Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Springfield Cemetery #2

Behind Springfield Church

Springfield Cemetery #2 photo
Springfield Cemetery #2 photo
Location:
From the Hancock County Courthouse, to 7.5 miles on Hwy 22 east to Springfield Church Road. Turn left onto Springfield Church Road. Go 3.4 miles to Springfield Church on the right. To the left of the church is a dirt drive. The cemetery is 0.2 mile up the drive in the woods.

GPS coordinates: 33 24' 51.6" N 82 56' 25.2" W
or in degrees only form: 33.41433° N X 82.94033° W
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GMD: 107
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: Black


Indexer or Contributor: Jack and LaRue Johnson

Number of persons found: 144
Mac Arthur Justice
1960 - 1993

Grave 1
Tylessia Q. Justice
1992 - 1993
"Our baby"
Grave 2
Leila W. McGhee
Nov 27, 1917 - Jan 13, 1992
"Wife and mother"
Grave 3
Gettis C. McGhee, Sr.
Jul 30, 1961 - Jan 9, 1990

Grave 4
Hayes D. Ruff
1937 - 1988

Grave 5
Rosa Barksdale Ruff
1898 - 1992

Grave 6
Unmarked Grave

New grave (summer, 2002) with no marker.
Grave 7
Betsy C. Vandergriff
Jul 20, 1918 - Sep 23, 1953

Grave 8
Rilla Ruff Andrews
1899 - 1937
w/o J. B. Andrews.
Grave 9
Eliza Ruff

- Jan 11, 1945
Adult-sized slab.
Grave 10
Crawford Ruff, Sr.

- Aug 1950
"Death is another life" Adult-sized slab.
Grave 11
Crawford Ruff, Jr.
1896 - 1980

Grave 12
Ether Ruff Leslie
1919 - 1980
"Death is another life"
Grave 13
Lamar Ruff
Nov 12, 1914 - Dec 31, 1981
"We will meet again"
Military Service:
1st Sgt
Grave 14
Stephen McGhee

Adult-sized slab with "Sellers" gravestone.
Grave 15
Johnson McGhee

Adult-sized slab with "Sellers" gravestone.
Click for more info.
Grave 16
Jerome F. McGhee
Jul 28, 1946 - Aug 20, 1963

Grave 17
Stephen McGhee, Sr.
May 13, 1876 - Apr 10, 1960

Grave 18
Eliza Ruff McGhee
Jul 6, 1883 - Aug 28, 1946
"A loving wife at rest"
Grave 19
Annie A. Ruff
Jan 23, 1898 - Jan 9, 1964
"Mother"
Grave 20
Webb Ruff
Apr 29, 1881 - Mar 2, 1972
"Father"
Grave 21
Lucy Hall

- Mar 21, 1955
Age 64. "Mother"
Grave 22
Unmarked Grave


Grave 23
Unmarked Grave


Grave 24
Maria Walker Mack
Feb 2, 1884 - Oct 7, 1951
d/o Joe and Emma Walker.
Grave 25
Edna Ruff Mayweather
Feb 9, 1906 - Jun 18, 1998
"We miss you"
Grave 26
William Campbell, Jr.
Aug 18, 1954 - May 26, 1996
"We miss you"
Grave 27
Joseph Brown Ruff
Nov 29, 1923 - Nov 4, 1983

Military Service:
P.F.C. U.S. Army
Grave 28
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 29
Lena Ruff Mayweather
Sep 1, 1892 - Apr 15, 1973

Grave 30
Roosevelt Harris
1905 - 1971

Grave 31
George Castleberry
Oct 6, 1895 - Oct 27, 1969

Military Service: World War I
Pvt. U.S. Army
Grave 32
Anna Rosa Berry
Mar 15, 1865 - Mar 20, 1961

Grave 33
Unmarked Adult Slab - Brown McGhee

Name per tag on casket spray. New grave as of summer, 2002.
Grave 34
Edward Wilson, Jr.
Jul 15, 1940 - Aug 26, 1997
s/o Edward and Maryzena Wilson.
Grave 35
Edward Wilson, Sr.
Jan 1, 1912 - Feb 18, 1993
h/o Maryzena McGhee Wilson. Children: Eddie Jr., Mary Alice, Eliza, Walter, Patricia.
Grave 36
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 37
Eleanor Latimore
1907 - 1987

Grave 38
Charles Edd Springer
1933 - 1987

Military Service:
S.Sgt. U.S. Marine Corps.
Grave 39
Lillian W. Heath
Apr 15, 1898 - Oct 3, 1955

Grave 40
Isiah Warren

Adult-sized slab.
Grave 41
Mary Heath

Adult-sized slab.
Grave 42
Uius(?) Heath

Adult-sized slab.
Grave 43
Ella Heath Smith
Dec 14, 1915 - Dec 10, 1995
"We miss you"
Grave 44
Unmarked Grave


Grave 45
Robert Skrine
Aug 29, 1911 - Jul 5, 1979

Grave 46
Unmarked Slab


Grave 47
Annie Lee Skrine
1893 - 1940
"Mother"
Grave 48
Unmarked Slab


Grave 49
Lucius Skrine
Mar 26, 1896 - May 21, 1953

Military Service: World War I
Georgia AT COC 370 Inf 93 Div.
Grave 50
Thomas Skrine, Jr.
Apr 5, 1922 - Jul 5, 1977

Military Service: World War II
Pvt. U.S. Army
Grave 51
Unmarked Slab


Grave 52
Unmarked Slab


Grave 53
Thomas Skrine, Sr.
Oct 29, 1889 - May 11, 1960

Grave 54
Essie Ruff Skrine
May 10, 1893 - Aug 31, 1992

Grave 55
Antoinette Skrine
Nov 19, 1975 - Nov 23, 1975
"Our beloved baby"
Grave 56
Unmarked Slab


Grave 57
Unmarked Slab


Grave 58
Emma Skrine Byrd
May 8, 1920 - Dec 24, 1979

Grave 59
Unmarked Grave


Grave 60
Willie B. Skrine, Jr.
Sep 30, 1945 - Mar 26, 1967

Military Service: Vietnam War
Cpl. U.S. Marine Corps. PH (Purple
Heart).
Grave 61
Lori D. Skrine
Jun 23, 1965 - Aug 21, 1970
"Our baby"
Grave 62
Arthur Skrine
Feb 13, 1924 - Aug 21, 1970

Military Service:
Georgia PFC U.S. Army
Grave 63
Henry Crawford, Sr.
Aug 10, 1931 - Apr 13, 1997
"Loving Husband and Father"
Grave 64
Mary Elizabeth Hall
b. Jun 5, 1931
"Loving Wife and Mother" No death date as of summer, 2002.
Grave 65
Christine Skrine Morris
Feb 13, 1918 - Nov 10, 1997
"Loving Wife, Sister and Aunt"
Grave 66
Unmarked Slabs

6 graves.
Grave 67
Louisana Evans
Jun 16, 1910 - Apr 15, 1967

Grave 73
Dillie C. Barnhart

- Nov 16, 1988
Age 77.
Grave 74
Unmarked Slab


Grave 75
Lottie M. Sims

- Nov 17, 1980
Age 73.
Grave 76
Rose L. West
Sep 14, 1911 - Dec 5, 1991

Grave 77
Anne M. Hill
Nov 2, 1907 - Oct 14, 1988

Grave 78
Tommie Clara Hall Alexander
Jul 22, 1922 - Dec 29, 1991

Grave 79
Horace Moss
May 1, 1910 - Sep 27, 1987

Military Service: World War II
U.S. Army
Grave 80
Willie West

- Nov 22, 1994
Age 88.
Grave 81
Lessie M. Moss
Jul 15, 1894 - Jun 17, 1989

Grave 82
Irene Lee
May 2, 1916 - Dec 8, 1994

Grave 83
Unmarked Slabs

4 graves.
Grave 84
Panisse L. Moss
Apr 26, 1979 - Nov 21, 1979

Grave 88
Robert Moss
1883 - 1958

Grave 89
Cleveland B. Mapp, Sr.
Dec 31, 1937 - Jul 4, 1987

Grave 90
Clarence Mays
b. Mar 4, 1941
No death date as of summer 2002. On same headstone as Carolyn J. Mays.
Grave 91
Carolyn J. Mays
May 24, 1940 - Nov 15, 1992
On same headstone as Clarence Mays.
Grave 92
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 93
Sernea Thomas

- Jan 3, 1977

Grave 94
Tom Ingram
Jan 7, 1909 - Jun 16, 1977

Grave 95
Willie Mae Banks
Dec 31, 1925 - Feb 15, 1978

Grave 96
Anna P. Thomas
Jul 2, 1904 - Jun 12, 1983

Grave 97
Mamie Marie Walker
1906 - 1994

Grave 98
Marie I. Castleberry
Sep 7, 1907 - Nov 19, 1994
"Our loving mother"
Grave 99
Unmarked Adult Slabs

4 graves.
Grave 100
Birda Ingram
Nov 1, 1876 - Feb 25, 1973

Grave 104
Tommie Ingram, III
Mar 10, 1965 - Jun 22, 1994

Grave 105
Mrs. Excell Ivey
Sep 6, 1897 - Sep 9, 1978

Grave 106
Laura Ivey
1894 - 1980
"Love, Daughters - Lucille, Recsla, Bessie and Lizzie"
Grave 107
Lula L. Mapp

- Nov 30, 1961

Grave 108
Unmarked Adult Slab - Olissie Kendrick
Dec 25, 1919 - Nov 23, 2001
All info per funeral marker.
Grave 109
Unmarked Slab

New grave as of summer 2002.
Grave 110
Lena Hargrove
Sep 29, 1900 - Apr 16, 1975

Grave 111
Tommie Hargrove
Jul 12, 1898 - Jan 7, 1991

Grave 112
James Hargrove
May 10, 1920 - Aug 4, 1991

Grave 113
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 114
Ruth Ester Lewis Jackson
Jun 14, 1915 - Jan 23, 1971

Grave 115
Ella Ree Lewis
Feb 12, 1944 - Mar 18, 1973

Grave 116
Cleventeen Lewis Jackson
Mar 31, 1913 - Jan 3, 1981

Grave 117
Milton G. Lewis
1949 - 1991

Grave 118
Willie Bell Flournoy
1934 - 1991

Grave 119
Nathaniel Lewis
Jul 12, 1947 - Jun 6, 1994

Grave 120
Frank Lewis
Oct 27, 1915 - Jun 18, 1994

Grave 121
Asia Jackson
Feb 16, 1909 - Apr 5, 1997
"Father"
Grave 122
Charles Cook
Jun 27, 1928 - Jun 7, 1992

Military Service: Korean War
U.S. Marine Corps.
Grave 123
Murdin Butts, Jr.
1932 - 1991
"Loving father and brother"
Grave 124
Ervin Butts, Sr.
Jul 30, 1918 - Apr 17, 1991
"In memory of a loving husband and father"
Grave 125
Eliz L. Butts
1910 - 1993

Grave 126
Albert J. Butts
Sep 17, 1944 - Sep 19, 1976

Grave 127
G. W. Warren
1920 - 1966

Military Service: World War II
Cpl.
Grave 128
Minnie Warren
1860 - 1953
"Grandmother"
Grave 129
Unmarked Grave

Funeral home marker is unreadable.
Grave 130
Unmarked Grave


Grave 131
Mariah Alexander
Mar 30, 1914 - Jun 8, 1951

Grave 132
Unmarked Grave


Grave 133
Mary Ann Butts
Feb 18, 1880 - Nov 4, 1964

Grave 134
Murdine Butts, Sr.
Jul 15, 1911 - Jul 4, 1984

Grave 135
Benjamin Brundage
Apr 15, 1925 - Sep 23, 1986

Grave 136
David Brundage
Aug 1893 - Apr 22, 1959

Grave 137
Arnent Brundage
Sep 18, 1897 - Dec 18, 1982

Grave 138
Unmarked Slabs

3 graves, one with an older slab.
Grave 139
Isiah Warren
1892 - 1946

Grave 142
Unmarked Grave


Grave 143
Anna Simlton
Feb 1876Feb
Last name and dates difficult to read.
Grave 144
Unmarked Grave

Dixon Funeral Home marker not readable.
Grave 145
Happ Butts
Mar 5, 1925 - May 24, 1966

Grave 146
Vera A. Butts
Oct 13, 1927 - Apr 18, 1972

Grave 147
Tommy J. Lewis
Nov 14, 1919 - Sep 5, 1964

Military Service: World War II
Georgia Pfc U.S. Army
Grave 148
Unmarked Slab


Grave 149
Samuel W. Jones
Sep 16, 1929 - Sep 9, 1953

Military Service: Korean War
Georgia Pvt Med Co 187 A.B.N. RCT
Grave 150
Willie James Jones
Dec 8, 1934 - Jul 4, 1937

Grave 151
Myriah Thomas
Jun 8, 1896 - Jan 21, 1959

Grave 152
Mr. Mack Reed
Mar 21, 1903 - May 3, 1968

Grave 153
Unmarked Slabs

3 graves at the end of the woods.
Grave 154
Eddie Lewis

- May 4, 1943

Grave 157
Fannie Lewis

- 1941

Grave 158
Mrs. Carrie Cummings
Aug 28, 1871 - Feb 14, 1944

Grave 159