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OAKLAWN CEMETERY

BATESVILLE, INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, ARKANSAS

"Gone But Not Forgotten"

Original transcription done  March 20, 2008, by Rosa Cline

 

 This is a PARTIAL  listing of people interred at this cemetery.

I have obits for some of them, if anyone would like a copy. I have made an alphabetical listing before the actual transcriptions below. Beside each name I have noted if I have an obit ( obit) , a headstone photo ( hd pic) , or an actual photo for that person ( pic ) or an article about their life or death ( art ). If you have found my name with a note of having an obit on a previous listing I can not guarantee I still have it unless it is noted below. I still have lots of things I’ve not found and added in. But I can not guarantee anyone copies of anything I have, but I will share with you’ll what I have. So if you would like me to share with you, or you share extra data please feel free to contact me. However, please have the respect to not contact me to complain when I don’t have what you request.  I will be trying to update this listing as I have time for, and when I do I will put an “*” beside the newest data entered. (Even if the name has already been there from a listing before if I have * beside I have added data or corrected data there.)

 

 

I live too far away from this cemetery to actually do any look ups. These listings are made from either obits or data given to me by other family or researchers.  I will be more than happy to share with you what information I have on the people listed below, but I cannot do physical look ups. If you would like to send me data on your family or friends buried at this cemetery, I would be more than happy to accept and add the data into my listings. Please feel free to contact me.

 

I hope this listing helps these people to always be remembered. To try and help folks to always be remembered when they have gone on before us is the main reason I do what I do. And helping folks find family or friends in the process is a good plus as well.

 

Juanita Blagg obit

Reba Buie  (please see her data in the N listing below)

Robert Denison  pic  obit

Edith Harvey  pic  obit

Marietta Huddleston  pic  obit

Mary Morgan  pic  obit

Reba Nelson  pic  obit

Walter Nelson  pic  obit

Jerry Pectol Sr  pic  obit

Opal Scott pic  obit

Rosalind Skinner  “Rose Skinner”  pic  obit

Irene Smith  pic  obit

Ronnie Smith  “Ron Smith”   pic  obit

Joseph Stokes  “Ray Stokes’  pic obit

Veda Taylor  pic  obit

Curtis Thompson  “Greg Thompson”  pic  obit

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Juanita Alean Johnson Blagg

b. May 27, 1921 d. Mar 10, 2007

She was born in Pleasant Plains and

died in Farmington, AR

Daughter of Allen Johnson and Margaret jane Pease Johnson

Wife of William Orville Blagg

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Robert Reed Denison

b. Mar 8, 1920 d. Aug 15, 2007

He was born in Sargent, Neb and

died in Opelika, AL

Son of Joseph Reed Denison and Lottie Shafer Denison

Husband of Augusta Atkisson Denison

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Edith Vivian Tobey Harvey

b. Sept 18, 1913 d. June 15, 2007

She was born in Arkadelphia, AR

Daughter of Corey Tobey and Willie Dean Tobey

Wife of Rev. William Edgar Harvey

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Marietta Richardson Huddleston

b. Nov 3, 1911 d. June 7, 2007

She was born in Guion, AR and

died in Cave City, AR

Daughter of of Joe Richardson and Trixie Kelly Richardson

Wife of Burnice Huddleston

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Mary Alice Sheffield Morgan

b. May 18, 1927 d. June 30, 2007

She was born in Guion, AR and

died in Batesville, AR

Daughter of Elisha Sheffield and Grace Bobbitt Sheffield

Wife of Clyde Ralph Morgan

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Reba Grace Rowland Nelson

b. Nov 12, 19114 d. Mar 21, 2006

She was born in Powhatan, AR

Daughter of George Washington Rowland and Martha Serena Bursham Rowland

Wife of Mark Buie and WA Nelson

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Walter Pierce Nelson

b. Jan 16, 1942 d. Mar 12, 2005

Son of Edward Nelson and Stella Nelson

Husband of Quetta Nelson

He served in the Army and the National Guard

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Jerry Pectol Sr

b. Aug 1, 1942 d. June 1, 2007

He was born in Newark, AR and

died at his home in Batesville, AR

Son of Fred Pectol and Zelma Carter Pectol

Husband of Trula Cash Pectol

He served on the City Council of Batesville, AR

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Opal Mae Woody Scott

b. Sept 15, 1929 d. July 22, 2007

She was born in Optimus, AR and

died at her home in Batesville, AR

Daughter of Thurman Otho Woody and Pearl Lillian Benbrook Woody

Wife of Allen Scott

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Rosalind Alice Russell Skinner “Rose Skinner”

b. April 28, 1937 d. Apr 3, 2007

She was born and died in Batesville, AR

Daughter of Elmer Wilborn Russell and Alice Gray Russell

Wife of Boyce Skinner

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Irene Jane Bible Smith

b. July 29, 1916 d. April 16, 2005

She was born in Hollis, OK and

died in Batesville, AR

Daughter of John Bible and Verna Cornell Bible

Wife of Homer Smith

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Ronnie Michael Smith  “Ron Smith”

b. Mar 2, 1949 d. July 3, 2006

He was born in Batesville, AR and

“passed away peacefully in his sleep in San Jose, CA”

Son of Jesse James Smith “Dick Smith” and Willie Mae McJunkins Smith

Husband of Eva Parker Burge Smith

He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Joseph Ray Stokes  “Ray Stokes”

b. June 13, 1917 d. Oct 9, 2005

He was born in Evening Shade, AR and

died at his home in Batesville, AR

youngest of eleven children born to Mr. And Mrs. Milton Stokes

Husband of Katherine Lenehan Stokes

He served in the Navy

(printed out copy)

*****

 

Veda Lavona Taylor

b. Nov 13, 1922 d. Oct 30, 2006

she was born in Sidney, AR and

died in Batesville, AR

Daughter of Wilson Taylor and Cleffie O’Kelley Taylor

(printed out copy)
*****

 

Curtis Gregory Thompson  “Greg Thompson”

b. Oct 22, 1930 d. April 20, 2007

He was born in Batesville, AR

Son of Curtis Thompson and Lucille Gregory Thompson

Husband of Bernice Talley Thompson

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War

(printed out copy)

*****

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