Smith, Gen. Daniel b. October 29, 1748 d. June 16, 1818 Revolutionary War Patriot, Brigadier General, US Senator. Born in Stafford County, Virginia, he was educated at the College of William and Mary and became a surveyor. In 1773, he became the deputy surveyor of Augusta County, Virgina and was elected sheriff of Augusta County in 1780. During the Revolutionary War, he was commissioned a Colonel in the militia, took part in the later battles and was appointed Assistant Deputy Surveyor for the Southern Department of the Continental Army in 1781. At...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Thomas, Michael b. 1957 d. March 16, 1991 One of Reba McEntire's band members, killed in a plane crash that took the lives of all seven of her band members. Cause of death: Plane crash Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA Plot: Enter the main doors of the Mausoleum, and walk all the way to the rear. Turn right and walk to the next to the last grave on the bottom tier.
Walker, Charlie b. November 26, 1926 d. September 12, 2008 Musician and Actor. He was an active member of Grand Ole Opry, he began his music career in the 1940s in Dallas Texas as a singer and guitarist with Bill Boyd's Cowboy Ramblers. After his stint in the United States Army he formed the Texas Ramblers, performing around Corpus Christi area in Texas, and working as a radio DJ. He was inducted into the DJ hall of fame in 1981. During the production of "Sweet Dreams," the Patsy Cline bio film, he was given the chance at acting by portraying country...[Read More] (Bio by: Chris Cotton) Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Wooley, Sheb b. April 10, 1921 d. September 16, 2003 Country Singer, Songriter, and Actor. Wooley was born Shelby F. Wooley on April 10, 1921, in Erick, Oklahoma. As a teenager, Wooley worked as a rodeo rider and then formed his own band. In the mid-1940s, he performed on radio stations WLAC and WSM in Nashville, Tennessee, and subsequently had his own show on the Calumet Radio Network. He signed to the Bullet Records Label in 1946, moving in 1948 to MGM Records where he remained until 1973. Wooley began acting in movies in 1950, appearing first...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA