Rather Cemetery - Black

Shelby County Texas

Transcribed by Leonard Irish on August 29, 1999.

Take Highway 87 South from Center, Texas, through Shelbyville to the community of Hurstown. Just before you reach F.M. Road 139 you will see the Cemetery sign on the left side of the road.  The Cemetery is located about 0.2 mile off the road.  The cemetery is divided into two sections one for the white community and one for the black community. 

This page contains persons interred in the black area of the Cemetery, for others click below:

Letter A Through H Letter I Through Z

 

Burtur Ayers 02/28/1895 04/14/1932 Texas Pvt. 812 Pioneer Infantry WWII
J. W. Ayers 12/20/1888 04/19/1962 -
Johnie Quinn Ayers 10/13/1900 08/27/1922 -
M. L. Ayers 02/23/1881 04/14/1915 Son of L. & Matilda Ayers
Matilda Ayers 1855 1933 -
Mattie Ayers 05/11/1889 02/17/1970 -
Rose Mary Baines 1942 1998 -
Evelyn J. Booth Baldwin 10/08/1955 05/12/2005 Dau. of Quincy & Linnie Booth -- Per Linette Moore
Buster Battle 12/28/1876 12/23/1945 -
Nellie Battle 09/12/1877 05/16/1951 -
Cator Biggers 01/28/1916 05/03/1981 Sgt. US Army WWII, Hus. of Rubye Mae Lister Biggers
Rubye Mae Lister Biggers 02-11-1925 03-11-2009 Wife of Cator Biggers
Clifton Booth 1916 1973 Tec 5.  US Army WWII
Mrs. Linnie Booth 03/13/1925 02/23/1994 -
Mose Booth 01/01/1895 02/13/1969 -
Booth, Quincy 07/23/1920 10/15/1983 Hus. of Linnie Booth -- Per Linette Moore
Sudie Booth 06/19/1896 09/25/1971 -
Virginia Booth 02/14/1882 07/24/1981 -
Fletta Carr 09/02/1924 04/27/1991 -
Mach Carr 01/29/1921 06/1987 -
Kevin O'Neal Carringon 1966?? 06/01/2017 -
Lucille Ruth Carrington 08/02/1935 04/22/2003 -
Matilda Carroll 11/19/1902 12/04/1986 -
W. J. Carroll 07/19/1906 07/19/1991 -
Cleo Cartwright 12/06/1921 11/28/1993 Pfc US Army WWII
Eirsa Cartwright 10/08/1922 04/04/1994 -
Gillie Cartwright 09/14/1919 09/30/1994 Pfc US Army WWII
L. C. Cartwright 03/19/1921 04/12/1990 -
Lissie L. Cartwright 10/02/1893 03/30/1972 -
Maggie Cartwright 07/10/1915 09/31/1965 -
Mennie Cartwright - 06/27/1913 -
Vinnie L. Cartwright 12/23/1897 11/15/1952 -
Virtrue Cartwright 10/14/1907 01/09/1989 -
Drebon Chumley 10-11-1940 11-25-2003 -
Ella J. Chumbley 05/31/1884 03/25/1968 -
Fanny S. Chumley 02/07/1881 01/22/1970 -
John A. Chumley 12/12/1902 11/07/1970 -
Leo Chumley 1907 1961 -
Verna Lee Chumley 08/16/1914 01/05/2009 -
Wiley Chumley 1865 04/04/1949 -
A. B. Crain 02/05/1870 07/04/1954 -
Elvie Crain 10/17/1877 06/08/1934 -
Perry Crain 1905 1968 -
Limmie Neal Eaden-Lister 06/05/1931 08/19/2010 Wife of Vinnie Lister
Claudis Eddins, Jr. 07/24/1929 01/01/1993 Pfc. US Army
Joe C. Eddins 06/19/1894 09/02/1979 -
Mrs. Lizzie Eddins 01/28/1898 04/15/1976 -
Ella T. Edwards 1880 1969 -
Frank Edwards 11/08/1876 04/04/1944 -
George H. Edwards 06/05/1937 03/07/1974 -
Jimmie Edwards 05/24/1914 08/10/1969 -
Mary Edwards 01/29/1914 04/06/1954 -
Tempa Edwards 02/12/1877 03/01/1929 -
Edna McClelland Garrett 10/23/1918 09/09/2006 Wife of Ellis Garrett
Edward Garrett 12/10/1912 04/05/1989 -
Ellis Garrett 03/20/1916 07/03/1969 Husband of Edna McClelland Garrett
Mrs. Oper L. Garrett 04/24/1915 09/30/1969 -
Linda Marie Booth Henderson 08/28/1951 05/03/1991 -
Wera Crain Hines 10/25/1909 07/29/1985 -
Christene Jenkins 08-06-1929 11-07-2010 -
Rosetta Jenkins 06/10/1938 11/14/1994 -
Frank A. Johnson 12/07/1942 08/14/1945 -
Imogene Land Jones 10/28/1930 05/14/2003 -
Infant Kelly 12/01/1913 12/01/1913 Child of P. I. Kelly
Montrell King 12/21/1924 09/19/1993 -
Namon King 1952? 10/03/2016 -
Argie Land 12/20/1916 05/27/1985 -
A. J. Land 06/30/1910 03/13/1966 -
Bobbid Joe Land 08/30/1937 05/27/2000 Husb of Mary Homer Land
Deary Land 08/16/1919 12/04/1982 -
Harry Leon Land - - -
Jane Ann Land 09/08/1907 06/14/2017 Married 11/11/1923--109 Years Old
Joe Land 05/16/1902 1205/1949 -
Lucy Land 1910 1913 -
Mae Ola Land 04/30/1927 02/20/2001 Wife of Leo Land
Mae Willie Land 02/02/1902 07/09/1945 -
Michael Anthony Land 08-11-1963 11-10-2007
Millie Land 12/10/1879 04/24/1928 -
Ralph Land - 1953 -
Ruby Mae Land 10/14/1927 11/05/1974 -
Samuel Lane, Jr. 10/03/1901 01/23/1955 Married 11/11/1923
Tom Land 05/07/1928 03/02/1985 -
Willie Land 01/01/1895 06/03/1921 -
Slatha C. Lane 04/12/1931 09/24/1960 -
Aaron Lewis 1927 1967 -
Carrie B. Lewis 11/09/1903 06/28/1982 -
Hurlon Lewis 1930 1991 -
C. H. (Clyde) Lister 7/25/1931 04/25/2013 Hus. of Joy Etta Lister
Dolena Lister 12/26/1899 01/26/1958 -
James Oliver Lister 04/04/1933 09/01/1933 -
James T. Lister 09/06/1910 10/10/1985 -
Joy Etta Lister ??? 11/16/2017 -
Veronica Lynetta Lister 12/09/1956 02/18/1957 -
Vinnie Selvon Lister 05-14-1930 11-04-2009 Husb. of Limmie N. Eaden Lister
Willie L. Lister, Sr. 12/19/1899 10/08/1962 -
Sentrilla McCarry 07/12/1881 09/30/1922 -
Lewis McCland 03/12/1875 09/20/1942 -
Ada McClelland 05/12/1875 01/22/1968 -
Billie McClelland 04/15/1868 03/03/1907 -
Charlie E. McClelland 01/08/1906 01/10/1989 -
Christene Watts McClelland 03-17-1928 12-20-2005 Wife of Jimmy McClelland
Eldora McClelland 03/01/1906 02/03/1989 -
Ella M. McClelland 05/11/1884 04/25/1971 -
Ersel Mae Chumley McClelland 1918 2007 -
Fred McClelland 09/09/1900 05/03/1990 -
Freddie Mae McClelland 09/18/1934 12/23/1977 -
J. T. McClelland 12/22/1902 04/29/1994 -
James E. McClelland 01/30/1833 01/08/1881 -
Jimmy J. McClelland 03/13/1927 01/21/2003 Husb of Christene McClelland
Joe McClelland 06/25/1888 09/05/1955 -
Rev. Johnny McClelland 03/13/1940 12/16/1985 -
Lemond McClelland 02/21/1921 07/01/1978 Pfc US Army WWII
Lula McClelland 08/20/1888 10/22/1970 -
Margaret McClelland 1860 1895 Wife of Andy McClelland
Marvin McClelland 01/04/1926 05/06/1980 -
Mary McClelland 10/31/1907 1999 -
Mary McClelland 02/06/1891 04/05/1963 -
Raymond Earl Brinson McClelland 09/27/1957 05/19/1997 -
Salatha L. McClelland 05/28/1906 05/28/1906 -
Sammie M. McClelland 12/02/1926 02/07/1997 -
Sarah McClelland 10/07/1885 01/22/1972 -
Talmadge Frog McClelland 1918 1989 -
Walter McClelland, Jr. 1938 1968 -
Walter McClelland 07/12/1884 06/26/1979 -
David McCowin 06/10/1921 03/29/1970 Texas Pfc 3260 QMC Co. WWII
Mrs. Early McCowin 1901 1972 -
Bertha Montgomery 06/15/1894 09/04/1970 -
C. A. Montgomery 01/17/1878 01/26/1965 -
Charles H. Montgomery 05/18/1920 02/15/1995 Pvt US Army WWII
Elia Montgomery 08/12/1969 - -
Mattie Eugene Montgomery 08/21/1895 08/23/1935 -
Rudolph L. Montgomery 03/18/1922 01/21/1992 Pvt US Army WWII
Willie V. Montgomery 12/23/1888 - -
Mae Ella Moore 1940?? 06/08/2018 -
Sonya Lynn Moore 08/06/1966 01/28/1991 -
Willie Earl Moore 1937 ? 06-28-2015 Hus. of Mae Ella Moore
Mrs. A. V. Polley 1910 1985 -
Amos Polley 1907 1981 -
Dorothy Mae Polley 1937?? 05-26-2018 -
James Robert Polley 1938?? 02/01/2018 Hus. of Dorothy Jordan Polley
Maudine Polley 03/22/1918 11/23/1964 -
W. J. Polley 04/25/1937 02/22/1976 -
Billie Marie McClelland Provost 04/21/1932 08/01/2016 Wife of Mac Provost
A. M. Randall 11/13/1898 04/13/1919 -
Deary Randall 09/12/1895 07/24/1959 Pfc Co. B 332 Service WWII
Deary Randall, Jr. 05/09/1936 03/06/1985 -
Drucella Randall - - -
Infant Randall - - Dau of Willie & Classis Randall
Green Randall - - -
J. B. Randall 09/18/1904 04/05/1941 -
J. L. Randall 03/21/1929 0101/1976 -
Jim Randall 05/03/1932 11/19/1960 Texas Pvt Co.16 Armd Div.
John Randall - - -
Lee Anner Randall 08/18/1889 10/26/1980 -
Lillian Randall 12/12/1906 12/22/1987 -
Phil Randall - - -
Ray N. Randall 03/18/1933 07/24/1967 -
Roberta Randall 07/16/1900 04/10/1966 -
Wesley Randall 03/03/1892 09/20/1903 Son of John & Drucella Randall
Willie Ray Randall 12/28/1936 09/30/1959 -
Willie Ray Randall, Jr. 02/07/1957 08/29/1957 -
Merty McClelland Roberson 10/17/1891 10/31/1985 -
Jarvie Jonathan Robinson 08/17/1957 02/19/2011 Hus. of Saingla Baker Robinson
Rev. Milton Robinson, Jr.    ?1929? 05-18-2012 Hus. of Mary Robinson
Lon L. Ruth 1932 1974 -
Mrs. Mary Ruth 1900 1990 -
Oscar T. Ruth 08/23/1919 12/21/1978 Tec 5 US Army WWII
Mrs. Weder Ruth 1900 1991 -
Willie Ruth 02/17/1901 04/19/1973 -
Alberta Sharp 06/03/1888 02/07/1926 -
Henry Smith 12/22/1861 01/28/1939 -
Ollie Smith 11/08/1888 - -
Callie L. Sparks 03/13/1919 01/10/1988 Married 03/13/1943-Melvin Sparks
Mattie A. Sparks 02/02/1891 05/27/1984 -
Melvin Sparks 09/02/1919 - Married 03/13/1943-Callie Sparks
Brenda K. Suell 02/16/1951 - -
M. L. Suell, Jr. 12/30/1949 11/22/1973 -
Veartice Thomas 1959 1958 -
Dalma Thompson 06/16/1915 06/22/1984 Pvt US Army WWII
Georgia Thompson - 1959 -
Georgia Valsin 02/22/1919 02/08/?? -
Leavy D. Walker 08/12/1912 02/26/1994 -
A. Carlene White 09/04/1964 09/08/1964 -
Etta Mae White 07/05/1918 06/12/2015 -
Joe L. White 1945? 04/20/2011 -
Joseph Ester White 07/06/1915 06/03/1988 -
Ervin Dewayne Williams 1982 2007 -

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