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Rice Cemetery
Survey by Alfred Chitty & Beverly Evins March 2002

Location:
From Leggett, take FM 942 East 6 miles, on right, well marked from highway.

Abreviations Used:
    DS-Double Stone; TS-Triple Stone; FHM-Funeral Home Marker
 

Abercrombie, Adolphus b-Mar. 18, 1919 d-Dec. 7, 1941;
        S1 US Navy WW II
Abercrombie, Carolyn Ann b-May 19, 1930 d-______; DS w/ Richard; Eastern Star
Abercrombie, Ellie Fae b-Oct. 24, 1921 d-Dec. 14, 1923;  “At rest”
Abercrombie, J. T.  b-Nov. 22, 1858 d-June 19, 1930;  “At rest”
Abercrombie, Mary F.  b-Oct. 31, 1857 d-Mar. 27, 1909;  “At rest”
Abercrombie, Mary Marvine  b-Nov. 31, 1917 d-Nov. 14, 1983;  “At rest” & “Miss AB”
Abercrombie, Maud b-Aug. 21, 1888 d-June 8, 1919;  “At rest”
Abercrombie, Mrs. T. M. (Mary)  b-Mar. 4, 1896 d-June 24, 1966;   “At rest”
Abercrombie, Ora  Age  14;  “At rest”
Abercrombie, Richard Edwin b-Mar. 8, 1915 d-______;  DS w/ Carolyn; Mason
Abercrombie,  Thomas  b- Aug. _, 1919  d-July 23, 1993?;
        Very hard to read FHM at "Mardez Grave"
Abercrombie, Thomas Marvin b-Aug. 3, 1894 d-Mar. 2, 1921; “At rest” & “Uncle Tib”
Abercrombie, Willie  Age  4; “At rest”
Alexander, Allen  no dates; FHM only
Alexander, Margaret  no dates; FHM only
Antley, Sarah Jane  b-Apr. 10, 1845 d-Aug. 1, 1886; “Wife of E. J. Antley”
Bankston, Amos Lee  b-Jan. 27, 1920 d-Jan. 27, 1989; DS w/ Pauline; m-Feb. 28, 1943;
        FS-PHM3 US Navy WW II
Bankston, Pauline b-Nov. 15, 1921  d-_____; DS w/ Amos;  m-Feb. 28, 1943
Barnett, Elizabeth  b-Oct. 22, 1860 d-Dec. 23, 1945; DS w/ James H.
Barnett, James H.  b-June 23, 1853 d-Apr. 22, 1926; DS w/ Elizabeth
Barnett, Nellie Ann b-1902 d-1907; “Precious Angel”
Biggers, Clyde R.  b-1914 d-1995; DS w/ Doris; m-Sept. 9, 1944
Biggers, Doris S.  b-1916 d-1994; DS w/ Clyde; m-Sept. 9, 1944
Brooks, Baby  1927 - Single date
Brooks, Nauvy b-1894 d-1944
Carroll, Ethel Eugenia b-Mar. 24, 1889 d-Oct. 14, 1917
Carroll, James Warren b-Nov. 3, 1925 d-Dec. 28, 1927; “Not to be moved”
Carroll,  Mitchell b-Oct. 30, 1901 d-Oct. 27, 1918; “Son of W.M. & Monetta Carroll”
Celestine, Mandy Dec. 13, 1978 - Single date
Celestine, Mildred S.  Jan. 29, 1937 - Single date; “Mom”
Clamon, Alice Rice b-Aug. 1, 1916 d-June 16, 1987; DS w/ King David
Clamon, King David b-Nov. 15, 1914 d-Feb. 2, 1987; DS w/ Alice;
        Back-"Our children: Patsy Ellen, Barbara Josephine, Shelby King, Martha Yvonne,
        Deloris, Carolyn Sue, Betty Ann"
Crim, L. M.  b-1858 d-1930
Dickens, Elba S. Waldrep b-Jan. 6, 1901 d-Nov. 29, 1979; “Mother”
Ferguson,  Windella Zoe Dumas b-Oct. 4, 1922 d-June 19, 1990
Fregia, John B.  b-May 2, 1916 d-Nov. 1, 1971
        Texas TEC 3 391 Engineers WW II
Gossiott,  Clara M.  b-Feb. 20, 1839 d-June 20, 1909; DS w/ John; “Asleep in Jesus”
Gossiott, John H.  b-Apr. 25, 1841 d-Oct. 1, 1897; DS w/ Clara; “Asleep in Jesus”;
        FS-John H. Gassiott, Pvt. Co E 20 Texas Inf. CSA
Handley,  Ahta b-Jan. 7, 1898 d-Feb. 5, 1902;  TS w/ Gertrude & Infant Girl
Handley, Gertrude b-Dec. 7, 1904 d-Oct 6, 1905;  TS w/ Atha & Infant Girl
Handley, Infant Girl  b-Mar. 8, 1909 d-Mar. 8, 1909;  TS w/ Ahta & Gertrude
Harkins, John b-1814 d-June 25, 1876;  DS w/ Sallie
Harkins, Sallie J.  b-Oct. 30, 1833 d-Dec. 30, 1895; DS w/ John
Hawkins, O.  no dates;  FHM only
Hawkins,  W. no dates;  FHM only
Hickman, Bell  b-May 1, 1903 d-Mar. 24, 1993; DS w/ Robert
Hickman, Robert  b-Sept. 14, 1892 d-July 20, 1973; DS w/ Bell; “Heaven is a resting place”
Holder, Edna E.  b-Aug. 4, 1872 d-July 13, 1892; “Wife of W. P. Holder”
Holmes, Debra Jean Dillon b-1953 d-1987; “In God’s care”
Jones,  F. E.  b-Nov. 25, 1836 d-Aug. 22, 1909; “To our Father”
Jones,  Mrs. C. E.  b-Apr. 28, 1845 d-Jan. 22, 1897; “Wife of F. E. Jones” & “To our Mother”
Kelley, Dedie Rice b-July 29, 1914  d-Jan. 9, 1996; DS w/ Clayton; “Love lives on”
Kelley, Clayton M.  b-Dec. 12, 1906 d-Mar. 12, 1981; DS w/ Dedie
Kennedy, Mrs. Tamsey D. b-Apr. 27, 1841 d-June 21, 1929
        “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord”
Kennedy, T. A.  b-Oct. 5, 1840 d-Dec. 25, 1899
Kerr, A. M.  b-Jan. 13, 1889 d-July 10, 1966; DS w/ Lillie; m-Nov. 23, 1916
Kerr, Albert M. Jr.  Feb. 3, 1938 - Single date
Kerr, Dollie M.  b-1917 d-1993; DS w/ Thomas
Kerr, Ernest William b-Oct. 3, 1937 d-Jan. 20, 2001
        CB1 US Navy Vietnam
Kerr, Joe Lynn b-1929 d-1933; DS w/ Josephine
Kerr, Josephine b-1941 d-1947; DS w/ Joe
Kerr, Lillie E.  b-Apr. 28, 1899 d-May 25, 1977; DS w/ A. M.; m-Nov. 23, 1916
Kerr, Thomas G.  b-1913 d-1968; DS w/ Dollie
Kerr, Thomas Jefferson b-Apr. 27, 1886 d-Dec. 8, 1952; DS w/ Vashti;
        “Safe in the arms of Jesus”
Kerr, Vashti Victoria b-Mar. 24, 1891 d-July 4, 1953; DS w/ Thomas
Kerr, Walter W. b-Mar. 10, 1919 d-Nov. 2, 1964; “Rest in peace”
Laird, Randall Beamon b-Oct. 13, 1921 d-July 3, 1922; “At rest”
Laird, Robert Ray b-Mar. 22, 1897 d-July 30, 1937; Mason; “Asleep in Jesus”
Laird, Truman R.  b-July 28, 1919 d-Feb 2, 1943;
        “In memory of……Pvt. US Army WW II”
Laird, Winnie McLaurin b-Oct. 24, 1898 d-Mar. 19, 1977; Emblem
Leggett, Junious Taylor  Born near Leggett, Texas Feb. 5, 1898
        Died at Garden City L., New York Jan. 20, 1918
        244th Aero Squadron; Signal Corps.; WOW
Mardez    Wooden Cross – no other information.
Martone, Beatrice b-May 18, 1911 d-Feb. 24, 1960; “Mother is gone but not forgotten.”
Martone, Bob  b-Jan. 11, 1898 d-Mar. 23, 1972; DS w/ Ola; m-Nov. 6, 1926
Martone, Bud  b-Dec. 11, 1894 d-Mar. 22, 1950; “Father is gone but not forgotten.”
Martone, Chas.  b-Mar. 6, 1852 d-Sept. 8, 1915
Martone, Mrs. Jennie b-Feb. 23, 1871 d-Feb. 21, 1959
        “Mother’s gone and will never be forgotten”
Martone, Ola  b-Jan. 13, 1903 d-Aug. 22, 1983; DS w/ Bob; m-Nov. 6, 1926
Martone, Roy G.  b-Mar. 4, 1912 d-Mar. 19, 1914; “Gone to be an angel”
Matthews, Laura McDonald b-Jan. 6, 1909 d-Dec. 5 1991; DS w/ Paul; m- Mar. 21, 1925;
        Eastern Star; “Safe in the arms of Jesus”
Matthews, Paul  b- Jan. 24, 1898 d-Aug. 4, 1978; DS w/ Laura; m-Mar. 21, 1924;
        Mason; “Safe in the arms of Jesus”
McDonald, Beatrice  b-Dec. 25, 1910 d-Jan. 3, 1911
        “Infant daughter of S.F. & A.A. McDonald”
McDonald, Callie Donna  b-Apr. 12, 1888 d-Feb. 10, 1955; “Asleep in Jesus”
McDonald, Dan C.  b-June 4, 1912 d-Jan. 24, 1998; DS w/ Gladys
McDonald, Gladys Ruth  b-Jan 21. 1917 d-Apr. 17, 1972; DS w/ Dan
McDonald, James H.  b-1922 d-1997; Pace FHM only
McDonald, Luetta b-1933 d-1992; FHM only
McDonald, Raymond W.  b-May 1, 1915 d-Sept. 5, 1992; “WW II Veteran”
McLaurin, Abner  b-Nov. 10, 1860 d-Apr. 26, 1925
McLaurin, Bertha E. b-Aug. 15, 1899 d-June 20, 1992;
        “Her children rise up and call her blessed”
McLaurin, Dedie Wallace b-Dec. 29, 1891 d-July 18, 1910
McLaurin, Edna Oiselle b-Nov. 19, 1907 d-Aug. 16, 1916
McLaurin, Mary Elizabeth b-Jan. 9, 1868 d-June 8, 1948
McLaurin, Robert N.  b-Sept. 23, 1889 d-Nov. 22, 1947; “Thy trials ended, thy rest is won”
McLaurin, Roy David b-May 23, 1903 d-Nov. 6, 1969
        FS-Pvt. US Army WW II
Miller, Henry b-Mar. 3, 1887 d-Apr. 18, 1927
Miller, Mittie C.  b-Mar. 16, 1969 d-Aug. 12, 1954; “Gone but not forgotten.”
Nelson, Linda b-1958 d-2001; Pace FHM only
Oates, C. W.  b-July 15, 1887 d-Oct, 21, 1916
Oates, Charles W.  b-Sept. 19, 1906 d-Sept. 20, 1907
Oates, Florence b-Sept. 18, 1899 Feb. 4, 1900
Oates, Margaret A.  b-1853 d-1929; DS w/ Steven
Oates, Mary E.  b-Sept. 20, 1901 d-Feb. 8, 1902
Oates, Robert  b-1818 d-1878
Oates, Steven M.  b-1847 d-1930; DS w/ Margaret
Parker, Edgar Clark  b-July 11, 1884  d-July 18, 1955
Parker, Mittie O.  b-Oct. 1, 1886 d-Nov. 12, 1943; “Mother”
Parrish, Dovie M.  b-Dec. 23, 1899 d-Mar. 22, 1990; DS w/ Lowman
Parrish, L. W. “Pete”  b-Feb. 23, 1923 d-Mar. 31, 1956; “Our loved one”; photo;
        FS-L.W. Parrish Jr. 1st Lt. US Air Force WW II
Parrish, Lowman W.  b-Apr. 7, 1895 d-Mar. 11, 1977; DS w/ Dovie;
        FS-Lowman Webster Parrish PFC US Army WW I
Penry, Barbara A.  b-Feb. 22, 1872 d-May 26, 1945; DS w/ Charlie; “Mother”
Penry, Charlie S.  b-Nov. 25, 1867 d-Feb. 7, 1935; DS w/ Barbara;
        “Father & Their life was beauty, truth, goodness, & love.”
Penry,  James Bennie b-Dec. 20, 1890 d-Aug. 15, 1960; DS w/ Ruby;
        “They gave their all for tomorrow”
Penry, Richard b-Oct. 2, 1935 d-Oct. 4, 1935; “At Rest”
Penry, Robert B.  b-Nov. 13, 1941 d-Sept. 6, 1944; “At Rest”
Penry, Ruby Lee b-Oct. 29, 1887 d-June 18, 1957; DS w/ James
Rice, Antoinette Nubee?  b-_____ d-_____; Cement grave cover w. very hard to read FHM
Rice, C. N., Jr.  b-Dec. 15, 1878 d-Oct. 27, 1930; DS w/ Mrs. C. N.; Mason
Rice, Ciscero N., Sr.  b-Nov. 5, 1843 d-Mar. 7, 1932;
        FS-5th Sgt. Co. E Texas Cav. CSA b-Nov. 3, 1842 d-Mar. 7, 1932
Rice, Craig Alan  b-Jan. 13, 1954   d-Jan. 15, 1954
Rice, David Argalus b-1865 d-1935
Rice, Emma Claudine Scarborough b-1913 d-____; DS w/ Stewart; m-1935
Rice, Franklin b-July 3, 1860? d-_____; Cement grave cover w/ very hard to read FHM
Rice, J. J., Rev.  b-Jan. 1, 1844 d-Mar. 5, 1925; Mason;
        “He died as he lived with implicit faith in God”; FS-Pvt. Co C 11 Texas Inf. CSA
Rice,  J. S.  Jan. 16, 1939 -Single date
Rice, Jewel M.  b-Apr. 16, 1914 d-______; DS w/ O. C.
Rice, John W.  b-1867 d-1917; “At rest”
Rice, Margaret L. McMahon b-1845 d-1870; “1st wife of Samuel A.”
Rice, Mary M.  b-Sept. 19, 1843 d-Nov. 11, 1911
Rice, Mary T.  b-Oct. 7, 1856 d-Mar. 3, 1935; DS w/ Samuel A.
Rice, Mrs. C. N. Jr.  b-Aug. 1, 1887 d-Nov. 1, 1917; DS w/ C. N.
Rice, N. H.  b-1822 d-1891; “Grandpa”
Rice, Nellie River b-1883 d-1899
Rice, O. C.  b-Mar. 7, 1909 d-Sept. 14, 1980; DS w/ Jewel
Rice, S. E. “Adams”  b-1850 d-1872; “2nd wife & child of Samuel A.”
Rice, Samuel A.  b-Dec. 21, 1844 d-Apr. 27, 1928; DS w/ Mary T.;
        FS-PFC CS Army Civil War b- Dec. 21, 1844  d-Apr. 2, 1928
Rice, Sarah Ann Stanley b-Apr. 3, 1818 d-1889  “In memory of Grandma -
        Buried in Milam Co., Married Nelson Henry Rice Sept. 16, 1841”
Rice, Sarah Ludie b-Sept. 9, 1902 d-Dec. 12, 1980; DS w/ Thomas; “Together forever”
Rice, Stewart Cicero b-1912 d-1980; DS w/ Emma; m-1935;  Back: "Sons: Stewart Nelson,
        wife-Geraldine A. Morosko, children-Justin Gaze, Morgan Vernon; (son-)Burtis Stephen,
        wife-Meg. G. Ganchan, children-Stephen Richard, Susan Kenzie, Meghan Stewart."
Rice, Thomas J. Sr. b-May 3, 1895 d-Apr. 12, 1973; DS w/ Sarah;
        FS-Texas Pvt. US Army WW I
Sheppard, Bob  b-July 14, 1902 d-Mar. 9, 1946
Sheppard, George B.  b-1873 d-1931; DS w/ Pearl
Sheppard, John W.  Mar. 8, 1914 - Single date
Sheppard, Pearl O.  b-1880 d-1962;  DS w/ George
Sheppard, Wallace C.  b-Feb. 23, 1910 d-Jan. 13, 1979
        Pvt. US Army WW II
Smith, Annie Loree b-Sept. 3, 1912 d-May 24, 2001; “At rest”
Smith, Claud A.  b-June 15, 1899 d-Aug. 6, 1981; “At rest”
Smith, Evelyn  no dates FHM only
Smith, Rily C.  no dates FHM only
Spurlock, Gladys M.  b-1908 d-2000 DS w/ J. B.; “Beyond the sunset.”
Spurlock, J. B.  b-1909 d-1965 DS w/ Gladys; Mason
Stephenson, Annie M.  b-Feb. 27, 1881 d-Mar. 22, 1963; DS w/ R. T.; Mama
Stephenson, David Fred  b-July 16, 1907 d-_____; DS w/ Mary; m-June 14, 1942
Stephenson, Dixie Gene b-Dec. 4, 1925 d-Jan. 14, 1928; “Baby”
Stephenson, Infant Son b-Aug. 12, 1900 d-Aug. 13, 1900;
        “Infant son of W. F. & M. J. Stephenson”
Stephenson, Jim M.  b-Mar. 22, 1881 d-Jan. 16, 1952;  “Gone but not forgotten.”
Stephenson, Mary Aline Holcomb  b-Dec 13, 1921 d-Feb. 19, 2001;
        DS w/ David; m-June 14, 1942
Stephenson, Mattie b-May 14, 1885 d-Aug. 3, 1933
Stephenson, Nancy b-Nov. 11, 1861 d-Nov. 4, 1904
Stephenson, Nancy Edith  b-Mar. 25, 1905 d-Oct. 6, 1924; “Our baby”
        (wife of Tom Lee Hammond; died in child-birth; baby also died)
Stephenson, R. T. “Dick”  b-Apr. 6, 1873 d-July 8, 1938; DS w/ Annie; Papa
Stephenson, W. F.  b-July 22, 1867 d-Jan. 7, 1935
Stephenson, W. H.  b-Dec. 9, 1880 d-Aug. 25, 1897
Taylor, Edward  b-May 12, 1922 d-July 8, 1996; DS w/ Maxine
Taylor, Maxine  b-Oct. 31, 1924 d-Feb. 24, 1968; DS w/ Edward
Unmarked-several w/ blank stones
Viehman, Susie A.  b-Nov. 1, 1934 d-Mar. 6, 1987
Waldrep, Frances Virginia  b-1861 d-1949; DS w/ Rev. P. J.
Waldrep, Francis Emmitte   b-Jan. 26, 1890 d-Aug. 27, 1953; “Asleep in Jesus”
Waldrep, George N., Rev.  b-Nov. 5, 1921 d-Mar. 6, 1997
Waldrep, Henry C.  b-Jan. 20, 1892 d-June 8, 1972; DS w/ Theresa
Waldrep, Rev. P. J.  b-1935 d-1911 DS w/ Frances;
        Co G. 8 G Cav. CSA
Waldrep, Rayford b- July 30, 1920 d-Sept. 20, 1920; “Son of H. G. & Theresa Waldrep”
Waldrep,  Theresa b-Nov. 15, 1898 d-May 17, 1988; DS w/ Henry
Waldrep, Wilden E.  b-Dec. 7, 1930 d-June 16, 1947; “Son of H. G. & Theresa Waldrep”;
        “Blessed  are the pure in heart for they shall see Jesus”;  on top “Brother”
Walker, Lottie b-Mar. 29, 1893  d-Sept. 3, 1895; “Daughter of  T. F. & I. Walker”;
        “When the shade of evening creep, sound safely may she sleep”
Walker, T. F.  b-Nov. 16, 1865 d-Feb. 27, 1900; “Son of John & Amanda Walker”
Wilson, Francis, Rev.  b-1824 d-1893; DS w/ Harriet;
        Pvt. Co C 1 Texas Inf. CSA
Wilson, Harriet b-1822 d-1886; DS w/ Rev. Francis
 
 


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