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        This grave for Mrs. E.L. Johnson (1877-1929) was in a fenced section of Haynie Chapel cemetery with several other graves that belonged to her family members.  Her headstone is pink in color, is decorated with a feminine floral print, and looks to be fairly new.  Also, all of the graves in this fenced area have flowers on them, so someone who knew her or related to her might live nearby.  Mrs. Johnson died in 1929, the year of the worst stock market crash in the economic history of the United States and the year that the Great Depression began.   Her birth-year, 1877, is exactly 100 years before mine. 
         This broken headstone was in an older section of the cemetery.  Some of the graves surrounding this one were 150 or more years old.  The first name on this grave is Nannie and the last has been partially rubbed off by erosion.  The name looks to be hand-carved. 
         Though these two graves are not marked with birth or death years, I think that the men who are buried in them may actually be Confederate Soldiers because of the distinctive star on the top of the headstones.  Possibly, they fought or even died in the Civil War.  The last name on both graves is Boatright.  In the Haynie Chapel cemetery, there are several more Boatrights.  Other common last names that I saw during my visit here were Berdoll, Caldwell, Castlebury, and Johnson.  As I was photographing this pair of graves, a slight breeze unfurled the flags. 
         For being over a hundred years old, this grave is in fair condition.  At one time, it looks as if there may have been an inscription on the base of this grave, but it has been rubbed away by time and is no longer readable.  Hiram Castlebury (June 21st, 1890-December 27th, 1906) was a young man when he died, around 16 years of age, and his death was close to the Christmas holiday.  Several more Castlebury markers, probably young Mr. Castlebury's family, are located in this general area of the cemetery.   Young Mr. Castlebury's grave leans heavily to one side and will probably tip over in a few years if not leveled.
         Here is another Castlebury gravesite for a woman named Ida (October 7th, 1842-May 7th, 1919.)  Mrs. Castlebury died the same year that American women finally won the right to vote, that Prohibition was set on alcohol, and that European nations were rebuilding after the chaos of the first World War.  She lived through the Civil War, through WWI and was alive when Texas was still "Tejas," a state under the dominion of Mexico.  The base of Mrs. Castlebury’s headstone is covered in several different colors of moss or lichen and the top is heavily weathered.
         This fenced grave didn't have any headstone that I saw, but there was a wreath with the world "Grandma" written across it in red silk flowers.  Perhaps the reason that this grave area has been fenced off is that her friends or family members were concerned that her grave would be trampled or maybe they just wanted to set it apart from the others in this cemetery.  The vine-covered fence is certainly distinctive and if these are flowering vines, such as a Clematis, I'm sure that Grandma's grave looks beautiful when in full bloom.
          The image of the dove is so worn that it is barely even discernible on the top of the tombstone of Bettie Casner (December 7th, 1885-April 15th, 1918).  Several of the graves from the early 1900's have this same white glaze finish and for the most part, they are better preserved than other types of graves of this age.
         A rusty fence surrounds another grave nearby.  The stone had deteriorated so much that I was unable to read a name or date from it.  The wrought-iron details and the designs on the fence surrounding this site were heavily coated in rust but are still very elegant looking.  The left side of the fence is beginning to sink and is noticeably crooked in this photograph.
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