Hampton-Whitworth Cemetery


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

Hampton-Whitworth Cemetery
also known as
George T. Whitworth Cemetery

Diamond Hill Colbert Rd
Colbert, Madison Co., GA
GMD 382

Survey & Photos by
Christine Crumley Brown


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Heading west on Hwy 72 from downtown Colbert, turn right onto Diamond Hill Colbert Rd. Continue down this road watching for the entrance Brush Creek subdivision on the right. Once you pass the entrance to Brush Creek, you will pass Sorrow Patterson Rd. on the left and Moriah Church Rd on the right. Continue to the top of the hill. The cemetery is on the left. Turn left onto Jones Matthews Rd.  The drive to the cemetery is on immediately on your left.

From Hwy 29, going North from Athens, pass through the Diamond Hill community. There is a ball field on the left, and the road makes a curve to the left. Watch for Diamond Hill Colbert Rd. forking to the right. Take this road to Jones Matthews Rd. wihich wll be
approximately 0.5 mi. from this turn on the right.

If visiting in warmer weather... Please... watch for fire ants!!!

 

 

Tombstone Inscriptions and Photos
Click on Surname to view photograph


ABERNATHY, Rutha M., Wife of W. W. Abernathy, Born Nov. 29, 1882, Died Aug 8, 1928
    Inscription: She was a kind and affectionate wife, A fond mother and a friend to all.
ADAMS, Nancy E., Mar. 28, 1849 - Jan. 6, 1935
BENTON, Willis Carson, son of S.N. & B.L. Benton, Dec. 10, 1913 - Aug. 6, 1915
BRANYON, Jewel Mae, Sept. 27, 1901 - Nov. 20, 1980, w/o John Aubrey
BRANYON, John Aubrey Jan. 24, 1902 - July 11, 1982, h/o Jewel Mae
BROWN, Clifford L., WWI 1891 - 1946
BROWN, E. Naomi, 1921 - 1924
BROWN, Earnest, Son of W.,S. & E.,L. Brown, Dec. 11, 1902 Inscription: Only sleeping
BROWN, Emma W., Nov. 24, 1872 - June 17, 1942, w/o William S.
BROWN, Essie Mae B., 1902 - 1934
BROWN, George W., Apr. 22, 1905 - Oct. 22, 1991, h/o Rosa Mae
BROWN, Grady, Son of W. S. & E. L. Brown, Oct 18, 1893 - Sept. 28, 1894 Inscription: Gone so soon
BROWN, H. H. Co. G, 37 GA Inf. C.S.A. Oct. 15, 1840 - Apr. 17, 1931
BROWN, James Martin, Son of Mr. & Mrs. W. W. Brown, Born & Died Oct,31, 1919
BROWN, James W., Mar. 9, 1905 - Sep. 8, 1927  Inscription: Gone but not forgotten.
BROWN, Joe O., Inf. Son of Mr. & Mrs. H.,H. Brown, Jan. 15, 1936 - Jan. 19, 1936
BROWN, Rosa Mae, Sept. 25, 1913 - Feb. 28, 1993, w/o George W. Inscription: Wed July 2, 1939
BROWN, Sallie S., 1910
BROWN, Sarah, Wife of H. H. Brown, Born Jan. 26, 1840  Died Dec. 12, 1889
    Inscription: Gone but not forgotten.
BROWN, W. W., May 25, 1898 - May 27, 1981
BROWN, William S. July 18, 1867 - June 13, 1943, h/o Emma W.
    Inscription: Members of Primitive Baptist Church
BROWN-SEABOLT, S. L. C, Daughter of Geo W. H. Brown and Rosa M. Seabolt
BROWN-WHITWORTH, G. W. S. Son of William Samuel Brown and Emma Lenora Whitworth
BURROUGHS, Lou Albina, Dau of A. J. & A. G. Burroughs, Born Sept. 5, 1879 Died Oct. 24, 1880
    Inscription: Gone to be an angel
CARITHERS, Linnie L. Aug. 6, 1915 - Aug. 21, 1919
CARTER, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. T. G. Carter, Oct 27, 1918
    Inscription: God blesses in an early death, and takes infant unto himself.
CASPER, J. R. C. Son of James T. Casper and Cora M. Jackson
CASPER, James Roy, Mar. 22, 1930 - June 17, 2001, h/o Sara Lou
CASPER, Rosemary Lynn, Born & Died Oct. 1964
    Inscription: Granddaughter of George W. Brown & Rosa M. Seabolt
CAPSER, Sara Lou (SL) w/o James Roy
CUNNINGHAM, L. J., Born Dec. 15, 1826, Died Feb. 23, 1910
    Inscripton: He died as he lived, trusting in God.
CUNNINGHAM, Susan Anna, Wife of L. J. Cunningham Born 1836, Married Feb. 1, 1852, Died Feb 15, 1903 (?)
    Inscripton: Mother, thou art now at home, 'Mong angels full above,
                       But yet below thy children must roam, Till summoned by His love.
DAVIS, Albert E., 1902 - 1958, h/o Lillie W.
DAVIS, Elmer L., Aug. 1, 1916 - July 20, 1983, h/o Frances M.
DAVIS, Frances M., (SL) , w/o Elmer L.
DAVIS, Lillie W., 1905 - 1972, w/o Albert E.
DAVIS, Wade Howard, Sgt. US Army Air Corp, WWII (Best image available due to fire ant colony.)
DILLARD, Edna Jean, May 17, 1926 - May 31, 1926
DUNN, Harry Jr., Georgia HN US Navy, Korea Dec. 7, 1931 - Feb. 4, 1973
EBERHART, Arminda, Wife of W. C. Eberhart, Born Sept. 9, 1824 Died Jan. 5, 1892
   Inscription: Mother thou are gone to rest, and this shall be our prayer,
                       that when we reach our journey's end, thy glory we may share.
EBERHART, Effie, 1878 - 1912
EBERHART, Wiley C., Born April, 22, 1825 Died Sept. 1, 1903
     Inscription: No pains, no griefs, nor anxious fear invade thy bounds,
                         No mortal woes can reach ___ ____ sleeping hear, while angels watch his soft repose.
EDWARDS, Carnelia, Mar. 10, 1878 - Sept. 29, 1951, w/o O. A. Inscription: Gone but not forgotten
EDWARDS, Crawford C., Sept. 19, 1908 - June 29, 1955
EDWARDS, Earl, Son of O. A. & M. C. Edwards, Feb. 22, 1911 - Apr. 3, 1912
EDWARDS, Hoyt H., Feb. 10, 1918 - Mar. 4, 1962
EDWARDS, O. A. Jan. 12, 1879 - Apr. 11, 1945, h/ Carnelia
FAULKNER Family
FAULKNER Family monument
FAULKNER, Allie, Dau of Nancy Faulkner
FAULKNER, A. J., Dau., Born Feb. 15, 1862 c/o J. V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Ama J.   Inscription: A little time on earth she spent, Till god for her His angel sent.
FAULKNER, Amy, wife of J. J. Faulkner, Born Sept. 4, 1812, Died Oct. 6, 1888
FAULKNER, B. F., Born Oct. 13, 1878, Age 14 Mos. Son of J. V. & M. E. Faulkner (died Dec. 1879-Jan 1880)
FAULKNER, Belle M., Dec. 18, 1877 - Jan. 6, 1939
FAULKNER, Carrie M., Sept. 8, 1865 - Mar. 16, 1911, w/o William J.
FAULKNER, D. M., Born Aug. 39, 1871 c/o J. V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Daniel M., Inscription: A little time on earth he spent, Till God for her His angel sent.
FAULKNER, Eugene, Son of Nancy Faulkner, Jan. 2, 1888 - Sept. 2, 1888
FAULKNER, G. W., Born May 15, 1842, Died Oct. 20, 1864
FAULKNER, H. F., Born Nov. 6, 1874 Died July 18, 1893 c/o J.V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Hope F., Inscription: A little time on earth he spent, Till God for him His angel sent.
FAULKNER, Infant, Inscription: A little time on earth it spent, Till God for it His angel sent.
FAULKNER, Infant (No other information)
FAULKNER, J. C., Born Apr. 27, 1860 c/o J. V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Jeptha C., Inscription: A little time on earth he spent, Till God for him His angel sent.
FAULKNER, J. J., Born June 23, 1806, Died Mar. 7, 1888
FAULKNER, J. V., Born May 29, 1834, died Nov. 2, 1901 h/o M.E.
FAULKNER, L. O., Born July 23, 1867 c/o J. V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Luke O., Inscription: A little time on earth he spent, Till God for him His angel sent.
FAULKNER, Luther, son of Nancy Faulkner
FAULKNER, M. E. w/o J. V. (small stone to left of monument)
FAULKNER, Mattie Mable, Dau. of W. J. & Carrie Faulkner Died Oct. 8, 1894 Age 1 Yr. 1 Mo. 2 Days
    Inscription: How many hopes lie buried here.
FAULKNER, N. J. Dau Born Dec. 22, 1854 c/o J. V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Nancy J. Inscription: A little time on earth she spent, Till God for her His angel sent.
FAULKNER, R. P., Born Dec. 24, 1878 Died June 12, 1900 c/o J.V. & M. E. Faulkner
FAULKNER, Rehobeth P., Inscription: A little time on earth she spent, Till God for her His angel sent.
FAULKNER, Ruth Dale, Dau of W. J. & Carrie, Born May 29, 1906 Died Dec. 5, 1907
    Inscription: A little bloom with God above
FAULKNER, Thomas, Son of Nancy Faulkner
FAULKNER, William J., June 21, 1866 - Apr. 22, 1918, h/o Carrie M.
FULLER, Georgia Belle Sailors (see SAILORS, Georgia Belle)
GRIFFETH, Alton W., Lord & Stephens FHM, 1927 - 2004
GUNNELLS, Bertha F., Dec. 3, 1900 - July 6, 1944
GUNNELLS, Martha W., Sept. 2, 1932
HAMPTON, Little Amy F., dau of H. N. & M. E. Hampton, Born Feb. 16, 1856 Died May 30, 1857
HAMPTON, Amy F. (location stone)
HAMPTON, Geo., of Del., Born Oct. 18, 1772 Died May 24, 18__, h/o Sarah Causey
HAMPTON, George (location stone)
HAMPTON, Sarah Causey, of Md., Wife of Geo. Hampton, Born Oct. 24, 177_ Died Setp 5, 18__, w/o George
HAMPTON, Sarah (location stone)
HAMPTON, Hiram, Born Nov. 28, 1799 Died Feb. 13, 1835
    Inscriptioin: At Rest - Erected by H. H. Hampton his only living son 1898
HAMPTON, Hiram (location stone)
HAMPTON, Reason, Dau of D. H. & R. M.
HAMPTON, Reason Meadors, Born Jan. 26, 1801 Died July 4, 1837
HAMPTON, Reason Meadors (top): Reason Meadors, wife of D. H. Hampton
HUBBARD, A. Lincoln, Mar. 3, 1909 - May 26, 1989 h/o Stella A.
HUBBARD, Lincoln, Oglethorpe Chapel FHM, 1909 - 1989
HUBBARD, Stella A., Apr. 11, 1911 - Oct. 17, 1992 w/o A. Lincoln
HUBBARD, Stella A., Oglethorpe Chapel FHM 1911 - 1992
HYDE-SEABOLT, R. M. B., Daughter of Marcus Wheeler Seabolt and Mary Olive Hyde
KENNON, John Carlton, Sr., June 6, 1919 - Feb. 17, 1990
KENNON, Sue Whitworth, July 15, 1929 - Oct. 25, 1995
LESTER, Fannie B., Wife of G. W. Lester, Born Jan 27, 1829 Died Dec. 23, 1865
LESTER, G. W., Died Jan 20, 1885 Age 70 Yrs.
LESTER, Infant of G. W. & F. B. Lester, Inscription: Sheltered and safe from sorrow.
LOFTIS, Dora E., Sept. 2, 1870 - Dec. 22, 1954 w/o George W.
LOFTIS, George W., Dec. 25, 1866 - Sept. 8, 1944 h/o Dora E.
MARTIN, E. F., Apr. 22, 1852 - Oct.1, 1917
MARTIN, Jewell Brown, 1904 - 1995
MARTIN, Martha A., Dec. 8, 1855 - Nov. 30, 1893 Inscription: Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.
MCCARTY, Andrew J., Apr. 30, 1878 - Feb. 19, 1964 h/o Clara B.
MCCARTY, Arthur Lambert, Feb. 23, 1911 - Dec. 22, 1913 h/o Evie Louise
MCCARTY, Clara B., Dec. 13, 1888 - Aug. 20, 1955 w/o Andrew J.
MCCARTY, Delmar Roy, May 30, 1924 - Feb. 23, 1984 Rest in Peace
MCCARTY, Elias L., Co. C. 4 GA Res. C.S.A. May 18, 1845 - Sept 15, 1933
MCCARTY, Evie Louise, July 8, 1920 - Aug. 22, 1922 w/o Arthur Lambert
MCCARTY, Howel, Son of A. J. & C. E. McCarty, Sept. 18, 1909 - May 1, 1911
    Inscription: Our darling one has gone before to meet us on that blissful shore.
MCCARTY, Laura E., 1844 - 1926 Inscription: Farewell my wife and children all:
    From you a father Christ doth call, Mourn not for me, tis in vain, to call me to your sight again.
MOBLEY, Infant of John Mobley
MOORE, A. J., Born Aug. 17, 1860, Died Nov. 1860
MOORE, Bluford, Born Jan. 4, 1880, Died May 1880
MOORE, F. B., Born Dec. 21, 1868, Died Sept. 30, 1902
MOORE, G. K., Born July 18, 1881, Died Sept. 188_
MOORE, Robert J., Born oct. 25, 1854. Died Jan. 28, 1904 Inscription: Come Ye Blessed
MOORE, Sallie A., wife of R.J. Moore, Born Feb. 16, 1856, Died Nov. 24, 1908
MORRIS, Dewey, Son of W. E. R. and M. A. Morris, Born Dec. 25, 1897, died Dec. 23, 1905
PATTEN, Infant
PATTEN, L. C., Born, June 10, 1835, Died July 31, 1900
PATTEN, S. W., Born Aug. 13, 1826, Died Aug. 5, 1888
PATTEN, S. W., Born June 3, 1864, Died June 10, 1885
RICE, J. M., 1855 - 1926
RICE, James L., Son of J. M. & S. E. C. Rice, Born & Died Mar 12, 1882
    Inscription: God blesses in an
RICE, Sallie E. C., wife of J.M. Rice, Born Oct. 21, 1857, Died Apr. 25, 1904
SAILORS FULLER, Georgia Belle Sept. 9. 1886 - No death date
    Inscription: Safely anchored in the harbor of eternal rest.
SAILORS, John H. Nov. 22, 1876 - Jan. 5, 1926
SEABOLT-BROWN, S. L. C, Daughter of Geo W. H. Brown and Rosa M. Seabolt
SEABOLT-HYDE, R. M. B., Daughter of Marcus Wheeler Seabolt and Mary Olive Hyde
SNELLINGS, Flossie Belle, Dau of G. W. & A. O. Snellings, Born Dec. 4, 1904, Died Feb. 27, 1906
THOMPSON, Allen J., June 6, 1898 - Oct. 20, 1971
THOMPSON, Betty R., Dec. 28, 1932 - Nov. 27, 1984
THOMPSON, Clara Belle, Feb. 1, 1904 - July 8, 1974, w/o Grady Ray
THOMPSON, Cloyce M., Feb. 10, 1908 - May 28, 1996, h/o Era Y.
THOMPSON, Ella E., Nov. 24, 1873 - June 9, 1954, w/o Thomas J.
    Inscription: They died as they lived, Christians.
THOMPSON, Era Y., Oct. 24, 1909 - Jan 18, 1986, w/o Cloyce M.
THOMPSON, Felton Hart, Son of T. J. & Ella Thompson, Aug. 29, 1914 - Aug. 2, 1915
    Rear Inscription: A little bud of love to bloom with God above.
THOMPSON, Grady Ray, Aug. 29. 1902 - Nov 28, 1985, h/o Clara Belle
THOMPSON, J. J., Born Apr. 23, 1885 Died Jan. 3, 1906
THOMPSON, Onita, Dau of Mr. & Mrs. J. J. Thompson Born May 23, 1906, Died May 9, 1908
    Inscription: Darling we miss thee.
THOMPSON, Ray, Jr., Infant son of Grady Ray and Clara Belle, July 24, 1928
THOMPSON, Thomas J., Jan. 26, 1868 - Jan. 15, 1946, h/o Ella E.
TOLBERT, C. Basco, Jan. 10, 1890 - Mar. 9, 1960, h/o F. Ruth
TOLBERT, Cheryl R., 1948
TOLBERT, F. Ruth, Feb. 17, 1890 - Sept. 18, 1972, w/o C. Basco
TOLBERT, George Harmon, son of C. B. & Ruth Tolbert, July 9, 1915 - Feb. 17, 1916
    Inscription: A bud on earth transplanted to the paradise of God.
TOLBERT, George Harmon (view 2) Note conch shell on grave.
TOLBERT, Harold H., May 7, 1913 - Mar. 7, 1975
TOLBERT, Helen Mae Rynning, July 25, 1939 - June 13, 1991
TOLBERT, Roberta 'Robbie' S., June 30, 1920 - Aug. 11, 1994
TOLBERT, Shirley Leola, February 16, 1924 - January 6, 1978
TOLBERT, Wm. 'Bill' Preston, Mar. 14, 1917 - Aug. 12, 1984
TRIBBLE Family
TRIBBLE, A. A., Born Nov. 14, 1828 Died May 15, 1895
TRIBBLE, Cicero F., Son of Mrs. Ollivia Tribble, Dec. 10, 1854 - Feb. 21, 1928 Age 73 Yrs.
TRIBBLE, Spilsbe Age not known.
TRIBLE, _ H. Trible Son, Born Nov. 15, 1831
TRIBLE, J. S., Born Aug. 7, 1808 (Name misspelled on stone 'Tribel')
TRIBLE, M. A., Dau, Born Mar. 7, 1838
TRIBLE, Mary, Wife, Born Feb. 4, 1811
WARD, Bertie Mae Epps, Wife of J. H. Ward May 23, 1899 - Mar. 29, 1936
    Inscription: She was a kind & affectionate wife & a friend ever kind & love.
WARD, Clyde Leola Thompson, Wife of J. H. Ward, Jan. 28, 1894 - Jan 7, 1935
    Inscription: She was a kind a and affectionate wife, a fond mother and a friend to all.
WHITWORTH, Bernice Lee, Dau of Thos L. & Callie S. Whitworth, July 13, 1899 - July 21, 1900
WHITWORTH, Bess Parsons, June 4, 1892 - July 26, 1988, w/o H. Claude
WHITWORTH, Callie E., Aug. 20, 1877 - Oct. 19, 1931
WHITWORTH, Catherine D., (SL) w/o Geo. Thomas, Jr.
WHITWORTH, Charlotte Gurley, Nov. 24, 1895 - June 30, 1984
WHITWORTH, Clara Todd, Sept. 24, 1886 - Nov. 15, 1978, w/o Geo. Preston
WHITWORTH, Clifford Lee, son of G. T. & R. E. Whitworth, Mar. 12, 1883 - Dec. 8, 1884
    Inscription: Darling, we miss thee.
WHITWORTH, Elizabeth L., In Memory Of, Daughter of George Hamption, Born Feb. 3, 1818, Died July 5, 1888
WHITWORTH, Fannie E., dau of G. W. & Sarah J. Malcom of Walton Co., GA, wife of Geor. T. Whitworth,
     Nov. 23, 1855 - Sept. 5, 1905
WHITWORTH, George C., Son of S. E. & M. L. C. Whitworth, Born Mar. 22, 1908, Died July 15, 1908
    Inscription: Sleep on sweet babe, and take thy rest. God called thee home, He thought it best.
WHITWORTH, George Preston, June 15, 1880 - Mar. 28, 1963, h/o Clara Todd
    Inscription: Thy word is a lamp unto my feet.
WHITWORTH, George T., Apr. 25, 1850 - June 22, 1934
    Inscription: Family All Primitive Baptists, Members of Moriah Church, Oconee Assn.
WHITWORTH, George Thomas, Jr., Oct. 10, 1936 - Oct. 23, 1995, h/o Catherine D.
    Inscription: (rear) No time on earth is long enough to share with those we love.
WHITWORTH, H. Claude May, 20, 1885 - Dec. 10, 1970, h/o Bess Parsons
WHITWORTH, Hiram, Son of G. T. & T. E. Whitworth May 9, 1898 - May 13, 1893 Inscription: Gone so soon.
WHITWORTH, Hoke Hampton, Mar. 10, 1893 - July 12, 1953
WHITWORTH, Infant son of Samuel & Ruth Whitworth
WHITWORTH, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. R. M. Whitworth, Nov. 11, 1917
WHITWORTH, John Henry, Dec. 6, 1866 - Nov. 29, 1954
WHITWORTH, Linnie E., Dau of J. R. & M. E. Thompson Dec. 26, 1859 - Oct. 20, 1925
     Sec. wife of Geo. T. Whitworth
WHITWORTH, Lula C., Aug. 13, 1884 - Nov. 10, 1971, w/o Samuel E.
WHITWORTH, Mary Dell, dau of S. E. & N. L. Whitworth, May 20, 1910 - Apr. 22, 1914
    Inscription: Weep not father and mother for I am waiting in glory for thee.
WHITWORTH, Mary Herring, 2nd wife of Thomas Whitworth
WHITWORTH, Ruby Eluar, Dau of Thos L. & Callie E. Whitworth Sept. 30, 1897 - Aug. 28, 1898
WHITWORTH, Samuel E., July 23, 1887 - Sept. 6, 1961, h/o Lula C.
WHITWORTH, Sarah Ann, July 25, 1867 - Jan. 18, 1940
WHITWORTH, Sarah E., Dau of G. T. & F. E. Whitworth Jan. 31, 1876 - Nov. 27, 1876
    Inscription: A sunbeam from the world is vanished.
WHITWORTH, Thomas L., Jan. 17, 1878 - Feb. 20, 1941
WHITWORTH, Thomas S., Dec. 2, 1820 - Dec. 12, 1906
WHITWORTH-BROWN, G. W. S., Son of William Samuel Brown and Emma Lenora Whitworth

Worn grave stone
Unidentified grave 1
Unidentified grave 2
Unidentified grave 3
Unidentified grave 4
Unidentified grave 5
Unidentified grave 6 & 7
Unidentified grave 8 & 9
Unidentified grave 10


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