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306    CENTER GROVE BIBLE BAPTIST [K85.1]

      Location - Oakland Township. East side of SR 2218, Old NC 87, at Old 15-501, 0.2 mile south of SR 2222, Johnny Shaw Road

      Coordinates: 35d 38m 30.8s N; 79d 10m 51.8s W Click here for Google maps

      In 2003 Clarence Poe Jr., Barbara Pugh, and Jane Pyle recorded 119 gravestones and noted both field stones and unmarked gravesites.

      Owner: Trustees.
      Legal Description: Parcel 62805.
      Topo Quadrant: Pittsboro.
      Church owned: Yes. Denomination: Bible Baptist.
      Used: Yes.
      Number of graves: 119.
      Cemetery size: 120' x 64'.
      White: Yes.
      Unrestricted access: Yes.
      Well maintained: Yes.
      Enclosed: Yes.
      Enclosed explanation: Chain link fence 4' high, unlocked gate.
      Enclosed conditions: Good.
      Markers: Yes.
      Markers with inscriptions: Yes.
      Number of readable markers: 119.
      Last burial: 2002.
      First burial: 1880.
      Markers damaged: Yes.
      Listed: Yes.
      Listed explanation: Included in "Gravesites in Chatham County." Shown as "not inventoried.".

      Significant events: Formerly known as Center Grove Christian Church.

      Last canvassed by: Clarence Poe, Jr., Barbara Pugh and Jane Pyle 919 542-4614. Date: June 2003.


  1. Baker, Selina (Jones)   (b. 23 Oct 1959 - d. 16 Apr 1998)
      • Location row 10. column 12a.
  2. Bland, Daisy Lee   (b. 1 Aug 1882 - d. 29 Jul 1945)
      • "Sister". Triple headstone "Bland". Footstone: DLB. Location row 1. column South side of plot.
  3. Bland, Jerusha D. Johnson   (b. 5 Feb 1851 - d. 12 Feb 1942)
      • Wife of T. J. Bland. Triple headstone "Bland". Footstone: JDB. Location row 1. column Middle of plot.
  4. Bland, Rose B.   (b. 2 Jul 1877 - d. Unknown)
      • "Sister". Triple headstone "Bland". Footstone: RBB. Location row 1. column North side of plot.
  5. Brewer, Lilla   (b. 13 Sep 1867 - d. 20 Jun 1901)
      • "Thy will be done". Double headstone. Location row 2. column 13.
  6. Brewer, Manton Elizabeth   (b. Abt 1847 - d. 9 Dec 1896)
      • Wife of S. W. Brewer. Daughter of David and Elizabeth Johnson. Location row 2. column 24.
  7. Brewer, Mary   (b. 4 Apr 1804 - d. 28 Aug 1889)
      • Wife of T. J. Brewer. "May they rest in peace". Double headstone. Footstone: M.B. Location row 2. column 20.
  8. Brewer, T. J.   (b. 1 Feb 1811 - d. 10 Aug 1880)
      • Husband of Mary Brewer. "May they rest in peace". Double headstone. Footstone: TJB. Location row 2. column 20.
  9. Brewer, William   (b. 6 May 1858 - d. 31 May 1915)
      • Husband of Lilla Brewer. "Thy will be done". Double headstone. Location row 2. column 13.
  10. Brown, Aubrey Russel   (b. 25 Mar 1924 - d. 8 May 1924)
      • Son of W.O. and Alma Brown. 14 empty, path from gate. Location row 2. column 15.
  11. Brown, Beulah   (b. 10 Sep 1892 - d. 3 May 1894)
      • Infant daughter of J.O. and O.V. Brown. "Asleep in Jesus". Location row 2. column 19.
  12. Brown, Lettie Emma   (b. 13 Aug 1905 - d. 24 Dec 1905)
      • Infant daughter of J.O. and O.V. Brown. Location row 2. column 16.
  13. Brown, Olive V.   (b. 23 Mar 1866 - d. 9 Feb 1906)
      • Wife of J.O. Brown. 17 empty. Location row 2. column 18.
  14. Burns, Angilet Williams   (b. 7 Sep 1847 - d. 13 Feb 1907)
      • Wife of J.M. Burns. Footstone: AWB. Footstone is leaning against headstone. Location row 3. column 9.
  15. Burns, J. M.   (b. 10 Apr 1838 - d. 14 Apr 1917)
      • Husband of Angilet Burns. "Forever with the Lord". Footstone: JMB. Footstone is leaning against headstone. Location row 3. column 10.
  16. Burns, Roland Franklin   (b. 3 Nov 1884 - d. 1 Dec 1963)
      • Son of J.M. and Angilet Burns. Location row 4.
  17. Clifton, Charles C.   (b. 20 Dec 1881 - d. 8 May 1956)
      • Husband of Lura Burns Clifton. Location row 4.
  18. Clifton, Lura Burns   (b. 8 Jul 1874 - d. 7 Mar 1954)
      • Wife of Charles C. Clifton. Location row 4.
  19. Dowdy, Graham Harold "Snooks"   (b. 10 Feb 1942 - d. 26 Aug 2000)
      • "Daddy". Double headstone. Location row 6.
  20. Dowdy, Hollis V.   (b. 2 Sep 1907 - d. 4 Sep 1962)
      • Husband of Ola S. Dowdy. Footstone: Father. Location row 6.
  21. Dowdy, J. Raymond   (b. 4 July 1906 - d. 26 Nov 1972)
      • Husband of Marguriette T. Dowdy. Dowdy Family plot. Footstone: Father. Location row 6.
  22. Dowdy, Linda A.   (b. 27 Aug 1942 - d. Unknown)
      • Wife of Oren E. Dowdy. Footstone: Mema. Location row 6.
  23. Dowdy, Lynda Lee   (b. 31 May 1943 - d. Unknown)
      • Wife of Graham Harold "Snooks" Dowdy. Double headstone. Footstone: Mama. Location row 6.
  24. Dowdy, Marguriette T.   (b. 22 Apr 1910 - d. 7 Jan 1990)
      • Wife of J. Raymond Dowdy. Dowdy Family plot. Footstone: Mother. Location row 6.
  25. Dowdy, Minnie E. Gunter   (b. 29 Jul 1889 - d. 7 Feb 1948)
      • Wife of William M. Dowdy. Dowdy Family plot. Footstone: Mother. Location row 6.
  26. Dowdy, Minter M.   (b. 9 Dec 1914 - d. 11 Dec 1915)
      • Son of W.N. and M.E. Dowdy. Dowdy Family plot. Footstone: MM. Location row 6.
  27. Dowdy, Ola S.   (b. 25 Jan 1908 - d. 26 Jul 1983)
      • Wife of Hollis V. Dowdy. Double headstone. Location row 6.
  28. Dowdy, Oren E. "Butch"   (b. 4 Mar 1940 - d. 26 Mar 1996)
      • Husband of Linda A. Dowdy. Dowdy Family plot. Footstone: Poppy. Location row 6.
  29. Dowdy, William M.   (b. 27 May 1879 - d. 6 Feb 1956)
      • Husband of Minnie E. Gunter Dowdy. Dowdy Family plot. Footstone: Father. Location row 6.
  30. Drier, Bret L.   (b. 7 Oct 1970 - d. 10 Jan 1971)
      • Son of Maxine Gunter Drier. Location row 2. column 6.
  31. Eddins, Alex   (b. 11 Nov 1870 - d. 9 July 1908)
      • Row 1.
  32. Eddins, Atlas G.   (b. 26 Dec 1860 - d. 5 Jan 1910)
      • Son of Sidney W. Eddins. "At Rest". Footstone: Son. Row 3. column 17.
  33. Eddins, Boby (sic)   (b. 22 Dec 1904 - d. 22 Dec 1904)
      • Son of C.M. and Ida Eddins. "At Rest". Row 3. column 13.
  34. Eddins, Cornelius Matthew   (b. 24 Mar 1873 - d. 11 May 1932)
      • Husband of Ida E. Eddins. "No Parting in Heaven". Side by side, but connected to wife. Row 3. column 12.
  35. Eddins, Emma Elizabeth   (b. 7 Aug 1900 - d. 6 Nov 1900)
      • Daughter of Lex and Bertha Eddins. Row 1.
  36. Eddins, Ida E. (Burns)   (b. 31 Jan 1871 - d. 18 Apr 1961)
      • Wife of Cornelius Matthew Eddins. "Asleep in Jesus". Side by side atop connect slab "Eddins" with vase in between. Row 3. column 11.
  37. Eddins, Mazie Hilliard Bunch   (b. 31 Jan 1830 - d. 28 Feb 1906)
      • Wife of S.W. Eddins. "At Rest" "Gone Home". Row 3. column 14.
  38. Eddins, Sidney W.   (b. 17 Dec 1829 - d. 31 Aug 1909)
      • Husband of Mazie Eddins. Father of Atlas G. Eddins. "At Rest". Footstone: Father. Row 3. column 17.
  39. Glosson, Betsey H.   (b. 14 Jul 1898 - d. 30 Apr 1951)
      • Wife of Spurgeon C. Glosson. Double headstone. Footstone: Mother. Row 6.
  40. Glosson, Daniel G., Sr.   (b. 3 Oct 1940 - d. 31 Jan 1991)
      • Husband of Diane B. Glosson. Footstone: DGG. Row 6.
  41. Glosson, Diane B.   (b. 28 Dec 1951 - d. Unknown)
      • Wife of Daniel G. Glosson, Sr. Footstone: DBG. Row 6.
  42. Glosson, John Spurgeon   (b. 24 Jun 1921 - d. 17 Apr 1933)
      • Row 6.
  43. Glosson, Spurgeon C.   (b. 14 Nov 1893 - d. 23 Jan 1966)
      • Husband of Betsey H. Glosson. Footstone: Father. Row 6.
  44. Gunter, A. J.   (b. 25 Jan 1847 - d. 7 Aug 1921)
      • Husband of Martha E. Gunter. Row 1.
  45. Gunter, Alvarado Banks   (b. 16 Nov 1873 - d. 27 Jun 1948)
      • Family headstone "Gunter", data on footstone. Row 4.
  46. Gunter, Arthur F.   (b. 25 Mar 1908 - d. 3 Aug 1908)
      • Son of William C. and Nannie L. Gunter. Footstone: Son. Row 5. column 1.
  47. Gunter, Curtis Glenn   (b. 1 Apr 1903 - d. 1 Aug 1984)
      • Husband of Katherine K. Gunter. Double headstone. Row 1. column 1.
  48. Gunter, Curtis Glenn, Jr.   (b. 5 Feb 1934 - d. 11 Dec 1964)
      • Son of Curtis G. and Katherine K. Gunter. North Carolina/ PFC US Army. Double headstone. Row 2. column 1.
  49. Gunter, Elizabeth Groce   (b. 4 Aug 1861 - d. 19 Apr 1928)
      • Wife of Wellon Norman Gunter. Row 3. column 7.
  50. Gunter, Eudora   (b. 5 Jan 1898 - d. 10 Jan 1932)
      • Family headstone "Gunter", data on footstone. Row 4.
  51. Gunter, Fredie A.   (b. 8 Aug 1879 - d. 15 Jun 1902)
      • Son of Wellon and Elizabeth Gunter. "Fredie is sweetly sleeping in Jesus' blessed love, though we are sadly weeping, We'll meet in heaven above". Jr. O. U. A. M at top of all inscriptions. Row 3. column 6.
  52. Gunter, James Lewis   (b. 11 Jun 1936 - d. 23 Apr 1989)
      • Griffin Funeral Home marker. Row 6.
  53. Gunter, James R.   (b. 24 Jan 1887 - d. 5 Mar 1947)
      • Husband of Lilla Gunter. "Sleep and take thy rest / God calls away when He thinks best". Double headstone. Row 3. column 3.
  54. Gunter, Katherine K.   (b. 7 Aug 1912 - d. 10 Nov 1995)
      • Wife of Curtis G. Gunter, Sr. Double headstone. Row 1. column 1.
  55. Gunter, Lilla   (b. 18 Mar 1878 - d. 24 Mar 1950)
      • Wife of James R. Gunter. "Sleep and take thy rest / God calls away when He thinks best". Double headstone. Note: Under large GUNTER, it has "James R." and for her "Lilla Gunter", so she may have been born a Gunter. Row 3. column 3.
  56. Gunter, Martha Ann Ellis   (b. 22 Feb 1852 - d. 29 Oct 1938)
      • Wife of J. S. Gunter. Row 3. column 2.
  57. Gunter, Martha E.   (b. 13 Sep 1851 - d. 12 Jan 1911)
      • Wife of A.J. Gunter. Row 1.
  58. Gunter, Nannie L.   (b. 6 Aug 1879 - d. 26 Nov 1936)
      • Wife of William C. Gunter. Double headstone. Footstone: Mother. Row 2. column 4.
  59. Gunter, Paul   (b. 4 Aug 1904 - d. 15 Sep 1941)
      • Family headstone "Gunter", data on footstone. Row 4.
  60. Gunter, Percy Banks   (b. 25 Mar 1900 - d. 19 May 1933)
      • Family headstone "Gunter", data on footstone. Row 4.
  61. Gunter, Thomas M.   (b. 13 Apr 1893 - d. 27 Mar 1913)
      • Hand lettered. Row 1.
  62. Gunter, Wellon Norman   (b. 25 Dec 1853 - d. 3 Aug 1938)
      • Husband of Elizabeth Groce Gunter. Double headstone. Row 3. column 7.
  63. Gunter, William C.   (b. 14 Sep 1872 - d. 4 Jun 1930)
      • Husband of Nannie L. Gunter. Row 2. column 4.
  64. Gunter, Willie Josephine   (b. 5 Oct 1875 - d. 28 Jul 1933)
      • Family headstone "Gunter", data on footstone. Row 4.
  65. Harward, Beatrice S.   (b. 20 Feb 1946 - d. Unknown)
      • Wife of Bob E. Harward. Double headstone. Row 5. column 22.
  66. Harward, Bettie Lloyd   (b. 31 Dec 1860 - d. 10 Jan 1954)
      • Wife of H.R. Harward. Double headstone. Footstone: BLH. Row 5. column 19.
  67. Harward, Bob E.   (b. 15 Mar 1934 - d. 4 Jul 1994)
      • Husband of Beatrice S. Harward. Double headstone. Row 5. column 21.
  68. Harward, Eva   (b. 1906 - d. 1949)
      • Granite footstone. Row 5. column 16.
  69. Harward, Grace   (b. 1905 - d. 1957)
      • Granite footstone. Row 5. column 18.
  70. Harward, H. R.   (b. 16 Jan 1858 - d. 4 Aug 1943)
      • Double headstone. Footnote: HRH. Row 5. column 20.
  71. Harward, Henry   (b. 1901 - d. 1965)
      • Granite footstone. Row 5. column 17.
  72. Harward, J. N. E.   (b. Unknown - d. 1927)
      • Granite footstone. Row 5. column 15.
  73. Harward, Margaret A. "Polly"   (b. 3 Feb 1934 - d. 11 Apr 1970)
      • Row 5. column 20.
  74. Harward, Wilma McDaniel   (b. 1899 - d. 1921)
      • See sketch of Robert Glenn McDaniel card. Row 5. column 14.
  75. Holland, W. R.   (b. 28 May 18-- - d. 3 Feb 1899)
      • Son of W.J. and O -- A Holland. "Asleep in Jesus". Row 1.
  76. Holt, Elizabeth   (b. 12 Aug 1858 - d. 21 Jul 1908)
      • Wife of James N. Holt. Row 4.
  77. Johnson, Aneliza Gilmore   (b. 1850 - d. 1934)
      • Wife of J.A. Johnson. Double headstone. Row 3. column 25.
  78. Johnson, David   (b. 13 Sep 1800 - d. 6 Nov 1897)
      • Husband of Elizabeth H. Johnson. "Gone but not forgotten". Row 2. column 23.
  79. Johnson, Elizabeth H.   (b. 27 Dec 1809 - d. 14 Jul 1891)
      • Wife of David Johnson. "Asleep in Jesus". Row 2. column 22.
  80. Johnson, Joseph Andrew   (b. 1848 - d. 1905)
      • Husband of Aneliza Gilmore Johnson. Double headstone. Row 3. column 25.
  81. Johnson, Porter M.   (b. 27 Jun 1887 - d. 11 Jun 1930)
      • "A friend to his country and a believer in Christ". Row 3. column 26.
  82. Jones, Donald Wayne   (b. 14 Jan 1960 - d. 20 Mar 2002)
      • "Beloved father, son, brother, uncle, and friend". Picture attached. Row 7.
  83. Jones, Hallie F.   (b. 1914 - d. 1989)
      • Miller Funeral Home marker. Row 6.
  84. Jones, Katherine H.   (b. 17 Jul 1963 - d. 8 Aug 1970)
      • Row 5. column 11a.
  85. Knight, Elizabeth Frances (Lawrence)   (b. 30 Apr 1845 - d. 29 Apr 1919)
      • Wife of J.H. Knight. Row 1.
  86. Knight, James Henry   (b. 24 Dec 1842 - d. 2 Jul 1905)
      • Husband of Elizabeth Frances Lawrence Knight. Row 1.
  87. Maves, Evie Lynn   (b. 19 May 1917 - d. 19 Feb 2002)
      • Funernal home marker. Row 5. column 3.
  88. McDaniel, Ella (Davis)   (b. 1874 - d. 1958)
      • See sketch of Robert Glenn McDaniel card. Row 5. column 12.
  89. McDaniel, Robert Glenn   (b. 1907 - d. 1941)
      • See sketch of Robert Glenn McDaniel card. Row 5. column 10.
  90. McDaniel, Robert L.   (b. 1877 - d. 1934)
      • See sketch of Robert Glenn McDaniel card. Row 5. column 13.
  91. Moore, Luther L.   (b. Abt 1892 - d. 15 Oct 1918)
      • Row 6.
  92. Perry, Agnes L.   (b. 25 Dec 1878 - d. 12 May 1926)
      • Wife of Bob Allen Perry. Row 4.
  93. Perry, Bob Allen   (b. 19 Dec 1877 - d. 16 Dec 1949)
      • Husband of Agnes L. Perry. Row 4.
  94. Perry, Nettie (McDaniel)   (b. 1912 - d. 1938)
      • See sketch of Robert Glenn McDaniel card. Row 5. column 11.
  95. Perry, Robert Vernon   (b. 24 Jul 1910 - d. 27 Aug 1914)
      • Son of Bob Allen and Agnes L. Perry. Footstone: RVP. Row 4.
  96. Poe, Annie B.   (b. 20 Jul 1901 - d. 26 Apr 1963)
      • Footstone: Mother. Row 5. column 9.
  97. Poe, Cora (Holder)   (b. 21 Aug 1872 - d. 22 Oct 1948)
      • Wife of John Robert Poe. Triple headstone "Poe". Row 4.
  98. Poe, John Robert   (b. 29 Oct 1869 - d. 22 Aug 1938)
      • Husband of Cora Holder Poe. Triple headstone "Poe". Row 4.
  99. Poe, Lattie D.   (b. 31 Aug 1896 - d. 28 Jun 1964)
      • Row 5. column 8.
  100. Poe, Pearl (Reid)   (b. 28 May 1889 - d. 22 Feb 1973)
      • Wife of R. Vann Poe. Double headstone. Row 1. column 3.
  101. Poe, Reuben Vann   (b. 30 Apr 1886 - d. 9 Oct 1944)
      • Husband of Pearl R. Poe. Double headstone. Row 1. column 3.
  102. Poe, Robert   (b. 11 Apr 1906 - d. 13 Jan 1907)
      • Son of John and Cora Poe. Triple headstone "Poe". Row 4.
  103. Sanders, L. D.   (b. 20 Jan 1888 - d. 21 Sep 1907)
      • Row 6.
  104. Shaver, Myrtle G. C.   (b. 10 Apr 1900 - d. 21 May 1956)
      • Footstone: Mother. Row 5. column 5.
  105. Teusch, David Evaens   (b. 7 Apr 1851 - d. 26 Feb 1924)
      • Row 6.
  106. Thomas, Cornelious (Gunter)   (b. 16 Feb 1882 - d. 13 Dec 1936)
      • Wife of Frank B. Thomas. "Each duty done, they rest in peace". Row 3. column 1.
  107. Thomas, Flora E.   (b. 30 Mar 1841 - d. 18 Jun 1899)
      • Wife of J. W. Thomas. Row 1.
  108. Thomas, Notie (White)   (b. 25 Dec 1877 - d. 31 Aug 1948)
      • Wife of J. R. Thomas. Daughter of William H. and Sarah A. White. Four headstones in pebble bed, room for other graves in between (see sketch on card). Row 3. column 20.
  109. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Double. Row 5. column 22.
  110. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Double. Row 5. column 21.
  111. Unknown, Unknown   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Row 5. column 20.
  112. White, Cla Ora   (b. 26 Jun 1881 - d. 13 May 1925)
      • Daughter of William H. and Sarah A. White. "How sweet to think of her in her new home" "At Rest". Row 3. column 21.
  113. White, Robert Lee   (b. 14 Oct 1871 - d. 26 Apr 1923)
      • Row 4.
  114. White, Sarah A.   (b. 10 Jul 1842 - d. 3 Jan 1895)
      • Wife of William H. White. Row 3. column 22.
  115. White, William H.   (b. 6 Dec 1837 - d. 7 Sep 1922)
      • Husband of Sarah A. White. A Confederate Veteran. "A kind and affectionate husband and a loving father" "Resting sweetly, resting in Heaven" "A Confederate Veteran". Upper left corner broken off (see sketch on card). Row 3. column 23.
  116. Williams, Cornelia B.   (b. 20 Mar 1842 - d. 11 Oct 1922)
      • Wife of J. H. Williams. Row 2. column 8.
  117. Williams, David   (b. 8 May 1870 - d. 9 May 1900)
      • Son of J. H. and Cornelia B. Williams. "Death is but life, weep not". Row 2. column 12.
  118. Williams, Harold   (b. 17 Mar 1878 - d. 5 Jul 1897)
      • Son of J. H. and Cornelia B. Williams. "Safe in the arms of Jesus". Row 2. column 10.
  119. Williams, Harold M.   (b. 1924 - d. 1998)
      • Row 2. column 3.
  120. Williams, Ida (Moody)   (b. 21 Nov 1890 - d. 8 Nov 1960)
      • Wife of John Colon Williams. "Asleep in Jesus". Footstone: Mother. Row 2. column 5.
  121. Williams, J. H.   (b. 15 Jul 1839 - d. 20 Apr 1910)
      • Husband of Cornelia B. Williams. "Thy will be done". Row 2. column 9.
  122. Williams, Jasper Hoyle   (b. 11 Mar 1928 - d. 10 Mar 1997)
      • Row 2. column 4.
  123. Williams, John Colon   (b. 21 Jul 1880 - d. 23 Mar 1957)
      • Husband of Minnie Williams and Ida Moody Williams. "In a land where we will never grow old". Row 2. column 7.
  124. Williams, Martha D.   (b. 12 Jan 1898 - d. 25 Dec 1899)
      • Daughter of J. H. and Cornelia B. Williams. Broken at birthdate. Row 2. column 11.
  125. Williams, Minnie   (b. 18 Aug 1893 - d. 6 Jan 1919)
      • Wife of John Colon Williams. "We will meet again". Row 2. column 6.


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