Shelby County Texas
Transcribed by Barbara Scates January 19, 2000
The Corley Cemetery was established in 1873 upon the death of Col. Edmund Thomas Corley. The name of the cemetery was designated the CORLEY/HARRISON CEMETERY upon the death of and burial there of James Rebyl Harrison.
The Corley/Harrison Cemetery is located approximately two and one-half miles southwest of the City of Tenaha. From the junction of Highway 59 and F. M. Road 2141, the cemetery is approximately 1.6 miles south. It is on the west side of FM 2141 on private property.
On April 29, 2000, a "Daughter of the Republic of Texas" emblem placed on the grave of Mabel Harrison LaMaster Yeary was dedicated.
Annual reunion, Second Saturday in June.
|Name||Date of Birth||Date of Death||Notes|
|Josephine Caroline Bouland||05/02/1857||08/10/1891||Wife of R.M. Bouland|
|Nancy Corley Burgess||07/30/1842||02/17/1902||Dau of E. T. & Clarkey Corley-Wife of T. B. Burgess|
|Clara Fern Harrison Christensen||07-15-1925||07-01-2015||Wife of Warren Christensen|
|Clarkey Haynie Beasley Corley||10/07/1814||10/10/1882||Born in Smith County, Tenn. Wife of Col. E.T. Corley|
|Col. Edmund Thomas Corley||02/27/1811||10/09/1873||Born in Virginia|
|Jessie Corley||11/04/1883||11/04/1883||Son of Grabriel R. & Sarah Jopling Corley|
|Alfred B. Dickson||08/12/1884||07/26/1888||Son of J. Bent & Permelia Corley Dickson|
|Fletcher Gray Dickson||12/25/1911||02/12/1912||Son of John Thomas & Mary Dickson|
|James Benton Dickson||09/23/1846||01/18/1918||Husb of Permelia Corley Dickson|
|John Thomas Dickson||11/26/1871||08/31/1942||Son of J. Bent & Permelia Dickson - Husb of Mary Gray Dickson|
|Mary Gray Dickson||1884||1929||Wife of John Thomas Dickson|
|Permelia Dickson||10/14/1845||05/02/1896||Dau of Col. E.T. & Clarkey Corley|
|Beatrice Kelley Harrison||09/25/1916||08/19/1989||Wife of James Rebyl Harrison|
|Georgia Marie Womack Harrison||04/16/1933||12/25/1997||1st wife of W. B. "Buddy" Harrison|
|James Rebyl Harrison||01/24/1916||03/15/1979||Son of Wiley Braxton & Maude Lee Corley Harrison- Husb of Beatrice Kelley Harrison|
|Maude Lee Corley Harrison||10/03/1889||04/22/1981||Dau of G.R.W.Corley-Grand.Dau of Col E.T. & Wiley Corley.|
|W. B. "Buddy" Harrison||03/11/1923||10/30/2007||Husb. of Georgia Marie Womack Harrison, 2nd, Husb. of Fay Harrison|
|Wiley Braxton Harrison||04/21/1885||02/04/1956||Husb of Maude Lee Corley Harrison|
|Clara Dickson Jolley||10/13/1873||10/15/1930||-|
|Joel L. Jolley||12/15/1870||03/27/1945||-|
|Charles S. Swan||07/27/1942||08/19/2003||Son of Winfrey Harrison Swan & S. L. Swan|
|Mabel W. Harrison Lemaster Yeary||02/08/1914||10/19/1999||Wife of J. C. Lemaster, 2nd, wife of S. L. Yeary|
|Mary Dickson Young||08/31/1882||12/27/1914||Dau of J. Bent & Permelia Dickson - Wife of R. W. Young.|
|Unknown||-||-||Three unknown graves in the cemetery.|