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BETHLEHEM AFRICAN-AMERICAN CEMETERY
Clark County, Arkansas

Submitted by Bennie L. Phifer III


The following BETHLEHEM African-American cemetery listing was obtained from the Clark County (Arkansas) Cemetery Record Book, published by the Committee for Extension Homemakers Council, Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1983. The data was submitted by Bennie L. Phifer III (blp3rd@fuse.net). The data is recorded in the same order as it is in the Clark County Cemetery Record Book (Pgs# 51-57). Total # of Records = 255.

Section 21, Township 7 South, Range 18 West

Compiled by: JOANN PHILLIPS and LAVERNE TODD

DIRECTIONS: Cemetery is located in the Bethelehem or Joan Community just South of the white cemetery.

LAST NAME:,FIRST:,MIDDLE:,MAIDEN:,DATE OF BIRTH:,DATE OF DEATH:,HEADSTONE REMARKS/COMMENTS:

EASON,SARAH,,,"April 29, 1855","September 16, 1937",
NORMAN,RICHARD,,,"September 15, 1844","March 10, 1906",
SUMMERVILLE,BETHER,,,"January 29, 1921","June 4, 1922",
DICKERSON,POLLY,,,"March 26, 1905","May 26, 1949",
EASON,ALDUS,G,,"January 22, 1887","February 27, 1952",Pvt. 162 Depot Brig. WWI
JOHNSON,VIRGIE,,,"January 31, 1907","May 21, 1954",
SMITH,MICHAEL,,,1962,1964,
SMITH,LAURA,,,"January 29, 1901","June 21, 1954",
SMITH,JOE,,,"February 14, 1895","January 12, 1959",Pvt. U. S. Army WWI
SMITH,LEANDER,,,"January 3, 1907","March 3, 1967",
WHITLOW,NAOMI,,,"May 5, 1912","February 14, 1957",
JONES,HATTIE,,,"May 25, 1882","January 6, 1967",
JONES,HANDY,,,"January 31, 1876","October 14, 1951",
SMITH,CLEVELAND,,,AGE: 12,"September 20, 1974",
DIXON,JAMES,,,"July 26, 1926","March 4, 1977",
WILSON,JONNA,,,"August 4, 1888","December 24, 1964",
SMITH,MARY,,,"April 10, 1889","February 20, 1954",
BULLOCK,DEBORAH,JOYCE,,"September 28, 1957","July 5, 1973",
HILL,PHEMIS,,,"February 28, 1950","September 1, 1979",
HILL,ZEOLA,,KNOX,"January 25, 1910","May 2, 1970",
McCALEY,MACK,,,AGE: 62,"March 10, 1902",
PERRY,HUNTER,,,"March 18, 1876","October 15, 1901",Son of Richard & Mary
GARLAND,FANNIE,,,1855,"March 8, 1900",
DELOCHE,JANE,,,1859,"April ??, 1899",
HILL,DASIE,,,"January 18, 1900","May 14, 1900",Dau. Of L. V. & Callie
HILL,LEVI,,,"September 30, 1903","October 8, 1905",Son of L. V. & Callie
WHITE,CALDONIA,,,1862,1901,
KNOX,WILLIAM,,,"July 4, 1876","July 6, 1903",
PERRY,ROMEO,,,"June ??, 1882","September ??, 1890",
PERRY,VICTORIA,,,1852,1893,
PERRY,BESSIE,,,"November ??, 1882","November 14, 1896",
SMITH,ABRAHAM,,,"July 7, 1901","November 20, 1901",SON of S. S. & ROXIE
SMITH,SAMUEL,,,AGE: 30,NO DATE,
JONES,HATTIE,,,AGE: 5,"February 8, 1905",
JONES,MARIAH,,,AGE: 21,1905,Dau. Of Ed & Mariah
JONES,JANE,,PERRY,"December 25, 1892","February 3, 1968",
BULLOCK,LILLIE,,,"September 11, 1891","January 16, 1967",
BLACKNALL,SAM,,,"June 15, 1850","October 23, 1928",
BLACKNALL,ANGELINE,,,"September 10, 1855","September 6, 1913",Wife of Sam
BRYANT,BELLA,,,"September 5, 1907","April 27, 1914",
BRYANT,ALICE,,,"October 5, 1886","March 12, 1941",
BRYANT,J,S,,"February 10, 1874","October 15, 1939",REV.
ANTHONY,PINKIE,,,"April 4, 1897","November 9, 1940",
BRYANT,MONROE,,,"December ??, 1929","September ??, 1949",
BLACKNALL,SUE,,,"October 15, 1885","October 30, 1950",
BLACKNALL,SAM,,,"November 13, 1885","February 24, 1952",
NEWBORN,PAULINE,,,"March 28, 1898","March 11, 1958",
BRYANT,CHARLES,,,"September 25, 1944","April 5, 1964",Son of Tom & Stivia
BRYANT,BOOKER,T,,AGE: 67,"March 14, 1979",
WILLIAMS,JIMMIE,LEE,,"July 25, 1890","November 15, 1969",Pvt. U. S. Army WWI
WILLIAMS,MAUDE,,,"October 8, 1905","October 29, 1968",
PATTERSON,E,W,,"December 31, 1861","March 3, 1950",
GILL,LONNIE,,,"May 6, 1950","December 14, 1980",REV.
BRYANT,JAMES,M,,"March 26, 1899","September 22, 1980",
BRYANT,HENRY,P,,"January 11, 1940","June 2, 1980",
JOHNSON,INFANT,,,"September 9, 1978","September 10, 1978",
BRYANT,CLARENCE,,,"May 29, 1897","March 21, 1970",
CARRIGAN,BULAH,H,,"October 1, 1892","May 30, 1972",
GOLDEN,PINKIE,,,"April 14, 1907","March 14, 1942",
RUSSEY,SOPHIE,MAE,,1921,1970,
TYLER,GARFIELD,,,1900,1963,
HILL,L,V,,"August 10, 1876","August 7, 1950","AKA: ""Love"""
HILL,CALLIE,D,,"February 2, 1875","November 14, 1966",
GORDON,JAMES,,,1923,1969,
SUMMERVILLE,HATTIE,,,"October 30, 1905","August 4, 1946",
EASON,LOUIS,D,,"January 21, 1878","March 21, 1955",
EASON,MAGALINE,,,"May ??, 1879","May 21, 1921",
PERRY,ELIZZIE,,KNOX,"June 17, 1879","June 23, 1916",
GLENN,LAURA,,,"July 23, 1909",AGE: 20,Wife of John A.
HILL,CALLIE,,,"February 23, 1907",AGE: 20,Dau. Of Jasper
EVANS,BERTHA,,,"December 1, 1895","November 11, 1910",
NEWBORN,TERRY,LAMON,,AGE: 1,"July 14, 1978",
SMITH,WILLIE,B,,1941,1976,
GARLAND,ROWLAND,,,1902,1976,
NEWBORN,SID,,,"February 2, 1898","April 13, 1976",
DIXON,MATIE,,,"December 17, 1908","July 6, 1976",
GARLAND,JOHN,B,,"June 8, 1910","August 24, 1976",
NEWBORN,PAUL,,,"May 10, 1900","January 4, 1977",
NEWBORN,WILLIE,J,,"May 17, 1907","December 10, 1977",
KNOX,LILLIAN,,,AGE: 66,"January 31, 1979",
WHEELER,SUSIE,A,NEWTON,"November 2, 1895","September 30, 1979",
CcCAULEY,JESSIE,M,,AGE: 61,"June 2, 1982",
NEAL,JOHN,O,,"August 24, 1912","August 26, 1949",PFC 657 ORD AM CO WWII
PAGE,MOSES,LOVE,,1895,1981,
EASON,WILLIE,M,,"December 11, 1905","April 13, 1980",
SUMMERVILLE,BOSTON,,,"June 23, 1903","September 5, 1977",
SMITH,WILLIE,,,"October 4, 1923","October 4, 1980",
HART,JEWELL,A,,"December 12, 1931","June 18, 1980",
KNOX,CALLIE,,,"January 31, 1915","September 23, 1978",
EASON,MARRIAH,,,"October 10, 1914","March 22, 1976",
DEFROE,HATTIE,,,1915,1978,
JONES,CHARLIE,,,"February 24, 1924","November 13, 1973",
SMITH,PEARL,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
BEARD,MARIE,V,,1914,1980,
BEARD,SILAS,,,"September 27, 1903","January 24, 1977",
BEARD,PAUL,,,"September 27, 1903","April 23, 1957",
McEE,VELMA,,,"September 23, 1941","May 1, 1943",
DENSON,FLOYD,C,,"June 17, 1940","June 20, 1966",Sgt. Co. A 327 Inf. 101 ABN Div. Vietnam PH
BLACKMAN,ANDREW,WILLIAM,,"December 4, 1926","July 7, 1954",PVT U. S. Army WWII
JOHNSON,LIZZIE,,,"August 2, 1908",1955,
JONES,DANIEL,,,"July 16, 1913","September 27, 1963",TEC 55 U. S. Army WWII
MOORE,PARALEE,,,1822,1900,
DEFRO,HARRIS,,,1837,"July 29, 1893",
SMITH,CALIFORNIA,,,"December 25, 1897","June 4, 1899",
NEWBORN,J,W,,"July 1, 1923","December 29, 1979",
?,SARA,ANNIE,,NO DATE,"March 20, 1900",
NEWBORN,JOHN,H,,"July 31, 1880","April 20, 1959",
NEWBORN,JOHN,,,AGE: 57,"October 3, 1898",
NEWBURN,M,H,,"September 6, 1885","February 6, 1896",
NEWBURN,STEVEN,,,"August 10, 1819","August 12, 1895",
ARNOLD,ESTER,MAE,,"February 27, 1910","March 2, 1963",
JONES,SYLVIA,,,AGE: 47,"?? 22, 1900",
BRYANT,SARAH,ANN,,"December 18, 1874","July 20, 1900",
BRYANT,JOHN,,,"December 25, 1821","July 4, 1897",
PERRY,JOE,,,1884,1884,
CONLEY,ROBERT,,,1837,"August 13, 1887",
CONLEY,NETTIE,,,1825,"February 20, 1885",
PERRY,ARTHA,,,1818,"January ??, 1872",
BOYCE,MATTIE,,,"July 18, 1901","March 16, 1982",
NEWBORN,MOSE,,,"December 8, 1885","April 30, 1960",
PERRY,HENRY,,,"June 8, 1896","July 19, 1960",
DEFORE,ARTHUR,,,1912,1974,
BOYCE,JOHNNIE,,,"March 7, 1896","May 10, 1975",PVT US Army WWI
JACKSON,VIRGIE,,,"July 10, 1872","December 15, 1933",
FORT,JESS,,,"MARCH 17, 1896","July 10, 1975",PFC US Army WWI
PERRY,MARY,,,AGE: 56,"July 11, 1905",Wife of Richard
KNOX,ED,,,1900,1905,
?,INA,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,Son of M.E. & S. W. - KNOX ?? - Part of marker gone
PERRY,RICHARD,,,1879,1879,
PERRY,LILLIE,,,1874,1874,
PERRY,ALICE,,,1872,1878,
McCALEY,ELIZA,,,AGE: 51,"September 21, 1907",Wife of Mack
ARTHUR,A,W,,"August 1, 1908","September 24, 1908",Son of L. W. & A. M. EASON
EASON,MAGELINE,,,"May ??, 1879","May 21, 1921",
EASON,LOIS,D,,"January 21, 1878","March 21, 1955",
McCAULEY,PAUL,,,"January 31, 1890","November 4, 1945",
McCAULEY,FLOYD,,,"April 24, 1926","November 16, 1948",Ark. PVT Sep Fld Arty. Inf. RN WWII
SMITH,JOSEPH,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
SMITH,CHRISTINE,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
HILL,JOSEPH,A,,"March 30, 1891","August 30, 1964",
HILL,LULA,,SMITH,"October 24, 1894","January 11, 1975",
McCANN,RENA,,,"December 25, 1895","April 10, 1858",
KNOX,NORA,L,,"June 15, 1884","November 17, 1945",
KNOX,ROBERT,J,,"February 2, 1883","July 7, 1931",
KNOX,MARY,J,,1840,1936,
KNOX,ISOM,,,1843,1927,
NEWBORN,VIOLA,,,"January 11, 1911","April 27, 1911",Dau. Of Moses & Minoth
KNOX,MARY,,,"December 25, 1881","July 27, 1906",
HILL,MOLLIE,,,"December 7, 1907","April 2, 1908",Dau. Of L. V. & Callie
HILL,FANNIE,,,"December 1, 1827","September 8, 1913",Wife of W. A.
HILL,ARZONA,,,"July 1, 1905","July 31, 1916",Son of Jasper & Hattie
HILL,W,A,,"January 1, 1829","May 30, 1917",
HILL,JOHN,,,"December 9, 1938",NO DATE,Ark. PVT 318 Labor BN
DEFRO,POLLY,,,"February 28, 1840","March 15, 1914",
SMITH,GRACIE,,,"March 22, 1905","September 26, 1914",
BROWN,JOE,,,1847,1917,
BROWN,BETTY,,,1872,1918,
SMITH,RICH,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,REV.
SMITH,ALICE,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
SMITH,SAMUEL,,,"May 2, 1871","November 21, 1936",
SMITH,ROXIE,,PARHAM,"July 11, 1872","June 4, 1963","Mother of Lula, Robert, James, Abraham, Josephine & Gracie"
BROWN,BETTIE,J,,"November 7, 1938","February 28, 1940",
DAVIS,ELNORA,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
COOK,CLAUDE,R,,"October 2, 1920","May 12, 1946",Ark. PVT ICL 846 Tank Destroyer BN
COOK,SAMUEL,,,"February 11, 1920","February 13, 1952",Ark. PVT 555 OM Service BN WWII
BOYCE,DORA,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
BOYCE,WILLIE,,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
SMITH,MARY,,,1946,1948,
SMITH,JAMES,GARFIELD,,"November 11, 1903","September 16, 1961",Elder
SMITH,BEATRICE,,COOK,"October 5, 1909","February 1, 1982",
SMITH,ADELL,,,"October 12, 1944","April 22, 1979",
NEWBORN,CHRISTOPHER,M,,"September 9, 1917","December 17, 1975","AKA: ""JAKE"""
NEWBORN,ARTHUR,N,,AGE: 52,"July 22, 1970",
NEWBORN,JESSE,,,1914,1968,
WALLS,ELOISE,,NEWBORN,"May 7, 1918","September 23, 1967",
NEWBORN,CHARLIE,,,"February 12, 1890","February 22, 1962",
SCOTT,JACOB,EUGENE,,"May 29, 1913","October 7, 1955",
NEWBORN,GROVERS,,,"May 11, 1926","July 6, 1954",
NEWBORN,BEATRICE,,,"October 20, 1890","March 27, 1959",
CROCKETT,MARY,F,,"June 4, 1924","November 18, 1958",
NEWBORN,SUSIE,,,"November 29, 1968 ?","May 26, 1948",
HOUSE,EDDIE,,,AGE: 81,"March 26, 1977",
HOUSE,ARTWIE,,,"December 28, 1902","May 4, 1948",
BULLOCK,HARRY,LEE,,"July 23, 1914","June 15, 1946",
HOUSE,FELEIX,,,NO DATE,"June 13, 1942",
HOUSE,MOLLY,,,1859,1906,
HOUSE,ED,,,1862,1925,
DURLEY,FRANCIS,,,"October 16, 1854","June 23, 1906",Wife of Abe
PERRY,PAUL,,,"June 17, 1906","August 8, 1906",Son of Hall & Lizzie
PERRY,HATTIE,,,AGE: 32,"January 13, 1910",Dau. Of Richard & Mary
DICKERSON,CURRY,,,"June 24, 1880","May 4, 1912",
SMITH,PERRY,,,"June 5, 1897","January 21, 1919",
PERRY,JAMES,J,,1886,1921,REV.
DANGERFIELD,LlE,,,1880,"March 16, 1924","Bright Star Chamber #3066, Arkadelphia, Ark."
DICKERSON,SUSIE,,,"December 17, 1902","March 23, 1924",
PERRY,RICHARD,,,NO DATE,"July 5, 1923",Oak Leaf Circle #399
THOMAS,SUSIE,L,,"July 23, 1927","March 9, 1971",
SMITH,RACHEL,,,"July 25, 1864","September 1, 1954",
SMITH,JERRY,,,"August 20, 1865","November 10, 1949",
FORTE,CHARLIE,,,"January 27, 1901","July 14, 1962",
HILL,CHARLES,RUSSELL,,"August 20, 1937","June 3, 1957",
HILL,JASPER,,,"February 3, 1897","October 29, 1960",
HILL,HATTIE,,,"January 16, 1884","July 18, 1951",
HILL,WORDIE,,,"August 29, 1910","March 12, 1970",
HILL,ADA,BEELE,,"December 20, 1907","June 1, 1972",
NEWBORN,MARY,LEE,,"September 28, 1889","October 30, 1970",
CLAYBORN,JOSEPHINE,,,"May 12, 1901","January 28, 1973",
JEFFERSON,JENNIE,,,AGE: 98,"January 24, 1982",
JEFFERSON,THOMAS,,,"July 3, 1880","June 23, 1959",
PORTER,CALLIE,,JEFFERSON,"April 18, 1927","May 22, 1973",
JEFFERSON,HENRY,,,"May 22, ????","August 16, 1941",
BROWNEY,GEORGE,,,AGE: 58,"August 13, 1911",
BROWNING,MARY,,,AGE: 25,"December 12, 1910",
JONES,EMMERLINE,,,"November ??, 192?","February ??, 1935",
GORDON,EZEKIEL,,,"May 12, 1875","September 2, 1962",
BAILEY,BOBETTA,,,"March 6, 1921","March 30, 1961",
BAILEY,EFFIE,,,"October 22, 1895","October 13, 1914",
GORDON,NANIE,,,"September 3, 1890","September 11, 1939",
NEWBORN,J,L,,1868,"October 16, 1924",Pride of Pleasant Hill Temple No. 387
NEWBORN,MARY,,RAINEY,"August 6, 1863","November 17, 1938",
NEWBORN,ALBERT,,,"May 15, 1935","July 18, 1940",
JONES,ERNEST,,,"????, 13, 1926","September 3, 1940",
BLACKMON,HUTSON,,,"March 20, 1893","October 18, 1945",
BLACKMON,HANNAH,,,"January 8, 1875","March 24, 1966",
NEWBORN,BEDIE,H,,"September 20, 1893","January 26, 1951",
NEWBURN,HENRY,LEE,,"March 5, 1922","October 19, 1952",
NEWBORN,WALTER,W,,"September 5, 1890","October 16, 1958",Ark. Wage Sup. Co. 65 Pioneer Inf. WWI
ALSTONE,ISABELL,,,"September 20, 1901","February 10, 1951",
McNEIL,ANNIE,MAE,,NO DATE,NO DATE,
ATKINSON,EARNESTINE,,PHIFER,"December 26, 1944","December 12, 1971",
BAILEY,ESSER,,SUMMERVILLE,"January 5, 1900","January 15, 1966",Wife of Elder J. W.
HUNTER,FRED,J,,"October 17, 1926","February 12, 1965",PVT U. S. Army WWII
DENSON,FLOYD,CORNELIUS,,"June 17, 1940","June 20, 1966",
JOHNSON,REMONA,F,,"June 25, 1955","June 13, 1969",
WILKERSON,MATTIE,MAE,,"August 29, 1916","April 5, 1979",
BROWN,ESSIE,,,"April 7, 1900","June 13, 1979",
BROWN,FRED,,,"September 26, 1894","June 18, 1966",
NEVELS,ORLANDO,,,"October 4, 1979","June 1, 1981",
KENDRICK,VIRGIE,,,"May 4, 1914","December 30, 1970",
PHIFER JR,EMANUEL,,,"June 5, 1943","March 22, 1944",
SCOTT,HATTIE,,,"March 15, 1875","March 10, 1969",
ROSCO,MADIE,REE,,AGE: 33,"May 7, 1982",
BAILEY,WASHINGTON,,,AGE: 87,"January 3, 1979",
BLACKMON,EDGAR,E,,"July 15, 1902","October 17, 1979",
BLACKMON,EDGAR,,,1902,1979,
BLACKMON,CHARLIE,,,"March 23, 1909","March 13, 1981",
LAMBERT,JOE,W,,"October 5, 1917","November 29, 1981",PFC US Army WWII
JOHNSON,LILLLIE,ODESSA,,1929,1981,
JONES,MARY,J,,1901,1976,
WHITE,JESSIE,,,"August 16, 1928","March 9, 1980",SSST US Air Force Vietnam
SMITH,MELVIA,L,,"June 6, 1898","June 17, 1962",
SMITH,LEALIER,,,"April 8, 1902","July 3, 1962",
SMITH,SIREE,,LOCKETT,1913,1979,
SUMMERVILLE,LUTHER,,,"September 10, 1910","March 1, 1953",
JONES,OMAGO,,,"August 15, 1921","February 11, 1975",


 
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