Last Updated Monday, 13-Nov-2000 18:21:36 CST
Stokes Chapel Cemetery
(Renamed Stokes Community Cemetery)
Elkton, Ky
This is a partial transcription

William R. Moore
Kentucky
PVT 3557 SVC COMD UNIT
World War II
Aug 8 1924, July 28, 1964
James William Reed
Kentucky
PFC 262 INF
World War II
May 1, 1917  June 30, 1945

Jenet Case
Dec 22, 1940
Jan 6, 1941

-----------CASE------------
Ovas B                        Mary T.
Jan 1, 1901             Mar 31, 1907
Mar 14, 1972

----------RICH--------------
  Albert L           Martha Bell
July 5,  1909      Jan 6, 1923
July 17,1992      Dec 6, 1972
          Asleep in Jesus

----------RICH--------------
   Theador A.         Mattie Bell
July 29, 1880       Aug 1, 1880
Jan 3, 1958         May 1, 1942
          Asleep in Jesus

Albert David Rich
Nov 3, 1939  Dec 27, 1996
Beloved by All    (John 3:16)

James Elvis Rich
SP4 US Army
Mar 25, 1946
Dec 29, 1981

Hettie Lee Reed
Feb 29, 1924
Feb 28, 1924

Erma J. Hightower
March 5, 1921
Feb 1, 1928
 

--------HIGHTOWER-----
      Ada E.            Jack E
 Feb 28, 1900    Sept 20, 1900
Sept 23, 1965    Dec 15, 1968
     Married Apr 25, 1918

Son of Amos W. CASE
Born Oct 31, 1916
Died Jan 20, 1917

-----------CASE---------------
    Amos W.             Mabel K
Aug 4, 1883         May 8, 1900
April 24, 1962     Sept 14, 1987

-----------CASE---------------
      Mark            Mary B.
1865-1948       1858-1924
  Father               Mother

--------HIGHTOWER-----
   Father                 Mother
  H. Don               Joe Ann
Jan 19, 1938      Jun 27, 1940

   Married Sept 16, 1962

Samuel Franklin Stokes
May 6, 1933
Nov 27, 1935

------------STOKES---------
       J.S.                  Effie C.
Sept 25, 1862      Feb 26, 1873
May 19, 1941      Nov 18, 1942

Authur W. Hightower
June 2, 1951

------------STOKES---------
     Otis H.          Ida I
1892 - 1954   1897 - 1946

Thomas FISH
Aug 5, 1920
April 10, 1996

Therman Delmer STOKES
June 20, 1925
July 29, 1936

Milton B. CANNON
1907 - 1977

Annie L. CANNON
1909 - 1978

---------CANNON--------
A. Parker              Sarah P.
Oct 29, 1904      Nov 9, 1892
May 1, 1973

Jim CANNON
1901 - 1965

Otho H. CANNON
  Kentucky
PFC 198 INF
World War II
Aug 20, 1910
July 11, 1943

Riley R. CANNON
Jan 8, 1924 - May 4, 1940
Gone But Not Forgotten

Ben CANNON
July 24, 1926 - May 10, 1998

J. Thomas MASSIE
Tech 4 US ARMY
  World War II
Sept 3, 1919 Apr 26, 1991

Rener A. CANNON
April 27, 1888 - June 5, 1989
Gone But Not Forgotten

Leslie V. Cannon
1892 - 1960

Baby B
dau of W.H. & L.B. CANNON
born Feb 24, 1906
(The stone has sunk into the ground, cannot be read))

Infant Son of
W.H. & L.B. CANNON
Born and Died
Jan 17, 1900
Gone But Not Forgotten

Lucy B.CANNON
Apr 20, 1873 - July 8, 1937
Gone But Not Forgotten
MOTHER

William H. CANNON
1867-1933
at rest

Nancy J. wife of W.H. CANNON
born May 29, 1873
died Oct 5, 1897

Sarah CANNON HURT
1834 - 1902

Sarah wife of David CANNON
born May 12, 1803
died Jan 27, 1885
eptitath is illegible

David CANNON
born Oct 23, 1805
died Jan 27, 1885
Whilst in this tomb our father
His spirit is above
In realms of bliss, it never dies
But knows a saviors love

Minnie Ann CANNON
born Jan 23, 1873
died Dec 3, 1876
a little flower of love, that blossoned but to die
transplanted now above, to bloom with God on high

Cora E. FREDRICK
1880 - 1898

Our darling
Joyce Ann MASSIE
Oct 4, 1948 - Oct 4, 1948

--------Massie--------
Christine              Thomas
Feb 23, 1924      Sept 3, 1919
Mar 11, 1956     Apr 25, 1991

-------KENNER---------
D. Boone             Violet A.
May 29, 1920    Jan 18, 1927
                           Jan 19, 1961
   Married July 6, 1946

---------STRADER-----------
Gary Ray                   Sandra Michelle
May 23, 1967                 Mar 27, 1967
Aug 12, 1989

Karen J. STRADER
Dec 27, 1965
Dec 29, 1965

Jesse Lee MARKHAM
Kentucky US USNR
World War II
Sept 29 1909  June 20 1956

Clyde HIGHTOWER

HIGHTOWER
Twin Sons

Patricia HIGHTOWER

HIGHTOWER
Infant twin girls

Beulah HIGHTOWER
1911 - 1931

Jessie Allen PURSLEY
March 20 1964
March 21 1964

----------MARKHAM-------------
Robert C.             Ethel
1905 - 1958        1916 - 1962

Jesse L. MARKHAM
Sept 29 1909
June 20 1956

MORTON MADDOX
P.F.C. US Army
World War II
June 6 1905 - Jan 13 1992

Myrtle May MADDOX
Jan 23 1928
June 30 1996

Barry MARKHAM
Nov 27 1955  - Nov 28 1955

Larry MARKHAM
Nov 27 1955 -  Nov 28 1955

C T MARKHAM
Dec 17 1947

George W. POWELL
Nov 1917  -  Dec 1917

Mary B
wife of
J. H. GOENS
Nov 20, 1869 -  July 22, 1906

-------------MARKHAM-------------
Thomas A                 Jennie B
Oct 4, 1872              Oct 28 1879
June 8 1952            May 26 1967

Marvin L MARKHAM
Oct 11 1932
Oct 12 1932

Mable Evlin MARKHAM
Oct 15 1933
Dec 16 1933

-----------------POWELL----------------
Eugene                   Bertha
Aug 2 1926             Aug 16 1894
May 20 1943          Oct 9  1975
 

Mary B
wife of G W STOKES
March 6 1883
Nov 11 1905

----------------MARKHAM----------------
Limmie                                   Cyndia
Sept 3 1910                       Nov 18 1912
July 25 1965

Nellie JONES
July 16 1888
Feb 9 1977

----------MARKHAM------------
             Father
George L 1879  - 1949
            Sons
Roy L. 1904  1931
George D 1907 - 19

Waymond  David HIGHTOWER
son of David and Linda
April 29 1963 - July 24 1978

--------------HIGHTOWER --------------
Ellis                                    Mamie
April 29 1893              Feb 18, 1901
Dec 11, 1975              May 28 1976

Imogene HIGHTOWER
Feb 2 1942
Feb 19 1942

Waymon Lee HIGHTOWER
Sept 21 1926
Feb 17 1927

George Ed. HIGHTOWER
May 21 1893
Dec 14 1976

------------WEST--------------
Willie Richard              Mattie Idell
April 28 1937                 Jan 9 1936
                                        Oct 5 1993
          Married Nov 7 1962

----------------JONES--------------------
Louise Elwood               Gracie LAMB
March 27 1914                  June 27 1917
May 5 1965
 

Lillie Lamb AMSBAUGH
Nov 1 1913
Sept 28 1974
Loved Daughter of Walter and Lula LAMB

Dennis HIGHTOWER
Apr 14 1914   -   Aug 12, 1994

----------HIGHTOWER-----------
Creed W                     Carrie L.
Jan 4 1886                 Jan 3 1890
Sept 22 1863            Jan 31 1965

(Next 3 stones are identical)
Selton HIGHTOWER
Feb 28 1928
Dec 15 1828

Cecil HIGHTOWER
June 2 1919
Feb 28 1920

Silas HIGHTOWER
July 23 1910
Oct 21 1910

Alder HIGHTOWER
June 12 1816
Sept 14 1931

(broken stone)
HUSBAND
Shedrick SCOTT
D. April 12 1913  AGE 87

WIFE
Narcisus SCOTT
D. April 6 1906  AGE 61

M L HIGHTOWER
Oct 18 1869
Dec 22 1947

Allen HIGHTOWER
born Sep 17, 1863
died July 28, 1989

------------HIGHTOWER----------
     Archie W.             Jettie A.
   Jan 11 1894          Oct 20 1896
  Sept 18 1968        Mar 30 1965
     Gone but not Forgotten

Come Ye Blessed
J B HIGHTOWER
Mar 24 1867
Jun 2 1951

Susan HIGHTOWER
1871 - 1929
Gone but not forgotten

Evaline F
wife of Andrew J. HIGHTOWER
Oct 12 1835
Oct 31 1915

A J HIGHTOWER
born Jun 27, 1822
died Dec 14, 1897

Mack HIGHTOWER
born Apr 12, 1858
died Nov 18, 1900
 

A complete transcription of the cemetery is available for purchase directly from the cemetery: 
"The book alphabetically lists all people buried in the cemetery (to the best of our knowledge).  The book can be purchased by sending $20 + $1 shipping to 2010 Stringtown Rd., Elkton, Ky 42220.  All money received for the purchase of these books goes into our maintenance fund which is used for mowing, trimming etc.  Anyone ordering the book should enclose a piece of paper indicating that they wish to purchase a book and the adddress to which they want the book sent." 
 

Transcribed and copyrighted by Karen and Rachel Combs <kcombs@commandnet.net>

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