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Fayette County, Alabama
 
~ Willcutt Chapel Cemetery ~
(Gibson Hill Cemetery)



Location: North of Salem near Walker County (S4-T16S-R9W)
Copied by: Herbert M. Newell Jr. & Jeanie Patterson Newell - 28 Feb 1959 ~ (additions/corrections are highlighted)
Decoration Day: Held each year on the third Sunday in May 


______, Infant son - b./d. Jan 25, 1929 ~ (last name illegible)

AMERSON, Elizabeth E. - May 30, 1842 - Nov 11, 1942 ~ (nee Elizabeth Ellender WHITSON, dau of Sam Whitson & Katherine CHAPPLE; d. Nov 13, 1942, Fayette, AL; wife of Riley Jasper Amerson) Image  [3, 6]  

AMERSON, R. Jasper - June 30, 1841 - May 5, 1918 ~ (Masonic emblem - son of Young Amerson & Jennie ALLEN; d. May 6, 1918, Corona, AL) Image  [3, 6]

AMERSON, Riley Jasper - Apr 12, 1909 - Mar 18, 1939 ~ (son of S.T. Amerson & Rosa Lee KIMBRELL; d. Jasper, Walker Co., AL; husband of Etta THACKER)  [6

AMERSON, Samuel Thomas - July 20, 1882 - Apr 14, 1941 ~ (son of Jasper Amerson & Elizabeth WHITSON; d. Oakman, AL; husband of Rosa Lee KIMBRELL)  [6

ARCHER, Robert L. - Nov 28, 1900 - Feb 21, 1921

ARCHER, Sira C. Bircheat - June 25, 1873 - July 2, 1938

BOWDEN, Billie Jack - Nov 14, 1931 - Oct 31, 1941

BOWDEN, Sarah B., dau of H. & M.B. Bowden - Feb 11, 1925 - Feb 22, 1925

CARTER, Emma O., dau of W.P. & L. Carter - Dec 17, 1899 - Apr 2, 1923 

CHEEKS, Martha C. - Feb 11, 1952 - June 28, 1994 ~ Image  [5

CLARK, Joan Catherine - Dec 16, 1945 - June 6, 1950 ~ (Joan Katherine Clark, dau of Lawton Clark & Christian WILLCUTT; d. Winfield, Marion Co., AL)  [6

CORK, Drucilla - May 31, 1912 - Aug 31, 1948 ~ (dau of Willie PENDLEY & Minnie McCUNE; d. Homewood, Jefferson Co., AL) Image  [3, 6]  

CORNELIUS, Infant twin daus of Jack & Carrie Cornelius - b./d. May 7, 1957

CUNNINGHAM, Alice - 1852 - 1948 ~ (nee Antonette Alice SELF, dau of Benjamin Self; b. Apr 30, 1852, AL; d. Sept 24, 1948, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL; wife of S H Cunningham)  [6

CUNNINGHAM, Howard S. - Nov 26, 1922 - Oct 26, 1954 ~ Blal Pvt, USMC Res., WWII

CUNNINGHAM, S.H. - Mar 12, 1851 - May 14, 1913

CURINGTON, Claud - June 25, 1929 - Apr 14, 1930

CURINGTON, Margaritt Aldridge - Sept 7, 1954

CURINGTON, William - Dec 31, 1923 - Mar 7, 1942

DAVIS, Billy Bruce, son of Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Davis - (no dates) ~ (son of John & Belle Davis - Mar 24, 1929 - July 21, 1939)  [4(Martin Billy Bruce Davis, son of John Davis & Bell GURGASON; d. July 21, 1933, Jasper, Walker Co., AL)  [6

DAVIS, Johnnie Estell - b./d. 1939 ~ (Johnie Estelle Davis, dau of Horrace Davis & Geneva THACKER; d. 25 Dec 25, 1939, Corona, Walker Co., AL; aged 1 day)  [6

DAVIS, Susue Garrison - Nov 13, 1887 - Oct 28, 1956 ~ (nee Susie GARRISON, dau of Wash Garrison & Wiley TIPPER; d. Jasper, Walker Co., AL)  [6

DAVIS, Sleaner - May 19, 1908 - Oct 9, 1910 ~ (nee Selena Jones Davis, b. May 11, 1902?)  [4

EARNEST, ____ - May 18, 1920 - Sept 29, 1924 ~ (first name not listed)

EARNEST, B.J. - Jan 25, 1885 - Dec 30, 1980 ~ (Burrell J. Earnest Sr.)  [4

EARNEST, Billy Joe Morris, son of Rebecca Earnest - Aug 18, 1939

EARNEST, Edith Christine - Jan 22, 1924 - Feb 3, 1924 ~ (dau of Wiley Earnest & Emma SEXTON; d. Feb 2, 1924, Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [6

EARNEST, Eliza - Oct 3, 1863 - May 15, 1952 ~ (dau of Jim WILLCUTT & Jane WILLIAMS; d. Walker Co., AL)  [6

EARNEST, Emma Sexton - Jan 15, 1899 - Aug 8, 1925 ~ (dau of William SEXTON & Miss ROBINSON; d. Corona, Walker Co., AL; wife of Wiley Earnest)  [6

EARNEST, Fentie Darleen - b./d. Jan 23, 1963 ~ Image  [3

EARNEST, Henry - 1858 - Aug 26, 1931 ~ (Apr 23, 1858 - Aug 25, 1931)  [4(son of Burl Earnest & Tildia TURNER; d. Aug 25, 1931, Corona, Walker Co., AL; husband of Mattie BLANKENSHIP)  [6

EARNEST, James Wiley - Sept 30, 1927 - Oct 11, 1927 ~ (son of James E. Earnest & Nancy WILLCUTT; d. Corona, AL)  [6

EARNEST, Mary - Oct 14, 1888 - Apr 8, 1957 ~ (dau of Eliza Earnest; d. Jasper, Walker Co., AL)  [6

EARNEST, Nancy - 1871 - 1933

EARNEST, Opil Earline - Apr 4, 1926 - Dec 9, 1926

EARNEST, Roland - b./d. Feb 22, 1920

EARNEST, Sally - 1895 - Mar 22, 1986 ~ (b. Apr 6, 1895)  [4

EARNEST, W. Jason - 1869 - 1925 ~ (son of Burl Earnest & Matilda TURNER; d. Jan 22, 1925, Berry, AL; aged 65 yrs)  [6

EARNEST, W.R. - 1893 - 1953 ~ (Will R. Earnest - Mar 10, 1893 - Dec 1953)  [4(William Riley Earnest, son of Jason Earnest & Nancy THACKER; d. Dec 3, 1953, Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [6]

ELLEGOOD, James - Feb 18, 1874 - June 28, 1957 ~ "Father"  [4

ELLGOOD, George - Sept 10, 1910 - Dec 19, 1938 ~ "Brother" (George ELLIGOOD; d. Montgomery, Montgomery Co., AL)  [4, 6]  

ELLGOOD, Rondell Carol - Feb 6, 1939 - Mar 23, 1941 ~ "Baby" (Ronald Carroll ELLEGOOD, son of Jesse Silas Ellegood & Ercil Kathleen WILLCUTT; d. Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL)  [4, 6

EVANS, Kyle E. - Mar 17, 1943 - July 13, 1991 ~ Image  [5

FILES, Bernice Willcutt - 1922 - 1981 ~ [4

FILES, Claude G. - 1891 - 1968 ~ (son of Jasper Files & Susie CLEMONS; d. Sept 21, 1968, Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [4, 6]

FILES, Earl Dean - Sept 20, 1938 - Dec 31, 1938

FILES, Eva R., dau of Mr & Mrs J.J. Files - Jan 7, 1912 - Dec 26, 1922 ~ ("school girl"; d. Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [6

FILES, Fannie Ann - June 14, 1884 

FILES, Garland Grant - Aug 26, 1931 - Dec 29, 1934 ~ (Gerland Grant FILE, son of Hilly Files & Annie Bell ERNEST; d. Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [6

FILES, Gladys - 1926 - 1954

FILES, Holley - Jan 31, 1907 - Mar 23, 1946 ~ “Father” (Halley Files; d. Carona, Walker Co., AL)  [6

FILES, Jack - Oct 10, 1936 - Jan 14, 2005 ~ Pfc, US Army, Korea Image  [3

FILES, Jasper J. - Mar 7, 1865 - Feb 22, 1947 ~ “Father” (Jasper Jerone Files, son of Jerry Files & Miss TIRCY; d. Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [6

FILES, Jerry F. - Nov 10, 1876 - June 20, 1947 ~ (Jerry Franklin Files, son of John Files & Rhoda BAKER; d. Berry, AL)  [6

FILES, Pearl - 1897 - 1988 ~ [4

FILES, Shirley Gean - b./d. Mar 17, 1930 ~ (dau of Halley Files & Anna Belle EARNEST; d. Mar 18, 1930, Walker Co., AL; aged 1 day)  [6

FILES, Susie E. - Mar 9, 1875 - 19__ ~ “Mother” (dau of James C. CLEMENTS & Loumandy MADISON; d. Oct 16, 1957)  [4(nee Susan Elizabeth CLEMMENTS, dau of John Clemments; d. Oct 16, 1956, Corona, Walker Co., AL)  [6

FILES, Wilburn Lee - 1918 - 1958 ~ (military stone: Jan 30, 1918 - June 18, 1958 ~ Pvt., Co. F, 353 Inf., WWII)  [4(son of Claude Files & Pearl HYDE; d. Walker Co., AL)  [6]

FILES, William Doyle - 1938 - 1957

FONDREN, J.N. - May 5, 1895 - Nov 24, 1916 ~ ("R.A. Fondren, wife of J.N. Fondren")  [4

FROST, Donzie M. - Aug 3, 1880 - Apr 28, 1952

FROST, Iven S. - May 21, 1918 - July 31, 1918 ~ (Iven A. Frost; d. July 21, 1918?)  [4

FROST, J. Edward - Jan 7, 1878 - Feb 9, 1939

FULTON, Theron - Feb 19, 1914 - June 10, 1947

GARRETT, Benjamin P. - Oct 24, 1916 - Nov 16, 1939

GIBSON, Artha Taylor, wife of Oscar Gibson - Oct 25, 1886 - Jan 26, 1944

GIBSON, Nolan B. - 1888 - 1916

GIBSON, Oscar - Sept 22, 1880 - Mar 12, 1946

GILLION, Odies (Jr.) - Aug 6, 1926 - Oct 3, 1926

GOODSON, Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. Ray Goodson - 1955 ~ (only one date)

GRAY, Shirley Dean - Jan 6, 1945 - Jan 7, 1945

HARRIS, Caldonia - Dec 10, 1879 - Dec 7, 1948

HARRIS, Clemmie, wife of J.R. Harris - Jan 11, 1900 - Mar 14, 1926 

HARRIS, Easter T. - Apr 1, 1923 - June 28, 1924 ~ Image  [3

HARRIS, Rudolph - Oct 6, 1930 - Oct 2, 1932

HARRIS, Thurman - 1914 - 1939

HARRIS, Virgil H., son of Mr. & Mrs. W.H. Harris - b./d. Nov 1935 

HICKS, Cathy Helon - Jan 31, 1954 - Mar 15, 2002 ~ (double stone) Image  [5

HONEYCUTT, Alfred R. - Mar 13, 1879 - June 24, 1971 ~ (ssw Louisa Honeycutt) PHOTO  [7

HONEYCUTT, Caswell Earnest - Mar 28, 1918 - Feb 19, 1943 ~ (first name: Caawell?)

HONEYCUTT, Fred Anders - Sept 9, 1909 - Apr 1, 1988 ~ (ssw Mary R. MARTIN) Image  [3

HONEYCUTT, Louisa C. - July 29, 1880 - Aug 24, 1958 ~ (ssw Alfred Honeycutt) PHOTO  [7]   

HONEYCUTT, Mary Readus Martin - Aug 11, 1913 - Dec 11, 2003 ~ (ssw Fred A. Honeycutt) Image  [3

HYDE, Cora Jones, wife of Burell Hyde - Dec 6, 1906 - Apr 1979  [1

HYDE, Elizabeth A. - 1947 - 1950

HYDE, L. Burell - 1903 - 1942 ~ “Father” (Burell Louis Hyde)  [1

JOHNSTON, Bessie Eugene - Apr 23, 1919 - Nov 5, 1947

JOHNSTON, Phyllis - Mar 21, 1955 - Mar 22, 1955

JONES, Carvin, son of J.P. & Necie Jones - May 5, 1914 - Aug 22, 1915

JONES, Clearice - Aug 23, 1882  

JONES, Cora L. - Aug 29, 1915 - Oct 20, 2005 ~ (ssw Arllie Jones) Image  [3

JONES, Debbie E. - 1875 - 1952

JONES, Eddie L. - Feb 26, 1868 - Aug 19, 1949

JONES, F.S. - July 5, 1899 - Sept 10, 1910

JONES, J.T. (Rev.) - 1850 - 1910

JONES, John H. - 1873 - 1956

JONES, John P. - Aug 24, 1881 -

JONES, Lemmie C. - Nov 9, 1895 - May 24, 1951 ~ Ala. Pvt., 167 Inf., 42 Div, WWI

JONES, Malissa - 1840 - 1925

JONES, Neacie C. - July 24, 1884 -

JONES, S.D. (Rev.) - Mar 28, 1877 - Feb 28, 1958

KILGORE, C.D. - May 5, 1919 - Aug 8, 1922

KILGORE, Clyde Burnett - Jan 11, 1917 - Aug 19, 1945

KILGORE, George B. - Jan 28, 1878 - Apr 3, 1943

KILGORE, James Robert, son of G.B. & M.I. Kilgore - Apr 14, 1918 - Dec 19, 1918

KILGORE, Marion - June 12, 1883 - Aug 14, 1923

KILGORE, Minnie O. - Mar 1, 1885 -

KILGORE, Paul H. - Apr 8, 1912 - Dec 18, 1934

KILGORE, Roman - 1927 - 1928

KILGORE, Ruby Irene, dau of Marion & Blissie Kilgore - Sept 14, 1910 - Aug 17, 1915

KILGORE, Suvillar, wife of R.B. Kilgore - June 12, 1874 - July 29, 1931

KILGORE, Terry Lee - Sept 29, 1944 ~ (infant)

KIMBRELL, Andrew C. - 1908 - 1954

KIMBRELL, Fred F. - 1899 - 1953

KIMBRELL, John - Dec 13, 1877 - Sept 27, 1921 ~ (ssw Maggie Kimbrell) Image  [3

KIMBRELL, Maggie - Sept 13, 1877 - Aug 20, 1920 ~ (ssw John Kimbrell) Image  [3

KIMBRELL, Mattie - Aug 2, 1879 - Dec 14, 1964 ~ (dau of Jasper AMERSON & Elizabeth WHITSON; d. Jasper, Walker Co., AL) Image  [3, 6]

KIMBRELL, Sissie - 1901 - 1955

KIMBRELL, Thomas P. - Nov 10, 1872 - May 3, 1954 ~ Image  [3

KIMBRELL, William F. - Sept 27, 1939 ~ Ala. Pfc., QM Corps

KNIGHT, Annie Laurie - Dec 26, 1915 - Apr 11, 1939  

LONG, James D. - Oct 29, 1971 - Apr 3, 2003 ~ Image  [3

LOWERY, Floyd - Aug 1, 1906 - Oct 2, 1957

MARTIN, Howard W. - Aug 10, 1912 - Jan 11, 1951 ~ “Father”

MORRIS, Billy Joe, son of Rebecca Earnest - Aug 18, 1939 ~ (same as Billy Joe EARNEST above)  [4

MUSGROVE, John Francis, son of R.L. & A.P. Musgrove - Feb 20, 1908 - Oct 14, 1910 

MYERS, Joyce W. - June 1, 1916 - June 10, 1997 ~ Image  [5

PENDLEY, Jimmy L. "Bobo" - Jan 24, 1953 - Sept 19, 1985 ~ (ssw Loyd S. Pendley) Image  [5

PENDLEY, Loyd S. "Buddy" - Mar 2, 1951 - Aug 21, 1972 ~ (ssw Jimmy L. Pendley) Image  [5

PENDLEY, Minnie - Dec 6, 1891 - Aug 14, 1948

PHILLIPS, John - Dec 16, 1890 - Mar 21, 1957 ~ Ala. Pvt., Salvage Co., QMC, WWI

PITTS, John T. - Apr 12, 1856 - Oct 9, 1918

PITTS, Savilla F. - Jan 19, 1859 - Aug 17, 1922

POE, Alice - 1890 - May 22, 1930

POE, Bell - July 13, 1867 - Oct 22, 1931

POE, Elbert - May 4, 1862 - July 20, 1934

POE, Joe - 1891 - 1949 ~ (Masonic emblem) Image  [3

POE, N.E. - Nov 18, 1885 - Mar 18, 1913

PORTER, Infant son of J.E. & L. Porter - Nov 20, 1922 ~ (only one date)

ROBERSON, Gay Jones - 1902 - 1936

ROBINSON, Edward M. - Aug 27, 1895 - Jan 16, 1947

ROBINSON, Ellen W. - Jan 15, 1901 -

SICKLES, Charles Edward - Aug 1, 1949 - Mar 21, 1950 

SMITH, Jeffery Joseph - Dec 19, 1964 - June 29, 1995 ~ Image  [3

SMITH, Martha Ellen - Sept 5, 1941 - Nov 17, 1980 ~ (t/s with Meredith T. & Venita J. VICE; mother of Jeffery Joseph Smith?) Image  [3

SMITH, Son of W.G. & M. Smith - Apr 17, 1927 - July 3, 1928 

STONE, Judd - Dec 18, 1913 - July 20, 1950 ~ Ala. Pvt., 2065 Ordinance AVN, WWII

STONE, Vira, wife of J.P. Stone - Mar 1, 1875 - June 7, 1948

SUBER, Frank - 1879 - 1942

TAYLOR, Catherine, wife of Jake Taylor - Mar 10, 1931 - Oct 15, 1917

TAYLOR, Eva - Aug 28, 1917 - Feb 18, 1918

TAYLOR, James - Aug 31, 1863 - Aug 27, 1942

TAYLOR, Susan - Nov 16, 1861 - Jan 14, 1936

THACKER, Annie - Feb 1, 1863 - May 14, 1943

THACKER, George W. - 1846 - 1938

THACKER, Hulda - 1851 - 1938

THACKER, W.R. - May 20, 1859 - June 14, 1947

UPTAIN, Leeon, son of G.W. & Callie Uptain - Oct 8, 1918 - Jan 10, 1920 

UPTON, Alfred G. - d. Mar 23, 1947 ~ “Father” (only one date; ssw Martha A. Upton) Image  [3

UPTON, Ella F. - 1896 - 1924 ~ (nee FONDREN; ssw James A. Upton) Image  [3

UPTON, J.A. ~ (no dates; infant son of James A. Upton & Martha MILLS)  [3

UPTON, James A. - Mar 19, 1898 - Oct 19, 1971 ~ (James Arthur Upton, son of Alfred & Martha Upton; ssw Ella FONDREN) Image  [3

UPTON, Lovett L. - Apr 2, 1928 - June 19, 1971 ~ (son of James A. Upton & Martha MILLS)  [3

UPTON, Margie ~ (no dates; infant dau of James A. Upton & Martha MILLS)  [3

UPTON, Martha - 1908 - 1946 ~ (nee MILLS, second wife of James A. Upton; she d. July 3, 1947)  [3

UPTON, Martha A. - Feb 8, 1872 - Mar 7, 1934 ~ “Mother” (dau of Elijah WILLCUTT & Mandy WILLIAMS; ssw Alfred G. Upton) Image  [3

UPTON, Preston ~ (no dates; infant son of James A. Upton & Martha MILLS)  [3

UPTON, Rosala Jean (Rose) - 1957 - 1991 ~ (dau of Lovett L. Upton)  [3

VANCE, Beatrice, dau of Joe & Margret Vance - June 25, 1918 - Apr 18, 1951 

VANCE, Margaret A., wife of Joe Vance - Dec 2, 1885 - Feb 19, 1974 ~ (dau of Lewis W. WILLCUTT & Hulda C. WILLIAMS)  [2

VICE, Meredith T. - Dec 29, 1907 - Oct 13, 1994 ~ (t/s with Venita J. & Martha Ellen Vice) Image  [3

VICE, Venita J. - Jan 10, 1920 - May 1, 1981 ~ (t/s with Meredith T. & Martha Ellen Vice) Image  [3

WALKER, Eletta F. - June 12, 1924 - Dec 9, 1990 ~ Image  [3

WALLACE, Mary Susan, wife of John Wallace - Dec 10, 1875 - Mar 12, 1926

WILLCUTT, Andy D. - d. Oct 17, 1957 ~ aged 69y-7m-21d

WILLCUTT, B. - Dec 8, 1901 - May 26, 1939

WILLCUTT, E.W. - May 9, 1843 - May 2, 1917 ~ (Elijah W. WILLCUTT)  [3

WILLCUTT, Flora May, dau of D.W. & Rutha Willcutt - Apr 11, 1915 - Dec 21, 1915

WILLCUTT, Henery E. - Dec 12, 1875 - Dec 15, 1957  

WILLCUTT, Hulda C., wife of Lewis W. Willcutt - Feb 1851 - June 19, 1917 ~ (nee WILLIAMS)  [2]

WILLCUTT, Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. Henry Willcutt - July 31, 1925 ~ (only one date)

WILLCUTT, J.E. - May 17, 1886 - June 25, 1954

WILLCUTT, John - 1878 - 1958 ~ (ssw Mary Willcutt) Image  [3

WILLCUTT, Lewis Wiley - Mar 1848 - Jan 13, 1918  [2

WILLCUTT, Mandy, wife of E.W. Willcutt - Sept 25, 1849 - Dec 8, 1915 ~ (nee WILLIAMS)  [3]

WILLCUTT, Mary - 1872 - 1953 ~ (ssw John Willcutt) Image  [3

WILLCUTT, Susie J. - Sept 30, 1882 - 

WILLIAMS, Fenton C. - Jan 31, 1914 - Dec 31, 1965 ~ Image  [3

ssw = same stone with


This material generously transcribed from the written records by
Richard W. SEYM0UR


Additional sources:
[1]  Burline Hyde Bowman (Empire, AL), e-mail message, 24 Mar 2006
[2]  Robert Alexander, e-mail message, 25 Jan 2007 
[3]  Sabrina Aldridge, e-mail messages w/photos, 26-27 May 2007 
[4]  Sabrina Aldridge, e-mail message, 21 Mar 2008 (unverified info from Gibson Hill Cemetery Association records)
[5]  Sabrina Aldridge, e-mail message w/photos, 22 Apr 2008 
[6]  Sabrina Aldridge, e-mail message, 02 Mar 2010 (information copied from transcribed death certificates at FamilySearch.org) 
[7]  Chip Collins, disk w/photos, 11 Sep 2012  New!




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