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The Lankford Cemetery is located in Friendship Hollow north of Defeated.
Extensive restoration work at the Lankford Cemetery by Lavon Lankford,
Morris Lankford, Rue Allen, Terri, Caleb, and Justin Dillehay
For a complete listing of burials follow the following link.
Go To Lankford Cemetery Listings
Dona Hughes Kemp is also buried here, more photos of the Lankford Cemetery can be found on her page:
Go To Almie Espie "Dona" Hughes Kemp Pictures
Montague Knight and Louisa J. Knight
Montague Knight 4 Mar 1830--29 Oct 1911 and Louisa J. Knight 27 Nov 1833--28 Apr. 1902
Montague Knight and Louisa J. Knight - Restored
Early resident Sidney Lankford 7 Nov 1822 -- 21 Feb 1909 (Stone broken)
This Stone has been restored see next picture!
Sidney Lankford Headstone Restored - November 20, 2002
Go To Sidney Lankford Pictures
Go To William Addison and Octavia Sircy Lankford Picture
From the Smith County TN Chancery Court Records Book 1824-1871 Page 217
Chancery Minutes 1867. Obadiah Gregory died testate in Smith County in July 1862
Miles West is in second row about center of photo.
See next photo for update!
Elder Miles West Gets New Tombstone
The Friendship Primitive Baptist Church had their 200th Anniversary
celebration in June 2006. A part of that service was honoring
Elder Miles West who served as pastor for 33 years. A new tombstone
was donated which was placed at the church for the service. It was
later moved to the Lankford Cemetery to mark his grave which was
previously marked by a fieldstone.
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