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Azor/Azar Cemetery (Black)

Former site of Providence Baptist Church. Located near Bodcaw. An African-American cemetery. Cemetery is fenced. Many graves are not marked and many of the metal funeral home markers can no longer be read. Last survey was October, 2018. Cemetery was once known as Providence Cemetery.
Driving directions: From the Hempstead- Nevada county line on Hwy. 278, go toward Rosston and turn right at crossroads on to Rd. 43. Go one mile and turn left on Rd. 11. Go about 2.5 miles and turn left on to a dim road (Rd. 113) leading to the cemetery. This is a dead end road.

Name

Birth 

Death 

Comments

Abner, G. C.  3-17-1885  10-22-1918  East of Hope Chamber No. 3213 
Allen, Ida Lee  11-25-1902  10-1-1973   
Baker, Ida  11-17-1918  9-16-1974   
Batchler, Mack    10-12-1915  Age 55 
Booker, Earnest  1900  1982  Double marker with Edith Booker 
Booker, Edith  1902  1988  Double marker with Earnest Booker 
Booker, Billie J.  11-17-1934  5-8-1978   
Brewer, Ethel    6-18-1944  Wife of Jim B.; age 55 
Brown, Malinda  1-14-1872  7-25-1949  Wife of J. H. Brown 
Cahee, Clyde    7-4-193?  Metal marker 
Coleman, Cora Loudermilk    1-12-1974  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Collins, Nancie Ann  3-5-1860  12-5-1957   
Collins, Georgia  4-5-1909  3-31-1999  Metal marker; could not read this marker in 2018 survey 
Crayton, Velma  1914  1996  Metal marker 
Dempsey, Mal  1-12-1883  11-23-1943  Double marker with Susie Dempsey 
Dempsey, Susie  8-15-1889  5-17-1951  Double marker with Mal Dempsey 
Dempsey, Rev. J. D.   12-31-1896  12-30-1962  Double marker with Josiephine Dempsey; old stone had born 12-21-1886 and died 12-28-1962 
Dempsey, Josiephine  6-6-1902  12-10-1990  Double marker with J. D. Dempsey 
Dempsey, Rev. Sidney    Sept., 1961  Grave not found during survey; information from obituary 
Dismuke, Rosa E.  4-24-1898  2-10-1899   
Dudley, Everlean Dalphine  3-20-1921  1-18-2006   
Foltz, Fannie    7-2-1956  Age 74 yrs, 6 mths,, 12 days; metal marker; marker could not be read in 2018 survey 
Griffin, David Edward  10-1-1983  10-7-2001   
Harris, Ammie  10-8-1903  1-17-1961  Amy Harris in obituary 
Harris, Ambrose  12-14-1902  5-14-1976   
Hendrick, Harriett  1862  1937   
Holyfield, Nathaniel "Cheese Fats"  4-16-1940  4-10-2009   
Hopson, Neal Vernon    7-22-1998  Age 66; information from obituary; not found in 2018 survey 
Hopson, Willie C.  12-28-1928  1-31-2001   
Hopson, Mary Dempsey  12-1-1905  9-10-1983  Double marker with Neal C. Hopson; m .1-24-1924 
Hopson, Neal C.   9-30-1906  11-18-2001  Double marker with Mary Dempsey Hopson; m. 1-24-1924 
Hopson, Johnie Lee Sr.  10-8-1924  12-23-2002  Metal marker; could not read this marker in 2018 survey 
Horton, Darron  2004  2008  Metal marker 
Jackson, Littie  1884  1964   
Jackson, Odessie  8-5-1905  5-18-1951   
Jackson, Arkin  1881  1969  Not found in 2018 survey 
Jackson, Charlie  10-3-1874  4-14-1950  Age 76 
Jackson, Elizabeth  3-21-1878  7-12-1953   
Jackson, Luther  2-4-1898  1-6-1990  U. S. Army - World War II 
Jackson, Rhoda  1849  1935   
Jackson, E. D.   9-18-1912  4-20-1999   
Jackson, Orbys E.  5-3-1940  10-28-2000  Orbys Elijure Jackson in obituary 
Jenkins, Kenneth Ray  8-7-1981  11-20-1981  Metal marker-age 3 months 
Jenkins, Ricky Lloyd  1-28-1961  7-27-2011  Two stones at grave 
Jenkins, Martha Jean "Big Mamma"  2-22-1937  5-27-2010   
Jones, William F.     1897  Oldest marked grave in cemetery 
Jones, Eular   9-15-1913  10-27-1990   
Jones, Alex    9-17-1936  Age 82 
Jones, Henry Douglas  7-?-1944  7-4-1944  Letters and numbers missing 
Jones, Henretta    11-25-1915  Age 50 
Jones, C. L.  8-20-1880  5-12-1956  Double marker with Mary A. Jones 
Jones, Mary A.  11-26-1887  1-27-1975  Double marker with C. L. Jones 
Jones, Sarah  6-3-19?5  1-31-1975  Double marker with Edwar Jones; some numbers missing 
Jones, Edwar (Edward)  5-19-1897  6-2-1972  Double marker with Sarah Jones; some letters and numbers missing 
Jones, Kenia      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
Jones, Henry B.  189?  11-8-1975  Hard to read 
Jones, Persie Lee  3-31-1928  8-16-2006  Information from obituary; grave not found in 2018 survey 
Jones, Harvey  6-21-1888  8-9-1943  Double marker with Angie Paden Jones; children--Geraldine, Leonard, Theola, Leola 
Jones, Angie Paden  7-29-1889  8-17-1944  Double marker with Harvey Jones; children--Geraldine, Leonard, Theloa, Leola 
Jones, Marie    Oct., 1957  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Jones, Leo  9-30-1935  7-26-2017  Metal marker; military veteran 
Jordan, Tom  2-14-1865  8-14-1914  Foundation of Peace-Chamber #932-Hope, AR 
Jordan, Cora      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
Kendricks, Julan  8-8-1870  8-18-1922  International Order of the Knights and Daughters of Tabor--Emmet Tab. No. 370 
Kenyon, Katie  1875  1915  Double marker with Gladys Kenyon 
Kenyon, Gladys  1901  1915  Double marker with Katie Kenyon 
Lewis, Rudy Lee    5-12-199?  Age 50; grave not found during 2018 survey 
Lindsey, Robert  3-31-1939  4-20-1992   
Loudermilk, Lummie    11-24-??  Metal marker-age 70; grave not found in 2018 survey 
Loudermilk, John L.   3-11-1925  1-4-1984  Grave not found in 2018 survey 
Loudermilk, Roy Jr.  3-4-1921  4-17-1982  Tec. 5 - U. S. Army - World War II 
Loudermilk, Elmer    July, 1969  Metal marker; information from obituary 
Loudermilk, Elmer    4-17-1975  Metal marker; age 72 
Loudermilk, Mary Lee  3-23-1903  5-14-1955   
Loudermilk, Roy  3-12-1900  7-24-1967  Metal marker 
Loudermilk, Sallie  1884  7-12-1936   
Loudermilk, Elizabeth "Mama Liz"  9-22-1923  11-22-1993   
Loudermilk, James V.  8-18-1927  6-18-2002   
Loudermilk, Robert  3-19-1933  10-31-2007   
Loudermilk, Fredrick Dewayne  6-6-1965  1-14-2011   
Loudermilk, Albert  5-18-1917  7-19-1978   
Loudermilk, Ora B. Braggs  2-28-1923  10-23-1987   
Loudermilk, Elmaree    8-27-1975  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Loudermilk, Jeffery  Aug., 1970  Sept., 1970  Infant son of James and Grace 
McClinton, Doris E. Nelson   7-18-1950  2-11-1997   
McKinney, Addie Wesley  4-13-1918  11-4-1983   
McKinney, Jethro Sr.  12-23-1918  11-20-1996   
McKinney, Jethro Jr.  12-13-1943  6-6-1996  PFC - U. S. Army - Vietnam 
McKinney, Lillie Arilla  1-15-1890  12-4-1984   
(McKinney), ????      Metal marker; was new grave in 2000; one grave north of Lillie McKinney 
McKinney, Rosie    1928  Hard to read 
McKinney, J. L.      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
McKinney, Oliver      Can't read dates 
McKinney, Isaac    7-6-1998  Age 86; information from obituary; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
McKinney, Edmon  4-14-1914  3-15-1999  Metal marker; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
McKinney, Leroy  4-3-1939  5-27-2010   
McKinney, Willie  9-18-1923  12-25-2013  STM1 --U. S. Navy - World War II - Purple Heart 
McKinney, Cleophas Smith  9-27-1927  5-4-2017  Metal marker 
McPherson, Josephine Hopson  2-28-1928  3-7-2009  Full dates from obituary; years only on marker 
McPherson, Leotis "Pluto"  6-24-1951  5-20-2008  Full dates from metal marker; years only on stone 
McPherson, Mary Ann  12-18-1947  10-12-2007  Full dates from metal marker; years only on stone 
Madison, Ira  2-5-1906  10-26-1970  Buried 11-3-1970 
Mitchell, Rev. J. S.  5-5-1839  8-29-1903   
Monk, Stacy Lynn Holyfield  2-15-1963  8-8-2003  Age 40- metal marker; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Neal, Jettie Mae "Medea"  7-24-1919  5-5-2004   
Nelson, Harold D.  1930  1980  CPL - U. S. Army - Korea 
Nelson, Herman  1931  1980  Pvt.- U. S. Army - Korea 
Nelson, David  1911  1980  Pvt. - U. S. Army - World War II 
Nelson, Eva    7-19-1997  Age 82; hard to read; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Nelson, Clyde  2-26-1950  7-4-1971  Hard to read 
Nelson, Delia A.  10-30-1897  6-17-1968  Delia Ann Nelson in obituary 
Nelson, Alonzo  8-12-1952  12-25-1993  U. S. Navy - Vietnam 
Nelson, Era Mae    2-24-1997  Age 60; metal marker; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Nelson, Cleo  5-15-1924  9-1-1992  Did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Nelson, Stella      Grave not found-listed in earlier record; old record had age 84 years 
Nelson, Charles Custiss    12-2-1999  Age 53-information from obituary; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Nelson, Bobby L.  3-23-1938  5-13-2005  Metal marker; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Nelson, John D. Sr.    11-1-2011  Metal marker; not found in 2018 survey 
Nelson, Jerry T.  1-5-1936  10-24-2009   
Nelson, Loretta  1955  2013  Metal marker 
Parker, Mrs. M.   1904  1996  Did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Phillips, Josephine E.  2-24-1943  2-8-2015  Jo10sephine Edwards Phillips in obituary 
Pondexter, Willie  4-3-1921  8-2-2002  CPL - U. S. Army - World War II 
Praten, Claudell  5-20-1914  3-25-1966  Did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Prevo, Cora E.   8-17-1933  7-29-2002   
Prevo, Fred Douglas  6-5-1921  7-11-2006  Information from obituary; grave not found in 2018 survey 
Preston, Cleveland  11-21-1889  6-18-1967  Full dates from old stone; double marker with Myrtle Preston 
Preston, Myrtle  1904  1996  Double marker with Cleveland Preston 
Preston, Otis   2-29-1932  3-19-2003  Double marker with Lucille Preston 
Preston, Lucille  2-5-1927  8-19-2003  Double marker with Otis Preston 
Primus, Johnny  12-14-1900  8-3-1966   
Primus, Birdie  5-18-1885  2-25-1953   
Primus, Hittie    1971  Grave not found in 2018 survey 
Primus, M. A.      Grave not found-listed in earlier record; old record had age 76 
Primus, Mary Jane      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
Primus, William    July, 1961  Grave not found during survey; information from obituary 
Ridley, Eva    12-8-1980?  Hard to read; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Ross, George      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
Sampson, Priscilla Ann Loudermilk  4-14-1955  7-23-2005  Metal marker 
Scott, Ida    9-16-1974  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Smith, Ermon  1899  1967  Double marker with Sarah Smith 
Smith, Sarah  1903  1942  Double marker with Ermon Smith 
Smith, Rutha  8-1881  1-27-1933  Age 52 
Smith, George  1872  1969   
Smith, Kermel   4-14-1914  11-24-1997  Metal marker; did not find this grave in 2018 survey 
Smith, Mrs. M. L.  10-23-1929  10-19-2008  Metal marker; birth date hard to read 
Smith, K. G.    9-26-1971  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Stallworth, Ruth  3-28-1928  5-24-2018  Metal marker 
Stuart, Kenzi Nicole  9-28-2011  9-28-2011  Daughter of Kenneth and Marion 
Taylor, Susie  8-24-1902  3-16-1979   
Taylor, Ray      Grave not found-listed in earlier record; old record had age 64 years 
Threadgill, Ressie M.  5-1-1907  8-7-1993   
Towers, Rosie Ann    July, 1973  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Towers, Curtis    Jan., 1959  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
(Unknown), Ruby Lee      Metal marker; hard to read; did not find this marker in 2018 survey 
Ware, George  7-29-1874  4-30-1961   
Warren, Mary    4-26-1923  Supreme Royal Circle of Friends of the World 
Wesley, Eugene  528-1900  5-30-1976  Some numbers missing in 2011 survey 
Wesley, Mary  5-26-1874  ?-14-1959  Some letters and numbers missing 
Wesley, Mediach  1913  1990  Age 77 
Wesley, W. M.  9-21-1876  11-22-1937  Hard to read 
Wesley, H. M.   9-21-1876  11-22-1937  Concrete stone near northwest corner 
Wesley, Willie Lee  1924  1989  SGT - U. S. Army - World War II 
Wesley, Hiram Mediaker  7-15-1913  9-1-1990   
Wesley, Jeremiah  9-16-1962  3-11-2012   
White, Robert C.   1918  1987  Pvt. - U. S. Army - World War II 
White, ?  1888  1961  Not found in 2018 survey 
White, Ed  10-28-1872  7-31-1949   
White, Jessie L.  1919  1982  PFC - U. S. Army- World War II 
White, Dohie  Written on sandrock 
White, Oscar Lee  3-31-1948  2-1-2002   
White, Charles      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
White, Henry W.  1888  1961  Died August, 1961 as per obituary 
White, Thomas C.      Grave not found-listed in earlier record 
White, John J.  6-16-1916  8-17-1974   
White, Will  8-17-1893  5-4-1983   
White, Johnnie Smith  10-25-1918  3-31-1985   
White, Nik'kis Zaheim Montrell  11-8-2004  4-21-2006   
White, J. C.   6-18-1957  10-18-2008   
White, Mrs. Earnest Lee  7-16-1928  12-15-2010  Metal marker 
White, Billy C.  8-15-1950  9-28-2013   
Wilburn, Andrew    4-9-1971  Grave not found in 2018 survey; information from obituary 
Williams, Alberta Louise  10-14-1915  3-15-2017   
Williams, Josie Nelson  3-5-1915  1-19-2007  Metal marker 
Williams, Ruth Ellen McKinney  7-18-1940  2-25-2017  Mother of Eric and Alicia 
Williams, Dorothy Jean Loudermilk Muldrew  3-10-1951  8-3-2012  Information from obituary 
Woods, Angeletta White "Soonie"  3-13-1974  5--25-2016   
Young, Elizar Mae White  5-4-1954  2-9-2014   

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Author: Jery and Jeanie McKelvy
Title: "Cemetery Survey - Azor/Azar Cemetery (Black)"
Published by: Nevada County Depot and Museum, 403 West First Street South, Prescott Arkansas 71857
URL: www.depotmuseum.org/cemetery.php/refcemnames/72
Retrieval Date: October 22, 2018

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