Brown, Bobbi Kristina b. March 4, 1993 d. July 26, 2015 Singer and Reality Television Star. The only child of entertainers Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, she was thrust into the spotlight at an early age when she appeared with her parents, who had a tumultuous 14-year marriage, tarnished by rumors of infidelity, drug use, and domestic violence, on the widely criticized 2005 reality show 'Being Bobby Brown'. Brown performed with her mother in several live duets on...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Clark, William b. August 1, 1770 d. September 1, 1838 Explorer. Born in Caroline County Virginia, Clark moved with his family to Louisville, Kentucky in 1785. In 1789, he joined the militia. He was commissioned a lieutenant in the regular army in 1792, and was assigned to Anthony Wayne's regiment, participating in the Battle of Fallen Timbers. One of the men briefly under his command was Meriwether Lewis. Clark left the army in 1796. In 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis invited Clark to share the leadership of a corps of exploration in an extensive...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA Plot: Block 224, Lot 780
Temple, Shirley b. April 23, 1928 d. February 10, 2014 Actress, United States Diplomat. She is considered an icon of American cinema, she is arguably the most successful child film star in motion picture history. She started taking dancing lessons at the age of three, and had her first experience in motion pictures when she was chosen to appear in a series of films called "Baby Burlesks", in which she was to imitate the top female stars of the time. She caught the attention of movie audiences with a dance number called "Baby Take a Bow" in the...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Martha the Passenger Pigeon b. 1885 d. September 1, 1914 Last Passenger Pigeon. She was born in captivity and raised at the Cincinnati, Ohio zoo tabbed with the nickname "Martha." When it became clear she was the last passenger pigeon on earth, scientists frantically tried to breed her, offering thousands of dollars to anyone who would come forward with a mate. At the age of 29, she was found dead at the bottom of her cage. Her body was packed in ice and sent to the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. for preservation and display...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) National Museum of Natural History, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA Plot: lst floor Aviary Section
Jean-Baptiste, Kyle b. December 3, 1993 d. August 28, 2015 American Broadway Actor. Jean-Baptiste was not only the youngest, but also the first African-American to be cast as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway. Throughout high school and college, he acted in plays, specializing in musicals. Jean-Baptiste made his first appearance as Jean Valjean on July 23, 2015, becoming the youngest and first African American to play the part. His last performance was August 27, 2015, a day before his tragic passing. (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Pate, Michael b. February 26, 1920 d. September 1, 2008 Actor, Screenwriter. A versatile performer, he appeared in hundreds of films and television programs during a career that spanned more than five decades. The native of Australia who became a familiar presence on radio and stage during the 1930s would have memorable roles in the films "Five Fingers" (1952), "Houdini" (1953) "Hondo" (1953), "The Silver Chalice" (1954), "The Court Jester" (1955), "PT 109" (1963) and "McLintock!" (1963). Among his television credits are "Have Gun- Will Travel", "...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Cooper, Gary (Frank James) b. May 7, 1901 d. May 13, 1961 Actor. His career lasted over thirty six years in which he received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning twice and also received an Honorary Award from the Academy for his many memorable screen performances and the international recognition he, as an individual, had gained for the motion picture industry. He was born Frank James Cooper in Helena, Montana to English parents and spent part of his childhood around Helena - his father served as a Montana Supreme Court Justice and...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cause of death: Cancer Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary R.C. Cemetery, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA Plot: Jesus & Mary Section
Black, Cilla b. May 27, 1943 d. August 1, 2015 British Singer, Actress, Entertainer. Black, who was born Priscilla Maria Veronica White, was a British entertainer who achieved popularity in various areas of entertainment. She began her career, being influenced by the Beatles, in singing. Black had two number one hits in "Anyone Who Had A Heart" and "You're My World" and eleven Top Ten hits on the British charts in the late 1960s and early 1970s. "Anyone Who Had A Heart" was the United Kingdom's biggest selling single by a female artist...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Allerton Cemetery, Allerton, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Brown, Johnny Mack b. September 1, 1904 d. November 4, 1974 Actor. He was an All-American football halfback while attending the University of Alabama, when he graduated and signed to a contract with MGM Studios in 1926. He made his big screen debut in "Slide Kelly, Slide" (1927), followed by "Bugle Call" (1927). After appearing over thirty films mostly westerns, he left MGM in 1933 and signed on with Supreme Pictures still making westerns and later with Universal where he made a whole series of short reel westerns. In 1943, he went over to Monogram...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Freedom, Columbarium of Heavenly Peace, Space 1869
Willie (Martin), Boxcar (Lecil Travis) b. September 1, 1931 d. April 12, 1999 Country and Folk Musician. Raised in a small home near the local railroad where he grew up playing guitar and fiddle, Lecil Martin joined the Air Force in 1949. After retiring from a twenty-seven year career where he served in the Korean War and logged over 10,000 flight hours, he continued the country music career he had begun in the service. Adopting the name Boxcar Willie after seeing a hobo in Lincoln, Nebraska (where he hosted both a television and a radio program), he centered his music...[Read More] (Bio by: Stuthehistoryguy) Cause of death: Leukemia Ozarks Memorial Park, Branson, Taney County, Missouri, USA
James, Jesse Woodson b. September 5, 1847 d. April 3, 1882 Western Outlaw. He was born Jesse Woodson James in Kearney, Missouri to Baptist minister Reverend Robert and Zerelda James and the younger brother of James. His father heeding a calling left for California with the intent of preaching to gold miners but contracted cholera and died. He is buried in an unmarked lost grave in Placerville. By the time Jesse was eight, his mother had remarried twice more. From the third marriage, he gained two stepbrothers and two stepsisters. As a youth, he was...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kearney, Clay County, Missouri, USA
Kern, Peter b. February 13, 1949 d. August 26, 2015 Austrian Actor. Kern was an actor, director, and screenwriter who appeared in 70 films and directed a further 25 films. After being a member of the famous Vienna Boy's Choir, he started theatrical directing at the age of 15 with Jean Anouilh's "Colombe". Kern later went into film acting and directing in such films as "Wrong Move", "Initiation", and "Belief, Love, and Death". His last film "The Last Summer of the Rich ("Der letzte Sommer der Reichen")" was screened at the 2015 Berlin Film...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Brooks, Rand b. September 21, 1918 d. September 1, 2003 Actor. Brooks is best remembered for his role in the 1939 film classic, "Gone With The Wind" in which he played 'Charles Hamilton' first husband of Scarlett O'Hara, and 'Lucky Jenkins' in the Hopalong Cassidy films, as well as 'Ranger Andrews' on "Rocky Jones, Space Ranger" (1954), and 'Corporal Randy Boone' on "The Adventures Of Rin Tin Tin" (1954-1959). Among his many other films are, "The Sex Symbol" (1974),"Double Indemnity" (1973), "In Like Flint" (1967), and "Requiem for a Gunfighter" (...[Read More] Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Garden of Honor, Columbarium of Courage, Garden Niche G-1066 (locked area)
Nichols, Mary Ann b. August 26, 1845 d. August 31, 1888 Victim of Jack the Ripper. At the age of 43, she was the first of five confirmed Ripper victims. Most modern investigators and researchers believe that Jack the Ripper had more victims than the five confirmed ones. At five foot, two inches, plump, with brown eyes and graying dark brown hair, she had been married to a printer's machinist named William Nichols. They had five children, with the oldest 21 years old and the youngest 9 years old at the time of her death. She and William had separated...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Newham, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England
Jackson, Michael b. August 29, 1958 d. June 25, 2009 Musician, Entertainer. He was called the "King of Pop," and is best remembered for his revolutionary videos such as "Thriller" (1982), and "Dangerous" (1991), as well as two Guinness World Records: Most successful entertainer of all time (with 13 Grammy Awards, 13 Number One single hits in a solo career, and sales of over 750 million in albums worldwide), and for having the greatest selling album of all time ("Thriller"). He is also remembered for his trademark single sequined white glove, and...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Acute Propofol intoxication compounded by the effects of benzodiazapines or a benzodiazapine. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, Holly Terrace, Sanctuary of Ascension. This mausoleum is private and locked to the general public.
York, Alvin Cullum b. December 13, 1887 d. September 2, 1964 World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Pall Mall Tennessee, the third of 11 children, as a youth he became an expert marksman in the back woods around Pall Mall. In 1917 he recieved a draft notice to fight in the war, to which he wrote on the back of the notice 'dont want to fight' and sent it back to the local draft board. The board rejected his refusal to fight and he was sent off to basic training. After basic training he was assigned to the 82nd Division where they...[Read More] Wolf River Cemetery, Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA
Jackson, Joseph Jefferson 'Shoeless Joe' b. July 16, 1888 d. December 5, 1951 Major League Baseball Player. He is best known today for being the most recognizable of the eight Chicago White Sox players who were banned forever from Major League baseball for his role in the 1919 "Black Sox" Scandal. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1902 he became a cotton textile worker with Brandon Mills, sweeping the floors where his father and brother worked. He soon joined the company baseball team in what was called the Textile League. A natural player, by 1904 be had become...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Heart Attack Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA Plot: Section V
Craig, Yvonne b. May 16, 1937 d. August 17, 2015 American Actress and Dancer. Craig will best be remembered for her role as "Batgirl" in the 1960s TV series, 'Batman'. She began her theatrical career as the youngest member of The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and had toured for three years when she was discovered by John Fordís son, Patrick and was cast for the lead in the 1959 movie, 'The Young Land', and later that same year would also appear in 'Gidget' and 'The Gene Krupa Story'. She would go on to have roles in such films as 'High Time' (...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Reed, Jerry b. March 20, 1937 d. August 31, 2008 Musician, Songwriter, Actor. Born Jerry Reed Hubbard, he caught the eye of Chet Atkins and was signed by RCA records after a failed attempt with Capitol Records, a stint in the United States Army and another failed attempt with Columbia Records. His time with RCA under Chet Atkins nurtured his session playing skills, for he sat in on sessions with Elvis Presley, Waylon Jennings, Bobby Bare and countless others. His songwriting flourished as well with his first success with the 1962 Porter...[Read More] (Bio by: Allcalmap) Cause of death: Complications of emphysema Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA Plot: Cross Mausoleum 3rd floor, left hall GPS coordinates: 36.1161003, -86.7601013 (hddd.dddd)