Glenn Rose - Reuben Hicks Cemetery

Contributor: Phyllis A. Coburn Griffith

DIRECTIONS: Go up the Big Creek Road 2.0 miles to the intersection with the Caretta-Big Creek Road. Turn left onto the Caretta Road. Go .5 miles to a road that turns right off the Caretta Road to a mine site. Go .6 miles up the mine road to the mine site. The cemetery is located about 500 feet past the mine in the left hand hollow. The cemetery is located at: Latitude-- 370 19.540N Longitude--810 38.21W

(Wherever possible we read cemeteries from left to right and bottom to top.)

1. Helen Elaine Price 1910-1988

2. In memory of Jeffery W. Jones Born Aug. 25, 1982 Died Aug. 25, 1982

3. Johnny A. Sweeney Jan. 17, 1954 Aug. 18, 1975

4. Sam Jones July 29, 1879 June 29, 1957

5. Allen Jones West Virginia TEC 5 U S Army World War II April 19, 1924 July 20, 1973 BSM

6. Funeral Home Marker Not legible

7. Mrs. Sirilda Charles was born October 11, 1870 Died September 12, 1956 Age 86 (A handmade metal marker)

8. Hattie Hicks Born Nov. 27, 1911 Died Nov. 28, 1966

9. Reuben R. Hicks Born Jan. 17, 1908 Died Dec. 10, 1968

10. Small child's grave marked with field stones (Possibly that of Loves Hicks-child of Hattie and Reuben Hicks Born: 11-19-1933 Died: 1-5-1935)

11. In Memory of Granddad Whitten Rose

12. Field Stone--probably that of a child

13. In Memory of Mrs. Belle Rose Grandma was born March 23, 1871 Mary B. Rose Died July 4, 1938. (This is a handmade metal marker.)

14. Bertha Jones Sept. 15,1898 Mar. 3,1954

15. Charlie W. Rose Jan. 22,1895 April 28, 1955

16. Lilly J. Keen June 2,1917 May 18,1961

17, 18, & 19. Three graves marked by field stone. The one in the middle may be that of a child.

20. (Part of the stone cannot be read) -----------llin C.W. Rose Born July 15, 1898(???) Died 1948(???) Gone-------

Several field stone graves. It is difficult to determine how many.

21. Glen Rose July 15, 1891 August 11, 1959

22, Mrs. Dorey Rose (Small handmade metal marker)

23. Field Stone

24. Roseany Rose was born August the 5, 1920 (Small handmade metal marker)

25. Mrs. Sarah Rose was born June the 15, 1918 Died May 1941 (Small handmade metal marker)

26. Minnie Rose was born May the 9,1923 Died March 12 1941

(Area of unmarked field stones)

27. Joshua Rose Age 76 Died Jan 6, 1965

28. Field stone--appears to be that of a child


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