Murray-Nelms
also known as
Sorrow-Mann Cemetery
Colbert, Georgia
Patterson School Rd.

Survey and Photos by
Christine Crumley Brown

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Colbert, GA:  East 1.6 mi., turn north off Hwy. 72 onto Sorrow Patterson Rd.  
Turn right onto Patterson School Rd.  Cemetery
 is a few hundred feet on the right.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions and Photographs
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     BRIDGES, Daniel O.
     1885 – 1963
     Husband of Leona Sorrow Bridges

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     BRIDGES, Leona S.
     1895 – 1972
     Dau of Albert G. Sorrow

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     BRIDGES, William R.
     1936 – 19_6

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     CRUMLEY, Annie Sorrow    
     July 10, 1897 - Jan 26, 1995                           
     Dau of Albert G. Sorrow, Wife of James F. Crumley

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     CRUMLEY, James F. Crumley
     Georgia - Pvt 121 Infantry 31 Div -World War I
     March 7, 1888 – Sept 16, 1951

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     EDWARDS, Nellie S.
     Aug 22, 1910 - Jan 7, 1997
     "Asleep in Jesus"
     Dau of Albert G. Sorrow

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     EDWARDS, Wyatt H.
     July 24, 1929 - April 20, 1930
     "Asleep in Jesus"
     Husband of Nellie Sorrow Edwards

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     MANN, Dena C. - Aug. 8, 1892 - May 20, 1974
     MANN, Eugene - May 11, 1883 - Mar 10, 1937
     Dena is daughter of Albert G. Sorrow

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     MANN, Infant Daughter
     Daughter of Eugene Mann

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     MURRAY, J. M.
     Co. B
     2 GA Cav..
     C.S.A.

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     MURRY Infant
     Dau of
     Mr & Mrs S. T . Murry
     Apr 20, 1889
     June 30, 1889
     "How many fond hopes lies buried."

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     MURRY Infant
     Son of Mr. & Mrs. S. T. Murry
     Oct 14, 1873
     "Of such is the Wisdom of God"

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     NELMS, Junior
     Aug 30, 1939
     June 30, 1940
     "Gone To Be An Angel"

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     NELMS, W. Howard - Mar 7, 1898 - May 2, 1960
     NELMS, Osie S. - Feb 26, 1908 - Jan 27, 1985

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     NELMS, Clarence H.
     Dec 16, 1955 - Aug 9, 1970
     "A Beautiful Flower Has Faded"

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     NELMS, Curtis H.
     Aug 28, 1927 - Mar 5, 2000

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     SORROW, Albert G. - 1871-1925
     SORROW, Linnie C. - 1870-1890
     Brother of Benjamin F. Sorrow

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     SORROW, Benjamin F - Feb 22, 1866 - Mar 18, 1928
     SORROW, N. Elizabeth - Nov 11, 1873 - Feb 26, 1926
     Brother of Albert G. Sorrow

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     SORROW, Grover Albert
     Nov 1, 1890
     Feb 16, 1978
     Son of Albert G. Sorrow

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     SORROW, Henry Ellis
     May 15, 1900
     May 11, 1977
     Son of Albert G. Sorrow

wpe232.jpg (77352 bytes)      SORROW, Grover and Ellis - Rear view of headstones for
     Grover Albert Sorrow (right) and Henry Ellis Sorrow (left).
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     SORROW, Grover and Ellis
     Closeup of Engravings

     Both men were bachelors and farmers who lived on and worked the
     family farm until their retirements/deaths.  As evidenced from the
     engravings, Grover was a carpenter besides a farmer. Ellis had bird
     dogs and hunted.
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     SORROW, Jessie Joe
     Georgia - Pvt Co. M 125 Infantry - World War II
     April 13, 1907 Jan 19, 1968
     Son of Albert G. Sorrow

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     SORROW, Joel Mark
     Tec5 US Army - World War II
     May 2, 1912 Dec 10, 1980

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     SORROW, Mamie Dell Morris
     Mar 18, 1920 - _
     Wife of Jessie Joe Sorrow

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     SORROW, William M.
     Co. D
     Cobb’s
     GA Legion
     C.S.A.
     "May" be father of Albert G. and Benjamin F. Sorrow

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     UNIDENTIFIED GRAVES
     The two with the funeral home markers have long since lost the inscriptions.
     The one with only stones for marking have none. There are two other areas
     to the left of these that may be unmarked graves. There are also two marked
     but unidentified graves on both sides of the grave of William M. Sorrow.


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