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Willow Springs Cemetary

This cemetery is located about 6 miles east on Highway80; Parker Co., Texas
Compiled by Myrle Massey Wallace and Donnell Walker Doss October, 1969

Bennett, inf. daus. of T. C. and May Bennett (Twins)

1903

1904

Betty, Will G. 21 Dec. 1881 5 Feb. 1957
Betty, Essie M. 8 Mar. 1887
Bradley, inf. dau. of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Bradley 15 Nov. 1916 15 Nov. 1916
Bennett, Melvin George son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bennett 27 Aug. 1947 28 Aug. 1947
Borden, Finis Cleveland 20 May 1907 30 Sept. 1947
Borden, Martha Jan - mother 16 May 1851 8 Oct. 1930
Borden, Alexander - father 1 Jan. 1841 25 Jan. 1885
Black, Capt. Oliver H. P. Co. K-4 Ark. Inf. no dates
Beauchamp, G. L. 14 July 1870 9 Jan. 1892
Brister, Mary C. wife of J. A. Brister 17 June 1848 21 May 1919
Brister J. A. 12 April 1845 4 June 1911
Brister, Allie L. son of J. A. and M. C. Brister 11 July 1885 11 Aug. 1910
Brister, Robert Lee son of J. A. and M. C. Brister 2 Dec. 1879 9 Jan. 1910
Blair, Pollie A. wife of R.R. Blair 18 Nov. 1869 9 Mar. 1894
Blackwell, Tempa E. wife of J. M. V. Blackwell 13 May 1837 9 Aug. 1890
Carr, Elizabeth 19 Feb. 1834 11 Oct. 1902
Carr, Calvin M.

63 yrs. 4 mos. 1 dy.

17 Jan. 1890

Carr, James B. 4 Sept. 1801 31 May 1874
Carr, Martha D. wife of J. B. Carr 14 Feb. 1808 17 Jan. 1860
Carr, William J. son of C. M. and Elizabeth Carr 13 Jan. 1856 18 Mar. 1878
Carr, James W. 24 Feb. 1845 6 April 1925
Carr, Bettie wife of J. W. Carr 2 June 1858 17 May 1906
Carr, Inf. of J. W. and E. S. Carr

no dates

Carr, Inf. of J. W. and E. S. Carr

no dates

Carr, Inf. of J. W. and E. S. Carr

no dates

Carr, Inf. of J. W. and E. S. Carr

no dates

Carr, Edna dau. of J. W. and E. S. Carr

no dates

Carr, Sarah A. dau. of G. M. and R. E. Carr 2 June 1873 2 May 1874
Carr, Luella dau. of Charles and Minnie Carr 26 Sept. 1892 28 June 1897
Crain, Louis J. 7 May 1875 30 Mar. 1940
Craig, James Emmett 14 June 1892 14 June 1964
Casebier, Alvenia 5 Mar. 1875 20 Nov. 1963
Chew, George H. 1 May 1862 5 Sept. 1875
Dixon, Edgar Lee Jr. 4 Oct. 1927 31 May 1962
Texas Sgt. Co. E 8 Inf.
Dixon, Nellie Francis 25 Dec. 1887 20 Nov. 1962
Dixon, Marion Francis 12 Oct. 1881 28 Jan. 1967
Drum, M.A. Watson wife of H. D. Drum 13 Aug. 1841 3 Mar. 1874
Drum, Nathan aged 4 yrs. 1868
Drum, Katy aged 3 yrs. 1871
Drum, inf. of H. D. and Mary Drum 1 mo. 3 days. 1866
Evans Srepta Jane consort of J. B. A. Evans aged 29 yrs. Jan. 1871

Also Durrell the infant child

Elliott, W. M. 6 Mar. 1858 24 Jan. 1899
Froman, Mrs. Cassie Y. 1850 1938
Froman, A. S. 21 Nov. 1849 27 Nov. 1891
Froman, Bettie dau. of A. S. and C. Froman 20 April 1884 20 July 1885
Froman, inf. son of A .S. and C. Froman 9 April 1886 9 April 1886
Fowler, James Franklin 1890 1953
Fowler, Martha S. 1891
Fox, William N. 2 Nov. 1847 1 April 1881
Fox, Caroline A. 12 June 1823 6 April 1911
Fox, Riley 26 Dec. 1820 20 April 1888
Fox, inf. son of M. R. and A. B. Fox 16 Nov. 1887
Fuentes, Lupe 22 Feb. 1918 22 May 1961
Green, Willie M. dau. J. D. and Arilla Green 3 Feb. 1904 5 June 1904
Head, inf. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Head 23 Nov. 1917
Huttman, Robert Warron 15 May, 1863 8 Mar. 1940
Ham, Elizabeth aged 61 yrs 23 June 1866
(probably the mother of Srepta Jane Ham Evans)
Hamilton, Mary Evelyn 18 Feb. 1892
Hamilton, Ludie Carl 24 Oct. 1891 29 Aug. 1967
Huffman, Eudora Alice dau. of N. A. and S. E. Huffman 6 Dec. 1905 2 April 1909
Head, Florence N. wife of J. A. Head 24 Mar. 1878 2 Nov. 1902
Harper, Beulah S. 10 Dec. 1865 9 Aug. 1942
Hall, Nettie dau. of L. R. and M. L. Hall 7 Sept. 1884 11 April 1893
Huffman, Thomas N. 29 Sept. 1878 27 Sept. 1952
Pvt. Co. A 14 Regt. Inf. Sp. Am. War

Huffman, Louisa Florence dau. of Elder N. B. and Margaret A. Huffman

8 Mar. 1871 18 Jan. 1873
Huffman, N. B. 23 Dec. 1829 29 Mar. 1885
Huffman Margaret Ann 6 Dec. 1835 11 Oct. 1925
Johnson, Nellie G. dau. of J. HG. and M. A. Johnson 23 Mar. 1885 18 July 1886
Johnson, Raymond Lee 31 July 1904 5 May 1963
Johnson, Fannie 1904
Johnson, Roy L. 1902 1905
Kyle, Lucinda G. wife of David Kyle 8 Oct. 1850 7 Feb. 1873
Kyle, J. A. son of D. and L. Kyle 13 April 1871 20 Sept. 1872
Kyle, Inf. dau. of M. A. and M. A. Kyle b. and d. 16 May 1906
Lanier, Madison 10 Nov. 1839 27 Nov. 1927
Lanier, Josephine Ray his wife 20 Sept. 1852 1 Nov. 1927
Lanier, Edman Lee 14 June 1888` 3 Aug. 1895
Lanier, James P. 2 Feb. 1876 25 Feb. 1950
Lanier, William D. 22 Oct. 1880 1 March 1955
Woodman of the World
Ligar, Charles W. 24 July 1811 17 Jan. 1881

C. S. A. Late Surveyor General of New Zealand and Victoria Australia

McKlesky, Little Rosa dau. of W. B. and H. E. McCleskey 7 Sept. 1879 4 Aug. 1880
Mikus, Louis 10 Feb. 1901 28 Feb. 1961
Mikus, Viola 20 Nov. 1916
McCleskey, Hannah dau. of W. C. and A. S. McCleskey 6 April 1901 2 July 1903
McCleskey, Annie dau. of E. A. and M. A. McCleskey aged 17 dys
McCleskey, inf. dau. of E. A. and M. A. McCleskey

aged 2 mos 11 dys 

1 July 1886
Ondrusek, Faninka 1908 1912
Pilkington, William W. 31 Oct. 1894 1 Mar. 1969
Tex. Pvt. Btry C 133 F A 36 Div. WW II
Pilkington, Bessie Belle 1893 1939
Phillips, Arthur M. 1 Oct. 1912 14 April 1966
Alabama Cpl U. S. Marine Corps Res. WW II
Pritchard, Joseph E. 1871 1925
Pritchard, A. J. - Papa 1877 1951
Pritchard, Clyde F. 16 May 1898 2 Feb. 1923
Pritchard, Mary Jane Fox, wife of J. A. Pritchard
93 yrs 4 mo 20 dys 9 Aug. 1843 29 Dec. 1936
Pritchard, H. F. 24 Dec. 1875 10 July 1898
Pritchard, James A. Jan. 1837 6 Aug. 1888
Pritchard, inf. son of J. M. and N. P. Pritchard 27 July 1897
Pritchard, James M. 23 Mar. 1869 20 Dec. 1943
SdBP - headstone unreadable, initials on footstone
MMP - headstone unreadable, initials on footstone
N. J. Pal - all able to read on headstone, initials on footstone - NJP
Rider, Mary C. dau. of C. B. and A. Rider 16 Feb. 1861  Dec. 1866
Rider, Alexander 25 Feb. 1836 2 April 1866
Rodgers, Lucy W. dau. of N. M. and R. M. Rodgers 15 Mar. 1879 17 Dec. 1881
Rider, C. B. 12 Jan. 1833 10 Jan. 1885
Ray, Margaret Ann 14 April 1825 31 July 1908
Ray, J. 19 Mar. 1816 19 May 1898
Ricketts, Mrs. A. A. 3 May 1823 14 July 1872
Reddell, Thomas Moore 18 Sept. 1884 1 Feb. 1964
Reddell, Adelaide Carr 14 Sept. 1884
Ray, Melinda C. wife of D. C. Ray 6 March 1849 12 Jan. 1929
Ray, D. C. 3 April 1850 16 Feb. 1897
Ray, Roy son of D. C. and M. C. Ray 6 July 1886 15 Mar. 1887
Ray, inf. dau. of D. C. and M. C. Ray b. and d. 8 April 1885
Ray, Joseph N. son of D. C. and M. C. Ray 8 Mar. 1880 2 June 1881
Ray, Edna dau. of D. C. and M. C. Ray 4 Nov. 1876 14 Nov. 1878
Ray, inf. dau. of D. C. and M. C. Ray b. and d. 23 Sept. 1875
Robertson, Albert M. 29 Oct. 1836 27 July 1864
Reynolds, T. W.

73 yrs 5 mo 14 dys

13 Oct. 1939
Reynolds, Mrs. Ann 21 Nov. 1828 19 Oct. 1889
Stevens, Adaline C. (nee Watson) 12 Mar. 1844 14 Feb. 1875
erected by Mrs. H. E. McCleskey
Stevens, Little Adaline dau. of Joseph and Adaline Stevens
erected by Mrs. H. E. McCleskey Feb. 1873 Aug. 1873

Sherman, Martha killed by Indians in 1860 - Buried here, because there was a church
nearby - wife of Ezra Sherman

Simmons, Viola Frances 9 July 1937 17 May 1951
Tinsley, John M. 26 June 1865 3 Feb. 1943
Tinsley, Mary Lee wife of J. M. Tinsley 30 June 1863 23 June 1936
Tinsley, _________ wife of James Tinsley 27 Feb. 1823 6 May 1906
Tinsley, James 2 Nov. 1811 16 Jan. 1878
Tinsley, Hugh Nelson son of J. M. Tinsley 20 Oct. 1868 10 Jan 1874
Tinsley, Olive Calidonia dau. of J. M. Tinsley 8 May 1865 8 Feb. 1867
Tinsley, Samuel son of J. and S. Tinsley 5 June 1840 5 Feb. 1860
Watson, inf. son of N. and Pallie Watson b. and d. 22 Sept. 1881
Watson, William J. 7 Aug. _____ 1863
erected by Mrs. H. E. McCleskey
Watson, Margaret w/o W. J. Watson 28 Feb. 1812 30 April 1870
erected by W. B. and H. E. McCleskey
Watson, Nathan 24 Oct. _____ 24 Jan. _____
Watson, Florence N. d/o N. and Pallie Watson 14 June 1888 1 Sept. 1888
Watson, Palistine Sims w/o Nathan Watson 5 Feb. 1848 5 Dec. 1904
Williams, Stella d/o J. C. and M. J. Williams 1 Sept. 1886 5 Oct. 1886
Williams, J. C. 20 Nov. 1848 25 Feb. 1918
Williams, Mildred B. w/o Charles Williams 25 Jan. 1863 15 Oct. 1880
Williams, Lucy R. w/o W. H. Williams 4 Nov. 1825 22 Sept, 1872
Williams, W. H. 22 Feb. 1823 13 Aug. 1903
Wright, Mrs. E. 1858 1934
Wright, Esaw June ___________ 6 Feb. 1934
Wright, J. W. 20 Oct. 1872 22 Sept. 1899
Williams, A. Z. 5 Sept. 1887 29 Dec. 1963
Williams, Carmen L. 18 April 1890 1 June 1959
Williams, inf. s/o H. P. and M. E. Williams 21 June 1902 24 June 1902
Williams, Maranoa E. w/o H. F. Williams 4 Oct. 1861 8 April 1908
Williams, Bill 1894 1944
Wright, John Franklin 29 Mar. 1886 21 Nov. 1933
Wright, Clyde Emmie 9 Dec. 1890
Whitten, Thomas K. 11 Jan. 1843 16 Sept. 1912
Watson, Francis Marion 7 Aug. 1849 31 Jan. 1924
Watson, Ruth Ann his wife 5 Oct. 1857 18 Sept. 1894
Yerion, Wenery E. s/o J. R. and Isabella Yerion 17 Oct. 1863 10 May 1874
Yeary, Fannie d/o Dave and M. J. Yeary 13 April 1871 20 Sept. 1872
Yeary, Laura A. d/o Dave and M. J. Yeary 15 Mar.1860 13 Jan. 1865
Yeary, Carl K. 6 Feb. 1900 20 Aug. 1963
Yeary, Roy L. 23 Sept. 1902 22 Mar. 1951
Yeary, Della Eudora Smith 29 May 1878 12 June 1935
Yeary, T. K. 14 Oct. 1876 16 Jan. 1957
Yeary, Mahala Jane 30 May 1831 6 Nov. 1929
Yeary, David 10 Sept. 1824 18 Aug. 1903
Yeary, inf. sons of T. K. and Delia Yeary 15 July 1901 2 Jan 1905
Yeary, John W. s/o Dave and M. J. Yeary 8 Jan. 1856 18 Feb 1890

The following additions were made in Oct. and Nov. 1977 by Syble Hamilton Wiley.

Quite a few new stones have been put at older graves plus stones at the new burials. * Will denote a death date added to an original double stone.

Craig, James Emmett 14 June 1892 14 June 1969
Huffman, Sara Elzora 25 July 1880 19 Jan 1971
(Next to Eudora H. Huffman)
(Cain, Jim 24 Sept. 1893 12 July 1975
(Cain, Katy 3 Dec. 1905
Brewer, Minnie M. 3 Oct. 1922
Seiber, Elvert H. 19 Sept. 1913 25 Nov. 1972
Pvt US Army World War II
(Hughs, Harold A. 21 Nov. 1914 15 July 1972
S. 1 US Navy World II
(Hughs, Forrest M. 17 Dec. 1917
(Wiley, Johnnie Cortes 6 April 1911 21 Dec. 1973
(Wiley, Mary Johnson
Ray, Alvin 16 Sept. 1934 1 Aug. 1970
Fowler, George V. Feb. 1930 1973
FN US Navy Marine Corp Res World War II
* Fowler, Martha S. 1891 1973
Fowler, John Richard 5 Sept. 1946 19 Sept. 1946
Deal, Ryneal 1974 1977
Biershenk, Sirena Sharleen 4 Dec. 1970 19 May 1971
Biershenk, Joe H. 2 Feb. 1898
Biershenk, Mathilda 26 Nov. 1900 1 June 1970
Goodpaster, Hayner M. 6 April 1906 5 April 1973
CCS USNR World War II
Goodpaster, Catherine 5 Aug. 1918
Birdwell, John A. 1884 1970
* Betty, Essie M. 8 Mar. 1887 27 Dec. 1974
Pickering, Mabel Cupp 10 Mar. 1899 23 Oct. 1976
Funneral Home marker has Mable F. Pickering)
Baker, Cary Lynn 13 Nov. 1945 22 Sept. 1976
* Hamilton, Mary Evelyn 18 Feb. 1893 24 Nov. 1972
Hamilton, Audnie P. 24 Aug. 1910 26 Oct. 1973
Fisher, Waymon E. 29 Aug. 1899 13 Aug. 1975
Stulls, Allison Carrol 26 June 1914 16 Nov. 1971
Bakek, Mary Wolfe (new stone) 2 May 1863 3 Aug. 1888
Phillips, Mary Lou 3 Oct. 1920 28 April 1973
Tharpe, Walter E. 8 Mar. 1891 23 Nov. 1977

As in all old cemeteries, many of the graves are marked only with native stones, and thus unable to obtain any information on these particular graves.

This Information Is From Trails West
Parker County Genealogical Society Quarterly
Volume 09 Page 11


WILLOW SPRINGS CEMETERY
- Colored -
This cemetery adjoins the above Willow Springs cemetery on the east side.
They are fenced separately. Read 8 Dec. 1977 by Charles Hawkins.

Riley, Grace aged 75 yrs 27 April 1890
Hood, Dick 12 Aug. 1816 8 Apr. 1901
Johnson, Alice 28 Mar. 1895 10 Dec. 1970
"And her parents, Ed and Ola Johnson buried nearby"
Gragg, Estelle w/o Ben 17 april 1908 23 May 1969
Johnson, Macea 24 Sept. 1903 31 Dec. 1945
(Gragg, Ben 12 Jan. 1890
(Gragg, Estella 10 Mar. 1896 30 Dec. 1943
Gragg, Infant of Mr/Mrs Ben 4 Nov. 1897 8 Nov. 1897
Gragg, Alberta d/o Mr/Mrs Ben Gragg 15 June 1896 23 Dec. 1898
Gragg, Fred A. age 41 13 July 1881 13 Dec. 1922
Gragg, Alery M. 13 Feb. 1885 21 Mar. 1933
(Gragg, Francis Feb. 1866 17 July 1954
(Gragg, Ben 16 Sept. 1857 21 June 1952
Gragg, Ollie 11 May 1897 13 July 1964
Moore, Marion G 1917 1969
Brazzel, Mrs. Jessie M. 1900 1945
(Brazzel, John W. 18 Oct. 1878 15 Jan. 1957
(Brazzel, Willie H. 11 May 1884 17 April 1928
Williams, Thomas A.

Texas Pvt 528 Engrs

17 Nov. 1919
(Gragg, Claude 1 Feb. 1883 23 Aug. 1969
(Gragg, Almetta 14 Feb. 1883 27 July 1963
Wells, Clarence A. 24 Mar. 1892 22 July 1969
Griffith, Henry P. 14 Feb. 1881 3 May 1963
Griffith, Williw 8 Jan. 1888 26 Nov. 1949
(Griffing, Dave

(Old stone-no dates)

Griffing, Harrett

(Old stone-no dates)

Gratts, Shedrick TX Pvt. WW II 14 April 1897 18 Oct. 1953
(Gratts, Mary Swann 7 May 1881 8 Aug. 1955
(Gratts, Bernard J. 19 Jan. 1879 9 June 1950
Gratts Rosa 25 Dec. 1861 14 July 1933
Gratts, Lawson

no dates -- old stone

1st Co. G 114 U.S. Inf.
Gratts, Delitha d/o L. & R. 3 July 1881 30 Dec. 1894
Gratts, Lawson D. 28 May 1883 3 Jan 1953
Gratts, David 29 April 1911 10 July 1965
Gratts, Lue 29 April 1885 11 Feb. 1939
Gratts, Maudie 23 March 1891 30 Jan 1938
Adams, James B. 1953 1965
Gratts, Bernard J. 29 May 1919 25 May 1970
Texas PFC Co. B 838 El9 Bn WW II
Gratts, Elmer Lewis 17 May 1933 9 Aug. 1972
Texas Pvt. U. S. A. Korea
Gratts, Earl H____, Sr. 26y 10m 13d 17 May 1967
Gratts, Roy Jeremiah 20 Dec. 1909 16 Jan. 1964
Gratts, Leda Faye 1938 1949
Gratts, Donald W. 14 June 1944 24 Sept. 1964
Gratts, George Edward 10 Dec. 1906 13 Nov. 1968
Hackett, Anne E.

no dates -- old stone

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