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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 12

SMITH BOTTOM CEMETERY
(Black)

Surveyed by Orlan Irons (no date)

To reach this cemetery, turn off AL 20 (Savannah Highway), onto Lauderdale 6 (Gunwaleford Road), go 2.4 miles; turn left on a gravel road; go 1.5 miles; turn left, go through a pasture gate, and go 0.5 mile; turn right on another farm road, go 0.2 mile (Smith Spring Road); turn right and go 0.2 mile to cemetery. This cemetery is on top of the hill from Coffee Slough, and will be very hard to find. There are 2 or 3 old cedar trees near the one grave we found. The people buried in this cemetery are black. This cemetery is listed on the 1987 Lauderdale County HIghway Map. The legal description for this cemetery is SW4, NW4, Sec 30, T3S, R12W.


SURNAME        Given Names             Born           Died Inscription/Comments
LAWRENCE       Robert            2 Dec 1892     9 Dec 1892
               son of B & R Lawrence
No Name        Bettie              no dates   stone broken; pieces missing.
Part of stone still standing has: "In Love She Lived In Peace She Died
     Her Life Was Craved But God Denied."  This might be part of the stone
      that has Bettie on it.

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