Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Thankful Baptist Church Cemetery

Thankful Baptist Church Cemetery photo
Location:
From the Hancock County Courthouse, go east on Hwy 16 (the Augusta Rd) for 11.3 miles to Road No. 357 (dirt) on the right. Turn right and follow the road for 0.3 mile to the church.

GPS coordinates: 33 17' 33.1" N 82 47' 54.5" W
or in degrees only form: 33.29253° N X 82.79847° W
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GMD: 112
Cemetery Status: Active
Predominant race: Black

Church established 1890.
Indexer or Contributor: Trudie Lewis

Number of persons found: 73
Virginia Rhodes
Feb 8, 1924 - Aug 1941
"Daughter - at rest"
Grave 1
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 2
Clarence Battle
Sep 30, 1936 - Mar 26, 2002

Grave 3
Mrs. Cora P. Kemp Brooks

- Feb 19, 1956
"HaugaBrooks" across top of gravestone.
Grave 4
Marvin Hill
May 14, 1951 - Feb 21, 2001
"Dad"
Grave 5
Unmarked Slab


Grave 6


Cross with name not readable.
Grave 7
Ophelia C. Bell
Nov 28, 1886 - Dec 20, 1984
"A Loving Mother" "When we all get to Heaven"
Grave 8
Jerry Bell
May 24, 1884 - Jul 2, 1977
"A Devoted Father"
Grave 9
Horace Hill
1903 - 1967

Grave 10
Florence Hill
1905 - 1960

Grave 11
Agnes Hill
1930 - 1962

Grave 12
Unmarked Slab

Funeral home marker - no longer readable.
Grave 13
Hattie Hill


Grave 14
Mable Hill

- Jan 31, 1937

Grave 15
Robert Johnson
Sep 1, 1940 - May 27, 1982
"My Beloved Son"
Grave 16
Rev. Leroy Johnson

- Oct 29, 1949
"Went to Rest"
Grave 17
Mamie Broomfield Johnson

- Oct 29, 1949

Grave 18
Benjamin F. Johnson
Oct 22, 1942 - Oct 29, 1949
"Son"
Grave 19
Franklin P. Johnson
Dec 21, 1914 - Nov 24, 1994
"Father"
Grave 20
Milton Kemp
Mar 15, 1915 - Oct 29, 1992

Grave 21
Lizzie Mae Kemp
Apr 20, 1927 - Apr 1, 2001
"Mother"
Grave 22
Emma McCormick
Jan 28, 1932 - Jan 15, 1973

Grave 23
Bobby Jones
Jan 12, 1936 - Jan 16, 1955

Grave 24
Willie B. Kemp
Jul 10, 1920 - Jan 26, 1975

Grave 25
Ethel M. Kemp
1901 - Dec 10, 1944

Grave 26
Eliza Jones

- Mar 2, 1953

Grave 27
A. J. Jones
Apr 16, 1902 - May 9, 1982

Grave 28
Jessie W. Jones
Jan 1, 1902 - Sep 30, 1985

Grave 29
Unmarked Grave

Field stones at head and foot.
Grave 30
Jessie Eagle
Feb 29, 1890 - Feb 18, 1953
"Our Father"
Grave 31
Rosa Eagle
Oct 9, 1895 - Sep 26, 1961

Grave 32
Unmarked Grave

Funeral home marker - not readable.
Grave 33
Unmarked Slab

Funeral home marker - not readable.
Grave 34
Edward Brooks
Jan 2, 1945 - Aug 27, 1952

Grave 35
Wyman ? Moss
Jan 22, 1904 - Sep 28, 1946
Name on slab barely readable, especially first name, which may not be Wyman.
Grave 36
Unmarked Grave

A funeral home marker marks the grave.
Grave 37
John H. Moss
Dec 22, 1932 - Feb 15, 1985
"Son -- at rest"
Grave 38
Unmarked Slab


Grave 39
Pearl B. Moss
Apr 15, 1883 - Aug 23, 1963
"Beyond the sunset"
Grave 40
Horace Moss
Sep 1, 1882 - May 5, 1962

Grave 41
Unmarked Grave

Funeral home marker - not readable.
Grave 42
James Hudgeon
Oct 19, 1923 - Jan 12, 1990

Military Service: World War II
MM3 - U.S. Navy
Grave 43
Ed Hudgeon
Dec 19, 1901 - Jan 5, 1994

Grave 44
Lizzie Mae Hudgeon
Jun 11, 1904 - Feb 20, 1987
"At rest"
Grave 45
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 46
Johnnie C. Dawson
Dec 26, 1925 - Jun 20, 1971

Grave 47
Unmarked Child Slab


Grave 48
Stanford Kitchens
Dec 3, 1962 - Feb 8, 1993

Grave 49
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 50
Unmarked Grave


Grave 51
Bazzel Culver
1888 - Jul 4, 1970

Grave 52
Unmarked Grave

Has a field stone and funeral home marker.
Grave 53
Katie Lou Jones

- Aug 8, 1965
Age 76 years.
Grave 54
Unmarked Grave

Field stone and funeral home marker on grave
Grave 55
Tom Culver
1855 - 1927
"Our Dear Father, We loved you but Jesus loved thee best. Sleep on and take your rest" Eagle engraved on stone.
Grave 56
Mariah Culver

- Nov 1915
Age 70.
Grave 57
John Watson
Apr 15, 1868 - Oct 26, 1950

Grave 58
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 59
Unmarked Adult Slab


Grave 60
Genellen Jones
Jan 7, 1942 - Jun 29, 1993
"Loving wife"
Grave 61
Dorothy F. Shivers
1943 - 1995
"Mother"
Grave 62
Unmarked Adult Slab

Funeral home marker.
Grave 63
Unmarked Adult Slab

Funeral home marker.
Grave 64
Willie Albert Ficklin
Aug 19, 1954 - Aug 26, 1985

Grave 65
Unmarked Adult Slab

Funeral home marker.
Grave 66
Unmarked Child Slab


Grave 67
Lucilius S. Scott
1886 - 1966
"Not my will but Thine be done."
Grave 68
Nancy E. Scott
1895 - 1975

Grave 69
Unmarked Adult Slab

Funeral home marker.
Grave 70
Billy W. Kemp
Jul 4, 1937 - Oct 26, 1974

Grave 71
George H. Kemp
Apr 21, 1881 - Jul 6, 1973

Grave 72
Frank Kemp
Jul 8, 1918 - Oct 15, 1972

Grave 73