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Sharon Cemetery
402 Shenandoah Road
Benton, Saline County, Arkansas

Tombstone transcriptions performed September 4, 2007, by Patti Vance Hays

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 34.58993, Longitude: -92.58143

Sharon Cemetery.

Located next to Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Shenandoah Road in Benton, Saline County, Arkansas.

Directions: Going East on I-30; take Exit 118 (Congo Road); take a left at service road; go about .3 miles and take a right to go over the overpass; stay on Congo Road; after going over overpass take a left on Shenandoah; go about mile and cemetery is on right.

Going West on I-30; take Exit 118 (Congo Road); stay on service road for about mile and take a right (right after going under overpass); take a left at sign that says “Congo”; take a left on Shenandoah; going about mile and cemetery is on right.

Some of these entries are corrections or additions of the information that were previously printed on the Saline County Rootsweb site. My own comments will be shown with brackets [] before and after.  Please contact me regarding any questions or comments. I have made every effort to input this information correctly but please let me know if you have any additions or corrections.  I would appreciate an e-mail from anyone who has ancestors buried in this cemetery as I have many cousins and a gg-grandmother buried here (Lottie Sanders).

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Row 1

Collins, Adolphus    1865-1935    Rootsweb WCP

Singleton, Hattie  12/14/1895-2/6/1914   daughter of A. A. and Mrs. Francis Collins    Rootsweb WCP 1

Ballard, Fannie   03/02/1898-11/14/1917   wife of C. E. Ballard    Rootsweb WCP 1

Collins, Francis   1872-1938    Rootsweb WCP

Willis, Bell Elizabeth   03/26/1896-05/02/1926   wife of Wylie Willis 1

Willis, Jennie   03/27/1889-04/24/1914    wife of Wyley Willis 1

Willis, John Wylie   11/17/1882-07/22/1949   [obit indicates 7/23/49] 1

Nalley, Johnny W.    07/17/1934-06/15/2013    married 05/25/1955
    Nalley, Carolyn S.    12/06/1936-12/03/1991

McAllester, Carbott John   1901-1922   [stone is no longer there 08/30/2007]

McAllester, Ruth E.   04/25/1845-04/26/1921 1

McAllester, W. M.   05/06/1846-11/06/1913

Willis, E. S.   10/12/1858-09/14/1914 1

Willis, Thacher B.   07/21/1904-12/25/1911    son of E. S. and Sallie Willis

Willis, Bertha   02/16/1896-10/13/1898   dtr of E S and Sallie Willis

Ivy, Joe    1882-1950   (Twins)
    Ivy, Andy   1882-1950

Row 2

Nalley, Mary Rachel   01/30/1917-12/29/1917

Nalley, Charles M   04/18/1883-10/08/1942
    Nalley, Daisy  03/06/1898-05/20/1983 1

Nalley, Carl “Boose”  07/24/1915-02/25/1979 1

Nalley, Gladys Bell Wright   03/16/1910-08/26/2003 1   Obituary | Rootsweb WCP

Nalley, Infant son of W. A. and Rosa Nalley, born and died   04/03/1914

Nalley, William J., son of W. A. and Rosa Nalley,  01/12/1901-11/14/1901

Nalley, William A.   1867-1932
    Nalley, Richard C.   1872-1937

Nalley, Cassie Jane   08/02/1839-06/17/1913

Nalley, William A.   08/20/1829-06/04/1913

Nalley, Joe F.   11/11/1866-07/29/1954 1

Hatch, Mattie   1881-1962

Hatch, Robert L.   08/31/1872-03/12/1939

Ellis, Ruthie Mae   11/16/1924-12/08/2011

Ellis, Tommy   11/05/1945-11/15/1950

Ellis, James Troy   07/27/1923-12/23/2003    Sgt US Army World War II 1

Troute, Claude E.   06/30/1898-05/16/1951 1

Jarnagin, Minnie I. Troute   07/06/1903-09/04/1978

Henthorne, Daniel Jay    06/14/1979-10/03/2011    Husband of Cristi    Daddy of Kayla and Kloee

Rowan, Gwen    09/11/1937-    Married 03/26/1955
    Rowan, Bobby Joe    11/30/1929-09/19/2011    US Navy 1

Ivy, H. M. Dewell   03/09/1919-11/18/1992   Tec 4 US Army World War II
    Ivy, Crecia    03/22/1922-

Row 3

Willis, Infant Babe of Bill and Mollie Willis, 1/30/1911-3/27/1911

Willis, Mollie, wife of Bill Willis, 9/27/1890-12/28/1913 1

Willis, John Collins, 8/20/1908-10/7/1932 [obit indicates 10/5/1933] 1

Willis, Thelma, 2/26/1900-6/7/1968 1

Willis, W. H. “Bill”, 11/10/1888-7/25/1971 1

Willis, Tom, 1/6/1912-4/23/1974

McPherson, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McPherson, 4/28/1953

Willis, Martha Elizabeth, 3/26/1864-1/24/1958

Willis, John W., 10/19/1854-3/10/1936 1

Nalley, Iamolia, 9/10/1885-3/22/1906

Nalley, Louis, son of R. C. and Mollie Nalley  08/01/1905-05/06/1906

Nalley, Martha Jane   03/30/1905-07/31/1919

Nalley, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Nalley, born and died 08/26/1912

Nalley, Ollie May   01/05/1910-06/03/1910

Nalley, Infant son of I. L. and K. Nalley   06/05/1907-06/15/1907

Nalley, Roy, son of I. L. and K Nalley   04/26/1904-07/03/1904

Sanders   [no other name or dates]

Nalley, Johnnie, son of I. L. and K. Nalley,   06/17/1901-07/14/1901

Nalley, J. Lee   11/09/1881-02/14/1930

Nalley, Kate Willis   10/28/1880-01/13/1965

Sanders, George W.   10/13/1817-07/05/1898

Sanders, Lottie, wife of G. W. Sanders,   01/20/1839-10/23/1916 [her death certificate shows 01/20/1837-10/23/1914]    Death Certificate 1
   Sanders, Thomas A.   03/26/1879-11/14/1917 

Willis, Dave, 10/14/1896-4/5/1960

Rogers, Lewis William   08/15/1911-08/16/1992 US Army WW II
    Rogers, Martha Ann   03/07/1926-03/23/2008

Nalley, Louis Theodore, Sr.   09/25/1918-08/25/1998    US Navy World War II   

McMullin, Baby Carlee Brycelyn   02/12/1999

Leech, Carl Rowland   03/31/1909-07/30/1988
    Leech, Lucille Dodson   10/23/1911-11/07/2004 1

Row 4

Kinney, Walter D.   10/26/1880-07/02/1945

Kinney, Rachel E.   1874-1943

Kinney, Sam D., son of W. D. and R. B. Kinney   07/17/1905-09/19/1906

Kinney, William Earl   06/22/1900-11/09/1960

Sanders, Betty Jean    03/18/1936-    married 12/25/1980
    Sanders, John Warren   02/01/1938-09/02/2001    US Air Force

Patterson, David Earl   06/22/1945-02/17/1992

Sanders, Patsy Ann   03/05/1942-06/18/1944

Sanders, Lola L.   08/06/1914-10/24/1989
    Sanders, Henry F 12/5/1913-2/17/1986; married 9/2/1932]

Sanders, Elmer E. “Bud”   09/22/1909-09/05/1953

Sanders, Anna Laura    1875-1973
    Sanders, L. H .“Doc”   1877-1945

Sanders, Dewell L., son of L. H. and A. L. Sanders   09/28/1897-09/11/1900

Sanders, George A, son of L. H. and A. L. Sanders   03/18/1899-09/04/1900

Monument—no name

Sanders, Eila A., daughter of L. H. and A. L. Sanders  12/08/1907-12/05/1915

Sanders, Charles Albert  12/13/1906-04/24/1934 1

Ballard, William “Will”   04/1857-02/1914 1
    Ballard, Hulda “Sis”   02/1860-06/1944

Peeler, Mary M.   07/31/1894-09/01/1986
    Peeler, Sherwood   09/15/1889-07/04/1966    Arkansas Pvt Co D 162 Depot Brig, World War I 1

Nowell, Johnny J.   03/15/1942-05/22/1980

Hilton,  Louetta S.   09/11/1916-02/10/2000
    Hilton, M M   09/03/1904-11/14/1987

Elrod, Joe P.   03/22/1919-01/22/2004     married 04/09/1946
    Elrod, Christine   [still living]

Wright, Gordon S.   06/12/1912-07/15/1986 married 03/21/1936 1
    Wright, Gladys B.   10/11/1920-04/06/2010

Wright, Tom L.   08/28/1927-02/20/2003   US Army World War II   married 09/13/1947 1
    Wright, Bonnie Jo   03/23/1927-06/12/2010 1

Mangum, Charles E.   04/16/1918-02/15/2004     Tec 5 US Army World War II    married 01/21/1938 1
    Mangum, Bonnie L.    12/22/1922-04/05/2000

Rowland, Thad Edward   02/14/1913-03/19/1994   F1 US Navy World War II  married 12/24/1937
    Rowland, Catherine “Katy”   02/22/1916-06/16/1997

McClendon, Dustin Blake   01/26/1984-08/20/1994

McClendon, R. C.   09/11/1920-04/23/1994   US Army Air Corps World War II
    McClendon, Lavern   09/23/1924-10/22/2002

Kret, Frank P.    09/14/1946-05/02/2013
    Kret, Ruby C.    06/10/1946-03/04/2011 1

Spradlin, Dorothy Lynne Tyler   12/9/1959-06/12/2000

Tyler, Kenneth Lee    02/18/1925-07/03/2008    married 06/04/1943
    Tyler, Florene Bowen    [no date of death shown]

Row 5

Wright, Ada  07/25/1905-08/05/2001    Rootsweb WCP 1

Mangum, Doris   03/21/1922-11/06/1929 1

Mangum, Margaret 4/3/1925-9/27/1928 1

Mangum, Ed   4/24/1883-07/18/1952; Woodmen of the World Memorial 1

Mangum, Nettie   03/08/1897-05/03/1926  Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle 1

Mangum, Bernice   03/03/1921-03/04/1921

Brooks, Rhoda A.   1846-1921 1
    Brooks, Henry J.    1847-1927

Sawyer, Willie Mae Neill   02/26/1904-08/24/1969 1

Neill, Samuel J.   08/19/1894-10/16/1948

Neill, Horace Lee   1899-1900

Neill, Minnie Brooks   1872-1905

Neill, Luther Owens    1872-1949 [obit indicates 9/8/1949] 1

Wood, Mildred   10/18/1832-10/10/1902

Kellems, Monroe E.   12/27/1905-02/05/1908     son of John W. and Minnie  Kellems   [stone is broken]

Kellems, Ivan H.   02/25/1912-05/10/1913    son of John and Minnie Kellems

Kellems, Sherman E.   01/22/1916   son of John and Minnie Kellems

Kellems, Minnie   02/19/1880-02/08/1916   Woodmen Circle memorial 1

Kellems, John W, 1872-1929 1

Welch, Goldie K   01/26/1914-07/06/2007    married 02/25/1933
    Welch, Richard B.   10/02/1908-12/26/1984   S SGT US Army World War II 1

Mangum, Sam   11/08/1874-03/11/1907   Woodmen of the World memorial

Puthuff, Mattie E.   10/27/1873-03/28/1892   wife of J. E. Puthuff, daughter of J. H. and N. C. Mangum

Mangum, James H.   12/04/1848-01/17/1908   husband of N. C. Mangum

Mangum, Catherine N.   01/12/1855-03/30/1913   wife of J. H. Mangum   Woodmen Circle memorial

Dodson, Mollie Louisa  11/26/1881-12/28/1923 1

Wright, Kate   9/24/1885-12/23/1957

Wright, Willie E.   8/7/1880-5/14/1970

McNeil, Martha Etta   12/24/1916-02/15/2006

McNeil, Oliver “Red”   7/23/1913-4/25/1973

Richardson, Gordon “Rowdy”   12/29/1896-04/21/1978   SEA 2 Navy World War I

Richardson, Hazel Beulah Wright   12/02/1913-06/03/2001 1

Wright, James Harvey "Jay"   11/16/1922-11/06/1980

Wright, Troy Curtis   08/20/1929-05/29/1999   married 04/26/1958
    Wright, Maxine Griffin   05/21/1934-03/14/2000

Geurin, Virgil    05/17/1912-08/07/1995    married 12/25/1937
    Geurin, Anna Delois    11/01/1918-11/04/2004 1

Fitzhugh, Obie F.   11/25/1919-02/18/2006    S Sgt US Army World War II; Purple Heart
    Fitzhugh, Charlene M.   07/18/1932-

Dyer, Densel W.    07/28/1929-07/10/2011    married 07/29/1950
    Dyer, Mary C.    08/06/1933-

Doss, Jerry Dale   07/30/1936-01/22/2005   married 01/15/1954
    Doss, Credonna M.    12/03/1938-

Row 6

Moore, Martha Ann   09/01/1888-04/17/1972
    Moore, J Herbert   04/08/1880-10/14/1969

Ballard, Infant   died 07/05/1904 age 24 days
    Ballard, Alvena   died 07/08/1904 aged 1 year 7 months   children of A. and A. Ballard

Bunch, Tom F.   5/31/1868-4/12/1963

Bunch, Coy Ann Brooks    Born 1879

Bunch, Martha Mattie Brooks    08/15/1871-08/22/1899

Bunch, Tommie   08/18/1899-09/10//1899

Rowan, Ethel   01/17/1891-06/19/1963 1
    Rowan, Fred   06/16/1888-03/16/1968 1

Serr, Agnes   1875-1963

Ballard, Rowland E.   01/20/1921-01/16/1994   US Army World War II

Carmical, Sharon Ann   02/04/1945-10/16/1981 1

Eaves, Elvin Wade   02/26/1922-03/17/1986   Navy World War II  1 (SSDI shows dob as 04/26/1922)

Crowson, Corey Nicholas   02/01/1988-02/02/1988   son of Jeff and Shelly Crowson

Carter, Olin Franklin  12/09/1912-03/18/1995   T Sgt Army World War II   married 10/20/1945
    Carter, Helen B.    05/20/1929-12/01/2010 1

Shipley, Paul K.   05/17/1911-09/12/1997 married 3/5/1932
    Shipley, Nancy N.   03/02/1915-08/17/1996

Abbott, Carrol J.   06/15/1942-01/17/1997 married 3/30/1963
    Abbott, Lois L.   [no date of death shown]

Moore, Darlene   05/28/1936-01/26/2008  married 09/24/1953
    Moore, Dicky   [no date of death shown]

Wagner, Alfred Dee    07/11/1943-02/04/2010    married 02/23/1962
    Wagner, Patsy Ruth    04/28/1943-

Row 7

Moore, Oscar S  01/20/1910-03/10/2006
    Moore, Shirley B  08/13/1913-02/12/2004 1

Moore, Margie Rachel   09/10/1915-03/10/1916

Moore, Lee Edward   12/16/1909-12/20/1909

Depew, Anna J.   1865-1928 1

Depew, Sallie Bell   08/07/1860-09/08/1900

Ballard, Franklin   08/10/1917-06/10/1919   son of Sam and Mary Ballard 1

Ballard, Sam H.   04/05/1896-02/10/1959 1

Ballard, Mary L.   06/08/1894-10/09/1965 [obituary indicates October 8, 1965] 1

Ballard, Linda Kay   09/18/1957-07/11/1965

Browning, Bertie    1903-1982
    Browning, Iva    1907-1964

Powell, Amanda Leeanne   09/03/1970-09/13/1992    her marker says this: Birth Sept 3, 1970; Pilot Wings June 25, 1992; Heavenly Wings September 13, 1992; Flying With the Angels; [addition—she was a very good friend of my daughter, Denise, and (along with Denise) was enrolled in the Aviation Department at Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, when she was killed in an auto accident]

Ballard, Ernest Eugene "Gene"    03/12/1929-10/10/2013    US Army Korea
    Ballard, Vonceille Boyd    06/15/1927-

Row 8

Nalley, Infant son of Carl and Gladys Nalley no dod or dob

Ivy, Lela M.   10/06/1906 - 10/08/1906

There are then about three tombstones that I could not read—one looked like  (check back as I hope to get a chance to figure these three out)

            Clemens, Vernon   05/02/1911 (or 5/27/1911) – 06/09/1911

Ivy, Henry T.   7/20/1885-11/4/1950
    Ivy, Zona M.   02/04/1900-04/25/1986

Bryant, Opal May   9/22/1917-11/9/1988 married 06/19/1943
    James Elmer Bryant, Sr.   01/12/1908-11/13/2000

Ivy, Frank   01/05/1910-07/14/1993

Neill, Hattie Bunch   1872-1955

McAllester, Jossie, wife of J. J.   05/31/1879-09/27/1932 1    Death Certificate | Rootsweb WCP

McAllester, James J.   10/06/1870-09/04/1937 [Arkansas death index shows he died 10/3/1938—a relative also says 1938 is correct)    Rootsweb WCP

McAllester, Ida M.   1906-1999 (Roller Ballard FH)   [when I transcribed cemetery earlier there was a fhm--no marker there on August 30, 2007]

Glenn, Sherrilyn Curtis   01/15/1955-02/23/2004

Row 9

Ballard, Miles D.   03/01/1909-05/31/1969
    Ballard, Mary C.   02/28/1909-11/10/1960

Glover, Violet Patricia   01/13/1921-05/03/1975
    Glover, Elmer Dan   03/27/1925-10/26/1988

Ramsey, Claudine Guffey    10/08/1937-    married 11/11/1960
    Ramsey, Billy Harold    07/07/1931-05/14/2013    US Air Force 1
    Parents of Claudette, Angela, Britt

Granderson, Pearl Mangum   09/16/1918-01/27/1966

Mangum, Virgil   05/2/1911-06/02/1912   son of J. E. and S. M. Mangum

Mangum, Sarah M.   02/23/1878-10/23/1916   wife of J. E. 1

Mangum, Emmett   03/16/1872-06/04/1933 1

Collins, Soloma   07/14/1873-05/16/1949

Wright, Ella    06/21/1878-04/21/1963

Mangum, William J.    06/16/1846-01/01/1907

Mangum, Mary Jane   11/27/1844-08/08/1922 1

Davenport, Boyce and Joyce   05/31/1938

Davenport, Lucille   07/15/1910-01/11/1986 married 7/4/1925
    Davenport, Lloyd   12/31/1905-01/29/1988

Davenport, Jeffrey Edmond   07/27/1951-07/06/1989

Davenport, L. Edmond   02/13/1927-10/06/1986 married  08/28/1947
    Davenport, Catherine E.   [no date of death shown]

Davenport, Christopher Michael  01/12/1977-04/8/1977, son of Jeffrey and Paula

Row 10

Dixon, Doris dtr of Mr. And Mrs. G. F. Dixon  12/22/1916-9/10/1917

Dixon, Clara wife of Grover Dixon  04/08/1892-10/23/1918

Ballard, John Thomas   1881-1950
    Alice Dunn Ballard   1888-1948

Ballard, Little Will (no dates)

Cochran, Pauline Beryl Collins   12/14/1914-08/15/2005

LeQuieu, Steven Dale   09/07/1955-02/29/2008

LeQuieu, Vada Joyce    03/14/1941-02/15/2010

Ramsey, Hazel M.    03/14/1929-    married 05/23/1945
    Ramsey, James E. "Jim"    03/06/1927-05/11/2013 1
    Our children Euell, Elbert, Peggy
    Our grandchildren Keri, Logan, Walker, Ivy Grace, Rebecca

Mangum, Minnie A.   10/16/1887-10/13/1961 1

Mangum, C. A.   1878-1943 [obituary indicates April 10, 1943] 1

Mangum, Vadis   11/05/1888-02/12/1914   wife of Charlie Mangum   Woodmen Circle memorial 1

Mangum, Martha Fay   04/02/1917-01/12/1920   dtr of Charlie and Minnie Mangum 1

Mangum, Henry T.   06/14/1911-08/14/1967

Mangum, J. Harvey   06/26/1909-03/27/1974

Wright, James Ervin   10/09/1907-2/20/1994  US Army World War II   married 09/24/1929
    Wright, Sadie Lee   06/30/1911-02/15/2003 1

Wilson, James Doyle    10/03/1927-01/04/2009
    Wilson, Billie Sue    [no date of death shown]

Watts, Herman Junior   05/18/1916-10/16/1995   S Sgt US Army World War II   married 10/17/1937
    Watts, Virginia Kay   02/22/1918-04/20/2005

Row 11

Ballard, Warren K.   1909-1936 [obituary indicates January 5, 1936] 1

Ballard, Henry W. “Fox”   01/31/1883-01/01/1964 1
    Ballard, Elda Bunch   05/03/1882-07/06/1966 1

Derrick, Raymond “Ray”   06/10/1914-11/08/1986    Rootsweb WCP 1
    Derrick, Marie Louise   04/26/1919-03/23/2009    Rootsweb WCP

Hawkins, Dee Troy  1878-01/18/1942
    Hawkins, Sallie Lee Cozart   1872-07/17/1948

Hawkins, Bevily G.   02/01/1907-05/29/1977

Hawkins, James T.   03/04/1887-04/03/1966

Swopes, William Floyd   03/20/1918-04/20/1971

Swopes, Katie M.   04/23/1898-12/12/1981

Row 12

Lane (nothing else)

Andrews, Brenda K.   04/15/1945-11/02/2002    Beloved Aunt

Lane, Joe J.   05/12/1892-05/15/1974
    Lane, Ollie P.   04/17/1902-11/17/1987

Stansel, Dorothy P.    06/30/1921-06/05/2011    Harris FHM

Ballard, Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Ballard   12/20/1935

Collins, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Collins 10/17-10/19/1933

Collins, Edith P.    9/4/1893-8/26/1969 1
    Collins, Fred D. 3/11/1893-5/7/1973 1

Lequieu, Coy E.   08/09/1929-03/26/1995

Walters, Addie 1875-1957

Ramsey, Esther   10/12/1907-12/11/1982   married 01/09/1926
    Ramsey, George B., Sr.   08/04/1891-10/09/1975    Cpl US Army World War I

Ramsey, Bobby Joe   2/25/1933-9/30/1933

Browning, Carl   03/22/1906-02/07/1981
    Browning, Angie   12/02/1907-03/07/1999

Browning, Infant son of Mr and Mrs Carl Browning   06/09/1935

Row 13

Collins, Leon (Sam) 1/20/1914-10/26/1978  1

Carter, Hattie Lovel   01/18/1918-07/17/1997 1

Lovel, Roscoe R.   07/07/1913-06/03/1959   Arkansas S2 USNR World War II 1

Lovel, Lorretta   06/03/1937-03/13/1938    daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Lovel 1

Collins, Wallen, looked like 1/17/1924 [faded] [Arkansas death index shows his name to be Wallace Collins and dying in Saline Co]

Collins, Ethel Peeler 8/30/1892-2/3/1960 . 1
    Collins, W. D. 7/3/1887-10/24/1970

Collins, Olin E.   10/14/1919-03/24/1974 married 03/19/1966 1
    Collins, Althea Rose   [no date of death shown]

Blakley, Ruby Hiblong   7/2/1902-4/24/1939

Blakley, E. P.   2/12/1854-2/6/1935

Blakley, Gordon W   11/17/1885-4/5/1959

Hart, William   1877-1929
    Hart, Lydia 1895-1941

Roberson, Harold E.   12/15/1910-03/17/1965 1
    Roberson, Rachel V.   01/28/1914-05/24/1988

Row 14

James, Daisy Welch   05/16/1896-03/14/1978

Welch, Richard B   10/02/1848-04/04/1925
    Welch, Mary M   04/14/1877-07/27/1943

McNeil, Reuben F.   1936-2007  

McNeil, Reuben F.   02/11/1911-12/23/1987 married 07/27/1929
    McNeil, M. Ruth   01/17/1912-07/05/2002 1

Welch, Daniel S.   11/26/1905-07/14/1988 married 11/30/1929
    Welch, Effie M.   10/29/1907-05/13/1990

Row 15

McAllister, Garland   02/29/1912-05/19/1980 married 11/11/1939
    McAllister, Arline   12/31/1923-03/02/2006

McAllister, Ed   02/08/1878-01/06/1930
    McAllister, Lillie   04/06/1883-10/15/1959

McAllister, Gilbert W.  04/06/1921-09/13/1990    Cpl US Army Air Corps World War II
    McAllister, Alice Lorene  10/08/1924-01/23/1987

Duncan, Edward N.   07/13/1892-10/27/1969
    Duncan, Etta Mae   09/21/1894-10/18/1961

Duncan, Ramona   02/13/1926-04/09/1930

Phillips, Loyd Dwain   02/05/1934-02/19/1934

Fooks, Joyce Ann   08/20/1945-09/03/1945

Cochran, James D.   06/13/1925-10/09/1949

Cochran, Ruth L.   01/25/1882-02/17/1973

Cochran, James Ray   12/28/1941-02/23/1963

Cochran, Opal Ray   08/18/1919-10/20/2003
    Cochran, Tina Faye   09/05/1926-01/06/2004

Cochran, Vera Mae   08/10/1908-03/01/1965

Cochran, Stanley   02/14/1906-08/31/1983   PFC US Army World War II

Cochran, Ivo, Jr.   02/04/1935-01/22/1977    Rootsweb WCP 1

Cochran, Mary F. Eason   10/29/1936-08/24/1994

Row 16

Willis, Earl Franklin   01/12/1920-01/10/1982 married 06/17/1939
    Willis, Mary Areminda (dob 4/29/1921)

Willis, W. P.   05/22/1882-06/03/1949 1

Willis, Idar L.   09/25/1883-05/29/1941 1

Cordon, Kenneth   01/16/1936-02/7/1936   son of L. A. and B.

Cordon, Beatrice Petty   05/27/1906-10/01/1962

Cordon, Lewis A.   01/12/1905-06/09/1980

Cordon, Ed J., Sr.   1869-1957

Cordon, Emma M.   1865-1939

Evans, Verta Ivanelle   04/28/1936-05/01/1936

Evans, Floyd E.   08/28/1896-01/09/1945

Edwards, Winnie Evans   11/09/1904-12/28/1988

Garrison, Lawrence E.   12/3/1921-08/15/1975

Virdin, Mary   05/25/1922-10/11/1985   dtr of W. H. “Bill” and Thelma Willis 1

Willis, Aileen   07/15/1924-09/22/1992   dtr of W. H. “Bill” and Thelma Willis 1

Willis, Ervin   12/09/1919-07/19/1993 1

Row 17

Turbyfill, Calvin T.   1892-1927 1

Ivy, Tom   02/02/1921-11/23/1978   FTC US Navy World War II

Ivy, Horrel D.   09/05/1926-05/06/1957   Arkansas S1 US Navy World War II

Ivy, Stanley Eugene    06/03/1951-07/27/2010    PVT US Army Vietnam 1

Ivy, Elbert L.   10/01/1888-11/30/1968   married 11/23/1910 [obit shows 11/29/68 but Sat was 30th] 1
    Ivy, Nola R.   03/02/1891-02/03/1969

Ballard, W. Hubert (Nub)   05/12/1916-05/25/1967 1
    Ballard, Gerine C.   07/18/1920-08/06/1997

Neill, Robert J.   1912-1950

Row 18

Ivy, Raymond   03/12/1917-02/09/1988   Tec 5 US Army World War II    married 08/04/1945
    Ivy, Rachel M.    03/22/1924-12/28/2008
        Parents of Mike, Thomas, Carolyn, David, Darlene, Arlene, and Baby Ivy

Petty, Willis E.   06/28/1908-12/22/1989 married 01/14/1933
    Petty, Lola M.   06/15/1913-03/15/2008

Carter, Johnnie Petty 5/10/1903-7/11/1982

Peeler, C. E.   1884-1937

Peeler, Pearl   1891-1960 1

Wright, Max E.   12/07/1928-05/07/1994 married someone [no name on stone] 05/30/1948  1

Wright, Earl E.   07/30/1905-12/13/1963
    Wright, Thelma M   11/20/1910-03/17/1972

Chastain, Mildred    09/23/1930-01/24/2006   married 08/13/1949
    Chastain, William Floyd   05/02/1929-10/03/1999

Chastain, William Bill    1950-2014    Ashby FHM

Row 19

Pelton, Effie   12/10/1898-12/06/1934
    Pelton, Oscar   08/07/1880-05/08/1936

Pelton, Charles E.   11/23/1934-01/25/1992   PFC US Army Korea 1

Kilgore, William   08/20/1860-01/13/1938
    Kilgore, Ida Cox   10/16/1860-06/01/1940

Row 20

Bryant, Della Fay   04/17/1940-07/08/1940

Wright, Charles William “Bones”   05/26/1943-12/01/1999 married 01/11/1969
    Wright, Joyce Ann (living)

Wright, Raymond W.   06/09/1920-10/21/1978

Wright, R. Janettee   11/30/1941-07/19/1943

Wright, Doris   09/25/1920-04/02/1993

Ballard, Charles E.   06/30/1898-07/05/1969
    Ballard, Bessie O   03/25/1905-01/10/1940

Willis, Charlie   07/08/1903-10/13/1984
    Willis, Izora   12/25/1904-10/25/1941

Holiman, Tilman Carl   08/08/1907-04/24/1981

Holiman, Maggie   1880-1946

Holiman, Hubert G.   02/20/1917-01/31/1998

Depriest, Steve O.   12/24/1938-09/13/1972

James, Paula Michelle Depriest   05/13/1965-06/08/1991

James, Ashley Nicole    02/16/1987-02/20/2012 1

Row 21

Pelton, Infant   08/30/1938
    Pelton, Infant   04/06/1942

McClain, Edward   02/18/1907-03/27/1940

Garrett, Ruth McClain   07/10/1902-09/15/1991

Weaver, Mary N.    03/23/1920-07/23/2002   married 07/05/1947
    Weaver, James Tollie    09/25/1919-10/09/1985    Sgt US Army World War II

Pelton, Kenneth M.   1906-1954
    Pelton, Mary E.   1905-1971

Ferrell, Webb Eugene, Sr.   02/02/1907-03/17/1985 married 07/03/1929
    Ferrell, Laura Edith   04/22/1905-3/17/1984

Miller, Ramon Monroe   01/10/1926-11/02/1998 married 01/02/1948
    Miller, Melba Juanita    [no date of death shown]

Row 22

Petty, Nathan M.   03/12/1871-08/01/1942
     Petty, Lucy Jane Willis   11/22/1879-06/10/1968

Tyler, Irene Petty   01/13/1901-05/13/1980

Covert, George N.   02/11/1881-11/16/1965
    Covert, Ida   07/25/1881-12/22/1942

Covert, Henry Floyd   06/06/1913-07/17/1959   Ark M1 USNR World War II

Covert, G. Harrison   01/26/1908-08/12/1981
    Covert, Esther E.   04/12/1910-12/31/1969

Covert, Larry W.   03/16/1944-10/09/1994   US Air Force

Taylor, Charlotte Ann   02/03/1953-06/29/2003

Covert, George William    07/25/1929-    married 04/10/1954
    Covert, Margaret Elaine    10/13/1932-07/18/2012 1

Fonshill, Augusta S.   1869-1944

Allen, Mary S.   1884-1967
    Allen, Edgar L.   1882-1949
    Richardson, Mary A.   1907-1984

Wilson, James Howell   11/18/1929-06/14/2007

Radican, Clyde J.   02/16/1895-04/12/1986   married 08/13/1919    PVT US Army World War I
    Radican, Iona V.   10/25/1902-05/26/1990

Helmich, Victor Arthur    08/21/1935-11/21/2009    married 07/02/1954

Row 23

Cotten, Esther Swaby   05/03/1930-05/04/1952 1

Swaby, Ernest D.   1907-1965
    Swaby, Isabell D.   1906-1997

Jones, Marcia Sue    11/13/1937-10/17/2013    Roller-Ballard FHM

Wright, Rebecca J.   08/13/1898-10/13/1961 1

Willis, D. La Verne    03/26/1923-02/07/2012    [Doris LaVerne Willis on Roller-Ballard FHM]    married 08/18/1947 1
    Willis, J. W.   11/20/1920-06/11/1987   US Army World War II   

Rogers, James Monroe   01/01/1909-01/23/1984   married 02/19/1939
    Rogers, Lora Mae   11/16/1911-05/30/1981

Wilson, James Howell   11/18/1929-06/14/2007

Wilson, Patricia Ann    01/25/1935-06/27/2009

Willis, Albert Virgil   01/04/1909-07/27/1980 1
    Willis, Martha Lorene   06/18/1911-05/13/2003) 1

Campbell, Wayne   02/23/1940-02/22/2004   married 08/05/1960
    Campbell, Judy

Garrett, Walter Edward   05/08/1919-12/08/1988   PFC US Army World War II

Row 24

Lowrey, Lou Frank   09/06/1920-03/29/1989
    Lowrey, Virgie Mae   05/05/1922-08/26/2012

Forte, Cody Matthew   05/28/1987 born and died

Barker, Ludie Frances   05/10/1919-07/21/1997

Barker, James, Jr.   12/16/1921-08/09/1952

Hiblong, Lexie B.   10/28/1905-04/06/1943   married 02/20/1924
    Hiblong, Howard J.   05/07/1900-12/21/1969

Row 25

Shellnut, Jimmie Carl    02/03/1937-12/21/2008    married 10/14/1956 1
    Shellnut, Thelma L.    [no date of death shown]

Row 26

Nalley, Leeman "Dipper"    01/13/1940-11/06/2010    Married 12/05/1959
    Nalley, Myrtle Sossamon    [no date of death shown]    Parents of Credonna, Scotty and Dana

Row 27

Nalley, Ronnie Lee    04/16/1949-04/12/2011    married 10/06/1972    [closeup]
    Nalley, Dorothy B.    04/22/1950-

Nalley, Tanner Lee    11/21/1992-12/11/2011

Unmarked new grave possibly Leroy Nalley

There are many unmarked graves in this cemetery.


Obituaries I have collected that indicate Sharon Cemetery but did not see tombstones

Bray, Tom; Benton Courier obituary indicates he died 02/05/1919 1

Collins, Louise; Benton Courier obituary indicates she died 10/27/1923 1

Collins, Sarah Frances; Benton Courier obituary indicates she died in 1916 1

Debolt, Frank P., Benton Courier obituary indicates he died 10/10/1940 at age 61 1

Glenn, Infant; Benton Courier obituary indicates the baby died in 1910 1

McAllester/McAlester, Floyd; Benton Courier obituary indicates he died March 1927 1

McAllister, Lucille; Benton Courier obituary indicates she died May 1, 1925 1

Pickard, Johnny Allen; Benton Courier obituary indicates he died 12/06/1969 at the age of 2 days 1

Willis, Sarah E., Benton Courier obituary indicates she died 6/5/1951 at age 82 1


Burials from obituaries after cemetery was transcribed

Eaves, Betty Sue McNeil Carter    05/12/1929-06/05/2014

Griffin, Mary Elizabeth Crawford    09/19/1929-04/09/2012

Nalley, Leroy    03/10/1928-08/01/2013

Willis, James O.    07/24/1927-11/06/2011

Wright, Jackie E.    10/19/1951-10/15/2014

Wright, Tylor Anthony    08/01/1996-08/04/2014


1  I have the obituary for this person and am willing to share. Please send me an email to request and show Sharon Cemetery Obituary Request in the subject line and copy and paste the entire line showing the name and dates in your e-mail.