1971

 

Kathryn N. Freeman

15 Apr 1944 - 19 Jun 1993

 

Jessie L. Freeman

31 Dec 1914 - 4 Jun 1986

 

Benjamin F. Guinn

1887 - 1966

 

Phaye M. Guinn

1892 - 1971

 

Dorothy McGregor

1888 - 1969

 

Shar McPherson

28 May 1965 - 30 May 1986

 

Raymond L. McPherson

US Army

World War II
6 Nov 1918 - 26 Jul 1995

 

Robert B. McPherson

1 Apr 1956 - 31 Aug 1970

 

Mary R. Lawrence

20 Dec 1906 - 10 Dec 192

 

S. H. Laurence

7 Nov 1904 - 16 Jun 1969

 

Willie D. Ruffin

12 Nov 1890 - 2 Sep 1959

 

Lila S. Ruffin

27 Feb 1895 - no death date

 

Donna J. Murrah Neyman

4 Jun 1959 - 6 Dec 1997

 

Arlene R. Murrah

23 Jun 1933 - 6 Sep 1977


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