Hemby Cemetery

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Hemby Cemetery in Onslow County, NC.

Located on Hwy 53 almost across the road from South West Primitive Baptist Church. It is about 0.1 mile from the Intersection of Justice Road (SR 1217) and Hwy 53 on the right going back toward Jacksonville. Surveyed by Myra & Keith Lanier July 2009.

  • Powell, Robert Lee - Dec. 30 1937 to June 16, 1938 – son of Vaden & Annie Powell
  • Bishop, John William - Nov. 16, 1874 – Dec. 25, 1941 – At rest
  • Brown, Annie S. – Jan. 11, 1878 to July 15, 1942
  • Brown, Sarah Elizabeth Gurganus – May 2, 1852 to Dec. 18, 1916 – Wife of Stephen William Brown, Sr.
  • Brown, Stephen William Sr. – Mar. 12, 1840 to Mar. 12, 1914. Footstone: Stepehn W. Brown, CPL CO B, 24TH NC INF, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
  • Brown, Tom – Sept. 6, 1853 to Oct. 9, 1914
  • Cannon, Russell T. – Jan. 4, 1961 to Aug. 13, 1966
  • Edwards, Durwood I. – January 15, 1929 to December 8, 1997 – Footstone: Durwood I. Edwards, PFC  , U. S. ARMY
  • Edwards, Elder T.H. – July 29, 1896 to Sept. 14, 1965
  • Edwards, Mattie B. – Apr. 30, 1901 to Feb. 6, 1981
  • Edwards, Thurman W. – April 20, 1930 to July 11, 1978
  • Hemby, Clide E. - Oct. 26, 1903 to June 25, 1934 – son  of Simon & Holand Hemby
  • Hemby, James Thomas – Oct. 4, 1864 to May 11, 1947
  • Hemby, Julia Gurganus – Oct. 31, 1873 to Nov. 11, 1953
  • Hemby, Louise – December 20, 1902 to September 30, 1910 – daughter of J. T. & Julia Hemby
  • Hemby, Simon - Nov. 23, 1869 to Sept. 13, 1923
  • Herring, C. James, Jr. – Feb. 19, 1925 to July 28, 1933
  • Herring, Troy Guy – Mar. 19, 1935 to Nov. 30, 1936 – son of Colon & Clara Herring
  • Hitch, Beulah Hemby – Mar. 13, 1895 to Aug. 21, 1973
  • Hitch, Eunice Maie - June 10, 1923 to July 25, 1924 – daughter of
  • Hitch, John (Buck) Wilton – Jan. 23, 1927 to July 15, 1972
  • Hitch, Leo Reeves – Dec. 12, 1919 to Feb. 18, 1920 – son of William & Beulah Hitch
  • Hitch, Mathew (Leonard) - Jan. 9, 1929 to Sept. 16, 1983
  • Hitch, William Thomas – Apr. 25, 1916 to Sept. 23, 1918 – son of W. D. & Beulah M. Hitch
  • Hitch, Wm. D. - Apr. 2, 1891 to Nov. 19, 1940
  • James, James - Jan. 12, 1860 to Dec. 25, 1915
  • Pickett, infant daughter – Oct. 19, 1899 to Nov. 2, 1899 – infant daughter of J. T. & N. E. Pickett
  • Powell, (infant) – Feb. 3, 1931 to No Other Info – son of of Vaden & Addie Powell
  • Powell, Elbert – July 5, 1929 to Nov. 26, 1931 – Son of Vaden & Addie Powell
  • Powell, Irene – June 28, 1918 to Dec. 17, 1922 – Daughter of Vaden & Addie Powell
  • Raynor, E.L. – June 21, 1860 to May 26, 1926
  • Raynor, Lucy Jane – Aug. 24, 1870 to Dec. 22, 1953
  • Raynor, Sabra Hollon – Dec. 31, 1903  to May 23, 1968
  • Shepard, James B. – March 1, 1935 to March 3, 1935 – son of A. & Vera Shepard