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Pettis County, Missouri


Olive Branch Cemetery

Located in Bowling Green Township - Section 8. From O, turn west on Olive Branch road, passing the new Olive Branch Church on the left, bear right a quarter mile ahead at the Y, the cemetery appears in front of you at the top of the dead-end lane. Fenced and attended, this cemetery is accepting burials.

Conventions used: Surname caps are 1) New markers since Mrs Carter read the cemetery in 1958, 2) Corrections or verifications of Mrs. Carter's readings, and/or 3) Replacement markers that have different information.

Updated October 14, 2003 by George C. Willick - Compiler's copyright applies.

Listings without spaces are on one marker.

Allen, George T.; 1846 - 1919
Allen, America J., his wife; 1850 - 1911

ASBURY, Timothy Lee; June 20, 1960 - June 11, 1976

Barnard, M. W.; 1812 - 1894
Barnard, Elizabeth, his wife; 1819 - 1896

BEAMAN, David Walker; Oct 18, 1898 - Oct 8, 1978

Beaman, John Walker; Jan 11, 1860 - June 10, 1949

Beaman, Mary J.; July 3, 1845 - Sept 17, 1914

Beaman, Melinda Jane; Apr 26, 1867 - Dec 9, 1919

Beaman, D. W.; 7th MO S M CAV (civil war marker)

BENEDICT, Bernice Dean (see LEAR, Martha Ann)

BERRY, Walton T.; Sept 4, 1904 - May 21, 1996
BERRY, L. Pearl; Feb 19, 1910 - Mar 18, 1995 [married Sept 2, 1925]

BLAYLOCK, Anita M.; July 19, 1965

BLAYLOCK, Clay R.; May 3, 1928 - Mar 14, 1999
BLAYLOCK,Peggy J. Briley; Nov 29, 1930 - Mar 26, 1996 [married Aug 21, 1957]

BLAYLOCK, David K.; b&d June 17, 1955

BLAYLOCK, Dean M.; 1915 - 1963

BLAYLOCK, Earl Clark; Jan 16, 1923 - Dec 1, 1987
BLAYLOCK, Rayma Jeanne; Feb 18, 1920 - Mar 14, 1985

Blaylock, George Henry; 1884 - 1947

BLAYLOCK, Harold E.; May 30, 1914 - Aug 23, 2000
BLAYLOCK, Mary S.; Aug 5, 1915 - Dec 7, 2001

BLAYLOCK, Henry A.; Oct 29, 1912 - Feb 17, 1989; (+mil) CCM, US Navy, WWII
BLAYLOCK, Marie Hill; 1919 - 1990 [married Dec 3, 1949]

BLAYLOCK, James M.; 1916 - 1989
BLAYLOCK, Evelyn O'Neal; 1919 - ___(no data)

BLAYLOCK, James R.; 1892 - 1968
BLAYLOCK, Susan F.; 1895 - 1986 [married Jan 25, 1912]

Blaylock, Josie M.; 1893 - 1923

Blaylock, Sarah E.; 1852 - 1931

Bradbury, Alice; Sept 17, 1814 - Nov 9, 1945

Bradbury, Catherine; 1866 - 1948, ["Mother"]

Bradbury, Charles; Sept 19, 1863 - Mar 21, 1939

Bradbury, Ernest; died Sept 7, 1957 - aged 45y, 7m, & 24d
BRADBURY, Ernest G.; Jan 13, 1912 - Sept 7, 1957; PFC, 1748 SVC COMD Unit, WWII

BRADBURY, Fred Leroy; Dec 26, 1900 - Feb 27, 1960
BRADBURY, Louella; Sept 13, 1902 - Sept 2, 1993

Bradbury, George; 1863 - 1933, ["Father"]

Bradbury, George W.; July 23, 1850 - 1933

Bradbury, Joseph; Sept 14, 1835 - Apr 28, 1910

Bradbury, Joseph W.; Mar 7, 1906 - May 18, 1906

Bradbury, Mary L.; Mar 20, 1839 - July 11, 1903

Bradbury, Rachel, wife of C. W.; Sept 29, 1866 - Feb 6, 1908

Bradbury, Ruth M.; Apr 10, 1907 - May 15, 1907

Bradbury, Sarah; Jan 10, 1840 - Nov 1, 1906

Brownfield, Emmett; b&d Oct 24, 1918

Carter, Maudie E., dau of Wm. & Josie; Nov 23, 1832 - Dec 19, 1892

CATHEY, Benjamin O.; Apr 3, 1893 - Feb 9, 1977
CATHEY, Fannie Lee; Nov 10, 1891 - Aug 23, 1971 [married June 4, 1913]

CATHEY, James M.; Apr 12, 1891 - Nov 23, 1984
CATHEY, Lillie Lee; Oct 5, 1896 - June 21, 1990 [married July 23, 1913]

CLOSSER, Ellis F.; June 29, 1936 - ___(no data)
CLOSSER, Lynda L.; Aug 20, 1938 - Oct 30, 1993 [married May 7, 1958]

CLOSSER, George A.; Nov 14, 1928 - Sept 16, 1986
CLOSSER, Dorothy A.; April 14, 1937 - ___(no data) [married Dec 1, 1956]

CLOSSER, Henry J.; 1877 - 1951
CLOSSER, Dorsey E.; 1902 - 1978
[This pair marker replaced "Closser, Henry J.; died May 23, 1951 - aged 74y, 1m, & 23d"]

CLOSSER, James E.; 1904 - 1970
CLOSSER, Bessie L.; 1908 - 1956
[This pair marker replaced "Closser, Bessie L.; died Sept 22, 1956 - aged 47y, 10m, & 8d"]

CLOSSER, James E. Jr.; May 1, 1926 - Feb 11, 2002; US Navy, WWII
CLOSSER, Frances L.; May 5, 1931 - ___(no data)

Closser, Jesse D.; 1867 - 1948

Closser, Rachel; Nov 25, 1843 - Jan 1925

Closser, Wm. M.; Mar 27, 1848 - June 30, 1934

COCHRANE, McClellan; 1869 - 1910
COCHRANE, Sarah L.; 1871 - 1959

Coleman, Wm.; 1848 - 1934

COOPER, Henry Ray; Mar 19, 1896 - Aug 3, 1967; (+mil) MO, PFC, US Army, WWI
COOPER, Leanna R.; July 3, 1903 - Feb 12, 1972 [married Dec 6, 1920]

Cooper, Mary E.; 1841 - 1924

COOPER, William B.; Apr 18, 1859 - June 24, 1922
COOPER, Mary O.; May 21, 1865 - Jan 8, 1918
[New/replacement marker]

DALE, John Alvin; Nov 5, 1899 - Feb 1, 1985; (+mil) Pvt, US Army, WWII
DALE, Mary Rose; Aug 18, 1924 - ___(no data) [married Aug 18, 1943]

DOTSON, Larry Joseph; July 24, 1946 - Nov 8, 1993
DOTSON, Alice Ellen; Apr 5, 1946 - ___(no data)

EADS, Frederick; Feb 27, 1906 - Aug 10, 1968
EADS, Mary L.; Oct 5, 1908 - July 9, 1975

EADS, Roy Milton; Dec 30, 1942 - Mar 22, 1997; US Army, Vietnam

EADS, Walter C.; Feb 18, 1901 - Nov 25, 1985
EADS, Mildred B.; June 27, 1905 - Feb 26, 1999

Embree, Herschel; 1916 - 1917 - aged 14 months

Embree, infant son of N..W..J. & P.; b&d Nov 21, 1897

Embree, J. C.; May 31, 1850 - Mar 27, 1919

Embree, Mary Lee; Oct 10, 1855 - Dec 1, 1909

Embree, Noah W. J.; 1856 - 1933

Embree, Pantha; 1860 - 1939

EMBREE, William R.; Oct 11, 1881 - July 6, 1967
EMBREE, Maggie T.; Nov 11, 1887 - Nov 19, 1962

EVANS, Lynda Florine; Aug 23, 1995 - Jan 2, 1996

Fall, A. O., Jr.; 1922 - 1941

FALL, Alpha O.; Oct 23, 1893 - Apr 11, 1979
FALL, Minnie M.; Jan 15, 1894 - Sept 2, 1987

Fall, Florence A.; 1860 - 1945

Fall, Frank A.; Mar 15, 1869 - Aug 15, 1933

FALL James B.; May 15, 1902 - May 31, 1976
FALL, Maurine J.; Dec 5, 1910 - Sept 25, 1986 [married June 6, 1928]

Fall, Milton C.; 1855 - 1939

FLETCHER, Gayle D.; Sept 24, 1935 - Dec 21, 1984
FLETCHER, Glenda R.; Aug 22, 1937 - Mar 7, 1979

FRANKLIN, Perry A.; Feb 27, 1922 - May 29, 1990; US Navy, WWII

Glenn, Mittie D., died Nov 17, 1939 - aged 36ys

Gordon, Charlie; 1864 - 1924

Gordon, Nora; 1869 - 1953

GRIMES, Nina R.; Feb 6, 1906 - Feb 20, 1999

HARRELL, Lowell A.; Feb 28, 1900 - Feb 15, 1958
HARRELL, Georgia C.; June 12, 1901 - Feb 15, 1938

Hyatt, Amanda, wife of A. P.; 1842 - 1894

Hyatt, Dolly May, dau of R. W. & A. - Apr 9, 1898 - aged 8m, & 9d

HYATT, Elmer Y.; Aug 26, 1879 - Apr 1, 1971
HYATT, Mary Lee; July 14, 1884 - Mar 21, 1969 [married Mar 5, 1905]

Hyatt, Leota, dau of M. W. & Fronia M.; Apr 13, 1903 - Apr 23, 1892

Hyatt, Louanna B., wife of R. W.; Aug 19, 1870 - June 20, 1918

HYATT, N. B. "Buster"; Aug 14, 1907 - May 21, 1996
HYATT, Edythe M.; June 13, 1909 - ___(no data) [married Jan 10, 1931]

Hyatt, R. Walker; Sept 15, 1851 - Dec 14, 1947

KENT, Avery N.; July 4, 1887 - Aug 24, 1971

KENT, J. E.; Aug 27, 1889 - Jan 13, 1977
KENT, Lois H.; Dec 18, 1903 - Feb 10, 1974

Lane, Albert McKinley, son of Leander; Feb 1, 1897 - July 7, 1918

LANE, Carrel Elwood; May 26, 1918 - May 4, 1959; MO, Pvt, Med Det, 1953 SVC Unit (likely WWII)

Lane, Chas E.; died Feb 4, 1947 - aged 44y, 4m, & 5d

LANE, David Harrison; Feb 22, 1901 - Aug 11, 1959; MO, Pvt, 302 Base HQ & AB Sq, Army Air Force, WWII

Lane, Harrison; May 24, 1858 - Mar 16, 1921

LANE, James M.; Jan 2, 1892 - Jan 24, 1963; MO, Sgt, WWI

Lane, John Hobart; 1899 - 1949

Lane, Leatha J.; 1865 - 1922

LANE, Pete E.; Feb 14, 1924 - Apr 20, 2001

Lane, Roena; Feb 18, 1866 - Mar 1, 1932

LANE, William A.; May 17, 1885 - Feb 26, 1962

LEAR, Martha Ann; Mar 18, 1898 - June 12, 1981
BENEDICT, Bernice Dean (dau); Sept 13, 1915 - Apr 14, 1997

Lee, Emma R.; 1862 - 1928

Lee, James N.; 1853 - 1934

LEE, L. F. (Bud); June 4, 1905 - Nov 16, 1984
LEE, Faye Hoard; Sept 24, 1910 - Dec 7, 1992 [married Feb 26, 1931]

LEE, Ralph Darrell, son of Lawrence & Lottie Glenn Lee; Oct 10, 1910 - May 12, 2003
LEE, Jesse Belle, daughter of Charles & Alice Tavenner Bradbury; Dec 3, 1903 - Dec 11, 1980

Lee, Wm. G. "Uncle Billy"; Dec 24, 1858 - Aug 10, 1949

MADDEN, John O.; Nov 13, 1921 - Apr 13, 1992; Pvt, US Army Air Force, WWII

McCLAIN, Olean W.; Feb 11, 1908 - Dec 31, 1983
McCLAIN, Allene Lee; June 27, 1913 - ___(no data) [married Dec 4, 1935]

MOORE, Johnnie T.; Mar 2, 1917 - ___(no data)
MOORE, Katherine J.; Dec 29, 1916 - Sept 28, 1967

MULLINEAUX, Charles C.; Mar 6, 1909 - July 28, 1975

MULLINEAUX, Frances E.; May 21, 1909 - July 14, 1999 [Ewing mortuary marker]

MURPHREE, Elmer L.; June 7, 1921 - Jan 19, 2001
MURPHREE, Susan Lenore; Feb 24, 1921 - Sept 8, 1991 [married Feb 17, 1944]

PHILLIPS, Alexander; 1896 - 1965

Phillips, Darius; died May 19, 1927 - aged 91y, 4m, & 22d

PHILLIPS, John R.; Aug 3, 1870 - Aug 10, 1959

Phillips, Leonard; died Aug 193_ - aged 83y

Phillips, Minerva J.; 1875 - 1946

Phillips, Oliver J.; 1873 - 1931

PHILLIPS, Oscar D.; 1907 - 1989

Phillips, Teka Ann, wife of Darius; Aug 4, 1836 - Aug 21, 1908

Phillips, Walker H.; 1894 - 1929

Phillips, Wm H.; died Apr 15, 1939; 35th DIV, WW I

PHILLIPS, William W.; Oct 22, 1916 - July 29, 1983; (+mil) Tec 4, US Army, WWII
PHILLIPS, Emma M.; July 18, 1918 - ___(no data) [new grave] [married June 24, 1942]
[NOTE: civ marker for Wm shows d July 29 - mil marker shows d July 19 - SS does not resolve. GCW]

PIPER, Harry; Aug 25, 1925 - Oct 31, 2002; "WWII Veteran"
PIPER, Lynda Sue Murphree; Sept 19, 1941 - Nov 20, 19997

POWELL, Cecil D.; Jan 17, 1910 - June 18, 1966

RAFFERTY, Elizabeth K.; 1893 - 1986

Rennison, Arthur; Jan 6, 1891 - June 19, 1919

Rentschler, Floyd; 1911 - 1918

RHOADS, Israel J.; Sept 24, 1905 - Mar 27, 1999
RHOADS, Leota M.; July 29, 1917 - Oct 27, 1999 [married May 1, 1933]

RICKS, Walter Gordon; Feb 25, 1897 - Jan 26, 1973; (+mil) MO, Pvt, US Army, WWI
RICKS, Gladys Grimes; Oct 17, 1912 - Jan 18, 1987

Rosecrans, Anges, dau of Chas P. & Ruth; 1914 - 1918

Rosecrans, Sallie Ruth, wife of Chas P.; 1893 - 1917

Routledge, J. W.; 1853 - 1927

Routledge, Sarah T., wife of J. W.; Jan 15, 1867 - May 13, 1908

Sallee, Beulah Mae; 1915 - 1926

Sallee, Edna (Fall); 1880 - 1916

SHELBY, Donald H.; May 10, 1919 - Apr 5, 1993
SHELBY, Evelyn L Blaylock; May 27, 1926 - Aug 25, 1997 [married July 21, 1946]

SHELLEY, Kipp Duran, son of Michael & Clarissa; Nov 26, 1985 - Dec 6, 1985

Steelman, B. F.; Aug 22, 1833 - Jan 9, 1919

Steelman, Lucinda M. Embree; Dec 7, 1842 - Jan 9, 1913

STEELMAN, M. Frank; June 23, 1872 - July 3, 1958

SOUTHARD, Mary Margaret; 1941 - 1990

THIERFELDER, Melvin C.; Nov 29, 1915 - Aug 9, 1975
THIERFELDER, Mildred L.; Jan 3, 1922 - ___(no data)

Thomas, Christena L., wife of Joel; Aug 21, 1819 - Aug 18, 1853

THOMAS, David Eugene; March 22, 1942 - Nov 3, 1967;
WO, 4 AVN BN, 4th INF DIV, Vietnam, Marker Photo
Distinguished Flying Cross , Air Medal , Purple Heart , 11 Official Letters of Commendation.

THOMAS, David W.; 1883 - 1936
THOMAS, Lura E., 1889 - 1977

Thomas, Franklin L.; 1907 - 1908

THOMAS, George W.; Aug 18, 1824 - Mar 1, 1897
THOMAS, Julia Ann; July 30, 1835 - Mar 30, 1876

Thomas, James A,; died Dec 10, 1955 - aged 79y, 8m, & 8d

Walker, Eliza J.; 1851 - 1923

WALKER, Emmett M.; July 3, 1914 - June 27, 1972; MO, PFC, US Army, WWII

WALKER, Luther M.; Feb 1, 1876 - Dec 17, 1946
WALKER, Lydia L.; May 26, 1890 - Nov 13, 1960

Walker, Nora E.; Feb 23, 1886 - Apr 25, 1937

WARD, Robert R.; Mar 17, 1929 - June 15, 1993; (+mil) S2, US Navy, Korea
WARD, Nellie M.; Aug 26, 1933 - Apr 5, 2003 [married Feb 23, 1978]

Wear, Carrie, dau of David & Sarah; died Jan 14, 1889

WILLIAMS, Ambrose [mortuary marker - different from name below]

Williams, Ambrose, died Sept 10, ____ - aged 76y, 1m, & 2d

Williams, Nancy Jane; May 21, 1843 - Nov 16, 1903

WILLIAMS, Nancy Jane; 1880 - 1936 [mortuary marker]

WILLIAMS, Zebedee; Aug 24, 1905 - Feb 27, 1965; MO, Tec 5, 606 Port Co TC, WWII

Wells, Cornelia; 1837 - 1906

Wells, John R.; 1833 - 1905

WILSON, Calvin W.; 1928 - 1992
WILSON, Shirley G.; 1935 - 1998

WILSON, Roy W.; 1961 - ___(no data)
WILSON, Lynda L.; 1960 - 1988 [married June 21, 1986]

Wood, G. E.; 1873 - 1930

Wood, Mamie Lee; died Oct 26, 1955 - aged 70y, 3m, & 1d