Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bear Creek Cemetery in St. Helena, La

Bear Creek Cemetery, in St. Helena Rarish, Louisiana Recorded and
Submitted by Antoinette Harrell-Miier and ILona Lyttle,
DA-Miller@webtv.net

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This cemetery is located on Hwy 16, in St.Helena Parish. It is an
African-American cemetery. The information was provided to me by Mr. Lee
Warner. There is two names that this cemetery goes by, Mount Zion Free
Will Baptist Church cemetery, named after the church. Also, Bear Creek
Cemetery. Mr. Warner said, " that the land was donate by Mr. Leslie Self
an Anglo-Saxon man.  Mr. Self gave
the land to Mr. Caleb Vining. Later after the old man Self, found out
the Caleb Vining was not a member of any church he took the land back
from him and gave it to. Busco Edwards, Andrew Williams, Freddie
Marshall and Wash
Warner. This cemetery sit on 3 acres of land.
Records can be founded in the St. Helena Courthouse.

        1. Iverson Warner
            b. june 4, 1912
            d. dec 6, 1998

        2.  Stella Warner McKinney
             b. jan 9, 1938
             d. jan 14, 1997

        3.  Sam Warner
              No grave marker
              Information giving by Lee Warner

        4.   Annie Vining
              b. mar 17, 1900
              d. mar 25, 1965

        5.  Many Wagner
             b. aug 1861
             d. aug 30, 1921

        6.  E. D. Williams
             No grave marker
             information giving by Lee Warner

        7.  Viola Payne Williams
             b. Sept 14, 1905
             d. Geb 23, 1991

        8.  Marshall W. Butler
             Louisiana
             P.V. T.
             U.S. Army
             World War 1
             b. august 26, 1895
             d. aug 1, 1961

       9.   Gave Headspeth
             d. dec 22, 1938
                 Deacon of Church

      10.  Rev Busco Edward
              husband of Kitte Edward
              b. 1856
              d.  jan 9, 1942

      11.  Diana T. Warner
              d. july 5, 1973
                 grandmother of Lee Warner

      12.   J. W. Warner
               husband of Diana T Warner
              b. july 14, 1881
              d. mar 25, 1936
              grandfather of Lee Warner

       13.  Benjamin H. Headspeth
              Louisana
              P.V.T
              U. S. Army
              World War  1
              b. dec 1, 1887
              d. mar 22, 1962

       14. Hill Speath
             b. 1881
             d. 1971

       15. Frank Vining
             No grave marker
             name giving by Lee Warner

       16. Caleb Vining
             no grave marker
             name giving by Lee Warner

        17. Aley Warner
              b. Jan 1853
              d. may 8, 1950

       18. Ellen  Holden
             wife of Myles Holden
             b. march 6, 1878
             d. april 13, 1937

       19. Myles Holden
             husband of Ellen Holden
             d. ?

       20. Miss Willie Mae Green
             b. dec 21, 1933
             d. may 21, 1963

       21. Luella R. Deamer
             b. Sept 29, 1887
             d. feb 13, 1965

       22. Joseph Deamer
             b. Sept 29, 1887
             d. feb 13, 1965

       23. Josephine Coltman
             b. june 12, 1910
             d. may 11, 1952

       24.  Charlie Martin
              b. 1918
              d. 1999

       25.  Duncan Turner
        .     b. mar 14, 1896
              d. sept 14, 1973

       26.  Justine Robertson
              b. sept 4, 1921
              d. nov 15, 1993

       27.  Lester Robertson
              b. mar 6, 1918
              d. nov 12, 1967

       28.  W.D. Chaney
              P.F.C
              U.S. Army
              b. mar 8, 1929
              d. aug 7, 1990

       29. Erecey Vining
             b. may 1, 1926
             d. july 15, 1965

       30. Mary Wheaton
             b. Sept 8, 1911
             d. April 20, 1968

       31.  Effie Quillens Williams
              b. jan 12, 1887
              d. april 28, 1981
                 Loving son

       32.  Nellie May
              b. July 1903
              d. may 26, 1963

       33.  P.H. Miller
              U.S. Army
              World War II
              b. dec 1, 1909
              d. dec 19, 1994

       34.  Bill Quellins
              At rest
              d. ?

       35. Theodore May
              b. dec 25, 1902
              d. april 1982
                 Gone But Not Forgotten

        36. Lucille Page
              b. jan 15, 1949
              d. june 14, 1983

        37. Virgil Lee Seals
              b. july 17, 1924
              d. jan 18, 1992

        38. Sarah Mae Seals Page Self
              b. feb 10, 1923
              d. aug 27, 1976

       39. Theodore May, Jr.
             b. 1929
             d. 1997

       40. Monore Tate
             d. ?

       41. Tennessee Johnson
             Louisiana
             P.F.C
             U.S. Arm
             World War II
             b. sept 12, 1912
             d. dec 26, 1972

      42.  Jessie Lee
             b. oct 2, 1908
             d. nov 12, 1942
                At Rest

      43.  Howard Lee
             P.F.C
             U.S. Army
             World War II
             b. june 5, 1910
             d. may 29, 1982

      44. Pinkie W. Johnson
            b. sept 15, 1887
            d. 1976

      45. Lillie Preston
            d. 1984
                age 73

      46. Johnny Martin, Sr.
            d. july 25, 1994
                age 70

      47.  Henry Louis Knox
             d. ?

      48.  Martha J. Brazil
             daughter of Peter & Sarah Braziel
             b. feb 20 1906
             d. nov 20, 1925

      49.  Mother
             Maggie B. Dedeaux
             b. july 23, 1903
             d. feb 16, 1967

      50.  Ethel Williams Temple
             wife of Walter Temple
             b. march 11, 1919
             d. mar 23, 1958

       51.  Jimmy Williams
              husband of Stella Warner Williams
              b. mar 18, 1925
              d. mar 7, 1964

       52. Jim Williams
              husband of Emma Vining
              d. ?

       53. Emma Vining Williams
             wife of Jim Williams
             information giving by Lee Warner
             d. 1964

      54. John Braziel
            At Rest

      55. Mable Williams
            b. feb 4, 1926
            d. may 29, 1993

      56. Les Hughes
            b. jan 1, 1900
            d. nov 18, 1996
               our beloved grandfather

      57. Dollie B. White
            b. dec 6, 1913
            d. july 17, 1992
                our beloved mother

      58. Paul  Battiest
            beloved husband of
            Cannie J. Battiest
            b. feb 27, 1905
            d. April 24, 1985

      59. Always in our hearts
            Enos Battieste
             b. 1906
             d. 1979

      60. Arlevia M. N. Hughes
            b. nov 13, 1883
            d. mar 3, 1978
               our beloved grandmother

      61. Tom Guy
            b. april 9, 1893
            d. jan 24, 1976
                In loving memory

     62. Annie Guy
           b. oct 7, 1904
           d. aug 7, 1983

     63. Mr. Arthur Taylor
          b. april 20, 1898
          d. dec 13, 192

     64. Edwiner White
           b. aug 9, 1933
           d. april 23, 1996
             Gone But Not Forgetten

     65. Orlza George
           b. oct 20, 1909
           d. aug 13, 1967

     66. Edward White
           b. feb 22, 1935
           d. sept 24, 1962
               At Rest

     67. Ed White, Sr.
           b. dec 12, 1881
           d. june 1, 1969
             our loved one

     68.  Alberta White
             b. Sept 23, 1909
             d. Jan 29, 1949
                  Age 40

     69.  Jennie B. Holmes
             b. july 5, 1939
             d. oct 7, 1961
             Now I lay me down to sleep

      70.  Choaley Warner
             b. feb 16, 1919
             d. dec 7, 1973

      71.  John Warner
             b. april 9, 1939
             d. june 21, 1975

      72. Pauline V. White
            b. sept 25, 1925
            d. jan 3, 1983
                 Our beloved one

      73. Leon White, Sr.
            b. 1911
            d. 1998

      74.  Brenda Ann Chapman
             b. may 6, 1948
             d. mar 4, 1967

      75.  Bennie B. Morris, Jr.
             P.V.T.
             US Army
             World War II
             b. june 15, 1916
             d. nov 14, 1990

      76.  Luretha Fisher
             b. 1911
             d.  1971

      77.  Otis Spears
             b. mar 14, 1906
             d. oct 9, 1980
                 Gone But Not Forgotten

      78.  Josephine Headspeath Douse
             b. mar 3, 1886
             d. aug 7, 1963
                 beloved wife and mother

      79.   Celeste  R. Morris
             b. aug 25, 1925
             d. dec 18, 1991

      80.  Irene Morris
             b. dec 20, 1946
             d. jan 29, 1994
                age 47

      81.  Willis Woolridge
              b. nov 1, 1927
              d. mar 1, 2000

      82.  Mrs. Maggie Wooridge
              b. oct 29, 1905
              d. nov 30, 1979
                 At Rest

     83.  Earl Bennett
            b. Nov 17, 1940
            d. aug 4, 1994

     84.  Mattie Woolridge
             b. june 8, 1932
             d. may 10, 1987
                 Rest In Peace

    85.   Daniel Woolridge
             b. 1998
             d. 1998

    86.    Harris Hill
             PVT
             U.S. Army
             World War II
             b. Feb 10, 1894
             d. Sept 24, 1981

    87.   Augustine H. Doughty
             b. 1936
             d. 1997

     88.  The Lord is My Light
            Dennis Foster
           d. Mar 22, 1915

     89.  Mrs. Barbara Henderson
             b. july 7, 1946
             d. dec 11, 1997
                 age 51

     90. Ben Pitts, Jr.
           b. feb 1, 1950
           d. mar 9, 1985

      91. Willie Herbert Vining
            b. mar 5, 1902
            d. aug 10, 1983
              Gone But Not Forgotten

      92. Joseph H. Russell
            Louisiana
            SSMB3
            US Coast Guard
            World War Ii
            b. mar 11, 1911
            d.Sept 13, 1973

    93.  Josephine H. Branch
           b. oct 10, 1900
           d. feb 22, 1969
              The Lord is My Shepard

    94.  Baby Boy
           Marroin Rayon Saulsberry
           b.feb 22, 1999
           d. aug 22, 1999

    95.  Hazel L. Saulsberry
            b. feb 8, 1925
            d. nov 21, 1980
              Gone But Not Forgetten

    96.  Wallace Jones
            PVT
            US Army
            World War I
            b. oct 5, 1894
            d. nov 7, 1985

    97.  Mrs. Versie Patick
           b. april 2, 1915
           d. feb 1971

    98.  Amos Pitts
           b. oct 26, 1947
           d. mar 6, 1966
              Son of Lusill Lewis & Ben Pitts

    99. Kandis Marie Mood
          b. dec 22, 1977
          d. mar 8, 1978

  100. Edmund Randolph
          Louisiana
          PVT US Army
          World War I
          b. mar 10, 1891
          d. sept 27, 1961

     101. Leonard  East
             b. sept 26, 1901
             d. feb 9, 1984
                 Gone But Not Forgotten

     102.  Elvira East
              b. july 20, 1906
              d. dec 27, 1985

     103. Mary W. Brown
             b. june 19, 1919
             d. may 19, 1988
                 A loving mother

     104.  Lee Williams
            b. feb 1, 1882
            d. mar 13, 1976

     105. Ora Williams
             b. mar 20, 1895
             d. june 4, 1972
                 Gone But Not Forgotten

     106. Samuel East
             b. sept 16, 1964
             d.  may 8, 1996
                  age 31

      107. Mr. Curtis East
             b. sept 13, 1935
             d. aug 1, 1996

      108. Joe East, Sr.
              b. sept 13, 1915
              d. sept 15, 1935

      109. Sis Bessie M. East Saulsberry
              b. aug 15, 1924
              d. nov 26, 1994
                  Gone But Not Forgotten
                   your daughter and grandchildren

     110.  Joe Nelson East, II
              Louisiana
              P.F.C
              World War I
              b. july 24, 1890
              d. aug 17, 1973

    111.  April Jackson East
             b. april 14, 1903
             d. june 28, 1972

   112.  James East
            Louisiana
            PVT US Army
            b. may 18, 1937
            d. mar 28, 1962

    113. Mr. Tim Hunter
            b. sept 31, 1880
            d. may 31, 1948

    114. Mrs. Ardeen Preston Hunter
           b. aug 1878
           d. mar 1915

   115. George Preston
           Louisiana
           PVT  C.M. Corps
           d. aug 25, 1932

   116.  Johnnie Williams
             CPL US ARMY
             b. may 16, 1910
             d. april 3, 1994

  117.  Lillie Edwards
           wife of John Edwards
           b. jan 16, 1888
           d. apr 8, 1964

 118.  Helen Edwards
          d. jan 26, 1921

 119.  Ikes Saulsbury
          d. april 17, 1941
              At rest age 58

 120.  Mott Saulsbury
          d. 1958

 121.   Lawrence Saulsbury
            b. oct 13, 1911
            d. nov 28, 2000

 122.    Mason Vining
            b. june 4, 1904
            d. mar 16, 2001

  123.   Candy Bell
            Rosa Belle Vining
            b. dec 24, 1915
            d. may 3, 1980

  124.   Mrs. Willie Bidard
            d. feb 27, 1981

  125.   Mr. A  Quinn
            b. oct 11, 1951
            d. jan 21, 1968

   126. E. Quinn
           b. 1946
           d.  jan 21, 1958

   127. Mrs. Creolia Anderson
           b. 1917
           d. 1982

   128.  Walter Anderson, Sr.
            b. dec 21, 1920
            d. jan 19, 1987
                Rest in peace

   129.   Our Son
            Anthony Snaperd Parker
            b. jan 25, 1974
            d. may 27, 1989

   130.  George (Pokie) Williams
            b. feb 5, 1911
            d. july 13,  1984

   131.  Georgia Mae Vining Williams
             b. feb 8, 1907
             d. june 23, 1988

   132.   Dorothy Mae " Dot"  Williams
             b. 1931
             d. 1957
                daughter of Jim and Emma Vining
                Williams

    133.   Authur "Bud" Williams
              b. 1927
              d. 1964
                  son of Jim Williams and Emma
                  Vining Williams

   134.    Prentis Dixon
              b. 1921
              d. 1985

   135.    Mrs. Florence James
              b. june 1895
              d. april 19, 1971

   136.   Hardy Pitts
             b.  1923
             d.  1981

   137.   Lubertha Robertson
             b. 1901
             d.  1987

  138.   Mr. Curtis Brant
            b. dec 23, 1915
            d. mar 14, 1977
               At Rest

  139.  Climon Ricard, Sr.
           b. july 30, 1915
           d. nov 15, 1992

  140.  Sis. Ellen Williams Vining
           b. feb 12, 1884
           d. jan 6, 1974

  141. Irene Woolridge Lee
          b. jan 9, 1928
          d. july 17, 1990

  142. Edward Ernest Lee
          b. april 4, 1926
          d. June 11, 1959
              Louisiana
              TEC5 CO B 870
              ENGR AVN BN
               World War II

 143. Micheal Pikes
         b. 1960
         d. 1982

 144. Mr. H. R Wilson
          b. may 22, 1910
          d. july 10, 1990

 145. Rosa L. Wilson Rankin-Hall
          b. july 3, 1928
          d. mar 8, 1999
              The Lord is My Shephard

 146.  At Rest
          Cora I. D. Wilson
          b. 1889
          d.  oct 2, 1965

 147. Rev E. Wilson
         b. may 30, 1891
         d. aug 8, 1980

 148.  Rev. Leroy Thomas
          b. may 1, 1911
          d. sept 4, 1982

 149.  Alex Pikes, Sr,
          b. aug 25, 1903
          d. aug 18, 1990
              We love you but god loves you best

 150.  Nelson East
          b. nov 19, 1879
          d. july 26, 1964
              husband of Estella Louie East

 151. Estella East
          wife of Nelson east
         b. july 11, 1870
         d. aug 18, 1935

 152.  Albertha Wheeler
          wife of Clarence East
         b. may 7, 1907
         d. may 1, 1947

 153. Caroline C. East
          b. july 9, 1913
          d. aug 18, 1979
           A loving wife and mother

 154. Clarence East
         b. nov 26, 1907
         d. feb 3, 1978
          Gone But Not Forgotten

 155. Leon East Jr.
         son of Leon & Caroline east
         b. july 19, 1940
         d. june 16, 1948

 156. Carolyn East
         b. july 10, 1956
         d. july 26, 1958
            Gone But Not Forgotten

 157. T. Ann East Washington
         b. Mar 25, 1943
        d. june 19, 1975
            In Loving Memory

 158. Scleaner M. Woolridge
        b. april 7, 1907
        d. nov 14, 1992
             In Loving Memory

 159. Rev. Lee Woolridge
         b. june 11, 1887
         d. aug 24, 1976
            In Loving Memory

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                              May 25, 2001
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