(NOTE: This cemetery is listed as
the Houston Ward Cemetery
on the Scott County Historical Society web site.)
This cemetery* is on
private property more commonly referred to as the Clendenen
Mountain View Ranch. The cemetery is approximately 1,000 feet
more or less West of State Route # 604 on a hill. It may be
reached by traveling about one half mile East of Pattonsville,
Virginia on Pattonsville Road (St. Rd. # 604). The cemetery is
well marked with a sign viewable from the highway. GPS
coordinates for the highway entrance are N 36 42.085, W 82
50.585, elevation 1,415 feet.
*NOTE: There are
actually "four" different burial plots on this
Cemetery" is on the ridge closest to the entrance to the
ranch. It is separately fenced and visible from the state
highway. Prior publications have listed these graves under title
of "Bell Cemetery." This plot is distinctly separate
on the same ridge/hill within 1,000 feet of Bell, Castle, and
Adams plots to the north northeast on the ridge. The site is
free of overgrowth and debris in summer of 2010. Buried here
- Houston Ward, b. Jun
15, 1845, d. Nov 12, 1910, marker is 4 foot high.
- Maggie Ward, b. Jun
5, 1847, d. Sept 20, 1907, marker is 4 foot high.
(Wife of Houston Ward),
(Her daughter is Bessie
Ward (1871-1957) who was married to Col. A.L. Clendenen
(1865-1942). A. L and Bessie Clendenen are buried in Holston
View Cemetery, Weber City, Virginia.)
(On one of these
monuments has a spelling error of "Word.")
- Fred B. Dishner, b.
April 23, 1947, d. April 29, 1947, a small marker is noted.
- Buster Dishner, b.
Nov 1935, d. Nov 1936, a small marker is noted.
(He is child of Venus
and Lee Dishner.)
- Geneva Lee, b. Oct
1933, d Nov 1933
(a small marker is
partially buried as of May 2010)
(child of M. and Mavis
Verification and field
Angus and Linda J. Bell Williams,