Smith-Shepard Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston January 2008

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Smith-Shepard Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.

Location on the left side of SR 1705 (Tapp Farm Rd) Approximately 600 feet from the road and 1.8 mile from the intersection of SR 1704 Kitty Noecker RD) and SR 1705 (Tapp Farm Rd).

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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.03106 N
    77.76899 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    MONUMENT AT THE ENTRANCE OF CEMETERY This Stone is in memory of my Beloved Grandparents Nannie Shepard Atkinson and Henry Bradley Atkinson By Amanda Gail Rochelle Aretus J. Smith Sept. 8, 1858 Feb. 12, 1932 Caroline Wife of Aretus J. Smith Mar. 9, 1861 June 12, 1894 Jones Smith June 19, 1813 June 26, 1887 Molly Smith Wife of Jonas Smith Sept. 29, 1817 Jan. 6, 1899 Jerry Ann Daughter of Bradley and Nannie Atkinson Feb. 5, 1936 Nov. 3, 1937 Caroline Shepard Daughter of Myrtie F. Smith And L. Liston Shepard May 29, 1909 Feb. 13, 1924 Infants of Myrtie F. Smith and L. Liston Shepard No dates Four Foot Stones with Our Baby William R. Atkinson Sept. 1, 1910 Dec. 10, 1989 Bertha S. Atkinson May 29, 1914 March 24, 1986

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