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This Cemetery is located in Verdie Florida. To reach it, take US 301 south from Callahan for 9.3 miles. Turn left on Ford Road which is paved, but not marked. Go 6/10 mile and turn left on Verdie Cemetery Road. The cemetery is 3/10 mile. It appears that you dead end into the cemetery, but the road actually veers to the right. The cemetery is enclosed in a chain link fence and is approximately 150 ft by 200 ft. This is a well maintained cemetery with oaks and cedar trees providing shade.
The area of Nassau County now known as Verdie is named for Verdie Surrency, the daughter of J. Allen Surrency. Surrency moved to the area of Nassau County then known as Dutton from Tattnall County, Georgia . He farmed his land and provided wood for the railroad. In 1895, the post office at Dutton was discontinued and Surrency was named the new postmaster. He named the new post office for his daughter who was then ten years old. The post office was discontinued at Verdie in 1912. The Verdie Cemetery is the only remaining reminder of the town and is located at the site of the Methodist Church which burned in the early years of the 20th century.