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Cooks Hammock Cemetery
Mayo, Lafayette County, Florida

Lat: 29 55' 57.79", Lon: -83 16' 29.57"

Contributed by Eileen Reaves, Apr 22, 2008, last edited Jun 08, 2008 [ereaves06@prestigeconstrsys.com]. Total records = 68.

To reach this cemetery from the intersection of State Road 51 and US 27 in Mayo Florida, take State Road 51 South for 12.1 miles. Cemetery is on the right side of road.

Property for cemetery was donated by Mr. Bethel Hankins to the Cooks Hammock Methodist Church, later known as the United Methodist Church in Mayo. Fencing was donated by Misses Leota and Irene McKinney.

The cemetery is in above average condition. It is fenced, has beautiful oak trees, azaleas, gardenia bushes and dogwood trees. It is mowed regularly by the county and we have repaired almost all of the headstones.

I walked this cemetery again in Mar of 2008, taking photos of all the existing stones.

- Eileen Reaves

Adams, Thomas Lee McKinney, b. 10 Mar 1927 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 15 Jan 2004 Lubbock, TX, age: 77yr, In Loving Memory, Interment, Roaring Spgs, TX
Adkins, Joe, b. 13 Dec 1948, d. 7 Jun 1989, age: 41yr, s/o Maggie Adkins Cannon
Adkins, Milton Junior, b. 20 Sep 1945, d. 26 Feb 1994, age: 49yr, Have Faith In God, s/o Maggie Adkins Cannon
Adkins, Nellie, b. 14 Jul 1947, d. 1 May 2007, age: 60yr, d/o Maggie Adkins Cannon
Austin, Daniel Weaver, b. 16 Mar 1910, d. 22 Nov 1991, age: 81yr, WWII, Korea
Bryant, John R., b. 1844, d. 1870, age: 26yr, no marker, Pvt Co H, 5th FL Inf. CSA
Campbell, Jessie Mae McKinney, b. 21 May 1923 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 1 Mar 1984 Gainesville FL, age: 61yr, Loving Wife & Mother, w/o Virgil Jack Campbell
Campbell, Virgil Jack, b. 30 May 1920 Mayo FL, d. 4 Jun 1988 Gainesville FL, age: 68yr, Husband/Father/Soldier, CWO US Army,h/o Jessie M. McKinney
Cannon, Artie Driver Pearson, b. 18 Jun 1888, d. 26 Sep 1944 Cooks Hammock FL, age: 56yr, w/o (1) A.S.Pearson, Jr. (2)W.O.Cannon
Cannon, Artie Marie, b. 1926, d. 1928 Cooks Hammock FL, age: 2yr, d/o W.O. Cannon & Artie
Cannon, Calvin Owen, b. 22 Aug 1924 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 5 Nov 2006, age: 82yr, s/o W. O. Cannon & Artie
Cannon, Catherine Driggers, b. 1878, d. 1919 Cooks Hammock FL, age: 41yr, w/o W. O. Cannon
Cannon, Infant, b. 1918 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 1918 Cooks Hammock FL, age: 0yr, c/o W.O. Cannon & Catherine
Cannon, Maggie Adkins, b. 25 Jul 1924, d. 10 Feb 2002, age: 78yr, w/o Calvin Owen Cannon
Cannon, William Owen, b. 1876, d. 1964, age: 88yr, s/o Berry Cannon, h/o (1)Catherine (2) Artie
Cannon, Wyatt H., b. 24 Nov 1927 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 17 Apr 1996, age: 69yr, s/o W. O. Cannon & Artie, USAF Ret
Cannon, Wyvette Otts, b. 6 Jul 1930, d. 9 Apr 1997, age: 67yr, w/o Wyatt Cannon
Carlton, F. M., b. 1 Nov 1878, d. 22 Sep 1900, age: 22yr
Cox, John J., b. 19 Apr 1903, d. 17 Jul 1975, age: 72yr, h/o Rosemary O'Neill
Cox, Rosemary O'Neill, b. 8 Jun 1912, d. 15 Jun 1996, age: 84yr, w/o John J. Cox
Creamer, John, b. 18 Aug 1828, d. 17 Mar 1877, age: 49yr
Gamble, William F. "Billy", b. 30 May 1936, d. 2 Apr 2007, age: 71yr
Hawkins, Ralph Grayson, b. 18 Jul 1943, d. 9 Feb 1988 Middleburg FL, age: 45yr, h/o Leta Pearson, USN Ret
Hendry, Harvey W., b. n/d, d. 4 Oct 1900, age: 1y 8m 25d
Hendry, Wilson Towles (Dr), b. 1 Jul 1900, d. 14 Oct 1966, age: 66yr, WWI
Hunt, Alpha, b. "Jan, 1897", d. 19 Jan 1988, age: 91yr, d/o J.D. Woods
Hunter, James D., b. 5 Jun 1862, d. 24 Oct 1887, age: 25yr
Hunter, R. H., b. 22 Jul 1832, d. 10 Aug 1900, age: 68yr
Hurst, Nancy Elizabeth, b. 3 Aug 1848, d. 7 Feb 1892, age: 44yr, w/o Thomas S. Hurst
Hurst, Thomas S., b. 21 Dec 1848, d. 21 Jan 1923, age: 75yr, h/o Nancy Elizabeth Hurst
Jones, Chana B. Cannon, b. 8 May 1910, d. 17 Dec 1988 California, age: 78yr, d/o W.O. Cannon, w/o Olive Jones
Jones, Olive, b. 12 Jan 1910 Mayo FL, d. 23 Dec 1992 Tallahassee FL, age: 82yr, h/o Chana Cannon, s/o Will Jones
Lee, Infant, b. n/d, d. n/d, c/o Sam Lee
McCullough, John B., b. n/d, d. n/d, no marker, CSA
McKinney, Carl A., b. 31 Mar 1881, d. 19 Feb 1925, age: 44yr, How desolate our home bereft of him,
McKinney, Clifford Pauline, b. 26 Dec 1893, d. 21 Aug 1915, age: 22yr
McKinney, Cora B., b. 19 Mar 1869, d. 11 Jan 1976, age: 107yr, Beloved aunt, d/o MM McKinney
McKinney, G. B., b. 14 Jul 1872, d. 16 Sep 1901, age: 29yr, Gone but not forgotten,
McKinney, Glenn M., b. 25 Nov 1920, d. 31 Aug 1953, age: 33yr, s/o Carl McKinney
McKinney, James Jesse, b. 1892, d. 8 Oct 1928, age: 36yr, Ships Cook 2CL US Navy, s/o Mulford McKinney
McKinney, Martha E. Relaford, b. 1812, d. 1896, age: 84yr, Grandmother, w/o Roger McKinney
McKinney, Matthew Madison, b. 26 Aug 1846, d. 10 Jan 1894, age: 48yr, s/o Roger McKinney, h/o Sylvania S. Mills
McKinney, Mulford, b. 18 Nov 1861, d. 4 Dec 1945, age: 84yr, Father, In loving memory, s/o Roger McKinney, h/o Rebecca J Towles
McKinney, Rebecca J Towles, b. 25 Nov 1861, d. 11 Mar 1913, age: 52yr, w/o Mulford McKinney
McKinney, Roger, b. 1808, d. 1890, age: 82yr, Grandfather, h/o Martha Relaford
McKinney, Ruby Lee Suggs, b. 28 May 1893, d. 23 Mar 1927, age: 34yr, Mother, w/o Summer M. McKinney
McKinney, Summer Marvin, b. 14 May 1882, d. 4 Feb 1973, age: 91yr, Father In loving memory, s/o Matthew McKinney & Sylvania, h/o Ruby
McKinney, Sylvania Stafford Mills, b. 18 Feb 1844, d. 21 Sep 1923, age: 79yr, having finished her lifes duty she now sweetly rests, w/o Matthew McKinney
McKinney, Willie Marie, b. 25 Aug 1898, d. 28 Jun 1900, age: 2yr, d/o Mulford & Rebecca
Patterson, Emma Mae Adkins Russell, b. 2 Jan 1940, d. 20 Oct 1984, age: 44yr, d/o Maggie Adkins Cannon
Pearson, Claude S., b. 1914, d. 1946, age: 32yr, s/o AS Pearson, Jr & Artie Driver
Pearson, Elbert Jackson, b. 11 Jun 1916, d. 12 Jun 2002 Mayo FL, age: 86yr, s/o AS Pearson, Jr & Artie Driver
Pearson, Winifred Elizabeth Campbell, b. 9 Jun 1917, d. 18 Jan 1997 Gainesville FL, age: 79yr, w/o Elbert Pearson, d/o Charles S. Campbell
Peek, Thomas G., b. 25 Jan 1855, d. 15 Mar 1884, age: 29yr, Born in Augusta GA
Reaves, Johnny James, Jr, b. 5 Mar 1942 Jacksonville FL, d. 27 Nov 2006 Jacksonville,FL, age: 64yr, h/o Artie Eileen Pearson
Ricketson, Bertie R. Woods, b. 30 Jan 1907, d. 2 Jul 1989, age: 82yr, w/o Tommy Ricketson, d/o J. D. Woods
Ricketson, Tommy, b. 1906, d. 1967, age: 61yr, h/o Bertie Ricketson
Springer, Hattie Louise Cannon, b. 20 Jun 1915 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 1 Jan 2000, age: 85yr, w/o Jule Springer, d/o W.O. Cannon
Springer, Jule Leroy, b. 3 Aug 1911, d. 6 Jan 1998, age: 87yr, h/o Hattie Louise Cannon
Strickland, Penn Juan, b. 6 Nov 1925 Taylor Co. FL, d. 12 Oct 1984 Jacksonville FL, age: 59yr, h/o Margaret Pearson
Sutley, Edward Eugene, b. 1930, d. 1994, age: 64yr, h/o Nellie Adkins
Weidman, Annie Cannon, b. 20 Jun 1915 Cooks Hammock FL, d. 18 Apr 2003, age: 88yr, d/o W. O. Cannon, Twin Hattie
Whitfield, Benjamin, b. n/d, d. 1885, Pvt Co G, 6th FL Inf CSA
Whitfield, John A., b. 1843, d. 1891, age: 48yr, Pvt Co G, 6th FL Inf CSA
Williams, M. J., b. 6 Mar 1891, d. 14 Sep 1892, age: 1yr
Woods, J. D., b. n/d, d. n/d, no marker, h/o Nancy S. Woods
Woods, Nancy S., b. 18 Mar 1872, d. 5 Apr 1939, age: 67yr, w/o J. D. Woods
Woods, William O., b. 28 Jul 1902, d. 10 Oct 1933, age: 31yr, s/o J.D. & Nancy Woods

 

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