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Pleasant Grove Cemetery
White County,
Arkansas

This cemetery, also known as Old Roberson Cemetery, is located between Harmony and Floyd. Take Highway 305 South (from Highway 36 west) from Center Hill toward Floyd about four miles to Pleasant Grove Road or Peanut Ridge Road. It is about a half/ mile off Highway 305 on Peanut Ridge Road. The cemetery is located at the intersection of Pleasant Grove and Peanut Ridge Road. It was first listed in 1968 by the Floyd Homemakers Extension Club, then published by the White County Historical Society in its annual White County Heritage history. Pleasant Grove was updated on April 23, 2000, by Historical Society member Shelly Wyatt Keech and her father Jerry Wyatt, then updated again in 2001 and 2002 by Leroy and Ellen Blair of the Historical Society.

The gate to the Cemetery has a plaque that reads: In Memory of Quin W. Edwards 1928-1994. There are 23 cement blocks painted "unknown" in black paint.

This is one of the oldest cemeteries in White County. The grave of baby Gladys Strayhorn is dated January 12, 1848. The first known grave, which is close to the entrance and marked today by a concrete block, may pre/ date 1848.
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Contributed on 11/27/14 by hawkinsdonna
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Submitted: 11/27/14 • Approved: 11/27/14 • Last Updated: 11/30/14 • R1053579-G0-S3

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