Arkansas Cemeteries

Methodist African American Cemetery

(aka Old Rome Cemetery)

Clark County, Arkansas

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

 

DIRECTIONS: Cemetery is located about seven (7.0) miles South of Okolona, Arkansas on Highway #51.

Land for the cemetery was donated by Mr. Hugh Ross. Section 24, Township 9 South, Range 22 West

 

The following METHODIST (AKA: ROME) African-American cemetery listing was obtained from the "Clark County (Arkansas) Cemetery Record Book", published by the Committee for Extension Homemakers Council, Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1983. The data was submitted by Bennie L. Phifer III (blp3rd@fuse.net). Compiled by: MRS. RALPH CRAIN and MRS. THOMAS WINGFIELD (Pgs# 312-314).

Total # of Records = 106.

 

LAST NAME

FIRST

MIDDLE

MAIDEN

DATE OF

BIRTH

DATE OF

DEATH

COMMENTS

ADMONSON

REBECCA

 

 

July 24, 1861

July 27, 1892

 

ALLEN

ESTELLA

 

 

AGE: 69

August 19, 1963

MRS

ANDERSON

SAM

DAVID

 

August 29, 1907

January 27, 1980

 

ANDERSON

SYRENE

 

 

December 31, 1910

June 22, 1957

 

BAILEY

MARGARET

 

 

AGE: 52

February 15, 1958

 

BELL

KIZZIE

 

 

November 19, 1897

June 1, 1920

 

BROWN

JIM

 

 

AGE: 83

January 11, 1983

Mr.

BROWN

JOHN

C

 

October 18, 1918

NO DATE

Pvt. U. S. Army

BROWN

NANNIE

 

 

January 24, 1886

September 1, 1943

 

BRUNSON

BESSIE

ANN

 

May 14, 1902

January 22, 1958

 

BUNN

ALEX

 

 

June 10, 1886

January 27, 1941

 

BUNN

HARMON

 

 

JULY 26, 1895

January 29, 1951

PFC 508 Engineers WWI

BUNN

JANE

 

 

November 22, 1869

April 4, 1982

 

BUNN

JANE

 

 

November 22, 1869

April 4, 1932

 

BUNN

PETE

 

 

December 24, 1874

December 28, 1939

 

BUNN

TRACY

 

 

AGE: 57

May 28, 1976

 

CRAVENS

SILLA

 

 

NO DATE

December 1, 1925

Supreme Royal Circle of

The New Friendship No. 365

DUNCAN

C

C

 

December 9, 1903

December 9, 1969

MRS.

DUNCAN

CHARLIE

C BRUSON

 

December 9, 1903

September 19, 1969

 

EDMOND

LILLIE

 

 

February 19, 1899

February 23, 1902

 

EDMONSON

ALONZO

 

 

AGE: 78

November 12, 1977

 

EDMONSON

ANNA

 

 

February 17, 1882

November 7, 1963

 

EDMONSON

CROFORD

 

 

March 16, 1917

June 14, 1941

 

EDMONSON

HENRY

 

 

September 17, 1881

August 8, 1960

 

EDMONSON

SAMUEL

 

 

June 18, 1920

May 5, 1957

 

EDMONSON

WILLIE

 

 

June 2, 1900

July 30, 1930

 

EDMONSON

WILLIE

 

 

June 23, 1900

July 20, 1931

 

FETTY

MARY

 

 

August 27, 1866

July 15, 1954

 

GOLDEN

MATTIE

 

 

1879

January 20, 1951

 

GRIGSBY

A

Z

 

November 12, 1899

August 22, 1900

Son of Thomas

GRIGSBY

CHESTER

 

 

January 27, 1905

September 11, 1924

 

GRIGSBY

J

T

 

April 17, 1865

January 12, 1935

 

GRIGSBY

LULU

 

 

April 11, 1868

September 9, 1942

 

GRIGSBY

O

D

 

November 9, 1901

May 18, 1902

 

GRISBY

ARIZONA

 

MEEKS

November 6, 1888

March 5, 1978

 

HAMILTON

GURTRUDE

 

 

July 9, 1909

March 5, 1951

 

HARRIS

LUE

 

 

October 25, 1878

August 12, 1917

 

HATLEY

ANDY

 

 

NO DATE

March 18, 1920

Faithful Member of

Friendship Circle No. 363

HENDRIX

CHARLIE

 

 

June 15, 1892

August 9, 1962

 

HENDRIX

JIM

 

 

March 9, 1848

July 31, 1944

 

HENDRIX

JOHNIE

 

 

NO DATE

October 26, 1926

 

HENDRIX

JOHNIE

 

 

NO DATE

October 26, 1926

Masonic Emblem

HENDRIX

NANCY

 

 

March 27, 1912

August 31, 1917

 

HENDRIX

NANCY

AMIRE

 

September 4, 1896

February 20, 1900

 

HENDRIX

NANCY

 

 

September 1, 1862

October 25, 1943

 

HENDRIX

SAM

 

 

February 4, 1898

May 4, 1978

Pvt. U. S. Army WWI

JACKSON

GRACIE

 

BARLOW

March 23, 1916

August 29, 1973

 

JONES

CHARLIE

 

 

August 1, 1902

November 2, 1971

 

JONES

JIM

 

 

November 23, 1877

April ??, 1927

 

JONES

JIM

 

 

May 25, 1905

November 30, 1974

 

JONES

MARY

 

 

July 11, 1876

June 4, 1936

 

KING

BERT

 

 

July 16, 1890

September 15, 1942

 

LEWIS

CHARLIE

 

 

January 28, 1878

September 29, 1947

 

LIGGEIN

MARTHA

 

 

AGE: 73

November 7, 1979

 

LITTLERS

JIM

 

 

1883

1964

 

MARSH

NINA

 

 

February 20, 1889

August 16, 1945

 

MARSHALL

JOHN

E

 

1845

1947

 

MARSHALL

MARY

 

BRUNSON

November 21, 1867

November 22, 1947

 

McPEAK

HAMP

 

 

January 10, 1910

November 3, 1972

 

MITCHELL

HATTIE

 

RICHEY

May 26, 1880

August 24, 1945

 

MOSS

ULA

MAE

 

September 17, 1908

August 12, 1933

 

NELSON

AXEM

 

 

AGE: 65

October 17, 19??

 

NELSON

FREEMAN

 

 

September 28, 1913

October 8, 1977

 

NELSON

JESSIE

 

 

November 7, 1904

February 15, 1966

 

NELSON

JOHN

H

 

June 2, 1918

January 18, 1975

Tec. 4 U. S. Army

NELSON

LUE

VENIA

 

1904

1980

 

NELSON

NANCY

 

 

January 13, 1851

April 13, 1918

Wife of Robert

NELSON

NEWT

 

 

May 23, 1851

October 9, 1925

 

NELSON

SHERMAN

 

 

August 6, 1912

April 13, 1960

 

NELSON

THOMAS

GENE

 

November 18, 1946

December 26, 1977

 

NELSON

THOMAS

 

 

July 5, 1883

April 11, 1913

 

OLIVER

FRANCES

A

 

January 1, 1880

January 30, 1951

Wife of George

POLLIMAN

LACY

MAE

 

AGE: 55

April 28, 1981

MRS

RANDALL

JOHN

W

 

August 9, 1891

August 7, 1958

 

RANDALL

MITTIE

 

 

March 5, 1889

May 5, 1945

 

RICHIE

ANNIS

 

 

March 1, 1865

January 23, 1957

 

RUSSELL

FLOYD

ANDREW

 

July 6, 1889

December 2, 1973

 

RUSSEY

GEORGE

W

 

AGE: 73

July 26, 1949

 

RUSSEY

MARY

 

 

AGE: 55

March 15, 1940

 

RUSSEY

ORGER

 

 

1911

1975

 

RUSSEY

TESORA

 

 

AGE: 66

May 21, 1979

MRS.

RUSSY

ZENOBIA

 

 

April 16, 1918

April 12, 1960

 

SANDERS

LUCINDA

 

 

June 23, 1892

December 18, 1936

 

SMITH

HUGH

 

 

January 25, 1900

October 15, 1953

 

SMITH

JULIE

 

 

1864

October 21, 1881

 

WELCH

FLOYD

 

 

June 29, 1871

May 19, 1953

 

WHITEHEAD

GENETTA

 

CATHEY

June 15, 1945

December 7, 1975

Twin Sister of Henrietta

(CATHEY) WILLIAMS

WILEY

A

W

 

November 15, 1903

April 4, 1946

 

WILEY

CAL

DON

 

August 8, 1951

May 23, 1968

 

WILEY

CLARENCE

ERNEST

 

September 11, 1920

December 29,1971

 

WILEY

CLARENCE

 

 

February 13, 1896

January 10, 1976

PVT. U. S. Army

WILEY

EDDIE

RAY

 

1949

1976

 

WILEY

EDWARD

 

 

December 17, 1872

July 4, 1954

 

WILEY

ETTIE

ALMA

 

September 25, 1906

December 24, 1973

 

WILEY

FLOYED

 

 

March 30, 1889

April 10, 1889

 

WILEY

HARVEY

 

 

July 4, 1848

January 5, 1914

 

WILEY

JANE

 

 

1844

October 16, 1894

 

WILEY

JEAN

E

 

July 30, 1931

December 31, 1939

 

WILEY

MARGARET

 

 

July 25, 1876

December 10, 1967

 

WILEY

MITTLE

 

 

May 8, 1884

April 16, 1948

 

WILEY

ROMIE

 

 

June 12, 1907

July 15, 1963

 

WILEY

SHERRY

E

 

July 3, 1945

January 19, 1947

 

WILEY

WILL

 

 

February 13, 1870

April 23, 1947

 

WILLIAMS

ALVEN

T

 

March 28, 1950

November ??, 1951

 

WILLIAMS

HENRIETTA

 

CATHEY

June 15, 1945

March 6, 1975

Twin Sister of Genetta

(CATHEY) WHITEHEAD

WILLY

JOSSE

 

 

AGE: 70

April 7, 1925

 

 

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