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Phillips Cemetery



Lisa Driggers has so kindly taken time to go out to the Phillips Cemetery to transcribe
and photograph the headstones for us. Thank you, Lisa.

Phillips Cemetery
Range 20E TN 3 N Sec. 14 or East of Fairview Church
Coffee County, Alabama

  • James A. Phillips
    • Born 2 Aug 1831 Died 14 October 1911
    • Husband of Malendie W. Phillips
    • A Mason
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Large grave on left
    • Wife on right
    • Found in Coffee County Tomb Records of Feb. 1967 - Dec. 1969
    • Could not locate the grave on 29 March 2008
    • Ancestery.com - Born 21 Aug 1831 in Coffee County, Alabama and died 14 October 1911 in Coffee County, Alabama
    • His parents were ? Hezekiah and Elizabeth Phillips
    • James was married 1st to Lorena Mooney about 1851 in Alabama
      • She was born in 1828 in Alabama
      • James and Lorena had the following children:
        • William H. - 1 Aug. 1852
        • Rebecca - 16 Nov 1854
        • Sara - 13 Sept 1857
        • Mary - 3 Oct 1859
        • James J. - 25 Sept 1861
        • James Hezekiah - 8 Dec 1863
        • Sarene Ann - 8 Dec 1863
    • James married 2nd Martha J. McClain
      • She was born 15 June 1845 - died 8 Feb 1925
      • They had the following children:
        • Fredrrek Edgar - 7 July 1866
        • John Washington - 23 May 1868
        • Gemima Caroline - 23 Sept 1869
    • James married 3rd Malindie Simmons
      • She was born 5 Nov 1843 and died 28 April 1907
      • They had the following children:
        • Luke Burrell - 20 Oct 1874
        • Indiana Melinda - 10 July 1876
        • Stephen Leonard - 2 Aug 1878
        • Isaac Lewis - 28 April 1879
        • Pernina Devillers - 21 March 1883
        • Dalseda Araminta - 6 Nov 1884
  • Malendie W. Phillips
    • Born 5 Nov. 1843
    • Died 28 April 1907
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Wife of James A. Phillips
    • “Mother”
    • Stone broken
    • Found in Coffee County Tomb Records of Feb. 1967 - Dec. 1969
    • Could not locate the grave on 29 March 2008
  • John Phillips
    • Born 21 March 1910
    • Died 21 March 1910
    • Son of L.B. & Rebecka Phillips
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Stone Broken
    • Found in Coffee County Tomb Records of Feb. 1967 - Dec. 1969
    • Could not locate the grave on 29 March 2008
    • Rootsweb.com - Luke Burrell Phillips and Rebecca Taylor: Luke Burrell was born 20 Oct 1874 and died 10 March 1952 in Geneva, Alabama.
  • Ben F. Spinks
    • Born 30 June 1878
    • Died 3 Aug 1956
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • “Father”
    • Husband of Mamie Spinks
    • Could this be Benjamin F. Spinks?
  • Mamie Spinks
    • Born 14 Jan 1885
    • Died 26 Jan 1969
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • “Mother”
    • Wife of Ben F. Spinks
    • Could this be Magdelana Cody Spinks?
  • Fred Spinks
    • Age 5 Years
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Eddie Spinks
    • Infant Son
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • John Simuel “Creek” Spinks
    • Born 11 July 1880
    • Died 31 Aug 1948
    • Coffee County Heritage Book - Submitted by Jane Spinks Burkett
      • John Simuel Spinks parents were Simuel Spinks and Mary Daughtry Spinks
      • John Simuel was known as “Creek” because of his love of hunting, fishing and trapping
      • He never remarried after Bena died
      • He raised his 4 small children alone
      • He died at the age of 68
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • John Simuel married Leavy “Bena” Harrison
      • Leavy "Bena" Harrison
        • Born 9 Jan 1890 to William Angus Harrison and Frances Mary Thomas Harrison
        • Died 22 Feb 1920 at the age of 30 in the Spainish Flu Epidemic
        • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Creek and Bena had the following children:
      • Columbus Spinks
        • Married Jessie Mae Bass
        • Columbus and Jessie Mae had one child
      • Florence Spinks
        • Married Roosevelt Driggers
          • Florence and Roosevelt's children were:
            • Donald Nix Driggers
            • Lillie Ruth Driggers
            • Dewey Wendell Driggers
            • Eleanor Yvonne Driggers
      • Winnie Spinks
        • Married Otho Simmons
          • Winnie and Otho had one child
            • James Fussell Simmons
      • Mack Spinks
        • Married Mary Frances Harper
        • Mack and Mary Frances had one child
          • Frances Maxine
  • Infant Spinks
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Slab - Spinks
    • All that is on this slab is the name Spinks that is carved into the concrete
  • Slab - Spinks
    • All that is on this slab is the name Spinks that is carved into the concrete
  • Dollie Spinks
    • In Memory of Dollie Spinks
    • Died 7 March 1890
    • Age 67 years
    • Honored, Beloved, and Wept. Here mother lies
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • W.M. Spinks
    • In Memory Of W.M. Spinks
    • Only date that I could read was 1812
    • I couldn’t tell if the stone was broken or just sunk into the ground; I was afraid to mess with it too much
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Sara Spinks
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Mrs. Mary Daughtry Spinks
    • Rootsweb.com
      • Mary McLellan Daughtry
      • Born about 1853 in Covington County, Mississippi
      • Died 13 May 1936 in Coffee County, Alabama
      • Married Jarrett Simuel Spinks
      • Mary and Jarrett had one child
        • James I. Spinks
      • Mary’s parents were Drew Daughtry and Christian Flora McLellan Daughtry
        • Drew Daughtry was born about 1825 in North Carolina
        • Christian Flora McLellan who was born about 1830 in Cumberland County, North Carolina
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Sim Spinks
    • Husband of Mary Daughtry
    • Children of Sim and Mary Spinks were
      • Ben
      • Creek
      • Jim
      • Sarah
      • ?Ammy
      • Dollie
  • Sim's Brothers were
    • John
    • Louis
    • Clark
    • Ben
  • Infant Wooten
    • Infant of Dollie Spinks Wooten and John Wooten
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Dollie Spinks Wooten
    • ? Dolly Elizabeth born 1890 in Alabama
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Dollie married John Wesley Wooten
      • John Wesley Wooten Born 22 Aug 1888 in Barbour County, Alabama Died 27 July 1975 in Durant, Hillsbrough County, Florida
      • Dollie was his 2nd wife
      • John and Dollie had the above infant (Infant Wooten) and Essa M. “Essie” Wooten who was born in 1908
  • Jim Spinks
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Infant Son of Marshall F. Kelly & Liler B. Kelly
    • Born and Died 6 June 1913
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Enoch B. Spinks
    • Born 22 June 1852 Died 2 March 1923
    • Born in Coffee County, Alabama
    • Is he the son of William S. and Dollie Spinks?
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Anna Spinks
    • Born 15 Feb 1872 Died - 19 Feb 1939
    • She was the sunshine of our home
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Benjamin T. Spinks
    • Born 6 Dec 1898 Died 24 Feb 1925
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Mattie Spinks
    • Born 1 July 1902 Died 20 Dec 1990
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Clark Spinks Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Louis Spinks Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • John Spinks Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • 3 Unmarked Graves
  • Nellie K. Whittington
    • Born 16 Nov 1922 Died 11 March 1994
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • J.T. Whittington
    • Born 19 Oct 1927 Died 22 March 1996
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Marshall F. Kelley
    • Born 25 Oct 1880 Died 29 Aug 1960
    • “Father”
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Liller B. Kelley
    • Born 10 June 1893 Died 19 March 1981
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Gemima Kelley
    • Born April 10, 1848 Died 23 March 1905
    • Gone But Not Forgotten.
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • W.N. Kelley
    • Born April 14, 1834 Died 20 March 1911
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Unmarked
  • E.A Bowdoin
    • A Worthy American
    • Born 5 Nov 1863 Died 3 October 1931
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Ancestry.com Eli Ausbon Bowdoin
      • Born in Coffee County, Alabama
      • Died from stomach cancer
      • E.A.’s parents were John Franklin Bowdoin (Born June 1837 in Stewart County, Georgia) and Nancy Harper (Born 14 Feb. 1840)
      • He married Mary Lou Ann Kelley about 1886
        • Mary Lou was born 6 May 1870 in Alabama and died 7 Feb 1917
      • They had the following children:
        • Carrie Bowdoin - 21 Aug 1887 - Coffee County, Alabama
        • James Franklin “Jim” Bowdoin - 13 Jan 1889 - Buried at Fairview, Coffee County, Alabama
        • Catherine Miriah Bowdoin - 12 July 1891 Coffee County, Alabama
        • John Bowdoin - 1892 Coffee County, Alabama
      • E.A. married 2nd Molly McCall.
  • M.L. Bowdoin
    • Born 6 May 1870 Died 7 Feb 1917
    • Wife of E.A. Bowdoin
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • 3 Unmarked Graves
    • I couldn’t tell if this was actually graves or what
    • As you can see they are not very tall, but they don’t look like stones that have broken and fallen over either
  • Unable to read this one
  • Ramona D. Kelley
    • Only date on this one was 3 March 1932
    • Gone and Forgotten
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • 2 Unmarked graves beside Ramona D. Kelley
  • Celia Harrison
    • Born 25 Nov 1872 Died 27 Feb 1944
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Rootsweb.com
      • Parents were W.A. and Frances T. Harrison
    • Ancestery.com
      • Celia Ann Harrison born in Coffee County Alabama
      • She had 2 children thought to have been fathered by Robert Bowdoin
        • Modess Ann L. Harrison
          • 13 April 1896 - 18 Dec 1978
        • Mary F. Harrison
          • Born 29 April 1901
          • Died 3 Dec 1971
          • Gone but not forgotten
          • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
  • Sophronia Adkison
    • 1880 - 1955
    • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
    • Ancestery.com
      • Sophronia Charlotta Harrison was born in Coffee County, Alabama
      • Her parents were William Angus and Frances “Fannie” Harrison
      • She married W.J. “Bud” Adkinson
      • Sophronia and Bud had one child
        • Henry Clayton Adkinson
          • 1898 - 1962
  • W.A. Harrison
    • 1839 - 1930
    • Ancestery.com
      • William Angus Harrison
      • Born 18 May 1848 in Old Town, Coffee County, Alabama
      • Died April 1929 in Coffee County, Alabama
      • His mother was Charlotte Harrison
      • He was the Grandson of William Grancer Harrison
      • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
      • He married Frances “Fannie Thomas in 1869
        • Frances was born 17 Nov 1850 in Coffee County, Alabama
        • Died 1926
        • Buried in Phillips Cemetery
      • W.A. and Frances had the following children:
        • Celia Anne 1872 - 1944
        • William Moses - 1874 -1964
        • Sophronia Charlotta - Dec 1876 - 1955
        • Bone - 1879 -1946
        • Mary Delany - 1880 - 1966
        • Racey - 1882 - 1963
        • Joseph P. - 1884 - 1956
        • Carrie K. - 1886 - 1968
        • Melissa Agnes - 1888 - 1973
        • Levy “Bena” - 1890 - 1920
        • Pearl - 1892-1976
    • I could not tell if this was a grave or not. If any one knows please let me know.

PHOTOGRAPHS



Marshell F. Kelley B: October 25, 1880 D: August 29, 1960 "Father"
"IN CHRIST IS HOPE"
Liller B. Kelley B: June 10, 1893 D: March 19, 1981 "Mother"



Ramona D. Kelley March 3, 1932
"GONE AND FORGOTTEN"



W. N. Kelley B: April 14, 1834 D: March 20, 1911



Infant Son of M. F. and L. B. Kelley B: June 6, 1913 D: June 6, 1913
"Sleep on sweet babe and take thy rest.
God called thee home, He thought it best."



Mary F. Harrison B: April 29, 1901 D: December 3, 1971
"Gone But Not Forgotten"





W. A. Harrison B: 1839 D: 1930
Frances T. Harrison B: 1850 D: 1926



Unmarked Grave



Gemima Kelley B: April 10, 1848 D: March 23, 1905
"Gone But Not Forgotten"



E. A. Bowdoin B: November 5, 1863 D: October 3, 1931
"A Worthy American"

M. L. Bowdoin B: May 6, 1870 D: February 7, 1917
"Wife of E. A. Bowdoin"
"She was the sunshine.....(photograph omits rest of epitaph)



Celia Harrison B: November 25, 1872 D: February 27, 1944


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