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Lower Grassy Cemetery
Bollinger Co Missouri
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Lower Grassy Cemetery
Submitted by Reta (Reed) James Poster-#-82-

Submitted by Reta (Reed) James, dau of Reba Mary (Rea) Reed and
Grandaughter of Joseph Matthew and Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea. 
NOTE: DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Marble Hill, MO. at the junction of Hwys 51 & 34 go west on Hwy 34 10.5 miles to Grassy MO. past Grassy 2 miles to County Road 820 turn right go about 2 miles (from road 820 follow signs to "Lower Grassy (Joe Rea) Cemetery" - bearing left at crossroad) then go to the second private road or Lower Grassy (Joe Rea) Cemetery Road turn right and go about 1 mile then through metal gate, the cemetery is on the left.

                        LOWER GRASSY (JOE REA) CEMETERY
                        GRASSY, BOLLINGER COUNTY, MO.
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    ROW 1  -  from fence to creek
CEEDITH L. REA   b. May 28, 1914 - d. December 16, 1914
    s/o W. R. & M. E. Rea
ROCK
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    ROW  2  -  from creek to fence
ROCK
6 VACANT PLOTS
JOHN WILLIAM ACUP   b. January 1852 - d. 1928
ELBERT ACUP   b. April 1897 - d. November 1926
MARTHA ACUP   b. May 1865 - d. August 1912
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    ROW 3  - from fence to creek
6 VACANT PLOTS
ANN ELIZABETH COOPER  b. November 1879 - d. October 24, 1915
NORMA B. COOPER  b. September 28, 1899 - d. July 13, 1900
        dau of Monroe & Anna Cooper
CARLIN COOPER   b. July 14, 1907 - d. July 14, 1907
        son of Monroe & Anna Cooper
J. M. COOPER   b. August 24, 1841 - d. September 2, 1928  
ANANDY COOPER   b. September 7, 1840 - d. April 19, 1915
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ZILLA A. ABERNATHY   b. June 15, 1904 - d. September 10, 1904
        dau. of R. M. & E. P. Abernathy
LILLIE E. ABERNATHY   b. September 10, 1897 - d. July 22, 1898
        dau. of R. M. & E. P. Abernathy
E. G.  ABERNATHY   b. January 18, 1893 - d. July 18, 1893
        dau of R. M. & E. P. Abernathy
________________________________________________________
    ROW 4 - from creek to fence
VACANT PLOT
ROCK
TRELLA COOPER   b. 1899 - d. 1900
VACANT PLOTS TO THE FENCE
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    ROW 5 - from fence to creek
ROCK
3 VACANT PLOTS
ROCK
2 VACANT PLOTS
ROCK
ROCK
________________________________________________________
    ROW 6 - from creek to fence
ROCK
GRAVE, NO ROCK
GRAVE, NO ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
NEWTON J. REA   b. August 27, 1875 - d. June 8, 1900
        son of N. E. & G. L. Rea (Nehamiah & Gracie, nee Williams)
N. E. (NEHAMIAH ERASTUS)  b. July 25, 1844 - d. July 14, 1929
        husband of Gracie (Williams) Rea
GRACIE (WILLIAMS) REA   b. Feb 5, 1850 - d. Nov, 261924 
        wife of N. E. (Nehamiah Erastus) Rea
2 VACANT PLOTS
ROCK
3 VACANT PLOTS
LETHA    ?        b. September 14, 1828 - d. November 10, 1834
4 VACANT PLOTS
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    ROW 7 - from fence to creek  
ROCK
ROCK
C. JEFF ROBBINS   b. 1880 - d. 1933
8 VACANT PLOTS
ROCK
3 VACANT PLOTS
GRAVE NO ROCK
TRION WHITSON COLLINS  b. April 2, 1830 - d. March 30, 1910
        husband of Emely Collins
EMELY COLLINS   b. September 18, 1876 - d. July 1, 1940
        wife of Trion Whitson Collins
ALVIN MONROE COLLINS  b. February 22, 1908 - d. June 3, 1908
WILLIAM FRANKLIN COLLINS  b. April 1895 - d. Sept 24, 1900
ROCK
SARA VIANA COLLINS  b. January 22, 1900 - d. February 20, 1920
MARY ARDENA COLLINS  b. January 23, 1897 - d. Feb 2, 1897
ROCK
ROCK
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    ROW 8 - from creek to fence
8 VACANT PLOTS
INFANT ROBINS   b. & d. 1895
        dau of D. M. & M. J.Robins
JANEY ROBINS  b. & d. 1885
        dau of D. M. & M. J Robins
R. M. ROBINS   b. January 19, 1879 - d. January 26, 1886
        son of D. M. & M. J. Robins
STELLA ROBINS  b. February 10, 1899 - d. March 1901
        dau of D. M. & M. J. Robins
REV. DANIEL M. ROBINS  b. Dec 9, 1851 - d. Feb 3, 1930
        husband of Manda Robins
MANDA J. ROBINS  b. November 2, 1855 - d. January 12, 1916
        wife of Rev. Daniel M. Robins
                  ____ ROCK___
ROCK      /                           ROCK
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    ROW 9 - from fence to creek
ROCK
2 VACANT PLOTS
DELNA ROBBINS   b. 1907 - d. 1908
ROCK
VACANT PLOT
ROCK
A. J. CORNELISON    COG 56TH Illinois ine
ROCK & FOOT MARKER
AMANDA M. KIRKPATRICK  b. February 2, 1858
        wife of George L. Kirkpatrick
GEORGE L. KIRKPATRICK  b. February 22, 1854 - d. Jan 19, 1911
        husband of Amanda M. Kirkpatrick
ROCK
________________________________________________________
    ROW 10 - from creek to fence
ELSIE M. KIRKPATRICK  b. June 17, 1900 - d. April 9, 1907
Past 2 FOOT MARKERS
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
FOOT MARKER ROCK
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    ROW 11 - from fence to creek
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ADELINE DESINA DARNELL  b. 1848 - d. 1933
W. M. JACKSON   b. August 6, 1855 - d. June 4, 1966
ROCK
ISAC MYERS   b. July 4, 1832 - d. January 3, 1897
        husband of Elizabeth Myers
ELIZABETH MYERS  b. February 20, 1846 - d. February 25, 1923
        wife of Isac Myers
ROCK BY FOOT MARKER
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    ROW 12 - from creek to fence
ROCK
ROCK
MAUDIE ESTHER ROSE  b. November 8, 1898 - d. July 12, 1930
WILLIAM R. DARNELL  b. 1811 - d. 1896
        husband of Mary Darnell
MARY DARNELL    b. October 2, 1826 - d. October 14, 1910
        wife of William R. Darnell  (Has head and foot marker)
D. A. ABERNATHY    CO. K 3rd MO. SM Cav.
ROCK
ROCK
THOMAS ABERNATHY    No. dates
ROCK
ROCK
MARKER w. of Rev. W. R. Darnell  d. Mar 23, 1874, 67 yrs.
ROCK
ROCK
            ROCK
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    ROW 13 - from fence to creek
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
JOHN JAMES  b. February 20, 1817 - d. September 17, 1889
        husband of Elizabeth (Jackson) James (has head & foot marker)
ELIZABETH (JACKSON) JAMES  b. May 20, 1820 - d.March 28, 1874
        wife of John James (has head and foot marker)
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
FOOT STONE
FOOT STONE
FOOT STONE
ROCK
THOMAS LONG    Co. K. 3rd MO. SM Cav.
VACANT PLOTS TO CREEK
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    ROW 14 - from creek to fence
WM. YOUNG        Co. K 3rd MO. SM Cav.
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK AND FOOT MARKER
SARAH P. COOPER    September 8, 18 ?
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    ROW 15 - from fence to creek
ROCK
MARY LEAVER    d. October 19, 1891, age 68 years
        wife of George H. Leaver   (has head and foot marker)
                                                      _______
4ROCKS IN A RECTANGLE      |______|
                ROCK
                ROCK
PINKNEY COLLINS        Co. A 79th MO. Inf.
                ROCK
FRANKLIN SHANKS       Co. H 3rd MO. Cav.
ROCK
ROCK
VACANT PLOT
VACANT PLOT
ROCK
COLLINS THOMAS WITSON  b. Oct 29, 1901 - d Dec 6, 1987
SQUIRE P. RILEY   b. February 13, 1904 - d. January 29, 1982
________________________________________________________
    ROW  16 - from creek to fence
JACOB DELLINGER            Co. K 3rd MO. SM Cav.
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK    o  o
ROCK
ROCK
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    ROW 17 - from fence to creek
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ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
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    ROW 18 - from creek to fence
GRAVE NO ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
JAMES H. REA    b. 1875 - d. 1918
CATHERINE ELIZABETH (EAKER) REA b. February  4, 1848
    d. December 30, 1915  wife of Joseph Rufus Rea (head & foot marker)
JOSEPH RUFUS REA  b. December 25, 1840 - d. January 14, 1916
    husband of Catherine Elizabeth (Eaker) Rea, father of Joseph Matthew         Rea  (head & foot marker)
JULIUS R. REA    b. February 3, 1884 - d. February 1, 1910
____________________________________________________________
    ROW 19 - from fence to creek
ROCK
MARY E. REA   b. September 10, 1873 - d. October 1905
        wife of W. J. Rea
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ORAN REA    b. February 11, 1908 - d. February 22, 1908
        son of Joseph Matthew and Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
ROCK
FRANK T. SKAGGS  b. January 27, 1902 - d. May 1, 1926
RAN W. SKAGGS  b. March 11, 1885 - d. February 3, 1907
        wife of John Skaggs
JOHN H. SKAGGS    b. January 26, 1875 - d. February 10, 1959
        husband of Ran W. Skaggs
ROCK
ROCK
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    ROW 20 - from creek to fence
MARY ANN (DUDLEY) CLONINGER b. November 14, 1846
        d. October 21, 1914, wife of Ephriam Cloninger
EPHRIAM L. CLONINGER  b. February 1841 - d. 1915   
        husband of Mary Ann (Dudley) Cloninger (Ephriam & Mary has one
        head stone, son of Lewis Cloninger
AMANDA ROBBINS   b. January 4, 1839
JOHN D. ROBBINS    b. May 18, 1833 - d. May 15, 1903
JOHN R. ROBBINS   b. July 31, 1881 - d. July 9, 1882
        son of T. J. & M. R. Robbins  (Has one head stone with Martely R.
        Robbins)
MARTELY R. ROBBINS  b. December 28, 1892 - d. age 99 yrs.
        wife of T. J. Robbins  (Has one head stone with John R. Robbins)
T. J. ROBBINS    b. June 10, 1859 - d. December 28, 1936
VADA ROBBINS   b. December 3, 1871 - d. November 9, 1930
 PINKNEY R. ROBBINS  b. January 16, 1902 - d. May 25, 1904
        son of T. J. & N. E. Robbins
FOOT MARKER
BENJAMIN H. ROBBINS  b. March 18, 1887 - d. May 29, 1951
_________________________________________________________
    ROW 21 - from fence to creek
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
ROCK
TREE  ROCK
ROCK
MELISSE E.        b. January 26, 1880 - d. August 20, 1882
        dau of T. W. & S. E.
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    ROW 22 - from creek to fence
DOLLIE M. HOVIS     b. February 23, 1891 - d. November 19, 1925
        wife of Jacob C. Hovis
JACOB C. HOVIS    b. October 2, 1887 - d. April 5, 1969
        husband of Dollie M. Hovis
                        VEDA HOVIS  b. June 16, 1915 - d. February 20, 1918
                        ROCK
                        ROCK
____________________________________________________________
    ROW 23 - from fence to creek
ROCK
THOMAS HENRY REA    b. January 14, 1921 - d. April 14, 1936
        son of Joseph Matthew & Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
AUGUST REA    b. August 4, 1933 - d. August 15, 1933
        son of Joseph Matthew & Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
MANIARD WILLIAM REA    b. April 2, 1925 - d. March 9, 1939
        son of Joseph Matthew & Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
ELBERT RUFUS REA    b. March 2, 1922 - d. March 22, 1939
        son of Joseph Matthew & Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
SHELBY JOSEPH REA   b. April 12, 1930 - March 10, 1950
        son of Joseph Matthew & Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
EFFIE ALVIS (MITCHELL) REA  b. September 15, 1888 - d. March
        15, 1968, wife of Joseph Matthew Rea, dau of Benjamin Franklin &
        Mary Magadlene (Myers) Mitchell  
JOSEPH MATTHEW REA    b. January 26, 1882 - d. January 10, 1951
        husband of Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea, son of Joseph Rufus & Catherine
        Elizabeth (Eaker) Rea
OSKER FRANKLIN REA   b. September 4, 1913 - d. August 21, 1975
        son of Joseph Matthew and Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea
ROCK
OLD TREE AT CREEK
ROCK
___________________________________________________________
    ROW 24  - from creek to fence
VACANT PLOTS ALMOST TO FENCE
BABY REA    b. & d. February 8, 1940
        baby of Luther Adam & Alice (Adams) Rea
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DRIVING DIRECTIONS:  From Marble Hill, MO. at the junction of Hwys 51 & 34 go west on Hwy 34 10.5 miles to Grassy MO. past Grassy 2 miles to County Road 820 turn right go about 2 miles (from road 820 follow signs to "Lower Grassy (Joe Rea) Cemetery" - bearing left at crossroad) then go to the second private road or Lower Grassy (Joe Rea) Cemetery Road turn right and go about 1 mile then through metal gate, the cemetery is on the left.   
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                    ADDED NOTATIONS
Other children of Joseph Matthew and Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea are:
LUTHER ADAM REA -  b. January 27, 1909 - d. October 31, 1969
    buried at Upper Grassy Cemetery, Grassy, Bollinger Co., MO.
REBA MARY (REA) REED - b. November 22, 1918 - d. December 17, 1997
    wife of Lester Emerson Reed, buried in Baker's Cemetery, Marble Hill,              Bollinger Co., MO.  
OPAL ELIZABETH (REA) CATO  b. March 7, 1911 - d. January 19, 1998
    wife of Sanford Cato, buried in Berrong Cemetery, Zalma, Bollinger Co.,             MO.  
MYRTLE CHARLOTTE (REA) CARTER  b. April 3, 1916 - d. December 8,     2003, wife of Edward Carter, buried in Bollinger County Memorial Park             Cemetery, Marble Hill, Bollinger County, MO.
WATHENA GLADYS (REA) SWAN   b. January 28, 1928  - Living
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Submitted by Reta (Reed) James, dau of Reba Mary (Rea) Reed and
Grandaughter of Joseph Matthew and Effie Alvis (Mitchell) Rea. 
 
 
 



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