Edwards Cemetery, Montgomery County, Arkansas

Edwards Cemetery, Montgomery County, Arkansas

"In God We Trust"

Edwards Cemetery is a well maintained cemetery with approximately 53 graves many marked with field stones in the Caney Creek area at the end of a gravel road 7.6 miles from Pine Ridge near the Polk - Montgomery County boundary, south side of the Ouachita River. T S 2 - R 27 W  sec. 31. The area fenced is approximately 80' x 100' with a gateway, daffodils and a new outhouse. Listing complied March 1999 during a visit to the cemetery. Oldest marked grave 1908 and still active. 31 interments listed on Find A Grave

Edwards, Charles
no dates

Edwards, Charles P.    Aug. 1 1856 - Nov. 18 1927

Edwards, Susan Hope    1867 - 1931
At Rest

Ferguson, Author W.F. Oct 17, 1896  -  Apr. 8. 1919

Hill, Emily A.     Aug 1889 - Aug 1914

Hill, Perry D.     Oct. 1879 - Dec. 1955

Hughes, Viola Jossie Mrs. July 30, 1892 - Feb. 16, 1918
Our Mother Gone and not forgotten (forsythia bush behind headstone)

King, Lessie     1907 - 1928
At Rest
17 1925 - Dec 6 1927

(Billingsley Funeral Home)

Maddox, Guy Robert    1910 - 1983 
PVT U.S. Army W.W.II    

Maddox, Hugh     July 1 1884 - June 19 1983
At Rest

Maddox, Infant of Bill & Etta
(no dates)

Maddox, Josie     Nov. 18 1883 - Feb 15 1847
At Rest in Jesus

Maddox, Maude    1906-1908

Maddox, Shella     1906 -1992
(Billingsley Funeral Home)

Roberts, "Jennie" Louisa Jane Owens  Aug. 12 - Dec. 5 1930

Roberts, Laura Isobel Apr. 24 1881 - Mar. 11 1926
We trust our loss will be her gain and that with Christ she's gone to reign

Roberts, Pearlie    Mar. 7 1907 - Oct.  5 1910
Suffer the little children to come unto me For of such is the Kingdom of heaven

Roberts, Richard D.     Apr. 6, 1842     May 13, 1918
Co.G 9 Inf. Reg. Kentucky Volunteers C.S.A.

Roberts, Ula Madean    Jan, 27 1917 - Feb. 26, 1917

The Little Infant Babe of Rex & I.M. Roberts

Edwards Cmetery located in left lower quadant.

Montgomery County road map available from Mt. Ida Courthouse for approx. $1.50.

The Hugh Maddox family lived on a 137 acre farm near where Kates Creek forked with Caney Creek and raised three boys who attended Caney Creek Elementary, a two room building with approximately 50 to 80 students and two teachers.  Children assisted with the spring planting and fall harvest on the farms so attended school in July and August and for about five months beginning in November through winter. Later attended high school at Oden, twelve miles east.

The Montgomery County Herald 8 Jun. 1894
Mr. Alf Whittington has secured a school in Caney township for a term of four months, commencing fourth Monday in July.

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