Dewey Memorial Cemetery

One of the newer cemeteries in the area is the Dewey Memorial Cemetery in Pound, Virginia.

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The Ivan and Marie Boggs, Dewey Memorial Cemetery

The Ivan and Marie Boggs Dewey Memorial Cemetery entrance sign.   The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent
The Ivan and Marie Boggs Dewey Memorial Cemetery entrance sign. The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent

One of the newer cemeteries in the area is the Dewey Memorial Cemetery in Pound, Virginia. However, it is always surprising when you go to these places as who has chosen these quiet places for their rest.

Directions to the Cemetery

From US 23 South at Pound, VA Turn Right onto State 671. Continue onto 620 then turn right onto Dewey Cemetery Road. Turn left onto Badger Lane up the Hill on your right is the cemetery.

Special Memorials

MARIE FAULKNER BOGGS memorial bench.   Donated by Jerry Baker Funeral Home.  The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent.
MARIE FAULKNER BOGGS memorial bench. Donated by Jerry Baker Funeral Home. The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent.

There is a resting bench inside of the fence for those needing a place to sit and reflect. The bench reads…

“MARIE FAULKNER BOGGS

A virtuous woman her price is far above Rubies
Proverbs 31:10

A welcoming smile and a backdoor that is always open. An outstretched hand and a table overflowing.

In appreciation for your service to our community.

Donation by Jerry Baker Funeral Home”

Addington Graves

Lloyd D. Addington's grave.  The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent
Lloyd D. Addington’s grave. The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent

This particular cemetery is a special place for me, as not only my grandfather, Lloyd D. Addington is buried there but also his brother James. E. (Ervin) Addington and a few of their children. Lloyd’s daughter Wilma Jean Addington Hampton and James’ son and daughter James R. (Robert) Addington and Helen (Jackie) Addington Crabtree.

My grandfather Lloyd was known to all his friends and co-workers in the mining industry as “Diddy Drop” because he had so many children. Lloyd and James were the sons of McClellan (Clell) Addington and Nancy Holland Addington.

Donations for Upkeep

The Dewey Memorial Cemetery.  The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent
The Dewey Memorial Cemetery. The photograph was taken by Joanna Adams Sergent

The Dewey Memorial Cemetery is asking for Donations for help in upkeep of the graves. For information on how you can help in this endeavor please contact…

Iva Stidham 276-796-4645
Ann Poholsky 276-796-5013

Or you can send the donations to the following address

Dewey Memorial Cemetery
9900 Badger Lane
Pound, VA 24279

Thank you

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Katie Adams. You continue to encourage us and help us in search of our history. We love you Mom.

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Sources

All photographs were taken by Joanna Adams Sergent.

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