Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery

Perry County, Mississippi

The Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery is located just north of the Stone County border in Perry County, Mississippi. To find this cemetery, drive three and one-half miles north from Wiggins, MS on Highway 29. The church and cemetery will be on your left.

On June 27, 2004 Howard Baulch visited this cemetery and took photos of selected tombstones. Howard's grandparents, Abner and Rosa Lee Gibson, are buried here as well as many others in the Gibson family. The transcriptions and tombstone photos are presented below. Comments in parentheses are not on the tombstone and are additional information offered by the author.

(Full name)
Cochran, David Vernon Sep 9, 1921   Married January 22, 1943
(h/o Nettye Gibson)
A man of his word.
Devoted to God and family
and faithful to friends
Cochran, Nettye
(Nettye Gibson Cochran)
Oct 19, 1921 Jun 8, 2004 Married January 22, 1943
(w/o David Vernon Cochran)
(d/o Jessie Marcellus Gibson
& Drusilla Pearce)
Beautiful inside and out
Devoted wife and nurturing mother
with a loving and giving heart
Gibson, Abner
(Abner W. Gibson)
Jun 15, 1881 Sep 4, 1970 (h/o Rosa Lee)
(s/o Uriah Melton Gibson
& Minerva Williams)
Gibson, Cornelius Sprig Feb 13, 1925 Mar 16, 1996 (h/o Mildred R. Colville)
(s/o Jessie Marcellus Gibson
& Drusilla Pearce)
World War II

Gibson, Drusilla
(Drusilla Pearce Gibson)
Sep 28, 1893 Apr 17, 1941 (w/o Jessie Marcellus Gibson)
(d/o Andrew Pearce
& Emma C. Hogan)
Gibson, J. M.
(Jessie Marcellus Gibson)
Jan 29, 1894 Feb 9, 1978 (h/o Drusilla Pearce)
(s/o Uriah Melton Gibson
& Minerva Williams)
Gibson, Lottie Bell Whigham Mar 23, 1912 Jul 3, 1929 (first w/o Burl Earnest
Gibson, Sr.)
Gibson, Mittie Ruth Aug 22, 1916 Nov 13, 1998 (d/o Abner W. Gibson
& Rosa Lee)
Forever with the Lord
Gibson, Rosa Lee Apr 4, 1881 Mar 4, 1933 (w/o Abner W. Gibson)
(d/o Thomas Uriah Lee, Sr.
& Elizabeth Williams)
Johnson, Eva Mae Gibson May 16, 1910 Oct 31, 2002 (d/o Abner W. Gibson
& Rosa Lee)
(w/o Lewis Van Buren
Johnson, Sr., div.)
II Timothy 4:7
Morgan, Lorena G.
(Lorena Gibson Morgan)
May 24, 1916   Mama
(d/o Jessie Marcellus Gibson
& Drusilla Pearce)
(w/o Melvin Morgan)
Always thinking of others
Morgan, Melvin Jul 14, 1911 May 11, 2002 Daddy
(h/o Lorena Gibson)
A man with a loving giving heart

Although it is less current and tombstone photos are not included, more transcriptions of this cemetery are available on www.interment.net.

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