Tombstones softly whisper stories of our loved ones gone before us. Listen with your heart as you enter their places of rest.
There is more to recording a cemetery than collecting the names of persons. Each person has a story, and represents a history. The artwork and inscriptions on the grave markers have meaning, or at least, represent traditions carried over through the centuries. A cemetery is a memorial to our lives, remembrance of our traditions, history of our people, perpetual record of yesterday, and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. Being placed into the ground, we return to our origins.
A cemetery exists because EVERY life is worth loving and remembering - ALWAYS.
The following is each cemetery listed in burial order or burial map:
Afton Cemetery 1 mile north of Afton. (aka known as Cottonwood Cemetery)
This cemetery still in use today. (Not in Burial Order Yet)
Amity Cemetery 5 miles north and 2 miles east of Dickens.
Burials from 1914 to 1955.
Amity Cemetery Map
Dickens Cemetery 1/2 mile east of Dickens.
Espuela Cemetery 7 miles north of Spur.
McCarty, Thomas J. Glass Ranch
McAdoo Cemetery 1 mile west and 1/2 mile south of McAdoo.
Red Mud Cemetery (aka Tap Cemetery 1886-1963) 11 miles northwest of Spur on farm road 261.
Spur Cemetery 1 mile east of Spur.
Standifer Thicket J.William "Bill" Standifer, Buried where he was shot on land formerly owned by Higgins.
Steele Hill Cemetery (aka known as Duck Creek Cemetery) 5 miles east and 2 miles south of Spur. Burials from 1923 to 1938.
Wesley Family Cemetery Lazy WD Ranch
Woodward Ranch Cemetery 12 miles southwest of Spur
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