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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 1, RANGE 11

BETHEL BERRY CEMETERY

Surveyed by Orlan Irons, 11 Jan 1990


To reach this cemetery from Florence, take Cox Creek Parkway and turn north onto AL 157 (Cloverdale Road); go 9.2 miles and turn right on Lauderdale 8; go 0.7 mile and turn left on a paved road; go 3.0 mile to the cemetery. The cemetery is on the right side of the road and is 0.1 mile this side of Bethel Berry Church of Christ. It has a chain link fence around it, and is well taken care of. Cecil Marks lives across the road from the cemetery. His parents and several other relatives are buried here. It is shown on the 1987 Lauderdale County Highway Map as Bethel Berry Church. The legal description is NW4, NW4, Sec 7, T1s R11w.


        NAME                   BORN            DIED         COMMENTS
No Name                     no date         no date    a pile of rocks for marker
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Wooten (Double)
Delphia Mae             24 May 1908     13 Feb 1975
Emmet Lee               27 Aug 1891      3 Dec 1977
Wooten, Infant Sons of Emmet & Delphia Wooten      (no dates)
Jones, John "Saddler"  no date    no date
Jones, Infant son of Houston & Mamie Jones         footmarker: twins
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Jones, Clarence    b & d 20 Mar 1906               Inf son of W.A.&Annie Jones
No Name                     no dates. Straight marker for headstone; rock for footstone
No Name                     no date         no date    marble base for marker
Jones, Bessie           24 May 1901     17 Sep 1924    a faithful wife and mother
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Wooten, Carl D.         20 Jul 1938     20 Feb 1939    son of J.M.& Effie Wooten
Wooten (Double)
 Jimmie                 25 Feb 1898            31307
 Effie                  18 Dec 1913   no death date
Wooten, Tommy           13 Apr 1903     18 Mar 1968
Wooten, John            29 May 1890     22 Aug 1974
Wooten Infant            6 Jul 1935 (no other date)    son of M/M H. V. Wooten
Williford (Double)
 Mary Jane "Mollie"     18 Jun 1868     27 Apr 1932
 William H. "Bill"      17 Oct 1865     24 Apr 1912
Grissom, Molinda         1 Sep 1855   no death date
Grissom, B. A.          14 May 1858     15 Jul 1937
Grissom, Willie R.       4 Oct 1878      6 Mar 1945
Grissom, Mandy C.       16 Nov 1891     31 Dec 1981
McFall (Double)
 Fannie                        1876            1954
 T. Will                       1873            1953
McFall, Martha                 1867            1955
Wooton, M. E.            1 Mar 1832     24 Jun 1923
No Name                     no date         no date    marble marker for headstone
Grissom (Double)
 Ellie I.                      1910            19--    (no death date)
 Elmer T.                      1912            1953    Footmarker: E. T. G.
Olive, Elizabeth S.      9 Feb 1889     15 Apr 1973
Olive, George W.        17 Jan 1881      8 Jan 1947
Jones (Double)
 Georgia                19 Mar 1920     22 May 1989    Footmarker: Georgia Ella Obryant Valentine - 19 Mar 1920 - 22 May 1989
 Hubert "Buck"          26 Nov 1918     22 Sep 1897    Footmarker: Hubert E. Jones 
                                                                 Tec 4, US Army. World War II, 
                                                                 26 Nov 1918-22 Sep 1987
Olive, John R.          17 Jan 1877     19 Feb 1905    s/o Nathan & Sarah
Unmarked (Cecil Marks said this was a grave)
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Jones (Double)
      Samuel Houston     3 Jul 1887     13 Apr 1975
      Mamie V.           8 May 1892     15 Oct 1977
Wesson (Double)
      Lora R.           14 Apr 1921   no death date    wife
      Sam P.            26 Aug 1918      4 Jan 1981    husband; footmarker: Sam P. Wesson Pfc, 
                                                       US Army, World War II - 
                                                       26 Aug 1916 - 4 Jan 1981
Olive, Vera A.           7 Jun 1911      5 Mar 1921
Olive, James C.         29 Sep 1929     28 Dec 1934
Williams (Double)
      Ella Lee          18 Feb 1885     28 Feb 1971
      Willie W.         16 Jun 1875     11 Aug 1931
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Wilkes, Emmett          18 Jul 1894      5 Apr 1959    AL Pvt US Army WWI
Young, Frances          10 Feb 1816     10 Sep 1881    aged 60 yrs 7 mos; w/o T. W. Young
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Gray (Double)
 Minnie Lee             12 Oct 1908     12 Feb 1989    mother
 John Erritt            22 Aug 1897     19 Aug 1983    father
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Marks, Sally - wife of Bill Marks
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Marks, baby of Samson Marks
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Marks, Bill
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Marks, dau of Bill Marks
Wilks, Mary             10 May 1857     22 Nov 1935    w/o L. O. Wilks
Wilks, L. O.            24 Nov 1847     11 Oct 1919    h/o Mary
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Blanton, Nancy C.       21 Aug 1840      7 Mar 1873    w/o R. B. Blanton
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Polk (Triple)
 Viola A.               28 Nov 1884     18 Dec 1884
 Charles E.             23 Feb 1900     15 Mar 1900
 Vernon E.              14 Oct 1889     24 Dec 1889
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Marks (Double)
 Emmer J.               11 Feb 1893      9 Nov 1972
 Rufus W.               26 Feb 1894     19 Dec 1960
Marks Family - Children of Rufus & Emma Marks
 Mary                                                  Footmarker (no headstone)
 Edward                                                Footmarker (no headstone)
 Alice                                                 Footmarker (no headstone)
 Robert                                                Footmarker (no headstone)
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    1 rock for headstone
McDonald, J. P.          6 Apr 1863      6 Nov 1865
McDonald, W. S.         26 Jul 1865     16 Dec 1926
Spires, James A.        30 Sep 1828     23 Nov 1912    married Nancy L. Raines 21 Apr 1882
Spires, Nancy L.         6 Jan 1853      5 Mar 1934    w/o J. A. Spires
Hill, Nancy Spires       3 May 1868     29 Jan 1928    w/o J. M. Hill
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones & 
                                                         an old funeral home marker
Farrow (Double)
 Mary E.                28 Mar 1850      1 Jul 1907
 Juliet                 12 Feb 1862      8 Jun 1897
Farrow, Celestia E.      7 Oct 1871     25 Sep 1874
Farrow (Double)
 Martha A.              13 Mar 1831      8 Jun 1897
 Ruben                  29 Sep 1823     27 Jul 1883
Spires Infant           17 Oct 1916     18 Oct 1916
Spires, William Ellis    1 Dec 1920     18 Dec 1920
Crosslin, J. Robert Jr. 16 May 1937 (only date)
Valentine, Jason Mark   19 Feb 1983     20 Feb 1983    Funeral home marker
No Name                     no date         no date    a concrete marker & a rock for head & footstone
No Name                     no date         no date    a concrete marker & a rock for head & footstone
Cox, Johnny D.          21 Feb 1883      9 Feb 1919
No Name                     no date         no date    2 concrete markers for head & footstone
No Name                     no date         no date    2 concrete markers for head & footstone
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 concrete markers for for head & footstone
No Name                     no date         no date    2 concrete markers for for head & footstone
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones
Whitten, Bertha Mae     28 May 1935     15 Dec 1935
Whitten (Double)
 Virginia N.             8 Apr 1900      3 Mar 1936
 J. Harper              15 Jun 1889     16 Nov 1965
Johnson, Jack Henry     28 Mar 1944     15 Jul 1944
Johnson (Double)
 W. Turner              22 Jul 1914     19 Jan 1968
 Willie Tee             16 Mar 1916   no death date
Johnson, Coy            24 Feb 1958      3 Sep 1971
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks; head & foot stones and funeral home marker
No Name                     no date         no date    artificial flowers; small grave
No Name                     no date         no date    artificial flowers and funeral home marker; small grave
Johnson (Double)
 Elizabeth F.           20 Aug 1945   no death date
 Arthur T.              10 Apr 1942     31 Jan 1986
No Name                     no date         no date    2 rocks and artificial flowers beside fence

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