Thompson, G.B.(Green Berry) 6 May 1832- 3 Feb 1892
"An honest man, the noblest work of God"
Thompson, Fannie A. 18 Sep 1883-14 Apr 1884 D/O J.D. & M.E. Thompson
"Blooming in Heaven"
Thompson, Nannie D. 1 Feb 1877-15 Apr 1887
Thompson, Mahala E. 23 Feb 1854- 6 Dec 1908
Ditty, L.A.Thompson 1 Jul 1875-19 Oct 1893 W/O M.Y. Ditty
"A loving wife a mother dear, Lies buried here."
Several other graves marked by fieldstones and unreadable tombstones.
Note: Green Berry Thompson is the father of Uncle Jimmy Thompson and Mahala E.
Thompson was his first wife. Uncle Jimmy Thompson (1854-1931) was a legendary
fiddle player and considered the first performer on the Grand Ole Opry. He is
buried in the Laguardo Cemetery in Wilson Co. TN..
Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries-South of the Cumberland River. (1984) page 245.
Copied and photographed by John & Retta Waggoner 21 March 2008.
Laguardo Cemetery in Wilson Co. TN.
Uncle Jimmy Thompson's tombstone at Laguardo Cemetery in Wilson County, TN.
The birth date of 1848 may be in error as most sources give birthdate as Nov. 19th 1854.