Yale Cemetery Burials
Copyright 1999 by Debra Blackard 
"Graphics by Jelane"

Selected Entries by 1) Mike R. Casey and Raymond L. Casey, 2) Sherian Kennedy, 3) James Stewart and 4) Kathy Johnson. Used by permission, all publication and distribution rights reserved. This inventory represents only a portion of the burials in Yale Cemetery. Additional readings will be added as they are submitted. Notations in (parentheses) are from the Caseys and Ms. Kennedy; Those in [brackets] from the page owner.

Yale Cemetery is located on the bank of the beautiful Mulberry River, west of Oark. From Clarksville, take AR Hwy 103 north to AR Hwy 215, turn left.  The cemetery is  3.3 miles west, just off Hwy 215 on the left. It is fenced, maintained, and adjacent to the historic Yale Church.

Alphabetical Listing of Selected Entries

_____, Daniel C.
_____, Eliza J.
_____, Infant
_____, Ruthie
Acord 
Acord, Annie
Acord, Claud (M.)
Acord, John
Acord, Mrs. Lou
Acord, Olevia M
Acord, W.A.
Acord, W.A.
Acord, Wm. A
Acord, Wm. G.
Acord, Sarah Hill
Bench, Benjamin F
Bench Jennie Dale
Benson, Betha A.
Benson, Charles C.
Benson, Harry O.
Casey, Moses T.
Clark, David H.
Clark, Denver
Clark, Hetha M.
Clark, Minerva
Cochran, A.J.
Cochran, Elizabeth
Davis, Betsey Mooney
Davis, John H.
Davis, Martha C.
Davis, S. M.
Dickerson, John F.
Dickerson, Kate
Dickerson, Martha
Dickerson, Martha I.
Dickerson, T.J.
English, Joana
Eubanks, Albert
Eubanks, Dora Clementine
Eubanks, Infant Dau.
Eubanks, (Louis)
Evans, Beulah
Evans, Elbye
Evans, Reedy
Frost, Kitty
Gibson, Nancy "Pearl" Hill
Infant, J.H.H.
Hill, Estera Eversole
Hill, Infant Daughters
Hill, Infant Son of Marcus
Hill, Kimbrell
Hill, Layfatte
Hill, Marcus
Hill, Mark
Hill, Obed
Hill, Susie Isabelle
Hill, Wm. Thomas
Hughes, Eda A.
Hunter, Mary
Isaac, Boy
Isaac, Boy[2]
Johnson, Lucy Carlene
Johnson, Jr., Jesse

Jones, Amanda
Karr, Claud
Karr, Cora Clark
Karr, Josephus
Karr, Sarah E.
McAllister, Columbus E.
Mitchell Vickie Sue
Mobbs, Russell
Pierce, Baby
Pierce, Baby[2]
Pierce, Brit
[Pierce] Infant
Pierce, James
Pierce, Josie
Pierce, (Lloyd) Andrew
Pierce, Mary E.
Ritchie, Miles
Ritchie, Wallace E.Russell
Russell, Mrs. M.E.
Russell, W.N.
Stamps, Ewing I.
Stamps, James E.
Stamps, Myrtle M.
Stamps, Paul
Stewart
Stewart, Dau. of
Stewart, Garland Lee
Stewart, George W.
Stewart, Henry
Stewart, Infant
Stewart, Jennie Davis
Stewart, Joseph
Stewart, Martha Jane 
Stewart, Ritty
Stewart, Sidney Susie
Stewart, Thomas
Stewart, Wm. Thomas
Stewart Willam Walles
Tipton, John Bradford
Tipton, Joseph B.
Tipton, William Albert
Vanover, Bessie
Vanover, Curtis
Vanover, Harrison N.
Vanover, Lincoln R.
Vaught, Angie
Vaught, William T.
Whorton, Vergie
Yates, Fonzo
Yates, Infant son
Yates, Maude

 Submissions by Mike and Raymond Casey

No.

Inscription 

Notes

1.  Stewart, Dau of E[orF]L. & E.C. Stewart
18 Aug (1876) - (18) Jul (1886), white dove
broken marker
2. Wm. Thomas Stewart, 12 Jan 1882 - 9 Aug 1969  double marker, flat granite
Martha Jane Russell Stewart 
7 Jun 1885 - 6 Mar 1937
3. Garland Lee Stewart, 24 Jul 1921 - 24 Jun 1984
US Army
stone, white granite, flat
4. George W. Stewart, 26 Feb 1903 - 3 Aug 1983
m 14 Mar 1926, heart
double marker, flat gray granite
  Sidney Susie Stewart, 22 Jun 1908 - 23 Dec 1982  
5. Columbus E. McAllister
3 Mar 1887 - 13 Nov 1887
son of (J.U.) (H) & (N.L(I) McAlister, dove
[FS] C.E.M.
parent's initials uncertain
6.  Albert Eubanks, 1 Jun 1879 - 23 Aug 1883
son of J.A. and Anne L. Eubanks, lamb
 
7. Dora Clementine Eubanks
20 Dec 1883 - 25 Aug 1884
dau of J.A. and Anna E. Eubanks
 
8. Angie Vaught, 1860 - 1894, wife of W.C. Vaught   
9. William T. Vaught, 17 Feb 1885 - 15 May 1885
son of W.C. and N.A. Vaught
 
10. (Louis) Eubanks, 15 Jan 1818 - 6 Mar 1891
husb. of S.F. McPhearson
 
11. Infant dau of J.A. and Anna E. Eubanks 
1 Jul 1874 - 19 Jul 1874 
 
12. Vickie Sue Stewart Mitchell
12 Dec 1946 - 8 Mar 1976
World's Greatest Mom
lengthy inscription
13. Willam Walles Stewart
24 Nov 1875 - 4 (Jan)  1876
son of J.W. & L.U. Stewart
 
14. Martha C. Davis, 5 Nov 1849 - 28 Dec 1861
dau of S.N. & Joanna Davis
 
15. Joana English, 25 Apr 1824 - 18 Jul 1904
dau of C.H. English and (G)sebbie English
m. Sieborn Davis, 21 Jul 1843
 
16. S.M. Davis, 12 Sep 1822 - 29 Dec 1861 lengthy inscription
17. Wallace E. Ritchie, 22 Dec 1885 - 4 Jan 1918
beloved father
 
18. Miles Ritchie, 1849 - 1917
beloved father & grandfather
 
19. Wm. G. Acord, 1827 - 1864
Co K 2nd  AR Inf Vol, Civil War
 
20. Moses T. Casey, 15 Sep 1872 - 29 Sep 1875 lengthy inscription
21. Kitty Frost, 15 Dec 1878 - 19 Mar 1879
dau of J.J. and Amanda Frost
 
22. Ruthie ___?___, _?_1899 - 1 Jul 1899
Grieve not dear ___ for thee
 
23. Martha I. Dickerson, 8 Apr 1865 - 6 Aug 1899
wife of James W. Dickerson
 
24. Mrs. Lou Acord, Mar 1857 - Sep 1923  
25. W.A. Acord, 1853 - 1918  
26. Infant son of Grover and Rinthie Yates, Jun 1943  
27. Claude (M.) Acord, 11 Sep 1883 - 8 Oct 1883 
son of W.A. & N.L. Acord
 
28. Acord  
29. Eliza J., 25 Jan 1878 - 9 Feb 1886, Drowned [no surname given] double marker
  Daniel C., 21 Sep 1875 - 9 Feb 1875, Drowned [no surname given]
30. Sarah Hill Acord, 1851 - 1930 double marker
Wm. A. Acord, 1864 -  
31. Thomas Stewart, A.D. 1863 - 28 Mar 1863 
erected by Mulberry Lodge #272 
member of Springhill Lodge #118 
erected A.D. 1886
stone 3 feet high, pointed, 2 inches thick
32. Infant of H.H. & D.A. Stewart, b/d 12 Mar 1901  
33.
Henry Stewart, 1840 - 1930
Ritty Stewart, 1841 - 1912
double marker;
3)Joseph Henry Stewart and Belveritta Casey Stewart
34. Harry O. Benson, 8 Feb 1886 - 20 Jun 1966 
asleep in Jesus
 
  Betha A. Benson, 1 May 1892 - 7 Mar 1966  
35.  Charles C. Benson, 9 Sep 1927 - 21 Jun 1954 
AR PFC 4011 Area SVC Unit WW II
military marker
36. Benjamin F. Bench,  30 Apr 1882 - 18 Sep 1883 
son of W.H. & L.L.A. Bench 
gone to Rest
 
37. Maude Yates, 20 Dec 1883 - 28 May 1961 
Gone but not Forgotten
double marker
  Fonzo Yates, 14 Jan 1876 - 19 Dec 1952  
38. Jennie Dale Bench, 20 Jan 1884 - 10 Nov 1884 
dau of J.D. & C.A. Bench
 
39. Estera Eversole, 21 Aug 1903 - 10 Aug 1928 stone 18 inches high
40. Wm. Thomas Hill, 4 Jul 1875 - 15 Feb 1950 double marker
Susie Isabelle Hill, 24 Jul 1874 - 16 Feb 1953
41. Annie Acord, 22 Oct 1920 - 3 Jun 1921  
42. W.A. Acord, 15 Feb 1885 - 4 Feb 1950  
43. Olevia M. Acord, 2 Mar 1892 - 15 Aug 1950  
44. Martha Dickerson, 8 Jan 1841 - 29 Mar 1926  
45. T.J. Dickerson, 12 Jul 1838 - 15 Jul 1922 
farewell my wife and children . . .
 
46. Amanda Jones, 5 Dec 1821 - 3 Dec 1908  
47. Kimbrell Hill, 6 Jun 1818 - 3 Mar 1901 
In my fathers house are [sic]married to Amanda Jones 11 Mar 1840. Served in Gordon's Rig. [sic] 2 Ark. Garrette Co. D. in War of 1861 C.H. Davis of Co. K. my horse was killed and fell on me. Kimbell HIll taken him off in Price rade at New Toney in 1864. 
[Unclear whether this is an
inscription or researcher's notes.]
48. Memorial to Mark Hill, b. 1790, NC - D. 1878, Johnson Co. Mulberry Tsp. Ark. military Serv. War 1812 at the battle of New Orleans. Cpt. WM Bault Co. of Inf 2nd Reg. W. TN militia. he his wife 6 sons and 1 daughter were earlier pioneers in this community.  
49. Infant marker, d. 1862 or 1822
50. Josephus Karr, 2 Jul 1844 - 9 Jan 1913 inscription
51. Sarah E. Karr, 1848 - 1941  
52. Cora Clark Karr, 15 Aug 1885 - 15 Apr 1918
m. 7 May 1905
double marker
  Claud Karr, 12 Feb 1883 - 10 Jan 1976  
53. John F. Dickerson, 14 Mar 1876 - 22 Apr 1962
m. 18 Aug 1895
double marker
  Kate Dickerson, 27 Feb 1875 - 4 Oct 1925  
54. Mary Hunter, 26 Apr 1838 - 25 Nov 25 18__ date could be 1888; stone, 3 feet tall
55. Andrew Pierce, 11 Aug 1904 - 29 Jan 1947 (Loyd)
56. Brit Pierce, 1914 - 1946
TEC 5 US Army WW II
 
57. James Pierce, 1871 - 1923, Father double marker
  Josie Pierce, 1881 - 1945, Mother  
58. Mary E. Pierce, 15 mo.  
59. Pierce Baby  
60. (Infant) no inscription
61. Pierce Baby  
62. Infant Son of Marcus & Susan Hill, d. 15 Apr 1880  
63. Infant, (footstone) J.H.H.  
64. Jefferson D. Hill, 21 Jan 1862 - 13 Sep 1876
son of ____ & Melissa Hill
 
65. In memory of Marcus Hill
4 Jul 1826 - 23 Dec 1895
"Come Ye blessed"
 
66. Layfatte Hill, 15 Jun 1863 - 4 Mar 1919  
67. John Acord, 1797 - 1866
m. 28 Jul 1819
[Check with the Caseys for exact inscription and stone.]
Sarah Turner Acord, 1794 - 1865
68. John H. Davis, 1800 - 1859
Betsy Mooney Davis, 1806 - 1859
Large memorial marker, pink;
3)Turner Casey's daughters: Belveritta & Elizabeth Louise married sons of Joseph and Jennie Davis Stewart.
Joseph Stewart, 1801 -1870
3)Jane "Jennie" Davis Stewart, 1805 -1905
Davis was first settler of Mulberry.  Cemetery on Davis Land.  Memorial erected by Great Great Granddaughters, Thelma Davis Smee & Virgie Forgis Wulff 
 
69. David H. Clark, 1879 - 1945 double marker
Minerva Clark, 1886 - 1960 spelling uncertain
70. Hetha M. Clark, 1832 - 1923, Grandmother marker 8 inches high
71. Denver Clark, 1908 - 1909
son of Hent & Nerva Clark
 
72. Joseph B. Tipton, 22 Apr 1851 - 1 Sep 1899  
73. William Albert Tipton, 26 Nov 1887 - 10 Sep 1895  
74. John Bradford Tipton, 15 Oct 1889 - 25 Jan 1891  
75. Beulah Evans, 19 Sep 1909 - ____
m. 26 Feb 1927, heart
double marker
  Reedy Evans, 4 Mar 1909 - 16 Jul 1981
Together forever.
 
76. Elbye Evans, 23 Oct 1922 - 22 Mar 1924
Son of Mr. & Mrs. W.H. Evans, Our Darling
 
77. A.J. Cochran, 5 Jan 1842 - 2 Jan 1928  
78. Elizabeth Cochran, 15 Jan 1844 - 3 Sep 1927  
79. (Infant) Isaac Boy double marker
  (Infant) Isaac Boy  
80. Vergie Whorton, 15 Nov 1913 - 27 May 1916
Son of George & A.C. Whorton
Gone but not Forgotten
 
81. Infant daughters of A.W. & L.C. Hill, 
18 Aug 1901 - 18 Aug 1901
inscription
82. Obed N. Hill, 23 Jul 1888 - 11 Jan 1918
Son of A.W. & L.C. Hill
"if you have a friend worth Loving, Love him, yes and let him know that you love him ere life's evening tinge is brow with sunset glow why should good words 'ner be said of a friend til he is dead.  Obed."
[Check with the Caseys for exact inscription.] he and 3 others were
murdered by a bank robber at 
Camp Funston, Kan.
83. W.N. Russell, 1861 - 1924  
84. Mrs. M.E. Russell, 1859 - 1927  
85. Curtis Vanover, 26 Feb 1933 - 22 Aug 1941
Sleep On
 
86. Bessie Vanover, 22 Jul 1888 - 7 May 1947  
87. Harrison N. Vanover, 16 May 1882 - 8 Feb 1979  
88. Lincoln R. Vanover, 1921 - 1983
US Army WW II
 
89. Eda A. Hughes, 10 Apr 1891 - 3 Jan 1921, Mother 2 feet high
90. James E. Stamps, 27 Sep 1913 - 20 Apr 1945
Arkansas, PFC 337 Inf 85th Div WW II
 
91. Paul A. Stamps, 3 Dec 1920 - 11 Dec 1931  
92. Ewing I. Stamps, 13 Jul 1890 - 17 Apr 1963 double marker
  Myrtle M. Stamps, 22 Feb 1890 - 28 Dec 1942  

Submitted by Sherian Kennedy  

93. Nancy Paralee "Pearl" (Hill) Gibson, 
16 Jun 1860 - 28 May 1936
wife of Moses Gibson
(Unmarked grave, directly north of 
Russell Mobbs' grave, just left of west gate.)
94. Russell Mobbs, 25 Feb 1935 - Jul 1985 [Source of dates: SSDI]

Submitted by Kathy Johnson
95. Lucy Carlene Johnson
born Oct. 5, 1888 
died Apr. 18,1980
 
96. Jesse Johnson, Jr.
born Feb. 29, 1876
died Dec. 31, 1945
 

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