Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Lillie Rhodes or Roe Cemetery

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 to Powell Grove road on your right. Go 1.4 miles on Powell Grove Road to the end of the pavement and the intersection of Powell Grove, King Road and Sandy Run Rd. Go straight ahead on Sandy Run Road (staying to the right at the split after 1.5 miles) and go 2.1 miles total to house number 451 on your left. The cemetery is behind the house and is about 100 feet nearer to the driveway than the Harper cemetery. It lies within a square area within a sunken coping or boundary.

GPS coordinates: 33 14' 30.1" N 83 09' 12.1" W
or in degrees only form: 33.24169° N X 83.15336° W
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GMD: 101
Cemetery Status: Inactive

No graves are marked. "Lillie Rhodes cemetery" per Brenda Turner, who lives (as of March, 2002) at the house. However, Fred Arnold believes this is one of two "Roe" cemeteries in this area, the other being Roe2 / Unnamed Cemetery #6.

Indexer or Contributor: Kathy Fuller and Susan Harrington

Number of persons found: 2
Unmarked Grave - Lillie Roe / Rhodes

Different accounts suggest that the last name is either Rhodes or Roe.
Grave 1
Unmarked Graves

2 graves.
Grave 2