Cecil Chapel Cemetery, Vandervoort, Arkansas

Location & Information

One and two-tenths miles West of Vandervoort Junction on Polk 17 on right side of road.
SE, NW, Section 27, Township 4 South, Range 32 West
Parcel # 11826

The land for this cemetery was deed by father and son, James and Thomas Cecil.

It is believed that the first person buried here was a woman who died from burns received when her husband put her into a fire.

The James Cecil family consisted of twelve: James, his wife, four sons and six daughters. William and Rebecca Cecil were the parents of James and Francis Marion who is buried in Cecil Cemetery.

There are about forty-five unnamed and or unmarked graves in this cemetery. Among these graves are the names Cripps, Collier and Rickey.

Internment

Barton, E. H. – 7/28/1889-7/6/1953
Barton, Eria Mural – 9/24/1899-1/24/1940
Barton, Mary Alma Sultena – 6/17/1895-8/9/1924
Bruce, Albert Vasker – 7/11/1924-9/4/1928
Bruce, Alice Dora – 9/11/1891-8/16/1977
Bruce, Alred – 11/12/1915-2/13/1984
Bruce, Giles H. – 6/5/1880-12/8/1970
Bruce, Henry Mitchell – 6/1/1909-11/7/1974 (Brother)
Bruce, Nadine – 3/5/1927-3/9/1982
Cartwright, Alvin B. – 1882-1935
Clark, D.C. – 3/15/1847-10/11/1927
Clark, L. M. – 1/19/1848-4/6/1919
Daniel, C.A. – 5/24/1900-9/21/1928
Daniel, Francis E. – 1856-1940
Daniel, Franklin L. – 9/2/1886-7/13/1887
Daniel, Jackson A. – b&d 1883
Daniel, Kittlel J. – 1851-1927
Daniel, Leon T. – 1877-1951
Daniel, Lonnie – 12/1924-4/1926 (son of Joe and Mattie)
Daniel, Mildred Wanaleen – 1926-1928
Ford, Flora Maye Wilson – 4/12/1920-3/5/1983
Ford, Paul – 1919-1976- (S1 U.S. Navy WW 2)
Gentry, Barbara Jean – 7/13/1944-10/8/1944
Hansard, Baby – b&d 1/22/1904 (Son of A L and B D)
Kanna, Katherine – 1886-1960
Kanna, Pete – 1878-1961
Kanna, Jr., Pete – (no dates)
Keiffer, Mary Wilson – 7/14/1903-3/19/1977
Mayfield, Darrel B. – 1/20/1922-11/23/1922
Meek, Mary J. – 1831-1922
Meek, W. W. – 10/11/1832-7/18/1902
Neal, Sr., John David – 7/15/1904-1/11/1982
Oglesby, Ellen Cartwright – 1900-1947
Page, Robert Lewis – 5/22/1895-9/14/1970 (Sgt Co B2 eng Regt Tex W W 1)
Parker, Lillian – 9/23/1909-8/6/1982
Parker, Rubin – 6/10/1867-12/23/1952
Parker, Sarah Virginia – 6/7/1868-3/29/1951
Porter, Jr., Frank – 9/18/1927-10/1/1948 – U.S, Maritime Service
Porter, W. Frank – 8/30/1886-8/25/1963
Porter, Oneta – 3/3/1923-8/23/1923
Porter, Velma Cummings – 1902-1973
Rolyson, Pate C. – 7/28/1867-8/12/1894
Tollett, Leonard Jerry – 11/4/1940-5/6/1979 (U.S. Navy)
Trotter, Jimmy Lee – 9/1/1875-8/6/1897 (son of O.W. and Perlee)
Trotter, Regey W. – 1/1/1881-10/22/1909
Webb, George – 4/15/1908-7/2/1971 (A5 U.S. Navy Calif WW 2)
Wilson, A. T. – 9/9/1898-9/30/1953
Wolfenbarger, James “Jim” Edward – 6/24/1941 – Y-City -12/23/2001

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