Longdale Cemetery

LONGDALE CEMETERY

5922Craig Creek Road

Botetourt County, Virginia

From Fincastle take Botetourt Rd. to Craig Creek Road Turn left on Craig Creek road to 5922 Craig Creek Road. The entrance to the cemetery is in the back of the church up a gravel road, and can not be seen from Craig Creek Road or the church lot.

Also called Deisher Cemetery

W.F.D. (footstone)

M.D.D. (footstone)

Deisher, Mary D. 1912 – 1968 &

Deisher, W. Fay 1902 – 1980 (August 11, 1902 - October 16, 1980 s/o Jacob B. Deisher & Anna Brown Deisher

Deisher, Lucy B. 1879 – 1956 (May 5, 1879 - January 27, 1956 d/o Bud Booze & Ellen Switzer)(Eagle Rock Funeral Home Marker)

Deisher, J. Henry 1880 – 1942 &

Deisher, Lucy B. 1879 – 1956 (May 5, 1879 - January 27, 1956 d/o Bud Booze & Ellen Switzer

Deisher, Juanita W. “Polly” 1933 – 1990

Deisher, Juanita W. 1933 – 1990 – Eagle Rock FHM

Deisher, Joseph H. 1917 – 1988 U S Army

Fieldstone Marker [possible grave]

Fieldstone Marker [possible grave]

Fieldstone Marker [possible grave]

Fieldstone Marker [possible grave]

Deisher, Charlton May 22, 1820 – September 5, 1857 (very hard to read)

Fieldstone Marker [possible marker]

two fieldstones

two fieldstones

two fieldstones

two fieldstones

two fieldstones

one fieldstone

one fieldstone

Evans, Mary E. October 28, 1871 – August 28, 1881

Evans, Rufus E. August 1, 1873 – August 18, 1881

Thomas, Mamie B. August 8, 1889 – August 28, 1889

Deisher, Mary J. February 16, 1850 – October 8, 1884 w/o Jacob S.

Deisher, Jacob S. November 3, 1822 – January 23, 1900

Campbell, Bob Sterling August 9, 1942 – October 24, 1999 Obit &

Campbell, Jerrie Simmons August 8, 1958 –_______

poem at bottom of Campbell grave

Simmons, George Junior January 24, 1937 – February 22, 2004 Obit &

Simmons, Elizabeth Rosemary Hipes February 28, 1937 –______

Roberts, Harry E. 1931 – 2007 Obit (Funeral Home Marker)

Roberts, Harry E. (full view of grave)

Scott, Billy 1954 – 2005 (Nicely Funeral Home marker)(William Randolph Scott Obit )Obit

Scott, Billy full view of grave

Scott, William Floyd, Jr. August 9, 1917 – August 4, 2005 Tec 5 U S Army Obit

Barger, Carlton L. 1967 – 1999Obit

[Barger, Carlton Lee – died May 4, 1999 – son of Lloyd & Ann Barger]

Barger, Lloyd R. May 7, 1914 – October 31, 2002 Pfc. U S Army Obit

Thompson, Lewis A. 1936 - 1936

[Lewis Alfred Thompson – 1936 – 1936 stillborn]

Thompson, Robert & James (twins) – 1932 [Robert Thompson - 16 Jun 1932 - 16 Jun 1932

stillborn] [James Thompson - 16 Jun 1932 - 16 Jun 1932 stillborn]

Thompson, Vivian Dell 1931

[Vivian Dell Thompson - 23 Aug 1931 - 23 Aug 1931 stillborn]

Thompson, Stella Britt August 30, 1896 – November 24, 1970 (d/o Robert L. Britt & Sarah Sorrell Britt)

Thompson, John Floyd September 13, 1896 – October 11, 1962 (Husband of Stella Minerva Britt s/o John David Thompson & Emma Pearson)

Thomas, Myrtle Britt 1898 – 1975 (Daughter of Robert L. Britt – w/o Roy Thomas)

Britt, Sarah S. 1864 - 1929 [Sarah Ellen Sorrell -18 Jun 1864 - 10 Jun 1929]

Britt, Robert L. 1856 – 1931 [10 Sep 1856 - 11 Mar 1931]

Harris, Henry W. February 22, 1857 – June 9, 1928 [Henry Wilson Harris, his first wife was Mary Ann Britt)

Bush, Gordon August 18, 1918 – October 27, 1919 s/o W. A. & M. E. [Gordon Everett Bush – son of Wilbur Allen Bush & Maggie Elizabeth Britt]

Wright, Julia F. December 18, 1866 – November 24, 1915 [Daughter of John J. Britt & Eliza A. Kelly – w/o Miles E. Wright]

Wright, Julia F. (full view)

Wright, Charles W. July 11, 1890 – December 24, 1947 s/o Miles E. Wright & Frances Wright&

Wright, Goldie T. [Taylor] – June 28, 1893 – February 9, 1978( d/o Miles & Ida Taylor)

Brown, Lucy 1857 – 1904 [can’t read full dates]

Evans, Elsie L. November 17, 1901 – December 13, 1901

Evans, Eunice V. May 14, 1906 – September 18, 1906

Evans, James A. September 24, 1874 – October 20, 1908 aged 34 years 21 days

Evans, Hettie July 7, 1852 – February 21, 1935 “Mother”

Evans, Alexander B. February 4, 1842 – February 13, 1911

two stones near fence

old funeral home marker nothing on it

old funeral home marker nothing on it

fieldstone marker

fieldstone marker

Deisher, Lula B. 1882 – 1956 funeral home marker [Lula Mae Britt – August 1882 – January 26, 1956]

Deisher, Emmett G. 1894 – 1969 funeral home marker [Emmett Grant Deisher - 10 Apr 1894 - 30 Aug 1969 h/o Lula M. Britt]

Deisher, Hazel Z. August 4, 1921 – ______

Deisher, Infant Girl 1952(October 11. 1952)

Deisher, Infant Boy 1956 (November 11, 1956)

(Children of A. S. Deisher & Hazel Zimmerman; Eagle Rock Funeral Records)

another view of fieldstone markers

Deisher, Gene Edmond August 2, 1929 – February 26, 2007 Pfc. US Marine Corps – Korea Obit

Fieldstone


No pictures but proven to be interred here through Eagle Rock Funeral Home Records

Heatwole, Bernice Hipes – October 10, 1886 – November 1, 1977 wife of Walter J. Heatwole; Mother of James Heatwole

Hipes, Mamie Bell – February 6, 1891 – January 9, 1974

Hipes, Charles P. – April 26, 1888 – April 26, 1972

Hipes, Emmitt R. – April 26, 1897 – April 15, 1971

Charles, Emmitt & Mamie are children of E. L. Hipes & Mary Parr Hipes

Hipes, Bessie C. – 1893 – January 11, 1986

King, Joseph W. – June 26, 1938 – June 10, 1971 (Joseph Wesley King; Service at Longdale, Cemetery not named.

Saville, Estelle Heath – died December 18, 1996 aged 76 years Obit – Service at Longdale, Cemetery not named; w/o Sidney Honts Saville

Possible people at unmarked gravesites

Deisher, Ida L – July 10, 1873 – September 1876

Thomas, Mamie B. – August 8, 1889 – August 28, 1889

Thomas, Lowell M. – May 16, 1932 – infant son of H. H. & Ruth

Thomas, Frank L. – November 16, 1860 – March 10, 1906

Deisher, Rufus K. – September 21, 1859 – April 12, 1937; obit in the Fincastle Herald April 15, 1937; Rufus Kyle Deisher, Young & Desper Funeral Home

Deisher, E. G - .April 10, 1859 – November 25, 1895

Deisher, Adeline – July 5, 1837 – February 6, 1905 – wife of Evans

Deisher, Evans - December 25, 1831 – March 3, 1912

Deisher, F. P., Sr. – September 25, 1868 – December 16, 1942

Deisher, Mattie Saville – November 3, 1886 – April 13, 1982; here per obit Fincastle Herald; d/o G. W. Saville & Ida Nofsinger

Deisher, Joseph P. h/o Anna Brown Deisher

Deisher, Anna Brown d. May 8, 1939 (obit in Fincastle Herald June 8, 1939)Indicates she is interred beside her husband in this cemetery

Some of these came off of the Ruth Hale listing.

Photos by Rena Worthen & Stephen A. Taylor

Page created on 3/23/2008 by Rena Worthen

Notes from Rena Worthen, Stephen A. Taylor, Ruth Hale & Eagle Rock Funeral Home Records & Young & Desper Funeral Records, both housed in the Fincastle Library.