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Washington Cemetery

On the south side of Lee County there is an old Negro Cemetery near the Center Union A.M.E. Church.  The land was donated by Henry Wanke, Sr. and founded by Charlie Washington and his wife, Nannie Washington. 

According to resources by Mrs. Annie Tschatschula, there are many old settlers buried in the old cemetery. 

These are noted as being buried here.

Dennis Bailey, Sr.

Sarah Bailey

Mattie Brown

Billie Colton

James Colton

Uncle Dack Conner

Parphine Conner

Charlie Denmon

Ben Dobbins

Nellie Dobbins

Tobe Jefferson

Carry Matten

Charlie Patridge

Jessie Patridge

Nat Pryor

T. J. Pryor

Febbie Pryor

Rosa Small

Charlie and Nannie Washington

Fathie Washington

Ned Washington

Anthony Williams




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