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WHEELING CEMETERY

LOCATION: From the West, MS exit to I-55, go east approximately l mile to gravel road to 
the right (Old Wheeling Road). Turn right and go approximately 1 mile to Wheeling Cemetery of the right.
A marker in the cemetery indicates that twenty-two confederate soldiers were buried here in 1862. This marker was erected by Holmes County Camp UCV 1925.
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ALDRIDGE, Gene W. b. Mar 11, 1927 d. Sept 29, 1969
ALDRIDGE, Mary Wilson d. 11 July 1834
ALDRIDGE, Ruth M. b. 25 Aug 1900 d. May 1, 1951
ALDRIDGE, Willis F. b. April 3, 1893 d. June 22, 1969
ALLEN, James W. b. Nov 12, 1857 d. Aug 22, 1864 Son of R. H. & S. Allen
ALLEN, S. A. b. Nov 29, 1834 d. Mar 31, 1895 In memory of my Mother
ARMSTRONG, Martha Ann b. Aug 3, 1831 d. Dec 20, 1929 Wife of W. A. Armstrong
ARMSTRONG, W. S. b. Jan 12, 1866 d. Oct 2, 1914
BAYLISS, Charlie T. b. Jan 11, 1866 d. Dec 21, 1881
BAYLISS, Mittie S. b. Feb 1, 1841 d. Dec 8, 1919 Wife of T. A. Bayliss
BAYLISS, T. A. b. 1837 d. July 21, 1895 Born Washington, D. C. 
BAYLISS, Walter S. b. Aug 14, 1869 d. April 4, 1892 Son of T. A. & Mittie 
Bayliss
BIGBEA, Clarissa b. 1790 d. June 16, 1864
BROCK, James R. b. April 12, 1890 d. Aug 21, 1890 Son of T. A. & F. L. Brock
BROCK, Lottie Lee b. July 7, 1888 Dau of W. D. & M. A. Brock
BROCK, Mrs. Mattie A. b. July 17, 1846 d. May 5, 1908 Wife of W. D. Brock
BROCK, S. C. d. Jan 21, 1895 Age 41 yrs 17 mos 4 da
BROCK, W. O. b. Sept 25, 1842 d. Aug 7, 1919
BROCK. Lavinia Alice b. May 7, 1872 d. Aug 20, 1875 Dau of W. D. & M. A. Brock
BUCK, Robert H. d. Oct 7, 1867 Age 5 yrs 4 mo 22 da Son of J. Q. & S. J. Buck
BUCK, Susan J. d. July 28, 1869 Age 38 yrs Wife of J. Q. Buck
CHAMBLESS, Eloise Nabers b. Aug 26, 1921 d. Aug 8, 1976
CRAWFORD, Infant b. Aug 4, 1899 d. Aug 20, 1899 Infant of D. L. & Angie Crawford
CRAWFORD, Benjamin F. d. Aug 19, 1898 Age 85 yrs
CRAWFORD, Elizabeth b. May 1, 1826 d. Mar 13, 1903
CROSS, Amanda A. b. 1824 d. Aug 27, 1860
CROSS, Dr. J. M. d. Oct 28, 1893 Age 66 yrs
CROSS, F. A. b. Jul;y 18, 1808 d. Aug 2, 1897
CROSS, Sallie b. May 6, 1854 d. June 10, 1862 Daughter
DENTON, Albert G. d. June 11, 1843 Age 28 yrs 6 mos
DENTON, Mary b. 1807 d. 1890
DENTON, W. A. b. Aug 13, 1818 d. Oct 24, 1898
DOUGLAS, Shirley O’Briant b. Feb 13, 1992 d. May 18, 1992
ELLIS, Bee Thomas b. Aug 29, 1896 d. April 13, 1968
ELLIS, Vurn Elmore b. Aug 4, 1898 d. Sept 6, 1980
FARR, Sarah L. b. Jan 13, 1837 d. Sept 4, 1890 Wife of W. T. Farr
FARR, W. F. b. April 9, 1854 d. Oct 29, 1928
FARR, William T. b. June 13, 1829 d. Aug 6, 1899
FITZPATRICK, John d. July 29, 1899 Born in Ireland
FOSTER, Mary Eliz. b. Nov 25, 1864 d. May 25, 1898 Wife of J. L. Foster
FRIZELL, Clara E. b. April 13, 1834 d. Aug 2, 1893 Wife of J. E. Frizell
GELSTON, Harold Kent b. Feb 18, 1915 d. May 26, 1960
GELSTON, John Franklin b. Feb 5, 1940 d. May 18, 1995
GILES, Barbara Ellen b. Oct 31, 1939 d. Sept 1, 1993
GREEN, William H. b. Apr 9, 18112 d. Feb 24, 1890
GREENE, Harriet Wallace b. 1815 d. 1891 Grandmother
GREENE, William A. b. 1849 d. 1926 Papa
GRESHAM, Bell King b. Sept 28, 1853 d. Dec 31, 1897 Wife of W. F. Gresham
HASTING, Eliza Fuqua b. 1845 d. 1906 Wife of T. B. Hasting
HASTING, Elizabeth b. 1842 d. June 27, 1900
HASTING, R. O. b. Jan 24, 1878 d. Aug 19, 1946
HASTING, T. B. b. Sept 22, 1841
HASTING, Thad S. b. Dec 9, 1867 d. April 17, 1933
HASTING, Thomas A. b. Aug 5, 1869 d. Mar 4, 1904
HEFFNER, Sallie Denton b. Dec 20, 1842 d. Sept 7, 1880
HEUSTESS, Lida Nabers b. June 26, 1902 d. Jan 30, 1990
HOLMES, Francis Ellen Ammons b. April 4, 1840 d. Dec 16, 1885 Wife of W. J. 
Holmes
HOLMES, Katie L. b. Nov 13, 1863 d. Sept 17, 1902 Wife of Wm. M. Holmes
HOLMES, Lewis b. Sept 30, 1890 d. April 1, 1960
HOLMES, Little Buddie b. Mar 25, 1887 d. Mar 31, 1887 Son of Wm & K. L. Holmes
HOLMES, Martha E. b. Feb 5, 1884 d. June 25, 1886 Dau of Wm. & K. L. Holmes
HOLMES, Nina b. 1905 d. 1980
HOLMES, Rogers b. 1894 d. 1960
HOLMES, Sue b. Oct 13, 1907 d. Aug 12, 1944
HOLMES, W. J. b. Sept 2, 1829 d. April 6, 1900
HOLMES, William B. b. Aug 6, 1895 d. July 29, 1958
HOLMES, William M. b. Oct 2, 1857 d. Aug 2, 1930
HOWARD, L. W. Jr. 
HOWARD, L. S. Denton b. 1845 d. 1889 Wife of L. W. Howard
HOWARD, Louis W. b. June 5, 1847 d. May 7, 1898
HOWELL, Martha M. b. Jan 31, 1862 d. Sept 22, 1898
HUNTER, John B. b. Aug 8, 1829 d. Oct 5, 1886
JOHNSON, Eliza Pearson b. May 7, 1807 d. Oct 1860 Wife of W. P. Johnson
JOHNSON, Judith N. b. Oct 15, 1811 d. Oct 18, 1881
JOHNSON, Mary L. b. Nov 10, 1832 d. May 8, 1890
JOHNSON, William P. b. Oct 25, 1801 d. Sept 11, 1859 Born Anson Co. N. C.
JOHNSON, Wm. Hunter b. April 20, 1877 d. June 24, 1880 Son of I. R. & B. M. 
Johnson
KELLY, John W. b. Feb 24, 1831 d. Nov 7, 1874
KING, Billy Gene b. Mar 27, 1956 d. Aug 11, 1979
KING, Eliza b. Feb 1, 1828 d. July 24, 1883 Wife of W. A. King
KING, Joe F. b. Jan 20, 1901 d. Oct 14, 1961
KING, Madge T. b. June 3, 1902 d. Nov 24, 1976
KING, P. M. b. Sept 13, 1851 d. Sept 28, 1876 Age 25 yrs 15 days Son of W. A. & 
Eliza King
KING, William A. b. Feb 7, 1828 d. Sept 25, 1859
KYLE, Charlotte b. 1827 d. 1895 Wife of T. J. Kyle
KYLE, Thomas J. b. 1819 d. 1873
MANUEL, Hallie Ray b. Sept 2, 1885 d. Jan 8, 1955
McCRARY, Millard F. b. Nov 5, 1883 d. Sept 26, 1946
McCREARY, Martha E. b. April 22, 1889 d. Jan 7, 1972 Wife of R. O. McCreary
McCREARY, Mary N. b. Jan 4, 1887 d. Aug 6, 1969
McCREARY, R. O. b. June 20, 1889 d. Aug 4, 1955 WW II Vet
McCREARY, Walton E. b. April 24, 1885 d. April 18, 1959
McGEE, John Thomas b. Dec 15, 1804 d. Sept 16, 1871
McGEE, Martha Ann b. April 25, 1820 d. April 21, 1873
McLELLAN, j. e. B. June 11, 1871 d. Nov 23, 1905
MELTON, Charley W. b. Nov 8, 1873 d. July 19, 1960
MELTON, Ellen b. Nov 24, 1908 d. Sept 24, 1917 Dau of Wm. & M. E. Melton
MELTON, Elmer Lamar b. Feb 12, 1925 d. Aug 15, 1928 Son of F. W. & L. B. Melton
MELTON, Infant d. Nov 16, 1916 Dau of G. W. & L. M. Melton
MELTON, Joel Nathan b. April 16, 1876 d. Nov 17, 1903
MELTON, Leslie Goodwyn b. July 10, 1898 d. Aug 19, 1899 Son of Wm. & M. E. 
Melton
MELTON, Lou Hastings b. Nov 2, 1873 d. June 14, 1967
MELTON, Maggie Victoria b. July 23, 1933 d. July 29, 1933 Dau of G. W. & L. M. 
Melton
MELTON, Mary Evelyn Montgomeryb. Sept 1, 1875 d. Feb 22, 1922 Wife of Wm. Melton
MELTON, Wilson Murphy b. Sept 29, 1871 d. Dec 16, 1956
MILLER, George b. June 16, 1836 d. June 11, 1859 Born Pickens Dist S. C. 
MONTGOMERY, Annie C. b. 1882 d. 1968
MONTGOMERY, Annie K. b. July 23, 1933 d. July 29, 1933
MONTGOMERY, Maggie b. Mar 12, 1872 d. Feb 9, 1918 Wife ofR. A. Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, R. A. b. Dec 24, 1867 d. May 25, 1929
MONTGOMERY, S. A. b. 1840 d. 1924
MONTGOMERY, Virgie b. April 1902 d. Nov 1918
MONTGOMERY, Virginia L. McGee b. June 15, 1847 d. July 3, 1909 Wife of S. A. 
Montgomery
NABERS, B. F. b. Aug 22, 1858 d. Dec 18, 1893
NABERS, Ben b. Dec 14, 1903 d. April 19, 1992
NABERS, Byrd Grace b. Sept 8, 1890 d. June 9, 1896 Dau of G. R. & G. R. Nabers
NABERS, George R. b. Jan 22, 1898 d. Aug 15, 1946
NABERS, George R. b. Jan 28, 1856 d. Dec 5, 1919
NABERS, Grace Ray b. Dec 23, 1864 d. Feb 25, 1916 Wife of G. R. Nabers
NABERS, Hugh Grace b. July 8, 1896 d. Sept 7, 1941
NABERS, Infant Son of I. W. & Alice Nabers April 6, 1901
NABERS, Joe Ray b. June 9, 1934 d. Jan 4, 1990
NABERS, Mary W. D. b. Sept 26, 1820 d. June 11, 1870
NABERS, Myrtle b. Jan 17, 1905 d. Oct 6, 1911
NABERS, Percy L. b. Sept 25, 1906 d. Sept 21, 1927
NABERS, Reuben E. b. July 9, 1908 d. Dec 19, 1974 SGT US ARMY
NABERS, Sallie M. b. 1891 Wife of W. H. Nabers
NABERS, Samantha Ophelia b. Feb 28, 1832 d. Oct 26, 1896 Wife of W. F. Nabers
NABERS, William F. b. Jan 9, 1812 d. Mar 6, 1895
NABERS, William H b. 1889 d. 1943
NABORS, Ruben E. b. July 9, 1908 d. Dec 19, 1974
PARKER, Infant b. Nov 9, 1883 d. Nov 9, 1883 Son of P. A. & L. A. Parker
PARKER, Laura A. Shipp b. Feb 8, 1862 d. Nov 16, 1883 Wife of P. A. Parker
PICKENS, Ellen Eliz. d. July 30, 1857 Age 3 yr 1 mo 7 da Dau of S. A. & M. E. 
Pickens
PICKENS, Martha Eidom b. Jan 18, 1826 d. June 11, 1905 Wife of Samuel A. Pickens
PICKENS, Samuel A b. Jan 17, 1823 d. Feb 1, 1883
PICKENS, Samuel A. Jr. d. July 22, 1864 Age 5 yrs 5 mo 20 da Son of S. A. & M. 
E. Pickens
ROBERTS, Edna Nabors b. Aug 28, 1910 d. Jan 25, 1960
SANDIFER, Edward L. b. Oct 1, 1809 d. Mar 25, 1866
SANDIFER, Edward L. Jr b. Oct 9, 1842 d. Jan 11, 1862 Son of E. L. & Nancy 
Saandifer
SANDIFER, Jim b. April 11, 1845 d. Feb 27, 1871 Son of E. L. & Nancy Sandifer
SANDIFER, L. b. Dec 3, 1782 d. May 7, 1858
SANDIFER, Nancy b. Nov 18, 1809 d. Nov 3, 1888
SHELTON, Nannie E. b. Oct 9, 1842 d. July 12, 1974 Dau of E. L. & Nancy Sandifer
SHIPP, Arcene S. d. July 1, 1868 Age 36 yrs 3 mo 29 days
SHIPP, Augustus S. d. Jan 20, 1855 Age 9 yrs 2 mo 14 days Son of T. & M. Shipp
SHIPP, J. Martin b. Dec 13, 1822 d. Aug 23, 1895
SHIPP, Maria b. Nov 4, 1802 d. June 2, 1874
SHIPP, Mattie b. Nov 4, 1859 d. April 13, 1860 Dau of W. W. & M. I. Shipp
SHIPP, Thomas b. Sept 1, 1790 d. Aug 29, 1856
SHIPP, Willie T. b. Mar 9, 1861 d. May 29, 1863
THOMAS, Ada Reed b. Oct 11, 1895 d. Apr 19, 1931
THOMAS, Elzy b. Sept 17, 1926 d. April 13, 1946
THOMAS, James A. b. Jan 8, 1861 d. Oct 27, 1865 Son of W. G. & M. A. Thomas
THOMAS, Lucille Coleman b. Mar 29, 1909 d. 23 Dec 1998
THOMAS, William R. b. Feb 20, 1893 d. Nov 15, 1963
WHITE, Clifton W. b. 1880 d. 1945
WHITE, Cornelia M. b. 1882 d. 1947 Wife of C. W. White
WILLIAMS, Isaac W. d. July 17, 1859 Age 2 mo 2 da Son of I. W. & M. J. Williams
WILLIAMS, Minerva Jane d. June 14, 1859 Age 26 yrs 8 mo 9 da Wife of I. W. 
William 
WOOD, Elizabeth b. Mar 1, 1838 d. Nov 15, 1915
 
Records at the Holmes County Library indicated that the following persons are 
buried in the cemetery, but their markers not legible or/are missing.
ALLEN, George G. Sr. b. 1866 d. 1946
CROSS, Sarah A. b. 1824 d. 1870 Wife of Dr. J. M. Cross
DUNN, Walter Spurgeon b. May 3, 1929 d. May 4, 1929
HOWARD, Alfred G. 
MONTGOMERY, Martha Ann b. Aug 3, 1831 d. Dec 20, 1929 Wife of W. A. Montgomery
SANDIFER, Franklin G. b. Oct 24, 1840 d. May 3, 1869 Son of E. L. & Nancy 
Sandifer
WHITE, R. B. Co B 15th Miss Cav CSA
 

 

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