Roberts Cemetery

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

From Dekalb, go south on Hwy 259 about 9 miles. Turn left on CR 4315, go about 2 miles to CR 4316. Turn left and go about 1 mile. Cemetery is on the left. There are 140 marked graves, 33 unreadable. If you would like pictures of any stones, please contact us at bingerdekalb@aol.com

Thanks to Lisa Thomas for the use of her pictures and added information found in green.

Jane Wise
Jan 9, 1944
(no other dates)

Clovis C. Wise
July 24, 1927
June 22, 1966

Virgel E. Wise  (Son of Tince and Pluma Lee Peace Wise; Pluma is the d/o Perry and Josie Peace)
Jan 17, 1918
July 7, 1966

Billy Gene Sykes
Aug 19, 1933
May 10, 2005

WIDEMON
Our children: John Jr., Leta, Jackie, Patricia, Betty, Linda, Anthony, Dennis
Clara “Janie” Jane               Johnie Lee
Dec 14, 1934                     Aug 7, 1922
Mar 31, 2003
(foot stone)
Mar: Feb 3, 1950  PFC US MARINE CORPS WW II Silver Star Purple Heart

Spencer G. Gray
Jan 14, 2005
May 23, 2005

Willie Floyd Widemon
Aug 24, 1927
Aug 19, 1999

Donald R. Widemon
May 1, 1940
July 29, 1990

Anthony Wayne
Infant son of Johnnie & Janie Widemon
July 27, 1962

Mae Eddie Widemon
Jun 19, 1901
Sept 24, 1978

Andrew Jackson Widemon
Dec 27, 1895
Dec 28, 1951

Kathy Marie Sikes
Mar 18, 1957
Mar 4, 1959

Felicia Kay Sikes
Mar 25, 1979
Mar 25, 1979

Essie Taylor
Dec 14, 1920
Sept 17, 1996

Jack Berry Redden
Mar 12, 1911
Aug 18, 1994

Lucy Hearron
Aug 10, 1879
Apr 22, 1960

George Hearron
May 17, 1859
Nov 26, 1936

MATHEWS
Our children: David, Ima Jean, Harvey, Tex, Hubert, Carline, Hellen, Pauline, Carl, Howard, Bobby, Maxine.
Mar: Oct. 20, 1930
Elmer T.                          Dessie E.
Nov 14, 1907                 Jan 19, 1913
Oct 22, 1975                  Sept 27, 1986

Marcus Lafayette (Mark)               Dorothy June Ivey
Ivey Dec 21, 1923
Mar 19, 1918                                Jan 16, 1988
Nov 19, 2002

Eric Allen Villela
Nov 19, 1988
Dec 2, 1993

Tonia Dianna Henderson
May 20, 1974
(no other dates)

MATHEWS
Howard W.                    Patricia A.
Dec 18, 1948                 Mar 24, 1953
Oct 31, 2003
Mar: Aug 31, 1969

MATHEWS
m: Mar 31, 1956
Hubert T. (Bud)                      Gladys M.
May 17, 1935                         Nov 9, 1933
Sep 21, 2003                          Jun 23, 1999

ROBERTS
James E.                         Mary E.
June 4, 1897                  May 26, 1895
Mar 11, 1971                Jun 10, 1998
M: Dec 10, 1927

ROBERTS
James E.                           Betty Jean
Nov 23, 1930                   Feb 14, 1939
Aug 15, 1999
M: Sept 10, 1976

Robert Edward
Son of Robert & Cindy Johnson
Oct 15, 1990
Oct 15, 1990

Joe Hue Kennedy
Oct 13, 1900
Apr 23, 1984

Lynda Gary Brown
Apr 14, 1941
Apr 16, 2002

Alvin Boyce Kennedy
Texas SP4 ARMORED ARTILLERY Korea
May 16, 1932
Mar 14, 1960

Clarence Edward Vanhoose
Father of Thomas A., Kenneth W., Lilburn R., Shirley F., Larry E., & Dale C.
Nov 27, 1917
Nov 24, 1995

Kathryn Dotson
Mar 21, 1960
Nov 13, 2003

Joann Love Foster
May 6, 1938
Nov 2, 1996

LOVE
m: Aug 5, 1969
Sue                             Eugene
Nov 22, 1942             Feb 27, 1940
(both still living)

William J. VanHoose
Dec 5, 1917
Apr 4, 1965

W. C. “Billy” Foster
Aug 11, 1923
May 15, 1978

GRANBERRY
m: Feb 28, 1953
Travis                       Mary
July 29, 1930            Mar 14, 1933
(both still living)

SMITH
Arvil R.                       C. Bernice
1929 - 1984              1933 -

Baby of Jess & Olive Love

Olive Love
May 22, 1900
June 19, 1980
Sister Olive

Jess Love
Texas PVT CO I 144 INFANTRY WW I
Jan 9, 1890
May 4, 1962

Almedia VanHoose
Feb 28, 1858
June 14, 1941

Virginia Wise
Apr 29, 1924
Apr 9, 1951

Thomas D. Love
Texas PVT CO K 39 INFANTRY WWI
Oct 3, 1896        Feb 15, 1968

Roberter Love
May 7, 1903
Sept 22, 1988

LOVE
Son                          Father
Timothy                   Porter
May 20, 1971         Feb 1, 1931
Aug 23, 1995          Feb 24, 1990

George A. Love
Feb 1, 1904
Dec 12, 1965

Joseph N. Norris
Texas WAGONER 359 WF 90 DIV WWI
Aug 3, 1887
July 30, 1951

Jim Love
Sept 16, 1886
Aug 30, 1970

VanHoose
Daughter of Mr & Mrs C. D. V.

LOVE
m: Jan 26, 1920
Dutch                         Dazzie
Aug 26, 1891             Apr 20, 1902
Feb 20, 1977              Dec 4, 1995

VANHOOSE
Thomas J.                  Lillie E.
1892 - 1953              1903 - 1936

VANHOOSE
Father                           Mother
Clayton D.                    Jean
June 2, 1923                 July 21, 1927
Oct 11, 1970               Aug 10, 1991

J. W. Locke
July 20, 1927
Aug 10, 1991

ELLIS
m: Feb 1949
Malcom H.                Lorene E.
Jan 12, 1913             Sept 27, 1909
Feb 26, 1991            Jan 8, 1978
(foot stone)
Malcolm H. Ellis
PFC US ARMY WW II
JAN 12, 1913
FEB 26, 1991

John C. English
1933 - 1951

Donald Keith English
July 13, 1965         Nov 27, 1998
(foot stone)
Daddy we love you.
Adam & Audey

Ronald O. English
Feb 1, 1927         Aug 19, 1960

Myrna Loy English
Perry Steward
July 10, 1940
Apr 14, 1984

Mother
My children: Edgar Jr., Morene, Rolland, Jack, John C., Bill, Myrna, Janice, Bobby, Betty, Gary.
Aubie Rayne English
Mar 4, 1905
Feb 10, 1987

Janice English Curtis
Mother of Jana, Jody, & Judy
Sep 18, 1942
July 22, 2004

Mr. Hunt
(no dates)
(carved on cement block)

Mr. J. F. Farr
(This stone may not be exact.  It was hard to make out.)
Apr 17, 1862
Dec 25, 1921

Colton Dean Perry
May 12, 1995
(infant)

CARAWAY
Willard Lee               Helen Fish
Jan 1, 1926               Jun 3, 1928
Jun 12, 1997
M: Jul 2, 1944

Casey Joe Goodwin
Feb 27, 1984
July 2,1998

Jerry Sullivan (no dates on marker)
COL B 3 KY WF
b. May 1840 (England) d. abt 1930

CARAWAY
Thomas H.                Mary Hattie
July 22, 1876            Jan 1, 1880
Jan 8, 1953               Feb 8, 1941

VAN NOY
m: July 19, 1953
Charles W.                  Lela M.
Apr 7, 1921                Nov 4, 1907
Jan 4, 1983                 May 20, 1983
(foot stone)
Charles Warren Van Noy
PFC US ARMY WW II

CARAWAY
W. B. (Bennie)                    Cora D.
Mar 20, 1908                     Jun 10, 1904
Dec 13, 1979                     Aug 9, 1992

Maggie Burnett
Daughter of P.J. & R. A. Roberts
Aug 20, 1882
Nov 24, 1902

I.F. V. Roberts
Mar 30, 1878
Aug 8, 1896

Ruth A. A.
Daughter of P. J. Roberts
Feb 22, 1847
Feb 22, 1941

Pinkey J. Roberts
PVT WWII 1 S.C. INF. C.S.A.
Jan 21, 1839
Sept 21, 1921

William “Scott” Ford
July 10, 1968
Sept 3, 2001

FORSYTH
m: Nov 18, 1906
John A.                   Kattie K. Sullivan (daughter of Jerry and Katie; w/o John A. Forsyth)
May 18, 1883         Jun 30, 1887
Apr 29, 1965          Sep 6, 1962

Mother
Dessie L. Risher
Feb 14, 1902
Nov 10, 1944

Ida Jone Risher
Feb 12, 1870
Apr 3, 1922

Bonnie R. Risher
1921 1922

Travis D. Risher
1925 1927

Marvin Peace   (Son of Perry and Ossie)
Sep 29, 1902
Nov 22, 1913

Woodman of the World
Charles R. Peace  ("Charlie"; Son of Perry and Ossie)
Nov 29, 1889
Feb 23, 1916

Doris Delue Taylor
Daughter of Opal Price
Sept 6, 1934
Nov 4, 1934
(erected by W. G. Price)

Josie Peace  (Wife of Perry; b. Ala.)
Aug 7, 1863
Sep 11, 1962

Johnnie L. Wise
Jan 1, 1959
Jan 23, 1963

W. E. Vanhoose
1894 - 1935

Vanhoose
2 B b
(carved on cement block)

Baby of Dutch & Dezzie Love

Wilma Vanhoose
Nov 22, 1920
Dec 4, 1922

Baby of Jess
& Ollie Love

Melvin Page
Born & Died
May 1, 1933

Ross Sullivan   (Son of Dennis and Ossie; died of Diptheria)
July 17, 1931
Nov 22, 1932

Nellie Marie Sullivan Allen   (daughter of Dennis and Ossie, w/o Bill Allen; died from TB)
Sep 16, 1914
Dec 25, 1937

Dennis Edward Sullivan   (Son of Jerry and Katie)
May 5, 1880
Mar 6, 1952

Ossie Gertrude Peace Sullivan   (Wife of Dennis and d/o Perry and Josie Peace; b. Ala.)
July 7, 1896
Nov 3, 1976

Alta Vivian Sullivan Dalby  (daughter of Dennis and Ossie; ex-wife of Robert L. Dalby; s/o Roy and Annie Dalby)    
Apr 25, 1926
July 21, 1978

Pluma Lee Steelman
Dec 4, 1922
Oct 25, 1985

Thelma T. Allen
Jan 22, 1910
Oct 4, 1979

Carney Odell Wise (Son of Tince and Pluma Lee Peace Wise; Pluma is the d/o Perry and Josie Peace)
May 8, 1903
Oct 11, 1972

Additional Information:

Steelman, Pluma Lee Sullivan (No Marker - Buried left side of Alta Vivian)
b. Dec. 4, 1922         d. Oct. 25, 1985

Steelman, John William (No Marker - Buried left side of Pluma Lee)
b. Sept. 29, 1915       d. June 8, 1987

Forsyth, Leon E. TEXAS PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR II; (Son of John and Kattie Sullivan Forsyth)
b. Aug 31, 1923     d. March 13, 1971

Peace, Perry (Son of Alfred and Mary Braderry Peace)
b. Oct. 24, 1848 (Ga) d. May 14, 1941