New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by Glenn Fields September 2008




The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Lenoir County, NC.

Location From Hwy 258 turn east on Central Ave. Approximately 4 tenths of a mile on the right.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Frank T Son of G B & Mollie Waller Sept 28 1901 Oct 7 1918 MM Baby Boy Parrish 1950 1950 MM Baby Boy Mills 1948 1948 Double stone SPENCE Roy S Feb 1 1899 May 28 1918 Burel June 4 1904 May 28 1918 Sons of Malloy & Lola Spence Drowned while in batheing Gone But Not Forgotten Pearly M Daughter of James & Bettie Sanderson Unidentified grave Base with missing stone Little Mamie Daughter of H F & Nora Davis Born Oct 5 1895 Died June 3 1897 Thomas E Son of R Guy & Bessie Hill May 2 1926 June 16 1934 Susan V Wife of Thomas Hill Died: Jan 18 1902 Age 44 years A tender mother & faithful friend MOTHER Henry G Spence Apr 23 1924 Sep 25 1924 This appears to be a replacement for the next stone with different dates. Henry G Spence Apr 27 1924 Sep 19 1924 This appears to be a replacement for the previous stone with different dates. Bland Spence Jr Born Jan. 4 1933 Died Feb 18 1933 Vernell Spence Jones Aug 18 1932 NOD MM William E Johnson 1916 1956 John Robert Spence Sr Aug 8 1903 Dec 9 1975 Husband of Carrie Bell Carter & Ethelene Craft Daddy, we will love you forever: Hazel, Robert, Janie, Margaret and Pete Ethelene Craft Spence 1913 2006 Ruby C Daughter of Floyd & Della Spence Mar 28 1923 July 18 1925 Stephen C Son of Floyd & Della Spence Mar 11 1922 June 14 1922 Verlie Mae Daughter of J Floyd & Della Spence Dec 4 1912 Dec 25 1912 Double stone SPENCE J Floyd April 16 1889 Feb 27 1963 Della T Mar 13 1889 May 25 1966 J C Cox Born July 18 1881 Died May 18 1909 MM Unreadable Loffie D Spence May 12 1881 Oct 18 1918 Janie Cox Spence March 17 1885 Feb 13 1958 Willie Son of L D & Janey Spence Born Sept 18 1904 Died Oct 21 1905 MM Dora Quinn Cox 1886 1922 MM Ed Cox 1884 1945 MM Unreadable Davie W Son of Wm & Zilpha Waller Feb 13 1915 Mar 23 1917 Burl Edward Waller Aug 7 1918 Sept 9 2000 MM Dora Quinn Cox 1886 1922 MM Unreadable MM Unreadable Ray Terry Pate June 19 1948 Dec 17 2001 Beloved Husband, Friend & Brother Theo Cox Pate Dec 13 1927 Sept 20 1988 Lisa Dawn Pate Hill Dec 2 1960 Dec 6 1994 Double stone FATHER James Henry Spence June 20 1861 Sept 17 1935 MOTHER Sara Cathern (sic) Spence James R Jr Spence Dec 8 1923 Jan 21 1924 Double stone SPENCE Ruth C Oct 21 1906 Sept 13 1978 J Roland June 28 1901 July 16 1988 Same as in next metal marker MM Myrtle Ruth Spence 1906 1978 Same as in previous photo

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