1625 - 2011
In Memory of Moses Gordy B: 1830
KIA at Wilderness, VA - May 5, 1864
Trench at Wilderness, VA
2 Great Grandmother: Ollie elizabeth Pierce Gordy B: 1897 D: 1931
Ollie Elizabeth Pierce Gordy
B: Dec 31, 1896 D: Oct 16, 1931
Mother of Mack Lee Gordy, Jr. B: 1917
Ollie is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in High Point, NC. Ollie died of cancer when her son, Mack L. Gordy, Sr., was 14 years old. The treatment for her cancer in 1931 consisted of drinking a glass of ox blook every day until she passed away. A local farmer brought the fresh blood to the home every day.
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Updated 01 Sep 11