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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 13

SPRINGHILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
[African American]

Surveyed and Contributed
Feb 2005 by
David Montgomery

NOTE: Updates are added at the bottom of the page.


Lat: 34° 50¢ 40² N, Lon: 87° 53¢ 41² W
Total records = 221.

The Springhill Church and Cemetery is located southwest of Rhodesville, Alabama. To reach the cemetery, drive south from Rhodesville on County Rd. 189 for about ¾ miles. Turn right onto County Road 213 and go approximately 2 miles to the intersection of 213 and 186. Turn right onto County Road 186 and go about ½ mile to the church and cemetery on the left. The cemetery lies to the southeast side of the church on the Springhill Road. [Section 27, Township 2, Range 13.]

This survey begins at the northeast corner of the cemetery and is recorded row by row in an alternating north/south fashion. There are several graves in this cemetery identifiable only by sunken areas in the ground. The following information was recorded from headstones and/or foot markers and is current as of February 15, 2005.

- David Montgomery 


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[Photo by David Montgomery]


[Photo by David Montgomery]

Row 1
McCuller, Mary Elizabeth; b. 01 Sep 1928, d. 21 Aug 2004
(Surname not legible), Robert Stanley; b. 25 Nov 1928,
     d. 28 Mar 2004
Woods, William Amos; b. 06 Jun 1945, d. 17 Sep 2000
Barnett, Arthur J.; b. 03 Feb 1916, d. 11 Nov 1999,
     Cpl. US Army WWII
Jones, Charles Wayne; b. 07 Dec 1972, d. 10 Jun 1997
Barnett, Bobby L.; b. 30 Aug 1950, d. 28 Apr 1997
Barnett, Thomas Amos Sr.; b. 12 Apr 1920, d. 27 Jun 1996
Smith, Larene (Jones); b. 30 Dec 1957, d. 25 Feb 1997
Smith, Fredonia; b. 16 Feb 1933, d. 07 Aug 1996
Barnett, Jesse James; no dates
Duster, Larene (Jones); b. 22 Jun 1921, d. 05 May 1990
Barnett, Charlie V. Sr.; b. 08 Jun 1902, d. 05 Jul 1989
Armstead, Ella A.; b. 1906, d. 1988
Jones, Virginia B.; b. 24 Aug 1911, d. 15 Mar 1988
Unknown
Barnett, Mariah D.; b. 24 Dec 1897, d. 28 Jan 1977
Armstead, Mary; b. 18 Sep 1895, d. 29 Oct 1975
Barnett, Clara L.; b. 27 Mar 1895, d. 05 Sep 1973
Barnett, Jesse; b. 20 Oct 1894, d. 30 Jun 1966,
     Pvt. US Army WWI
Armstead, Louish; b. 10 May 1882, d. 22 Jun 1957
Barnett, Flora; b. 17 Dec 1866, d. 10 Dec 1938

Row 2 (Short Row)
Barnett, Ruben; b. 12 Mar 1900, d. 08 May 1966
Bumpus, Robert; b. 09 Mar 1905, d. 31 Aug 1964,
     AL Tec5 Medical SN CO WWII
Bumpus, Grant; b. 08 Apr 1908, d. 06 Jul 1973
Vann, Robert A.; b. 01 Jan 1915, d. 05 May 1975
Bumpus, (no given name); d. 11 Dec 2002, 87 years of age

Row 3
Unknown
Foster, Samuel L.; b. 24 Dec 1927, d. 16 Nov 1996
Bumpus, Mary L.; b. 1883, d. 1983
Murphy, Henry; b. 12 Jan 1905, d. 18 Jan 1972
Murphy, Rosie; b. 22 Jul 1905, d. 02 Mar 1971
Bumpus, Leonard; b. 04 Nov 1886, d. 16 Jul 1956
Dollerson, Clara W.; b. 10 Mar 1910, d. 30 Jul 1955
Bumpus, Lula; b. 1873, d. 1956
Duncan, Will; 20 Aug 1910, only date, AL Pvt. 162 Depot Brig
Craig, Mose; b. 1853, d. 14 Feb 1926
Turnley, Laura; d. 04 Feb 1920
Unknown

Row 4
Rowe, John; b. 17 Sep 1905, d. 17 Jan 1977
Noel, Betty Jean; b. 10 Feb 1947, d. 10 Jun 1996

Row 5
Irons, Tommie; b. 08 Oct 1894, d. 05 Mar 1998
McDaniel, Fielure Mae; b. 05 Jul 1915, d. 11 Dec 1995
Barnett, Jeremiah Sr.; b. 19 Sep 1921, d. 04 Dec 2004, Father
Barnett, Willie Mae; b. 30 Dec 1927, only date, Mother
Barnett, Jeremiah Jr.; b. 31 Dec 1961, d. 20 Nov 1986, Son
Barnett, Sentonia; b. 13 Jun 1895, d. 08 May 1983
Irons, Sallie Mae; b. 11 Aug 1898, d. 19 Feb 1973
Sumerhill, Mary; b. 1895, d. 1962
Armstead, W.M.; d. 24 Nov 1928, 58 years of age
Armstead, Eliza; d. 27 Jan 1951, 75 years of age
Smith, Tucker; b. 14 Jun 1909, d. 20 Feb 1978

Row 6
Armstead, Callie; b. 1867, d. 1960
Lane, Robert; b. 11 May 1898, d. 25 Sep 1973,
     AL Pvt. US Army WWII
Cooper, George W.; b. 06 Jul 1904, d. 09 Jun 1975
Cooper, Mattie Mae; b. 03 Aug 1908, d. 22 Dec 2003

Row 7
Stewart, Valley “Mama Lee”; b. 20 Sep 1906, d. 20 Mar 1980
Liner, John B.; b. 15 Sep 1915, d. 23 Jan 1990, US Army WWII
Conner, Rebecca; b. 1898, d. 1979
Liner, Lizzie; b. 1892, d. 1976
Irons, Ella; b. 1872, d. 1958
Irons, George; b. 1861, d. 1957
(Name Not Legible); b. 15 Aug 1866, d. 26 Apr 1957
Stewart, Jeffies; b. 1928, d. 1939
Stewart, Jimmie Lee; 1944 only date
Unknown
Liner, Issac L.; b. 03 Jan 1914, d. 05 Dec 1946
Summerhill, Mary Etta; b. 18 Jul 1908, d. 25 Dec 1950
Jackson, Kashari Gwendrala; b. 03 Jan 2004, d. 03 Jan 2004
Unknown
Unknown
Thompson, Decon Ellie; b. 04 Nov 1904, d. 08 Mar 1983
Unknown
Summerhill, Robert “Bill”; b. 07 Nov 1904, d. 05 May 1988
Summerhill, Luella; b. 31 Jul 1939, d. 19 Aug 1989
Summerhill, Raymond; b. 18 Feb 1926, d. 21 Jul 1990
Boddie, Clara Dell; b. 13 Jun 1929, d. 10 Jan 1993
Summerhill, Robert H.; b. 20 Nov 1927, d. 12 Oct 1994
Unknown
Summerhill, Jerry Bill Sr. “J.B.”; b. 21 Dec 1935, d. 10 May 2000

Row 8
Summerhill, Minnie Louise; b. 25 Nov 1945, d. 13 Dec 2003
Summerhill, Alice Juanita; d. 27 Dec 2004, 64 years of age
Turner, Fannie (Summerhill); b. 09 Apr 1918, d. 02 Aug 2000
Summerhill, George; b. 15 Nov 1909, d. 16 Feb 1976
Summerhill, Annie M.S.; b. 26 Sep 1916, d. 26 Apr 1955

Row 9
Agnew, Gay E.; b. 25 Apr 1932, only date,
     wife of Jesse Sr., m: 30 Dec 1950
Agnew, Jesse David Sr.; b. 21 Apr 1930, d. 15 Sep 2003,
     husband of Gay E., Cpl. US Army Korea
Chandler, Helen Marie (Thompson); b. 08 Mar 1934,
     d. 19 Sep 2002
Unknown
Unknown
Srewart, Will “O’Gobbler”; b. 15 May 1904, d. 09 Feb 1997
Thompson, Charity M. (Agnew); b. 30 Mar 1914, d. 14 Feb 1996
Agnew, Odell; b. 22 Jun 1917, d. 25 Mar 1991
Crawford, Sennie Mae; b. 01 Jun 1958, d. 25 Dec 1990
Armstead, Clydie M.; b. 01 Jan 1937, d. 03 Dec 1985
Hampton, Moses; b. 15 Sep 1880, d. 25 Mar 1963
Thompson, Massie; b. Feb 1896, d. 28 May 1966
Thompson, Rev. G.W.; b. 20 Jun 1875, d. 02 Dec 1960
Summerhill, Mandy; b. 1853, d. 1946, wife of Ned
Thompson, Matthew; b. 18 Jan 1968, d. 18 Jan 1968,
     infant son
Thompson, John L. Porter; b. 22 Aug 1935, d. 01 Nov 1954
Agnew, Eddie; b. 30 Nov 1880, d. 29 Apr 1953
Summerhill, St. Florine; b. 22 Nov 1898, d. 25 Dec 1958,
     wife of Clyde
Summerhill, Robert L.; b. 26 Oct 1934, d. 22 Feb 1980
Jones, O’Neal; b. 03 Aug 1921, d. 14 Oct 1945
Agnew, William Bruce; b. 09 Apr 1912, d. 06 Oct 1969
Agnew, Jessie Jones; b. 24 Nov 1908, d. 25 Feb 1988
Jones, Mat Houston; b. 07 Mar 1912, d. 06 Jan 1942
Woods, William T.; b. 1874, d. 1938
Williams, Mary M.; b. 10 Apr 1934, d. 22 Jun 1938,
     daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Alex Williams Jr.
Stewart, Willie Lee; b. 10 May 1882, d. 05 Dec 1963
Stewart, Eddie; b. 11 Jul 1919, d. 01 Nov 1973
Hill, Rachel S.; b. 11 Dec 1926, d. 09 Dec 1977
Stewart, Barbara; b. 02 Oct 1936, d. 15 Mar 1981

Row 10
Berry, Mary L. (Woods); b. 19 Apr 1908, d. 04 Apr 1999
Jones, Gertrude K.; b. 29 Nov 1922, only date
Jones, Abraham Lincoln; b. 12 Jun 1919, d. 27 Apr 1998,
     Pfc. US Army WWII
Jones, Judie Mae; b. 20 Feb 1942, d. 25 Jun 1996
Agnew, Viola Gloridean; b. 24 Jan 1949, d. 19 Jul 1995
Unknown
Berry, Oscar L.; b. 03 Mar 1911, d. 28 Jun 1995,
     CK1 US Navy WWII
Jones, Thomas Sr.; b. 07 May 1914, d. 28 Dec 1994
Unknown
Jones, Leander C.; b. 13 Feb 1916, d. 29 Sep 1987
Williams, Leander H.; b. 27 Nov 1892, d. 21 Apr 1978
Woods, Martha L.; 1910, only date
Woods, Booker T.; b. 1901, d. 1973
Jones, Mary H.; b. 24 Mar 1891, d. 12 Feb 1984
Jones, Jesse J.; b. 20 Apr 1884, d. 29 Jan 1973
Armstead, Charlie L.; b. 1899, d. 1937
Cooper, Alexander; b. 16 Apr 1871, d. 21 Jul 1942
Armstead, Cecil; b. 1935, d. 1941
Duncan, A.D.; b. 22 Dec 1915, d. 07 Apr 1965
Thompson, Mary M.; b. 28 Jan 1897, d. 01 Jul 1971
Carroll, Harvey; b. 08 Mar 1890, d. 01 Mar 1973
Cooper, William J.; b. 17 Oct 1894, d. 26 Jun 1976,
     Pvt. US Army WWI
Cooper, McKinley; b. 17 Feb 1900, d. 10 Nov 1993
Cooper, Annie D.; b. 17 Jul 1908, only date
Dixon, Mary Pearl; b. 04 Jul 1898, d. 08 Mar 1984
Cooper, Louis I.; b. 04 Jul 1900, d. 20 Dec 1985
Walker, Hannah Acee (Cooper); b. 30 Oct 1908, d. 13 Apr 1999
Burris, T.C.; b. 31 Jul 1911, d. 05 Feb 2000, US Army WWII
(Only the dates legible; name may be Burris);
     b. 04 Mar 1915, d. 10 Jan 2004

Row 11
Barnett, Elizabeth V.; b. 29 Aug 1917, d. 14 Jun 1993
Barnett, William T.; b. 01 Jul 1915, d. 02 Apr 1987
Thompson, Wesley O.; b. 10 Jun 1899, d. 29 Apr 1972
Barnett, Frank E.; b. 1916, d. 1968
Barnett, Glenn A.; b. 13 Aug 1955, d. 09 Oct 1976
Barnett, Jerry B.; b. 15 Aug 1926, d. 20 May 1978,
     Pfc. US Army WWII
Kindle, Dora B.; b. 29 Jul 1931, d. 05 May 1980
Kindle, Willie Frank; b. 22 Apr 1929, d. 23 Feb 1983,
     Pfc. US Army Korea
Barnett, Mary Mollie; b. 25 Aug 1894, d. 18 May 1985
Conner, Tom; b. 11 Dec 1898, d. 23 Aug 1990

Row 12
Conner, E. Virginia; b. 18 Dec 1922, d. 20 Mar 1996
Clemmons, John Louis; b. 12 Nov 1927, d. 15 Dec 1995,
     Pfc. US Army Korea
Burge, Elizabeth T.; b. 19 Mar 1903, d. 30 Dec 1994
Clemmons, Annie L.; b. 04 May 1928, d. 06 Sep 1991
Hamer, Joseph D.; b. 09 May 1922, d. 20 May 1995
Hamer, Madgie O.; b. 12 May 1921, only date
Shelton, James Bernard; b. 28 Nov 1961, d. 29 Aug 1991
Vaughn, Sam H.; b. 07 Jun 1918, d. 17 Feb 2000
Vaughn, Marveline H.; b. 13 Sep 1918, d. 02 Dec 1991
Bridges, James A. II; b. 09 Feb 1951, d. 25 Jun 1992
Shelton, Christine S.; b. 25 Dec 1928, only date,
     wife of Eddie James, m: 02 May 1951
Shelton, Eddie James; b. 17 Aug 1923, d. 31 May 2003,
     husband of Christine S.
Brown, Estella (Summerhill); b. 29 Aug 1919, d. 21 Sep 1993
Summerhill, Maggie; b. 01 Nov 1902, d. 06 Dec 1980
Irons, Massie; b. 13 Dec 1920, d. 06 Jun 1976
Hamer, Claude David; b. 15 Jan 1944, d. 10 Aug 1978,
     SP4 US Army Vietnam
Clemmons, Jeffies J.; b. 03 Feb 1926, d. 03 Oct 1969,
     AL Tec5 138 PORT CO TC WWII
Irons, Leo Jerome; b. 13 Feb 1952, d. 19 Sep 1969
Clemmons, Elijah; b. 18 May 1898, d. 29 Feb 1964
Clemmons, Jackie; b. 09 May 1901, d. 07 Jun 1947
Summerhill, William H.; b. 07 Jul 1922, d. 18 May 1957,
     AL Tec5 US Army WWII
Reeder, Deloise A.; b. 30 Dec 1954, d. 01 Dec 1981
Irons, David Lynn; b. 01 Feb 1961, d. 16 Aug 1982
Reeder, Angelia S.; b. 12 Nov 1973, d. 26 Oct 1992
Irons, Woodrow W.; b. 07 Sep 1916, d. 23 Nov 1997,
     Pvt. US Army WWII
Reeder, Roberta; b. 15 Jul 1953, only date

Row 13
Summerhill, Robert L. “Bob”; b. 16 Dec 1865, d. 05 Feb 1953
Summerhill, Thomas L.; b. 17 Apr 1896, d. 21 Nov 1954
Simpson, Cora; b. 11 Aug 1888, d. 01 Jan 1960
Powell, Millie S.; b. 23 Jul 1920, d. 27 Sep 1960
Summerhill, Hubert-Willie J.; b. 10 Sep 1935, d. 01 Aug 1965
Summerhill, John Dewey; b. 12 May 1900, d. 04 Dec 1968
Jones, Amelia S.; b. 1921, d. 1970
Summerhill, James R.; b. 07 Jan 1936, d. 30 Jan 1974
Bridges, Brent B.; b. 18 Dec 1954, d. 15 Nov 1985, husband of Nancy
Bridges, no given name or dates
Armstead, Mealie S.; b. 10 Feb 1898, d. 05 Sep 1975
Summerhill, Annie M.; b. 18 Nov 1923, d. 23 Feb 1976
Summerhill, Sarah A.; b. 12 May 1896, d. 23 Jan 1977
Gilbert, Inez B.; b. 17 Mar 1895, d. 30 Dec 1977
Summerhill, William L.; b. 10 Dec 1914, d. 29 Nov 1978
Summerhill, William; b. 20 Dec 1891, d. 08 Dec 1979
Summerhill, Ella; b. 12 Dec 1893, no death date
Summerhill, Solomon Lee; b. 12 Apr 1918, d. 28 May 1982
Thompson, Laura C. (Carroll); b. 12 Mar 1921, d. 25 Nov 2003
Irons, Alberta (Summerhill); interred 05 Feb 2005,
     no birth & death dates

Row 14
Summerhill, John Harold; b. 10 Feb 1951, d. 26 Oct 2002
Simpson, Robert “Burlee”; b. 30 Jun 1913, d. 01 Jun 1999
Summerhill, Malchan K.; b. 22 Mar 1977, d. 21 Dec 1995
Boddie-Sypher, Cornelia; b. 31 Jul 1938, only date
Boddie, Nor “Ba-Mae”; b. 31 Jul 1938, d. 06 Jul 1995
Summerhill, Sherman Davis; b. 04 Jul 1953, d. 22 Jun 1995
Vaughn, Charity S.; b. 17 Feb 1894, d. 11 Oct 1993
Summerhill, Eddie W.; b. 07 May 1906, d. 10 Sep 1990
Turner, Callie Ann; b. 14 Jul 1955, d. 13 Apr 1985
Summerhill, Walter J.; b. 26 Jul 1946, d. 28 May 1984,
     US Navy Vietnam
Summerhill, Lillie Mae; b. 16 Feb 1916, only date
Harrell, John; b. 11 Oct 1890, d. 21 Oct 1971
Fuqua, Mattie Lee; b. 01 Aug 1903, d. 01 Mar 1987
Irons, Early; b. 19 Feb 1914, d. 12 Mar 1987
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Goodloe, Louise; b. 26 Jul 1913, d. 13 Jul 1993
Smith, Haywood; b. 04 Mar 1910, d. 08 Sep 1998
Barnett, William Lee; b. 12 Sep 1941, d. 31 Jul 1996
Simmons, Calvin Lynn “Chip”; d. 23 Aug 2002, 33 years of age
Barnett, Charles Edward “Stone”; b. 23 Mar 1963, d. 30 May 2003
Wright, Bessie Mae (Barnett); b. 16 Jan 1949, d. 27 Aug 2002

Updates by David Montgomery

Update 14 Mar 2006
Row 13
Irons, Terry: b. 1915, only date
Irons, Alberta (Summerhill); b. 01 Apr 1918, d. 31 Jan 2005
     [birth and death dates added]

Update 17 May 2006
Row 8
Summerhill, Jacqueline Evette; b. 05 Aug 1976, d. 05 Feb 2006

Update 10 Apr 2007
Row 10
Jones, Gertrude K.; b. 29 Nov 1922, d. 30 Nov 2006, wife of Abraham


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