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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 13

SMITHSONIA CHURCH OF CHRIST CEMETERY
(BLACK)

Surveyed by Orlan Irons (no date)

To reach this cemetery, turn off AL 20 (Savannah Highway), onto Lauderdale 6 (Gunwaleford Road), go 9.9 miles. The cemetery is on the left side of the road, the same side the church is on. This is not a real old cemetery. The first person buried here was Henderson Thompson who died in 1960. All the people buried in this cemetery are black. It appears that the graves are in a row, as each person is buried, and not according to family. The legal description for the cemetery is NE4, SE4, Sec 14, T3S R13W.


NAME                           Born          Died      Inscription/Comments
JOHNSON, John Thomas        16 Jul 1930   22 Nov 1979
JOHNSON, Evelyn             20 Apr 1903   14 Sep 1976
         William            17 Mar 1899   20 Dec 1973
JOHNSON, Joe L.             14 Sep 1941   17 Aug 1968  Ala Spr, Hq Det Am Gp
BEASLEY, William             4 Apr 1886   27 Nov 1967
No Name                        no dates                Funeral home marker
THOMPSON, Henderson                1941          1960
No Name                        no dates                Funeral home marker
THOMPSON, Alma J.            16 Jul 1955 no death date
          Eugene             16 Jul 1955   18 Dec 1980
No Name                         no dates                Funeral home marker
No Name                         no dates                Funeral home marker
PETERS, Roy Jr.              16 Jan 1955   23 Oct 1984  Pfc US Army
BROWN, John Louis                   1949          1985
No Name                         no dates                Funeral home marker
SEAY, Eliza Beasley          12 Mar 1914   15 Sep 1985
THOMPSON, Henry              12 Jan 1912   14 Dec 1987  Funeral home marker
PETERS, Charles R.           21 Dec 1962    8 Jun 1988  Funeral home marker

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