2020 Graveshelters

More graveshelters —

Camp Ground (or Campground) United Methodist Church Cemetery in Northport, Alabama:

Graveshelter, Campground United Methodist Church Cemetery, Northport AL

This cinderblock grave shelter is for Tiny Dennis (1875 – 1949) and LJ Dennis (1861 – 1949)

Graveshelter, Campground United Methodist Church Cemetery, Northport AL

Though obv not a graveshelter, this monument is for King David Dyer and his wife Mollie South:

Campground United Methodist Church Cemetery, Northport AL

and includes their portraits:

Campground United Methodist Church Cemetery, Northport AL


The graveshelters at Odom Gray Cemetery in Parrish, Alabama:

Graveshelter 4, Odom Gray Cemetery, Parrish AL Graveshelter 3, Odom Gray Cemetery, Parrish AL

Graveshelter 2, Odom Gray Cemetery, Parrish AL Graveshelter 1, Odom Gray Cemetery, Parrish AL


This blue grave shelter is at the Bethel Church cemetery in Nauvoo, Alabama:

Blue Graveshelter, Bethel Church Cemetery, Nauvoo AL Blue Graveshelter, Bethel Church Cemetery, Nauvoo AL

Blue Graveshelter, Bethel Church Cemetery, Nauvoo AL


…and at Spring Hill cemetery in Nauvoo, three graveshelters:

Graveshelter, Spring Hill Cemetery, Nauvoo AL Graveshelter, Spring Hill Cemetery, Nauvoo AL

Graveshelter, Spring Hill Cemetery, Nauvoo AL Graveshelter, Spring Hill Cemetery, Nauvoo AL


This one at Oak Grove Cemetery in Waterloo, Alabama:

Graveshelter, Oak Grove Cemetery, Waterloo AL Graveshelter, Oak Grove Cemetery, Waterloo AL


Dempsey Cemetery in Russellville, Alabama:

Grave shelter, Dempsey Cemetery, Russellville AL Grave shelter, Dempsey Cemetery, Russellville AL


This very oddly-shaped one that I found completely by accident at Gravelly Springs Baptist Church in Gravelly Springs, Alabama:

Graveshelter, Gravelly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Gravelly Springs AL

Graveshelter, Gravelly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Gravelly Springs AL Graveshelter, Gravelly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Gravelly Springs AL

Graveshelter, Gravelly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Gravelly Springs AL


at Caddo Congregational Christian Church Cemetery in Trinity, Alabama: Graveshelter, Caddo Congregational Christian Church Cemetery, Trinity AL


Old Liberty Church Cemetery in Town Creek, Alabama:

Graveshelter, Old Liberty Church Cemetery, Town Creek AL Graveshelter, Old Liberty Church Cemetery, Town Creek AL

Graveshelter, Old Liberty Church Cemetery, Town Creek AL


Williamson Jones Cemetery in Northport, Alabama — George Washington Williamson and his wife, Emily:

Graveshelter, Williamson Jones Cemetery, Northport AL


Red Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dadeville AL has this graveshelter for Mahala Porch Gray, 1822-?

Graveshelter, Red Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dadeville AL

Graveshelter, Red Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, Dadeville AL


Now this one for Herbert V. Williams is certainly different — and I have to think about whether this really constitutes as a grave shelter, but:

Graveshelter, Yellow Creek Cemetery, Leesburg AL

It has a sliding glass door on this side to access flowers:

Graveshelter, Yellow Creek Cemetery, Leesburg AL

Graveshelter, Yellow Creek Cemetery, Leesburg AL


Another post soon with a visit to the historic Airmount grave shelter in Thomasville, Alabama