Wills Cemetery

by admin on September 14th, 2003

Submitted by: Mollie H Simpson and Sandra Harrison

ADCOCK, Rosy Minttie – b: 12, Oct. 1879 d: 18 Sept. 19, 1955
ADCOCK, J. W. – b: 25 April 1835 d: 7, Oct. 1923
ADCOCK, M. E. – b: 10, Jan. 1848 d: 27, Oct. 1909
*ADCOCK, Press – b: 1873 d:1955
*ADCOCK, Thenie – b: 1873 d: 1955
ALLEN, Mark Randall – b: 16, Sept. 1964 d: 20, Jan. 1965
BIGGS, Sallie Isadora Bruce – Tipton – b: 13, Oct. 1891 d: 5, Nov. 1979
   ( daughter of Lula Arminta Bruce & Frank C. Bruce )
   ( mother of Robert Leon Tipton )
   (grandmother o­n father's side)
BISHOP, Paula Ann – b & d: 12, June 1964
BLACK, B. F. – b: 16, Jan. 188? (or 183?) d: 16, Mar. 1914
    ( Benjamin Franklin – book entry wrong – b: 16, Feb. 1837 )
BLACK, Elizabeth Sager – b: 16, Aug, 1837 d: 14 May 1914
    ( wife of B. F. Black )
BLACK, Elmer Elanow – b: 2, Mar. 1862 d: 27, Nov. 1941
    ( no marker ) ( son of Elizabeth Sager – Black )
BLACK, Nora – b: 26 April, 1899 d: 29, Sept. 1908
    ( daughter of Blanch Black Lackey )
BOWEN, Mrs. Little – b: ??, ???, ???? No Marker
    ( Obituary: died 11, July 1965, age 76, daughter of Columbus & Dana )
    ( England Myatt )
BOWEN, Rachael Alline – b: 29, Dec. 1925 d: 19, Jan. 1926
BOWEN, Lena M. Hood – b: 29, May 1902 d: 14, July 1931
BOWEN, Ruben F. – b: 24, Feb. 1880 d: 7 Mar. 1943
BOWEN, Ida May – b: 27, Feb. 1881 d: 11, July 1919
    ( Obituary: Mrs. Ida May Kimbro Bowen, married 4, Feb. 1906 to
    Ruben Bowen; died of Consumption; survived by husband & 4 children. )
BOWEN, William Arthur – b: 17, Jan. 1914 Our Baby
BOWEN, Thomas H. – b: 7 Mar. 1869 d: 31, July 196
BOWEN, Emma L. – b: 15, April 1872 d: 25, Feb. 1962
BOWEN, Arthur – b: 2, Feb. 1884 d: 8, Dec. 1902
    ( son of A. B. & Charlotte D.)
BOWEN, Aaron B. – b: 18, Aug 1850 d: 19, Dec. 1902
BOWEN, Charlotte D. – b: 24, July 1859 d: 22, Feb. 1945
    ( Fieldstone marked “D. D. B.” next to Charlotte D. Bowen)
BOWEN. Etter – b: 6, June 1867 d: 13, Oct. 1919
BOWEN, infant daughter of A. W. & L. C. – b: & d: 17, June 1919
BOWEN, infant daughter of A. W. & L. C. – b: & d: 4, May 1911
BOWEN, Loice – b: 21, May 1905 d: 3, May 1908
BOWEN, Z. T. – b: 23, Jan, 1893 d: 5, July 1933
BOWEN, Annie Mayle (?) – d: 3, Dec. 1932
*BOWEN , Roxie – 22, May 1893 d: 19, Oct. 1960
*BOWEN, Ida Wills – b: 8, Mar. 1893 no other dates
BOWEN, A. J. – b: 18, Aug. 1850 d: 18, Dec. 1902
BRAZZELL, John W. – b: 26, April 1872 a grave but no death da
BRAZZELL, Sarah E. – 6, Feb. 1862 d: 29, Aug. 1938
BRUCE, Lowery Bowen – b: 15, Oct. 1862 d: 12, Jul. 1963
BRUCE, Martha D. – b: 17, Mar. 1888 d: 12, Aug. 1896
    ( wife of L. B. Bruce )
BRUCE, Mary E. – 17, Sept. 1879 d: 19, Jan. 1919
    ( wife of L. B. Bruce – Obituary : Mrs. L. B. Bruce, died Jan. 1919, daughter
    of J. T Hudson; died of cosumpstion.) ( 3 o­n o­ne stone )
BRUCE, Anna – b: 22, April 1903 d: 4, Sept. 1938
BRUCE, Hubert H. – b: 21, April 1940, Tennessee, Pvt 1 CL 115 Mg Bn 30 Div.
BRUCE, infant son – b: 9, Sept. 1901 d: 15, Sept. 1901
    ( Infant son of C. B. & M. E. == should have been L. B. & M. E. )
BRUCE, L. M. – No Marker ( Obituary : died Aug. 1915, age 68, last of 14
    children of Lemuel Bruce; bachelor; lived o­n Piney. Thought to be buried
    here. )
BRUCE, Lula Arminta Black – b: 5, Oct. 1871 d: 05, Mar. 1950
    ( daughter of B. F. & Elizabeth Sager – Black )
    ( mother of Sallie Isadora Bruce Tipton Biggs )
    ( mother of Lena Mai Bruce Ferguson )
    ( mother of Emma Gerline Bruce Ellis )
CHAPPELL, Doye V. – b: 18, Mar. 1916 d: 3, Aug. 1951
CHAPPELL, Wm. C. – b: 24, Oct. 1914 no other date.
DONEGAN, Hollis J. – b: 1, June 1880 d: 8, June 1936
    (This is a stonecutter error. Mr. Donegan died in 1963 – checked with family)
DONEGAN, Mrs. Docia Eugene Wills – No Marker
    ( Obituary : died 21, Dec. 1963, age 80; widow of Hollis J. Donegan who died
    8, June 1963; daughter of Charles Dillard & Nancy Jane
    Fussell Dillard; lived at Eno; buried Wills Cemetery )
DONEGAN, Francis L. – b: 18, June 1921 d: 25, July 1921
DUGAN, Hubert L. – b: 22, July 1902 d: 1, Oct. 1902
ELLIS, Emma Gerline Bruce – b: ??, ???. 1905 d: 30, Sept. 1954
    ( daughter of Lula Arminta Black – Bruce )
ENGLAND, Lucy – No Marker
    (Died 1921; grandmother of Mrs. Harry Hamilton,
    who said Mrs. England was buried here. )
FERGUSON, Fred – b: ??, ???. 1901 d: 20, Oct. 1954
    ( Husband of Lena Mai Bruce Ferguson )
FERGUSON, Lena Mai Bruce – b: 15, June 1897 d: 29, Jan. 1981
    ( Daughter of Armintta Bruce, Wife of Fred Ferguson )
    ( mother of Blanche Marie Dunn Horan )
    (Beloved Great Aunt – – 2 nd. Grandmother )
FIELDER, infant son – b & d: 4, Jan. 1919
    (Infant son of F. T. & Sarah Fielder )
FIELDER, infant daughter – b & d: 13, Aug. 1907
    (Infant daughter of F. T. & Sarah Fielder )
GREER, Dorcie Lee – b:3, Jul. 1913 d: 4, June 1986
   GREER, Mrs. Nola Ann – (see below) (Obituary: died 12, March 1965, age 81, wife of Wade GREER, daughter of John & Lucinda Bowen Hudson )
GREER, Wade E. – b: 17, Dec. 1882 d: 19, Dec. 1956
GREER, Nola A. – b: 22, Oct. 1883 d: 12, Mar. 1965
GREER, daughter – b: 24, July 1907 d: 6, Oct. 1908
    ( daughter of Wade & Nola )
GREER, J. Wesley – b: 16, Oct. 1903 d: 5, Nov. 1906
    (Son of Wade & Nola ) (One field stone marked grave in Greer Row )
HORAN, Blanche Marie Dunn – b: 20, Jan. 1920 d: 17, Dec. 1987
    (daughter of Lena Mai Ferguson, Wife of John Keefe Horan )
    ( Beloved 2nd. Mother )
HORAN, John Keefe – b: 30, Oct, 1910 d: 21, May 1981
    (Husband of Blanche Marie Dunn Horan & beloved Uncle)
    ( Beloved 2nd. Father )
HOLLAND, Hattie – b: 19 Aug. 1890 d: 9, May 1940
    ( wife of C. M. )
HOLLAND, Carie – b: 17, Jan 1882 d: 29, Aug. 1912
    ( wife of C. M. )
HOLLAND, Columbus M. – b: 1877 d: 1960
    ( Undertaker Marker )
HOLLAND, Tommy Ethel – b: 5, July 1888 – 9, Oct. 1925
HOLLAND, Harlott M. – b: 2, May 1918 d: 12, May 1918
    ( daughter of C. M. & T. E. )
HOLLAND, Paul Richard – b: 20, Oct. 1918 d: 7, Dec. 1921
HOOD, Altha – b: 1908 d: 1955
    ( Undertaker marker )
HORNER, Liz – No Marker
HORNER, Coe – No Marker ( Information by Mrs. Beatrice Hamilton )
HUDSON, L. W. – b: 15, May 1885 d: 1, Oct. 1915
    ( Wife of J. T. )
HUDSON, Caroline – b: 1888 d: 1956
    (Undertaker Marker )
HUDSON, James L. – d: 24, Feb. 1936,
    (Tennessee, Pvt. 148 M. G. Bn 41 Div.)
LACKEY, Blanche Isadora Black – 31, Oct. 1876 d: 28, Sept. 1957
    ( daughter of Elizabeth Sager – Black )
    ( wife of William A. Lackey )
LACKEY, Floyd Lark Clark – b: 17, June 1909 d: 8, Mar. 1934
    ( no marker )( adopted child of Blanche Black Lackey )
LACKEY, William A. – b: 17, Oct. 1875 d: 27, Sept. 1933
    ( no marker )( husband of Blanche Black Lackey )
MOORE, Laurence T. – b: 30, Oct. 1869 d: 10, Nov. 1910
MOORE, Ida M. – b: 2, Sept. 1867 d: 17, Feb. 1948
    (Wife of L. T. Moore, daughter of B. F. & Elizabeth Black )
MOORE, Infant – b: 1899 d: 1899
    ( Infant of L. T. & Ida )
MOORE, Franklin – b: 28, Sept. 1891 d: 26, Aug. 1906
    ( Infant son of L. T. & Ida )
MOORE, Ralph – b: 8, Feb. 1897 d: 25, Feb. 1897
    ( Son of L. T. & Ida )
* MOORE, J. B. – b: 16, Mar. 1844 d: 22, Aug. 1917 (Obituary: Jesse R. Moore, born 16, Mar. 1844, Pa., died 22, Aug. 1917; Feredal Soldier during Civil War; married 7, Dec. 1868 to Cordelia Thompson. Buried at home of his daughter, Mrs. Wills o­n Piney.)
*MOORE, Cordelia – b: 25, Apr. 1843 d: 29, July 1917 (Obituary: Mrs. Cordelia Moore, born 25, Apr. 1843, died 29, Jul. 1917; married 7, Dec. 1868 to Jesse B. Moore.
    Buried at burying ground of her daughter Mrs. Lenora Wells o­n Piney.)
*MOORE, Luman R. – b: 28, Oct. 1874 d: 11, Jun. 1933
*MOORE, Dillie M. – b: 1, Aug. 1863 d: 20, Jun. 1933
MANLEY, Susan – b: 4, Sept. 1830 d: 16, Aug. 1911
    (wife of R. D. Manley)
MANLEY, R. D. – b: 29, Jul. 1838 d: 14, Apr. 1897
    (husband of Susan Manley – was a Mason )
*MANLEY, Effie B. – b: 1884 d: 1941
*MANLEY, John E. – b: 1872 d: 1948
MANLEY, Bobied – b & d: 18, Jul. 1938
MANLEY, W. A. – (/this written o­n a board at a grave )
SEYMORE, Miloria – b: 1905 d: 1957
*STREET, Clarence H. – b: 9, Oct. 1915 d: 29, Nov. 1955
    ( Tennessee, SSM 3 USNR, World War II.)
*STREET, Maxine W. – b: 6, Jan. 1915 d:
STREET, Bobby Ray – b: 28, Jan. 1940 d: 26, July 1940
    (“Sleep o­n Sweet Babe and take thy rest, God call thee home, He thought it best”)
TATUM, Martha E. – b: 22, Nov. 1837 d: 9, Mar. 1872
    ( wife of C. W. Tatum )
TATUM, Mary A. – b: 15, May 1807 d: 8, Oct. 1879
    ( wife of Green )
TATUM, Green – b: 2, Sept. 1809 d: 6, Aug. 1892
    ( husband of Mary A. )
TATUM, Sara E. – b: 14, Feb. 1817 d: 1, Oct. 1885
TATUM, W. B. – b: 11, May 1840 d: 8, Dec. 1903
TATUM, L. C. – b: 30, Aug. 1849 d: 17, Oct. 1894
TATUM, Martha D. – b: 14, Feb. 1845 d: 20, June 1891
TATUM, Bertha – b: 11, May 1882 d: 1, Oct. 1893
    ( daughter of L. C. & M. D. Tatum )
TATUM, James K. – b: 13, Oct. 1844 d: 1844 d: 24, Sept. 1908
    ( Mason)
TIPTON, Robert Leon – b: 19, Jan. 1917 d: 13, Jan. 1967
    ( Husband of Mable Irene Choate – Tipton – Baker )
    ( Beloved Father – who is still missed very much )
    ( son of Sallie Isadora Biggs & James Walter Tipton )
WELLS, Gerline – b: 1926 d: 1934
    ( daughter )
*WILLS, Mary T. – b: 23, Aug. 1850 d: 20, Sept. 1891
    ( wife of C. D. )
*WILLS, C. D. – b: 3, Apr. 1833 d: 23, Oct. 1909
    ( husband of Mary T. & Alesey )
*WILLS, Alesey – b: 5, Nov. 1833 d: 18, May 1866
    ( wife of C. D. )
*WILLS, Lucinda S. – b: 21, Oct. 1853 d: 14, Oct. 1899
    ( daughter of C. D. & Alesey )
    ( 4 o­n o­ne stone — — Eight fieldstones in this Wills Row. )
WILLS, Mark – b: 20, May 1873 d: 11, Nov. 1942
WILLS, Earl A. – b: 1, Dec. 1910 d: 31, Aug. 1947
*WILLS, J. Raymon – b: 19, July 1885 d: 6, Nov. 1958
    ( husband of Lunora M. Wills )
*WILLS, Lunora M. – b: 2, Feb. 1887 d: 11, Feb. 1965 married : 11. Feb. 1912
    ( Obituary: Lunora Moore Wells, daughter of Jesse Moore & Cornelia Thompson Moore : wife of Raymon Wills; taught school in county 31 years. )
WILLS, Addie – b: 20, Nov. 1901 d: 26, July 1902
    ( daughter of D. S. & L. T. Wills )
WILLS, C. D. – b: 3, Sept. 1862 d: 10, June 1906
WILLS, Hazel – b: 22, Aug. 1914 d: 9, Aug. 1928
WILLS, William F. – b: 12, Sept. 1878 d: 21, Apr. 1897
*WILLS, S. J. A. – b: 13, Nov. 1835 d: 30, Dec. 1918
    ( Mason )
*WILLS, Charlotte G. – b: 11, Apr. 1842 d: 15, June 1895
    ( wife of S. J. A. )
WILLS, Luciend – b: 28, May 1866 d: 14, Sept. 1881-1882
WILLS, James Dickson – b: 25, Dec. 1875 d: 22, Sept. 1944
    ( Brother )
WILLS, Ida Lucinda – b: 13, Feb. 1874 no death date ( or 1844 )
    ( Sister )
WILLS, Fulton A. – b: 18, Mar. 1878 d: 5, Jan. 1900
    ( son of S. J. A. & C. G. )
WILLS, Callie T. – b: 12, July 1881 d: 9, July 1898
    ( daughter of S. J. A. & C. G. )
WILLS, Ruth N. – b: 27, June 1853 d: 15, Aug. 1903
    ( wife of S. J. A. )
WILLS, Aner – b: 28, July 1868 d: 18, Feb. 1913
    ( daughter of S. J. A. Wills ) ( note : a child of S. J. A. Wills is buried in Wills
    Cemetery o­n Plunder's Creek in Hickman County. )
WILLS, Hershel Berton – b: 1921 d: 1922
    ( son of A. R. & Della )

Fieldstone with “B- – – LMIT” scratched o­n it.
The following graves have been identified for us as buried here without marker
DONEGAN, Harry William
Was Fifty-eight fieldstones in Cemetery, this count is no longer accurate.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Bad Behavior has blocked 219 access attempts in the last 7 days.