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Lexington County names in Olympia Cemetery, Columbia, SC

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Lexington County names in Olympia Cemetery, Columbia, SC

Deborah Hutto (View posts)
Posted: 5 Nov 2000 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hutto, Chavis, Watts, Sharpe, Cooper, Spires, Jeffcoat, Brayboy, Crosby, Fleming, Crider, McKenzie, Crout, Ellis
Any information on any of these individuals is appreciated!

OLYMPIA CEMETERY

(Located in Columbia, SC)

List does not include every name in cemetery. It only contains the following names, which have Lexington County ties: Hutto, Chavis, Watts, Cooper, Sharpe, Spires, Jeffcoat, Brayboy, Crosby, Fleming, Crider, McKenzie, Crout, and Ellis

Section A:

Infant daughter of Wilbur & Doris Chavis - 1/18/1954

Opal Louise Chavis - 10/17/1931 - 10/24/1991
Morgan C. Chavis - 11/11/1907 - 10/25/1966
Baby Royce F. Chavis - 10/22/1959

Elton F. Brayboy - 8/6/1930 - 6/16/1967

“Daddy of Billy & Susan Brayboy”

Deral Hutto - SC Private 322 Inf. 81 Div WWI - 7/25/1889 - 5/22/1948

Section B:

Stephen Jefferson Watts - son of J.C. (G?) & M.T. (F?) Watts - 4/7/1886 - 1/7/1914

“A truer, nobler heart never beat within a human breast”

William John Ellis - 3/3/1844 - 4/5/1921
Helen Ann Ellis - 7/13/1862 - 1/6/1939

(There are also Franklins and Paschals buried in same bricked-in area)

Section C:

Sharpe - Ida, Sally, Jess, Henry & Tom (all on same marker in sectioned off area)

Mary B. Sharpe - 10/18/1919 - 10/2/1994

“Daughter” (Marker is middle one of three on one large headstone - between

Suler & Wesley Baker)

C.F. Spires - 6/18/1907 - 6/21/1940
Esther M. Spires - 2/17/1911 - (no death date)

“We will meet again”

Alex C. Crosby - 10/30/1895 - 4/5/1966
Beatrice G. Crosby - 5/7/1905 - 10/3/1992
Margie Vainst Crosby - 11/23/1933 - 8/10/1934

“Asleep in Jesus”
Betty Irmalee Crosby - 12/25/1934 - 7/31/1935

“Safe in the arms of Jesus”
Margaret Faye Crosby - 11/23/1923 - 3/10/1943

“Asleep in Jesus”

John A. Hutto - 4/11/1904 - 6/24/1960
Georgie Godfrey Hutto - 3/10/1901 - 9/21/1935

Section D:

Benjamin Tillman Crider, Sr. - 12/5/1893 - 10/12/1958

“In loving memory”
Hildred T. Crider - 2/10/1931 - 5/8/1949

“Son of Ben & Annie Crider”

Sidney Hutto - 6/6/1917 - 9/15/1952

Heyward S. Spires - 10/31/1896 - 2/4/1945
Montez B. Spires - 9/8/1909 - 3/23/1997

James O. Crosby - 12/16/1993 - 9/17/1948
Iceline B. Crosby - 3/27/1901 - 3/9/1976

Section E:

Viola Evans Crout - 11/21/1912 - 12/21/1972

“As long as life and memory last we shall remember you”

Alvin Fletcher Sharpe - SC Pvt HQ CO 151 SIG BN 551 INF Division - 12/29/1942 - 9/29/1962

Sidney Leroy Hutto - 5/25/1942 - 12/11/1965

“As long as life and memory last we shall remember you”
Infant son of Mr. & Mr. S. L. Hutto - 1/10/1966

Frankie K. Sharpe - 1/8/1921 - 9/6/1969

Arthur McGowon Fleming - 5/6/1913 - 11/2/1963

“At rest”

Large Marker with “Sharpe” - “Behold the lamb of God” (no names)

Paul Elonzo Crosby - GMGC U.S. Navy WWII Korea Vietnam - 1/12/1923 - 12/16/1997

“Rest in peace”

Rev. William S. Watts, Sr. - 4/17/1902 - 4/6/1954
Elizabeth G. Watts - 10/22/1903 - 10/30/1967

“Blessed are they that shall keep the faith”
William S. Watts, Jr. - 1926 - 1998 (funeral home marker)

Section F:

Ertelle E. Hutto - 2/28/1905 - 4/20/1980

“He was a good man. The meek shall inherit eternal life”
Ollie Knox Hutto - 7/14/1910 - 7/14/1982

“Mother our dearest friend. We will always love you.

Martha Ann Hutto - 2/15/1930 - 10/18/1984

“Our precious little angel”

Frank H. Hutto - 1/5/1902 - 1/25/1978

“Our beloved Bubba. We miss you.”

Blanche Elizabeth Chavis - 12/10/1932 - 1/23/1970
Kenneth Chavis - 3/1/1929 - (no death date)

“Our father which are in heaven”

Rhett Gaston Cooper, Sr. - 7/12/1903 - 1/6/1977

“Gone to be with Jesus”

Benjamin David Hutto - 6/17/1916 - 5/10/1972
Lurlene Griffin Hutto - 6/13/1924 - (no death date)

“Pray for us. You will be in our hearts”

Charles L. Brayboy - Private U.S. Army - 5/16/1932 - 9/21/1995

“Apachee” (beside picture of tractor-trailer) - “Truckin on earth, still truckin in heaven”

Violet B. Chavis - 7/21/1918 - 2/2/1971

“She was the sunshine of our home”
Faye N. Goodwin - 3/22/1900 - 2/16/1992

“Your love will live on.” & “Wife of Otto E. Goodwin”

(Both of these women are together on the same headstone)
Rosa B. Brayboy - 12/4/1906 - 12/19/1990

“She is not dead but sleepeth. Luke 8:52"

General Ernest McKenzie - BMI U.S. Navy WWII Korea Vietnam

Franklin Dave Watts - 5/24/1934 - 9/9/1986
Mary Murphy Watts - 3/13/1935 - (no death date)

Frank E. Hutto, Sr. - U.S. Army - 2/15/1930 - 2/9/1990
Frances F. Hutto - 1/22/1939 - (no death date)

Leonard M. Hutto - SC PFC U.S. Army WW II - 8/29/1911 - 1/20/1974
Ruby S. Hutto - 8/15/1907 - 11/17/1989

Dollie M. Hutto - 5/17/1914 - 1/10/1977
Ralph H. Hutto - 8/30/1915 - 1/29/1984

Jimmie J. Sharpe - 4/26/1943 - 6/4/1979

Section G:

Hubert Earl Watts - 2/11/1906 - 7/23/1991
Eva Nichols Watts - 8/23/1910 - 2/13/1979

Willard L. Chavis - 1932-1990
Joan M. Chavis - 1934 - (no death date)

Allen Lagree Hutto - 12/3/1947 - 10/29/1992

“At peace at last”
Matthew John Hutto - U.S. Army WW II - 6/12/1912 - 9/30/1992

J.W. Jeffcoat - 5/31/1929 - 8/31/1993

“Jeepers” & “One of the best football players who ever played for Olympia High School”

Jack M. Sharpe - 5/31/1952 - 11/28/1986

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Deborah Hutto 5 Nov 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Debi_Finken 6 Nov 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Jennifer Kordestani 26 Jan 2001 12:00PM GMT 
Jennifer Kordestani 26 Jan 2001 12:00PM GMT 
GVSpires 10 Aug 2001 7:20PM GMT 
dhutto 15 May 2003 7:53PM GMT 
scgirl711 4 Jul 2013 6:36AM GMT 
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