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ELKTON - ST ELIZABETH BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, (Elkton - African-American) CEMETERY GILES CO., TN.
Mapping the location

Area Views: 5476,5477,5478,5591,5592,5593,
Giant Bodak tree in center of cemetery: 5595,5596

Old Church Building (Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church.): 5570

ANDERSON, Allene, 1894 - 1959. 5552
ANDERSON, James H., 1875 - 1958. (shares stone with Matilda D. Anderson.) 5545,5546
ANDERSON, Matilda D., 1877 - 1962. (shares stone with James H. Anderson.) 5545,5546
BAILEY, Early, 1878 - 1950. 5569
BIRDSONG, Cora, 25 Dec 1896 - 3 Nov 1949. 5568,5574
BIRDSONG, Lorene, no dates. 5575
BLEDSOE, A.D., 22 Sep 1909 - 5 Dec 1952. "The Lord is my Sheperd." 5525
BLEDSOE, J.Y.(or T), 1926 - 1948. 5542
BLEDSOE, S.E., 1877 - 1930. 5533
BRIDGEFORTH, Rev. G., 4 Aug 1889 - 23 Aug 1968. 5490
BRIDGEFORTH, Henrietta, 25 Dec 1867 - 13 Nov 1951. "In loving memory. Footstone. 5507,5510
BRIDGEFORTH, Lizzie, 1868 - 1951. 5582
BRIDGEFORTH, Lewis D., 1908 - no date. (shares stone with Mariah S. Bridgeforth.) 5554
BRIDGEFORTH, Mariah S., 1912 - 1930. (shares stone with Lewis D. Bridgeforth.) 5554
BRIDGEFORTH, Oliver, 1915 - 1964. 5566
BRIDGEFORTH, Rasy, 5 May 1896 - 17 Jun 1964. 5567
BRIDGEFORTH, Sam'l, no dates. "111 U.S. C. I." 5516
BROWN, Alex, 1896 - 1943. 5539
DALE, Bessie, 21 Feb 1902 - 12 May 1946. "Our daughter.", "At Rest." 5538,5540
DRIVER, Ridgeway, 1924 - 1956. 5586
DRIVER, Rosa Nell Bridgeforth, 12 May 1901 - 6 May 2007. "Asleep in Jesus." U. Marker: "Queen Ann Funeral Home Pulaski, Tennessee."  5483
DUNN, Mary L., 1863 - 1923. "Gone but not forgotten.", "Wife of Morgan Dunn." 5584
EDDINGS, Susan, 25 Dec 1882 - 14 Apr 1975. "In loving memory of our mother."  5506
GARDNER, A.G., 1909 - 1988. 5494
GARDNER, Aaron, 1902 - 1962. 5565
GARDNER, Alma V., 13 Jun 1903 - 11 Jun 1978. "In loving memory of our mother." 5496
GARDNER, Atha, 1877 - 1948. 5509
GARDNER, Asa, 15 mar 1888 - 22 Jan 1929. "He was faithful to every duty." (Emblem: "F.C.B" in triangle,F.C.B. is symbol of the Knights of Pythias a fraternal organization standing for Friendship, Charity and Benevolence.) 5590 
GARDNER, Bettie, 1875 - 1946. 5541
GARDNER, Ella, 1854 - 1938. "Mother." 5536
GARDNER, Ether, 20 May 1883 - 7 Mar 1963. "Ther Lord is my Shepard." 5500
GARDNER, Francis, 25 Jan 1882 - 14 Aug 1922. "Wife of Raymond Gardner." 5514
GARDNER, George, 1883 - 1948. 5511
GARDNER, Henrietta, 1848 - 1940. "Her life taught us how to live. Her death taught us how to die. Now Grandmother rest in peace with the eternal teacher." 5513
GARDNER, Henry Evans, 29 Mar 1921 - 7 Jun 1940. 5529
GARDNER, James B., d. 5 Dec 1927. "Age 76 yrs." Footstone: "J. G."  5572,5573
GARDNER, John, 29 Jun 1981 - 13 Jan 1970. "Asleep in Heaven." 5497
GARDNER, John C., 6 Jan 1902 - 25 Jul 1951. 5583
GARDNER, L.Z., 21 Dec 1914 - 6 Jun 1985. "Daddy." 5493
GARDNER, Louise H., 7 Nov 1914 - 16 Jun 1991. 5492
GARDNER, Mary, 13 Dec 1883 - 8 Apr 1959. 5498,5508
GARDNER, Matt, 1921 - 1979. 5505
GARDNER, Rev. Mat, 1847 - 1943. "His life taught us how to live His death taught us how to die. Now, Grandfather rest in peace with the eteranl teacher." 5512
GARDNER, Minnie B. 1958 - dod below ground level. 5548
GARDNER, O.C., 4 Feb 1917 - 30 Oct 1996. Military marker: "PFC US Army, World War II." 5491
GARDNER, Ophelia A., 1888 - 1979. "Gone but not forgotten." (shares stone with Stephen Gardner.) 5580
GARDNER, Rachel (Vasser), (Feb 1830) - d. 11 Jan 1922. "Mother of Mat Gardner." (Richmond Co. Va native; lst hus. Martin Gardner, they had 4 children (Matt, Millie, Ida, and Martha), 2nd hus. Thomas Gardner, they had 3 children (Stephen, Lizzie and Mary.) Ref: e-mail from Leslie.card@yahoo.com 5515
GARDNER, Robert Louis, 25 Nov 1918 - 28 Jul 1986. Military marker: "Sgt US Army World War II." 5482
GARDNER, Richard L., 11 Sep 1886 - 8 Mar 1961. 5499
GARDNER, Sarah, 1885 - 1947. 5543
GARDNER, Stephen, 1884 - 1957. Footstone. (shares stone with Ophelia A. Gardner) 5580,5581
GRIGSBY, Bryson, 30 Oct 1899 - 23 Aug 1921. "Dearest brother thou has left us Here, thy loss we deeply feel. But tis God that hath bereft us. He can all our sorrows heal." 5523
GRIGSBY, Minnie Lee, no dates. 5549
GRIGSBY, Naomi, 1942 - 1906. 5480
GRIGSBY, Rosie, 1888 - 1948. 5558
GRIGSBY, Russell, Jr., 1 Jul 1930 - 2 May 1959. 5551
GRIGSBY, Ustin, 1884 - 1958. 5557
HARNEY, Bessie Lou, 1909 - 1964. 5564
HOLT, Ada Mae, 15 Apr 1912 - 12 Jul 1988. "Have faith in God.",  "From Husband, daughters and son in laws." 5519
HOLT, Jennie, 25 Dec 1872 - 30 Jun 1941. "Born in Giles Co.", "Mother.", "Gone but not forgotten." 5479
HOLT, Rickey Gene, 5 Jan 1961 - 31 Aug 2009. "Do not judge others and God will not judge you. Luke 6:37. We are miss you Mom, Dad & Family Love you." 5521
HOLT, Wm. Albert, 1935 - 1954. 5578
HOLT, Wilson, 5 Jun 1900 - 1 Nov 1990. "From the family In God we trust." 5520
MASSEY, Laura Etta, 26 Jun 1919 - 29 Jan 2005. 5487
MASSEY, Roger, 20 Apr 1923 - 3 Jul 2009. Masonic Emblem. "Sweetly Resting." (U. Marker: "Queen Ann Funeral Home Pulaski, Tennessee.) 5485
McCLAURINE, Charity, 1882 -1957. 5585
McLIN, Tobe, 1871 - 1954. 5560
McNEESE, _____, d. 6 Dec 2006. U. marker: "Queen Funeral Home Pulaski Tn." 5579
MORE, Dicie, 1 Mar 1846 - 14 Apr 1898. "Wife of Giles More.", "Asleep in Jesus." 5518
PHELPS, Winnie Vance, Oct 1861 - Oct 1938. 5535
REEDUS, Joe F., 1902 - 1958. 5562
REEDUS, Lewis, d. 11 Oct 1940. 5530
REEDUS, Lue B., 1875 -1946. (shares stone with Joe F. Reedus.) 5562
REYNOLDS, Mary, 1916 - 1979. 5504
SCRUGGS, Rev. Julius, 1870 - 1957. "Father." 5547
SHERRELL, Elementary, 1904 - 1946. 5537
SHERRELL, Roy, 18 Aug 1877 - 3 May 1940. "At rest." 5577
SHORT, George W., 1 Aug 1874 - 12 Mar 1928. 5587
SHORTER, Gwendolyn, 1947 - no date. 5544
SLOSS, Calvin, 20 Jun 1853 - 22 Jun 1928. "Gone but not forgotten." (Emblem: "F.C.B" in triangle with 3 chain links with the initials "F.L.T."under it. Note: The F.C.B. is symbol of the Knights of Pythias a fraternal organization standing for Friendship, Charity and Benevolence; the 3 chain links represent the Independent Order of Odd Fellows a fraternal organization standing for Friendship. Love, and Truth.) 5524
SLOSS, Charlie, 1 Jun 1897 - 28 Apr 1964. Military marker: "Tennessee PVT Co. C 6 Pioneer Infantry World War I." 5563
SLOSS, Edmon, 21 Aug 1891 - 26 Jul 1921. "Gone but not forgotten." 5522
SLOSS, Martha J., 20 mar 1896 - 4 Oct 1984. "In loving memory." 5501
SLOSS, Wille Ed., 1914 - 1947. 5576
STEELE, Margaret Elizabeth, 6 Feb 1916 - 22 Dec 1952. 5495
STEVERSON, John, 1912 - 1952. Footstone. (Note: ts is off base and on the ground and dob says "1911".)  5526,5527,5528
VANCE, Flossie, 22 Nov 1919 - 22 Jun 1998. "In loving memory of your children." 5503
VANCE, Sevier S., 23 Nov 1912 - 15 Jan 1983. 5502
WHITE, Dan, 1896 - 1940. 5531
WHITE, Marcella B., 1890 - 1984. U. Marker. 5488
WHITE, Robert O. 29 Nov 1929 - 1 Feb 1989. 5489
WILLIAMS, Leroy, 30 Dec 1945 - 9 Feb 2003. Wed: "Jan 3, 2001" (h/o and shares stone with Ruby Nell H.) 5481
WILLIAMS, Ruby Nell H., 20 Mar 1948 - no date. (w/o and shares stone with Leroy Williams.) 5481
Unreadable: 5517,5550,5555,5556,5559,5561,5588,5589
Unknown soul/souls marked by fieldstone: 5532,5534,5594
"Ernest" 5553
 

From Cannon Digicam photos made by Wayne Austin 8 Mar 2010. Transcribed from these photos by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 21 Jun 2010. Partially presented on Page 109 of book "Giles County Tennessee Cemeteries", about 1988, by the Giles County Historical Society. This cemetery was corrected to rename it from Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cem to St Elizabeth Church Cemetery 8 Mar 2011. thanks to George & Sherry for the help.