Little Sweetwater Cemetery
Benndale, George County, Mississippi
Lat: 30° 51' 29"N, Lon: 88° 49' 49"W
T2S R8W Section 19
Contributed by James Trussell, Dec 10, 2007 [email@example.com].
Total records = 17.
Traveling west out of Lucedale, Mississippi on Highway 26 West.
You will come to an overpass over Highway 63, Continue west on highway
26 another 12.6 miles after you cross the overpass. The church and
cemetery will be on your right. From Benndale drive southwest on
Hwy 26 West for just over a mile. Turn right onto Ely Cooper Road,
the cemetery will be on the north or right side of road.
The cemetery belongs to the Little Sweetwater Church and maintenance
is done by church members and family members of those buried here.
The cemetery is in good shape and is surrounded by a chain link
I walked this cemetery on Dec 07, 2007. The information was gathered
using all existing and legible headstone inscriptions and temporary
grave markers. There were several unmarked graves in the cemetery.
- James Trussell
Byrd, Eno, b. 02-11-1940, d. 12-08-1995, SSgt. US Air Force,
husband of Dola M.
Cooper, Lorena Ida, b. 06-19-1888, d. 06-16-1975
Cooper, Major Eli, b. 04-04-1893, d. 09-12-1964, h/o Lorena
Dearman, Mollie Kay, b. 07-25-1970, d. 04-24-1977
Firth, Deann Nichole, b. 07-08-1974, d. 06-03-1975, "Nicky",
10 months old
Havard, Angela Gwenette, b. 03-25-1978, d. 08-08-2000, "At
Rest in Godís Hands"
Hunt, Bonnie, b. 02-27-1939, d. 03-17-2006, w/o W.F. Hunt
Hunt, David Eric, b. 10-24-1975, d. 05-17-2006, 30 years
Hunt, Erma Ruth, b. 08-24-1927, d. 11-14-1994, w/o Willie
Hunt, Quitman, b. 03-20-1920, d. 06-06-1990, h/o Fronia
Hunt, W. F, b. 01-14-1940, d. 09-23-1995, h/o Bonnie
Hunt, William Rollie, b. 01-30-1952, d. 01-31-2005, 53 years
Parker, Jobie M, b. 03-29-1928, d. 10-12-1977, h/o Katie
Reed, Jeremiah Cole, d. 08-30-2005, "Psalms 100"
Sumrall, Rosebud, b. 10-08-1914, d. 11-08-1979, w/o Thomas
Sumrall, Thomas J, b. 03-25-1909, d. 08-18-1976, h/o Rosebud
Williams, Reverand Hollis Sherron (Sr.), b. 09-02-1941, d.
Sumrall, ??, adult size slab, no other information available
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