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Cole Cemetery

Read by Jack and Evelyn Cole July 25 1999

This is a small cemetery which has been in use since the early 1900s. It eluded us by seeming to be in Calcasieu Parish
when in truth it is in Beauregard Parish. Carole Dowers assured us by e-mail that it was in Beauregard Parish. She lived
next door to it as a child and had to go to school in Ragley because she lived in Beauregard Parish. From Highway 90 in
DeQuincy travel east about 4 miles to Pete Gimnick Road (there is a blue sign for Cole Cemetery), turn north and follow
Pete Gimnick road 3.6 miles. The most traveled direction will turn onto Royer Lane but you will go straight on for another block or so on Pete Gimnick Road which dead ends at Cole Cemetery.
Cole Cemetery is set in a wooded area but you can see homes nearby with dogs barking now and then.

Pictures used with permission from Anna Dunn

Cole, Kirby F   d. Jun 23, 1999   age 75  US Army Air Corps WWII  
Ritter, Kinsey L May 21 1934 Nov 26 1997
Mitchell, Esto B 1883 1953
Mitchell, Celest 1883 1957
Area marked off with pipe with 2 graves. Funeral Home markers are no longer readable
Two small wooden crosses with the names: 
   Cornelius Delbert, Dec 7, carved into one and James Edwin carved into the other
Spell, Cornelius Delbert  b&d Dec 21, 1971  s/o Doris & Richard Spell
Alston, James Edwin  b&d Jun 5, 1950  eighth child of Edwin & Viola Alston
Alston, Mattie Viola Nov 19 1910 May 3 1940 next to William T Alston
Alston, William Thomas Jun 21 1890 Aug 13 1954 next to Mattie Viola Alston  Pvt MD WWI
Royer, Louis C Sep 21 1869 Oct 14 195? Snider Funeral Home of DeQuincy
[Enclosed within landscape timbers with another grave marked C.C. remaining info unreadable]
One grave enclosed within a border of landscape timbers
Thomason, Emma Alston  Oct 1 1882 Dec 2 1955 next to Jim H Thomason
Thomason, James "Jim" H Aug 15 1856 Sep 27 1949 next to Emma [Alston] Thomason
Baby sized grave inclosed with landscape timbers
Alston, Edna Apr 15 1910 Oct 4 1910
Stout, Robert F Dec 31 1902 Jan 17 1946 h\o Lillie M Stout
Stout, Lillie M Dec 27 1909 Dec 23 1991 w\o Robert F Stout [Funeral Home marker indicates 1990]
Rigmaiden, S next to Cathrine Cole [ no other info]
Cole, Cathrine Sep 15 1844 Aug 20 1918 next to S. Rigmaiden
Alston, Hesteran L Jan 30 1867 Sep 24 1901
McLeod, J W Mar 12 1847 Jul 11 1912
McLeod, J.M. "Jim" Apr 27 1886 May 30 1928 [Daddy]
Royer, John A Mar 4 1882 Oct 12 1909 age 27 years 7 months 8 days s\o J.L. and Cornelia Royer
Royer, Delphine A Feb 18 1873 Jan 12 1958 w\o T.E. Royer
Royer, T.E. Mar 5 1861 Nov 16 1923 h\o Delphine A Royer
Royer, Albert Dewey Nov 23 1933 Apr 1 1934 next to T.E. and Delphine A Royer
Royer, Manuel T Oct 19 1903 Feb 20 1964 h\o Zaddie L Royer [Funeral Home marker indicates date 1965 for death]
Baggett, Mary Alston Jul 15 1888 Mar 15 1973
Royer, James L Aug 28 1855 Feb 18 1923
Double grave area inclosed in landscape timbers
Double grave area inclosed by pipe
Davis, Cora   d. Dec 2005  Age 82
Drake, Ronnie Lee   1953   Jan 11, 2008
Kibodeaux, Irene Thomason  Apr 15, 1926  Aug 2, 2005

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