Dykes Cemetery
Cemetery Census and Tombstone Transcripts

Records and Items maintained in the Creel Richardson Room of the

Ozark-Dale County Public Library
320 James Street in Ozark, Alabama 36360
Phone (334) 774-5480     Fax (334) 774-9156

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Operating Hours:

Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Dykes Cemetery. Located on top of a hill east of Dale County Road 67, about a mile and a half south of Barefields Crossroads in the Bertha Community.

Submitted by Lois Pittman with permission of Manonia Snell.

Manonia Snell, local genealogy researcher Ms Snell shares with the Library one of the family stories she is writing for the Dale County Heritage volume scheduled to be published. This web page provides the history of a family in northeast Dale County whose descendants continue to live in the Skipperville area.
Copies of her book, MA-MA COUNTRY, DALE COUNTY, AL can be purchased for $40.00 from the Ozark - Dale County Public Library.


Listing of the Dykes Cemetery, in Dale County Alabama as listed with annotations Written by Manonia Snell in her book "This Cloud of  Witnesses". Also in this book is listings for Old Salem Church Cemetery and New Hope Baptist Cemetery. Manonia Snell also wrote "Ma-Ma Country" and has listed many, many families that lived in Dale County mid 1800 to present. For More information about these two books write Manonia Snell, P. O. Box 233, Skippersville Ala.


S.O. Monk, b. 21 Nov. 1893, d. 8 May 1975. Husband of Ave Enfinger Monk and
father of C.V. Monk. Seab was the village blacksmith.

Ave Monk, b. 23 Mar 1896, still living in 1990, wife of S.O. Monk, daughter of Dilly
Trammell Enfinger, and grandaughter of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

C.V. Monk, b. 29 Dec. 1913 d. son of S.O. and Ave Monk.

John L. Woodham, b. 13 Jan 1906, d. 25 Mar. 1975; husband of Vera Enfinger Woodham.

Vera Woodham, b 24 June 1909, d. 7 Dec 1979; daughter of Dilly Trammell and William Enfinger; grandaughter of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

William T. Enfinger, b. 18 May 1862, d. 24 May 1945; husband of Dillie Trammell Enfinger.

Dillie Enfinger, b 23 Dec 1866, d. 3 Aug 1957; wife of William T. Enfinger; daughter of
Elizabeth Barefield Trammell

Ida Enfinger Brown, b. 14 Dec 1884, d. 2 May 1960; daughter of William T. and Dillie
Enfinger; grandaughter of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

John Enfinger, b. 15 Jan 1887, d. 23 Apr 1902; son of William T. and Dillie Enfinger;
grandson of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

Daniel Enfinger, b. 15 Apr 1888, d. 7 Dec 1952; son of William T. and Dillie Enfinger;
grandson of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

Ada Enfinger, b. 8 Nov 1893, d 6 Jan 1970; daughter of William T. and Dillie Enfinger;
grandaughter of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

Aila Mae Enfinger, b. 5 June 1914, still living in 1990; daughter of Ada Enfinger; grandaughter of Dillie Trammell Enfinger; great-grandaughter of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

Alvin Enfinger, b. 30 June 1891, d 21 Jan 1955; son of William T. andDillie Enfinger; grandson of Elizabeth Barefield Trammell.

J. M. (Jim) Spears, b. 1843, d 1926;

Mary Ann Spears, b. 13 Oct 1847, d. 14 Aug 1892; wife of J. M. Spears; daughter of J.A.D. and Sara A. Johnston Richardson.

Sara Francis Spears b 22 Sept 1859, d 25 April 1894; wife of J.M. Spears.

Alex Pears, b. 1857; d. 7 Mar 1894, husband of Amanda Snell; father of Tip, Bent, Till, Lyman, and Mary Spears.

Ellen Bernece Martin, b & d. 5 April 1931; daughter of Lonidee and Flossie Barefield Martin.

Infant of J.A. and P. V. Powell, b. 6 June 1874, d. 11 June 1874, Jake Powell lived in the house on top of the hill.

Rebecca Evans, b. 15 April 1852, d. 20 April 1898. "Mother" The Evans graves are surrounded by a low, rectangular, cement wall with decorative flower bowls on each corner. The tombstones are huge couch stones of concrete. Aunt Kizzie Snell who lived in the house near the cemetery for forty or more years said that a man came from Chicago in the 1930's and boarded at their house for a week. During the week he poured the concrete for these monuments and walls.

Emma Evans, b 3 May 1877, d. 9 April 1893.

John Evans Jr. b. 9 May 1887, d. 30 November 1887

Infant daughter of J.E.C. and M. E. Barefield (Calvin and Mary's child) born 1 July 1905, d. 3 July 1905.

D.B. (Dave B.) Halstead b. 5 Feb. 1823, d. 27 Aug 1898; husband of Harried Barefield Halstead; father of Wiley, Pamillia, Armantha, and Dempsey Halstead.

Harriette Halstead, b. 6 Nov 1829, d. 29 Sept 1903; wife of Dave B. Halstead; daughter of Dempsey and Elizabeth Barefield.

Jeff Wetherington, b. 27 Nov. 1850, d. 19 Aug. 1933; "Gone but not forgotten" husband of Emma Wetherington; father of Ada (Barefield), Lonie (Barefield), Flarrie Mae, and Verna (Enfinger).

Emma Wetherington, b. 17 Jan 1872, d. 3 mar 1926; wife of G.J. Wetherington, "She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother and a friend to all." Emma was the daughter of Jim Spears and Mary Richardson and the grandaughter of J.A.D. Richardson.

Flarrie mae Wetherington, b. 13 Oct 1898, d. 11 April 1909; daughter of G.J. and M. E. Wetherington. "To you the child was lent. While mortal it was thine. The child tho dead is yet alive and lives forever mine."

W.D. Barefield, b. 1 June 1855, d. 3 Mar 1940; husband of N. E. Barefield; father of Doud, Bud, Calvin, John Wess, Luther, Short and Lucy.

N. E. (Nancy Elizabeth) Barefield, b. 3 Sept 1850, d. 18 Feb 1929; wife of W.D. Barefield

Nancy Elizabeth Barefield, b 3 Sept. 1850, d. 18 Feb. 1929; wife of W.D. Barefield; daughter of J.A.D. Richardson. "She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother and a friend to all.: (Please note that there are two listings for Nancy Elizabeth Barefield, wife of William Dempsey Barefield. The first time that I surveyed this cemetery twenty years ago, I found this second listing on a tall, slender marble tombstone, but no headstone for William Dempsey Barefield. In recent years, my father, J. D. Martin, placed a marker to William Dempsey Barefield's grave (Dempsey was J.D.'s grandfather), and replaced the marker at his grandmother's grave so that it would match Dempsey's stone.

L. C. (Lucy Castella) Barefield, b 25 Mar 1882, d. 9 July 1898; daughter of William Dempsey and Nancy Barefield. "To you the child was lent. While mortal it was thine. The child tho dead is yet alive and lives forever mine."

J.A.D. (James Adolphus) Richardson, son of Jamers and Mary Richardsosn, was born in Henry County, Ga. May 12, 1816; died in Dale County, Ala Aug 31, 1904, Age 88 years, 2 months, 19 days. "He was a kind loving son and affectionate father."

Sara A. Richardson, wife of J.A.D. Richardson, daughter of William and Nancy Johnston; born in New Hanover County, N.C. on April 19, 1825; died in Dale County, Ala. Dec 16, 1872.

J.W.C. (John) Richardson, b. 27 Dec 1853, d. 20 Jan 1928; son of J.A.D. Richardson. "To him, we trust a place is given, among the saints with Christ in heaven."

James Richardson, son of J.P. (James Patrick) and M.E. (Mary Elizabeth Baxter) Richardson, b. 20 June 1888, d. 30 June 1889

Key contacts include:

Written by Manonia Snell in her book "This Cloud of  Witnesses". Also in this book is listings for Old Salem Church Cemetery and New Hope Baptist Cemetery. Manonia Snell also wrote "Ma-Ma Country" and has listed many, many families that lived in Dale County mid 1800 to present. For More information about these two books write Manonia Snell, P. O. Box 233, Skippersville Ala.

Manonia Snell, local genealogy researcher Ms Snell shares with the Library one of the family stories she is writing for the Dale County Heritage volume scheduled to be published. This web page provides the history of a family in northeast Dale County whose descendants continue to live in the Skipperville area.
Copies of her book, MA-MA COUNTRY, DALE COUNTY, AL can be purchased for $40.00 from the Ozark - Dale County Public Library.

To obtain additional information, you may call the library at (334) 774-5480, email a message to library staff, or visit the library during normal operating hours on 320 James Street in Ozark, Alabama 36360.

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