Moore Cemetery

Jones County, NC

Surveyed by Anita L. Collins & Willie C. Kinsey March 2009




The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Moore Cemetery in Jones County, NC.

Location From Kinston, NC 258 East to Hwy. 41 East turn left onto Weyerhaeuser Road, Cemetery just passed State Road 1143 (Clement V. Mills Road) on hill. Tuckahoe Township, Trenton.



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    The epitaphs are as follows:



    Fannie G. Bruington 1911-1985 Lee Koonce 9 Jan 1951 aged 62 yrs. Member Academy Green Burial Society Beatrice W. Marshburn 12 March 1934 30 Jan 1978 Bettie James 14 Jan. 1876 18 Feb 1944 Prepare to die and follow me George B. Bellamy 31 Aug 1884 19 Nov 1950 gone but not forgotten we will meet again Canít read name Nov 21 departed Jennie Mae Roberts 11 July 1930 8 March 2001 Jennett H. Kinsey 28 Dec 1902 29 April 1982 Elige Hall 3 Nov 1904 29 April 1822 Launice Kinsey Hall 1906-1984 Christine Southerland 24 Nov 1929 4 Aug 1995 Luticia A. Shipman 26 June 1973 6 Aug 2000 Harvey Rhodes 17 Aug 1911 10 May 1969 at rest Sarah Rhodes 10 Feb 1886 11 July 1944 Member neighborhood Union Burial Society Unknown Hugh Kinsey Sr. 8 March 1903 2 Oct 1976 Stone dropped into ground Stone dropped into ground O. Gertrude Kinsey 6 Oct 1916 29 Aug 1976 William F, Kinsey 10 Aug 1910 1Dec 1987 Matthew Murril NC Pvt 384 Engr. Bn. 10 June 1916 20 June 1944 Aaron Crusoe Murrell NC SPA Co. B7 Cav. 1Cav. Div Vietnam 8 Sept 1937 30 Oct 1964 Cleo Kinsey 11 May 1934 25 Dec 2006 Roy Kinsey 30 March 1914 24 Feb 1975 William Kinsey 28 Sept 1902 3 Dec 1964 Addie Kinsey 28 July 1883 24 Aug 1942 member Academy Green Burial Society Ethel Mae Shipman 7 Jan 1932 17 May 1967 Mary E. Morgan 5 June 1906 18 June 1955 a devoted mother Edna Earl Gooding 24 Jun 1944 6 Oct 1964 In godís care Mary Sue Gooding 15 Dec 1883 12 July 1940 Janie Taylor born 1912 20 July 1954 Member Academy Green Society Mary L.M. Durden 1 Jan 1910 24 March 1985 In loving memory from your daughter Bessie M. Pearson Charlie Koonce 25 Sept 1937 16 Oct 2008 Thy trials ended thy rest is won at foot says This was done by JR (cement cover) Mary H. Koonce 11 July 1934 20 Nov 2007 thy trials ended thy rest is won at foot says This was done by JR and CK (cement cover) Harvey Lee Koonce 13 April 1963 11 March 1980 William W. Koonce 6 Nov 1910 16 Mar 1973 Esther M. Koonce 5 Mar 1912 19 July 2002 Mother (cement cover) we love you 5-7-03 made by your son Charlie Koonce Mother Dora L. Barfield In god care 18 Jan 1936 30 June 2001 with love Sonia, Pam and Jackie Ada Koonce 6 May 1885 16 Feb 1982 Fannie Waters 1868 20 Jan 1948 Member of Green County Burial Society Francis Waters NC PVT 831 Co. Trans corps World War 1 17 Oct 1892 19 June 1962 Maggie Water 20 Sept 1884 11 May 1976 A loving husband James Water 15 Oct 1921 2 July 2002 There are 2 steel stakes in the ground no names James E. Koonce 22 Jan 1940 25 July 1960 Alexis Barfield Oliver born and died 1 July 1997 George A. Williams Jr. age 25 died 7 July 1958 Owen Frank Williams PFC US Army WW2 21 Oct 1917 2 Aug 1992 Doris M. Herring 1Jan 1955 7 June 1999 Triple Stone William Frank W. 11 Aug 1896 3 Feb 1947 Ora B 8 March 1934 30 April 1934 Corena M. 26 Jan 1893 27 June 1954 Gone but not forgotten Charlie D. Moore 20 Nov 1901 1 Aug 1975 Minnie Foust Moore 12 Apr 1873 12 Apr 1953 Laura Brown 1893-1930 Unknown Robert B. Brown NC Sgt. Engineers WW2 4 Nov 1922 9 June 1947 Hoover H. Mumford 26 Aug 1930 7 Nov 1965 Roxy Anne wife of W.W. Munford 28 Sept 1838 9 May 1921 She was a fond mother and friend to all Amos B, Mumford 1 March 1867 27 Jan 1945 God loved him Channie J. Mumford 29 Oct 1866 21 Nov 1939 God loved her Eliza wife of John William Gooding 15 Apr 1852 5 Jan 1938 How sweet to think of her in her new home John W. Gooding 1 Jan 1840 5 May 1941 (written on headstone) Born John Small changed to John W. Gooding in 1860 Edward Lee Fryar 1918-1984 Luby Water 1927-2009 Amos B, Mumford Sr. 9 September 1898 22 Feb 1986 Annie M. Mumford 17 May 1907 9 March 1976 Effie Fields 20 Sept 1915 21 Jan 1992 In loving memory Greensie Camel Fields 16 Jan 1939 2 April 2007 rest in peace Leona wife of John Brock 7 Sept 1916 27 Feb 1936 member of the Green Society Lizzie wife of Allen Gooding died (canít read) Mary Murphy born 1862 (canít read) Ransom Murphy March 1886 9 April 1946 Member King Channel Kathelene Olivia Dau of (canít read) Amy wife of L.O. Simmons 15 Sept 1894 15 Jan 1916 gone home gone but not forgotten Frank Hussa 2 April 1850 12 July 1920 gone but not forgotten Charity Cox wife of Frank Hussa 5 Aug 1861 5 Jan 1940 gone but not forgotten James F. Hussey 25 April 1885 12 Oct 1945 George W, Hussey 14 Jan 1883 22 Feb 1959 Julia A. Gooding wife of Rev J.E.C. Cox 15 July 1872 3 Feb 1919 mother Rev J.E.C. Cox 10 Oct 1876 17 Dec 1955 Father He died as he lived a Christian Egbert Hall 13 Aug 1916 2 Feb 2003 Mason the lord is my shepherd Sadie Mae Hall 22 Feb 1922 2 March 2009 Mollie wife of George Simmons 15 June 1863 18 Oct 1922 Mr. James E. Burney 14 Feb 1885 31 July 1961 Evelyn Saulters 15 Sept 1881 1 April 1957 Cora F. Jones 1892-1977 Roxie A. Gooding 27 Nov 1896 19 Feb 1971 Rommie L. Grady 22 Nov 1959 6 Dec 2004 Thomas McCoy Gooding Sr. 12 May 1887 8 Jan 1973 Rhoden B. Gooding 15 Oct 1912 2 Nov 1977 Helen M. Gooding 1919-1983 There are more buried there without head stones: Mary Ida Brown Kinsey 6 May 1931 3 Oct 1964 Tereasa Diane Kinsey 2 May 1956 3 Oct 1964 Terrel Lynn 2 May 1956 3 Oct 1964 Toni Barnette 25 Aug 1964 3 Oct 1964 This is Roy Kinseyís family that died in a car accident in Jones Co. near Trenton. Will Lee Koonce son of Blanche Koonce Kinsey Died 1964 from a swimming accident age 11

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