HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY

 

Hopewell Baptist Church cemetery is an African American cemetery located behind the church at 4892 Ridge Road, approximately 1.1 miles north of the intersection of Jess Lyons Road and Ridge Road.

New Additions, older burials per list provided by local funeral home, May 2006.

 

Surveyed by Russell D. James and Mike Lowery on 5 December 2003, All Rights Reserved.

 

Sarah McCray

29 Feb 1888 12 Jun 1948

 

Jimmie L. Lowe

10 Jun 1912 11 Oct 1959

 

Mary S. Hughes

1895 7 Mar 1943

 

Pearl Leech

4 Jun 1901 17 Jun 1965

 

------stone broken

1845 26 Dec 1903

 

Maria Rush

1851 1935

 

Hattie H. Lagrone

26 Jan 1928 - 18 Feb 1971

 

Jessie Lee Hollis

28 Sep 1901 18 Sep 1966

 

Ada Walton Hollis

12 Feb 1904 11 Oct 1966

 

Dolly Love

18 Dec 1902 24 Jan 1959

 

Coleman Walton

no dates

 

Hattie Walton

no dates

 

ruth B. Walton

14 Mar 1907 28 Apr 1992

 

Annie Brunner

Died 23 May 1929

 

Mattie B. Blevins

1912 1996

 

Robert L. Troupe

Mississippi

PFC

1075 QM SVC CO

World War II

26 Aug 1919 11 Nov 1964

 

Viola Beard

3 Apr 1903 29 Jan 1989

 

Mitchel L. Rush

Mississippi

PVT

2532 Base Unit AAF

World War II

24 Jun 1927 16 Jul 1962

 

Earl T. McCrary

S1 US Navy

World War II

24 Feb 1926 21 Jul 1993

 

Esther Watts

no dates

 

E. Z. Rush

1866 1964

 

Mary E. Perroce?

6 Jun 1907 5 Jun 1978

 

Gloria Jean Cuimmings

26 May 1954 9 Oct 1991

 

Ruby L. Bridges

8 Oct 1937 2 Jan 1976

 

Allie Sykes

28 May 1892 8 Aug 1917

 

Gertrude Barlow

30 May 1921 8 Dec 2002

 

Henry D. Alexander

16 Mar 1905 19 Mar 1978

 

Theresa A. Alexander

1 May 1907 19 Jan 1979

 

Lucille Shelton

5 Oct 1916 6 Mar 1999

 

Hattie L. Blevins

10 Nov 1940 6 Jun 2001

 

Julia Saddler

no dates

 

Archie L. Agnew

22 Jan 1914 28 Aug 2002

 

Alonzo Jackson

7 Mar 1916 30 Sep 1938

 

Robert Swanigan

US Army

World War II

1 Dec 1921 14 Dec 1986

 

Eugene Furnace

Aug 1902 9 Apr 1971

 

Mary Furnace

21 Dec 1877 26 Dec 1965

 

John Oliver Blevins

10 Jul 1903 1 Apr 1995

 

Gertrude M. Furnace

1912 1993

 

Lloyd Eugene Furnace

AB

US Air Force

24 May 1948 16 May 2002

 

Joe T. Lowe

US Army

1930 1999

 

Emma Lou Johnson

12 Sep 1914 19 Oct 2003

 

Hattie Sneed

18 Aug 1928 25 Feb 1994

 

William D. Lowe

20 Sep 1945 28 May 1965

 

Janita A. Lowe

5 May 1894 19 Feb 1979

 

Oliver Lowe

15 May 1888 21 May 1989

 

Thomas Lowe

12 Apr 1912 13 Oct 1995

 

Elizie M. Ford

18 Aug 1918 30 Jun 1997

 

Lillie M. Griffin

5 Mar 1945 29 Apr 1967

 

Martha Barry

25 Dec 1884 20 Jun 1971

 

Loda Robinson

6 Feb 1890 9 Aug 1976

 

David L. Griffin

24 Aug 1954 22 Jul 1978

 

Louise B. Griffin

16 Jan 1918 4 Apr 1997

 

Aquire Griffin

29 Jan 1905 31 Aug 1986

 

Squire Griffin Jr.

5 Apr 1950 19 Feb 1994

 

Thomas J. Covington

19 Apr 1917 2 Jan 1962

 

Clarence Lowe

1888 5 Jan 1955

 

Leather Vaughn

1 Jan 1906 24 Jun 1962

 

Dan Barlow

15 Feb 1893 11 Dec 1928

 

Hazel C. U. Perry

21 Oct 1920 12 Mar 1978

 

Kennedy Ray Woods

19 Sep 1976 15 Nov 1994

 

Sibie Lewis

1850 22 Jul 1918

Leola Lewis

Jun 1884 Mar 1947

 

Will Lewis

Aug 1882 Feb 1952