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MASSEY CEMETERY (Dog Branch Road), GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE


Mapping the Location 

Massey Cemetery area photos: 9038/9029/9039/9030/9040/9063/9064/9065/9066/9067/9068/9069/9070 

Location: Highway 11, left at Anthony Hill, left at fork to Jones Branch, right at Hanna Church.

ASHFORD, Mary F., wife of S. C. Ashford, 10 Dec 1820 - 21 May 1884. "Gone Home" 9049
DOTY, Eliseunna C., 29 Mar 1996 - 28 Jan 1999. (New monument) 9056C/9057/9056
DOTY, Mitchell Erwin, 18 Aug 1931 - 29 Dec 2007. US Army, "God is our strength & refuge" (New monument) 9058/9060/9061/9062
DOTY, Betty Ann, 27 Sep 1941 - 10 Aug 2004. "God is our strength & refuge" (New monument, on same stone as Mitchell Erwin Doty) 9058/9062
GRAVES, (William) Bunyan, 12 Mar 1886 - 11 Jun 1969. 9052
GRAVES, Hortense, 25 Aug 1890 - 14 Jan 1983. 9052
GRAVES, Clyde B., 29 Aug 1918 - 7 Mar 1988. 9051
MASSEY, Eli V., 7 Jul 1818 - 16 Jan 1888. (Footstone E.V.M.) 9045C/9045/9046/9047
MASSEY, Caroline M., 3 Oct 1819 - 9 Oct 1875. 9042C/9042
MASSEY, Josie D., 29 Jun 1861 - 19 Aug 1949. "Faithful to her trust even unto death." 9053
MASSEY, T. A., 26 Dec 1852 - 20 Dec 1897. 9036
MASSEY, Mary A., wife of T. A. Massey, 6 Jan 1867 - 18 May 1903. "There is rest in Heaven." (This stone was found broken and was set back up, but only for the photography effort 9034/9035
MASSEY, W. S., 22 Oct 1854 - 30 Jul 1922. "How desolate our home bereft of thee." 9054
SHACKLEFORD, Hanna E., daughter of J. G. & J. F. Shackleford, 22 Jun 1875 - 12 Sep 1888. "Suffer little Children to Come unto Me." 9050
SHACKLEFORD, James G., Died 21 Aug 1904, 65 yrs, 8 mo. "May he rest in peace." 9033
SHACKLEFORD, Julia F., Died 10 Sep 1911, 67 yrs, 1 mo, 1 da."Though lost to sight, To memory dear." 9031/9032
WALL, Mary T., 16 Oct 1856 - 9 Jan 1939. "A tender mother and a faithful friend." 9037

Unknown fieldstones probably marking grave: 9044/9048/9055
Unknown monument - broken & top part with inscription is missing: 9041
Unknown monument - broken & top part with inscription is missing: 9043

Transcribed by Mary Bob McClain from Photos taken by Wayne Austin 7 Oct 2009. Typing by Faye Bradford. Added here 22 Jul 2010 by Wayne Austin. This cemetery is also presented in the book Giles County Tennessee Cemeteries  on page 357, published by the Historical Society 1986.