Rose Hill City Cemetery

East Monticello and Penn Street
Brookhaven, Mississippi
African American Burials

Surveyed by James Scott and Nathaniel Thomas
Photograph by Nathaniel Thomas

NAMEDATE OF BIRTHDATE OF DEATHHEADSTONE NOTESRECORDER'S COMMENTS
Christand AllenJune 1898Jan. 03 1991--
Annie AndersonMar. 04 1934Feb. 20 1998--
Denon AndersonMay 18 1910Feb. 24 1981 Husband-
Elsie AndersonAug 13 1909Nov. 02 2003Wife-
Minnie AtkinsonApr. 12 1903-No entry-
Aunt Nancy BaggettNo entryNo entryAt Rest-
“Mother” Eva L. Ballard18611944--
Beulah Barnes-Mar. 19 1900Age 73-
Emma Tanner BarnesJune 01 1923Oct. 15 1979--
Dora BartlettunreadableJune. 15 1911--
Sarah BartlettunreadableMar. 20 1890--
Marie E. BarnesSept. 22 1920Oct. 18 1948--
Buelah ? C. Beering ?18901938--
Chester BensonJan. 16 1895Nov. 18 1952MS PFC 829 CO Trans Corps WWI-
Helen Benson18991951--
John Benson1892No entry--
Rebecker BickhamJuly 1884July 08 1913--
Bernice A. BillupsDec. 08 1892Mar. 14 1983God is our Refuge and Strength-
Bobby BillupsJuly 27 1951Mar. 23 1998--
Delpha BillupsNo entryAug 03 1949Mother-
Edith BillupsNo entryNo entry--
Francis A BillupsOct. 18 1929Feb. 15 1987--
John Wesley BillupsMay 03 1925Nov. 13 20066US Army WWII-
Margaret BillupsOct. 20 1898Dec 28 1963--
Robert BillupsNo entryMar. 25 1939Father-
Rudolph Billups-Feb. 2? 1928MS Pvt. U. S. Army-
Wessie BillupsNo entryFeb 10 1952Daughter-
Albert BlueJan. 16 1858May 22 1922--
Baron P. BlueOct. 27 1895Nov. 02 1918--
Ella Scott BlueNov. 08 1861Sept. 05 1942--
Sarah W. BowmanJune 22 1898Nov. 02 1982--
Mrs. A. D. BrentMay 188 1914No entry--
Mack BrentJun. 19 1905No entry--
Edith Hall Bridges-May 24 1979--
W. H. H. BrooksJune 26 1852Aug. 01 1937--
Frances J. BrownOct. 15 1930Feb. 03 1985--
John Henry Brown19211984US Army WWII-
Lemuel M. BrownSept. 21 1878Dec. 02 1960--
Millie Cecile Brown18931978Mother-
Rufus BrownFeb. 08 1881Sept. 07 1952--
Shelby BrownAug. 03 1887May 01 1940--
Climerteen B. Bryant----
Elease BryantJan. 15 1914Feb. 16 1995 Our Hearts-
Fannie Lowe BryantJuly 17 1897Sept. 25 1958--
Henry G. Bryant19282002--
Janice B. BryantJune 01 1934Feb. 07 1993--
Leslie Bryant Sr.Mar. 06 1932 May 20 1982--
Mrs. M. J. Bryant18611941Mother-
Percy Bryant Sr.Sept 17 1914Feb. 05 1991SSgt US Army WWII-
Ulysses S. BryantDec. 25 1880July 10 1961--
Lillie Tyler Burgess19181991--
Moseler BurnettOct. 10 1907Feb 17 2004--
Mrs. Joann ClarkOct. 08 1942Oct. 22 2010--
Ollie Bell ColemanJune 08 1892Apr. 06 1960My Beloved Mother-
Buelah CollinsMay 03 1895Dec. 26 1936--
Edward Conner-Aug. 1913Age 9-
Dr. Hiram E. Connerunreadableunreadable--
Mary Louise CookOct. 10 1916Aug. 12 1979Mother-
Joseph CooperSept. 21 1950No entry--
Robert CowardNov. 17 1912-Age 46 years-
John J. Crawford19221943--
Matthew CrawfordNo entryNov. 10 1976--
Rev. N.G. CrawfordNo entryFeb 21 1900At Rest-
B. L. Crump-Jan. 08 190451 years old-
M. E. CubieOct. 22 1905No entry--
C. A. CumberlandNov. 20 1877Sept. 23 1960--
Nathaniel Cumberland18701907--
Audrey C. DanielFeb. 20 1936Feb. 13 1973--
Celestine Daniels-Apr. 07 1932--
Edward S. DavisJan. 26 1910 Mar. 14 2009S2 US Navy WWII-
Francis J. DavisFeb 06 1917May 09 1917Asleep in Jesus-
Hattie B. DavisJan. 10 1890June 06 1944--
John DavisMay 03 1896Nov. 02 1972MS. PVT. U.S. Army WWI-
Seth E. DavisJan. 26 1910Feb. 07 1955MS. Pvt Batry D 90AAAC WWII-
Seth H. DavisOct. 26 1889Mar. 03 1962--
Diane DennisMay 29 1901Sept. 22 1996She was Pride and Joy-
Albert Diggs JrOct. 20 1940Nov. 14 1971--
Harold DiggsOct. 18 1946Nov. 27 1969--
Patrinella A. Thadison DiggsNov 07 1929Dec. 01 2002--
Douglas Dillon1928Not listedPFC. U. S. Army WWII-
Laverne “Noot” DillonMay 19 1942Blank-=
Willie Dillon Jr.19251998U. S. Navy WWII-
Royce LeVar DixonMar. 07 1978June 07 2008--
“Pimp” Willie Earl DowApr. 25 1951Dec. 22 1997--
Rufus DowMar. 25 1894Aug 30 1983PVT. U.S. Army WWI-
James David DunnNov. 11 1887May 29 1960--
Mamie Warnack DunnOct. 03 1892Mar. 24 1999106 years old-
Edna Davis Edwards19101974Sheltered & Safe from Sorrow-
Enoch EdwardsAug. 17 1907July 06 1966At Rest-
Martha Edwards18461926--
Clarence EllisJune 20 1899Nov. 23 1971--
Henry EvansFeb. 10 1836Nov. 08 1906--
Emma FlowersJul. 13 1896Apr. 27 1921--
Eana FordDec. 18 1897Mar. 29 1938--
Elizabeth Ford18331912--
Sidney ForestFeb. 01 1891May 19 1909--
Thomas FrancoisSunrise
1952
Sunset
2005
--
Ophella Freeman19061971In the land where we’ll never grow old-
Bettie Funches-May 30 1910Age 45 years-
Phillis FunchesDec. 09 1840Jul. 14 1934--
Alex Garvey Jr18761914--
Alex Garvey SrNov. 16 1857June 16 1910--
George Garvey18911915--
Hiriam E. Garvey18871957--
Jane Garvey18581930“Mother”-
Josephine B. Garvey18821939--
Geneva Glasper19151987We Love you-
Henry GloverJune 10 1870May 03 1933--
John A. GloverApr. 1 1898Mar. 09 1941--
Nathan Glover1884unreadable--
Alice M. GoodwinNone listedAug. 02 1911Age 36 years-
Elsie H. Gordon18761972--
Fannie GrahamJan. 26 1875June 19 1896--
Calvin Randolph GrayJuly 10 1930Feb. 29 1980--
Matt GrayMar. 10 1880 Jan. 23 1967Father-
Zipporah GrayJan 07 1897Jan 27 1969Mother-
Gertrude Green18861951--
Rev. Johnny GreenJan 01 1929BlankFatherHe is not dead, but sleeping
‘Mother’ Pearl GreenMay 12 1932Oct. 08 2005Dying is going home-
Mrs. Luella GutterFeb 26 1891May 10 1961--
Daisy Hall19141922--
Georgia M. HallSept. 16 1865June 16 1969--
Mildred M. Hall-Oct. 03 1949--
Rev. R. W. HallBlankBlankAge 88-
Saphrona HallMay 11 1890May 13 1966--
Willis B. Hall-Dec. 10 1929--
Eva HarrisJune 07 1902Jan 05 1994Educator, Leader, Mentor-
Terry R. HarrisDec 18 1953April 24 1977--
Rebecca HartJan 1871Oct 15 1971100 years-
H. S. HarveyAug 15 1865Dec 04 1909--
Temple V. HarveyMar 09 1869Nov 03 1949--
George B. HaynesApr 06 1814Jul 17 1914--
Florene P. Haywood1917No entry--
Holly Haywood Jr19231997--
Goldie Mae HendersonJuly 25 1916Aug. 20 1984--
Herchel HendersonAug. 1896No entry--
Jessie HenryJune 11 1889Oct. 13 1977--
Sarah J. HillAug 24 1866June 21 1950She was the sunshine of our home-
James Madison HowardJan. 20 1914Jan 19 1984Captain U. S. Army Korea-
Johnny B. HowardApril 07 1948Aug 18 2011 Age 63-
Dr. Major T. J. HowardMar 18 1881Aug 04 1973Father-
Mary Madison HowardDec 20 1881Dec 10 1944Mother-
William IvoryDec 10 1852Nov. 11 1911--
B. W. JacksonNo entryNo entry-
Henry Jackson18861968Gone but not forgotten-
Ollie JacksonBlankBlank--
Berray JohnsonFeb. 05 1883July 16 1951--
Bonita E JohnsonJan 03 1899Sept. 07 1987--
Ida T. “Sis” Johnson19382007--
Sam Johnson19091973--
T. JohnsonNo entryMar. 22 1917--
Ellen Jones18431921--
George Jones18441927--
Mary JonesNo entryNo entryWife of Anthony Nelson-
Frank J KingJuly 27 1897Nov. 07 1974--
Nettie Robertson King18771949--
Willie Zell KingMay 01 1916Mar. 20 1979--
Lenora Knight19122000--
Levon KnightNo entryNo entryTill We Meet Again-
Mary L. KnightOct. 25 1922June 22 2006--
Marcia KnoxAug. 06 1885Aug 18 1934--
Brooks LeeNo entryMay 10 1980Ms. 416 Res Labor 524-
“Mother” Mary Ann LeeOct. 25 1911Feb. 22 1996--
Rosie B. LiddellNov. 1919Feb. 1992--
Willie LiddellSept. 1910April 1987--
John LoganUnreadableUnreadable--
Mary Magdalene LoganAug. 15 1905Aug. 19 1978--
Charles Warren LomaxOct. 1917Jan. 28 19??--
“Sister” Josie Davis LomaxAug 01 1911Jan 09 1985--
Allen Lott Jr.Feb. 03 1896July 19 1927MS. Sgt U.S. Army WWI-
Juanita MaGee LottJan. 21 1902July 02 1985--
S. Clarence LottMay 18 1897Oct. 22 1970--
Edward MansonAug. 01 1877Feb. 10 1958 MS. Cpl. CO. D9
Regt. Vol Inf Spanish American War
-
Ada Louise MarkhamSept. 03 1912July 24 1989Sister-
Otis “Big Buddy” MarkhamApr. 24 1902Mar. 08 1984--
Johney L. MarshallJan. 09 1902June 24 1914--
Varonica L. MarshallFeb. 22 1901Sept 20 1910--
Eunice B. MartinDec. 24 1904Oct. 09 1881--
Evelyn H. Martin18811961--
George M. MartinJune 17 1903Oct. 01 2004 101 years old-
John Martinyoung infant---
John T. Martin 1907Blank--
Solomon Martinyoung infant---
? Martinyoung infant---
Carrie S. MaxwellJune 10 1868Dec. 11 1950--
Elizabeth MayoMar. 17 1884Sept. 02 1896--
Jessie McCalupApr. 30 1930Sept. 22 2005--
Lucille D. McCalupAug. 18 1928Aug. 24 1992--
L. B. McClainAug. 02 1914Mar. 31 1982Pvt. U. S. Army WWII-
Mattie McCoyJuly 09 1902Nov. 08 1934--
Clara Mae McDanielMay 14 1916May 20 2005--
Donald McDanielOct. 18 1958Nov. 08 2005--
Willie V. McDanielMar. 15 1919Dec. 14 1993U. S. Army WWII-
Robert Lee McGeeApr. 06 1951Apr. 13 1997Forever Missed-
Ada McMillan ?Feb. 12 1888Apr. 26 1926--
James Miller19271999U.S. Marine Corps Korea-
Willie B. Miller1924July 08 1986Sgt U.S.Army WWII-
Alberta MorrisOct. 03 1913Aug. 25 1966--
“Sister” Pinkie MooreNo entryNo entry We will meet again-
Eddie Mae MorrisJuly 21 1935Mar. 22 2002--
George Mose19051999U. S. Army-
William MullenJul. 12 1922No entry--
George NewsomAug. 04 1912No entry--
Clemetine NicholsSept 30 1899Mar. 03 1960-
E. S. Nichols1829Mar. 18 1909-
Josephus “ Baby” Joe OtisOct. 16 1935Aug 08 1994--
Elgene ParkerApr. 09 1953Oct. 25 2002U.S. Army Vietnam-
Lenora ParkerMay 29 1963No entry--
Rev. Samuel Parker-Aug. 20 1960Died Saturday-
Mrs. Ishmael PattonDec. 26 1898Sept. 30 1986--
Robert E. PattonNo entryNo entryNo Greater Love-
Willie PerkinsJan 17 1887Feb.? unreadableMS. CPL CO. K 814 Pioneer WWI-
Alphonso Phillips Sr.Jan. 31 1948Feb. 01 2009Pvt. U.S.Army Vietnam-
Sarah Smith PhillipsApr. 17 1910Mar. 30 1973In Loving memory from you family-
J. M. PolkunreadableunreadableMeet me in Heaven-
Lucile PorterMar 07 1883Dec. 21 1934Wife of H. Brown-
Mack PriestApr. 05 1893No entry--
Mary PriestMar. 28 1893Sept. 14 1957--
Julia PrilickDec. 15 1869Dec. 15 1939--
Bettie R. Proby18701922--
Lucien C. ProbyMay 13 1893Jan. 01 1972--
Lucien S. Proby18631929--
Maybelle H. ProbySept. 23 1894Jan 14 1968--
Rev. P. H. Rembert18671936Gone but not forgotten-
Mattie Reynolds BlankBlank---
Versi ReynoldsJun. 15 1912No entry--
Lillie Richardson18961973--
Clarinda Lee RobertsMar. 16 1855Nov. 11 1927--
Elizabeth Roberts18511929--
Mary B. RobertsJuly 17 1885Apr. 18 1954--
Andre C. RobinsonFeb. 07 1965 Sept 07 1992--
Georgia Mae RobinsonJan, 07 1929Feb. 06 2002--
Mattie L. RobinsonMay 26 1885July 12 1954--
Clara Robertson1894Blank--
Johnny Robertson18921957--
Joe Rollins19071987--
Robert Price Sanders JrOct. 7 1942May 06 2005U. S. Army SP 4-
Johnnie Mae ScottJuly 04 1926May 13 1989 We’ll always love you-
Lucinda ScottApr. 28 1864No entry--
William Wallace Scott19151980U. S. Navy WWII-
William Eugene SimsSept. 09 1867Jan. 12 1939--
Dr. Alice Brown Smith19162007In Loving Memory-
Anna Bell SmithFeb. 24 1883Jan. 28 1939--
Charles B. Smith-July 29 1913Age 70 years-
George Smith18311930--
Gloria SmithJuly 11 1964Oct. 07 1996In Loving Memory, your Family-
Helen Roncrief SmithJan. 07 1921July 15 1989--
James SmithJune 19 1922May 02 1963--
Josephine A. SmithAug 09 1907Feb. 04 1967Beloved Mother-
Louvinia Smith-Dec. 23 1918--
Lillie Hellen “Smack” SmithMay 31 1917June 26 1994--
Malco SmithFeb. 4 19 ?unreadableSon of Joe & Louvenia Webb Smith-
Mary L. SmithFeb 12 1912Feb. 12 1976--
Mildred B. SmithMay 25 1909Jan. 11 2000--
Oscar Smith1898-1971--
P. Cleveland Smith19392001--
Severa SmithFeb. 17 1922Dec. 11 1994Our Loving daughter-
Fredrick Douglas StantonAug. 11 1958July 15 2009--
Paul Clark StantonJan. 16 1957Jan. 02 1986--
Rev. R. L. StantonApr. 24 1932Oct. 09 1995--
Fairman StewartJuly 15 1936No entry--
C. J. Taggart18661929--
Rebecca J. TaggartFeb, 14 1866Jan. 12 1957--
Oliver TalsonSept. 10 1924No entry--
Fannie TannerNov. 1871July 194?--
Burgus Taylor-July 13 1916Age 33 years-
Jessie M. TaylorBlankBlank--
Rev. Prince A. Taylor18781962--
Lawrence Victor ThadisonJuly 04 1931May 14 2007U. S. Army Korea-
Rev. P.T. ThadisonSept 01 1881Nov 17 1977Always in our hearts-
Robert “Rat” Thomas ThadisonApr. 30 1929July 27 1991--
R. T. Thadison SrSept 01 1906 Feb 14 1989Father-
Vanzie C. ThadisonAug 01 1906Mar. 21 1987Mother-
Vancie Inez ThadisonApr. 17 1996Apr. 17 1996--
Rev. Charlie TillmanMar. 20 1878Feb. 03 1960--
Annie P. TolsonAug. 18 1871May 15 1926--
M. Luther Tolson18931953Brother-
Rev. O.M.Tolson18631925Father-
Arthur Thompson19231980U. S. Army WWII-
Clara ThompsonNo entryOct. 31 1907--
Ira ThompsonOct. 25 1893Nov. 11 1956MS. PFC U.S. Army WWI-
Charles Leonard TuckerOct. 19 1925Dec. 03 19?8USNR WWII-
Greffales TurnboughSept. 26 1934July 22 2001--
Daisy Howard TurnerNov. 14 1883Nov. 11 1956 Beloved Paternal Aunt-
Lewis Turner-June 07 187857 years old-
Susie R. Tyler-April 30 1937Age 57-
John W. TylerFeb. 02 1916May 11 1986Beyond the Sunset-
William R. TylerSept 27 1872Aug. 02 1939--
Lular VaggettNo entryJun. 25 1934--
Terry VaggettNo entryMar. 01 19578 years old-
C. W. WalkerJune 01 1871Nov. 19 1952--
Durgia WalkerNov. 29 1878Sept. 21 1965--
Mrs J ? Walker-Feb. 03 1913Age 42 years-
Henry L. WalkerOct. 23 1923July 09 1948MS. PFC
3188 OM Service CO. WWII
-
Nora WalkerAug. 15 1916Aug 12 1927--
Josephine WallsDec. 15 1873May 29 1953--
Lurenia WaltonAug. 16 1883Jan. 10 1956--
Bertha Mae WarnackJan. 26 1892Aug. 08 1961--
Clifton “C.W.” W. WarnackNov. 11 1895Dec. 01 1965PVT. 319 Baker Co. OMC. WWI-
C. W. WarnackSept. 24 1856June 28 1908Women of the World Memorial-
Henry B. WarnackFeb. 18 1914Mar. 14 1981--
Louise L. WarnackMar. 25 1908June 23 1973The Lord giveth & the Lord taketh away-
Nonie WarnackFeb. 26 18861980--
Nora J. WarnackJune 01 1880Aug. 26 1960--
Ruth Carter WarnackDec. 23 1855Jan. 13 1934--
Maggie Lee WashingtonNo entrySept. 08 1929--
Emmer G. WebbMay 01 1867April 04 1950Asleep in Jesus-
Lucas WileyNo entry1832--
Amanda Williams-June 12 1929Our Loved One-
Anthony Williams19751996--
Bessie WilliamsDec. 25 1891Nov. 23 1914Forever with the Lord-
Buelah Ann Williams19181982--
Clarence WilliamsOct. 18 1847Oct. 02 1913--
“Sister” Josie WilliamsNo entryNo entryGone Home-
Margaret ”Little Babe” WilliamsSept. 26 1935July 30 1993My Loving Sister-
Pertis H. Williams SrMay 15 1917May 03 1969--
Sam I. Williams19541994Ms. Aviation Co. WWII-
Susie WilliamsMar. 03 1890Sept. 23 1893Gone but not forgotten-
“Grandmother” Sybble WilliamsNo entryNo entryMy Trust in GOD-
George WinstonNo entryNo entry--
“Mother” Gladys E. Taylor WinstonJuly 24 1905July 30 1999She will always be in our hearts-
Alma Womack18961950--
Bertran M. WomackApr. 03 1896Aug. 02 1977--
Edna V. Womack18631920Our Beloved Mother-
Gay B. WomackAug 13 1888July 21 1978--
Henry V. Womack18641948--
Randolph E. WomackNov. 20 1893June 02 1973--
Curtis E. WrightNov. 05 1950June 15 1965--
Ernest WrightJune 27 1888Sept 13 1900--
Glynell WrightDec. 05 1931Dec. 19 2008--
Prentis WrightMay 11 1929Apr. 12 1991--

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