Bailey, David Jackson b. March 11, 1812 d. June 14, 1897 US Representative. He served in the Georgia State Congress as a member of Georgia state house of representatives (1835 and 1847), and as a member of Georgia state senate (1838, 1849 to 1850, 1855 to 1856). He was a Representative from Georgia to the United States House of Representatives from 1851 to 1855. During the Civil War, he was a Colonel in the Confederate Army. (Bio by: Evening Blues) Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA Plot: Lot # 133 - West Poplar Street
Boynton, James Stoddard b. May 7, 1833 d. December 22, 1902 Georgia Governor. He served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, rising from Private in Company B, 30th Georgia Infantry regiment to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the unit. He served as Governor of Georgia in 1883. Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA
Flynt Jr., John James b. November 8, 1914 d. June 24, 2007 US Congressman. A native of Griffin, Georgia, he served as a Colonel in the United States Army during World War II, and was an aide-de-camp to Brigadier-General Robert W. Grow. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 1944, for action in France. Elected to represent Georgia's 4th and 5th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1954 until his retirement in 1979. He was succeeded in Congress by Newt Gingrich. (Bio by: K) Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA Plot: Section B, Block 2
Kell, John McIntosh b. 1823 d. 1900 Civil War Confederate Naval Officer. Executive Officer of the Confederate cruisers "CSS Alabama" and CSS Sumter." Entered the United States Navy at the age of 17 and served in the Mexican War and in 1853 on Perry's expedition to Japan. Upon Georgia's secession from the Union, was the first US Naval officer to offer his service to the South. After the Civil War, he served as Adjutant General of Georgia from 1887 until his death in 1900. (Bio by: Alice Huitt Preston) Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA
Marland, William b. March 11, 1839 d. April 17, 1905 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brevet Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 2d Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery for action on November 3, 1863 at Grand Coteau, Louisiana. His citation reads "After having been surrounded by the enemy's cavalry, his support having surrendered, he ordered a charge and saved the section of the battery that was under his command." (Bio by: Don Morfe) Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA Plot: Old Section, Lot 73
Meyer, Eve Turner 'Eve' b. December 13, 1930 d. March 27, 1977 Actress, Producer, Model. Wife of Russ Meyer. She was Playboy Playmate of the Month for June 1955. She produced the films, "Blacksnake!" (1973), "The Seven Minutes" (1971), "Cherry, Harry & Raquel!" (1970), "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" (1970), "Vixen!" (1968), "Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers" (1968), "Good Morning...And Goodbye!" (1967), "Common Law Cabin" (1967), "Mondo Topless" (1966), "Faster...[Read More] Cause of death: Plane crash Sunnyside Baptist Church Cemetery*, Sunny Side, Spalding County, Georgia, USA Plot: She may not be buried here. *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.
Stewart, John David b. August 2, 1833 d. June 28, 1894 US Representative. During the Civil War, Stewart was a lieutenant and captain in the Thirteenth Georgia Regiment. After the war, he was a member of the Georgia State house of representatives (1865-1867). In 1875-1876, he was the mayor of Griffin, Georgia. He was elected to the US House of Representatives from Georgia, serving from 1887 to 1891. (Bio by: Evening Blues) Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA