Harrisonburg Rockingham Historical Society

Rockingham County Tombstones by Cemetery

Cemetery

 Rest Haven Cemetery - Section 1 - Page 1

Location

Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia. From Court Square in Harrisonburg, Virginia, take Route 11 North 2.1 miles. Cemetery is on the left side of the road.
 

Notes

This cemetery has been divided into six sections. From the entrances & to the left (south) - Section 1 is closest to Route 11 & Section 2 is directly behind Section 1. Section 3 is the front middle section & Section 4 is directly behind Section 3. Section 5 (children section) is to the right (north) of the entrances & closest to Route 11. Section 6 is directly back from Section 5. Section 1, 2, 3 & 4 stones are recorded from left to right (east to west) & rows are from north to south. Section 5 & 6 stones are recorded from west to east & rows from south to north. Note: There are many graves with headstones & funeral home markers which are recorded in the "Remarks" column. Notes in "Remarks" column provided by J. Robert Swank in 1967.

Survey Date and Recorder July 8, 2002
Charles & Betty Grimm

Cemetery Index

Rest Haven Cemetery Pages
(Section-Page)

S1-P1 S1-P2 S1-P3 S2-P1
S3-P1 S3-P2 S3-P3 S4-P1
S4-P2 S5-P1 S6-P1

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

Row Surname Given Name & MI Birth Date Death Date Headstone Notes Remarks

001

Rexrode

Emma M.

14 Feb 1895

10 Dec 1984

 

 

001

Gregory

Shelby Jean

1938

1983

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

001

Herring

Anna Lee

1930

1990

 

Lindsey funeral home marker only

001

Khochareun

Sy

7 May 1905

10 Apr 1986

 

 

001

Brown, Sr.

Paul R.

16 Jan 1939

26 Dec 1986

Pvt U S Army

Military marker only

001

Dove

Noah Lewis

30 Nov 1904

24 Jan 1983

 

 

001

Harmon

Buster

1902

1982

Father

 

001

Swartwout

Wanda

Dec 1960

Mar 1988

Loving mother of Nena Maria

 

001

Butzler

Willie M.

20 Mar 1932

 

 

 

001

Nutter

Emerson W.

1951

2000

 

McMullen funeral home marker only

001

Offenbacker, Sr.

Roy L.

26 May 1932

7 Apr 1992

BM3 US Navy

Kyger & Trobaugh funeral home marker

001

Crawford

Willie Eddie "Jim"

21 May 1918

4 Oct 1991

 

Lindsey funeral home marker

001

Weimer

Else Emilie

3 Feb 1914

21 Aug 1991

Born in Weilburg, Germany

 

001

Black

Wilbur A. "Sonny"

20 Nov 1932

26 Feb 2000

 

Lindsey funeral home marker

001

Helmick

Mary C.

28 Feb 1931

 

 

 

001

Jamison

Helen S.

12 Apr 1917

28 Nov 1992

A Loving Sister

 

002

Bodkin

Irvin L.

5 May 1925

 

Married 3 May 1947

 

002

Bodkin

Margaret K.

22 Jan 1926

20 Dec 2000

 

 

002

Hottinger

Jason C.

17 Jul 1922

9 Jan 1997

 

 

002

Will

Arnold "Willie"

24 Nov 1941

29 Nov 1989

 

 

002

Pence

Milford W.

18 Feb 1910

2 Jun 1977

PVT US Army WWII

Military marker shows Milford Winter Pence, Sr.

002

Pence

Margaret E.

6 Nov 1921

4 Aug 1982

 

 

002

Whitmer

Garland L.

12 Oct 1926

 

Married 25 Dec 1947

 

002

Whitmer

Lois K.

29 Sept 1930

 

 

 

002

Neff

Bill V.

20 Aug 1933

 

 

 

002

Neff

Barbara T.

22 Mar 1936

10 Dec 1979

 

 

002

Neff

James

2 May1906

18 May 1970

 

 

002

Neff

Agnes S

1 Feb 1910

 

 

 

002

Dovel

Elmer L.

12 Oct 1897

17 Dec 1969

Father

 

002

Dovel

Louvenia C.

4 Sept 1907

28 Dec 1979

Mother

 

002

Fitzwater, Jr.

Frank W. "Bill"

31 Jan 1929

28 Nov 1983

 

 

002

Fitzwater

Ruth C.

20 Sep 1928

16 Jun 1990

 

 

002

Wisman, Sr.

Clark S.

25 May 1927

 

Father; Married 14 Jun 1948

 

002

Wisman

Nina W.

18 Feb 1924

25 Sep 1989

Mother; Our Children Clark Jr. - Donna K. - Fred G.

 

002

Whetzel

Roy F.

2 Oct 1898

30 Jul 1970

Father

 

002

Whetzel

Emma N.

7 Feb 1903

12 May 1976

Mother

 

002

Guthrie

Richard T.

31 Aug 1898

5 Apr 1969

Father

 

002

Guthrie

Mary T.

13 Sep 1898

15 Oct 1987

Mother

 

002

Pence

Eugene E.

1924

1978

 

 

002

Pence

Caroline R.

1929

 

 

 

002

Lampe

Terri Leigh

29 Mar 1969

23 Apr 1969

d/Mark B. & Cynthia T. Lampe Jr.

 

002

Shipe

Arnold D.

26 Nov 1918

 

 

 

002

Shipe

Edith H.

1 Apr 1919

6 Apr 1992

 

 

003

Mitchell

Harold D.

21 Jan 1950

21 Sep 1997

Married 21 Mar 1997; SP5 US Army Vietnam

Military marker shows Harold Dorman Mitchell

003

Johnston

Merle R.

9 Sep 1922

2002

 

Lindsey funeral home marker

003

Johnston

Mary C.

24 May 1934

27 Jan 1991

 

Ladies Auxiliary VFW Marker

003

Plogger

Melvin T.

23 Jan 1926

 

 

 

003

Plogger

Bertha M.

23 Apr 1932

25 Jul 1975

 

 

003

Karicofe

Wade A.

23 Aug 1906

6 Nov 1993

Father

 

003

Karicofe

Mildred H.

26 Feb 1913

19 Aug 1995

Mother

 

003

Layman

George W.

17 Dec 1900

6 Nov 1973

Father

 

003

Layman

Ida B.

20 Mar 1914

23 Oct 2000

Mother

 

003

Nesselrodt

Catherine E.

19 Feb 1926

 

 

 

003

Nesselrodt

Isaac E.

11 Nov 1927

5 Jun 1989

 

 

003

Nesselrodt

Lonnie Ray

11 Oct 1951

16 Jan 1970

 

 

003

Britton

William C.

4 Nov 1920

17 Jul 1989

PFC US Army WWll

Military marker shows William Clyde Britton

003

Britton

Alice M.

20 Mar 1928

 

 

 

003

Britton

Regina

26 Jun 1961

2 Apr 1970

Daugther

 

003

Thorne

Patricia Lane

2 Jan 1949

11 May 1980

Mother

 

003

Baldwin

Nelson N. "Tom"

7 Jun 1935

 

 

 

003

Baldwin

Clara G.

2 Jul 1946

 

 

 

003

Neff

C. Galen

3 Dec 1899

12 Jul 1978

 

 

003

Neff

Eva V.

25 Sep 1906

1 Jan 2000

 

Lindsey funeral home marker shows Eva Rimel Neff

003

Neff

J. Paul

5 Sep 1908

11 Mar 1979

Married 20 Aug 1935

 

003

Neff

Ruby G.

12 Dec 1913

25 Oct 1983

Our Children Richard Allen, Linda Lou, Dwight Carroll

Lindsey funeral home marker

003

Smith

Ulis L.

2 Jan 1923

28 Dec 1995

 

 

003

Smith

Frances E.

7 Jul 1927

 

 

 

003

Smith

Richard W.

6 Jan 1952

17 Jan 1970

 

 

003

Blosser

Paul B.

1910

1969

 

 

003

Blosser

Grace S.

1900

1988

 

 

003

Fitzwater

Frank W.

31 Jul 1894

5 Jan 1982

 

 

003

Fitzwater

Julia L.

4 Feb 1909

 

 

 

003

Hoover

Lawrence Brewer

14 Jul 1918

13 Aug 1987

Beloved Husband; PFC US Army

 

003

Hoover

Ruby S.

10 Oct 1928

 

 

 

004

Fleisher

Joshua Cole

 

28 Jan 1987

 

 

004

Varner

Jennie Greene

25 Jun 1921

7 Jul 1970

 

 

004

Neff

Sallie Greene

22 Feb 1893

29 Dec 1979

 

 

004

Newman

Joseph A.

2 Nov 1895

26 Jan 1981

 

 

004

Newman

Frances Burt

24 Nov 1916

13 Jan 1978

 

 

004

Keane

William J.

6 Sep 1923

14 Feb 1997

M1 US Navy WWll

Military marker shows William Joseph Keane

004

Keane

Evelyn

13 Jul 1929

 

 

 

004

Kimble

Lenzy C.

22 Mar 1911

21 Jan 1987

 

 

004

Kimble

Sylvia P.

12 Jan 1911

16 Mar 1993

 

 

004

Souder

Allen T.

30 Sep 1920

5 Oct 1972

 

 

004

Cox

Walter J.

7 Feb 1915

20 Oct 1972

 

 

004

Cox

Pauline V.

2 Nov 1925

2 Jul 1974

 

 

004

Smith

Jobe

9 Aug 1906

29 Jan 1973

 

 

004

Smith

Ethel M.

21 May 1913

 

 

 

004

Brown

S. Glenn

30 Jul 1909

21 Aug 1970

Married 22 Nov 1933

 

004

Brown

Gladys S.

2 Dec 1912

16 Jan 1992

 

 

004

Miller

James I.

2 Sep 1907

24 Aug 1970

Md. PFC Co C 266 ENGR CBT BN WWll PH

Military marker only

004

Shifflett

Bernard H.

5 Aug 1928

17 Oct 1970

Md. SGT Quartermaster Corps Korea

Military marker only

004

Owens

John J.

20 Jul 1917

19 Sep 1993

PFC US Army WWll Purple Heart

Military marker shows John Joseph Owens

004

Owens

Gay D.

24 Aug 1919

24 Jun 1995

 

Ladies Auxiliary Marker

004

Stout

Douglas R.

19 Jun 1928

2 Feb 1984

CPL US Army Korea

Military marker shows Douglas Ray Stout

004

Warletner

Robert L.

6 Aug 1931

 

Married 29 Nov 1994

 

004

Warletner

Elsie M.

5 Jul 1928

 

 

USDA Division of Markets marker foot of grave

004

Dove

David L.

8 Apr 1909

31 Dec 1969

 

 

004

Dove

Cora A.

21 Mar 1909

4 Oct 1971

 

 

004

Herring

Maggie L.

15 Jul 1900

30 Dec 1985

Mom

 

004

Herring

Ernest S.

2 Aug 1928

3 Apr 1969

 

 

004

Packer

Frank Claude

4 Jan 1904

24 Oct 1983

 

 

004

Packer

Helen Spitler

13 Mar 1911

2 Apr 1994

 

Lindsey funeral home marker

005

Smith

Carl S.

4 Nov1925

 

 

 

005

Smith

Betty M.

17 Apr 1931

 

 

 

005

Malone

Harold E.

1924

1986

Husband

Lindsey funeral home marker

005

Malone

Gladys L.

1915

1988

Wife

 

005

Smallwood

Henrietta H.

1897

19

 

 

005

Smallwood

James H.

1888

1946

On Back of stone Smallwood - Boone

 

005

Smallwood

Melvin

15 May 1918

01 Oct 1985

 

 

005

Johnson

Ellen L.

26 Feb 1943

11 Apr 1985

Mother

 

005

Gooden

Vernon W.

22 Jul 1907

13 Aug 1976

Married 5 Jun 1940

 

005

Loewner

Harold A.

2 Jun 1897

9 Oct 1977

Married 3 Nov 1923

 

005

Loewner

Viola A.

9 Sep 1896

25 Apr 1983

 

 

005

Price

Gretchen Loewner

24 Oct 1934

13 Mar 2000

 

Lindsey funeral home marker

005

Loewner

W. Austin

18 Jul 1906

16 Dec 1980

 

 

005

Loewner

Mary N.

13 Aug 1910

17 Jul 1980

 

 

005

Nieswander

Nelson Gene

12 Sep 1931

 

Husband

 

005

Nieswander

Aline Mae

11 Aug 1930

22 Jun 1998

Wife

 

005

Nieswander

Betty Jean

2 Dec 1949

 

Daugther

 

005

Nieswander

Floyd F.

31 Jan 1903

24 Feb 1975

Father

 

005

Nieswander

Vera V.

24 Apr 1911

19 May 1979

Mother

 

005

Hassenpflug

Harold L.

30 Jun 1923

22 Aug 1972

Father; Married 30 Aug 1943

 

005

Lowman

William R.

1902

1971

 

 

005

Lowman

Mabel O.

1907

1995

 

Lindsey funeral home marker shows Mabel S. Lowman

005

Dyer

Erma Lynn

15 Apr 1915

 

 

 

005

Keister

James Lewis "Mutt"

9 Aug 1920

23 Mar 1971

 

 

005

Phipps

Talmadge E.

21 Nov 1935

28 Mar 1990

 

 

005

Phipps

Barbara E.

1 Aug 1941

12 Dec 1972

 

 

005

Wittig, Sr.

Russell B.

29 Dec 1907

15 Mar 1984

 

 

005

Good

Myron G.

15 Jun 1951

 

 

 

005

Good, Jr.

Charles E.

31 Jan 1928

 

 

 

005

Good

Vada G.

23 Aug 1927

7 Jul 1991

 

Lindsey funeral home marker shows Vada Grace Good

005

Jones

Clarence

22 Aug 1915

15 Jun 1983

 

 

005

Jones

Alda D.

27 Apr 1921

3 Apr 1990

 

Lindsey funeral home marker shows Alda Grace Jones

005

Werner

William E.

8 May 1923

20 Oct 1988

 

 

005

Werner

Carrie B.

16 Apr 1921

 

 

 

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