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Famous Graves in Mississippi

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B.B. King

16 Sep 1925 – 14 May 2015

Blues Musician. Widely regarded as one of the greatest blues...

Indianola, Sunflower County, Mississippi, USA

Walter Payton

25 Jul 1953 – 1 Nov 1999

Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. For thirteen seasons...

Columbia, Marion County, Mississippi, USA

William Faulkner

25 Sep 1897 – 6 Jul 1962

Nobel Prize Laureate Author. His father held different jobs until...

Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA

Dizzy Dean

16 Jan 1910 – 17 Jul 1974

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player, Broadcaster. He was...

Bond, Stone County, Mississippi, USA

Jimmie Rodgers

8 Sep 1897 – 26 May 1933

Musician. He was a country singer known most widely for his...

Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA

Jerry Clower

28 Sep 1926 – 24 Aug 1998

Comedian, Author. He was the author of three bestsellers, "Ain't...

East Fork, Amite County, Mississippi, USA

Mary Ann Mobley

17 Feb 1937 – 9 Dec 2014

Actress. She was crowned Miss America 1959, the first...

Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi, USA

John Carroll Dye

31 Jan 1963 – 10 Jan 2011

Actor. Best known for his role as Andrew, the Angel of Death on...

Amory, Monroe County, Mississippi, USA

Robert T. Henry

27 Nov 1923 – 3 Dec 1944

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in...

Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA

PFC Jacklyn Harold “Jack” Lucas

14 Feb 1928 – 5 Jun 2008

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Pfc. Lucas...

Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA

MSGT Hubert Louis Lee

2 Feb 1915 – 5 Nov 1982

Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in...

Stoneville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA

LCPL Roy Mitchell Wheat

24 Jul 1947 – 11 Aug 1967

Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. For...

Jones County, Mississippi, USA

Mack Alvin Jordan

8 Dec 1928 – 15 Nov 1951

Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed...

Collins, Covington County, Mississippi, USA

Gary Collins

30 Apr 1938 – 13 Oct 2012

Actor. Raised by his mother, Collins divided his time as a child...

Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi, USA

Paul Lavon Davis

21 Apr 1948 – 22 Apr 2008

Rock Musician. He is best remembered for his 1978 hit single, "I...

Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA

John Albert Pittman

15 Oct 1928 – 8 Apr 1995

Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in...

Gravel Hill, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA

Lieut Jake William Lindsey Sr.

1 May 1921 – 18 Jul 1988

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Citation: For gallantry...

Clara, Wayne County, Mississippi, USA

James Earl Chaney

30 May 1943 – 21 Jun 1964

Murder Victim, Civil Rights Worker. Born in Meridian, Mississippi...

Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA

Elmore James

27 Jan 1918 – 24 May 1963

Blues Musician. Known as the "King of the Slide Guitar", he was...

Ebenezer, Holmes County, Mississippi, USA

CPT Hilliard Almond Wilbanks

26 Jul 1933 – 24 Feb 1967

Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the...

Fayette, Jefferson County, Mississippi, USA

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