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St Luke M.B. Church Cemetery

Tippo, Mississippi

Indexed by Nick Denley December 1997, Clerk of Chancery Court Tallahatchie County Mississippi.

Located at Tippo Mississippi. Directions: Take Hwy 32 West of Charleston to Cowart-Take Tippo Road, go right or West at Tippo to Sharkey Rd., Church and Cemetery are on the right approx 1/4 mile.


Tippo is located nine miles southwest of Charleston was surveyed in 1833. Three men named, Body, Skinner and Crawford purchased land here in 1836, but there was not much of a settlement there for several years. By 1866 the population had grown enough to require the designation of a new Supervisor's Beat. This beat was called the River Beat and the east boundaries was described as "Up Tippo Bayou to Ittilatoba Creek, and down that creek to the Tallahatchie River and up the Tallahatchie to the county line." It was said that the roads were so bad from this Beat to Charleston that it took a whole day on a horse or mule to make the trip one way. No one wanted the Supervisors job for this beat, but finally Green London, a Black Man took it and remained on the Board of Supervisors for many years.

Bradford, Jessie/11-01-1927/08-20-1993
Bradford, Mattie/10-16-1927/04-22-1995

Carter, Jessie Ray/07-15-1965/07-25-1992
Carter, Mary/12-02-1922/09-30-1996
Christian, Ben/01-28-1921/08-17-1991
Christian, Carrie/12-03-1922/02-26-1980
Christian, Jacqueline Latrice/04-01-1975/10-02-1996

Davis, Morris Everett/11-04-1956/11-11-1977
Davis, Robert James, Sr./12-08-1916/06-29-1987

Dye, Frank/age 58/died 07-10-2003

Foltz, West/11-25-1882/06-30-1961
Fullilove, Augusta/12-18-1910/04-08-1996

Jennings, Roy L./08-25-1941/06-09-1996

Jones, Johnata Fane/age 89/10-26-2009/interred 10-31-2009
Jones, Ray "T-Bone" Booker, jr./age 44/Died 08-26-2010/interred 09-04-2010

Lane, Charley/MS Pvt 106 Pioneer Inf/12-10-19xx


Miller, Georgia Mae Drain/02-08-1927/03-31-1995

Price, Willie/1926/1987

Price, Willie III/age 50/01-02-1956/07-27-2006/not shown where he was interned

Ross, Flora Mae/age 91/died 02-02-2002
Ross, Dave/06-18-1910/02-02-1986
Ross, Zola Mae Wilson/09-21-1934/07-02-1991

Shoemaker, Helen/06-12-xx/03-06-1995
Short, Daniel Kay/age 38/03-22-1965/10-27-2003
Simpson, Susie Anna/07-11-1919/09-18-1997

Taylor, Maggie Mae/11-14-1942/05-26-1980
Taylor, Shanta Denise-08-20-1984-09-23-2008
Thompson, Mitel/05-12-1957/05-22-1987
Towns, Ben/06-29-1932/02-23-1971
Towns, Marcel/07-07-1963/11-14-1993
Towns, Sampson, Jr./1933/1992
Towns, Yettie B./1937/1991

Watson, Dennie D. "D-Dog/age 48/died 01-28-2011/interred 02-05-2011
Williams, Baby Deonite/still born/05-27-1995
Williams, Estella/10-16-1911/02-01-1994
Willilams, Jessie/1950/1995

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