Doors to the Past

Beckner Cemetery

BECKNER CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Beckner Detail List

Latitude: N 38 21.161
Longitude: W 082 24.804
Elevation: 977 feet
Accuracy: 16 feet


From Interstate 64 in Cabell County, WV take Exit 11 and go South on State Route 10.  Go 1 Mile and turn Right onto Mt. Union Rd.  Go to the top of the mountain (Abt. 2.5 miles)  At the top you will come to Mt. Union Cemetery on your Left.  The Plybon Cemetery is about 1.2 miles on past this cemetery.  It is on your Right and is fenced and well maintained.  At the upper end of this cemetery is a gravel road that turn Right.  Turn onto this road and it will take you to the cemetery.  The cemetery is fenced and maintained.

The following list was compiled by actual reading of the tombstones. All the information, excluding annotation, is written on the tombstone.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler.
Read June 20, 2004.


ELLEN  BECKNER
1889 1906

Footstone:  "E. B."


J. S.
CAMPBELL
BORN  SEPT.
13,  1824,
DIED  FEB.
6,  1906
Earth has no sorrow
that heaven can
not have.
 
CAMPBELL

Footstone:  "J. S. C."


AT  REST
 
S. F.  WIFE  OF
J. S.  CAMPBELL
BORN  FEB.  11,  1822
DIED  APR.  18,  1903
 
CAMPBELL

Footstone:  "S. F. G."


MINNIE
CLAY
MAR.  23,  1874
SEPT.  17,  1940
 
In  Heaven  one
angel  more.

____________________

CLAY
 
MINNIE JOSEPH  C.
1874 1940 1878 1955

Footstones:  "MOTHER and FATHER"


MARTHA  A.
WIFE  OF
J. M.  FULLER
DIED
MAR.  27,  1880
AGED
23ys  11ms  1d

Footstone:  "M. A. F."


MYRTLE
OWENS

No dates with this marker.


WILKS
 
DAD   MON

____________________

HARRY  C  WILKS
WEST  VIRGINIA
TEC5  MED  DET  7  INFANTRY
WORLD  WAR  II
MARCH  2  1920 FEB  25  1975

SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME

____________________

KATHLENE  G  WILKS
BELOVED  MOTHER
GRANDMOTHER  AND  FRIEND
VETERANS  VOL  DAVA  COMM
MAY  31  1925 JULY  16  1996

SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME


HARRY  C.  WILKS
 
BORN
NOV.  24,  1885
DIED
SEP.  3,  1928

ROSIE  L.  WILKS
 
BORN
NOV.  20,  1890
DIED
MAY  16,  1931

Other Possible Burials in the Cemetery:     (Information From Carrie Eldridge Cemetery's Books of Cabell County, WV)

1.  Clay,  Melissa Ann       (04-23-1935)
2.  Clay,  Louis                  (09-07-1939 -- 83y - 10m - 27d)

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