Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery
Address:75 Rock Church Rd.
Lawrenceville 23868
Notes:Named for Peter the Rock, Rock Church began in 1815 and the original structure of the present church was erected in 1858, the year the church purchased their site from Nathaniel Lilly.
Latitude:36º 40' 14.5" N   (36.670703)
Longitude:77º 51' 60.0" W   (-77.866658)
GNIS ID:1473359
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Marjorie R. Stotesbury1932 —1959

Shirley R. Stotesbury1936 —1987

Horace S. Rawlings3 Aug 1894 —30 Jun 1971VA
Pvt Co. C 128 Engineers
WWI
See CWS f BCV, p. 461.

M. Florence Rawlings21 Oct 1890 —4 Jun 1967
Mary Florence Rawlings, CWS f BCV, p. 461.

Mary Shearin Rawlings1907 —1967
James H. Rawlings1898 —1963
Mary Shearin married James H. Rawlings, CWS f BCV, pp. 461-62.

Hubert Louis Clary1914 —2000
Possibly Herbert Lewis Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 392.

Wiley Pugh House24 Oct 1885 —7 Oct 1968

Gertie Edmonds Seward9 Apr 1899 —16 Mar 1972
Possibly Gertie Lee Edmonds, CWS f BCV, p. 170.

Warren A. Acree25 Feb 1923 —3 Feb 1984

WESSON
Herbert T. Wesson4 Jan 1903 —14 Jul 1988
Winifred W. Wesson15 Jun 1913 —25 Apr 1990Parents of Mary Peggy Lula
Herbert T. Wesson married Winifred Wright, CWS f BCV, p. 595.

Rupert Philip Rawlings26 Sep 1902 —6 Dec 1979
Cornelia B. Rawlings25 Sep 1899 —9 Dec 1984
Phillip Rupert Rawlings married Cornelia Bailey, CWS f BCV, p. 466.

Leon N. Rawlings7 Jul 1911 —28 Dec 1973VA MM2 USN WWII
Leon Nicholas Rawlings, CWS f BCV, p. 466.

John Claxton Clarke14 Jun 1922 —23 Nov 1994

MALBON
Alton W. Malbon18 Feb 1933 —20 Jul 2000Father
Sarah S. Malbon19 Jul 1933 —Mother

Virginia Hart Clarke30 Mar 1920 —15 Feb 2000

Edythe Forte Clarke1 Aug 1907 —19 Jan 1986

Ethel Clarke Palmer1907 —2001

Ethel B. Clarke24 Dec 1881 —28 Jan 1970

Joseph Bernard Clarke11 Dec 1902 —24 May 1983
Myrtis Tatum Clarke21 Sep 1909 —28 Jun 1999
Myrtis Jeanette Tatum married J.B. Clarke, CWS f BCV, pp. 105, 209.

Ruby W. Rawlings1899 —1975
See CWS f BCV, p. 466.

Stella Rawlings1874 —1964
Lilly Estella Rawlings, wife of Virginius W. Rawlings who is in Rawlings - Moore - Taylor Cemetery, CWS f BCV, pp. 460, 466.

Lloyd Taylor Rawlings28 Jan 1914 —27 Feb 1986US Army WWII
See CWS f BCV, pp. 460, 466.

William Ellis Wampler20 Dec 1916 —9 May 1968

Meredith Wampler Wesson20 Aug 1921 —10 Jun 1974
William Watkins Wesson25 Nov 1914 —5 Oct 1976
Meredith King Wampler married William W. Wesson, CWS f BCV, p. 600.

Terald Wayne Gauldin27 Aug 1957 —22 Jan 1993In God’s Care
Son of Herold & Peggi
Son of Harold F. Gauldin, CWS f BCV, p. 517.

JOYNER
Archie B. Joyner1893 —1955
Rebecca W. Joyner1896 —1990
Archer B. Joyner married Rebecca Caroline Williams, CWS f BCV, p. 609.

Mattie Kidd Valentine16 Jul 1895 —28 Jun 1966
Mattie Kidd, wife of L.R. Valentine, CWS f BCV, pp. 302, 461.

Louis Randolph Valentine19 Feb 1895 —7 Mar 1945
Lewis Randolph Valentine, CWS f BCV, pp. 302, 461.

Zella F. Williams Dodd16 Oct 1898 —20 Jan 1935Wife of G.D. Dodd
Faithful to every trust
Zella F. Williams, wife of George Dewey Dodd, CWS f BCV, p. 609.

WILLIAMS
Mollie T. Williams1863 —1945
J. James Williams1866 —1943

LYNCH
James Henry Lynch27 Aug 1913 —11 Apr 1986
Mamie Williams Lynch31 Aug 1918 —11 Nov 1988

Nora Seward Taylor16 Oct 1882 —14 Nov 1957Mother
Nora Olivia Seward, wife of A.E. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 543.

Albert Edward Taylor15 Jan 1873 —18 Jul 1959Father
See CWS f BCV, p. 543.

Willie Sims Taylor24 Feb 1901 —1 Jul 1959
Son of A.E. and Nora S. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 543.

Hyman Walters Taylor Jr.25 Oct 1935 —6 Jun 2000
See CWS f BCV, p. 543.

Jessie R. Taylor8 Dec 1907 —8 May 1936
Son of A.E. and Nora S. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 543.

Wyche Cook Taylor2 Oct 1903 —25 May 1925
Son of A.E. and Nora S. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 543.

 
Notes: Taylor infant gravestone.

Dorothy Dunn Taylor4 Sep 1915 —Mom
Dorothy Dunn, wife of H.W. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 543.

Hyman Waters Taylor10 Jul 1912 —28 Feb 1955
Son of A.E. and Nora S. Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 543.

George W. Brewer Jr.2 Oct 1917 —5 Mar 1993US Army WWII

BREWER
George W. Brewer1880 —1961
Irene T. Brewer1885 —1975
George Washington Brewer married Irene Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 79.

Lucille B. Moore1910 —1992

Ernest R. Seward13 Jul 1885 —25 May 1967

CLARKE
James V. Clarke13 Jan 1906 —28 Aug 1981
Thelma B. Clarke20 Jun 1908 —8 May 1990

C. Bryant Mitchell1896 —1929

Lillian Mitchell Ransome1900 —1918

Charles I. Mitchell1874 —1918

Faye Kenney Kidd14 Dec 1897 —8 May 1986

Ruth Mitchell Died in infancy

Robert Emmett Kidd14 Jun 1892 —12 Jul 1959
See CWS f BCV, p. 302.

Annie W. Mitchell1876 —1918

Lucy Moore Kidd1866 —1960
Thomas E. Kidd1858 —1940
Lucy Moore married T.E. Kidd, CWS f BCV, p. 302.

Kenneth K. Kidd9 Apr 1925 —9 Apr 1945In Memory of
VA SM3 USNR WWII PH

Minnie Bowen1901 —1932

Bennie W. Bowen Jr.1932 —1935
Son of Bennie and Mattie Bowen, CWS f BCV, pp. 71, 518.

BOWEN
Mattie Lee E. Bowen4 Feb 1912 —13 Mar 1999
B. Wreford Bowen4 Sep 1905 —30 Oct 1965
Benne Wreford Bowen married Mattie Lee Edmunds, CWS f BCV, pp. 71, 518.

Mabel Clarke Seward14 Jul 1904 —10 Dec 1993
Mable Clarke married Irby Seward who is in the Seward Family Cemetery, CWS f BCV, p. 105.

Laurence Williamson Kidd2 Apr 1897 —5 Aug 1988
Lawrence Kidd, CWS f BCV, p. 302.

Kenneth Kernachan Kidd9 Apr 1925 —9 Apr 1945USN Lost At Sea

Wheeler Seward Kidd20 Jul 1898 —7 Apr 1982
Laurence Kidd Jr.19 Nov 1918 —24 Oct 1932Son of L.W. and W.S. Kidd
To live in hearts we love is not to die
Wheeler Seward married Lawrence Kidd, CWS f BCV, p. 302.

Joseph Warren Kidd Sr.6 Feb 1921 —26 Sep 1995
Lillian Clary Kidd15 Apr 1925 —
Joseph Warren Kidd married Lillian Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 302.
 
A single stone reads, “The Ezell's gave two acres of land for this cemetery Sept. 7, 1893”

Smitty R. Clary16 Aug 1896 —21 Jan 1933A precious on from us has gone
A voice we love is still.
Woodman of the World Memorial
Smithey Rosser Clary married Louise Evelyn Ezell who married second Ernest McConnell, next to whom she is buried, CWS f BCV, pp. 109, 190.

CLARY
Agness Turner Clary1906 —1982
Elliott Ransom Clary1912 —1953
Agness Turner Clary married Elliott Ransom Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 109.

Bessie R. Turner7 Mar 1919 —19 Jun 1993In Loving Memory
W. Ezell Turner Jr.7 Nov 1919 —23 May 1986

TURNER
Virginia H. Turner26 May 1930 —In Loving Memory
George F. Turner19 Nov 1914 —6 Jun 1991Those we love so dearly gone but not forgotten

Luvania Turner Daniel2 Jun 1908 —Gone But Not Forgotten

Roy Edward Wynn12 Oct 1924 —1 Apr 1996US Army WWII

Walter J. Wesson7 Oct 1872 —21 Sep 1943At rest
See CWS f BCV, p. 594.

Roy E. Wynn Sr.12 Oct 1924 —1 Apr 1996

TURNER
Merril T. Turner31 May 1926 —
Shot T. Turner20 Mar 1910 —27 Feb 1974

Rebecca Lynch Turner1 Mar 1887 —13 Jun 1950Gone But Not Forgotten

Willie Ezell Turner11 May 1865 —31 Jan 1947Gone But Not Forgotten
See CWS f BCV, p. 189.

Martha F. Ezell Turner9 Jul 1903 —Wife of W.B. TURNER
Died July 9, 1903
Aged 68 years
Faithful
Martha F. Ezell, wife of William B. Turner, CWS f BCV, p. 189.

Mary Ezell Rawlings5 Oct 1832 —16 Sep 1900Wife of Joseph B. Rawlings
Death is the crown of life
Mary Jane Ezell, second wife of Sgt. Joseph B.W. Rawlings who is in Corinth Methodist Church Cemetery in Greensville County, CWS f BCV, pp. 189, 466-67.

Alice May Ezell10 Mar 1842 —23 Aug 1900In loving rememberance of
As a star that is lost when daylight is given she hath faded away to shine bright in heaven
See CWS f BCV, p. 189.

Henry Watkins Samford Jr.3 Jun 1939 —10 Jun 1990Son of Henry Watkins Samford & Alice Ezell Samford
See CWS f BCV, p. 129.

Alice Ezell Samford6 May 1902 —8 Mar 1996Mother of Henry Watkins Samford Jr.
Alice May Ezell married Henry Watkins Samford Sr. who is in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Section 15, Plot 4, CWS f BCV, pp. 129, 190.

EZELL
Willie Robert Ezell9 May 1907 —11 Feb 1975
Sayde Taylor Ezell8 May 1905 —10 Mar 1988
William Robert Ezell married Sadye Ann Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 190.

Buckner Davis Ezell18 Apr 1799 —24 May 1885In Memory of Father
It is more blessed to give than to receive



Mary Ann May Ezell30 Jun 1809 —20 May 1896At Rest
In memory of Mother
Oh the transporting rapturous scene that rise to my sight sweet fields arayed in living green and rivers of delight. We will meet you in the sweet by and by
Mary Ann Patric May married B.D. Ezell, CWS f BCV, p. 189.

George Davis Ezell12 Jun 1844 —25 Jan 1897Brother
Pvt. George Davis Ezell, CWS f BCV, p. 189.

William Rosser Ezell, MD25 Jun 1837 —26 Jun 1917Husband Father
Leut. Confederate States Army, member of Neblett’s Arty, Smith’s Battn, Commanded A. Battery at Drewery’s Bluff
Lt. William Robert Ezell, CWS f BCV, p. 190.



EZELL
George Gregg Ezell30 Aug 1881 —1 Aug 1947Husband daddy
Meta Seward Ezell20 Sep 1883 —15 Feb 1951Wife Mother
Gregg Ezell married Meta Seward, CWS f BCV, p. 190.

Louise Ezell McConnell —1974Wife of E.F. McConnell
Eldest daughter of Meta Seward and Gregg Ezell
Louise Evelyn Ezell married first Smithey Rosser Clary, who is buried here, and second Ernest McConnell, CWS f BCV, pp. 109, 190.

Lucy O. Rawlings26 May 1848 —3 Sep 1921Mother
At rest
Lucy Q. Taylor, wife of Walter P. Rawlings, CWS f BCV, p. 540.

Walter P. Rawlings13 Apr 1848 —22 Jun 1913At Rest
In the graveyard softly sleeping, while the flowers gently thrive lies the one we love so dearly in his soft and silent grave
Walter Paul Rawlings, CWS f BCV, pp. 93, 460, 540.

Della Lynch O'Berry1891 —1977
Della Lee Lynch married William Thomas O'Berry who is in the Lynch Family Cemetery east of Rock Church, CWS f BCV, p. 342.

Robert D. Lynch6 Aug 1882 —13 Feb 1956
See CWS f BCV, p. 342.

Erby Allen Clary8 Sep 1917 —8 Mar 2000Sgt US Army WWII
Purple Heart

Lucy Seward Manning9 Dec 1849 —19 Nov 1917
Lucy Gregory Seward, wife of William M. Manning, CWS f BCV, p. 355.

William M. Manning Co. A 5th VA Inf. CSA
Pvt. William Malone Manning, CWS f BCV, pp. 14, 354, 622.



Ann May Manning18 Jan 1878 —8 Apr 1905
Daughter of William and Lucy Manning, CWS f BCV, p. 355.

Thomas D. Smith6 Nov 1838 —1909
See CWS f BCV, p. 514.

Catherine Alice Ellis12 Apr 1855 —8 Sep 1937

Mildred Lee Manning16 Apr 1888 —29 Aug 1906
See CWS f BCV, p. 355.

Pearl Manning Williams8 Apr 1874 —9 Feb 1909

Effie Manning Quarles26 May 1881 —29 Jan 1916
Effie Love Manning married Harry M. Quarles, CWS f BCV, p. 355.

SAUNDERS
Perry M. Saunders8 Jun 1884 —18 Oct 1969
Joseph A. Saunders13 Apr 1886 —27 May 1923
Joseph Augustus Saunders married Perry Belle Manning, CWS f BCV, p. 355.

Herbert T. Saunders5 May 1915 —3 Apr 1916
Herbert Turner Saunders, son of Joseph and Perry Saunders, CWS f BCV, p. 355.

Joseph A. Saunders Jr.14 Jun 1913 —30 Jul 1914
Joseph Augustus Saunders, son of Joseph and Perry Saunders, CWS f BCV, p. 355.

Matthew L. Thomason10 Apr 1889 —18 Dec 1933Virginia Pvt. 318 Infantry 80th Division

Louis R. Clary1905 —1987
Lewis Robert Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 112.

CLARY
Effie L. Taylor Clary27 Jul 1885 —19 Nov 1966
Samuel Ervin Clary24 Jul 1881 —4 Apr 1957
Samuel Irvin Clary married Effie Taylor, CWS f BCV, p. 112.

Bruce Clary1916 —1932

Clara Mae Clary23 Dec 1937 —1 Mar 1939

Charles Hubert Clary1920 —1987buried Paragould Arkansas
See CWS f BCV, p. 112.

Edward J. Clary19 Mar 1917 —11 Feb 1939Gone But Not Forgotten

Nellie J. Clary27 Feb 1908 —14 Nov 1944Safe in the arms of Jesus
See CWS f BCV, p. 112.

CLARY
Henry T. Clary1876 —1954Father
Effie J. Clary1884 —1965Mother
Henry Tilden Clary married second Effie J. Lynch, CWS f BCV, p. 112.

CLARY
William T. Clary1884 —1953
Molly J. Clary1887 —1965
William Tazewell Clary married Mollie Josephine Lynch, CWS f BCV, pp. 112, 338.

Herman Bolling Clary9 May 1935 —2 Aug 1957Son of Herman W. & Jessie L. Clary
Son of the following, CWS f BCV, p. 112.

CLARY
Jessie L. Clary3 Dec 1915 —24 Oct 1986
Herman W. Clary10 Aug 1914 —22 Dec 1987
Jessie L. Clary married Herman W. Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 112.

FARMER
Bessie C. Farmer1893 —1969
Walter J. Farmer1886 —1969

CLARY
Laura G. Clary5 Oct 1883 —14 Dec 1961
Samuel J. Clary21 Apr 1886 —2 Apr 1962
Laura G. Clary married Samuel J. Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 111.

Etta L. Clary1867 —1905Wife of W.R. Starke
Lord she was thine and not our own. Thou has not done us wrong.
Etta Clary, first wife of William R. Starke who is buried elsewhere, likely in North Carolina, CWS f BCV, pp. 113, 525, 527, 597.

L.W. Clary Co. G. 21st VA inf. CSA
Pvt. Lewis W. Clary, CWS f BCV, pp. 16, 112-13, 428, 525, 554.

Isaac W. Finch18 Oct 1849 —14 Jan 1915Woodman of the World Memorial
Pvt. Isaac W. Finch married Hattie L. Rawlings who is in Oakwood Cemetery, CWS f BCV, pp. 198, 462.

J.T. Clary6 Jun 1889 —31 Oct 1939May he find joy in the life everlasting
Joseph T. Clary, CWS f BCV, p. 560.

Gloria Jean Barkley Neville —15 Aug 1946Aug. 15, 1946 in Suffolk , VA
Daughter of Gordon Lacy Barkley and Margaret Kathryn Clary Barkley
Mother of Michael Todd Neville and Jennifer Suzanne Neville

Junior C. Thompson4 Jan 1849 —2 May 1907Gone But Not Forgotten

Eddie M. Lynch4 Jun 1911 —1 Jun 1998Rest in Peace

Lottie G. Lynch4 Nov 1909 —16 Dec 1992Precious Lord lead me home

LYNCH
Gertrude P. Lynch4 Jul 1877 —16 Aug 1950
Rufus Q. Lynch8 Mar 1863 —29 Sep 1921
Rufus Quitman Lynch, married first Cary James Delbridge and second, as her second husband, Gertrude P. Pearson, CWS f BCV, pp. 79, 155, 249, 334, 422, 643.

Ledford W. Lynch 

Lula S. Lynch 

CLARK
James V. Clark13 Jan 1906 —28 Aug 1981
Thelma B. Clark20 Jun 1908 —8 May 1998

Mary Lloyd Ezell Dugger4 Feb 1904 —8 Oct 1984wife of Richmond H. Dugger Sr.
3rd daughter of Greg & Metta Seward Ezell
Mary Lloyd Ezell married Richmond Dugger, CWS f BCV, p. 190.

Robert Michael Riddle15 May 1969 —28 Oct 2006IN GOD'S CARE
BELOVED SON, BROTHER & GRANDSON

Marion Fizer Clary12 Dec 1924 —7 Jan 2009In Loving Memory

Mary Seward Dugger Davidson27 Jun 1936 —30 Dec 2001BELOVED MOTHER, WIFE
AND MOTHER

Nannie Lynch Clary25 May 1928 —11 Apr 2008

Matthew L. Tomason Jr.16 May 1921 —4 Jun 1942USS YORKTOWN
IN MEMORY OF
CM3 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
PURPLE HEART

Virginia Clary1923 —2008
See CWS f BCV, p. 112. Notes: Metal funeral home plate.

LYNCH
Erby Benjamin Lynch5 Jan 1915 —25 Jun 1979
Nelia Gurkin Lynch26 May 1915 —4 Mar 2005

Kenneth W. Acree1953 —2011
Notes: Metal funeral home plate.

GAULDIN
Harold Francis Gauldin15 Aug 1936 —31 Mar 2010
Peggy Wesson Gauldin16 Aug 1938 —
Harold Francis Gauldin married Peggy Wesson, CWS f BCV, p. 517.

Hilda J. O'Neil1917 —2011
Notes: Metal funeral home plate.

Alma Seward Brewer22 Nov 1924 —17 May 2008

SEWARD
Carlton Seward 
Anetta Hawkins Seward9 Jul 1932 —12 Mar 2010

Geraldine Seward Lucy10 Jun 1929 —9 Sep 2002


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