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Silver Mount (African American) Cemetery
Drew County,

An overview of the Silver Mount African American Cemetery. This cemetery has many unmarked burials, several broken and illegible headstones, and had recently been mowed when I photographed it.

Also known to be buried here:

Lake Village - Freman "Snap" Oliver, 79, of Lake Village, died Sunday at Chicot Memorial Hospital at Lake Village. He was born May 1, 1924, at Jerome (Drew County), a son of the late Charlie Oliver and Dobbie Mitchell. Survivors include three sons, Leon Oliver of Los Angeles, Freman Oliver Jr. and James Oliver, both of McGehee; five daughters, Aritha Diamond of McGehee, Rosie Oliver and Terri Oliver, both of Los Angeles, Wilmar Jean collins of Temecula, Calif., and Patricia Jones of Mexico; one brother, Willie Charles Oliver of Little Rock; one sister, Charlie Mae Robinson of Little Rock; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. today at Silver Mount Missionary Baptist Church at Jerome with the Rev. Lee Henry officiating. Burial will be in Silver Mount Cemetery by Davis Strickland Funeral Home at Dermott.

Contributed on 7/7/13 by deltabelle55
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Record #: 905022

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Submitted: 7/7/13 • Approved: 1/24/18 • Last Updated: 1/27/18 • R905022-G0-S3

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