Vernon Parish, Cemeteries of LA
Photos by Lewis Westfall and
Submitted by Lewis Westfall
This abandoned cemetery is in the woods south
of the Walnut Hill Pentecostal Church and Cemetery about 1.7 miles south of
Slagle. The owner of the property Mr Jody White took us to the location.
We would never have found it otherwise and I thank him for his courtesy.
Bush, James CSA
Bush, Lydia B 26 Nov 1845 D 7 May 1904
Collins, C b 1828 d 1904
Collins, infant b/d 11 Aug 1878
Collins, Infant b/d 1859 supposedly moved there from the Madison West homeplace where it died when a hot coal from the fireplace set its crib afire. The father was working for Madison West at the time.
Collins, Martha J Smith b 24 Oct 1834 d 15 Jul 1870
Collins, Queen Gilmore
Collins, William M stone 1
Collins, William M stone 2
Tinsley, Charity E b 8 Nov 1886 d 5 Dec 1886
Tinsley, George W b 4 Jul 1891 d 1895
Tinsley, James F b 7 Aug 1881 d 4 Feb 1883
Tinsley, Lemuel A b 14 Aug 1850 d 15 Jul 1901
West, William b. 1791 in S.C. d. Unk….and his wife Lydia
West, Lydia b. 1799 S.C. d. 3/23/1853. The West family called this the “Old West Cemetery.” The “West Cemetery” is at the homeplace of Madison West near Silver Creek. In recent years the names of these cemeteries have been changed.