Interesting Things

By Ray L. Bellande

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House of Prayer Tabernacle Cemetery - Cruthirds Road - Latimer Area

LOCATION: SE/4 of NE/4 of Section 15, T6S-R9W.

DIRECTIONS: On Old Biloxi Road go 1.70 miles to Cruthirds Road.  Go left (West) .30 miles to the House of Prayer Tabernacle Cemetery on the left (South).

HISTORY: In December 1976, Jessie Layton Pigg and Eula Whitehead Pigg conveyed (Lots 18 and 19 of Vestry Village) to The Trustees of The House of Tabernacle Church.  Trustees were of the church were: Roy Dye, Gloria Fox, Ervin R. Myrick, and Lucille Whitehead.(JXCO, Ms. Land Deed Bk. 592, p. 491)        

In November 1985, House of Prayer Tabernacle (Quitclaim Deed) to Jessie L. Pigg.(JXCO, Ms. Land Deed Bk. 843, p. 302)

In November 1990, O.S.C. Inc., Charlene Elliott, proprietor, to The House of Prayer Tabernacle.  2.15 acres.(JXCO, Ms. Land Deed Bk. 969, p. 676)

In December 2011, this cemetery was sold to Darle Ferguson and Jeff Harris BBA 'Cruthird's Road Memorial Garden'.



Gloria Jean Brasher                              7-11-1954 to 3-4-1987

James “Doug” Brown                   9-25-1960 to 12-12-1998



Bobbie Ann Carroll   1941  to 2-14-2006

Bonnie Cruthirds      1937 to 4-20-2002



Bertha V. Davis      1912  to 12-11- 2006



Cynthia Gayle Fox                    10-6-1949 to

Rupert William Fox                 3-8-1938 to 2-15-1999



Frank D. Grayson Jr.                              8-22-1968 to 3-1-1997

Martha E. Gibson                             6-28-1939 to 3-17-1984





Mary Maddox Jackson       8-10-1908 to 9-12-1993



Arvie B. Pigg                     12-14-1919 to 1-28-2001

James Clayton Pigg             4-5-1935 to 7-3-1999



Ola Mae Robinson                          7-30-1916 to 6-27-1997


Alva Gene Tanner   10-14-1974 to 7-14-2012


Mary Elizabeth Stytzer      1-14-1915 to 3-25-1991



Eula May Howe Walker              1915 to 2-22-2003

Aaron Samuel Whitehead        10-4-1981 to ?-6-1981

Lucille Cooper Whitehead          7-19-1919 to

Samuel S. Whitehead                 8-23-1907 to 8-7-1981

Winford “Wimpy” S. Whitehead      9-28-1944 to 2-25-2002

Kevin E. Woods                      8-10-1973 to 3-11-2000



The Sun Herald, 'Alva Gene Tanner', July 18, 2012.


Surveyed by:

Ray L. Bellande

January 30, 2001