Arkansas Cemeteries


Bond’s Cemetery

Evening Shade, Lawrence County, Arkansas

Transcription & Photos Submitted & Copyright

November 30, 2003 by Charlie Ward


Bond’s Cemetery is located on County Road 240, off State Highway 34, in Evening Star, Greene Co, Arkansas

The names listed below were taken October 24, 2003, and they were all that remained of the many tombstones that must have once been here. The USGenWeb Greene County, Arkansas site has a more complete transcription here


Click on the links to view photos of headstones and cemetery pictures


Cemetery Sign - View of CemeterySunset


Blank Headstone

This stone is completely illegible. There are no more markings, and the faces are worn smooth.

It was next to a tree, near the Rowen’s


ROWEN (Double stone)

Charley D.

1896 – No Date

Second Name on stone painted over

“Together Forever”


Fred E. Rowen

1874 – 1947

“At Rest”


S. T. Rowen

January 3, 1882 – January 28, 1903

21 yrs, 25 days


Bettie Rowen

February 24, 1861 – December 26, 1910

“Beloved wife of Sam W. Rowen”


Sam W. Rowen

March 8, 1855 – February 27, 1943

“At Rest”


Ray Rowen

No Dates


Tom Rowen

No Dates


WHITLOCK (Double stone)

H. L. (Rusty)

July 1, 1913 – November 4, 1985

Mary Nell

February 5, 1935 – March 15, 1972

Temporary Stone of Mary Nell Whitlock

Born 1935 – Died March 15, 1972


Andrew Phillips

June 26, 1824 – October 26, 1904

(My great, great grandfather, Andrew Jackson Phillips.

The birth year on this headstone is contrary to census data I’ve researched on him from 1850 through 1900.

The census data suggests his year of birth was about 1834)


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