McElhenney Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Grassy Meadows
Blue Sulphur District
Greenbrier County, West Virginia

The following photograph was taken by Florence G. Forren.

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McElhenney Cemetery

McElhenney Cemetery



Cemetery inventoried May 29, 1999 and September 1, 2001 by Valerie F. Crook.

This is a partial transcription of the headstones in this cemetery. Email if you are interested in any of the photos of these headstones.

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         SMITH
     [Double Stone]
J. W.            Betty Ann
1870 - 1954      1871 - 1951
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         SIMMS
     [Double Stone]
George Clifford     Rita Ann
Nov. 27, 1931       Aug. 13, 1937
[no death date]     Aug. 30. 1998
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Michael Allan SIMMS
May 20, 1963
[one date - lamb on stone]
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James Addison SMITH
WEST VIRGINIA
PFC
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
December 12, 1906
March 10, 1972
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          HOLCOMB
       [Double Stone]
Emma M.         John M.
1904 - 1968     1898 - 1988
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"DAD"
Harvey J. HOLCOMB
June 6, 1906
Sept. 28, 1986
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          [brass plate on stone]
Mother               Daughter
Amanda J. HOLCOMB    America Holcomb WALSH
Jan 1836 - Apr ??    Feb. 1859 - Jun 1912[?]
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Bern D. HOLCOMB
1880 - 1964
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"MOTHER"
Edna Jane HOLCOMB
wife of B.D. HOLCOMB
Jan 14, 1887
Sept. 26, 1920
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"MOTHER"
Margaret S. HOLCOMB
1865 - 1923
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"FATHER"
Hazel HOLCOMB
1863 - 1941
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"AT REST"
John Basil LOWRY
Oct. 13, 1897
Aug. 24, 1971
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             LOWRY
        [Double Stone]
S. Clayborn              Alma
June 29, 1896            Nov. 16, 1892
Sept. 28, 1968           Mar. 31, 1982
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Nesta Leigh GILKESON
Mar. 12, 1950
Dec. 11, 1953
Age: 3 yrs, 9 mos., 29 days
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"AT REST"
Acie O. STEVENS
February 1, 1911
October 8, 1986
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"AT REST"
Alvon F. STEVENS
Apr. 15, 1909
Sept. 22, 1944
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Alston J. STEVENS
Dec. 1, 1895
Jan. 14, 1993

[brass marker at foot of grave]
Alston J. STEVENS
F3 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
Dec. 1, 1895  Jan. 14, 1993
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          FLESHMAN
       [Double Stone]
Hamilton T.      Ann Rogers
1855 - 1923      1860 - 1925
         "AT REST"
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Elizabeth C. PATTERSON
1867 - 1935
Wife of
Thomas PATTERSON
Civil War Veteran
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Violet H. HAMRICK
1924 - 1997
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           BRYANT
        [Double Stone]
Cora E.           Jacob V.
Mar. 16, 1913     Apr. 19, 1897
Jan. 16, 1998     Jan. 28, 1987
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	FLESHMAN
       [Double Stone]
MOTHER            FATHER
Laura E.          Daniel W.
1896              1894
1978              1988
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            FORREN
        [Double Stone]
Samuel F.          Elvira M.
1882 - 1973        1878 - 1969
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Edgar H. LUSHER
Aug. 20, 1883
Aept. 14, 1961
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Vergie F. LUSHER
Oct. 1, 1890
July 3, 1949
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         BABY
RICHARD KEITH FORREN
Dec. 9, 1947
Dec. 28, 1947
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Julia LOWRY
1932 - 1995
[metal funeral home marker]
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         MONTGOMERY
        [Double Stone]
John T.               Fanny E.
1862 - 1941           1873 - 1972
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Thomas D. LUSHER
June 26, 1823
May 7, 1907
Sidney A. LUSHER
Jan. 18, 1831
Jan. 18, 1918
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           FLACK
        [Double Stone]
Alex                 Sarah Jane
1856 - 1936          1862 - 1942
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Robert S. CROTTY
PVT CO I 59 VA INF
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
FEB. 11, 1843        MAR. 9, 1915
[This is a new flat stone placed in front of older stone]
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Wm. F. FORD
BORN
Dec. 20, 1859
DIED
Nov. 23, 1913
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Ernest E. FORD
1893 - 1938
"At Rest"
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Rosa B. FORD
1865 - 1950
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Nora Ellen FORD
Sept. 2, 1882
Oct. 21, 1937
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WALLACE F. FORD
Died Sept. 28, 1894
Aged 4 Years, 4 mos., 3 days.
CARLESS FORD
Died Sept 15, 1903,
Aged 4 days.
[Shared stone shaped like an open book]
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Manola P. FORD
Died Dec. 21, 1888
Aged 2 mos., 12 days
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J. W. FORD
May 7, 1861
Jan. 30, 1935
"Gone but not forgotten"
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Henry A. FORD
1858 - 1940
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GRANDMOTHER
Catherine FORD
1821 - 1908
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GRANDFATHER
G. Wash. FORD
1819 - 1908
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