STRONG CEMETERY A-H

Rusk Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted and photos by Gloria B. Mayfield, Cemeteries of TX  2003

Entrance Arch by Michael G. Parsons

July 23 1877 State of Texas County of Rusk

Know all men by these presents that I Mary A. Strong of the County of Rusk and State of Texas for respect I have for the dead and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to me in hand paid the receipt where-of is hereby acknowledged. I have this day set apart gave and granted and by these presents do give and Convey unto all persons interested therein the following described tract or parce of land to wit- a part of the headwright of the Jno Hallum Survey beginning near the west boundry line of the said Jno. Hallum Survey at a stake from which a red oak bears N 45 S three yards distance and another bears S 45 W three yds distant Thence N one hundred twenty one yds to stake . Thence W one hundred and twenty yards to stake Thence N one hundred twenty one yds to Stake Thence S one hundred and twenty yards to stake Thence E one hundred and twenty yards to place of beginning containing three acres place of beginning containing three acres for the use and benefit of a place of beginning containing three acres for the use and benefit of a grave yard to be applied soley to the object herein stated and the said persons interested is to have and to hold the property aforesaid for the use aforesaid free from the claim or claims of my self my heirs my executors or administrators and from the claims of all others whatever. In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal using scroll for seal this 23 day of July AD 1877. Mary A. Strong (Seal) Witness George S. Strong.

From Carthage to Henderson on Hiway 79, approximately nine miles from Henderson, turn tight on CR 333 about 1.3 miles to 334 then turn right on next road after 335-D.- Cemetery is well cared for with a chain link fence around both the white and the black section.

This cemetery has been updated, using the Hawthorn Funeral Home Records (1941-2008) plus walking records and obits that might not  have been previously entered.  To locate the Hawthorn Funeral Home Records,  use the date of death  plus the number in comments You may find duplicate entries, I left them as such so you can go to the Hawthorn Funeral Home Records for more information. (2009 gbm)
 

A-H…………I-O………..P-W

LAST NAME FIRST NAME BIRTH DEATH PARENTS PG # COMMENTS
Adams Belle Strong 1881 1953     -
Adams George Samuel Jan 18 1906 Aug 10 1966     -
Adams Infant Feb 24 1909 Feb 24 1909     S/o J.E. & Belle
Adams John Edmund 1877 1970     -
Adams Willard Strong Dec 9 1902 Aug 16 1961     WWII
Alexander Bobie Sue Jan 14 1931 Jul 30 1938     -
Alexander George W. Mar 26 1906 Nov 7 1978     -
Alexander Olga M. Aug 7 1904 -     W/o George W.
Alexander Son Jan 25 1933 Jan 25 1933     S/o George W. & Olga
Allen Carol Omega Dec 25 1916 -     W/o Robert
Allen Joseph William Dec 23 18998 Feb 6 1899     -
Allen Nora Aug 13 1881 Jan 29 1935     W/o Wm. Alonzo
Allen Robert Marcus Jan 3 1903 Mar 31 1979     -
Allen Robert Marcus Jr Jul 20 1939 Jul 27 1973     M: Jun 2 1970 Martha Clark
Allen Son 1926 1926     S/o Wm & Nora
Allen Wm. Alonzo Aug 22 1871 Mar 18 1940     -
Anderson H.H.Andy Aug 20 1914 Apr 9 1978     -
Anderson Wanda Copeland Jan 22 1927 Sep 1 1976     -
Armand E.A. Aug 14 1870 Nov 1 1918     -
Armand George E. Oct 9 1906 Apr 27 1964     -
Ballanger Oscar E. Nov 29 1880 Dec 24 1944     -
Ballanger Sara E. Mar 28 1885 Jan 16 1953     -
Ballenger Betty Strong Dec 19 1880 Jun 11 1909     W/o W.E.
Ballenger W.E. Sept 10 1979 Mar 4 1919     -
Ballow Martha A. Dec 8 1879 Apr 21 1955     W/o William Oscar
Ballow William Oscar Jan 6 1871 Sep 8 1944     -
Barnett Inez Strong Dec 4 1910 Nov 6 1976     w/o Sam Barnett
Barnett Mildred Derryberry Dec 10 1914 -     w/o William Woodrow Barnett
Barnett Patsy Arlene May 5 1938 Nov 8 1949     -
Barnett Sam Feb 24, 1918 April 5, 1997     h/o Inez Strong Barnett
Barnett William Woodrow Jan 21 1913 Dec 4 1978     Mildred Derryberry Barnett
Bassett Bernard Elmar Jan 16 1905 Apr 6 1931     -
Bassett John Strong Feb 22 1919 May 14 1965     WWII
Bassett Kate Cornelia Oct 15 1886 Oct 13 1962     -
Bassett Tom John Jun 13 1883 Feb 20 1960     -
Bell Mary Evelyn Mar 21 1937 Mar 21 1937     I/o C.W. & Myrtle
Bennett Dorothy Lancaster Dec 41 1927 -     w/o Verlin Page
Bennett Doris Louise Jan 17 1937 Jun 29 1939     -
Bennett Naomi Prior Jun 24 1906 Apr 15 1999     W/o Otis V.
Bennett Otis V. Jul 6 1903 May 13 1979     M: Dec 11 1921
Bennett Verlin Page Feb 17 1923 Dec 09 1986     M: Oct 25 1944 w/o Dorothy
Bethea Infant Mar 10 1970 Mar 10 1970     S/o Royce W. & Viola
Bethea Royce W. Apr 18 1919 -     M: Dec 24 1938
Bethea Viola Aug 20 1922 -     W/o Royce
Birdwell Lowell T.- Aug 14 1919 Jun 20 1995     h/o Ima-
Birdwell Ima Gene Poole Jul 16 1928 Jun 10 2003     w/o Lowell
Blackwood Dixie 1917 -     -
Blackwood John C. 1910 1973     -
Bosworth Jewell Tolor Oct 28 1915 Nov 24 11969     WWII
Bosworth Nezilda Prior Apr 7 1920 Mar 24 1941     -
Bracey Lucile Hall Jan 9 1918 Nov 24 1969     -
Brown Albertine Jan 110 1892 Jul 29 1964     -
Brown Alysee Clark Feb 1 1911 -     -
Brown Arbie Pool Dec 25 1886 Oct 9 1898     -
Brown Estella Watson Aug 31 18996 Jun 26 1976     -
Brown Genevria Pool Oct 8 1892 Apr 28 1946     -
Brown Lockett W. May 5 1909 Mar 5 1979     M: Feb 26 1933
Brown Vennie Lill Crim Pool Feb 251905 Jun 12 2001     W/o 1st  William O. Brown In 1937,  an employee of Reedís Department Store. 

2nd   Hubert Crim married Vennie"In 1961.  The Browns lived in Kilgore and later Odessa , Texas , returning to Henderson in 1941. There were no children in the Crim marriage, Vennie lived in Henderson and was employed as bookkeeper at Reedís Jewelry Store for a number of years

Brown William O 1893 1948     h/o Vennie
Burks Alden (Red) June 27 1913 Dec 14 1980     US Marine WWII
Burks Annie Aug 13 1892 Oct 30 1922     W/o W.A. Burks
Burks Annie Laura Pool Oct 1 1893 Jul 28 1975     -
Burks Clifford R. Oct 8 1916 Dec 24 1979     -
Burks Flavel Hall Jan 28 1919 Oct 17 1936     -
Burks Inez Nov 11 1920 -     -
Burks Infant No dates -     I/o C.P.
Burks Irby M. Mar 12 1915 Jun 26 1916     S/o W.A. & Annie
Burks Laura D. - -     No dates
Burks Rufus C. Jun 16 1891 Nov 21 1924     -
Burks W.A. Dec 9 1882 June 12 1942     -
Burns Calvin Thomas - -     No dates
Burns Melvin Clyde - -     -
Byerly Hamilton Radford jd Oct 08 1906 Dec- 01 1990     -
Byerly Louvenia Strong Aug 25 1908 -     -
Cadenhead Kay Strong Jun 29 1942 Apr 24 1975     -
Capps Velma Pool Feb 8 1902 Oct 20 1977     -
Carroll Annie Mae Sep 26 1900 Feb 22 1964     -
Carroll Gilbert M. Dec 31 1896 Jan 4 1946     -
Carter Mary Lou Ross Feb 17 1895 Oct 18 1978     -
Castleberry Maudie B. Oct 10 1919 Feb 13 1981     -
Chaney Mattie A. Apr 30 1898 Feb 25 1978     W/o Wesley
Chaney Wesley E. Dec 4 18995 Mar 10 1975     M: Nov 7 1914
Chapman Bennie F. May 10 1904 Jan 17 1975     M: Jul 11 1924
Chapman Ida E. Nov 3 1874 Jan 7 1926     -
Chapman Lela Aug 6 1879 May 14 1934     -
Chapman Lena York Mar 7 1907 -     W/o Bennie
Chapman R.J. - Dec 16 1903     Age 55 years
Clark Antoninette Turner Nov 7 1883 Feb 21 1964     W/o Clarence C.
Clark Clarence C. June 26 1876 Jul 15 1912     -
Clark Zed Oct 25 1900 Jan 4 1901     S/o C.C. & A.Clark
Cochran Elizabeth Strong Aug 6 1906 Aug 14 1977     -
Cochran Louis Ernest May 2 1905 Oct 6 1978     WWII
Cochran Nicholas Jack Aug 20 1907 Jun 13 1980     -
Cockran Frances D. Jul 16 1907 May 4 1964     -
Conway Andrew W. Sr. Apr 9 1895 Jul 24 1968     -
Conway Bina E. Oct 25 1899 Sept 25 1956     W/o Andrew
Conway Harry Lynn Feb 16 1948 Nov 26 1969     Vietnam s/o A.&W. & Bina
Cooper Newton Aug 01 1890 Jun 05 1938     (Birth 1892)
Copeland Billie Jean 1931 1934     D/o Elgin & Edna
Copeland Burt Oct 5 1915 Dec 15 1970     -
Copeland Clara Maude Oct 28 1876 June 16 1916     W/o James W.
Copeland Claudine Feb 15 1920 -     -
Copeland Dennis R. Jan 8 1919 -     -
Copeland Edna Alvis Jan 25 1908 -     W/o Robert
Copeland Elsie Elizabeth Dec 31 1924 Sep 12 1928     D/o F.C. & Lillian
Copeland F. Clyde Jun 13 1888 Jul 19 1974     -
Copeland Frank Jan 27 1915 Mar 18 1971     -
Copeland James Wiley Feb 1 1873 May 11 1940     -
Copeland Lillian M. Dec 23 1891 Apr 3 1976     W/o F.Clyde
Copeland Robert Elgin Aug 17 1905 Jan 9 1970     M: Feb 28 1926
Copeland Tobitha J. Prior May 16 1847 Jun 7 1918     W/o W.C.
Copeland W.C. Cap Aug 3 1848 May 28 1910     -
Copeland William Esker Nov 1 1900 Jul 11 1949     -
Culpepper Willie Ella Dec 20 1863 Sep 3 1872     -
Dagnell Jimmy Age 14 -     -
Dalton Infant No dates -     I/o Martha Dalton
Dent Elsie Mae Apr 22 1908 Oct 28 2002     w/o John Wesley
Dent John Wesley Mar 25 1913 May 14 1996     h/o Elsie Mae
Dunlap Inez Mar 20 1913 -     W/o Zilpah

Dunlap

Zilpah C.

Sep 16 1902

Aug 26 1972

Arthur H. Dunlap & Bertha Langford

109

married

Dunn G. Russell Dec 17 1903 Jul 8 1971     M:Jan 3 1925
Dunn Lois Clark Jul 4 1907 -     W/o G. Russell
Duran (Mary) Eleanor Clark Feb 17 1904 Jul 4 1980     W/o James M.
Duran James Malcome (Bill) Nov 29 1896 Dec 20 1973     M: Jul 31 1932
Durrett Helen J. Jun 21 1921 -     W/o John F.
Durrett John F. Feb 8 1921 -     M: Jun 12 1943

Durett

John Franklin III

May 05 1946

Sep 27 2004

John Franklin Durrett Jr & Helen Jewell Woods

115

divorced

Eastin Johnnie Calvin Oct 7 1891 Jul 22 1972     -
Edmunds Bonnie Jul 7 1905 Jan 7 1953     -
Edmunds Robert L. Sep 15 1905 -     -
Ellis Francis L. Oct 21 1884 -     W/o W.L.
Ellis W.L. Jan 22 1885 Oct 29 1949     -
Evans Bettie Theo Smith Feb 09 1937 Mar 25 2002     d/o Willis & Sarah Armenda Smith- Obit
Fletcher Maynard Mar 1 1911 Nov 11 1957     -
Free Alma - -     -
Free Luther J. Jan 19 1886 Sept 20 1965     -
Free Marion 1818 1898     -
Free Pluma - -     -
Freeman Claudie No dates -     Age 4 years
Freeman J.S. Jan 31 1851 Feb 16 1926     B: Upson Co GA
Freeman Marthey B. Turner Feb 21 1866 Jul 15 1929     W/o C.T.
Freeman Mary Laura Feb 11 1873 Apr 29 1926     W/o J.S.
Freeman Nolly No dates -     Age 7 months
Freeman Ruth May 15 1913 Feb 5 1943     -
Gann Carolyn E. Jun 6 1938 -     W/o Yancey
Gann Yancey B. Jul 10 1932 Oct 1 1973     US Army
Gar;y Ruby L. Apr 16 1907 -     -
Gary Estelle Prior Oct 17 1917 Jan 12 1945     W/o C.E. Gary
Gary Genton L. Oct 1 1877 Nov 12 1935     -
Gary Lucille Feb 6 1906 -     -
Gary May Chapman Gary Sept 30 1880 Feb 16 1930     -
Gettis Ross Ballenger Jul 22 1884 Mar 20 1919     -
Gettis Ross Ballenger Jul 22 1883 Mar 20 1919     -
Gibson Edgar Loyd Jan 8 1880 -     -
Gibson Mattie may Prior May 23 1882 Apr 29 1934     W/o Edgar
Gibson Son May 22 1920 May 24 1920     S/o E.L. Gibson
Glenn Donald E. 1936 1982     -
Gossett Infant May 15 1933 May 15 1933     S/o Arties & Mary Lou
Gossett Virgil Lee Oct 17 19224 Jan 19 1934     S/o Arties & Mary Lou
Guinn Bobbie Jan 16 1940 Jan 16 1940     S/o B.M. Guinn
Guinn Bonner (Dute) Dec 3 1910 May 24 1974     M: Mar 8 1916
Guinn Charles Ray Oct 6 1935 Jan 8 1979     -
Guinn Ella Jul 24 1885 Jun 25 1961     W/o Hoyt
Guinn Erma Ray Apr26 1923 -     W/o Lonnie C.
Guinn Horace Oct 12 1880 Sept 12 1953     -
Guinn Hoyt T. Oct 12 1880 Dec 23 1950     -
Guinn Ida Oct 23 1873 Oct 6 1952     -
Guinn Lonnie C. Feb 26 1909 May 21 1975     M: Sep 2 1939
Guinn Odeal (Jackie) Mar 8 1916 -     W/o Bonner
Hall A.G. Rev Nov 10 1876 Mar 21 1936     -
Hall Almeda Hunt Aug 21 1904 Mar 18 1977     W/o Mager
Hall Clarence Bub Aug 29 1922 Aug 23 1945     S/o Almeda & Mager
Hall Joel N. - -     Age 75 years
Hall Kitty L. May 28 1882 Oct 4 1977     W/o A.G.
Hall Martin A. 89 years -     F/o Melba L.
Hall Peggy J. - -     Age 2 years
Hall Vivian J. - -     Age 8 years
Harris Merry Bell Feb 18 1905 Aug 30 1930     -
Hasting Herman L. 1911 1980     -
Heim Ada E. Feb 14 1902 -     W/o Andrew
Heim Andrew R. Oct 10 1894 May 27 1973     USArmy W.W.I
Heim Andrew W. Mar 27 1871 Jan 28 1961     -
Heim Annie B. (Strong) 1906 1936     -
Heim Annie Laura Dec 10 1897 -     W/o Claude
Heim Athel 1910 -     W/o William
Heim Claude Nov 10 1897 Nov 1 1979     -
Heim Infant No dates -     I/o Tim Heim
Heim Infant No dates -     I/o Tim Heim
Heim Infant No dates -     I/o Tim Heim
Heim Infant No dates -     I/o Tim Heim
Heim Luther Elmer (Peter) Jan 13 1908 Jun 23 1979     -
Heim Nancy G. May 2 1875 Jul 26 1956     -
Heim Thatcher E. Dec 27 1904 -     -
Heim Velma B. May 30 1911 -     -
Heim William Glenn 1901 1954     Masonic
Hesser Ruby Louise Mar 8 1925 Jul 10 1982     -
Hill Amanda Oct 12 1878 Sep 13 1850     Q/o Robert L.
Hill Bennie F. Nov 25 1916 May 22 1932     -
Hill Manndy Ann Greenwood 1824 1872     -
Hill Robert L. Mar 14 1883 Mar 29 1958     -
Hill Victoria - -     W/o Martin Greenwood
Hinson Mitchell G. Dec 12 1912 Dec 12 1942     -
Holland Birdie W. Apr 17 1917 Mar 22 1980     -
Holland Charlie T. Aug 29 1912 -     -
Holland Martha Sue Jul 8 1946 Jul 11 1946     -
Holt Infant No dates -     I/o O.L. & Willie Mae
Holt Infant No dates -     I/o O.L. & Willie Mae
Holt Infant No dates -     I/o O.L. & Willie Mae
           
           

Holt

Onie Loral

Dec 30 1903

Jan 19 1975

John Holt & Maggie Allred

19

Onie

Holt

Willie Mae

Oct 26 1908

Sep 24 1990

Cleveland Methvin & Emmie Tew

109

wi/o Onie Holt, Sr

Howard Emily Strong Aug 6 1908 Sept 18 1970     -
Howeth Alberta Aug 1 1908 Aug 7 1936     w/o Lum
Howeth Averzanae Elkins Mar 16 1885 Sept 13 1963     W/o J.C.
Howeth Bertha Manerva Aug 26 1890 Apr 13 1891     D/o S.M. & M.J.
Howeth Bessie Clementine Apr 23 1917 -     -
Howeth Betty Faye Apr 26 1923 Nov 13 1923     D/o P.C. & Ophelia
Howeth Betty Jean Mar 4 1933 -     OES
Howeth D. - -     -
Howeth Daisy Lurline Oct 10 1914 Jan 24 1929     -
Howeth Dorcia mentor Dec 19 18880 Oct 28 1918     W/o P.C.
Howeth Ester Matilda Dec 25 1911 May 3 1933     D/o P.C. & Docia
Howeth Esterlena Jan 5 1898 May 15 1979     OES
Howeth Flora Jul 29 1887 Jan 5 1957     W/o Hamp
Howeth Frank M. May 2 1932 Nov 4 1977     Masonic
Howeth Grace Jewel Oct 22 1926 -     W/o P.C.
Howeth Hamp Mar 18 1882 Apr 13 1923     -
Howeth Harvey Nov 1 1905 Nov 28 1906     -
Howeth Hazel Feb 7 1915 -     OES
Howeth Infant Girl - -     I/o J.C.
Howeth Iva 1906 1973     -
Howeth Jessie Edward Dec 2 1916 Sep 30 1972     USArmy WWII Mason
Howeth John Fletcher Mar 29 1929 Aug 27 1960     -
Howeth Joseph C. (Doc) Aug 24 1885 Sept 19 1975     -
Howeth K. - -     -
Howeth L(ewis).E(lin) (Mike) Apr 7 1906 Jun 26 1980     M: Jul 27 1934
Howeth Laura P. Dec 20 1878 Apr 10 1964     -
Howeth Lena Veazey Apr 3 1897 Jan 30 1924     W/o J.C. Howeth
Howeth Letha Apr 3 1917 Dec 5 1941     -
Howeth Lewis Thornton Dec 28 1891 Jun 17 1976     Mason h/o Esterlena
Howeth Lois Feb 21 1908 Jan 12 1910     D/o J.C. & M.M.
Howeth Lola 1910 -     W/o Iva
Howeth Lucille (Sindy) Sep 15 1914 -     W/o L. E.
Howeth Martha Leola Feb 13 1884 Jul 29 1883     D/o S.H. & M.J.
Howeth Matilda J. Prior Apr 14 1857 Sept 25 1900     W/o S.H. Howeth

Age 43 years 5 months 11 days

Howeth Minnie E. Aug 15 1876 Feb 14 1920     W/o S.H. Howeth

Age 43 years 6 months

Howeth Ophelia George Dec 7 1885 Oct 25 1952     W/o P.C.
Howeth P.C. Jr Nov 26 1924 -     M: Apr 18 1945
Howeth Prior C. Sept 27 1878 Jan 23 1953     -
Howeth S.H. May 30 1857 Apr 24 1941     Mason
Howeth Son Nov 17 1897 Dec 1 1897     S/o S.H. & M.J.
Howeth Tobitha May 1 1880 Sept 8 1888     D/o S.H. & M.J.
Howeth Tony Alton Sep 8 1910 Jan 15 1964     -
Hunt Betty Dianne Dec 6 1950 Dec 6 1950     D/o B.J/ Hunt
Hunt Cris May 3 1856 May 3 1956     S/o B.J. Hunt
Hutto Arie Jun 4 1895 Jan 9 1977     W/o William R.
Hutto Billy Fred Apr 9 1937 Dec 25 1981     -
Hutto Infant - -     I/o W.R. Hutto
Hutto Joe B. Jan 9 1889 Nov 20 1977     -
Hutto Lizzie Dec 14 1896 Feb 12 1984     W/o Joe B.
Hutto Lois Ann Sep 7 1937 -     W/o Billy F.
Hutto William R. Oct 29 1892 Jun 18 1966     -