Eggers Cemetery Greenup Co. Kentucky
Contributed by Cindy Lowe

Albert Bradley
b. February 1894
son of George Franklin Bradley and Mary Alice Warden
on same stone with
Bessie Bradley
Maiden name Marshall, wife of Albert

Elmer Bradley
b. October 3, 1931 d. March 28, 2001

Elmer Glenn Bradley, 69, of Greenup, died Wednesday in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. Mr. Bradley was born Oct. 3, 1931, in Greenup County, a son of the late Albert and Bessie Marshall Bradley. He was a retired deck hand and a Korean War veteran. Surviving are three brothers, Frank Bradley of Portsmouth, Robert Bradley of Richmond, Ind., and Joseph Bradley of Portage, Ind. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore by Elder Ezra Burton. Burial will be in Eggers Cemetery in York. Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Ashland Daily Independent

Garland Elva Bradley
b.1897 d. October 25, 1972
son of George F. Bradley and Mary Alice Warden
on same stone with
Mattie Bradley
b. March 26, 1897 d.

daughter of James Gilbert Nichols and Martha Taylor

George F. Bradley
b. 1860 d. April 28, 1924
husband of Mary Alice Warden
on same stone with
Mary A. Bradley
b. March 5, 1863 d. March 20, 1941
daughter of Mary Jane Stewart and Huse Warden ; step-daughter of Lewis Benjamin

George A. Bradley
b. February 16, 1894 d. March 13, 1961
Kentucky PFC Co. F. 67th Infantry WWI

George Bradley
b. 1925 d. 1953

Joseph H. Bradley
b. July 29 1886
d. August 28 1964
son of George Franklin Bradley and Mary Alice Warden
on same stone with
Hattie Mae Aldridge Bradley
b. 1888
d. 1918
wife of Joseph H. Bradley

Robert Bradley
b. 1917 d. 1918
son of Joseph H. Bradley and Hattie Aldridge

Sharon V. Bradley
b. d. June 17, 1952

Stanley E. Bradley
b. June 2, 1919 d. February 11, 1976
son of Garland Bradley and Mattie Nichols
age 56 Yrs, 8Mo., 9 Days

Walter Bradley
son of Garland Bradley and Mattie Nichols.

Clyde Brooks
1920 - 1999

Gertrude L. Brown
b. Feb. 4, 1908 d. Oct. 29, 1968
Wife of Mort Brown; daughter of Green Howard and Martha Roberts.

Abner Eggers
b. May 27, 1821 d. April 1910
Abner Eggers was born in Watauga County, North Carolina, May 27 1821 (to Hugh Eggers and Sarah "Sally" Smith) and died April 27* 1910 (Greenup County Kentucky) being 88 years and 11 months old. He was united in marriage to Charlotte Hagerman 21 April 1839. Of this union three children were born. Hugh, died in infancy. Isaac died in December 1863 while wearing the blue. Landrine died Nov. 16, 1910.* (1909)Their mother, Charlotte, died August 27 1845. On December 27, 1847, he was again united in marriage to Lucinda J. Venable. Nine children were born of this union of which three are dead. The surviving six are: Lewis B. of Truitt, (Greenup Co.) Ky., Johile S. of Altomont, Mo., John A. of Heyburn, Idaho, Jas. C. of Afton, Tenn, George W. of Peru, Indiana and Mrs. Sarah Grayson of Mountain City, Tennessee. Mr. Eggers united with the Baptist Church in 1876 and lived up the Christian faith until death. He was a kind husband, a loving father and a man that turned no one away. He was left by his second wife, Lucinda Eggers, Nov. 24, 1902. After a year's lonleyness (sic) at this old home in Johnson Co. Tenn., he decided to visit his children in the West, making his first stop with L.B. at Truitt, Ky., the second stop with Geo. W. at Richmond, Ind. the next with Eliza Brendle, Zionsville, Ind., the next at Manmouth, Ill., the next with J. S., Altomont, Mo., then with N. C. Baird, Roseburg Oregon, then to Dillard, Oregon to John A. Eggers, then to J. C. McCann, Grand Pass Oregon then to Smith Dotson Portland Oregon, and then returning home made the following stops: Altamont, Mo., Richmond, Ind, Greenup, Ky., then to his old home. He sold his farm to his son, J. C. making his home with him until he sold the home. He then made up his mind to make his home with his son L.B. where he spent the last two years of his life. Death was caused by a cancer which ate his nose off.
Our hearts are heavy and sore
We felt so lonely here today
Death has entered our home
And taken dear father away.

It was hard to drink the bitter cup
Though the good Lord knoweth best
It was hard to give our dear father up
When He called him home to rest.

It's hard to do without you father
But God claimed you for his own.
We could but bow our heads and say
Oh God thy will be done.

Oh why did we have to lose him,
Why it was we could not tell
How it makes us long to see him
In that land beyond the skies.

Dear father thou hast left us
And thy loss we deeply feel
But the God who has bereft us;
He can all our sorrows heal.

Never more on Earth we'll meet thee
Since thou art numbered with the dead,
But in heaven we hope to greet thee
Where no farewell tears are shed.
written by Lewis B. Eggers

Allen Eggers
b. 1921 d. October 16, 1923

Bertha Alice Eggers
b. March 2, 1893 d. April 21, 1970
second wife of David E. Eggers, daughter of Charley Wilson and Minnie Rucker

Cecil N. Eggers
b. March 18, 1932 d. June 10, 1951
son of Elbert Milton Eggers and Della Reed
Stone has an imbedded photo of Cecil.

Charles H. Eggers
b. May 11, 1921 d. August 27, 1956
W.Va. PFC Co. 1 411 In. WWII Bronze Star and Gold Leaf

Clarence Franklin Eggers
b. June 11, 1909 d. January 25, 1947
son of Wm. Franklin Eggers and Effie Lee Thompson
Stone has an imbedded photo of Clarence.

Darrell C. Eggers
b. August 5, 1942 d. March 8, 1985
son of Elbert Milton Eggers and Della Reed
This stone has a carved likeness of Darrell C. Eggers

David E. Eggers
b. October 8, 1902 d. January 13, 1977
on same stone with:
Garnet M. Eggers
b. January 7, 1907 d. April 1987
Ashland Daily Independent
Funeral services for David E. Eggers, 74, South Shore who died Thursday will be conducted at 2 p.m Sunday at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore by Rev.Louis Allen. Burial will be in Eggers cemetery at York. Mr. Eggers was born Oct 8,1902 in York, a son of the late William F. and Effie Thompson Eggers. He was a member of Little White Enterprise Baptist church and a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife Mrs. Connie Eggers; two sons, Frank and Everett Eggers, both of Mentor,Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Sybil Pendleton and Mrs.Lois Gobble both of Mentor, and Mrs. Bonnie Nuniviller of Chardon,Ohio; two brothers, Denver Eggers of Columbus,Ohio; and Milton Eggers of Portsmouth, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m Saturday and until service time Sunday.

April 7, 1987
Ashland Daily Independent
Mrs. Garnet Eggers, 80, of Load died Tuesday night in King's Daughters Medical Center.
Mrs. Eggers was born Jan 7,1907 in Greenup county, a daughter of the late William and Julia Ann Davis Webb. She was the widow of David Eggers. She was a member of Carr Baptist church. Surviving are a son Everett Eggers of Mentor, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Sibyl Gillman of Wickliff, Ohio; Mrs. Lois Gobble of Fort Myers, Fla. and Mrs. Bonnie Nuneveller of Willoughby, Ohio; a sister Mrs. Avelyane Chaffins of Load; 16 grandchildren; and 33 great grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. at the J.B. Wright-Riggs Funeral Home in Greenup by J.L. Craft, Minister. Burial will be in Eggers cemetery on Big White Oak. Friends may call after 6 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Old Stone, hand carved: E D E

Effie Lee Eggers
b. June 6, 1874 d. July 4, 1966
wife of Wm. Franklin Eggers, daughter of John William Thompson and Mary Hillica
Effie Lee (Thompson) Eggers
Funeral services were conducted at 8 a.m. today at Eureka Baptist Church at York, Ky. (Greenup County), for Mrs. Effie Lee Eggers, 92, who died Monday (July 4, 1966) at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Stella Smith, 802 Washington St., (Portsmouth, OH) with whom she lived. Other survivors are three sons, Denver Eggers, 2027 Fifth St., Milton Eggers, 626 Eighth St., and David Eggers of York, Ky., 19 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren. Alvis Spry officiated at the services, with burial in the family cemetery at York under direction of Roberson Funeral Home. Printed in The Portsmouth Times - Portsmouth, Ohio

Elbert Milton Eggers "Milt"
b. March 27 1905 d. April 6 1988
son of Wm. Franklin Eggers and Effie Lee Thompson

Herbert John Eggers
b. October 26, 1911 d. August 12, 1997
son of Joseph Smith Eggers and Mattie Abdon
(His name was changed from Hubart Johnson Eggers)

John Henry Eggers, b. May 30, 1875 d. December 30, 1883, son of Lewis Benjamin Eggers and Mary Jane Stewart

Joseph Smith Eggers
b. August 27, 1871 d. January 9, 1919
son of Lewis Benjamin Eggers and Mary Jane Stewart

Joe S. Eggers, for several years a constable of Greenup county and at several primaries a candidate for the Republican nomination for Representative, was shot with a pistol Thursday morning near his home on Big White Oak by Tom Jones, a neighbor. He died from the wound about an hour and a half after being wounded.

Jones, the gun user, was trying to make his escape when apprehended by the Sheriffs at Riverton. He had boarded the local freight at some point between Fullerton and Greenup, the officials having been 'tipped" of it, and when found he was trying to conceal himself in a hopper coal car. He was arrested without any trouble. He still possessed the pistol with which he shot his victim. He claimed he was not trying to make a getaway but was on his way to Ashland to see his sister about going on his bond and intended to return and give himself up to the officials.

The trouble which led to the tragedy was a dispute over a division line between their lands, which each claimed included a picnic ground. Jones claims Eggers was cutting wood on his land when he rode up to him and ordered him to stop. He claims Eggers jerked him off his horse and struck him with a stick when then he shot him.

on same stone with:
Martha "Mattie" Eggers
b. December 11, 1872 d. April 1, 1915
wife of Joseph Smith Eggers, daughter of John Abdon and Malinda Walker

Lewis Benjamin Eggers
b. November 5, 1850 d. November 2, 1925
son of Abner Eggers and Lucinda Venable
Lewis Benjamin Eggers
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Williams, of Young Street, received word late Monday night of the sudden death of her father, Louis B. Eggers, of Big White Oak, Greenup county, Ky. Mr. Eggers who was 78 years of age, had been in Greenup Monday attending a stock sale and while there evinced much interest in today’s election. He returned home about 5:30 o’clock and was taken suddenly ill within a short time. Shortly after taking to his bed he answered the final summons, heart trouble causing death. Mr. Eggers was a native of Tennessee, but had been a farmer in the Big White Oak community for many years. He is survived by a widow and several children. He had many relatives and friends in Portsmouth. Funeral services will be held Wednesday with burial in the family cemetery at Big White Oak.
The Portsmouth Daily Times Nov 3, 1925

on same stone with:
Mary J. Eggers
b. born June 7, 1843 d. January 25, 1928
Mary Jane (Stewart) (Warden) Eggers
E. T. Eggers of 1830 Fifth Street received a message Thursday conveying the news of the death of his mother, Mrs. Mary J. Eggers, 83, who died at her home in Truitt, Ky. Her death resulted from infirmities. Mrs. Eggers was the widow of L.B. Eggers, who died two years ago. She also leaves a daughter here, Mrs. Edward Williams, of 1220 Young Street. Funeral services will be conducted at Truitt, Ky., at 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Portsmouth Times Thursday January 26, 1928

L. Glenn Eggers
b. 1925 d. 1931
son of Robert R. Eggers and Amy Carr
on same stone with:
Robert R. Eggers
b. 1901 d. 1943
son of Joseph Smith Eggers and Martha "Mattie" Abdon

Nellie Eggers
b. October 29, 1903 d. September 22, 1905
daughter of Joseph Smith Eggers and Martha " Mattie" Abdon

Sarah Jane Eggers
b. February 23, 1909 d. July 4, 1932
Sarah Jane Hensley, wife of George S. Eggers

Stella Eggers Smith
b. 1898 d. 1979
daughter of Wm. Franklin Eggers and Effie Lee Thompson

Norman E. Reed
b. 1904 d. 1937
husband of Stella Eggers

Wm. Frankin Eggers
b. July 30, 1873 d. February 15, 1939
son of Lewis Benjamin Eggers and Mary Jane Stewart
Portsmouth Times Fri. Feb. 17, 1939
Frank Eggers, 66, a resident of York, (Greenup Co.) KY, and a brother of E. T. Eggers, 1830 Fifth street, died Wednesday at his home there, his death being caused by a heart ailment following an attack of pneumonia. Mr. Eggers is survived by his wife, four sons, Clarence, Denver, David, and Milton Eggers of York, a sister* (this should read daughter), Mrs. Stella Reed of York, two brothers, E.T. Eggers of this city and George of Elmira, Michigan and three sisters, Mrs. Alice Bradley of York, Mrs. Samuel Alexander of Kingsport, Tenn., and Mrs. Edward Williams of 1220 Young Street. Funeral services will be conducted in the Eggers home in York at 2 p.m. Saturday and interment will follow in Eggers cemetery near that village.

Leo C. Hannah
b. 1917 d. April 10, 1969
Husband of Garnet Howard
on same stone with
Garnet A. Hannah
b. 1919 d. July 12, 1959
daughter of Green Howard and Lucy Bradley

William J. Hannah
b. December 13, 1944 d. October 13, 1998

Charlotte Herns
b. December 5, 1915 d. November 28, 1966
Stone is inscribed "At Rest Mother" and has an imbedded photo of Charlotte

Hildredth Howard
b. January 23, 1914 d. June 4, 1985
wife of Lawrence Howard- maiden name Parsons
on same stone with
Lawrence Howard
b. July 21, 1917 d. July 23, 1989
son of Green Howard and Lucy Bradley
Ashland Daily Independent
Lawrence Howard
Lawrence F. Howard,72, of York, died Sunday at his home following a long illness.
Mr. Howard was born July 21, 1917, in Greenup county, a son of the late Greene and Lucy Bradley Howard. His wife, Mrs Hildreth Parsons Howard, died in 1985. He was a retired Greenup county highway Department foreman. Surviving are a daughter, Linda Massie of Flatwoods; a brother, Kenneth Howard of Ironton,Ohio; two sisters Violet Miller of York and Ruth VanGundy of Bainbridge,Ohio; and a grandson. The Funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m.Wednesday at Morton Funeral Home in Greenup by O.M.Miller, Minister. Burial will be in the Eggers Cemetery at York. Friends may call from 6 to 9.p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Lucy M. Howard
b. 1884 d. 1945
daughter of Mary Alice Warden and George Bradley
on same stone with
Green Howard
b. July 11, 1878 d. June 9, 1959
husband of Lucy Bradley

Retired Farmer Is Claimed After Five Years Illness
Green Howard, who served as a deputy sheriff of Greenup County for eight years died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday in Ironton General Hospital following an illness of three years. He was 80. Howard who lived on Big White Oak, near York, was a deputy sheriff during the terms of the late Sheriff George Crisp and the late Jacob Fisher, during the period from 1930 through 1938. He had lived on Big White Oak for 63 years and was a retired farmer. Howard was born in Magoffin Co., July 11,1878. He was a son of the late John L. and Katherine Wireman Howard. His first wife, Martha Roberts Howard, died in 1914 and a second wife, Mrs. Lucy Bradley Howard passed away in 1925. (should be 1945) Surviving are eight children. They are Mrs. Ella Patrick and Mrs. Violet Miller, both of York; Mrs. Ollie Underwood, Greenup; Mrs. Gertrude Brown and Lawrence Howard both of Load; Mrs. Ruth Stagg, Rushtown, O.; Kenneth Howard, Ironton, O.; and Mrs Garnet Hannah of Maloneton. A sister, Mrs. Betsey Plummer of Greenup, and a brother Steve Howard of Midland, Mich., also survive. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Eureka Baptist Church at York. Rev. A. J. Spry officiated. Burial was in Eggers Cemetery.

Dana Gayle Massie
b. September 5, 1971 d. July 2, 1987

Violet Miller
b. June 2, 1923 d. January 3, 1999
daughter of Green Howard and Lucy Bradley.
January 3, 1999
Ashland Daily Independent
Violet C. Howard Miller 75, of Big White Oak Road York, died Sunday in our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.
Mrs. Miller was born June 2, 1923, in Greenup county, a daughter of the late Green and Lucy Bradley Howard. Surviving are three sons, Steven D. Miller of Load and Tony Miller and Gary Miller both of Greenup; a daughter Carol Bailey of York, a sister Ruth VanGundy of Bainbridge,Ohio, 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The Funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home in South Shore by Elder Ezra Burton Burial will be in Eggers Cemetery in York. Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Funeral home.

Charles L. Underwood
b. October 1, 1891 d. March 25, 1976
son of William Underwood and Martha Warden, husband of Ollie M. Howard
Ollie M. Underwood
b. April 13, 1905 d. August 21, 1977
daughter of Green Howard and his first wife, Martha Roberts

Charles Lewis Underwood, 84 ,of Greenup, died at 1 p.m. Thursday in our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Underwood was born Oct.1, 1891, in Greenup ,a son of the late Will and Martha Warden Underwood. He was a retired carman for the chessie system. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greenup. Surviving are his wife; Mrs. Ollie May Howard Underwood; two sons, Charles Underwood Jr. and Hubert Underwood both of Greenup; five daughters, Mrs. Ina Huff of Henderson,Tenn, Mrs. Dorothy Nelson of Bel Air, Md., Mrs. Jean Brooks and Garnet Nelson both of Greenup, and Mrs. Margie Eggers of Detroit, Mich; 31 grandchildren;and 19 great grand children. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Greenup by Rev. Jack Edwards and the Rev. Cecil Stephenson. Burial will be in Eggers Cemetery at York. The body is at the J.B. Wright Funeral in Greenup, where friends may call after 6 to 9 p.m. today and will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service.

Mrs. Ollie Mae Howard Underwood, 72, Greenup, died at 8:55 a.m. Sunday at our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital following a short illness. Mrs Underwood was born April 13 ,1905, at Load, a daughter of the late Green and Martha Roberts Howard, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greenup. Her husband Charles Underwood died in 1976. Surviving are two sons Charles and Herbert Underwood both of Greenup, five daughters, Mrs. Ina Hough of Hendersonville,Tenn., Mrs. Dorothy Nelson of Baltimore,Md; Mrs. Jean Brooks of Greenup, Mrs. Margie Eggers of Detroit, Mich, Mrs. Garnet Nelson of Greenup, two sisters ,Ruth VanGundy of Chillicothe,Ohio, and Mrs. Violet Miller of Load; two brothers Lawrence Howard of York; and Kenneth Howard of Ironton,Oh.; 30 grandchildren; and 13 great grand grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m.Tuesday at the Greenup First Baptist Church by Rev.Jack Edwards. Burial will be in Eggers Cemetery at Load. The body is at Riggs Funeral Home in Greenup where friends may call , and will be taken to the church one hour before the services.

Note: Ina Underwood (Hough in the above obit) is in the 1920 Census with Charles Underwood and wife Ethel (Pendleton). Ethel died in 1923.

Ethel Underwood

b. August 27, 1900 d. June 6, 1923
Ethel Pendleton, first wife of Charles Underwood, married Nov. 7, 1914 Greenup, KY.

Ollie V. Waugaman
b. 1885 d. 1974
daughter of Martha Warden and William Underwood
Edward H. Waugaman
b. 1888 d. 1967

Orval Truitt
son of ES & OU Truitt
b. March 8, 1918 d. March 8, 1918
"Gone So Soon"

Jessie Truitt
b. January 6, 1910 d. January 16, 1913
daughter of O & E Truitt
"Buried on Earth To Bloom in Heaven"
These two children are buried next to Ed and Ollie (Underwood) Waugaman, children of Ollie and her first husband, Edward Simon Truitt.

Son of Ed and Maggie Williams
(stone is nearly illegible; Maggie was Margaret Lucinda Eggers, daughter of Lewis B. Eggers and Mary J. Stewart.)

Arthur Worthington
Ohio Tec 5 Co I 397 INF REGT World War II
b. Jan 5, 1913 d. Sept 10 1967
son of Charles Worthington and Bessie Eggers

Helen - Ash Worthington
Born 11-18-21
Died 1-13-88

Daughter of C. and E. Worthington
b. 1914 - d. 1916
Rosey Mae, daughter of Charles Worthington and Elizabeth "Bessie" Eggers - Bessie was the daughter of Elbert Theodore Eggers and Elizabeth Van Bibber

Stone with a carving of a dove.

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