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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

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

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

Unknown Confederate Soldier

Birth and death dates unknown.

Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier. In late 1979, the...

Biloxi, Harrison 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

Lieut Jake William Lindsey, Sr

1 May 1921 – 18 Jul 1988

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

Clara, Wayne 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

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

John Albert Pittman

15 Oct 1928 – 8 Apr 1995

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

Gravel Hill, Carroll 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

Mary Ann Mobley

17 Feb 1937 – 9 Dec 2014

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

Ridgeland, Madison 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

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

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

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

Tom Lester

23 Sep 1938 – 20 Apr 2020

Actor. Best known for playing the farmhand Eb Dawson on the...

Laurel, Jones 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

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