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Tombstones by Cemetery


Cemetery

 Gospel Hill Mennonite Church Cemetery (Page 1, Section 1)

Gospel Hill Church

Gospel Hill Cemetery Old Section

Gospel Hill Cemetery New Section

 

 

Location

Hopkins Gap, Rockingham County, Virginia. From downtown Harrisonburg take Route 42 North 1.3 miles and turn left on Route 763 (Mt. Clinton Pike, name changes to Singers Glen Road). Go 5.7 miles and turn left following Route 763 signs (Whitmer Shop Road name changes to Hopkins Gap Road). Go 3.2 miles up the mountain and down. Church and cemetery are on the left side of the road.
 

Notes

Section 1 - older section is to the left (South) of church. Section 2 - is in the southwest corner of the older section. Section 3 - is the newer section to the right (north) of the church. From the road, rows are front to back and left to right.

Survey Date

2 Nov 2001

Photos

Robert Crawford

Cemetery Index         Gospel Hill Page 2

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

Reedy

Anna

9/18/1886

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

002

Fink

Twin Girls of Grover

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

002

Reedy

Joseph

11/15/1865

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

002

Reedy

Mrs. Barbara

1884

1960

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

002

Reedy

Joseph F.

4 Nov 1909

16 Oct 1910

 

 

 

002

Reedy

Hilda E.

25 Nov 1916

6 Nov 1917

 

 

 

003

Kisling

Barbara Ann

28 Jan 1962

6 Oct 1963

daughter

 

 

003

Riley

Annie

1868

2 Feb 1940

 

funeral home marker shows name as Anna

Image

003

Morris

William

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

003

Payne

Charles W.

9 Mar 1926

15 Nov 1940

 

 

 

003

Shoemaker

Harvey

1869

1949

 

 

 

003

Lam

Cleveland

 

9 Dec 1947

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

003

Shoemaker

Edith

 

27 Jun 1942

 

Lindsey funeral home marker & stone

 

003

Fink

Jane

 

27 Jun 1942

 

Lindsey funeral home marker & stone

 

003

Unknown

 

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only-no data

 

003

Reedy

Mary

5 Jun 1890

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

003

Crawford

Zachariah

1866

1918

 

 

Image

003

Crawford

Josephine

1859

1925

 

 

Image

003

Lam

Anna Shank

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

003

Payne

Charles J.

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

003

Crawford

Ellen

1866

1919

 

headstone broken-dates from Swank 1967 record

 

004

Fink

Martha

1919

1981

 

McMullen funeral home marker only

 

004

Ritchie

Mabel V.

1 Jul 1905

26 Oct 1977

 

 

 

004

Shifflett

Myrtle M.

10 Dec 1920

 

 

 

 

004

Shifflett

Norman C.

3 Mar 1919

14 Mar 1994

married 27 Jul 1940; PFC US Army WWII

military marker only

 

004

Shifflett

James R.

1916

1993

 

Johnson funeral home marker only

 

004

Shifflett, Jr.

James R.

3 Sep 1944

10 Oct 1964

 

 

 

004

Shifflett

Pauline F.

1909

1991

sister

 

Image

004

Shifflett

Floyd E.

1913

1996

 

McMullen funeral home marker only

 

004

Shifflett

Lena K.

1907

1990

mother

 

Image

004

Shifflett

John A.

18 Oct 1878

22 Feb 1958

 

 

Image

004

Shifflett

Mollie C.

6 Oct 1884

15 Mar 1971

 

 

Image

004

Roadcap

Matilda

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

Image

004

Crawford

J. Garfield

3 Mar 1885

22 Dec 1958

 

 

Image

004

Shifflett

Hattie J.

14 Oct 1942

10 Nov 1943

 

 

 

004

Crawford

Hattie D.

6 May 1898

20 Jul 1937

 

 

Image

004

Lam

Jackson

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

004

Shoemaker

Benjamin

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

004

Lam

Edward W.

1882

12 Mar 1945

 

 

Image

004

Unknown

 

 

 

 

illegible broken stone

 

004

Lam

William

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

004

Fridley

George H.

 

 

 

parents of John, Casper & others; no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

004

Fridley

Caroline

 

 

 

w/George; Caroline was a good fiddler; no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

004

Fridley

Casper

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967; Fridley Spring near top of North Mountain west of Singers Glen is named for the family who lived near foot of west side of mountain; the mountain path was also called Fridley Path.

 

005

Crawford

Joseph

 

 

 

stone not legible; recorded by Swank in 1967

 

005

Crawford

Ward Matthew J.

2 Mar 1932

24 Nov 1935

aged 3y; 8m 22d; s/J. O. & M. M.

 

Image

005

Riggleman

Elizabeth

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

005

Sprinkle

F. Pierce

1852

1918

 

 

 

005

Riley

John W.

1861

1934

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

006

Payne

David Lee "Jake"

11 Mar 1954

 

married 6 Jan 1997

 

 

006

Payne

Sharon Yvonne

10 Jul 1955

 

 

 

 

006

Payne

Julia A. Mizell-Payne

24 May 1968

 

 

 

 

006

Payne

Myrtle M.

18 Nov 1938

 

 

 

 

006

Payne

Ricky Allen

10 Oct 1958

28 Jul 1969

 

 

 

006

Payne

Stella V.

23 Aug 1907

19 Apr 1966

mother

w/Clarence; nee Morris

 

006

Payne

Clarence W.

25 Apr 1905

7 Jun 1968

father

 

 

006

Shoemaker

Raleigh

1 Jul 1907

8 Jan 1974

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

006

Shoemaker

Harvey

1859

1949

 

 

 

006

Morris

Infant Daughter

 

6 Aug 1935

d/J. H. & Hazel

 

Image

006

Morris

John W.

20 Mar 1880

22 Jan 1930

 

 

Image

006

Morris

Mary E.

4 Jun 1888

24 Sept 1926

 

 

Image

007

Ray

Baby of Clinton

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

007

Kirkpatrick

Mary C.

26 Dec 1870

7 Mar 1961

 

w/Luther A.

 

007

Kirkpatrick

Luther A.

16 Feb 1861

16 Feb 1940

 

 

 

007

Lam

Laura V.

21 Nov 1889

29 Jan 1940

mother

 

Image

007

Lovett

E. Arlene Lam

18 Sep 1913

7 Aug 1973

 

 

 

007

Ray

Clint Baby

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

007

Ray

Clinton Baby

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Hottinger

Shirley R.

8 Mar 1936

28 Jul 1966

 

 

 

008

Ray

Alma B.

13 Jun 1915

 

 

 

 

008

Ray

C. Clinton

1 Dec 1917

12 Nov 1982

 

 

 

008

Shoemaker

Timothy

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

008

McDorman

Elizabeth

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

McDorman

Baby

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Riley

John W.

1861

1924

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Sowers

Alma

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Sowers

John

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Sowers

Suzana

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

008

Roadcap

John

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Roadcap

Margaret

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

008

Shifflett

Hiram B.

1840

1921

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

009

Lam

John Preston

1895

1964

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

009

Lam

Michael L.

 

8 Oct 1942

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

009

Lam

Lydia C.

 

14 Oct 1943

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

009

Morris

Infant

 

23 Dec 1942

s/Shirley J and Ethel M.

 

 

009

Ray

Virgie H.

4 Jul 1910

5 Mar 1938

w/Herman

 

 

009

Conley

Nettie S.

19 Feb 1887

15 Jun 1955

mother

 

Image

009

Conley

John Martin

24 Apr 1876

31 Mar 1944

father

 

Image

009

Conley

Mildred

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

009

Roadcap

Iola

13 May 1894

23 Nov 1914

w/O. E.

 

 

009

Kirkpatrick

C. Hubert

25 Jan 1892

17 Aug 1935

 

 

 

009

Kirkpatrick

Thomas

2 Apr 1903

16 Jul 1914

s/L. A. and M. C.; aged 11y 3m 14d

 

 

009

Kirkpatrick

John W.

12 Jan 1912

12 Feb 1912

s/Herbert and Evie

illegible stone - recorded by Swank in 1967

 

010

Smith

Dennis E.

24 Jun 1960

29 Jul 1960

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Smith

Randy D.

 

4 Dec 1957

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Morris

Lois Jean

30 Aug 1948

13 Jan 1949

 

 

 

010

Lam

Edward

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Ray

Babie of Virgie

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Ray

Babie of Virgie

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Ray

Babie of Virgie

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Ray

Babie of Virgie

 

 

 

no visible marker-recorded by Swank in 1967

 

010

Conley

Kenneth M.

1 Oct 1928

14 Feb 1932

 

 

 

010

Craig

Jesse L.

6 May 1872

27 Jan 1957

 

2/m Mary (Kittiek) Bowman Donovan

 

010

Craig

Nancy B.

5 Nov 1871

13 Nov 1920

 

 

 

010

Lam

Susan

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Kirkpatrick

Clifford E.

1921

1968

 

McMullen funeral home marker only

 

010

Kirkpatrick

Baby of Clinton

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Kirkpatrick

Marshall

 

 

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

 

010

Kirkpatrick

Clinton C.

17 Aug 1894

29 Jul 1945

father

 

 

010

Kirkpatrick

Ressie L.

31 Jan 1897

10 Jun 1951

mother

w/C. C.

 

011

Conley

Sandra J.

 

 

26 hours; d/Leroy and Shirley Conley

 

 

011

Lam, Sr.

James Wilson

21 Nov 1942

25 Aug 1996

PFC US Marie Corps

military marker only

 

011

Lam

Justin A.

13 Dec 1994

6 Jan 1995

s/James Lam

 

 

011

Lam

B. Curry

11 Aug 1880

30 Sep 1969

father

 

Image

011

Lam

James A.

30 May 1919

18 May 1999

 

 

Image

011

Lam

Mamie E.

28 May 1916

7 Jun 1983

 

 

Image

011

Beach

Charles L.

1932

1987

 

Grandle funeral home marker only

 

011

Kirkpatrick

Herman Kemper

23 Jun 1917

29 Nov 1971

 

 

 

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