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Clayton Cemetery

Clayton Cemetery

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Cemetery Name: Clayton
Location: 7708 Old Jones Road, Bryan, Texas
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Chance's Store
Coordinates: 30° 33' 39"N / 96° 24' 55"W
Maintained by: Clayton Baptist Church
Land owner: Clayton Baptist Church
Read by: Dean Duncan
Date read: February 2015
Photos by: Ellen and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: 2007
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent
Directions: Take Hi. 60W to Jones Bridge Road; cemetery across street and 1 block east of Clayton Baptist Church
NAME BORN DIED INSCRIPTION/REMARKS
??TTER (maybe TETTER) 1913 1987 Metal funeral home marker
ALLEN, CLARENCE WILLIAM 1933, JULY 29 2011, JAN. 3 FATHER, LOVE ALWAYS, YOUR DAUGHTER, KORETHA (SHA-BABY)
ARNOLD, ISEAH 1903, AUG. 3 1967, FEB. 17 Footstone size flat on ground. AT REST. Inscription was ISEAH.
ASA X     Stone fragments with ASA X FEB
ATKINS, WALTER RAY, SR, REV. 1936, AUG. 12 2012, MAY 21 Metal funeral home marker with paper insert: Jones-Washington Mortuary
BANKS, LESTER BEN, SR 1927, JUL 25 1994, DEC 2 PVT, US ARMY.White military marker with cross at top
BASS, ELIJAH T. 1896, APR. 8 1978, MAY 7(?) White military marker w/cross. PVT U S ARMY
BASS, ELIJAH T., JR 1929 1990 HUSBAND-FATHER-GRANDAD. IN GOD'S CARE
BASS, SUSIE 1902 1978 BELOVED MOTHER
BELL, GORDON, III 1941, DEC. 3 2006, JUNE 21 Inscribed below dates: HARB
BELL, MRS. LENA MAE 1932, SEPT. 10 1973, JUNE 9 IN MEMORY OF
BELL, NANCY 1886, MAY 25 1982, MAY 18  
BENFORD, JESSE N. 1949 1970  
BLACKSHER, CALVIN 1906 (no mo/day) 1972, NOV. 4 IN MEMORY OF
BOLDEN, ALBERT CHARLES, SR. 1968, MAR. 23 2011, SEPT. 26 Metal funeral home marker with paper insert: Jones-Washington Mortuary
BOONE, MOSES WILBERT 1939 1962 Appears to be footstone size - flat on ground
BOULDEN, DAVID 1922, MAR. 5 1992, SEPT. 14 LOVING FATHER
BURRELL, JOSEPH B. 1923, JUNE 15 1991, MAY 25 PVT, US ARMY, WORLD WAR II
BURRELL, LIZZIE (?) MARCH ???? unreadable WIFE OF HENRY? BURRELL GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN (Homemade)
BUTLER, ISAAC, SR. 1920, JUNE 27 1993, JAN 9
BUTLER, NANCY 1878 1953, SEPT. 29
CADE, CHARLIE 1921, JUNE 4 1989, DEC. 22  
CALDWELL, FLORENCE E. 1921, OCT 5 1990, JUL 12
CALHOUN, ANDREW 1944, JUL 19 1981, MAR 13 White military stone w/cross, US ARMY
CALHOUN, THOMAS 1916, SEP 13 1956, DEC 1 TEXAS, PVT 1934 ORD AMMO CO AVI WORLD WAR II
CARTER, HERBERT 1905, JAN. 5 1969, AUG. 21  
CARTER, KATIE 1929, FEB. 17 1973, OCT. 3  
CARTER, RICHARD T. 1919, NOV. 2 1965, APRIL 18 White military stone with cross. TEXAS PVT 179 PORT CO TC, WORLD WAR II
CARTER, ROSE MARY 19(3?)7, FEB 4 1974, DEC 13 Old homemade stone. Third year digit difficult to read: likely 3, possibly 5.
CARY, MAMIE WIGGINS 1909, NOV. 20 1982, OCT. 25
COLLINS, EDNA MAE 1906, JUN 26 1992, OCT 15 A LOVING MOTHER
CONLEY, ROBERT E. 1965, JUNE 20 1993(8?),MAY2 FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS
DAMON, ANDRIAN OKEITH 1972, OCT. 1 1979, OCT. 1 IN MEMORY OF. (First name spelled ANDRIAN)
DAMON, CALLIE MAE 1919, FEB 16 1993, JUNE 14 IN LOVING MEMORY
DANIEL, JIM 1877 1965
DAVIS, JEANETTE 1893 1982
DAVIS, JIMMIE LEE 1943, AUGUST 16 1968, DEC. 25 White military stone with cross: CALIFORNIA, SN, US NAVY
DOZIER, CALLIE 1900, FEB. 17 1969, FEB. 19 IN MEMORY OF
DOZIER, JAMES 1919, JAN. 23 1958, SEPT 9 IN MEMORY OF
ELLISON, BERRY LEE 1933, OCT. 14 2007, AUG. 29 CHERISHED MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER. Stone has photo insert upper left
EVANS, SAMUEL LEE 1959, AUG. 15 2005, SEPT. 10 At top: ONE WORTHY OF REMEMBRANCE
EVE?, CHARLES nothing nothing Homemade cross-shaped stone apx 2' high. Last letter unreadable, maybe R.
EVERHART, CHARLES R. 1937, NOV 9 2009, DEC 6  
FARRELL, KELLY ANDREW, JR. 1994, JAN. 31 2005, JAN. 21 IN LOVING MEMORY Praying hands upper left
FERRELL, ROBERTA L. 1898 1964  
FLOWERS, JEREKKA S. SHANTORY 1973, APR. 6 1973, APR 30 Footstone size, flat on ground. Small lamb and flower inscribed at upper right.
FORD, RENITRA LESHAY "NENE" 1994 MAY 31 2009, JUL 16 IN LOVING MEMORY
FOSTER, WILL, JR. 1908, MAR 30 1995, SEP 24
FRANKLIN, DAVIDO 1974, APR. 18 1974, APR. 18 At top: OUR BABY. At bottom: ONLY SLEEPING
FRANKLIN, ROY BENJAMIN 1947, APRIL 24 1972, JULY 13 White military stone with cross: TEXAS, SGT, US ARMY, VIETNAM
FREEMAN, MRS. ELSIE 1911, OCT. 5 unreadable date Vertical stone partially sunk in ground. IN MEMORY OF
GILBERT, VELMA 1913, APR. 19 1978, SEPT. 24 IN LOVING MEMORY
GRAYER, GREGORY W. 1961 unreadable Small stone flat on ground, mostly covered with mud.
GRAYER, ROLAND 1946 1963 Appears to be footstone size - flat on ground
GREEN, CEOLA 1926 1966
GREEN, HATTIE LEE 1908. JAN 6 1986, FEB 6 IN LOVING MEMORY
GREEN, HOWARD EARL, SR. 1943, MAY 7 2007, MAY 13 OUR HEARTS STILL ACHE AND SECRET TEARS STILL FLOW
GREEN, JAMES 1914, JAN 11 2005, APR 1 IN LOVING MEMORY
GREEN, JAMES EDWARD 1958, MAR 19 2007, OCT 11 IN LOVING MEMORY
GREEN, LEON 1924 1975
GREEN, RALPH 1895 1955
GREEN, SUSIE 1892 unreadable Stone partially sunk in ground
GREEN, VERA SUE 1945, MAY 29 1971, JUN 26 BELOVED WIFE & MOTHER, REST IN PEACE
HALEY, IDELLA G. 1893, MAY 4 1974, MAR. 27 MOTHER
HAMILTON, DONALD R., REV. 1951, AUG. 6 1990, DEC. 12 YOUR BELOVED FAMILY
HANKS, DENNIS W. 1958, DEC. 11 1961, APRIL 9 IN MEMORY OF
HARRISON, JAMES A. 1932, JAN. 22 1996, SEP 27 White military stone: SGT, US ARMY, KOREA
HEMPHILL, WILLIE RAY, JR 1960, JAN 9 2009, AUG 13 Metal funeral home marker, Jones-Washington Mortuary
HEMPILL, SANDRA 1960 2007 "Homemade" stone w/inscription scratched on it. Small stone cross nearby.
HIGHTOWER, IDA B. 1911, JUNE 13 1999, DEC. 4 IN LOVING MEMORY
HOWARD, KIKI 1963, SEPT. 15 1966, APR. 12 CHILD OF NELDA & STEVE HOWARD
HOWARD, WALTER LEE 1945, MARCH 31 1967, FEB. 21 White military stone: TEXAS, SSGT CO A 12 INF, 4 INF DIV, VIETNAM, BSM-PH
JACKSON, BENNIE 1897. DEC. 25 1956, MAY 24 Weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children. Luke 23:28
JACKSON, JOHN 1871 1976  
JACKSON, ROBERT J. 1942, MAY 22 1995, APR 2 SP5, US ARMY, VIETNAM. Military white stone with cross
JEFFERSON, DAVID 1954 1988 LOVE IDA
JEFFERSON, DAVID SR. 1953, OCT. 20 1988, APR. 3 LOVE YOUR KIDS. Man playing at a pool table carved in the stone.
JENKINS, DEXTER 1970, AUG 20 1992, DEC. 2 FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS
JOHNSON, CLARENCE E. 1938, SEPT 4 1993, AUG 29
JOHNSON, EMMA L. 1895, NOV. 25 1980, MAR. 7 MOTHER (at top), IN LOVING MEMORY (at bottom)
JOHNSON, ERIC DeSHUNN 1971, SEPT 9 1972, APR. 30  
JOHNSON, ISIAH BENJAMIN 1932, MARCH 3 1956, JAN. 27 White military marker with cross. TEXAS TN US NAVY
JONES, O'NEAL "RED" 1902, JAN. 1 1968, AUG. 9 IN MEMORY OF
KEARNEY, SAM 1906, OCT 1 1969, NOV 25 HE HAS KEPT THE FAITH
KEMP, ALBERTA 1907, NOV. 10 1969, MAR. 2
KEMP, ALTA MAE 1929 1999 Metal funeral home marker
KEMP, ROOSEVELT 1904 AUG. 4 1994, SEPT. 8
LANE, RUBY MAE MONDINE 1924, MAY 15 1997, FEB 17 REST IN PEACE
Large stone on ground     No readable information on the stone.
LAWS     Surname only on metal funeral home marker
LAWS, A. C. 1922, DEC. 18 1967, JULY 15 IN MEMORY OF
LISTER, ARTHA, SR. 1903, APRIL 29 1989, FEB 16 IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LISTER, BERRY 1905, NOV. 11 blank - still living Large dual stone with BERRY on left, MARY on right
LISTER, MAMIE RAY 1903, MAR. 5 1985, JULY 9 PRECIOUS MOTHER
LISTER, MARY 1905, DEC. 9 1975, SEPT. 24 Large dual stone with BERRY on left, MARY on right
LISTER, ROY MR. 1936, 08/02 2012, 02/11 Funeral home marker: Jones-Washington Mortuary, Bryan, TX
LUCAS, ANDERSON 1902, NOV 19 1997, JUL 26 IN LOVING MEMORY
LUCAS, PEARLINE 1911, NOV 26 1995, NOV 8 IN LOVING MEMORY
MACK, MINNIE 1932 2007 Metal funeral home marker. Peoples Mortuary, Bryan, TX
MANUEL, FLOYD 1941 1967 IN MEMORY OF
MANUEL, WILLIE LEE, SR 1934 1992
MAXEY, ADRIAN LEE 1972, JUNE 16 1972, DEC. 31 At top: IN MEMORY OF. At bottom: AGE 6 MO
McGEE, IDA MAE 1910, MAR. 6 2003, OCT. 6 MOTHER & GRANDMOTHER
McGEE, MARY LEE 1908, SEPT. 11 1976, MAR. 19 Footstone size, flat on ground. FOREVER WITH THE LORD
McGILL, SYLVESTER 1940, APR 15 1970, FEB 3 Gray military marker with cross, TEXAS, PFC, US ARMY, VIETNAM
MILLER, ALMA MARIE 1928, JAN 16 1996, NOV 25
MINOR, MARJORIE W. 1933, MAR. 31 2010, SEPT. 7 IN LOVING MEMORY
MINOR, SHEVHONDA LASHELLE 1981, MAR 3 2009 JAN 3 IN LOVING MEMORY
MONDINE, RICHARD 1933, APR. 14, 1990, AUG. 28 White military marker w/ cross. US NAVY
MONDINE, SETH, SR 1893, SEPT. 3 1963(5?), MAR 9  
MOORE, CLARA REE 1921, MAY 26 2003, JUNE 10 MOTHER
MOORE, ERNEST 1904, MAR. 9 1979, JUNE 22 Large dual stone with MAGGIE T. on left, ERNEST on right.
MOORE, JOHN E. 1906 1977 Large dual stone with QUINCY on left, JOHN E. on right.
MOORE, LEE ETTA 1917 2007 Metal funeral home marker. Daniel & Son Funeral Home
MOORE, MAGGIE T. 1908, APR. 13 1994, APR. 24 Large dual stone with MAGGIE T. on left, ERNEST on right.
MOORE, QUINCY 1910 1992 Large dual stone with QUINCY on left, JOHN E. on right.
MOTHER nothing nothing Heart-shaped homemade stone inset in concrete with letters obscured
NICHOLS, JAMES HAROLD 1949, DEC. 2 1972, DEC. 28 White military stone with cross: TEXAS, AB, US AIR FORCE, VIETNAM
NIX, ALBERT E 1946, JAN. 4 1971, JUNE 18 White military marker w/cross. TEXAS SN US NAVY VIETNAM
NIX, CLINT D. JR 1939, MAY 3 2011, APR 24 SGT US ARMY (Military stone with Christian cross at top)
No readable information, paper insert is missing.   Metal funeral home marker near large stone on ground
PAYTON, BERTHA, WIFE 1902, NOV. 7 1960, JAN. 26 Large dual stone with WIFE on left, HUSBAND on right. IN MEMORY OF
PAYTON, DELOUIS 1935 1954, MAY 7 IN MEMORY OF
PAYTON, ED JR     White military stone w/cross, mostly buried showing: ED PAYTON JR, PVT
PAYTON, JOE NATHAN, JR. 1964, OCT. 30 2008, MAY 6 We never would have made it without you. Your loving wife and family
PAYTON, MR. ED 1916 1980 Metal funeral home marker
PAYTON, PEARL, HUSBAND 1907, JUNE 27 1960, AUG. 16 Large dual stone with WIFE on left, HUSBAND on right. IN MEMORY OF
PETERSON, 1925, APR 19 2011, AUG 9 CHARLES MARIE SMITH (on large granite stone)
PETERSON, CHARLES MARIE 4/19/1925 8/9/2011 Metal funeral home marker,Jones-Washington Mort.
PETERSON, EDNA PEARL 1916, AUG 18 1995, SEPT 24 WITH CHRIST IN HEAVEN
PETERSON, IRVIN "BROTHER" 1921, DEC. 27 2001, FEB 11  
PETERSON, ROBERT C. 1910, DEC 10 1988, APR 22 S SGT US ARMY WORLD WAR II. White military stone with cross
PETERSON, VIRGIL 1887 1960 IN LOVING MEMORY
PIPKIN, RENITA KAY "JOHNSON" 1960, DEC 4 1993, MAR 4 Mother DAUGHTER REST, DON'T QUIT.
PITTMAN, IKE 1891, FEB 4 1957, JUNE 22 COOK CO C 341 SVC BN QMC WORLD WAR I with cross
PITTMAN, JANNIE L. 1914, OCT 15 2001, NOV 5
PITTMAN, ROSA A. 1891, MAR 6 1988, JUNE 12 At top: IN LOVING MEMORY OF
PITTMAN, SHERIDON KEITH 1973, FEB 14 1992, AUG 9 BELOVED SON AT REST In Loving Memory
POOL, BEATRICE 1888, MAR 26 1964, MAR 7 Small stone about size of a brick
RAY, DEARIES MACK 1939, APR. 22 1973, JUNE 13 Given name is DEARIES
RHONE, REALIE 1889, APRIL 15 1969, JULY 20 IN MEMORY OF
RICE, RAYMOND E. 1947 1965 Footstone size flat on ground.
RICE, WILLIE MAE 1928 1990
RICHARDSON, BEATRICE 1889, APRIL 15 1970, OCT. 22 IN MEMORY OF
ROUSE, OTIS 1916, APR 21 1996, MAR 15 US ARMY WORLD WAR II (metal military marker with cross)
RUCKER, ISAC 1884 1969 IN MEMORY OF. (Inscribed spelling was ISAC)
RUCKER, JAMES 1919 1982 Gray military foot stone with cross, CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II
RUCKER, MARY 1899 1969 IN MEMORY OF
RUCKER, MELVIN 1922, SEP 22 1986, JUNE 3 Footstone size military marker with cross: PVT US ARMY, WORLD WAR II
RUCKER, NORVA LEE 1923, MAR. 4 2009, OCT. 12 Footstone size flat on ground
RUFF, LUBERTA J. 1925, AUG. 2 1991, JULY 10 BELOVED ONE FAREWELL
SANDLES, BILLY FLOYD 1964 1993 Metal funeral home marker
SANDLES, GILLIE 1924, DEC 16 1984 JUN 2 Flat metal military marker with cross, STM1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II
SEARCY, BEAULAH 1889 1968  
SEARCY, FRANCES LEE 1930, FEB. 25 1968, SEPT. 28 OUR BELOVED ONE
SEARCY, HELREE LEE, SR. 1925, APR. 27 1996, OCT. 5 IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SIMPSON, DAN, SR. 1910, FEB 26 1997, MAY 9
SIMPSON, DANIEL, JR. 1935, DEC. 26 1992, JULY 4
SIMPSON, LUELLA 1910, SEPT. 8 2000, DEC. 7 BORN - DIED before dates
SIMPSON, MARY SUE 1938, AUG 31 1998, MAY 4 Top: PRECIOUS LORD TAKE MY HAND, Bottom: WE LOVE YOU
SIMPSON, ROBERT LEE 1934, MAR. 17 1991, FEB. 21
SMITH, EULA 1885, APR 20 1956, JUN 23 Apparent footstone to main stone
SMITH, EULA 1885, APR 20 1956, JUNE 23  
SMITH, LULA "RED" SMITH 1898, SEPT. 5 1983, JULY 8 AT REST
SMITH, SHARON KAY 1956, OCT.17 1978, JULY 1 IN LOVING MEMORY
STERLING, MRS. EUNA LEE 1925, MAY 3 1988, MAR. 1 Home made stone, hand-made inscription: 5-3-25 and 3-1-88
TAYLOR, DAVIE, SR 1908, MAY 2 1976, JULY 30  
TAYLOR, EARLENE C. 1930, SEPT 8 1977, JULY 31  
TAYLOR, LULA MAE 1932, NOV. 4 1998, MAY 14 GONNA MISS YOU, SONNY, HARRY, JABO, DIOLA, GWEN & ABDULE
TAYLOR, MARY F. KING 1910, JAN. 7 1990, SEPT. 17
TAYLOR, MISS ALVIN R stone partially buried Apparent "homemade" concrete with hand-marked letters
TAYLOR, ROSIE DIX KEMP 1904, SEP 29 1983, FEB 14 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
THOMAS, EDDIE, JR., REV. 1913, JUNE 13 1966, AUG. 31  
THOMAS, MANIE 191 1993 Metal funeral home marker
TYLER, RUBY   1995 Damaged metal funeral home marker, name and date only
WADE, CARRIE 1892, DEC. 25 1908, DEC. 22 AT REST (Date originally inscribed 1980, but overscribed to 08)
WASHINGTON, CHARLES D. 1947, DEC 20 1981, NOV 20  
WASHINGTON, ETHEL 1907, JULY 4 1989, FEB. 23
WASHINGTON, MRS. LULA MAE 1930, SEPT 1 1975, MAY 3 Appears to be footstone size - flat on ground
WASHINGTON, RUFUS 1930 1994 Small stone about size of a brick
WASHINGTON, TERRY 1963, SEP 12 1997, MAY 6 IN LOVING MEMORY
WASHINGTON, WILLIE 1926, JUNE 25 1986, NOV. ?? Homemade stone, partially unreadable
WASHINGTON, WILLIE 1926, JUNE 25 1986, NOV. ?? "Homemade" stone w/inscription scratched on it.
WIGGINS, BALLIE 1891, OCT. 28 1972, SEPT. 7 White military marker w/ cross.TEXAS PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR 1
WIGGINS, WILLIE MAE 1913, DEC. 29 1998, JAN. 25  
WILBORN, MARY 1909, JULY 29 1966, MAR. 14  
WILLIAMS, ANNA LORINE 1910, JULY 2 1968, MAY 23 Small stone about size of a brick
WILLIAMS, DOLLIE M. 1922, AUG. 5 1985, MAR 27 FROM BELOVED FAMILY
WILLIAMS, GEORGE B. 1919, MAR. 4 1988, AUG. 24 FROM BELOVED FAMILY
WILLIAMS, JOSEPH GEORGE, JR 1936 1980 Small military stone with cross: US ARMY
WILLIAMS, MR. C. nothing nothing Homemade stone.
WILSON, CURTIS 1922, MAY 10 1985 OCT. 1 White military marker with cross , US ARMY, WORLD WAR II
WILSON, JOSEPHINE 1945, MAR. 26 1985, MAR. 25  
WILSON, MARGET (not Margaret) 1927, JUL 27 1958, MAR 22 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
WILSON, RUBY L. 1963 2007 Metal funeral home marker, Jones-Washington Mortuary, Bryan, TX
WOODARD, ERMA GREEN 1917, NOV 26 1989, DEC 16 MOTHER (at top) IN LOVING MEMORY(at bottom)
WYATT, LULA unreadable unreadable Vertical stone partially sunk in ground.
YETT, ELIZABETH 1913 (no mo/day) 1966 (no mo/day)  
YOUNG, BETTY JEAN 1949, APR. 4 2008, DEC. 23  

 

** Condition of cemetery as observed on the given date -
may not be representative of care at other times of the year
Scale: Excellent - Good - Fair - Poor - Abandoned

*Explanation of Abbreviations:
R = Right side of road;   L = Left side of road;  BC = Back center;   C = Center
d/s = double stone;   t/s = triple stone; q/s quadruple stone
s/o = son of ;  d/o = daughter of;  c/o = child of; m/o = mother of; h/o = husband of; w/o = wife of;
FS = Footstone; FHM = Funeral Home Marker; MM = Military Marker; SRC - Source; BCGS = Brazos County Genealogical Society; BCGSQ = Brazos County Genealogical Society Quarterly; TDR = Texas Death Records; SSDI = Social Security Death Index; WOW = Woodman of the World

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PLEASE NOTE: These are NOT official records, only TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS. If you desire official information about this cemetery, please contact the organization responsible for its records. This is a PARTIAL listing of readable headstones
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