Springfield / Old Furnace Church

Springfield / Old Furnace Church Cemetery
Lamar County, Alabama
Number 52 the 2002 Cemetery Map of Lamar County
Driving directions from Vernon take Old Aberdeen road to Springfield road turn left and church and cemetery will be on left.
Transcribed August 31, 2004 by Rachel Virginia Gunnels McReynolds and Kawatha “Kay” Chandler Koonce kaykoon@bellsouth.net
Rows are listed from front to back of the cemetery.

Row One:
Ramon G. Willis – Son of Edgar A. & Tezzie Willis – June 30, 1907 – Aug. 1, 1907
Two Graves marked by fieldstone – No Information
W. B. Stanley – Dec. 6, 1890 – Aug. 11, 1907
Stanley Double – Johnny Stanley March 13, 1885 – March 2, 1968, Arinene Stanley – Nov. 21, 1903 – No Additional Information
Lowry Double – Elizabeth “Betty” Lowry June 6, 1844 – July 3,1912, Elijah Vesprecious Lowry – March 12, 1847 – Aug. 1, 1920
Row Two:
Lucinda Merchant – July 4, 1842 – Oct. 6, 1911 (Lucinda Pennington, daughter of Martha J. Tackett & Martin Pennington)
Andrew J. Merchant – March 11, 1834 – July 21,1922 – PVT Co. F 42nd Ala. Inf. CSA (Andrew Jackson Merchant, son of William M. Merchant)
Row Three:
Double Hall – Ruby G. Hall – Aug. 15, 1907 – Oct. 24, 1988, Onnie L. Hall Dec. 7, 1907 – Nov. 23, 1967
Infant Son of O. L. & Ruby G. Hall – July 28, 1932
Minnie Almeta Sanders – Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J. G. Sanders 1889 – 1890
Melinda Pennington Sanders – Wife of J. G. Sanders – 1849 – 1889 (Melinda T. Pennington, daughter of Mary B. Hankins & Joseph P. Pennington; 1st wife of Jefferson Green Sanders)
Infant Son of Mr. & Mrs. J. G. Sanders – No Additional Information
Alice Sanders – Daughter of J. G. Sanders – 1873 – 1882
Edgar F. Finch – Woodman of World Marker – March 23, 1889 – March 2, 1915 (son of Altha J. Breedlove & Jefferson Quillen Finch)
Althie J. Finch – Oct. 17, 1852 – Feb. 22, 1897 (Altha J. Breedlove, 1st wife of Jefferson Quillen Finch [buried at Love Joy Cemetery])
Row Four:
Pennington Double: Walter Amos Pennington, Jr. 1853 – Sept. 20, 1896, Lucy Griffin Pennington 1858 – 1894
Jala Hollis – Daug. of Mose & Mary Butler Hollis – 1890 – No Additional Information
Moses Hollis – Woodman of World Marker – Aug. 8, 1857 – Sept. 16, 1910 (son of Hiram Hollis & his 2nd wife, Martha Sarah Kennedy; husband of Mary Susan Butler)
Mary Butler Hollis – April 13, 1862- June 29, 1927 (Mary Susan Butler, wife of Moses Hollis)
Elma W. Hollis Willis – Jan. 25, 1886 – June 7, 1939 (daughter of Mary Susan Butler & Moses Hollis)
Hazel Banks Hollis – 1928 – 1928
Martha Jane Hollis – 1940 – 1940
(Martha Jane & Martha Joan are possibly twins)
Martha Joan Hollis – 1940 -1940
Row Five:
Herschel C. Hollis – Al. PVT USA – Jan 1, 1917 – Jan. 30, 1941
Ada C. Hollis – Nov. 24, 1892 – Oct. 1, 1981 (daughter of Mary Susan Butler & Moses Hollis)
Gracie Irene Walden – Inf. Daug. of Lee & Ida Walden – No Additional Information
Two Graves Marked By Fieldstone – No Information
Addie M. Harrison – Daug. of D. W. & Josephine Pennington – Died Jan. 5, 1919 (daughter of Martha Josephine Hollis & Daniel William Pennington [both buried at Wofford Cemetery])
Two Marked by Fieldstone – No Additional Information
Row Six:
Dalton H. – Son of J. R. & Cenith E. Pennington – March 17, 1904 – Aug. 25, 1904 (son of Joseph R. Pennington & Cenith E. [–?–])
Bruce Jackson – Son of M. L. & Della Jackson – May 8, 1909 – March 25, 1911 (son of Madison Lee Jackson & his 2nd wife, Della Desdemona Pennington)
Ellie Pennington – Daughter of D. W. & Josephine Pennington – No Additional Information (daughter of Martha Josephine Hollis & Daniel William Pennington)
McKanley Pennington – Infant Son of D. W. & Josephine Pennington – No Additional Information (son of Martha Josephine Hollis & Daniel William Pennington)
Infant Son of A. M. & M. P. Pennington – Aug. 30, 1897 – (Born & Died)
Mary P. Pennington – Wife of A. M. Pennington – Feb. 22, 1877 – April 25, 1904
A. M. Pennington – Sept. 18, 1875 – July 12, 1958 (Moses Pennington [prob. Amos Moses], son of Martha Josephine Hollis & Daniel William Pennington)
Row Seven:
Hollis Double – Hiram Hollis – Jan 5, 1817 – Sept. 29, 1893, Sarah C. Hollis – March 10, 1833 – June 29, 1891 (Hiram Hollis, son of Mary Rosannah Hollis & Elijah Vinson Hollis, Jr.; husband of 1) Rebecca Webb and 2) Martha Sarah Kennedy)
Two Graves Marked by Fieldstone – No Additional Information

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