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MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY, near Gravette, Benton Co., Arkansas

west of Hiwasse, on Hwy 72, Benton Co., Arkansas

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery


Please NOTE just because photos may be grouped by surnames does NOT necessarily indicate a relationship nor are they necessarily buried beside each other.  This cemetery is partially transcribed. Currently there are over 200 names transcribed & headstone photographs linked. All names below have photos courtesy of Cindy Marcell. Every effort has been made to ensure correct transcriptions have been provided however errors are possible so please notify Cindy Marcell should you be able to make corrections. If you would like to add a family member that is known to be in this cemetery please contact Cindy.

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LAST NAME FIRST & MIDDLE DOB DOD Comments
Adams Clora Patton
1874 1901 Mother beside & matches stone of Wm A. Adams
Adams William A. 1899 1969 Beyond the Sunset
Arnold Albert Mar _1 188_ Jul 23 1917
Arnold Drusila Mar 4 1861 Aug 23 1916
Banks Dale G. 1908 1979 ssw R V D (Bud) Banks 
Banks Dale G. June 8 1908 Sep 14 1979 PFC US Army WWII 
Banks Edith 1864 1935 ssw George Banks 
Banks Elizabeth 1850 1928
Banks George 1847 1908 ssw Edith Banks 
Banks Hattie E. Allen 1890 1963
Banks Houston Dec 25 1838 Mar 11 1912 masonic emblem 
Banks Lily M. Aug 25 1880 Nov 8 1963 ssw William J. Banks 
Banks Lot 1885 1956
Banks Lyle May 6 1912  Jan 6 1916 ssw Maurine Banks 
Banks Maurine Oct 22 1909 Jan 13 1916 ssw Lyle Banks 
Banks Maxine 1917 1936
Banks Nellie F. 1883 1916 ssw Lot Banks 
Banks Pearl C. 1884 1965 ssw Sam B. Banks 
Banks R V D "Bud" 1922 1972 ssw Dale G. Banks 
Banks Rosco C. Mar 7 1902 Aug 2 1902 
Banks S. D. 1934 1936
Banks Sam B. 1883 1946 ssw Pearl Banks 
Banks Scotty Jul 19 1905 Aug 2 1909 S/o W J & Lily Banks 
Banks William J. Jul 19 1878 Mar 18 1953 ssw Lily Banks
Barlow
Alfred
Dec 25 1897
Sep 5 1898
Feb 5 1898
s/o I. L. & Altha Barlow
Barlow Altha E. June _ 1879 July 9 1911 Wife of __ Barlow
Barlow Guy A. May 02 1904 Apr. 23 1989
Barlow I. L. 1876 1950
Barlow Leatha E. June 4 1899 Oct 16 1918
Barlow Marie A. Apr. 24 1907 Feb 04 1999
Barlow (Edwards) Nettie May 31 1888 Feb 15 1977
Belew Carrie 1882 1960 ssw John Belew
Belew John 1879 1962 Married 1900. ssw Carrie Belew
Belew Lee 1871 1947 ssw Ola Belew 
Belew Loys 1910 1911
Belew Ola 1874 1943 ssw Lee Belew 
Buttram Edna B. 1896 1915
Calhoun Thurzy O. Feb _ 1849 stone broke u/a read Infant dau of D. & J. Edwards 
Callis Ann L. 1863 1922 ssw John H. Callis 
Callis John H. 1859 1933 ssw Ann L. Callis 
Callis Roger Noel Dec 15 1917 Feb 10 1919
Clark William Banks Nov 6 1930 Apr 30 1958 ssw Goldie Banks Reid 
Cole Baby Daughter Oct 31 1881 Oct 31 1881 Baby dau of J.H. & E.A. Cole
Cole Malissa M. 1852 1940 ssw Wm. M. Cole  "Mother"
Cole Newton Cannon Oct 13 1818 June 26 1893
Cole William M. 1845 1929 ssw Malissa Cole. "Father"
Cooper Mona O. Edwards
Sept 9 1899 Dec 8 1918 Mona O. Edwards Cooper - Wife of Bee Cooper
Crouse Andy 1871 1938 ssw Ettie Crouse
Crouse Charlie Apr 14 1898 Feb 21 1968 ssw Marie Crouse
Crouse Cora Ethel Oct 23* 1902 Dec 19 1902 ssw both Infant sons
Crouse Ettie 1881 1942 ssw Andy Crouse
Crouse Galloway* 1854* 1931* ssw Lucy* Crouse. I do not have this photo - CM
Crouse Infant Son
Jul 15 1901* ssw Cora & Infant Son. I failed to photograph this side of the stone - CM
Crouse Infant Son
Apr 15 1910 ssw Cora & Infant Son Crouse. "Infant son of A M & E C Crouse" "Waiting for Us"
Crouse Lucy* 1863* 1933* ssw Galloway* Crouse. I do not have this photo - CM
Crouse Marie Dec 5 1903 Nov _0 1988 ssw Charlie Crouse. "Married in 1920" difficult to read day died.
Crouse Martin Aug 15 1828 Apr 5 1910 ssw Nancy Crouse
Crouse Matilda F. Dec 3 1853 Mar 28 1891 Wife of Galaway Crouse "Her five infant children buried by her side"
Crouse Nancy Jan 15 1828 Sept 27 1901 ssw Martin Crouse
Crouse Verna* Apr 23 1894* Apr 13 1969* I do not have this photo - CM
Duncan Albie H. 1873 1957
Duncan Annie July 4 1884 Jan 16 1917 Mrs. Annie Duncan
Duncan C. Camille Sept 4 1918 blank
ssw J. W. Duncan
Duncan Carol Ann Aug 25 1948 July 18 1978
Duncan Caroll Lee no date no date Infant son of Walter L. & Opal Duncan
Duncan Della R. 1875 1936
Duncan Dennis D. 1925 1936
Duncan Ellen E. 1898 1987 ssw James B. Duncan. Note Ellen is the great aunt of Cindy Marcell
Duncan Etter 1862 1935
Duncan Floid T. July 5 1869* Nov 2 1883*
Duncan Forrest Paige May 12 1994 July 26 1994 Our Daughter "The Lord is my Shepherd I shall not want I will dwell in the house of the Lord.ord forever
Duncan George L. Nov 7 1858* Jun 14 1883*
Duncan Goldie L. Sept 23 1913 Oct 30 1996
Duncan Hayden A. Sept 20 1898 June 14 1965
Duncan Hazel B. Mar 18 1917 Dec 22 1981 ssw Ralph Duncan
Duncan J. W. (Skippy) Dec 16 1914 July 21 1982 ssw C Camille Duncan
Duncan James B. Jan 8 1962 Dec 29 1967 ssw Ellen Duncan. Note James is the great uncle of Cindy Marcell
Duncan James S. 1860 1944
Duncan Jane Elizabeth 1857 1931
Duncan Joshua P. Dec? 17 1893 Sept 19 1966 Pvt Co A 153 Infantry World War 1
Duncan Lela 1887 1970 ssw Martin L. Duncan
Duncan Leon Dec 28 1921 Mar 6 2002 ssw Marjorie Duncan
Duncan Marjorie M. Jan 20 1923 Apr 16 1992 ssw Leon Duncan
Duncan Martin L. 1885 1968 ssw Lela Duncan
Duncan Martin L.

82 years 11 days* I missed this stone. No photo - CM
Duncan Orval L. Apr 2 1917 Oct 29 1983 S Sgt US Army WW II.  Note Orval is a son of James & Ellen per CMarcell
Duncan Ralph L. Nov 27 1913 Jan _____ ssw Hazel B. Duncan
Duncan Randolph L. 1856 1937
Duncan Roger
Apr 8 1946
Duncan Scott C. __ __ ssw Zelda Duncan
Duncan Walter L. 1880 1960 At Rest
Duncan Zelda Juanita __ __ ssw Scott Duncan
Edwards A. S. Sept 7 1866 Mar 20 1902 ssw Infant Dau of A. S. Edwards"
Edwards Baby -- Jan 28 1920 Ella Norton and Baby. Wife of Preston Edwards
Edwards Belle 1874 1931
Edwards Bob E. Nov 2 1916 -- ssw Hazel Edwards. "Col U.S. Army 1940-1972" "Married 56 years"
Edwards Cecil 1909 1927
Edwards
David
Nov 25 1816
Feb 1* 1911

Edwards David M. 1868 1938 ssw Lottie Edwards
Edwards Elizabeth 1864 1951 ssw Shade M. Edwards
Edwards Ella Norton
Nov 30 1890 Jan 28 1920 Ella Norton and Baby Edwards. Wife of Preston Edwards
Edwards Fay G. Feb 5 1896 Nov 11 1960
Edwards Floyd P.
Sep 30 1895
Ma_ __ 1897
s/o _ F & F B Edwards
Edwards Frank 1873 1958
Edwards George Jun 18 1885
Aug __ 1903
very weather worn
Edwards Hazel Feb 2 1917 May 26 1997 ssw Bob E. Edwards "Loving mother and devoted wife"
Edwards Hiram Morris Sep 30 1883* Oct 17 1887* son of W & M S A Edwards
Edwards Infant Dau Jun 25 1892? no date ssw A. S. Edwards
Edwards Infant Dau no date no date Infant daughter of W. & M. S. Edwards"
Edwards Infant Dau no date Mar 3 1913 Infant dau of Frank & Bell Edwards
Edwards Infant Dau Oct 01 1909 Oct 01 1909 Infant dau of Sam & Nettie Edwards. Note this infant was the twin to Jewell Edwards per CM CMarcell research.
Edwards Infant Dau u/a read u/a read Infant dau of W. & M. S. Edwards
Edwards Infant Son -- Mar 3 1911 Infant son of Frank & Bell Edwards
Edwards Jane Jan 15 1813* Nov 4 1898
Edwards John Aug 25 1836 Dec 1887 note no day given for date of death
Edwards Juda A. Dec 5 1871 Nov 29 1872 Infant dau of W. & M S Edwards Another stone erected here marking this as the "First graveravesite in 1872".
Edwards Lottie 1876 1953 ssw David M Edwards
Edwards Martha S. Feb 9 1845 Aug 21 1914 ssw William Edwards
Edwards Marvin _ 1897 1950 u/a read middle initial
Edwards Mary Sep 4 1844* Apr 3 1894* Wife of Richard Edwards
Edwards
Perry or Terry
Dec 28 1896
Dec 4 1898

Edwards Richard Jun 3 1842 Nov 19 1929
Edwards Rutha Naomi 1875* 1875* Infant dau of R. & Mary Edwards
Edwards Sam July 12 1875 Jan 30 1912
Edwards Samuel Raymond Apr 22 1903
Dec 1 1918

Edwards Shade M. 1862 1946 ssw Elizabeth Edwards
Edwards Thurzy O. Feb 29 1848 Mar 5 1875 Daughter of D & J Edwards. Stone broken. (wife of John Calhoun per CM)
Edwards William May 3 1838 Jan 25 1929 ssw Martha S. Edwards
Edwards William R. Sept 26 1881 Nov 3 1969
Ferrel Jesse A.

Co C 20th WIS INF
Figgins Levi A. 1832 1883 stone broken and very weather worn 
Funk Hiram G. (Jr) - Sept 2 1899 23 yr 6 mo ? dys 
Funk Hiram G. (Sr) Apr 10 1832 June 13 1913
Funk Mahettable Mar 29 1867 _a_ 3_ 1926 difficult to read 
Funk Martha A. ___e? 6 1842 _______ 1916 difficult to read 
Galyean Bethena Jan 23 1869 Jun 15 1896 ssw Telitha & Tennessee & Ruth Galyean 
Galyean David R. 1908 1909
Galyean Emma V. Sep 1 1917 Jan 18 2006 ssw Rev. Roy H. Galyean 
Galyean Eunice Sep 28 1900 Oct 30 1906 D/o of A. M. & S. J. Galyean 
Galyean George S. Jan 19 1880 Feb 9 1901
Galyean Hattie Dec 25 1883 Oct 9 1904 Wife of L C Galyean 
Galyean Isabell Dec 21 1845 blank
Galyean Luther C. 1879 1918 ssw Pearl H. Galyean 
Galyean Pearl H. 1881 1977 ssw Luther C. Galyean 
Galyean R. K. Apr 4 1826 Jul 28 1898 ssw S. Galyean 
Galyean Randolph Mar 24 1841 Ma_ __ 1914 ssw Isabell Galyean 
Galyean Roy H. (Rev) Jul 8 1915 Jul 13 1975 ssw Emma Galyean 
Galyean Ruth Dec 16 1881 Apr 28 1900 ssw Bethena & Tennessee & Telitha Galyean 
Galyean S. Dec 24 1801 May 30 1877 ssw R K Galyean 
Galyean Telitha Mar 05 1885 Aug 02 1898 ssw Bethena & Tennessa & Ruth Galyean 
Galyean Tennessee Dec 1870 Aug 1895 difficult to read. Ssw Bethena & Telitha & Ruth Galyean 
Galyean Verda Faye 1904 1918
Hall Randolph -  Mar 22 1894 22 yr 2 mo 19 dy. S/o J R & L P Hall 
Hall Samuel J. - - 15th Battr'y Field Art 
Jamison
Alexander S.
1841
1913
ssw Rosetta Jamison. "Father"
Jamison Ernest 1877 1909
Jamison Rosetta 1850 1914 ssw Alexander S. Jamison. "Mother"
Jenkins Cornelia M. Oct 10 1875 July 10 1933 Buried beside Eunice Galyean 
Keith Sarah Jul 24 1889 Sep 3 1963 ssw Troy Keith 
Keith Troy Oct 13 1885 Jul 20 1948 ssw Sarah Keith 
Mann Jessie C.? 188_ 1882 s/o _ E & S C Mann Stone weather worn & difficult to read 
Morgan Samuel W. - - Co C 15th MO. CAV. 
Morgan Samuel W. Oct 10 1843 Jul 27 1909
Morris James N. 1890 1964
Morris Lizzie Bea 1883 1966
Newberry Martha 1871 1905 and Baby 
Norton Martha A. 1855 1940
Norton T. M. July 18 1854 Apr 24 1912 (this would be Thomas Norton per census notes) 
Parker Elsie E. 1907 1967 ssw Walton Parker
Parker Walton B. 1908 1968 ssw Elsie Parker
Patrum Zoe Banks 1900 1985
Patton Easter M. 1852 1929 ssw George W. Patton
Patton George W. 1852 19-- date not inscribed for death. Ssw Easter M Patton
Patton J. Arthur 1884 1921 stone beside & matches Clora Patton Adams & Wm A. Adams
Pendergraft Lena L. June 26 1910 May 23 1989 ssw Vivian Pendergraft
Pendergraft Sarah Jane Mar 3 1858 Nov 9 1944
Pendergraft Vivian Aug 27 1904 July 4 1996 ssw Lena. "Married Apr 27 1932"
Pitts Nancy L. 1868 191_ ssw William Pitts
Pitts William H. u/a to read u/a to read ssw Nancy Pitts
Presley Eva M. Sep __ 1908
Sep __ 1909
between Hiram Funk Sr & Hiram Funk Jr.
Presley J. A. May 14 1885
Dec 29 1918

Puryear James A. 1870 1906
Puryear John H. 1856 1941
Puryear Nancy Jan 1852 Jan 7 1925 weather worn
Reeves Susie Wolfe Dec 1864
Jun 7 1935

Reid Goldie Banks

ssw William Banks Reid 
Seamster Allen Kent Mar 6 1935 Oct 25 1968 In Memory of Allen Kent Seamster
Seamster Baby -- 1913 beside Roy & Matilda Seamster
Seamster Catherine L. Jan 28 1914 Nov 23 2003
Seamster Glenn Cole Apr 11 1910 July 11 1958 ssw Mildred Seamster. Separate stone with "Arkansas S Sgt 1458 SVC COMD Unit WW II"
Seamster John W. Jan 7 1873 Oct 25 1959 Father
Seamster Martin L. 1844 1936 ssw Nancy Seamster. Note - s/o Williamson Shaw Seamster and part of Cindy Marcell's family line
Seamster Matilda 1880 1956 ssw (James) Roy Seamster
Seamster Mildred Oct 14 1920 Apr 4 1964 ssw Glenn C. Seamster "Peace in the Valley"
Seamster Nancy Jane 1853 1927 ssw Martin L. Seamster
Seamster Odin D. Dec 13 1910 Apr 26 1972
Seamster Odin P. Jan 27 1933 Jun 5 1996 US Army Korea
Seamster Paul D. Jan 8 1907 Aug 20 1911 Son of M. N. & Cora Seamster
Seamster Robert A. 1881 1925
Seamster Roy 1884 1976 Note given name said to be James Roy Seamster per CM
Seamster Walter A. 1875 1897
Spiva Chas. W. 1883 1921 Till He Comes
Spiva Lucinda N. Jan 8 1880 Feb 27 1964 ssw William R. Spiva
Spiva Virgil Floyd Feb 19 1906 June 26 1981
Spiva William R. June 9 1873 May 7 1947 ssw Lucinda Spiva
Still Jewell Oct 1 1909 Jan 3 1995 CM's Research notes show dau of Nettie Patton Edwards Barlow
Tippit
Maude L.
1878
1961

Todd Maggie Nichols 1889
1919

Todd W. L. 1882
1904

Wages C. Adeline Galyean 1860 1895
Wages Kelly  22 1898 Feb 1 1898 10 days old. 
Wages Unknown u/a read u/a read Beside C Adeline Galyean. Stone very weather worn. Only able to read WAGES on it. 
Williams D. H. Jan 1842 Feb 27 1884 
Williams Hettie 1891 Dec 1894
Williams Hugh Aug 2 1839 u/a read (per BCCP cemetery transcription 1839 - ?) 
Williams Mahala Feb 5 1842 Nov 3 1884 (per BCCP cemetery transcription 1842 - 1884)
Williams Sarah C. Feb 1 1866 Nov 25 1897 (per BCCP cemetery transcription 1866 - 1897)



















































Notes: ssw abbrev for shared stone with

*transcription taken from Benton Co., Arkansas Cemetery Index as unable to read part or all of stone, Cindy Marcell.
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