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Friendship Baptist Church Society (WMBS) Cemetery
Description: Surveyed July 14, 2005.
Location: From the Baldwin County Courthouse, follow Hwy 24 (Sandersville Hwy) east for 9.8 miles. The church will be on your right and the cemetery is in the front of the church.

GPS coordinates: 33 01' 22.4" N 83 06' 14.9" W
or in degrees only form: 33.02289 N X 83.10414 W
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GMD: 115
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: Black
List of Graves
Row No., Pers. No.NameBirthDeathInscription and NotesService
Row 1, Pers. No. 1Mamie Jones Jan 1, 1895Dec 26, 1957   
Row 1, Pers. No. 2Frank Butts Jun 23, 1941Jun 24, 1997   
Row 1, Pers. No. 3Otis Toler Oct 14, 1911Oct 23, 1971  World War II
Georgia, TEC5 452 AAA AW Bn CAC

Row 1, Pers. No. 4    Unmarked grave.
 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 5Mr. John Jones 1889Jun 5, 1948   
Row 1, Pers. No. 6Mr. James Jones Mar 5, 1937Dec 11, 1952   
Row 1, Pers. No. 7Grover L. Washington Oct 26, 1958Jun 14, 1961   
Row 1, Pers. No. 8Matthew Washington, Jr. Sep 24, 1956Dec 3, 1956   
Row 1, Pers. No. 9Mrs. Daisy P. Jones, Jr. Jul 15, 1915Aug 16, 1990A loving mother

 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 10Matthew Jones 19211981  World War II
PFC U.S. Army

Row 1, Pers. No. 11Rosa M. Mathis Jan 7, 1904May 19, 1972   
Row 1, Pers. No. 12    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 13Randolph Jones Feb 9, 1932Nov 18, 1973   
Row 1, Pers. No. 14Mattie C. Stubbs Dec 23, 1913Oct 21, 1987   
Row 1, Pers. No. 15Arthur L. Stubbs Jun 1, 1924Nov 1, 1975   
Row 1, Pers. No. 16Annie C. Scott Sep 14, 1911Jul 13, 1982   
Row 1, Pers. No. 17Horace Scott Oct 10, 1912Jul 14, 1993   
Row 1, Pers. No. 18Virginia Hooks Feb 12, 1922Jan 16, 1964   
Row 1, Pers. No. 19Claud Hooks      
Row 1, Pers. No. 20Marshall Hooks 18881951Painted on slab.

 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 21Robert Hooks 19061951Painted on slab.

 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 22Marion Hooks Sep 4, 1933May 11, 1976  World War II
Korean War
U.S.Army

Row 1, Pers. No. 23Dovvie L. Hooks Sep 22, 1917Mar 13, 1981   
Row 1, Pers. No. 24George I. Hooks Dec 11, 1911Nov 7, 1995   
Row 1, Pers. No. 25James Hooks Apr 17, 1922Sep 28, 1998   
Row 1, Pers. No. 26Willie M. Seals May 3, 1910Jan 9, 1992   
Row 1, Pers. No. 27Charlie L. Ellison, Sr. Apr 27, 1927Apr 18, 1989   
Row 1, Pers. No. 28Robert Parks Nov 6, 1918Oct 24, 1987   
Row 1, Pers. No. 29Lonnie Cook Jul 9, 1924Jan 26, 1986  World War II
Pvt U.S. Army

Row 1, Pers. No. 30Gertrude S. Jones Jan 18, 1905Mar 10, 1990   
Row 1, Pers. No. 31Ed Wiley Jones, Sr. May 25, 1904May 24, 1978   
Row 1, Pers. No. 32Eddie Hooks, Sr. Oct 13, 1920Nov 14, 1988   
Row 1, Pers. No. 33    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 34Pinkie Penny H. Fraley Mar 8, 1960Mar 5, 2005   
Row 1, Pers. No. 35Eva B. Cook Oct 17, 1945Jan 13, 1990   
Row 1, Pers. No. 36Lucille Brown Boyer Apr 5, 1915Mar 24, 1995Let our Father's will be done.

 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 37John Boyer May 2, 1911Sep 26, 1996  World War II
Pvt U.S. Army

Row 1, Pers. No. 38    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 1, Pers. No. 39Lucille C. Robinson Mar 30, 1930Nov 30, 1996   
Row 1, Pers. No. 40Robert L. Collins Jan 31, 1931Aug 8, 1998   
Row 1, Pers. No. 41Emelle Collins Apr 28, 1936Feb 22, 2004   
Row 2, Pers. No. 1Gertrude C. Ellison Dec 14, 1939Feb 22, 1997   
Row 2, Pers. No. 2Johnny L. Bishop Mar 26, 1946Jan 11, 2003   
Row 2, Pers. No. 3Willie F. Ingram Mar 13, 1925Aug 4, 1987   
Row 2, Pers. No. 4Dan Reaves, Jr. Oct 12, 1923Mar 17, 1975  Military Service:
PFC U.S. Army

Row 2, Pers. No. 5Earnest Bishop May 31, 1915Feb 15, 1975   
Row 2, Pers. No. 6Rebecca Louise Bishop May 10, 1913Aug 23, 2002Beloved mother and grandmother

 
 
Row 2, Pers. No. 7Edward Bishop Dec 25, 1957Oct 3, 1989   
Row 2, Pers. No. 8Nelson Reaves Dec 30, 1927Nov 7, 1987   
Row 2, Pers. No. 9Ruby Neal  May 5, 1976only one date on gravestone. A circle
symbol on stone.
 
 
Row 3, Pers. No. 1Crawford Williams Mar 1, 1888Jan 6, 1963  World War I
Pvt U.S. Army

Row 3, Pers. No. 2Mennie Lee Williams Dec 22, 1892Jan 4, 1975   
Row 3, Pers. No. 3Marshall Swint Jun 24, 1917Mar 6, 1998   
Row 3, Pers. No. 4Sylvester Swint Aug 20, 1899Feb 1, 1977   
Row 3, Pers. No. 5John L. Kemp Jul 24, 1934Apr 23, 1975   
Row 3, Pers. No. 6John W. Kemp May 23, 1903Jan 18, 1975   
Row 3, Pers. No. 7Gussie J. Kemp Jan 15, 1906Jul 4, 1996   
Row 3, Pers. No. 8Idell Jones Kemp Mar 31, 1906Oct 4, 1988   
Row 3, Pers. No. 9Otha Jones Jul 4, 1925Aug 4, 2000   
Row 3, Pers. No. 10Mark Reaves 19011958   
Row 3, Pers. No. 11Howard Moore Nov 20, 1918Mar 13, 1972   
Row 3, Pers. No. 12Fannie R. Parham Nov 18, 1895May 20, 1985   
Row 3, Pers. No. 13Robert Lee, Jr. Sep 23, 1947Mar 27, 1999   
Row 3, Pers. No. 14Jessie James Nov 1, 1955Mar 4, 1975   
Row 3, Pers. No. 15    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 3, Pers. No. 16Lillian J. Wilcox Jul 2, 1937Oct 29, 1993   
Row 3, Pers. No. 17Kimberly D. Simpson Dec 16, 1973Oct 30, 1974   
Row 3, Pers. No. 18Roger Preston Sep 30, 1938Aug 9, 1985   
Row 3, Pers. No. 19Jacinto Tomas Valdez Oct 1, 1972Sep 16, 1997   
Row 4, Pers. No. 1Robert Williams Nov 12, 1919Jul 16, 1957  World War II
Georgia TEC4 Co C 761 Tank Bn

Row 4, Pers. No. 2Walter Jones, Jr. Mar 1, 1929Feb 10, 1974  Korean War
PFC U.S. Army

Row 4, Pers. No. 3Dea. Walter Jones, Jr. Jan 5, 1907Jun 25, 1983   
Row 4, Pers. No. 4Mary Rushin Betha Feb 15, 1926Oct 22, 1989   
Row 4, Pers. No. 5John A. Rushin, Jr. Jun 2, 1928Apr 24, 1972   
Row 4, Pers. No. 6Mary J. Rushin Jul 16, 1898Apr 6, 1983   
Row 4, Pers. No. 7John A. Rushin, Sr. May 1, 1897Nov 7, 1975   
Row 4, Pers. No. 8Carrie B. Thompson Sep 5, 1902Oct 24, 1996   
Row 4, Pers. No. 9Rev. Hosea Thompson Jun 17, 1905Oct 15, 1971Masonic emblem

 
 
Row 4, Pers. No. 10Mary L. Johnson Aug 4, 1889Dec 23, 1985   
Row 4, Pers. No. 11Clarence Johnson Dec 25, 1887Sep 28, 1972   
Row 4, Pers. No. 12Elizabeth H. Curry Aug 15, 1934Apr 11, 1976   
Row 4, Pers. No. 13Mattie L. Hill May 13, 1912Nov 30, 1991   
Row 4, Pers. No. 14McKinley Hill, Sr. Jun 9, 1914Sep 13, 1993   
Row 4, Pers. No. 15    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 4, Pers. No. 16Daniel Butts Jul 15, 1920Nov 15, 2004   
Row 4, Pers. No. 17Lizzie R. Butts Mar 3, 1907Apr 5, 2005In loving memory of our mother and
grandmother.
 
 
Row 5, Pers. No. 1Thomas Tommie? Simpson Jan 10, 1915Jan 20, 1959Middle name begins with Tom.
Death year hard to read. Handwritten on slab
 
 
Row 5, Pers. No. 2Charlie Simpson Sep 25, 1882Mar 12, 1960   
Row 5, Pers. No. 3    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 5, Pers. No. 4Jimmie L. Simpson 19151948   
Row 5, Pers. No. 5Agnes S. Jones Nov 23, 1910May 26, 1963   
Row 5, Pers. No. 6Charity K. Simpson Dec 4, 1890Dec 15, 1972Our mother

 
 
Row 5, Pers. No. 7Bobby L. Simpson Apr 15, 1913Apr 1, 1978   
Row 5, Pers. No. 8Earnestine Guyton Sep 13, 1972Dec 4, 2001   
Row 5, Pers. No. 9C. D. Moore Dec 19, 1935Apr 10, 1995   
Row 5, Pers. No. 10Gladys Louise Bridges Mar 11, 1935Jun 29, 1998   
Row 5, Pers. No. 11Roger Bridges Nov 23, 1930Sep 9, 1992  Korean War
Sgt U.S. Army

Row 5, Pers. No. 12    Unmarked child slab.
 
 
Row 5, Pers. No. 13Leola M. Pruitt Oct 8, 1935Sep 28, 1989   
Row 5, Pers. No. 14Joseph Pruitt Apr 20, 1916Jan 31, 1994   
Row 6, Pers. No. 1Robert Garner May 11, 1913Oct 8, 1979   
Row 6, Pers. No. 2Lillie Reaves   Unmarked adult slab.
Name per Willie Collins.

 
 
Row 6, Pers. No. 3Amanda R. Taylor Mar 10, 1905Apr 18, 1958   
Row 6, Pers. No. 4Adam Reese  Dec 8, 1956   
Row 6, Pers. No. 5Henry Reaves 18811948   
Row 6, Pers. No. 6Mary Reaves 18771947Mother

 
 
Row 6, Pers. No. 7Carrie Reaves, Sr.      
Row 6, Pers. No. 8Mary Williams   slab sinking. No dates.

 
 
Row 6, Pers. No. 9Robert E. Kelsey Feb 22, 1926Jul 15, 1973  World War II
Georgia PFC U.S. Army

Row 6, Pers. No. 10George W. Kelsey Feb 10, 1924Dec 4, 1967  World War II
PFC U.S. Army

Row 6, Pers. No. 11Elijah Kelsey Nov 5, 1891Dec 11, 1946   
Row 6, Pers. No. 12Elisha Kelsey Nov 5, 1891Dec 11, 1946Age 54 written on slab. Death date from
cross above slab.
 
 
Row 6, Pers. No. 13Margaret Nelson   no dates. First name spelled Margart.

 
 
Row 6, Pers. No. 14Susie K. Morgan May 15, 1897Feb 7, 1976   
Row 6, Pers. No. 15Richard Preston Jun 26, 1938Oct 21, 1983   
Row 6, Pers. No. 16Willie Preston, Jr. May 28, 1933Sep 29, 1979   
Row 6, Pers. No. 17Annie Preston Sep 10, 1899Aug 14, 1983   
Row 6, Pers. No. 18Willie Preston, Sr. May 10, 1911Nov 12, 1978   
Row 6, Pers. No. 19Arthur J. Moore Sep 11, 1968Sep 1, 1973   
Row 6, Pers. No. 20Doris P. Scott Aug 6, 1931Aug 6, 1995   
Row 6, Pers. No. 21Amarion J. Strange Aug 27, 2002Sep 3, 2002Written as Amarion Strange with J.
underneath.
 
 
Row 6, Pers. No. 22Mary W. Lee Jun 1, 1907Sep 7, 1998   
Row 6, Pers. No. 23Raymond Pinkston Jun 1, 1944Jul 2, 2001   
Row 6, Pers. No. 24Bobby Liggins Nov 26, 1938Jan 9, 1980   
Row 7, Pers. No. 1Ezell Nelson   New grave. Buried July 9, 2005.

 
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 2Eddie Nelson Jul 29, 1914Feb 12, 1960  World War II
PFC U.S. Army

Row 7, Pers. No. 3Lincoln Gonder Aug 9, 192Jun 20, 1962  World War II
Georgia, Pvt 4382 Truck Co TC

Row 7, Pers. No. 4    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 5Leonard Moore, Jr. Sep 21, 1956Aug 10, 1973   
Row 7, Pers. No. 6Mattie B. Moore  Mar 27, 1958   
Row 7, Pers. No. 7Mary B. Parks Nov 8, 1910Apr 19, 1973   
Row 7, Pers. No. 8Leonard Moore May 10, 1930Feb 3, 1996   
Row 7, Pers. No. 9Freddie Parks Jun 6, 1941Apr 26, 2002   
Row 7, Pers. No. 10Bessie Lewis      
Row 7, Pers. No. 11Cora Brantley Feb 3, 1938Oct 4, 1958   
Row 7, Pers. No. 12Ernest Brantley  Oct 8, 1963   
Row 7, Pers. No. 13Edward Dungan, Sr. Jun 25, 1944Nov 12, 2001   
Row 7, Pers. No. 14Robert Cannie Mar 9, 1918Jul 20, 1987   
Row 7, Pers. No. 15Tom Mills      
Row 7, Pers. No. 16Lillie Mills May 15, 1889Jun 13, 1954   
Row 7, Pers. No. 17    Unmarked adult slab.
Cross next to slab.
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 18Mary L. Liggins Nov 1942Mar 1995   
Row 7, Pers. No. 19Emmitt Liggins      
Row 7, Pers. No. 20Iona Liggins      
Row 7, Pers. No. 21Robert Liggins May 10, 1926Sep 23, 1990   
Row 7, Pers. No. 22Essie B. Liggins Oct 12, 1907Jul 12, 1967   
Row 7, Pers. No. 23Robert Liggins, Sr. Nov 8, 1903Apr 10, 1978   
Row 7, Pers. No. 24Emanuel Liggins Jun 10, 1930Mar 26, 1979   
Row 7, Pers. No. 25Annie Mae Liggins Feb 22, 1923Nov 10, 2002Loving wife and mother

 
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 26Miller Bell Liggins Aug 15, 1920May 5, 1990Loving husband and father

 
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 27J. T. Butts Jun 4, 1929May 23, 1965   
Row 7, Pers. No. 28Eleanor Butts Oct 25, 1895 Date of death buried in ground.

 
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 29Sidney Butts Jul 15, 1889Jul 5, 1974   
Row 7, Pers. No. 30Rosa Lee Butts Larkin Jul 13, 1926Jun 28, 1984A loving wife, mother and grandmother.
The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want.
 
 
Row 7, Pers. No. 31Ike Woolfork      
Row 7, Pers. No. 32Lena Tanner Aug 15, 1899Jan 21, 1994   
Row 7, Pers. No. 33Curnealious Stanley, Jr. Apr 18, 1920Apr 5, 1986  World War II
Sgt U.S. Army

Row 8, Pers. No. 1Willie M. Irving 19101967On same headstone as Willie B. Irving

 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 2Willie B. Irving 18961955   
Row 8, Pers. No. 3Mary Nelson Dec 26, 1880Apr 13, 1966   
Row 8, Pers. No. 4Rev. H. Nelson Jul 1, 1876Mar 17, 1948Our Father

 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 5Louise Williams Apr 27, 1935Jun 11, 1985   
Row 8, Pers. No. 6Howard Sanford, Sr. May 15, 1913Jun 16, 1978   
Row 8, Pers. No. 7Mamie Nelson Sanford Jul 30, 1918Apr 1, 1998   
Row 8, Pers. No. 8Gladys V. Bolden Nov 12, 1937Feb 5, 1989Loving wife and mother

 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 9Dorsey Solomon Dec 25, 1896Jul 8, 1987   
Row 8, Pers. No. 10Henry Veal Apr 1, 1890Feb 7, 1970  World War I
Georgia Pvt U.S. Army

Row 8, Pers. No. 11Mamie Solomon Veal 19001953   
Row 8, Pers. No. 12Katie Pearson Solomon 18821952"Her mother" (is mother of and is on same
stone as Mamie Solomon Veal)
 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 13John Henry Reaves, Jr. Feb 2, 1925Sep 2, 1950  World War II
Georgia AS USNR

Row 8, Pers. No. 14Martha Finney      
Row 8, Pers. No. 15Edna Reaves  Dec 24, 1956   
Row 8, Pers. No. 16Daniel Reaves May 26, 1855Oct 31, 1960   
Row 8, Pers. No. 17Ronnie Bishop Jun 4, 1959Oct 15, 1961   
Row 8, Pers. No. 18Odessa R. Sikes 1919Mar 12, 1966   
Row 8, Pers. No. 19Alberta S. Liggins May 1921Jun 2004   
Row 8, Pers. No. 20John H. Reaves Apr 4, 1902Apr 13, 1970   
Row 8, Pers. No. 21Elnora Reaves Feb 17, 1901Nov 26, 1972Eastern star symbol

 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 22Susie A. Reaves Dec 12, 1870Jun 1, 1970   
Row 8, Pers. No. 23Lucille Johnson Apr 22, 1923May 10, 1964   
Row 8, Pers. No. 24Mrs. Martha Thomas Apr 26, 1892Sep 4, 1969   
Row 8, Pers. No. 25Mrs. Tom Thomas, Sr. Mar 15, 1890Aug 25, 1976   
Row 8, Pers. No. 26Mack Thomas 1864Oct 26, 1949Age 85.

 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 27    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 28Pauline Veal Morgan May 21, 1901Aug 24, 1987   
Row 8, Pers. No. 29Johnnie H. Morgan Apr 28, 1900Sep 18, 1976   
Row 8, Pers. No. 30Lillian Williams May 8, 1933Jun 11, 1995   
Row 8, Pers. No. 31Emmitt Williams, Sr. Jul 7, 1894Mar 30, 1970  World War I
Georgia Pvt U.S. Army

Row 8, Pers. No. 32Thelma Renfroe Mar 28, 1917Aug 18, 1994A loving mother

 
 
Row 8, Pers. No. 33Rosa A. Veal Aug 26, 1929May 13, 1999   
Row 8, Pers. No. 34    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 1Rev. Frank Riddenbery Nov 27, 1918May 23, 2001I love you

 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 2Lucy Grayson 18901951Our mother

 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 3Elizebeth Jones 18891942   
Row 9, Pers. No. 4Ida Riddenberry Aug 28, 1890Mar 7, 1949Mother

 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 5Viola Kitchens Feb 2, 1891Dec 31, 1968   
Row 9, Pers. No. 6Flora E. Adams May 14, 1937Aug 19, 1963For our mother

 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 7Inez Morgan Dec 24, 1919Sep 4, 1976   
Row 9, Pers. No. 8    Unmarked adult slab.
 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 9Robert Guy Morgan, Sr. Mar 29, 1909Jan 12, 1975   
Row 9, Pers. No. 10Mary E. Morgan 18821944   
Row 9, Pers. No. 11Hill Morgan 18771968   
Row 9, Pers. No. 12Eva I. Brown Aug 21, 1917Jul 17, 1996   
Row 9, Pers. No. 13Alma Reeves Jun 12, 1903Sep 18, 1956   
Row 9, Pers. No. 14Johnnie Durden Feb 20, 1900Mar 10, 2004   
Row 9, Pers. No. 15Emma F. Durden Mar 10, 1918Feb 5, 1970Our beloved mother

 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 16Furman Durden Aug 17, 1917Mar 29, 1996   
Row 9, Pers. No. 17Eugene Durden Jan 20, 1897Jun 12, 1958  World War I
Georgia Pvt U.S. Army

Row 9, Pers. No. 18Mammie Louese Wright Apr 1933May 1947Years hard to read. Writing deteriorating.

 
 
Row 9, Pers. No. 19Leila Wright Oct 15, 1874Jan 25, 1960   
Row 9, Pers. No. 20Boisy Little Apr 5, 1896Mar 15, 1965  World War I
Georgia Pvt Co B 516 Engr Svc Bn

Row 9, Pers. No. 21Willie Wright, Jr. Dec 10, 1899Jun 27, 1972   
Row 9, Pers. No. 22Ida Mae Wright Apr 15, 1905Jun 19, 2002   
Row 9, Pers. No. 23Willie Williams Aug 2, 1888Jan 9, 1972   
Row 9, Pers. No. 24Hennie L. Wright Jan 12, 1915Dec 18, 1991   
Row 9, Pers. No. 25Marilyn Armstrong Sep 19, 1961Aug 23, 1968   
Row 9, Pers. No. 26Earnestine Wright Jul 23, 1938Jan 9, 2002   
Row 9, Pers. No. 27Melvin Wright Mar 3, 1952May 18, 1997   
Row 9, Pers. No. 28Rubye W. Beckom Feb 27, 1948Jan 18, 1994   
Row 9, Pers. No. 29Carl Wright, Sr. Mar 4, 1922Sep 10, 1972  World War II
Georgia TEC5 U.S. Army

Row 9, Pers. No. 30Odell Tanner Apr 3, 1936Nov 12, 1999   
Row 9, Pers. No. 31    Unmarked adult slabs.
2 graves.