John W. Lambert Family Cemetery
Located on the east side of a timber company path, in a small clearing, approx. 0.5 mi. south of Gov. Harrison Pkwy (US Route 58). The entrance to this path is directly across 58 from Bethany Methodist Church. This 36 ft x 30 ft cemetery is enclosed with a nice iron fence. There is evidence of two other graves here, marked only with fieldstones.
Latitude:36º 42' 34.9" N   (36.709694)
Longitude:77º 58' 13.2" W   (-77.970333)

This cemetery contains predominately the remains of John Wesley Lambert, his wife, two daughters, and four sons.

W.W. Lambert31 Aug 1869 —16 Dec 1905My Husband
One precious to my
heart has gone
The voice I loved
is still
The place made vacant
in my heart
Can never more be filled
This is a 7' tall oblisk type monument.
See CWS f BCV, pp. 320-21.

Louise Lambert4 Jul 1903 —25 Aug 1904Daughter of
W.W. & Alma Lambert
Our Darling
She our first born
A child of perfect love
Has been taken from us
to dwell with God above

Thelma Lambert6 Apr 1905 —10 Aug 1905Daughter of
W.W. & Alma Lambert
Our Baby
The little Darling
Budded on earth to
bloom in Heaven

William Wayne Rogers21 Sep 1941 —21 Sep 1941

Thomas W. Lambert21 May 1870 —26 Feb 1942
Possibly identical to Wiley T. Lambert, CWS f BCV, p. 320.

George Lee Lambert2 Jun 1874 —2 Jul 1888
See CWS f BCV, p. 320.

John R. Lambert —21 May 1891O.R.T.M.
Sacred to the memory of
married March 25, 1891
Died May 21, 1891
Aged 31 years & 11 months
Farewell Darling Husband
There is more inscribed below, but cannot be deciphered.
See CWS f BCV, p. 320.

Mary F. Lambert26 Nov 1857 —22 Jun 1932
See CWS f BCV, p. 320.

Laura L. Hardy24 Jan 1861 —13 Jul 1934
Laura Davis Lambert married first Joseph Thornton Jett, CWS f BCV, pp. 320-21.

J.W. Lambert9 Apr 1830 —20 May 1900Our Father
John W. Lambert
Pvt CO. G, 21st VA INF
Confederate States Army
April 9, 1830 - May 20, 1900
Pvt. John W. Lambert has a headstone and a footstone, the latter being a government-issued military marker.
See CWS f BCV, pp. 320-21.

Louisa C. Lambert15 Feb 1833 —1 Nov 1917Our Mother
This stone is broken in half.
Louisa Temple, wife of J.W. Lambert, CWS f BCV, pp. 320-21.


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