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SHIRES MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Pottsville, Hwy 431, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

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BARROM, Maggie Guffle, 6 Oct 1867 - 24 Mar 1901. (Note: ts is broken and has yellow cord holding it upright on base.) 9655
BARRON, Infant., no dates.
(Infant of Maggie Guffle Barrom.) no photo, missed or not found 2009
BILLINGTON, Maggie M., 11 Feb 1901 - 19 Oct 1984.
"An Inspiration to all who knew her." 9646

BILLINGTON, Annie M. "(Sis)", 16 Oct 1925 - no other date.
(shares stone with Norma J. Billington.) 9645
BILLINGTON, Norma J., 6 Feb 1928 - no other date.
(shares stone with Annie M. Billington.) 9645
BILLINGTON, Robert Wayne, 18 Nov 1923 - no other date.
(Mar. to Lois Elaine Billington, and shares same stone.) 9719
BILLINGTON, Lois Elaine, 7 Dec 1923 - 13 May 2006.
"Married may 22, 1943" (wife of Robert Wayne Billington and shares the same stone.) 9719
BILLINGTON, Lillie Geraldine, 1941 - 1942.
(Dau. of Bob & Maggie Chunn Billington.) 9643
BILLINGTON, James A. "(Buster)", 30 Dec 1942 - no other date.
"Daughter Kristi" (shares stone with Jane Avon Clemons Billington.) 9644
BILLINGTON, Jane Avon Clemons, 30 Dec 1942 - no other date.
"Daughter Kristi" (shares stone with James A. Billington.) 9644
BROWN, Murry "Jim", 18 Mar 1912 - 21 May 1981.
"Father" (shares the same stone with Charlene Brown.) 9732
BROWN, Charlene, 10 Oct 1916 - no other date.
"Mother" (Nee: Charlene Neathery; shares same stone with Murry Brown.) 9732
BROWN, Shirley Ann, 23 Jul 1942 - 25 Jul 1942.
"She's safe at home." (Dau. of Murry & Charlene Neathery Brown.) 9733  
BUFORD, Leslie Davis, 14 Apr 1925 - no other date.
(shares stone with Elizabeth Chunn Buford.) 9639
BUFORD, Elizabeth Chunn, 21 Jul 1922 - 9 Dec 2004.
"Precious Lord take our hands." (shares stone with Leslie Davis Buford.) 9639 
CHUNN, Sylvester, 1758 - 1841.
"Tennessee Pvt Col. Lewis VA. Regt., American Revolutionary War."  9699
CHUNN, John Thomas, 1819 - 1900-2.
"Father", "Grandson of Sylvester Chunn." 9666
CHUNN, Miriah Shires, 1822 - 1912.
"Mother", "Dau. of David Shires." 9667  
CHUNN, Hezekiah, 1840 - 1881.
"Co. B. 53 Regt Tenn Inf. C.S.A." (Buried in Boyette Cemetery, Marshall Co., Tn. *See footnote at end of lising.) 9698  
CHUNN, Will Andy, 1850 - 1910.
(son of John Thomas Chunn) no photo, missed or not found 2009  
CHUNN, Tinnie Mincey, no dates.
(wife of Willl Andy Chunn.) no photo, missed or not found 2009
CHUNN, Charity Johnson, no dates,
(wife of Will Andy Chunn, U Marker laying on ground.) 9664
CHUNN, Sallie E., 7 Nov 1860 - 24 Aug 1941.
(wife of Andy Chunn; dau. Porter & Polly Ann Moore Mayfield.) no photo, missed or not found 2009
CHUNN, D.(Dave) J. Chunn., 6 Apr 1857 - 17 Mar 1923.
"At Rest." (Son of John Thomas Chunn.) 9668

CHUNN, Mrs. D. (Dave) J., 18 Dec 1856 - 8 Oct 1943. 9669

CHUNN, T.(Thomas) J.(Jefferson), 26 Jan 1862 - 25 Mar 1907.
"Gone but not forgotten" (Mar. to Dolly Chunn.) 9659  
CHUNN, Dolly (Sampson), 15 Apr 1867 - 5 May 1925.
"Wife of T. (Thomas) J. Chunn." 9658
CHUNN, Harmon Thomas, 1886 - 1968.
"Son of Thomas Jefferson 1862-1907" (shares stone with Maggie Scott Chunn) 9657  
CHUNN, Mattie Scott, 1889 - 1981.
"Dau. of David E. Scott 1858 - 1937" (shares stone with Harmon Thomas Chunn.) 9657  
CHUNN, Andy, 15 Aug 1886 - 22 Sep 1950.
(shares stone with Willie Lavinia Chunn; son of Dave Chunn.) 9674
CHUNN, Willie Lavinia (Chestnut), 4 Oct 1889 - 22 Aug 1948.
(shares stone with Andy Chunn.) 9674 
CHUNN, Infant Dau., no dates. "Infant Dau. of Andy Chunn." 9672
CHUNN, Infant Son, no dates.
"Infant son of Andy Chunn." 9673
CHUNN, Ara Vaughn, 1889 - 1916.
(wife of Charley Chunn.) 9676
CHUNN, Knowlie S., 20 Nov 1895 - 2 Dec 1975.
"Father" (Mar. to Mary Rainey Chunn and share same stone.) 9679  
CHUNN, Mary Rainey, 2 Apr 1901 - 25 Mar 1993. "Mother", "Married Dec. 3, 1919." (wife of Knowlie S. Chunn and share same stone.) 9679  
CHUNN, Mildred Chunn, 31 Aug 1920 - 28 Jan 1921.
(Dau. of Knowlie Chunn.) 9680
CHUNN, (John) Morton, 1 Oct 1897 - 14 Apr 1973.
"Father" (shares stone with Sara Louella Chunn.) 9640  
CHUNN, Sara Louella, 30 Mar 1894 - 11 Dec 1985. "Mother" (Nee: Sara Louella Harris; shares stone with Morton Chunn.) 9640
CHUNN, John Logan, 1 Sep 1899 - 22 Nov 1974.
(shares stone with Ruby Jarratt Chunn.) 9693
CHUNN, Ruby Jarrett, 5 Sep 1901 - 20 Dec 1997.
(shares stone with John Logan Chunn.) 9693
CHUNN, Chester (Burr), (13 Apr) 1904 - (2 Dec) 1937.
(shares stone with Louise R. Chunn; son of Tom & Dolly Chunn.) 9687
CHUNN, Louise R. (Rainey), 1904 - 2004.
(shares stone with Chester Chunn.) 9687

CHUNN, Winfred Loyd, (16 Apr) 1924 - (19 Nov) 1925.
(Son of Chester & Louise Chunn.) 9686  
CHUNN, Buford M., 9 Aug 1909 - 22 May 1977.
"Past Master, Malta Melrose Abbey Lodge." (Masonic Emblem.) 9677
CHUNN, Mary P. (Pauline), 1913 - 1913.
(Dau. of Charley Chunn.) 9675  
CHUNN, Dorothy M., 18 Apr 1919 - 27 Nov 1998.
"In Loving Memory." 9678  
CHUNN, Glenn, 11 Nov 1921 - 12 Oct 1981.
"Daddy" 9682  
CHUNN, Chester Odell, 10 Sep 1922 - 16 Jan 2003.
Military Marker: "Tec 4 US Army, World War II." (U. Marker; Oaks & Nichols Funeral Home.) 9691/9692
CHUNN, Bessie Lee (Kerr), 5 Feb 1929 - 18 Nov 2009, (wife of Chester Odell Chunn; daughter of Robert Leonidas Kerr & Lela Estell Ratcliff Kerr.)
CHUNN, Logan J. (Jarret), 22 Aug 1924 - 16 Jun 2004.
Military marker: "PVT US Army World War II.","Our Love Lives On." (Maury Co. native; son of John Wesley Chunn and Ruby Wilma Jarrett Chunn; mar. Sally Betty Oliver Chunn on Feb 7, 1953; preceded in death by son William Eugene Hargrove and brother William Mayfield Chunn.) 9634/9635
CHUNN, Sally B., 18 Jul 1929 - no other date. "Married Feb 7, 1953" (wife of Logan J. Chunn.) 9635
CHUNN, William M., 31 Dec 1925 - 24 Apr 1998.
(mar. to Betty June Chunn) 9637  
CHUNN, Betty June, 14 Feb 1940 - no other date.
"Married Dec. 11, 1970." (wife of William M. Chunn.) 9637
CHUNN, John T., 7 Mar 1927 - 25 Jun 1996. "Brother & Uncle." 9683
CHUNN, Willis Robert, 25 Jun 1927 - 7 Jan 1975.
"Gone But Not Forgotten.", "Till we shall meet and never part." (Big Daddy; Mar. to and shares stone with Ora Mai Chunn.) 9641
CHUNN, Ora Mai, 20 May 1933 - no other date.
"Married Jan 20, 1949." (wife of Willis Robert Chunn.) 9641
CHUNN, Larry Dale, Sr., 19 Sep 1952 - 12 Apr 1997. "Beloved Husband and Father", " CHUNN - DASHER." (two checkered flags crossed engraved at top of ts.) 9642  
CHUNN, Michael, 1997 - 1997.
(U Marker.) 9685
CHUNN, F.,
no dates. (died 1857) 9663
CHUNN, Unknown Mother, "
Tender Mother and faithful friend." 9660/9661
------, Henry, no dates. "Son Henry, Burried Unknown grave at Shires -Hardison Cemetary 1267 feet south of this point dedicated May 5, 1963." 9694 
CHUNN, Grandson,
"Grandson of Sylvester Chunn, buried in Boyette Cemetary S.W. of Lewisburg, Tenn." 9695
CHUNN, Hezekiah, 1840 - 1881, "Co. B. 53 Regt Tenn Inf. C.S.A." (Actually  buried in Boyette Cemetery, Marshall Co., Tn.) 9698
*DELFFS, Kyle Scott, 15 Jan 1990 - 30 Jul 2008
in Davidson Co. (2008 grad. of Spring Hill High School and student at Nashville State Community College, died from Auto accident; Son of Tammy Billington Delffs and Dudley Delffs; preceded in death by maternal grandmother Ruth Parnell Billington.) no photo, listing added after photo session
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DENTON, Ann Murphy, 24 Aug 1946 - 28 Nov 1997.
"A caring individual that knew the real meaning of life. CD." 9743
DERRYBERRY, Fanny (Chunn), 1852 - 1935. 9670
DUVALL, Paul D. 1905 - 1970.
(shares same stone with Margaret A. Duvall.) 9735
DUVALL, Margaret A., 1910 - 1978.
(shares same stone with Paul D. Duvall.) 9735
DUVALL, James A. (Buddy), 27 Dec 1928 - 12 Jun 1993.
(shares same stone with Geraldine Murphy.) 9734
DUVALL, Geraldine Murphy, 18 May 1928 - no other date. (shares same stone with James A Duvall.) 9734
DUVALL, Leonard D., 4 Apr 1931 - no other date.
"Precious Memories.", "Our love lives on." (shares stone with Janie L. Duvall.) 9736/9739  
DUVALL, Janie L., 22 Jun 1934 - 1 Oct 2005.
(shares same stone with Leonard D. Duvall.) 9736/9739
DUVALL, Kris Lynn, 17 Oct 1971 - 27 Dec 1971.
"Infant son of Deborah and Danny Duvall." 9741
DUVALL, Wayne Rae, 8 Jul 2002.
"Son of Kevin and Shannon Duvall","Our little one." 9740  
FULLER, Mollie, no dates. no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
FULLER, Orgill, no dates. no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARDISON, Sam, no dates.
(Old damaged U. marker.) no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARDISON, Aunt Amy, no dates.
(Colored, reared by David Shires.) no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARMON, John, 1880 - 1916. 9710  
HARRIS, James P.(Porter), 18 Oct 1831 - 4 Oct 1912.
"In my Father's house are many Mansions", "No pain or grief, no anxious fear can reach our loved one sleeping here." (Son of Hiram & Jane Johnson Harris.) 9654/965C 
HARRIS, Mary M. Orr, 14 Dec 1840 - 11 Jun 1914. "Wife of J. P. (James Porter) Harris"; (dau. William P. & Susan Johnson.) 9653  
HARRIS, Willoughby, 1871 - 1918.
"Son of James P. & Mary Opp Harris." 9700
HARRIS, Addie S., 21 Nov 1875 - 9 Sep 1965.
"Daughter". 9652  
HARRIS, Jimmie, 25 May 1888 - 28 Feb 1906.
"Son of Mr. & Mrs. L.G. Harris." (son of Fate and Lillian Harris.) 9656
HARRIS, Infant Twins, no dates.
(Twins of Lillian & Fate Harris.) no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARRIS, Wilburn, 1891 - 1973. no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARRIS, Maggie H., 1894 - 1940. no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARRIS, Bernice A. 1924 - 3 Apr 1939.
(Dau. Wilburn & Maggie H. Harris.) no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARRIS, Loyd G., 26 Jun 1898 - 19 Sep 1973.
(Mar. to Leonora S. Harris and shares the same stone.) 9721  
HARRIS, Leonora S., 28 Oct 1900 - 28 Apr 1977.
"Married Apr. 20, 1919." (Wife of Loyd G. Harris and shares the same stone.) 9721
HARRIS, Mary Selma, 20 Nov 1908 - 13 Jul 1909. "Daughter of Frank & Sallie Harris." 9651  
HARRIS, James Wm., 5 Apr 1915 - 7 Jan 1980.
(Mar. to Christine S. Harris and shares the same stone.) 9730
HARRIS, Christine S., 16 Jul 1923 - 8 Oct 1984.
"Wed May 2, 1942." (Wife of James Wm. Harris and shares the same stone.) 9730  
HARRIS, Venson, 28 Feb 1920 - 10 Apr 2004.
(shares the same stone with Rozell Harris.) 9731  
HARRIS, Rozell, 8 Sep 1920 - no other date.
(shares the same stone with Venson Harris.) 9731  
HARRIS, O.(Orville) Ralph, 12 Apr 1921 - 23 Dec 1988.
Military Marker: Tec 5 US Army World War II." (mar. to V. Lurlene Harris and shares stone.) 9727/9729  
HARRIS, V. Lurlene, 22 Feb 1924 - no other date.
"Wed. Feb. 19, 1946" (Wife of O. Ralph Harris and shares the same stone.) 9727  
HARRIS, Mahlon Curtis, 1934 - 1935. 9720  
HARRIS, Elizabeth D."Liz", 29 Mar 1936.
(Married 28 Jul 1973.) no photo, missed or not found in 2009
HARRIS, William O., 8 Jan 1945 - 13 Sep 1974. no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
HARRIS, L(i)llia(n) N (or Lillian) Harris, no dates.
(U Marker, same u marker as Mary Moor(e) 9705  
JOHNSON, Mattie Rozell, 21 Sep 1908 - 13 Jun 1911.
(Dau. of Lem & Estelle Johnson.) 9718  
JOHNSON, Patricia L. Watson, 25 Feb 1958 - 28 Apr 1982.
"A Rose in Gods Bouquet." 9638  
McGAHA, Evelyne Chunn, 28 Feb 1924 - 18 Aug 1998. 9681
MOOR(E), Mary, no dates.
( U marker, shared with L(i)llia(n) N (or Lillian) Harris.) 9705  
MURPHY, William Horace, 17 Nov 1923 - 12 Dec 2002.
(mar. to Dorothy Duvall and shares the same stone.) 9742  
MURPHY, Dorothy Duvall, 20 Aug 1926 - no other date.
"Married Aug. 19, 1944." (wife of William Horace Murphy and shares the same stone.) 9742  
NEATHERY FAMILY MEMORIAL 9717
NEATHERY, Mattie B., 23 Sep 1898 - 12 Jan 1986. 9725  
NEATHERY, Felix P., 7 Jan 1891 - 4 Feb 1978. 9722/9724
NEATHERY, William G., 24 Apr 1932 - no other date. 9726  
PARKS, Vera Shires, 1873 - 1914.
(Dau. W.M. Shires). 9712
RING, Dennis W., 1894 - 1958.
(shares stone with Minnie O. Ring.) 9647  
RING, Minnie O., 1897 - 1979.
(shares stone with Dennis W. Ring.) 9647  
RING, Kenneth W.J., 1916 - 1991.
(shares stone with Louise Warren Ring.) 9649  
RING, Louise Warren, 1916 - 1973.
(shares stone with Kenneth W.J. Ring.) 9649  
RING, John L.(Logan), 1918 - 1983.
"A man with Many Friends." (PFC US Army, WWII.)  9648 
RING, William Travis, 9 Jun 1935 - 19 Aug 2000.
(shares stone with Martha Nelson Ring.) 9650  
RING, Martha Nelson, 30 Nov 1940 - no other date.
(shares stone with William Travis Ring.) 9650
RODERICK, Patricia Lee, 9 Dec 1971.
(Infant.) 9737  
SAMPSON, Henry S., 21 May 1895 - 27 Jul 1971. no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
SAMPSON, Mary E., 19 Jul 1919 - no other date. no photo, missed or not found in 2009
SAMPSON, Josie V. (Chunn), 14 Jan 1895 - 19 May 1982.
(note: there are two stones for Josie Sampson.) 9688/9689  
SAMPSON, Leon C. (Criswell), 1 Jun 1928 - 7 Jan 1939.
(Son of Henry & Josie Chunn Sampson; picture top center of ts.) 9690/969P  
SHEPPARD, Annie Lois, 25 May 1925 - 3 Sep 1966. 9722  
SHIRES, David, 23 Jan 1802 - 26 Oct 1873.
(Son of Christian N. & Sallie Sears Shires.) 9706  
SHIRES, Mrs. Holly, 1805 - 1818.
(Wife of David Shires, b. 1802; dau. of John Harris, of S.C.) no photo, missed or not found in 2009  
SHIRES, Wm. M., 16 Feb 1841 - 19 Feb 1916.
(Son of David & Holly Shires.) 9708
 
SHIRES, Mattie W., 22 Mar 1843 - 19 Feb 1912.
(Dau. E.W. & Mary Bowman Orr; wife of Wm. M. Shires.) 9709  
SHIRES, John Walker, 1868 - 1912.
(Son of V.M. & Hattie V. Shires; mar. to Lucy Moody Shires and shares the same stone.)  9715  
SHIRES, Lucy Moody, 1869 - 1951.
(Wife of J. Walker Shires, and shares the same stone.) 9715  
SHIRES, W.L.(Lee), 17 Aug 1870 - 7 Jun 1930.
(Hus. of Minnie C. Shires.) 9711  
SHIRES, William, 6 Feb 1892 - 19 Sep 1958.
Military Marker: " Tennessee SKI, US Navy, World War I." 9714  
SHIRES, Sam Moody, 1 Mar 1896 - 29 Mar 1981.
Military Marker: "US Navy World War I." 9713  
SHIRES, John Rainey 16 Feb 1901 - 19 Dec 1966.
(shares the same stone with Pearl M. Shires.) 9716/9728  
SHIRES, Pearl M. 10 May 1907 - 12 Jan 1985.
(shares the same stone with John Rainey Shires.)  9716/9728
SMITH, Neoma J. (Chunn), 5 Apr 1935 - 20 May 1985.
"A good Christian and Mother." 9684  
WILLIAMS, Bobby K., 11 Jul 1934 - 19 May 1997.
(mar. to and shares stone with Bonnie Duvall.) 9671  
WILLIAMS, Bonnie Duvall, 28 Nov 1935 - no other date.
"Married Mar. 19, 1955." (wife of Bobby K. Williams and shares same stone.) 9671  
WILSON, Sallie Chunn, 1847 - 1871. 9665

WILSON, Martha Chunn, 20 Jul 1929 - 2 mar 2011. (Maury Co. native; d/o late Knowlie Smith Chunn and Mary Rainey Chunn; grad. of Spring Hill High School; mar.Walter Ray Wilson on 23 Aug 1947; Eastern Star member; preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Mildred Chunn, Glenn Chunn, Evelyn McGaha, J.T. Chunn and Neoma Smith.) Photo
 

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER, Unknown (3) each Granite Crosses engraved with Confederate Soldier on them. 9701/9702/9703

Unknown Soul, 9707  
Unknown Soul, Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home marker. (
This might be the U marker for Sam Hardison.) 9662
Undertaker marker cannot read
( This might be the U marker for Little Tom or Tim, s(on) of Pate or Fate and .....) 9704 
unreadable ts 9696  
unreadable ts 9697

 There are at least 15 graves marked by fieldstones. It is said that at least three are Confederate Soliders (see 9701/9702/9703 above). Also, there are two monuments to veterans who were buried in other cemeteries:

 *Added from Obituary after tombstone survey.

Photographed 17 Apr 2008 by Wayne Austin. From these photos sent to MB Richardson she developed a listing and compared it to prior county wide cemetery researchers for a comprehensive listing which was sent back to Wayne Austin. He then used that to add the photos back & publish that result to this site 25 Oct 2009.