Movella, George County, Mississippi
Lat: 30° 44' 58"N, Lon: 88° 31' 44"W
T3S R5W Section 32
Contributed by James Trussell, Feb 24, 2009, last edited Apr 24,
Total records = 19.
Starting the trip to this cemetery at the Agricola Baptist Church
in Agricola, Mississippi. Leaving the church you will head south
on highway 613, going 4.8 miles. Here you will see a large sign
on your right for the Movella Baptist Church, continue south on
highway 613 for .2 (tenths) of a mile. Here there will be a road
on your left (the sign was missing), turn left onto this road and
go .2 (tenths) of a mile. You will see the Tanner Family Cemetery
road on your left, take this left turn and now you will see the
Tanner Cemetery about 100 yards down this dirt road on your right.
The Tanner Cemetery is a small family cemetery and we found
it well kept. There were four concrete slabs, that had faint etching
on them but I was unable to get enough information to list them
correctly. Judging from the existing stones, this cemetery dates
back to the 1930s.
Timmy Tolbert and I walked this cemetery on Feb 23, 2009, taking
all information from headstone inscriptions and one concrete slab.
- James Trussell
Box, Brittney Cheyene, b. 05-31-1997, d. 08-15-1999
Dearing, Erwin E, b. 08-12-1907, d. 10-07-1983, "Rudy"
Halverson, Harry James, b. 12-25-1902, d. 11-11-1947, h/o
Halverson, Sarah (Howard), b. 09-01-1919, d. 12-24-2001,
w/o Harry James
Howard, Audrey A, b. 09-11-1944, d. 12-01-1994
Howard, Johnny R, b. 08-15-1953, d. 04-17-1987, "Dick"
Lindley, Addison Rose, d. 04-21-2007, "In Godís Care", (infant
Pool, Ima, b. 03-02-1924, d. 03-24-1924
Roberson, Phyllis R, b. 05-21-1944, d. 04-22-1990, "Beloved
Tanner, Herbert, b. 10-15-1894, d. 06-11-1932
Tanner, Infant, (no dates available), I/S/O Mr. & Mrs. Homer
Tanner, L. D. (Jr.), b. 01-04-1973, d. 11-05-1988, "Royal
Tanner, L. D. (Sr.), b. 09-23-1935, d. 07-02-1976
Tanner, L. E, b. 02-10-1854, d. 03-18-1938
Tanner, Lanie, b. 02-15-1859, d. 04-03-1951
Tanner, Luellar, b. 11-04-1883, d. 07-25-1943
Tanner, Minnie Bell, b. 01-01-1849, d. 09-25-1983, "Grandma"
Tanner, Ora Denson, b. 05-12-1939, d. 07-18-1976, "Toby"
Tanner, Sharon Lynn, b. 11-22-1969, d. 06-05-1986
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