|James Helton Cemetery|
Also known as: Helton Cemetery, Jim Miller Cemetery, Miller Cemetery
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
"Miller Jim" Helton Cemetery is an old family cemetery. It is named for James "Miller Jim" Helton, the son of James & Frances "Frankie" McFarland-Helton. Those interred in this cemetery are the children and decendants of James & Frankie. Many of the headstones are old and difficult to read with the naked eye. The last person believed to be buried there was James Patrick Helton in 1948.
The cemetery is located on the road beyond the G. W. Helton Cemetery just off the Indian Creek-Gray Road in Knox County. Old records refer to this area as the "Old Cooper Farm." However, that land is currently owned by the Warfield family.
In 2006, the cemetery was overgrown with many sunken graves. However, descendants of James & Frankie Helton have since cleared it. Today, in 2010, a gravel road leads to the gravesites which are located toward the top of the hill.
DIRECTIONS: From Corbin - Take KY 26 south to Woodbine. Turn left across the railroad tracks onto KY 6 going toward Barbourville. Stay on KY 6 for approx. 8 miles. Turn left on Indian Creek-Gray Road and then turn right at the G. W. Helton Cemetery Sign.
Transcribed by Sharlene and Freda Sexton in December 1999.
Located behind the Joab Helton Cemetery in the woods.
From 25 E, take Hightway 1232 at Gray, KY go to Little Indian Creek Road, Travel 5.1 miles and the cemetery is located on the left on top of a hill.
Or you an take Highway 233 at Gray and go to Highway 6 turn right and go .5 miles turn up the road to the right in front of Helton'g Grocery store. Go .5 miles turn right in front of Helton's Grocery Store. Go .5 miles turn right at the Helton Cemetery sign and go to the top of the hill.
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