PEARSON CEMETERY
Scott County, Arkansas

Going South on Highway 71, turn right on Highway 248 West. Go about 1 to 1 miles to County Road 13A and turn right. There is a sign pointing the way to the cemetery. This is a gravel road and the cemetery is at the end of the road, about a mile. Surveyed and digitally photographed Nov. 19 and 20, 2003 by Delaine and Bob Edwards. If you would like a copy of the photograph of your ancestor's tombstone, please contact Delaine Edwards and it will be sent via E-mail. Please put "Pearson Cemetery Photo" as the subject of your message

Abbreviations Used:
B/D=Born and Died
C/o=Child of
D/o=Daughter of
Dbl/w=Double Stone With
FHM=Funeral Home Marker
S/o=Son of
W/o=Wife of

Akin, Eva, 15 Nov 1886-14 Nov 1904, D/o W.S. & E.T.
Akin, Maud, 27 Apr 1901-9 Nov 1904, D/o W.S. & E.T.
Albers, Virgie, 1913-2002, FHM
Ashford, Nora, 4 Sep 1898-17 Nov 1899, D/o J.W. & M.L.
Ayers, Addie, 20 Jan 1893-13 Oct 1987
Ayers, Clyde, No dates (Hand inscribed in cement)
Ayers, Cordelia, 1862-1942, "Mother"
Ayers, H.C. "Doc," 1882-1970, FHM
Ayers, Lee A., 29 Mar 1901-26 Feb 1982
Ayers, W.J., 18 Sep 1854-10 Feb 1904
Ayers, William M., 21 Jun 1941 Only date, Arkansas Pvt 18 Aero Constr Co (Military Marker)
Bennett, Ada, 1879-1903
Bennett, Addie, 1889-1909, "Mother"
Bennett, Algia N., 1873-1949, "Father"
Bennett, H. Pearl, 1891-1940, "Mother"
Bennett, Jacob E., 1830-1905, Dbl/w Mollie R.
Bennett, Mollie R., 1838-1899, Dbl/w Jacob E.
Beyard, E.J., 25 Feb 1936-11 May 2001, "Father"
Beyard, Elihue Junior, 25 Feb 1936-11 May 2001, SP4 US Army (Military Marker)
Brasher, Henry, 23 Nov 1835-30 Nov 1899
Brasher, James, 20 Jul 1865-30 Aug 1868, S/o H. & E.
Brashier, Daniel H., 21 Feb 1901-2 Jul 1910, "In Loving Memory"
Brashier, H.R. "Bus," 1918-1994, FHM
Brashier, Henry, 30 Nov 1899 Only date, QM Sgt 2 Kans Cav (Military Marker)
Brashier, Howell Richard, 31 Dec 1918-18 May 1994, Sgt US Marine Corps WWII (Military Marker)
Brashier, Tressie T., 19 Jul 1904-Sep 1905, "In Loving Memory"
Brown, Mack G., 25 Jul 1909-4 Nov 1984, Dbl/w Jewell E.
Brown, Jewell E., 2 Jun 1913-14 Jul 2001, Md 4 Jul 1931, Dbl/w Mack G.
Brown, W.J., 17 Jun 1851-30 Aug 1857, S/o L. & E.
Browning, Clara, 19 Jan 1904-8 Jan 1933, "Mother"
Butler, Coy I., 11 Sep 1914-29 Apr 2001, Dbl/w Eunice Marie
Butler, Coy Imon, Sr., 11 Sep 1914-29 Apr 2001, PFC US Army WWII (Military Marker)
Butler, Daughter, 29 Apr 1949-29 Apr 1949
Butler, Eunice Marie, 8 Sep 1915-25 Jan 1980, Dbl/w Coy I.
Butler, Son, 9 Jul 1948-9 Jul 1948
Cash, Cora Jane Cross, 1892-1991, Dbl/w William Luther
Cash, William Luther, 1883-1968, Dbl/w Cora Jane Cross
Chandler, Effie M., 1879-1959
Chandler, George E., 1888-1950
Chandler, Woodrow, 5 May 1918-26 Dec 1918, S/o G.E. & E.M.
Cheek, Mary E., 8 Feb 1888-24 Mar 1931, Dbl/w Tom E.
Cheek, Tom E., 28 Nov 1890-17 Dec 1972, Dbl/w Mary E.
Clymer, M.Y., 11 Mar 1878-13 Jul 1886, D/o T.C. & P.J.
Cox, Emeroline, 1869-1957
Cross, Alice Bennett, 1868-1966, Dbl/w William G.
Cross, Ione, 6 Feb 1900-1 May 1900
Cross, William G., 1859-1945, Dbl/w Alice Bennett
Dedman, D.O., 10 Aug 1856-8 May 1913
Dedmon, Billie Marie, 5 Aug 1924-12 Aug 1924, D/o M.H. & Maggie
Dedmon, Cassie, 27 Oct 1869-29 Oct 1952, "Mother"
Dedmon, Child, 10 Sep 1885-12 Mar 1899, C/o D.O. & Cassie (Stone is broken & part is missing)
Dedmon, Clyde, 4 Jul 1909-17 Nov 1914, S/o M.H. & Maggie (Old Stone)
Dedmon, Clyde, 4 Jul 1909-17 Nov 1914, S/o M.H. & Maggie (New Stone)
Dedmon, D.C., 14 Feb 1884-14 Sep 1901, S/o J.B. & Martha
Dedmon, D.H. "Doc", 1881-1944
Dedmon, Emma, 1858-1941, Dbl/w Harrison
Dedmon, Frances J., 14 May 1868-31 Dec 1923, Dbl/w William T.
Dedmon, Guy, 17 May 1912-11 Dec 1912, S/o M.H. & Maggie
Dedmon, Harrison, 1856-1889, Dbl/w Emma
Dedmon, J.T., 31 Jan 1839-30 Mar 1922
Dedmon, James Thomas, 31 Jan 1839-30 Mar 1922, Pvt Co C 60 Ga Inf Confederate States Army (Military Marker)
Dedmon, Jesse, 11 Apr 1897-15 Nov 1900, S/o I.F. & S.A.
Dedmon, John J., 1863-1945, Dbl/w Nancy B.
Dedmon, John L., 5 Feb 1918-20 Aug 1992, Dbl/w Zadie Button, "Father"
Dedmon, Laura Duncan, 1859-1927, Dbl/w Mark Rufus
Dedmon, M.A., 2 Apr 1865-19 Jan 1917, Md 27 Jul 1881, W/o J.B.
Dedmon, Margie I., 7 May 1898-8 Feb 1900, D/o D.O. & C.L.
Dedmon, Mark Rufus, 1852-1930, Dbl/w Laura Duncan
Dedmon, Nancy B., 1868-1916, Dbl/w John J.
Dedmon, Ora, 13 Jan 1894-10 Oct 1903, D/o M.R. & L.P.
Dedmon, Ruby Girldine, 22 Aug 1902-30 Sep 1904 (Hand painted on cement stone)
Dedmon, S.R., 9 Mar 1841-31 Dec 1908
Dedmon, W.L., 16 Apr 1885-30 Apr 1886, S/o M.R. & L.P. (Stone is broken)
Dedmon, William T., 22 Apr 1869-28 Apr 1962, Dbl/w Frances J.
Dedmon, Zadie Button, 26 Jun 1919-27 Aug 2001, Dbl/w John L., "Mother"
Dollens, T. Ellen, 1840-1909, Dbl/w Thomas J.
Dollens, T.J., 28 Apr 1876-21 Sep 1904, H/o Dona
Dollens, Thomas J., 1835-1891, Dbl/w T. Ellen
Dollins, Attie, 1873-1898
Duncan, Audy Bell, 13 Feb 1883-20 Jun 1971
Duncan, Joseph Earl, 17 Sep 1870-24 Jun 1937
Duncan, Sam, Died 30 Sep 1889 (Hand Inscribed Rock, next to Little Samuel Dunkin)
Dunkin, Little Samuel, 29 Oct 1873-15 Aug 1878, S/o S. & V.C.
Dunkin, M.H., 1 Jan 1864-1 Apr 1885, Aged 21yrs 3ms
Edwards, Barbara Smith, 2 Aug 1833-20 Apr 1911, W/o R.M.
Edwards, Richard M., 14 Feb 1834-31 Mar 1905
Elrod, Isaac N., 28 Sep 1833-4 Mar 1912
Elrod, Mary C., 14 Apr 1830-9 Jan 1899, W/o I.N.
Fielding, Vernon Doyle, 4 Oct 1920-12 Jun 2001, Cpl US Army Air Forces WWII (Military Marker)
Gibson, E.A., Mrs., 11 Oct 1859-9 Aug 1906, W/o W.M., Aged 46yrs 9mos 28ds
Gibson, Infant, 2 May 1902-16 Aug 1902, C/o __ & R.E. (Stone is broken)
Gibson, James H., 9 Aug 1870-21 Sep 1914
Gibson, Nancy M., 18 Feb 1890-28 Jun 1896, D/o W.E. & E.A.
Gibson, Richard Taylor, 25 Apr 1886-6 Oct 1984
Gilbreath, Ann E., 13 Oct 1856-15 Jan 1904
Grier, Bessie D. Brashier, 19 Jul 1904-Killed 1926, "In Loving Memory"
Grier, L.B., 1922-1922, "In Loving Memory"
Hall, Jane S., 4 Dec 1817-24 Oct 1875, W/o James
Harris, S.R., Died: 8 May 1890, Age 20y 3m 20d, S/o S.H. & Mary
Houston, Lloyd Samuel, 1907-1915
Houston, Nova, 1912-2003, FHM
Houston, Terry, 1955-2003, FHM
Hutchens, Billy Wayne, 24 Sep 1939-[Blank], Dbl/w Brenda Joye
Hutchens, Brenda Joye, 5 Aug 1942-2 Apr 2000, Md 28 May 1960, Dbl/w Billy Wayne
Jackson, Eldridge, 18 Dec 1919-27 Jan 1944, "Father"
Jones, Margret, No dates
Jones, Margaret McCabe, 1869-1914, FHM (Same as Margret Jones above)
Jones, Marion M., 1890-1952
Jones, Mittie Dean, 26 Apr 1902-16 Mar 1991, "In Loving Memory"
Keim, Win, 28 Nov 1935-16 Jul 1998
Lindsey, Etta Mae, 1885-1928, "Mother"
Lockhart, Trixie M., 11 Oct 1872, D/o --- (Stone is broken & part of it is missing)
Lott, Lucile F., 13 Dec 1917-8 Nov 1984, Dbl/w W. Leonard
Lott, W. Leonard, 22 Jul 1912-21 Aug 1981, Dbl/w Lucile F.
Lott, William Leonard, 22 Jul 1912-21 Aug 1981, PFC US Army WWII (Military Marker)
Lynn, A. Veda, 20 Jul 1921-[Blank], Md 20 May 1944, Dbl/w Melvin F.
Lynn, Melvin F., 12 Mar 1924-16 Jul 1986, Dbl/w A. Veda
Martin, Charlie Mack, 24 Jun 1908-3 Jan 1974, Arkansas PFC US Army WWII (Military Marker)
Martin, James E., 1875-1937, Dbl/w Martha H.
Martin, Martha H., 1881-1958, Dbl/w James E.
McCoy, Earl, 10 Jul 1908-14 Jan 1909, Age 6mos 4days
Montgomery, Bob T., 1859-1937, "Father"
Montgomery, Nannie, 1861-1938, "Mother"
Moore, Adelia T., 29 Sep 1919-20 Jul 1992
Moore, Kay, 6 Sep 1947-[Blank], Md 23 May 1965, Dbl/w Leonard, "Memaw"
Moore, Leonard, 29 Oct 1944-3 Mar 2002, Dbl/w Kay, "Granddad"
Moore, Loyd L., 3 Nov 1908-9 Apr 1980, Dbl/w Ruby J.
Moore, Marvin H., 11 Sep 1915-21 Feb 1990
Moore, Ruby J., 11 Sep 1917-22 Apr 1994, Dbl/w Loyd L.
Moore, Terrell, 1960-2003, FHM
Moss, James H., 15 Nov 1857-23 Oct 1883 (Stone is broken & off its base)
Munson, E.S., 18 Jul 1907-2 Aug 1912, S/o D.J. & L.
Pearson, Kindred L., 23 Feb 1895-6 Oct 1895, S/o W.N. & Anna
Pearson, Ocie L., 17 Jan 1897-16 Feb 1904, S/o W.N. & L.A.
Plummer, Ocie R., 26 Aug 1898-17 Nov 1899, D/o J.W. & N.E.
Plummer, Virgie, 23 Feb 1920-8 Feb 1940
Ramay, Claiborne White, 1866-1928
Ramay, Sarah Elizabeth, 1872-1919
Ramsey, Arlie E., 10 Jan 1915-23 Mar 1979, Dbl/w Marie
Ramsey, E.L., Rev., 10 Aug 1877-23 Nov 1954, "Father"
Ramsey, Lula, 19 May 1877-1 Apr 1937, "Mother"
Ramsey, Marie, 25 Jul 1918-4 May 1965, Dbl/w Arlie E.
Shadd, Dave E., 9 Jan 1901-22 Oct 1930
Shadd, Effie, 27 Jan 1870-9 Apr 1949, Dbl/w William, "Mother"
Shadd, Estella May, 18 Nov 1899-13 Nov 1918, D/o G.H. & B.E.
Shadd, Grace E., 21 Apr 1906-6 Feb 1999, Dbl/w Virgil
Shadd, Robert Lee, 1963-2003, FHM
Shadd, Russell Lee, 11 Apr 1959-21 Dec 1979
Shadd, Virgil, 4 Jan 1904-11 Mar 1988, Dbl/w Grace E.
Shadd, William, 14 Mar 1871-21 Mar 1967, Dbl/w Effie, "Father"
Shaw, Floyd L., 4 Jul 1926-6 Aug 2002, US Navy WWII (Military Marker)
Sims, Tracy Lynn, 18 Mar 1968-28 Sep 1998, "In Loving Memory"
Singleterry, E. Florence, 19 Oct 1852-7 Apr 1895, W/o J.M.
Singleterry, James Monroe, 1846-1924
Smith, Amanda C., 1838-1903, Aged 65 years
Smith, Aunt Tilda, Died: 20 Aug 1889, Age 88 yrs
Smith, Clola, 28 Jul 1903-24 Jan 1907, D/o W.C. & Ada, Aged 4yrs 3ms 26ds
Smith, Earl E., 4 Oct 1903-27 Dec 1983, Dbl/w Maye
Smith, Geo. M., 19 Nov 1868-8 Oct 1927
Smith, Hasteltine, 19 Mar 1846-6 Sep 1942, W/o T.F.
Smith, Louie, 15 Jun 1899-23 Sep 1900
Smith, Maye, 8 Jan 1908-28 Sep 1986, Dbl/w Earl E.
Smith, Mollie E., 28 Jun 1869-31 Jan 1942, W/o G.M.
Smith, Thos. F., No dates, Sergt. Co L 2 Kans Cav (Military Marker)
Smith, W.L., Died: 14 Nov 1895, Aged 58 years
Sparks, Infant, B/D 6 Feb 1930, S/o Arvil & Opal
Stinson, Infant, 7 Oct 1922-7 Oct 1922, D/o J.W. & E.
Stone, Daniel Lee, 11 Sep 1883-21 Jan 1902
Stone, Mary Jane, 1833-1913, "In Loving Memory"
Stone, Merion, No dates, "In Loving Memory" (Obit: M.F. Stone, died July 1929)
Stringer, Harold Lee, 26 Oct 1929-21 Oct 1987
Sullivan, James, 8 Mar 1900-28 Dec 1909, S/o W.M. & Annie
Tate, Siddie, 10 Jan 1858-2 Jan 1907, W/o T.J.
Thorn, Archie, 17 Apr 1910-2 Nov 1911, S/o W.S. & H.T.
Thorn, T.M., 7 Sep 1895-7 Sep 1899, D/o W.S. & H.T.
Thorn, V.O., 8 Jan 1899-26 Feb 1910, D/o W.S. & H.T.
Thorn, Willie, 26 Nov 1906-8 Dec 1906, S/o W.S. & H.T.
Tirey, Little Alice, 14 Feb 1883-18 Aug 1887, D/o Joe & B.T., Aged 4y 6m 4d (Stone is broken)
Vise, Child (Stone is badly broken and surname is all that can be read)
Vise, Dora, 27 Jan 1879-1 Feb 1879, D/o F.R. & E.J.
Vise, E.J., Mrs., 18 Dec 1844-24 Mar 1929, W/o F.R.
Vise, Eliza M., 26 Dec 1820-24 Jun 1889, Dbl/w John S.
Vise, F.R., 12 Jan 1854-13 Jan 1917
Vise, John S., 19 May 1822-19 Dec 1880, Dbl/w Eliza M.
Vise, Martha L., 5 Mar 1880-8 Apr 1880, D/o F.R. & E.J.
Wolber, David, No dates (Tiny brass nameplate imbedded in cement)
Wolber, Rebecca, No dates (Tiny brass nameplate imbedded in cement) (Obit: 4 Sep 1846-11 Jun 1929)

The following are burials at Pearson Cemetery listed in obituaries published in local newspapers. Tombstones were found for none of these people:

Ashford, John M., died Dec 1916, age 83
Brannon, H.A., Mrs., died 6 Nov 1923, age 20, daughter of J.W. Ashford
Brashier, Elizabeth, died 9 Jun 1915, age 80, widow of Henry Brashier
Brashier, R.M. (Dick), died May 1958, age 88
Dunkin, Samuel, died Feb 1909, age about 80
Foreman, Gertha, Mrs., died Oct 1917, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.M. Angel
Forster, Mrs., died Jan 1909 at County Farm
Gibson, Marion, died 5 Mar 1911, age 17, son of W.M. Gibson
Harris, Susie, died 15 Jul 1932
Houston, Everett, died Dec 1918
Houston, I.J., died 18 Jan 1929, age 83 years, 11 months, 21 days
Houston, I.J., Mrs., died Jan 1911
Huddleston, Nerva, died 25 Jan 1909, age 23
Jamison, F.M., died 16 May 1931
Jamison, Sarah Caroline, died 24 Jan 1944
McLaney, Alex, 1847 7 Aug 1920
Morgan, Viola, died 16 Feb 1922, age 48, wife of J.M. Morgan
Murkel, Mary Jane, died Jun 1910, age 13, daughter of George Murkel
Oliver, John, Mrs., died Dec 1911
Smith, R.E., Mrs., died May 1956, age 84
Walker, R.L., Mrs., died Feb 1913

The following markers were listed in a 1993 survey of this cemetery and could not now be found. We found several broken markers with parts missing that are now beyond reading.

Ashford, Jacob W., 28 Mar 1863-30 Sep 1941
Dollens, A.E., 1883-1961
Dollens, Lola, 1883-1949
Dollens, R.L., 1 Jan 1877-28 Jun 1907
Dunkin, L., Broken marker
Jett, Avanell, No dates (Obit: died Oct 1932, age 2 years, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Jett)
Oldham, Harley, No dates
Oldham, Ruby, No dates
Shadd, Joseph Lee, No dates
Smith, James B., 1868-1958
Smith, Thomas F., 11 Oct 1841-22 Jun 1928

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