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ELVINGTON CEMETERY

Contributed by Paula Smith, March 2000.


ELVINGTON CEMETERY
HWY 41 S, LAKE VIEW, SC (Kemper Area)

Transcribed November, 1997

All entries are listed by row, left to right, from the creek 

Row 1

Lee Humphrey
August 15, 1903
December 6, 1962
"Gone but not forgotten"

3 unmarked plots

Double Stone:  Thompson
Lucille E.                              Fred
June 1, 1918                            September 15, 1913
February 12, 1991                       November 27, 1980
"Precious Lord, take my hand"           "Tec 5 U.S. Army
                                        World War II"
Sandra Lee Thompson
March 24, 1951
November 25, 1969
"Resting"

3 unmarked plots

Christie Lynn
Daughter of Johnny and Gloria Sawyer
October 14, 1970

10 empty/unmarked plots



Row 2

Wildon "Bill" Byrd	
November 28, 1924
April 17, 1976
"Meet Me in Heaven"

Double Stone: Barfield
Julia M.                        Thomas B.
1885-1974                       1880-1961

Double Stone: Herring
Beuna				James W., Sr.		
September 10, 1896		April 17, 1893
August 27, 1962			November 30, 1981

7 unmarked/empty plots

Double Stone: Church
Dorothy E.			Woodrow
November 21, 1916		August 23, 1913
September 27, 1989		October 28, 1966

2 empty plots



Row 3

Double Stone: Elvington
Mother				Father
Kate Marlow			"Bud"
August 18, 1910			George Harvey 	
			        October 3, 1905
				February 26, 1980
	
Double Stone: Elvington
George F. Elvington		Julia M. Rogers		
October 15, 1868		October 24, 1874			
November 3, 1948		October 9, 1951		 

Jimmy Dale
Song of Mr. And Mrs. Donald Elvington			
December 12, 1962					
December 13, 1962
"Budded on Earth, Bloom in Heaven"

Lessie Elvington						
December 5, 1901
March 13, 1981

2 unmarked plots

An "E" marker

4 unmarked plots

Elizabeth Ann
Infant Daughter of 
Albert and Fleetwood Gray
October 24, 1955
(Small marker with lamb)




Row 4


Hubert E.
Son of Mrs. And Mrs. Hubert E. Perritt
May 17, 1928
May 30, 1928



Row 5

2 DEW stones

Double Stone: Dew
Miranda E.			Sam D.
February 15, 1882		February 7, 1884
May 30, 1952			October 19, 1966

Double Stone:Dew
Levi C.				Almena C.
September 15, 1907		June 26, 1911
October 24, 1945

2 unmarked plots

Infant Son of
Sam and Miranda Dew
October 31, 1920

George C.
Son of Nannie Elvington
Born December 22, 1901
Died July 1, 1902

Willie E.
Wife of J. A. Elvington	
September 7, 1873
June 24, 1919

Joel A. Elvington 	
September 9, 1867
October 8, 1920
		
Above-ground crypt: Elvington
Maggie Mae Rogers		Arthur Oliver
September 10, 1892		January 17, 1894
December 27, 1982		January 23, 1985


James Arthur Elvington ("Osh")
Feburary 28, 1917
June 24, 1961

Boyd A. Elvington
February 7, 1922
January 15, 1946


Infant Son of 
A. O. & M. M. Elvington
Born & Died
August 24, 1919

Unmarked plot

Douglas Raymond
Son of McKeithan & Gladys Elvington
January 17, 1956
March 19, 1956

Double Stone: Elvington
Levi Chad, Jr.			Alma Cooper
June 24, 1924			January 23, 1931
April 17, 1982



Row 5.5 (Starting behind crypt)

Plain weathered board

Infant Son of 
L. C. & Stella Elvington
April 2, 1913

Plot marked with brick

Evalina Price
Wife of Levi Elvington
May 9, 1845
October 28, 1920
(Broken stone marker)

Levi Elvington	
June 5, 1846
October 8, 1921

Infant Son of
L. C. & Stella Elvington
January 6, 1921

Infant Daugher of
L. C. & Stella Elvington
July 5, 1923


Double Stone: Elvington
L. Chad				Stella H.			
June 10, 1886			September 10, 1889
March 30, 1930			October 31, 1955



Enclosed in chain fence: (evidence of possibly 3 plots here):

Double Stone (no inscription)

Flat Stone ("Jim")

Robert Milton Elvington
January 5, 1920 		March 7, 1956
Married Clara Rouse, 5/10/42
Father of Joyce Dean Elvington



Row 6

Angela Denise Shelly
Died August 13, 1969

Clifton F. Elvington	
Pvt U.S. Army
World War II
Born June 6, 1912
Died October 2, 1991

Reatha Page Elvington	
October 2, 1913		
October 29, 1954

Alice Faye
Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Elvington
Sept 12, 1943
January 27, 1944

Hughene
Son of Clifton Elvington
May 10, 1942
July 25, 1942

Carl Benson
Son of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Elvington
August 10, 1940
September 19, 1940

Jessie Lorine
Daughter of J. W. & Beuna Herring
July 9, 1931
December 17, 1932

Phyllis Ann
Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Elvington
March 10, 1937
November 28, 1937

Betty Jean
Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Elvington
March 24, 1936
April 27, 1936

Clifton Jr.
Son of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Elvington
May 3, 1935
July

Franklin
Son of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Elvington
October 15, 1932
October 16, 1932

Martha Ann Rogers	 
June 7, 1849		
August 24, 1924		

Double Stone: Elvington
Father				Mother
Nathan T. Elvington		Laura Price, His Wife	
September 29, 1865		April 6, 1857
February 5, 1921

1 empty plot

Infant Daughter of 
George and Julia Elvington
Born & Died April 9, 1896

2 empty lots

Alfred B. Elvington	
Born November 25, 1833
Died July 11, 1895

2 empty lots

Lester Irene
Daughter of J. H. & Fronnie E. Elvington
February 8, 1913
October 9, 1913

Infant Son of
J. H. & Fronnie E. Elvington
November 23, 1916

John H. Elvington	
August 29, 1874
January 21, 1931

Fronnie E. Price
Wife of John Elvington
August 23, 1891
July 30, 1935



Row 7

11 empty plots

Rusted grave marker

James Victor
Son of J.D. & Fannie Hayes
September 30, 1894
Mary 13, 1914

John D. Hayes
1862-1923

Fannie Price Hayes
1859-1934

Jennie
Daughter of J.D. & Francis Hayes
October 27, 1900
October 22, 1901

Rusted grave marker

Curtis
Son of J.D. & Francis Hayes
May 14, 1890
June 2, 1891

3 empty/unmarked plots

Minnie S. Hayes
Wife of George Hayes
May 22, 1894
August 8, 1930

Rusted marker

Metal marker (illegible)




Row 8

Double Stone: Church
Laler Scott			James Rone	
December 11, 1891		April 25, 1888
November 15, 1979		April 24, 1962

2 empty/unmarked plots

Omeato C. Shelley (flat stone)
March 19, 1912
July 21, 1951

Mary C.
Daughter of J. R. & Laler Church
August 24, 1927
April 21, 1928

Double Stone: Church
Elizabeth H 			Asbury W.	 
July 14, 1860			August 4, 1859	
January 7, 1918			May 4, 1933	

Plot marked only by small rusted metal marker

Mollie Hayes
October 20, 1865
December 30, 1932

Elizabeth C. Hayes
August 26, 1858
April 13, 1904

2 wooden planks, unmarked

George Meares		 
Died 1894		
Age 80 Years

Mary Mayers  (should be Meares)	 
Born September 3, 1819		
Died July 6, 1882
 (Stone is broken)

Plot marked only by rusty marker

2 unmarked plots



Row 9

Possibly 3 unmarked plots

William
Song of Loyd and Nolie Church
September 30, 1935
November 26, 1935

2 umarked plots

Bessie Church
Wife of William E. Church
January 12, 1887
July 3, 1922

Infant Son of
W. E. & Bessie Church
October 17, 1911

Infant Son of
W. E. & Bessie Church
Born October 13, 1908
Died October 17, 1908

Infant Daughter of
W. E. & Bessie Church
Born & Died
December 16, 1907

Loucertie
Wife of D. M. Church
Born October 27, 1885
Died July 15, 1907

Infant Son of 
D. M. & Loucertie Church
Born July 1, 1907
Died July 3, 1907

Infant Daughter of
A.W. & E. Church
Born & Died
July 11, 1881

1 unmarked plot



Row 10

Metal marker

Unmarked plot

Letha B.
Daughter of D. M. & Bertie Church
July 21, 1926
November 25, 1928

D. M. Church
August 11, 1883
June 24, 1929

Leila May
Wife of F. O. Scott
1894-1930


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