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Box X Cemetery

Box X cemetery is located between Oil Center and Beebe, T-5-N, R-4-E, Section 32
and was canvassed October 3, 1968 by Irmal Haunschild and Eula Hasskarl.
Transcribed by Sharon Burnett Crawford

Also Additions From "In Loving Memory" Cemetery Book
Canvas by Brenda Ward

The upkeep of Box X cemetery relies upon donations
People wishing to make donations to the care and maintenance of the Box X Cemetery can send a check to:
Box X Cemetery association ACCT # 51-6025
c/o Citizens Bank & Trust
P. O. Box 1468
Ada, OK 74820

Box X is an cemetery and is said that burials began with the deaths and burials of four soldiers from a company of calvary transferring to the canton once located north of Byars. There is a marker just inside the gates of the cemetery reading, "In Memory of All Veterans whose Resting Place is Known to God Alone. To get to Box X Cemetery go Northwest on Hwy 3W to County Rd 348--Turn Right abt. 1 mile Turn right again.

Abbott, Margaret E., wife of T. N., Mar. 10, 1876 - Sept. 28, 1904 "As a wife devoted, as a Mother affectionate, as a friend ever kind and true."
Abbott, Effie, 10 Jan 1903 - 10 Jan 1905
Adams, Tony Lee,  9 - 27 - 57 to 8 - 7 - 93
Allen, Adline, 1865 - 1946 "Mother At Rest"
Allen, Z. D.......nd
Armstrong, Arward A. Oct. 29, 1919 - May 26,1989 "Sgt, U S Army Air Corps WWII"
Armstrong, Louise Kelly, June 29,1927 - March 29,1993 "Died age 65 yrs"

Belew, Willis, "Son of H. C. & J. L." Jan.9,1888 - Dec.15,1905
Boatman, Melisie, June 15,1843 - Dec. 24,1916 "Asleep in Jesus"
Bohannan, Helen Irene (Sweeney) Dec. 2, 1921 Ada,OK - March 9, 2000 - Port Townsend, Wa. She was buried next to her mother as she requested. Contrubited by John Bohannan
Bolin, Floyd, Jan.13,1909 - July 13, 1969 "Our Father"
Bolin, Georgia, Mar.9,1897 - July 29,1972 "Our Mother Is Gone, but Not Forgotten"
Bolin, J. B., Mar.12,1844 - Jan. 15,1941
Bolin, JoAnn, April 27,1927 - June 12,1957
Bolin, John Wesley, June 24,1884 - April 19,1971 "Father In Loving Memory"
Bolin, Johnie, Oct. 27,1912 - Oct. 13,1950
Bolin, Lee, Sept.14,1893 - April 20,1960 "Our Daddy Is Gone, but Not Forgotten"
Bolin, Linda Ann "Daughter"
Bolin, Nora, Mar. 7,1882 - April 11,1969
Bowers, William Edmund, Sept. 19,1933 - Feb. 4,1993 "U.S. Navy Korea"
Bray, Delia E., Feb. 29,1860 - Mar. 3,1938 "Mother"
  "             , W. S., Aug. 14,1858 - Mar. 21 1938 "Father"
Bray, Infant, July 29,1901 - July 30, 1901 "At Rest"
Bray, James Frederick, Mar. 29,1882 - Mar, 3,1959
Bray, John F., July 28,1908 - Feb.6,1970 "In Loving Memory"
Bray, Lillie, Nov. 9,1884 - Feb. 17,1918
Bray, Willie Carl, May 25,1905 - July 25,1909 "At Rest"
Brooks, ?, July 17,1898 - Sept. 4,1899
Bruster, Montarea, "Dau. of B. H. & A. L." Sept.28,1901 - Jan. 4,1902
Buchanan, A. T., Mar. 7,1850 - April 6,1907
Buchanan, M. E., 1859 - 1937
Buchanan, Thomas E.,"Son of A. T. & M. E." Dec.18,1887 - Mar. 26,1909
Bullard, J. F., Dec. 11,1848 - Apr. 13,1928 "Gone but Not Forgotten"

Cape, Alexander, 1877 - 1959
   "            , Nancy E. 1881 - 1949 "Mother"
Cape, Gladys, June 18,1914 - Jan. 9,1962 "Mother Always Remembered"
Chambers, James Lloyd, July 18,1930 - April 9,1991 "U.S Army Korea"
Claborn, Jimmy Paul, April 5,1960 - Nov. 21,1985
Coker, J. W., d. Oct.7,1919 "Gone but Not Forgotten"
Coker, Orville, Sept. 17,1906 - Jan. 29,1910 "Weep Not, He is at Rest"
Collier, R. B., 1859 - 1902, age 43 years
Cook, Alice Jane, Feb.7,1867 - Mar. 12,1951 "Our Mother"
    "          , Frank R. June 15,1859 - Feb. 9,1938 "Our Father"
Cook, Ollie Mae, Nov. 25,1897 - Aug. 15, 1982
Cowart, Virgil, Mar. 12,1866 - Apr. 1,1926
    "           , Annie, Dec. 22,1875 - Mar. 4,1949
Crow, Clissie Wells, July 2, 1931 - July 6,1983 "Daughter"
Crow, Clinnie A., Jan, 16,1913 - ndd "Mother"
   "       , Albert F., Oct. 12,1903 - Mar. 25,983 "Married June 29,1929"
Cude, Mary Ruth....ndd

Demaris, Irin,  Dec, 20, 1858 - Mar. 26,1938  "Mother, At Rest"
Dodd, Cecil,  Jan. 1, 1929 -  May 11,1990  "U.S Army"
Duke, Jack, July 21,1914 - Sept. 19, 1919
Duke, Lenard,   Sept. 18, 1915 - Feb. 16, 1920
Duncan, "Infant son of J. A. & Veta N."  b. & d. Mar. 13, 1945

Eash, Stephen  J.,  1904 - 1975 "Gone but Not Forgotten"
Elmore, Louje J., "Dau. of P. M. & Sarah"   Sept. 19, 1889 - Oct. 18, 1897 "Gone but Not Forgotten"

Farmer,  Bobby, Mar. 22,1935 - Apr.14,1935
Farmer, Wesley M., Feb. 11, 1908 - Apr. 26, 1985 "Beloved Husband and Dad"
Finley, Finis,  Jan. 16, 1931 - Jan.16,1931
Frunk, C.J., July 19, 1921 - Nov. 17, 1988 "U.S Army"

Gardner, William T., "Son of M. J. & S. E."   Nov. 20, 1905 - Nov. 29, 1905
Goodson, Joel J.,   Dec. 26, 1904 - Oct. 11, 1925  "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"
Goodson, Wiloma,   June 17, 1924 - June 21, 1924  "Darling We Miss Thee"
Graves, Berry Daniel,   Apr. 1, 1951 - Apr. 12, 1989  "Cpl U S Marines Viet Nam"

Hawkins, Hettie May, "Dau. of M. & M. H."   Oct. 5, 1904 - Oct. 12, 1905
Hawkins, M. H.,  d. 1914
Haynes, Miles, 1848 - 1930 "Father,  Death but a Path that Must be Trod if Man would Ever Pass To God"
    "        , Ann B., 1857 - 1930  "Her Happy Soul Has Winged Its Way to One Pure Bright Eternal Day"
Haynes, Rebecca,  Apr. 2, 1869 - Sept. 26, 1936
Harmon, Ida Lucretia, Sept. 8, 1876 - Nov. 7,1928
Harmon, Nose Eperson, Mar. 23, 1871 -  May 30,  1955
Hicker, L. M., Nov. 30, 1889 - May 14, 1913
Hightower, Frances Deatherage 1855 - 1916
Hilton, Abbie Elizabeth, Oct.  4, 1923 - Apr. 28, 1969
Hecht, Bernard W., June 4, 1924 - Dec. 11, 1989 "U S Air Force WW II"
Holder, T. J.,  March 2, 1904
Hull, Jack Marion, July 17, 1931 - Mar. 12, 1991 "PFC U S Army Korea"
Humphers, Elbert F.  July 8, 1857 - July 27,  1942 "Father"
Humphers, James W., Mar. 15, 1883 -  June 20, 1947
Humphers, Martha A. Feb. 11, 1860 - Feb. 23, 1933 "Mother"
Humphers, Myrtle,   Apr. 5, 1902 - Jan. 28, 1946
Humphers, Naomi Lavern, "Dau. of D. F. & Sarah" Mar. 12, 1924 - Sept. 28, 1928 "Our Little Woman"
Humphers, Sarah B., Jan. 21, 1901 - June 12, 1979
    "            , David F.,  Dec. 9, 1891 - Oct. 27, 1934
Humphers, Walter, Aug. 19, 1900 - June 13, 1902

Irvin, Burtie, Jan. 26, 1903 - Dec. 8, 1916
Irwin, Demaris, Dec. 20, 1858 - Mar. 26, 1939 "Mother"
Irwin, Myrtle, "Wife of L. A." Oct. 20, 1891 - Mar. 5, 1958 "At Rest"

Johnson, Dartha A. "Dau. of H. S. & N."  Sept. 14, 1908 -  Sept. 24, 1910 "A Little Time on Earth She Spent Till God For Haste Angels Sent"
Jorden, Martin, 1845 - 1901 "Pvt. Co. C 48 Mo Inf"

Lambert, Curtis,   Jan. 21, 1911 -  Apr. 26, 1914
Lawrence, Catherine,  Jan. 21, 1837 -  Apr. 15, 1922 "Mother"
Lewis, Baby
Lewis, H. L., "Son of J. A. & M. B."  Sept. 9, 1893 -  May 18, 1912 "Though He Sleeps His Memory Doth Live on Cheering Comfort to His Mother"
Lewis, Robert Aubrey, June 21, 1924 -  Apr. 4, 1989 "U.S Army WW II"
Long, John B.,  1889 - 1918 "At Rest"
Lynch, D. V.,   Oct. 8, 1858 -  Dec. 23, 1933
   "    , Josephine, Aug. 15, 1869 -  Jan. 22, 1958
Nahan, Lendel,  Apr. 25,  1931 -  Jan. 4, 1991
Mallory, James H.,  Oct. 7, 1901 -  Oct. 6, 1926 "Gone But Not Forgotten"
Mallory, Nauric, "Dau. of E. H. & M. V."  May 9, 1923 -  Sept. 23, 1923 "At Rest"
Marshall, Samuel, d.  Apr. 20, 1900
Megee, Kenneth E., Dec. 21, 1926 -  Apr. 6, 1968 "Okla. Tec 5 873 Ordnance Ham Co WW II"

Napie, "Wife of  I. G." 7 - 16 - 1866 - - 7 - 30 - 1907
Nelson, Evaline,  Feb. 18, 1846 -  Aug. 21, 1938
Nelson, Arthur P.,  1880 - 1961
   "       , Lessie L., 1883 - 1969
Nelson, Maud,   May 16, 1935
Nelson, Connie M.,  June 29, 1914 - ndd
   "       , Joe Gordon,   Jan. 16, 1910 -  Oct. 11, 1987 "PFC U S Army"
Nevels, Ozell,   July 8, 1923 -  Apr. 9, 1924
Northam, George M.,  1860 - 1940
   "         , Mary E.,  1860 - 1937 "At Rest With Jesus"

Perez, Eva,  Oct. 28, 1896 -  Apr. 2, 1987
  "     , Joe,  July 4, 1901 - ndd
Palmer, Stettie, "Dau. of E. E. & M. F."  Oct. 22, 1894 -  Jan. 17, 1902
Pardue, Keith J.,  Jan. 16, 1960 -  Sept. 30, 1990 "Did You Know That You Were My Hero?"
Parish, Luther J.,  Nov. 18, 1891 -  Feb. 2, 1975 
   "     , Dora,  May 20, 1891 -  Oct. 7,  1950
Parish, J. Winford,  Mar. 1, 1889 - [d. 4 Sep 1967]
Parrish, Sam,   Feb. 12, 1882 -  Nov. 4, 1963
Parrish, B. F.,   Nov. 26, 1842 -  Dec. 7, 1913
   "       , E. J.,  Dec. 1, 1857 -  May 25, 1906 "The Lord is My Shepherd"
Perrine, A. J. , May 10, 1851 -  Apr. 8, 1910 "Weep Not, At Rest"
Perrine, W. T. "Tom",  1853 - 1923 "Father"
Pinley, Baby,  1927
Pinley, "Infant of G. F."
Pinley, Clarence J.,  June 20, 1887 -  Dec. 3, 1953 "Texas Pvt U S Army WW I"
Pinley, Margie Oneda, "Dau. of Ira & Louisa"  July 24, 1926 -  Sept. 23, 1928
Prescott, Casey R.,  b. & d.  June 8, 1992

Rains, Alma,  July 12,  1910 -  July 3, 1912
Rains, A. B,  Mar. 1, 1861 -  July  25, 1931 ??  
    "   , Ollie D.,  Apr. 1, 1868 -  June 27, 1958
Rains, Daisey,  Sept.3, 1907 -  July 1, 1909
Rains, J. W.,  1904 - 1912
Rains Lester U.,  Apr. 4, 1896 -  Apr. 20, 1963 "Ark. Wagoner Co G 315 Ammo Tn WW I"
Rains, Samuel I.,   Oct. 9, 1928 -  Mar. 4, 1980
Ramer, J. W., 1904 - 1912
Ritter, B. F., Jan. 8, 1815 - Oct. 1, 1904 "Asleep in Heaven"
Roberts, Andrew Jackson, Dec. 14, 1893 - Mar. 2, 1964
    "       , Lessie, 1896 - 1944 "Wife"
Roberts, Hobert, 1921 - 1945 "Son"
Roberts, Tilty Jane, 1824 - 1907 "Grandmother Gone But Not Forgotten"
Roberts, Naude 1887 - 1971
   "       , Jess 1893 - 1954
Rutledge Dow, Feb. 12, 1872 - Feb. 15, 1952
    "       , Zadie, Sept. 13, 1882 - Apr. 12, 1941
Rutledge, Mary, Apr. 21, 1839 - Nov. 15, 1930

Sanders, Vaudie L.,  Jan. 10, 1917 - Aug. 6, 1917
Sanders, W. Floyd, Oct. 16, 1889 - Dec. 3, 1918
Savage, John A., son of J. S. & M. E., Mar. 6, 1902 - Apr. 3, 1916 "Asleep In Jesus"
Scaff, Marie,   Mar. 30, 1919 - Mar. 28, 1934
See, Blanche
See, D. W.
See, Mary "Grandmother"
Shaw, Billy Joe
Shaw, Dennis Keith, Mar.5, 1926 - June 12, 1957
Shaw, Dovie Opal,   Dec. 31, 1903 - Aug. 9, 1990 "In God's Care"
   "    , Joseph Edward, May 18, 1898 - Dec. 2, 1986
Shaw, Levi,  1818 - 1872 "Pvt. Co H 32 No Inf"
Shaw, Roger G. ,Jan. 7, 1959 - ndd
Shaw, Troy Edward, Oct. 7, 1920 - Sept. 9, 1993, age 72 yrs.
Shaw, Willie Joe, Mar. 5, 1926 - ndd
Smith, Elgin W., Aug. 20, 1913 - Aug. 28, 1989 "Devoted Minister, Husband, and Dad"
Smith, Lydia L., Oct. 2, 1920 - Nov. 25, 1944 "Darling Wife and Mother"
Smith, Viola R., Oct. 12, 1887 - Dec. 25, 1914 "Mother"
Standridge, Bertha M.,   Feb. 14, 1901 - Oct. 2, 1923
Standridge, Ethel, Nov. 9, 1892 - Feb. 14, 1915 "Peace, Perfect Peace"
Stanger, Florence A., April 20, 1900 - Nov. 21,1914 "Our Precious One Asleep in Jesus"
Sweeney, Audry Loeva, July 12, 1902 - Sept. 13, 1952

Terry, A. C.,  died Nov. 24, 1989

Waldby, Bula, dau. of G. N. & M. A., Dec. 10, 1908 - Dec. 26, 1908
Waldby, Dorthy, dau. of G. N. & N. A., April 15, 1910 - April 27, 1910
Walden, Elmer, Dec. 21, 1871 - June 28, 1951
      "     , Cordie, Mar. 5, 1881 - April 1, 1971
Walden, Newt, Mar. 19, 1908 - Mar. 21, 1928 " Gone But Not Forgotten" Wells, George W. 30 Apr 1866 - 10 Dec 1930
" , Hanna K, Jan. 9, 1872 - July 4, 1957
Wilburn, Inf. of C. S. & L. B., age 2 mos., 4 days "A Little But  Sleeps of Love to Bloom with God Above"
Willis, Sarah
Wilson, Aubrey C., May 1901 - Oct. 23, 1927
Wilson, Win. Fred,   April 22, 1905 - Oct. 20, 1983
Winton, Susan, wife of W. A., Jan. 19, 1876 - Mar. 24, 1900
Wood, Cintea D., wife of C. L., died Oct. 25, 1900, age 30 yrs., 4
D. W. "This is a small stone, with initials only"

These are burials also reported to have been made in the Box X Cemetery, although no formal stones or markers exist today. Some are marked by bricks or small stones, with or without inscriptions. The following is taken from family members, public records, newspaper notices, and other sources. Information From "In Loving Memory"

Adams, Irene Lee, dau. of J. E., 2 Sep 1921 - 15 Jan 1929
Adams, Phillip d. 4 Jun 1912, age 77 yrs.

Bolin, Inf. of W. B., b. & d. 5 Mar 1930
Bray, Delcinin, died 1st week of March 1933, age 78 yrs.
Burlson, Lela, dau. of E. N. & Emma, d. 13 Feb 1916, age 17 yrs.

Cowger, Pauline 31 Jul 1912 - 23 Aug 1912

Farris, Inf. son of Claud & Ollie "Cook" Farris, 10 May 1921 - 2 Jun 1921

Graham, Hulda Mae, wife of Berry, l Dec 1846 - 22 Sep 1932 (Mother of Cordelia Susan Graham Walden)
Grant, Nora d. 9 Jul 1914, age 22 yrs.

Hyser, Mattie, died 31 May 1911, age 63 yrs.
     "     , Claud d. 31 Mar 1912, age 12 yrs., 8 mos., 24 days
Hayes, Jones, Inf. of Elva & Bess, b. & d. 9 Mar 1930

McDaniels, McKinley H., son of G. W. & Mary B. "Hays" McDaniels, 22 Feb 1898 - 14 Nov 1918
Mayfield, Maggie Lahunta, dau. of E. A. & ? "Crow" Mayfield, died 25 Feb 1930

Parish, Coy, son of W. W. & Gertie "Sutton" Parrish, 20 Sep 1914 - 24 Oct 1919
Parish, Gus, died 8 Jun 1909, age 9 mos.
Pumice, Jack, died 8 Apr 1908, age 62 yrs.

Roddy, Inf. of Jim & Myrtle "Maxwell" Roddy, 20 Mar 1921 - 16 Mar 1921

Sanders, W. Floyd, son of Jentry & Lizzie "Rigsby" Sanders

Tarkington, John J. died 13 Jan 1909, age 22 years

Walden, Rita Fae, dau. of J. J. & Gertie "Downs" Walden, 23 Oct 1930 - 8 Nov 1930
Walls, George, Dec. 9, 1913, age 65 yrs.
Wilburn, Infant, of C.S. & L.B., died Jan. 28, 1915, age 2 mos., 4 das.

Yarbrough, Mr., d. Sept. 11, 1912, age 56 yrs.


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