Bathenia Wills – Tombstone Inscription


Wills, Bathenia

Section 21

ID # 210006

Bathenia Wills
Wife of Jessee Wills
Born in
Pittsylvania Co., Va.
29th March 1793
Departed this life
August 16, 1830

I miss Thee, O Mother, I miss thee
Thou image is still in my heart
I’ll see thee again dear Mother
In the region where friends never part

In 2002, this tombstone was identified in MTSU GSI Survey.
In 2005, the tombstone had fallen face down.
In 2007, the tombstone was re-set and inscription read.
Recent research about removals from City Cemetery has
found the removal of Bathenia Wills to Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Her tombstone was left at City Cemetery.

Mt. Olivet Burial Records
Removal from City Cemetery
Re-burial Section VI Lot 138
    Mrs. Barthenia Wills
    Miss Sarah Wills

Updated Report: March 2013


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After 2009 Restoration

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