Doors to the Past

Browning Gap Cemetery

BROWNING GAP CEMETERY
Cabell - Lincoln County, West Virginia


Browning Detail List

Latitude: N 38 16.335
Longitude: W 082 14.849
Elevation: 1030 feet
Accuracy: 14 feet


From US Route 60 in Cabell County at Barboursville, WV.  Take Alt. 10 and Route 10 South to you come to Salt Rock.  At the Chevron Gas station turn Right onto Madison Cr. Rd.   Go about 5.5 miles or till you come to the Green Valley Church on your Left.   At the church Left and go to the second dirt road.  Take this road for about 0.3 mile and the cemetery will be on your Left.  The Cemetery  The cemetery is fenced and well maintain.
 

Note:  This cemetery is just across the Lincoln County line and has people buried in it from Cabell and Lincoln County.

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

Read   December 3, 2006.
Submitted by Barry Huffstutler


BOYD  LEE  ADKINS
OCT.  9,  1945
NOV.  23,  1945

Footstone:  "SON"


BRUCE  ADKINS
DEC.  20,  1876
MARCH  21,  1957

ESTHER  LEE
ADKINS
1930 2005

This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
KOONTZ FUNERAL HOME

This grave also has 2 rock with it that has
"Peace" & "Patience" on them.

Location:  To the back and a little to the Right of the
marker for "Carrie & William Mays".


FRANCIS  ADKINS
JAN.  4,  1929
FEB.  18,  1929

Footstone:  "DAUGHTER"


JESSIE  H.
ADKINS
JAN.  19,  1934
MAR.  27,  1979

Jessie middle name was "Howard".
MORRIS FUNERAL HOME


ADKINS
 
PAUL  S. GLADYS
1903 (blank) 1905 1972

Footstone:  "MOTHER"


LESS  BIAS
1905 1979

This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
McGHEE FUNERAL HOME

Location:  This grave is located in the Back Right
side of the cemetery near the fence.


LOUISA  BIAS
1900 1953

This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
McGHEE FUNERAL HOME

Location:  To the Left of the marker for
"Wetsel & Susie Bias".


BIAS
 
WETSEL SUSIE
JUNE  7,  1908 APRIL  1,  1910
JUNE  15,  1975 MAY  28,  1999

There is also a Metal Marker that has his first name as "Wetzel"
KOONTZ FUNERAL HOME


OUR  DARLING  SON
ROBERT  EDISON  HAMMOND
APRIL  4,  1932
JANUARY  14,  1934

HERBERT  L.
LAWSON
1922 1984
 
REST IN PEACE

KOONTZ FUNERAL HOME


LAWSON
 
JERRY IDA
SEPT.  13,  1895 FEB.  22,  1898
OCT.  24,  1978 JAN.  31,  1957

LEBIEN
 
RANDOLPH REST  IN ARLIE
1908 1974 PEACE 1917 1972

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INFANT  MAYS
1959 1959

This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
REGER FUNERAL HOME

Location:  To the Left of the marker for "John Mays" is a
Metal Marker that has only 1896 on it.  To the Left of this
marker is the marker for the "Infant Mays".


MAYS
 
CARRIE Wm.  DELBERT
JAN  27,  1894 JUNE  1,  1883
(blank) MAR.  30,  1959

Carrie middle name was "Ann" and her Death date was 1976.
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Both)

Footstone:  "MOTHER"


EMMA  JANE
MAYS
MAY  10,  1862
DEC.  22,  1939
 
She was the sunshine
of our home.

FRED  T  MAYS
1916 1989

This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
FERRELL MORTUARY, INC

Location:  To the Left of the marker for
"Carrie & William Mays".


JOHN  T.  MAYS
OCT.  30,  1883
APR.  11,  1956

PARSONS
 
CHARLIE VESTA
FEB.  29,  1892 MAR.  13,  1896
(blank) FEB.  26,  1960

Footstones:  "FATHER" and "MOTHER"


1920
1938
HOWARD
PARSONS

Footstone:  "PARSONS"

Born Sept. 22, 1920 -- Died Aug. 5, 1938 --
Buried Aug. 7, 1938   Age: 17
Parents:  Charles & Vesta (Bias) Parsons

The Death Records has the cemetery as
"Lawson" not "Browning".


1916
1916
LILIAN
PARSONS

Name could possible be "Lillian"

Footstone:  "PARSONS"


TURLEY
MOTHER DAUGHTER
MARY ISEGENE
FEB.  9,  1919 NOV.  1,  1937
  OCT.  11,  1999

Isegene was a "Vaughn" and her nickname was "Doris".
HANDLEY FUNERAL HOME


Other Possible Burials:

Source -- Carrie Eldridge  (Cabell Cemeteries)

1.  Lawson,  James  --  1866 - 19942

2.  Lawson,  Mary  --  1878 - 1960


Note:  There are at least 11 graves marked with Field Stones

           Also there is a Rusty Metal Marker that only has 1896 as the
           birth year.  Also a Rusty Metal Marker that can't be read. 

 

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