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Ruhama Cemetery


 


Ruhama Cemetery is located at T21S R8W S7. Ruhama Cemetery is located adjacent to the Ruhama Baptist Church on Highway 216 in Peterson, Alabama.  Ruhama founded 1834.  Rows are surveyed starting from the southwest corner, which is closest to the road. Surveyed by Chare Hester, September 27, 1999.

Submitted by Chare Hester    © Copyright 1999 Chare Hester  All Rights Reserved
 

Row 1

Ray, Robert Lee, Dec. 6, 1933, April 8, 1955, Military marker: PFC HQ CO 1 Marine Division Korea

Squires, Lula B., wife of Alex Squires, April 16, 1865, Aug. 5, 1928

Squires, Alex, Dec. 16, 1841, Feb. 7, 1928

Evans, Pamela Reaves, Feb. 22, 1951,

Evans, Albert C., Jr., ?Tinker?, July 7, 1950, April 15, 1995

Maddox, Margarett Elvira wife of E. C. Maddox, Jan. 7, 1876, May 11, 1928

Toliver, Everette D., Dec. 16, 1930, Mar. 5, 1931

Row 2

Boyd, Billy, son of Buck & Arlevie Boyd, no dates

Corley, Martha, April 13, 1883, July 17, 1925

Corley, James ?Lum? Columbus, July 26, 1861, Dec. 10, 1953

Corley, Astor M., May 26, 1909, Aug. 29, 1948

Corley, Lester A., June 23, 1902, Jan. 20, 1966

House, Vancele Anita Corley, July 7, 1929, Mar. 4, 1974

Price, Doris Jean Corley, Oct. 7, 1939, Jan. 15, 1981

Cox, Minnie, 1886, 1944

Cox, Jessie, 1866, 1925

Cox, I. J., Nov. 11, 1831, Apr. 11, 1916, Father

Cox, Cornetia, Apr. 17, 1837, Feb. 20, 1926, Mother

Cox, William L., Donated by Oscar & Ruth Cox, no dates

Cox, Oscar D., Donated by Oscar & Ruth Cox, no dates

Cox, Grover, Donated by Oscar & Ruth Cox, no dates

Hodge, Wilber F., April 12, 1885, Jan. 3, 1907, coat of arms on stone

3 Unmarked

Riley, Lou Frost, Feb. 23, 1873, July 5, 1947

Riley, William T., Sept. 20, 1868, Nov. 13, 1926

2 Unmarked

Swanger, Kathryn, daughter of M/M H. E. Swanger, 1923, 1938

Watkins, Claudey Curdes, Jan. 13, 1904, Dec. 13, 1923

1 Unmarked

Row 3

Horne, Andrew Rubin, May 22, 1874, Jan. 20, 1953

Horne, Rosa Lee, Dec. 1, 1878, Apr. 5, 1939

Scales, Asa Alonza, May 4, 1850, Oct. 12, 1909

Scales, Francis C., wife of A. A. Scales, July 1853, Jan. ?15, 1888, Aged 34 yr. 6 m.

Scales, Jannie, Oct. 16, 1860, Sept. 19, 1950

Scales, J. B., Feb. 10, 1860, Jan. 29, 1950

Riley, Patricia L., Nov. 27, 1950, no death date

Riley, Eddie M., Oct. 8, 1945, Dec. 29, 1978, foot marker  ?Junebug?

Unmarked, ? Child?s grave

Kizziah, Alanzo, July 1869, Oct. 1945

Unmarked rocks

Kizziah, Joyce, June 14, 1945, June 15, 1945

2 Unmarked

Watkins, Curtis, Infant, 1935

Watkins, Francis, June 12, 1922, July 13, 1927

Row 4

Franklin, Woodrow C., Father of Brenda, Wanda & Sharon, military marker: AL PVT Infantry WWII, Nov. 28, 1915, Mar. 4, 1951

Jones, daughter of Ethel V. Jones, no dates

McKee, Clara Haynie & Infant, no dates

Weaver, Larry Wayne, July 22, 1949, July 29, 1949

Riley, J. T., July 13, ?1847, Dec. 23, 1924, broken stone

Riley, Annie, June 9, 1873, Jan. 24, 1964

Riley, Robert, June 9, 1855, Dec. 20, 1892, Father

Abston, David M., 1866, 1948

Abston, Henry Newton, Feb. 16, 1872, Feb. 29, 1948, Mason

Wilson, Jessie B., Apr. 22, 1913, Aug. 28, 1980

Wilson, Joseph H., July 24, 1906, Nov. 17, 1982

Wilson, Jr., J. H., Sept. 28, 1940, Mar. 23, 1948

Wilson, Mary Ellinor, daughter of Joseph & Jessie Wilson, Mar. 13, 1931, Mar. 21, 1931

Wilson, Infant, daughter of Joseph & Jessie Wilson, born & died June 13, 1954

Hayes, Annie Laura, 1934, 1959, photo on stone

Unmarked

Row 5

Yaw, Billy Gene, Military marker AL CPL BTRY A 38 Field ARTY BN Korea, Apr. 19, 1931, Feb. 5, 1951

Corder, Thurman L., Oct. 7, 1927, July 19, 1953, photo on stone, Military marker ? AL SN USNR WWII, Oct. 7, 1927, July 19, 1953

Scales, Elizabeth Irons, wife of T. J. Scales, Dec. 23, 1827, Sept. 29, 1891

Scales, T. J., Sept. 10, 1821, Oct. 11, 1911, broken stone

Daffron, Mary, 1816, 1889

Price, Twins, daughters of Raymond & Imogene, born and died Oct. 8, 1934

Darby, Barbara Ellen, infant daughter of William A. & Clara E., July 1 ? July 3, 1940

1 Unmarked

Row 6

Herring, William F., PFC US Army WWII, 1919, 1980

Herring, Jessie E., Oct. 21, 1913, Dec. 11, 1968

Herring, Eta Mae, daughter of W. M. & L., Mar. 12, 1925, Apr. 14, 1925

Herring, W. M., Apr. 18, 1867, Apr. 8, 1933

Herring, Lear V., Dec. 7, 1892, July 19, 1974

Herring, Annie L., 1916, 1983

Weaver, John, 1858, 1943

Weaver, Mattie, 1868, 1946

Kennedy, Emma Weaver, 1889, no date

Weaver, Martha, 1870, 1946

Weaver, Garland, Feb. 5, 1906, Mar. 11, 1966

1 Unmarked stone

Brown, Mrs. E. B., wife of J. R. Brown, Mar. 3, 1848, Mar. 4, 1883

Green, Seth H., June 24, 1813, Mar. 23, 1886

Green, Polly M., wife of S. H. Green, Sept. 26, 1817, Jan. 8, 1894

Kizziah, Murphy Lee, 1894, 1964

Kizziah, Pearl, 1901, 1959

Row 7

2 Unmarked stones

Cox, Ola, no date, foot marker Viola Cox, July 2, 1889, June 8, 1942

Cox, Earl, no dates

1 Unmarked

Cox, Vincent M., A Native of North Carolina, b. Jan. 22, 1815, d. July 27, 1855, Erected by his affectionate sister Mary A. Crist of Mobile, stone broken

Brown, Eddie E., son of J. R. & E. E., July 2, 1867, May 17, 1889

1 Headstone no data

Row 8

Walker, James J., AL PVT US Army WWII, Apr. 3, 1924, June 9, 1973

1 Unmarked

Strickland, Emma E., Sept. 7, 1887, July 19, 1978

Strickland, Unmarked

Strickland, Claud R., Aug. 12, 1888, Aug. 23, 1943

Corley, Martha E., 1924, 1974

Corley, Thamer F., 1902, 1968

Corley, Grace M., 1905, no dates

Corley, Simon D., 1898, 1957

3 Unmarked in Corley section

3 Unmarked in same section

Patton, Oscar E., 1886, 1965

Patton, Bessie I., 1886, no dates

Abston, Jesse D., Mar. 9, 1867, July 2, 1947

Green, Amelia, 1852, 1935, Mother

Green, Monroe, 1852, 1892, Father

Green, Jessie, daughter of Monroe & Amelia, 1892, 1893, Gone To Be An Angel

Terrell, James O., Military marker - PVT US Army WWII, July 29, 1924, Oct. 27, 1970

Terrell, Sara, Oct. 6, 1939, Dec. 20, 1945

Headstone unable to read

Montgomery, Henry T., Dec. 11, 1908, Jan. 7, 1999

Montgomery, Samantha, Mother, no dates

Montgomery, J. Rufus, Aug. 6, 1910, Mar. 7, 1960

Row 8

Hallman, Rossie E., Jan. 29, 1903, Dec. 8, 1983, Father

Hallman, Lola Mae, Mar. 4, 1907, July 27, 1977, Mother

Hallman, James, Louis, Military marker ? AL CPL US Army Korea, Jan. 3, 1932, July 10, 1954

Collins, Walter E., 1875, 1951

Collins, Annie W., 1875, 1941

Turner, J. C., Apr. 14, 1872, Aug. 15, 1924

Headstone broken unable to read

Scales, Laddy, May 8, 1872, Aug. 10, 1872

1 Unmarked

Riley, Cathren, Oct. 7, 1849, July 17, 1934, Mother, in Thompson section

Thompson, Julia A., July 6, 1875, July 17, 1925

Thompson, Sidney L., Dec. 16, 1879, July 15, 1928

1 Unmarked ? childs grave

1 Unmarked

Sellers, Infant son of Maggie & Dib, June 9, 1947, June 10, 1947

Turner, Infant son of Fred & Ramie, June 4, 1932 June 4, 1932

1 Unmarked

Turner, Elizabeth Jennings, Sept. 26, 1896, Mar. 11, 1926

Turner, Eddie, Aug. 7, 1896, Mar. 24, 1957

1 Unmarked

Boyd, Baby of Buck & Arlevie

Boyd, Twin Babies of Buck & Arlevie

Boyd, Baby of Buck & Arlevie

Boyd, Baby of Buck & Arlevie

Boyd, Baby of Buck & Arlevie

1 Unmarked

Corley, Edna Thompson, Jan. 19, 1892, June 14, 1965

Corley, Mace David, Nov. 20, 1887, Mar. 1, 1963, Military marker ? AL PVT 112 Ordnance Depot CO WWI, Nov. 20, 1887, Mar. 1, 1963

Row 9

Dill, Minnie, Apr. 1, 1886, Nov. 25, 1981

Dill, Henry, Aug. 17, 1886, Mar. 17, 1938

Turner, Baby, Dec. 1, 1945

Thomas, Infant daughter of M/M J. R., 1934

Kizziah, Louise S., June 16, 1921, no date

Kizziah, Charles Lee, Oct. 1, 1914, Aug. 1, 1965

Kizziah, Margaret R., 1880, no date

Kizziah, E. Lee, 1879, 1960

2 Unmarked

 Row 10

Dockery, Harmon D., 1897, 1987

Dockery, Josie, 1896, 1973

Sartain, Eddiest (sic) Y., Feb. 11, 1911, Feb. 19, 1978

Sartain, Jessie Willliam, Mar. 31, 1873, Dec. 3, 1942

Sartain, Organ Lenora, Jan. 11, 1879, Dec. 9, 1940

Sartain, Elgin William, May 19, 1907, Sept. 21, 1929

Sartain, Louie, Aug. 22, 1914, Sept. 19, 1914

Sartain, Lucille, Aug. 22, 1914, Sept. 1, 1914

Taylor, Mattie, daughter of J. H. & M. F., June 24, 1885, Aug. 10, 1902

Marshall, Cora Lee Tarlton, Aug. 21, 1891, Feb. 17, 1961

Marshall, Joseph Lee, June 16, 1881, Sept. 14, 1933

Burton, Hester, wife, Apr. 3, 1900, no date

Webber, Charlie W., Sept. 14, 1867, Mar. 30, 1948

Webber, Lillie M., Dec. 28, 1877, Jan. 21, 1959

Stephens, Ray Lee, AL PVT 1 CL. US Marine Corps Res. ? July 20, 1922, Nov. 16, 1945

Stephens, Abel L., Sept. 17, 1879, Dec. 31, 1961

George, Henry Hays, AL PVT 167 INF 42 DIV, June 4, 1889, Feb. 12, 1916

Pennington, Charles David, Sept. 24, 1935, Nov. 22, 1935

Row 11

Snyder, Mary E., 1895, 1981

Snyder, Richard D., 1896, 1970

Corley, Dora Herring, Mar. 5, 1880, Nov. 29, 1948, Mother

Unknown, James David, Sept. 5, 1943, Dec. 18, 1946, photo on stone, information on stone with Unknown, Margaret Ann

Unknown, Margaret Ann, Jan. 9, 1946, Dec. 18, 1946, photo on stone, information on stone with Unknown, James David

Dockery, Haward (sic), Nov. 4, 1922, June 3, 1924

Dockery, Mamie S., May 14, 1876, Mar. 16, 1917

Dockery, Archibald M., Mar. 14, 1875, May 7, 1944

Sellers, Buck PFC, July 5, 1921, Oct. 22, 1944

Ward, Sarah R., born in Georgia Oct. 16, 1799 died Nov. 13, 1824, Erected by W. J. Ward in memory of his dear Mother

West, Lessie W., Mar. 11, 1907, Oct. 9, 1968

West, Burt L., Mar. 4, 1904, Feb. 3, 1965

Wilson, Frances Hardin, May 18, 1904, Aug. 22, 1943

Wilson, James Dudley, Oct. 16, 1904, Nov. 18, 1943

Wilson, William Eugene, July 26, 1938, Nov. 13, 1958, Military marker ? AL PFC HQ BTRY 1 BN SCH BRIG

Corley, Unknown, handmade stone, no data

Corley, Jo Ann, daughter of Mae Corley, handmade stone

Thomas, James Robert, Nov. 22, 1890, Oct. 7, 1950

Thomas, Fannie Malindy, Apr. 6, 1896, Jan. 9, 1963

Row 12

Dockery, J. D., no dates

1 marker no data

Hayes, Mattie, 1874, 1953, foot marker daughter

Frost, Georgia M., 1851, 1950

Frost, James W., 1849, 1945

Ward, Gillie, Feb. 20, 1889, Apr. 5, 1889

Ward, William J., Nov. 28, 1834, Jan. 3, 1896

Ward, Winnie P. Green, May 4, 1850, Dec. 6, 1919

Frazier, Lora, July 12, 1911, Apr. 28, 1999, Memory Chapel Funeral Home marker

Atchenson, Julius E., 1902, 1946, Mason

Snider, Lula, 1890, 1948

Snider, George R., 1880, 1948

Snider, Elois, daughter of George & Lula died 1923

Snider, Eddie B., son of G. R. & L., Jan. 2, 1912, June 25, 1939

Snider, Frances, daughter of D. L., died 1941

Marcum, Mary, June 1, 1877, Nov. 17, 1942

Row 13

Whitley, B. Terry, April 22, 1906, Feb. 7, 1963, Father

Whitley, T. Houston, July 22, 1932, Apr. 13, 1948, (also Jones & Spigener Funeral Home marker)

Wyatt, Addie A., Hayes Chapel Funeral Home marker, age 85 yrs. ? mos. ? dys., died Mar. 11, 1976

Unknown, Rozella, in Wyatt plot, foot marker only

Howard, J. H., foot marker only

Savage, Leona Ryland, Aug. 21, 1887, Oct. 31, 1963

Savage, Edd, Apr. 1, 1885, Oct. 16, 1928

Link, Mrs. M. E., 1845, 1913

Clifton, Sarah A., Sept. 30, 1823, Dec. 3, 1898

Clifton, William, July 2, 1818, Sept. 13, 1885

Thompson, Margert (sic) Sue, Dec. 4, 1933, Dec. 4, 1933

Thompson, Mary Lou, Dec. 4, 1933, Jan. 6, 1938

Thompson, Unknown, no data on stone

Thompson, James Ray, Apr. 7, 1950, May 30, 1950

Montgomery, Phebia K., 1882, 1920, Mother

Weaver, W. Osco, Nov. 15, 1884, Sept. 11, 1943

Weaver, Ada P., Feb. 5, 1885, May 25, 1967

Weaver, Granttie M., Jr., Mar. 6, 1944, June 11, 1944

Corley, Frank, Apr. 2, 1876, Dec. 23, 1924, Father

Weaver, Grattie M., Feb. 1, 1909, May 13, 1950, Daddy

Weaver, Liller Mae ?Bigmama?, Nov. 21, 1912, Oct. 9, 1993

Row 14

Dockery, Samuel K., June 28, 1908, Mar. 1, 1993

Dockery, Charlie J., no data

Dockery, Jennie E., Oct. 5, 1891, May 19, 1982

Dockery, H. J. ?Bud?, Dec. 1882, Mar. 19, 1943

Dockery, Unknown, no data

Unknown, Thomas J., foot marker only, in Dockery family plot

Unknown, Drew Mc, foot marker only, in Dockery family plot

Sullivan, Alabama, wife of H. H. Sullivan, died Nov. 8, 1916, age 56 years

Unmarked stones

Savage, James E., AL PVT 61 INF 5 DIV, Dec. 5, 1920

Savage, Charlie, Nov. 27, 1869, Feb. 10, 1934, Father

Savage, Fannie, July 23, 1870, Jan. 15, 1944, Mother

2 Unmarked

Garner, Pink M., Dec. 11, 1882, Apr. 10, 1958, Father

Garner, Dixie B., Nov. 20, 1890, Jan. 31, 1964, Mother

Weaver, Milton B., 1921, 1948

Woodell, Melinda, Apr. 4, 1865, Sept. 4, 1952

Woodell, Jim, Jan. 4, 1866, Apr. 30, 1930

Row 15

Unmarked rock

Bankston, Lasco C., Aug. 5, 1908, Apr. 21, 1939

Bankston, Donnie P., 1883, 1976

Bankston, Lon, June 29, 1873, June 28, 1939

Unknown, W. C., foot stone only

2 Unmarked

Garner, Ollie J., son of M/M Pink Garner, Dec. 7, 1921, Nov. 8, 1941

2 Unmarked

Hallman, Henry J., Feb. 25, 1873, Apr. 22, 1919

Hallman, Clara Bama, June 24, 1870, Jan. 14, 1947

Hallman, Vernon, 1905, 1978

Darwin, Alice Sellers, Aug. 10, 1877, Dec. 2, 1927

Row 16

Franklin, John P., Dec. 27, 1876, Dec. 26, 1953

Franklin, Sedo (sic) Sexton, Oct. 23, 1880, Mar. 10, 1949

Sexton, Charlie Simpson, Sept. 6, 1875, Apr. 26, 1952

Unmarked

Hannah, Bessie Ellis, Dec. 7, 1890, July 8, 1973

Hannah, Cornelius N., Sept. 21, 1890, Mar. 18, 1923

Leach, D. C., 1893, 1920

Blackwell, Unknown

Blackwell,  Francis Lewis, PVT CO C 43 GA INF CSA, 1844, 1929

Blackwell, Unknown

Blackwell, Unknown

Blackwell, Unknown

Blackwell, Unknown

Blackwell, Francis L., 1882, 1951, Father

Blackwell, Mammie Bowen, 1892, 1939

1 Unmarked

King, Oliver, AL PVT 60 Artillery CAC WWI, Dec. 25, 1892, June 15, 1955, Military marker

Criswell, Thomas O., AL SC 3c US Navy WWII, June 26, 1918, Aug. 18, 1947, Military marker

Unmarked

McGee, Donald B., Jan. 3, 1950, Jan. 4, 1950

Row 17

Mathews (sic), Aaron G., Sept. 12, 1931, Jul. 19, 1965

Matthews, Beula, May 31, 1891, Jul. 6, 1974

Matthews, Early E., Feb. 16, 1883, Apr. 5, 1962

Mathews (sic), Norman E., Apr. 14, 1909, Dec. 10, 1942

Cronk, Oscar, Jul. 7, 1863, Nov. 12, 1929

Unmarked

Corley, Effie Riley, Nov. 16, 1905, Jan. 11, 1941

Miller, Lyda, Feb. 29, 1890, May 8, 1971, Mother

5 Unmarked

Miller, Emma, Sept. 30, 1915, Feb. 15, 1930

3 Unmarked

Miller, Genevra (sic), May 5, 1935, Mar. 7, 1940

Criswell, Sam, Apr. 23, 1922, Jun. 3, 1947

2 Unmarked

Newton, Jessie, 1934, 1990, foot marker Jessie Criswell Newton, Apr. 18, 1934, Aug. 11, 1990

Newton, Donald, 1919, 1991

Criswell, Thomas J., Nov. 22, 1894, Nov. 22, 1961

Criswell, Fannie J., Mar. 23, 1898, Mar. 13, 1961

Thompson, Wilson W., Jun. 16, 1929, Jan. 1, 1978

Thompson, Edward, Apr. 17, 1908, Apr. 20, 1959

Thompson, Littie, Jul. 17, 1908, Jun. 13, 1995

1 Child?s grave

West, Pauline G., Jan. 16, 1905, no dates

West, Charles Homer, Jun. 24, 1891, Oct. 18, 1947

Row 18

7 Unmarked

3 Unmarked

2 Unmarked

Howton, Wynell, Oct. 5, 1930, Apr. 30, 1932, Children of S. G. & Annabelle Howton

Howton, Elouise, Oct. 12, 1922, Dec. 3, 1936, Children of S. G. & Annabelle Howton

3 Unmarked

Row 19

Watkins, Cordelia, Mar. 23, 1889, Sept. 11, 1964

Hill, Mattie J., Jan. 16, 1873, Mar. 12, 1951

Hill, C. A., Mar. 21, 1896, no month, no day, 1945

Hill, Allice (sic), Feb. 16, 1866, June 17, 1935

Unmarked

Meadowes, Henry C., May 14, 1886, May 23, 1972

Unmarked

Unmarked

Meadows, Missouri, 1885, 1981, Sunset Funeral Home marker only

Jennings, Mrs. M. C., died Oct. 9, 1927, age 72 years

Cotton, George, died Oct. 1, 1911, Age 80 years

Unknown, H. M., hand made stone, no data

Snyder, Mamie, Sept. 14, 1862, Mar. 6, 1917

Snyder, Wm., Sept. 17, 1861, Dec. 4, 1929

Cartee, Mamie Snider, wife of Jacob Cartee, b. Nov. 24, 1890, d. Sept. 29, 1922

Snyder, Daniel C., 1882, 1959

Snyder, Robert, June 24, 1933, June 25, 1933

Snyder, Charlie B., Feb. 1, 1893, Jun. 2, 1977

Row 20

Webber, Jannie LaFe, Sept. 25, 1943, no date

Webber, Albert C., Jun. 8, 1938, Sept. 12, 1985

Webber, Archie Lee, Nov. 29, 1898, Feb. 23, 1976

Webber, Delia Booth, Aug. 20, 1904, Nov. 14, 1968

Burton, Ida Mae Webber, May 30, 1931, Aug. 15, 1986

Burton, Hairel (sic) Morris, PVT US Army WWII, Dec. 24, 1924, Mar. 29, 1987

Hill, Katherine, Jul. 15, 1916, Jul. 16, 1916

Hill, James Elester (sic), Oct. 8, 1920, Oct. 1, 1922

Bishop, Archie Durant, May 23, 1906, Jun. 7, 1937

1 Child?s grave no marker

Snyder, Vera, Jul. 2, 1926, Aug. no day, 1920

Snyder, Howard, Jun. 17, 1925, Aug. 20, 1929

Snyder, Lawrence, Dec. 13, 1905, Dec. 26, 1955

Directly behind the church are these graves.

Row 21

Thompson, Mary L., 1888, 1963

Thompson, E. Monterey, 1847, 1923

Thompson, B. Everette, 1850, 1920

Row 22

Weaver, Willie Orman, Sept. 20, 1913, May 13, 1983

Weaver, Monterey Thompson, May 26, 1919, no date

Thompson, William W. ?Billy?, 1930, 1956

Thompson, O. Everett, 1923, 1937

Thompson, Lillian Beason, Feb. 6, 1896, June 4, 1967

Thompson, Oscar E., 1879, 1948