LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA

 

RIVER BEND CHURCH OF CHRIST CEMETERY

 

Township 3, Range 12

 

 

by David Leon Montgomery

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Enumeration is current as of August 25, 2016

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 34 47 12 N, Lon: 87 48 50 W

 

To reach this cemetery, travel Alabama Hwy. 20 west from Florence, Alabama for 2.1 miles. Turn left (west) off Hwy 20 onto county Road 2 (Gunwaleford Road) and go about 6.2 miles. The cemetery is on the right side of the road..

 

The River Bend Cemetery is in western Lauderdale County, Alabama, is owned and maintained by the River Bend Church of Christ. The grounds are in very good condition with plenty of room for expansion. The oldest person buried here was born in 1863. The first burial here was in 1949.

 

All dates and names were recorded from headstones and/or footstones.

 

Adams, Johnie M.; b. 30 Jun 1908, d. 20 Mar 1994, husband of Myrtle Louise

Adams, Myrtle Louise; b. 14 Jan 1914, d. 09 Jan 2002, wife of Johnie M.

Fraley, Dillion Ezekiel; b. 17 Apr 1997, d. 17 Apr 1997

Hale, Dude; b. 1910, d. 1965

Hale, Eva; b. 21 Jan 1913, d. Jul 1974

Hamilton, Johnathan N.; b. 25 Jun 1983, no other date

Handley, James Garfield; b. 28 Mar 1893, d. 11 Jun 1972

Handley, Myrtle Lee; b. 29 Nov 1919, d. 20 Dec 2015, wife of James

Hayes, Barbara; b. 29 Jul 1962, d. 11 Mar 2016

Irons, Allen “Len”; b. 14 Mar 1945, d. 19 Mar 2016, husband of Lois (Hill)

Irons, Arthur; b. 14 Mar 1912, d. 07 Mar 1981, husband of Bertha

Irons, Bertha; b. 01 Jan 1921, d. 01 Sep 2009, wife of Arthur

Irons, George Terry; b. 23 Dec 1946, d. 04 Mar 1967

Irons, James Arthur; b. 14 May 1943, d. 17 Jun 1972

Irons, James Michael; b. 08 Nov 1963, d. 22 Aug 1987

Irons, Nelson Eugene; b. 19 Dec 1951, d. 17 Mar 1973

Kilburn, Bessie L.; b. 11 Oct 1908, d. 19 Sep 1975

Kilburn, John R.; b. 04 Jan 1899, d. 08 Dec 1982

Liles, Donna Sue; b. 15 May 1954, wife of Robert Gary

Liles, Homer Edward; b. 02 Aug 1917, d. 24 Jul 2003

Liles, Homer E. Jr.; b. 15 Jul 1942, only date

Liles, Linnie; b. 25 Oct 1922, d. 09 Jun 2007, wife of Homer Edward Sr.

Liles, Robert Gary; b. 15 Jun 1946, d. 06 Mar 1989, husband of Donna Sue

Lucy, Dink; b. 10 Mar 1920, d. 15 Jul 2006, husband of Nellie Jean & Katherine

Lucy, Nellie J.; b. 23 Sep 1919, d. 04 Jul 1949

Martin, Linda Denise; b. 11 Aug 1972, d. 11 Aug 1972

Melton, James Lendon; b. 03 Aug 1927, d. 08 Apr 1991, husband of Margie, Tec 5 US Army

Melton, Kenneth E.; b. 10 Mar 1950, d. 09 Feb 1954, son of J L & Lorene

Melton, Margie Lorene; b. 25 Sep 1926, d. 08 May 2002, wife of James Lendon

Parrish, Ellie; b. 10 Apr 1918, d. 27 Jun 1970

Peden, Arthur Logan; b. 13 May 1938, d. 22 May 1992, HN US Navy Vietnam

Peden, Grace; b. 15 Jul 1918, d. 04 Jul 1999, wife of James Cleveland

Peden, James Cleveland Jr. “Jim”; b. 11 Aug 1941, d. 25 Nov 2015, husband of Margie Alice

Peden, James Cleveland; b. 08 Oct 1912, d. 07 Dec 1992, husband of Grace

Peden, Michael Cory; b. 02 Mar 1988, d. 09 Apr 1988

Rogers, Sheila Ann; b. 31 Jul 1971, d. 01 Aug 1971

Smith, Andrew J.; b. 07 Jan 1863, d. 22 Jul 1955, ARTIF 1 Regt. AL Inf. Spanish American War

Smith, David Waylon; b. 15 Nov 1970, d. 16 Nov 1970

Smith, Edward; b. 27 Feb 1911, d. 1983

Smith, Ethel; b. 02 Sep 1911, d. 16 Sep 1975

Smith, Frank David; b. 02 Jan 1950, d. 01 Nov 2013, US Army Vietnam

Smith, Mary Lee; b. 29 Nov 1919, no other date

Smith, Minnie; b. 05 Dec 1878, d. 18 Nov 1965

Smith, Roy Lee; b. 15 Jan 1930, d. 02 Jan 1976

Sparks, Dawn Denise; b. 20 Mar 1962, d. 13 Jun 1982

Stutts, Berthie; b. 1886, d. 1963

Stutts, Houston; b. 1876, d. 1965

Terrell, Clyde; b. 22 Apr 1903, d. 31 Aug 1980, husband of Mazzie M.

Terrell, Clyde N. “Buddy”; b. 28 Jun 1935, d. 06 Nov 1988

Terrell, Lizzie Dee; b. 09 Jul 1882, d. 16 Mar 1969

Terrell, Mazzie M.; b. 01 Jul 1908, d. 11 Apr 2002

Terrell, Roxie B.; b. 26 Aug 1907, d. 04 Oct 1995

Thompson, Joseph C.; b. 19 Sep 1886, d. Feb 1963

Thompson, Virgie E.; b. 1903, d. 1975

Wallace, Josh Edward; b. 20 Aug 1910, d. 26 Dec 1977, husband of Virgie Louise

Wallace, Lawrence “Chuck”; b. 04 Dec 1937, d. 21 Jan 2004, son of Josh Edward & Virgie Louise

Wallace, Mattie B.; b. 18 Nov 1879, d. 01 Apr 1969

Wallace, Roxie L.; b. 05 Feb 1905, d. 12 Mar 2001, wife of Will B.

Wallace, Virgie Louise; b. 28 Oct 1915, d. 19 Jan 2004, wife of Josh Edward

Wallace, Will B.; b. 03 Dec 1897, d. 17 May 1980, husband of Roxie L.

White, Ethel M.; b. 25 Feb 1915, d. 24 Nov 2005, wife of George B.

White, George B.; b. 17 Feb 1912, d. 10 Mar 1978

White, Josephine (Hill); b. 05 Mar 1943, only date, wife of Robert T. “R.T.”, m: 24 Jan 1959

White, Russell T. “R.T.”; b. 26 Mar 1936, d. 02 Jun 2009, husband of Josephine (Hill)

Whitten, James Anthony; b. 16 Mar 1997, d. 24 Aug 2016

Whitten, James Clifford; b. 02 Aug 1936, d. 16 Aug 2012

Whitten, Jessie S.; b. 15 Jul 1915, d. Aug 1968

Whitten, Ora Nell (Austin); b. 24 Dec 1940, d. 04 Dec 2004, wife of James Clifford

Whitten, Zelma; b. 05 Jun 1915, d. 09 Dec 2002

Wright, Mary Virginia; b. 03 Dec 1930, d. 29 Mar 2004

Wright, Ronnie D.; b. 28 Jan 1954, d. 13 Nov 2007, husband of Judy

 

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