Woodley Cemetery near Cherry, NC

 

This is the Woodley Family Cemetery on Newland Rd. outside of Cherry NC. To get to the cemetery, if coming from Cherry heading toward Roper, the cemetery is on the right, 1.3 miles past the Mt. Herman United Methodist church. If coming from Roper toward Cherry, the cemetery is on the left, .4 miles past the Lake Phelps Volunteer Fire Department. Sometimes there is a sign up, but on the day I took these pictures, there was not. The cemetary is behind a cornfield and next to a blue house with a screened front porch running the length of the house (the old George Franklin Woodley home).

The graves of Samuel Phelps Woodley and Mariah Davenport Woodley

The stone for Samuel reads: S.P. Woodley;, Born Feb. 20, 1806; Died July 6, 1878; Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

The stone for Mariah reads: Mariah Woodley; Born May 25, 1815; Died Apr. 13, 1878; God's finger touched her and she slept.

The graves of Hester Ann Oliver Woodley and George Franklin Woodley

The stone for Hester reads: Hester Ann Woodley; Jan. 9, 1858; Sept. 21, 1947

The stone for George reads: G. Franklin Woodley; Feb. 8, 1856; June 3, 1933

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