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STELLA CEMETERY (aka Pleasant Hill), Stella, GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

War Veterans interred in Stella Cemetery

WAR of 1812 Veterans
WHITE, James, 25 Jul 1794 - 16 Nov 1877. 2nd stone: "Aged 88 yrs. 3 mos. & 1 ds." (h/o and shares stone with Matilda Caroline Gooch White; source: Danny Walker Shelby
shelbyinga@yahoo.com) 0106/0108/0109


Civil War - Confederate States of America,
COSBY, E. H., 5 Mar 1844 - 14 Feb 1912. "Father." (C.S.A.; Epharnam H. Cosby, Giles Co. Widow's Pension#W4367 by Missouri Jane Cosby; shares stone with M.J. Cosby.) 9792
EUBANK, John R., 25 Aug 1839 - 28 Mar 1916. (C.S.A.; John R. Eubank, Giles Co. Soldier's Pension #S9512, 32nd Inf.; shares stone with Eupha A. Smith.) 9886
HANNA, Thomas, 21 Jan 1829 - 9 Jan 1898. Masonic emblem. (C.S.A.; Thomas Hanna, Giles Co., Widow's Pension #W2707 by Nancy M. Hanna; shares stone with Nancy M. Dixon.) 9819
HOWARD, G. N., 9 Nov 1831 - 15 Sep 1909. (C.S.A.; George Newton Howard, Giles Co. Soldier's Pension #S7214 32nd Inf.; Widow's Pension #W2915 by Mary Elizabeth Howard.) 9775
JOHNSON, A. J., 14 Apr 1841 - 24 Jul 1928. "Father." (C.S.A., A.J. Johnson, Giles Co. Soldier's Pension #S11050, 53rd Inf.; shares stone with Rachel M. Johnson.) 9853
KERR, Addison Mitchell, 18 May 1830 - 23 Mar 1872. "This humble Stone marks the resting place of the Rev. Addison Mitchell Kerr. ...Aged 41Y's 10 Mos & 5 Days. This illustrious man of God, fought the battles of the Master with Zeal and ability. We shall meet him beyond the river and call him blessed. I have fought the good fight I have Finished my course. I have kept the Faith hence forth there is laid up For me laid up a crown of righteousness which the Lord the righteous Judge shall give me that day.", "Woodrins & Sullivan Pulaski Tenn." (stone carvers); (Confederate States Army, Addison Mitchell Kerr, Giles Co., Widow's Pension #W1524 by Mary Francis Kerr.) 0097/0098
STOVALL, W. D., 26 Feb 1836 - 20 May 1910. (C.S.A., W.D. Stovall, Giles Co., Soldier's Pension #S8089, 32nd Inf.; shares stone with R.E. Stovall.) 9777

World War I
BOYD, Willie C. (Clarence), 24 Oct 1899 - 3 May 1976. Military stone: " Mess Sgt US Army World War I." (triple stone shared with Sammie Croley & Eva Elmore Boyd.) 9444/9445
PIGG, James T., 1 Feb 1891 - 28 Jul 1960. Military marker: "Tennessee Pvt. Co C 4 Bn Repl Tng Cen World War I." 9540/9541
WHITE, William E., 5 Aug 1890 - 30 Jul 1961. Military marker: "Tennessee PVT Co. H. 117 Inf. 30 Div World War I." 0592/0590
HARWELL, Howard L., 2 Sep 1895 , 16 Oct 1918. "Died In France.", "Died for love of country. God be with you till we meet again." 9723

World War II 1941 - 1945.
BARNES, Clement Arris "Humpy", 31 Jan 1922 - 19 Jan 1974. Military marker: "Tennessee PFC US Army World War II." (shares stone with Mary Barnes.) 9681/9683/9685
BARNES, Frank W., 11 Nov 1917 - 6 Oct 1980. Military marker: "T Sgt US Army World War II." (shares stone with Juell M. Barnes.) 9680/9692/9694
BARNES, Joe Willie, 20 Aug 1909 - 17 Sep 1994. Military marker: "PVT US Army World War II." (shares stone with Louty Barnes.) 9689/9690/9691
BASS, Butler Smith, 15 Jan 1922 - 11 Jun 1966. Military marker: "Tennessee T Sgt 314 Comm Sq AF World War II, Korea.", "Gone but not forgotten." 9555/9556/9568/9569
BASS, Robert E., 23 Jan 1929 - 22 Jun 1986. Military marker: "T SGT US Air Force, World War II." 9587/9588
BASS, Thomas Jones, 10 Nov 1916 - 30 Nov 2003.Military marker: "PFC US Army World War II." (shares stone with Elsie M. Bass.) 0147/0152
BOAZ, Edward L., 23 Sep 1889 - 16 Oct 1943. Military marker: "Alabama Pvt. 118 Trans. Corps. World War II." 9595
BOYD, Euell E., 10 Sep 1915 - 14 Mar 1987. Military marker: "PVT US Army World War II." (hus. of Mary E. Boyd, and shares sames stone.) 9529/9559/9560
GARDNER, Julius Braden, 1 Jan 1906 - 5 Apr 1990. Military marker: "Lt. Col US Air Force World War II." (mar. to Ruth Brownlow Gardner and share the same stone.) 0078/9610/9611
HAGAN, Charles Ewart, 23 Sep 1911 - 19 Oct 1971. Military marker: "Tennessee Captain US Army World War II." 9403/9404
McCREE, Royce, 29 Jan 1917 - 22 Sep 1993. Military marker: "Tec 6 US Army World War II." (triple stone shared with Brownie B. and Shirley Ann McCree.) 9697/9696/9695
MOBLEY, Alvin R., 21 Jan 1919 - 29 Mar 1993. Military marker: "PFC US Army World War II." 9749
SMITH, Joseph Edward, 6 Oct 1899 - 25 Jan 1976. Military marker: " CM1 US Navy World War II." 9453/9454/9521
SMITH, Roy, 4 May 1912 - 6 Apr 1960. Military marker: "Tennessee S Sgt US Army World War II." 9646
WHITE, Thomas E., 11 Oct 1923 - 10 Dec 1944. Military marker: "Tennessee PFC 17 Inf. World War II." 0593/0146/0590

Korean War
BROWNLOW, Robert Harry, 21 Ar 1930 - 22 Jan 1989. Military marker: "MSGT US Airm Force Korea." 9620/9621
DAVIS, Edward G., 12 Sep 1930 - 3 Sep 1985. Military marker: "SP/3 US Army, Korea." 9425/9427
HANNA, Robert Calvin, 6 Aug 1931 - 28 Dec 1998. Military marker: "SSGT US Air Force Korea.", "Our heart goes with you." 0719/0720
HANNA, Thomas Butler, 26 Apr 1929 - 5 Sep 2000. Military marker: "CPL US Army Korea.", "Our heart goes with you." 0717/0718
SMITH, Larry Dean, 19 Apr 1935 - 29 Mar 1987. Military marker: "A2C US Air Force, Korea." 9649/9656/9657

Military Veterans - War service not specified - mostly Vietnam
DENNARD, Danny Warren, 13 Feb 1960 - 28 May 2001. Military marker: "TSGT US Air Force." (shares stone with Regina Ann Kimbrough.) 0673/0674
DENNARD, Regina Ann Kimbrough, 30 Oct 1961 - 28 May 2001. Military marker: "SRA US Air Force." (shares stone with Danny Warren Dennard.) 0673/0675
HUTTON, Ray Smith, 3 May 1934 - 16 Dec 2006. Military marker: "US Air Force." 9648/9658/9659
JONES, Herbert, 27 Jan 1922 - 16 Nov 1951. "C.P.O. US Navy.", Woodmen of the World Memorial. 9607
ROGERS, James T., 8 Dec 1880 - 20 Mar 1940. Military marker: "Alabama, SGT Signal Corps." 9465
SMITH, Carl Oscar, 15 Apr 1932 - 21 Jan 2008. Military marker: "U.S. Army." "We love you Daddy." Back of Stone: "His children Carlene, Mark, Cathy." (A forever Un. of Tennessee fan.)

Compiled by Mary Bob McClain 12 Jan 2010. from various records including records of this site.