Brownfield, Terry Co. Cemeteries of Texas
Partial Inscriptions & Photos by Gary Webb
|Historical Marker Established in 1902 in Gomez (then
0.5 mi. W of here), first settlement in Terry County. Original
4-acre tract was deeded to Gomez School Trustees in 1906 by pioneer
settler H.F. Adams. Some of earliest settlers are buried here.
Many graves were moved to Brownfield in 1918.
Location: From Brownfield, take Highway 380/82 about 5.6 miles west, then take county road about .5 miles south.
Established 1902 in Gomez. Four acre tract was deeded to Gomez School Trustees in 1906 by Pioneer Settler H. F. Adams. Some of the earliest settlers buried here. Many graves were moved to Brownfield in 1918.
To get to Gomez Cemetery from Brownfield take US Highway 82 and Texas 380 4.5 miles west. Turn left on dirt road 0.3 miles south; cemetery is on the right side of the road. Gomez Cemetery had 12 unmarked graves.
Description: Unfenced, and uncared for except for a being mowed occasionally by some careless operator, At least two of the nine remaining markers have been crushed by something. Tractor? Wide open spaces here as you can see. Complete with sand probably blown in from New Mexico. Located on dirt farm road south of Highway 82.
Last Name, First Name, Birth, Death, Ephitat, Marker Number
DeShazo, W. S., Jul. 9, 1880, Jun. 28, 1910, A0003
Greer, Mrs. A. M., May 3, 1829, Mar. 18, 1913, A0002
Fulton, Sallie T., Nov. 1, 1875, Mar. 31, 1911, A004
Key, Lucinda, Nov. 22, 1862, Aug. 13, 1914, Wife of S. H. Key, A0001 Aug. 1905, Sep. 5, 1914, small broken marker at foot of above marker. A0009
McPherson, Barton Goodson, Oct. 6, 1906, Jul. 17, 1908, Son of W. T. & R. E. McPherson, A0007
Moore, Ida c., Jan. 3, 1888, Aug. 18, 1908, Wife of L. B. Moore, Come Ye Blessed, A0006
Pruit, Lawrence Smith, Aug. 12, 1901, Jul. 27, 1911, Son of T. J. & C. D. Pruit, Budded on Earth to bloom in Heaven, A0005
Tierman, George E., Oct. 24, 190 ?, Nov. 26, 1905, Son of Geo. E. & S. R. Tierman, A0008
Nichols, Thomas Francis Ciscero - Mary Ann Nichols says that Thomas was living in Gomez when he died, but has no idea where he was buried. He died March 6, 1921. There was no visible sign of any marker for Thomas.