LANE CEMETERY

Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas

Also known as “The Lone Cemetery

(African-American)

 


 

 

Markers photographed June 17, 2005

By Wayne Yates and Debbie Lunsford Yates

 

This cemetery is located next to the Blytheville Waterworks water treatment plant

just before the entrance to the old Eaker Air Force Base

 

(the number after each entry donates the photo number)

 

View Lane Cemetery Photos

 


 

 

 

BAKER, William J., born Jun 30, 1884, died Apr 29, 1952 (Masonic Emblem), #21

BAKER, Jno., died Nov 29, 1915, Faithful Member of Pure Love Circle No. 136, #27

 

BELL, Harvey, born Jan 16, 1896, died Sep 26, 1964, Ark Pvt 162 Depot Brigade World War I, #59

 

BELL, Lida, daughter of Toney & Emma Bell, born Feb 28, 1902, died Oct 19??, #11

 

BOYD, Jacob (broken), born Mar 14, 1817, died Oct 17, 1939 (first name & death date from AR Death Index), #10

 

BROOKS, Minerva, born Sep 12, 1904, died Dec ?4, 1931?, #53

 

BROWN, Lee, born ?? 4, 1874, died Oct 28, 1922 (Broken), Bright Light Camp No. 392, Blytheville, Ark., #29

 

CAMPBELL, Judge, born Jun 10, 1842, died Jul 17, 1939, age 97, #63

CAMPBELL, Laura, daughter of Henry & Malissa Campbell, born Dec 19, 1920, died May 26, 1922, “At Rest”, #70

 

CART????, Florence Hampton, born Feb 14, ????, died Dec 15, 1958, “At Rest”, #65

 

CHERRY, Hervy, born Sep 11, 1900, died Jul 11, 1923, #5

CHERRY, Hugh H., “In Loving Memory, Born in Ripley, Tenn. Sep 23, 1900, Passed away in Rochester, Minn.

Feb 2, 1957, A Resident of Blytheville for 54 years” (The 1930 census of Mississippi County shows Hugh Cherry,

age 28, and wife Viola, age 21. Viola Cherry died in Mississippi County on Feb 7, 1938), #4

CHERRY, Inez, born Apr 28, 1902, died Nov 6, 1954, “Sister”, #32

 

CLOPTON, Lee, died Aug 20, 1921, age 43 years, “Erected by his Compress Friends”, #71

 

CURRIE, Annie, died Sep 2, 1921, Light of Blytheville Chamber 2629, Blytheville, Ark., #54

 

EATON, Will M., born Apr 10, 1869, died Mar 9, 1920, #72

 

EVANS, Julia, born Oct 14, 1876, died Feb 14, 1921, #6

EVANS, Ludy, ???, 1882 - June 25, 1916?, #7

 

FORNAY, Willie, Ark. Pvt. 304 Stev. Regt., died Feb 7, 1931, #15

 

GANT, M. O., born Aug 18, 1884, died Apr 13, 1919, age 55, “Gone But Not Forgotten”, #24

 

GORDON, Minnie, died Jan 14, 1923, Light of Blytheville Chamber 2629, Blytheville, Ark., #46

 

HEGGIE, Ida, died Nov 15, 1929, Busy Bee Circle No. 1088, #22

 

HENRY, Robert, died Oct 18, 1923, Busy Bee, Circle No. 1098, Supreme Royal Circle of Friends of the World, #18/19

 

JACKSON, Louise, born Mar 16, 1903, died Jan? 6, 1962, “Mother”, #66/67

 

JOHNSON, James, born Oct 11, 1869, died Oct 18, 1906, #8

JOHNSON, Nancy, born Apr 10, 1897, died Feb 27, 1957, “At Rest”, #64

 

KOGER, Lee, died Aug 7, 1928, Busy Bee Circle No. 1088, #25/26

 

LANE, E. (Emory) B., died Aug 4, 1918, Married at Cub Lake, Miss. To Mollie Lane – Died May 1920.

Parents of Emma, Walter, Shelly, Julia, Rosie, Emory, Jr., Mildred and Cottrel.

E. B. located to Blytheville in 1894 and founded this cemetery in 1906., #36

LANE (broken & unreadable, possibly wife of E. B. Lane)

LANE, Mollie, died June 18, 1921 (no marker, death from Arkansas Death Index, Mississippi County), #37

 

LUCAS, Wallace, born Apr 13, 1893, died Oct 21, 1952, Ark. PFC 20 Engineers World War I, #74

 

McDEARMON, Luella Love, Wife of H. McDearmon, born Dec 2, 1895, died Aug 15, 1923, #43

McDEARMON, Saul Ad Joe, son of Luella & H. McDearmon, born Jan 14, 1922, died Jun 18, 1923, #69

 

McMORRIS, Sarah, born Apr 15, 1859, died Feb 16, 1927, #14

 

MATHES, Annie, born Jul 29, 1875, died Apr 25, 1909, “At Rest”, #28

 

MILLER, Eli, died Nov 29, 1924, Busy Bee Circle No. 1088, #39/40

 

MINER, Odell, daughter of M. & Margaret Miner, born May 27, 1904, died Dec 19, 1908, #13

 

MITCHELL, Henry, died May 23, 1921, Brother of Love Chamber 1176, Armorel, Ark., #45

 

NORTHERN, Magnolia, born Sep 1, 1925, died May 18, 1956, #60

 

PARKS, Mary, born Apr 3, 1886, died Jul 5, 1923, Bula Chamber 911, Grand Junction, Tenn., #44

 

PARTEE, Charles Russell, son of C. D. & B. D. Partee, born Mar 23, 1919, died Jun 17, 1920 “Our Darling”, #51

 

PEPPERS, Fannie, born Jul 16, 1886, died Mar 27, 1924, #42

 

PERKIN, ???e (Eddie?), Lee, born Jan 22, ????, died May 30, ????, #16

(from AR Death Index: Eddie Perkin died May 30, 1944 Mississippi County, black, male, age 44)

 

PITTMAN, ????. died Oct 30, 1918, Busy Bee Circle No. 1088, #23

 

POSTELL, Alfred, born Aug 27, 1922, died Nov 18, 1946, Ark. Pvt US Army World War II, #62

 

ROBERTS, Leona, born Feb 15, 1893, died Jul 4, 1921, International Order of Twelve Knights

and Daughters of Tabor, Mt. M???? Tab No. 854, Blytheville, Ark., #47

ROBERTS, Margaret Lee, daughter of Dr. B. E. & L. L. Roberts, born Sep 11, 1920, died Sep 23, 192, #48

 

RUCKER, Rainey, born 1891, died 1913?, #12

 

SANDERS, Fannie, born Feb 6, 1896, died Mar 4, 1920, Temple of Light Temple 1142, Blytheville, Ark., #49

SANDERS, Joyce Annett, daughter of Willie & Elnora Sanders, born Mar 1, 1960, died Jun 11, 1960, “Our Dear”, #57

SANDERS, Masco, born Dec 25, 1887, died ???? (broken), #41

 

SAVAGE, ???nnie (broken), born Nov 19, 1879, died Apr 30, 1920, Queen of Luxora Tab No. 273, Luxora, Ark., #52

 

SMITH, Beatrice, born Oct 3, 1893, died Jul 14, 1966, #58

SMITH, Callie, born Jun 9, 1887?, died Feb 2, 1955, #33

SMITH, Francis, born Dec 23, ????, died Aug 12, 19??, #35

 

STEVENSON, Mattie (deteriorated, dates illegible, from AR Death Index - Mattie Jane Stevenson died

Mississippi County, AR on Jun 1, 1928), #2

 

TUCKER, Jimmie, born Feb 2?, 1900, died Nov 22, 1925, #55/56

 

WATKIN, William, died Mar 17, 1916, Batesville Guide Chamber 734 – Batesville, Ark., #1

 

WILSON, Alonzo, born Aug 22, 1918, died Aug 17, 1925, “Dear Son”, #38

 

WHITE, Izetter D., born Jul 9, 1893, died Aug 7, 1966, Married to P. W. White Dec 26, 1910, #9

 

FRAGMENTS:

(broken and deteriorated), #31

(broken) born 1884, died 1922 (between Francis Smith and Callie Smith), #34

(broken) died Jan 17, 1920, “Weep Not He Is At Rest”, #50

(broken) International Order of Twelve Knights & Daughters of Tabor, #61

(deteriorated, unreadable), #17

(top broken), died Oct 11, 1943, “Gone But Not Forgotten”, #30

 



 

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Last Updated Tuesday, June 28, 2005