James Buck Whaley Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston January 2008




The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the James Buck Whaley Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.

Location on Highway # 41 pass Potters Hill community and go about 2 mile turn right on Potters Hill Road About 4-5 miles comes to A. I. Taylor road Cemetery is about mile up a path on the left. Cemetery can be seen from the road.

This cemetery is just past the Onslow County line!



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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.95242 N
    77.63271 W


    The epitaphs are as follows:



    James Buck Whaley Dec. 6, 1917 Feb. 1, 1982 Same stone Letha Susan Whaley May 31, 1924 No other dates Raymond Lyal Tefft April 6, 1948 No other dates Same stone Vivian Whaley March 17, 1948 Feb. 21, 2004 Married Nov. 6, 1970 Double Stone Luther J. April 30, 1946 Mar. 19, 1999 Lyda H. Oct. 8, 1919 Jul 25 2008 William F. Howard June 16, 1924 July 10, 2002 SFC US ARMY VIETNAM Bessie Mae Goff Nov. 9, 1938 Dec. 17, 1958 Baby Whaley No dates Helen Tucker Wife of Luther J. Whaley July 28, 1935 Dec. 5, 1953 Leon Audrey Whaley Nov. 10, 1923 Sep 18 2007 Same stone Nora Lee Jan. 21, 1931 May 1, 1987 Leon Whaley Jan. 10, 1903 Oct. 18, 1937 Vera B. Whaley June 9, 1905 Sept. 4, 1987 William Brice Baysden Sept. 4, 1908 April 1, 1978 PVT US ARMY WW II Lloyd Whaley June 5, 1915 Aug. 12, 1994 James B. Whaley Oct. 12, 1884 July 8, 1935 Same stone Georgia Ann Jan. 18, 1882 Aug. 15, 1956 Linwood B. Whaley Aug. 15, 1926 Aug. 8, 2002 Same stone Rosa B. July 27, 1929 Oct. 18, 1997 Ivey Alphin June 10, 1896 Nov. 17, 1953 Rovine Southerland Turner Feb. 11, 1930 May 21, 1951 W. H. "Tom" Southerland Sept. 8, 1906 Feb. 27, 1976 Same stone Barbara W. July 28, 1912 July 14, 1977 Triple Stone Lanier James Howard Jan 22 1946 Apr 20 2008 Married Jan 22 1967 Linda Lou Jan 22 1951 NOD Foxy 1996-2008 MM Juanita C Littleton 1959-2008

    Lillian K. Houston Send your questions (and thanks) directly to Lillian.

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