CEDAR GROVE
CEMETERY
&
CHURCH

 Photo provided by Wayne Adcock 

14 June 1883, J. T. Morton gave a land deed to the Methodist Episcopal Church South for the sum of 25 dollars for the purpose of a church & public burying ground, containing 2 1/2 to 3 acres of land.  Such deed being recorded in the Miller County Court House by William H. Kelly, Circuit Clerk and Ex-Officio Recorder: in Volume K. page 465. 

John T. Morton was my great-grandfather. According to information from the past the first person buried there was my great-grandmother Sarah Morton buried in 1883. The first cedar tree planted there was planted by my grandfather Samuel James Morton at the time of her death.  Info submitted by Gail Hacker daughter of Jesse James Morton, Son of Samuel J. Morton and Grandson Of John T. Morton.  Bettyfredon@aol.com

 

Cemetery listing by Wayne Adcock

Added to listing you will see some where the last name is in all capitals.  These were obtained from obits the society has on file.  Also other resources will be used as time goes by on it.

There is also another listing (link at bottom of page) This one was done 5/13/2005

 The index is on our web page if you see a name and want the obit.  After you check the index and get the volume and page #  follow the instructions on the page and get the obit.
INDEX TO OBITS
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From Texarkana, AR go east on US Hwy 82 until you get to Arkansas State Road 237 and turn right or south and go about 1.3 miles to Arkansas State Road 196 then turn Left or east and go 3.5 miles to Miller County Road 17 then turn right or south and go for about 2 miles to the intersection with Miller County Road 266 and bear to the left for about 1 more mile to the Church and Cemetery which will be on the left side of the road.  Directions provided by Betty Sharp. 



July 2003
Taken by Bill Sharp

Listing by Wayne Adcock with additions from the Texarkana USA Genealogical Society Obit Collection.  Obits on file have the last names in all CAPITOLS.

Allen, Grace R 4-16-1901 to 5-1-1945 

Allen, Infant Dau. of J. R. Allen 1885

Allen, Otis Verner 8-5-1881 to 5-6-1922

BELL, Billy Ray      5/21/1938      5/23/1995

Bennett, Dovie Mae 5-2-1908 2-17-1993 Widow of Jacob 

BROWN, Taneca LeShay        2/20/1983

BRUCE, Susan Kay    9/23/1970    11/11/1998

BRYANT, Beatrice Tromater      1/24/1919     2/20/2000

BRYANT, Alice Nora Mills    11/18/1906    8/26/1998

BRYANT, Baxton        1/22/1996

BRYANT, Gary L    2/4/1946    12/18/1998

BULLOCK, George Leo    4/17/1927    8/25/1999

BUSTER, Edwin B (Ed)    9/25/1938    11/13/2001

Collins, Zack 5-22-1877 to 10-2-1937

Collins, Hiney    7-16-1879 to 4-26-1935

Compton, W. L. 1-12-1865  3-6-1903

Compton, W. P. 11-9-1894  9-9-1928

Compton, W. A. 5-3-1902  5-11-1903

Compton, Pvt. J. H. 10-14-1891  3-1-1918

Compton, Pvt. A. G. 8-3-1892  10-5-1918

Compton, W. Gus 1861  1938  

CARSON, Marcie      7/26/1937    12/22/2000

Dickson, Louis 12-28-1876 to 8-20-1884

Dungan, Elsie Easley  12/21/1910   1/3/1984 Dau/Jesse A. & Pearl  ( info provided by ppb@txk.net)

Earnest, Sarah Jane 2-28-1897 to 9-26-1898

Easley, John Harbart 1-28-1902 to 9-9-1927

EASLEY, Lena Mae       8/23/1903      7/6/1997

Easley, Mary Etta died 3-16-1961 Age 55

Easley John Cecil     11-30-1913 to 12-22-1987 Dbl/Rosa 

Easley,  Rosa Lee Harvey  11/08/1922  3/16/2004 Dbl/John Cecil (Info provided by ppb@txk.net)

Easley, John I 8-15-1908 to 9-27-1963

Easley, James Dewey 8-11-1925 to 8-12-1925 Son of J. N. & Lula 

Easley, Ruth 6-19-1897 to 8-22-1898

Easley, J. J. 6-14-1838 to 3-8-1914

Easley, Okie S 8-1-1878 to 1-18-1960

Easley, James A, 8-1-1859 to 5-17-1943

Easley, Ellie 1899-1929

Easley, Dallas 1-11-1903 to 2-5-1927

Easley, Clyde 3-26-1912 to 3-14-1924

Easley, Fredah 5-15-1927 to 2-26-1932

Easley, Jesse A 4-17-1883 to 3-29-1933 (Birth year 1888, info provided by ppb@txk.net)

Easley, Pearl Hudson  2/26/1891  5/12/1975 Dbl/Jesse A.  ( info provided by ppb@txk.net)

Easley, Homer J 1-19-1907 to 2-12-1966 

EASLEY, Lena Mae    8/23/1903    7/6/1997

Easley, Lucy J.  10-1-1839 to 7-12-1913

Easley, Orba Benjamin 12-21-1904  6-24-1986 

Easley, Phil Edward Sr. 3/3/1948     12/13/1982

Easley, Phil Edward Sr. 3-3-1948  12-13/1982

Easley, Vickie  1/04/1942   2/04/1989 (info provided by ppb@txk.net)

Elkins, Darrell 4-24-1911 to 2-28-1947 Son of George & Bobb

Elkins, George Jr. 9-23-1914 to 11-6-1964 Son of George & Bobb

Elkins, George Bennette 5-28-1878 to 12-5-1935

Elkins, Infant son of Beorge & Bobb  6/17/1920

Elkins, Josephine 1-7-1861 to 5-2-1961 or 1962

Elkins, James Robert 2-13-1853 to 10-16-1923

Elkins, Bobb S. (2/10/1889-10/16/1980).

ELLINGBURG, James Glenn    1/2/1947    1/17/1998

Ellis, Benjamin F 1875-1937

Few, Frank  1889 to 1- 5 -1911. Died at the home of his father, survivors include four brothers, Constable John Few of Texarkana, Allen & Fred Few of Kender La. & Will Few of Alexandria.

Few, G. J. 11-18-1875 to 1-10-1906

Few, John H 4-15-1843 to 9-10-1914

Few, Josephine 2-28-1852 to 11-10-1904

Few, Ignatious Franklin 9-17-1885 to 1-5-1910

Flynn, Rebecca 7-20-1866 to 8-6-1922

Frost, Ida L 10-17-1907   5-13-1988 Wife of Roy R Frost

Frost, John Dozier 8-4-1907 to 3-23-1990  Age 82

FROST, Leroy Buck      3/20/1936     4/23/2000

FROST, Roy Robert    7/19/1910    6/16/1993

FROST, William Archie   age 33   12/23/1978

FROST, William Robert    7/20/1940    4/19/2003

FURQUERON, Doyle Edward    11/18/1921    8/23/1997

Furgeson, Sam William 6-29-1965 to 10-8-1965

Furgeson, infant 9-29-1962 to 9-29-1962

Ganison, Clarence J 7-10-1895 to 2-25-1964

Goodson, Frank died 1911

Goodson, George W 12-21-1869 to 12-29-1947

Goodson, Green B 1858 to 4-17-1928

Goodson, Harve 12-18-1854 to 2-15-1895

Goodson, J. D. 3-13-1846 to 7-7-1921

Goodson, Johnie 1909-1909

Goodson, Lucy 12-30-1876 to 11-11-1918

Goodson, Mattie 1890-1893

Goodson, Margaret 4-27-1833 to 6-14-1920

Goodson, Nancy died 1929

Goodson, Oscar Ottis died 4-21-1928 age 52

Goodson, Rosie B 1879-1951

Goodson, Rupert 1885-1902

Goodson, S. A. "Gus" Aug 1877 to Nov 1906

Goodson, Tommie 1909-1910

Goodson, William 5-7-1854 to 7-7-1905

Goodson, William 5-1-1854 to 7-1-1903

Goodson, Willis M 7-20-1884 to 9-12-1917

Goodson, Benjamin Franklin, 10 Nov 1849-1911           

Goodson, Nancy J. Palmer, 8 Aug 1854-8 Feb 1929

Green, Velma 1907-1925

Greer, Harris 1883-1939

Greer, Mary 1852-1940

Greer, L. J. 1855-1937

Greer, J. T. 1885-1944

Greer, Emma A. 1-15-1887 to 3-18-1968 (Obit on file)

Greenwell, Viola D 1-24-1905 to 2-14-1965

Griffith, James N   10-23-1860 to 2-13-1948

Griffith, Madge "Maggie" 10-18-1863 to 10-16-1908 Wife of James N 1900 census Garland Twp Miller Co. AR. Griffith, James N Oct 1860 - 39 La Ga Al; wife, Maggie Oct 1865 - 36 La Ga La md 16 yrs, 9 ch, 7 living; son William J Aug 1885; Dau. Mary A Jun 1889; son Thomas N Feb 1892; son Luther P Feb 1894; son Herbert M Nov 1896, Dau. Lula Nov 1898; son Joil B Jan 1900

Griffith, John 10-10-1868 to 10-23-1884

Griffith, Sarah Vilura 1-21-1885 to 9-3-1968

Grigson, Hope 9-17-1904 to 9-19-1904

Grigson, Mary C 4-24-1865 to 8-9-1937. Age 72 of Silverino Community, died at the home of a son, H. G. Grigson. Dau.. Mrs. Que Russell of Garland City; five sons, Albert, Willie, Horace, Paul&Jimmie Grigson all of Texarkana; two bros. J. P.& A. P. Smith of Texarkana; husband, Samuel J Grigson

Grigson, Samuel J 9-15-1859 to 5-31-1931

Grigson, S. J. 9-15-1859 to 5-31-1931

Grigson, Samuel Walter 3-5-1883 to 9-4-1915

Grigson, Virgil L 2-19-1887 to 12-16-1927

Grigson, James D 9-25-1902 to 3-15-1954

Grigson, Richard J 3-13-1900 to 6-18-1901

Grigson, Paulie 5-19-1898 to 9-16-1957

Grigson, Nancy C Smith, 72, of Silverino Community, died _________ Survivors include one Dau.. Mrs. Que Russell of Garland City; five sons, Albert, Willie, Horace, Paul & Jimmie Grigson all of Texarkana; two bros, J. P.&A. P. Smith

Grimsley, Carlton 9-10-1903 to 12-17-1903

Grimsley, Walter L 7-12-1879 to 12-21-1954,

Grimsley, Odus, PFC killed in action/New Guinea, age 37. Mother, Mrs. Sarah White,

Hastings, James Monroe 25 July 1870 to 8 Feb 1947

Hawley, baby died 4-13-1936

Hayman, Grover C 1913-1936

Hodnet, Thomas C 7-19-1875 to 3-30-1936  

HOLSTON, James Burns     4/8/1926    12/12/2003

Holt, Sudie Rose 6-2-1875 to 5-13-1945

Holt, Maggie 1903-1922

Holt, Nancy Ruth 1898-1906

Holt, Billy 1900-1903

Holt, Francis Stanley 1878-1895 Mother of Essie & Gurthie

Holt, Gurthie 1895

Holt, James William 1870-1941

HON, Opal M    12/25/1915    2/24/1996

Hymen, Grover C 1913-1936

Jackson, Margureta A 9-20-1868 to 12-15-1927

Jackson, W. T. 2-14-1851 to 11-10-1993

Johnson, Benjamin F died 5-1-1941 US Army

Johnson, Clevar W 1-10-1889 to 8-27-1963

Johnson, Dorothy 7-16-1927 to 6-1-1940

Johnson, Drayson  

JOHNSON, Elmer Lawrence       8/7/1918     8/20/1987

JOHNSON, Gladys (Sang)    5/4/1925    9/28/1995

Johnson, Hardy

Johnson, Juanita

Johnson, Laure 3-1-1930?

Johnson, Louis 1-7-1926 to 11-23-1928

Johnson, Margaret 10-13-1934 to 6-5-1935

Johnson, Minnie died 1-3-1966 Age 63

Johnson, Ray died 3-7-1952

Johnson, Ruthey 8-6-1896 to 8-8-1898

Johnson, Samuel W 1921-4-7-1929 Son of W. S.

Johnson, Tom 1930-1930

Johnson, William H 8-3-1898 to 3-30-1962

Johnson, baby died 1-5-1930 son of W. S.

Jones, Annie Grace 11-22-1867 to 2-11-1946 Wife of T. H.

Jones, Clifford H 3-1-1899 to 8-31-1900

Jones, Mattie Lou (Mon 1 Sept. 1919) age 15 of Genoa, died in a local hospital Thursday. She was a Dau. of Mr.&Mrs. T. H. Jones of Genoa.

(Thurs. 28 Aug. 1919) Miss. Mollie Lou Jones, 15, died in a local hospital yesterday afternoon. Survived by her parents, Mr.& Mrs. T. H. Jones of Genoa; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Thompson of Texarkana & Miss Myrtis Jones of Genoa; five brothers, F. A., T. H. Jr., J. L., D. L.&B. M. Jones all of Genoa.

Jones, Malissa died about 1886

Jones, Thomas H 1-18-1857 to 12-15-1939

KELLY, Cody Patrick    6/12/2003    6/12/2003

KELLY, Oris Paul      5/6/1928     2/21/2000

Keys, Elmer died 2-7-1935 age 45

KILLIAN, Payton Monteil    5/4/1996    5/19/1996

King, Arthur M 11-11-1875 to 10-14-1953 

Kring, Maria J 4-25-1847 to 1-31-1915 (note, same death date as husband)

Kring, Jesse B 3-13-1845 to 1-31-1915

Lamb, Amos Louis  12/10/1903  3/30/1958 

Lamb, Blanche L 1908 to 1938

Lamb, Mary E. Burns  12-2-1900  5-15-1976 Wife of Thomas

Lamb, Edwin 1933-1935

Lamb, E. F. 3-18-1853 to 2-6-1930

Lamb, James Madison 11-2-1898 to 1-19-1900

Lamb, Martha 2-12-1865 to 4-30-1939

Lamb, Tom J 3-6-1893 to 11-28-1960

Lamb, William R 1-6-1895 to 12-20-1952

Latham, John M. b. Mar. 1858 died 3-14-1928 Age 68, Wife, Serena J. Wright Latham, Dau. of William M. Wright (ref. 1900 census)

Laws, Dr. Charley died 24 Nov 1934 age 66  

LAWS, Floyd William        5/1928

Laws, Ruth 1921

Laws, John A (Mon. 16 Oct. 1916) J. A. Laws, 76, died at his home at Genoa last night, he leaves a wife & four sons.

Laws, Jonnie L 6-24-1882 to 3-14-1908

Laws, Nannie V 1-30-1852 to 7-25-1908

Lherison, Arthur 2-14-1887 to 6-11-1887

Longon, W. E. died 6-29-1967

Matson, Matilda 6-27-1825 to 5-26-1902

Manning, J. W. 11-26-1828 to 8-1-1898

Manning, M. F. 3-31-1838 to 2-5-1895

McDaniel, Seymoure 1921-1922

Meek, Mrs. Oscar died 4/24/1936

Meek, Florence Watts 2-28-1875 to 4-__-1836

Meek, Oscar 1871 to 1959

MEEKS, Rosa M    10/13/1900    5/26/1993

Miller, Ruby died 10-5-1931

MORGAN, Charlotte Johnson    12/9/1906    5/29/1995

Moore, Rosie S 6-28-1894 to 8-10-1905

Moore, William D 1892-1968

Morton, Callie Forna 9-30-1889 to 12-1-1931

MORTON, Clyde W    2/17/1921    8/24/1998

MORTON, Gary    6/14/1971    6/10/2001

Morton, Jamie 8-25-1898 to 3-6-1947

MORTON, Jesse J    6/4/1913    1/7/1998

Morton, John W 10-10-1893 to 5-30-1965

MORTON, Paralee    age 75    6/19/1971

Morton, S. J. 1867 to 1952  

Morton, Sarah buried in 1883   (John T. Morton was my great-grandfather. According to information from the past the first person buried there was my great-grandmother Sarah Morton buried in 1883. The first cedar tree planted there was planted by my grandfather Samuel James Morton at the time of her death.  Info submitted by Gail Hacker daughter of Jesse James Morton, Son of Samuel J. Morton and Grandson Of John T. Morton.  Bettyfredon@aol.com)

Morton, Sarah V 1873-1918

Morton, Gusta 1903-1903

Morton, Stanford A 12-22-1859 to 2-1-1826

Morton, Sarah E 12-12-1861 to 8-14-1924

Morton, Margie 2-21-1826 to 5-31-1926

Morton, Maudie L 1907-1947

MURPHY, Dulcie Ellis    10/21/1898    6/12/1997

Newell, Kilby "Shorty" 8-8-1918 to 7-30-1987

NEWELL, Mildred Johnson    4/18/1924    8/22/1997

NORWOOD, Otis John    1/1/1921    8/2/2001

NORWOOD, Wilma Ruth    2/18/1925    10/28/1998

OVERSTREET, Gerald Lee    8/15/1922    2/1/2001

PARKER, Benjamin C Jr    7/30/1922    1/15/2003

Parker, Billie Francis 1932-1937

PARKER, Maggie M Perkins    5/2/1909    12/23/1996

PATTERSON, Flora Nevada    12/25/1918    1/4/2002

Patterson, R. L. died 2-18-1926 Age 47

Pate, Emily Ann 6-11-1806 to 2-12-1905

Peavy, Annie Lurie 10-13-1894 to 7-9-1895

Peavy, baby 1902-1905

Peavy, Birdie 10-24-1902 to 2-20-1905

Peavy, David Monroe died 8-2-1944 Age 94

Peavy, ____?____ 5-2-1841 to 6-28-1899

Peavy, ?. J. 9-__-1837 to 3-13-1902  

PEAVY, Jess L       age 67     6/29/1938

Peavy, John J 7-12-1870 to 10-11-1912

Peavy, Mallison 8-4-1850 to 1-1-1921

Peavy, Mary Ellen 6-10-1869 to 7-26-1912

Peavy, S. A. died 1890 age 64

Peavy, Wiley 2-4-1873 to 10-13-___?

Peavy, Winfred 12-8-1874 to 4-11-1913

Perking, Alice V  2-3-1902 to 9-28-1953

Perking, Mary F died 1-22-1929 Age 58

Perkins, Dillard C 7-29-1912 to 9-7-1921

Perkins, Eli W died 5-19-1936 Age 65  

PERKINS, Louise      5/9/1918     6/3/1998

Perkins, Omaga Mae died 5-20-1930 Age 16

Philyaw, Minnie Mae 10-12-1875 to 5-4-1901

Powell, Amanda 10-30-1850 to 7-12-1927

Powell, Annie 6-15-1875 to 7-21-1928

Powell, Eugene 5-31-1866 to 2-8-1920

Price, J. L. 11-29-1848 to 10-21-1895

Purifoy, Vera Lee Alexander 9-13-1895 to 10-15-1912

Qualls, Emily 1856-1929

Qualls, George W 1842 to 1919

Qualls, Molly died 4-6-1929 Age 73

Qualls, Samerah 1846

Reed, David died 2-27-1935

Riley, Walter Colquitt      age 75    8/16/1952 (obit on file)

Riley, Sherman C 3-27-1914 to 8-8-1960

Roberts, Bennie 4-15-1892 to 7-4-1893

Roberts, Baby V 1-8-1897 to 1-18-1897

Roberts, Charence 11-8-1889 to 7-18-1892

Roberts, Charley D 1-10-1894 to 9-13-1902

Roberts, Maggie 11-6-1886 to 9-8-1890

Roberts, Rebecca 1861-1933

Roberts, Dr. James T 1864-1939

Roberts, Martha A 12-11-1877 to 11-15-1944

Roberts, Martha A Died 11-15-1944

Roberts, Martha A (12/11/1877-11/15/1944) Martha Artemese Chandler Medley Roberts.  

ROBERTSON, Edna Storey     1/9/1911    10/9/2000

ROCKWELL, Gradie    6/22/1931     2/24/2000

Rose, Annie 1874-1941

Rose, Etta E 2-17-1880 to 6-6-1953

Rose, Etta Jane 5-10-1946 to 5-10-1946

Rose, J. Newton 1-3-1900 to 2-2-1900

Rose, Richard J 2-4-1878 to 4-5-1960

Rose, Thomas 1850-1923

Rose, J. ?. 7-5-1848 to 6-5-1891

Rose, Sam F. 7-12-1876 to 10-4-1928

Rose, Nancy 2-14-1831 to 10-23-1908

Rose, Samuel 11-10-1828 to 9-10-1913

Russell, Matthew  9-20-1927   10-1-2000 73

Sanders, Ellal 9-18-1889 to 6-29-1898

Sanders, Mary 10-17-1891 to 1-20-1893

Sanders, Pinkney Wiley 5-17-1888 to 7-16-1888

Sanders, H. H. 1-25-1854 to 2-12-1902

Sanders, Mattie M 1-15-1854 to 4-5-1912

Sanders, Ruth Grigson 8-13-1893 to 3-13-1933

Scarlett, Infant of NB & EM 7-23-1895 to 5-24-1897

Scott, John H 2-15-1863 to 11-28-1929

Scott, Jane 11-15-1863 to 2-22-1934  

SELLMAN, Binnie Eleanor     9/7/1910   12/27/1996

Sewell, John Samuel 4-15-1887 to 6-23-1888

SEXTON, Edward Auther    5/11/1932    11/8/2001

Shelton, Ada M 6-22-1892 to 9-26-1912

Shelton, Bolivar died 7-23-1941 AR PVT 344 Field Art 99 Div 

Shelton, Cornelia 1871-1933

Shelton, Francis 3-29-1867 to 9-1-1893

Shelton, V 7-9-1900 to 11-22-1959

Shelton, Robert N 1870-1930

Shelton, Thomas Albert 1-26-1871 to 12-4-1891

Shelton, Thomas T 5-__-1898 to 11-9-1961

Shelton, Geonie died 4-14-1948 age 89

Shelton, Julia D 4-15-1830 to 2-20-1917

SIMS, Charles H    9/10/1934    8/9/1999

Sims, Hubert B 11-26-1891 to 1-16-1968

Sims, Orville Neil 8-17-1939  11-26-1988  Vietnam

Smith, Andrew J 2-24-1854 to 3-8-1946

Smith, Emma N 12-24-1885 to 8-4-1896

Smith, Samantha S 1-22-1872 to 6-27-1952

Stanley, A. C. 12-16-1846 to 1-28-1904

Stanley, Mary S Aug 1852 to 6-22-1897

Swift, Henry R 5-27-1859 to 9-19-1928 

 TURNER, Loretta      2/24/1935      6/19/2000

Vanripper, Jonnie WW II

Vanripper, Oscar  4 Jan.1921 to 24 Aug.1957

VEAL, James Clayton (Clay)    7/30/1963    2/6/2003

VEAL, Peggy    11/1/1942    4/13/1998

Walker, Dr. Snowden F   Died 2-15-1934

Walker, Mary E 8-21-1842 to 1-9-1902

Walker, Dr. Oliver Perry Jan 1875 to 12-25-1910

Ward, Burton M 6-28-1890 to 8-6-1892 Son of AHS & MJ

Ward, Ruby Goodson 1895-1912

Ward, John C 12-3-1915 to 8-29-1916

Ward, William E 12-__-1890 to 4-23-1930

Whiteside, Rev. William B 2-20-1853 to 10-21-1883

WIGGINS, Floyd H       12/6/1896       3/18/1987

WIGGINS, Pearl      11/9/1910       1/22/2000

Wilson, Louis 1-19-1894 to 11-18-1896  

WILLIAMS, Learnia      5/5/1896      4/17/1987

Woods, William Spergon 2-5-1923  3-25-1989

Wright, J. Thomas 1887 to 1893

Wright, Isabella 8-16-1830 to 12-29-1891

York, Died 1956

 

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