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Lee County
South Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lee County

Index to Locations

  • Turkey Creek Cemetery
  • Bishopville Bishopville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Bishopville St. Luke's Cemetery


    Turkey Creek Cemetery
    Lee County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Thornwell Howard Clyburn (1899-1980) — also known as Thornwell H. Clyburn; Fatty Clyburn — of Lee County, S.C. Born in Kershaw County, S.C., April 22, 1899. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Lee County, 1932-34. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Lee County Memorial Hospital, Bishopville, Lee County, S.C., September 5, 1980 (age 81 years, 136 days). Interment at Turkey Creek Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dana Victoria (Peebles) Clyburn (1867-1934) and William Lawrence Clyburn (1868-1916); married to Florence McMillan (1908-1992); second cousin twice removed of Lewis Lee Clyburn, Benjamin Rutledge Clyburn, Thomas Franklin Clyburn, William Uriah Clyburn (1857-1917), Thomas Yancey Williams and David Reece Williams; third cousin once removed of Lewis Craig Clyburn, Beckham Hilton Clyburn, Charles Frank Clyburn (1893-1942) and Lewis Marcellus Clyburn Jr.; fourth cousin of William Uriah Clyburn (1920-2007); fourth cousin once removed of William Richard Clyburn.
      Political family: Clyburn family of South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bishopville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Bishopville, Lee County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      George Myers Stuckey (1872-1962) — also known as George M. Stuckey — of Lee County, S.C. Born in Lee County, S.C., September 29, 1872. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Lee County, 1903-04; member of South Carolina state senate from Lee County, 1911-18. Died in Bishopville, Lee County, S.C., August 3, 1962 (age 89 years, 308 days). Interment at Bishopville Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Jefferson Stuckey (1829-1903) and Sarah Martha Jane (McCown) Stuckey (1834-1921); married to Agnes Stuckey (1889-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Agnes Stuckey (1889-1965) — also known as Agnes May Jones; Mrs. George M. Stuckey — of Bishopville, Lee County, S.C. Born in 1889. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936. Female. Died in 1965 (age about 76 years). Interment at Bishopville Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to George Myers Stuckey (1872-1962).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Luke's Cemetery
    Bishopville, Lee County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Ellison DuRant Smith (1864-1944) — also known as Ellison D. Smith; E. D. Smith; "Cotton Ed" — of Sumter County, S.C.; Florence, Florence County, S.C.; Lynchburg, Lee County, S.C. Born in Lynchburg, Lee County, S.C., August 1, 1864. Democrat. Cotton planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Sumter County, 1896-1900; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1909-44; died in office 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1936, 1944 (alternate). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Phi Kappa Psi; Kappa Alpha Order. Died November 17, 1944 (age 80 years, 108 days). Interment at St. Luke's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. William H. Smith and Mary Isabella (McLeod) Smith; married, May 26, 1892, to Mattie Moorer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial

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