Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society
Rockingham County
Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Bethel Mennonite Church Cemetery


Bethel Mennonite Church Cemetery

Bethel Mennonite Church Cemetery

Location

Brocks Gap/Runion Creek area, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 42 North to Broadway. In Broadway turn left on Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road). Go to Route 610 (Runions Creek Road) and turn right. Go about 4 miles and church/cemetery are on the left side of the road.

 

Notes

Well maintained. Facing the headstones, the cemetery is recorded from bottom to top (east to west) and left to right (south to north)

 

Survey Date and Recorder

6/21/07
Bob and Lois Emswiler

 

Photos

Lois Emswiler

Cemetery Index

Surnames are sorted by section / plot / row / grave - only rows are shown

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Row

Surname

Given Name & MI

Birth Date

Death Date

Headstone Notes

Remarks

Images

001

Orebaugh

Guy B.

16 Oct 1938

 

 

 

Image

001

Orebaugh

Reba Jean W.

13 Aug 1940

23 Aug 1999

 

 

Image

002

Whetzel

Stanley W.

17 Sep 1917

2 Mar 1997

Father; m/20 Apr 1935

 

Image

002

Whetzel

Alberta L.

12 May 1918

20 Jun 1992

Mother

w/Stanley W.

Image

002

Dovel

Jonathan Andrew

 

4 Sep 1997

Our Son

 

Image

003

Shoemaker

Gilbert

23 May 1908

23 Oct 1989

 

 

Image

003

Shoemaker

Mary E.

16 Jan 1913

2 Jan 1998

 

 

Image

003

Shoemaker

Eugene E.

18 Oct 1935

15 Jul 1998

 

 

Image

003

Shoemaker

Nancy M.

19 Dec 1940

14 Apr 2001

 

 

Image

003

Shoemaker

Baby Boy

25 Jan 1957

25 Jan 1957

 

 

Image

003

Shoemaker

Kenneth E. "Kenny"

24 Aug 1968

3 Apr 2004

 

 

Image

004

Showalter

Lowell D.

25 Oct 1942

1 Jul 2005

m/14 Dec 1963

 

Image

004

Showalter

Thelma R.

7 Oct 1944

 

 

w/Lowell D.

Image

004

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

004

Sonifrank, Sr.

Herbert A.

6 Nov 1928

20 Jun 2007

 

No marker yet-new burial

 

004

Ritchie

Frederick D.

11 Jun 1936

 

 

 

Image

004

Ritchie

Kathleen W.

1 Jun 1924

18 Dec 1983

 

 

Image

004

Billheimer

Martha V.

15 Mar 1922

16 Sep 2004

Mother; Children-Linda & Nelson

 

Image

005

Estep

Thomas F.

15 Apr 1918

9 Sep 1977

 

 

Image

005

Estep

Beulah R.

13 Feb 1926

 

 

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

George D.

10 Apr 1896

2 Jan 1976

 

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Clara A.

15 Dec 1910

3 Jan 1978

 

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Nolan F.

31 Oct 1933

25 Jun 1975

 

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Eva N.

12 Sep 1935

 

 

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Carolyn Jean

3 Mar 1955

29 Jun 2000

Mother

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Oma Virginia

10 Mar 1931

26 Jul 2005

 

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Clifton D.

31 Dec 1929

25 May 1981

Father; Our children-Daniel, Debra, Brenda

 

Image

005

Sonifrank

Clota D.

11 Dec 1931

 

Mother

w/Clifton D.

Image

005

Sonifrank

Daniel F.

5 Sep 1951

23 Jan 1996

Our Son

 

Image

001

Lineweaver

Nancy L.

1944

2004

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

001

Whetzel

Joseph Daniel

27 May 1927

18 Feb 1998

 

 

Image

001

McPherson

Victor W.

 

Oct 1991

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

001

Whetzel

Eugene David "Jim"

21 Aug 1933

31 Oct 1991

Love-David, Raymond, Ginger, Tracy & Buddy

 

Image

002

Andes

Guy Roosevelt

1933

2003

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

002

Custer

Medford W. (John)

1919

1976

 

 

Image

002

Custer

Blanche M.

1922

1999

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

002

Runion

Cover "Mick"

22 Dec 1915

13 May 1995

 

 

Image

002

Runion

Evelyn C.

4 Oct 1922

 

 

 

Image

002

Custer

Weldon C. "Bub"

10 Jan 1954

24 Jun 2006

 

 

Image

002

Custer

Eunice Lee

22 Aug 1938

 

 

 

Image

002

Funkhouser

Jeremy L. "Jake"

25 Oct 1982

11 Jul 2004

His daughter Faith L. Funkhouser

 

Image

002

Custer, Sr.

Luke A.

14 Jun 1937

27 Feb 1990

Father; wed 1 June 1959

 

Image

002

Custer

Shirley M.

14 Jun 1940

 

Mother

w/Luke A. Custer Sr.

Image

002

Black

Betty Jane

1950

1996

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

002

Custer

W. Noonie

1962

1989

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

002

Summers

Derrick W.

1978

2002

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

002

Runion

Vernon M.

4 Oct 1954

12 Mar 2001

 

 

Image

003

May

George W.

1919

1993

In loving memory-Connie, Christina, Marvin

 

Image

003

Hedrick

Odith G.

9 Aug 1914

25 May 1990

 

 

Image

003

Hedrick

Edith E.

13 Oct 1927

15 Apr 1999

 

 

Image

003

Fluck

Norman R.

30 Nov 1902

2 Dec 1977

 

 

Image

003

Fluck

Marguerite E.

15 Nov 1920

15 May 1986

 

 

Image

003

Custer

Charles F.

13 Mar 1888

17 Jun 1974

 

 

Image

003

Custer

Myrtle R.

24 Jun 1901

7 Jun 1980

 

 

Image

003

Custer

Ivan J.

3 Oct 1928

24 Oct 1988

Father

 

Image

003

Custer

Ivan David

25 Aug 1947

27 Oct 1998

SP4 U.S. Army Vietnam; Beloved Husband, Father & Papa

 

Image

001

Wilkins

Rudolph W.

7 Mar 1921

10 Nov 1993

SSgt U.S. Army WWII

 

Image

001

Wilkins

Ruby M.

18 Mar 1927

15 May 1984

Mother

 

Image

002

Emswiler

Mark F.

23 Mar 1944

4 Aug 1982

Father; Children-Laverne, Lashonda

 

Image

002

Emswiler

Wanda R.

31 Aug 1942

 

Mother; m/26 June 1965

w/Mark F. Emswiler

Image

003

Smith

Willie

1914

1995

 

Grandle Funeral Home marker only

Image

003

Runion

Edna G.

21 Sep 1919

6 Feb 1986

Beloved Mother of Floyd, Robert, Billy, Shirley, Otis, Jerry, Viola, Wilma, Virginia, Ada, Joyce, Mary, Doris, Janice

 

Image

003

Strawderman

Virginia Ann

22 Oct 1947

14 Feb 2006

Mother; My Daughters-Linda, Patricia

 

Image

003

Humphries

Phillip L.

1962

2006

 

Lindsey Funeral Home only

Image

003

Delawder

Braxton K.

1 Feb 1922

21 Jan 1971

Father

 

Image

004

Wilt

Richard M.

14 Aug 1920

2 Sep 1973

 

 

Image

004

Wilt

Stella R.

16 Dec 1921

 

 

 

Image

004

Runion

Otis

28 Jan 1944

1973

 

 

Image

004

Runion

David

15 Sep 1968

1973

 

 

Image

004

Runion

Mary F.

24 Mar 1950

1973

 

 

Image

004

Runion

Debbie

13 Dec 1970

1973

 

 

Image

004

Runion

Otis Jr.

21 Apr 1972

1973

 

 

Image

004

Delawder

Warren F.

22 Oct 1924

31 Oct 1994

 

 

Image

004

Delawder

Reba V.

25 Apr 1927

13 Oct 2004

 

 

Image

004

Delawder

Terry F.

1952

1965

 

 

Image

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