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Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery # 2

WC-07: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, UNION HILL ROAD (OPPOSITE THE CHURCH)
102 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
 
ADAMS
Front inscription: ADAMS/ AT REST
 
ADAMS Born: 1905 Died: 1942
Front inscription: ROOSEVELT ADAMS/ 1905 - 1942
 
ADAMS Born: 1937 Died: 1937
Front inscription: BOBBY D. ADAMS/ 1937 - 1937
 
ALLEN Born: 1861 Died: 1919
Front inscription: ROBERT/ LEE ALLEN/ JUNE 21, 1861/ MAY 12, 1919
 
ALLEN Born: 1815 Died: 1899
Front inscription: WILLIAM G. ALLEN/ BORN/ APRIL 27, 1815/ DIED/ MAY 6, 1899/ HE FEARED GOD, DEALT FAIR WITH (ILLEGIBLE)/ LOVED HIS FRIENDS AND FOUGHT ON THE/ BATTLEFIELDS OF MEXICO IN DEFENSE/ OF HOME AND COUNTRY./ WITH THE HOPE OF CHRIST, THRU (ILLEGIBLE)/ THE GLOOM OF DEATH, HE LOOKED TO/ MEET THE DEAREST OF HIS FRIENDS: TEMPY
 
AYERS
Front inscription: AYERS/ DEBBIE K./ DEC. 26, 1895/ MAR. 9, 1991/ JOE F./ FEB. 9, 1886/ JUNE 12, 1961
 
AYERS
Front inscription: ETHEL WHITE/ JULY 31, 1885/ JULY 7, 1967/ MORRIS F./ JAN. 30, 1878/ APR. 2, 1948/ AYERS
 
BENTON Born: 1953 Died: 1971
Front inscription: PERRY LEE BENTON/ FEB. 23, 1953/ JAN. 15, 1971/ OUR BELOVED SON
Back inscription: PERRY LEE BENTON
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: P. L. B.
 
BENTON
Front inscription: BENTON/ LEONARD A./ OCT. 26, 1917/ JAN. 4, 1998/ MARRIED/ APRIL 25, 1942/ ALPHON K./ MAR. 22, 1918
 
BITTICK Born: 1830 Died: 1907
Front inscription: W. D. BITTICK/ BORN/ OCT. 22, 1830/ DIED/ MAR. 22, 1907.
INFORMATION FROM MR. GALBREATH AT GALBREATH MARKET. THE MONUMENT WAS MADE OF ITALIAN GRANITE. BITTICK WAS A SPANISH AMERICAN WAR HERO. HE HAD NO FAMILY AND HIS ESTATE WENT TO HIS HOUSEKEEPER. AFTER ESTATE WAS SETTLED THE REMAINING MONEY WAS LEFT TO PURCHASE THE STONE. QUITE DISTINCTIVE AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. 11-02-02
 
BLAIR
Front inscription: BLAIR/ CLARA N./ JULY 10, 1865/ FEB. 7, 1954/ JOHN W./ JUNE 4, 1857/ DEC. 13, 1940
 
BLAYLOCK Born: 1920 Died: 1997
Front inscription: FATHER/ "BOOG"/ BLAYLOCK/ BERT LYTELL/ APRIL 17, 1920 JAN. 6, 1997
Back inscription: BLAYLOCK
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: B.L.B.
 
BLAYLOCK Born: 1923 Died: 1960
Front inscription: MOTHER/ BLAYLOCK/ LOIS OWEN/ JAN. 16, 1923 - APR. 5, 1960
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: L.O.B.
 
BLAYLOCK Born: 1946 Died: 1960
Front inscription: DAUGHTER/ BLAYLOCK/ LINDA SUE/ JAN. 23, 1946 - APR. 7, 1960
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: L.S.B.
 
BROOKS
Front inscription: BROOKS/ SINA E./ SEPT. 28, 1910/ DEC. 13, 1982/ THURMAN F./ OCT. 28, 1910/ JUNE 3, 1982
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: TFB/ SEB
 
CANTRELL Born: 1859 Died: 1936
Front inscription: A. J. CANTRELL/ MAY 17, 1859/ JULY 25, 1936
 
CANTRELL Born: 1872 Died: 1947
Front inscription: MATTIE R./ CANTRELL/ JAN. 29, 1872/ FEB. 27, 1947
 
CANTRELL Born: 1828 Died: 1899
Front inscription: U. E. CANTRELL/ BORN/ DEC 28, 1828/ DIED/ MAY 3, 1899
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NONE
 
CANTRELL Born: 1894 1918
Front inscription: A. D. CANTRELL/ JUNE 14, 1894/ DEC. 8, 1918/ BLESSED ARE THEY/ THAT DIE IN CHRIST. [MOLLY ENGRAVED AT BASE OF STONE]
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: C.
 
CARROLL Born: 1910 Died: 1911
Front inscription: VERONICA/ CARROLL/ BORN/ APR. 22, 1910/ DIED/ FEB. 13, 1911/ SLEEP ON SWEET BABE AND (TAKE)/ THY REST GOD CALLED THEE HOME/ HE (THOUGHT) IT (BEST)
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: V. C.
 
CARVER
Front inscription: CARVER/ J. M. CARVER/ SEPT. 18, 1890/ SEPT. 28, 1954/ BULA CARVER/ MAY 3, 1890
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NONE
 
CUNNINGHAM
Front inscription: CUNNINGHAM/ DORA/ 1869 - 1951/ JOHN/ 1875 - 1950
 
DRAKE
Front inscription: DRAKE/ RONALD BURTON/ OCT. 9, 1937/ DEC. 23, 1991/ DONA HALEY/ AUG. 15, 1939
Back inscription: DRAKE
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: RONNIE/ DONA
 
DUKE Born: 1919 Died: 1920
Front inscription: GENNIAL/ DUKE/ DEC. 6, 1919/ JUNE 1, 1920
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: G.D.
 
ELLIOTT Born: 1920 Died: 1959
Front inscription: EMMA ELLIOTT/ AUG. 17, 1920/ JAN. 6, 1959
 
ELLIOTT Born: 1941 Died: 1944
Front inscription: BARBARA LEE ELLIOTT/ 1941 - 1944
 
FORESTER
Front inscription: FORESTER/ MARY P./ APR. 13, 1871. JAN. 4, 1946/ WM. O./ AUG. 17, 1864/ NOV. 1, 1945
Footstone: YES (TWO) Footstone inscription: M.P.F./ W.O.F.
 
FREEMAN
Front inscription: FREEMAN/ LOIS A./ NOV. 26, 1910/ JUNE 16, 1997/ ROY N./ FEB. 13, 1908/ JAN. 23, 1954/ SWEET BE THY SLEEP
 
FREEMAN
Front inscription: MOTHER/ CANNIE E./ MAY 6, 1872/ SEPT. 6, 1949/ FREEMAN/ FATHER/ STEPHEN H./ JUN 23, 1866/ FEB. 23, 1937/ AT REST
 
GALBREATH
Front inscription: GALBREATH/ LILLIAN M./ NOV. 5, 1908/ JAN. 18, 2000/ J. ERNEST/ MAR. 10, 1905/ FEB. 20, 1980
Back inscription: GALBREATH
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.E.G.
 
GALBREATH Born: 1907 Died: 1941
Front inscription: LEONA HITT/ GALBREATH/ 1907 - 1941
Back inscription: GALBREATH
 
GALBREATH
Front inscription: GALBREATH
 
GALBREATH
Front inscription: CHARLES T./ NOV. 24, 1897/ JAN. 25, 1976/ IN LOVING/ MEMORY/ MABEL M/ FEB. 17, 1912/ JAN. 9, 1976/ GALBREATH
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: FATHER/ BABBA
 
GALBREATH
Front inscription: ADDIE A./ MAY 15, 1910/ JULY 10, 1999/ OLLIE G./ JAN. 29, 1907/ FEB. 25, 1974/ JAMES W./ MAR. 3, 1930/ JUNE 21, 1945/ GALBREATH
Footstone: YES (TWO) Footstone inscription: MOTHER/ FATHER
 
GALBREATH Born: 1894 Died: 1980
Front inscription: PAULINE C./ GALBREATH/ FEB. 25, 1894/ DEC. 20, 1980
 
GALBREATH Born: 1897 Died: 1944
Front inscription: ORVILLE B./ GALBREATH/ TENNESSEE/ TEC. 5/ Q. M. CORPS/ SEPTEMBER 28, 1897/ FEBRUARY 25, 1944
 
GLASGOW Born: 1894 Died: 1979
Front inscription: BELOVED/ MOTHER/ NORA ESTELLE/ GLASGOW/ FEB. 25, 1894/ APRIL 27, 1979
 
GREEN
Front inscription: MR. NELSON GREEN
 
GREEN Born: 1904 Died: 1926
Front inscription: LILA P. GREEN/ MAR. 9, 1904/ SEPT. 2, 1926/ GREEN
 
GREEN
Front inscription: ROBERT GREEN
 
GREEN
Front inscription: NORA GREEN
 
GREEN
Front inscription: VIRD GREEN
 
HALEY Born: 1895 Died: 1918
Front inscription: W R/ HALEY/ APR 2 1895/ OCT. 3 1918/ AT REST
 
HALEY
Front inscription: NINA J. HICKS/ HALEY/ JUNE 29, 1891/ DEC. 21, 1958/ HAZEL A. BOWERS/ HALEY/ JUNE 30, 1915/ JULY 5, 1962/ FRANK T./ HALEY/ NOV. 20, 1887/ MAY 27, 1972
Footstone: YES (TWO) Footstone inscription: N. J. H./ H. B. H.
 
HITT
Front inscription: HITT/ EARL/ DEC. 31, 1893/ JULY 18, 1968/ MAUD/ JUNE 4, 1893/ JULY 3, 1976
Footstone: YES (TWO) Footstone inscription: BIRTIE EARL HITT/ TENNESSEE/ PFC CO A 114 MGBN/ WORLD WAR I/ DEC 31 1893 JULY 18 1968/ MAUD HUDSON HITT/ JUNE 4, 1893/ JULY 3, 1976
 
JENNINGS Born: 1921 Died: 1926
Front inscription: MARGARET/ JENNINGS/ JAN. 6, 1921/ OCT. 12, 1926
 
JOHNSON
Front inscription: JOHNSON
 
JONES Born: 1924 Died: 1984
Front inscription: RICHARD E./ JONES JR./ MAR. 29, 1924/ APRIL 5, 1984
Back inscription: JONES
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: RICHARD E. JONES JR./ US ARMY/ MAR 29 1924 APR 5 1984
 
JONES
Front inscription: JONES/ R.E. (DICK)/ APR. 27, 1880/ APR. 1, 1957/ BESSIE POWERS/ SEPT. 17, 1892/ JULY 6, 1984
Back inscription: JONES
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: MOTHER/ FATHER
 
KIBER
Front inscription: LESLEY BURTON/ KIBER/ MAR. 5, 1913/ FEB. 6, 1985/ MOTHER AT REST/ GERALDINE REED/ KIBER/ JAN. 31, 1919/ OCT. 20, 1953/ KIBER
Back inscription: KIBER
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: G. R. K.
 
LEE Born: 1899 Died: 1900
Front inscription: ROBERT LEE/ SON OF/ R. F. & I. J. LEE/ BORN/ JUNE 14, 1899/ DIED/ MAY 19, 1900
 
LEE
Front inscription: LEE/ HELEN E./ AUG 26, 1916/ ROBERT G./ JULY 5, 1912/ MAR. 7, 1969/ MARRIED MAR. 7, 1936/ TILL WE WILL MEET AGAIN
Back inscription: LEE
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: FATHER
 
LUSTER
Front inscription: WM. WATER/ OCT. 10, 1915/ DEC. 7, 1987/ GENELL READ/ FEB. 17, 1920/ DEC. 24, 1959/ SYLVIA ANNETTE/ AUG. 23, 1953/ DEC. 24, 1959/ WILMA JANICE/ JUNE 21, 1944/ DEC. 24, 1959
Back inscription: LUSTER
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: WILLIAM W. LUSTER/ PFC US ARMY/ WORLD WAR II/ OCT 10 1915 DEC 7 1987/ MOTHER/ DAUGHTER/ DAUGHTER
 
MCCARRELL Born: 1886 Died: 1959
Front inscription: M. ELIZABETH/ MCCARRELL/ SEPT, 5, 1886/ DEC. 6, 1959
 
MCCOOL
Front inscription: MCCOOL/ MORRIS D./ 1915 - 1967/ SELMA L./ 1914 - 2000
 
MARTIN
Front inscription: MARTIN/ HERMAN DOUGLAS/ NOV. 4, 1889/ JAN. 31, 1947/ LEILA HITT/ FEB. 4, 1895/ JULY 15, 1973
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: DAD
 
MIDGETT Born: 1949 Died: 1949
Front inscription: WALTER COLEMAN/ MIDGETT/ MARCH 2, 1949
 
NAIVE Born: 1879 Died: 1960
Front inscription: MARY J. NAIVE/ JULY 11, 1879/ JUNE 2, 1960
 
NASH
Front inscription: STELL(A) NASH [NAME SCRATCHED ON STONE]
 
NASH
Front inscription: NASH
 
NEWTON
Front inscription: NEWTON/ LOYD G./ JULY 20, 1874/ DEC. 21, 1951/ ETHEL E./ APR. 5, 1885/ OCT. 18, 1970
 
NEWTON Born: 1922 Died: 1946
Front inscription: HAROLD E. NEWTON/ TENNESSEE/ SGT AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II/ JAN. 13, 1922 FEB. 21, 1946/ AIR MEDAL
 
NEWTON Born: 1915 Died: 1983
Front inscription: EMMETT E. NEWTON/ FEB. 21/ 1915/ OCT. 12,/ 1983
 
PAIRS Born: 1939 Died: 1939
Front inscription: WILLIAM THOMAS/ PAIRS/ JUNE - NOV 1939
 
PAIRS Born: 1936 Died: 1939
Front inscription: RUBY JANE PAIRS/ NOV. 5, 1936/ MAR. 6, 1939
 
PARKER Born: 1937 Died: 1940
Front inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY/ PEGGY ANN/ PARKER/ NOV. 9, 1937/ FEB. 24, 1940
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: OUR BELOVED PEGGY
 
PARKER Born: 1896 Died: 1954
Front inscription: ROBERT B. PARKER/ NOV. 11, 1896/ DEC. 21, 1954
 
PARKER
Front inscription: (?)PENC(?) PARKE(R). [NAME ETCHED IN POURED CONCRETE]
 
PARKER
Front inscription: PARKER
 
POWERS
Front inscription: POWERS/ SAM/ FEB. 4, 1886/ MAY 28, 1951/ LILLIAN G./ NOV. 11, 1891/ JAN. 19, 1949
 
PRESLEY Born: 1882 Died: 1958
Front inscription: MOTHER/ ALDIE JANE PRESLEY/ 1882 1958
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: A.J.P.
 
RAGAN Born: 1874 Died: 1956
Front inscription: GREEN L. RAGAN/ 1874 - 1956
 
RAGAN
Front inscription: RAGAN/ LILLIE W./ OCT. 16, 1880/ DEC. 24, 1956/ HENRY N./ OCT. 14, 1879/ MAR. 8, 1954
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: MAMA/ PAPA
 
REDING Born: 1934 Died: 1936
Front inscription: WILLIAM MACK/ REDING/ NOV. 1, 1934/ NOV. 6, 1936
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: REMEMBERED
 
REDDING Born: 1893 Died: 1970
Front inscription: BARNEY MCCOY/ REDDING/ NOV. 18, 1893/ JUNE 24, 1970
 
REDDING Born: 1855 Died: 1978
Front inscription: SON/ MELVIN ROGER REDDING, JR/ AUGUST 9, 1955/ OCTOBER 22, 1978/ IN LOVING MEMORY
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: M.R.R. JR.
 
REDDING
Front inscription: REDDING/ FRANK M./ NOV. 2, 1902/ SEPT. 14, 1977/ OLLIE AYERS/ MAR. 2, 1906/ MAR. 14, 1999/ FRANK M. JR./ DEC. 14, 1928/ APR. 13, 1952
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: FRANK M. REDDING, JR./ TENNESSEE/ CPL 279 INF 45 INF DIV/ KOREA/ DEC. 14, 1928 APRIL 13, 1952
 
ROLAND
Front inscription: ROLAND/ ELIZABETH P./ 1900 - 1981/ WILLIAM L. 1882 - 1967
Footstone: YES (TWO) Footstone inscription: MOTHER/ FATHER
 
SIPE
Front inscription: SIPE/ DOROTHY J./ JULY 15, 1915/ RICHARD E./ FEB. 5, 1944/ MAY 10, 1966/ CHARLES L./ JULY 28, 1913/ FEB. 16, 1973
Back inscription: SIPE
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: FATHER/ SON
 
SIPE
Front inscription: SIPE/ WILLIAM EARL/ NOV. 15, 1910/ MAR. 25, 1994/ RUTH MCCASLAND/ NOV. 1, 1917/ DEC. 20, 1997
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: DADDY BILL/ MAMA RUTH
 
SLIGHT Born: 1880 Died: 1958
Front inscription: MOTHER/ MARY HATTIE/ SLIGHT/ JUNE 2, 1880/ DEC. 18, 1958
 
SPAIN Born: 1922 Died: 1922
Front inscription: ASLEEP IN JESUS/ MARGARET SUE/ DAUGHTER OF/ H. F. & M. E./ SPAIN/ BORN APR. 6, 1922/ DIED DEC. 23, 1922
 
SPERLE Born: 1921 Died: 1970
Front inscription: GEORGE F. SPERLE, JR./ FEB. 8, 1921/ JAN. 1, 1970
Back inscription: S
 
THOMAS Born: 1893 Died: 1944
Front inscription: ADA/ THOMAS/ BORN JAN 11 1893/ DIED FEB 19 1944/ AT REST
 
THOMAS
Front inscription: THOMAS/ ELLA LEE/ MAR. 30, 1894/ NOV. 18, 1979/ WM. MONROE/ MAY 3, 1892/ MAY 29, 1973
 
TURNER
Front inscription: FELIX G./ JUNE 7, 1875/ MAR. 12, 1959/ MARTHA E./ JAN. 18, 1879/ JULY 26, 1958/
 TURNER
Back inscription: TURNER
 
TURNER Born: 1875 Died: 1959
Front inscription: FELIX G. TURNER/ 1875 - 1959
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: FATHER
 
TURNER Born: 1907 Died: 1967
Front inscription: ALICE TURNER/ 1907 - 1967
 
TUTTLE Born: 1942 Died: 1943
Front inscription: NELLIE E. TUTTLE/ FEB. 14, 1942/ FEB. 10, 1943
 
UNKNOWN
Front inscription: VII
UNKNOWN
BROKEN
 
UNKNOWN
Front inscription: VIII
 
UNKNOWN
Front inscription: R A B
 
UNKNOWN
Front inscription: BROKEN. (ILLEGIBLE) 1, 26/ 1941/ ASLEEP IN J (ILLEGIBLE)
 
UNKNOWN
INSCRIPTION ILLEGIBLE
 
WAGGONER Born: 1939 Died: 1939
Front inscription: SHERRY ANNELLE/ INFANT DAUGHTER OF/ GILBERT & MARTHA/ WAGGONER/ MAR. 24, 1939
 
WAGGONER
Front inscription: WAGGONER/ MARY E./ 1891 - 19 / BEN F./ 1879 - 1953
 
WAGGONER Born: 1947 Died: 1950
Front inscription: SANDRA L. WAGGONER/ SEPT 23, 1947/ OCT. 29, 1950
 
WALKER Born: 1881 Died: 1916
Front inscription: NINA/ WALKER/ AT REST/ 1881 - 1916
 
WATTS
Front inscription: SAM W./ WATTS/ JUL 23, 1891/ NOV. 9, 1953/ DEAR BROTHER/ AT REST/ ROSE/ WATTS/ JAN 10 1902/ AT REST/ LEONARD/ WATTS/ NOV 4, 1877/ AT REST
 
WHEELER Born: 1940 Died: 1991
Front inscription: IN REMEMBRANCE/ ROY LEON/ WHEELER/ DEC. 31, 1940/ AUG. 8, 1991/ LOVING AND DEVOTED FATHER
 
WHEELER
Front inscription: WHEELER/ LAVENIA L./ SEPT. 8, 1914/ OCT. 15, 1996/ HICK T./ JUNE 16, 1905/ DEC. 1, 1966
Footstone: YES (TWO) Footstone inscription: L.L.W./ H.T.W.
 
WHITE Born: 1878 Died: 1949
Front inscription: MITCHAM E./ WHITE/ MAY 26, 1878/ APR. 23, 1949
 
WHITE Born: 1900 Died: 1946
Front inscription: CORA B. WHITE/ 1900 - 1946
 
NOTE: NOVEMBER 2, 2002. ACCORDING TO BOB GALBREATH, A MEMBER OF UNION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH, BURIALS TOOK PLACE IN THE CHURCH GRAVEYARD AT THE TIME OF THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC DURING WORLD WAR I. MR. GALBREATH’S FATHER WITNESSED THESE BURIALS IN UNMARKED GRAVES.
 
SITE SURVEYED NOVEMBER 2, 2002
 
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