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Williams Cemetery
Red Star, Madison County, Arkansas

Lat: 35 47' 46"N, Lon: 93 37' 53"W
T?N R25W Sec 10

Contributed by Robert Cline, Jul 13, 2002 [clinefam@yournet.com]. Total records = 24.

Going from Fallsville, (Newton County) west on Highway 16 to Red Star (Madison County) turn right on Madison County Road 3605. At 1 mile (you will cross over a low water bridge and also a cattle guard) then to a "Y" in the road. There you will see a sign with three cemeteries on it pointing to the right. Don't take the right. Go on the left of the "Y" (you are now on Madison County Road 3500) you will drive 2.9 miles and the cemetery will be on your left out in a field.

The road is pretty okay to drive on using a car or a low chasied vehicle, as long as you go slow and pay attention to where you're driving. We went in a pickup just because wasn't sure of the terrain.

We are trying to collect as many obits of these people as possible. So if anyone would like to contact us about or to share an obit we would appreciate it. We also have headstone pictures for everyone that has a headstone, and we can scan them for anyone who would like to see them. We feel like if we all share with one another then these people's memories will always be.

Rosa Cline and I transcribed this cemetery in Jul of 2002.

- Robert Cline

Collins, Rosie Lee, b. Nov 22, 1904, d. Sep 09, 2001, Mommy, s/w & w/o William, m. Apr 24, 1920
Collins, William Harrison, b. May 20, 1888, d. May 27, 1989, Daddy, As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord, Our Children, Frank, Susie, Virginia, Ben, Sarah, Walker, Cleo, Billie, Floyd, Dotson, Ethel, Melba, see notes
Cook, Marvin Lavern, b. 1943, d. 1975, Father
Ledbetter, Addie, b. Dec 18, 1883 d. Dec 13, 1947, Mother, (stone like Charlie Ledbetter), m. Apr 1901
Ledbetter, Charlie, b. Jan 9, 1878, d. Jul 08, 1956, Father, (stone like Addie Ledbetter) see notes
Ledbetter, Lavon, b. Jan 23, 1937, d. Oct 19, 1943
Ledbetter, Mart, b. Jan 24, 1907, d. Aug 20, 1975, In Loving Memory
Lyman, Boyd, b. Nov 25, 1919, d. no date, s/w & h/o Cassie, In My Father's house are many mansions
Lyman, Cassie, b. Jun 26, 1912, d. Apr 19, 1998, s/w & w/o Boyd
Walker, Frankie, b. Dec 30, 1912, d. Dec 01, 1935
Williams, Alpha V. Steele, b. Dec 24, 1915, d. Mar 28, 1992, Stepmother, w/o Squire B, m. Nov 13, 1942, Gone to sing with the Heavenly choir
Williams, Charles Oren, b. Sep 27, 1930, d. Oct 05, 1930
Williams, Ethel G., b. Sep 22, 1913, d. no date, s/w & w/o Johnie F, m. May 26, 1934
Williams, Franklin, Co C 1 Ark Inf. (Civil War marker), see note below
Williams, Jack, b. Jul 21, 1876, d. Feb 29, 1950, s/w & h/o Sarah, m. Feb 28, 1904
Williams, Johnie F., b. Jun 17, 1907, d. Dec 02, 1989, h/o and s/w Ethel G, m. May 26, 1934
Williams, Martha Jane, b. Oct 27, 1905, d. Dec 12, 1911
Williams, Nannie M. Neff, b. Dec 10, 1911, d. Jul 07, 1933, Mother, m. May 3, 1930, s/w Squire B and Alpha V, Gone But Not Forgotten, two markers
Williams, Rosevelt, b. Nov 22, 1904, d. Feb 05, 1970, The Rose my fade the lily die but the flowers immortal bloom on high
Williams, Sarah, b. Feb 05, 1890, d. Oct 12, 1954, s/w & w/o Jack, m. Feb 28, 1904, Parents that Prayed
Williams, Squire B., b. Nov 14, 1909, d. Oct 29, 1993, Father, O Death, where is thy sting, O Grave, where is thy victory?
Williams, Susan Jane, b. Jul 14, 1870, d. Jul 03, 1957, nee Skelton
Williams, Tommie, b. May 02, 1915, d. Jun 16, 1916
Williams, Willie H., b. Apr 07, 1907, d. Apr 02, 1998, At Rest, In Loving Memory of Our Daddy

Misc. Notes:
Rockey (Marvin?) (Cook?), b. 196-, age 19, (Brashears Funeral Home ?)

J. F. Williams, d. Jan 18, (1924?) I feel this is a home made foot marker for the Civil War marker for Franklin Williams. As it was at the foot of that grave...but could be two different people)

(In my research I found William Charles Ledbetter was the son of Harvey Carrol Ledbetter and Nancy Catherine Rector Ledbetter. He and Addie Burk Ledbetter was married April 1901)

(I have a copy of her obit: Rosie Lee Collins was the daughter of John Franklin Williams and Susan Jane Skelton Williams)

 

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