Contributed by Betty Jo Stewart, 14 Mar 2000.
CENTER UNITED METHODIST CEMETERY
DIRECTIONS: Center Church is on Center Church Rd. East of Mullins, east of S-34-472, S of intersection with S-34-41, near intersection S-34-472 & S-34-406. Or Hwy 76 between Mullins & Nichols, 4 or so miles, take a left on either Scotch Community Rd. or Penn Rogers (my Grandfather) Rd. They both go into Center Church Rd. --Betty Jo Stewart
(Starting closest to the road going in a straight line in front of the church) Gail Wiggins dau. of Hubert & Gladys (Wiggins) Taylor (dau./W. Hemingway/Nancy) Aug. 4, 1945 Ernest Ray Jones Apr. 21, 1928 May 9, 1928 (son/Clara Wiggins-Ernest Jones)(dau./W. Hemingway/Nancy) Meta L. Wiggins (dau./W. Hemingway/Nancy) Wife of H. L. Rogers (Millers Church w 2nd wife) Aug. 6, 1889 Sept. 10, 1915 Her loved ones sorrow not, as others who have no hope Erected by her Mother Mertie Wiggins Sawyer Nov. 23, 1897 Jan. 21, 1983 Daughter of W. Hemingway and Nancy Price Wiggins Married Henry Dozier Sawyer (He is buried at Millers Church.) 1 stone W. Hemingway N. Elizabeth (Price) Jan. 26, 1859 Mar. 27, 1867 Oct. 31, 1914 Oct. 6, 1936 WIGGINS Celia Wife of Jas. D. Smith Born Feby. 25, 1811 Died Aug. 23, 1898 Symbol top of tombstone Clasped hands in a circle Zilpha Wife of C. (Calvin) Wiggins (parents/W. Hemingway) Born July 27, 1838 Died March 23, 1890 She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond Mother and a friend to all. (Zilpha was the daughter of Rev. James D. Smith/Celia Lewis. James was the son of Rev. Moses Smith. Apparently they found the gravesite of James and some others back in the woods behind the Center Church Cemetary and have erected a monument.) (Mom wouldn’t let me go back there by myself!) Facing graveyard front right corner Jones - wall around several plots Flower top of stone Woodmen of the World symbol Mary E. (Moody) Price Geo. M. Price Aug. 29, 1854 July 29, 1853 Mar. 5, 1923 Nov. 24, 1922 Dear parents, tho we miss you much, we know you rest with God. MOTHER FATHER Jones Georgia Leila (Price) Elly James Oct. 30, 1878 Oct. 22, 1870 Oct. 1, 1950 Feb. 7, 1938 AT REST George L. Jones Dorothy Powell Jones Oct. 17, 1900 Mar. 26, 1910 July 4, 1965 Dec. 21, 1993 To live in hearts we leave Wife of George Leroy Jones leave behind is not to die. Life’s work well done Life’s course well run Life’s crown well won Then comes Rest. In Loving Memory George Jones, Jr. “Skeeter” Oct. 26, 1935 Oct. 6, 1989 Outside of Jones plot George Milton Son of Mr. & Mrs. R. E. Rogers (Robert & Susan Price dau./George/Mary) June 29, 1929 Mar. 24, 1933 How soon fades the tender flower. Left of center At Rest Robin W. Rogers Rhoda C. Born wife of Sept. 9, 1832 R. W. Rogers Died July 16, 1841 June 5, 1907 July 6, 1919
Additions contributed by Victoria Proctor, 7 Mar 2001.
Edith Rogers Sept. 5, 1898 - Nov. 27, 1898 Annie Watson Rogers June 24, 1870 - June 27, 1906 W.A.M. Rogers April 15, 1870 - Nov. 16, 1950 Della Watson Rogers March 22, 1872 - June 19, 1953 Robert H. Rogers 1873 - 1935 L. Wilbur Rogers born May 13, 1879 died Dec. 9, 1899