George County, Mississippi
Traveling west on Highway 26 out of
Fairley/O'Neal road on your right. Take this right hand turn and go about 1 mile and you will come to
Take this exit and go until you see a mailbox on your left with the numbers 203 on it. The dirt road just before the mailbox has a gate on it.
You will need to get permission from the homeowner to go through his gate and property to visit this cemetery. When you go through the
gate you will travel this woods road about ¼ mile and it dead ends at the Cowart cemetery. The cemetery is surrounded by a chain link
fence and is in good condition. This is an old family cemetery and is still in use today, it is maintained by family members of those interred here.
The cemetery was walked on December 7th, 2007 by Jimmy Trussell, the information was taken from all legible headstone inscriptions
and temporary grave markers. There were numerous unmarked graves in the cemetery.
Fortner, Nola; (no other information available)
Fortner, Anthony; (no other information available)
Fortner, Orvie; (no other information available)
Fortner, Emory; b. 06-17-1914, d. 07-31-1990, husband of Mrs. Ima Fortner
Fortner, Arvie; b. 03-22-1945, d. 11-25-1964
Fortner, Ines Melinda; b. 08-01-1888, d. 01-24-1964, wife of Joseph
Fortner, Joseph; b. 02-01-1883, d. 11-19-1967
Cuevas, Vera Estelle (Fortner); b. 08-03-1921, d. 06-11-1982, "God is Love"
Fortner, Eran; b. 1888, d. unknown
Cowart, Aaron; b. 05-10-1876, d. 05-05-1961
Wiggins, Robert Lee; b. 08-11-1957, d. 10-06-1990
Carter, Pearlee; b. 10-24-1921, d. 10-12-1993
Cowart, Almeda; b. 08-03-1936, d. 08-07-1995
Rogers, Lem; b. 07-31-1903, d. 04-24-1999, husband of Beatrice S.
Rodgers, John W; b. 10-05-1856, d. 09-05-1928
Rodgers, Caroline; b. 04-08-1871, d. 05-04-1950
Charles David; b. 11-15-1884, d. 11-27-1974, "DD",