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Humphreys Memorial Cemetery

Humphreys Memorial Church and Cem Church Signboard Church (front) Church Front Door

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County: Kanawha
USGS Quad: Sissonville        Map
Coordinates: 38.53017N  -81.629395W
Maintained by: unknown
Land owner unknown
Date last visited May 2012
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent
Accessibility: Easy Access. From I-77 take exit 116. Proceed East on Haines Branch Rd. Turn right onto Co Rt 21 (Old US 21/Sissonville Dr) for 1.7 mile. Cemetery is on left next to church.

** Condition of cemetery as observed on the given date -
may not be representative of care at other times of the year
Scale: Excellent - Good - Fair - Poor - Abandoned

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Died:

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Atkinson William R 13 June 1847 25 December 1889 "Aged 42 Yr 6 Mo 12 Ds"
"In rememberance of"
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Beane J J 24 March 1821 26 June 1890   Click here to see tombstone photo
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Beane Willie Belle 22 February 1855 2 July 1872 "Daughter of J J and M A Beane"
"Aged 17 Yrs 4 Mos 10 Ds"
"I know that my Redeemer liveth"
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Bell Iris 21 July 1934 19 April 2008 "Music was her life"
[Daughter of Irene Humphreys Goode, fameous jazz singer and musician]
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Berry [Shared Family Stone] Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Berry Charles E 12 June 1878 12 April 1940   Click here to see tombstone photo
Berry Treva D 27 August 1887 16 December 1946   Click here to see tombstone photo
Mullens Edith M 27 November 1906 14 October 1956   Click here to see tombstone photo
Berry Charles J 27 June 1911 14 February 1975   Click here to see tombstone photo
Campbell James 10 February 1849 21 February 1930 "FATHER" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Carney James G 3 May 1876 6 March 1952 "WEST VIRGINIA"
"PVT 11 INFANTRY"
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Carney Joseph L 1879 1935   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Carney Lucy F (Brown) 10 May 1855 15 October 1879 "WIFE OF W C CARNEY"
"Age 24 Yrs"
"At Rest"
[first wife of W C Carney]]
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Carney Malinda D 25 May 1878 17 March 1957 "MOTHER" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Carney Oren E 1 September 1893 29 September 1959   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Carney Rachel A Jones 1860 1932 "MOTHER"
[2nd] "WIFE OF WILLIAM C CARNEY"
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Carney William C 1852 1945 "FATHER"
[Married 1st 19 Jun 1873 Lucy Brown, 2nd Rachel A Jones]
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Click here to see 1880 US Census Excerpt (www.Ancestry.com)
From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Casto Nathan R 4 May 1871 7 June 1959 [shared stone] Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Casto Chestina 5 August 1875 31 January 1953
Casto Rolly B 10 July 1897 13 October 1979
Clinton Hiram Ward 1858 12 December 1858 "Aged 1 mo 27 ds"
"Son of & R.P. Clinton"
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Cunningham Mary E 1868 1949 "MOTHER" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Ellis Arvyl Clyle 27 June 1911 31 August 1960 "PFC 134 INF"
"35 INF DIV WWII BSM"
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Ellis Minnie V 30 November 1914 15 July 1981 [married] "DEC 1, 1935"
Ferris Irene Gibson 1914 1987   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Fisher David G 1893 1921 [shared stone] Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Fisher Emsy S 1897 1918
Fisher Frances A   5 September 1903 [date difficult to read] Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Fisher George 1792 3 December 1876 "Aged 84 Years" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
George Elizabeth B 1793 8 February 1875 "WIFE OF SAMUEL GEORGE"
"Aged 81 Yrs 3 Mos 17 ds"
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Gibson Add L 1904 1952   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Gibson Dorothy Lee 11 October 1921 15 January 1944   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Gibson Edna C 4 March 1879 5 February 1907 "WIFE OF J R GIBSON"
[Edna Wheeler married 1894 John R Gibson]
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Gibson Guy Edward 1919 1920 "OUR LOVED ONE" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Gibson Ira Sevitus   16 June 1901 "Aged 11 Mos 12 Ds"
"Son of B G and L G Gibson"
"Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven"
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Gibson James C 1936 1961   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Gibson John Robert 19 January 1863 21 January 1941 "FATHER"
[Spouse of Edna C (Wheeler) Gibson]
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Gibson Mackey Jane Miller 28 November 1884 29 September 1939 "WIFE OF GEORGE B GIBSON"
"AT REST"
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Gibson Mava   1896 "Aged 5 Ms." Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Gibson Gladys   1903 "Aged 11 Ms."
Gibson Otmer 5 August 1902 31 August 1902   Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Gibson Wm H 1834 12 April 1883 "Aged 48 Years 11 Mo & 12 Ds."
"We loved him on earth, May we meet him in heaven"
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Goff Emily C   3 January 1858 "In her 26th Yr"
Wife of WILLIAM GOFF"
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Good Albert J 11 April 1906 21 June 1906 "Son of J E and M D Good" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Goode [Shared Family Headstone] Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Goode John Edward 11 October 1872 6 May 1953 "FATHER"
"HE LIVED A GOOD LIFE"
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Goode Mollie D 6 August 1872 6 November 1958 "MOTHER"
"BOTH NEVER FORGOTTEN"
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Goode Eleanor Irene Humphreys 29 April 1905 28 September 1982 "DEEPLY LOVED" Click here to see tombstone photo
Greer Charles E 1868 1932 "FATHER" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Greer Frederick C 1892 1893 "SON" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
Greer Minnie Sisson 1870 1953 "MOTHER" Click here to see tombstone photo From reading by WVCPA or one of its volunteers
             

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Comments: Data in Red is not inscribed on the tombstone and has either been calculated based on death date or as a result of research on the individual.

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Easy Access. From I-77 take exit 116. Proceed East on Haines Branch Rd. Turn Right onto Co Rt 21 (Old US 21/Sissonville Dr) for 1.7 mile. Cemetery is on left next to church.

The founders momument is a heptagon with an obelisk in the center with 'Mt Zion' on one side and '1929' on the opposite side. The year 1929 is when the modern church was founded. The following names appear on 5 sides of the stones at the bottom of the obelisk - J. S. Humphreys, W. M. Lynch, J. M. Sisson, H. C. Sisson and T. A. Vickers.

Aerial View of Cem   Map and Directions   Momument
 
Momument  

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