Centerpoint Cemetery Transcription

Centerpoint Cemetery



From Gainesville, take Highway 160 west to county road 605.
Go south on 605, the cemetery is on the right behind the 
Centerpoint chapel.

Photographed and transcribed by Jane Owens and Johnna Quick 
on 28 June, 2004.  All genealogy information highlighted by ** 
provided by Jane E. Owens.


BREEDING
     Elijah  2-24-1867  3-7-1902 **Elijah Breeding was the son of    
          William Breeding and Martha Belk Breeding.  He married 
          Margaret Ann Webster 29 August, 1886 in Ozark County,     
          Missouri.  They had 2 children Benjamin Franklin Breeding 
          and Delphia Breeding.  
          Elijah was shot and killed by a man named George Tate during 
          an argument with his father-in-law George W. Webster.**
     Margaret  2-23-1867  1-22-1946 **Margaret Ann Webster 
          Breeding was the daughter of George Washington Webster and 
          Isabella Turley Webster.  She married Elijah Breeding on 29 
          August, 1886 in Ozark County Missouri.  They had 2 children 
          Benjamin Franklin Breeding and Delphia Breeding.  Her 
          husband Elijah was shot and killed by a man named George 
          Tate during an argument with his father-in-law George W. 
          Webster.  Margaret later married George Tate, the same man 
          who shot and killed Elijah.**
     Elois N  1889  1975  **Elois Nancy Upton was the daughter of 
          Henry Edward Upton and Eliza Nancy Turnbo.  She married 
          Benjamin Franklin Breeding on 19 September, 1909.  They had
          6 children:Thana Maxine, Leslie Edward, Theta, Mearl, Donnie 
          Gertrude and Benton Fred.**
     Benjamin F  1887  1957 **Benjamin Franklin Breeding was the son 
          of Elijah Breeding and Margaret Webster Breeding.  He 
          married Elois Nancy Upton on 19 September, 1909.  They had 6 
          children:Thana Maxine, Leslie Edward, Theta, Mearl, Donnie 
          Gertrude and Benton Fred.  Benjamin was killed in a car 
          accident.**
     Delphia Myrtle  10-19-1901  1-18-1927  Daughter of Elijah and Margaret
     Mearle  8-3-1914  1-27-1915  Son of BF and EN Breeding
     Theta  9-7-1913  9-7-1913  Daughter of BF and EN Breeding

BUNCH
     Corp. William D  1-26-1841  12-18-1930  Co B 30 IA Inf
     Sarah Jane  1861  1951
     Earl  9-16-1895  8-12-1910  Son of WD and SJ Bunch
     Doria A  3-11-1872  9-15-1904  Daughter of WD and SJ 
           Bunch  “Nearer my God to thee”
     Versey  1-17-1900  2-2-1900  Daughter of WD and SJ Bunch

CAREY
     Keegan James  1-21-1995  1-21-1995

CAUTHRON
     Freedia May  7-6-1924  1-22-1981  Gone but not forgotten

CHATHAM
     May  2-28-1904  2-6-1922

CLARK
     Elva M  10-2-1932  11-19-1937

CRABTREE
     Ralph U  6-30-1929  6-23-1930  At rest  Son of PC and DE Crabtree

CRISP
     Sarah  2-3-1871  11-16-1900

DEATHERAGE
     Eugene Pollard  4-13-1907  12-25-1976
     Birchfield  1908  1973
     Frances  1903  -
     Joe A  5-1-1877  10-20-1960
     Margie R  11-16-1874  9-20-1959
     Cecil  10-5-1908  12-3-1945  Father
     Madge  11-4-1914  3-16-1945  Wife of Cecil
     Floyd  12-17-1913  8-18-1939

DONELSON
     Ollie J  3-13-1905  3-24-1905  Daughter of SN and MA Donelson
     Earlie  8-15-1919  3-4-1920  Son of SN and MA Donelson

DUNCAN
     Sally  1858  1915  Mother  At rest
     Newman  2-14-1896  2-21-1918

ELGIN
     Hurley  8-4-1885  8-4-1957
     Ada  8-26-1882  4-2-1952

FLACK
     Mary Rose  4-16-1913  2-1-1995
     John M  9-3-1873  8-23-1954
     Luz  9-13-1879  12-23-1963

FORD
     Leslie  5-28-1912  12-4-1953
     Glenda  10-30-1911  4-25-2000

GOMPF
     Frances Ernestine  9-28-1934  5-23-2002  In loving memory

GUNTER
     Alva William  12-7-1923  1-9-2002  Our son Dale  Our Daughter Mary
     Verda Mae  7-26-1925  -

HAMBELTON
     Winnie Hinsley  1905  1972  Mother

HAMPTON
     Marvon C  10-21-1915  12-2-1915  At rest  Son of David L and F 
          Hampton

HERD
     Amon  9-19-1925  4-14-1995  Married 3-1-1945
     Jean  11-21-1926  -

HINSLEY
     Elsie Jewell  8-5-1923  5-5-1928
     Thomas C  10-2-1885  11-4-1927  Father  Gone but not forgotten

LANE
     Maxine (Owens)  12-13-1928  7-16-2003  Beloved Mother

LANTZ
     Mary E  9-25-1868  11-18-1924
     I N  10-10-1865  4-15-1935

LEDBETTER
     Michael D  9-27-1961  12-1-2003  Dearest brother
     Marsha Ann  8-6-1950  8-7-1950  A bud to bloom in heaven

LORD
     Infant daughter of ED and AE Lord  2-12-1912  11-3-1913
     Ethel  11-18-1917  11-9-1918  daughter of ED and AE Lord

LUTTRELL
     Jewel  7-4-1914  Infant daughter of SN and DL Luttrell
     Lola  5-15-1912  7-20-1912  Daughter of SN and DL
     Cinda R  5-1-1823  11-4-1905
     Alton V  7-3-1918  10-25-1933
     Ray  1904  1939  Wife of T E Luttrell
     S N  12-1-1863  9-12-1939  Father

MCGINNIS
     Larry Nolan  died 1949  Infant son of Lester and Sarah
     Candace Marie  1-18-1973  7-25-1993  Loving daughter and sister  
          Greatly missed

MORGAN
     Shirley (Deatherage)  10-17-1939  3-27-1988  Married 11-8-1963  
          Mother of Jimmy
     James W  4-16-1934  3-9-2005  SP5 US Army

NECESSARY
     Estie P  3-5-1902  7-19-1995  Rest in peace

ORR
     Beulah Faye  12-7-1927  11-3-1963  She is just away for love is 
          everlasting.

OWENS
     Charles  5-24-1887  8-15-1984 **Charles Owens was the son of 
          Napoleon Bonaparte Owens and Martha “Mattie” I. Hobby 
          Owens.  He married Lula Witt on 23 December 1906.  They had 
          7 children: Edith, Jewel, Marie, Fred, Leonard, Wilma Jean 
          and Maxine.**
     Lula  3-24-1888  7-25-1977  **Lula Witt Owens was the daughter of 
          William Thomas Witt and Edith C. Swearingen Witt.  She 
          married Charles Owens on 23 December 1906.  They had 7 
          children: Edith, Jewel, Marie, Fred, Leonard, Wilma Jean and 
          Maxine.**
     Fred  1-24-1918  11-22-2004  My Children:  Doyle, Jerry, 
          Merle, and Patricia  **Fred Owens is the son of Charles 
          Owens and Lula Witt Owens.  He married Donnie Gertrude 
          Breeding on 30 December, 1936.  They had 3 children: Doyle, 
          Jerry and Merle.  They divorced in the early 70’s and Fred 
          married Pat Herd.  They had 1 daughter:Patricia Owens.**
     Napoleon Bonaparte  8-24-1857  8-6-1941  He’s not dead he is just 
          away **Napoleon Bonaparte Owens was the son of Richard W. 
          Owens and Nancy Garoutte Owens.  He married Martha “Mattie” 
          I. Hobby in 1883.  They had 8 children: Bertha, Willie, 
          Maude, Bea, Charles, Homer, Nancy and Tressa.**
     Martha I  11-3-1862  2-1-1954  Asleep in Jesus **Martha I. Hobby 
          was the daughter of James Alexander Hobby and Nancy Jane 
          Weaver Hobby.  She married Napoleon Bonaparte Owens in 
          1883.  They had 8 children: Bertha, Willie, Maude, Bea, 
          Charles, Homer, Nancy and Tressa.**
     Donnie G (Breeding)  1916  2000  My sons: Doyle, Jerry and Merle  
        **Donnie Gertrude Breeding Owens was the daughter of Benjamin 
          F. Breeding and Elois Nancy Upton.  She Married Fred Owens 
          30 December, 1936.  They had 3 children: Doyle, Jerry and 
          Merle.**

PETTIT
     Tom  no dates

RASTY
     Sultana  3-23-1896  12-27-1904  Daughter of A and U Rasty

REYNOLDS
     Ellie  10-3-1898  8-9-1997
     Homer  3-9-1889  3-13-1956
     Mary A  1867  1951
     James A  1864  1945
     Leta F  10-3-1914  4-26-2002  Mother
     Harley E  7-7-1903  1-8-1963  Father
     Delphia  5-8-1906  4-24-1979  Mother  
     Eula  8-24-1935  8-14-1954  Daughter  A flower budded on Earth to 
          bloom in heaven
     Arthur Craton  died 10-23-1939  Kansas Pvt US Army
     Edgar  7-22-1923  5-21-1924  Son of Mr and Mrs A C Reynolds
     Willard B  11-4-1906  3-9-2004
     Edith M  10-22-1907  9-7-1985
     Archie  12-1-1900  3-18-1975
     Jewel  3-12-1910  9-8-1990

ROSE
     Mearl H  6-15-1909  10-24-1995  Married 9-28-1924
     John H  3-31-1900  7-11-1968  Married 9-28-1924
     Cecil E  4-12-1926  5-31-1949  Staff Sgt MO 1103 FF Maint So WWII
     George A Sr.  1-26-1895  9-2-1954  Sgt US Army WWI
     Tressie  11-17-1900  12-31-1986
     Leroy  12-12-1836  5-12-1907  Co K 9 Pro En MO Mil
     Mary A  6-9-1839  7-24-1909  A loving mother
     E B  3-30-1867  4-27-1931  A true father
     Della  4-4-1875  12-13-1965  The rest she longed for

SCHOFIELD
     Ethel Boone  1894  1919
     Veron  died 1913  Son

SHIPLEY
     J C  1826  1932
     Wife of J C  8-10-1847  7-22-1920

SNIDER
     Calvin A  1889  1930  Father  Biddie, Bessie, John
     Biddie  1851  1919  Grandma
     Wiley G  1841  1917  Grandpa  Pvt Co K 25 Inf Civil War
     Mike Eso Curtis  9-9-1881  8-9-1902
     Robert Lee  1877  1944  Uncle

SPURLOCK
     Frank  12-6-1878  12-14-1909  Son of JM and SD Spurlock

SWEARENGIN
     Jacob  4-16-1910  12-21-1988  Vet  USAF
     Marie  4-17-1913  -

UPTON
     Margret H  1857  1908  Married 11-23-1971
     W Pinkney  1848  1927
     Roy  age 12 years
     Ida Grace  8-29-1933  Infant daughter of O K and Dosha Upton
     Bert E  11-18-1927  12-14-1927  Son of Adam and Laura B Upton
     Henry E  8-7-1913  9-26-1922  Son of Adam and Laura Upton
     Laura B  7-24-1876  9-8-1922  Wife of Adam Upton
     Rebecca F  6-21-1910  9-13-1922  Daughter of Adam and Laura Upton
     Enoch  4-3-1903  4-3-1903  Son of Adam and Laura Upton
     Mamie  12-16-1905  1-20-1907  Daughter of Adam and Laura Upton
     Odes K  1892  1969  MO Pfc Btry C 340 FA 89 Div WWI
     Dosha  1892  1965
     Annie  no dates  Wife of Ned Upton
     Edward  5-28-1833  7-23-1912  Co D 144 ILL Inf   In memory of our 
          dear husband and father

WEBSTER
     Shirly  1-17-1900  11-15-1926  Wife of Earnest Webster
     Franklin Dee  12-4-1936  7-1-1983  Until we meet again
     Marvin  2-26-1905  5-1-1971  In memory of our loving father  
          Picture on stone
     Ida  8-25-1889  3-26-1909  Wife of Oliver W Webster
     Oliver  10-12-1884  4-3-1937

WITT
     Henry  5-1916  6-1916
     Edith  2-4-1869  1-30-1903  In loving memory  **Edith C. 
          Swearengin Witt was the daughter of James Ellis Swearengin 
          and Mary A. Sweet Swearengin.  She married William Thomas 
          Witt on 3 March 1886.  Edith was killed  while helping her 
          husband clear a field.  A tree that was burning fell on her 
          head killing her.**


There are approximately 27 unmarked graves 
in Center Point.  The names of some of the 
persons buried in these are:

Jim and Molly Shipley
Sarah Bunch
Roy Upton
Willey Snider and his wife
Unknown Lockwood
Annie Upton
Bob Snider
Unknown Thorson
Dora Coffey
Baby of Mr and Mrs. Tom Farmer
Jewell Hindley
James Sewell
Louis Luttrell
Sally Chris

There are also several unmarked Honeycutt graves.

The information on the unmarked graves was provided
to the Ozark County Times Newspaper, unknown exact 
date by Everett Upton and my Great Grandmother 
Elois Upton Breeding.

Should you happen to know of any others that might
be buried in the unmarked graves, please email me
with that information, as I am trying to compile 
a plat book for this my family cemetery.


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