Evening Star Cemetery
Surveyed by Freddie Thompson Feb. 18, 2005. Verified by Demetrius Byers Aug. 12, 2005. Volunteers with PCCPC.
Directions: From Cedartown, take Hwy 27 south to the By-pass. Turn left onto the By-pass and go about miles to East Point Road. Turn left onto East Point Road. Look toward the left and cemetery will be on the left.
Evening Star Cemetery was started in the 1960s as a Perpetual Care Cemetery for the Black Residents of Polk County and the surrounding area. Plots were sold, but after a while the cemetery was abandon. The PCCPC took on the project of cleaning up the cemetery and has made a great improvement. There is still much work to be done. Hopefully, family members will create an Association and maintain this cemetery.
[Information in brackets  has been added to help researchers]
Name Comments Birth Date Death Date ???, ??? 1930 1974 BROWN, William H. 4 Jul 1937 15 Jun 1973 BUTLER, Mrs. Hattie Mae 5 May 1895 4 Jan 1976 EVERHART, Lois 11 Jun 1910 ------- EVERHART, Robert 10 Jun 1906 12 Jun 1963 EVERHART, Rufus 16 May 1903 19 Aug 1976 LEAKS, Russell 20 Mar 1906 8 Jul 1970 McCULLOUGH, M C 20 May 1908 2 Jan 1972 McCULLOUGH, J. D. "GA Pvt US Army WW II" 24 May 1908 18 Feb 1969 McCULLOUGH, Luvenious 14 Aug 1915 27 Aug 1989 PACE, Joseph Mitchell 27 Nov 1954 4 Jul 1973 PANNELL, Mrs. Fannie ------- ------- PULLIN, Mr. Richard 16 Sep 1888 19 Nov 1972 PULLIN, Mrs. Estella 2 Mar 1905 4 Nov 1986 SHERFIELD, King 1906 1967 VEAL, Polly 7 Oct 1906 ------- VEAL, Roy 29 Jan 1926 27 Nov 1971 VEAL, William "Tec 5 US Army WW II" 9 Jul 1922 18 Jul 1981
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