Rowe Cemetery

This cemetery is located about three miles from Bradshaw at the head of Oosley on Rockridge across the road from the Primitive Baptist Church. Information is current as of April 14, 1999. Information reads from left to right throughout cemetery as one faces west.

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Photo contributed by: Geneva Steele

Name Birth Death Notes
Row 1.
1. Harold F. Bellew 1911 1945  
Row 2.
2. Gathy Powell 4-8-1911 12-25-1959 w/o Drewey
3. Baby Rowe 1939 1939 Son Powell
4. Baby Rowe 1940 1940 Daughter
5. Baby Rowe 1942 1942 Son
6. Baby Rowe 1949 1949 Daughter
Row 3.
7. Bobby Milem Kennedy 5-4-1943 6-15-1943  
8. Emmit Ophie Kennedy 1-19-1940 3-10-1940  
9. Willie H. Kennedy 6-14-1920 3-1-1976  
10. Glennis Rowe 10-10- ? 11-23-1950  
11. Silvie Reed 12-17-1920 8-6-1940  
12. Unmarked      
13. Pinkie Rowe     No other information
14. George C. Rowe 6-2-1895 12-23-1934 Husband
15. Stella Rowe Powell 3-31-1898 3-18-1980 Wife
Row 4.
16. Sheridan Lee Rowe 1974 1974  
17. Tracie Christine Rowe 7-17-1954 12-6-1954  
18. Tracy Rowe 6-8-1886 5-17-1950 Wife
19. David L. Rowe 9-14-1884 9-17-1943 Husband
20. Laura B. Rowe     18
Second-born ch/o David and Tracy Rowe
21. Baby Rowe      
22. Baby Rowe      
23. Baby Rowe      
24. Baby Rowe      
25. John H. Rowe 1-17-1905 8-11-1968  
Row 5.
26. Ellen Ruth 10- 19-1944   Wife
Married 9-13-1960
27. Leon G. Knapp 1-1-1939 8-19-1989 Husband
PFC US Army
28. Troy Proffit 2-24-1915 5-15-1980 Father
29. Nannie Mae Proffit 6-21-1916 4-8-1977 Mother
30. Therman L. Proffit 8-1937 1-1938  
31. Baby Proffit      
32. Unmarked      
33. Johnny J. Rowe 1922 1923  
34. Jerry E. Rowe 4-14-1890 5-24-1922  
35. Lizzie Rowe 9-10-1906 9-10-1906  
There are about 4 grave spaces between #35 & #36.
36. Unmarked      
37. Jessie Rowe 12-12-1922 3-22-1948  
38. Arthur Rowe 9-2-1882 11-5-1960  
Row 6.
39. Herman Rowe 6-11-1927 8-13-1981 WWII
40. Charles S. Rowe 11-5-1897 12-30-1974 Father
41. Pearl Rowe 4-15-1898 11-15-1971 Mother
42. Emory H. Rowe 7-8-1934 7-9-1934  
43. Maudie Rowe 12-17-1900 1-31-1919 w/o C. S. Rowe
Row 7.
44. Mary B. Dawson 1-18-1911 1986 Mother
45. Frank J. Dawson 8-30-1907 2-8-1973 Father
46. Glenna Ruth Dawson 9-6-1932 3-6-62 Mother
47. Pamela Darlene Dawson 12-30-1957 3-6-62 Daughter
48. Amella Marlene Dawson 2-2-1959 3-6-62 Daughter
All three died in a house fire at Bradshaw March 6, 1962. All three buried together.
49. John C. Dawson 12-13-1935 12-21-1972 Father
West Virginia SSG US Army Vietnam
50. William H. Dawson 10-28-1905 11-11-1960  
51. LouEmma Underwood Wallace 12-14-1912 12-13-1986  
52. Issac N. Underwood 6-26-1899 5-11-1960  
53. Tammy Cline 8-13-1963 8-14-1960  
54. Simon Cline 7-14-1934 10-23-1978  
55. Lee L. Dawson 2-6-1920 8-17-1969 Father
West Virginia PFC Co. 5, 355 Infantry WWII
56. Donald E. Dawson 1958 8-17-1969 Son
57. Laura Bell Dawson 1961 8-17-1969 Daughter
Father and two children were killed in a auto accident.
58. Larry Joe Dawson 10-12-1948 12-20-1958  
59. Laura B. Dawson 10-31-1887 3-11-1960 Wife
60. Robert E. Dawson 6-12-1872 10-24-1951 Husband
61. Charles W. Dawson 5-1-1916 10-17-1930  
62. G.W. Dawson 1-8-1904 12-2-1927  
63. Baby Dawson
64. Baby Dawson
65. Jessie James Reed 1941 1942  
66. Lewis F. Roberts 4-19-1924 1-12-1949 West Virginia TEC 5 71 AAA AW BN CAC WWII
67.Carrel Gene Roberts 3-18-1948 1-1-1949  
68. Annsue Roberts 1-11-1947 1-11-1947  
69. Aronel Dawson 12-24-1934 12-25-1934  
70. Georgie Dawson 6-25-1932 10-24-1934  
71. Frances Dawson 11-23-1930 June 1932  
72. Unmarked Infant      
Row 8.
73. Headstone     field rock unmarked
74. Bill Stanley No birth date buried 2-14-1900  
75. Headstone     unmarked
76. Julia Asberry 8-6-1873 8-10-1940  
77. Sytha Stanley      
78. Pearlie Stanley      
79. Headstone unmarked     adult
80. Headstone unmarked     adult
81. Sytha Davis Rowe 8-11-1861 4-14-1943 Wife
82. George W. Rowe 2-27-1862 4-1-1935 Husband
Row 9.
83. Mandy Coleman 1894 1967  
84. Frank L. Carter 2-14-1907 1-6-1966 S2 USNR WWII
85. Robert M. (Rob.) Carter 1900 1957  
86. Clara Carter 10-28-1880 3-9-1964 Wife
87. Charlie Carter 3-18-18691 4-1-1944 Husband
88. Headstone     unmarked
89. Baby Carter      
90. Baby Carter      
91. Baby Carter      
92. Baby Carter     No information on these four baby Carter Graves. It has been said that all four were born dead and Clara and Charlie Carter were the parents.
93. Wanda Lee Murphy 10-29-1934 2-26-1935  
94. Mary Carter     Infant
95. Headstone     unmarked
96. Headstone     unmarked
97. Z.C.     No date, no name
98. Nancy Coleman      
99. Ruba J. Ratliff 10-29-1921 6-9-1923  
100. A. Marie Ratliff 6-9-1930 12-8-1931  
101. Oke Ratliff 3-6-1900 6-25-1936  
102. Genevieve O. Whitt 11-9-1940 10-29-1941  
103. Joyce Ratliff 1-12-1955 11-21-1955  
Row 10.
105. Oma O. Collins 1923 1992 Wife
106. Leonard A. Collins 1920 1986 Husband
107. Sarah M. Belcher 3-25-1903 6-13-1982  
108. Letcher A. Belcher 5-14-1905 5-23-1977  
Row 11.
109. Kennith Ray Kennedy 7-19-1953 9-3-1963  
110. Fieldrock for headstone     unmarked
111. Field rock     Can't read name.
June 10, 1898
112. Headstone     unmarked
113. Mable L. Rowe 2-16-1927 11-29-1998  
114. Leslie Ray Rowe 5-29-1961 5-29-1961  
115. William Taylor Rowe 7-3-1915 11-8-1969 West Virginia PVT ISO5 Base Unit AA F WWII
s/o Auther Rowe
116. William Taylor Rowe Jr. 1-1-1946 5-6-1989  
117. Brenda Carol Rowe 4-14-1949 5-17-1996  
118. Sythe J. Nayen 3-15-1907 9-6-1987  
119. Ronald L. Jr. Holcomb 2-27-1964 3-1-1964  
Row 12.
120. Oraetta K. Rowe 5-30-1917 4-17-1996  
121. Auther Lee Rowe 12-19-1913 12-29-1963 Father
122. Ronnie Lee Rowe 3-3-1945 2-12-1956 Son
123. Fieldstone     unmarked
124. Fieldstone     unmarked
125. Rock     name James Duty s/o Sarah and Steve Duty. No dates given.
126. Unmarked      
127. Jim Rutter 4-15-1909 9-22-1971 Husband
128. Frankie L. Rutter 8-10-1913 4-22-1977 Wife
Row 13.
129. Fieldstone     can't read name or dates
130. Fieldstone     unmarked
131. Fieldstone     unmarked
132. Mose Blankenship     No date (Manda Jewell said he died in1922; he was her uncle.)
133. No Name 1925 1927  
134. Baby Boy Smith 1958 1958  
135. John R. Smith 1-26-1896 8-26-1958  
136. Harlan Clarence South 8-24-1937 7-7-1966 West Virginia QMSN US Army
137. Unmarked      
138. Franklin D Laney 11-18-1939 11-23-1968  
Row 14.
139. Ada Smith Christian 1-1-1922 12-24-1977  
140. Alvie Christian 4-4-1919    
141. Fannie E. Reed 7-10-1922 12-25-1986 Wife
142. Jim Reed 6-27-1922 7-23-1963 Husband
143. Baby Boy Fagan 1956 1956  
144. Charles E. Baker 4-23-1915 7-23-1983  
Row 15.
145. Fieldstone     unmarked
146. Burlin Anglin      
147. George Anglin      
148. Unmarked     metal marker
149. Harry E. Fagan-infant 10-3-1953 10-3-1953  
150. Fred S. Anglin 6-30-1884 10-29-1955  
151. Martha M. Anglin 12-13-1893 9-2-1961  
152. Walter L. Anglin 3-19-1932 10-29-1967  
153. Vergie M. Anglin 2-28-1926 9-15-1986 Wife
154. Eugene Anglin 4-29-1925 8-20-1994 Husband
155. Hester Payne Anglin     second w/o Eugene
Row 16.
156. Ruby Trent 6-3-1922 8-2-1923  
157. Virgie Trent 3-7-1920 11-30-1931  
158. Thomas L. Trent 10-29-1893 10-16-1946  
159. Rosa Ellen Trent 5-22-1897 1-16-1976  
160. Ethel Trent Echols 1916 1973  
Row 17.
161. James Edd Addair 9-30-1921 3-3-1989 Husband
PVT US Army WWII
162. Florine Addair 1-6-1928 11-6-1997 Wife
163. Ned Rowe 3-6-1924 3-31-1998  
164. Gaynell Rowe 8-3-1927    


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