Wright Cemetery

WRIGHT CEMETERY
Tarpon/Rt. 63; Dickenson County, Virginia
Documented by Gayle Stanley Nov. 11, 1999

(73 Total Graves, with 7 of those being unmarked fieldstones)

 

Adkins, Arthur
June 20, 1907
Oct. 13, 1950
"Asleep in Jesus"
 
 
Adkins, Elvie and Melvie
Jan 29, 1943
Jan. 29, 1943
 
 
Adkins, Harland
Mar. 21, 1901
Arp. 19, 1919
"A precious one from us is gone. A voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled."
 
 
Adkins, Pat
Apr. 05, 1877
Aug. 09, 1950
"tho lost to sight, to memory dear"
 
 
Adkins, Sallie Ann
Mar. 20, 1879
Mar. 10, 1950
"Tho lost to sight, to memory dear"
 
 
Branham, Harriet
Jan. 10, 1834
Jan. 20, 1911
"God's finger touched her and she slept"
 
 
Branham, Reuben
Jan. 15, 1831
Dec. 29, 1893
"God's finger touched him and he slept"
 
 
Breeding, James
Tr. H. 21 VA. CAV.
CSA
 
 
Farmer, Gladys
July 16, 1913
July 16, 1913
"Gone too Soon"
 
 
Farmer, Rose W.
Sept. 14, 1882
Jan. 12, 1969
"We miss you"
 
 
Farmer, W. F.
Feb. 13, 1882
June 06, 1941
 
 
Goff, Rosy M.
Apr. 05, 1901
Apr. 05, 1916
"Asleep in Jesus, Blessed thought"
 
 
Gorley(?), J. P.
(hand carved field stone)
(Died). Sept. 11, 1893
 
 
Gourley, Hellen Wright
Aug. 13, 1890
Sept. 12, 1962
"Mother"
 
 
Gourley, Pvt. Sanford E.
June 13, 1924
Aug. 19, 1944
Co. C, 179th Inf. 45th Div.
 
 
Hall, Marvin Anderson
Jan. 22, 1920
Feb. 04, 1922
"From Mother's arms to the arms of Jesus"
 
 
McCowan, Clayton
July 24, 1920
Nov. 18, 1979
(army stone info says Millard McCowan, Tec4, US Army, WWII)
 
 
McCowan, Lucille
Nov. 08, 1921
Jan. 31, 1998
 
 
Mullins, Jennifer Dawn
May 06, 1961
Dec. 13, 1984
 
 
Newberry, Ferby M.
Nov. 20, 1896
Nov. 14, 1899
Age 3 yrs, 11 mos, 24 days
"Her feet with angels wings shall lie and head the palace of the sky"
 
 
Newberry, Mariah
Sept. 29, 1898
Nov., 1898
Age 2 mos.
"From the Mother's arms to the arms of Jesus"
 
 
Newberry, Robert H.
Jan. 20, 1896
Sept. 18, 1907
Age 11 yrs, 7 mos., 28 days
"He was an affectionate son and brother"
 
 
Rose, Virginia Wright
June 01, 1877
May 13, 1918
"She was a kind and affectionate wife, and fond mother and friend to all"
 
 
Selfe, Joyce Nell
Nov. 30, 1928
July 28, 1929
"We will meet again"
 
 
Selfe, Raymond Darell
Dec. 10, 1925
Aug. 18, 1926
"The Angels Called Him"
 
 
Speer, Charles C.
Sept. 09, 1911
Mar. 11, 1941
 
 
Speer, Hadley
Husband of Rosa E. Speer
1874 - 1917
"Farewell my wife and children all, from you a Father Christ doth call"
 
 
Speer, Ival S.
Dec. 25, 1898
July 02, 1953
 
 
Speer, Mery O.
Apr. 14, 1899
June 30, 1975
 
 
Vires, Allen Taylor
Feb. 21, 1886
Oct. 04, 1836
 
 
Vires, Columbus
Mar. 08, 1884
Oct. 03, 1886
 
 
W.F.F.
(This is the only inscription on a hand carved field stone)
 
 
Willis, Chloe Wright
Dec. 12, 1911
July 05, 1994
 
 
Wright, Bertie
Apr. 12, 1892
Feb. 22, 1972
"At Rest"
 
 
Wright, Bessie C.
Apr. 1887
Jan. 06, 1905
"She was the sunshine of our home"
 
 
Wright, Betty E.
Mar. 28, 1894
Mar. 27, 1969
 
 
Wright, Bev
Nov. 06, 1884
Feb. 14, 1913
Age 28 yrs., 3 mos., 8 days
"He was a kind loving son and affectionate brother"
 
 
Wright, David C.
July 08, 1857
July 20, 1947
Age 90 yrs, 12 days
"I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith."
 
 
Wright, Eli C. (Columbus)
Nov. 25, 1881
May 31, 1912
"His toils are past, His work is done, He fought the fight, The victory is won."
 
 
Wright, Germia
Nov. 27, 1913
Feb. 15, 1914
"Darling we miss you"
 
 
Wright, Goldie
Mar. 1901
Apr. 1901
"Gone so soon"
 
 
Wright, Infant
Child of R. L. Wright
1911 (the only date on the stone)
 
 
Wright, J. W.
May 17, 1865
July 28, 1924
"God be with you til we meet again"
 
 
Wright, James B. "Jimmy"
Feb. 15, 1933
Feb. 03, 1996
 
 
Wright, Jane
Feb. 26, 1889
July 01, 1968
"Mother Rest in Peace, you have withstood the storms and struggles of this life for 79 yrs.,
you were blessed to us. We owe you our all."
 
 
Wright, John H.
May 30, 1880
Jan. 24, 1947
"He was beloved by God and Man"
 
 
Wright, John B.
Aug. 15, 1830
Mar. 23, 1916
"His record is on high"
 
 
Wright, Lafayette
1855 - 1930
"One worthy of rememberance"
 
 
Wright, Martha L.
Aug. 11, 1890
Dec. 24, 1962
"He giveth his beloved sleep"
 
 
Wright, Mary
June 24, 1855
Feb. 24, 1914
"Sleep mother dear, and take thy rest, God called thee home. He thought it best."
 
 
Wright, Mary Beatrice (Bea)
Sept. 23, 1912
Apr. 01, 1985
 
 
Wright, Nancy Ann
Mar. 01, 1886
June 26, 1887
Age 1 yr., 3 mos., 25 days
 
 
Wright, Nancy Jane
Sept. 04, 1834
Mar. 27, 1914
"Asleep in Jesus"
 
 
Wright, Parke
1916 - 1998
 
 
Wright, Parker
1909 1947
 
 
Wright, Polly Ann
Mar. 31, 1858
Aug. 09, 1936
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course. I have kept the faith."
 
 
Wright, PVT Garland
Co. M 38th Inf.
Feb. 28, 1895
July 15, 1918
"He gave his life for his country"
 
 
Wright, Rose Branham
Wife of Eli Wright
Jan. 30, 1858
July 10, 1903
"Farewell to all here below. God has called and I must go"
 
 
Wright, Rose
June 11, 1891
Feb. 04, 1954
 
 
Wright, Rube L.
Oct. 05, 1882
Dec. 21, 1944
 
 
Wright, Rufus
1887 - 1957
 
 
Wright, Stanford
Apr. 05, 1907
Nov. 13, 1949
"Gone but not forgotten"
 
 
Wright, Tech. Sgt. Garland
1919 - 1944
Radio Technician 8th A.A. F.
"Lost in flight over Germany"
 
 
Wright, W. J.
July 08, 1883
Mar. 27, 1947
 

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