Polk County Cemeteries

 

(Directions to Polk Co. cemeteries may be found in the cemetery transcription book available at the Polk Co. Public Library.)

ALESHIRE CEMETERY. On the land that J.S. Aleshire homesteaded in the middle 1800's.

ANTIOCH CEMETERY. Two miles north of Hatfield on Highway 71.

BAKER CEMETERY. South and East of Wickes on Highway #4 East.

BATES CEMETERY. Two or three miles southwest of Big Fork Post office.

BOARD CAMP CEMETERY. Nine and one-half miles east of Mena on Highway 8, behind the Primitive Baptist Church on south side of highway.

BRUMBACK CEMETERY. West of Mena on Hwy. 8 and S of Mtn. Fork.

BRUSHY CREEK CEMETERY. Twelve miles east of Cove.

BUFFALO CEMETERY. Two miles west of Cove.

BULGER CEMETERY. Six miles west of Hatfield, near the intersection of County Road 40 & 157. On road to Alder Springs.

CECIL CEMETERY. One-half mile west of Vandervoort.

CECIL CHAPEL CEMETERY. One and two-tenths miles west of Vandervoort Junction.

CENTER CEMETERY. Fifteen miles east of Vandervoort on Hwy. 246.

CHERRY HILL CEMETERY. Twelve and one-half miles east of Mena on Highway 88.

CLEM MILLER CEMETERY. About a mile S of Cove and one half mile east of Highway 71 on land that is now owned by Carol Schultz.

CONCORD CEMETERY. Just E of the city limits of Ink on Hwy. 88.

CORINTH CEMETERY. Three miles east of Mena on Highway 88.

COUNTY POOR FARM CEMETERY. One-half mile north of Potter Junction off Highway 71 near K.C.S. Railroad.

CRAWFORD CEMETERY. In the Center Point Community, west of Mill Creek.

CHRYSTAL HILL CEMETERY. Three miles east of Wickes on Highway 4, and about one and one-half miles south of Highway 4.

CURETON CEMETERY. Five miles east of Cove.

DANIEL CEMETERY. One mile east of Wickes.

DOWNS CEMETERY. Four miles west of Rich Mountain on Highway 270-59.

EAGLETON CEMETERY. Three-quarters of a mile from the railroad tracks in Eagleton.

FOOTE CEMETERY. About four miles southeast of Cove.

FORAN CEMETERY. Nine miles north of Mena on Highway 71.

FOSTER CHAPEL CEMETERY. Five miles west of Mena on old 71 Highway and one half mile north west on Rocky cut-off road.

GANN CEMETERY. One-half mile south of New Potter on old Hwy. 71.

GILLIAM CEMETERY. Fifteen miles east of Vandervoort and three miles north of Old Hartley on the Hartley-Shady Forest road #31.

GRANNIS CEMETERY. One block west of Highway 71 in the city limits of Grannis.

HEIFLEY-WITHERSPOON CEMETERY. On top of Rich Mountain, NW of the Lodge.

HIGHLAND CEMETERY. About three miles north of Cherry Hill.

HILTON CEMETERY. One mile north-east of Board Camp, on a farm known in 1983, as the Eigsti Farm.

HOLLY GROVE CEMETERY. Five & one-third miles E of Grannis on Frachiseur Road.

HOLLY SPRINGS CEMETERY. Four miles northeast of Mena on property owned by Odis Bowen.

HOWARD CEMETERY. Six miles west of Rich Mountain on Highway 270-59 upon the high hill just east of Howard Community.

INDIVIDUAL GRAVES. About five miles west of Big Fork on Highway 8 is the grave of : Bates, Lou Ella.

INDIVIDUAL GRAVES. Two graves bearing the name CABBLER. These markers are on the east side of Highway 8, southeast of Big Fork.

JACKSON CEMETERY. About three miles north of Cove off Highway 71 and about one-half mile west of Highway 71 on land owned by Faye Davis.

LAMBERT-JACKSON CEMETERY. Five miles north of Opal. Opal is 12 miles east of Mena on Highway 370.

LIBERTY CEMETERY. About two miles northwest of Board Camp.

LITTLE CEMETERY. Two and one-half miles west of Rich Mountain on Hwy. 270-59.

LITTLE AFRICA OR PINEY CEMETERY. One mile south of Nunley, north of the bluff that overlooks Board Camp Creek.

LONE VALLEY CEMETERY. Four miles southeast of Hatfield on County Road 34.

LOST CEMETERY. About twelve miles west of Mena on Hwy. 8 and one-half miles south of the highway in the Center Point Community.

LOST CEMETERIES. Three cemeteries in the vicinity of Camp Pioneer.

LOWER BIG FORK CEMETERY. Two miles west and one mile north of Opal.

McDANIEL CEMETERY. About two miles SE of Hatfield off the Old Line Road about one hundred yards on the west side, just before crossing Six Mile Creek.

McKINNEY CEMETERY. About one mile E of Old Potter on a hill N of the road.

MILLER CEMETERY. One & three-fourths miles S of Cove, on E side of Hwy.71.

MINERAL CEMETERY. West and south of Highway 71, near the Sevier County line.

MOLLIE GANN CEMETERY. About four miles W of New Potter, on County Road 38.

MOORE CEMETERY. About two and one-half miles E of Potter on Bethesda Spring Road, just east of where Old Highway 71 and the road to Bethesda Lake cross.

MT. CALVARY CEMETERY. West edge of Mena off Hwy.8, corner of Eve and Averett.

MTN. FORK CEMETERY. Eleven miles west of Mena on Highway 8.

MT. GILEAD CEMETERY. Six miles west of Mena on Highway 8.

NICHOLS CEMETERY. About five miles west of Hatfield, on County Road 38.

NORRIS CEMETERY. Ten miles east of Highway 88 from the intersection of Hwy. 71 and 88 East, on land owned by Nick Bowen.

NUNLEY CEMETERY. Six miles east of Mena on Highway 8 east.

OAK GROVE CEMETERY. Three miles west of Wickes and one mile south of Hwy. 84.

OLD DALLAS CEMETERY. Seven miles east of Mena on Hwy. 375.

OLD POTTER CEMETERY. About one hundred yards W of Potter Junction on Hwy.375.

OVERTURF CEMETERY. Two & one-half miles S of Grannis,three miles E of Hwy.71.

OWEN CHAPEL CEMETERY. About three miles NE of Mena, off Hwy. 71. Turn at Acorn Baptist Church sign.

OZARK CEMETERY. Hwy. 71 South one half mile south of Grannis, right on Co. Road 1. Go 2.6 miles. The old school and cemetery is on the left.

PERRY CEMETERY. Three and one half miles south of Mena on old Hwy. 71, then west about one-half of a mile.

PINE CREST CEMETERY. Three blocks south of Hwy. 71 on Bethesda Road in Mena.

PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY. Two miles east of Big Fork.

PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY. One-half mile SE of Cove.

PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY. About three miles west of Hatfield on Co. Rd. 26.

ROCK SPRINGS CEMETERY. Four & one-half miles E of Hwy.71 on Posey Hollow Rd.

ROCKY CEMETERY. About nine miles west of Mena on Highway 8.

SEXTON CEMETERY. One mile west of Rich Mountain on Highway 270-59.

SHADY CEMETERY. One mile east of Mena on Hwy. 8, then thirteen miles south on Hwy. 375. Behind New Hope Bapt. Church.

SHORES CEMETERY. On Bufram Creek in the N part of Center Point Comm., near the food of Rich Mountain.

SIX MILE CEMETERY. One half mile south of Hatfield School.

WESTVIEW CEMETERY. Three and one-half miles Southwest of Cove.

WHITE CEMETERY. Three-tenths of a mile south of the city limits of Mena, turn off Hwy. 71, cross RR track, take immediate road to south; go to dead end.

WHITE OAK CEMETERY. West edge of Mena off Hwy. 8, at corner of Eve & Averett.

WITHERSPOON CEMETERY. One mile S, then one-half mile E of Vandervoort.

WRIGHT CEMETERY. About one-fourth mile south of Mena, off Hwy. 88 E. In the Country Club Estates on land of Byrd Norris.

YOCANA (YUCANNA) MT. ZION AMISH CEMETERY. Nine and one-half miles each of Mena on Hwy. 88, then one mile north on the Yocana Community Road.

 

NEW CEMETERIES IN POLK COUNTY

 

The following cemeteries are ones that were not in existence when the Cemetery Inscriptions of Polk County, Arkansas was published in 1984. 


 

CANAANLAND CEMETERY

 

Located on Canaanland Church property at 2307 Southerland, Highway 8 West.


 

DREYER, SARAH JANE

Oct 19, 1953 – Feb 2, 2005

 

HARRIS, BETTY JEAN

Dec 6, 1934 – Apr 25, 2005

 

DEE’S FAMILY CEMETERY

 

Location:  Five miles west of Mena on old 71 Highway and one-half mile northwest on Rocky cut off road.  Turn into a lane just past the Foster Chapel cemetery.  Graves are located in a pasture with a fence around them, on land previously owned by the Dees family.


 

DEES, ROBERT

Aug 23, 1916 – Apr 19, 2004

 

DEES, LILA EVA CHRISTOHER

Apr 29, 1916 – Oct 25, 2004

 

POTTERS FIELD CEMETERY

 

Located at The Place of the Holy.  The church house is located at 5023 Hwy. 8 East of Mena.  Drive just past the church and turn left on County Road #67.  Turn left off Road 67 approximately 500 yards up this road at the second lane.  There are only two graves in this cemetery.


 


WILDER, L.C. JR.

(PASTOR OF THE PLACE OF THE HOLY

Dec 11, 1921 – Nov 10, 1999

THE MAN OF GOD IS BURIED HERE.

 

SANDLIN, EULLA MAE

1921 - 1999

 

WHOLE COUNCIL OF GOD CEMETERY

 

Located approximately five miles east of Cove, Arkansas on County Road # 23.  If  traveling south on Highway 71, turn left at caution light in Cove.  Travel east on County Road # 32 to Road # 404.  Turn right on # 404, and as soon as crossing a bridge, turn left on County Road 23.  Cemetery is on the left side a mile or so down this road.

 


ROGERS, DOROTHY MAY

Jun 10, 1927 – Nov 9, 1995

 

DAVIS, ESTELLA JUANITA

Aug 22, 1929 – Mar 17, 1997

 

PLUMMER, BESSIE MAE

Feb 18, 1914 – Sep 17, 1997

 

CRAFT, MARY ANN

Aug 1, 1940 – Jul 28, 2000

 

FULGIUM, HUBERT GLENN

Aug 21, 1935 – Dec 5, 1991

SSGT US AIR FORCE VIETNAM

 

KNIGHTEN, DONALD EDWARD

Oct 24, 1930 – Jul 13, 1992

TWENTY-YEAR MILITARY

 

ROGERS, MYRTLE

1912 – Sep 26, 1992

Age 80 yrs. 7 mo. 29 days.

 

HUTSON, DENNIS H.

Jan 13, 1949 – Mar 6, 1995

 

RHODES, VIRGIL ANDREW

Dec 6, 1923 – Jun 30, 2004

 

SHERWOOD, IDA IRENE

Jul 28, 1955 – Jun 24, 1991


TAYLOR, JOYCE J.

May 5, 1942 – Jul 2, 2000

 

CHANDLER, DOROTHY L.

Aug 10, 1921 – Apr 15, 2003

 

ROLLING, KAY

Jul 22, 1944 – Jun 16, 1990

 

DUFRENE, ALPHA

1942 – 1982

 

MC MAHAN, HENRY WILLIAM

A3C US AIR FORCE KOREA

Nov 20, 1927 – Jul 13, 1990

 

CARVER, ROBBY LYNN

Jan 17, 1969 – Jun 21, 1996

 

CARVER, ROBBY LYNN JR.

Aug 6, 1994 (only date)

 

WHITE, THOMAS N.

Nov 22, 1903 – Jul 24, 1987

 

 

MAMA DELL’S FAMILY CEMETERY

ALSO CALLED THE WALLACE CEMETERY

 

Located at 3100 Highway 88 E., just before you cross the Ouchita River if you are traveling east out of Mena.

 


WALLACE, LURA ODELL

Aug 8, 1917 – May 4, 1997

 

ROBINSON, BARBARA “BOBBIE”

Mar 2, 1929 – Nov 13, 2003

 


RICH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CEMETERY

 

This cemetery is possibly the same as the Sexton Cemetery.  Sexton is located one mile west of Rich Mountain on Hwy. 270-59.  Obituary found in the Mena Star Newspaper, listing the burial place as Rich Mountain Community Cemetery

 

USERY, BENNIS WASHINGTON

Apr 27, 1913 – Oct 16, 1998

 

 

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