Blackhill Cemetery

Location: Luckey Rd. intersection W/ Pearsall Rd. Exit #135 from IH-35 if traveling south from San Antonio towards Lytle.

Transcribed by Janice Hagen Davis


Avant, Bertha A Jan 16. 1888 Nov 29, 1902

Avant, Hazel V. Oct 28, 1895 April 15, 1903 This is a double headstone with both 
ladies info on it. 

Avant, Mattie 1864 1941 Mother Double headstone

with Leonidas

Avant, Leonidas 1862 1942 Father

Avant, Ruth K. Dec 17, 1903 Dec 25, 1967 "Beloved wife of Geo. L. Avant"

Avant, George L May 24, 1889 Oct 28 1975 Father---- Triple headstone with Virgie and 
Fred. 

Avant, Virgie Lee Oct 31, 1900 Feb 22, 1951 Mother

Avant, Fred L. Dec 27, 1923 April 5, 1995 Son

Avant, Vivian L --------

Avant, George Stanley Nov 10, 1921 Aug 25, 1999 Double stone with Vada

Avant Vada B. -------

McLendon, Amy Lynn Dec 7, 1976 June 13, 1992 "Baby Girl"

2 metal crosses "Unknown"

Pue, Lillie R. 1875 1904

2 metal crosses "Unknown"

Koehler, Minna Dec 6 1867 April 29 1941 "Mother"

Koehler, Otto F. Born Mar 5, 1863 Died Sept 16, 1916

Koehler, Ernestine A. Born Mar 12, 1932, Died Dec 3 1916

Ludwig, Baby

Williams, Robert A. 1920 1932 "In Gods Care"

Ludwig, Rosa Lee Dec. 6, 1897 July 21, 1976 

Ludwig, Lester H. Jan 13, 1903 July 17, 1983

Whitaker, David Willis Nov 8, 1897 Jan 31, 1974 double stone with Lola

Whitaker, Lola Kirby Apr 28, 1898 Aug 22 1988 

Whitaker, Martha Dell Sept 13, 1925 Sept 13 1925 "Baby"

Whitaker, Willis Bennie Oct 14, 1926 Oct 3, 1976

Ludwig, Mrs. Martha Koehler 1897--1936 "At Peace"

Urquhart, Wilson June 3 1944 "Baby Girl"

Koehler, Otto H. May 5, 1902 Dec 1, 1968 "Father" double stone with Annie

Koehler, Annie M. Mar 6 1910 Nov 21 1988 "Mother"

Urquhart, Yvonne G. Oct 25, 1922 Apr 2 1981 "Wife"

This stone is directly above "Baby Girl" Wilson Urquhart. 

 

Gilleland, "Buster" Orville W. Oct 8 1908 June 18 1982 Double stone

with Pauline

Gilliland, Pauline P. Nov 25 1903 -----

Jackel, John F. Jan 20 1887 May 29 1970 double stone

with Augusta

Jackel, Augusta L. Aug 3., 1894 Aug 12, 1943

Patteson, Lucille Jackel May 9 1919 Jan 2, 1992

Jackel, Marshall J. Feb 2 1915 Aug 5 1984 double stone

with Contance

Jackel, Contance C. Apr 15, 1922 Aug 21 1989

Jackel, Tommy D. --------

Jackel, Sandra L. Oct 21, 1947 April 1, 1997

Nehr, Andrew W. Jr. Aug 10, 1909 Jan 15, 2000 double stone

with Vivian

Nehr, Vivian M. Sept 21, 1910 Jan 26, 1985

Etter, Leo Edward -------

Etter, Wilma Griffin Dec 3, 1917 Dec 26, 2000

Jones, Sarah Died Jan 21, 1926

Griffin, Tom C. Oct 6, 1872 Aug 6, 1934

Griffin, Georgie Jan 26, 1882 May 20 1977 Eastern Star emblem on stone

Griffin, Grady F. June 14, 1908 Feb 15, 1965 Masonic Emblem on stone. 

the next 5 stones are all in one large plot with curbing around it. 

Kitchens, Katheryn Kirby July 7, 1926 Dec 7 1985 "Momma" "Our Yellow Rose" 

Kirby, Volney D. 1902 1970 "Pete" is below the death date. "Daddy" is above the name
and there is a Masonic emblem on the stone. The stone is a double with Mabel. 

Kirby, Mabel H. 1907 1982 "Mother"

Kitchens, Joe Crawford Oct 31, 1921 July 5, 1986 "Daddy"

Kirby, Robert Gilbert Jan 17, 1870 July 8, 1917 double stone with Annie 

Kirby, Annie Jane Sept 5, 1864 June 18, 1947

Hezekiah, Scott Feb 21, 1844 May 22, 1895

end of the Kirby large plot. 

Neal, Conley Alton 1905 1971 double stone with Marie

Neal, Marie Rogers 1908 1987 

Miller, John R. Jan 8, 1895 July 17, 1978 "My Love" is above the name, This is a 
double stone with Alta.

Miller, Alta. M. Oct 15, 1902 Apr 16, 1979 "Wife"

Beam, Oliver L. Feb 11, 1867 Dec. 29, 1934 double stone with Uraney

Beam, Uraney Nov 28, 1868 June 24, 1961 

Reardon, John P. Sr. Nov 2, 1902 Sept. 17, 1987 double stone with Gladys

Reardon, Gladys H. Aug 31, 1910 Aug 31, 1999

Wilke, Gilbert Jan 3, 1916 Aug 31 1984 double stone with Ruth

Wilke, Ruth Killen Apr 2, 1919 June 15, 2001

Noack, Lynell W. Townsend Sept 2, 1939 Jan 23, 2000

Partch, Steven Michael -------

Partch, Margaret Purvis-----

Purvis, James Louis "Lou" Mar 20, 1919 Mar 6, 2000 double stone with Virginia

Purvis, James L. CPO U S Navy, World War II Korea, Mar 20, 1919--Mar 6 2000 This is 
a military stone at the foot of the double headstone. 

Purvis, Virginia Reardon "Gini" 

Housos, George Oct 14, 1917 Aug 9, 1993 double headstone with Bernice

Housos, Bernice ------

Gent, John C. Sept 2, 1887 Sept 1 1963 double headstone with Ordia

Gent, Ordia Oct 12, 1893 Oct 21 1987

Ethridge, Roy Jones 1897 Loved 1897

Ethridge, Lillie 1880 1950 "At Rest"

Ethridge, James Clinton 1860 1935 "At Rest"

Estes, Leona R. Apr 11, 1917 Aug 8, 2000

Childress, A. D. "Dodd" Nov 3, 1900 Jan 26, 1990 double headstone with Ruth.

Childress, Ruth E. Nov 29, 1911 Dec 28, 1995

Hubbard, Irwin G. Jr. --------- double stone with Vivian 

Hubbard, Vivian C. July 24, 1925 Mar 23, 1998

Jack, Shauna Kathleen Oct 22, 1977 Oct 22, 1977

Jack, Howard 1898 1974 double stone with Virginia 

Jack, Virginia 1903 2000

Pringle, Mr. C. metal cross with no other info

Updyke, Lewis W. Cpl US Marine Corps World War II April 23, 1923 Dec 31, 1976 this 
is a bronze military marker. 

Stone, William Clark May 2, 1898 Aug 16, 1987 double stone with Mary Belle

Stone, Mary Belle Oct 6, 1909 July 19, 1996

Griffin, Glenn C. Aug 23, 1913 Jan 23, 1995 double stone with Clara

Griffin, Clara M. -----------

Peterson, Volney Aug 30, 1895 May 27, 1988 "Father" double stone with Nina

Peterson, Nina B. Jan 28, 1903 Oct 4, 1999 "Mother"

Miller, H. Monteith PFC US Army World War II Aug 2, 1922 Feb 29, 1984 This is a 
granit military stone. 

Hartin, Mr. metal cross

Sygeel, Joanne Williams wood cross

Williams, Louis M. July 24, 1949 Aug 3, 1949 

Williams, Milton L. 

Gunn, Rosie E. Apr 29, 1927 Nov. 9, 1980 

Williams, Louis M. July 15, 1898 Sept 30 1948

Williams, Mary E. ---

Long, Mr. metal cross, no other info

Perrault, Roy A. 1894 1977 double stone with Lela

Perrault, Lela M. 1894 1986 

Shelton, James R. 1921 1983 double stone with Elenor

Shelton, Elenor P. ----

Kostas, James R. Jr. Feb. 19, 1956 Sept 19, 1974

Powell, Jerry W. ---- double headstone with Sherri

Powell, Sherri E. Sept 24, 1958 Jan 27, 1999

Powell, Waine L Sept 23 1921 Oct 9 1996 double headstone with Shirley. 

Powell, Shirley M. July 6, 1920 Apr 1, 2000

Marquardt, Jenerva A ------ double headstone with Floyd

Marquardt, Floyd -----

Lawrence M. Ricketts T SGT U S Army Air Forces World War II

Sept 1, 1919 April 14 1998 This is a bronze military marker. 

Brooks, Joe E ---- Double headstone with Nina

Brooks, Nina "Oner" McElhaney May 7 1913 Dec 2 1994

Kidder, Carry Otto May 26, 1905 May 21 1997

Barclay, James Nov 19, 1935 Nov 9 1992 "Beloved Husband and Father" double headstone 
with Yvonne

Barclay, Yvonne P. ---------

Chief Petty Officer James R. Barclay Jan 9, 1913 Nov 18, 1997

World War II Veteran Who Fought at Dunkirk Beach for King George VI British Royal
Navy

There is a ship engraved on the top part of this marker that is very beautiful. 

On the back of the headstone if a flag engraved (I am assuming a Scotish flag) with
the words Scotland and Barclay engraved under the flag. 

Bell, Thomas Avery Oct 12 1909 Feb 5, 1983 Double headstone with Gilberta

Bell, Gilberta E. -------

There is a bronze marker at the foot of the grave with Bell, Avery 1909-1983 and
Gilberta on the marker. 

Mc Coy, Ina Dencil -------- double stone with Leona

Mc Coy, Leona Scott ---------

Scott, Margaret Thigpen Aug 14, 1897 Oct 9, 1982 double stone with Charles.

Scott, Charles Elliott Feb 10, 1893 Dec 24, 1981

Henry, Harold Ronald May 18, 1935 Oct 16, 1963

Scott, Donald Preston "Bo" Sept 20, 1949 Apr 11 1995

Scott, Charles Preston May 19, 1916 Aug 19, 1986 double stone with Georgina

Scott, Georgina E. Jackell Sept 23, 1921 Apr 2, 1994

Murel Byrd CPL U S Marine Corps World War II Oct 7, 1928 Jan 6 1999 This is a granet 
military marker.

Disney, George C. Oct 29, 1928 Sept 9, 1996 double stone with Christine 

Disney, Christine R. Aug 21 1936 Mar 30, 1992

Tillman, Mildred June 12 1916 Mar 22 1987 "Mother"

Sanders, Stephen A. 1958 1990 This is a small metal marker, possibly a funeral home
marker, not sure. There is a metal cross at the metal marker with the same info on it. 

Carter, Pearl L. "Mimi" Sept 29, 1897 Feb 3 1979 

Fox, Mary F. Oct 2, 1865 Nov 28, 1945 "Mother"

Leonard, Stella J. Wheelis -----

Wheelis, Billy Chris 1930 2001 this is a wood cross

Mrs. Lothringer ---- this is a metal cross

Dalros, Barbara L May 17 1908 Mar 5, 1964

Dalros, Ervin W. Oct 27, 1905 Jan 18, 1979

Edwards, Ruth S. Sept 16, 1914 Aug 23 1990

Tankersley, E ---- this is a metal cross

Tankersley, Earl W 1941 1985 metal marker, this is 

with the metal cross above

Washek, William Emil Aug 21 1913 Jan 29 1999

Hightower, Dollye Sept 17 1890 April 21, 1971 this is a double headstone with Robert

Hightower, Robert Dec 16 1892 Aug 3, 1975

Hightower, Gladys Z. Dec 6, 1913 Aug 3, 1975 

Hough, Mary Alpha Dec 24, 1893 Feb 13, 1987 

Folsom, Glenn 1955 2003

Cooper, Gid Preston Dec 1 1921 Aug 28, 1987 this is a double headstone with Billie 
Below is a military stone that is listed. 

Cooper, Billie Ruth Pilgrim -----

Lane, Rommie Lee Jan 11 1935 Feb 22, 2000 "Daddy" double stone with Cleo

Lane, Cleo Lynnell ---- "Mama"

Cooper, Gid Preston S SGT U S Air Force World War II 1921-1987 This is a granit 
military marker. above is the double stone with Billie. 

This is a triple headstone

Davenport, Rachel ------- 

Davenport, Fred J. ------

Davenport, Lula L Feb 24, 1925 Jan 6, 1998

Shaw, John W. Mar 18, 1850 Aug 2, 1937 double stone with Princiss

Shaw, Princiss E. Oct 19 1849 May 12, 1942

Lowe, Harrison M. Jan 27 1888 Mar 7 1957 double stone with Nancy

Lowe, Nancy J. Aug 18, 1889 Apr 7 1969 

Gibson, Johnnie Lee PFC U S Marine Corps World War II 

Aug 4, 1919 May 12, 1973 This is a bronze military marker

Gibson, Durwood Dec 6 1916 Feb 5, 1970 "Son"

Gibson, Swanee D. Mar 2 1888 Jan 21 1948 "Daddy"

Gibson, Annie Ruth Oct 5 1900 Dec 2, 1984 "Mother"

McGinnis, Norma 1928 2003 "age 74" This is a funeral home marker.

Carter, Jared David CPL U S Army Air Force World War II 

Aug 18, 1916 Sept 2 2002 This is a granit military marker. 

Carter, Maggie Oct 15, 1895 Feb 6, 1943 "Our beloved Wife and Mother"

Carter, Dalton Oct 4, 1893 May 29 1982 "Our beloved Father and Grandfather"

Carter, Gladys Marie Dec 23, 1934 Mar 23 1942 "Daughter"

Carter, Elvira B Sept 23, 1903 Apr 8 1976 double stone with Horace

Carter, Horace C. Sept 8, 1899 Aug 28, 1984

Carter, Howard Claude Aug 30 1930 Oct 10 1986

Adamson, Charles Jan 20, 1928 Mar 10, 2003 

Stratton, Phronia E. Feb 19 1905 Aug 18 1971 

Metal Cross----no info

Meyer, Gustav L Dec 22, 1896 June 23 1962 double stone with Feieda. On Gustav's
marker there is an emblem that I do not recognize. 

Meyer, Frieda W. Sept 18, 1895 Dec 23, 1980 Eastern Star emblem on her info

Meyer, J. F. W. 1858 1944 this is a double stone with Mary. There is a Masonic 
emblem above J. F. W. "Uncle Billie" is engraved under J.F.W.

Meyer, Mary L. 1872 1957 "Eastern Star" emblem above her name. 

 

Carter, Charles F. June 1, 1932 July 17 1992 This is a double stone with Elizabeth. 
At the foot of the Charles side of the grave is another headstone with the granet military marker. 

Charles F. Carter T SGT U S Army Korea June 1 1933 

July 17, 1992

Carter, Elizabeth A. ----

Kinney, James L. Mar 10, 1915 Nov 21, 1998 double stone with Mary

Kinney, Mary Lyndal Carter Oct 28, 1922 Jun 12, 1993

 

 

These next two headstones appear to be the oldest original headstones in this 
cemetery. 

Schulz, Franz L GEB 18, Nov 1842 GEST 5, Feb 1898

"Rulie in Frieden"

Schulz, Wilhelmine, GEB 15 Mar 1842 GEST 24 Aug 1929

"Rulie in Frieden"

 

In memory of August Lorenz 1840-1919

Wiliamson, John W. Nov 1, 1859 Nov 11, 1941


Bernice C. Housos     unk    April 20, 2008