J.B. Lenoir

Birth Name:
J.B. Lenoir
Birth Date:
March 5, 1929
Birth Place:
Monticello, Mississippi
Death Date:
April 29, 1967
Place of Death:
Urbana, Illinois
Age:
38
Cause of Death:
Internal bleeding (untreated) after an auto accident
Cemetery Name:
Salem Missionary Baptist Church
Claim to Fame:
Music
Monticello area native J. B. Lenoir was a distinctive blues artist, in both his high-pitched singing style and the candid political critiques in many of his song lyrics and is best remembered for his 1955 hit “Mama, Talk to Your Daughter"

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Salem Missionary Baptist Church

Intersection of Price and Rials Road

Monticello, Mississippi, 39654

USA

North America

Grave Location Description

The church is located 1.7 miles down Payne Road from Route 27. Payne Road is 14.7 miles south from the intersection of 84 and 27 outside Monticello. J.B. is in the back of the small cemetery

Grave Location GPS

31.371817, -90.0982

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