Jackson County’s historic Bellview Church is no more. The landmark near the old Parramore community was destroyed by Hurricane Michael. The adjoining Owens-Bellview Cemetery, which dates back to the first half of the 19th century, was also heavily damaged by the storm.

Historic Bellview Methodist Church near the Parramore community of Jackson County was destroyed by Hurricane Michael.
The frame church had not operated in several decades but stood as a reminder of the historic riverboat community.
The church was struck by multiple trees including ancient cedar trees from its nearly 200 year old cemetery.
Wreckage of historic Bellview Methodist Church.
Massive cedar trees toppled by Hurricane Michael.
The ruins of Bellview Methodist Church.
Trees cover historic Bellview-Owens Cemetery.
The cemetery dates from the first half of the 19th century.
Cemetery damage.
Damage to modern headstones.
Damage to historic headstones.
Ancient live oak trees fell onto the stones and memorials of the historic cemetery.