Arkansas Cemeteries

 

Bear Creek Cemetery

Evening Shade, Sharp County, Arkansas

Partial Transcription

Submitted by Tootie Dennis, November 15, 2002

 

Bear Creek Cemetery is located 3 miles West of Evening Shade, Arkansas,

at the site of the Bear Creek Methodist Church.

It is a well-kept, country cemetery, and some Sharp family descendants are buried here.

The Bear Creek Methodist Church is visible down the hill from the cemetery.

It still has an active congregation. The one-room school house was located

at this site in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Photos copyright from the Dwight Sharp Collection

 

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Cletus Qualls

1912 - 2002

Ruby Mae Thomas Qualls

1914 - 1989

Ruby was daughter of John Thomas and Mattie Sharp Thomas

 

John Henry Qualls

1886 - 1967

Sallie Bell Haley Qualls

1883 - 1932

Three of their 5 children and one of their grandchild married into the Sharp family.

All five of their children are buried near them in this cemetery.

 

Dona Nicholson Qualls

Nov 15, 1891 Aug 4, 1928

 

Bettye Qualls Sharp Shaver

1926 1999

Daughter of John Henry Qualls and Sallie Haley Qualls.

Formerly married to Billy Sharp, who is buried at the Sharp Family Cemetery

 

Dennis F. Johns

1957 1991

Son of Conway and Ehtleen Sharp Johns

 

Sam Thomas

1912 1998

Eddith Thomas

Sam was son of John Thomas and Mattie Sharp Thomas.

 

Veronica Jean Sharp

1966 1966

Shared stone with

Arthur David Sharp

1961 1961

 

Information added by Bonnie Graves 08/18/2003:

Nancy Ann Tanner Graves and at least 2 other Graves family members

 

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