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Climer Cemetery
To locate the Climer Cemetery take Red Boiling Springs Road (Hwy 80) and 1.5 miles after crossing into
Macon County turn right on Davis Road. Continue until the road splits and take Sircy Ridge Lane to the
left, which goes back into Smith County. Go to the end of Sircy Ridge Lane, and turn left onto gravel
farm road. Keep on this road for 7/10th mile passing thru two gates until coming to an unoccupied house.
The cemetery is 100 yards to the left of the house in a field.
GPS 36-24-346N 85-52-675W

Gregory, Mary 30 Mar 1857-26 Dec 1920
Climer, Mileye 1 Sep 1821- 8 Sep 1888
"Since thou can no longer stay
to cheer me with thou love
I hope to meet with thee again
in yon bright world above"
Climer, Thomas 24 Apr 1811- 3 Feb 1878
"An honest man the noblest work of God"
Several burials indicated by fieldstones and sunken graves.

Note: Mary Gregory was the daughter of Thomas & Mileye (Phillips) Climer.
She married Jesse A. Gregory (1846-1914) ca. 1892.
Thomas Climer is listed in the 1880 Smith Co. census-Occupation "dead".

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries-North of the Cumberland River (1984) page 143.
Photographed and copied by John & Retta Waggoner 16 Feb 2008.

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