Riley Creek Cemetery, Yell County, Arkansas

Copied and updated 11 June 1992 by Basil Hunt. This is south of the Wilson Freewill Baptist Church and about a mile south of the Petit Jean Bridge. The land was donated by Dan O. Arnold in 1895. 126 graves are marked with native stones.

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
Arnold, Dan O.18501910
Arnold, Harold Aubry s/o Dan O. & Mary Elizabeth19061947
Arnold, Mary Elizabeth w/o Dan O.18671925
Bailey, Loyal F. s/o B.F. & Minnie1 Aug 190225 Dec 1902
Barrick, Joseph10 Aug 187213 Dec 1936
Barrick, Sarah4 Jun 187821 Jun 1917
Black, Alice15 Sep 18592 Jan 1902
Brannan, Lizzie9 Mar 18914 Mar 1920
Brannan, Will24 Dec 18905 Mar 1920
Brown, Evelyn w/o Early20 May 192030 Jul 1982
Cornwell, Charles Lee Ark. Pvt. 127 Inf. 32nd Div. WWIca. Feb 189514 Oct 1918WWIR
Davidson, Emma Izora (Hearn) w/o James Manning
Additional Info from Rob Sandlin
2 Aug 186321 Jun 1944
Davidson, James Manning (W of W)
Additional Info from Rob Sandlin
21 Mar 18614 Oct 1913
Derrick, William H. Civil War CSA Co. D Col. Wells' AR Cav. 18471928CPF
Dilbeck, Elizabeth w/o Jasper10 Mar 1853 10 Jul 1896
Dilbeck, Lou Jean18721932
Eslick, Austin Sigel s/o Beden & Mary Jane (Wright)12 Apr 186114 Apr 1945
Eslick, Dianah Jane (Parks) d/o Samuel & Mary (Baker) w/o Austin Sigel29 Jan 186422 Feb 1938
Eslick, Fannie May (Nickless) d/o William Henry & Mary Ollie (Cox) w/o William Beaden25 Mar 190115 Jul 1973
Eslick, William Beaden s/o Austin Sigel & Dianah Jane (Parks)26 Oct 188317 Jun 1978
Farmer, Milas h/o Lou (Hunt) Farmer Johnsonno marker

Flatt, A.L.18721941
Flatt, Nancy18781950
Gilkey, Aaron P.19101933
Gilkey, Bobby "Bob" L. US Air Force s/o Roy F. & Ruby Nell (Dennis) h/o Rhonda (Bowman)19 Aug 19446 Jan 2005SSDI
Gilkey, Pale19101944
Gilkey, Roy F.26 Nov 192117 Oct 1972SSDI
Gilkey, Ruby Nell (Dennis) w/o Roy F.29 Dec 19208 Aug 1989SSDI
Gilkey, T.E.18 Nov 188730 Oct 1929
Gilkey, Thurman s/o Wiley & Naomi19291935
Haire, William Norman s/o Aaron & Molly (Stamps)18551937
Haire, Wincy Ann (Woodall) w/o William Norman18541912
Hall, Inf. s/o W.B. & Lillie18 Sep 190124 Sep 1901
Hann, O.H.6 Feb 189729 Mar 1897
Hearn, Myrtle2 Mar 189624 Jul 1896
Hearn, William P. Civil War CSA Co. K. 31 AL Inf.no dates

Holliman, Inf. d/o Jessie James & Ida MaeB & D14 Feb 1921
Huff, Virgil N. s/o W.H. & S.E.15 Jan 18975 Mar 1908
Jean, Inf. s/o James F. & Laurano dates

Jean, Inf. Twin d/o William Benton & Ursy Mae (McBride) B & D16 Jun 1927
Jean, Lella w/o William Benton30 Sep 190215 Jul 1923
Jean, Martha18651925
Jean, Sim18601925
Jean, William Boyd s/o William Benton & Ursy Mae (McBride)15 Oct 193021 Dec 1932
Johnson, George L. Civil War CSA 2nd Lt. Co. D. 8th GA Inf. no dateafter 1919CPF
Johnson, Lou (Hunt) w/o George L.18501937
Jones, Lela29 Jun 188211 Jun 1918
Jones, Pearl M.4 Nov 188011 Sep 1911
Jones, W.T.184021 Apr 1900
Keller, James H.14 Jun 1886Aug 1972SSDI
Keller, Linda Jean26 Apr 1957Feb 1984SSDI
Keller, Meroah M.13 Dec 1888Nov 1979
Kimbrough, Cecil Clifton24 Feb 191129 Jun 1982SSDI
Kimbrough, Juliusno dates

Kimbrough, T.H. (W of W)9 Mar 188315 Sep 1918
Larkin, Lucy Marion d/o M.A. & C.M.22 Apr 189318 Sep 1907
Laster, Annie w/o William18731958
Laster, William18601916
Mangum, Inf./o W.D. & Maggieno dates

Mangum, Maggie w/o W.D.21 Jun 187814 Apr 1913
Mangum, Marlin s/o W.D. & Maggie4 Jul 190525 Jul 1907
Mangum, W.D. (W of W)2 May 186516 Jun ---
Mangum, William Manning s/o W.D. & Maggie19 May 19037 Jul 1907
McKinnon, Robert Lee11 Jan 18858 Aug 1933
Mehle, William Carl WWI Ark. Cook 142 Fld Art. 39 Div. b. Dubuque, IA s/o William & Nora (Ulrich) - father b. Berlin, Germany - mother b. Dusseldorf, Germany1 Jul 189210 Jan 1943WWIR
Misenhimer, Inez d/o C.F. & Lula M. (Johnson)24 Oct 190228 Jun 1902
Misenhimer, Jake19111942
Misenhimer, Jimmy s/o J.L. & Edna19351942
Misenhimer, Lula M. (Johnson) d/o George L. & Lou (Hunt) w/o C.F.no dates

Moore, Chester H. s/o J.H. & M.E.27 Jul 189616 Apr 1934
Morrison, Nellie (Gilkey)18891950
Moudy, William Lee s/o Lewis & Hestella (Talley)12 Apr 193431 Jul 1936
Patton, Alene V. d/o B.M. & Minnie12 Jul 19304 Apr 1934
Patton, Belle w/o S.D.26 Nov 18683 Jul 1938
Patton, S.D.1 Sep 185820 Jan 1925
Patton, William Roy s/o Roy & Lorene25 Dec 19328 Jan 1933
Pearce, Tibitha Arizona18651951
Pearce, William Nelson18601928
Pruitt, Erlene21 Jun 192129 Jul 1952
Pruitt, Inf. s/o Earl & Elsieno dates

Pruitt, Laura (Watson) w/o Wilburn O.24 Jan 18981 Dec 1943
Pruitt, Leo J.16 Dec 19155 Jun 1950
Pruitt, Lovell O.6 Nov 192629 Jan 1953
Pruitt, Margurett (Goswick)12 Feb 1892 7 Sep 1913
Pruitt, Wilburn O.2 Sep 18853 Sep 1972
Ray, Cornelius27 Dec 19191 Apr 1939
Reed, Arbella12 Jan 18814 Jan 1959
Reed, Blain WWI Ark. Sgt. 10 Fld. Arty.ca. Feb 189815 Apr 1934WWIR
Reed, Cora (Smith) d/o Charles M. & Mary Etta w/o E.J. 5 Mar 188112 Aug 1901
Reed, J.J.2 Jan 187111 Aug 1932
Reed, James David s/o Jesse & JeanB & D28 Jul 1939
Reed, M.G. (Mason)18571918
Reed, Mary18631910
Reed, Susan (Kranthan)30 Jun 183725 Dec 1923
Reed, Tom18961921
Renfrow, T. Loyd19381939
Renfrow, William E.18721929
Scott, Edith18971901
Scott, MaudeB & D1902
Scott, Zell19031907
Sherrell, Gracie d/o John & Virginia19 Aug 191415 Sep 1914
Sherrell, John20 Apr 187614 Oct 1951
Sherrell, Masey s/o John & Virginia19 Aug 191410 Sep 1914
Sherrell, Virginia "Jennie" w/o John4 Jun 187712 Mar 1958
Smith, Charles M.2 May 18541 Feb 1926
Smith, L. s/o F.J. & Rosie11 Apr 190517 Dec 1906
Smith, M.E. d/o F.J. & Rosie21 Dec 190121 Feb 1902
Smith, Mary Etta w/o Charles M.7 Feb 185513 Apr 1933
Stanberry, Anna (Halbert) d/o Charles & Sarah B. (Whittaker) b. Independence, Wayne Co., MO25 Dec 18889 Mar 1961
Stanberry, Dolcenia (Smith) d/o Obe & M. (Rider) w/o SolomonAug 18631904
Stanberry, Sam14 Feb 189421 Jun 1984
Stanberry, Samuel Grant s/o Solomon & Dolcenia (Smith) ---------14 Feb 1894
Stanberry, Solomon28 Feb 181630 Aug 1923
Sutton, C.B.18791917
Sutton, W.M.26 May 184622 Aug 1902
Talley, Andrew Jackson s/o Jack & Elizabeth (Roark)11 Oct 186130 Apr 1948
Talley, Loutie20 Jan 188712 Jun 1899
Talley, Mary A. d/o Andrew Jackson & Rebecca A. (Smith) 19 Oct 18874 Feb 1901
Talley, Rebecca A. (Smith) w/o Andrew Jackson29 Nov 18665 May 1953
Talley, Robert Thomas s/o Andrew Jackson & Rebecca A. (Smith)15 Nov 188929 Apr 1957
Talley, Virgil s/o Andrew Jackson & Rebecca A. (Smith) 5 Jun 189316 Nov 1972
Talley, William Lester s/o Andrew Jackson & Rebecca A. (Smith)16 Nov 189128 Mar 1951
Taylor, Alice1 Dec 19038 Feb 1985
Terry, A. Turner18791962
Terry, Baxter20 Jan 19244 Oct 1931
Terry, Jennie E.5 Oct 189415 Jun 1966SSDI
Threatt, Inf. s/o G.E. & Nannieno dates

Threatt, Nannie w/o G.E.13 Jul 18843 May 1916
Webb, Addie (Hunt) d/o William & Rebecca Louise (Woodall) w/o Arthur
Additional Info from Annette McClenahan
20 Aug 188812 Sep 1976SSDI
Webb, Arthur16 Apr 188126 Mar 1960
Webb, Clarence O. WWII Ark. Pvt. 82nd A.A.A. A.W.Bn s/o Arthur & Addie (Hunt)
Additional Info from Annette McClenahan
12 May 19254 Sep 1950
Webb, Hermon O. WWII Ark. S/Sgt. A.A.F.1 Apr 19199 Aug 1968SSDI
Wells, Inf. d/o Thomas & Ida (Jean)B & D1 Jun 1934
Wells, Irving Lee14 Mar 189722 Oct 1976
Wilson, Adell d/o D. Homer & Nettie L.14 Feb 190927 Feb 1911
Wilson, David d/o D. Homer & Nettie L.27 Sep 191030 Nov 1910
Wilson, L.D.26 Jan 184528 Aug 1894
Wilson, Mary D.14 Oct 18459 Nov 1911
Wilson, Mary Ellen d/o D. Homer & Nettie L.2 Aug 19043 Oct 1908
Wilson, Nettie L. w/o D. Homer8 Jan 1881 25 Nov 1910


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