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CEMETERIES O-T

Information on Vernon County's more than 100 cemeteries and family graveyards.

Introduction to Vernon County, Missouri Cemetery Directory 2010

Vernon County Cemetery Directory 2007 news story

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Underwood Cemetery (aka Duncan Creek Cemetery) - Henry Township

Description: Active; Maintained; Church parish organized 1870; named for J. K. Underwood. Church building burned in the 1970s; suspected arson. Earliest recorded burial is 1880.

Legal: NENE Section 8, Township 37N, Range 33W.

Coordinates: 38.015860,  -94.574604

Directions: From Stotesbury, MO, 3 3/4 miles north on Hwy V, 1/4 mile west on Caton Road. Cemetery is on the south side of the road.

Layout: Listing begins in northeast corner and is by cemetery block and burials within the block.

Vernon County Poor Farm Cemetery - Walker Township

Description: Inactive; Unmaintained; Burials were made at the Vernon County Poor Farm located near Walker, MO; however, few are marked. Earliest recorded burial is 1886 and the last known recorded burial was 1934.

Legal: SWSW Section 18, Township 30N, Range 36W.

Coordinates: 37.892704,  -94.282608

Directions: From Walker, 3 miles west on Jayhawker Road, 1/2 mile south on 1900 Road, 1/4 mile east on Katy Track Road.

Virgil City Cemetery - Virgil Township

Description: Active; Maintained; Earliest recorded burial is 1859. The town of Virgil City was laid out in 1866.

Legal: SW Section 36, Township 35N, Range 29W.

Coordinates: 37.760724,  -94.082590

Directions: From Nevada, MO, 14 1/2 miles east on U.S. 54, 6 3/4 miles south on Hwy H (3100 Road), 3/4 mile south on 3050 Road. Cemetery is on the west side of the road.

Layout: Listing begins in the southwest corner of each section and rows snake.

Wagner Cemetery - see Kaufman Cemetery

Wall Cemetery - see Richland Cemetery

Ward-Vaughan Cemetery - Deerfield Township

Description: Inactive; Unmaintained; Family burial area. Daniel Ward settled here in 1869. Earliest recorded burial is 1879.

Legal: SWSW Section 13, Township 35N, Range 32W.

Directions: From Nevada, MO, 2 miles west on U.S. 54, 1 3/4 miles south on 1200 Road.

Warkins Cemetery (aka Stone Cemetery) - Virgil Township

Description: Inactive; Semi-maintained; Earliest known burial is 1847 and the last was 1936. A complete survey of burials in this cemetery is planned in 2010-2011.

Legal: SW Section 11, Township 35N, Range 29W.

Coordinates: 37.814836,  -94.104466

Directions: From Nevada, MO, 13 miles east on U.S. 54, 2 1/2 miles south on 2975 Road, 1/4 mile west on Old Town Road, 1 mile south on 2975 Road to corner with 2913 Road, 1/3 mile west on Panama Road. Cemetery is in the trees about 25 yards north at this corner.

(This cemetery was previously incorrectly listed as aka Turner Cemetery.)

Warwick Cemetery - Dover Township

Description: Inactive; Unmaintained; Earliest recorded burial is 1880. Area landowner allows his cattle to graze in the cemetery and on the 5-acre church property.

Legal: NE Section 29, Township 34N, Range 30W.

Coordinates: 37.6742092,  -94.2399459

Directions: From U.S. 71 at the Sheldon, MO exit, 3 miles east on Hwy B, 1 mile north on 2125 Road, 3/4 mile east on Yater Road. Church property is on the south side of the road; cemetery is in the grove of trees on the south side of the road.

Welborn Cemetery - Deerfield Township

Description: Active; Maintained; Earliest recorded burial is 1872 (a burial removed from a family graveyard to Welborn Cemetery).

Legal: SWSW Section 28, Township 35N, Range 32W.

Coordinates: 37.782655,  -94.476939

Directions: From Nevada, MO, 3 miles west on U.S. 54, 3 miles south on Hwy 43, 2 miles west on Hwy KK (Rebel Road), 1 mile south on 900 Road. Cemetery is on the east side of the road.

Layout: Listing begins at the x in each section and rows snake.

Westfall Cemetery (aka Garrison Cemetery) - Blue Mound Township

Description: Inactive; Unmaintained; Family cemetery. This is the "Westfall place" referred to on page 97 of the 1887 History of Vernon County, MO.

Legal: Section 36, Township 38N, Range 30W.

Coordinates: 38.0272539,  -94.1813351

Directions: From Schell City, MO, 2 1/2 miles west on Hwy C, 1/2 mile north on 2500 Road. Cemetery is located about 1/2 mile west in line with fencerow.

White Cemetery - Richland Township

Description: Active; Maintained; Cemetery is named for the Dr. James White family (p. 762, 1887 History of Vernon County, MO). Earliest recorded burial is 1854.

Legal: SE Section 28, Township 36N, Range 33W.

Coordinates: 37.874413,  -94.568413

Directions: From U.S. 54 at Deerfield, MO, 3 miles north on Hwy. H, 3 miles west on Lady Road, 1 mile south on 400 Road and Long Knife Pass. Cemetery is on the west side of the road beside a wooded area.

Layout: Listing begins in the southeast corner and rows snake.

Worsley Cemetery - Harrison Township

Description: Active; Maintained; Cemetery founded in 1876. A small white chapel stands in the northeast corner of the cemetery. Earliest recorded burial is 1855, a burial removed from Jones Cemetery to Worsley.

Legal: NE Section 25, Township 34N, Range 33W.

Coordinates: 37.680271,  -94.492486

Directions: From the junction of Hwy N and U.S. 43 in Bronaugh, MO, south 1 mile on U.S. 43, west 1 mile on Yater Road. Cemetery is on the south side of the road.

Layout: Cemetery is divided by roads into 3 sections. Each row is listed from north to south, beginning from the east side of each section.

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If you have information regarding any Vernon County, Missouri burial site not listed here, please contact me.

 
 

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2011

Vernon Co, MO County Coordinator

Nancy Thompson