Hopewell Cemetery



Surveyed by Orlan Irons - 20 Feb 1990

To reach this cemetery from Florence, take Cox Creek Parkway and turn east onto Gresham Road; go 1.2 mile and turn left of Lauderdale 61 (Middle Road); go 0.2 mile to cemetery. The cemetery is on the right side of the road, beside of Hopewell AME Church. The people buried in this cemetery are black. This cemetery is not shown on the 1987 Lauderdale County Highway Map, but the church is shown on some older maps. There are probably 20 to 30 unmarked graves in this cemetery. The legal description is SW4, SW4, Sec 29, T2S R10W

SURNAME        Given Names               Born          Died Inscription/Comments
STANFORD       Earl Edward        23 oct 1919   28 Nov 1987 S2, US Navy, Wwii
STANFORD       Mr. Joe Allen       6 sep 1926   23 Nov 1987 funeral home marker
no name                              no dates               funeral home marker
STANFORD       Effie Mae                        18 Feb 1982 
                   aged 61 yrs 20 mos 11 or 12 da (funeral home marker)
STANFORD       Charlie E.         16 sep 1922   29 Jun 1982 Tec5, US Army, WWII
McVEY          Roosevelt          24 May 1903   28 Aug 1983 Tec5, US Army, WWII
no name                              no dates               funeral home marker
STANFORD       Mrs. Ludie         26 Sep 1928   16 Apr 1989 funeral home marker
ROACH          Mrs. Francis Marie                9 Jul 1989 aged 79 yrs (funeral home marker)
McDANIEL       Alf'd                 no dates               Co B, 1 US CHA
no name                              no dates               part of a marker
BREWER         Jennie                           18 Jan 1928 
                  J. A. Mitchell Chamber 5602, Florence, Ala
BREWER         __RGINIA                          4 Aug 1926 
                  J A Mitchell Chamber 560?, Bailey Springs, Ala (part of stone missing)
EADY-HOUGH     no given names        no dates               Eady on one side; Hough on other side
HOUGH          William J.         14 Sep 1891    3 Jul 1978 funeral home marker
EADY           Mary Hough         11 Jun 1893    6 Jan 1959
HAMPTON        John T.             2 Jun 1893    9 Jul 1957 
                  Alabama Sgt, Mg Co, 366 Infantry, WWI
MALONE         Jack E.                   1900          1979
SMITH          Charlie                   1873          1941

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