Murray Family Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian & Pearl Houston March 2008
Resurveyed March 2012




The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Murray Family Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.

Location: Jack Dale Road (SR# 1945) on the right about mile from Highway # 41 between Island Creek and Gourd Hill Road.

African American Cemetery

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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.77136 N
    77.93484 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Mary Edwards Fennell Jul 31 1905 Jun 4 2000 Tyrone Jordon Jul 17 1944 Dec 30 2004 Callie S Jordon Nov 26 1944 Dec 10 2008 Barbara Sloan Matthews Oct 17 1941 Apr 16 2005 Fred Patrick Oct 15 1910 Feb 8 1999 Hattie Bordeaux Nov 4 1912 Mar 2 1998 Edward Brice Apr 16 1951 Mar 4 2006 Leslie Brice Jr Sep 17 1929 May 5 2001 Leonard P Herbert Jan 22 1969 Jun 24 2002 Martha A Brice Feb 5 1938 Jan 2 2008 MM Lillie K Brice 1929-2011 MM Mark Sloan James Sep 2000 Carson B Sloan Jul 10 1936 Dec 19 1983 Minnie B Sloan Apr 14 1911 Dec 18 1991 Robert Sloan Jun 22 1909 Oct 31 1980 Unreadable Stone Alberta M Fillyaw May 1 1914 Jun 5 1982 George H Fillyaw Jan 2 1911 Jan 24 2001 MM Lillie Brice Jun 1998 MM Brice 1953-1973 MM Willie Brice 1909-1984 Leslie Brice Oct 28 1910 Sep 3 1952 Katie Brice Aug 6 1912 Mar 23 1954 Jerry Brice Apr 25 1882 May 13 1959 Jerry Brice Apr 25 1882 May 13 1959 Johnnie A McGee Dec 28 1925 Aug 4 1973 L D Brice 1947-1977 Frank L Brice Sep 18 1933 Mar 15 1991 Emmer Brice McMillan Jan 1 1906 Jun 28 1997 Betty L Brice Jun ?? 193? Jan 13 1932 Randolph Kenan Jr Jan 30 1952 Oct 16 1971 Veche H Brice Mar 19 1944 Jun 1 1955 Gladys B Kenan 1929-1984 Randolph "Mary K" Kenan Dec 30 1928 May 28 2006 Mary Jane Brice Sep 1 1876 Nov 10 1944 Lizzie Fillyaw 1865-1939 MM Banks Boney Died Sep 16 1935 Age 54 yrs 6 mos 4 dys Jerry Brice Died Jul 15 1922 Age 81 years James Henry Fillyaw May 10 1871 May 11 1957 Len George Fillyaw Feb 14 1938 Jan 1 1961 Mary R Fillyaw Aug 4 1905 Apr 10 1971 William R Fillyaw May 8 1939 Oct 28 1992 Rosco Fillyaw May 15 1905 May 7 1994 William Ann Fillyaw Jun 2 1934 Jun 18 1974 Olivia R Fillyaw Nov 8 1909 Jan 20 2003 Unmarked Stone Fannie B Davis 1933-1985 Livvie Fillyow Jun 6 1912 Mar 2 1988 Callie F Wilson Oct 31 1942 Jan 28 2003 William H Fillyow Oct 10 1940 Dec 18 1988 Paul D Wilson Feb 26 1935 Nov 21 2008 MM Jarmari J Southerland 2003 MM Ida Mae Chester 1960 MM Janice Chester 1963 William H Boykin May 10 1912 Mar 4 1971 Gussie Boykin May 16 1912 Feb 9 2002 Ethel Mae Boykin Batts Sep 11 1917 Mar 5 2001 Inez Chester 1924-1982 Clara B Stallings Jul 15 1898 Sep 17 1982 MM James A Boykins Lula B McGee Mar 29 1921 Jun 6 2008 Dorothy S Lanier Apr 22 1915 May 9 1988 Unmarked Stone Joyce Louise Phillips Jul 24 1950 May 29 2004 Elsie B Witherspoon Feb 14 1917 Feb 18 1993 Rosella R Bryant Mar 12 1915 Jan 10 1993 Hiram B Bryant Feb 12 1912 Jun 2 1992 Lucy C Keith Sep 14 1900 Mar 11 1986 Lucy Catherine Keith Sep 14 1900 Mar 11 1986 Liston Bryant Feb 2 1892 May 23 1981 Unmarked Grave Smith C Bryant North Carolina PVT Co A 444 Res Labor BN QMC World War I Jul 14 1894 Nov 12 1961 Leon J Bryant Apr 9 1914 Sep 15 1953 Unmarked Stone Pheney Bryant Oct 1872 May 12 1916 Carson B Bryant Mar 15 1872 Mar 13 1958 Nancy Boney Died Jan 20 1963 Unmarked Stone Jake Boney 1909-1977 Bertha V Boney Oct 21 1911 Aug 30 1986 MM James Boney 1921-1980 James Boney Military Stone buried unreadable MM Eric Boney 2003-2004 MM James Boney Jr 1955-198 Roosevelt Boney Jun 4 1912 Feb 20 1993 Unmarked Stone John Robert Boney 1906-1983 Rose B Boney Mar 8 1914 Apr 23 1987 Mildred K Phillips Feb 28 1922 Jul 27 1984 Edward R Phillips Mar 28 1921 Dec 18 1982 MM Arcaster Philyaw 1913-1982 Edward M Graham Dec 20 1930 Jan 26 1991 Robert D Kenan Oct 12 1938 Feb 3 2008 James H Graham Dec 12 1938 Mar 31 1992 Dennis Lee Horne Apr 17 1980 Jul 18 1994 James Graham Sep 1 1914 Jul 16 1994 Bessie M Graham May 1 1916 Nov 16 1990 Hardy Graham Jr 1913-1986 Paul Graham Jr PVT US Army May 3 1933 Feb 11 1986 Mary Graham Kenan Aug 17 1909 Feb 16 1995 James W Dortch STM2 US Navy World War II Feb 8 1922 Aug 30 1985 Charlie Williom McArthur May 14 1958 Annie R McArthur Sep 3 1921 Mar 27 1985 Dorothy M Carroll Aug 8 1951 Dec 4 1988 Dave Chester Jun 9 1964 Jan 23 1994 Anthony L "Monty Hall" Chester Nov 24 1974 Aug 15 1994 Vernette C Green May 8 1961 May 6 2001 Helen G Flowers Jul 4 1928 Jan 29 2008 MM Bessie Bryant 1915-1988 MM Essie Robinson Smith Jun 1999 Lillie M Peterson Aug 7 1916 Oct 17 1996 Joseph Smith Jul 7 1921 Sep 28 1998 Mary L Smith Aug 18 1927 Oct 21 2001 MM Robert Sloan 1980-2004 James Edward Lamb Nov 28 1921 Sep 15 2000 Sarah Lamb McGee Mar 31 1924 Apr 5 2008 Levie McGee Jun 1 1919 Sep 8 1980 Richard McGee North Carolina Corp 44 Labor Bn Jun 16 1931 Eura W Hayes May 22 1902 Feb 16 1997 Unmarked Stone Unmarked Stone MM Unreadable MM Unreadable Clennie Williams Apr 27 1898 Jul 18 1976 Emma S Williams Mar 1 1895 Dec 18 1992 John H Smith 1916-1986 Robert McKoy PVT US Army World War II Jun 26 1914 Dec 5 1975 Annie E W Bryan Jan 4 1953 Nov 24 1974 Geraldine B Chester Jan 16 1937 Jul 10 2006 Robert Chester Oct 9 1934 Jul 17 2006 Wilbert Boykin Sr US Navy World War II Dec 16 1923 Mar 29 2009 Wilbert Boykin Dec 16 1923 Mar 29 2009 John W McGee Jun 8 1938 Jan 19 2011 James S Philyaw Mar 24 1942 Aug 22 2004 Bernice T Philyaw Sep 10 1932 Jun 4 2006 Eliase Tolbert Aug 25 1913 Jul 15 2003 William J Smith Oct 24 1901 Mar 12 1987 Josephine B Smith Apr 12 1909 Mar 8 2001 Unmarked Grave Unmarked Grave Wooden Marker Wooden Marker Fred Douglas Newkirk Dec 7 1915 Dec 6 1986 Eddie Catherine Newkirk Jul 29 1916 Oct 24 1989 P C Murray Oct 1882 rest buried W E Murray Born Oct 1882 rest buried Double Stone Murray Garner W Oct 21 1960 Aged 70 Charity Mar 23 1956 Aged 70 MM Stevie Stokes 1949-2001 Willie B Bryant Jul 1 1952 Jan 4 2005 MM Creddie Bryant 1925-2005 Willie Beatrice Booker Nov 3 1928 Jan 15 2005 Lizzie Bryant Mar 18 1900 Jan 1 1976 Matthew Bryant PVT Rest buried Bessie G Bryant Sep 12 1915 Oct 15 1988 Norman H Bryant May 27 1927 Mar 25 1999 Norman H Kenan Sep 16 1974 May 26 1994 MM Gary L West Jr 1977-2012 Perry Boney Jr Apr 19 1933 Jan 26 2004 Larry Boney Feb 23 1951 Dec 29 2004

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