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Cemeteries - Township3, Range 10

African American
Section 29, Township 3, Range 10

Survey and Pictures
Contributed 6 Aug 2009
by Ella Hampton Moss

LOCATION: Driving directions: Hwy 184 East (East 2nd Street), turn left at traffic light onto Ford Road (Mt Olievia Church on left). If driving west, turn right at traffic light onto Ford Road (Mt. Olievia Church to your left), proceed north on Ford Road, crossing railroad tracks. Make left turn onto gravel road (between house number 1922 Ford Road and house number 1920 Ford Road. Proceed carefully going slightly into a right curve and soon into a left curve. Oliver Hampton cemetery is at your right and Pearsall cemetery to your left. Oliver Hampton cemetery is located in section 29, township 3, Range 10, Muscle Shoals, AL.
     Oliver Hampton Cemetery was established December 2, 1985. The land was deeded and recorded in Deed Book #25, page 721, December 18, 1985  "Colbert County, State of Alabama, for cemetery purposes, by Oliver Hampton and wife Naomi Hampton. The cemetery is to be perpetually used and restricted for burial to the heirs and next of kin, by marriage or otherwise, to the descendents of Oliver Hampton and wife, Naomi Hampton.
     The oldest grave is that of Emma Lee Bulls, first cousin to Helen King Hampton, Richella King Vinson, Henry Luke King and Johnny King.
     The upkeep of the cemetery is done by children and grandchildren of Oliver Hampton and wife Naomi Hampton.

ROW 1: Oliver Hampton and wife Naomi Watts Hampton

Front of Stone


Naomi Watts

Sept 17, 1919

Feb 9, 1916

May 14, 2002

Apr 30, 2004


Back of Stone

Daughters Sons
Ella Edward
Gladys Thomas
Carolyn Walter

Paul James Moss (Remains buried at
Colbert Memorial Gardens, Tuscumbia, AL.)

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