L.W. Hargett was the first official Mayor of Richlands, North Carolina. Due to lack of maintainance and care, this endangered cemetery (image at left) has been unkept. It is now surrounded by "Urban Sprawl," in every direction, just feet from the edge of woods.
Location of buried headstone within previous image.
Fallen & broken headstone.
Was located six inches under "visible" surface.
Remaining headstone base yet to be re-discovered
L. W. Hargett
First official Mayor of Richlands, North Carolina.
Born: 6 July 1831
Died: 12 March 1916
The Hargett Family cemetery is one of fifteen currently being stabilized and maintained through Resurrection Mission. In time the fallen and broken headstones will be located and repaired.