Located Indian Creek on Route 23
north of the entrance to the Scott Roberson Hollow, high on a hill.
by Rhonda Robertson, Gladys Julian Stallard and Nancy Clark Brown,
Lillie Fair Roberson, b. February
d. january 11, 1963
Winfield Scott Roberson, b. June 5,
d. November 15, 1958
Lilllie Fair was the daughter of
and Eliza Mullins Riner and the wife of Scott Roberson.
Winfield Scott Roberson was the son of
Adam Gus and Nancy Bevins Roberson, they lived and Scott operated a
Ballard W. Riner, VA TEC5 1959 SVC
WW11, b. October 3, 1908, d. March 18, 1963
Mary E. Stidham, b. 1899, d. 1974
Also buried here in an unmarked grave
her husband, Manuel Stidham, he was killed by a hit and run driver on
Indian Creek. During my childhood this family lived at the Berry
Place near Buck Knob.
Rufus Stidham, b. 1924, d. 1967, son
and Mary Stidham
Diannor Stidham, b. December 19, 1882,
June 4, 1970
Since copying this I have corresponded
a descendant of Diannor Stidham and she is of the opinion Diannor
died at an earlier date. Diannor is the mother of Manuel Stidham.
James Edward Freeman, b. May 27,
April 10, 1952
Edward is the son of Critt and Cassie
James William Freeman, b. June 19,
July 4, 1950
Versie Faye Cantrell, b. and d. October
Myra Jeanette Freeman, b. may 25,
December 4, 1971
Myra was the daughter of Earl and
Cox Freeman, she was a loverly young woman and worked as a teacher’s
at Pound Primary School.
Mildred F. Willis, b. 1923, d.
was also the daughter of Earl and Bertha Cox Freeman
George Buford Carter, VA OMI US NAVY
b. November 6, 1917, d. September 23, 1972
Edna G. Gibson, b.1885, d. 1944
G. E.(Emmitt) Gibson, b. 1875 d. 1939
Edna was the daughter of Daniel and
Mullins Riner, she and Emmitt lived and operated a store slightly north
of the graveyard.
Jane E. Gibson, October 29, 1849, d.
Jane is the mother of Emmitt Gibson.
Arthur E. Gibson, b. February 19,
February 12, 1916
He was the son of Emmitt and Edna Riner
Dennis E. Riner, b. 1882, d. 1936
Dennis was the son of Daniel and Eliza
Riner and the husband of Susan Skeen Riner, they lived at the foot of
Eliza A. Riner, b. 1844, d. 1936
Daniel H. Riner, b. 1830, d. 1921
Eliza was the daughter of Riley and
Ingle Mullins of the Birchfield section. Daniel was the son of Jacob
Daniel and Eliza lived at what is now refered to as the Scott Roberson
place, in a large two story log home, they operated a store and a
Rest” where people traveling and those hauling in wagons could stop and
get a meal and rest. Daniel was a well known minister in the Primitive
Baptist Church, he performed many marriages.
Victor W. Cantrell, b. February 14,
d. November 3, 1950
Wilma M. Cantrell, b. August 16, 1918
Paula Cantrell, b. and d. May 26, 1947
Victor was the son of Henry and Esther
Cantrell and the husband of Wilma, daughter of Scott and Lillie Riner
William Earl Freeman, b. 1898, d.
Bertha Freeman, b. 1898, d. 1975
Earl Freeman was the son of Critt and
Riner Freeman, he was a coal miner and died while working in the mines
in the Cavenger Hollow on Indian Creek.. Bertha, his wife,was the
of Floyd and Melissa Adkins Cox of the Cox Hollow section of Indian
Earl and Bertha lived on old Route 23 about half way up Indian Creek
towards Wise. They raised a large family and Sheila, their daughter was
one of my dearest childhood friends.
Joseph Critt Freeman, b. October 14,
d. January 14, 1929
Eliza Ann Cassie Freeman, b. August 17,
d. October 13, 1940
Ernest Clyde Freeman, b. October 15,
d. May 7, 1940
Critt was the son of Joseph Freeman and
was the daughter of Daniel and Eliza Mulllins Riner.
Joseph Arvil Freeman, b. December
d. December 16, 1911
James O’Dell Freeman, b. August 17,
February 20, 1927
Mack Freeman, August, 1940
photos of this cemetery
submitted by Nancy Clark Brown