BLACK OAK CEMETERY (B)

Hopkins Co, Cemeteries of Texas

By June E. Tuck

This Black Oak Cemetery is a black cemetery located next to the Black Oak white cemetery, in the Black Oak community, in the southeast part of the county, nearly on the Wood county line.

From I30 turn south on 154, at first red light, turn left on hwy 11, turn right on FM road 69. You will pass the Galilee cemetery on your right, keep going till you come to the Black Oak Church on your right. Both black and white cemeteries will be on the church grounds. White cemetery is first, and the black cemetery joins it on the south.

Unmarked graves documented through courthouse records

Indexed 25 Sept. 2004

Abbreviations:

d/o - daughter of

s/o - son of

w/o - wife of

h/w - husband of

o/s/w - on stone with

Biglow, Frank J. - b. 5 Mar. 1899, d. 5 Jly. 1977

Biglow, Ophella - b. 24 Oct. 1908, d. 18 Sept. 1990, o/s/w Frank J. Biglow

Brown, John - Unmarked grave - d. 20 Nov. 1932, age 76 years

Brown, Leora - Unmarked grave - b. 21 June 1906, d. 22 June 1949

Brown, A. L. - b. 7 Jan. 1861, d. 4 June 1935, h/o Patsy Brown

Brown, Patsy - b. 10 Ap. 1865, d. 10 Sept. 1942, w/o A. L. Brown

Brown, Thelma H. - 1914 - 1985 (Gundy Funeral Home marker)

Brown, Ralph L. - 1912 - 1984

Brown, Isaac - b. 11 Jan. 1890, d. 5 Mar. 1974

Brown, Daisy - b. 10 Aug. 1895, d. ____, o/s/w Isaac Brown

Carrington, Alonzo - b. 28 Ap. 1900, d. 2 June 1991

Carrington, Bessie - b. 25 Aug. 1908, d. 8 Dec. 1986

Carrington, Cornell V. - 1930 - 1999 (White Metal Funeral marker)

Christian, Olivia E. - b. 21 Oct. 1900, d. 16 May 1978

Cook, Will - Unmarked grave (Death record - d. 31 Oct. 1941, age 73 years, s/o Elix Cook)

Davis, Vilma Eunice - b. 2 Ap. 1939, d. 13 Aug. 1995 "An inspiration to my life, love always, your husband, Al"

Dennis, Minnie - 1896 - 1923

Dennis, Stella - 1895 - 1974

Dennis, Leonard - b. 23 Mar. 1895, d. 27 May 1972 (Texas Pvt US Army WW I)

Ford, Isam - Unmarked grave - b. 29 Mar. 1861, d. 2 Jly. 1933

Ford, Emma - Unmarked grave - b. 2 Sept. 1868, d. 8 Oct. 1931

Gregg, Ella Pruitt - b. 15 Mar. 1879, d. 23 Nov. 1965

Gundy, Angel Lynelle - 11 Feb. 1982, d/o Mr. & Mrs. Steven Gundy

Holleman, Mary, Mrs. - b. 9 Sept. 1900, d. 23 Feb. 1988 (Black & Clark Funeral Home marker, Dallas, Texas)

Jackson, Delois Pruitt - b. 7 Aug. 1946, d. 2 Dec. 1977

Johnson, Ida, Mrs. - Unmarked grave - b. 26 Jly. 1873, d. 28 Jan. 1939

Johnson, Trulia Sims - b. 25 Mar. 1908, d. 8 Mar. 1995

Johnson, Will - b. 11 May 1907, d. 26 Jly. 1976

Jones, Martha - Unmarked grave - d. 4 May 1907, age 42 years

Jones, Drewery - Unmarked grave - b. 24 Dec. 1869, d. 10 Dec. 1940

Jones, Cleburn - b. 2 Aug. 1909, d. 23 Jly. 1992 ( US Army)

Jones, R. C. - b. 11 Jan. 1902, d. 17 Feb. 1985 (Pvt US Army WW II)

Jones, Nevel Larce - b. 15 Jly. 1911, d. 31 May 1947

Kendricks, Curtis - Unmarked grave - b. 2 Aug. 1914, d. 11 June 1944

Mangrum, Beulah B. - b. 24 Oct. 1899, d. 24 Aug. 1990

McGill, Liza - b. 2 Jly. 1869, d. 7 Sept. 1925, w/o John McGill

McGill, John - Unmarked grave - b. 1865, d. 20 Dec. 1937

McGill, Robert Lee - Unmarked grave - b. 4 Sept. 1903, d. Sept. 1937

Murray, Lillian R. - b. 24 Feb. 1943, d. 29 Aug. 1988

Payne, Oliver - Unmarked grave - b. 20 Oct. 1862, d. 26 Sept. 1935

Pruitt, O. L. - b. 16 Oct. 1898, d. 3 Ap. 1984

Pruitt, Opal - b. 15 Jan. 1904, d. 20 June 1987, o/s/w O. L. Pruitt

Pruitt, Travis - b. 26 Feb. 1913, d. 12 Jan. 1991

Pruitt, Estelle - b. 4 Dec. 1915, d. ____, m. Travis Pruitt, 24 Oct. 1937, o/s/w Travis Pruitt

Pruitt, William Theadore - b. 8 Jan. 1906, d. 22 Jan. 1967

Pruitt, Herma Lee - b. 1 Mar. 1904, d. 12 Jan. 1997

Pruitt, Hollice - b. 15 Mar. 1934, d. 18 Jly. 1937

Pruitt, Emma Jean - b&d 1942

Pruitt, Bobbie - b&d 1938

Pruitt, Hollis - 1933 - 1934

Pruitt, Buford - 1921 -1945

Pruitt, Essie B. - b. 24 Jan. 1901, d. 5 Jan. 1964

Pruitt, Addie Lee - b. 16 Jly. 1903, d. 28 May 1984

Pruitt, Willie D. - b. 16 Aug. 1907, d. 23 June 1998

Pruitt, Ammie - b. 20 Ap. 1910, d.____, o/s/w Willie D. Pruitt

Pruitt, Lorenzo - b. 10 Dec. 1903, d. 24 Feb. 1998

Pruitt, Lonnie - b. 22 Dec. 1914, d. 31 Dec. 1991

Pruitt, Andrew W. - 1882 - 1953

Pruitt, Mattie - 1874 - 1954, o/s/w Andrew W. Pruitt

Pruitt, Henry - b. 9 Dec. 1925, d. 2 Oct. 2000 (Cunningham Funeral Home marker)

Pruitt, Mary Ann - b. 5 Jly. 1880, d. 3 Jly. 1948

Pruitt, L., Rev. - d. 15 Feb. 1967

Pruitt, Charley N. - b. 20 June 1884, d. 7 Jly. 1943 (This marker was hard to read, dates might be off some)

Pruitt, Eula Mae - b. 12 Feb. 1893, d. 14 Ap. 1949

Pruitt, W. M. - b. 1870, d. 12 Feb. 1940 (Hard to read)

Pruitt, W. M. -b. 1810, d. 14 Feb. 1919

Pruitt, Phillas - 1822, d. 20 Aug. 1927, o/s/w W. M. Pruitt

Pruitt, Cleo - b. 16 Oct. 1911, d. 19 Jan. 1916, d/o Adam & Fannie Pruitt

Pruitt, Adam D. - b. 14 Nov. 1861, d. 25 Ap. 1951

Pruitt, Fannie A. - b. 25 Dec. 1867, d. 22 Dec. 1952, o/s/w Adam D. Pruitt

Pruitt, Robert D. - b. 7 Jly. 1906, d. 25 Sept. 1907, s/o J. A. & Mary Pruitt

Pruitt, J. A., Rev. - b. 6 May 1878, d. 8 May 1948

Pruitt, Mary J. - b. 18 Feb, 1880, d. 3 Oct. 1966, o/s/w Rev. J. A. Pruitt

Pruitt, Loyce W. - b. 1 Jan. 1916, d. 10 Ap. 1992

Pruitt, Lucille - b. 14 Ap. 1922, d. 23 Dec. 1998

Pruitt, Larry - Unmarked grave - b&d 13 May 1940

Pruitt, Conda - 1903 - 1970

Pruitt, Minnie Lee - 1903 - 1956

Pruitt, Young Calvert - b. 20 Jan. 1911, d. 8 Mar. 2001

Pruitt, Rutha Mae - b. 14 June 1918, d. 16 Sept. 1999, m. Young Calvert Pruitt, 14 Feb. 1943, o/s/w Young Calvert Pruitt

Pruitt, Bennie J. - b. 14 June 1951, d. 10 Ap. 1971

Pruitt, Henry L. - b. 21 Oct. 1943, d. 20 Nov. 1962

Riley, Venie - Unmarked grave - b. 1902, d. 6 Feb. 1936

Sanders, Floyd, Jr. - b. 25 Jly. 1935, d. 24 June 1998

Sanders, Margaret Rose - b. 7 Jly. 1939, m. Floyd Sanders, Jr., 4 Aug. 1956, o/s/w Floyd Sanders, Jr.

Sims, J. Milan, Rev., Sr. - b. 18 June 1898, d. 25 Nov. 1990

Sims, Naomi - b. 2 Jly. 1903, d. 25 Oct. 1998, o/s/w Rev. J. Milan Sims, Sr.

Sims, Mathew N. - b. 4 Feb. 1922, d. 3 Dec. 2001 (Metal Funeral marker)

Sims, Calvin Wayne - b. 3 Ap. 1933, d. 4 June 1999

Sims, Caesar - b. 15 Nov. 1919, d. 3 Oct. 1981 (US Army WW II)

Sims, Caesar L., Jr. - b. 10 Dec. 1948, d. 25 Mar. 1995 (Sgt. US Air Force Vietnam)

Sims, Charlie J. - b. 22 June 1918, d. 3 June 1971

Sims, O. C. - b. 30 Nov. 1909, d. 13 Mar. 1948

Sims, J. A. - b. 15 Dec. 1870, d. 15 Feb. 1956

Sims, Lula - b. 19 June 1881, d. 12 Nov. 1956, o/s/w J. A. Sims

Sims, infant - d. 1917, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Jud D. Sims

Sims, J. D., Rev - b. 10 Ap. 1875, d. 17 Oct. 1918

Sims, Susie - b. 5 June 1876, d. 28 May 1973, o/s/w Rev. J. D. Sims

Sims, Dee - b. 3 Ap. 1878, d. 30 Jly. 1958

Sims, Bettie B. - b. 5 Jan. 1877, d. 14 Mar. 1949

Sims, Carolyn Joyce - b. 27 Sept. 1954, d. 28 Sept. 1954, d/o Calvin & Eva Mae Sims

Sims, Willia Audry - b. 1 Mar. 1912, d. 5 Oct. 1966

Sims, Dorma C. - b. 5 Dec. 1910, d. 7 Mar. 2002

Sims, Zora Norris - b. 28 Sept. 1912, d. 27 Jan. 2004

Smith, Minnie Leona Sims - b. 7 Mar. 1912, d. 12 Aug. 1996

Spigner, Mankie Sims - b. 25 Mar. 1881, d. 16 Oct. 1976

Vaughn, Mary H. - b. 16 Nov. 1910, d. 1 Oct. 1983

Vaughn, Effie - b. 7 June 1887, d. 10 Ap. 1972

Vaughn, Lee - b. 24 Aug. 1885, d. 17 Nov. 1956

Wassleton, Lillian May - Unmarked grave - d. 30 Mar. 1934

White, Enice - Unmarked grave - b. 14 Sept. 1933, d. 20 Sept. 1933

White, Doney - 1848 - 1932

White, Katty - 1859 - 1934, o/s/w Doney White

White, Ociela - b. 19 Ap. 1907, d. 4 Dec. 1957 (Texas Pfc Co I 307 Inf. WW II)

Williams, Henry A. - b. 18 June 1935, d. 2 Aug. 1963

Williams, Raymond A. Unmarked grave - b. 8 Oct. 1888, d. 20 May 1947

Williams, Johnny W. - Unmarked grave - b. 22 Oct. 1886, d. 13 Aug. 1965