Belva Wiggins Whitefield
Plainview Community Cemetery is located six miles from the Lovington New Mexico, Resthaven Cemetery on the Tatum Highway (State Rd. 206), turn east and travel one mile and then one-half mile north.The list was compiled by Belle Elizabeth Jackson Reed and husband Jimmy Ray Reed, and Ruth Dennis Brown and husband Weldon Brown - Charter members of the Lea County Genealogical Society of Lovington, NM.
Here is the list of missing headstones:
Alvis E. Cox Oct. 13, 1889 May 27, 1908
Elizabeth Rebekah Stewart Bramlett July 6, 1840 May 25/June 7, 1918
Harriett Elizabeth Bates Aug 1830 Aug 30, 1918
Cordelia (Cordie) Green Cooper No Dates
Helen Smith Newman No Dates
Cyntha Adam Hyder Wiggins Feb. 18, 1833 Jan. 4, 1924
Almeda Lauraine Wiggins Clayton April 9, 1869 Aug. 23, 1927
Jim Stefmire No Dates
There are many unmarked graves, possibly 20 to 40.
Here is the list of missing stones.
The end of Norris Family Cemetery.
Auston Edwards Jr.
The Galliger Family
Creed Hall, Jr.
The Pueroa Family
Dr. William Berry
The Heidron Children
The Horn Family
Mary Ann Young
Sam Balck (Black?)
The McClure Family
Joe Duglas, Jr.
Texas Hall Wadlington
This list was given to me by The Missouri Historical Society P.O. Box 11940 St. Louis, Missouri 63112-0040 (314) 746-4599
Shirley Wotawa is seeking information about the persons buried here. If you can help with this project, please contact her at: 142 Sheppley Dr. Apt #2, St. Louis, Missouri 63137.
You can also contact the St. Louis Dept. of Parks and Recreation Historical Preservation Office at (314) 615-0357.
Submitted by Pat Jones Smith who has spent hours getting the word out about this cemetery.
ANTONIA E. CURRIE
Antonia E. Currie, Daughter of J. B. and A. E. Currie, Born November 11, 1874, Died November 24, 1874, "Free From All Earthly Care; Pure From All Earthly Stain, Oh Who could Wish Her Back Again."
Taken from the Concrete Cemetery in LaVernia,Texas, near the Guadalupe and Wilson County line. This stone was removed from the cemetery in 1997.
T. M. EWELL
T. M. Ewell, Son of J. and M. Ewell of Prince William County Virginia was Born October 11, 1817 Died December 11, 1866. Aged 49 years and 2 months. "Asleep in Jesus" Taken from the Concrete Cemetery in LaVernia,Texas, near the Guadalupe and Wilson County line. This stone was removed from the cemetery in May of 2000.
FORDYSE PAINE AND HIS WIFE SOPHIA
Photograph of headstone taken March of 1973, in Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, IL. "Here rests in peace."