Mississippi USGenWeb Archives

 Coletown Cemetery
Lamar County, MS

Tombstone Photographs

Location:  From Hwy. 11 in Purvis, MS, turn West onto Shelby Speights Drive.  Cross railroad and bear right, onto Main Street about 3 blocks, turn left onto Mulberry Street between parking lot and new Courthouse.  Follow approx. 2 miles to paved crossroad with a Primitive Baptist Church sign (Cemetery Road).  Turn right, go about 1/2 mile to Coletown Church on right and main part of cemetery on left.

The photographs in this portion of the archives were taken by:
LaDell Williams (ldw)


(Click on the underlined links to download the tombstone photograph)

Willie Lemuel, h/o Wynema Foshee, 1918-1989  (ldw)
Ella M., 1888-1968  (ldw)
Ada (Clark), w/o George Locklin Bounds, 1879-1911  (ldw)
Nancy (Willard), w/o Rubin Bounds, 1906-1978  (ldw)
Rubin, h/o Nancy Willard, 1900-1986  (ldw)
Albert Quitman, h/o Pearlie Fillingame, 1881-1960  (ldw)
Hilbert, h/o Lula Fay Rouse, 1908-1940  (ldw)
Lula Fay (Rouse), w/o Hilbert Broadus, 1905-1987  (ldw)
Pearlie (Fillingame), w/o Albert Quitman Broadus, 1888-1950  (ldw)
Demaris (Simmons), w/o John Terrell Carley, 1846-1910  (ldw)
Edna (Lane), w/o Wallace Carley, Sr., 1910-1960  (ldw)
John Terrell, h/o Demaris Simmons, 1843-1912  (ldw)
Wallace "Wab", Sr., h/o Enda Lane, 1906-1975  (ldw)
J. D. "Dick", 1913-1960  (ldw)
Maxie M. (Waltman), w/o William B. Dearman, 1894-1965  (ldw)
William B., h/o Maxie M. Waltman, 1889-1973  (ldw)

Angeline Housley    1846 - 1834  W/o Daniel B. Fillingame(ldw)
Daniel B.  1848 - 18 Jan 1936 (ldw)
Joseph  14 Sep 1885 - 18 Jul 1924(ldw)
Lillie Mae Powell Bryant   23 Jul 1899 - 18 Jul 1924 w/o Joseph Fillingame (ldw)
James Heard, h/o Mattie F., 1846-1896  (ldw)
Mattie F., w/o James Heard, 1852-1928  (ldw)
Ella (Bounds), w/o John Hartfield, 1874-1951  (ldw)
John, h/o Ella Bounds, 1868-1960  (ldw)
Phillip, s/o John Hartfield & Ella Bounds, 1896-1917  (ldw)
George Wilson, h/o Stella Ione Foxworth, 1865-1916  (ldw)
Ernest Cecil, h/o Viola "Vicky" McGregor, 1918-1991  (ldw)
Fannie B., w/o John R. Moragne, 1884-1974  (ldw)
Herbert Clyde "Hub", h/o Sarah Martha "Mattie" Fillingame, 1891-1957  (ldw)
Isaac P., MS Pvt., 155th Inf., 39th Div. - WW I, d. 1931  (ldw)
John R., h/o Fannie B., 1880-1956  (ldw)
John William, h/o Mary Frances, 1857-1951  (ldw)
Mary Frances, w/o John William Moragne, 1861-1939  (ldw)
William Harris, 1899-1948  (ldw)
Edwina (Clark), w/o John Pulford, 1886-1909  (ldw)
Calvin Abney, h/o Minervia Annie Murray, 1889-1964  (ldw)
Minervia Annie (Murray), w/o Calvin Abney Purvis, 1893-1942  (ldw)
Oliver C., 1916-1984  (ldw)
Phyllis A., 1957-1979  (ldw)

Fannie L, 1915-1979  (ldw)
Tera Marquerite, b. & d. 1979  (ldw)
Annie Bell (Caton), 1st w/o William Edwin Stewart, 1904-1921  (ldw)
Bertha, w/o Rex Stewart, 1904-1990  (ldw)
Catherine D. (Hartfield), w/o Daniel Webster Stewart, 1856-1903  (ldw)
Daniel Webster, h/o Catherine Hartfield, 1855-1918  (ldw)
Hattie Leona (Bond), w/o Peter Harvey Stewart, 1894-1969  (ldw)
James Asa, h/o Virginia Bourgeouis, 1880-1951  (ldw)
Lee, h/o Alma, 1905-1968  (ldw)
Ora B., w/o W. E. "Gene" Stewart, 1902-1980  (ldw)
Peter Harvey, h/o Hattie Leona bond, 1892-1971  (ldw)
Rex, h/o Bertha, 1914-1990  (ldw)
Virginia (Bourgeouis), w/o James Asa Stewart, 1883-1964  (ldw)
W. E. "Gene", h/o Ora B., 1902-1983  (ldw)
William Edwin, m.(1) Annie Bell Caton, (2) Ethel Johnson, 1895-1929  (ldw)
Thomas M., Maj. WW II, 1917-1945  (ldw)
Thomas E., 1942-1977  (ldw)

Do you have any headstone photos from this or any other Mississippi cemetery to add to the collection? If so, see How To Contribute.

This page is maintained by  Rhonda Smith.

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