Mays Cemetery

Directions - Take US Hwy 79 S (southwest) from Henderson -2-3 miles. Turn left (south) onto FM 839 - 10.7 miles. Left onto County Road 4221 -1 mile. Cemetery is on right. Mays Cemetery
Gina Heffernan - October, 2003

Coordinates:
Lat 31.9637500
Lon -94.9156667

There are photos at the Cemetery & Tombstone Photo Page.

Mays Perpetual Care Cemetery - A private cemetery for the interment of family members only. Established 25 July 1856 - chartered 1989. [sign] Donated in the memory of the parents of Cecil Richey and Clyde T. Lowe.

s/w = shares a headstone with
m. = married
w/o = wife of
h/o = husband of
c/o = children of
d/o = daughter of
s/o = son of
WOTW = Woodmen of the World

Row 1
HOOVER, Odessa 8/28/1904-5/21/1987 s/w Herman
HOOVER, Herman b. 11/30/1891-6/3/1971 s/w Odessa
BUCKNER, S Canon 2/13/1913-?   m. 3/7/1959
BUCKNER, Kaull B 3/16/1911-3/20/1976 s/w S Canon

Row 2
PARKER, Teresa Kay Allen 4/22/1958-6/24/1996 d/o Bill & Lorey
MOORE, Jim Blain 1/10/1890-2/7/1975 s/w Annie
MOORE, Annie Buckner 4/11/1889-8/4/1977 s/w Jim
MAYS, H. Roy 5/11/1894-10/4/1977 s/w Bertha
MAYS, Bertha 9/20/1891-11/5/1980 s/w H. Roy
RICHEY, Cecil 4/19/1926 [only date]
RICHEY, William Cecil 11/23/1889-11/6/1974 PFC US ARMY s/w Bettie Lou
RICHEY, Bettie Lou 7/29/1896-1/1/1975 s/w William
RICHEY, Elsie Stella 6/6/1892-12/20/1979
RICHEY, Rubert M 3/5/1898-12/22/1972
RICHEY, Robert A 5/8/1895-5/30/1976
RICHEY, Charles E 1/15/1920-11/26/1962
RICHEY, Jessie B 10/5/1898-10/2/1985

Row 3
RICHEY, Emma Lee 8/16/1880-9/12/1933
RICHEY, Mary Francis 4/18/1858-11/5/1934 s/w Samuel
RICHEY, Samuel Patrick 2/24/1856-2/18/1923 s/w Mary
RICHEY, Pvt. Charles V 1/31/1887-10/10/1918 28th Replacement Co AEF
RICHEY, Infant 11/4/1907 s/o JH & NE
RICHEY, Babe 3/24/1884 s/o SP & MF
MAYS, Little Maud 4/23/1888-9/9/1889
MAYS, Ada L 8/27/1865-3/13/1960
MAYS, John H 8/9/1859-6/22/1950
AVERA, James D 2/14/1862-8/19/1941 s/w Virginia
AVERA, Virginia H 11/19/1869-8/1/1915 s/w James
AVERA, Anita 1895-1897
LOWE, Eliza E 7/12/1835-10/10/1898 w/o James
AVERA, J W 11/18/1859-11/26/1926

Row 4
SHOOK, Paul Edward 7/27/1960-6/14/1902
GARRETT, Fred 5/17/1908-9/7/1997 m 10/6/1929 s/w Stacy
GARRETT, Stacy Oleta 2/4/1912-1/27/1999 s/w Fred
JOHNSON, Benjamin Brown 6/18/1900-6/28/1970 s/w Sara
JOHNSON, Sara Buckner 2/9/1904-3/23/1998 s/w Benjamin
LOWE, Jewell Plunk 7/27/1901-9/8/1988 s/w Dollie
LOWE, Dollie Alma Buckner 9/26/1906-9/21/1994 s/w Plunk
LOWE, Clyde T 10/20/1929-9/24/1991 LT COL USMC
MAPLES, Clara Ann 10/23/1927-? m. 2/1/1948 s/w John
MAPLES, John Cecil 4/25/1924-5/10/1997 FC2 US NAVY WWII s/w Clara
MAPLES, Erskine 11/29/1993-5/16/1996 s/o Laura & James
MAYS, John M 2/16/1810-6/30/1887
MAYS, Sallie 7/24/1818-11/17/1879 w/o Jim
MAYS, Mattie 1848-1935  s/w Elizabeth McAnulty
McANULTY, Elizabeth Mays 1851-1936  s/w Mattie Mays

Row 5
LEWIS, Eula May 9/13/1922-? s/w J Robert
LEWIS, J Robert 12/18/1907-8/16/1977 m. 8/16/1943 s/w Eula
MAYS, Byrd 3/14/1837-8/12/1911
MAYS, Mollie 12/20/1847-11/28/1906 w/o Byrd
MAYS, Emma 12/5/1869-10/15/1871
LOWE, Rachel E 8/18/1838-2/19/1874
LOWE, James 2/27/1827-3/20/1886 Mason emblem
LOWE, Infant 6/7/1891-6/9/1891 d/o JF & Kate
LOWE, Twins 9/21/1896 s/o WR & A
LOWE, Lola Bessie 9/30/1895-12/9/1897 d/o JF & Kate
LOWE, William Alton 11/29/1903-8/20/1907  s/o JF & Kate
LOWE, Rossie Lee 11/2/1905-9/1/1910  d/o WR & Alice

Row 6
TALLEY, Ozzie B 10/28/1880-1/11/1975 b. New Salem m. 6/12/1948 s/w Anna Swink
SWINK, Anna Mae 12/4/1894-5/28/1980 b. New Salem s/w Stephen St Mar & Ozzie Talley
ST MAR, Stephen A 5/12/1894-10/19/1944 b. Canada m. 9/1/1925 s/w Anna Swink
SWINK, Ida L 1875-1948 s/w Rufus
SWINK, Rufus E 1870-1936 WOTW s/w Ida
PYLES, J L 6/19/1842-1/24/1922
PYLES, Sallie J 10/17/1848-12/7/1911 w/o JL
SWINK, Infant 2/7/1903 d/o RE & IL
SWINK, Infant 10/25/1900 d/o RE & IL
SWINK, J L 11/11/1901-2/6/1902
SWINK, James A 10/5/1826-5/15/1901 h/o Sallie E
SWINK, Sarah Ann 6/10/1833-8/20/1885 w/o Jas A
SWINK, A Neal 12/15/1867-8/19/1879
SWINK, William Gay 2/21/1858-12/8/1874
SWINK, Laura B 1/28/1860-9/22/1960
SWINK, Mary S 2/12/1854-7/25/1856
BARRON, Lubie T 10/4/1889-8/29/1900
LEWIS, Kate 11/4/1886-11/1/1914 w/o W.A.
LEWIS, Jessie Robert 1907-1977 TEC5 US ARMY WWII

Row 7
LUSK, Samuel O 9/8/1917-10/15/1999 s/w Lorey
LUSK, Lorey May 12/21/1916-9/13/1995 m. 2/12/1938 s/w Samuel
MOORE, Preston L 6/25/1914-6/7/1988
MOORE, Marvin B 2/6/1892-7/11/1981 s/w Allie
MOORE, Allie May 8/5/1892-8/2/1972 m. 12/3/1911 s/w Marvin
BUCKNER, Etta Swink 11/12/1864-11/11/1963
BUCKNER, R G "Buck" 5/12/1860-10/6/1929
BUCKNER, James M 4/9/1885-8/30/1886 s/o RG & Etta "Burried in Smith Cemetery Ellis Co, Texas"
BUCKNER, Mathew L 8/23/1908-10/12/1908
BUCKNER, Vaughnie W 5/4/1889-8/27/1900
BUCKNER, Nina E 6/5/1891-3/30/1894
SWINK, Willie R 10/10/1889-8/27/1895 s/o PJ & DC
BUCKNER, Infant 2/11/1909 s/o Robert & Pearl s/w Infant
BUCKNER, Infant 8/8/1919 s/o Robert & Pearl s/w Infant
BUCKNER, Robert R 3/9/1882-5/12/1961 m. 1/10/1908 s/w Pearl
BUCKNER, Pearl L 12/28/1885-1/16/1963 s/w Robert R
BUCKNER, Ruthie Geneva 7/10/1920-? s/w Robert
BUCKNER, Robert Byrd 6/1/1915-3/10/1995 US ARMY WWII s/w Geneva

Row 8
CHILDRESS, Lawrence 3/5/1914-? s/w Virgie
CHILDRESS, Virgie Swink 2/23/1905-12/2/1978 s/w Lawrence
SWINK, Johnnie W "JW" 8/27/1918-12/18/1987 TEC5 US ARMY WWII
SWINK, Inez 3/10/1916-10/29/1997 s/w Zelma
SWINK, Zelma 4/27/1921-? s/w Inez
SWINK, Roy 4/9/1914-8/14/1972 s/w Beatrice
SWINK, Beatrice 4/21/1916-? s/w Roy
SWINK, Sara Beth 1953 [only date] d/o Roy & Beatrice
SWINK, Jim 4/6/1876-9/20/1945 s/w Mollie
SWINK, Mollie 4/16/1876-10/10/1964 s/w Jim
SWINK, Genever 1/3/1911-11/12/1917 d/o Jim & Mollie
MAYS, Emma Jane Wiggins 1857-1899
MAYS, Livy 1886-1899
MAYS, Mabel 1890-1912
MAYS, Thomas Milton 1903-1913
MAYS, Emma McDaniel Woodall 1859-1938
MAYS, Thomas Livy 1854-1945
MAYS, Alma 1887-1993

Row 9
HOOVER, Ross 1887-1985
HOOVER, J N 1833-1918
HOOVER, Viva A 1894-1902
HOOVER, Lela Fay 1900-1904
HOOVER, Sallie F 1864-1951
HOOVER, Chris C 1860-1931
HOOVER, Vera Irwin 2/15/1895-7/15/1988 s/w Monnie
HOOVER, Monnie 5/31/1897-8/31/1977 s/w Vera
DYKES, Lynda Swink 8/25/1944-? s/w Frank
DYKES, Frank O 11/14/1934-7/4/1986 m. 5/7/1965 s/w Lynda
JONES, Perry 7/8/1929-12/6/1994 CPL US Air Force WWII
SWINK, Pauline 9/17/1918-5/31/1985 "Pean" s/w Frank
SWINK, Frank 1/23/1907-10/6/1986 m. 4/1/1939 "Big D" s/w Pauline

Row 10
SUMMERS, Rufus W 1843-1906
SUMMERS, Fannie 1847-1924
SUMMERS, Lula 1876-1961

Row 11
WILSON, Coletha Crawford 1/28/1909-1/10/1995 s/w Edgar
WILSON, Edgar Lister 8/22/1905-8/6/1982 m. 7/28/1926 s/w Coletha
WILSON, Birdie Summers 1875-1957 w/o CL
WILSON, Charlie L 4/13/1883-2/8/1910 WOTW
WILSON, Sallie Buckner 1885-1961
WILSON, William H 1880-1940
WILSON, Infant 1911 s/o Mr & Mrs WH
WILSON, Infant 1913 d/o Mr & Mrs WH
WILSON, Infant 1914 s/o Mr & Mrs WH
WILSON, Infant 1918 d/o Mr & Mrs WH

Row 12
BUCKNER, Wilton L 1/25/1930-? m. 12/13/1958 s/w Tommie
BUCKNER, Tommie Nell 1/12/1930-? s/w Wilton
BUCKNER, Will J 2/13/1889-2/17/1962 s/w Elsie
BUCKNER Elsie May 10/28/1905-3/2/1984 m. 8/21/1924 s/w Will
BUCKNER, James O 2/5/1880-6/10/1959 s/w Emma
BUCKNER, Emma E 8/11/1885-6/5/1984
BUCKNER, Robert L 1/8/1848-9/5/1931 s/w Virginia
BUCKNER, Virginia T 12/21/1855-9/26/1927
BUCKNER, Infant 10/2/1931-10/2/1931 d/o Alvin & Helen
BUCKNER, Alvin 2/5/1891-1/18/1983 US ARMY s/w Helen
BUCKNER, Helen Knight 8/4/1908-6/3/1989 s/w Alvin
BUCKNER, Charles Ray 8/11/1928-11/26/1999 CPL US Army Korea

Row 13
WADE, Bernis M 10/27/1926-?