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Old Union Methodist Church Cemetery
Bollinger, Co
Bessville Missouri
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Old Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Bessville, Bollinger County, MO. This is still an active cemetery and very well maintained.
Transcribed and Submitted by Gene Stephens
Submitted by Gene Stephens Poster-#-132-

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Name **** Date of Birth **** Date of Death **** Notes
Name  Birth     Death  
Prefix Last Name First Name Middle Name Suffix Maiden Name Month Day Year Month Day Year Plot Inscription Notes
Rhodes Sarah Lola 8 17 1900 1 11 1983 Betsy Married Aug 24, 1924
  Rhodes Lyman N     J 23 1902 8 22 1977   Jack  
Owens Herbert Lee Sr   1914 1966  
Davenport Seibert J   8 3 1909 3 26 1958  
Davenport Maud H   4 28 1910 10 12 1998  
Bennett Violet Byrdine Hansen 6 24 1921    
Bennett Wm Basil   8 6 1920 7 21 1969  
Hansen Edna M   1901 1986  
Hansen John Hans   12 26 1940 5 4 1983 Military marker SP4 US Army
Greer Marie K Hansen 4 20 1921   Married Aug 6, 1943  
Greer Russell V   4 10 1921 7 5 1993 Military marker TEC3 US Army World War II
Abernathy Ila May Hansen 1 31 1926 3 1 2001  
Petton Clifford W   3 19 1921 2 26 2005 Military marker US Navy World War II
Petton Doris Jakubewski 9 19 1925   Married Feb 19, 1946 Children Clifford - Jollie Stanley - Jeannie Grandchildren Wendy, Angela, Stash, Melissa
Petton Jolle Ann   9 21 1951 3 4 1997 Mother Nada Husband Cliff Daughters Angela - Melissa Grandchildren Chelsea Mother in Law Dots
Henson Lola M   7 23 1943   Wed July 8, 1963 Boloved Wife, Mother, Daughter & sister
Henson Michael W   6 16 1743 9 4 1996 Beloved Husband, Father, son, & Brother
Sitze Harley D   4 23 1933 2 10 1999 In Loving Memory Military Marker CPL US Army Korea
Sitze Melvin L   3 31 1941 11 9 1998  
Sitze Patricia D   1 7 1953   Married Aug 8 ,1970  
Howard Viola M Long 12 18 1945 8 12 1983 Married Feb 4, 1962  
Howard Harvey   4 29 1920 4 23 1992  
Huckstep Jerry Davis   8 24 1934 3 14 1999 Military Marker A3C US Air Force
Huckstep Fay Lynn   2 5 1939   Married Jan 12, 1957 Our Beloved Childred Randy Davis, David Kent, Rodney Dean, Dianna Fay, Beborah Kay
Devenport Melissa J   4 11 1973 4 8 1961  
Devenport Wm S   8 9 1876 7 22 1923 God Defends the Right
Hansen Madge Elaine   11 26 1922 11 26 1922 Born & Died  
Hansen John   1894 1965 Military Marker Missouri BGLR Btry E 342FA 89 Div WW I
Hansen Bertha L   1898 1949  
Dunn Edna B   1 14 1911 12 29 2001  
Dunn Jacob H   12 26 1885 11 5 1962 Married July 13, 1931  
Sitze Beulah A   3 23 1909 2 25 1984  
Sitze Luke W   4 27 1904 8 14 1964 Marr Nov 7, 1931  
Sitze Infant Sons       Feb 1932 Frank Butler Jun 26, 1917 Jun 27, 1917
Pvt. Butler Legal T   9 24 1896 9 24 1918 Here Lies the Body of a True Hearted Soldier
Butler John O   9 9 1918 3 20 1936  
Butler Melinda Jane   10 8 1876 2 19 1940  
Butler D R   7 18 1870 4 23 1956  
Roth Leo W   8 4 1901 10 10 1982  
Roth Elvira I   4 10 1910 3 7 1991 Married July 19, 1926  
Washburn Walker   1 23 1896 1 2 1967 Military Marker Missouri PFC CoE 315 Ammo TN World War I
Washburn Lillian Agnes   9 9 1911 4 24 1978  
Hedges R Glenn   3 15 1905 2 8 1920  
Black Anna Barbara   1 10 1865 6 30 1921  
Black James Richard   1 5 1862 5 10 1916  
Dunn William S   7 4 1932 7 5 1932 Son of Jake & Edna Dunn
Davis Jasper W   12 21 1883 1 12 1906  
Slinkard Jane     10 27 1940 daughter of D & SE Slinkard
Saey Frank J   2 19 1939 1 4 1992 our children Buddy, Cathy, Donna, Mary, Peggy, Connie, Bob
Saey Karen A   9 25 1941   Married Oct 17, 1958  
Davis Gale Franklin   3 2 1913 2 13 1980  
Davis Mollie A   12 21 1887 3 31 1966  
Davis Cleve W   4 6 1885 11 16 1962  
Slinkard Odell   5 30 1915 9 27 1940  
Rev Slinkard Wm G   11 16 1884 6 11 1970  
Slinkard Florea E   5 1 1889 2 14 1940  
Slinkard Dorothy M     5 16 1908 Born & Died  
Hale Sarah A   4 29 1855 6 20 1924 Wife of W.J. Hale  
Irvin Samuel L   7 23 1861 7 14 1931  
Irvin Mary E   6 18 1866 6 17 1925 Wife of Samuel L Irvin
Irvin N Eulalah   7 27 1915 6 10 2005  
Irvin Albert J   7 28 1908 9 4 1994  
Sitzes Charley Lee   6 17 1905 4 28 1908 Son of LASN* Sitzes  
Sitzes Denna L G   1 3 1894 4 6 1894 Dau of LASN* Sitzes  
Devenport John Sr   1784 1851 1784 Va Migrated to MO 1820, Justice of the Peace, 1st to be bruied in this cemetery
Devenport Delilah   1783 1860 1783 NC  
Wagoner George R   7 12 1854 8 24 1910  
Wagoner Laura   1 31 1897 4 25 1912  
Bess Henrietta R     6 4 1864 Dau of L. & B. Bess, Aged 13 years 4 months 14 days
Copening Missouria E     3 28 1873 Wife of J.G. Copening, aged 25 y's 4 m's 26 d's
Farrar Emma C   8 31 1853 11 7 1891 Aged 38 yrs 2 ms & 6 ds
Rogers Catherine   1849 1898 Mother  
Stanfield Hannah E   5 14 1843 12 23 1894 Wife of T.M.Stanfield, Everything to us is dead since Mother is not here
Stanfield Thos M   3 11 1838 2 12 1922 5th US Cav Aged 83 yrs 11 mos 1 da We miss you, O we miss you. In our hearts is grief and sigh. But we hope to some day meet you in that home beyond the skies
Stanfield Mary E   1882 1969  
Stanfield Thomas L   1876 1936  
Stanfield Earl R   1912 1914  
Cooper Sarah Ella   6 1 1864 3 7 1908 Aged 43 yrs 9 mos 6 ds Wife of Samuel Cooper
M.E.W        
Huff Blanche   7 25 1875 1 24 1915 Wife of John G. Huff  
Huff Infant       son of JG and Blanche G
Benner Walter A   1888 1980 Military Marker WT US Navy World War I
Masters Lloyd D   1894 1966  
Masters Martha A   1901 1972  
Masters Russell E   1925 1926  
Masters Wilbert D     1929 infant  
Masters Patricia A     1942 infant  
Masters Willard (Bill)   8 13 1921 3 7 1991  
Masters Mary M   5 31 1925    
Thompson William Edward   4 28 1920    
Thompson Ida Agnes   1 31 1925   double rings August 1, 1968
Parsons Sharon K   8 30 1954   \_ CRIPT  
Knaebel Richard W   12 22 1954 12 24 2003 / CRIPT Beloved-Perfect (two carved doves) Married April 16, 1987
Alexander Susan E Butler 9 1 1922   Mother  
Cureton Robert J   8 12 1915 1 8 1978  
Cureton Leoma E   4 13 1919 9 7 1998 Married Sept 28, 1938  
Cureton Sherry Lynn   12 11 1955 10 12 1922  
Cureton Troy Lee   10 12 1946   Married Mar 19, 1978  
Cureton Robert   10 14 1874 10 20 1951  
Cureton Duvie A   12 6 1879 12 13 1948  
Cureton John H   2 4 1906 10 5 1957  
Sample Mary Jane   3 30 1940 4 2 1940  
Sample Raymond R   11 11 1932 11 11 1932  
Martin Peggy J   1 4 1932    
Martin James T   10 1 1925 4 25 1963  
Collins John T   9 20 1940 1 28 1941 Son of WS & C Collins Not lost but gone before
Cureton Gladys P   9 29 1940 1 28 1941 Dau of Robert & Leona Cureton Resting
Martin Gerald David     8 5 1967 infant son  
Martin Albert Thomas   1 16 1948 4 24 1948  
Moore Lester   1887 1937  
Moore Mary R   1893   (19** unreadable)  
Moore Lester   1888 1937  
Welker J Marion   10 4 1862 9 21 1934  
Welker Ida G   8 3 1869 4 11 1946 Married to Jacob Marion Welker Mar 13, 1931
Young Helen Welker 9 15 1902 1 6 1931  
Welker Cassell B   1897 1981  
Whitener Genetie O   10 6 1898 8 12 1899 Dau of MB & LE  
Whitener Lydia E   12 26 1865 6 14 1944  
Whitener Miles B   5 4 1861 4 20 1939  
Whitener Ethel E   3 16 1892 4 12 1892 Dau of CL & FE Beautiful, lovely. She was but given a fair bud to earth to blossem in heaven.
Whitener Clark Lee   8 10 1898 1 3 1901 Son of CL & FE Our darling one hath gone before to greet us on the blissful shore.
Kinder David     12 5 1867 Aged 73 years May we meet again
Kinder Cyntha   6 15 1803 8 13 1888 Wife of David Kinder Aged 83 yrs 1 m 28 ds
Whitener Patience E   9 15 1824 8 29 1888 Married Mar 16, 1848 Mother we will meet you in heaven
Whitener Elijah   3 24 1821 12 9 1878 Aged 57 yrs 8 mos 15 dys
Snyder Hiram L   11 4 1882 10 25 1938  
Snyder John W   12 25 1836 10 10 1926  
Snyder Barbara K   4 9 1853 11 14 1938  
Snyder Charles R   12 19 1879 8 22 1893  
Moore G W   6 1 1855 7 26 1936 At Rest  
Sites Catherine   3 11 1814 7 27 1894 Wife of Lawson Sites Aged 80y 4m 16d
Sitze Hannah E   12 10 1810 7 24 1882  
Moore Sarah   10 19 1854 9 3 1916 Wife of GW Moore Rest Mother, rest in quiet sleep while friends in sorrow oer thee weep
Rhodes Barbara G   2 12 1833 4 25 1905 Mother - thou hast from us flown to the regions far above We to thee erect this stone consecrated by our love
Rhodes William B   10 15 1828 11 11 1907 An able Father here lies at rest As ever God with his image blessed The friend of man the friend of truth The friend of age the guide of youth
Smith T H   5 15 1818 4 20 1857 Born NC A member of the M E Church 18 yrs. A preacher of the gospel 11 yrs
Elliot Rebecca N   9 18 1828 2 21 1899 Wife of R Elliot All things do the glory of God
Dorset Judith E   1 26 1826 10 22 1855 Wife of Wm H Dorset Aged 29 yrs 8 mos 22 d
Dorset Soloman A   12 2 1843 8 11 1854 Son of Wm H & ME Dorset Aged 10 yrs 8 ms 9 d
Whitener Maranda A   2 12 1857 6 1 1930 (large headstone with Whitener,\ info on footstones)
Whitener Daniel M   10 15 1850 9 11 1902  
Sanders Ashby W "Babe"   10 11 1900 7 15 1928  
Stephens Maude E Whitener 12 9 1876 5 29 1941 A tender mother and a faithful friend
Metz Claude Roy   1883 1956  
Metz Gladys V Saunders 1898 1955 At Rest  


Submitted by Gene Stephens Poster-#-132-

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