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Oak Lawn Cemetery

Batesville, Arkansas

(A Partial Listing)

Oak Lawn Cemetery Sign

Entry to Oak Lawn Cemetery

Fort Family Graves

Fort Family Cemetery Plot

(I want to thank Stephanie Wells Richards for providing these pictures for the website!)

I want to express by appreciation to  Patricia "Patti" Heath for providing this information which comes from family records. This cemetery is the main one in Batesville, Arkansas. She would like to hear from any Mack family researchers. She is also related to the Massey, Moore, Ferguson, Leggett, and many more families. There is always the chance of error. Please verify facts for yourself.

Name

Birth

Death

Notes

Young Mack Engels, Sr. b. 10 Dec 1871 d. 8 Sep 1967 son of John Welsey Engels and Asenath Ridley Mack Engels, and husband of Nannie Lee Morgan Engels
Nannie Lee Morgan Engels b. 16 May 1879 d. 5 Mar 1965 daughter of William Lorenza Morgan and Elizabeth Tabitha Moore Morgan, and wife of Young Mack Engels, Sr.
Mary Pearl Engels b. 31 Mar 1912 d. 15 Jun 2003 daughter of Young Mack Engels, Sr. and Nannie Lee Morgan Engels
Young Mack Engels (Engles), Jr. b. 3 Mar 1918 d. 29 Sep 1974 son of Young Mack Engels, Sr. and Nannie Lee Morgan Engels, and husband of Muffet Lois Jimerson Engles. (His name was changed to Engles during World War II, and he never changed it back to Engels. - information from his son, Charles R. Engles)
Muffet Lois Jimerson Engles b. 18 Jun 1920 d. 16 Feb 2005 daughter of Charles Edgar Jimerson and Ellen Logan Jimerson. - information from her son Charles R. Engles.
Floyd Ray Latting b. 12 April 1930 d. 7 May 1982 husband of Peggy Parks Latting and son of John Ruben Latting
Young Milton Mack, Jr. b. 2 Mar 1893 d. 20 Jul 1960 husband to Hazel Edna Mack and son of Young Milton and Louise Mack, Sr.
Hazel Edna Mack b. 7 Oct 1901 d. 30 Mar 1981 wife of Young Milton Mack, Jr., and daughter of Hugh Wadsworth and Sallie Runyan Parks
Luther Edgar Massey, Sr. b. 23 Sep 1876 d. 28 Jan 1938 husband of Lou Anna Mack Massey, son of Edwin Luther and Isabella Virginia Massey
Lou Anna Massey b. 13 Nov 1884 d. 21 Feb 1981 wife of Luther Edgar Massey, Sr., and daughter of Young Milton and Louise Mack, Sr.
Eugene Mack Massey b. 21 Jul 1918 d. 6 Aug 1969 husband of Emma Julia Massey, and son of Luther Edgar and Lou Anna Massey
Young Mack Massey b. 30 Oct 1921 d. 3 Nov 1972 husband of Betty Ann Massey, and son of Luther and Lou Anna Massey
William Thomas Morgan b. 29 Mar 1870 d. 26 Aug 1946 son of William Lorenza Morgan and Martha V. Lindsey Morgan, and husband of Ellen Cleveland Morgan
Ellen Cleveland Morgan b. 1876 d. 17 Jun 1924 daughter of Lige Cleveland and wife of William Thomas Morgan
Blythe Rutherford b. 10 Aug 1909 d. 16 Feb 1991 husband of Virginia Rutherford, son of M. M. and Jennie Rutherford, brother of Medford Cook and Mary Varina Rutherford
Virginia Rutherford b. 16 Mar 1914 d. 16 Nov 1999 wife of Blythe Rutherford, and daughter of Luther Edgar and Lou Anna Massey
Mary Varina Rutherford b. 22 Nov 1907 d. 10 Jul 1980 daughter of M. M. and Jennie Rutherford, and sister of Blythe and Medford Rutherford.
Medford Cook Rutherford b. 1 Aug 1906 d. 29 Feb 2000 son of M. M. and Jennie Rutherford, and brother of Mary Varina and Blythe Rutherford
Evelyn Elizabeth Morgan Seuberth b. 11 Jun 1912 d. 20 May 1968 daughter of William Thomas Morgan and Ellen Cleveland Morgan, and wife of Ralph Seuberth
James Robert Simmermon, Sr. b. 21 Aug 1915 d. 27 Aug 2001 husband of Marie Simmerman, son of Claude C. (Cleveland) and Dessie Mae Simmermon
Marie Macksine Simmermon b. 24 Jun 1916 d. 3 Oct 1963 wife of James R. Simmermon, Sr., and daughter of Luther Edgar and Lou Anna Massey
James Robert Simmermon, Jr. b. 4 Dec 1941 d. 26 Aug 1999 son of James R. and Marie Simmermon, Sr., father of James Eric Simmermon and Sonia Marie
Gary Mack Simmermon b. 26 Feb 1948 d. 26 Feb 1948 died at birth, son of James R. and Marie Simmermon, Sr.
Malchidah Benjamin Williams b. 19 Feb 1863 d. 22 Jul 1950 husband of Mary Louise Tatem Morgan Williams and son of Joseph Dempsey Williams and Cornelia Trotman Williams
Mary Louise Tatem Morgan Williams b. 5 Oct 1861 d. 25 Mar 1922 daughter of William G. Morgan, Jr. and Rutha W. Sledge Morgan and wife of Malchidah Benjamin Williams
Bennie Robinson Williams b. 14 Mar 1892 d. 3 May 1977 son of Malchidah Benjamin Williams and Mary Louise Tatem Morgan Williams, and husband of Mary Louise Kennard Williams
Mary Louise Kennard Williams b. ? d. 10 Oct 1943 wife of Bennie Robinson Williams, and daughter of John Frazier Kennard and Mary Watkins Kennard.
Kate Hardister Williams b. 13 Oct 1894 d. 15 Aug 1970 daughter of Malchidah Benjamin Williams and Mary Louise Tatem Morgan Williams
Taylor Thomas Williams b. 22 Jun 1902 d. 29 Mar 1939 son of Malchidah Benjamin Williams and Mary Louise Tatem Morgan Williams, and husband of Helen Kathleen Holt Williams
Nettie Mae Massey Leggett b. 22 Apr 1884 d. 25 Jan 1970 daughter of Rev. Edwin Luther Massey and Isabella Virginia Morgan Massey, wife of Roy Hugh Leggett, Sr.
Roy Hugh Leggett, Sr. b. 17 Sep 1886 d. 21 Oct 1956 son of James Franklin Leggett and Ida Elizabeth Massey Leggett, husband of Nettie Mae Massey Leggett
Hughla Estelle Leggett Martin b. 18 Dec 1914 d. 2 Oct 1957 daughter of Roy Hugh Leggett, Sr. and Nettie Mae Massey Leggett, wife of Harold Leneban Martin
Louis Hope James Leggett b. 10 Nov 1919 d. 22 Mar 1981 daughter of Archibald Monroe James and Mattie Susan Rider James, wife of Roy Hugh Leggett, Jr.
Nona Jessiman Lowe Huggins b. 8 Sep 1880 d. 3 Nov 1962 daughter of Julius Benson Lowe and Margaretta Lavina Morgan Lowe, wife of George Washington Huggins
William Newton Lowe b. 3 Oct 1888 d. 27 Apr 1983 son of Julius Benson Lowe and Margaretta Lavina Morgan Lowe, husband of Sara Adeline Huddleston Lowe
Myrtle Irene Wilson Pickens b. 1 Oct 1880 d. 10 Aug 1930 daughter of William G. Wilson and Rebecca Frances Morgan Wilson, spouse of Sidney Pickens
Sidney Pickens b. 1 Oct 1880 d. 10 Aug 1930 Husband of Myrtle Irene Wilson Pickens
Robert Lee Garner b. 1888 d. 13 Dec 1951 son of Charles Garner and Louisiana Elvira Fugatt Garner, spouse of Lula M. Morgan Garner
Evelyn Elizabeth Morgan Sueberth b. 11 Jun 1912 d. 20 May 1968 daughter of William Thomas Morgan and Ellen Cleveland Morgan, wife of Ralph Seuberth
Wesley Andrew Goff b. 1 Feb 1911 d. 21 Jul 1996 son of Prior Alemander Goff and Juliana Shaw Goff, husband of Macksie Ernestine Moore Goff (WWII Veteran)
Albert F. Parks b. 27 Jun 1909 d. 23 Nov 1987 WWII headstone - related to the Parks family
Limuel Guy Parks b. 1 Jan 1905 d. 15 Sep 1979 Parks family 
W. Herschel Parks b. 10 Sep 1903 d. 8 Dec 1964 Parks Family
Ira Nelson Barnett II b. 22 Jan 1866 d. 14 Dec 1935 husand of Lockie B. Ball Barnett   (kin to Charles Robertson Barnett)
Jesse Monroe Ferguson     Husband of Alma L. & son of John Charles Freemont Ferguson and Mary Elizabeth Evans Ferguson  (joint stone with his wife)
Alma. L. Ferguson     Wife of Jesse Monroe Ferguson (joint stone with her husband)
Charles Allen Barnett b. 25 Jan 1867 d. 5 Jul 1940 son of Ira Nelson Barnett I and Mariah Louisa Simpson Barnett
James Franklin Barnett b. 21 Nov 1898 d. 21 Jul 1900 son of Ira Nelson Barnett II and Lockie B. Ball Barnett
Ernest P. Engles b. 1891 d. 1951 husband of Ruth D. Engles (marker joint with his wife)
Ruth D. Engles b. 1893 d. 1933 wife of Ernest P. Engles (marker joint with her husband)
Hugh W. Parks b. 1 Aug 1879 d. 22 Mar 1950 father of Hazel Edna Parks Mack & husband of Sarah J. Runyan Parks
Sarah "Sallie" J. Runyan Parks  b. 20 Sep 1879 d. 20 Feb 1956 wife of Hugh W. PARKS and mother of Hazel Edna PARKS MACK.
Emily Ellen Handford Parks b. 15 Dec 1908 d. 22 Jun 1999 kin of the Parks family
Agnes B. Parks b. 23 Aug 1906 d. 1 Oct 1998 kin to the Parks
Marvin Eberle MOORE b. 28 Sep 1912 d. 19 Aug 2004 He is the son of Maude Marvin Mack Moore and Malcolm Eberle Moore Sr. who are buried at Rehobeth Cemetery, in Moorefield, Independence Co., AR
Catherine Elizabeth (McGuire) Bevens
 
b. 7 Apr 1811 d. 28 Mar 1883 She was d/o John McGuire and Cynthia (Sharpe) McGuire
and wife of Judge William Casper Bevens.
William Alexander Bevens
b. 14 Dec 1831 d. 4 Mar 1891 s/o Judge William Capser Bevens and Catherine
Elizabeth (McGuire) Bevens and husband of Ada (Lewis)
Bevens and his second wife Ida G. (McNeill) Bevans
Ida G. (McNeill) Bevens b. 2 Aug 1851 d. 8 Apr 1929 Second wife of William Alexander Bevans.
Alexander McNeill Bevens b. 23 Jul 1884 d. 1 Feb 1946 s/o William Alexander Bevans and his second wife Ida
G. (McNeill) Bevans.
Catherine Eugenia (Bevens) Butler b. 19 Sep 1937 d. 7 Jan 1900 d/o Judge William Casper Bevans and Catherine Elizabeth (McGuire) Bevans. Wife of Judge James Weatherald Butler.
Judge James Weatherald Butler b. 1 Apr 1829 d. 17 Mar 1915 Husband of Catherine Eugenia (Bevans) Butler.
Virgil James Butler b. 10 May 1896 d. Sep 1983 s/o Paul Bevans Butler and Neva Pearl (Cook) Butler. Husband of Pauline (Wright) Butler.
Virgil Young Cook b. 14 Nov 1848 d. 12 Mar 1922 s/o William Ditterline Cook and Pernecia (Dodds) Cook.
Husband of Mildred Ophelia (Lamb) Cook and father of
Neva Pearl (Cook) Butler.
Mildred Ophelia (Lamb) Cook b. Jul 1850 d. 7 Jul 1816 Wife of Virgil Young Cook.
Virgil Whitfield Cook b. 26 Jun 1874 d. 7 Feb 1892 s/o Virgil Young Cook and Mildred Ophelia (Lamb) Cook.
Bertha May (Cook) Morrow b. 3 Feb 1876 d. 24 Jan 1964 Wife of John Patterson Morrow Sr. and d/o Virgil Young
Cook and Mildred Ophelia (Lamb) Cook.
John Patterson Morrow Sr. b. 3 Jan 1877 d. 26 Feb 1965 Husband of Bertha May (Cook) Morrow.
John Patterson Morrow Jr. b. 1 Jun 1907 d. 10 Mar 1978 s/o John Patterson Morrow Sr. and Bertha May (Cook)
Morrow. Husband of Wanda (Matthews) Morrow.
Wanda (Matthews) Morrow b. 12 Apr 1935 d. 12 Jul 2001 Wife of John Patterson Morrow Jr.
Infant Cook b. 7 Mar 1881 d.: 31 Aug 1882 child of Virgil Young Cook and Mildred Ophelia (Lamb)
Cook
Jane Louisa (McGuire) Bevens b. 21 Feb 1815 d. 11 Nov 1875 d/o John McGurie and Cynthia (Sharpe) McGuire and wife
of Dr. Alfred C. Bevens.
William Edwin Bevens b. 5 Mar 1841 d. 1924 s/o Dr. Alfred C. Bevens and Jane Louisa (McGuire)
Bevens and husband of Virginia A. (Green) Bevens.
Virginia A. (Green) Bevens b. 1839 d. 1939 Wife of William Edwin Bevens.
Alice May Bevens b. 16 Oct 1869 d. 27 Nov 1884 d/o William Edwin Bevens and Virginia A. (Green)
Bevens.
Mary Alice Sheffield Morgan b. 18 May 1927 d. 30 Jun 2007 d/o Elisha M. Sheffield and Grace M. Bobbitt and wife of Clyde Ralph Morgan
       

The following information and pictures have been provided by Stephanie Wells Richards. I want to thank her for her help in providing these. Please click on the link to see the tombstone.

       
Adam H. Fort b. 1848 d. 1911  
Elizabeth (Turner) Fort b. 1848 d. 1920 wife of Adam Fort
Urban Fort b. 1879 d. 1914 son of Adam H. Fort

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