Poplar Creek Cemetery
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BY:  Joe Elwell <Elwells@compuserve.com>

Limestone County, Alabama

Location: North section line in Section 23, Township 3S, Range 6W next to Poplar Creek Baptist Church From US Highway 31, take US Highway 72 West from Athens for 9.6 miles. Turn left on Shaw Road and go 1.2 miles to Snake Road. Take a right and drive 0.4 miles. The cemetary will be on the left.

Historical Information: The area has it's beginnings in 1818 when Mr. Will Wheat deeded 5 acres of land to be used for the building of a church and cemetery. Even though there are many rough, unmarked stones for markers, the oldest dated marker is Lee Gilbert (1868-1871), son of George and Lou Gilbert.

Date of Survey: Nov 1999

Surveyor: Joe Elwell     2907 Whiteford Dr. SW    Decatur, Alabama  35603

NOTE: The Memo field is info that is actually on the marker. Double (or triple) name markers are grouped under one surname. Legend: m. = married

                                 w. = wife of

                                 s. = son of

                                 d. = daughter of



          NAME                              BIRTH          DEATH          MEMO

      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

          ATKINSON, Jim                     17 Apr 1925                   m. 9 Apr 1949

                  , Margaret                20 Mar 1927

          BATES, Amanda E.                  27 May 1847    12 Oct 1913

          BATES, J.B.                       02 May 1842    19 Aug 1908

          BATTS, John C.                    17 Dec 1861

          BATTS, Sallie Nixon               18 Oct 1863    23 Mar 1941    w. of Jack C.

          BATTS, John C. Jr.                05 Jan 1887    13 Apr 1974    m. 28 Sept 1908

               , Minnie Gilbert             13 Jan 1890    03 Jul 1981

          BATTS, Lucy D.                    10 Sep 1914    09 Apr 1992    d. of John C. Jr

               , Jack                       21 Dec 1916    05 Sep 1925    s. of J.C. Jr & M.B.

          BATTS, Eunice Videra G.           27 Sep 1891    05 Aug 1983

               , Grover Cleveland           09 Nov 1884    10 Apr 1963

          BATTS, E.L.                       20 Dec 1883    10 Aug 1884

          BATTS, Lealie M.                  10 Aug 1894    27 Sep 1950

          BATTS, Paul                       28 Jan 1951    01 May 1986

          BATTS, R.L.                       23 Nov 1889    10 Mar 1890

          BLACK, Dorthula Bates             05 Apr 1877    23 Mar 1924

          BLACK, Leona                      15 Feb 1911    23 Jan 1985

               , T. Emmett                  20 Sep 1903    14 Apr 1970

          BLACK, Thomas Henry               28 Feb 1877    05 Mar 1950

          BLOODWORTH, James O.              17 Dec 1912    22 Jun 1973

                    , Mattie Odell          18 Feb 1913    04 May 1964

          BLOODWORTH, Henry D.              25 Dec 1904    21 Mar 1964

                    , Rosie Lovell          04 May 1913    30 Mar 1987

          BLOODWORTH, J.C.                  07 Jun 1920    10 Jun 1920    s. of S. Jeffrey & Rebecca

                    , Rebecca               08 Aug 1879    10 Jul 1966    w. of S. Jeffrey

                    , S. Jeffrey            22 Aug 1872    02 Feb 1924

          BLOODWORTH, Dennis Lakon          17 Apr 1917    20 Sep 1985

          BLOODWORTH, Ernest B.             11 Jul 1939    11 Jul 1939    s. of Henry

          BLOODWORTH, Eva R.                09 Apr 1940                   d. of Henry

          BLOODWORTH, Grover Lee            31 Jan 1910    23 Aug 1980

          BLOODWORTH, James O., Jr.         30 Aug 1930    08 Jan 1976

          BLOODWORTH, S.J.                  28 Aug 1871    02 Feb 1924

          BROOKS, Lewie                            1898           1948

                , Pearl Batts               12 Apr 1899    11 May 1993

          CANTER, Henry H.                         1873           1876

                , Lula D.                          1883           1884

          CHAPMAN, Christopher & Jordan     06 Jan 1991    06 Jan 1991

          CROUCH, Bessie J.                        1908           1955

                , Will                             1911           1973

          CROUCH, Lillie N.                 20 Dec 1886    06 Nov 1909

          CROWNEY, Lotey                                   29 Mar 1926    Ala. Pvt. US Army

          EASTER, Lydia A.                  02 Nov 1845    04 Jun 1888

          EASTER, Ophelia O.                19 May 1887    20 Jul 1888    d. of M.C. & Lydia

          EASTER, Bettie                    30 Nov 1840    22 Jan 1902    w. of M.J.

          EASTER, Champion                  18 Mar 1882    14 Nov 1888    s. of M.J. & B.E.

          EASTER, M.J.                      12 Aug 1838    31 Mar 1900    h. of Bettie

          EASTER, Emily Gilbert             12 Jun 1850    20 May 1925    w. of M.C.

                , M.C.                      01 Dec 1848    22 Jun 1926

          EASTER, Annie R.                  30 Jun 1881    06 Apr 1946

          EASTER, Emma Hindman              19 Sep 1878    06 Oct 1940

          EASTER, Fletcher                  20 Nov 1857    25 Jun 1920

          EASTER, G.E.                      16 May 1893    25 Mar 1895    s. of M.L.

          EASTER, Infant                    24 Aug 1890    24 Aug 1890    s. of M.C. & E.R.

          EASTER, Martha J.                 07 Apr 1805    09 Jun 1878    Born in South Carolina

          EASTER, Maude Estelle             23 Dec 1894    07 Jul 1961

                , Samuel Gilbert            19 Sep 1894    05 Nov 1962

          EASTER, Thomas Cox                05 Apr 1880    29 May 1968

          EASTER, Tilisa Jane               21 Oct 1870    13 Sep 1871

          EASTER, W.F.                      20 Jan 1846    19 Oct 1884

          EASTER, Willie Walker             22 Jul 1873    30 Aug 1873

          ELWELL, Ethel Bernice             26 Nov 1929    24 Jan 1997

                , Edward G.                 04 Jan 1928

          EUBANKS, Martha Nixon             03 May 1871    16 May 1954

          EUBANKS, Timmons                  09 Apr 1902    28 Jan 1985

          FIELDING, Lizzie Gilbert          18 Jan 1875    28 Aug 1902    w. of W.M.

          GEE, Alice D.                     01 Oct 1861    17 Nov 1924

          GEE, C. Robert                    30 Jan 1924    17 Jun 1929

          GEE, Edna                         29 Jun 1946

             , Charles                      21 Mar 1941    25 Jan 1997

          GEE, David J.                     25 Apr 1937    13 Mar 1989    SP4 US Army

          GEE, Gilbert W.                   18 Oct 1925    04 Jan 1929

          GEE, M. Leona                     29 Aug 1908    17 Feb 1997

             , Thomas R.                    19 Nov 1898    24 Jan 1982    m. 28 Aug 1927

          GEE, Ronald David                 09 Aug 1958    23 Mar 1960

          GEE, Thomas C.                    26 Mar 1845    17 Mar 1907

          GEORGE, David P.                                 16 Jun 1921    Age ca. 83 years

          GEORGE, Leonard R.                27 Oct 1926    10 Nov 1926

          GILBERT, George A.                17 Jan 1839    23 Nov 1923

          GILBERT, Lee                      20 Sep 1868    28 Jul 1871    s. of George & Lou

          GILBERT, Lou H.                   11 Apr 1844    04 May 1906    w. of G.A.

          GILBERT, Earl                     03 Apr 1923    24 Feb 1984    Tech 4 US Army WW2

                 , Grace E.                 28 Sep 1919

          GILBERT, India                    17 May 1891    05 May 1983

                 , Russell                  26 Dec 1886    29 Aug 1941

          GILBERT, George                   09 Jan 1916    24 Sep 1924    s. of Sam & M.E.

          GILBERT, Jack                     26 Feb 1926    10 Sep 1941    s. of Russell

          GILBERT, Mae Rudder               08 May 1891    28 May 1979

          GILBERT, Robert Emmet             05 Jul 1854    05 Nov 1902

          GILBERT, Robert Shaw Jr.          30 Mar 1961    30 Mar 1961

          GILBERT, Roy W.                   04 Nov 1881    19 Mar 1956

          GORA, Bessie                      30 Sep 1879    04 Dec 1931    w. of Dick

          GORA, Dick                               1867           1950

          GORA, Leona Graull                01 Jan 1908    09 Dec 1930    d. of Dick

          GORA, George W.                   21 Jul 1905    21 Mar 1947

              , Stella Lou                  06 Aug 1920    24 Oct 1991

          GRAHAM, Lucille R.                       1900           1989

                , Robert L.                        1892           1969

          GRAHAM, Mary Ann                  29 May 1839    20 Jan 1897

          GRAHAM, Mary Lattie               20 Dec 1798    10 Mar 1887    w. of Samuel, Born in Orange Co., N.C.

          HAMILTON, Elizabeth M. Bates      30 Jan 1879    10 Jul 1929    w. of R.J.

          HAMILTON, Robert J.               05 Nov 1871    02 Jun 1956    Woodmen of the World

          HANEY, Cora                                                     w. of George

          HANEY, George Lee                 18 Jan 1875    17 Apr 1933

          HICE, Flossie R.                  06 May 1911

              , William                     23 Sep 1902    17 Jan 1976

          HINDMAN, Cordelia H.              09 Mar 1858    05 Jan 1910

          HINDMAN, (Dr.) David F.           10 Oct 1855    18 Mar 1932

          HOBSON, Charles T.                18 Oct 1920    11 Jul 1974

                , Frances                   26 Mar 1924

          HOBSON, Gary W.                   09 Aug 1955

          HUDSON, Clarence                  16 Jul 1907    20 Jul 1979

                , Mary B.                   04 Sep 1907    08 Feb 1980    w. of Clarence

          LAPINGTON, Susie                  07 Dec 1861    21 Nov 1946

          LEWIS, Mary Ann                   22 Aug 1822    10 Mar 1899    w. of Steven

          LEWIS, Steven H.                    no date        no date      Co. F, 2nd Ala. Cav. CSA

          LONG, Earl                           Jan 1902           1959

          LONG, John                        30 Jul 1834    21 Jun 1902

          LONG, Mary A.                     04 Oct 1866    23 Jan 1953

          MANSELL, Gloria M.                01 Feb 1935    19 Sep 1995

                 , Leonard C.               13 Mar 1927

          MAULDIN, Phyllis Jean                    1937           1938

          MAYFIELD, Dewey H.                06 Mar 1907    08 Jan 1991    m. 8 Oct 1943

                  , Katherine               04 Nov 1927

          MAYFIELD, Stanley Owen            30 Mar 1977    30 Mar 1977

          MCBAY, Edward F.                  20 Nov 1922    09 Jun 1982

               , Helen G.                   22 Oct 1927

          MCCORMACK, Sallie L. Foust        08 Apr 1874    22 Feb 1942

                   , W. Charles             29 Jul 1865    22 Dec 1949

          MCCORMACK, Albert M.              09 Sep 1837    18 Feb 1926    Co. F, 9th Ala. CSA

                   , Mary J. Smith          09 Aug 1839    15 Nov 1899

          MCCORMACK, A.C.                   10 Aug 1832    20 Aug 1904    7th Ala. Cavalry CSA

          MCCORMACK, Jane                   06 Oct 1831    22 Aug 1912    w. of A.C.

          MCCORMACK, Cora Hughes            01 Jul 1874    24 Jan 1940

                   , James David            04 Mar 1864    28 Feb 1946

          MCCORMACK, Fletcher L.            11 Sep 1892    31 Jul 1900    s. of R.A. & M.J.

          MCCORMACK, George E.              04 Nov 1878    21 Nov 1905

          MCCORMACK, George W.              05 Mar 1901    04 Sep 1941

          MCCORMACK, George Wayne 'Poochy"         1938           1939

          MCCORMACK, Glenda                 01 Apr 1943    01 Apr 1943    d. of Frederick

          MCCORMACK, J.A.                   06 Sep 1856    24 Feb 1922

          MCCORMACK, Malcolm R.             21 Jan 1914    16 Feb 1955

          MCCORMACK, R.A.                   16 May 1867    28 Sep 1896

          MCCORMACK, Willie Ann             06 Jun 1869    05 Jan 1892    w. of W.G.

          MCCUNE, Bertha L.                 21 Feb 1922

                , George S.                 22 Apr 1919    07 May 1989    US Army WW2

          MCCUNE, George                           1946

          MCCUNE, Jesse Sr.                 06 Jan 1894    27 Jul 1974

          MCCUNE, Johnnie B.                24 Jun 1910    20 Nov 1986

          MCCUNE, S.B.                      09 Jul 1857    07 Jun 1900

          MEADOWS, Alex                            1852           1938

          MEADOWS, Missouri                        1859           1943    w. of Alex

          MEADOWS, Roy Lynn                 06 May 1900    21 Jun 1911

          MOORE, Virgie Brumitt             11 Mar 1913    14 Jul 1945

          MOTTER, Minnie C.                 13 Feb 1886    11 Mar 1963

                , Samuel C.                 10 Oct 1882    08 Sep 1978

          MOTTER, Samuel W.                 27 Aug 1917    07 Jun 1977    US Army WW2

          NIXON, Graves R.                         1875           1946

               , Sissie B.                         1875           1955

          NIXON, Liberty I.                 07 Feb 1824    30 Dec 1903    Co. J, 50th Ala. Inf. CSA

          NIXON, Margaret Beckham                                         w. of Liberty I.

          NIXON, Andrew Jackson             16 Dec 1904    22 Dec 1933

          NIXON, Woodrow Wilson             01 Dec 1916    10 Apr 1972

          OLIVER, William Robert            22 Aug 1911    03 Aug 1937

          OWENS, Charley Crow               01 Nov 1852    25 Aug 1916    w. of W.A.

          OWENS, W.A.                       08 Feb 1850    09 Apr 1925

          OWENS, Claude Thomas              28 Feb 1918    07 Nov 1919    s. of C.H. & F.A.

          OWENS, Sam                        06 Apr 1882    18 Feb 1937

          PITARY, Cordelia Easter           15 Oct 1902    31 Dec 1944

          PITARY, Emma Joy                  11 Nov 1935    13 Nov 1935    d. of Lewis

          POOLE, Artie M.                   09 Feb 1887    07 Nov 1957

          POOLE, Evie Lee                   11 Aug 1888    08 Jun 1936    w. of A.M.

          POOL, A.M.                        06 Sep 1908    09 Sep 1908

          POOL, Florence Irene              11 Oct 1909    28 Nov 1915

          POSEY, Andrew J.                         1890           1962

               , Sarah H.                          1890           1969

          POSEY, David L.                   22 Jun 1942    22 Jul 1994

          POSEY, Marion Andrew              09 May 1913    16 Nov 1996

          POSEY, Price                      20 Jan 1918    25 Jun 1990

               , Mildred                    25 Jan 1918    27 Mar 1994

          POSEY, Infant                            1950           1950    s. of D.P. & M.P.

          QUALLS, James W.                  11 Jul 1811    28 Feb 1872

          RANEY, Alice Nixon                02 Jun 1858    30 Mar 1942

          RANEY, Claude                     07 May 1892    04 Sep 1980    US Army WW1

               , Nellie McCune              07 May 1896    21 Mar 1959

          RANEY, G.W.                       05 Jun 1861    18 Jan 1893

          RANEY, M.                         26 Mar 1928    23 Jan 1929

          RHODES, Joel                      24 Oct 1964    24 Oct 1964    s. of Paul

          RICHARDSON, William H.            23 Feb 1882       Sep 1958

          RIDDLE, Robert P.                 01 Jul 1809    11 Feb 1882

          RIDDLE, Teresa W.                 16 Nov 1809    03 Aug 1876    w. of R.P.

          ROGERS, Jesse Mae                 26 Jun 1891    19 Jan 1946

                , John William              28 Sep 1886    10 Feb 1961

          ROGERS, J.W.                      05 Nov 1931    31 Aug 1952

                , Joe P.                    11 Apr 1911    30 Nov 1968

                , Myrtle A.                 25 Nov 1908    06 May 1977

          ROLAND, Alton P.                  05 Jun 1920    10 Jan 1981

                , Hass Brooks               26 Feb 1928

          SHIREMAN, Mrs. Seney              21 May 1838    20 Dec 1927

          SHOEMAKER, Dave                   03 Jul 1901    27 Apr 1977

                   , Dile C.                06 Jun 1911    21 May 1998

          THOMPSON, George Bob              01 Sep 1863    24 May 1937

          THOMPSON, Ophelia                 26 Mar 1867    27 Aug 1940

          THOMPSON, Sallie                  23 Jun 1869    14 Feb 1908    w. of P., m. 22 Feb 1893

          TRUETT, Carl                      22 Jan 1902    24 Jun 1974

                , Laura B.                  22 Oct 1911

          VICK, Ada Waldrep                        1868           1893

          VICK, Clifton                            1892           1924

          WALDREP, C.M.                     18 Jun 1836    05 Dec 1937    Confederate marker

          WALDREP, Rachel Tenn.             11 Aug 1849    05 Dec 1937

          WEBB, Ida M.                      08 Jul 1881    06 Jun 1883    d. of M.D. & H.E.

          WEIR, Hettie Pearl                       1892           1976

          WEIR, Mary B.                     01 May 1920    01 May 1920

          WEIR, Nancy J.                    07 Feb 1859    01 Aug 1900    w. of J.A.

          WEIR, Sidney                             1888           1946

          WHITE, Christeen                  12 Dec 1928    16 Jan 1929

          WHITE, Tonya Kay                  12 Apr 1971    13 Apr 1971

          WILLETT, Annie B.                        1902           1958

                 , John D.                         1902           1987    m. 15 Oct 1921

          WILLETT, Infant                   16 Jun 1928    16 Jun 1928    s. of J.D.

          WILLETT, R.                         no date        no date

          WILLETT, M.                         no date        no date

          WILLIAMSON, Christine R.          27 Jul 1925    05 Oct 1974

                    , Thomas L.             26 Oct 1924

          WILLIAMSON, C. Inez               29 Dec 1916    31 Jul 1992

                    , Willie                28 Mar 1900    07 Jul 1979

          WILLIAMSON, Bessie Baber          24 Jun 1905    23 Jan 1941

                      & Infant

          WILLIAMSON, Edith L.              24 Jan 1911    05 Feb 1911    Infant d. of T.G.

          WILLIAMSON, John S.               06 Feb 1903    24 Mar 1983

          WILLIAMSON, Martha                05 Aug 1922    16 Sep 1927

          WILLIAMSON, Mavis Christine                      05 Oct 1974    Age 49 years

          WILLIAMSON, Mildred               27 Feb 1919    29 May 1935

 

 
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