Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
George County, Mississippi
Contributed by Jimmy Trussell
Heading west on highway 26 out of Benndale, Mississippi You will go a couple of miles , there you will cross a small bridge. When you cross the bridge there will be a sign on your left for Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery. There is a small woods road by the sign and the cemetery is at the dead end of this small un-named road. The cemetery is surrounded by a fence, and there were several unmarked graves. The cemetery belongs to Sweet Pilgrim Church and they provide maintenance and upkeep for it. The cemetery was walked by Jimmy Trussell on the 7th of December, 2007. Information was taken from all legible temporary grave markers and tombstone inscriptions.
Clayton, Percy L. (Jr.); b. 05-29-1951, d. 01-10-2005
Clayton, Linda; b. 1957, d. 1999
Clayton, Percy; b. 06-18-1919, d. 01-30-1981
Fairley, Ellis; b. 08-15-1901, d. 09-08-1984
Fairley, Fannie P; b. 04-16-1902, d. 01-02-1977
Ray, Charles E; b. 11-27-1937, d. 01-23-2004, United States Air Force
Fairley, H.O; b. 09-26-1911, d. unknown
Fairley, M.O; b. 10-04-1914, d. unknown
Fairley, D; b. 01-08-1878, d. 02-03-1928, "Mother"
Fairley, B; b. 12-01-1867, d. 05-01-1941, "Father"
Fairley, Ardean; b. 1886, d. 1977, Private, US Army, WW-1
Mitchell, Mrs. Bernice (Fairley); no other information available
Thomas, Ozean; b. 11-19-1928, d. 01-31-1987
Dickey, Wilma; b. 1958, d. 1997