Old Garland Cemetery


Location of the graves of William Guthridge Garland & Bridget (Hampton) Garland and Jennie (Garland) Phillips and Lazarus Phillips.

Old stone for William Guthridge Garland (partially illegible).


The graves of William Guthridge Garland and his wife, Bridget Hampton.

Plaque on Garland marker.


William Guthridge Garland
Old stone and plaque on marker.

Bridget Hampton Garland
Plaque on marker


Grave of Jennie (Garland) Phillips.

Grave of Lazarus Phillips.

Grave of Isaac Whitson (1833-1886)

IN
MEMORY OF
STEPHEN
GARLAND, BORN
APRIL 13, 1803
DEPARTED THIS
LIFE JAN. 6, 1875
AGE 72 Y. 8 M. 23 D.
THIS ROCK PAD
FOR BY WM D
GARLAND
FAREWELL VAIN
WORLD
Grave of Stephen Garland (1803-1875)


 
Some stones, like these (top, J. W. Renfro; and right, Claton Whitson), have inscriptions scratched by hand.

Grave of C.R. Garland
Newer stone (left) and older stone (right) behind it.



The graves of Union veterans Thomas Renfrow and
John Garland.


Emaline Keith

Rebecca Arrowood


Grave of Marshal Glenn Edwards

Footstone of Vincen Whitson


Grave of Capt. J. C. Garland
Click image for better view

Fallen stones

For more images of this cemetery, see Jim Berry's
Graveyards and Gravestones




- CEMETERY SURVEY -

Location: On Highway 197, about 3/10 mile from the Highway 226 junction.
Condition: Pretty good. Some stones leaning, sinking, fallen, broken, or illegible. Some graves marked with fieldstones.
Surveyed: 3 November 2003 by Patrick Barrett.

Notes:
Information in italics indicates comments by the surveyor.
Where a stone has apparently been placed for a person still living, that person's date of birth is withheld.
Except for footstones, inscriptions in all caps have been converted to upper and lower case.
BNT=Buried Next To
SSW = Same Stone With.
Inscriptions on  pink backgrounds  also appear in the 1939 survey by Clyde Pritchard. Click here to view that survey.
Inscriptions on  purple backgrounds  appear in the 1939 survey by Clyde Pritchard, but not in my 2003 survey.

MOTHER
Name Born Died Relationship Noted Other Foot Stone
Arrowood, Rebecca 8 Jun. 1836 28 Sep. 1903 Wife of Rev. Jno. Arrowood Husband and children meet me in Heaven. R. B. A.
Beam, Lillie M. Bryant 31 Jul. 1910 22 Aug. 1996  Funeral home marker:
Lillie Mae B. Beam
1910   1996
 
Bryant, Fine Slagel  1916    
Bryant, N. H.  1904    
Bryant, Quinter 1898 1922    
Bryant, Sam 23 Oct. 1870 23 Oct. 1943 SSW Suda Bryant Whither Thou Goest I Will Go
Father
 
Bryant, Sarah Tipton  1884    
Bryant, Suda 8 Mar. 1873 20 Jan. 1969 SSW Sam Bryant Whither Thou Goest I Will Go
Mother
 
Byrd, Sandra Gail 1941 1941  Gone So Soon S. G. B.
Carver, Thomas 14 May 1947 15 Jun. 1982  Gone Home  
Casteel, Effie Peterson   SSW Vernon Casteel   
Casteel, Vernon   SSW Effie Peterson Casteel  VERNON CASTEEL
PVT US ARMY
APR 22 1927   MAY 23 1975
Cook, Bertha 16 Mar. 1896 6 Nov. 1986 BNT Will Cook   
Cook, Harry Dean 11 Apr. 1920 23 Mar. 1995 BNT Margaret T. Cook Col. US Air Force
World War II Korea
 
Cook, Margaret T. 13 Apr. 1924 28 Jul. 1998 BNT Harry Dean Cook Reunited in Heaven  
Cook, Will 5 Apr. 1892 20 Jan. 1968 BNT Bertha Cook North Carolina
Pfc 249 Mil Police Co
World War I
 
Cox, John F. 4 Jun. 1930 7 Mar. 1994 SSW Juanita Parker Cox  J. F. C.
Cox, Juanita Parker 25 Oct. 1927 27 Mar. 1993 SSW John F. Cox  J. P. C.
Cox, Lethia Miller 1870  SSW William Cox   
Cox, William 1881 1918 SSW Lethia Miller Cox Asleep In Jesus  
Deyton, Buna V. Masters 25 Mar. 1857 24 Jun. 1936 Wife of Nathan H. Deyton SSW Husband  
Deyton, Hannah 29 Mar. 1919 26 May 1930  Gone Home  
Deyton, Jeston M. 8 Dec. 1890 26 Sep. 1944 Husband of Nezzie Green SSW Wife FATHER
Deyton, John Squibb 6 Oct. 1896 12 Aug. 1966 BNT Rissie Slagle Deyton North Carolina
Pvt Medical Department
World War I
 
Deyton, Lydia 1842 1883    
Deyton, Nathan H. 9 Mar. 1851 15 Sep. 1931 Husband of Buna V. Masters Deyton SSW Wife  
Deyton, Nezzie 8 Sep. 1897 7 Nov. 1984 Wife of Jeston M. Deyton SSW Husband MOTHER
Deyton, R. C. 1838 1883    
Deyton, Rissie Slagle 1 Jun. 1898 10 Jun. 1976 BNT John Squibb Deyton   
Edwards, Marshal Glenn 2 Aug. 1920 20 Oct. 1929    
Freeman, Elijah      
Freeman, Nora Ann      
Freeman, Polly B. Withheld  Next to Virgil J. Freeman   
Freeman, Ruth R. 1914 1990 SSW Theodore W. Freeman Rest In Peace  
Freeman, Samuel 1851 1920    
Freeman, Theodore W. 1912 1974 SSW Ruth R. Freeman Rest In Peace  
Freeman, Virgil J. 26 Dec. 1897 18 Jul. 1973 BNT Polly B. Freeman   
Garlan[d], ? 22 May 187? 13 Aug. 189?  Stone broken and only partially legible.
See Jim Berry's Graveyards and Gravestones for photo.
 
Garland, Bertha 17 May 1907 22 Sep. 1954 SSW George Garland   
Garland, Bridget H. 1760 1839 Wife of William Guthridge Garland SSW Husband

Placed: May 6, 1995
By Decesendents
Ceremony By
Ruth Davidson Chapter
D.A.R.
Asheville, N.C.

 
Garland, C. R. 12 Mar. 1861 22 Jan. 1930  Father
At rest.
 
Garland, C. R.
(old stone)
12 Mar. 1863 22 Jan. 1930    
Garland, Elizabeth McKinney 8 Sep. 1805 28 Jul. 1844 Wife of Stephen Joseph Garland   
Garland, Fay 15 Apr. 1923 4 Dec. 1923  Age 7 mo. 19 days
Suffer little children
to come unto me.
 
Garland, George 10 Mar. 1896 13 Feb. 1970 SSW Bertha Garland   
Garland, Harriet M. 24 Jun. 1856 26 Aug. 1856  Age 2 M. 2 D.  
Garland, J. C., Capt.    Co F
3rd N. C. Mtd. Inf.
Grand Army of the Republic
American Flag
 
Garland, John    Co. F.
3 N.C.
Mtd. Inf.
 
Garland, Mary Sue 6 Jun. 1933 19 Jun. 1933 Infant Daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Garland
  
Garland, Saida 14 Nov. 1871 1 Sep. 1957  Mother
At rest
 
Garland, Sidney 12 Jul. 1823 15 Sep. 1905    
Garland, Stephen 13 Apr. 1803 6 Jan. 1875 See Elizabeth McKinney Garland Age 72 y. 8 m. 23 d.
This Rock Pad For By Wm D Garland
Farewell Vain World
 
Garland, William G. 1753 1848 SSW Bridget H. Garland Pvt NC Militia
Revolutionary War

Placed: May 6, 1995
By Decesendents
Ceremony By
Ruth Davidson Chapter
D.A.R.
Asheville, N.C.

 
Gartney, Jane 30 Nov. 1872 23 Aug. 1921  She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother and a friend to all. J. G.
Gortney, Addie W. 30 Aug. 1894 26 Jun. 1974 SSW Ancil Gortney Remember Friends As You Pass By
As You Are Now, So Once Was I
As I Am Now You Soon Shall Be,
Prepare To Meet Eternity.
MOM
Gortney, Albert C. 24 Feb. 1920 27 Apr. 2000 SSW Mary Lois Gortney Book Of Life
Memory Lane
ALBERT C GORTNEY
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
FEB 24 1920   APR 27 2000
Gortney, Ancil 25 Nov. 1898 27 Sep. 1973 SSW Addie W. Gortney Remember Friends As You Pass By
As You Are Now, So Once Was I
As I Am Now You Soon Shall Be,
Prepare To Meet Eternity.
DAD
Gortney, Athalene 11 May 1922 18 Sep. 1922    
Gortney, David 1849 1931    
Gortney, George W. 22 Feb. 1921 23 Feb. 1921    
Gortney, Grace W. 1905 1971 SSW Horace S. Gortney Book Of Life
Memory Lane
 
Gortney, Horace S. 1900 1964 SSW Grace W. Gortney Book Of Life
Memory Lane
FATHER
Gortney, Jack 7 Oct. 1932 7 Oct. 1932 SSW Jean Gortney Twins
Gone so soon.
 
Gortney, Jean 7 Oct. 1932 7 Oct. 1932 SSW Jack Gortney Twins
Gone so soon.
 
Gortney, Mary Lois 2 Apr. 1924 4 Jun. 2003 SSW Albert C. Gortney Book Of Life
Memory Lane
LOIS WHITSON GORTNEY
IN GOD'S CARE
APR 2 1924   JUN 4 2003
Gortney, Maxine 24 Aug. 1926 25 Jun. 1993  Rose Without a Thorn  
Gortney, Minerva Renfro  1878 Wife of Dave Gortney   
Gortney, Sarah Garland 1862 1924    
Gortney, Stephen Grant 22 Feb. 1955 8 Aug. 1978  God Picked a Beautiful Flower.  
Gortney, W. M., Sr. 14 Jul. 1867 4 Apr. 1948  Father
Rest In Peace
 
Greene, Carl 1892 1921 SSW Plummer Greene  C. G.
Greene, Plummer 1915 1924 SSW Carl Greene   
Greene, Rebecca Yelton 6 May 1899 26 Mar. 1930    
Grindstaff, Martha Roberts 1887 1949  At rest.  
Grindstaff, Will 1882 1965    
Hammett Infant 23 Dec. 1946 23 Dec. 1946 Son of Frank & Faye Hammett I Will Meet You SON
Herrell, Mollie G. 12 Sep. 1882 18 Jun. 1847  Mother
Rest In Peace
 
Hughes, Dan 15 Mar. 1877 31 May 1970 SSW Etta D. Hughes Dear Parents, Though We Miss You Much, We Know You Rest With God FATHER
Hughes, Etta D. 12 Jan. 1894 30 May 1975 SSW Dan Hughes Dear Parents, Though We Miss You Much, We Know You Rest With God MOTHER
Hughes, Roy Glenn 1949 1961   R. G. H.
Jarrett, Shelton E. 1911 1964    
Keith, Emaline B. 1818 20 Jan. 1850 Consort of A. F. Keith By medicine I too soon
sleep in death.
 
Lawrence, Ginger Yelton    She Brought Joy To Us VIRGINIA C. YELTON
LAWRENCE
SEPT. 18, 1944
MAR. 23, 1984
Laws, Cleo Adkins 24 Jun. 1877 17 Jan. 1943   C. A. L.
Laws, Frankie 6 Sep. 1870 23 Feb. 1957   F. L.
Laws, Mose 19 Jun. 1875 1 Apr. 1964   M. L.
McInturff, Mittie 23 Mar. 1890 12 Nov. 1955 SSW Taylor McInturff Gone, but not forgotten.  
McInturff, Naomi Louise 16 Feb. 1880 31 Aug. 1964  At Rest  
McInturff, Pansy Grindstaff 1913 1984   MOTHER
McInturff, Taylor 18 Aug. 1888 10 Dec. 1978 SSW Mittie McInturff Gone, but not forgotten.  
Parker, Dayton 18 Jul. 1926 12 Jan. 2000 SSW Mary B. Parker   
Parker, Frank H. 14 Jul. 1901 16 Mar. 1953 SSW Myrtle S. Parker Gone, But Not Forgotten  
Parker, L. A. 16 Mar. 1935 15 Nov. 1935 SSW Rapha Parker  PARKER
Parker, Lydia D. 16 Apr. 1884 16 Dec. 1969 SSW Vida Parker Gone, But Not Forgotten  
Parker, Mackie 21 Jun. 1932 26 Dec. 1997   M. P.
Parker, Mary B. Withheld  SSW Dayton Parker   
Parker, Myrtle S. 12 Oct. 1902 3 Feb. 1980 SSW Frank H. Parker Gone, But Not Forgotten  
Parker, Rapha 19 Mar. 1930 24 Mar. 1930 SSW L. A. Parker  PARKER
Parker, Vida 15 Apr. 1878 30 Nov. 1949 SSW Lydia D. Parker Gone, But Not Forgotten  
Patterson, Martha J. 25 Jul. 1855 6 Mar. 1882 Wife of
W. H. Patterson
  
Patterson, Nancy  1 Jun. 1906 Wife of
J. R. Patterson
Aged 89 yrs.  
Peterson, Bill D. 6 Oct. 1921 29 May 1944  North Carolina
Tec 5
27 Engr. Cmbt. Bn.
World War II
B. D. P.
Peterson, Dolphus 29 Aug. 1889 18 May 1967 SSW Viola Peterson Our Father Which Art In Heaven FATHER
Peterson, Frank E. 20 Nov. 1927 20 Dec. 1992 SSW Irene T. Peterson Married 30 Apr. 1952 FATHER
Peterson, George W. 10 May 1916 25 Aug. 1917   G. P.
Peterson, Irene T. Withheld  SSW Frank E. Peterson Married 30 Apr. 1952  
Peterson, Loyd 11 Apr. 1924 11 Apr. 1924   L. P.
Peterson, Ronald Lynn 15 Jul. 1953 27 May 1970  At Rest With Jesus  
Peterson, Viola 14 Apr. 1896 5 Sep. 1980 SSW Dolphus Peterson Our Father Which Art In Heaven MOTHER
Phillipps, Jennie 1780 1855 Wife of L. P. Phillipps Meet me in Heaven  
Phillipps, Lazarus 1781 Oct 1866 BNT Jennie Phillipps Holy Bible
Asleep in jesus, blessed sleep.
 
Renfro, Edgar A. 13 Sep. 1905 2 Dec. 1998   EDGAR RENFRO
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
SEP 13 1905   DEC 2 1998
Renfro, Elizabeth 12 Jul. 1823 15 Sep. 1905  In God we trust  
Renfro, Ibey 4 Mar. 1843 4 Jul. 1914  She was a kind and affectionate wife.  
Renfro, J. W.  19 May 1861    
Renfro, W. M. 8 Mar. 1820 23 Mar. 1900  His reward is on high.  
Renfrow, Thomas B.    Co. D.
3 N.C. Mtd. Inf.
 
Resler, Mary Louise 2 Jul. 1929 7 Jun. 2000  A Generous Soul  
Rhodes, Jess L. 1910 1972 SSW Virginia B. Rhodes Precious Lord Take My Hand  
Rhodes, Virginia B. Withheld  SSW Jess L. Rhodes Precious Lord Take My Hand  
Roberts, Allie Whitson 17 Jun. 1850 6 Jun. 1891 Wife of E. M. Roberts  MOTHER
Roberts, E. M. 18 Jan. 1850 22 Jun. 1931 See Allie Whitson Roberts  FATHER
Roberts, Elizabeth Jarrett 3 Jul. 1873 23 Sep. 1944 Wife of T. S. Roberts At Rest  
Roberts, Homer 1903 1904 SSW Malissa Roberts   
Roberts, Malissa 1870 1948 SSW Homer Roberts   
Roberts, Oscar 1900 1916    
Roberts, Thomas S. 25 Jul. 1876 11 Sep. 1947 BNT Elizabeth Jarrett Roberts   
Shean, Christine Deyton 10 May 1927 3 Aug. 1995 BNT William Terry Shean   
Shean, William Terry 7 Feb. 1904 1 Oct. 1975 BNT Christine Deyton Shean   
Slagle, Charles E. 5 Mar. 1906 15 Nov. 1952   CHARLES ELMER SLAGLE
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
MARY 5 1906   NOV 15 1952
Slagle, Edward Norman 17 May 1915 24 Mar. 1993 BNT James Slagle Cpl US Army
World War II
 
Slagle, Guy 28 Sep. 1909 2 Nov. 1975 SSW Lois G. Slagle  FATHER
Slagle, Hattie Whitson 29 Feb. 1875 11 Feb. 1960 Wife of John Slagle SSW Husband MOTHER
Slagle, James 9 Oct. 1902 12 Aug. 1977 BNT Edward Norman Slagle Pvt US Army
World War II
 
Slagle, John 22 Feb. 1867 16 Dec. 1948 Husband of Hattie Whitson Slagle SSW Wife FATHER
Slagle, Lois G. 10 Jan. 1913 24 Aug. 1970 SSW Guy Slagle  MOTHER
Stanley, James  14 Feb. 1844    
Stanley, James 13 Jan. 1936 14 Apr. 1943   J. S.
Stanley, Lissie B. 15 Feb. 1897 24 Dec. 1954    
Stanley, Press 25 Jun. 1881 11 Jan. 1970    
Thomas, George 17 Sep. 1922 23 Jan. 1923    
Tipton, A. F. 5 Mar. 1846 20 Dec. 1920 SSW Lovie Tipton   
Tipton, Beatrice S. 16 Jan. 1909 28 Sep. 1998 SSW Jack H. Tipton In God's Care MOTHER
Tipton, Carrie D. 1895 1923    
Tipton, Gerald 2 Jan. 1949 17 Jul. 1954    
Tipton, Harrison 3 Nov. 1888 18 Feb. 1981 SSW Trissie Tipton  FATHER
Tipton, Jack H. 7 Apr. 1909 27 May 1991 SSW Beatrice S. Tipton In God's Care FATHER
Tipton, Jacquelin 29 Aug. 1934 16 Oct. 1935  Sweetly sleeping.  
Tipton, Leater 30 May 1890 8 Dec. 1942    
Tipton, Lonas C. 12 Oct. 1893 12 Apr. 1979 SSW Myra B. Tipton  FATHER
Tipton, Lovie 24 May 1850 18 Aug. 1931 SSW A. F. Tipton   
Tipton, Mae Bennett 7 Oct. 1907 21 Oct. 1969 Wife of B. H. Tipton   
Tipton, Myra B. 16 Dec. 1900 13 Sep. 1997 SSW Lonas C. Tipton  MOTHER
Tipton, Trissie 12 Mar. 1875 3 Feb. 1953    
Tipton, Trissie 2 Sep. 1887 15 Jun. 1955 SSW Harrison Tipton  MOTHER
Tucker, Elizabeth F. 1905 1973    
Whitson, Charles H. 14 Oct. 1847 23 Aug. 1923  In God we trust.  
Whitson, Claton 6 Jun. (1882?) 4 Dec. 1895    
Whitson, Dave 28 Mar. 1909 20 Feb. 1977 SSW Nora Whitson   
Whitson, Dbey 1 Aug. 1834 19 Sep. 1906    
Whitson, Dolphus 14 Mar. 1878 12 Dec. 1969   D. W.
Whitson, Edd 6 Sep. 1900 13 May 1968   HUSBAND
Whitson, Etta 22 Nov. 1880 29 Dec. 1936 SSW J. N. Whitson We Will Meet Again E. W.
Whitson, Floy 25 Aug. 1906 5 Feb. 1990 SSW Oscar Whitson  MOTHER
Whitson, Grovie C. 26 Mar. 1880 30 Aug. 1893    
Whitson, Isaac 6 Oct. 1833 11 Nov. 1886  53 y. 1 m. 5 d.
Grand Army of the Republic
US Flag
ISAAC WHITSON
CO. D.
3RD N.C.
M'T'D INF.
Whitson, J. N. 12 Feb. 1872  SSW Etta Whitson We Will Meet Again J. N. W.
Whitson, Matilda 22 Mar. 1828 19 Aug. 1913 Wife of John Whitson Honored, Beloved, and Wept, Here Mother Lies  
Whitson, McBurnie 18 Dec. 1877 7 Aug. 1893    
Whitson, Milley 28 Feb. 1852 7 Dec. 1907  I am going home to die no more M. W.
Whitson, Missouri 1878 1959 SSW Tom Whitson They were the sunshine of our home.  
Whitson, Nora 4 Mar. 1911 23 Dec. 1991 SSW Dave Whitson   
Whitson, O C 12 Jun. 1927 11 Sep. 2000 SSW Parzady M. Whitson In Loving Memory
Daddy
O C WHITSON
TEC 5 US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
JUN 12 1927   SEP 11 2000
Whitson, Oscar 27 Jul. 1902 5 Sep. 1957 SSW Floy Whitson  FATHER
Whitson, Parzady M. Withheld  SSW O C Whitson   
Whitson, Tom 1879 19 [Incomplete Date] SSW Missouri Whitson They were the sunshine of our home.  
Whitson, Vincen 10 Apr. 1959 8 Aug. 1978 BNT O C & Parzady Whitson An Inspiration To All Who Knew Him SON
With Angel
Wilson, Charles E. 25 Oct. 1892 24 Sep. 1974 SSW Dollie Wilson   
Wilson, Dollie 31 Dec. 1894 28 Jul. 1973 SSW Charles E. Wilson   
Woody, Louisa D. 1 Apr. 1887 21 Feb. 1972    
Yelton Infant 1913 1913 Infant of David Yelton   
Yelton, Cerena Sue Polk 18 Feb. 1900
Cornersville, TN
14 Feb. 1955
Raleigh, NC
Wife of Nathan Hunter Yelton She imparted wisdom and understanding.
Great love lives on.
 
Yelton, Clarence Issadore 24 Jun. 1914 6 Jun. 1983    
Yelton, David 28 Apr. 1871 22 Jul. 1939 Husband of Sarah Jane Deaton Yelton SSW Wife  
Yelton, George 1912 1912    
Yelton, Harvey Rayburn 24 May 1907 30 Sep. 1977    
Yelton, May 1910 1911    
Yelton, Robert 1905 1906    
Yelton, Sarah Jane Deaton 21 Jul. 1875 22 Jan. 1954 Wife of David Yelton SSW Husband  



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