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Davis Cemetery at Caney Creek
Index by Joyce Munson & Beverly Evins on July 26, 2001


Location: From Barnes, 3 1/2 miles on FM 1745 turn right on Caney Loop,
2 miles turn left on Nowlin Cemetery Rd., 2/10 mile on right.

Plaque at Cemetery Entrance:

Davis Cemetery at Caney Creek
Est. 1868
Original site of Log School / Church
Designated Davis Cemetery in 1891
First marked burial was Elcy Davis,
wife of A. M. Davis, early settler
at Caney Creek.
Unique oak / tin grave houses have
stood over 100 years.

Plaque in memory of Velma Gage Davis 
Grandaughter of A. M. Davis - 1999

Abbreviation used:  FS-footstone

Gravehouse to the far right:
Davis, J. C.  b-Jan. 26, 1888  d-Jan. 30, 1908   FS-"J.C.D."
Davis, G. W. b-Aug. 26, 1892  d-Feb. 12, 1908   FS-"G.W.D."
Davis, A. B. C.  b- Jan. 2, 1900  d-Feb. 12, 1908   FS-"A.B.C.D."
No name-Cement Headstone
{Davis}, M. A. Rawls b-Aug. 4, 1872  d-Feb. 12, 1908   FS-"M.A.R.D."
        "Wife of C. C. Davis"

Between Gravehouses:
Davis, Edner  b-Sept. 27, 1879  d-June 1, 1907   FS-"E.D."
Davis, James R. Jr. Feb. 21, 1921 "Son of Jim & Lucy Davis"

Gravehouse in Center:
Davis, Mary Suvilla  b-July 18, 1854  d- July 22, 1939  "Mother at rest"
Davis, A. M.  b-Aug. 20, 1856  d-Dec. 9, 1934  "At rest"
Davis, Elcy Ann  b-Nov. 3, 1856  d-Nov. 23, 1891
        "Sleep dear one, take thy rest in Jesus' arms forever blest."

Gravehouse on Left:
Jordan, Sarah Estilla  b-Sept. 29, 1906  d-Mar. 5, 1908  FS-"S.E.J."
        "From Mother's arms to the arms of Jesus."
Jordan, Joy Belle b-July 19, 1910  d-April 13, 1916
        "She has reached the Heaven of the blest and realized immortal Joy."

To left of Gravehouses:
Lockhart, Dovi May  b-Oct. 29, 1897  d-Jan. 2, 1918  "Wife of E. E. Lockhart"
        "Weep not, she is at rest."  4 foot tall square column

Black Wrought Iron Fence to the Far Left:
Davis, Velma Dean Gage  b-Feb. 23, 1931  d-Apr. 1, 1995
        "In loving memory - Wife - Mother"

Behind Wrought Iron Fence:
Our  "Duke" The Dalmation Dog  died Aug. 4, 1997


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