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SPURLIN CEMETERY

Papa's Trail
Off Shady Grove Road
Garland County, Arkansas

Spurlin Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas

GPS Coordinates: N 34.45217 W-93.00584

Directions: From Malvern Avenue (Highway 270 East), take Carpenter Dam Road; turn south and go to Shady Grove Road; turn east and go to the 1600 block; turn right onto Papas Trail. Drive about one block, and the cemetery is on the left.

Tombstone photographs may be noted by an underlined name. Just click on the name for the photograph. These tombstone photographs may be used for personal use but not republished without permission from the photographer, Patti Vance Hays.

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The Melting Pot Genealogical Society has archived most of The Sentinel-Record obituaries for 1996-1999, 2005-May 10, 2012, as well as some from other years. You may check our obituary section to see if they are listed. If not, please check back as we may be adding more. Some of those archived will be annotated on this page.

Read and transcribed by Patti Vance Hays December 2, 2010, and replaces a prior reading by Martha Wilson as this one is more current.

Row Name Date of Birth Date of Death Notations on Marker Comments
1 Williams, Infant Girl 1926 1926   Gross FHM
  Williams, Johnny 1923 1923   Gross FHM
  Williams, Infant Girl 1928 1928   Gross FHM
2 Webb, James Franklin 08/26/1937 02/09/1966 California SP5 US Army  
  Rowland, Marvin E.     Dad; married 11/19/1949 dbl with Floy; no dod shown
  Rowland, Floy Mae 10/16/1931 10/14/2008 Mom; married 11/19/1949 dbl with Marvin
  Rowland, Larry E. 08/29/1950 10/10/1950    
  Spurlin, Laura Ellen 02/24/1884 05/22/1950    
  Spurlin, John H. 10/01/1879 02/24/1947    
  Almond, Oscar Valentine 01/1888 09/19/1940 Brother of Laura E. Spurlin  
  Jones, Walter F. 1908 1977   Gross FHM
  Cannady, W. M. Ed 1880 1970   Gross FHM
  Warner, Bert E. 05/14/1873 01/09/1931    
  McBurnett, Goldie N. 1901 1924 Wife of E. T. McBurnett
Sweetly Sleeping
 
  Isom, Chester 03/09/1895 12/08/1917    
  Isom, Dora (Stanley) 1870 11/05/1925 In Loving Memory  
  Isom, Joseph 03/04/1869 04/13/1950 In Loving Memory  
  Hughes, Russell E. 07/22/1917 05/21/1950 I am the Resurrection and the Life  
  Isom, Cecil Sr. 01/05/1909 01/27/1976    
  Isom, Eunice 10/03/1913 09/07/1977    
3 Spurlin, Eld. Eugene E. 12/16/1927 03/11/1988 In the Ministry 32 Years; married 07/22/1950 dbl with Alice
  Spurlin, Alice M.       dbl with Eugene; no dod shown
  Spurlin, Daniel R. 10/12/1904 09/25/1985   dbl with Ruby
  Spurlin, Ruby A. 09/26/1906 07/07/1995   dbl with Daniel
  Spurlin, Jimmy Lee   11/09/1953    
  Spurlin, Walter C. 1885 1971   FHM shows died 12/02/1969 - age 83 yrs ? mo 8 days; SSDI shows 11/24/1886 -12/15/1969; dbl with Audie
  Spurlin, Audie 1891 1925   dbl with Walter C.
  Jones, Myra Sphronia 08/06/1908 06/17/1975    
  Hicks, Elder Cecil J. 06/25/1911 11/02/1960    
  Hicks, Ida Lecretia 08/19/1888 08/26/1918   dbl with F. J.
  Hicks, F. J. "Joe" 1 03/28/1874 07/31/1951   dbl with Ida
  Hicks, Elmira 01/12/1846 02/28/1908   dbl with Isaac
  Hicks, Isaac 03/27/1839 09/12/1901 God gave. He took. He will restore. He doeth all things well. dbl with Elmira
  Wilson, Lelia 1896 1959   dbl with Martin
  Wilson, Martin 1892 1967   dbl with Lelia
  Wilson, Orval        
  Cordell, John William 09/07/1851 08/21/1934 Tho' lost to sight to memory dear  
  Wilson, Vernon L. 05/21/1928 05/02/1973 CPL US Army World War II; Loving Husband and Father  
  Wilson, Floy Mae Hughes 03/30/1931 04/07/1991 In Loving Memory  
  Wilson, Charles Adam 03/03/1961 12/09/2008 In Loving Memory  
4 Unmarked        
  Unmarked        
  Webb, Roscoe James 11/15/1908 01/23/2001 US Army World War II; married 04/06/1930 dbl with Opha
  Webb, Opha L. 08/01/1908 03/18/2001 In Loving Memory; married 04/06/1930 dbl with Roscoe
  Carpenter, Ella 1883 1951   Gross FHM
  Illegible FHM        
  McGuire, Jim        
  McGuire, Elizabeth        
  Green, John Robert 04/21/1882 04/18/1941    
  Wilson, Mollie Ann 11/08/1872 07/17/1954    
  Wilson, Walter Jr. 02/04/1925 05/17/1940    
5 Unmarked        
  Illegible FHM        
  Unmarked        
  Carpenter, Ella 1893 1933    
  Holt, Martha Ann 12/22/1869 07/06/1941 Her memory is blessed  
  Holt, Alex H. S. 07/21/1861 03/29/1933 Gone but not forgotten  
  Unmarked        
  Unmarked        
  Spurlin, Susie K. 1881 1958   dbl with Thomas; Gross FHM shows 1880-1958
  Spurlin, Thomas W. 1867 1926   dbl with Susie
  Spurlin, Frank Thomas 04/25/1911 03/10/1994 PFC US Army World War II; In Loving Memory of; Buried Shadowlawn Cemetery, Malvern, Arkansas cenotaph
  Illegible FHM        
  Kilgore, Harvey L. 1922 1937   Gross FHM
  Bivens, Dave Francis 04/19/1874 01/30/1938    
  Bivens, Dora Withrow 07/23/1876 08/25/1961    
6 McClure, Selma 1899 1936    
  Rice, Henry Freeman 04/19/1894 05/20/1919 F1 US Navy World War I  
  Illegible FHM        
  Unmarked        
  Unmarked        
  Unmarked        
  Spurlin, James Frank 11/08/1845 03/03/1918 Father; PVT Co E 19 Arkansas Inf CSA
His toils are past, his work is done. He fought the fight, the victory won.
His CSA marker shows 1945; other marker shows 1946 for year of birth.
  Spurlin, Sarah E 09/14/1846 05/05/1923 Mother; In love she lived. In peace she died. Her life was craved. But God Denied.  
  Hicks, Sarah Cristiney "Sallie" Spurlin 03/13/1883 12/23/1908 Precious Memories  
  Hicks, Ola May 03/13/1908 10/08/1914 Precious Memories  
  Swinford, George Calvin 10/19/1915 07/17/1916 Precious Memories  
  Johnson, Fannie Mae 07/28/1877 07/08/1919   dbl with William
  Johnson, William D. 06/22/1866 06/02/1920   dbl with Fannie
  Moncus, Ethyl Johnson 04/01/1897 05/20/1982 In Loving Memory  
  Stockstill, Dorothy Lucille 04/15/1915 01/08/2000    
  Burris, Margaret 12/21/1921 03/13/1961 Daughter of Alva & Violet Burris  
  Worley, Leona 1908 1953   Gross FHM
  Illegible FHM        
  Withrow, Ronny Lynn 07/27/1955 05/09/1965    
7 Berry, Len 02/01/1964 04/18/1964 Our Baby Son; gone to be an angel Coker-Mathews-Peters FHM shows name as Loyd Leonard Berry
  Berry, Patsy Jo   04/02/1951    
  McDaniels, Jennie age 80 yrs 9 mos ? 2 09/18/1952   Caruth FHM; b. May 12, 1870  d. Aug 18, 1952 3
  McDaniels, Bert aged 83 yrs 6 mo 2? days 2 05/03/1958   Caruth FHM; b. Oct. 12, 1874  d. May 3, 1958 3
  ?, Etheyl Elizabeth       rest of Caruth FHM is illegible
  Lott, Paul F. 1925 1976 CPL US Army Korea  
  Lott, Cora E. 10/23/1892 03/08/1974    
  Lott, John R. 03/19/1881 10/09/1957   dbl with Annie
  Lott, Annie E. 11/28/1849 06/14/1937 Mother dbl with John
8 Berry, Marion Claude 04/05/1934 05/17/1974 US Navy Korea  
  Berry, Leonard 07/13/1888 11/04/1944 Father dbl with Pearl
  Berry, Pearl 04/28/1894 03/09/1962 Mother
Our Precious
dbl with Leonard
  Berry, Mildred E. Ritter 01/07/1862 04/06/1940    
  Illegible FHM        
  Newman, William H. Jr. 1918 1933   Gross FHM
  Newman, Myrtle 1898 1923   Gross FHM
  Rogers, Rissia Jewell 02/05/1893 01/06/1894    
  Rogers, Pearly May 03/11/1889 10/22/1895    
9 Spoon, Lewis M. 11/18/1876 05/12/1949    
  Spoon, Minnie L. 08/30/1882 03/27/1938    
10 Miller-Humphreys, Nancy Jo 11/01/1947 10/22/2010   Gross FHM
  Veazey, Jack 05/02/1924 08/08/1971 Arkansas PFC US Army Korea  
  Veazey, Willie D. 1903 1960   Gross FHM
  Veazey, Jessie Mae 07/11/1901 11/30/1987    
  Veazey, Jessie May 1933 1934   Gross FHM
  Veazey, Dorse Gene 1932 1933   Gross FHM
  Veazey, Curtis Cecil 03/05/1905 1907    
  Veazey, Annie S. 01/22/1885 10/18/1937    
  Veazey, Charles C. 01/09/1881 05/17/1942    
  Lelemsis, Sam John 02/17/1924 01/12/1983 Father
S SGt US Army World War II Korea
dbl with Delcie
  Lelemsis, Delcie M.     married 06/27/1948
Mother
dbl with Sam; no dod shown
  Gillham, Hazel Pearl 12/03/1911 04/30/1984    
  Gillham, John N. 04/22/1906 04/05/1981    
11 Steelman, Lonnie J.   12/12/1947   FHM
  Steelman, Calvin 07/05/1893 09/15/1968 Arkansas PVT 17 Ammo Train World War I  
  Steelman, Ethel 03/15/1892 08/25/1954    
  Swinford, Lidy Jane 01/09/1859 05/27/1918   dbl with W. F.
  Swinford, W. F. 12/27/1860 02/11/1917   dbl with Lidy
  Swinford, Mary Sue 05/20/1932 05/20/1932    
  Swinford, Charles L. 10/19/1934 12/31/1934    
  Swinford, A. G. 11/18/1925 09/15/1940    
  Swinford, George F. 09/24/1889 10/23/1962   dbl with Sarah
  Swinford, Sarah C. 04/12/1897 07/23/1943   dbl with George
12 Chambers, Henry C. 07/15/1884 02/16/1937 Father  
  Chambers, Sallie 05/15/1887 11/09/1936 Mother  
  Perkins, Virginia 09/25/1935 04/30/1938 Daughter  
  Reppo, Edith Margaret 11/26/1925 02/09/2009 Beloved Mom & Granny  
  Magby, Carolyn Sue 04/11/1948 04/16/2010 married 02/20/1965 dbl with Robert
  Magby, Robert Dale       dbl with Carolyn; no dod shown
  Magby, Hazel E. 1 08/03/1907 03/14/1996 Gone but not forgotten  
  Magby, Earnest A. 08/30/1902 07/19/1975 Gone but not forgotten  
  Humphreys, Sallie M. 12/23/1904 09/26/1986 Aunt Sis  
  Spurlin, Infant Daughter   1930 Baby; of S. H. and E. L. Spurlin  
  Spurlin, Ernest Leroy 1902 1986   Permanent marker does not show dod, but Gross FHM does
  Spurlin, Emily E. 10/28/1872 05/29/1952   dbl with Orlando
  Spurlin, Orlando 07/28/1877 02/07/1977 In Love they Lived. In Peace They Died. Their Lives Were Craved, But God Denied dbl with Emily
  Lawson, Mary Ann 1883 1974    
  Lawson, J. T. -Tom- 1874 1954    
13 Veazey, Josie L. 06/19/1894 02/27/1984   dbl with William
  Veazey, William Andrew H. 09/01/1890 01/15/1941 Arkansas PVT 114 Engrs 39 Div dbl with Josie
  Ward, Benjamin Paul   01/29/1981   Caruth FHM shows year of as 1981
  Unmarked        
  Evans, Estella 1900 1927 Mother  
14 Novac, Kristina 12/1895 10/1981   Caruth FHM
           
Unk No Name 4 1918 1926   Might be the Ethyl Elizabeth next to the Lott markers
  Name Unknown 4 02/17/1925 12/06/1927   Could be the unmarked grave near Alex Holt
  Withrow, Mary Catherin 4   10/04/1961   Might be the illegible FHM next to Ronny Lynn Withrow
  Spurlin, Charles L. 4 1902 1941    
  McCarty, Luda 5 age 62 yrs 8 mos 17 days 03/07/1955   Caruth FHM
  Cook, David Lee 5 age 62 yrs 7 mos 23 days 06/18/1940   Caruth FHM
  Ash, Mary Elizabeth 5 age 33 yrs 10 mos 22 days 04/28/1954   Caruth FHM
  Baldwin, Nancy E. 5 age 67 yrs 4 mos 6 days 05/29/1962   Caruth FHM
Tardy, Velmer T. 5 age 61 yrs 9 mos 28 days 06/14/1942 Caruth FHM

1  The Melting Pot Genealogical Society has the obituary archived. You may go here to find out how to request an obituary. After reading the instructions on requesting, please be sure to find the obituary in the listings so that you may copy and paste the entire line in your e-mail.

2  Very hard to read and may be incorrect.

3  Caruth Funeral Home Records 14 July 1909 to 31 Dec. 1970 compiled by Lewis Stephens

4  Marker was not seen by Patti Vance Hays in 2010 reading but seen by Martha Wilson in 2002 or 2003 reading.

5  Was not listed in Mrs. Wilson's reading nor did Patti Vance Hays see in 2010; obtained the information from Garland County, Arkansas Tombstone Inscriptions Eastern Volume I compiled by Inez E. Cline and Bobbie Jones McLane in 1969. Spurlin Cemetery was read October 11, 1968, by Inez Cline.