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Rutherford County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Rutherford County

Index to Locations

  • Ellenboro Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Forest City Cool Springs Cemetery
  • Forest City Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Rutherfordton Rutherfordton Municipal Graveyard


    Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Ellenboro, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Orus Reid Coffield (1876-1965) — also known as O. R. Coffield — of Ellenboro, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in Harnett County, N.C., December 3, 1876. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Rutherford County, 1913-14. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died July 7, 1965 (age 88 years, 216 days). Interment at Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery.


    Cool Springs Cemetery
    Forest City, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Knox Hollifield (1868-1957) — also known as Robert K. Hollifield — of Forest City, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in Rutherford County, N.C., January 20, 1868. Republican. Lumberman; postmaster at Forest City, N.C., 1903-05. Died, from pneumonia and cerebral thrombosis, in Spindale, Rutherford County, N.C., February 28, 1957 (age 89 years, 39 days). Interment at Cool Springs Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abram P. Hollifield (1822-1907) and Eliza T. (Whisnant) Hollifield (1836-1920); married 1899 to Jessie Elizabeth Horn (1879-1908); married 1909 to Mary Lou Huntley (1880-1964); father of Robert Elmer Hollifield (1902-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Elmer Hollifield (1902-1972) — also known as Robert E. Hollifield — of Forest City, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, May 1, 1902. Republican. Postmaster at Forest City, N.C., 1953-65 (acting, 1953-54). Died, from pneumonia and Parkinson's disease, in Rutherford Hospital, Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, N.C., March 24, 1972 (age 69 years, 328 days). Interment at Cool Springs Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Knox Hollifield (1868-1957) and Jessie (Horn) Hollifield (1879-1908); married to nna Laura King (1908-1986).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Forest City, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Patton Allen Jobe (1922-2011) — also known as William A. Jobe — of Forest City, Rutherford County, N.C. Born November 15, 1922. Democrat. Postmaster at Forest City, N.C., 1965-86 (acting, 1965). Died January 3, 2011 (age 88 years, 49 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rutherfordton Municipal Graveyard
    Adjoining St. Francis Episcopal Church
    Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Logan (1815-1889) — of North Carolina. Born in Rutherford County, N.C., February 22, 1815. Representative from North Carolina in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1865; member of North Carolina state legislature, 1866-68; state court judge in North Carolina, 1868-74. Died in Chimney Rock, Rutherford County, N.C., October 18, 1889 (age 74 years, 238 days). Interment at Rutherfordton Municipal Graveyard.
      Presumably named for: George Washington


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