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WILEY JONES FAMILY CEMETERY *

Wiley Jones Family Cemetery
Izard County,
Arkansas

The Wiley Jones Family Cemetery is a private family cemetery on the east side of Arkansas Highway 9 about 1/2 mile north of the Melbourne City limits or about three miles north of the intersection of Arkansas Highway 9 and Arkansas Highway 69. Pilot Knob can be seen in the background from the cemetery.

It is a very old cemetery that had around seven graves that were marked with rocks. Fletcher Wiley Jones, through several years of legal proceedings, got the cemetery declared a "legal" cemetery for burials. On October 11, 2011, his wife was the first burial in the cemetery after it had been declared a legal cemetery for burials. As of June 18, 2012, the grave of Alice Carlene Godwin Jones was the only identified grave in the Wiley Jones Family Cemetery.

(Photo courtesy of Larry Havner)

Contributed on 6/20/12 by maxparnell
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Record #: 717135

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Submitted: 6/20/12 • Approved: 6/20/12 • Last Updated: 8/8/12 • R717135-G0-S3

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