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Mixon-Mizelle Cemetery
Benndale, George County, Mississippi

Lat: 30° 52' 35"N, Lon: 88° 50' 46"W
T2S R8W Section 13

Contributed by James Trussell, Dec 12, 2007 [carverofwood1260@wmconnect.com].  Total records = 16.

Take Highway 26 west at the only red light in Benndale and go west about 2 miles. Turn right or north onto Fairley-O’Neal Road. Near the road sign there will be a sign saying 'Dirt Pit'. Continue north on Fairley-O’Neal Road for about 1.5 mile, then turn right onto Dirt Pit Road (unnamed) where you will see another the 'Dirt Pit' sign. Go approximately 350 yards and the cemetery will be located on your left.

The cemetery is surrounded by a chain link fence and is in good shape. The cemetery is a private cemetery and upkeep and maintenance is done by family members of ones buried here.

I walked this cemetery on Dec 08, 2007, and the information was gathered using all existing and legible headstone inscriptions and temporary grave markers.

- James Trussell
Cooley, L. B, b. 11-10-1933, d. 11-30-1973, 'Rest in Peace'
Fairley, J. S, d. 05-09-1937
Fairley, Jessie, b. 02-27-1939, d. 05-12-1939
Fairley, Jimmie, b. 02-27-1939, d. 05-10-1939
Fairley, Johnnie M, b. 01-19-1908, d. 05-01-1978
Fairley, Torie (Mixon), b. 10-13-1872, d. 06-29-1949
Fortner, Earnie Bud, b. 08-24-1972, d. 03-25-2003, 30 years old
Fortner, Joe W, b. 02-25-1910, d. 07-19-1941
Howard, Joesph Lee, b. 09-12-1967, d. 04-04-1990
Mixon, Joyce, b. 11-20-1886, d. 07-19-1952
Mixon, Mallard, b. 08-18-1853, d. 06-27-1938
Mixon, Rhoda (Parker), b. 11-07-1899, d. 06-17-1981
Mixon, Sises (Reeves), b. 03-04-1855, d. 12-01-1914
Mixon, William B, b. 09-12-1881, d. 11-07-1930
Mizelle, Joe O, b. 09-15-1922, d. 04-16-1969
Mizelle, Lary Ree (Mixon), b. 07-27-1925, d. 03-30-1982

 

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