Ouachita Cemetery, Opal, Arkansas

AKA Lambert-Jackson Cemetery

Location & Information

  • Five miles North of Opal. Opal is twelve miles East of Mena on Highway 370, Left on Polk 67, Left @ “T”, on Right about one-half mile.
  • NW, Section 2, Township 2 South, Range 28 West
  • Parcel # 655-0100

This cemetery covers about one-half acre of land. A fence completely surrounds it. There are probably many graves here, but only twenty one tombstones with names and dates were found.

An historical family cemetery since 1856. All burials reserved for only descendants and spouses of Almon and Sara Guinn, Enoch and Newrany Guinn Wimberly, and all Guinn and Wimberly relatives, descendants and spouses.

Internments

  • Guess, Margaret – 6/18/1837?-12/2/1908 – (the tombstone has been broken, repaired and broken again. The year of birth is not clear)
  • Guess, Nancy Ann – 2/2/1862-12/2/1862 – (daughter of Peer & Margaret)
  • Guess, Peer – 1832-7/10/1863
  • Guinn, Almono – d 1856 – (tombstone erected by daughter Newrany Guinn)
  • Huddleston, Elvira J. – 5/3/1849-10/1/1881 – (daughter of Encoh & N.M. Wimberly)
  • Huddleston, Sarah – 1872-1877
  • Jackson, Florence – 1880-1916
    Mrs. Florence Jackson’s grave is most unusual. It is above ground. Two smaller concrete coffins, joined together have been place near Mrs. Jackson’s grave.
  • Jackson, William F. – 1874-1950
  • Jackson, Zula Z. – 1892-1975
  • Lambert , Clara S. – 10/21/1890-19/12/1972
  • Lambert, Isabel – 1/6/1857-5/29/1933
  • Lambert, J. E. – 12/12/1881-1/5/1883 – (son of J.R. & Isabel)
  • Lambert, J. R. – 6/24/1853-5/7/1924
  • Lambert, Jon. “Murf” – 1/26/1880-6/20/1955
  • Mitchell, Newrany – 3/14/1832-10/0/1906 – born in Tennessee
  • Wimberly, A. J. – 1/26/1854-3/19/1899
  • Wimberly, Almira – 1854-1909
  • Wimberly, Charlie – d 6/24/1872 – (19 Years, son of E.A.)
  • Wimberly, Enoch = 12/161831-9/10/1866
  • Wimberly, J. L. – 6/5/1880-3/14/1917
  • Wimberly, Zora – 3/24/1877-9/7-1881

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