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PLEASANT VALLEY CEMETERY

2306 Spring St.
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 34.50330, Longitude: -93.007504

At one time the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church was near the cemetery. Many of those buried here were victims of the smallpox epidemic in the late 1880s. This is now a private cemetery with many unmarked graves outlined by rocks.1


Adams, ___    03/14/1848-06/26/18861

Black, Heather Hays    06/23/1975-02/16/2002    Her marker is outside the cemetery fence and is located on the spot where she died in an automobile accident.

Brooks, Carine D.    05/13/1873 age 2 yrs 10 mos 22 days1    [Day of death could be 18. Her name is shown as Garine in the prior listing, but her name is shown as Carrena in 1870 census.]
    Brooks, Walter    05/12/1873 age 1 yr 20 days1

Burkes, Calvin B.    03/20/1914-09/20/1992
    Burkes, Donna Lillian George    02/23/1917-06/14/1973

Burkes, David Bruce    08/30/1943-09/25/1985

Davis, W. H.    died 04/21/1889 age 561    [Marker is broken and illegible.]

Davis, W. J.    died 01/25/18861     [Day of death could be 1889; marker is almost totally illegible.]

Drennan, Rena E. George    01/15/1909-02/28/1976

Freeman, Winnie M.    died 07/31/1961 age 76-5-23 (Caruth Funeral Home Marker)1     [02/08/1885-07/31/1961 daughter of J. H. and Lizzie George]3     [There is no larger a marker there.]

George, Alvie    02/26/1922-12/20/1996    Married 11/09/1943
    George, Bessie S. Dawson    [no date of death shown]

George, Joe Lee    06/30/1879-04/05/1953
    George, Dora Cansada    01/06/1887-06/13/1967

George, Evelyn Joyce Black    10/18/1938-01/24/2010    [from obituary; dtr of Harvey Black and Mayola Rowland; wife of Glen E. George, Sr.]

George, Infant Male    [unmarked]1

George, John    [unmarked]1

George, Mrs. John1     [Lizzie Morris George]2

George, Mamie H.    04/26/1907-07/12/1962

George, Maud    [unmarked]1

George, May    [unmarked]1

George, O. C.    07/14/1905-03/07/1979

George, Ruth Ellen   born and died 08/24/1945    daughter of D. C. and Mamie Glenn George3

Hull, W. P.    05/20/1875-03/21/1895    [unmarked]1

Simpson, John N.    01/04/1871-03/04/1895    [unmarked]   1  


1   Inez E. Cline and Bobbie Jones McLane, Garland County, Arkansas Tombstone Inscriptions Eastern Volume I (Hot Springs, AR: 1969).

2   Debra Slater Garner

3   Lewis Stephens, Caruth Funeral Home Records 14 July 1909 to 31 Dec. 1970. (Hot Springs, AR)

4   Ben Baston