Willow Wild Cemetery

Fannin County, Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by Susan Hawkins hawkins@texoma.net

Cemeteries of Texas Coordinator: Dolores I. Bishop

Photos & Ruff  info by Gena Forsyth (GF)

For more information on Fannin County and its cemeteries contact Susan Hawkins

Available Obits by Elaine Nall Bay and Patricia Nall

The main cemetery for Bonham is Willow Wild Cemetery. This cemetery is located at 1220 W. 7th Street, Bonham, Texas 75418-3341, at the crossroads of 82 & 56. Phone number: (903) 583-3437. The original interment books exist; please if you write include a SASE.

This is a partial listing of the cemetery. * Indicates more information after the list.

Last name First Name Birth Death Comments

Abernathy

Sarah Alice Hunt

Dec 19 1859

Feb - 1918

B: Bonham, TX  W/o R.J.   M: Jan 09 1878  D: Dallas, TX

Anderson

A.B. "Bud"

-

Sep - 1918

-

Anderson Carrie E. 1873 1947  

Barnett

W.M.

-

Jun 10 1923

Age: 74 yrs   Wise FH Record

Biggerstaff

Cora

May 28 1871

Jun 01 1955

W/o Wm. E.

Biggerstaff

Edith Ruth

Jan 17 1906

Dec 28 1995

-

Biggerstaff

Kate Elizabeth Jones

Aug 18 1884

Apr 04 1972

W/o Ralph

Biggerstaff

R.G.

Mar 04 1905

Feb 23 1993

S/o Ralph & Kate

Biggerstaff

Ralph Grubbs

Feb 13 1879

Jun 12 1946

-

Biggerstaff

-

-

-

-

Biggerstaff

Ruth Edith "Aunt Ruthie"

-

-

-

Biggerstaff

William E.

Jun 19 1869

Apr 17 1940

-

Bolin

Joseph D.

Mar 20 1848

Jun 20 1936

CSA

Boyd

Dr. D.T.

Mar 04 1869

Feb - 1918

B: Collin Co., TX; Mason;  Newspaper obit.

Boyd

Tom

-

Mar 09 1923

Age: 34 yrs  Wise FH Record

Bradford

C.L.

-

May 29 1923

Age: 57 yrs  FH Record

Brown

Mrs. Clementine

-

Jul 19 1923

Age: 69 yrs  Wise FH Record

Brown

Martha A.

1834

1910

-

Chaney

Ida Scales

-

Jan - 1918

W/o James,  Newspaper undated

Chase *

Bobbie

-

Mar 10 1923

Age: 1 mo  Wise FH Record;

Clark

Infant

-

Aug 23 1923

I/o Jack Clark  Age: 1 day  Wise FH Record

Cockrill

Ellis

-

-

-

Cromwell

Frank Oliver

Dec 26 1867

May 17 1958

-

Cromwell

Harriet Virginia Ridling

Oct 26 1876

Nov 02 1947

W/o Frank Oliver

Cromwell

Dorothy

-

-

ID/o Frank Oliver & Harriet

Cromwell

William Rex

Feb 18 1901

May 02 1975

-

Cromwell

Gretchen Irvine Rupe

Apr 25 1906

Aug 19 1994

W/o William Rex

Crittenden

G.L.

1844

1924

CSA

Duncan

Captain

1825

1891

-

Duncan

Margiend White Williams

1836

1928

B: SC W/o Captain Duncan

Dupree

Joseph E.

Nov 22 1840

Jun 28 1929

-

Estes

C.L.S.

-

May 28 1923

Age: 58 yrs Wise FH Record

Everheart

Mrs. Jim

-

Mar 09 1923

Wise FH Record

Fitzgerald

W.A.

Feb 15 1863

Jul 26 1918

S/o W.P. & Emily B.

Freeman

William D.

Jul 26 1841

Mar 29 1911

CSA

Harrell *

D.H.

Oct 03 1838

1918

B: Hawkins Co TN H/o Elizabeth M. Whittenburg

Hughes *

Nora Cashion

-

Apr - 1918

W/o W.V. Hughes

Huff *

Mrs. Dick

-

Jun 10 1923

Age: 47 yrs Wise FH Record

Hunt

Claude F.

-

Jun 13 1923

Age: 7 yrs Wise FH Record

Ingram

G.T.

Nov 16 1838

Jan 25 1907

CSA

Inley

J.C.

-

Apr 06 1923

Age: 21 yrs Wise FH Record

Jones

Lovinia Alice

May 10 1862

Feb 06 1940

Mother/o Kate Biggerstaff

Keithly *

C.D.

-

Feb - 1918

Age: 44 yrs Mason

Kimmins

Irvin Mansfield & His Child

1857

1870

S/o Wm. R. & Mary Jane

Kimmins

Mary Jane Mansfield

1833

1907

B: PA W/o Wm.

Kimmins

Wm. Richey

1826

1913

B: PA

Latham *

Majorie

-

May 11 1923

D: Dallas, TX Wise FH Record

Lee

-

-

Feb - 1918

Age: 2 yrs S/o M/M/ Charley Lee; Newspaper

Lewis

Ola (Mrs. J.W.)

-

Jan 12 1917

D: Emporia, KS D/o M/M J.C. Nunn (week of Jan 12 1917)

Lipscomb

Smith

Feb 26 1840

Dec 02 1923

CSA

Lovelace

B.S.

1839

1911

CSA

Maddrey?

R.W.

Jul 18 1956

Mar 16 1917

Baptist (week of Mar 16 1917)

McCowan

Infant

Jul 25 1923

Jul 25 1923

I/o D.C. Wise FH Record

McDonald *

Geo.

-

Feb 03 1923

Age: 63 yrs Wise FH Record;

McLain

Kenneth

-

-

-

McLain

Mary Ann Steiger

-

-

-

Merchant

Carolyn Joyce Ruff

Aug 02 1947

Mar 11 1971

D/o Jack & Johnnie Ruff

Moore *

John Allan

-

Feb 02 1917

S/o R.L. MooreInfo - Wise FH (Week of Feb 02 1917)

Moss

Mrs. James A.

-

Feb - 1918

Newspaper mention

Moss

Mary E.

-

Feb 02 1918

Age: 79 yrs W/o John U. Methodist (week of Feb 02 1918)

Move

Laura A.

Feb 28 1860

Jul 05 1894

W/o J.W.

Move

Royal

Apr 28 1891

Aug 02 1892

S/o John & Laura A.

Move

Ruth L.

Feb 25 1886

Dec 14 1892

D/o o John W. & Laura A.

Myers *

Felix H.

Mar 15 1843

May - 1918

B: Lancaster, KY; Mason; Odd Fellows

Newman

John Wesley

Sep 12 1938

Nov 26 1912

-

Nicholas

Infant

-

Apr - 1918

I/o M/M/ Jonas Age: few mos; Greek Orthodox

Nunn

J.M.

-

Feb 02 1917

D: Milwaukee; Episcopal (week of (week of Feb 02 1917)

Nunn *

John James Crittenden

Jan 25 1849

Sep 21 1917

B: Glascow, Barron Co., KY H/o Sallie Elizabeth Dale M: Feb 13 1872 (week ofSep 21 1917 )

Owens

Infant

-

Apr 13 1923

Age: 1 day Wise FH Record

Peck

Zachariah D.

-

-

CSA

Pennell

Mrs. L.C.

-

Jun 28 1923

Age: 76 yrs Wise FH Record

Pennington

Tom

-

Feb 02 1917

Age: 85 yrs First Baptist Church (week of Feb 02 1917)

Preston

George

-

Jul 21 1923

Age: 65 yrs Wise FH Record

Ragsdale *

T.W.

May 20 1849

Feb 02 1917

B: Paris, TX H/o Nanny Pace M: 1874  (week of Feb 02 1917)

Rayburn

Sam

-

-

-

Rayburn

Capt. W.M.

Oct 22 1840

Nov 03 1917

Confederate Vet  (Week of Nov 03 1917)

Reeves

Mrs. Jane R.

-

Jul 02 1923

Age: 73 yrs Wise FH Record

Reid *

Mattie Aussie

-

May 1918

Age: 7 yrs D/o M/M W.L. Reid

Richards *

Miss Eliza

-

Jun 29 1917

(week of Jun 29 1917)

Robertson

Dora Pharr

-

Feb 1918

Age: 42 yrs Obituary

Robertson *

Mrs. Leona Barker

-

Aug 10 1917

Age: 31 yrs (week of Aug 10 1917

Ruff

Billy DeWayne

Apr 06 1956

Sep 01 1972

S/o Billy Ray & Dorothy  Gone From Our Home But Not Our Hearts (GF)

Ruff Carolyn Aug 02 1947 Mar 07 1971 d/o Jack & Jhonnie Ruff  (GF)

Ruff

Jack

Sep 23 1925

Feb 03 1992

US Marine Corps WW2 (GF)

Ruff

Jhonnie B.

Jul 25 1929

May 28 1994

W/o Jack (GF)

Ruff *

Maggie Nolia Rosson

Jan 15 1891

Feb 03 1982

Married 00-26-1911 Gone But Not Forgotten  w/o Wilburn (GF)

Ruff

Wilburn Lee

Apr 18 1884

Jun 24 1966

Married 00-26-1911 Gone But Not Forgotten (GF)

Russell

Margaret

-

Jan 19 1917

W/o 1st Jessie Tinder; W/o 2nd J.R. Russell (week of Jan 19 1917)

Scott

Smith B.

Feb 16 1838

Dec 19 1916

CSA

Semple

Richard B.

Apr 19 1841

Feb 12 1913

-

Shannon *

George N.

-

Mar 16 1917

(week of Mar 16 1917)-

Siler

Hugh Gordon

-

-

-

Simpson

Sina Needham

Jan 08 1814

Feb 24 1883

S/W John

Simpson

John P.

Oct 17 1806

Jan 13 1884

Mason

Smith

Gideon

Apr 10 1815

Feb 15 1892

CSA

Smith

Robert

Dec 15 1836

May 05 1920

KY CAV CSA

Stanley *

Kate Keene

-

Jan - 1918

W/o C.A. M: May 05 1880 D/o George

Steger

Mrs. John P.

-

Apr - 1918

-

Stephenson

Sarah Jane

-

Jun 07 1923

Age: 77 yrs

Wise FH Record

Swope

L.

-

Feb 09 1923

Age: 70 yrs Wise FH Record

Thomas

John

-

Feb 14 1923

Age: 54 yrs Wise FH Record

Thomas

Mrs. L.P.

-

Mar 10 1923

Wise FH Record

Thomas

Mrs. Mary

-

Feb 20 1923

Age: 83 yrs Wise FH Record

Tipton

Mary Goorley Mansfield

1802

1878

B: Co. Donegal, Ireland

Voyles

Charles

-

May 26 1923

Age: 56 yrs Wise FH Record

Webb *

L.J.

-

Jan 0r Feb 1918

-

Wells

J.M.

Dec 14 1809

1896

-

Wheeler

Charles Meriwether

Jan 20 1835

Jul 04 1918

H/o Julia Mathews M: Mar 15 1860

Wheeler

Julia

-

Aug 24 1911

W/o Charles

Williams

Denton

1901

?

H/o Loraine S/o Thos. & Tilla

Williams

Frances Coleman

-

-

W/o Maurice

Williams

Irma

1892

1892

-

Williams

Loraine Phillips

-

-

W/o Denton

Williams

Marvin Owens

-

-

W/o Neil Williams

Williams

Mary Zona

1906

1994

-

Williams

Maurice Moore

1903

1999

S/o Thos. & Tilla

Williams

Neil

1893

?

Oldest S/o Thos. & Tilla

Williams

Thos. B.

1862

1949

-

Williams

Tilla Kimmins

1867

1956

B: W.VA W/o Thos. D/o Wm. & Mary Kimmins

Wyatt *

Effie

-

Apr - 1918

Age: 27 yrs

         

Chase, Bobbie - Authorized by J.W. Fox.

Cockrill, Ellis Obituary Aug 23 1918 in the Fannin County Favorites

Harrell, D.H Information from undated obituary.

Hughes, Nora Cashion Information from newspaper article. They came to Texas in 1862. NO children.

Huff, Mrs. Dick Record signed by Pat Campbell.

Hunt, Claude F. Record signed by Mack Hunt.

Keithly, C.D. He had worked for the Railroad, information from an undated obituary.

Latham, Majorie The record has J.C. Latham & also Mrs. Albert Taylor on it.

McDonald, Geo. Chas & Albert McDonald signed the record.

Moore, John Allan First Baptist Church.

Myers, Felix Information from newspaper account.

Nunn, John James Crittenden Came to Texas in 1870. 4 children: Mrs. Ora Lewis, N.N. Nunn of St Louis, Mrs. Alvis Fuller of Henrietta, TX, & E.E. Nunn of Bonham.

Ragsdale, T.W. Funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Reid, Mattie Aussie She died in Brenham and brought here for burial, information from May 1918 newspaper account.

Richards, Miss Eliza Member of the Christian Church and sister of George Richards, from death record.

Robertson, Mrs. Leona (Barker) She died on the Sawyer farm north of Bonham. She was married 16 years and had 6 children. She was a Methodist. Died of Typhoid.

Ruff, Maggie Nolia Rosson Information on her baby Williard Lee Ruff.

Shannon, George N. Survivors: Brother D.C. of Silver Springs and daughter, Mrs. J. Willis of Kansas.

Stanley, Kate Keene She was born " a few hundred yards south of where she is buried" from obituary.

Webb, L.J. He had been living and working on the banks south of Powder Creek. He left a wife and children, from newspaper.

Wyatt, Effie Information from undated clipping.