Old Zion Cemetery
African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church
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.

Old Zion Cemetery African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ)) CHURCH. The cemetery sign says that the cemetery was established in 1823. The cemetery sign also says for more information contact (334) 774-8095. In addition to the names provided by Ms. Linda P. Scroggs (WomenFly2@aol.com) on 24 April 1999, there are also about 100 + graves without headstones. Most of them have a small piece of gray marble about 6 inches x 6 inches square with no writing at the head of the grave. A few have concrete grave covers without writing. This cemetery is located on Campground Road, near the intersection of Mixon School Road in Ozark, Alabama.

H.C. Edwards (only date) 3 Feb 1905 (Adult size grave)

John H. Edwards 15 Jun 1917 - 20 Jun 1992 U.S. Army WWII

Moses Dawkins

M.M. Glover

Glover Baby

J. Miles

Perneller Miles 1911 - 1997 (George F. Grubbs Funeral Home, Troy, AL)

James Grim

Monroe Matthews 11 May 1876 - 04 Jul 1952 "Dad"

Malachia Matthews 25 Feb 1905 - 07 Nov 1981

C. Matthews

E. Matthews

A. Brunner

Gideon Matthews 01 Mar 1903 - ?? Jun 1932

Husband and wife grave: Ophelia Matthews 30 Mar 1876 - 04 Jan 1959 and Rev. George Matthews 25 Dec 1874 - 17 Sep 1967

George Edison Matthews 19 Feb 1912 - 25 Dec 1966

Lela Ophelia M. Flowers 25 Jun 1896 - 03 Jan 1971

Missouri Ingram 24 Jul 1909 - 16 Jul 1974

Mae Dean Ingram 02 Feb 1950 - 02 Oct 1974

Louise Jackson 11 Feb 1942 - 18 Sep 1978

Charles E. Medley 30 Nov 1941 - 27 Apr 1997 SFC U.S. Army Vietnam

A. Crittenden (Baby or small child grave)

George Matthews 15 Aug 1833 - 17 Jun 1899

Dollie Matthews

Labon Mizell 15 Sep 1855 - 03 Jul 1996

Baby Matthews

Baby Jackson

Dorothy Hoosier 1932 - 1996

Ella S. Johnson 14 Dec 1922 - 28 Jun 1995 (mother)

L. Broom

Auguster McBrewer (U.S. Army Korea)

Nellie Mae Stewart 24 Jan 1926 - 10 Dec 1993

A. Curtland

Ella Johnson

Colie Matthews

George Swinton U.S. Army Korea / Viet Nam

U.S. Confederate Army Soldier (Name Unknown)

Baby Grave (no marker)

Essie Mae Cole 13 Jul 1928 - 20 Oct 1997

Key contacts include:

This information was contributed by Ms. Linda P. Scroggs (WomenFly2@aol.com).

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.

Suggestions and comments that would make this web page more useful are appreciated. Please feel free to email them to the library staff.

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