Oak Grove Cemetery

Dekalb, Bowie County, Texas
Transcribed by Linda & Vernon Binger

From Dekalb, go west on Hwy. 82 to Oak Grove Community. About ¼ mile west of CR 1326 on north side of road behind Mobil Home. There are 121 marked graves, 9 unreadable. If you would like a picture of a certain stone, please contact us at bingerdekalb@aol.com

T. J. Cordell
Mar 17, 1847
Jan 26, 1914

BARNES
Daddy                            Mother
Ted R.                            Jo C.
Aug 13, 1947                 Sept 14, 1950
Apr 21, 2001                 (blank)
Married Aug 6, 1971
Crystal & Tom

Oby D. Cordell
Son of Mr Mrs Hershell Cordell
July 23, 1939
Aug 5, 1941

Mrs. S. J.
Wife of DLRH Fanning
Apr 20, 1869
Sept 27, 1902

Infant daughter of Mr & Mrs Oby Cordell
Sept 20, 1910
Sept 20, 1910

PFC Hershell T. Cordell
May 26, 1917
Lost his life in the Service of his country
May 20, 1946

CORDELL
Oby                            Gertie
Aug 14, 1885              Jan 13, 1891
July 16, 1921              June 7, 1974

PENNY
James Floyd                   Mae Clearman
Mar 24, 1889                 July 27, 1902
May 29, 1968                Dec 2, 1972

MANGHAM
Alfred O.                     Lillian M.
1904 - 1961                1910 - 1985

Sidney A. Mangham
Texas PFC 8450 MIL POLICE GP
Apr 17, 1932       Jan 27, 1952

Leslie A. Mangham
1944 - 1969

Infant son of J. A. & M. E. Bullard
May 26, 1905

CORDELL
Ora                           Joe
Jan 17, 1895             Jun 5, 1875
Sept 24, 1982          Apr 17, 1938
Married Dec 9, 1909

Arvel Milton Ballew
MM2 US NAVY World War II
July 16, 1925
Apr 19, 1990

Fannie Cordell Castleberry
Apr 17, 1913
Oct 30, 2001

B. B. “Ben” Holder
June 4, 1865
Jun 5, 1945

Thomas H. Elliott
Apr 5, 1861
Jul 4, 1939

Hartie Balthrop
Feb 2, 1857
Mar 26, 1942

DUNN
Rollar P.                       Lillie M.
Mar 18, 1888              May 16, 1893
Sept 1, 1963               Aug 23, 1965

CARTLEDGE
Mother                       Father
Julia                            J. M.
Jan 30, 1857              Aug 5, 1861
May 8, 1932              Aug 12, 1949

BALLEW
Dawson W.                       Mary Eudora
Apr 3, 1878                      Apr 17, 1879
Aug 20, 1956                    Aug 12, 1949

Ricky Doyle
Son of Raymond & Inell Cunningham
Oct 8, 1948
Oct 9, 1948

J. T. Dunn
Aug 20, 1847
Oct 26, 1910

Frances Ann Steed
Oct 20, 1928
July 31, 1930

L. B. Coleman
Oct 7, 1887
May 27, 1965

Mary Coleman
Aug 31, 1860
Oct 31, 1931

Ella wife of Virgil E. Cunningham                 V. E. Cunningham
Oct 8, 1894                                                June 27, 1892
Mar 1, 1937                                               Jan 23, 1980   
Married Dec 31, 1910

J. N. Teague
Oct 23, 1836
Feb 5, 1922

William H. Milliken
Apr 2, 1870
May 21, 1950

Mary G. Kirk
Oct 11, 1856
Jun 10, 1926

Mary C. Kirk
Feb 2, 1852
July 7, 1938

Steve Y. Kirk
Apr 4, 1899
Nov 20, 1944

KIRK
Emory L.                         Lucille
July 27, 1892                 June 26, 1904
Nov 20, 1979                Feb 21, 1987
Married Apr 19, 1923

Geneva Geraldine (Dunson) Cockreham
Aug 28, 1929
Mar 7, 2002

Johnnie B. Cockreham
TEC5 US ARMY World War II
Mar 1, 1915
Apr 11, 1984

Barney Wilson Cockreham
Texas TEC5 SVC BTRY World War II
Nov 12, 1919
Sept 2, 1962

Vada (Cockreham) Williams
Mar 13, 1908
May 11, 1995

BALLEW
James L. Sr.                     Callie L.
1885 - 1965                    1897 - 1995

James Langston Ballew
Dec 31, 1888
June 12, 1965

George T. Dunson
Texas PVT ARMY AIR FORCES WWII
June 27, 1920
Jan 7, 1973

Rockland Dale Humphreys
Mar 9, 1945
Dec 26, 1948

Martin Elbert Humphrey
PVT US ARMY World War II
Apr 13, 1908
Jun 12, 1981

HUMPHREYS
M. Elbert                           C. Beatrice
Apr 13, 1908                    Oct 10, 1911
June 12, 1981                   Jan 20, 1997
Wed Oct 4, 1933

ENGLISH
Donnie M.                     Jess M.
Feb 28, 1884                Mar 13, 1882
Jan 26, 1969                 Nov 25, 1948

Willie V. English
Texas TEC5 A6 ARMY INF
July 18, 1919
Mar ?

W. F. (Bill) Dunson
May 22, 1927
Aug 17, 1961

W. W. Dunson
Feb 3, 1898
Feb 24. 1969

Granny
Nettie Katherine Dunson
Mar 13, 1904
Mar 28, 1989

Andrew Aydelotte
Jan 27, 1902
Sept 10, 1902

Nona Aydelotte
Jan 17, 1869
Apr 8, 1902

W. J. Aydelotte
Jan 17, 1875
May 30, 1909

Monie C. Stringfellow
May 9, 1844
May 5, 1915

E. A. Walston
Feb 14, 1844
Jan 22, 1899

Clara (Ballew) Hamilton
May 28, 1880
Sept 3, 1970
Son Langston

Langston O. Bellew
CO A 39 GA INF USA

CALLIE (Ballew) Jones
May 13, 1866
June 14, 1952

Little Fannie
Daughter of J. T. & E. V. Jenkins
Dec 23, 1895
Nov 13, 1898

Mother
Sallie A.
Wife of J. F. Black
Dec 29, 1871
Jan 18, 1934

Erected by the Woodsman of the World
Joseph F. Black
Mar 4, 1866
July 17, 1904

Hutt Black
Dec 2, 1891
May 18, 1938

D. E. Walker
Wife of L. H. Walker
Dec 12, 1878
Nov 28, 1912

L. H. Walker
Apr 9, 1878
Sept 12, 1935

RBR H Smith
1929 - 1929

Rae Hillis Ownsby
Nov 8, 1902
July 25, 1941

HARRIS
J. Arthur                      Mittie D.
Feb 14, 1883               June 7, 1882
Nov 25, 1933              May 24, 1934



MORELAND
Minnie L.                      R. Lee
Nov 12, 1893              Feb 22, 1870
Apr 25, 1932               Mar 12, 1938

Novell Lillie Crew
Daughter of MR & MRS R. L. Moreland
Sept 15, 1919
Jan 29, 1922

W. W. Ward
Dec 16, 1888
Mar 3, 1911

Husband
Chester E. Warford
Mar 5, 1872
Oct 27, 1942

Dochia Marsh Preston Williams
May 12, 1877
Nov 1, 1956

MARSH
Willie G.                         Maggie M.
1886 - (blank)              1887 - 1954

(hand carved stone)
Lizbeth Ann Wheeler
(no dates)

Amanda Lizbeth Hilton
May 9, 1925
Aug 15, 1987

Dianna Lois Callaway
July 1, 1954
Apr 19, 1962

Walter C. Callaway
Feb 25, 1887
Aug 4, 1957

Mary M. Callaway
Nov 26, 1896
Feb 5, 1972

Lewis Leroy Sr. Callaway
Sept 18, 1920
Feb 21, 1988
(foot stone)
Lewis Leroy Callaway
PVT US ARMY WWII
Sept 18, 1920 - Feb 21, 1988
Ruby Ethel Callaway
June 28, 1930
July 20, 1998

Dovie
Wife of Will Anderson
July 31, 1886
Nov 6, 1916

STRUBE
Monroe J.                       Ruth S.
Apr 30, 1892                 Nov 27, 1899
Nov 25, 1976                May 23, 2000

Son
Lenton C. Strube
Apr 27, 1918
Jan 17, 1945

SCOTT
Lelia T.                             John D.
Sept 18, 1888                  Jan 6, 1870
Feb 25, 1962                   July 23, 1948

BUTTRAM
Thomas D. Lillie H.
1893 - 1949 1895 - 1962

Hartwell Strain
July 17, 1888
Mar 7, 1922

Walter E. Strain
May 23, 1904
July 24, 1905

Georgia E. Strain                 Joseph E. Strain
July 17, 1871                        May 10, 1864
Aug 7, 1907                          Nov 29, 1920

STRAIN
Clemon L. Ruby N.
1922 - 1974 1925 - 1998

STRAIN
Felix J.                           Julia A.
Mar 20, 1871                Aug 9, 1885
Feb 2, 1948                   Jun 14, 1978

Dad
Boy Strain
Jan 5, 1911
Sept 13, 1978

McDANIEL
John W.                         Geneva (Strain)
July 13, 1908                 Apr 30, 1909
Oct 17, 2004                 May 8, 2003

HOLDER
Wm. Henry                         (blank)
Feb 6, 1915
Feb 9, 1983
Married Nov 21, 1945
(foot stone)
William Henry Holder
TEC5 US ARMY World War II
Feb 6, 1915
Feb 9, 1983

Mildred J. Dean
Apr 1, 1920
July 7, 1950

“Mike” Leslie Micheal Bishop
Mar 9, 1958
Mar 2, 1962

McDOWELL
William J. Sallie Rae
Nov 20, 1879 Jun 12, 1886
Mar 26, 1978 Apr 2, 1969