BUTLER (John) CEMETERY (Tarpley to Prospect Rd.) GILES COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location

Area views of the cemetery:6332/6333/6334
Aspen Hill U. Methodist Church a couple of miles south of this cemetery.
6335


BEASLEY, Clara, 11 Mar 1876 - 23 May 1902, wife of Logan Beasley. The golden Gates were opened wide. A gentle voice said come. And angels from the other side welcomed out loved one home. 6299/6298
BEASLEY, Neal S. Jr., 13 Feb 1899 - 21 Jun 1907, son of Logan & Clara Beasley.
God needs one more Angel Child amidst his shining band. 6297
BEASLEY, Edwin Lambeth, 3 Feb 1918 - 8 Feb 1918 6296
BROWNING, Joseph A., 28 May 1848 - 26 Mar 1876. 6309
BUTLER, Charles F., 14 Jun 1849 - 13 Sep 1878. 6290
BUTLER, Iva, 29 Aug 1872 - 19 Aug 1894, daughter of W. A. & E. M. Butler, wife of William P. Butler. 6329/
6330/footstone I.B. 6331
BUTLER, Myrtle, 18 Aug 1877 - 3 Nov 1879, daughter of J. P. & S. H. Butler. (shares stone with Butler May) 6326C/
6326
BUTLER, J. P.(Jerome Pillar), M.D., 25 Mar 1831 - 24 Jul 1914.
6294
BUTLER, Sara H. (nee Sarah Hamner Scruggs Butler), 11 Mar 1836 - 10 Nov 1919. (wife of Dr. Jerome Pillar Butler)
6294
BUTLER, John, 31 Mar 1770 - 18 Jun 1837. 6284/6285
BUTLER, Mary Hunt, 21 May 1771 - 1851.  (stone not found, could the crumbled stone (6310C) below be hers)
BUTLER, John I., 21 Dec 1809 - 7 Mar 1863. His many virtues, for in the noblest one. . . .  6288
BUTLER, Edith J., 24 Mar 1824 - 18 Mar 1885. Gone but not forgotten.
6288
BUTLER, William A., 22 Mar 1851 - 30 May 1916. 6295
BUTLER, E. M., 26 Nov 1851 - no other date. 6295
BUTLER, Wilber F., 13 Apr 1860 - 19 Feb 1864.
Too good for earth. God called him home. 6289C/6289
COFFMAN, William Amos, 23 Mar 1872 - 4 Feb 1907 (h/o Agnes Howard Coffman; died in Aspen Hill. He is believed to be buried here with his wife; no stone found 2011. [I am inclined to disagree - men age 35 usually remarried and are buried with the 2nd wife. CWA.])
COFFMAN, Agnes E. Howard, 5 Dec 1837 - 27 Aug 1879, wife of W. A. Coffman. 6307
COFFMAN, James, 17 Jul 1866 - 19 Jun 1890.
6308
FOGG, Lillie E. J., 24 Apr 1863 - 1 Jan 1887, wife of W. S. Fogg. 6327C/6327
HASTINGS, J. G. (Joseph Green), 16 Sep 1851 - 20 Mar 1920. 6292
HASTINGS, Angeline (Poor), 24 Jul 182 - 15 Nov 1938. 6292
HASTINGS, Emma, 16 Jan 1882 - 17 Aug 1902, daughter of J. C. & Angie Hastings.
HASTINGS, Rilla, 26 Dec 1879 - 15 Sep 1897, daughter of J. G. & Angie Hastings.
6291
HOWARD, Wesley, 9 Nov 1804 - 2 Aug 1881. 6312/6314
HOWARD, Jane H., 3 Mar 1807 - 8 Aug 1875. 6313/6314
HOWARD, Jasper, 29 Sep 1842 - 16 Mar 1859.
6315
HOWARD, N. I., 10 Nov 1840 - 6 Mar 1912.  (footstone, Inscription on the south side - stone w/Mary M.)
6319C/6319/6321
HOWARD, Mary M., 23 Jun 1841 - 4 Jul 1905, wife of N. I. Howard. (Inscription on the north side - stone w/N.I. Howard) 6320/6321
HOWARD, Memucan H., 5 Jan 1835 - 24 Jan 1864. 6316/6317
HOWARD, Infant sons of Mary M & N. I. Howard, no dates.
6322
HOWARD, Infant son of N. H. & M. M. Howard, no dates.  6323
HOWARD, Infant son of N. H. & M. M. Howard, no dates.  6324
KIMBROUGH, Susan J.,  wife of J. A. Kimbrough. 1 May 1851 - 6 Jan 1880. 6318
KING, T.A., 3 Feb 1839 - 14 Jun 1924.
6305
KING, Sarah E., 10 May 1844 - 10 Jun 1920.
6304
MADRY, Etta D., 14 May 1862 - 21 Jul 1931. 6325C/6325/As I found the stone
6293
MAY, Mary Musadora "Dora" Butler, 29 Nov 1858 - 22 Oct 1898, , wife of Dr. J. P. May.
The wife, the friend, the Mother dear, In dreamless repose here. May those whose love to her was given . . . and live with her in Heaven  6328
MAY, Dora Butler, Born and Died 22 Oct 1888. (stone not found in 2011 survey)
MAY, Butler, Son of J. P. & Dora May, 11 Oct 1879 - 28 Sep 1881.(shares stone with Myrtle Butler) 6326C/6326
NEAL, Sallie E., 22 Jun 1831 - 2 Aug 1873, wife of David C. Neal. 6286
RALSTON, James A., 14 Jun 1838 - 19 Mar 1907.
He followed Virtue as his guide. Lived as a Christian as a Christian died. 6300
RALSTON, Cornelia, 18 Sep 1842 - 26 May 1920. 6300
RALSTON, James L., 14 Nov 1874 - 8 May 1894.
6301
RALSTON, John R., 24 Apr 1870 - 30 Mar 1907.
In Gods Care 6302/6303
RALSTON, Cornelia, 29 May 1902  - 26 May 1902. (Stone not found 2011)
RALSTON , Infant son of J. R. & L. E. Ralston, no dates. 6306

Unknown surname, stone says: David (perhaps the surname is Neal or Butler) was born 12 Oct 1815 and died 20 Apr 1856. (this is just north of the John Butler b 1770 stone):  6287
Unknown Stone crumbled: Looks like this an epitaph on this side. Unable to turn the stone over - would break into tiny pieces:  6310C/6310/footstone M.S.T. (not for sure these two stones are connected but it appears they are: 6311
 

The Williamson family owns the surrounding land for this cemetery. Mr. Williamson aided me in finding all the stones.  His home may be as old as this cemetery. Be sure to close the gates etc if you visit here.

Photographed on 16 Apr 2011 by C. Wayne Austin. The inscriptions were updated with exceptions found or known by me. This publication culminated from various sources. First it was compiled by Faye Bradford, 15 Jan 2011.  Listed on page 65-66 of the book Giles County Cemeteries by the Historical Society about 1986. Added here 9 May 2012 by CWA.
 

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