GASTONBURG CEMETERY
Wilcox County, Alabama

Contributed by Gordon Wilkinson


Located in Section 2, TS. 14 N.- R. 6 E, Gastonburg, Wilcox Co., AL

ACKER, Bertha Chambers, Dec. 18, 1882--May 17, 1970.

ALLEN, James, Feb. 8, 1869--May 8, 1955.

ALLEN, Mary J., Feb. 19, 1884--July 7, 1979. Wife of James Allen.

BAILEY, Hattie Cooper, July 28, 1836-Nov. 20, 1910.

BARRINEAU, Francis Wilkinson, June 9, 1917--Jan. 12, 1988.

BERRY, Mary Jefferson, Feb. 25, 1905--Nov. 4, 1908. Dau. of Edwin Walker & Mary Goode Berry.

CHAMBERS, Emma, March 25, 1877--March 4, 1976.

CHAMBERS, James Green, April 29, 1889--June 28, 1913.

CHAMBERS, John Hall, Jan. 20, 1892--Dec. 19, 1955.

CHAMBERS, Mable Fitzgerald, Sept. 6, 1902--Feb. 19, 1979. Wife of J. H. Chambers.

CHAMBERS, Sally McMillan, Jan. 12, 1855--Sept. 29, 1941.

COOPER, A. C., April 7, 1852--Oct. 18, 1938.

COOPER, Leonard, April 28, 1902 - marker only.

COOPER, Eulalia, November 24, 1900 - June 18, 1997

COOPER, Maggie J. Gaston, April 12, 1856--Aug. 20, 1920. Wife of A.C. Cooper.

CRAVEY, Mary Evlyn Pyle, Sept. 8, 1914--July 2, 1990. Wife of J. C. Cravey.

CRAVEY, Joseph Clyde, Sept. 12, 1912--Aug. 20, 1987. Sgt. U.S. Army.

CROSS, Annie Elizabeth & Jane Lillian, Sept. 20, 1922--June 22, 1923.

Twin daughters of Frank M. & Mary E. Cross.

CROSS, Annie Helen, Jan. 7, 1899--Nov. 21, 1901. Dau. of Luther B. & Lillian M. Cross.

CROSS, Rev. Frank Moore, 1895--1960.

CROSS, Luther B., 1859--1940.

CROSS, Mary E., 1896--1979. Wife of Rev. Frank Moore Cross.

CROSS, Lillie Matthews, Nov. 1857--May 13, 1924.

DOAR, Sarah Goode, June 19, 1916--May 21, 1977.

DUREN, Jessie A., July 14, 1908--March 3, 1970. Husband of Mary Weir.

FENDLEY, George W., March 3, 1889--April 23, 1977.

FENDLEY, Mattie Lee, Jan. 8, 1903--Jan. 27, 1960. Wife of George W. Fendley.

FLUKER, David C., May 5, 1850--Dec. 5, 1924. Erected by his children.

FLUKER, Elizabeth, who departed this life April 14th, A.D. 1841, aged 78 years, 4 months and 16 days. "My flesh shall slumber in the ground till the last trumpet's joyful sound; then burst the chains of sweet surprise; and in my savior's image rise." Wife of George Fluker. Note-This marker moved from Boiling Springs Cemetery.

FLUKER, George, An old Revolutionary soldier who departed this life August 30th, A.D. 1839, aged 79 years, 4 months and 12 days. "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from hence forth yea saith the spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them." Note-This marker moved from Boiling Springs Cemetery.

FLUKER, Lillian Jenkins, Jan. 16, 1898--Dec. 8, 1989. Wife of Willard Elmer Fluker.

FLUKER, Mary Stapleton, Nov. 20, 1857--Jan. 2, 1938. Wife of David C. Fluker.

FLUKER, Thomas Howard, July 27, 1878--May 5, 1948.

FLUKER, Willard Elmer, Jan. 25, 1886--Dec. 30, 1968.

GASTON, Annie Laura, Aug. 23, 1882--June 25, 1975.

GASTON, Condie Pugh, Dec. 26, 1893--March 29, 1937.

GASTON, David F., Nov. 30, 1828--May 21, 1895. "I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith, hence forth. There is laid up for me a crown of righteousness." --See note at end.

GASTON, Dr. David Finis, MD, March 18, 1860--Nov. 3, 1937.

GASTON, David Finis, III, Aug. 27, 1885--Nov. 20, 1967.

GASTON, Dora, Sept. 4, 1888--April 19, 1890.

GASTON, Emmet Lamar, Aug. 25, 1889--Nov. 28, 1972.

GASTON, Emmet L. Jr., Nov. 7, 1915--Oct. 2, 1983.

GASTON, Harriet George, Nov. 27, 1894--Sept. 22, 1981.

GASTON, Helen Juan, Nov. 5, 1913--March 5, 1937.

GASTON, Hugh, March 12, 1750--June 13, 1836. "When I lie buried deep in dust my flesh shall be thy care. These withered limbs with thee I trust to raise them strong and fair." See note at end.

GASTON, John Senr., April 10, 1779--Oct. 21, 1855. "A Holy quiet reigns around. A Calm which life, nor death destroys. Nothing disturbes that peace profound which his unfettered soul enjoys." See note at end.

GASTON, John Locke, Sept. 10, 1886--Sept. 9, 1948. Buried Lynnhurst Cem., Knoxville,TN.

GASTON, John William, March 19, 1851--Sept. 29, 1918.

GASTON, John William, March 29, 1929—Sept. 11, 1999.(s/o Morning Jones & Condie Pugh Gaston, No marker there yet).

GASTON, Laura Melissa Pugh, Sept. 9, 1855--Feb. 4, 1938. Wife of John William Gaston.

GASTON, Martha Bailey, Feb. 16, 1862--May 28, 1930. Wife of Dr. David F. Gaston.

GASTON, Sacred to the memory of Martha Gaston, who died October 21st, 1836, in the 82nd year of her age. "Long experience have I known thy sovereign power to save. At thy command I venture down securely to the grave."See note at end.

GASTON, Mary Fluker, June 18, 1833--June 30, 1884. Married David F. Gaston June 8, 1848. "A light from our household is gone, a voice we loved is stilled, a place is vacant in our heart that never can be filled." --See note at end.

GASTON, Mary, Aug. 3, 1789--Sept. 26, 1841. Consort of John Gaston. --See note at end.

GASTON, Morning Jones, March 1, 1892--July 16, 1972. Wife of Condie Pugh Gaston.

GASTON, Robert, son of J.W. & L.M. Gaston, died Aug. 22,1884.

GASTON, R. Bernard, MD., July 24, 1887--April 16, 1941.

GASTON, Woodie, son of J.W. & L.M. Gaston, Nov. 20, 1877--July 19, 1879.

GASTON, Woodie, son of J.W. & L.M. Gaston, July 20, 1880--Aug. 11, 1885.

GOODE, Annie Lou, wife of Robt. Jas. Goode, May 20, 1865--Aug. 27, 1945.

GOODE, Grace Pugh, wife of R. J. Goode, Jr., June 15, 1888--Jan. 12, 1978.

GOODE, Infant son of Grace & R.J. Goode, Jr., died Feb. 3, 1913.

GOODE, John B., Nov. 21, 1906--March 2, 1965.

GOODE, Robert James, Sept. 18, 1859--June 16, 1923.

GOODE, Robert James, son of Grace & R.J. Goode, July 8, 1914--July 28, 1915.

GOODE, Robert James, Jr., Aug. 2, 1888--Nov. 2, 1953.

GWIN, Elizabeth Fendley, Jan. 7, 1933--April 15, 1988.

GWIN, Marvin Nathaniel, July 19, 1923--Feb. 1, 1993.

HARPER, Jim, died Nov. 30, 1931. In a better land.

HARPER, William Hugh, Aug. 5, 1848--July 24, 1935. In a better land.

HARRIS, Eva Wilkinson, wife of Lt. Col. George T. Harris, Dec. 14, 1917--Oct. 8, 1965.

HOWARD, Hattie Gaston Reagor, Dec. 31, 1883--Oct. 20, 1968.

JOHNSTON, Frank Brown, Oct. 29, 1885--Jan. 14, 1974.

JOHNSTON, Virginia Slayton. Oct. 27, 1889--Sept. 16, 1975.

LAIRD, Jean, Dec. 20, 1929--Nov. 3, 1931.

LAIRD, Ora McIntyre, July 10, 1906--June 9, 1987.

LAIRD, Thomas Eugene, Dec. 15, 1901--Jan. 4, 1973.

LYLE, John S., Feb. 27, 1850--July28, 1926.

LYLE, Lucy Bates, May 20, 1858--June 5, 1938.

MATTHEWS, Hattie S., 1855--1939.

McMILLAN, Cecil, June 3, 1898--Dec. 15, 1957.

McMILLAN, In memory of Cecil M. McMillan, Jr. Lieut. U.S. Air Force 57th & 66th Sqds. El Alamein to Tripoli born November 24, 1920, died in action in Lybia January 13, 1943.Son of Cecil and Lucille Goode McMillan.

McMILLAN, Lee, Jan. 12, 1865--April 7, 1920.

McMILLAN, Lucille Goode, Oct. 28, 1899--Oct. 18, 1957.

McMILLAN, Pearl O., May 21, 1868--March 23, 1937.

MOODY, Francis J., wife of R.A. Moody born in Hale Co., Ala., April 4, 1836--April 30, 1913.

MOORE, Robert Virgil, Jan. 4, 1923--Jan. 11, 1980.

PHELPS, James A., Ala. Corp. 324 Chf.sl Div., died May 20, 1923.

PHELPS, Lavina O'brien, Mother, Oct. 7, 1857--April 5, 1857.

PRINCE, Callie Vasser, also known as Callie Pugh, Oct. 29, 1870--March 20, 1955.

PYLE, Annie Fluker, Aug. 17, 1882--Aug. 29, 1943.

PYLE, Charlie Samuel, Dec. 7, 1878--May 25, 1932.

PYLE, Charlie S. Jr., Oct. 1, 1915--Sept. 22, 1969.

PYLE, David F., USAF Lt. Col., Jan. 20, 1918--July 26, 1983.

PYLE, Elma Odessa, Feb. 26, 1913--June 19, 1992.

RANDALL, Infant son of Terry Joe & Kayte Watson Randall, Aug. 31, 1981--Sept. 1, 1981.

RATCLIFFE, Florence Jefferson Goode, Nov. 7, 1853--Aug. 28, 1941.

RATCLIFFE, Mary Ann Laird, wife of James Clayton Ratcliffe, March 26, 1926--Aug. 30, 1986.

SHUPTRINE, Velma Gaston, wife of H.L. Shruptrine, Jan. 18, 1991--Sept. 4, 1910.

SIGMAN, Augusta Lee Gamble, wife of Franklin Price Sigman, Feb. 7, 1876--March 6, 1964.

SIGMAN, Franklin Price, Dec. 14, 1864--June 22, 1945.

SIGMAN, Senator Morgan

SLEDGE, Elizabeth Sigman, wife of James Leon Sledge, Feb. 27, 1896--Sept. 17, 1975.

SMITH, Eleanor Weir, Sept. 1844--Nov. 21, 1926.

STROTHER, Alfred Hicks, son of M.E.C. & John C. Strother, Nov. 2, 1908--Nov. 9, 1908.

STROTHER, Bruce Calvin, son of Sarah Bruce & Claude Strother; father of Margret Leslie Strother and Catherine Bruce Strother, June 13, 1941--May 24, 1970.

STROTHER, Claude Chambers, son of Minnie Chambers & John Calvin

STROTHER, Sept. 13, 1912--June 17, 1988.

STROTHER, James Bethea, Capt. USAF WWII, son of Minnie Chambers and John Calvin Strother, married Louise Robins November 18, 1950. Father of Mary Louise STROTHER and Martha Robins Strother, Dec. 7, 1914--Aug. 19, 1966.

STROTHER, John Calvin, born Canton Bend, Ala., Nov. 8, 1876--April 3, 1935.

STROTHER, John Calvin, Jr., July 14, 1911--Oct. 8, 1981.

STROTHER, Minnie Elizabeth Chambers, wife of John Calvin Strother, Feb.1, 1881--Oct. 19, 1976.

TAYLOR, Joyce Goode Chamberlain, Sept. 7, 1920--Feb. 17, 1955.

WEIR, Dick Burgess, Major US Army WWII, Bronze Star Medal, May 22,1905--Dec. 16, 1988.

WEIR, Hugh Gaston, March 2, 1901--July 1, 1953.

WEIR, Grace R., March 30, 1907 - February 8, 1997 (Wife of Mem C. Weir, Jr.)

WEIR, Mem Creagh, May 9, 1859--June 19, 1934.

WEIR, Mem Creagh, Jr., Aug. 4, 1909--April 16, 1979.

WEIR, Mollie, wife of M.C. Weir, died Oct. 1918.

WEIR, Sebene Fluker, Oct. 29, 1855--Sept. 25, 1941.

WESTMORLAND, Hattie Sigman, Jan. 13, 1895--June 26, 1986.

WILKINSON, Clifford Gordon, Jan. 29, 1899--Feb. 1, 1976. Gone but not forgotten.

WILKINSON, David Gaston, Sept. 13, 1881--Jan. 31, 1952.

WILKINSON, Elizabeth Gaston, wife of Asbury T. Wilkinson, March 10, 1863--Nov. 2, 1901. "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord yea saith the spirit that they may rest from their labours and their works do follow them."

WILKINSON, Eva Lyle, wife of David Gaston Wilkinson, Sept. 7,1878--March 7, 1959.

WILKINSON, Finis Eugene, June 23, 1888--Dec. 22, 1959.

WILKINSON, Herbert Hall, husband of Dorothy Calhoun, Dec. 1, 1913--Aug.25, 1993.

WILKINSON, Lottie Mae Morgan, wife of Clifford G. Wilkinson, May 11, 1911--Nov. 30, 1973.

WILKINSON, Lucy Powers, wife of Finis E. Wilkinson, Feb. 5, 1893--Sept.21, 1991.

**Note: The six Gaston markers were in Old Shell Creek Cemetery, the burial ground for many of the first settlers of this area, and were moved here for preservation. Their ancestors b. in Ireland, came to Pa. in 1730 then to Chester, S.C. about 1752 then to Gastonburg in 1819.


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