Kirk Cemetery

Kirk Cemetery
Kincaid Cemetery Rd.
Colbert, Madison County
GMD 382, GA

Survey and Photos by
Christine Crumley Brown

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From downtown Colbert at the traffic light, travel west on Hwy. 72. Turn right onto the Diamond Hill Road. After you pass the city limits Colbert School Rd. on the left, Kincaid Cemetery Road will be the next road on the right. Kirk Cemetery will be between 0.5 - 1.0 mi. on the right. Watch for a white "rail" fence and a granite marker. The driveway and parking are to left of the cemetery.

Coming from the west on Hwy. 72,  watch for mile marker three or the medical center at the intersection of Charlie Morris Road on the left. Continue east on Hwy. 72 about 0.5 mi. Turn left onto Colbert School Rd. which is directly across the road from the Ace Hardware Store on the right. At the end of the Colbert School Rd., turn left. From this point, follow the directions above after Colbert School Rd.

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Tombstone Inscriptions & Photographs
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BENTON, Two Infants of C.M. & M.L., May 31, 1899 & May 23, 1900
      Inscription: Sleep on sweet babes, and take thy rest, God called thee home, He thought it best.
BRIDGES, Callie w/o H.J. Bridges, born Mar 6, 1883, Died Mar 9, 1902
      Inscription: The rose may fade, the lily die, But colour immortal bloom on high.
BRIDGES, Guy Jackson, s/o H.J. & Callie Bridges, born Dec. 27, 1901, Died June 20, 1902
      Inscription: Of such is the kingdom of heaven.
BROOKS, Bertha Mae, Brown FHM, 1933-2005
BROOKS, George Thomas, Bernstein FHM, 1906-1960
BROOKS, George, Feb 2, 1906 - July 19, 1960, h/o Gussie
BROOKS, Gussie, Nov. 5, 1913 - May 6, 1994, w/o George
BROOKS, James R., SL, h/o Virginia A.
BROOKS, Virginia A., 2-6-(19)47, 8-10-(20)02, w/o James R.
      James R. plot with ornaments: Angels in rear, 2 sleeping angels atop, wind chimes left and right,
      angel on right of base, angel standing to left at base, plaque with Bible verse center base.
BROOKS, William H., US Navy, Korea, Dec 14, 1932 - Apr 21, 1989
DISMUKE, Laura, Mar. 28, 1884-May 19, 1962
DISMUKE, Laura, Pruitte-Herring, Inc. FHM, 1884-1962
EPPS, Rosie L.,2-5-(19)37, 5-23-(19)84
GORDON, W. Eric, 8-19-1978, 9-4-1978
GOSS, Alice 1867-1942, w/o Rufus H.
GOSS, Allen 1849-1930, h/o Elizabeth
GOSS, Elizabeth 1856-1935, w/o Allen
GOSS, James H. 1888-1956,
      Inscription: Gone but not forgotten.
GOSS, James Homer, Cunningham-Pruitt FHM, 1889-1956
GOSS, Perry 1874-1952
GOSS, Perry, Cunningham-Pruitt FHM, 1881-1952
      (Note the difference in date on FHM to the one on the granite marker)
GOSS, Rufus H. 1868-1953, h/o Alice
GUNNELLS, Howell Cobb, Born April 1849, Died May 1877
KIRK, B. Lonzo, Arp. 11, 1909 - Aug. 1, 1973
KIRK, Betty M. Mar. 18, 1929 - Dec. 24, 1978
KIRK, Betty McAbee, Sandifer Emery FHM, 1929-1978
KIRK, Children of F. E. & Pearl, triple stone
KIRK, Edward Stewart Apr. 2, 1923 - Apr. 11, 1923, b/o James Loyd & Joe Boyd
KIRK, James Loyd, Jan. 30, 1925 - May 24, 1925, twin to Joe Boyd, b/o Edward Stewart
KIRK, Joe Boyd, Jan. 30, 1925 - June 11, 1925, twin to James Loyd, b/o Edward Stewart
KIRK, David H. Sept. 11, 1893 - Sept. 24, 1971, h/o Lethia J. (1) and Letty B. (2)
KIRK, David Hadden, Pruitte FHM, 1893-1971
KIRK, Elenor, Sept. 10, 1885 - Jan. 29, 1926  Inscription; Gone, but not Forgotten
KIRK, Eliza C., Wife of John F. Kirk, Born Oct. 3, 1817, Died June 10, 1893
KIRK, Ernest W., Sandifer FHM, 1921-1960
KIRK, Ernest Wesley, Georgia SK2 USNR, World War II, June 15, 1921 - Nov 6, 1969
KIRK, H. C., Aug. 14, 1877 - Dec. 7, 1940
KIRK, Hiram H., Born & Died Apr. 25, 1929
KIRK, James W. COC, 3 GA S.S., CSA
KIRK, John A., May 24, 1866 - Mar. 23, 1890
      Inscription: This tablet to a brother's love, Is reared by kindred left,
                          His soul in bliss is now above, His friends on earth bereft.
KIRK, John C., June 20, 1843 - Mar. 26, 1909  Inscription: Come Ye Blessed
KIRK, John F., Born March 13,1819 Called from labor to Refreshment, Aug. 14, 1895
KIRK, John F. & Eliza C. 
      Inscription (rear): Tis hard to break the tender cord When love has bound the heart,
      Tis hard so hard to speak the word, Must we forever part, Dearest loved ones we must lay thee,
      In the peaceful graves embrace, But thy memory will be cherished till we see thy heavenly face.
KIRK, Joseph W., Aug. 21, 1875 - Sep. (1)7M 1879
KIRK, Lethia J. Oct. 15, 1897 - May 6, 1935, (1st) w/o David H.
KIRK, Letty B., Jan. 5, 1913 - Oct. 24, 1984, (2nd) w/o David H.
KIRK, Lucy, Wife of J. C. Kirk, Dec. 3, 1845 - Dec. 20, 1901
KIRK, Mary C., Born Apr. 4, 1852, Died 19, 1911
      Inscription: There are no partings in heaven.
KIRK, Mary E. Sep. 2, 1869 - Mar. 15, 1881
KIRK, Odell, Born & Died May 22, 1944
KIRK, W. Warren, Aug. 6, 1879 - July 3, 1964
KIRK, William L. born Aug 21, 1851, Died Aug 23, 1907
LESTER, W. Kirk May 19, 1986 - June 12, 1986
LINDSEY Plot - full view
LINDSEY, Infants of Mr. & Mrs. J. B., Daugther G., son B.
NIX, Carrie Goss 1882-1939
NIX, William J. 1880 - 1949
PHILLIPS, Genevieve K. (Kirk) Sept. 28, 1926 - Oct. 18, 2000, w/o Grover Lee, Sr.
PHILLIPS, Grover Lee, Sr., July 28, 1924 - Jan. 10, 2004, h/o Genevieve K., Married July 28, 1945
SCOGGINS, W. S., Co. K 1 GA Res. CSA
SCOGIN Plot
SCOGIN, Acquilla Sept. 9, 1890 - April 22, 1966, h/o Bessie
SCOGIN, Annie Louise Feb. 17, 1890 - Apr. 28, 1975, w/o Robert Elsberry
SCOGIN, Bessie July 9, 1896 - Nov. 29, 1936, w/o Acquilla
SCOGIN, Claud H. Aug. 27, 1885 - Feb. 17, 1962
SCOGIN, Drue Willie Apr. 12, 1928 - Apr. 15, 1928, d/o Elsberry & Annie
SCOGIN, Ellis Weldon, Bernstein FHM, 1910 - 1956
SCOGIN, Ellis Weldon, In Loving Memory, Feb. 17, 1910 - May 24, 1956
SCOGIN, Elnora Haley May 17, 1923 - May 1, 1957, w/o Harvey Otho
SCOGIN, George Robert, PFC US Army, World War II, May 1, 1915 - Aug 27, 2004,
                  h/o (1) Lottie M., (2) Mary L., (3) Ruby
SCOGIN, Harvey Otho June 11, 1915 - June 18, 1960, h/o Elnora Haley
SCOGIN, James Allen Apr. 13, 1942 - May 23, 2002 h/o Linda Gail
SCOGIN, Laura E., Bernstein FHM 1879 - 1954
SCOGIN, Lidia Ellen Aug. 29, 1879 - Sept. 15, 1959
SCOGIN, Linda Gail, SL, w/o James Allen
SCOGIN, Lottie M. Jan. 3, 1917 - Nov. 26, 1936, (1st) w/o George Robert
SCOGIN, Mary L. Dec. 11, 1924 - May 12, 1954 (2nd) w/o George Robert
SCOGIN, Micheal E., Jan. 18, 1850 - Aug. 2, 1924, h/o Rintha K.
SCOGIN, Murl Alma, Oct. 9, 1899 - Jan. 11, 1969
SCOGIN, Omer 1918 - 1921, s/o Walter and Jessie King Scogin
SCOGIN, Preston E. 1884 -1951
SCOGIN, Rintha K., Sept. 1, 1856 - Feb. 23, 1930, w/o Micheal E.
SCOGIN, Robert Elsberry June 14, 1881 - Oct. 6, 1942, h/o Annie Louise
SCOGIN, Ruby N. SL, (3rd) w/o George Robert
SCOGIN, Son and Dau of Robert Elsberry and Annie Louise
SCOGIN, Son of George Robert
SCOGIN, Sons of Robert Elsberry and Annie Louise
SCOGINS, Robert, Pruitt FHM 1915 - 2004
SHELNUT, Etta G. 1877 - 1945, w/o Frank M
SHELNUT, Frank M. 1875 - 1947, h/o Etta G.
SHELNUT, Sarah Ann 1912 - 1943
SMITH, Clarence C., Dec. 5, 1929 - July 16, 1998, h/o H. Faye
SMITH, Clarence C., Brown FHM - 1929 -1998
SMITH, Clarence plot
SMITH, Debra A. SL, w/o John R., Married Apr. 16, 1978
SMITH, H. Faye Oct. 13, 1947 - Apr. 12, 1999, w/o Clarence C., Married April 4, 1970
SMITH, Hilda Faye Brown FHM 1947 - 1999
SMITH, John R. Apr. 22, 1940 - Nov. 28, 2002, h/o Debra A.
SMITH, Junior Drake Aug. 28, 1964 - Dec. 26, 1993
STEVENS, Eunice 1904 - 1983
STEVENS, Harvey US Army, World War I, Feb 15, 1895 - Apr 10, 1976
SUMMERS, Emory H. Born April 18, 1894, Died Sept. 30, 1895
      Inscription: Had He asked us, Well we know we should say,
                          O spair the blow, yes with streaming tears should pray,
                          Lord we loved him, let him stay, in love he lived, in peace he died,
                          his life we asked but God denied.
SUMMERS, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. ___ Summers Sept 10, 1896
SUMMERS, Infant or Mr. & Mrs. __ Summers, Sept. 10, 1893
TUCKER, Albert D. June 18, 1896 - Dec. 3, 1974
TUCKER, Zora Apr. 29, 1900 - June 1, 1981
TUCKER, Zora H. Pruitte FHM 1900 - 1981
WELLS, Daughter
WELLS, Rodia April 9 1870 - Feb. 18, 1938 At Rest

UNIDENTIFIED, Infant, Mar. 26, 1896 (No reference made on stone as to who the infant's parents were.)
UNIDENTIFIED, Stone Box Tomb
UNIDENTIFIED, Stone Box Tomb (other side)
UNIDENTIFIED, two headstones with footstones
UNIDENTIFIED, two eroded stones on concrete slab, and one in front of slab
UNIDENTIFIED, wooden sign post with red footstone, beside red slab with red footstone
UNIDENTIFIED, two field stones
UNIDENTIFIED, small headstone in front of John A. Kirk
UNIDENTIFIED, two granite slabs with footstones
UNIDENTIFIED, small eroded stone to right of W. William Kirk
UNIDENTIFIED, four eroded headstones with footstones


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