SWEET HOME\Old Hoy Cemetery


Used with permission from Evelyn Cole

Near DeRidder on Highway 26 is an old cemetery which hasn't been used since 1983 or so. There are many "lost" graves because we have talked to local residents who saw it when the graves still had markers. I'm sorry to report it is now grown very thick with brush and briars.
It is on timber land which has been leased for hunting with a locked gate at the only clear trail. Unless you have a very good
reason for visiting this cemetery, you would be wise to take our word for the information.
We would like to thank Winefred Moses for his help in finding this cemetery and naming it. He saved us a lot of walking and
"briar scratches".

WARE, DENNIS SR APR 11 1892 SEP 13 1977 MM-Pvt USARMY WWI
WILLIAMS, RILLA (MRS) DEC 24 1983 MAY 16 1976
VALENTINE, GEORGE W 1896 1983 MM-Pvt USARMY WWI
VAULT [Information no longer available]
GRAVE [Marked with a funeral home marker\information lost
COOPER, BOYCE B 1908 1947
COOPER, HORACE MAY 6 1897 FEB 4 1928
DORTCH, EMMA d-JUL 2 1924 age 52 w\o W.O.DORTCH
GRAVE
GRAVE
NELON, POSIU-- JAN 4 1868 AUG 25 1951
GRAVE [Foot marker indicates L.P.\ No headstone]
GRAVE [Flowers]
GRAVE
GLISSON, SIPPIO JUL 4 1883 FEB 2 1914
[GW of OF FLT Lodge #7714 EVENING SHADE]
GRAVE
GRAVE [Headstone broken off]
ILES, HARRIET ALZEARA FEB 17 1868 NOV 23 1928 w\o MATTHEW ILES
STEVRS, DORA AUG 12 1876 FEB 20 1918 w\o LEWIS STEVRS
GRAVE [Marked with a pipe]
GRAVE [Asleep in the Lord]
WILSON, LOUISE JAN 2 1886 JUN 18 1912 w\o JOE WILSON
BROXTON, MATTIE TOWNER JUN 25 1883 FEB 25 1949 [M]
TOWNER, JULIA IDA JAN 9 1879 FEB 17 1935

COMPILED BY ROBERTA B DOTY AND EVELYN E COLE
APRIL 16 1993

Winifred Moses tells us their are a great many members of the Singletary Family buried at Sweet Home. There is no sign of any markers with this name.

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