Parthena Baptist - a.k.a. Jack Estes
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|USGS Quad:||Scott Depot|
|Maintained by:||Brenda & Kevin Davis|
|Land owner:||Brenda & Kevin Davis|
|Date added to WVCPA register:||November 2005|
|Condition of cemetery**:||Excellent|
|Accessibility:||This cemetery is located on a point overlooking I-64 near the Cow Creek underpass. To get there, turn off Rt 34 to Cow Creek Road and go under the Interstate then turn right on to the first road which is the entrance to Woodbridge Estates. As soon as you turn into the estates you can see the cemetery on the hill. Click here for a map of the location.|
may not be representative of care at other times of the year
Scale: Excellent - Good - Fair - Poor - Abandoned
|Last Name:||First Name:||Born:||Died:||Inscription:||Photo:||Source:|
|Black||Anna Louise||10 January 1932||1 April 2009||[Dau. of Erasmus and Anna Bell Estes, wife of Paul Black - from her obituary in the Charleston Daily Mail Apr. 3, 2009]|
|Estes||Hugh C.||19 March 1934||3 July 2002||"FN
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"Married Aug. 16, 1959"
[uncertain on reading of marriage date from photo]
|Estes||Ruby J.||24 December 1938|
|Estes||John Jackson||30 March 1838||19 December 1916||"A
"Co D 8th Va. Cav."
"Age 78Ys. 8Ms. 19Ds."
|Estes||Parthena Jane||24 October 1836||18 May 1914||[Husband
and wife - shared stone]
"Age 77Ys. 7Ms. 24Ds."
|Estes||Lonnie E.||9 March 1930||4 July 1996||"Father"|
|Stamper||Lannie Elizabeth||28 July 2005||30 September 2005||"Age
2 mos. 2 days"
[Chapman Funeral Home marker]
Dates in Red are not inscribed on the tombstone and have either been calculated based on death date or are as a result of research on the individual.
According to research by Terry McCallister, this cemetery, while commonly known as "Jack Estes Cemetery", is also known as the Parthena Baptist cemetery. Parthena Baptist Church was named after Parthena Estes, Jack's wife, who was a school teacher at an old schoolhouse once located at this site.
Inscribed on Jack & Parthena's monument in the cemetery:
Updated: 07 September 2012