AMITY CEMETERY Dickens Co.   334310N     1004927W     North of Dickens



  LOCATION: From Dickens at intersection Hwy 82 and Hwy 70, go north 7 miles on Hwy 70, turn right (east) at County Road 232 and go one mile to the junction of CR 232 and CR 235. Cemetery on north corner of intersection.


Old Church
Burial Order
"Each life is a miracle that changes the world...
and leaves it a better place than it was before."

The land was owned by the Matador Land and Cattle Company and they deeded it to the Elders of the Amity Church of Christ for Church and cemetery purposes only. If it is used for any other purposes, it reverts back to said company.



Shovel
Surveyed by: Zoe E. Smith   May 3, 1998
Surveyed and Photographed by: Kay Laster   March 4, 1998

I dig cemeteries





Graves located in middle of cemetery:
TABITHA SANDERSON
Died Aug 16, 1909
MR. TURNER
Died Feb 2 1928
HAGER, LORAINE CURRY
1875 - 2-14-1914
Age 34
Headstone Photo
MAGGIE MORRIS
Died Aug 3, 1919
Largest stone (double) in cemetery, enclosed wrought iron fence with gate
ALMIRA JANE STEPHENS
November 4, 1846
January 8, 1924
(Footstone) Mother
J. C. STEPHENS
August 9, 1845
May 1, 1922
(Footstone) Father
Inscription: "They have gone to the mansion of rest."
Headstone Photo
Funeral home marker rusted and missing the name, interred:
STEPHENS INFANT GIRL
Daughter of William and Salathia Clay Stephens
September 20, 1924
CARL LIN STEPHENS
Died: 1926
Headstone Photo
Across road from Stephens Plot:
CLIFFORD LEON HARRIS
July 22, 1913
March 23, 1916
Inscription: "Gone but not forgotten."
(White and gray marble stone)
Headstone Photo

These graves are separate from the rest, located north of road going through cemetery; almost overgrown with tall vegetation.
IONA YOUNGBLOOD
November 30, 1868
March 8, 1945
(Wife of James)
Headstone Photo
JAMES J. YOUNGBLOOD
January 30, 1863
July 10, 1925
Inscription: "A Friend to his country and a believer in Christ."
Headstone Photo
Note: James and Iona resided in the Croton Community; had five girls and four boys.
DURWARD OFFIELD
May 20, 1924
February 27, 1925
Inscription: "Our darling little Durward. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Elijah James Offield."
(Heart shaped stone)
Headstone Photo
J. W. OFFIELD (Joseph William)
March 28, 1848
October 7, 1919
Inscription: "Gone to a bright home where grief can not come."
Headstone Photo
Headstone Photo 2
FLORA OFFIELD
dau of Henry L. & Lucy V. Offield
April 15, 1912
January 22, 1914
INSCRIPTION: "Daughter of H.L. & L.V. Offield."
"A bright star that shines in heaven."
Headstone Photo
Headstone Photo 2


SARGENT INFANT GIRL
Died: Feb 21, 1904
Headstone

SARGENT INFANT
Born & Died
July 4, 1914
Inscription:" Infant son of J.A. & M.A. Sargent."
" Little children are his jewels."
Headstone Photo

PERRY BABY SON
October 31, 1923
November 26, 1923
Inscription: " Baby son of Mr. & Mrs. C. W. Perry"
Headstone Photo

Mullins Plot
The Mullins plot located in Northwest corner contains the following graves:
Start of concrete curbing
MARILYN & CAROLYN HANEY
March 19, 1951
(Same stone, baby shoes etched)
Headsone Photo
Double stone
MARTHA FRANCES MULLINS
May 27, 1872
March 2, 1955
WILLIAM N. MULLINS
September 23, 1865
March 26, 1929
Headstone Photo
MOZELLE MULLINS
October 15, 1932
October 24, 1932
Headstone Photo

Double stone
FRANK L. MULLINS
(Funeral home marker gives full name as FRANK LESTER MULLINS)
October 27, 1891
August 7, 1936
GRACE G. MULLINS
August 5, 1893
May 8, 1988
Headstone Photo
End of concrete curbing

Double stone; curbing around this gravesite
RUBY MULLINS
May 2, 1912
May 24, 1999
RAYDELL MULLINS
July 9, 1913
October 22, 1994
Inscription: Married June 7, 1930
"Rest in Peace"
Back of Stone Insription: "
Our Children
Lewis, Doris, Wanda & Ronnie"
Headstone Photo

LINKS

Amity Cemetery Burial Location Map
Restoration Photo's of Amity Cemetery


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