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Malone - McKee Cemetery
Location: Wheelers Church Road at Gordonton
Directions:
From Roxboro, take 49 to Gordonton. Turn right on Wheelers Church Road. Cemetery is on right
Access:
Across a field beside a pond on private property
Survey:
May 2006 by Ken and Becky Dalton
GPS:
36 16 22.6 N 079 07 18.4 W
Notes:
This cemetery is a match for WPA # 127

Graves

1. W H McKEE / Mch 25, 1874 / May 17, 1906 / Asleep in Jesus / Blessed sleep

2. (footstone only, no headstone) ESM

3. (broken stone) Camellia J / wife of G W MALONE / Born / Jun 24, 1825 / Died / Sept 16? 1873 / Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep / from which none ever wake / to weep / (fs) CJM

4. G W MALONE / Born / July 17?, 1824? / Died / Jan 23?, 1884 / Blessed are the pure / in heart for they shall see God / (fs) GWM

5. Mother / Elizabeth McKEE / Oct 28, 1832 / Nov 22, 1916 / A precious one from us is gone / advice we loved is stilled / A place is vacant in our home / which never can be filled / God in His wisdom has recalled / the boon His love has given / And though the body slumbers here / the soul is safe in heaven / (fs) E McK

At least 6 fieldstones are also visible. A large area is thickly covered with periwinkle.


For researchers:
For information about Elizabeth McKee, see The Heritage of Person County Heritage, Volume III, Article 150.

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