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Lamons Cemetery
The Lamons Cemetery is located on hill behind the house on the Hugh West Farm at
#17 Turkey Creek Highway. New markers have replaced the large marble tombstones
which were removed in September 2004 to be placed in a Carthage cemetery.
GPS 36-16-370N 85-57-507W

Lamons, G.B. 13 Oct 1844 - 11 May 1909
"A honest man is noblest work of God"
Lamons, Martha J. 3 Sep 1839 - 29 Dec 1915
"She Basks in the sunshine of God's presence"
Piper, S.E. "Father" 1856 - 1932

Note: Gideon B Lamons was a Confederate soldier and received a gunshot wound to the
shoulder in battle. His wife filed for Confederate Widows pension - #W4132

Copied by Retta Waggoner 9 Apr 2005
Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries- North of the Cumberland River page 158.


Ridgewood Cemetery
These Stones were once in the Lamons Cemetery but have been moved to
Ridgewood Cemetery in Carthage.

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