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Mixon Cemetery
Inventoried by Janet Copen Orndorff on March 15, 2008.  Photographed by Janet Orndorff & Edwin C. Yaw


Photo by Janet C. Orndorff


Map by Edwin C. Yaw

Location: Campbell's Creek Area, Austin Road, Aurora, Beaufort Co., NC.  GPS Coordinates: N35 Deg 17.309 Min - W076 Deg 41.603 Min
Directions: From Aurora, follow Hwy 33 east toward Hobucken for about 6.5 miles.  Turn right onto Cypress Swamp Road, then right onto Austin Road.  Cemetery is on the left beside the road, marked with a sign.
Description: Cemetery is well maintained.  There are 9 rows that run from Austin Road toward the back of the cemetery; writing on most stones faces the right side of the cemetery.
Starting Place: Standing in Austin Road facing the cemetery, beginning with the row and stone to the far left, front corner as Row 1 Stone # 1 and counting stones within the row from front of the road to the back of the cemetery; counting rows left to right.   Information has been recorded as written on the tombstones.  Any additional info known by family members and/or research of public records has been noted in the "Notes" column or within brackets.  Click on underlined names to see a photograph of the headstone.

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all photos were taken by Edwin C. Yaw.  This cemetery has been photographed in its entirety.

ROW

STONE

NAME BIRTH DEATH INSCRIPTION NOTES
1 1 Weatherington, Cliffie Wesley Jan. 5, 1896 Sept. 12, 1983 Father double stone with Sophie Weatherington
1 1 Weatherington, Sophie Midyette Sept. 6, 1908 Nov 11, 1976 Mother double stone with Cliffie Wesley Weatherington
1 2 Wetherington, Louise L. [Lupton] [July 26] 1885 [June 13] 1961    
1 3 Wetherington, Willie F. [Franklin] [July 18] 1876 [May 19] 1946    
1 4 Weatherington, Matilda M. [Apr.] 1858 [Aug. 23] 1933    
2 1 Weeden, Edith O. Oct. 17, 1925 June 18, 1966   Edith Louise Overton
wife of Frederick Weeden, Jr.
d/o James Lacy Overton & Ethel Moore
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 2 Overton, Ethel M. Aug. 20, 1903 Jan. 14, 1997 Wed Feb 14, 1925 Ethel Louise Moore
double stone with James L. Overton
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 2 Overton, James L. Oct. 18, 1902 Mar. 13, 1983 Wed Feb 14, 1925 double stone with Ethel M. Overton
son of J.C. Overton & Caroline O. Burch
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 3 Overton, Joseph B. July 30, 1890 Dec. 12, 1964 Gone But Not Forgotten husband of Lula Jones Overton
son of J.C. Overton & Caroline O. Burch
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 4 Overton, Lula May 25, 1892 Oct 6, 1918

Wife of J. B. Overton
In this lonely graveyard lies my darling wife.  Sleeping beneath the tomb so lonely sleeping far beneath the sky.  She leaves a husband and three darling babies who aim to meet her in the sky.

daughter of  A.M. Jones & Laura Aldridge
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 5 Overton, Hattie J. Aug. 24, 1888 Sept. 5, 1889

Daut. of J.C. & C.O. Overton - Safe in the Arms of Jesus

footstone - H.J.O. lying on parents grave
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 6 Overton, John W. Sept. 3, 1886 Oct. 22, 1887

Son of J. C. & C.O. Overton - Asleep in Jesus

footstone - J.W.O. lying on parents grave
2 7 Overton, Lina V. Aug. 26, 1908 Sept. 16, 1908

Daughter of J.C. & Caroline Overton
A place is vacant in our home that will never more be filled.

Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 8 Overton, infant daughter June 26, 1895 July 30, 1895

Daughter of J.C. & Caroline Overton
Our darling babe has gone to rest.

 
2 9 Overton, J.C. [James Cornelius] Nov. 11, 1861 Dec. 20, 1936

Father - A faithful father and loving mother.

son of Harriet Overton
double stone with Caroline Overton
Masonic emblem
Footstone - J.C.O. with imprint of Indian Head
Long shot of gravestone   Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 9 Overton, Caroline Feb. 8, 1866 Apr. 13, 1943

Mother - His wife - A faithful father and loving mother

Maiden name Burch or Birch
double stone with J.C. Overton
Footstone - C.O.  Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 10 Overton, Nancy R. Sept. 5, 1884 Nov. 12, 1962   daughter of J.C. & Caroline Overton
Census records - Born Sep 1886
Deaths Bk. 47, pg 280 Beaufort Co - Born 1884
Photo by Jan Orndorff
2 11 Overton Sr., Harry Hinkle Mar. 7, 1897 Mar. 2, 1978 Father double stone with Ollie Austin Overton
son of J.C. Overton & Caroline O. Burch
Masonic emblem - Military Footstone
2 11 Overton, Ollie Austin Nov. 22, 1898 June 8, 1982

Mother

Ollie Bell Austin
double stone with Harry H. Overton, Sr.
Eastern Star emblem - Footstone - O.A.O.
2 12 Anderson, Vivian Overton Dec. 5, 1923 Mar. 10, 1990   daughter of Harry H. Overton, Sr. & Ollie Austin
3 9 Mixon, David B. [Biggs] [Jan. 26] 1865 [Sept. 8] 1938   double stone with Elector W. Mixon
(in front of J.C. & Caroline Overton's grave, row 2 stone 9)
3 9 Mixon, Elector W. 1869 1901

His Wife

double stone with David B. Mixon
3 12 Paul, Ida Anne Aug. 1, 1940 Nov. 6, 1996   (in front of Vivian Overton Anderson, row 2 stone 12)
3 13 Paul, Kenneth Feb. 17, 1944 Jan. 12, 1945

Son of Hyram & Nancy Paul  [overgrown with bushes]

Photo by Kathleen Mayo
3 14 Paul, Nancy Butner Sept. 28, 1917 July 23, 1995

[overgrown with bushes]

 
3 15 Paul, Hyram Overton Mar. 22, 1917 Feb. 20, 1970    
4 1 Aldridge, John D. Mar. 13, 1860 Aug. 27, 1928

At Rest

(in front of  Edith O. Weeden, row 2 stone 1)
4 2 Aldridge, Georgia A. Sept. 23, 1866 Oct. 22, 1910

Mother - Thy trials ended, Thy rest is won.

Georgia Ann (Mixon) Aldridge
4 3 Aldridge, Mackie E. 1897 1898

God's angel

 
4 4 Aldridge, Richard H. [1893] 1893

God's angel

 
4 5 Mixon, Viola A. Jan. 7, 1890 Aug. 14, 1891

Gone to be an angel.

 
4 6 Mixon, Mahalia E. Nov. 26, 1882 July 3, 1884    
4 7 Mixon, Walter Apr. 29, 1871 Oct. 8, 1874

Gone to be an angel.

 
4 8 Paul, Heber N. Aug. 28, 1884 Sept. 19, 1885

Son of H.T. & Pency Paul

 
4 9 Paul, Pency P. Dec. 25, 1851 Sept. 3, 1889

In Memory Of

 
4 10 Paul, Daisy F. Oct. 1879 Jan. 3, 18_9

Daughter of H.T. & Pency Paul

 
4 11 Caton, Carrie P. Nov. 14, 1905 Apr. 14, 1967    
4 12 Paul, Ida O. Dec. 28, 1882 Apr. 16, 1973

His wife

double stone with M. A. Paul
4 12 Paul, M.A. [Mack A. Sr.] Sept. 24, 1876 June 23, 1958   double stone with Ida O. Paul
4 13 Paul, Johnnie Ward January 17, 1922 July 10, 1922

Daughter of M.A. & I.E. Paul - Sister
She was the sunshine of our home.

 
4 14 Potter, Maudie P. Apr. 19, 1882 Sept. 28, 1972    
4 15 Paul, James Taylor July 8, 1910 Sept. 5, 1988    
4 16 Paul Jr., Mack A. July 11, 1912 Nov. 24, 1988    
5 7 Mixon, Susan Oct. 14, 1871 Feb. 27, 1902

Wife of  J.W. Mixon

(in front of Walter Mixon, row 4 stone 7)
5 8 Mixon, Eliza E. Mar. 11, 1896 June 3, 1900

Dau. of J.W. & Susan Mixon - The lovely flower has faded.

 
5 9 Mixon, Clara B. Nov. 17, 1887 Oct. 8, 1894

In after time we will meet her.

 
5 10 Mixon, Minnie E. Feb. 22, 1885 Oct. 23, 1898

How soon fades the tender flower.

 
5 11 Mixon, B.H. June 20, 1841 Oct. 22, 1917

On that bright immortal shore, we shall meet to part no more.

Benjamin Henry Mixon, husband of Clarissa Ellender Hudnell Mixon and father of Rufus Helthin Mixon
5 12 Mixon, Clarisa E. Mar. 6, 1846 Apr. 17, 1931

She was a kind and affectionate wife a fond mother and a friend to all.

Clarissa Ellender Hudnell Mixon, wife of Benjamin Henry Mixon, mother of Rufus Helthin Mixon, and great-grandmother of Edwin C. Yaw

5 13 Tetterton, Elinor Mack Paul Sept. 25, 1928 Feb. 26, 1996    
5 14 Tetterton, Louis Glenn January  9, 1924 July 10, 1998   Military marker
6 1 Jones, Lester Augustus [June 5] 1917 [Jan. 31] 1979

TEC-5, US Army, WW II

 
6 2 Jones, John E. Oct. 13, 1909 Nov. 13, 1944    
6 3 Jones, Thomas D. July 9, 1889 Nov. 29, 1932

Gone, but not forgotten.

double stone with Bertha Jones
6 3 Jones, Bertha Oct. 3, 1893 Oct. 11, 1918

His wife - Gone, but not forgotten.

double stone with Thomas D. Jones
6 4 Jones, Josie Mar. 17, 1894 Mar. 3, 1914

Wife of John J. Jones

 
6 5 Jones, infant son Nov. 23, 1913 Dec. 3, 1913

Inf. son of Johnnie J. & Josie Jones - Gone so soon.

 
6 6 Wilson, Leafy Jean Dec. 24, 1916 June 22, 1917

Daughter of R.I. & Susie Wilson - Gone home

Photo by Kathleen Mayo
6 7 Wilson, Leon Russell Sep. 14, 1915 July 21, 1917

Son of R.I. & Susie Wilson - At Rest

 
7 2 Moore, Annie Griffin Oct. 14, 1905 Nov. 23, 1979

Our Mother

(in front of John E. Jones, row 6 stone 2)
7 3 Moore, Edward Shirley Aug. 26, 1907 Apr. 30, 1968

Our Father

 
7 4 Griffin, Jennie Mixon 1880 1943

Our Mother

 
7 5 Griffin, Ernest Enoch [Jan. 10] 1877 1959

Our Father

 
7 6 Mixon, Audrie Hope Feb. 21, 1917 June 21, 1917

Daughter of R.H. & Texas Mixon

Dau. of Rufus H. & Texas Creef Mixon - Twin sister of Aubrie Wilson Mixon
7 7 Mixon, Aubrie Wilson Feb. 21, 1917 June 17, 1917

Son of R.H.. & Texas Mixon

Son of Rufus H. & Texas Creef Mixon - Twin brother of Audrie Hope Mixon
7 8 Mixon, Bruce Elmo June 4, 1911 May 27, 1942

Thy trials ended, thy rest is won.

Son of Rufus H. & Texas Creef Mixon
7 9 Mixon, Rufus H. [Helthin] Sept. 4, 1873 Jan. 11, 1945

He was a loving father & a friend to all.

 
8 9 Potter Jr., Hal Curtis Sept. 28, 1926 Jan. 13, 1969   grave in front of Rufus Mixon
 
9 9 Potter [Family stone]       large stone with "POTTER" no other names
9 10 Potter, Myrtle Griffin [Aug. 21] 1907 [June 23] 1983    
9 11 Potter, Hal Curtis [Jan. 6] 1906 [Jan. 7] 1977    

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