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Clay Hill Cemetery
Submitted by: Gail C. Swain

Location: Go south on road #1932 from Hwy 33 at Edward, NC to 1/10 of a mile past road #1934.  It is on the right on an embankment next to the road.

NOTE: If anyone has photos of any of these headstones please send them to me for inclusion on this page

NAME BIRTH DEATH INSCRIPTION
Cayton, Little Beula May

Nov. 23, 1902

July 21, 1903 daut. of R.C. & S.E. Cayton
Cayton, Sadie R 1891 1969  
Cox Bessie L.

Sept. 22, 1897

Feb. 17, 1960

She believeth and sleeps in Jesus.

Cox, Affie M. Sept. 22, 1913 Apr. 1, 1977 At Rest
Cox, Alice O. Aug. 22, 1892 Aug. 9, 1897 dau. of J.T. & Betty E. Cox
Cox, Amanda C. Aug 19, 1864 Nov. 26, 1923 A devoted wife and a loving mother.
Cox, Bessie Oct. 26, 1905 Apr. 24, 1908

A light from us has gone, a voice we loved is still, a place is vacant in our home.

Cox, Betty J. Mar. 16, 1857 June 5, 1929 Wife of J.T. Cox
At Rest
Cox, Eather C. July 24, 1889 Sept. 25, 1897 Son of J.T. & Betty E. Cox
Cox, F.A. May 22, 1884 May 21, 1922 Let Our Father's Will Be Done
Cox, F.J. Nov. 24, 1856 Feb. 22, 1917 At Rest
Cox, Jennie E. June 2, 1889 Feb. 20, 1895

Her life was beauty, truth, goodness and love.

Cox, John T. July 2, 1847 Aug. 9, 1918  
Cox, Lola Lee Aug. 26, 1915 Aug. 16, 1915

Buried on Earth to bloom in heaven.

Cox, Lonie C. Oct. 3, 1919 Dec. 24, 1919

Mama's baby.  Mama's darling.
Dau. of W.N. & Bessie Cox

Cox, Maggie M. Jan. 31, 1888 Aug. 22, 1904 God's finger touched her and she slept
Cox, Malcolm Ray Oct. 17, 1931 July 8, 1932 Budded on earth to bloom in heaven
Cox, Mary Augusta 1882 Oct. 22, 1918 Dau. of Bennett Gerard
Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
Cox, Minnie Feb. 14, 1900 Feb. 14, 1900 Budded on earth to bloom in heaven
Cox, Myrtle M. May 4, 1898 July 18, 1926 A loving mother and devoted wife
Cox, Rodick Jan, 6, 1899 Feb. 7, 1930 Father we cherish thy memory
Cox, Rome E. Mar. 25, 1919 Mar. 8, 1920 Sleep in peace
Cox, Rufus H. July 27, 1897 Sept. 11, 1958 At Rest
Cox, Sidney A. Jan. 19, 1883 Oct. 1, 1885 Dau. of J.T. & B.E. Cox
Cox, Tom Carl Feb. 23, 1895 Mar. 3, 1921

Military Headstone: Died in Constannople, Turkey

Cox, Umer M. Sept. 29, 1892 Dec. 22, 1913 She is gone but not forgotten
Cox, Willie Noah Mar. 5, 1894 June 16, 1965 He believeth and sleeps in Jesus
[Double headstone with Bessie L. Cox]
Edwards, Alex May 21, 1828 Mar. 18, 1885 Trusting in Jesus he passed over the river
Edwards, Alexander May 16, 1871 Nov. 16, 1874 Safe in the Arms of Jesus
Son of W.W. & M. Edwards
Edwards, Alfred F. 1883 1972  
Edwards, Amanda 1866 1886  
Edwards, Charles W. Apr. 12, 1877 Aug. 24, 1947 Rest in peace
[Woodmen of the World emblem]
Edwards, Eva Mae Oct. 15, 1893 Oct. 2, 1894 Dau. of E.J. & Ida Edwards
Gone to a better land
Edwards, Jesse M. Oct. 17, 1867 Oct. 25, 1884  
Edwards, John Jones 1832 1910 [Double headstone with Mary Susan Edwards]
Edwards, Joseph F. June 24, 1902 Oct. 15, 1908 Blessed are the early dead
Son of E.J. & Ida Edwards
Edwards, Laura Pauline   July 14, 1947 Aged 65 years
Edwards, Marina A. Mar. 11, 1821 Apr. 13, 1893 Wife of Alex Edwards
Mother thy are now at home
Edwards, Martha A. Mar. 6, 1849 Jan. 29, 1915 Wife of William W. Edwards
Thy trials ended, thy rest is won.
Edwards, Mary Susan 1836 1918 [Double headstone with John Jones Edwards]
Edwards, Rosa H. 1875 1945 Not my will but Thine be done.
Edwards, Rufus Nov. 6, 1879 Feb. 25, 1907 He was faithful to every trust confided.
Edwards, Theseca 1835 1888  
Edwards, Ulysus Aug. 17, 1872 Sept. 15, 1885 Sleep in Jesus
Edwards, William W. July 15, 1840 June 19, 1886 We cherish thy memory
Flowers, infant   1930 Dau. of Nancy & Tilman Flowers
Flowers, Nancy C. 1895 1930  
Flowers, Rubert E. 1921 1923  
Flowers, Tilman F. [no date] [no date] Military headstone
Gaskin, Alice M. Aug. 29, 1848 June 13, 1918 A devoted wife, fond mother, and friend to all
Gaskin, Frederick P. May 12, 1834 Aug. 24, 1915 Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal
Jones, Charlotte Lee   Oct. 30, 1930  
Jones, Ida Magdalene Oct. 10, 1927 Aug. 21, 1989  
Jones, J.P. Nov. 6, 1895 Sept. 6, 1897  
Jones, Jesse J. Dec. 23, 1922 Dec. 13, 1949 Gone but not forgotten
Jones, Jesse M. Feb. 18, 1889 Sept. 11, 1952 At Rest
Jones, Jesse R. Dec. 18, 1865 May 11, 1928 They were faithful to every duty
[Double headstone with Theresa A. Jones]
Jones, Mamie Ann Nov. 1, 1913 Dec. 18, 1964 Our Darling
Jones, Theresa A. Mar. 20, 1870 Apr. 8, 1928 They were faithful to every duty
[Double headstone with Jesse R. Jones]
Knox, Thomas A. Aug. 13, 1882 July 28, 1883 Son of W.R. & D.A. Knox
Leary, Hattie L. Dec. 16, 1876 Mar. 24, 1944 Wife of J.F. Leary
Father into thy hands I command my spirit
Leary, Maggy E. Jan. 21, 1898 June 19, 1899 Dau of R.E. & H.L. Leary
Leary, Richard F. Oct. 8, 1863 Nov. 22, 1930 There shall be no night there
Leary, William Jordan Jan. 1, 1900 Jan. 9, 1929 Son of B.F. & Hatty L. Leary
Age 28 yrs & 9 days
[should be 29 yrs & 8 days]

In my distress I cried unto the Lord and He heard me and delivered my soul from a deceitful tongue

Potter, Hattie 1878 1898 Dau. of James & Mary C. Potter
Price, Ophelia Oct. 22, 1902 Nov. 29, 1939 She was the sunshine of our home
Tunstall, A.J. Nov. 17, 1817 Sept. 16, 1892  
Tunstall, Carlos B. 1902 1968  
Tunstall, Catherine May 15, 1830 Aug. 3, 1902 Wife of Thomas B. Tunstall
She sweetly sleeps whom Jesus keeps, mother rest in peace.
Tunstall, Dorcas A. Apr. 16, 1808 Feb. 16, 1895 Mother we cherish thy memory
Tunstall, Georgie July 12, 1882 Feb. 28, 1920 Sweet sleep
Tunstall, Mollie H. Apr. 9, 1867 Sept. 14, 1947 Gone but not forgotten
[Double headstone with Thomas B. Tunstall]
Tunstall, T.B. Nov. 17, 1817 Mar. 26, 1883  
Tunstall, Thomas B. Dec. 17, 1859 Aug. 25, 1912 [Double headstone with Mollie H. Tunstall]
Woodard, Alex T. 1855 1895 Beloved father farewell

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