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Lacy-Shelton Cemetery
Grimes County, Texas

FM 362 Navasota, TX 77868

Contributed by Kathleen Osborn, Feb 08, 2005 [kathleen.osborn@alconlabs.com]. Total records = 6.

From Pearland TX take FM 518 west, turn right onto Hwy 288 and onto Beltway 8 west to Hwy 290, exit right onto FM 362, next exit right onto FM 1488 and take a left onto FM 362. You will pass Camp Allen on the left, continue one mile, there will be a green fence on the left after "Star" Fence. Look for ballons.

This is a Boy Scout project done by Kyle Osborn in Pearland, Texas for the Bay Area Council. He has just recently completed his Eagle Scout project which was to completely restore and preserve a lost and forgotten cemetery in Grimes County, Texas.

The landowner of the property this cemetery is on is Tony Davies of Houston, Texas. The cemetery is now in perfect condition and all the gravestones have been repaired to the original condition. If you have any further questions concerning this cemetery, I would be glad to answer them.

Transcription was done on Jan 29, 2005 by Kyle Osborn and includes all existing gravestones included in the cemetery.

- Kathleen Osborn

Huss, Rebecca, died Mar 26, 1854, Aged 31 Years, Wife of James Huss
Lacy, Eliza Jane, b. Jul 20, 1829, d. Oct 12, 1913, Is a Star that is lost when the daylight is over, She has faded away to shine brightly in heaven
Lacy, Little Duggy, d. Jul 19, 1865, Aged 11 Years 3 Mos and 20 Days, Son of T.H. & E.J. Lacy, I take these little lambs said he into my breast Protection they shall find in me In me be ever blessed
Lacy, Thomas H., b. May 17, 1819, d. Nov 6, 1897, Although he sleeps, his memory doth live And cheering comfort to his mourners give He followed virtue as his finest guide, Lived as a Christian, d. as a Christian
Maxwell, Clarkey, b. Dec 1791, d. 1849
Shelton, Louis B., d. July 6, 1882, Aged 76 Years 6 Months, 30 Days, Blessed are the pure in heart For they shall see God
Shelton, Sallie D. Butler, b. June 1, 1871, d. Oct 26, 1881, s/w W.B.
Shelton, W. B., b. Oct 29, 1846, d. Oct 10, 1878, s/w Sallie D Butler, Our loved ones are gone But not forgotten

 

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