Basin Community, George County, Mississippi
Lat: 30° 51' 33"N, Lon: 88° 40' 02"W
Contributed by James Trussell, Oct 26, 2007 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 17.
Traveling west out of Lucedale, Mississippi on Highway 26 West, you will cross an overpass and a short time later you will see Shady Grove cemetery on your left. You will take a left hand turn on the next blacktop road, after you pass this cemetery. This is known as Old. Highway 26, stay on it for 1.3 miles. Here you will come to the intersection with Howell Mill road on your left. Take this left hand exit and go .6 tenths of a mile. Now on your right will be Howell Cemetery Road, take this right turn and go another .4 tenths of a mile. This road will dead end at the cemetery.
This cemetery belongs to the Howell family and upkeep is provided by Delois Howell, with some help from Stanley Stringfellow. Delois Howell is married to Benny Howell. Benny Howell and Stanley Stringfellow are both great-great grandsons of Mr. G.M. Howell who is buried in this cemetery. The cemetery is surrounded by a chain link fence and is well maintained.
This is a complete reading of all existing stones and markers for this cemetery up to Oct 26, 2007. All information was taken from headstone and concrete slab inscriptions.
- James TrussellBond, Lola (Howell), b. 09-16-1887, d. 03-26-1972
Bond, Rollie M, b. 10-22-1923, d. 05-24-2003, ABF2, US Navy , Korea
Bond, W. M., b. 12-30-1877, d. 06-08-1937, "Marion"
Conner, infant, d. 01-??-1944, inf. of Mr./Mrs. J.W. "Bud" Conner
Conner, infant, d. 06-??-1945, inf. of Mr./Mrs. J.W. "Bud" Conner
Howell, Elizabeth, b. 03-21-1851, d. 07-21-1921
Howell, G. Melvin, b. 06-06-1920, d. 02-20-1975, "Daddy"
Howell, G. M, b. 08-04-1852, d. 01-29-1936
Howell, Gary W, b. 03-26-1952, d. 02-17-2002, "Son"
Howell, George C, b. 10-30-1883, d. 07-06-1954
Howell, infant daughter, d. 1911, "At Rest with Jesus"
Howell, infant daughter, d. 1930, "At Rest with Jesus"
Howell, John Wesley, b. 03-23-1893, d. 05-10-1974
Howell, Maggie Virginia, b. 02-07-1896, d. 02-02-1982, "Mama"
Howell, Rae Belle, b. 1893, d. 1941
Smith, Barry A, b. 12-23-1969, d. 12-23-1969, infant grave
Stringfellow, Willie Calvin, b. 04-22-1926, d. 12-04-2004
Mississippi Death Records
- Mississippi Newspapers, Full Search (1802-1964), 79 titles - GenealogyBank.com
- Mississippi Obituary Search, (1994-current) - GenealogyBank.com
- Mississippi Funeral Notices - GenealogyBank.com