Historical Figures At Rest In Our Grounds

Our cemeteries are proud to be the final resting place of many well know public figures over the years. Below is a list of many of those individuals. If you know of others that you feel should appear on this list please contact us with detailed information using our contact us from.

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Burial Location
Johnny “Ace” Alexander  12-24-54  R & B Singer  Section “C”
Ben Cauley Jr 09-21-15 Bar-Kays Member Garden Of Eternity
James Carr  01-07-01  Soul SInger/Vocalist  Garden Of Peace
Carl Lee Cunningham  12-10-67  Bar-Kays Member  Trinity
Al Jackson, Jr.  10-01-75  Drummer Booker T. & MG’s  Lower Good Shepherd
Phalon Jones  12-10-67  Bar-Kays Member  Section “F” Div. I
Jimmie King, Jr.  12-10-67  Bar-Kays Member  Trinity
Booker Little, Jr.  10-05-61  Jazz trumpeter & composer  Park Section
Robert C. “Koop” Phillips 10-09-15 American Rapper Dev. Div II
Rufus Thomas  12-15-01  R & B Blues Singer  Park Section
Mose Vinson 11-16-02 Musician – Piano/Singer Serenity
Bukka White  02-24-77  Musician – cousing to B.B.Kng  Devotion Div. II
Gospel Singers
& Writers
Burial Location
 Queen C. Anderson  1959  Gospel Soloist  Queen C. Anderson
 Mattie Wigley  08-25-96  Gospel Soloist Queen C. Anderson
Rev. William H. Brewster  1987  Gospel Composer  M.L..K. Jr. Maus.
& Other
Burial Location
 Dr. Thomas Oscar Fuller, Sr.  1942  T. O. Fuller State Park/Politics  Section “F” Div. I
 Emma Wilburn  04-13-37  New Park Cemetery – founder  Section “A”
 A. C. “Moohah” Williams  12-03-04 Radio personality with WDIA  Garden of Eternity
Nathaniel D. Williams “Nat D” 10-27-83 Radio personality with WDIA Good Shepherd