ROOK CEMETERY (Also known as the Gilliam Cem) -MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
To find this cemetery cross Howard Bridge over the Duck River and (first left) Take Houston Cheek Road to left just south of Howard's Bridge on road toward Philadelphia Church. Go about 1/4 mile. The cemetery is in wooded area on left of the road along with the Rook Cemetery in front of that next to the road.
I-65 Exit 37: From I-65 go about 1
miles on Hwy 50 toward Columbia and take Fred White Rd. (right) north. Go past
New Cut Rd and thru Philadelphia Church and go another mile and turn right on
Houston Cheek Rd. Go about 1/4 mile. The cemetery is in a wooded area on left of the
road. You will see the stones of the Rook Cemetery first and into the wood s
behind there is the older Gilliam & many unmarked Craig memorials.
s behind there is the older Gilliam & many unmarked Craig memorials.
Visited here 27 Dec 2006. (WA)