Forest Hill Cemetery - Midtown
Submitted by Anita White

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Forest Hill Cemetery - Midtown
1661 S Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN 38106
(901) 775-0310


GPS - N35 05 53.-  W090 01 27.-   N35.  W-90.   B4 Southwest Memphis
 

Forest Hill Cemetery is comprised of 180 acres. It is situated on Elvis Presley Blvd over to Hernando Road. More than 12, 000 burials of citizens of Memphis and Shelby County. It is one of the largest and attractive cemeteries in the state of Tennessee. It has a magnificent Parthenon which contains 580 crypts and a columbarium with niches for cremated remains.
 
The original founder of Forest Hill Cemetery was Lawrence Lamb, whose sister, Mrs Estelle Allen, was the president.
 
The first interment was that of James Murphy on Aug 3, 1896.
 
Abbay, Mary Powell...died Oct 5, 1918..age 28y...
Abbott, Dorris Jean...died Sep 2, 1947...age 9d...#3033...obit CA Sep 3, 1947...
Abele, John C...died Dec 23, 1898..age 69y..Bk 6, pg 38...
Abele, Rosamonde(Mrs)..died July 11, 1908...age 76y...#76666/#13271...
Abele, William N...died Dec 31, 1948..age 78...obit CA Jan 2, 1949  Sec 2, pg 11...
Ables, William Chester...died Jan 25, 1948..age 77y...#16...obit CA Jan 26, 1948  pg 14 & Jan 27, 1948  pg 18...
Abraham, Charles F..died Aug 2, 1946..age 87y...#17533/SC 2629...obit CA Aug 3, 1946  pg 15 & Aug 4, 1946  Sec 2 pg 7...
Abston, Donna Allene...Aug 17, 1933/Nov 17, 2003...
Adams, Inez Goodwin...June 25, 1947/May 9, 2001...
Alexander, Eroh C...died July 7, 1902...age 9 M,17D...#1...Forest Hill Cemetery 
Allen, Betty S..November 3, 1920/February 25, 1997...
Allen, F. Pearson (Jr)...June 15, 1917/Dec 29, 1970..Lieutenant (JG) US Navy WW II PH..Doctor of Medicine...
Allen, Sarah Morphis...1841/Sep 30, 1922 ...                 
Allen, William James F...dates ????...        
Anderson, Harry Bennett (Judge)...1879/1935...
Armstrong, Dwight Mitchell...May 4, 1868/Dec 28, 1922...
Armstrong, Ellen Barton...Aug 13, 1872/Dec 27, 1928...
Armstrong, Walter Preston...1884/1949...
Axton, Charles (Packy)...1941/1976...
Baker, John V...died Mar 1973...age 62yrs...obit Mar 1973...
Barker, Larry Eugene...May 1956/Sep 1956...
Baugh, R D....
Berry, Elizabeth Blount...Aug 12, 1900/Aug 3, 1990...
Berry, Louis Perkins (Jr)...Aug 7, 1879/Apr 15, 1956...
Black, Robert Overton (DDS)...May 13, 1920/June 12, 1964...
Black, William (Bill) (Jr)...Sep 17, 1926/Oct 21, 1965...
Blackburn, Alice Louella...1907/Sep 17, 1999...
Blount, John Gary (Jr)...May 31, 1897/May 16, 1932...
Blount, John Gary (Sr)...May 6, 1866/Dec. 8, 1940...
Blount, Julia L. b. June 26, 1868/Feb 7, 1962...
Blount, Margaret L...June 27, 1895/May 29, 1989...
Blount, Margaret S...May 10, 1906/Feb 14, 1951...
Blount, John Gray (Jr)...May 31, 1897/May 16, 1932...
Blount, John Gray (Sr)...August 06, 1866/December 08, 1940...
Blount, William A (Sr)...May 22, 1902/Jan 27, 1981...
Bonner, Alfred William...1879/Jan 24, 1933...
Bonner, Elizabeth Eichler...Oct 31, 1881/1959...
Bonner, Goldie Charles...Nov 3, 1913/Dec 10, 1997...
Bonner, John Alfred (Sr)...Aug 16, 1900/Aug 14, 1977...
Bonner, Robert Edward...1903/Nov 22, 1924...
Bonner, Rosa Belle...Jan 4, 1906/Nov 15, 1988...
Bowlan, Emma L. Levely...1920/Sep 15, 2000...
Bowlan, John A...Mar 19, 1918/June 20, 2000...
Brinkley, J R (Dr) b. unknown d. unknown...
Brooks, May L. Peyton(Dr)...January 22, 1868/July 23, 1948...
Brooks, Wyatt W (DDS)...1869/1927...
Broome, Alonzo Cleveland...Feb 6, 1885/Dec 19, 1970...
Broome, Bertha Estella Young...Nov 19, 1883/Sep 13, 1964...
Brueck, Charles Baxter...June 9, 1959/Sep 6, 1977...
Bullard, Mary Louise Banks...May 29, 1922/Apr 15, 2001...
Bursi, Angelo Caesar...1875/Feb 4, 1938...
Bursi, Eugene John///June 24, 1905/Feb 6, 1980...
Bursi, Mary Stella Robilio...Sep 26, 1912/June 1974...
Butler, Tate (Dr)..died Jan 25, 1939...Forest Hill - Midtown
Calhoun, Andrew F...Oct 31, 1837/Oct 8, 1916...Section 10...
Calhoun, Annie Morphis...Oct 9, 1843/1928...Section 10...
Calhoun, Arthur...1881/1955...Section 10...
Calhoun, Bates...1876/1941...Section 10...
Calhoun, Bedford L...Nov 2, 1879/Apr 17, 1949...Section 10...
Calhoun, Douglas...1883/1903...Section 10...
Calhoun, Howard T...July 10, 1916/Sep 9, 1977...Section 10...
Calhoun, J W...1861/1910...Section 10...
Calhoun, James Byron...1864/1948...Section 10...
Calhoun, Mary E....1879/1974...Section 10...
Calhoun, May Jackson...1876/1954...Section 10...
Calhoun, Rachel M...Oct 30, 1940/Oct 24, 1999...Section 10...
Calhoun, Ruport A....Jan 27, 1874/Feb 2, 1935...#Section 10...
Callaway, Ruby Lavern Smith...Aug 12, 1900/Nov 8, 1968...
Campbell, George W. b. Sep. 17, 1875 d. Apr. 13, 1933...
Campbell, Maggie C. b. Mar. 12, 1877 d. Apr. 9, 1951...
Campbell, Maggie C. b. Mar. 12, 1877 d. Apr. 9, 1950...
Chambers, Alvin T. b. Sep. 19, 1846 d. Sep. 4, 1911...
Chambers, Charlie E. b. Nov. 8, 1877 d. Apr. 29, 1908...
Chandler, Walter (Clift) b. Oct. 5, 1887 d. Oct. 1, 1967...
Chapman, Gene Winfred Coolidge b. Sep 27, 1923 d. Mar 29, 2001...
Chapman, John Edward b. Feb. 25, 1924 d. Jun. 18, 1995...
Clark, Hubert b. 1898 d. unknown...
Cole, Harriette Elizabeth Edmiston b. Jan. 1, 1864 d. Mar. 2, 1930...
Davis, Clifford b. Nov. 18, 1897 d. 1970...
Deering, Frank August b. 1872 d. Mar. 30, 1907...
Deering, Mary Fields b. Jun. 18, 1870 d. May. 5, 1905...
Dickson, Dr Harry b. Sep. 23, 1886 d. Jun. 28, 1935...
Dickson, Marion Alleen Taylor b. Jun. 12, 1896 d. Feb. 24, 1986...
Ditto, Arthur Gordon b. 1938 d. Sep. 5, 1940...
Ditto, Charles Joe, Sr b. Nov. 1, 1903 d. Jan., 1972...
Ditto, Everett Earl b. Jun. 29, 1924 d. Apr. 29, 2002...
Ditto, Jennie Lee Stanley b. 1873 d. Nov. 16, 1938...
Ditto, Joe Mason, Jr b. Aug., 1920 d. Jun. 4, 1990 
Ditto, Margrette Augusta Romain b. Dec. 13, 1910 d. Jun., 1994...
Ditto, Mary Elizabeth Soro b. Sep. 19, 1909 d. Dec. 25, 1994...
Ditto, Maud Lerline Brisco b. Aug. 27, 1927 d. Feb., 1975...
Ditto(Reverdito), Joe R.(Luigi) b. Jun. 23, 1858 d. Sep. 9, 1940...
Eddins, Jesse Briley b. Oct. 5, 1844 d. Aug. 1, 1930...
Eddins, Mollie Lamb b. Oct. 2, 1852 d. May. 29, 1914...
Edmiston, Robert Luther b. Feb., 1860 d. Mar. 3, 1930...
Eichner, Josephine Trotter b. Mar. 28, 1863 d. Nov. 30, 1941...
Elder, Pearl L...Dec 29, 1879/Aug 28, 1903...
Ellis, Cecil...died Nov 2, 1903...age 17y...
Ellis, Missouri Zoe Spellings b. Jul. 11, 1877 d. Nov. 27, 1942...
Ellis, Roy...Oct 9, 1891/Nov 8, 1903...
Ervin, Charles W b. unknown d. Apr. 1, 1969...
Eslinger, H. R. b. Mar. 4, 1841 d. Sep. 10, 1913...
Eslinger, Riner b. Mar. 17, 1905 d. Jun. 1, 1930...
Fell, Marcus Russell b. Aug. 15, 1908 d. Oct. 4, 1953...
Fell, Mildred Josephine Tyler b. Dec. 7, 1909 d. Jan. 14, 1992...
Fields, Cora Wilhelimina Eichner b. Feb. 16, 1888 d. Aug. 14, 1958...
Fields, John Richard b. Apr. 26, 1877 d. Dec. 18, 1934...
Fletcher, A. Jay b. 1880 d. 1943...
Fletcher, Mary E. b. 1851 d. 1920...
Fletcher, Patrick E. b. 1878 d. 1910...
Gary, Albert Eli, III b. May. 20, 1945 d. Apr. 23, 1962...
Glover, Bell Arnold b. unknown d. Apr. 8, 1958...
Glover, Eli Chapman b. Oct. 9, 1881 d. Jun. 7, 1979......died in Slidell, La.
Glover, J. D. b. May. 8, 1905 d. Sep., 1971...
Glover, James Terrell b. Mar. 11, 1921 d. Jul. 28, 1993...
Glover, Katherine Cecelia Pitts b. Oct. 22, 1919 d. Jul. 24, 1980...
Glover, Susan Lelia, born October 13, 1887/May 7, 1983...
Grant, May Miles O'Bannon b. Oct. 20, 1875 d. Apr. 3, 1946...
Griffiths, Mamie Elizabeth Williams b. 1882 d. Jul. 19, 1917...
Hall, Ida Walmsley b. May. 20, 1865 d. Feb. 11, 1936...
Hall, Mable Irene b. Dec. 28, 1898 d. Nov. 11, 1967...
Halliburton, Nelle N. b. 1869 d. 1955...
Halliburton, Richard b. Jan. 9, 1900 d. Mar., 1939...
Halliburton, Wesley, Jr b. 1903 d. 1918...
Halliburton, Wesley b. 1870 d. 1965...
Harper, John Henry b. Oct. 2, 1913 d. Jul. 7, 2000...
Harrison, J. C. b. Sep. 16, 1916 d. May. 8, 1970...
Harrison, Jackie Campbell b. Aug. 9, 1917 d. Nov. 20, 2000...
Hartz, Permelia Lavison- Allison b. 1831 d. 1912...
Hellums, Essie Bee Perry b. Aug. 12, 1910 d. Jul. 23, 1963...
Hellums, Wallace Clifton b. Sep. 5, 1900 d. Feb. 21, 1973...
Hembree, Bill b. unknown d. unknown...
Henley, Clara Della...78yrs/Mar 1973...
Hinson, Ardenne (Dr)... b. Aug. 16, 1894 d. Dec. 13, 1979...
Hinson, Daisy Fletcher b. Dec. 13, 1875 d. Jul. 9, 1925...
Hinson, Henry Riner b. Dec. 6, 1895 d. Nov. 1, 1968...
Hinson, James Fletcher b. Mar. 26, 1899 d. Dec. 25, 1907...
Hinson, Margaret Wright b. Aug. 18, 1835 d. Aug. 17, 1904...
Hinson, Shelton Hinson (Jr) b. Dec. 19, 1871 d. Aug. 18, 1952 
Hinson, Shelton Hinson (Sr) b. Mar. 19, 1829 d. Jun. 7, 1912 
Hinson, Stella Lucarini b. Jun. 11, 1896 d. Mar. 9, 1966 
Houston, Margaret (Maggie) Belle Morris b. Oct 16, 1909 d. Mar 31, 2001 
Houston, Norman Elliott b. Nov. 19, 1909 d. Dec. 29, 1976 
Ison, Alfred John b. May. 3, 1875 d. Nov. 15, 1964 
Ison, Maudie Campbell b. 1913 d. Mar. 7, 2003 
Ison, Murl S b. 1913 d. 1996 
Ison, Willie Lela b. Oct. 15, 1888 d. Aug. 27, 1964 
Jacobs, Homer S...2 Dec 1908/25 Mar 1973...
Johnson, Harry Lee b. Aug. 31, 1911 d. Nov. 17, 1967 
Johnson, Ida May Davis b. Aug. 13, 1879 d. Apr. 7, 1963 
Keefe, George D...died Dec 3, 1903...age 58yrs... 
Kimbrough, Albert Graham (Jr)..died Dec 9, 1952..age 72..obit CA Dec 10, 1952
Kimbrough, Emma Virginia Hackman..died Oct 22, 1943..obit CA oct 23, 1943
Kirby, William Shelton b. Oct. 5, 1907 d. Jan. 6, 1969 
Kirkland, Louvean Harris b. Jan. 2, 1922 d. Apr. 5, 2002 
Lawhorn, Julian L...Dec. 12, 1884/Feb 14, 1955... ..Capt. TN Btry B 115 Fld Arty WW I
Lawhorn, Rachel S...1890/1967 
Lenti, Baby b. Sep. 28, 1886 d. Sep. 28, 1886 
Lenti, Frank b. 1888 d. 1922 
Lenti, John Edward b. Sep. 11, 1916 d. Dec. 2, 1987 
Lenti, Nona Langham b. Jun. 21, 1890 d. May., 1981 
Lenti, Virginia Dell Lenti b. Oct 31, 1918 d. Mar 23, 2001 
Lenti, Virginia Maddalena Ditto(Reverdito) b. Apr. 23, 1860 d. Aug. 30, 1928 
Limeberry, Lloyd Delphius b. Mar. 9, 1900 d. Sep. 3, 1958 
Lumm, George Washington b. Mar. 8, 1857 d. Dec. 23, 1936 
Materna, Roy Edward b. May. 17, 1918 d. Nov. 8, 1976 
McCall, John Ethridge b. 1859 d. 1930 
McDonald, George Adair b. Dec. 2, 1877 d. Apr. 23, 1963 
McDonald, George Aubrey b. May. 25, 1908 d. Aug. 10, 1987 
McLemore, Clifton Purser b. Jun. 28, 1896 d. Jan., 1980 
McLemore, Lily Mae Sproles b. Sep. 27, 1906 d. Nov. 30, 1992 
Miller, Rita b. Dec. 12, 1896 d. Jul. 13, 2000 
Mitchell, Amelia b. unknown d. unknown 
Moore, Charlotte Blood b. unknown d. unknown 
Moore, William Robert b. 1830 d. 1909
Morphis, Jackey Veazey...Nov 20, 1819/July 7, 1906...Section 10 (no head stone)...
O'Bannon, Lebaron b. Jul. 23, 1861 d. Jul. 30, 1924 
Omlie, Vernon (Capt)...buried Aug 9, 1936
Parker, Andrew Jackson b. Jan. 6, 1855 d. Jun. 19, 1929 
Patterson, Elizabeth M. b. 1905 d. 1946 
Patterson, Capt Ham b. Aug. 28, 1911 d. Feb. 16, 1994 
Patterson, Josiah b. 1837 d. 1904 
Patterson, Malcolm Rice b. Jun. 7, 1861 d. Mar. 8, 1935 
Patterson, Mary Russell Gardner b. Nov. 3, 1882 d. Sep. 12, 1956 
Patterson, Sibyl Hodges b. unknown d. unknown 
Peyton, M. A. b. Jan. 6, 1847 d. Aug. 15, 1940 
Peyton, May L (Dr) b. Jan. 22, 1868 d. Jul. 23, 1948 
Peyton, W. R. b. Nov. 18, 1867 d. Apr. 22, 1938 
Phillips, Robert Louis b. unknown d. unknown
Pikey, Welton b. Aug. 4, 1896 d. Jun. 15, 1985 
Pitts, Katherine Cecelia..October 22, 1919/July 24, 1980...
Plummer, Sudie T. b. Apr. 22, 1871 d. Aug. 6, 1914 
Powell, Martha Pearl Smith b. Sep. 25, 1883 d. Apr. 29, 1965 
Presley, Clettes...Sep. 14, 1919 d. Dec. 9, 1994...
Presley, Vester...Sep 11, 1914/Jan 18, 1997...
Priest, John Morton...Feb. 29, 1908 d. unknown...
Priest, John Morton..February 29, 1908/______...
Rakstraw, Susan Leila Glover b. Oct. 13, 1887 d. May. 7, 1973 
Reed, James Thomas, Sr b. Oct. 26, 1911 d. Jan. 27, 1986 
Reed, James Thomas, Jr b. Jan. 1, 1943 d. Jul. 6, 1985 
Reed, Laura Grace Wilkerson b. Aug. 1, 1917 d. Nov. 4, 1988
Reed, Mrs. R J...Sep 6, 1905..Obit.Sept 7, 1905(CA)...
Richburg, Hugh Cleveland b. Feb. 17, 1885 d. Apr. 25, 1955 
Robbins, Geneva Lane b. May. 5, 1911 d. Apr. 23, 1995 
Robbins, Rollie Herbert b. May. 3, 1909 d. May. 10, 1998 
Sadler, Anna Lumm...Nov. 10, 1891/Oct. 26, 1964..Section 11
Sadler, Fay Debs...Sep 30, 1918/Dec 22, 1989...Section 11...
Sadler, Mary Morphis...1846/1942...Section 11...
Sadler, Morphis Lee...1872/1934...Section 11...
Sadler, Nina Cornelia...Feb 8, 1883/July 5, 1976...Section 11...
Sadler, Roy Allan (Chief)...Jan. 21, 1880/July 9, 1942...Sec 11...
Sadler, Samuel Earl...1873/1959...Section 11...
Sandusky, David Wayne b. Mar. 17, 1979 d. Mar. 17, 1979 
Sartain, Mary Curtis...died Mar 17, 2004...age 85...
Saviori, Leslie Calhoun...1906/1941...Section 10...
Sewell, anna Rahner b. Jan. 15, 1870 d. Jul. 21, 1918 
Simpson, Martha Eddins b. Aug. 8, 1885 d. Aug. 26, 1967 
Simpson, Walker Eddins, Jr b. Jan. 10, 1943 d. Jan. 27, 1943 
Smith, Addie H. b. Aug. 5, 1892 d. Apr. 23, 1992 
Smith, Joel V. b. Feb. 11, 1886 d. May. 20, 1978 
Smith, Victoria F. b. Mar. 6, 1859 d. Oct. 23, 1938 
Smith, Zunie McFadden(Mrs)..died May 6, 1980..age 81..obit CA May 9, 1980...
Stollenwerck, Elizabeth Armstrong b. Mar. 21, 1898 d. Jun. 24, 1991 
Stollenwerck, Guy b. Jun. 6, 1895 d. Nov. 3, 1958 ...Commander USNR.
Taylor, Amy Elizabeth Jenkins b. Nov. 21, 1897 d. Jan. 8, 1974 
Taylor, Clinton Gatlin b. Feb. 27, 1857 d. Jan. 30, 1940 
Taylor, Elon B. b. Oct. 30, 1891 d. Apr. 13, 1975 
Taylor, Ira Paul b. Feb. 20, 1886 d. Nov. 10, 1964 
Taylor, Mary Susan Cook b. May. 16, 1863 d. Dec. 24, 1941 
Taylor, Nona May b. Oct. 31, 1898 d. Sep. 21, 1988 
Taylor, William Harold, Sr b. Sep. 15, 1902 d. May. 27, 1974 
Thomas, Cornelia Roper...died Feb 23, 1940...age 85y...#859...
Thornton, Doris Mae b. Jan. 18, 1927 d. Sep. 29, 1963 
Tilson, Anna May Fields b. Nov. 30, 1903 d. Jan. 1, 1969 
Tilson, Henry Redford b. Jan. 5, 1890 d. Jul. 24, 1970 
Trice, Joseph Henry, Sr b. Nov. 21, 1898 d. Nov. 16, 1952 
Trice, Lucille Taylor b. Feb. 6, 1900 d. Nov. 16, 1991 
Trimble, Frank b. Dec. 29, 1840 d. Oct. 12, 1915 
Trimble, Lilly Shelton b. Dec. 10, 1852 d. Dec. 8, 1899 
Turner, Fredonia O. Thomas b. May. 3, 1839 d. Jan. 11, 1913 
Wade, Anita E. Edmiston b. May. 12, 1884 d. Mar. 2, 1930 
Whitaker, Margaret Hinson b. Aug. 22, 1897 d. Dec. 18, 1987 
Whitaker, Margaret Hinson..August 22, 1897 - December 18, 1987...
White, Margaret Aileen Dickson b. May. 23, 1921 d. May. 22, 1988 
Wilkerson, Robert Lee, Jr b. Apr. 15, 1920 d. Oct. 20, 1974 
Wilkes, John Arlando b. Mar. 25, 1859 d. Nov. 25, 1945 
Wilkes, Minnie Mary b. May. 1, 1863 d. Jul. 31, 1914 
Williams, Josephine M...76yrs/Mar 1973...obit 26 Mar 1973...
Wilson, Charles Kemmons b. Jan. 5, 1913 d. Feb. 12, 2003 
Wilson, Charlie K. b. Feb. 13, 1884 d. Oct. 4, 1913 
Wilson, Chas. C. b. 1848 d. 1916 
Wilson, Dorothy Lee b. Feb 7, 1917 d. Feb 10, 2001 
Wilson, Josephine b. 1851 d. 1937 
Wilson, Ruby L. (Doll) b. Aug. 9, 1895 d. Jul. 5, 1968 
Yager, Doretha Porter b. Jul. 23, 1909 d. Aug. 2, 1983 
Yager, Edwin Harlow, SR b. Jan. 8, 1905 d. Jul. 20, 1980 
Yager, Ethel Doretha b. Mar. 14, 1930 d. Oct. 19, 1994 
Yager, Mary E. Coats b. Jul. 4, 1865 d. Dec. 28, 1939 
Yager, Mary Grace Kitzmiller b. Apr. 30, 1876 d. Jun., 1968 
Yager, Ruth Fern b. Mar. 12, 1934 d. 1938 
Yager, Walter George b. Jun. 14, 1871 d. Sep., 1950 

 

Submitted byAnita White