SPRINGHILL CEMETERY

Cross County, Arkansas

Birdeye (Cherry Valley East)

Also known as Birdeye Cemetery

 

 

SURVEYED January 27, 2001 by Wayne and Deborah (Lunsford) Yates

 

~ Location ~

From the intersection of Arkansas Highways 163 and 42 at Birdeye, turn east on Highway 42 toward Cherry Valley.  The cemetery is approximately 1/2 mile from the intersection, on the right side of the highway.

 

This cemetery is poorly maintained and there is evidence of numerous unmarked graves.  Many funeral home markers are visible, but unidentifiable.

 

Additional information has been added from earlier surveys and obituaries, with markers no longer visible.

 

 

????, (Name illegible), died 1954, age 47 yrs, 4 mos, 29 days

 

ALDRIDGE, James, died Jul 22, 1981, (no visible marker)

                                 age 36 yrs, 6 mos, 21 days

 

ALDRIDGE, Leroy, born Aug 27, 1892, died Dec 8, 1965 (no visible marker)

World War I

 

BAILEY, Janie M., born Dec 20, 1915, died Apr 2, 1966 (no visible marker)

 

BARNER, Wallsey, died Apr 7, 1981 (no visible marker)

 

BARR, Tennessee, born Nov 12, 1910, died Mar 24, 1961, “Mother”

 

BATES, Carrie, born Mar 19, 1892 or 1893, died Jun 15, 1937

 

BLOCK, Dave, born 1878, died 1962

 

BRIMAGE, Willie, born Jul 25, 1900, died May 3 (or 31), 1949

 

CLAY, Jack, born Nov 12, 1872, died Jun 10, 1936

 

DAVIS, Nora M., born Feb 24, 1897, died Sep 7, 1978

 

DAVIS, William E., born Jan 30, 1920, died Apr 18, 1978 (no visible marker)

                                 SFC US Army World War II

 

DEW, Caleb, born 1889, died Aug 3, 1916 (no visible marker)

 

DOUGLAS, Booker T., died Jul 29, 1958, age 45 (Wynne Progress obituary)

 

DUGLAS, Charlie, born Oct 30, 1903, died Oct 29, 1937

 

DUKES, Robert S., born Dec 23, 1916, died Nov 10, 1990

 PFC US Army World War II

 

ELLEN, John, born Dec 19, 1915, died Apr 28, 1966 (no visible marker)

 

FARMER, James R., born Dec 13 or  19, 1921, died Aug 10, 1979

CPL US Army World War II

 

FARMER, Johnie, born Mar 18, 1900, died Oct 18, 1970

 

GLASS, Mattie, born Feb 23, 1884, died Oct 26, 1968 (no visible marker)

 

GLASS, Wilbert, born Oct 4, 1921, died Jul 6, 1946 (no visible marker)

Arkansas Tech 5 OM Corps

 

HINTON, John D., died Jan 8, 1979, age 58 (no visible marker)

 

HINTON, Willie E., born Jun 10, 1954, died Aug 22, 1992

 

HOPKINS, Little Jermine, died Jun 5, 1977, age 3 mos (no visible marker)

 

HULL, Sirleaner, died Oct 25, 1952 (no visible marker)

 

JEFFERSON, D., born 1898, died 1944 (no visible marker)

 

JOHNSON, Dewitt, born 1875, died 1959 (no visible marker)

 

JOHNSON, Everlina, born Jun 1, 1889, died May 30, 1954 (no visible marker)

 

JOHNSON, Mable, born Mar 11, 1920, died Oct 21, 1968

 

KER, Savann, born 1887, died 1943 (no visible marker)

 

KEYS, George Jr., born Jul 25, 1964, died Aug 15, 1973

 

LUSTER, Lula, born 1886, died Apr 23, 1958 (no visible marker)

 

MANUEL, Irene, died Apr 30, 1971

 

MILLER, Otie, born Jul. 13, 1917, died Jan 27, 1936

 

RASA????, Mrs., born ??, 1900, died Aug 4, 1952

“She was born in Tenn. and died at the age of 52”

 

SIMMONS, Charley, died Jun 4, 1931 (age 66, widow, Ark death certificate)

 

SLAUGHTER, James, died Nov 28, 1964

 

TUCKER, Fred, born 1884, died 1975

 

WADLINGTON, Dora, born Nov 16, 1905, died Jan 15, 1981 (no visible marker)

 

WILLIAMS, Emma A., born Nov 12, 1902, died Sep 12, 1963 (no visible marker)

 

WILLIAMS, Lettye, died Apr 16, 1950 or 1960 (no visible marker)

 

WILLIAMS, Mrs. Marviline, born 1913, died 1990, Age 77

 

WILSON, Ruby, died Jul 30, 1940 (no visible marker)

 

WYNNE, Marcellus, born Jul 25, 1922, died Apr 19, 1975

PVT US Army

 

 

 

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