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Alonza Bass Cemetery
Location: Off Rougemont/Moriah Road (SR 1729) between Potluck Farm Road and Hill Road
Directions: From Roxboro on US501S to left on Red Mountain Road (SR 1471) to left on Rougemont/Moriah Road (SR 1605 in Durham County. Changes to SR 1729 in Person County). Road to cemetery is on left just after Potluck Farm Road.
Access: Private road with cable across entrance. Cemetery is 1500 ft up drive on right
Survey: Aug 2004 by Ken Dalton and Becky Farlow
GPS: 36 14 42.7 N 078 50 39.2 W

Graves

(The information below is an exact transcription of the information on the stones. The lines on each stone are marked by a slash. Comments are in parentheses.)

This cemetery is African American / Native American

Row 1

1. Rosa A HAWLEY / Apr 24, 1888 / Nov 21, 1943 / At rest / (fs) RAH /

2. HAYES / Dudley G Roy / Mar 1906 Aug 1941 / (fs) DGRH /

HAYES (double stone) / God gives life to man, death is part of life. /

3. Harvey / Nov 22, 1896 / May 19, 1941 / (fs) Father /

4. Clara / May 14, 1898 / May 17 1985 / (fs) Mother /

Row 2

ALLEN ( double stone) / Gone but not forgotten /

5. Lessie B / Aug 17, 1889 / June 22, 1952 / (fs) LBA /

6. John T / Feb 27, 1877 / June 30, 1952 / (fs) JTA /

7. Alfred DAY / 1908-1965 / (temp marker)

BASS (double stone) /

8. Alonza / 1859-1941 /

9. Bettie / 1867-1930 / (fs) BB /

BASS (double stone) / Loved ones from us are taken / whose place can never be filled. /

10. Daisy Daye / June 16, 1910 / Aug 31, 1979 / (fs) Mother /

11. Sylvanus / May 16, 1904 / Feb 14, 1973 / (fs) Father /

12. Ola BASS / Jan 23, 1930 / Sept 22, 2002 / You are sorely missed / (fs) Sister /

Row 3

13. Mandie H BASS / 1897 - 1972 / (temp marker)

14. Sylvester / BASS / North Carolina / PVT / US ARMY / World War 1 / December 5, 1894 / January 22, 1969 /

15. Fieldstone (unknown)

16. James / son of / JT & Lessie / ALLEN / Born & Died / Feb 3, 1921 / Asleep in Jesus /

17. Large fieldstone (unknown)

18. Fieldstone (unknown)

19. Fieldstone (unknown)

20. Earlie / DAY / North Carolina / PVT CO K 24 INF / 25 INF DIV / KOREA / January 29, 1929 / May 28, 1951 /

Row 4

21. Ms Katherine HAWLEY / 1907 - 1988 / (temp marker)

22. Fieldstone (unknown)

23. Sylvester HAYES / Aug 29, 1930 / Aug 20, 1950 / Gone but not forgotten /

24. Fieldstone (unknown)

25 Mr Eula BASS / 1927 - 1965 / (temp marker)

Row 5

26. Fieldstone (unknown)


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