Arkansas Cemeteries

Shady Grove Church African American Cemetery

Arkadelphia, Clark County, Arkansas

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

 

DIRECTIONS:  Take Highway #8 West of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and go about 2.5 miles from I-30 Overpass.  Turn right.  Cemetery is about 1/2 mile on this dead-end road.  The land for this cemetery was given by the Blanchard family.

Section 15, Township 7 South, Range 20 West

 

The following SHADY GROVE (AKA: BLANCHARD FAMILY) African-American cemetery listing was obtained from the "Clark County (Arkansas) Cemetery Record Book", Pgs# 404-4406, published by the Committee for Extension Homemakers Council, Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1983.  The data was submitted by Bennie L. Phifer III (blp3rd@fuse.net).  The land for this cemetery was given by the Blanchard family.  Total # of Records  =  93.    On page #406 is the following:  SHADY GROVE, Rebuilt 1947, Officers:  J. J. Murphy, W. M. Moss, M.M. Moss, John Knox, Sec., W. H. Arnold, Pastor, V.M. Townsend, P.E.  Compiled by:   LAVERNE H. TODD and LORENE H. ARNOLD

 

LAST NAME:

FIRST:

MIDDLE:

MAIDEN:

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF DEATH

HEADSTONE REMARKS/COMMENTS:

?

?

 

 

AGE: 87

December 17, 1911

NAME OFF,

NEXT TO MARY J. KNOX

BARBER

CAR

DEALIE

 

December 20, 1850

August 9, 1938

 

BARBER

LEANER

 

 

AGE: 92

January 9, 1978

Mrs.

BELL

CHARLIE

E

 

March 22, 1884

September 29, 1953

 

BLANCHARD

ELIJAH

 

 

1872

May 13, 1889

 

BLANCHARD

G

W

 

June 6, 1871

May 15, 1930

 

BLANCHARD

GEORGINIA

 

 

 

 

Grave Marker broken

BLANCHARD

H

A

 

NO DATE

March 4, 1917

 

BLANCHARD

HARRIET

 

 

NO DATE

November 30, 1919

 

BLANCHARD

ONELLA

 

 

January 21, 1880

February 22, 1898

 

BLANCHARD

S

J

 

 

 

& FAMILY

BLANCHARD

VIOLET

 

 

August 10, 1878

October 6, 1896

 

BRADFORD

NIKOLA

YVETTE

 

October 19, 1976

October 28, 1976

Dau. Of James & Letri

BUCKLEY

?

 

 

April 27, 1893

May 26, 1909

 

BUCKLEY

COLUMBUS

 

 

April 28, 1878

September 5, 1885

 

BUCKLEY

COLUMBUS

 

 

July 11, 1871

August 8, 1888

 

BUCKLEY

ELIE

 

 

September 1, 1889

February ??, 1948

 

BUCKLEY

FRANCES

 

 

1872

January 17, 1920

Queen of Shady Grove, Tab. #314,

 Arkadelphia, Ark.

BUCKLEY

JOHNNIE

 

 

March 11, 1891

October 7, 1918

 

BUCKLEY

JOHNNIE

 

 

July 28, 1868

July 17, 1888

 

BUCKLEY

MILES

 

 

1861

1926

 

BUCKLEY

ROSIE

 

 

March ??, 1855

June ??, 1945

 

BUCKLEY

S

T

 

February 9, 1849

July 19, 1919

 

BUCKLEY

TENNIE

LUE

 

December 24, 1912

April 19, 1950

 

COBB

BENJAMIN

 

 

AGE: 75

November 15, 1886

 

COBB

VIOLET

 

 

AGE: 65

March 30, 1889

 

COLLINS

HAZEL

NARNETT

 

February 26, 1927

May 14, 1946

 

CUMMINGS

A

J

 

September 8, 1920

April 10, 1944

 

CUMMINGS

ALEX

 

 

1883

May 25, 1974

 

CUMMINGS

AMSIAH

 

 

June 30, 1884

March 29, 1964

 

CUMMINGS

CLEO

 

 

June 6, 1917

July 21, 1974

 

CUMMINGS

ETTA

 

MOSS

1878

1930

 

CUMMINGS

EVELYN

 

 

AGE: 12

June 1, 1911

 

CUMMINGS

JAMES

 

 

October ??, 1882

1946

REV.

CUMMINGS

NATHANIEL

 

 

NO DATE

August 15, 1939

Ark.  Pvt. 162 Depot Brigade

CUMMINGS

O'DESSIE

 

 

May 8, 1891

February 6, 1980

 

CUMMINGS

OZA

 

 

August 15, 1915

March 28, 1980

 

CUMMINGS

VENONZA

 

 

NO DATE

NO DATE

 

DIXON

TESSIE

 

 

March 22, 1913

April 5, 1943

 

ELLIS

VETTA

 

 

October 8, 1908

December 14, 1979

 

FITE

ALBERT

 

 

October 15, 1894

April 17, 1962

 

FITE

EMMA

 

 

January 31, 1910

March 3, 1972

 

GOLDEN

T

G

 

June 9, 1850

November 13, 1923

 

HART

ARTHUR

 

 

November 11, 1884

October 22, 1918

Solid Rock Temple #1164,

Shady Grove, Ark.

HART

BUDDY

 

 

May 4, 1904

February 7, 1963

 

HART

CARRUFUS

 

 

May 5, 1910

March 25, 1978

 

HART

JUDE

 

 

AGE: 53

September 11, 1903

 

HART

LUTHER

 

 

March 12, 1907

February 7, 1963

 

HART

NEAL

 

 

May 12, 1914

February 24, 1952

 

HART

TARNATIE

 

 

December 25, 1885

September 12, 1900

 

HELMS

GEORGE

W

 

May 15, 1902

December 13, 1961

 

HELMS

IDA

L

 

January 30, 1895

September 17, 194

 

HELMS

JEFF

 

 

June 20, 1870

January 25, 1919

Shady Grove, Tab #70

Arkadelphia, Ark.

HELMS

JULIUS

A

 

NO DATE

June 14, 1943

Pvt.  26 QM Regt.

HELMS

NOBLE

A

 

October 10, 1895

September 4, 1980

 

HILL

JESSIE

 

CUMMINGS

March 10, 1893

1977

 

JOHNSON

MAMIE

C

 

July 26, 1914

August 6, 1960

 

JONES

ANNA

 

 

1856

February 28, 1921

Queen of Shady Grove,

Tab. #314 Arkadelphia, Ark.

JONES

EDDIE

 

 

February 15, 1876

September 18, 1895

 

KNOX

AMIZIAH

J

 

September 25, 1862

July 2, 1952

 

KNOX

ELIZA

HUMHREY

 

October 10, 1891

November 7, 1936

 

KNOX

JONATHAN

I

 

January 11, 1865

January 22, 1942

 

KNOX

MARY

 

 

November 17, 1888

April 4, 1936

 

KNOX

MARY

J

 

December 15, 1867

April 4, 1936

 

KNOX

OLINER

 

 

February 12, 1888

August 5, 1949

 

MARKER

FACE DOWN

 

 

 

 

 

McDANIEL

MATTIE

 

 

January 18, 1898

February 27, 1936

 

MILLER

ANNA

LUE

 

August 26, 1886

May 20, 1953

 

MOSS

COLUMBUS

 

 

April 4, 1909

December 31, 1958

 

MOSS

LULA

 

 

December 18, 1884

December 6, 1964

 

MOSS

MARSHALL

 

 

NO DATE

June 6, 1949

 

MOSS

MARY

 

CUMMINGS

NO DATE

February 5, 1977

Wife of Marshall

MOSS

VIRGIL

LEE

 

October 6, 1916

January 26, 1977

 

MURPHEY

EDDIE

 

 

April 8, 1884

August 1, 1905

 

MURPHY

J

J

 

December 25, 1874

May 21, 1961

 

NEVELS

ANNIE

 

 

June 18, 1953

November 17, 1953

 

NEVELS

RUFUS

 

 

October 1, 1845

October 27, 1845

 

NEWBURN

TYSON

DELANE

 

May 6, 1980

May 6, 1980

Son of Haja & Sharon

RICHIE

PAULINE

 

 

November 2, 1923

August 25, 1951

 

ROGERS

HATTIE

 

 

February 7, 1875

March 20, 1889

 

SUMMERVILLE

BILLIE

 

 

July 30, 1925

February 17, 1938

 

SUMMERVILLE

CHARLIE

HUMHREY

 

April 3, 1889

January 27, 1973

MRS.

SUMMERVILLE

CHRISTEAN

 

 

March 13, 1918

November 18, 1950

 

SUMMERVILLE

J

W

 

December 6, 1912

July 12, 1937

 

SUMMERVILLE

THEODORE

 

 

September 12, 1882

September 24, 1944

 

SUMMERVILLE

WILLIE

T

 

April 20, 1908

June 4, 1960

 

UCKLEY

INEZ

 

 

NO DATE

January 12, 1973

LAST NAME: BUCKLEY ???

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNMARKED

GRAVE

 

 

 

 

 

UNREADABLE

MARKER

 

 

 

 

 

WALSH

EARLIE

 

 

May 23, 1905

May 9, 1925