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Mount Sinai Cemetery
George County, Mississippi

Contributed by Jimmy Trussell

Leave Lucedale, Mississippi on highway 198 west, stay on this road until you come to the intersection with the highway 98 by-pass. Take a left (west) onto the 98 by-pass, and go 1.6 tenths of a mile. Here you will see Merrill Road on your left. Take this exit and go another .6 miles where you will see Howard Road on your left. Turn onto Howard Road (east) and now you will go another 1.1 tenth of a mile to Mt. Sinai Road on your right. Take this right turn onto Mt. Sinai Road and now go 1.8 miles to the dead end of the road, where you will find this cemetery. The cemetery belongs to Mt. Sinai Church and they provide upkeep for it. There were several unmarked graves in this cemetery. It is surrounded by a new net wire fence and was in good shape. The cemetery was walked on the 1st of January by Jimmy Trussell. Information was taken from all legible temporary grave markers and from concrete lab and headstone inscriptions.

Wright, Diana O. (Beard); b. 01-21-1924, d. 07-01-2001, "Mama Diana"
Campbell, Peter; b. 04-27-1921, d. 09-30-1994, Pfc., US Army, WW-2
Wright,Vince Lee; b. 10-12-1943, d. 08-30-1979, Pvt., US Army, Vietnam
Jackson, David Charles; b. 01-08-1956, d. 05-24-1972
Jackson, Reggie Deshaun; b. 04-02-1974, d. 08-23-1974, "Beloved Son"
Jackson, Obie; b. 05-26-1928, d. 02-19-1988, h/o Carrie
Marshall, Alberta J; b. 06-10-1909, d. 04-11-1974, "Gone but not Forgotten"
Perine, Joe Nathan; b. 06-10-1916, d. 01-29-2005, Sgt., US Army, WW-2
Marshall, Fred; b. 1907, d. 1964, "At Rest"
Marshall, Velma (Morris); b. 12-29-1899, d. 10-24-1968, w/o Emanuel
Marshall, Emanuel; b. 09-16-1891, d. 10-24-1958, h/o Velma
West, Tony B; b. unknown, d. unknown, Pvt., 840th Trans. Corps.
Prye, Bessie; b. 06-26-1908, d. 12-17-1966
Wilson, King; b. 08-25-1890, d. 10-26-1959, Pfc., Co. "C", 340th Svc. Bn. QMC.
Polk, Hugh B; b. 06-17-1879, d. 05-12-1973, "Husband"
Banks, Willie H; b. 06-06-1925, d. 03-19-2002, Cpl., US Army, WW-2
Johnson, Louis; b. unknown, d. unknown
Johnson, Mary (Polk); b. unknown, d. unknown
Perine, Bettie (Marshall); b. unknown, d. unknown
Dantzler, Latressa (Polk); b. 01-08-1922, d. 09-26-1967, "Mother"
Polk, Harriet (Bush); b. 05-06-1894, d. 11-10-1977, w/o Willie
Polk, Willie; b. 01-26-1888, d. 12-10-1957, h/o Harriet
Polk, Ollie G; b. 12-20-1937, d. 04-23-1996, Pvt., US Army
Polk, Gerturde (Bush); b. 01-11-1899, d. 10-06-1966, w/o Ollie
Polk, Ollie (Sr.); b. 10-17-1884, d. 06-09-1957
Polk, Allie Mae; b. 09-07-1922, d. 01-27-1945
Polk, George; b. 1927, d. 1929, "Baby"
Miles, Willie; b. 09-28-1922, d. 05-05-1977, Pvt., US Army, WW-2
Miles, Minnie (Marshall); b. 1905, d. 1929, "Our Precious Mother"
Polk, Allen; b. unknown, d. 10-29-1932
Marshall, E.M; b. 1865, d. 1939
Marshall, Willie; b. 1912, d. 1919
Marshall, Bessie; b. 1901, d. 1912
Marshall, Emma; b. 1877, d. 1913
Marshall, K; b. 1903, d. unknown
Marshall, Lor; b. 1911, d. unknown
Dorsett, Mrs. L; b. unknown, d. 03-19-1970, 99 years old
Dorsett, Mary; b. unknown, d. unknown
Dorsett, Louis; b. unknown, d. unknown
Banks, Nora M. (Dorsett); b. 04-05-1912, d. 02-02-1999, "Beloved Mama"
Dorsett, Karene; b. 06-03-1919, d. 08-05-1946, "Beloved Mother"
Dorsett, Ophelia (Beard); b. 02-13-1894, d. 02-04-1943, "Beloved Mother"
Beard, Odest; b. 03-12-1936, d. 10-28-1938
Beard, Mary L; b. unknown, d. unknown
Adams, J.E; b. 03-12-1850, d. 12-28-1939, "At Rest"
Scott, Lucille; b. 1916, d. 1939
Perine, Rev. James; b. 04-09-1890, d. 12-09-1935, 45 years old
Bryant, Mary; b. unknown, d. unknown, "In Loving Memory"
Scott, Eugenia; b. unknown, d. unknown, "In Loving Memory"
Adams, Millie; b. unknown, d. 06-14-1928, 76 years old
Chapman, Ada; b. 04-05-1886, d. 01-21-1919
Mayo, Mary Jane; b. unknown, d. 06-25-1911, 80 years old
Thomas, George L; b. 02-20-1886, d. 01-16-1910, s/o R.Z.M. & Laura E. Thomas
Thomas, Gohen Cornelius; b. 06-19-1888, d. 11-03-1900, s/o R.Z.M. & L.E. Thomas
Perine, Henry James (Jr.); b. 06-13-1946, d. 07-17-1999
Perine, Henry J. (Sr.); b. 08-13-1913, d. 12-14-1997, United States Army
Perine, Shirley Ann; b. 12-02-1944, d. 05-08-1969
Crawford, William; b. 06-07-1870, d. 08-16-1968
Ferrill, Roy W. (Sr.); b. 09-30-1951, d. 08-10-1971, Pvt., 24th Ord. Co., 267th Maint. Bn., Vietnam
Hogan, Violet; b. 09-23-1946, d. 02-03-1999, "Mother"
Leonard, Ruth P; b. 1914, d. 1970, "Mother"
Leonard, Betty Kay; b. 1955, d. 1986, "Sister"
Galloway, James "Coot"; b. 08-03-1922, d. 10-13-1990, Pfc., US Army, WW-2, (military plaque has birth year 1923)
Miles, James W; b. 07-01-1940, d. 07-09-1987, "Son"
Perine, Chester A; b. 09-14-1919, d. 10-08-2003
Beard, Vence; b. 01-23-1890, d. 01-19-1983, "Beloved Father"
Daniels, Walter L; b. 1923, d. 1980, Pvt., US Army, WW-2
Daniels, Cora; b. 08-09-1892, d. 05-24-1960
Mason, Lizzie; b. 06-14-1877, d. 09-18-1953
Daniels, Ranmon; b. 02-28-1893, d. 11-14-1952, Pvt., Co. "D", 812th Pioneer Inf., WW-1

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