Arkansas Cemeteries

Greenville African American Cemetery

(aka Smithton Cemetery)

Gurden, Clark County, Arkansas

Submitted November 24, 2005 by Bennie L. Phifer, III

 

DIRECTIONS: Cemetery located 1 1/2 miles Northeast of Gurdon, Arkansas

Section 22, Township 9 South, Range 20 West

The following SMITHTON (AKA: GREENVILLE) African-American cemetery listing was obtained from the "Clark County (Arkansas) Cemetery Record Book", (Pgs#418-419) published by the Committee for Extension Homemakers Council, Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1983. The data was submitted by Bennie L. Phifer III (blp3rd@fuse.net). Total # of Records = 55 Compiled by: JOANN PHILLIPS AND LAVERNE TODD

 

LAST NAME

FIRST

MIDDLE

MAIDEN

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF DEATH

HEADSTONE REMARKS/COMMENTS

ALBERT

HERBERT

 

 

March 4, 1912

April 8, 1953

Ark. PFC 470 Aviation Sq. AAF WWII

BEAVER

C

A

 

August 17, 1913

December 24, 1980

 

BEAVER

CHARLIE

 

 

1899

1966

 

BEAVERS

GEORGE

 

 

January 31, 1899

February 28, 1975

 

BEAVERS

GUS

 

 

January 23, 1904

December 2, 1978

PVT. U. S. Army WWII

BEAVERS

JIMMIE

 

 

December 17, 1875

July 1, 1958

 

BEAVERS

PEARLINE

 

 

1901

1979

 

BEAVERS

ROSIE

ETTER

 

1881

1954

 

BREWER

GEORGE

H

 

June 27, 1947

October 7, 1968

Ark. FFC U. S. Marine Corp. Vietnam

BREWER

HUGH

THOMAS

 

June 27, 1907

February 23, 1973

 

BURTON

FANNIE

 

 

June ??, 1893

November 23, 1948

 

CUNNINGHAM

LEROY

 

 

December 21, 1909

February 14, 1951

 

DIXON

JAMES

 

 

April 9, 1918 ?

?

Ark. Pvt. 884 Labor Batt N.

DUDLEY

SIMON

 

 

October 7, 1866

June 18, 1945

 

DWIGHT

WILLIE

 

 

April 26, 1973

May 16, 1973

 

FORD

R

T

 

June 29, 1895

September 12, 1959

Ark. Cpl. Co. C 404 SVC RN OMC WWI

GILES

WILLIE

 

 

AGE: 41

January 7, 1973

 

GREEN

A

W

 

April 18, 1870

August 24, 1942

REV.

GREEN

JIMMIE

 

 

June 6, 1877

July 8, 1960

 

GREEN

NORA

 

 

June 20, 1865

July 12, 1925

 

HARRIS

PAT

C

 

February 12, 1912

June 13, 1968

 

HAWTHORNE

EVERLEAN

 

 

May 16, 1961

April 19, 1971

 

HAYES

JOHN

 

 

August 20, 1908

May 10, 1981

SN U. S. Navy WWII

HAYS

CLAUD

Z

 

1903

1976

Pvt. U. S. Army WWII

HOSKIN

ROXIE

 

BEAVERS

July 14, 1900

June 7, 1974

 

HOWARD

MAGGIE

 

 

November 12, 1894

April 15, 1911

DAU. OF JUNE & H.

JACKSON

CAROLINE

 

 

April 15, 1892

December 27, 1964

 

JONES

ROBERT

CHARLES

 

February 20, 1934

September 22, 1978

 

LARD

JANIE

 

 

September 27, 1884

August 20, 1977

 

MAY

HAZEL

 

 

September 28, 1913

March 28, 1977

 

MAY

JAKE

 

 

1878

1966

 

MAY

JESSIE

 

 

1888

1969

 

McBRIDE

GEORGE

 

 

MARCH 20, 1940 ?

?

Ark. Pvt. U. S. Army

McBRIDE

IVENIA

H

 

April 26, 1899

May 20, 1982

 

McBRIDE

TELLIE

 

 

March 2, 1890

November 11, 1948

 

McCLELLAND

DEMOND

 

 

November 21, 1973

November 21, 1973

Son of Harvey and Artha

MITCHELL

BENNIE

 

 

October 25, 1917

July 18, 1959

 

MITCHELL

EULA

 

 

November 2, 1891

October 21, 1951

 

MITCHELL

WILLIE

 

 

March 27, 1889

July 28, 1951

 

OSBORN

WILLIE

MAE

 

AGE: 60

June 4, 1968

 

PICKINS

PARALEE

 

 

1874

August 30, 1954

 

RICHIE

CLARA

MAE

 

March 31, 1924

April 30, 1964

 

SCOTT

ROSIE

 

POLLINS

March 25, 1926

December 1, 1969

 

SIMMONS

FANNIE

 

 

April 22, 1872

August 18, 1961

 

SMITH

LIZZIE

 

 

February ??, 1898

November 14, 1926

 

STAFFORD

BIRDIE

 

 

September 13, 1904

June 16, 1925

 

STAFFORD

SAM

 

 

January 18, 1885

March 24, 1960

 

STEPHENS

ANNIE

B

 

April 2, 1902

October 2, 1978

 

STEPHENS

JOHN

HENRY

 

October 7, 1889

December 18, 1961

 

STITT

FLETCHER

 

 

December 27, 1872

April 14, 1958

 

THOMAS

NEALY

 

 

AGE: 88

January 24, 1978

 

THOMAS

OPHELIA

 

 

July 30, 1910

March 10, 1970

 

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

WILSON

JOHN

 

 

JUNE 9, 1940 ?

?

Ark. Pvt. 816 Pioneer Inf.

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