Moss Creek Cemetery, Yell County, Arkansas

Copied and updated February 1992 by Basil Hunt. The cemetery is below Riley Creek Cemetery, south of Wilson Freewill Baptist Church.

Where possible, we have updated this page to include any corrections and additions to listings. Source information for these additions and corrections came from the Social Security Death Index and various external sources.

CPF = Confederate Pension Files
SSDI = Social Security Death Index
UPF = Union Pension Files
WWIR = WWI Records

NameBornDiedAdditional Verification
Avery, Willie B. (Hunt) d/o William A. w/o G.M.
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
23 Jul 189615 Nov 1925
Ball, Annie Liza d/o John & Margarette (Crosby)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
11 Feb 187915 Jan 1881
Ball, Cleo (Wilson) w/o Jesse Edwin (M) 10 Jul 1902
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188310 Jan 1906
Ball, Fannie Lou Ella (Owens) Morrow w/o John (M) 6 Dec 1906
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
16 Jun 18671940
Ball, Infant c/o John & Margarette (Crosby)
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B & DApr 1881
Ball, Jesse Edwin s/o John & Margarette (Crosby) M/1 Cleo (Wilson) M/2 Zeffie Jane (Morrow) M/3 Viola Kelly (Hunt)
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20 Mar 187727 Apr 1973
Ball, John s/o George D. & Martha (Herring)
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18491920
Ball, Margarette (Crosby) w/o John (M) 7 Oct 1869
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23 Mar 18461903
Ball, Mark D. s/o Jesse Edwin & Cleo (Wilson)
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22 Dec 190520 Jun 1975
Ball, Sarah Crosby - carved on rockno dates

Ball, Sylvia Victoria d/o John & Margarette (Crosby)
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4 Aug 188230 Jul 1956
Ball, Vadis Pauline (Hunt) w/o Mark D. (M) 29 Aug 1936
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30 Jul 191431 Dec 2002 SSDI
Ball, William s/o John & Margarette (Crosby)
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27 Feb 187520 Jan 1881
Ball, Zeffie Jane (Morrow) d/o Fannie Lou Ella (Owens) w/o Jesse E. (M) 30 Jan 1910
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10 Jan 18926 Sep 1917
Black, Martha Ernestine (Denton) d/o Marquis Lafayette & Julia (Ivey) w/o James M.
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18 Nov 1890Jul 1978SSDI
Black, James M. "Jim"
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187930 Nov 1963
Black, Leroy WWII AR Pvt. US Army s/o James M. & Martha Ernestine (Denton) h/o Janelle (Pool)
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21 Jan 19181 Feb 1964
Black, Manning s/o James M. & Martha Ernestine (Denton)
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no dates

Bowerman, Billie d/o Levi E. & Fortha Elizabeth (Denton) 18 Mar 19051 May 1924
Bowerman, Fortha Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Denton) d/o Marquis Lafayette & Julia (Ivey) w/o Levi E.4 Jul 187927 Jan 1956
Black, Infant s/o Dwight gs/o Levi E. & Fortha Elizabeth (Denton)
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no dates

Bowerman, Levi E. s/o Elijah & Rebecca E. (Stice)9 Jun 18736 Feb 1953
Burns, Ella (Hunt) d/o James David & Isabelle (Herring) w/o John
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1 Jan 187527 Feb 1911
Byrne, Angel - child
1909
Byrne, Floyd - carved on rock18 Feb 1898 6 Jun 1899
Byrne, Lola - carved on rock8 Oct 1895 12 Oct 1897
Camble, S.Y.14 Feb 183628 Aug 1899
Cannon, Martha (Herring) Ball d/o Bryant & Percy M/1 George Ball (M) 9 Jul 1848 M/2 Gabriel Cannon (M) 1863
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22 Aug 182610 Jan 1910
Cherry, Francile d/o Ray Coy & Thelma Marie (Bowerman)
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B & D10 Aug 1947
Cherry, Ray Coy Sgt. US Army20 Jun 1920 18 Sep 1979SSDI
Cherry, Thelma Marie (Bowerman) d/o Levi E. & Fortha Elizabeth (Denton) w/o Ray
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23 Jan 191524 Nov 1967
Crosby, Sarah (Ball) - carved on rockno dates

Crosby, William - carved on rockno dates

Denton, Adelia "Delia" (Bass) w/o William M.
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19 Sep 186318 Jul 1939
Denton, Alice R. (Avery) w/o George Washington30 Nov 186613 Jul 1943
Denton, Annie Mae d/o William M. & Adelia (Bass)
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15 Dec 188329 Oct 1888
Denton, Camellia (Herring) d/o Bryant & Percy w/o Daniel Laymon
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22 Sep 18289 Nov 1913
Denton, Daniel Laymon s/o George & Hester (Layman) - stone broken30 Apr 181529 Feb 1880
Denton, Ednar Fay d/o William M. & Adelia (Bass)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
6 Jul 189326 Jun 1896
Denton, Enfon Means - carved on rockB & D4 Dec 1880
Denton, George Washington s/o Daniel Laymon & Camellia (Herring) M/1 Julia F. (Bass) M/2 Alice R. (Avery)
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18 Jun 18574 Apr 1943
Denton, Hubert Edgar s/o Marquis Lafayette & Julia (Ivey)
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18851952
Denton, Julia (Ivey) d/o Turner & Mary w/o Marquis Lafayette
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27 Oct 18521927
Denton, Julia F. (Bass) w/o George Washington22 Jan 185813 Mar 1901
Denton, Marquis Lafayette s/o Daniel Laymon & Camellia (Herring)
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5 Aug 184728 Mar 1912
Denton, Suzanna "Sude" (Lee) w/o Hubert Edgar
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18871964
Denton, William M. "Bill" s/o Daniel Laymon & Camellia (Herring) h/o Adelia (Bass)
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Oct 186128 Jul 1896
Fowler, Kelly Allen s/o Floyd & Judy A. h/o Heather Dawn (Young)7 May 197112 Jul 1992
Havner, Alta "Jean" (McIlveene) d/o Alvin & Janie (Driskell) w/o Mart E.18 Jan 193212 Jan 2004 SSDI
Havner, Annie Elizabeth (Campbell) w/o Lee22 Dec 187116 Dec 1937
Havner, Floyd O. US Army Pvt. Member Medical Corps26 Sep 191512 Aug 1944
Havner, Lee18 Mar 187321 Dec 1964
Havner, Mart E. s/o Lee & Annie Elizabeth (Campbell)10 Apr 191021 Feb 2001SSDI
Herring, Echobode s/o Bryant & Percy h/o Elimpa
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
1825before 1877
Herring, J.B.18811944
Herring, Lloyd s/o J.B. & Pallie (Hunt)
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2 Dec 191013 Jan 1913
Herring, Louisa Henry (Denton) w/o John
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7 Jul 185914 Dec 1906
Herring, Pallie (Hunt) d/o James David & Martha A. (Hunt) w/o J.B.
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3 Dec 1887Dec 1970
Howard, A.B. s/o B. & M.11 Jul 1864 21 Mar 1885
Hull, Elaine d/o Sam & Vera (Denton)
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no dates

Hunt, Alvin E. s/o James David & Martha A. (Hunt)
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18921919
Hunt, Annie18891921
Hunt, C.D. - carved on rock4 Jan 190416 Jan 1905
Hunt, Edna - carved on rock6 Oct 18965 Sep 1913
Hunt, Glen Elvis11 Nov 192327 Nov 1923
Hunt, Homer - carved on rock28 Jun 1893 11 Aug 1893
Hunt, Isabelle (Herring) d/o Bryant & Percy w/o James David
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
21 Dec 185221 Dec 1884
Hunt, James David
Tombstone Picture
Additional Info and Tombstone Picture from Linda Hunt Hamlett
15 Nov 185128 Oct 1906
Hunt, M.J. - carved on rock12 Aug 1860 31 Dec 1877
Hunt, Martha A. (Hunt) d/o Betsy Ann (Herring) w/o James David
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
1 Jul 185926 Sep 1920
Hunt, Marvin - carved on rock9 Mar 1898 11 Mar 1899
Hunt, Sally w/o John - carved on rock20 Nov 186723 Jun 1880
Hunt, Thomas Jefferson s/o James David & Isabella (Herring) h/o Diane (Wilson)
Tombstone Picture
Additional Info and Tombstone Picture from Linda Hunt Hamlett
15 Aug 187820 Feb 1905
Hunt, Viola E. (Kelly) w/o Alvin E.
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
18921978
Hunt, William A. s/o James David & Isabelle (Herring)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
10 Feb 187323 Jan 1896
Ivey, George s/o Turner & Mary2 Apr 185725 Apr 1880
Ivey, Hester (Crosby) w/o Joseph - carved on rockno dates

Ivey, Joseph s/o Turner & Mary1 Feb 185621 Feb 1880
Ivey, Mary w/o Turner3 Mar 181931 Mar 1880
Kirkwood, Margie (Millard) d/o Jim W. & Alice (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
18991926
Lee, Cecil Shannon Ark. Seaman 2 Cl. USNRF
1 Aug 1943
Lee, Laura w/o Cecil Shannon18 Mar 1900 22 May 1984
McKinnon, Bessie (Black) w/o Joe
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
25 Jul 188619 Dec 1967 SSDI
McKinnon, Joe s/o N. Andrew & Mary Virginia (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
3 Mar 18775 Jun 1952
McKinnon, Mary Virginia "Jennie" (Denton) d/o Daniel Laymon & Camellia (Herring) w/o N. Andrew
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24 Feb 185530 Jun 1927
McKinnon, N. Andrew
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18441917
McKinnon, Sallie d/o N. Andrew & Mary Virginia (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
24 Jan 18822 Nov 1955
Millard, 4 Inf. c/o Jim W. & Alice (Denton)
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no dates

Millard, Alice (Denton) d/o John & Cora (Kinnon) w/o Jim W.
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
---------1904
Millard, Jim W.18601917
Millard, John s/o Jim W. & Alice (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
19011926
Morris, Elmer Elton s/o George David & Florence (Goswick)23 May 192424 Feb 2006SSDI
Morris, Imogene (Minnie) d/o David Wesley & Etta Faye (Edwards) w/o Elmer Elton6 Apr 193120 Nov 2004SSDI
O'Bryant, Joy (Stanberry) d/o Solomon & Eudell (Ward) w/o Larry3 Nov 195223 Aug 2006SSDI
Pierce, Infant c/o Mattie (Rupe)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
no dates

Powers, Annie25 Oct 188911 Mar 1985SSDI
Powers, Dennis s/o Houston & Sarah Josephine (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
21 Jul 190013 Mar 1920
Powers, Evelyn Hope d/o Sidney Otto & Virgie Opal (Ball)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
B & D10 Jul 1939
Powers, Felix G.12 Oct 186815 Oct 1947
Powers, Houston s/o Eli & Elizabeth
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
12 Feb 187211 Oct 1921
Powers, Jeffie s/o Houston & Sarah Josephine (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
17 Jan 18943 Aug 1898
Powers, Lessie d/o Houston & Sarah Josephine (Denton)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
B & D3 Jan 1899
Powers, Loyd s/o Felix G. & Pollie Camellia (Denton)8 Feb 190513 Sep 1905
Powers, Opal c/o Felix G. & Pollie Camellia (Denton)10 Feb 190018 Aug 1900
Powers, Pennie d/o Felix G. & Pollie Camellia (Denton) 30 Sep 189824 Dec 1898
Powers, Pollie Camellia "Cam" (Denton) d/o Marquis Lafayette & Julia (Ivey) w/o Felix G.
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
2 Jan 187727 Nov 1906
Powers, Sarah Josephine "Sallie" (Denton) d/o Marquis Lafayette & Julia (Ivey) w/o Houston13 Apr 187330 Jun 1944
Powers, Virgie d/o Felix G. & Pollie Camellia (Denton) 25 Mar 18963 Oct 1898
Powers, Willie T.18791971
R. - Initials only E.R. - carved on rockno dates

Reynolds, Elizabeth (Ivey) w/o Doctor Leondos d/o Turner & Mary23 Mar 184725 July 1867
Roberts, Bobby Joe Sr. s/o Jake & Francis (Busbey) h/o Wanda (Hestilow)15 Aug 194222 Mar 1998
Rupe, Family of J.J & Isabelle (Willis)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
no dates

Rupe, George s/o J.J & Isabelle (Willis)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
no dates

Rupe, Isabelle (Willis) d/o George & Betsy Ann (Herring)
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
20 Apr 18755 Dec 1943
Rupe, J.J.
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
9 Oct 18645 Nov 1957
Stanberry, Cora (Bell) w/o Nathanal Elmore24 Jul 188612 Feb 1952
Stanberry, Nathanal Elmore3 Jan 18858 Oct 1968SSDI
Stanberry, Willie d/o Nathanal Elmore & Cora (Bell)no dates

Tate, Charles H.12 Jan 19078 Nov 1975SSDI
Tate, Ina (Powers) d/o Houston & Sarah Josephine (Denton) w/o Charles H. (M) 2 Dec 1925
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
24 Dec 190922 Feb 1971 SSDI
Tate, James Eldon20 Jul 194010 Aug 1942
Watson, Naomi20 Jan 190825 Nov 1948
Willis, Betsy Ann (Herring) d/o Bryant & Percy M/1 ------- Hunt M/2 George Willis
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
no dates

Wilson, A. Oscar s/o Wade & Martha Ann (Ball) - carved on rock
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
27 Apr 189625 Jun 1897
Wilson, Hazel Glendene1 Feb 192222 Mar 1922
Womack, Infant c/o Effie
Additional Info from Linda Hunt Hamlett
no dates

Private grave enclosed by chain link fence, joined to Moss Creek Cemetery fence on Dowdy Farm.
NameBornDiedAdditional Verification
Dowdy, Jan w/o Vernon11 Nov 1954living
Dowdy, Vernon16 Aug 19306 Jul 1988


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