The General John B. Salling Cemetery at Slant, Scott County, Virginia
Take US 23 N. from Gate City, Scott Co., Va. to Clinchport, Va. Take SR 65 E. about 4 miles to SLANT. Turn right on the paved road beside the General John B. Salling Monument, go about one quarter mile to the gate on the left leading up to the power substation. The cemetery sets atop a bald knob commanding a magnificent view of Clinch River valley.
This recording was completed by Patsy L. Hawkins in August of 2004.
The rows are not straight.
(*) indicates Gen. John B. Salling’s wife and children.
Charlie W. Moore 1863 1943 Avie M. Moore 1890 2/28/1920 (AVA) Dau of Isaac Salling & Hannah Berry Jimmie M. Moore 10/29/1908 3/7/1920 Son of Charlie & Avie Moore Willie A. Moore 4/27/1910 2/20/1932 Son of Charlie & Avie Moore Caroline Salling Nov, 1982 Sept 10,1907 Dau of Joseph Salling & Isobel Meade John C. Salling Sept 15, 1895 July 3, 1920 Son of Sally Bullins and Creed Salling Forest Salling (*) No dates Son of Caroline, Bro of John B. Salling J C S (Creed Salling) (*) 1863 aft. 1930 Son of Caroline Bro of John B. Salling Angled top stone (No lettering) Caroline S. Gibson 1897 1963 Dau of Sally Bullins and Creed Salling,
Wife of Logan Gibson
Flora E. Salling Mar 18, 1913 Oct 14 1982 Dau of James Starnes & Alice Flanary,
Wife of Pomroy Salling
Ethel Mae Salling Jan 2, 1898 July 2, 1978 Dau of Creed Salling & Sally Bullins Row 2 Born Died Genealogy Data Very old stone no lettering white paint Raymond B. Starnes…US Army Feb 9, 1909 June 26,1999 Son of Ellen Salling and Henry Starnes Kenneth Lee Starnes 1927 1952 Son of Mima Collins & Raymond Starnes Janice Starnes 10/14/1924 10/29/1991 Dau of Mima Collins & Raymond Starnes Lloyd F. Starnes Oct 14, 1904 Oct 29, 1991 Son of Henry Starnes and Ellen Salling William Salling (*) Son of Mary Flanary & John B. Salling Emery Salling (*) Son of Mary Flanary & John B. Mary Salling (*) 1854 April 26 1939 Age 85 Wife of John B. Salling,
Dau of Nancy Brickey & James Cootes Flanary
General John Salling (*) May 15, 1846 Mar 15, 1959 Son of Caroline Matilda Salling,
Co D 25 Regt CSA
Euna Mae Salling (*) 4/9/1900 2/4/1986 Dau of Mary Flanary & John B. Salling Hawkins McCamey Wife of (1) Dewey Hawkins (2) Hughie McCamy Clarence Kinkead Nov 20, 1904 Sept 24, 1986 Son of Sarah Hill & James Kinkead, wife Nannie Salling Nannie Kinkead Oct 25, 1905 June 18, 1973 Dau of Flora Starnes & Pomroy Salling Husband Clarence Kinkead Irene “Teen” Kinkead 1927 1952 Dau Clarence & Nannie Kinkead, Husband Ben Edwards, Children Patsy & Ronnie Salling (one stone – 3 childrens names) Scotty Ray Dec 18, 1955 Vicky Gail Dec 25, 1956 Peter Douglas June 10, 1958 Aug 25, 1962 Under Poplar Tree, East end Daniel D. Brickey 7/10/1967 Under Cedar Tree, Southeast Corner J. D. Rhoton 6/7/1964 8/3/1980 Son of Billy Joe Rhoton & Reba Kate Salling grandson of Rosalee Darnell and Bart Salling Row 3 Born Died Genealogy Data Baby Richeo Very old stone painted white Old Stone, No writing Guy H. Carroll 1910 1970 Husband of Vida Thompson, Children Shirley, Howard & Jimmy (several small white washed rock markers) Row 4 Born Died Genealogy Data (Several more small stones white washed rock markers) May be Carroll Family members Row 5 Born Died Genealogy Data Lon Oliver 1891 1966 Husband of Osha Marie Salling Oliver Osha Marie Oliver 1907 1999 Wife of Lon Dau of Flora Starnes & Pomroy Salling Another long flat stone no writing Nancy Salling (*)Auricheo Thompson 1893 10/5/1958 Dau of Mary Flanary & John B. Salling Salling Salling
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by Vickie Sturgill