Garrett Cemetery

Garrett Cemetery - located approx. one-half mile out the ridge from the old Goshen Elem. school, Kentuck, WV

(s) means single marker (d) double marker
  • (s) Ella C. Young 1904 - 1970
  • (d) Abednego Canaan Smith 1868 - 16 Dec 1940 (s/o Samuel J. and Bethany Kiser Smith) Virginia A. Smith 1868 - 1943 (wife of A. C. and d/o Ballard P. and Catherine Campbell Thomas Mangus)
  • (s) USMC Sergt. Boyd C. Smith M.D. 1895 - 1920 (s/o Abednego and Virginia Smith)
  • (s) Samuel J. Smith June 4, 1832 - January 4, 1917 FATHER Thy Memory Will Be a Guiding Star
  • (s) Bethany Smith died April 5, 1907 aged 73 years (wife of Samuel J. and d/o Abednego and Rebecca Counts Kiser)
  • (d) Rev. Abednego Kiser 1817 - 1889 (s/o Ephriam and Mary Sutherland Kiser) Rebecca Kiser 1816 - 1892 (d/o John and Phoebe Cunningham Counts
  • (s) Arthur Lee 20 Aug 1886 - 3 Feb 1913 age 27 years, 5 months and 13 days
  • (s) Infant Son of Augustus Garland and Della M. (Ferrell) Kiser April 27, 1915
  • (d) Claude Douglass Kiser 1907 - 1970 (s/o Major Lee and Emma Counts Kiser) Dulcie (Duff) Kiser 1911- Military marker at foot of grave: Claude D. Kiser W.Va SMB 3 USNR WW II Feb 24, 1907 - March 14, 1970
  • (d) Harry H. Derenberger 1873 - 1935
  • Chlora Ann Dernberger 1875 - 1960 (d/o Henry and Margaret Skeen Kiser)
  • (s) Henry Beecher Kiser July 28, 1900 - March 23, 1935 (s/o Henry and Margaret Skeen Kiser. Beecher married Oma Ferrell born 25 Aug 1889, died 22 July 1969 with burial at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens)
  • (s) Joseph Elihu Kiser 1880 - 1925 He Was The Sunshine of Our Home (s/o of Henry and Margaret Skeen Kiser)
  • (d) Henry Kiser 1845 - 1921 (s/o Abednego and Rebecca Counts Kiser)
  • Margaret Skeen April 1, 1857 - 2 April 1915 (second wife)
  • (s) Gordon Luther Kiser Nov 26, 1878 - 2 Oct 1905 (s/o Henry and Margaret Skeen Kiser. Luther married Jessie Chapman and they were the parents of one child, Alma Kiser Berry)
  • (d) Emma Kiser 1877 - 1945 (d/o Goolsby and Causby Colley Counts)
  • Major Lee Kiser 1869 - 1941 (s/o Henry and Margaret Fletcher Kiser)
  • small marble slab: A. D. G.
  • Triple marker: Rebecca Virginia Garrett 1863 - 1889 (d/o Abednego and Rebecca Counts Kiser, married George W. Garrett on December 28, 1882) George W. Garrett 1861 - 1937 Mary E. Garrett 1871 - 1912 (Mary Elizabeth Hamon second wife of G. W. Garrett)
  • Single slab of marble: C. C. G., A. B. G., V. E. G., I. S. G., R. L. G., Z. M. G., F. M. G.
  • (s) Grace M. Garrett Skeen wife of George H. Skeen 1892 - 1926
  • (d) (Vaughty) Clare Garrett Oct 17, 1883 - Aug 21, 1968 (s/o George W. and Rebecca Kiser Garrett)
  • Bessie (Lanham) Garrett 1890 - 1981
  • (d) Zealand M. Garrett 1887 - 1962
  • Emma Josephine (Gmeiner) Garrett Oct 14, 1895 - Nov 13, 1978, age 83
  • (s) Otmer Skeen 1908, April 21, 1958 age 49-9-4 (never married - school teacher)
  • (d) Samuel H. Skeen 1877 - 1920 (s/o John H. and Margaret E. Skeen)
  • Margaret Catherine "Maggie C." Skeen Jan 25, 1880 - April 23, 1967 (d/o George W. and Rebecca Kiser Garrett)
  • (s) Orpha Skeen 1914 - 1915 several unmarked graves. Known burials:
  • Loretta Kiser Brandt died Nov 1984 age 54 of cancer (wife of Richard Brandt and d/o Claude and Dulcie Duff Kiser)
  • Dixie Kiser Pettrey Nov 9, 1932 - 1987 (died of cancer; wife of James Petry and d/o Claude and Dulcie Kiser)
  • Dulcie Duff Kiser (wife of Claude D. Kiser and d/o Hiram Atlee and Mary M. (Kiser) Duff)




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