Mt. Pisgah

Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
Lamar County, Alabama

Number 65 on the 2002 Cemetery Map of Lamar County

This Cemetery was transcribed January 2005 by James W. Dierking and Kawatha “Kay” Chandler Koonce. Single spacing of names denotes multiple graves with one headstone, or family plots. Information added by the transcribers appears in (parentheses). The annotations reflect the transcribers’ best efforts to identify, based on their own personal knowledge and research, the parents and/or spouses of the people buried there. Rows are listed from north to south, beginning on the west side.

Row One:

Boman, Wilma: Nov. 27, 1937 – (living)
Boman, John Hollis: Dec. 21, 1933 – Dec. 28, 1995
(Wilma Vick, daughter of Jessie Tucker & Aubrey Vick; John Hollis Boman, son of Mary Frances “Fannie” Bickerstaff & Grady Monroe Boman; parents of John Darin and Ashley)

Boman, Mary Frances “Fannie”: Sept. 20, 1900 – March 31, 1973
Boman, Grady Monroe: Dec. 15, 1896 – Jan. 6, 1982
(Mary Frances “Fannie” Bickerstaff, daughter of Virgil Lecil “Virge” Bickerstaff & his first wife, Mary Delaware “Della” Spann; Grady Monroe Boman, son of Florence Imogene “Genie” Todd & Thaddeus Augustus “Bud” Boman; parents of James, Russell, Joy, John and Gloe)

Boman, Mary Sue: May 15, 1927 – July 14, 2001
Boman, Grady Russell: Dec. 25, 1924 – Feb. 20, 1989
(Mary Sue Gilmer, daughter of Mary Etta Thomas & Henry Grady Gilmer; Grady Russell Boman, son of Mary Frances “Fannie” Bickerstaff & Grady Monroe Boman; parents of Loretta, Denise and Amelia)

Matthews, Maxine: Nov. 22, 1914 – June 3, 2003
Matthews, Hezzie T.: Feb. 6, 1908 – Aug. 19, 1990
(Maxine Gilmer, daughter of Mary Etta Thomas & Henry Grady Gilmer; Hezzie T. Matthews, son of Lucy Irene Boman & Henry Thomas Matthews; parents of Betty Ruth and Joe Billy)

Loftis, Eunice C.: Oct. 24, 1899 – Feb. 16, 1969
Loftis, George W.: May 11, 1888 – Jan. 3, 1970
(Eunice C. Matthews, daughter of Lucy Irene Boman & Henry Thomas Matthews; George W. Loftis, son of (?) & David H. Loftis; parents of Kirby, Louise, Lucille, and Howard)

Thompson, Malvia H.: Dec. 1, 1892 – Aug. 19, 1970
Thompson, Roy B.: Nov. 25, 1895 – May 8, 1972 PFC U. S. Army WW I
(Malvia J. Hankins, daughter of Annie Louella Newell & William Jasper “Bud” Hankins; Roy Bryan Thompson, son of Nancy Eleanor “Sissy” Jackson & William Wesley Thompson; parents of Bryan)

Boman, Alma T.: March 2, 1913 – July 28, 1997
Boman, Bailey C.: Sept. 16, 1899 – Dec. 15, 1980
(Alma Thompson, daughter of William Sampson Thompson & his 2nd wife, Mary Eliza Taylor; Bailey Clifton Boman, son of Sallie Sanford Shackelford & Berry Giddeon Boman)

Row Two:

Finch, Joe W. Sr.: Sept. 14, 1934 – (living)
Finch, Nancy J.: May 4, 1938 – June 9, 1999
(Joe Wayne Finch Sr., son of Tezzie Boman & David Audie Finch; husband of Nancy J. Robinson; parents of Joe Jr., Mark, Randy and Rondell)

Boman, Genie Todd: Jan. 12, 1878 – Feb. 27, 1961
(Thaddeus Augustus, son of Mary Frances Chandler & Wilson Lumpkin Boman; Florence Imogene “Genie”, daughter of Missouri Palestine “Pallie” Morris & Jonathan Crisswell “Stokley” Todd; Bud & Genie were parents of Grady, Perry, Rama, Tezzie, Tennie, Edna, Ottie, and Mila Ree)

Boman, T. A. “Bud”: Aug. 6, 1868 – Jan. 22, 1957

Bolin, Zela Chandler: Jan. 18, 1892 – Oct. 24, 1956
(Zela Eudocia Chandler, daughter of Mary Frances “Mollie” Honnell & Allen Thomas “Tommy” Chandler; wife of Robert S. Bolin. Zela was the first person buried in the cemetery.)

Chandler, William O: July 11, 1896 – July 15, 1976
Chandler, Annie B.: March 27, 1894 – Aug. 31, 1981
(William Odus Chandler, son of Mary Frances “Mollie” Honnell & Allen Thomas “Tommy” Chandler; Annie Bell Reeves, daughter of Sallie Phillips & James P. Reeves; parents of Thurston Gray, Pervey Ray, Forrest Dale, and William Clay)

Chandler, Eula Atkins: May 25, 1905 – July 9, 1976
Chandler, Felton: May 16, 1907 – Jan. 7, 1965
(Felton, son of Minnie Bell Bickerstaff & Lacy Franklin Chandler)

Chandler, Escar Dean: Aug. 29, 1898 – Oct. 21, 1965
Chandler, Gladys M.: Feb. 12, 1911 – Jan. 5, 2002
(Escar Dean, son of Essie Elizabeth Sorrels & John Martin Chandler; husband of 1) Allie C. Hankins & 2) Gladys M. McCulloch; Gladys M. McCullough, daughter of Joe Lee McCullough & his 2nd wife, Minnie Foster. Escar Dean’s mother died in childbirth and he was raised by Mary Jane Thomas & James Benjamin Chandler, his grandparents. Escar Dean & Gladys were parents of Tommy, Jane, Betty, Bobby and Roy.)

Boman, Curtis Wade: July 20, 1957 – Nov. 8, 1999
(son of Mary Lois Thompson & Curtis Boman; both parents buried at Wofford Cemetery)

Row Three:

Finch, Rama B.: April 16, 1902 – Oct. 4, 1996
Finch, Jeff C.: Sept. 6, 1897 – Nov. 8, 1977
(Rama Boman, daughter of Florence Imogene “Genie” Todd & Thaddeus Augustus “Bud” Boman; Jefferson Cameron Finch; son of Ella L. Williams & Jefferson Sylvanus Finch; Jeff and Rama were parents of Ray, Ross, and Carolyn)

Finch, Minnie Idella: Oct. 17, 1896 – May 17, 1976
Finch, Ed Simpson: March 23, 1890 – Oct. 19, 1987
(Minnie Idella Bickerstaff, daughter of Mary Delaware “Della” Spann & Virgil Lecil “Virge” Bickerstaff; Eddie Simpson “Edd” Finch, son of Jefferson Quillen Finch and his first wife, Altha Jane “Althie” Breedlove; Minnie & Edd were parents of Edith and Edwin)

Crowder, Edith F.: Nov. 8, 1914 – July 9, 2001
Crowder, Lester E.: April 10, 1919 – April 12, 1967
(Edith Finch, daughter of Minnie Idella Bickerstaff & Eddie Simpson “Edd” Finch; Lester Earl, son of Mary Josephine Chandler & Lindsey Ervin Crowder; Edith & Lester were parents of Freddie and Benny)

Finch, Viola C.: Sept. 27, 1891 – May 20, 1971
Finch, Glover O.: May 29, 1893 – May 18, 1973
(Viola Christina “Ola” Matthews, daughter of Margaret E. (or L.) “Lizzie” Austin & William B. “Billy” Matthews; Glover Oscar Finch, son of Jefferson Quillen Finch and his first wife, Altha Jane “Althie” Breedlove; parents of Bonnie Doyle, Verna Rhee, and Donal Banks)

Matthews, Ruby: Jan. 22, 1909 – (living)
Matthews, Earley: June 2, 1899 – Sept. 17, 1986
(Ruby Gray Crowder, daughter of Mary Josephine Chandler & Lindsey Ervin Crowder; Earley Matthews, son of Josie Idocay Morton & John C. Matthews; Ruby & Earley were parents of Elna and John)

Bush, Diane: Jan. 4, 1963 – (living)
Bush, Robert Wayne: April 27, 1964 – Feb. 11, 2003
(Diane Otts, daughter of Lessie B. Robison & Edgar Boss Otts; Diane and Robert are parents of Jala and Jolie)

Row Four:

Timmer, Harm: March 6, 1891 – April 8, 1975
Timmer, Susie M.: Aug. 19, 1896 – Aug. 23, 1979

Hayes, Hardie S., SSGT U. S. Air Force WW II & Korea: Feb. 18, 1921 – March 26, 1983
Hayes, Sarah F.: Mar. 13, 1924 – (living)
(Hardie S., son of Henry Clifton Hayes of Fayette County, and his first wife, Salina [–?–])

Row Five:

Smith, Grady Boman – Infant Son of Jason Wayne and Natalie Boman Smith: Jan. 13, 2000 – March 3, 2000
(grandson of Glenn and Carol Boman)

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