Plains Cemetery
Yoakum County, Texas

In 1906, W. J. Luna fenced off 5 acres of land for a cemetery on Section 391 near the town of Plains.   Mr. Luna's wife is the first person buried there.  In 1957 the Yoakum County Cemetery Association was organized and 5 more acres of land were donated by Dr. E.W. Jones, for additional cemetery space.   The Cemetery Association with the help of local officials developed the cemetery into an attractive burial site.   (Source of information:  "Yoakum County From Sod to 1986" published by the Yoakum County Historical Commission)


   Entrance to Plains Cemetery                                                     Photo by James R. Webb 2003

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Some views of the Plains Cemetery 

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Plains Cemetery was surveyed and photographed by James R. Webb  
on behalf of the Yoakum County/Plains Cemetery Association.

Transcription by Shirley D. Webb
 
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