Hopewell AME Church Cemetery

Photos by Angela Boynton Cassidy March 2009. This was just a ride-by viewing. No tombstone photos were
taken on this date. The cemetery was surveyed in January 2000 by Wayne Carpenter. At the bottom of the page
is Wayne's original survey. At the top of the page is an index, with some names not on the survey, taken from
obituaries and added by Angela Cassidy.

Directions: This church is located in the China Hill community on State Road 12 west of Havana. The address
is 6578 Havana Highway, Havana, FL 32333. GPS coordinates are 30-36-646/084-27-624.
1. From Tallahassee, travel north on U.S. Hwy. 27 to the Town of Havana.
Turn left at the first traffic light onto S.R. 12, and travel about 3-4 miles. The church is on the left before Lake
Tallavana. The cemetery is adjacent to the church.
2. From the intersection of Madison and King streets in Quincy, FL. Take State Road 12 East for 8.2 miles.
Church and cemetery are on the right side of the road.
This is an active African American cemetery, well maintained. It contains about 150 graves. There are 24 graves
without identification and/or illegible headstones. A few depressions could be graves.

Hopewell AME Church
Church Sign
Cemetery adjacent to the church
Full view of the cemetery

INDEX

Surname Given Name Maiden Name Birth Death Married Date Relationship Notes
AARON, Andy, 1-6-1936 to 6-18-1976
AARON, Lorenzo, 2-7-1959 to 6-2-1986
AARON, Nettie, 12-4-1904 to 12-10-1976
AARON, Rosetta, 2-18-1940 to 10-22-1987
AKER, Annie, 2-1-1906 to 9-11-1976
ALBERT, Verdell GRICE, 3-1-1954 to 8-16-1993
ANDERSON, Anna, 4-3-1894 to 4-28-1975
ANDERSON, Louisa J., 12-7-1913 to 6-11-1993
ANDERSON, Otis, 7-15-1915 to 8-25-1982
ANDREWS, Carlton E., 8-6-1904 to 8-19-1978, d/s Leatha D.
ANDREWS, Leatha D., 11-11-1911 to 1-23-1985, d/s Carlton E.
ARON, Frank A., Sr., 10-27-1882 to 1-27-1972
BAINES, Martha J., (one date) 6-2-1952
BAKER, Glynnis G., 8-5-1973 to 12-27-1973
BELL, Rafus, 2-6-1918 to 1-27-1993
BELL, Robert, 4-7-1882 to 5-10-1982
BLOOKER, Mary L., 7-11-1944 to 10-22-1991
BLOUNT, John, Sr., 11-26-1924 to 7-10-1975, AS US Navy WW II
BRANNON, Charlie, 1897 to 1968
BROWN, Brady, 1910 to 1967
BROWN, Daisy L., 5-15-1918 to 6-11-1988
BROWN, David (no dates)
BROWN, Lilla, 11-7-1919 to 9-13-1989
BRYANT, Terrence J., 2-17-1988 to 10-29-1999
BUNION, Derrol Levon, 2-7-1958 to 12-27-1962, Beloved son, brother, and nephew
BUNION, Eljay, 12-2-1944 to 4-12-1983
CASON, Parlee, 12-29-1889 to 8-1-1993
CLEMONS, George, 8-15-1889 to 5-6-1959, FL PVT Co D 433 Res Labor BN QMC WWI
CLEMONS, Lottie J., 1901 to 1959
COLLINS, Gladys J., 8-21-1904 to 6-4-1997, Devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister
COOK, Lula, 1873 to 1965
CROMARTIE, George, 8-10-1907 to 2-4-1976
CROMATIE, Mary E., 1-26-1911 to 7-7-1979
CUNNINGHAM, Andrew, 1-20-1926 to 4-7-1992, PFC US Army WW II
DAVIS, Julia M., 8-1-1921 to 2-23-1980
DICKINS, Ella Mae, 11-26-1926 to 2-16-1962
ELVY, Fibbie M., 8-10-1875 to 11-29-1965
FAIN, Ethel Lee, 5-28-1924 to 2-4-1991
FORTSON, Hattie, 4-10-1899 to 12-24-1968
FORTSON, James E., 5-26-1940 to 5-5-1973
FORTSON, William H. (Rev), 3-31-1909 to 6-16-1975
GREEN, Pleasant M., 1906 to 1962
GRICE, Lawrence Carl, 7-21-1930 to 6-26-1999, married 9-25-1948, h/o Mattie H.
GRICE, Mattie H., 11-27-1933 to (one date), married 9-25-1948, w/o Lawrence C.
HALL, Charlie Levon, 1-31-1977 to 4-30-1996, Have faith in God
HARDEE, Parlee, 3-7-1889 to 9-20-1976
HARRIS, Mattie J., 4-29-1879 to 10-20-1977
HARRISON, Abraham, 8-28-1934 to 4-2-1981
HARRISON, Archie L., 9-5-1927 to 4-2-1981
HARRISON, Charlie, (no dates)
HARRISON, Ellen S., 12-18-1880 to 4-13-1973
HARRISON, Ezekiel, 10-5-1932 to 12-22-1984
HARRISON, Goldie, 1900 to 1952
HARRISON, Henry L., 8-27-1928 to 7-20-1988
HARRISON, John S., 7-1-1900 to 2-2-1970
HARRISON, Tommie, 3-3-1921 to 6-20-1959, Tec 5 1065 QM SVC Co WWII
HARRISON, Walter, 2-22-1900 to 11-1-1960
HAWKINS, Bobbie, 5-10-1902 to 6-11-1977
HAWKINS, Robert , 10-22-1925 to 6-12-1975
HINSON, Shameka L., 11-28-1980 to 4-23-1983
HOWARD, Dora Lee JOHNSON, 8-16-1909 to 8-27-1998
JAMES, Doffie, 8-9-1910 to 7-5-1984
JAMES, Julia, 7-25-1884 to 5-1-1958
JAMES Wrinfred, 9-24-1951 to 11-23-1978
JENKINS, Josie BLOUNT, 12-14-1898 to 2-13-1979
JOHNS, Silvia, 1872 to 2-7-1948
JOHNSON, Cora Lee, 7-4-1899 to 8-29-1998
JOHNSON, Dan W. (Rev) (one date) 12-13-1937
JOHNSON, Eddie, 12-21-1903 to 4-23-1992, d/s Ella
JOHNSON, Ella, 12-12-1898 to 6-29-1979, d/s Eddie
JOHNSON, Elnora, 9-3-1900 to 10-25-1900
JOHNSON, Harry L., Jr., 1-22-1927 to 10-8-1989
JOHNSON, Henrietta, (no dates)
JOHNSON, Janie, 1908 to 1982
JOHNSON, Jerry, 10-24-1949 to 12-5-1985 US Army Vietnam
JOHNSON, John L., 1893 to 1975, PVT US Army WW I
JOHNSON, John Willis, 3-6-1937 to 6-22-1959, Beloved husband, father, brother, and nephew
JOHNSON, Julia M., 12-19-1905 to 4-9-1972
JOHNSON, Pauline, 1911 to 1979
JOHNSON, Pirlee GAINES, 3-26-1908 to 9-261996, In Loving memory
JOHNSON, Sim, (one date) ?? Dec 1939, Devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather
JONES, Emily, 7-21-1907 to 4-1-1982
JONES, James, 1-9-1944 to 9-25-1987
JONES, John, Jr., 3-1-1927 to 10-12-1978, Beloved husband, father, and grandfather
JONES, Mamie G., 8-2-1940 to 7-25-1992
JONES, Mary L., (no dates)
JONES, Ronnie J., 6-15-1944 to 7-31-1986
JORDON, Frozell, Jr., 11-28-1971 to 12-28-1971, Beloved son, brother, and nephew
KELLY, Gussie W., 6-20-1898 to 11-13-1978
KIRBY, Monica Lander, 5-3-1977 to 5-3-1977
McBRIDE, Maggie, 2-7-1914 to 10-1-1959
McCRAY, J., 1913 to 1981
McCRAY, Willie Andre, 9-12-1983 to 9-13-1983
McELVY, Raymond, 1877 to 1944
McGRIFF, James, 1950 to 1966
McKELVY, Lee, 12-2-1913 to 6-15-1990 At rest
MILLER, Lesil, Sr., 8-23-1907 to 12-3-1991
MILLER, William, 3-15-1925 to 9-22-1995
MOORE, Jessie James, 1-28-1915 to 10-7-1987
MORGAN, Willie 1910 to 1989, PFC US Army WWII
ODOM, Julious, 3-10-1920 to 8-15-1992
PULLEM, George (no dates)
RANDOLPH, Amanda J., 12-25-1911 to 2-9-1986, In loving memory of our loving mother and grandmother
RICHARDSON, John T., 10-14-1910 to 5-5-1984
RICHARDSON, Lorenza, Sr., 7-17-1953 to 3-15-1999
RICHARDSON, Mary J., 1-15-1900 to 5-11-1981
RICHARDSON, Thonon, 3-25-1902 to 3-25-1978
ROBINSON, Carrie Jane, 7-25-1906 to 11-25-1996
ROBINSON, Eugene, 1900 to 1967
ROBINSON, Keeshon, 10-28-1999 10-28-1999
ROBINSON, Rosa Lee, 8-25-1911 to 5-16-1989 In loving memory
ROLLINS, Franice, 8-30-1924 to 2-4-1980
RUSS, General (Rev) 10-2-1913 to 10-1-1984
RUSS, Hattie (Rev) 9-26-1914 to 10-1-1984
SCOTT, Allen F., 2-26-1953 to 12-27-1980
SMITH, James, 2-23-1940 to 7-12-1993
SWEET, Alberta, 2-10-1900 to 8-28-1922
SWEET, Dennis, 1895 to 1986, PVT US Army WW I
SWEET, Ella M., 11-13-1902 to 3-17-1988
SWEET, Lizzie, 5-19-1881 to 9-13-1969
SWEET, Marillar, 9-15-1891 to 5-17-1973
THOMAS, Alice, 1878 to 1971
THOMAS, Eva, 11-10-1910 to 3-1-1984
THOMAS, Idella, 4-15-1910 to 10-27-1999
THOMAS, James, 11-25-1920 to 5-7-1970
THOMAS, Mary A., 1891 to 1968
WARREN, Rena, 12-24-1907 to 1-14-1974
WARREN, Syible A., 10-4-1946 to 1-25-1995
WARREN, Will, 1898 to 1972
WEATHERSPOON, Allen, 1-6-1913 to 11-15-1959
WEATHERSPOON, Leonard, 5-28-1958 to 8-20-1999
WEATHERSPOON, Nettie S., 1892 to 1999
WEATHERSPOON, Richard, 1878 to 1967
WILLIAMS, Dora, 7-15-1898 to 5-13-1970
WILLIAMS, Eliza, 6-5-1895 to 8-6-1969
WILLIAMS, Hattie M., 1965 to 1965
WILLIAMS, Henderson, 3-10-1897 to 5-9-1970
WILLIAMS, Louis, 2-17-1925 to 2-15-1992

SURVEY

Surname Given Name Maiden Name Birth Death Married Date Relationship Notes
HARRISON John S 1 Jul 1900 2 Feb 1970
HARRISON Goldie 1900 1952
DICKINS Ella Mae 26 Nov 1926 16 Feb 1962
HARRISON Tommie 3 Mar 1921 20 Jun 1959 Tec 5 1065 QM SVC Co WWII
HARRISON Henry L 27 Aug 1928 20 Jul 1988
JONES Mamie G 2 Aug 1940 25 Jul 1992
WEATHERSPOON Nettie S 1892 1999
WEATHERSPOON Allen 6 Jan 1913 15 Nov 1959
FAIN Ethel Lee 28 May 1924 4 Feb 1991
SWEET Dennis 1895 1986 PVT US Army WWI
SWEET Ella M 13 Nov 1902 17 Mar 1988
GRICE Lawrence Carl 21 Jul 1930 26 Jun 1999 25 Sep 1948 h/o Mattie H
GRICE Mattie H 27 Nov 1933 25 Sep 1948 w/o Lawrence C
ALBERT Verdell GRICE 1 Mar 1954 16 Aug 1993
HARRISON Charlie
HARRISON Abraham 28 Aug 1934 2 Apr 1981
HARRISON Archie L 5 Sep 1927 2 Apr 1981
HARRISON Ezekiel 5 Oct 1932 22 Dec 1984
BAKER Glynnis G 5 Aug 1973 27 Dec 1973
HARRISON Ellen S 18 Dec 1880 13 Apr 1973
McBRIDE Maggie 7 Feb 1914 1 Oct 1959
HARRISON Walter 22 Feb 1900 1 Nov 1960
ROBINSON Carrie Jane 25 Jul 1906 25 Nov 1996
ANDERSON Anna 3 Apr 1894 28 Apr 1975
SCOTT Allen F 26 Feb 1953 27 Dec 1980
WEATHERSPOON Richard 1878 1967
BUNION Derrol Levon 7 Feb 1958 27 Dec 1962 Beloved son, brother, and nephew
JORDON Frozell (Jr) 28 Nov 1971 28 Dec 1971 Beloved son, brother, and nephew
JOHNSON Dan W (Rev) 13 Dec 1937
COLLINS Gladys J 21 Aug 1904 4 Jun 1997 Devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister
JONES John (Jr) 1 Mar 1927 12 Oct 1978 Beloved husband, father, and grandfather
JOHNSON Sim ?? Dec 1939 Devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather
JOHNSON John Willis 6 Mar 1937 22 Jun 1959 Beloved husband, father, brother, and nephew
JONES Ronnie J 15 Jun 1944 31 Jul 1986
WILLIAMS Hattie M 1965 1965
ELVY Fibbie M 10 Aug 1875 29 Nov 1965
AKER Annie 1 Feb 1906 11 Sep 1976
ROBINSON Eugene 1900 1967
JONES James 9 Jan 1944 25 Sep 1987
HALL Charlie Levon 31 Jan 1977 30 Apr 1996 Have faith in God
JOHNSON Cora Lee 4 Jul 1899 29 Aug 1998
KIRBY Monica Lander 3 May 1977 3 May 1977
JOHNSON Julia M 19 Dec 1905 9 Apr 1972
HARDEE Parlee 7 Mar 1889 20 Sep 1976
WILLIAMS Dora 15 Jul 1898 13 May 1970
WILLIAMS Eliza 5 Jun 1895 6 Aug 1969
WILLIAMS Henderson 10 Mar 1897 9 May 1970
HAWKINS Bobbie 10 May 1902 11 Jun 1977
COOK Lula 1873 1965
MILLER Lesil (Sr) 23 Aug 1907 3 Dec 1991
JOHNSON Elnora 3 Sep 1900 25 Oct 1900
THOMAS Alice 1878 1971
THOMAS James 25 Nov 1920 7 May 1970
THOMAS Mary A 1891 1968
SWEET Lizzie 19 May 1881 13 Sep 1969
SWEET Marillar 15 Sep 1891 17 May 1973
JOHNSON Harry L (Jr) 22 Jan 1927 8 Oct 1989
CROMARTIE George 10 Aug 1907 4 Feb 1976
MORGAN Willie 1910 1989 PFC US Army WWII
WEATHERSPOON Leonard 28 May 1958 20 Aug 1999
RUSS Hattie (Rev) 26 Sep 1914 1 Oct 1984
RUSS General (Rev) 2 Oct 1913 1 Oct 1984
BRYANT Terrence J 17 Feb 1988 29 Oct 1999
JOHNS Silvia 1872 7 Feb 1948
PULLEM George
JAMES Doffie 9 Aug 1910 5 Jul 1984
JAMES Julia 25 Jul 1884 1 May 1958
JAMES Wrinfred 24 Sep 1951 23 Nov 1978
DAVIS Julia M 1 Aug 1921 23 Feb 1980
WARREN Syible A 4 Oct 1946 25 Jan 1995
WARREN Rena 24 Dec 1907 14 Jan 1974
WARREN Will 1898 1972
GREEN Pleasant M 1906 1962
ROBINSON Keeshon 28 Oct 1999 28 Oct 1999
BRANNON Charlie 1897 1968
BROWN Brady 1910 1967
BROWN David
BROWN Lilla 7 Nov 1919 13 Sep 1989
ANDERSON Otis 15 Jul 1915 25 Aug 1982
ANDERSON Louisa J 7 Dec 1913 11 Jun 1993
McGRIFF James 1950 1966
HAWKINS Robert 22 Oct 1925 12 Jun 1975
FORTSON James E 26 May 1940 5 May 1973
FORTSON William H (Rev) 31 Mar 1909 16 Jun 1975
KELLY Gussie W 20 Jun 1898 13 Nov 1978
JONES Mary L
JOHNSON Pirlee GAINES 26 Mar 1908 26 Sep 1996 In Loving memory
BAINES Martha J 2 Jun 1952
SWEET Alberta 10 Feb 1900 28 Aug 1922
ANDREWS Carlton E 6 Aug 1904 19 Aug 1978 d/s Leatha D
ANDREWS Leatha D 11 Nov 1911 23 Jan 1985 d/s Carlton E
MOORE Jessie James 28 Jan 1915 7 Oct 1987
BLOUNT John (Sr) 26 Nov 1924 10 Jul 1975 AS US Navy WWII
JENKINS Josie BLOUNT 14 Dec 1898 13 Feb 1979
ROBINSON Rosa Lee 25 Aug 1911 16 May 1989 In loving memory
BUNION Eljay 2 Dec 1944 12 Apr 1983
HINSON Shameka L 28 Nov 1980 23 Apr 1983
THOMAS Eva 10 Nov 1910 1 Mar 1984
AARON Lorenzo 7 Feb 1959 2 Jun 1986
AARON Rosetta 18 Feb 1940 22 Oct 1987
ODOM Julious 10 Mar 1920 15 Aug 1992
RICHARDSON John T 14 Oct 1910 5 May 1984
HOWARD Dora Lee JOHNSON 16 Aug 1909 27 Aug 1998
RANDOLPH Amanda J 25 Dec 1911 9 Feb 1986 In loving memory of our loving mother and grandmother
JOHNSON John L 1893 1975 PVT US Army WWI
JOHNSON Janie 1908 1982
HARRIS Mattie J 29 Apr 1879 20 Oct 1977
CLEMONOS Lottie J 1901 1959
CLEMONS George 15 Aug 1889 6 May 1959 FL PVT Co D 433 Res Labor BN QMC WWI
WILLIAMS Louis 17 Feb 1925 15 Feb 1992
CUNNINGHAM Andrew 20 Jan 1926 7 Apr 1992 PFC US Army WWII
McKELVY Lee 2 Dec 1913 15 Jun 1990 At rest
CASON Parlee 29 Dec 1889 1 Aug 1993
McELVY Raymond 1877 1944
BROWN Daisy L 15 May 1918 11 Jun 1988
FORTSON Hattie 10 Apr 1899 24 Dec 1968
BELL Robert 7 apr 1882 10 May 1982
JONES Emily 21 Jul 1907 1 Apr 1982
BELL Rafus 6 Feb 1918 27 Jan 1993
McCRAY Willie Andre 12 Sep 1983 13 Sep 1983
McCRAY J 1913 1981
CROMATIE Mary E 26 Jan 1911 7 Jul 1979
SMITH James 23 Feb 1940 12 Jul 1993
BLOOKER Mary L 11 Jul 1944 22 Oct 1991
MILLER William 15 Mar 1925 22 Sep 1995
RICHARDSON Lorenza (Sr) 17 Jul 1953 15 Mar 1999
ROLLINS Franice 30 Aug 1924 4 Feb 1980
THOMAS Idella 15 Apr 1910 27 Oct 1999
RICHARDSON Mary J 15 Jan 1900 11 May 1981
RICHARDSON Thonon 25 Mar 1902 25 Mar 1978
AARON Andy 6 Jan 1936 18 Jun 1976
ARON Frank A (Sr) 27 Oct 1882 27 Jan 1972
AARON Nettie 4 Dec 1904 10 Dec 1976
JOHNSON Pauline 1911 1979
JOHNSON Henrietta
JOHNSON Jerry 24 Oct 1949 5 Dec 1985 US Army Vietnam
JOHNSON Eddie 21 Dec 1903 23 Apr 1992 d/s Ella
JOHNSON Ella 12 Dec 1898 29 Jun 1979 d/s Eddie

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