Arkansas Cemeteries

Shady Grove Church African American Cemetery

Gurdon, Clark County, Arkansas

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

 

DIRECTIONS: Travel Highway #67 Southwest of Gurdon, Arkansas for about three (3.0) miles. Turn left onto Highway #51 to Bierne, Arkansas, tgurn right and go one (1.0) mile. Turn left and go one (1.0) mile to Shady Grove Church and Cemetery.

Section 14, Township 10 South, Range 21 West

The following SHADY GROVE African-American cemetery listing was obtained from the "Clark County (Arkansas) Cemetery Record Book", (Pgs# 407-409) 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 = 85. Compiled by: LAVERNE TODD and JOANN PHILLIPS

 

LAST NAME:

FIRST:

MIDDLE:

MAIDEN:

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF DEATH

HEADSTONE REMARKS/COMMENTS:

ALEXANDER

EARNEST

HENRY

 

January 8, 1939

December 9, 1978

 

ALLEN

BOBBY

R

 

1949

1980

 

ALLEN

EMMETT

 

 

February 19, 1903

December 21, 1975

Pvt. U. S. Army WWI

ALLEN

IVORY

JOE

 

1947

1973

 

ALLEN

RAY

WILBERT

 

March 13, 1937

November 18, 1978

 

ALLEN

VERA

H

 

1918

1978

 

ALLEN JR

CHARLIE

J

 

1944

1979

 

BAIN

REBECCA

 

 

March 27, 1896

October 23, 1927

 

BAIN

WOODY

 

 

March 6, 1898

March 19, 1963

Ark. Pvt. 162 Depot Brig. WWI

BELL

ANNER

 

 

August 30, 1878

May 12, 1915

 

BELL

IRENE

 

 

June 3, 1886

April 19, 1936

 

BELL

JAMES

W

 

February 28, 1933

August 31, 1944

 

BELL

JAMES

 

 

July 6, 1914

February 27, 1957

 

BELL

JOHN

 

 

April 29, 1967

January 28, 1900

 

BELL

ORA

 

KING

November 22, 1914

May 12, 1978

 

BELL

OSCAR

 

 

AGE: 83

October 12, 1981

 

BELL

REBECCA

 

 

AGE: 42

July 8, 1903

Wife of Oscar

BELL

VICTORIA

E

 

1898

1966

 

BELL

WILLIAM

 

 

March 7, 1874

June 24, 1964

 

BERNARD

LURLEY

M

 

January 27, 1916

October 29, 1962

Wife of Robert

BRIGGS

GURTHRIS

T

 

1911

1980

 

BRIGGS

L

S

 

March 28, 1873

January 27, 1953

 

BRIGGS

LUCY

 

 

September 17, 1859

August 30, 1936

 

BRIGGS

WALTER

 

 

1911

1970

 

CAMPBELL

ALLEN

 

 

November 25, 1874

May 9, 1924

 

CAMPBELL

ELLIS

 

 

November 22, 1896

February 9, 1960

Ark. Pvt 8 CO 162 Depot Brig.

CAMPBELL

ELTHEMUS

 

 

October 29, 1924

July 17, 1941

 

CAMPBELL

J

M

 

November 28, 1884

January 20, 1972

BRO.

CAMPBELL

KATTIE

LUE

 

January ??, 1870

March ??, 1935

 

EDINGTON

MARTHA

 

 

AGE: 78

November 25, 1977

 

EDMONSON

SURVILLA

 

 

AGE: 32

September ??, 1938

 

GARDNER

BIRDIE

 

 

March 10, 1889

January 15, 1962

 

GARDNER

ERVIN

 

 

February 9, 1887

July 6, 1961

 

GARDNER

ISAC

 

 

May 10, 1886

September 4, 1946

 

GARDNER

MARY

 

 

November 27, 1875

August ??, 1959

 

GARNER

GRADY

 

 

December 26, 1895

February 1, 1978

 

GILMORE

ALLEN

 

 

September 5, 1913

October 30, 1945

 

GILMORE

W

M

 

August 26, 1893

March 27, 1957

 

GOLD

MADDIE

 

 

October 15, 1893

May 23, 1951

 

GOLDEN

A

T

 

NO DATE

NO DATE

 

GOLDEN

KATIE

 

 

AGE: 86

June 2, 1982

 

GOLDEN

WILEY

 

 

April 5, 1885

July 19, 1970

 

GOLDEN

WILLIE

 

 

June 22, 1916

March 12, 1955

 

HARRINGTON

A

B

 

December 25, 1913

February 13, 1961

 

HILL

CHARLIE

 

 

AGE: 88

February 22, 1973

 

HUNTER

AMANDA

 

 

December 25, 1874

January 26, 1948

 

HUNTER

JOHN

 

 

1936

1968

 

HUNTER

JULIA

 

 

December 24, 1879

August 15, 1920

 

HUNTER

LIZZIE

B

 

July 24, 1896

August 5, 1970

 

HUNTER

PAUL

 

 

1941

1965

 

HUNTER

SANDY

 

 

April 26, 1863

August 9, 1944

 

HUNTER SR

SMOKER

 

 

November 7, 1892

May 30, 1970

 

JONES

GEORGE

 

 

February 14, 1911

July 15, 1980

 

MAYO

JULIE

 

 

November 10, 1868

May 17, 1944

 

MAYO

N

T

 

January 5, 1961

July 17, 1945

Born in Raleigh N. S.

McCELLAND

CEOLA

 

 

1900

September 23, 1927

 

McCLELLAND

ANNIE

W

 

August 20, 1892

August 19, 1972

Married: December 25, 1910

McCLELLAND

W

M

 

AGE: 60

November 30, 1894

 

McCLELLAND SR

CARL

 

 

November 10, 1887

March 22, 1971

 

MIDDLETON

JOHN

F

 

May 14, 1955

July 15, 1959

 

MOBLEY

W

M

 

AGE: 55

April 14, 1900

 

OVERTURNED

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

REBELS

TYREE

 

 

October 28, 1894

August 16, 1951

 

ROSS

VELMA

 

TIDWELL

August 4, 1914

July 9, 1968

 

SMITH

DAVE

 

 

AGE: 81

October 4, 1982

 

SPENCER

GEORGE

W

 

December 24, 1862

September 1, 1901

Rev.

TATE

BLANCH

V

SMITH

1892

1964

 

TATE

JOBE

 

 

NO DATE

NO DATE

Ark. Pvt. 523 SVC BN ENGR Corps.

TATUM

JAMES

 

 

AGE: 76

November 30, 1924

 

TIDWELL

GURLEY

 

 

January 15, 1919

May 28, 1973

Husband of Martha

TIDWELL

USSERY

 

 

October 5, 1906

October 23, 1981

 

TIDWELL

WALLACE

 

 

March 10, 1882

April 10, 1922

Light of Bierne Temple #183

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

WALKER

J

D

 

August 12, 1865

July 20, 1920

Light of Beirne Temple #183

WHITE

LILLY

 

 

NO DATE

NO DATE

Tab. #390

WILLIAMSON

E

D

 

1888

1937

 

WORFERD

CLARENCE

P

 

AGE: 91

January 21, 1983

 

WORFERD

JESSIE

B

 

December 7, 1894

May 24, 1971

 

 

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