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Our organization is dedicated to the memory of all the loved ones buried in Hollywood and Mt Carmel  cemeteries. This site will be used toPlease+Donate keep the community updated on our goals and achievements toward the care and beautification of these two cemeteries. We also are working toward building an online database and record of all marked burials in these two cemeteries. Since the majority of the records have been lost or destroyed, this site will continue to grow as we document and build a new legacy of those buried. Help us today to support and care for our past heritage. 

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Father’s Day Celebration 2014

Father’s Day Celebration 2014

Our tie/bow tie combo memorial at Mt. Carmel for our Fathers Not Forgotten Memorial today. (Yes the grass needs cutting. This is only the 2nd day that it hasn’t rained in 3 weeks!!).  Sylvia our Memorial decorator! Alice Waller and Darnella Bennett. Chris in the background taking pictures. We prayed and celebrated. After prayer, we(…)

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Memorial Day Celebration

Memorial Day Celebration

It was a blessing to be able to actual get inside the cemetery and visit gravesites that have been hidden for so long under tall grass and weeds.   Post by Friends of Hollywood/Mt. Carmel Cemetery.    

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Historical – Tom Lee

Historical – Tom Lee

On May 8, 1925, Tom Lee rescued 32 passengers when the steamer M.E. Norman sank in the Mississippi River.  The Norman, a United States Engineer steamboat, sank 16 miles below Memphis, Tennessee, with 72 people aboard.  Tom Lee was traveling upstream in a small wooden boat and saw survivors struggling in the rushing river.  He(…)

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Historical – Walter E. Lewis

Historical – Walter E. Lewis

Walter E. Lewis was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, United States, but his family moved to Memphis when he was aged seven.[1] Lewis acquired the nickname “Furry” from childhood playmates.[2] By 1908, he was playing solo for parties, in taverns, and on the street. He was also invited to play several dates with W. C. Handy’s(…)

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Entrance At Hollywood Cemetery

Entrance At Hollywood Cemetery

This is the entrance to the Hollywood Cemetery. Located in Memphis, TN.

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Lucie Eddie Campbell-Williams

Lucie Eddie Campbell-Williams

  Lucie Campbell-Williams, composer, educator, and activist, was born on April 3, 1885, in Duck Hill (Carroll County), Mississippi, the youngest of Burrell and Isabella (Wilkerson) Campbell’s nine children. Her father worked for the Mississippi Central Railroad and her mother worked as a cook. Shortly after Campbell’s birth, Burrell Campbell was killed in a train(…)

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