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Saint Peter Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina
Sunset Lake Rd.
Holly Springs NC
Lat: 35°39'17"N, Lon: 78°47'30"W
Contributed by Shirley Olson, Mar 11, 2002 [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Total records = 16.
From the beltline (Hwy. 440, US 1, and Hwy.64 W) head west to the Apex (Hwy.
55) exit on US 1, (Williams St). Turn left at the light, going towards Holly
Springs and Fuquay-Varina. Go about 2 1/2 miles to a light and a left turn
on to Holly Springs Rd. (SR 1152). About 1 1/2 miles up the road turn right
onto Sunset Lake Rd., (SR 1301) and go about 1/2 mile to a cemetery on the
right side of the road just past the entrance to Sunset Ridge Subdivision,
From there a track leads to this cemetery which is well back
from the road, behind the (Jones, Booker)
cemetery which is up front.
Not too long ago this was a rural neighborhood with a few African American
homeowners, all long time residents. The land was virtually untouched
by change. Sunset Lake was the location of a hunting club, and it was
an area of great natural beauty. Relentless growth in Wake Co. caught
up with this overlooked part of the county a few years ago and the construction
of a country club and other expensive neighborhoods has changed this
Newly paved roads, sewer lines, schools and shopping centers have
sprouted all around the 2 cemeteries that are located on this beautiful
meadow. This small cemetery is in the rear of the property and is unrelated
to the Jones, Booker, Adams, Stewart Cemetery which is up front near
the paved road. Only a dirt track leads to this cemetery from Sunset
Transcribed from tombstones by Shirley & Gordon Olson on Mar 08, 2002.
- Shirley Olson
Chrisp, Howard Henry, b. 20 Sep 1940, d. 9 Aug 1993
Chrisp, William Henry, b. 1 Mar 1910, d. 18 Dec 1993
Dockery, Mary S., b. 1932, d. 2001
Elliott, Leon, b. 1949, d. 1999 (Trice Fun. Home)
Harris, Jermekia M., b. 1997, d. 1997 (Chappell Fun. Home)
Holder, Ernestine, b. 1952, d. 1995 (Lea Fun. Home)
Johnson, Shaun, b. 1972, d. 1991 (Trice Fun. Home)
Lanier, Nelson Sr., b. 10 May 1905, d. 15 Jun 1992
Lanier, Rossie Lee, b. 8 Jul 1919, d. 26 Oct 1995
Richardson, Donnie, b. 1951, d. 2001 (Trice Fun. Home)
Sidney, Alphonzo, b. 1935, d. 2001 (Trice Fun. Home)
Sidney, Naomi M., b. 12 Mar 1916, d. 16 Mar 1996
Walker, Mary, b. 1937, d. 1999 (Trice Fun. Home)
Williams, (Bishop) Fred, b. 28 Apr 1911, d. 3 Sep 1998
Williams, Pecolian, b. 7 Feb 1941, d. 28 Mar 1996
Wilson, Joe Louis, b. 1937, d. 2001 (Trice Fun. Home)
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