Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Powell Grove Baptist Church

Powell Grove Baptist Church photo
Powell Grove Baptist Church photo
Location:
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go southwest on Hwy 22 for 7.2 miles to Devereux. Turn right (at the backwards fork) onto Main Street. Go 0.2 mile to the dead end and turn left on Jones Chapel / Devereux Rd. Go approximately 2 miles. Turn right onto Powell Grove Road and go for 0.9 mile. Turn left going 0.2 mile into the Powell Grove Baptist Church yard. Take the road going to the right behind the church to the cemetery.

GPS coordinates: 33 13' 34.1" N 83 07' 36.7" W
or in degrees only form: 33.22614° N X 83.12686° W
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GMD: 101
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: Black

Church established in 1884.

Persons numbered 200 and above were added after the original survey and are believed to be buried somewhere in the cemetery.

Indexer or Contributor: Mona L. and F. Dean Williams

Number of persons found: 235
Rev. G. W. Lawrence
Jan 29, 1906 - Oct 27, 1971
Marker made by "Houston".
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Grave 1
Joe Jones
Nov 25, 1925 - Apr 15, 1994

Military Service: World War II
CPL U.S. Army
Grave 2
Sarah Ellen Jones
Feb 2, 1887 - Jun 1, 1990

Grave 3
James Henry Jones
Dec 23, 1929 - Dec 9, 2000
Marble coping with gravel covering grave.
Grave 5


Possible grave.
Grave 7
Anthony L. Hurt
Feb 28, 1969 - Dec 17, 1989

Grave 8
Charlie L. Gilbert

- Jun 5, 191
Handwritten on slab. Year of death not complete.
Grave 9
Eddie Lee Jones
1925 - 1988

Grave 10
Rosie Jones
Jul 27, 1900 - Dec 13, 1990

Grave 11
Mr. Cleo Lawrence

- Mar 17, 1950
Marker made by "Haugabrook"
Grave 12
Kathea Jones
b. 1982
Possibly an infant grave.
Grave 13
Willie Ivey Butts
Apr 20, 1935 - Sep 14, 1966

Grave 14
Hansel L. Watson
Jul 29, 1945 - Sep 14, 1966

Grave 15
Anderson L. Ingram
Jan 3, 1901 - Oct 24, 1971

Grave 16
Unmarked Grave

A funeral home marker indicates a grave.
Grave 17
Unmarked Slab


Grave 18
Unmarked Slab


Grave 19
Milton Johnson
Aug 29, 1954 - Jul 14, 1972

Grave 20
Willie Harden
Jul 10, 1922 - Jun 13, 1978

Grave 21
Unmarked Grave

A piece of metal may indicate a grave.
Grave 22
Annie Jones
Jan 12, 1903 - Aug 28, 1973

Grave 23
Carolyn Brown
Nov 5, 1930 - Mar 17, 1955
Handwritten on slab along with funeral home marker.
Grave 24
Sis Suzie Brown
Feb 16, 1890 - Jul 12, 1975
Shares headstone with Dea. Robert Brown.
Grave 25
Dea. Robert Brown
Sep 15, 1896 - Feb 8, 1979
Shares headstone with Sis. Suzie Brown.
Grave 26
Unmarked Slab


Grave 27
Leo Lewis
Jan 12, 1918 - Sep 17, 1989

Military Service: World War II
AS U.S. Navy
Grave 28
Mr. George Butts
Jul 10, 1910 - Feb 28, 1986

Grave 29
Vera L. Lewis
Apr 27, 1925 - Oct 13, 1983

Grave 30
Barbara Jean Harris
Aug 9, 1957 - Mar 21, 2001
"Memory Mother" inscribed on marble slab.
Grave 31
Irene S. Harper
Feb 13, 1910 - Dec 13, 1992

Grave 32
Nellie R. Ingram
Feb 4, 1937 - Jun 3, 1992

Grave 33
Job Harper
Oct 6, 1902 - Nov 29, 1985

Grave 34
Unmarked Slab


Grave 35
Charlie Reese, Sr.
Apr 10, 1901 - Sep 7, 1980

Grave 36
Unmarked Slab


Grave 37
Annie Reese
Feb 12, 1904 - Oct 2, 1972

Grave 38
Liss Harper, Sr.
Jan 11, 1875 - Nov 1, 1959

Grave 39
Nettie Harper
Jul 30, 1878 - Dec 16, 1954

Grave 40
Liss Ingram
Jun 28, 1933 - Dec 19, 1953

Grave 41
Eula Harper
Jun 10, 1909 - Jul 1984
Headstone broken and part missing that has date of death.
Grave 42
Unmarked Slab


Grave 43
Frances Butts
1901 - 1993
"Mother"
Grave 44
Lottie I. Simmons
Sep 16, 1903 - Mar 20, 1974
Gravestone made by "Banks".
Grave 45
Unmarked Slab


Grave 46
Mary A. Birton
Nov 8, 1905 - Sep 9, 1985

Grave 47
Joseph Harper
Nov 5, 1918 - Aug 20, 1995

Grave 48
Unmarked Slabs

3 graves.
Grave 49
Eula Harper
Jun 10, 1911 - Jul 25, 1984
Shares headstone with Jimmie Harper.
Grave 52
Jimmie Harper
May 10, 1907 - Feb 16, 1978
Shares headstone with Eula Harper.
Grave 53
Unmarked Slab


Grave 54
Georgia Harper Pickett
1930 - Nov 5, 1983

Grave 55
Pearl Thomas
Jun 24, 1945 - Dec 26, 1983

Grave 56
Johnnie L. West
May 3, 1942 - Oct 25, 1982

Grave 57
Elizabeth West
Feb 16, 1926 - Oct 28, 1967

Grave 58
Robert Thomas
May 16, 1952 - Feb 26, 1972

Grave 59
Solomon Ward
Jun 16, 1872 - Dec 26, 1887

Grave 60
Mary C. Edwards
Jul 14, 1906 - Mar 13, 1998

Grave 61
Unmarked Slab

New grave with many flowers on slab (early spring, 2003).
Grave 62
Ludie Barnes
Sep 9, 1896 - Mar 9, 1973

Grave 63
Ferman Barnes
Jul 4, 1892 - Nov 28, 1979

Military Service: World War I
Pvt U.S. Army
Grave 64
Teddy L. "T.J." Davis, Jr.
Oct 22, 1978 - Aug 28, 1997
Praying hands on gravestone.
Grave 65
Mrs. Louise G. Birston
Mar 20, 1921 - Mar 10, 1970

Grave 66
Unmarked Slab


Grave 67
Linton Birston, Sr.
Nov 14, 1918 - Jul 3, 1999

Grave 68
Rose Marie Birston Harris
Aug 10, 1942 - Dec 7, 1974

Military Service: Vietnam War
LCPL U.S. Marine Corps
Grave 69
Jessie L. Birston
Aug 17, 1951 - May 8, 1982
At rest.
Grave 70
Marvin Birston
Mar 17, 1947 - May 15, 2001

Grave 71
Dorothy Jean Taylor
Jan 26, 1956 - Feb 7, 2001
Praying hands on gravestone.
Grave 72
Hattie Lee Grable
Feb 4, 1921 - Jan 21, 1999
"Mother" "God is my strength" inscribed in an open book.
Grave 73
Unmarked Slab


Grave 74
Willie I. Grable, Sr.
Sep 19, 1919 - Jun 25, 1977
"Father" "God is my strength" inscribed on an open book.
Grave 75
Coline G. Simmons
1903 - 1969
"Sister"
Grave 76
Melissa Grable
1894 - 1974

Grave 77
Ollie Mae Wilson
1921 - 1977
"Mother"
Grave 78
James Wilson
1919 - 2001
"In loving memory"
Grave 79
Lillie Mae Patterson
1917 - 2000

Grave 80
Lillie Wilson Brown
1945 - 2001

Grave 81
Mibo Grable

- Nov 16, 1964
Age 79. Only date of death is given.
Grave 82
Unmarked Slab


Grave 83
Mary D. Simmons
Jun 13, 1928 - Apr 14, 1981

Grave 84
Susie C. Davis
Oct 28, 1896 - Jul 27, 1988

Grave 85
Unmarked Slab - Everlean Scott
Dec 23, 1922 - Mar 3, 2002
All info per her daughter.
Grave 86
Willie L. Davis
Jun 15, 1935 - Jul 9, 1959

Grave 87
Willie Henry Simmons
Dec 12, 1905 - May 19, 1987

Grave 88
James W. Davis, Jr.
Oct 1, 1951 - Jan 21, 1974

Grave 89
Rebecca Davis
Oct 16, 1924 - Aug 23, 1973

Grave 90
James W. Davis
May 4, 1919 - Sep 7, 1971

Military Service: World War II
Georgia TEC 5 U.S. Army
Grave 91
Seaborn DeShawn Hardy
Sep 27, 1983 - Jan 28, 2000
"Son"
Grave 92
Frank Simmons, Sr.
Jul 7, 1883 - Jun 2, 1965

Grave 93
Ida Bell J. Simmons
Feb 10, 1886 - Jul 1, 1981

Grave 94
Frank Simmons, Jr.
Apr 3, 1915 - Jul 2, 1984

Grave 95
Buerena Harris
Apr 6, 1912 - Jul 12, 1988

Grave 96
Ida Beck Lewis
Nov 26, 1912 - Feb 1, 1991
"Mother"
Grave 97
Jobie Lewis
Mar 24, 1905 - Feb 9, 1992
"Father"
Grave 98
Chondra D. Connor

Small, possibly infant, slab with name handwritten on it.
Grave 99
Clarence Lee Davis, Jr.
Feb 7, 1960 - Feb 14, 1960
Infant shoes outlined on headstone.
Grave 100
Seaborn Davis, III
Dec 30, 1962 - Jul 18, 1981
"Son"
Grave 101
Mattie Reese Davis

- 1958

Grave 102
Seaborn Davis
Aug 25, 1905 - Jan 28, 1983

Grave 103
Clarence Lee Davis, Sr.
Apr 27, 1930 - Sep 23, 2000
"Husband"
Grave 104
Louis Davis
Jun 14, 1938 - Jun 12, 1981

Grave 105
Unmarked Grave


Grave 106
Rev. Congress Ingram
1883 - 1955

Grave 107
Amy Rabo Ingram
Feb 1, 1886 - Jul 28, 1949

Grave 108
Willie Easter
Nov 14, 1888 - Feb 26, 1944
Handwritten on concrete slab.
Grave 109
Unmarked Grave

A funeral home marker with no information.
Grave 110
Mart Easter
1904 - Sep 7, 1949
Handwritten on concrete slab.
Grave 111
Porter Davis
1908 - 1940

Grave 112
Mamie Kate Davis
1909 - 1945

Grave 113
Eddie Jackson
Jul 25, 1912 - Jul 22, 1980

Grave 114
Ola M. Jackson
Jul 25, 1912 - Apr 20, 1997
"The Lord is my shepherd"
Grave 115
Mr. Brooks Smith

- Jun 4, 1968

Grave 116
Unmarked Slab


Grave 117
Henry Bundrige
Mar 5, 1908 - Oct 27, 1966
"23 Psalm"
Grave 118
Mr. Wesley V. Smith

- Mar 31, 1958
Gravestone made by "Seller".
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Grave 119
Mrs. Minnie Smith

- Oct 1951
1951 is date on headstone, but on slab is "At Rest Nov 1961".
Grave 120
Tommie Smith
1943 - Aug 20, 1948
Handwritten on concrete slab.
Grave 121
Walton T. Smith
Nov 18, 1924 - Mar 15, 1994

Grave 122
Pinkie Daniel
Oct 18, 1898 - Nov 14, 1983

Grave 123
Rosa Gilbert
Oct 2, 1918 - Jan 24, 1974

Grave 124
Unmarked Slab


Grave 125
Azalee Johnson
Dec 21, 1910 - Apr 27, 1968

Grave 126
Henry Smith
Sep 15, 1885 - Mar 18, 1971

Grave 127
Lillie H. Smith
Jan 12, 1900 - Mar 30, 1985

Grave 128
George Smith
Sep 27, 1916 - Apr 21, 1981

Grave 129
Lillie Mae Smith
May 10, 1918 - Mar 1, 1979

Grave 130
Jahmar Lee Simmons
Apr 5, 1973 - Mar 1, 1979

Grave 131
Dia Lee Simmons
Feb 21, 1974 - Mar 1, 1979

Grave 132
Elmo Jackson
1936 - 1996

Grave 133
Carrie M. Davis
Apr 18, 1901 - Feb 27, 1970

Grave 134
Samuel A. Davis
Feb 6, 1897 - May 4, 1967

Grave 135
Unmarked Slab


Grave 136
W. Lee Tye
Jul 12, 1888 - Jan 17, 1970

Grave 137
Mary Davis Tye
Mar 13, 1890 - Dec 10, 1958
Handwritten on concrete slab, along with a funeral home marker.
Grave 138
Mattie Tye Mason
Jul 28, 1916 - May 7, 1951

Grave 139
Jessie Ned Latimore
Dec 28, 1905 - Mar 17, 1981

Grave 140
Mary Latimore
Jul 15, 1928 - Dec 18, 1996

Grave 141
Unmarked Slabs

4 graves.
Grave 142
Unmarked Graves

2 graves possible, with flowers stuck in ground at head of graves.
Grave 146
Amos Brundage
Jul 26, 1904 - Nov 9, 1977

Grave 148
Julia Macklin

- Sep 19, 1995

Grave 149
Rosee Macklin
Aug 17, 1914 - Mar 9, 1987

Grave 150
Georgia Ann Macklin

- Mar 9, 1957

Grave 151
Rudese Macklin
Oct 14, 1926 - Oct 8, 1977

Grave 152
Johnnie Bishop
Oct 20, 1916 - Mar 16, 1986

Grave 153
Jinnie Dell L. Tye
Aug 10, 1902 - Apr 26, 1968
2 cherubs on bottom corners of headstone.
Grave 154
Sallie Bell Latimore
Mar 8, 1879 - Feb 21, 1966
2 cherubs on top corners of headstone.
Grave 155
Glenn Harper, Sr.
Dec 25, 1917 - Aug 21, 1997
"Thy God has claimed thee as His own"
Grave 156
Kylus Lee Simmons, Sr.
Jan 16, 1947 - Dec 1, 1995

Grave 157
Ceaser Tye Simmons
Mar 18, 1915 - Jan 26, 1991

Grave 158
Willie James Semmons
Oct 7, 1908 - Feb 22, 1960
"Semmons" is what is written, not "Simmons" as the previous graves.
Grave 159
Hattie M. Rayford
Dec 18, 1914 - Apr 28, 1980

Grave 160
Flora B. S. Lamar
Jan 9, 1906 - Nov 13, 1942

Grave 161
Leconia Butts
Jan 24, 1935 - May 27, 1961

Grave 162
Tommie Ruff, Sr.
Nov 10, 1884 - Sep 18, 1968

Grave 163
Rebecca F. Ruff
Apr 18, 1888 - Mar 24, 1982

Grave 164
Mary R. Devero
Apr 18, 1927 - Jan 6, 1985

Grave 165
Tommie Smith, Jr.
Dec 14, 1942 - Apr 9, 1978

Grave 166
Unmarked Slab


Grave 167
Tommie Smith
Jan 5, 1918 - Jun 2, 1983

Grave 168
Mrs. Lelia Ruff Smith
Nov 1, 1923 - Jan 25, 2003

Grave 169
Unmarked Adult Slab - Jessie Roberson
May 15, 1944 - Nov 28, 2002
All info per funeral home marker.
Grave 171
Unmarked Infant Slab

Slab broken with a small slab at bottom with inscription "Baby"
Grave 172
Allen Harris
Aug 1, 1882 - May 27, 1954

Grave 173
Mariah Harris
Sep 1884 - Nov 1, 1973
Only "0" for day of birth.
Grave 174
Ezekiel Butts
Aug 2, 1915 - Oct 18, 1950

Grave 175
Jennie A. Bundrage
Nov 11, 1901 - Sep 11, 1987

Grave 177
Marion S.

Oct 15,
Very old slab cracked and broken with half sunken down into ground. Not able to read.
Grave 178
George Bundrage, Jr.
Jul 30, 1903 - Apr 19, 1991
"In loving memory"
Grave 180
Unmarked Slab

Next to road.
Grave 181
Clarine I. Bridges
Oct 25, 1921 - Dec 22, 1993

Grave 182
Mr. Henry Warren

- Jun 30, 1952
Age 72. Handwritten on slab.
Grave 183
Susie Warren
Jun 7, 1898 - Oct 14, 1974

Grave 184
Unmarked Slabs

2 graves.
Grave 185
Charlie Simmons
May 5, 1921 - Jul 19, 1994

Military Service: World War II
TEC 4 U.S. Army
Grave 187
Martha Lee Grable
Jun 13, 1940 - Jan 27, 1958

Grave 188
Unmarked Slabs

2 graves.
Grave 189
Lester Grable
Jul 26, 1952 - May 11, 1993
"In God's Care" on an open book.
Grave 191
Unmarked Slab


Grave 192
Unmarked Slab


Grave 193
Rosie H. Grable
Sep 23, 1914 - Oct 15, 1982
"At Rest" on an open book.
Grave 194
Henry L. Grable, Sr.
Nov 15, 1911 - Apr 24, 1988

Grave 195
Mary Roby

- Jul 14, 1974
Age 75.
Grave 196
Eva Mae Cummings
Feb 6, 1933 - Jul 21, 2000

Grave 200
Sallie Tye
Dec 18, 1919 - Aug 2, 2001

Grave 201
Willie James Devero
Sep 6, 1928 - May 19, 2002
Shares headstone with Mary Ruff Devero
Grave 202
Tom Ingram
May 25, 1915 - Mar 10, 2002

Grave 203
Lester Bundrage
Sep 1, 1921 - Feb 11, 2002

Grave 204
Julia Bailey
Aug 16, 1941 - Sep 19, 2003
Age 62.
Grave 205
Louise Simmons Burnley
Jul 6, 1913 - Mar 7, 2003

Grave 206
Marie English
Jan 20, 1958 - Nov 22, 2003
Age 45.
Grave 207
Jobie Lewis
Aug 26, 1933 - Nov 26, 2003

Grave 208
Iona E. Simmons
Dec 2, 1919 - Apr 22, 2003
Age 83.
Grave 209
Robert Jennings
Aug 9, 1938 - Jan 2, 2004

Grave 210
Jimmie Lee Lewis, Jr.
Jan 4, 1937 - Feb 4, 2004
Age 66.
Grave 211
Kylus Lee Simmons, Jr.
Feb 6, 1968 - Feb 27, 2004
Age 36.
Grave 212
Annie Gay Browning
Mar 25, 1938 - Apr 9, 2004

Grave 213
James Lee Birston
Jan 23, 1944 - Apr 23, 2004
Age 60.
Grave 214
Rev. Eldora Watson
Dec 30, 1942 - Aug 27, 2004

Grave 215
Ora Hunt
Apr 6, 1938 - Nov 3, 2004
Age 66.
Grave 216
Debbie Isom
Jun 27, 1963 - Jun 24, 2005

Grave 217
Willie Lee Grable

- Dec 27, 2005
Age 56.
Grave 218
Virginia Jackson

- Aug 25, 2006
Age 64.
Grave 219
Robert L. Jackson

- Sep 6, 2006
Age 73.
Grave 220
Mary V. Bundrage Jackson
1940 - Aug 30, 2006

Grave 221
Walton Brown

- Jun 3, 2015

Grave 222
Frances Harden
1943 - Jan 23, 2008
Age 64.
Grave 223
Emanuel Smith
Mar 27, 1918 - Feb 3, 2008

Grave 224
Burena Ingram
Jan 26, 1934 - May 12, 2008
Age 74.
Grave 225
Debra Sims
Sep 2, 1962 - Mar 1, 2009
Age 46.
Grave 226
Julius Jackson
Jun 9, 1943 - Jun 28, 2009
Age 66.
Grave 227
Mary King Warren
May 27, 1919 - Jul 10, 2009
Age 80.
Grave 228
Donald Jones
Mar 30, 1954 - Mar 16, 2010

Grave 229
Annie Justice
Apr 5, 1914 - Aug 27, 2010

Grave 230
Martha Hawkins
Apr 18, 1927 - Jul 16, 2010

Grave 231
Ethel Harper
Jul 6, 1917 - May 28, 2011
Age 93.
Grave 232
Glenn Primas
Aug 7, 1945 - Sep 11, 2008

Grave 233
Lewis Scott
Feb 16, 1947 - Apr 5, 2011
Age 64.
Grave 234
Lucille Primas
Apr 15, 1939 - May 9, 2011
Age 72.
Grave 235
Ernest Davis
Oct 15, 1941 - Jul 13, 2011

Grave 236
Hattie Lee Smith
Aug 20, 1926 - Oct 22, 2011

Grave 237
Curtis Cummings, Sr.
Sep 27, 1957 - Jan 20, 2012
Age 54.
Grave 238
Tommie Lee Ward
Oct 11, 1938 - Jun 23, 2012
Age 73.
Grave 239
Susie Mae Davis
Nov 11, 1926 - Jun 27, 2012

Grave 240
Earl Williams
May 25, 1934 - Jul 24, 2012

Grave 241
Charlie Reese, Jr.
Jul 12, 1935 - Sep 27, 2012

Grave 242
Willie Gene Grable
Jan 14, 1938 - Jun 27, 2013

Grave 243
Sameria Janeal Ross

- Apr 18, 2014
All info from obituary.
Grave 244
Pinkie Cummings

- Mar 5, 2014
Age 84. All info from obituary.
Grave 245
Niketa Shanell Grable

- Sep 16, 2014
Age 29. All info from obituary.
Grave 246
Tommie Grable

- Nov 8, 2014
Age 68. All info from obituary.
Grave 247
Frank Lee McLin

- Feb 18, 2015
All info from obituary.
Grave 248
Tommie L. "Red" Harper

- Feb 20, 2016
Age 66. All info from obituary.
Grave 249
Susie Mae Baugh
Mar 20, 1937 - Dec 9, 2016

Grave 250
Louise Macklin
Aug 5, 1965 - Oct 4, 2017

Grave 251