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Liberty Cemetery

Hughes Springs

LOCATION:  From Hwy 161 near Harris Chapel Church, turn west on Cass CR 1592 for 1 mile to Morris County line, continue on Morris County CR 2306 for .4 mile.  Turn on Morris County CR 2311 for .9 mile to end of road, cemetery on left.

Cemetery was read Feb 20, 1996 by Audrey Rankin.  Beginning at the northwest corner, reading all rows north to south.  Updated by Charles Steger     May 1999.

Obituaries from church furnished by Bessie Hatten.  Many thanks for all the extra help.

Cemetery is not fenced but well kept.  Rows are crooked.

This cemetery is known to be predominantly black.

*Denotes the oldest known grave: Row 7

  MCCULLOUGH, Mazella   Nov 30, 1896  Oct 24, 1923

NAME BIRTH  DATE DEATH DATE INFORMATION
 

 

 

 

ALLEN, Lee

1878

1962

Row 6

ATLEY, Bennie Lee, Jr

No Dates

 

Row 8; Home-made marker

ATTAWAY, Georgia Mary

Sep 29, 1905

Apr 15, 1997

Row 7; Ch Jerry, Raymond, Mary Paul, Mattie Hartfield & LaLaie Johnson; sis/o Beatrice William, Buelah Scott, Dollie Holloman & Anita Taylor; grm/o Cynthia Morrow & Rickey Attaway

BANKS, Mattie CHISOM

Dec 24, 1904

Mar 2, 1998

UNKNOWN LOCATION; Sis/o Eddie B & R E Chisom; member of Heroines of Jericho, Love Chapel Chapter, Court 429

BARNES, Bonnie B

May 15, 1902

Jun 9, 1991

Row 16; S/o Will & Hattie HOLLOMAN; h/o (1) Georgia; ch Freddie B; h/o (2) Lessie B; ch Marvin; grf/o Lessie L Askew; ggrf/o Benjamin Jr & Acocia

BARNES, Lessie B

Oct 17, 1917

 

Row 16

BARNES, Marvin

Nov 20, 1935

Nov 12, 1989

Row 16; S/o Lessie & Bonnie

BODY, Durie

Aug 15, 1912

Nov 9, 1973

Row 9

BODY, Rosa Marie “Sis”

Oct 16, 1924

Jun11, 1990

Row 9; M/o Marie; sis/o Billy, Mansfield & Willie

BROWN, Cecil Ray

Jun 16, 1955

Aug 1, 1995

Row 5; H/o Kathy Chism; ch James Ishia; s/o Dovie Fay Wilkerson; b/o J C

BROWN, Pinkie Lee

Mar 28, 1917

Jun 17, 1988

Row 5

CARTER, Dan W

Only Date

Jul 2, 1932

Row 5; TX Pvt 27 RCT Co QMC

CHISM, Dora J

Mar 2, 1886

Apr 30, 1924

Row 8; Heroines of Jericho

CHISM, Lee A

Feb 22, 1888

Oct 14, 1957

Row 8; Masonic Emblem

CHISOM, Jennie

Only Date

1928

Row 7

CHISOM, Willie Jay

Feb 25, 1937

Aug 25, 1986

Row 8

CRAVER, Gloria Jean HOLLOMAN

Feb 9, 1939

Sep 29, 1983

Row 11; Age 44 yrs 7 mos 5 days; d/o Reno & Cassie Holloman; ch Shelie Bruce, Charlotte, Telicia, Laticia, Terry & Gary; sis/o Sharon Diane, Carolyn, Pricilla, Raymond J, Leonzie, John, Gary & Wendell; program obit has d Sep 24, 1983; grm/o Montaga, Tyke & Tashina Bruce

CRAVER, LaDarian

Nov 2, 1996

Feb 3, 1998

Row 11; S/o Charlotte Craver & Larry Jones; b/o Rico Wright, Doente, Baronica & LaShanta Craver; grs/o Willie & Diane Morrow, Ester Ree Morrow and Johnny & Bernice Jones adopted grandparents

FINDLEY, Kadrian Jamar

Jul 11, 1986

Jul 11, 1986

Row 13

FINLEY, Baby Boy

Feb 7, 1990

Feb 7, 1990

Row 13

FINLEY, Earlie B

Aug 8, 1917

Apr 15, 1980

Row 13; Age 62 yrs 4 mos 27 days

HAMPTON, Alcola

1915

1949

Row 11

HARRIS, Bennie

Oct 27, 1919

Apr 15, 1976

Row 9; Pvt US Army WWII

HARRIS, Ethel Mae

Jan 13, 1927

Jun 22, 1974

Row 9

HATTEN, Daisy

Nov 5, 1883

Aug 15, 1978

UNKNOWN LOCATION; W/o Willie; m 1902; ch Virgie Lee, Vester & Obie; sis/o Tennie HAWKINS

HATTEN, Debron, Sr

Mar 22, 1903

Jan 8, 1983

Row 10; H/o Willie Mae TURNER; m Nov 27, 1922; s/o John & Tennie; b/o Leona; birth record has Willie Mae TURNER & Willie Mae Holloman

HATTEN, Ellia Mae

Oct 11, 1936

Feb 20, 1939

Row 8

HATTEN, Jessie

Mar 16, 1906

Feb 27, 1984

Row 9; S/o M/M Marshall; f/o Thaddeaus; b/o Jimmie

HATTEN, Jimmie D

No Dates

 

Row 9; US Army WWII; s/o M/M Marshall; h/o Sudie Royal; ch Jean

HATTEN, Love

1900

1957

Row 15

HATTEN, Noble

Nov 25, 1922

May 12, 1979

Row 10

HATTEN, Noella

Sep 15, 1901

Jan 28, 1973

Row 5

HATTEN, Otha

Apr 6, 1902

Aug 24, 1997

Row 14; W/o Bean “Sonny Boy”; ch Freddie, Pearline Jones, Malvia Peppers & Rosie Richardson

HATTEN, Robert Andrew

May 24, 1914

Jun 20, 1967

Row 10; TX Cpl 2529 Base Unit AAF WWII

HATTEN, Sonny B

Jan 10, 1900

Feb 6, 1963

Row 14; S/o Mary Jane; b record has b Jan 10, 1895

HATTEN, Tempie Lee MIMS

1901

Jun 17, 1982

Row 15; D/o Andy & Ora MCCULLOUGH Mims; w/o Love; ch Bernice, Ester Rea, Johnnie Ray & Jerry Lynn; sis/o Otha D, Loyd & Lurie

HATTEN, Tennie

Feb 11, 1871

Jul 5, 1937

Row 7

HATTEN, Viola LEWIS

Jun 15, 1910

Jun 2, 1992

Row 7; Age 81 years; d/o Andrew & Emily Lewis; w/o Ray Sr; m 1938; sis/o Lye, Daisy & Annie B; ch Idonia & Lee

HATTEN, William Ray

Mar 31, 1895

Jan 31, 1964

Row 7; TX Pfc US Army WWI

HATTEN, Willie Mae TURNER

Sep 10, 1900

Jan 4, 1977

Row 10; D/o M/M Rainie Turner; w/o Debron, Sr; m Nov 27, 1922; ch Elsie, Evelyn, James, Bobby, Morris D, Carl, Debron Jr, Shirley & Mary; sis/o B B Barnes

HATTON, Cora

Aug 14, 1898

Nov 22, 1972

Row 8; W/o Luther

HATTON, Jack

1913

1966

Row 4

HATTON, Luther

Mar 16, 1894

Apr 18, 1974

Row 8; S/o John & Tenny HODGE; b record has b Jun 16, 1892

HAWKINS, C H, Rev

Apr 24, 1902

Jan 13, 1957

Row 13

HAWKINS, Curtis C

Aug 1, 1916

Mar 10, 1988

Row 9; S1 US Navy WWII; s/o James & Tennie; h/o Clearlis EDWARDS; ch Bessie Mae; b/o Lottie Lee; Masonic Emblem; US Navy WWII; grp/p Darrell C & Beverly Jackson

HAWKINS, James M, Jr

Jan 4, 1894

May 13, 1980

Row 9; H/o Tennie C MCCULLOUGH; m 1915; s/o M/M James M, Sr; ch Curtis, Lottie Lee & Goldie; grf/o Bessie & William; Masonic Emblem; program obit has b Jun 4, 1894

HAWKINS, Tennie C MCCULLOUGH

Jan 5, 1895

Jul 6, 1995

Row 9; Age 100 years

HICKMAN, Mattie C

Dec 25, 1905

Only Date

Row 13; Heroines of Jerico

HICKMAN, Warren

Feb 23, 1896

Dec 7, 1965

Row 13

HOLLMAN, Argie

1918

1963

Row 4

HOLLMAN, Eddie L

1896

1963

Row 11

HOLLMAN, Pat

1913

1963

Row 4

HOLLOMAN, Cassie

Sep 13, 1917

Jun 10, 1972

Row 11

HOLLOMAN, Edd “Chisom”

Apr 28, 1902

Oct 26, 1980

UNKNOWN LOCATION; H/o Roberta RICHARDSON; m Dec 1923; b/o Letha Holloman

HOLLOMAN, Hettie Mae

1918

1974

Row 10; W/o Mack O

HOLLOMAN, J W O

1878

1958

Row 11

HOLLOMAN, Jack

No Dates

 

Row 10

HOLLOMAN, Jodie P

Jul 3, 1916

Sep 15, 1957

Row 11; TX Pfc 82 CML Smoke Genr Co WWII

HOLLOMAN, John W

Nov 15, 1870

May 22, 1954

Row 11

HOLLOMAN, John Wesley, Jr

Feb 9, 1919

Feb 4, 1989

Row 12; S/o John W, Sr & Mattie BARNES; h/o Malvia HATTON; ch Joe Edward, Lawrence E & Melvin Loyd

HOLLOMAN, Letha Mae

May 1, 1884

Jan 19, 1981

Row 11

HOLLOMAN, Lucie

Apr 11, 1911

Jul 8, 1988

UNKNOWN LOCATION; W/o William Spencer; ch Willie & A D; sis/o Mack, J W, William K & Annie Mae

HOLLOMAN, Mack O

1912

 

Row 10; H/o Hettie Mae

HOLLOMAN, Melvin Lloyd

Apr 24, 1949

Apr 12, 1972

Row 14

HOLLOMAN, Nfn

No Dates

 

Row 9; FHM unreadable

HOLLOMAN, Osie M

Aug 12, 1915

Jun 5, 1998

Row 11; H/o Theresa; ch Michael; b/o Ivee, Marion & Eliza Ruth

HOLLOMAN, Raleigh

Dec 13, 1908

Apr 30, 1980

Row 10; Age 71 yrs 4 mos 11 days; s/o John & Mattie BARNES; b/o John D & K William

HOLLOMAN, Rayfield

1919

1942

Row 7

HOLLOMAN, Roberta RICHARDSON

Feb 25, 1910

Sep 4, 1982

UNKNOWN LOCATION; W/o Edd Holloman; ch Edward, Ocie, Vasie Lee & Katherine; sis/o Mattie & Ada

HOLLOMON, Addie

Mar 27, 1894

May 31, 1933

Row 2; Large stone off base and laying on ground upside down. Unable to lift.

HOLLOMON, Davis A

Jun 18, 1881

Aug 7, 1966

Row 11; Masonic Emblem

HOLLOMON, Eliza

Jun 20, 1854

Sep 2, 1938

Row 11

HOLLOMON, Tom

1887

1936

Row 11; Age 49 years

HOLMAN, Sam

Mar 4, 1894

Jan 8, 1968

Row 1; TX Pvt 10 Co 165 Depot Brig WWI

HOLOMAN, Lillie

1892

1966

Row 1

JIMERSON, Jermie Lee

1961

1982

Row 14

JIMMERSON, Eddie D

Sep 22, 1914

Jan 29, 1956

Row 14; TX Pvt 4037 QM Trk Co WWII; h/o Zelma R HATTON; ch Eddie Ray & Charles Wesley

JOHNSON, Earline JONES

Apr 15, 1955

Nov 25, 1987

Row 15; D/o James A & Pearline HATTEN Jones; w/o Kevin; m Dec 21, 1986; ch Shematric & Samtisha; grd/o Otha D Hatten

JONES, Alister

Apr 11, 1910

Nov 18, 1988

Row 11; D/o M/M Chism; w/o Jessie Lee; ch Alice, Lena, Historia, Louise, Elizabeth, Jessie, Lonnie, Letha, Isiah, A L, T W, Clyde & Eddie; sis/o Mattie, Eddie B & R E

JONES, Edna N

Oct 21, 1892

Only Date

Row 2

JONES, George W

Oct 27, 1905

Feb 2, 1961

Row 2

JONES, James A

Mar 12, 1926

Sep 15, 1979

Row 15; SP3 US Navy WWII; s/o M/M Jessie; h/o Pearline HATTEN; m Jul 31, 1948; ch Earlene/ b/o Lena, Alice Mae, Elizabeth, Louise, Jessie Mae, Johnnie Lee, Letha J, Isiah, T W, Eddie, Clyde & A L; obit has b 1925

JONES, Jessie Lee

Jan 1, 1901

Dec 14, 1986

Row 11

JONES, Thomas Ester

Feb 16, 1932

Sep 2, 1974

Row 8; US Army Vietnam

KEMP, Judy G

1959

1991

Row 14

MCCULLOUGH, Della

Jan 3, 1887

Nov 10, 1970

Row 6

MCCULLOUGH, Henry

Jul 28, 1873

Dec 9, 1929

Row 7

MCCULLOUGH, Jennie

1848

1957

Row 6

MCCULLOUGH, Lonnie

Oct 27, 1907

May 12, 1932

Row 6

MCCULLOUGH, M

Aug 27, 1876

Dec 15, 1952

Row 6

MCCULLOUGH, Mary Lee

May 30, 1920

May 3, 1994

Row 8

MCCULLOUGH, Mazella *

Nov 30, 1896

Oct 24, 1923

Row 7

MCCULLOUGH, Mills

Only Date

Oct 12, 1932

Row 6

MCCULLOUGH, Otis

Jun 2, 1916

Mar 31, 1991

Row 7

MCCULLOUGH, Ounnie B

May 18, 1915

Mar 7, 1970

Row 8; TX Pvt US Army WWII

MONTGOMERY, Abe

1859

1943

Row 2

MONTGOMERY, Leola

Apr 24, 1911

Feb 24, 1960

Row 1

MONTGOMERY, Loy Sr

Mar 4, 1906

Dec 7, 1972

Row 3

MONTGOMERY, O B “Bather”

Only Date

1945

Row 2

MONTGOMERY, Robert

Dec 30, 1894

May 28, 1959

Row 2; TX Pvt Co C 342 SVC BN QMC WWI

MONTGOMERY, Tessie L

1910

1948

Row 2

NASH, Ben

Apr 20, 1846

Apr 21, 1932

Row 8; Heroines of Jericho

OWENS, Obelia MCCULLOUGH

Oct 30, 1907

Sep 6, 1993

Row 7

OWENS, Sisro

Jul 9, 1928

Jan 1, 1956

Row 13

RUSHING, Joezell D, Jr

Dec 12, 1959

May 6, 1978

Row 14; S/o Joezell & Malvia Carver; b/o Otis Verdell, Arnold Lewis, Sharon, Lawrence & Joe Edward; grs/o Otha D Hatten & Etta Rushing

SMITH, John Murphy

Dec 14, 1898

Mar 26, 1970

Row 3; TX Pvt US Army WWI

SMITH, Mattie A

Only Date

Jul 23, 1953

Row 2; W/o Rev J A; d/o M/M A Montgomery

SPENCER, Vernon

Oct 22, 1933

Feb 9, 1978

Row 15; A 3C USAF; s/o William & Lucy HOLLOMAN; h/o Marie LAWSON; ch Vernadett, Lorene & Elisha; b/o Willie, Arthur D & W H

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 11; Grave marked with flowers

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 15; FHM unreadable

WILLIAMS, Beatrice

Dec 3, 1911

Jun 20, 1999

Row 8

WILLIAMS, Curtis

Jun11, 1905

Jun 9, 1989

Row 8

This information was copied from the MORRIS COUNTY CEMETERY BOOK – SOUTHERN SECTION of 1999 which was Compiled by the Cass County Genealogical Society in cooperation with the Morris County Historical Commission.  

Janette Tigert Cook

janettetigertomaha@yahoo.com

January 22, 2008

 

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