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Wixon Creek Methodist Cemetery

 


Cemetery Name: Wixon Creek Cemetery Methodist
Location: North of Reliance
County: Brazos county
USGS Quad: Reliance
Coordinates: 30.736223 -96.273423
Maintained by: Unknown
Land owner: Unknown
Read by: Mary Ann Thompson
Date read: October 2013
Photos by: Clint Williams
Date added to Rambler web site: March 25, 2015
Condition of cemetery**: Fair
Directions: 8159 Old Reliance Road
Wixon Creek Cemetery Methodist Index
Name Date of Birth Date of Death Comments
Alverson, Richard 1873 1957  
Alverson, W. C. 1822 1904 MM: "Confederate Soldier". [Two different MM's with different birth and death dates: death date 23 Apr. 1907 from source: Ancestry.com Texas Death Index, 1903-2000]
Alverson, William C. 1826 1907 MM: "CO D Texas State Vols, Confederate States Army". [Two different MM's with different birth and death dates: death date 23 Apr. 1907 from source: Ancestry.com Texas Death Index, 1903-2000]
Andrews, Robert T. 6 Dec '1922 27 Mar '2002 MM: "CPO US Navy, WWII Korea". Cross symbol. (also has gravestone)
Andrews, Robert Theron 6 Dec '1922 27 Mar '2002 d/s with Ruby Clara (Tice). (also has MM)
Andrews, Ruby Clara (Tice) 19 Dec '1932 18 Apr '2011 d/s with Robert Theron "Together Forever".
Batten, Cody Wade 18 May '1971 28 Feb '2003 "Loving son, brother, dad and friend". Two cowboys lassoing steer depicted on stone
Batten, Joe R. 12 Feb '1866 7 Jan '1940  
Batten, R. N. 28 Jul '1871 22 May '1984 "Batten" on base of monument. "At Rest." "Christ loved him and took him home"
Batten, Robert Bernard 4 Jun '1905 12 Jan '1978 MM: "PHM2 US Navy World War II". Cross symbol
Batten, Robert P. 4 Jun '1846 11 Apr '1888 Inscription on gravestone illegible except for last line: "The soul is safe in heaven". (also has MM)
Batten, Robert P. 4 Jun '1846 11 Apr '1888 MM: "CO A 19 Texas Cav Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol (also has monument)
Batten, Rosa Annis R. 28 Sep '1915 1 Jan '2002 d/s with Willie L. (Punk)
Batten, Susan E. 10 Jul '1836 7 Jul '1900 "A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled, A place is vacant in our home, [last lines illegible]
Batten, Wendy I. 14 Mar '1976 22 Mar '1996 Cross shaped monument decorated with cross, open book and praying hands
Batten, Willie L. (Mr.) 1915 1985 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home". (also has gravestone)
Batten, Willie L. (Punk) 8 Jan '1915 14 Sep '1985 d/s with Rosa Annis R. (also has FHM)
Batten, Willie Leal 8 Jan '1915 14 Sep '1985 MM: "AS US Navy World War II". Cross symbol. (also has gravestone)
Beard, Emma K. 28 Dec '1865 2 Aug '1905 "Wife of J. W. Beard" "Come Ye Blessed"
Bell, John C. 12 Sep '1866 4 Apr '1879 "Son of J. W. & E. Bell". Lamb carved into the stone
Bice, Calvin Lee 14 Sep '1924 10 Feb '1973 "We shall gather at the river"
Bice, Charles Clayton 1902 1993 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home". (also has d/s with Faye Bice and gravestone)
Bice, Charlie C. 16 Dec '1902 17 Aug '1993 d/s with Faye Bice. "Loving Father". "Rest in Peace". Hand-decorated flat stone (also has gravestone and FHM)
Bice, Charlie Clayton 16 Dec '1902 17 Aug '1993 (also has FHM and hand-decorated d/s with Faye Bice)
Bice, Clarence Clifton 7 Dec '1927 2 May '1982 MM: "PFC US Army World War II". Cross symbol
Bice, Clarence Clifton 17 Apr '1951 21 Feb '1952 Also footstone with "Clarence"
Bice, Cloner 29 Jun '1903 3 Aug '1934  
Bice, Coner no date no date  
Bice, Faye 1917 2000 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home, Bryan, Texas". (also has hand-decorated flat stone)
Bice, Faye 30 Dec '1917 8 Apr '2000 d/s with Charlie C. Bice. "Loving mother". "Rest in Peace". Hand-decorated flat stone
Bice, Lula Mae 28 Dec '1925 25 May '2008 "In loving memory". ""In God's care"
Bowden - Hicks Plaque     In Honor of Our Ancestors: Mary Ann Blake Hicks Bowden 1813-1888 -- Henry B. Bowden 1813-1874 -- William Rederick Hicks 1840-1876 -- Annie Katherine McCormick Hicks 1848-1878 -- Robert Hicks 1870-1876 -- Jesse A. Hicks 1838-1882 -- James P. Hicks 1846-1882 -- Augustus M. Bowden 1847-1882 -- John T. Bowden 1848-1874. Dedicated 1995
Bowden, Henry B. 1813 1874 MM: "CO 13 TEXAS CAV Co[n]federate States Army"
Closs, Cora L. 1876 1961  
Closs, J. M. 24 Feb '1870 2 Jun '1921 Sweet be thy peace thy sufferings are o'er"
Closs, J. T. 13 Feb '1831 11 Feb '1900 MM: "CO B 6 BATT TEXAS CAV Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol
Closs, W. L. 24 Jul '1866 5 Nov '1918 "At Rest"
Cobb, Clarence W. 13 Jul '1922 20 Jul '2002 d/s with W. Lavelle; carved ranch design on stone, "Married Jan. 14, 1945"; stone flower urn on either side of stone, each with letter "C" (also has FHM)
Cobb, Clarence W. 1922 2002 FHM: "Callaway Jones" [Funeral Home] (also has monument)
Cobb, George Y. 1890 1911  
Cobb, J. Y. 1853 1900  
Cobb, W. Lavelle 6 Dec '1925 no date d/s with Clarence W.
Cook, Fannie Maude 1905 1992 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home". (also has gravestone)
Cook, Fannie Maude 13 Feb '1905 19 Mar '1992 d/s with Ted E. (also has FHM)
Cook, Ted E. 1902 1988 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home". (also has gravestone)
Cook, Ted E. 7 Apr '1902 4 July '1988 d/s with Fannie Maude. (also has FHM)
Darwin, Rubin 27 Jan '1868 28 Sep '1876 "Son of J. H. & Ellen Darwin". "Aged 8 yrs, 8 mo & 1 day". "Suffer _____ children and forbid them not to come"
Davidson, Margaret Lou 14 Oct '1855 13 Jan '1888 d/s with S. C.
Davidson, S. C. 29 Aug '1847 5 Aug '1909 d/s with Margaret Lou
Dawson, Clide 26 Jul '1883 16 Aug '1883 "Aged 22 days". "Buried on earth to bloom in heaven"
Ercanbrack, Doris Marie 1927 2012 FHM: "Trevino-Smith F. H." (also has hand-decorated stone)
Ercanbrack, Doris Marie 12 Feb '1927 2 Nov '2012 "GRANNY" "R.I.P." Hand-decorated flat stone with colored tulip drawing. (also has FHM)
Ercanbrack, Edward L. 6 Mar '1884 1 May '1954 d/s with Lona Mae. "Rest in peace"
Ercanbrack, Lona Mae 21 Nov '1891 27 May '1965 d/s with Edward L.
Ercanbrack, Melinda Jane 10 Apr '1967 16 Jun '1970 "Little Angel". "Rest in Peace". Hand-decorated flat stone with drawing of three colored flowers.
Foster, William M. 1834 1881 MM: "JR. 2D LT CO H 31 REGT MISS INF C S A" Confederate States Army symbol (also has another MM)
Foster, William M. Jr. 1834 1881 MM: "2ND LIEUT CO H, 31 MISS INF CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY" C. S. A. symbol (also has another MM)
Free, Henry 15 Dec '1922 15 Oct '1923  
Free, Ida Lovine 2 Feb '1889 26 Nov '1970 d/s with Wm. Charlie
Free, Johnnie A. 3 Jan '1911 3 Aug '1972 MM: "Texas PFC Co A 579 Signal AW BN World War II". (also has gravestone and FHM)
Free, Johnnie A. 3 Jan '1911 3 Aug '1972 d/s with Mary E. "Together Forever". Praying hands engraved on stone. (also has FHM next to gravestone and MM)
Free, Lena 8 Feb '1908 22 May '1922  
Free, Levine and Irene 10 Jan '1925 10 Jan '1925 Stillborn twins buried together
Free, Mary E. 6 Jul '1910 20 Feb '1982 d/s with Johnnie A.
Free, Wm. Charlie 18 Apr '1884 11 Nov '1946 d/s with Ida Lovine
Free. Johnnie A. 1911 1972 FHS: "Hillier Funeral Home" (also has gravestone and MM)
Freeman, ________ 22 ___ '188_ 26 Dec '1888 "Dau of J. G. and E. E. Freeman". d/s: with ________ [who was born __ Oct ____; died 28 Feb 1880]
Freeman, Elizabeth Ann 10 May '1862 __ May '1900 "Age 38 years"
Freeman, John Calvin 17 Oct '1841 28 Feb '1890 "CO C 13 ALA INF CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY" C. S. A. symbol
George, Roy W. 15 Aug '1910 19 Jan '1977 MM: "PVT US Army World War II". Cross symbol
Gillenwate, Linda Kay 1952 1970 FHM: "Callaway-Jones". [Birth date: 17 Oct 1952; father: James Franklin Ercanbrack: source: Ancestry.com Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Death date: 16 June 1970: source: Texas death certificate, state file no. 39552]
Harris, Mahala A. 13 May '1845 4 Aug '1894 d/s with William. "Mother".
Harris, William 12 Jan '1847 28 Jun '1886 d/s with Mahala A. "Father"
Harris, Willie Jap 21 Apr '1902 24 Apr '1902  
Hicks, Naney Davidson 1871 1902 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home"
Hicks, William Rederick 1840 1876 MM: "CO A 15 ARK INF Confederate States Army C. S. A. symbol
Hugghins, B. A. 6 Dec '1857 20 Apr '1918 Text on top of gravestone: "On that bright immorial shore, We shall meet to ____ no more". (also has footstone with initials: "B. A. H.")
Jenkins, Tillie Bell 24 Aug '1910 22 May '1912 "Dau. Of C. A. & L. B. Jenkins". "Another sweet rose in the dews of Heaven"
Johnson, Adolphus 1854 1898 d/s with Lillian Mae
Johnson, Lillian Mae 1864 1947 d/s with Adolphus
Kelly, Geraldine 25 Dec '1887 20 Jan '1919 "Age 81 yrs, 26 days" "KELLY" on base of monument
Kelly, S. S. 26 Jul '1858 19 Sep '1880  
LaSalle, Nora Rine 2 Feb '1889 4 Mar '1911 "Wife of V. L. LaSalle". "Aged 22 yrs 1 mo & 2 days" "In heaven she rests"
LaSalle, Vedo L. 5 Dec '1881 5 May '1942  
M. E. C.     Stone with initials only
Mallett, Robt. F. 18 Feb '1875 23 Jan '1876 "Son of H. & H. A. Mallett". "Suffer little children to come unto me; Math. XIX"
Matthews     Monument: MATTHEWS; wih horse's head portrait; stone flower urn on either side of monument
Matthews, Georgia Ruth Cobb 28 Dec '1945 no date d/s with Ronnie Elton
Matthews, Ronnie Elton 8 Jan '1943 10 Jan '1989 d/s with Georgia Ruth Cobb; wedding rings symbol with "WED. APR. 6, 1962"
Message on stone     "If Tears Could Build a Stairway, and Memories a Lane, I'd Walk Right Up to Heaven to See You Again"
Mitchel, J. H. (Rev.) 28 Jun '1817 8 Nov '1891 "Our Father". "Our father has gone to a mansion of rest, to the glorious land by the Diety blest". (also has MM)
Mitchel, Margaret 13 Apr '1820 8 Oct '1884 "Our Mother". [Inscription illegible]
Mitchell, Jonathan H. 28 Jun '1811 8 Nov '1891 MM: "CO I 28 ALA INF Confederate States Army" C. S. A. symbol (also has gravestone)
N. R. L.     Footstone with initials only
Palmer, R. B. 7 Oct '1977 25 Jul '1980 "That's my daddy's truck". Seated dog engraved on stone
Pearson, E. C. 17 Apr '1830 1 Mar '1881 Text illegible. (also has MM)
Pearson, E. C. (Mrs.) no date 19 Jul '1909 Mother' at base of monument. "Died in Palestine, Texas". "Aged 61 yrs 7 mos 5 d's". "Farewell dear mother, Sweet thy rest. Weary with years And worn with pain. Farewell till in some happy place, We shall behold thy face again."
Pearson, Elias C. 17 Apr '1830 1 Mar '1881 MM: "HOLLOWAY'S CO ALA CAV Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol. (also has monument)
Pearson, Eliza A. 22 Dec '1885 21 Feb '1900  
Pearson, Zachariah P. 9 Feb '1828 24 Jan '1874 "Meet me in Heaven". (also has MM)
Pearson, Zachariah Patrick 9 Feb '1828 24 Jan '1874 MM: "CO C HARDIE'S BATT ALA CAV Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol. (also has gravestone)
Pechin, Anna R. Nelson 20 Dec '1908 1 May '2009 "Teacher". "Daughter of William Henry Nelson, 1880-1954, Gussie Alice Farrar, 1884-1957, buried in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, mother of Victoria Anne Osborne Simons"
Porter, Binjamin Lee no date 15 Nov '1884 "Age 8 years"
Porter, M. no date no date FHM
Porter, Robert Walton 15 Jul '1822 12 Nov '1883 (also has MM)
Porter, Robert Walton 15 Jul '1822 12 Nov '1883 MM: "STEED'S CO ALA RESERVES Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol (also has gravestone)
Powers, Georgia A. 16 Apr '1860 30 Apr '1904 "Wife of W. L. Powers, Jr." "Aged 44 yrs & 14 d's "As a wife devoted, As a mother, A _____ ______, As a friend ____, Kind and true". Also has footstone with initials: "G. A. P."
Powers, Infant Daughter 31 May '1888 25 Jul '1888 "Daughter of W. L. & Georgia Powers"
Powers, James L. 1886 1968 MM: "Texas, Cook, US Army World War I" Cross symbol. [Complete birth and death dates from Texas death certificate, state file no. 91838: birth: 22 July 1886; death: 24 Dec. 1968]
Powers, Ora L. 28 Mar '1894 25 Jul '1958  
Powers, William L. 6 Jul '1838 17 Mar '1932  
Richards, Jack G. 31 Aug '1948 2 Sep '1948  
Robbins, William G. B. 20 Nov '1861 16 Feb '1882 "Son of W. P. & M. A. Robbins". "Weep not father and mother for me for I am waiting in Glory for thee". Lamb engraved on stone. (also on gravestone with Mrs. M. A. White)
Robbins, William G. B. 20 Nov '1861 16 Feb '1882 d/s with Mrs. M. A. White. "Son of W. P. & M. A. Robbins". (also has own gravestone)
Robinson, Ann E. 12 Mar '1829 30 Nov '1903 "Weep not for me… [rest of text illegible]
Robinson, Bettie 1859 1944  
Robinson, Dee 30 Sep '1882 20 Apr '1909  
Robinson, J. A. D. 1858 1930 Also footstone with initials: J. A. D. R.
Robinson, Lillie May 29 Mar '1884 8 Jun '1884 "Dau. of John W. & Mary Robinson" "A little while on earth she spent, Till God for her his angel sent; And then on time she closed her eyes, To wake to glory in the skies."
Roseborough, Cora O. 1859 1898 d/s with Samuel F. "His Wife"
Roseborough, Harrison 8 Jan '1886 23 Jul '1890 "Son of S. F. and Cora Roseborough"
Roseborough, Samuel F. 1859 1914 d/s with Cora O.
Sandlin, James 29 Apr '1804 29 Jun '1885 "At Rest". "AE 81 yrs & 2 m"
Sandlin, Nancy 12 May '1812 19 May '1873 "At Rest". "Wife of James Sandlin". "AE 61 yrs & 4 days"
Simons, Victoria Anne 1927 2013 FHM: "Memorial Funeral Chapel"
Simpson, _______ 12 Jun '1884 18 Oct '1884 "The lovely flower has faded"
Simpson, A. J. 22 Aug '1854 9 Sep '1936 d/s with M. L.
Simpson, Annie 11 Mar '1880 11 Nov '1883 "A fairer bud of promise never bloomed"
Simpson, Bessie 28 Oct '1888 31 Mar '1890 "Darling we miss you"
Simpson, M. L. 3 Jul '1858 no date d/s with A. J. [No death date on stone but Martha Lutisha Taylor Simpson died 26 Nov. 1941. Source: Findagrave Memorial #51795460]
Skains, James Clarence 31 Jan '1885 14 Sep '1939  
Skains, James Douglas 21 Mar '1919 16 Sep '1923  
Skains, Margaret Mitchell 14 Aug '1883 6 Aug '1984  
Skains, Orin Thomas 15 Jul '1913 25 Feb '1988  
Small, Lillie 1871 1950 d/s with W. J.
Small, Luther B. 2 Aug '1913 23 Sep '1959 d/s with Pauline E. (also has MM)
Small, Luther B. 2 Aug '1913 23 Sep '1959 MM: "Texas TEC5 US Army World War II". Cross symbol (also has gravestone)
Small, Pauline 1915 1999 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home, Bryan, Texas". (also hasgravestone)
Small, Pauline E. 28 Aug '1915 no date d/s with Luther B. (also has FHM)
Small, W. J. 1861 1920 d/s with Lillie
Smith, Levin P. 11 Aug '1828 7 Apr '1885 MM: "CO B 26 LA INF. Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol (also has gravestone)
Smith, Levin P. Jr. 12 Sep '1860 15 May '1885 "At Rest". [Text at bottom of gravestone illegible]
Smith, Levin P. Sr. 11 Aug '1828 7 Apr '1885 "At Rest". [Text at bottom of gravestone illegible] (also has MM)
Smith, Orrie 1886 1908  
Stallings, ______ V. 12 ___ '18__ 27 Apr '188_ "At Rest". "Daughter of U.[?] C. & M. A. Stallings"
Stallings, Douglas W. 20 May '1939 20 Jul '2008 MM: "SP5 US Army". Cross symbol
Stallings, Frances M. 10 Oct '1917 6 Jan '1970 d/s with Henry G.
Stallings, Henry G. "H. G." 2 Feb '1916 30 Apr '1999 d/s with Frances M.
Summers, Nancy 29 Nov '1830 29 Jun '1871  
Sutton, J. R. 1 Oct '1857 24 Jul '1893  
Sutton, Mollie S. 12 Nov '1852 8 Aug '1877 "Dau of J. W. & R. J. Sutton"
Van Houtan, Fannie Maude 20 July '1938 28 May '1994 "Loving wife and mother"
Walker, Dessie 1921 1999 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home, Bryan, Texas"
Ward, H. R. 1823 14 Jan '1883 "Asleep in Jesus"
Ward, Sarah E. 1833 12 Aug '1889  
Weaks, Fannie Maude 1938 1994 FHM: "Hillier Funeral Home"
Welch, James Cisero 30 Jul '1882 12 Jun '1888 "Our _____ one, at rest"
Welch, Joseph Rob[e]rt no date 15 Jun '1888 "Age 5 years"
White, Archie Harris 6 Sep '1878 5 Aug '1884 "How soon fades the tender flower"
White, Infant Son   1930 "In Loving Memory, Infant son of John Henry White, Jr. and Lula Ball White" Praying angel figure
White, J. H. 26 Oct '1848 25 Aug '1935 d/s with Mrs. M. D. White "Father"
White, J. Walter 1828 1876 MM: "Grimes CO 17 BRIG TEXAS MIL Confederate States Army". C. S. A. symbol. (also has gravestone)
White, J. Walter 1828 7 Jan '1876 "Aged 48 years". "His toils are past his work is done and he is fulley blest. He fought the fight, the victory won, and enters into rest." Compass & Square symbol. (also has MM)
White, M. A. (Mrs.) no date 30 May '1899 d/s with William G. B. Robbins. "In loving remembrance of". "Aged 64 years 5 mon 16 days". "A precious one from us is gone, A voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled. God in His wisdom has recalled the boon His love had given; And though the body moulders here, The soul is safe in Heaven." Compass & Square symbol.
White, Mrs. M. D. 18 Jan '1851 3 Sep '1917 d/s with J. H. White "Mother"
Wilson, Jessie O. 1 Mar '1892 25 Jul '1902 "Dau. of F. W. & V. Wilson". Aged 10 yrs, 4 months 25 d's". "Not lost, blest though, But gone before, Where we shall meet, to _____ no more"
Wilson, Lillie V. 1885 19 June '1887 Infant Daugh. of F. W. & Jennie Wilson". "Aged 1 yr. 3 ms. 22 d's". "Sleep on dear Lillie _____ … [rest of text illegible]
Windsor, Eunice Stella 23 Jul '1893 9 Nov '1894 Flying dove engraved on stone
Windsor, Lee Roy 12 Aug '1884 16 Sep '1899 "Only sleeping"

** 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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