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From: Jean Mayfield Cuevas <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Buffalo, Bookout and Langston - Jean
Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2002 19:00:14 -0500
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Thanks, Don.

I wonder why people get a thrill out of vandalizm, and why no one speaks up
when someone starts running a road right through a cemetery!

The more I hear of these things happening lately, the sicker I get!

Jean C.

At 12:47 PM 3/9/02 -0600, you wrote:
> Recently visited the Lee's Mountain Cemetery in Marion County.
> The Langstons listed in the Marion County Cemeteries book are J. H
> Langston 1870-1912 and Sarah Langston 1849-1935. I am not sure of the
> relationship. There are also many graves only marked by field stone. This
> is a large cemetery, most burials are post 1900. Although some
> maintenance is done, not a lot. The church has been badly vandalized and
> is in poor shape. Several loggers had been cutting logs and making a
> roadway through the cemetery. I know Mary Patton and some others are
> working on improving the current condition.
> The Lee's Mountain Cemetery is located from Yellville, North on
> HWY 14 through Summit to the top of the hill about 1 mile, left on a
> gravel road (sorry I don't know the number, look for Lee's Mountain sign)
> left at the first "Y" cemetery is about 1/4 mile on right. No more than
> 3/4 to 1 mile off pavement on good gravel road.

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