Oakdale Cemetery

DeLand, Volusia County, Florida

Mace Section

Oakdale Cemetery is located at the end of West Stetson Avenue in DeLand, about 3 blocks west of Woodland Blvd.(U. S. Hwy. 17-92).  The cemetery is bordered by Plymouth Avenue on the north. The Mace section is near the Stetson Avenue entrance. (Take the left fork inside the gate and you will see the Mace marker.)

The map coordinates for the cemetery are: 29-02-29N, 081-18-37W

John Porter Mace purchased the site for the Mace plot and the section now appears full. Click here for an overview of the Mace section.

I have transcribed the headstone information below exactly as it is shown on the headstones. The notes are mine showing the relationships of the individuals. Photographs are included of all headstones.

Click to view photo Headstone Inscription
mace_monument.jpg Mace Section monument
jp_mace.jpg John Porter Mace
Nov. 18, 1847
Jan. 23, 1929
Husband of Luella Poole Mace
luella_mace.jpg Luella Poole Mace
Feb. 19, 1850
Jan. 25, 1929
(Mary) Luella Poole Mace, wife of John Porter Mace
loring_mace.jpg Loring Poole Mace
1883 - 1959
Son of John and Luella Mace, husband of Eleanor Morrish Mace
eleanor_mace.jpg Eleanor Morrish Mace
1886 - 1966
Wife of Loring Poole Mace
marjorie_mace_oates.jpg Marjorie Mace Oates
1890 - 1980
Daughter of John and Luella Mace, wife of Galloway Oates
galloway_oates.jpg Galloway Oates
1886 - 1975
Carlton Galloway Oates, husband of Marjorie Mace Oates
marjorie_oates_pillus.jpg Marjorie Oates Pillus
July 15, 1915
July 7, 1978
Daughter of Galloway and Marjorie Oates, wife of Jerome Vincent Pillus
mace_oates.jpg Mace Galloway Oates
1917 - 1936
Son of Galloway and Marjorie Oates. Never married
jerry_pillus.jpg Jerome Vincent Pillus
Nov. 23, 1924
Dec. 30, 1983
Husband of Marjorie Oates Pillus
thomas.jpg THOMAS
Bettye Mace

Oct. 22, 1915
Nov. 6, 1981
Louie Nash

Apr. 2, 1914
Apr. 13, 1992
Single headstone.
Bettye Mace Thomas - daughter of Loring and Eleanor Mace; wife of Louie Nash Thomas.
Louie Nash Thomas - husband of Bettye Mace Thomas