Mt. Hermon Cemetery

Mt. Hermon Church Cemetery –¬†Cherry / Creswell, Washington Co, N.C.

Transcribed by: Linda Haas Davenport – June 1999

This church is located on the New Land Road a couple of miles from Cherry, Washington Co NC. The cemetery is located at the rear of the church. There is a circle drive that goes from the front around the back of the church and out the front again. If you stand on the drive with your back to the church, facing the cemetery – Row 1 will be on your right and the last row will be on your left. The first grave in each row is the grave closest to the church building and drive.

Row 1

  • Bobby Lee Ambrose - 1948-1998
  • John J Combs - 1921
  • Jane Cragco – 1926-1978
  • Robert Davenport – Oct 24, 1901-Jan 20, 1986
  • Samuel Phelps - 1927 (Double Headstone: Samuel & Betsy)
  • Betsy D Phelps – 1932-1982 (Double Headstone: Samuel & Betsy)

Row 2

  • Lawrence M Lyons – 1933-1994
  • Unmarked grave
  • Jack Willard White – 1944-1997
  • Gail Spencer - 1942
  • Williard Marvin White – Mar 12, 1922
  • Margaret Caragco - Apr 10, 1922-May 1, 1992

Row 3

  • Tammi White – Aug 18, 1972-Aug 18, 1972

Row 4

  • Ira Stanley Phelps - Sep 19, 1908-Sep 30, 1982 (double Headstone: Ira & Mary)
  • Mary Spruill Phelps – Jan 24, 1916 – Jul 28, 1985 (double Headstone: Ira & Mary)
  • Victor U Davenport, USAF, Korea, Vietnam, May 13, 1930-May 30, 1996
  • (large empty space)
  • Pauline D Santiago, In God’s Care, Beloved Daughter & Wife, July 26, 1946-July 26, 1998
  • Cornelius F Denien, NC, Msgt US Army, WWII, Korea, Apr 6, 1906-Jun12, 1972 (Double Headstone: Cornelius & Sabra)
  • Sabra C Denien, In God’s Care, Beloved Wife & Mother, Sep 5, 1924- (Double Headstone: Cornelius & Sabra)
  • Mashall Woodley, 1911-1994 (Double Headstone: Marshall & Roxie)
  • Roxie F Woodley, 1919- (Double Headstone: Marshall & Roxie)
  • Joshua Alan Phelps, Nov 3, 1984-July 12, 1985

Row 5

  • Mary L Davenport, 1914-1990
  • Glenn W Davenport, MMC US Coast Guard, WWII, Jun 23, 1917-Mar 3, 1986
  • Hillie A Davenport, Nov 23, 1907-Apr 26, 1979
  • Malinda A Davenport - 1903-1988 (Double headstone; Malinda & Roy – footstone – Together Forever)
  • Roy U Davenport - 1903-1981 Double headstone: Malinda & Roy – footstone – Together Forever)
  • Gene T. Ellis, US Army, WWII, Sep 23, 1926-June 24, 1993 (Double Headstone: Gene & Phyllis)
  • Phyllis J Ellis, Beloved Wife – Apr 14, 1938 – (Double Headstone: Gene & Phyllis)
  • Space
  • Ruby B Burgess - Mar 18, 1927-Aug 6, 1993
  • Harold Ray Holton, US Army, WWII, Apr 6, 1925-Jun 20, 1985 (Double Headstone: Harold & Jean)
  • Jean Barnes Holton, Beloved Wife & Mother, Oct 26, 1903- (Double Headstone: Harold & Jean)
  • Space
  • Arley P Phelps, 1918-1971
  • Space
  • Charlie E Phelps, Oct 21, 1902-Feb 19, 1976 (Double Headstone: Charlie & Hilda)
  • Hilda D Phelps, Jan 4, 1910-Dec 24, 1971 (Double Headstone: Charlie & Hilda)
  • Daniel Rhodes, Jun 15, 1920-Jun 8, 1986 (Double Headstone: Daniel & Lucille)
  • Lucille Rholdes, Mar 18, 1929-May 31, 1978 (Double Headstone: Daniel & Lucille)

Row 6

  • Thomas J. Furlough, 1906-1986 (Double headstone: Thomas & Nannie)
  • Nannie E Furlough, 1914-1990 (Double headstone: Thomas & Nannie)
  • Gladys S Ambrose, 1934- (Double Headstone: Gladys & Julian – footstone: Too Well Loved to be Forgotten)
  • Julian A Ambrose, 1931-1988 (Double Headstone: Gladys & Julia – footstone: Too Well Loved to be Forgotten)
  • Carolyn E Woodley, Dtr of W C & Alenia Woodley, Asleep in Jesus, Feb 14, 1937-Apr 26, 1938
  • W C Clyde Woodley, Nov 8, 1899-Aug 10, 1975 (Double Headstone: Clyde & Alenia)
  • Alenia P Woodley, Sep 23, 1900-Dec 30, 1994 (Double Headston: Clyde & Alenia)
  • Space
  • Wm B Woodley, 1874-1964 (Double Headstone: Wm & Indiana)
  • Indiana D Woodley, 1877-1934 (Double Headstone: Wm & Indiana)
  • H Odell Barnes, Nov 2, 1899-Oct 9, 1982 (Double Headstone: Odell & Ester)
  • Ester W Barnes, Oct 6, 1906-Nov 12, 1983 (Double Headston: Odell & Ester)
  • Arley P Phelps, NC, Pvt HQ Co 818, TDBN, WWII, Sep 13, 1918-May 2, 1971

Row 7

  • Jill Holton Alexander, We Love You, stone includes a photo, Mar 5, 1964-Jan 21, 1987
  • Lots of space
  • Jim Revirn Davenport, Oct 11, 1893-Sep 11, 1977
  • Maude Davenport, Sep 14, 1895-Feb 8, 1962
  • Myra A Hassell Smith, Jan 30, 1907-Jun 15, 1965 (footstone: Mother)
  • John Elsberry Hassell, Aug 20, 1879-Oct 10, 1954 (Double Headstone: John & Celia)
  • Celia Davenport Hassell, May 13, 1873-Feb 9, 1961 (Double Headstone: John & Celia)
  • Large Headstone: Edwards; Footstone: Mary E Ambrose 1889-1976

Row 8

  • Bessie D Woodly, 1896-1961
  • John Terill Hassell, Pvt, US Army, Korea, Sep 30, 1932-Sep 21, 1950
  • Affie H Edwards, 1889-1964
  • Stephen W Edwards, 1880-1956

Row 9:

  • Robert L Morris, Dec 25, 1912-Mar 20, 1991 (Double Headstone: Robert & Ida)
  • Ida A Morris, Mar 23, 1916-May 21, 1992 (Double Headstone: Robert & Ida)

Past Row 9 – out toward the fence are scattered these graves

  • Luther M Ambrose, May 1, 1928-Apr 20, 1998 (Double Headstone: Luther & Jean)
  • Jean M Ambrose, Aug 29, 1935- (Double headstone: Luther & Jean)
  • “Tom” Murrell Thomas Sawyer, Dec 10, 1945-May 28, 1992 (Double Headstone: Tom & Pat)
  • “Pat” Patricia Ann Sawyer, Jul 3, 1947- (Double Headstone: Tom & Pat -Footstone for both graves: Love Light The Way to That Far Distant Shore)
  • S L Shear, 1901-1959
  • D H Woodley Ambrose, 1900-1957