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BEECH HILL CHURCH & CEMETERY, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries, Page 764 (Listed 1 Sep 1987) and They Passed This Way, Page A-125 (Listed 5 Apr 1963).

Known Veterans Buried at Beech Hill Cemetery

*Thought to be buried here.
** Added from Obituaries or death records, compiled by Mary Bob McClain.

Barker, A. May McAfee, 28 Mar 1890 - 20 Dec 1929 (daughter of Ed McAfee & Susie Taylor; wife of Cameron Barker)
Barker, Cameron S., 1885 - 1958 (husband of A. May McAfee)
Barker, Evans, 1880 - 1938
Barker, Hershel L. "Shorty", 1 Sep 1923 - 19 Dec 1962 (son of Evans & Sadie Barker; husband of Marie Runions)
Barker, Irene D., 26 Oct 1853 - 8 Oct 1916. Mother (wife of William B. Barker)
Barker, James L. "Beb", 1 Jan 1922 - 12 Feb 2000 (son of Evans & Sadie Barker; husband of Martha Anderson - married 18 Jul 1948; SOM3, US Navy, WWII)
Barker, John Walter, 14 Jun 1892 - 3 Nov 1982 (son of William B. Barker & Irene D. Shaw; Pvt., US Army, WWI)
Barker, Martha Anderson, 30 Oct 1930 - (married James L. "Beb" Barker on 18 Jul 1948; daughter of John Ervin Anderson & Mary Kathleen Pogue)
Barker, Mary Lou, 1894 - 2 Sep 1987 (daughter of William B. & Irene D. Shaw Barker; not married; native of Williamson County)
Barker, Raymond W., 17 May 1925 - 8 Aug 1944 (son of Evans & Sadie Barker; Tenn, Pvt, 313 Infantry, 79th Div., WWII)
Barker, Sadie, 1889 - 1975 (wife of Evans Barker)
Barker, William B., 9 Sep 1957 - 24 Dec 1919 "Father" (son of George Barker & Lucrecia Dodson; husband of Irene D. Shaw)
Bradburn, Frances Rail, 24 May 1923 - (married Raymond Odell Bradburn on 20 Jan 1946; daughter of Henry Urbin Rail & Anna Kelly; back side of stone: "Our Children: James Urbin, Mary Ann, Eddie Paul)
Bradburn, Raymond Odell, 11 Aug 1922 - 5 Jan 1983 (married Frances Rail on 20 Jan 1946; back side of stone: "Our Children: James Urbin, Mary Ann, Eddie Paul; US Navy, WWII)
Cook, Florence Evelyn McKennon Runions, 22 Jun 1924 - 22 Mar 2009 in Mt. Pleasant, Tn. (Maury Co. native; dau. of Otey Gray and Rosie M. Church McKennon; mar. 1st to 
Maybern Runions, Sr., 2nd to James Cook, both preceded her in death, also preceded in death by son, John Calvin Runions, sister Lucille Lanius, brothers, 
Richard, Robert and Dudley McKennon, and brother-in-law, Herbert Mooneyham.)
Cross, William H., 4 Jan 1904 - 10 Oct 1992
Cross, Bessie I., 8 Jan 1908 - 24 Dec 1990, (Wife of William H. Cross)
Crowell, Jessie L. Wisdom, 1903 - 1985 (daughter of Thomas H. Wisdom & Rhoda Ida Hinson; married 1st to Ethridge Floyd & 2nd to ? Crowell; U. Marker)
**Eastep, Clemon Ray, 29 Jul 1943 - 20 Mar 2007. (Maury Co. native; son of Jessie and Maggie Dugger Eastep; mar. to Mary Irene Johnson Eastep; preceded in death by brother Junior Eastep.)
Eastep, Gladys Louise Hendrix, 4 Apr 1920 - 10 Jul 2004 (wife of Marvin Thomas Eastep; daughter of John Harvey Hendrix and Katherine McClain)
Eastep, Jessie L. Jr., Jr., 30 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1989 (son of Jessie Lee Eastep & Maggie Carena Dugger; Pvt., US Army)
Easter, Jessie Lee, Sr., 5 Mar 1920 - 26 Feb 1975 (son of Mack Eastep & Margaret Caldonia Stewart; husband of Maggie Carena Dugger)
Eastep, Joann, 12 Aug 1942 - 13 Mar 1943 (daughter of Marvin Thomas Eastep & Gladys Louise Hendrix)
Eastep, Jonnie, 1939 - 1939 (son of William Marion Eastep & Oner Jewell Duboise)
Eastep, Mack, 1 Sep 1891 - 6 Dec 1945 "Father" (native of Athens, Alabama; husband of Margaret Caldonia Stewart; son of William I. Eastep & Judy Adams)
Eastep, Maggie Carena Dugger, 26 Dec 1915 - 24 Feb 2000 (married Jessie Lee Eastep Sr. on 26 Feb 1941; daughter of William Dugger & Annie Franzier)
Eastep, Margaret Caldonia "Maggie" Stewart, 1891 - 30 May 1979 "Mother" (native of Marshall County; wife of Mack Eastep; married 27 Dec 1913 in Maury County; daughter of William D. Stewart & Caldonia "Callie" Ledbetter)
Eastep, Marvin Thomas, 27 Feb 1916 - 29 Apr 2001 (husband of Gladys Louise Hendrix; son of Mack Eastep and Margaret Caldonia Stewart)
Eastep, Mary Beatrice, 10 Nov 1935 - 10 Nov 1935 (daughter of William Marion Eastep & Oner Jewell Duboise)
Eastep, Newton Edward, 19 Aug 1928 - 21 Feb 1938 (native of Athens, Alabama; son of Mack Eastep & Margaret Caldonia Stewart)
Eastep, Oner Jewell Duboise, 12 Nov 1911 - 21 Dec 1994 (wife of William Marion Eastep; daughter of Porter Duboise & Myrtal Tucker)
Eastep, William Marion, 2 Oct 1914 - 11 Sep 1945 (son of Mack Eastep & Margaret Caldonia Stewart; husband of Oner Jewell Duboise)
Floyd, Everett Allen, 1920 - 2 Aug 1979 (U. Marker; son of Ethridge Floyd & Jessie Wisdom; married Ruby Brumley in 1952)
Hinson, George Washington, 16 Apr 1853 - 27 Jun 1924 (son of George Washington Hinson Sr.; husband of Winnie Frances Boshers; one of the earliest members of the Beech Hill Church)
*Hinson, Newt D., 7 Apr 1920, age 2 years, 10 months, and 5 days (once marked by U. Marker, but is no longer there)
Hinson, Virgie Irene, 14 Dec 1909 - 12 Jan 1911 (daughter of George Washington Hinson & Winnie Frances Boshers; stone broken)
Hinson, Winnie Frances Boshers, 16 Sep 1855 - 6 Jan 1941 (last child to die of 25 children born to Jason Wilson "Wilkes" Boshers and his 2 wives; her mother was his 2nd wife, Winnie Weaver; wife of George Washington Hinson; one of the earliest members of Beech Hill Church)
Johnson, James M., 26 Jan 1874 - 17 May 1944 "Father" (2nd husband of Minnie Lou Mahuldia "Lucy" Stewart)
Johnson, Lucy Stewart, 2 Sep 1899 - 31 Jul 1978 (daughter of William D. Stewart & Caldonia "Callie" Ledbetter; married 1st to John Thomas "Tom" Eastep who died in 1918 and 2nd to James M. Johnson who died in 1944; full name Minnie Lou Mahuldia Stewart)
Kelsey, Eudora Etta "Dora" Hinson, 24 May 1875 - 4 Apr 1961 (daughter of George Washington Hinson & Winnie Frances Boshers; wife of Rufus Marvin Kelsey)
Kelsey, Rufus Marvin, 7 Sep 1876 - 26 Jul 1948 (husband of Eudora Etta Hinson)
King, Julie Ann, 1 Oct 1987 (only date)
Lee, Annie Mae, 1932 - 1935 "Daughter"
Lee, Hazie, 1905 - 1987 (U. Marker)
Lee, Henrietta Bowling, 1889 - 1968 (wife of Henry Ernest Lee)
Lee, Henry Ernest, 1898 - 31 Jan 1981 (native of Hardin County; son of John Henry Lee & Martha Jane Rose; husband of Henrietta Bowling)
Lee, James Kenneth, 28 Feb 1935 - 19 May 1996 (SP4, US Army)
Lee, John Henry, 25 Dec 1872 - 16 Jul 1966 (husband of Martha Jane Rose)
Lee, John Virgil, 28 Feb 1901 - 10 Nov 1963
Lee, Martha Jane Rose, 14 Feb 1879 - 11 Jan 1937 (wife of John Henry Lee)
Lee, Wanda E., 15 Dec 1937 - 
*Mas__, ______, d. Jun ____, age 10 yrs. (damaged U. Marker found by Fred Hawkins in 1987, no longer at site)
*McClain, Leslie Ward, Nov 1957 - Nov 1957 (once marked by an U. Marker, but no signs of it can now be found; infant son of Ara Alton McClain & Mary Catherine Stewart; grandson of John Turley McClain & Allie Mai Kennedy)
Merrett, Hattie T. Stills, 15 Dec 1882 - 13 Jan 1924 (daughter of William & Jane Scott Stills)
Morton, Comber, 6 Sep 1904 - 9 Mar 1905
Morton, Della V., 1879 - 1921 "Mother" (wife of Samuel D. Morton)
Morton, Harold, 1924 "Son of Arla - Leacie Morton"
Morton, Roy, 21 Oct 1898 - 21 Feb 1913
Morton, Samuel D., 1874 - 1937 "Father" (son of Mary E. Morton; step-son of Richard Jackson Rail)
*Noles, Tyre, dates unknown (buried on the north or right side of the church; baptized at Beech Hill in 1896 at 77 years of age)
O'Dair, Margaret Bumpass Eastep, 2 May 1924 - 17 Dec 1957 (native of Athens, Alabama; daughter of Mack Eastep & Margaret Caldonia Stewart; wife of Jasper L. O'Dair)
Osborne, Gladys Wisdom, 1923 - 1974 (U. Marker; wife of Homer Orville Osborne Sr.)
Osborne, Homer Orville, Jr., 1949 - 1949 (U. Marker)
Osborne, Homer Orville, Sr., 1907 - 1982 (U. Marker; son of Jonathan & Fannie Osborne; husband of Gladys Wisdom; native of Lawrence County)
Osborne, Jerry Roane, 1952 - 1952 (U. Marker)
Osborne, Richard D., 1956 - 1956 (U. Marker)
Pitts, Marie A. Runions Barker, 13 Aug 1926 - 21 Apr 1989 (daughter of Clifford C. Runions & Annie L. Webb; married 1st to Hershel L. "Shorty" Barker and 2nd to James Pitts)
Rail, Andrew J., 1889 - 1954 (son of Richard Jackson Rail & Mary E. Morton)
Rail, Anna Kelly, 9 Oct 1898 - 4 Oct 1983 (wife of Henry Urbin Rail; native of Ireland)
Rail, Francis E., 25 Jan 1892 - 21 Oct 1911 "Father" (son of Richard Jackson Rail & Mary E. Morton)
Rail, Henry Urbin, 7 Feb 1900 - 6 May 1933 (husband of Anna Kelly; son of Richard Jackson Rail & Mary E. Morton; shot and killed)
Rail, Jeffrey Lynn, 23 Feb 1962 - 25 Feb 1962
Rail, Lula Maye, 1889 - 1934 (wife of Andrew J. Rail)
Rail, Mary E. Morton, 1853 - 1934 (wife of Richard Jackson Rail - married 10 Oct 1880 in Maury County)
Rail, Richard Jackson, 23 Jul 1850 - 21 Feb 1925 "Father" (son of James "Jim" Rail & Nancy Sarah Victory; married 1st to Sallie M. Hood in 1876 & 2nd to Mary E. Morton in 1880; early member of the Beech Hill church; donated the land for the building of the church and for the use of the cemetery)
Rail, Sallie M. Hood, 7 Dec 1865 - 30 Dec 1915 (1st wife of Richard Jackson Rail - married in 1876)
Rose, Mary E. Lee, 13 Jul 1856 - 2 Sep 1930 (wife of George W. Rose)
Rose, Tina Mae, 10 Jan 1894 - 24 Oct 1977 (native of Hardin County; not married; daughter of George W. Rose & Mary A. Lee)
Runions, John Calvin, 1959 (only date)
Runions, Maybern, 1920 - 1969 (son of Clifford C. Runions & Annie L. Webb; 1st husband of Florence Evelyn McKennon)
Sims, John Eugene "Gene", 11 May 1906 - 14 May 1991 (husband of Lois Lee)
Sims, Lois Lee, 27 Sep 1922 - 15 Sep 1995 (wife of John Eugene "Gene" Sims)
Sims, Thomas Lee, 29 Jul 1944 - 9 Dec 1988 (son of Gene & Lois Sims)
Smith, Raymond, Sr., 1922 - 1995 (husband of Frances Johnson; U. Marker)
Smith, Sarah E. Rail, 14 Oct 1858 - 14 Dec 1930 (daughter of James "Jim" Rail & Nancy Sarah Victory)
**Smith, Raymond L., Jr., 9 Oct 1945 - 20 Aug 2008. (Maury Co. native; son of Frances Johnson Smith and Raymond L. Smith, Sr.; grad. of Hay Long High School; carpenter and farmer.)
Stewart, Caldonia "Callie" Ledbetter, 30 Jul 1870 - 11 Oct 1955 (wife of William D. Stewart)
Stewart, Charles M., no dates "Son of Walter & Earlene"
Stewart, Charles Walter, 23 May 1904 - 24 Oct 1955 (son of William D. Stewart & Caldonia "Callie" Ledbetter)
Stewart, Edgar Louis, 16 Jan 1932 - 25 Oct 1993 (husband of Jeraldine Pogue)
Stewart, Eunis, no dates "Infant Daughter of Walter & Earlene"
Stewart, James Forrest, 26 Apr 1927 - 29 Aug 1983 (son of William Marion Stewart & Laura Eastep)
Stewart, Jeraldine Pogue, 15 Dec 1931 - (wife of Edgar Louis Stewart)
Stewart, Laura Eastep, 11 Nov 1901 - 9 Aug 1962 (wife of William Marion Stewart)
Stewart, William D., 3 Feb 1867 - 20 Aug 1933 (husband of Caldonia "Callie" Ledbetter)
Stewart, William Marion, 4 Apr 1902 - 24 Sep 1960 (husband of Laura Eastep; son of William D. Stewart & Caldonia "Callie" Ledbetter)
*Unknown, dates unknown (a second grave is known to be buried beside Tyre Noles on the north or right side of the church building; no one is sure who this person is)
Walker, Auther George, 1 Apr 1917 - 31 Aug 1918
**Whatley, Amber M., 20 Oct 1987 - 2 Dec 2005 in Davidson Co., Tn. ( Maury Co. native; dau. of Troy and Tina Eastep Whatley; grad. of Central High School.)
*Wisdom, John Frank, 1914 - 1969 (grave once marked by U. Marker; no marker found today; son of Thomas H. Wisdom & Rhoda Ida Hinson)
*Wisdom, Rhoda Ida, 25 Aug 1885 - 1970 (grave once marked by U. Marker, but no signs of it today; wife of Thomas H. Wisdom; daughter of George Washington Hinson & Winnie Frances Boshers)
*Wisdom, Thomas H., 1879 - 1968 (grave once marked by U. Marker, but no signs of it today; husband of Rhoda Ida Hinson; son of Francis Marion Wisdom & Emily Jane Wright)
Wright, James Odie, 9 Oct 1916 - 30 Apr 1995 "Our Loving Daddy and Papa" (Pvt., US Army, WWII)

Surveyed and photographed by Rick Gray, Friday, July 23, 2004. Some photos provided by 
Mary Bob Richardson Aug 2004.