White Oak Cemetery

White Oak Cemetery, Mercer County, MO

Also known as Rhoades Cemetery

This cemetery is located 3 miles east of Half Rock on Grundy-Mercer county line - S9-T63N-R22W. Back in pasture and woods. It is located approximately 1/2 mile west of dirt road running north and south. Cemetery is west of a house. Only 4 markers located, all down and broken, scattered. Quality of stones, good. Stonecutting easily read, each one with design of hands, tree of life, etc. Recorded by Mrs. B.F. Hoover, Mrs. Mann Hoover, Deva McClasky
COOKSEY Sarah Martin              23 Oct 1861 56y,18d;w/o John (buried near Half Rock) "She´s gone;she´s left for regions of eternal love; Twas God who called her from below to join in praising Him above" Stone broken; has tree of life.

19 Aug 1858 34y,1m,10d; In memory of our mother; w/o Noah J.

24 May 1868 21y, 3m, 21d; w/o William D. "How soon all our brightest prospects fail like autumn leaves before the driving gale" Stone is broken; has hands of friendship clasped.
18 Jan 1867 76y,11m,7d; "rest in Heaven" "dear father thou hast left us. Here thy loss we deeply feel. But the God that hath bereft us He can all our sorrows heal" Stone is broken; has hands pointing to heaven.

This material transcribed from the written records by Anna L. Martin.
© 1997 Grundy County, MO Genealogical Society; reproduced here with their permission.

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