Foreman-Lassiter-Smith Cemetery

Bowie Co. Cemeteries of TX

Transcribed by Jean Old

Submitted by Vicki Richardson

Cemeteries of Texas Coordinator: Dolores I. Bishop

 Located in the Spring Hill community in Bowie County, near Dekalb, Texas, from the intersection of US 259 and FM 114, go west 1.3 miles on FM 114. The cemetery is located on the south side of FM 114 behind the old Homer Gay home. The true name of this cemetery is unknown so the names of the families that are buried there are names used to identify this family burial ground.


Last Name First Name Birth Death Comments
Foreman George M? Feb 03 1827 May 02 1855 S/o George & Margaret
Foreman Louisa E. Oct 13 1828 Feb 11 1858 D/o WW & A Whetstone
Lassiter Isaac N. Dec 31 1824 Jan 17 1858 Age: 33 yrs 17 days “He was all that a generous and noble hearted man could be in this World” “Rest thou dear one in the silent tomb while we miss thee from the hearthstone. Gone Thou are residing more fair in Heaven thy home”
Lassiter N.D. 1856 1893 -
Smith Eugene F. Dec 12 1856 May 11 1858 S/o PB & JA; “Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not: Nor of such is the Kingdom of Heaven”
Smith Mary J. - Jul 10 1854 Consort of WP; Age: 22 yrs 10 mos 3 days;  “She lived beloved She reigns above”