Oronoco Church of the Brethern Cemetery, transcribed by Elodie Thompson from photographs taken 07-13-2001.  Some dates taken from cemetery survey taken by Scott Vail and Mary F. Boxley found in Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County Virginia from Amherst, U. S. 60W for approx. 17 miles, turn at church sign on rt., approx. .1 mi. west of intersection of U. S. 60W and Rt. 605.  Church and cemetery on top of hill.

Surname

First Name

Birth

Death

Inscription

Notes

Andes Gerald Isaac 13-May-1927 28-Jan-1973
Andes plot marker
Bates Bessie A. 9-Apr-1906 4-Jan-1910 OUR DARLING
Bates Daisy 11-Jun-1911 9-Feb-1912 OUR DARLING
Bates Polly Crawford
Berndt Anna Lindner 23-Oct-1906 16-May-1992 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN/REST IN PEACE
Bochmann Theodore F. 3-Nov-1917 23-Aug-1999 SGT US ARMY/WORLD WAR II
Bochmann Theodore F. 3-Nov-1917 23-Aug-1999 SON/SFC U. S. ARMY WROLD WAR II
Bowyer Gary M. 22-Nov-1942 22-Jun-2000 I HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT/I HAVE FINISHED MY COURSE/I HAVE KEPT THE FAITH
Bowyer Gary Monroe 22-Nov-1942 22-Jun-2000 A1C US AIR FORCE
Bradley Elbert Colvin 1-Nov-1903 3-Dec-1996 MARRIED/NOV 5, 1928/"FOR AS MANY AS ARE LED BY THE SPIRIT OF GOD,/THEY ARE THE SONS OF GOD. Romans 8:14" s/w Mary Figgers Bradley
Bradley Lillian Byers 20-Jun-1911 21-Nov-1996 IN LOVING MEMORY s/w Lowell Mason Bradley
Bradley Lowell Mason 2-Aug-1911 24-Jun-2000 MARRIED/OCT. 14, 1928 s/w Lillian Byers Bradley
Bradley Mary Figgers 17-May-1905 18-Mar-1992 s/w Elbert Colvin Bradley
Burch Allie Davis 13-Apr-1908 4-Nov-1992 s/w Howard Tallie Burch
Burch Earl Franklin 17-Apr-1944 25-Jan-1945 Gone to be an angel
Burch Emma L. _1876 _1963 s/w Frank B. Burch
Burch Frank B. _1873 _1947 ASLEEP IN JESUS s/w Emma L. Burch
Burch Howard Tallie 4-Aug-1897 29-Dec-1983 IN LOVING MEMORY s/w Allie Davis Burch
Burch Lovie H. 25-Nov-1908 25-Mar-1971 FATHER
Burch Mary Humphries 10-Oct-1910 17-Jul-1961
Byers Ada Davis 30-Oct-1899 23-Jan-1977 s/w Tolliver H. Byers
Byers James Carl 29-Nov-1932 1-Sep-2002 PFC US ARMY/KOREA
Byers Marjorie M. 26-Apr-1929 MOTHER s/w William B. Byers
Byers Mary Carter _1924 _2002 funeral home marker
Byers Tolliver H. 24-Sep-1898 26-Dec-1979 s/w Ada Davis Byers
Byers William B. 8-Jul-1927 19-Sep-1988 FATHER/MARRIED/NOV. 24/1950 s/w Marjorie M. Byers
Campbell John Clayton 6-Jun-1932 IN LOVING MEMORY s/w Lieselotte Berndt Campbell
Campbell John Edward _1896 _1984 Gone, but not forgotten s/w Lula M. Stinnett Campbell
Campbell Lieselotte Berndt 10-Feb-1933 s/w John Clayton Campbell
Campbell Lula M. Stinnett _1902- _1952 s/w John Edward Campbell
Campbell Warren Eugene 12-Feb-1938 16-Apr-1989 PFC US ARMY/VIETNAM
Coffey Hamilton 12-Nov-1906 19-Jul-1907
Coffey Howard D. 9-Oct-1939 9-Nov-1939 SON OF/ H. & E. C. COFFEY
Coffey Mary J. Gilbert 29-Feb-1871 18-Nov-1914 Wife of/EDMOND COFFEY
Coffey Saylor D. 2-Apr-1902 Born & Died Apr 2 1902
Coleman Amie C. 15-Nov-1907 21-Feb-1968 s/w George O. Coleman
Coleman Eliza J. Sorrells 24-Mar-1877 16-Nov-1916 Born/Died/WIFE OF/L. D. COLEMAN
Coleman Ella J. 17-Apr-1884 8-Jun-1969 s/w Matthew N. Coleman
Coleman George O. 10-Aug-1909 17-Jul-1989 s/w Amie C. Coleman
Coleman L. D. 20-Aug-1873 2-Mar-1953
Coleman Lacy W. _1907 _1987 REST IN PEACE
Coleman Linda Williams 27-Nov-1935 s/w Kenneth E. Coleman, Sr.
Coleman Matthew N. 23-Mar-1885 13-Apr-1963 s/w Ella J. Coleman
Coleman Mrs. Ada B. 9-Jan-1873 10-Jun-1897 BORN/DIED
Coleman Sadie S. 28-Jan-1906 22-Mar-1964
Coleman Serena Mae 23-Sep-1921 27-Feb-1924
Coleman Walter V. 9-Feb-1901 22-Apr-1939 stone damaged
Coleman, Sr. Kenneth E. 8-Dec-1924 20-Dec-2002 US ARMY/WORLD WAR II
Coleman, Sr. Kenneth E. 20-Dec-1924 8-Dec-2002 s/w Linda Williams Coleman
Curry Lucian H. 7-Jul-1889 21-Nov-1960 BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFUL
Curry Sarah Jane Gone but not forgotten
Curry Virginia E. 4-Aug-1880 5-Jul-1955 HER MEMORY IS BLESSED
Davis Ashby Sandidge 26-Jul-1934 18-Jan-1998 MARRIED/JULY 1, 1955 s/w Maxine Bradley Davis
Davis Bessie A. 18-Apr-1905 4-Jun-1907
Davis Clarence M. 22-Feb-1888 12-Jun-1983 I WILL PUT MY STRENGTH UNTO THE LORD
Davis E. L. BABY 10-Nov-1910 10-Nov-1910 Born/Died
Davis Edward Lee _1869 _1946 s/w Irene Tomblin Davis
Davis Erma Wise 16-Oct-1926 25-Oct-1987 s/w James Edward Davis
Davis Irene Tomblin _1870 _1935 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN s/w Edward Lee Davis
Davis James Edward 11-Jun-1923 21-Mar-1984 PFC US ARMY/WORLD WAR II
Davis James Edward 11-Jun-1923 21-Mar-1984 PRECIOUS LORD TAKE MY HAND s/w Erma Wise Davis
Davis Johnnie M. 12-Nov-1927 THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
Davis Maxine Bradley 26-Oct-1936 PRECIOUS MEMORIES s/w Ashby Sandidge Davis
Davis Thelma B. 13-Feb-1935 s/w Walter E. Davis
Davis Walter E. 15-Feb-1930 14-Oct-2000 s/w Thelma B. Davis
Davis Wrennie Burch 16-Apr-1900 3-Jun-2000 HER CHILDREN RISE UP AND BLESS HER
Doom Juanita M. 24-Jul-1897 20-Feb-1974 MOTHER
Duff Glenn E. 20-Nov-1920 29-Oct-1999 s/w Ruth K. Duff
Duff Glenn Edward 20-Nov-1920 29-Oct-1999 US NAVY/WORLD WAR II
Duff Ruth K. 2-Apr-1928 s/w Glenn E. Duff
Duff, Jr. Glenn E. 12-Aug-1961 3-May-1963 SON OF/G. E. & R. A. Duff/OUR LOVED ONE
Figgers Ethel Byers 14-Apr-1915 27-Aug-1979 s/w Frank H. Figgers
Figgers Frank H. 30-Jul-1912 s/w Ethel Byers Figgers
Figgers Kenneth L. 21-Feb-1939 19-Apr-1976
Figgers Kenneth Leroy 21-Feb-1939 19-Apr-1976 SP 4 US ARMY
Figgers Lucy S. 29-May-1871 29-Jul-1944 s/w Robert M. Figgers
Figgers Robert M. 18-Oct-1867 31-Dec-1950 Death is another life s/w Lucy S. Figgers
Gilbert Martha V. 18-Nov-1848 10-Dec-1891 s/w Spotswood D. Gilbert
Gilbert Spotswood D. 15-Apr-1841 6-Jul-1919 (on back of stone) Children of S. D. & M. J. Gilbert  Percy E., Nannie H., Genetta B., Charles D., Mary J., Lucy C., Willis E., Henry L., Edward J., Ruth D., Bertha L. s/w Martha V. Gilbert
Henson Charlie T. 23-Feb-1889 3-Mar-1977 s/w Lelie P. Henson
Henson Delware _1849 _1905 FATHER
Henson Eugene D. 25-Mar-1920 3-May-1920 ASLEEP IN JESUS
Henson Jennie 15-Jun-1860 5-Jan-1930 MOTHER
Henson Lelie P. 15-Sep-1891 24-Jun-1973 s/w Charlie T. Henson
Henson Marshall Vaden 23-Oct-1824 27-Feb-1938 Born/Died
Henson Mrs. Mag 10-Dec-1875 2-Aug-1897 BORN/DIED
Henson Pency E. Gilbert 12-Jan-1865 03-31-1893 WIFE OF/EDMOND HENSON
Henson Vollie W. 13-Mar-1890 16-Nov-1922
Henson William H. 2-Feb-1845 4-Nov-1917 Co B & I/49 REGT/VA INF/CSA
Henson Willis G. 2-Dec-1892 3-Oct-1918 Company E 17th INF
Hufnagel Andrew Davis 13-Mar-1913 12-Nov-1993 S SGT US ARMY/WORLD WAR II/PURPLE HEART
Humphreys Charlie Thomas 14-Feb-1914 23-May-1978 PVT US ARMY/WORLD WAR II
Humphreys Charlie Thomas 14-Feb-1914 23-May-1978 MARRIED/OCT 31, 1942 s/w Gertie W. Tomlin Humphreys
Humphreys Gertie W. Tomlin 30-Apr-1922 2-Jul-1994 s/w Charlie Thomas Humphreys
Humphreys Joyce Catherine 13-Apr-1968 23-Apr-1968
Humphries Fannie W. 2-May-1887 11-Jul-1942 MOTHER s/w William E. Humphries
Humphries Walter E. 2-Oct-1949 20-May-1978 FATHER
Humphries Walter E. 2-Oct-1949 20-May-1978 BROTHER/SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS s/w Peggy H. Whittaker
Humphries William E. 15-Apr-1859 30-Sep-1941 FATHER s/w Fannie W. Humphries
Humphries  Leonard L. 25-May-1918 30-Oct-1946 VIRGINIA/CPL 2532 AAF BU/WORLD WAR II
Hunt Annie Humphries Staton 26-Apr-1925 19-Aug-1982
Kerr Ada Davis _1915 _1969 SHE IS ONLY SLEEPING
Kerr Otto Evans 11-Apr-1911 22-Dec-1999 "JACK"/DAD
Lawhorne Andrew Jasper 14-Aug-1915 6-Apr-1978 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Lawhorne Charles Edward 8-Jan-1909 28-Nov-1972 s/w Sarah Burch Lawhorne
Lawhorne Sarah Burch 12-Jan-1913 s/w Charles Edward lawhorne
Lipscomb Clem 1-Jun-1839 12-May-1914 BORN/DIED
Martin Ada E. _1875 _1972 s/w George B. Martin
Martin Allie Lincoln 12-Oct-1898 8-Nov-1967 s/w Mary Hartless Martin
Martin Ersey May 21-Oct-1917 10-Jul-1926 Born/Died/Daughter of/JOHN A. & LULA/MARTIN
Martin George B. _1873 _1952 s/w Ada E. Martin
Martin George B. Apr. 1884 Sept. 1952
Martin Kenneth Ralph Winnagle 9-Oct-1977 18-Oct-1977
Martin Mary Hartless 19-Apr-1897 18-Nov-1976 s/w Allie Lincoln Martin
Mather Mary Newhart 18-May-1911 23-Oct-1987 DAUGHTER
Paughf Thomas 23-Feb-1879 29-Apr-1942 In Loving Memory
Puryear James Arthur 3-Dec-1930 6-Jan-2001 YOU HAVE MADE EVERYTHING/BEAUTIFUL IN ITS TIME FOR/FOREVER/EVERYTHING YOU DID REMAINS
Puryear James Arthur 3-Dec-1930 6-Jan-2001 PFC US MARINE CORPS/KOREA
Ramsey Clarice "Jobe" 10-Nov-1905 18-Jan-1998 PEACE IN THE VALLEY
Ramsey Grover L. 29-Aug-1929 WE WALKED AND WORKED TOGETHER/FOOTSTONE:  DEVOTED WIFE, MOTHER & MAW MAW./I HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT.  I HAVE/FINISHED MY COURSE.  I HAVE KEPT/THE FAITH.  SHE WAS THE/SUNSHINE OF/OUR HOME. s/w Nannie T.. Ramsey
Ramsey Nannie T. 14-Jul-1938 20-May-1992 back of stone:MY ANGEL/SOME PEOPLE COME INTO OUR LIVES AND QUICKLY GO/SOME STAY FOR AWHILE AND LEAVE FOOTPRINTS ON/OUR HEARTS…AND WE ARE NEVER EVER THE SAME… s/w Grover L. Ramsey
Ramsey Robert Preston 8-Jul-1954 8-Jul-1954 INFANT SON OF/SAMUEL & HAZEL/RAMSEY
Ramsey Samuel J. 15-May-1934 7-Nov-1978 AN ANGEL TOUCHED HIM/AND HE SLEPT/"SAM"
Ramsey William M. 5-Aug-1900 22-Nov-1953 LIFE IS A VOYAGE/THAT IS HOMEWARD BOUND
Solomon Lisa R. 25-Jan-1962 s/w Raymond V. Solomon
Solomon Raymond V. 4-Jun-1936 22-Oct-1994 US AIR FORCE
Solomon Raymond V. 4-Jun-1936 22-Oct-1994 PRECIOUS LORD TAKE MY HAND s/w Lisa R. Solomon
Sorrells Empress R. 2-Jun-1878 2-May-1949 s/w Joseph J. Sorrells
Sorrells Geneva Figgers _1943 _1999 s/w Lester Leroy Sorrells
Sorrells Joseph J. 4-Feb-1836 3-Dec-1909
Sorrells Joseph J. 13-Mar-1874 31-Mar-1956 s/w Empress R. Sorrells
Sorrells Lester Leroy _1941 THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD s/w Geneva Figgers Sorrells
Sorrells Lucy C. 23-May-1923 OUR MOTHER/DIED MAY 23, 1923/LEAVING THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN/MARY E., MAYO V., WILLIAM M., MYRTLE L., JANIE L., CURTIS K. AND HENRY SORRELLS
Sorrells Mary M. 13-Jan-1841 28-Oct-1930
Sorrells Thomas E. 10-Jul-1890 10-Feb-1958 VIRGINIA/PVT CO F 116 ENGINEERS/WORLD WAR I
Sorrells Wilbur T. 23-Oct-1920 5-Feb-1973 VIRGINIA/SSGT US ARMY/WORLD WAR II
Staton Daisy T. 17-Oct-1909 30-Jan-1992 s/w Harry Loving Henson
Staton Harry Loving 7-Apr-1905 12-May-1989 EARTH HAS NO SORROW THAT HEAVEN CANNOT HEAL s/w Daisy T. Henson
Staton Houston L. _1887 _1968 FATHER s/w James C. Staton, Lillie A. Staton
Staton James C. _1912 _1931 SON s/w Lillie A. Staton, Houston L. Staton
Staton Lillie A. _1885 _1962 MOTHER s/w James C. Staton, Houston L. Staton
Staton Nancy A. 12-Aug-1872 3-Aug-1921 Born/Died
Stinnett Mahalia V. 22-Oct-1865 3-Mar-1911 Born/Died
Stinnett Vernie M. 18-Jan-1897 3-Nov-1907 Gone to be/an Angel
Taylor Aubrey S. 6-Oct-1907 5-May-1957 s/w Margaret S. Taylor
Taylor Daniel Powell 27-May-1905 27-Nov-1956
Taylor Judy Ann 6-Sep-1875 14-Feb-1942 BORN/DIED
Taylor Margaret S. 10-Aug-1913 8-Dec-1994 s/w Aubrey S. Taylor
Taylor Thomas L. 7-Apr-1966 23-Jul-1984
Tomlin Annie G. 16-Sep-1935 12-Aug-1976
Tomlin Bertha H. 20-May-1929 15-Jun-1929
Tomlin F. L. 9-Feb-1926 9-Jun-1933 Born/Died/Budded on earth to bloom in heaven s/w S. W. Tomlin
Tomlin Kevin Wayne 31-Jul-1961 14-Nov-1992 DAD/"YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE"
Tomlin S. W. 19-Jun-1930 9-Jun-1933 Born/Died s/w F. L. Tomlin
Tomlin plot marker
Wannamaker Demetrius William 20-Sep-1953 2-Jan-1986
Wheeler Betty B. 28-Aug-1872 10-Jun-1963
Wheeler Eddie E. _1900 _1972 s/w Myrtle S. Wheeler
Wheeler James 10-Aug-1872 9-Apr-1988 Gone but not/forgotten
Wheeler Myrtle S. _1907 _1996 s/w Eddie E. Wheeler
Whittaker Peggy H. 24-Jun-1944 20-May-1978 SISTER/IN LOVING/MEMORY/MOTHER/AND/GRANDMOTHER s/w Walter E. Humphries
Whittaker Peggy Jane 24-Jun-1944 20-May-1978 SISTER
Wise Ann Brock 16-Apr-1933 s/w Emory Ray Wise
Wise Baby Boy 3-Feb-1968 3-Feb-1968
Wise David C. 2-Dec-1892 28-Dec-1974 s/w Lena C. Wise
Wise Emory Ray 23-Mar-1928 11-Nov-1973 AT REST s/w Ann Brock Wise
Wise Lena C. 26-Jul-1899 12-May-1994 s/w David C. Wise
Wise Ollie J. 21-Sep-1870 9-May-1954 MOTHER s/w W. H. Wise
Wise W. H. 14-Apr-1862 11-Mar-1948 FATHER s/w Ollie J. Wise
Wise William Henry 20-Apr-1932 14-Oct-1979 AT REST

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