Wednesday, 06-Jun-2001 22:36:25 CDT
Jefferson Davis Park Cemetery

(top broken)
Wife of R.L. CARPENTER
Born Aug. 18, 1840
Died June (broken)
As a Wife devoted
As a Mother affectionate
As a Friend ever kind and true
In life she exhibited all the graces of a Christian
In death her redeemed spirit (broken) to God who gave it.

(2 headstones with no writing)

Jeff Davis CARPENTER
Born and Died Decr. [sic] 14th, 1861
Sleep on sweet babe and take thy rest
God called the [sic] where He thought best.

J.C. SIMS
Born January (broken)
Died June 30, 1814
(epitaph unreadable)

F.B. Son of A.J. & M. KENNER
Born Apr. 6, 1846
Died Mar. 1, 1863
Aged (broken)

Martha Avant KENNER
Born 1812
Died Nov. 1, 1883
Leading a life devoted to the
exercise of the Christian virtues
In death she beheld the inviting
portals of heaven and was happy.

Andrew Jackson KENNER
Died Jan. 15, 1884
A man of sublime purposes and noble instincts.
He led a life illumined by truth and love.
As a father he was entirely devoted and his
keenest regret at death was loving his children.


 


Copyright 2001 Transcribed and copyrighted by Laura Porter

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