South of Crossett, near Louisiana State Line, Ashley County, Arkansas

The Rawls Cemetery is primarily a family cemetery in the Rawls community. To reach the cemetery, begin at the Arkansas-Louisiana state line on Arkansas Highway 133 south of Crossett. Go north 7/10 mile and then turn right, (east) on State Line Road (Ashley Road 2 East). Go east ½ mile. Then turn left into a private driveway. Just before reaching the house, turn left again. After 1/10 mile, there is a pasture gate on the right. The cemetery is visible down through the gate, approximately 750 feet from the pasture gate. The precise location of the cemetery, which is fenced, is latitude North 33 degrees, 01 minutes, 09.0 seconds and longitude West 91 degrees, 55 minutes, 27.1 seconds. Listing compiled and proofed October 26, 2003. One listing updated January, 2004.

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A small marker in cemetery contains a metal plate saying "This is the center of one acre set aside by the heirs of Billy Rawls, March 30, 1945, as a memorial. Geddie-Rawls Cemetery. This has been duly record in the Ashley County Courthouse. This marker erected at the annual meeting, last Saturday in August, 8-28-71" Maker also indicates North.

Listings are generally alphabetical by last name, first name, birth date, death date and comments, if any.

Chesser, Ellis Banks, 3 May 1915, 22 Apr 1999, double stone with Lilla F. Gulledge Chesser

Chesser, Ellis B., 3 May 1915, 22 Apr 1999, SK1, U. S. Navy, World War II

Chesser, Lilla F. Gulledge, 17 July 1918, one date, double stone with Ellis Banks Chesser

Crawford, Mary Emma, 1911, 2003, funeral home marker

Eldridge, Jerry Wane, 4 July 1959, 6 July 2003, engraved double stone with Kimberly Kaye Rawls Eldridge

Eldridge, Kimberly Kaye Rawls, 8 Aug 1961, one date, double stone with Jerry Wane Eldridge

Farrar, Anna C., 11 Apr 1873, 2 Jan 1938, "She was a loving wife and mother"

Farrar, Annie Jo Hill, 7 June 1915, one date

Farrar, Bertha Geddie, 9 Jan 1889, 11 Nov 1975, double stone with James Edward Farrar

Farrar, Emmett Osborne, 18 May 1905, 25 Jan 1907

Farrar, Ethel L., 11 Mar 1883, 18 Mar 1980, double stone with Walter E. Farrar

Farrar, James Edward, 5 Dec 1885, 26 Mar 1974, double stone with Bertha Geddie Farrar

Farrar, James Lee, 1 Apr 1901, 17 Aug 1933

Farrar, James Maysel, 9 Apr 1913, 26 July 1969

Farrar, Dr. John W., 27 Nov 1874, 14 Mar 1952

Farrar, Johnnie Marvin, 4 May 1897, 10 May 1903

Farrar, Lois Virginia, 19 July 1907, 19 May 1984, "Our sister"

Farrar, Mrs. M. C., 18 Nov 1845, 27 Apr 1910, wife of T. C. Farrar

Farrar, Neal Edward, 6 July 1945, 31 May 2000

Farrar, Sarah Lillian, 1 Dec 1898, 17 Jan 1899

Farrar, T. C., 1 Sept 1844, 9 Mar 1902

Farrar, Tom M., 12 Mar 1916, 28 Dec 1976, Pvt. U. S. Army, World War II

Farrar, Walter E., 10 June 1880, 24 Dec 1946, double stone with Ethel L. Farrar

Geddie, Christian, 2 July 1819, 10 Aug 1893, aged 74 years, two sides of one stone with Robert H. Geddie

Geddie, Jeanette Ann, 1847, 1913, "Aunt Jeance"

Geddie, John E., 1845, 1891

Geddie, Robert A., 4 Sept 1863, 21 Mar 1922

Geddie, Robert A., 16 Mar 1810, 22 June 1899, aged 89 years, two sides of one stone with Christian Geddie

Geddie, Martha L., 27 Jan 1853, 14 Apr 1931, "Aunt Mon"

Geddie, Sallie V., 24 Jan 1881, 29 Sept 1956

Gulledge, A. Hazeldene, 1916, 2002, double bronze marker with E. Richard Gulledge

Gulledge, Carrie E., 8 July 1888, 4 Feb 1951, wife of Wyatt Gulledge

Gulledge, E. Richard, 1907, 1989, double bronze marker with A. Hazeldene Gulledge

Gulledge, Helon Lorine, 25 Feb 1909, 22 Sept 1915, dau of Wyatt & Carrie Gulledge

Gulledge, Wyatt, 28 May 1883, 21 Aug 1934

Gulledge, Wyatt Wayne, 1931, 1992

King, Elizabeth Jane, 10 Aug 1849, 16 Mar 1907, double stone with Henry Franklin King

King, Henry Franklin, 17 Feb 1839, 23 Dec 1920, double stone with Elizabeth Jane King

King, Inf. dau, no dates, dau of John & Jennie King

King, Sarah Cathern, 27 Apr 1884, 8 Oct 1891

Rawls, Aunt Lucy, 1865, 1930, double stone with Uncle Dock Rawls

Rawls, Christian, 16 Sept 1857, 36 Sept 1936, "Aunt Crish"

Rawls, Daniel Lution, 1899, 1977, Ssgt. U. S. Army, World War II

Rawls, Edgar, 1894, 1969, double stone with Lilla Rawls, 1890, 1983

Rawls, Ella Avon, 3 Sept 1910, one date, double stone with William Fort Rawls

Rawls, Infant James W., 2 Oct 1931, one date

Rawls, Infant Julia A., 12 Jan 1941, one date

Rawls, Infant Mary E., 15 Oct 1928, one date

Rawls, Infant son, 9 Sept 1911, 27 Oct 1911, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rawls

Rawls, Jerry Allen Sr., 1942, 1983, Sgt. U. S. Marine Corps, Vietnam

Rawls, Joe Allen, 10 Apr 1915, 24 Apr 1969

Rawls, Joe Allen, 10 Apr 1915, 24 Apr 1969, Arkansas 1st Lt. Co E 11 INF 5 INF Div, World War II, Korea, SS, BSM

Rawls, John, 21 July 1900, 9 Jan 1967, Arkansas, Sgt. Army Air Forces, World War II

Rawls, John Eddings, 1898, one date, Age 3 Mos 15 days, son of William & Christian Rawls

Rawls, Joseph William, 27 Mar 1883, 10 Mar 1970, matching stones on same base with Nebraska Maxwell Rawls

Rawls, Lilla, 1890, 1983, double stone with Edgar Rawls

Rawls, Mattie E., 1876, 1943, double stone with Thomas J. Rawls

Rawls, Mattie Elizabeth, 1885, 1899, dau of William & Christian Rawls, "Little Mattie"

Rawls, Nebraska Maxwell, 26 Aug 1886, 13 Sept 1974, matching stones on same base with Joseph William Rawls

Rawls, Thomas Edgar, 4 Apr 1894, 26 Sept 1969, Louisiana, Cook. Co. E. 106 Engineers, World War I

Rawls, Thomas J., 1860, 1931, double stone with Mattie E. Rawls

Rawls, Twin Babies, 18 Nov 1909, one date, boy and girl, twin babies of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rawls

Rawls, Uncle Dock, 1859, 1928, double stone with Aunt Lucy Rawls

Rawls, William, 12 Sept 1857, 25 Nov 1921, "Uncle Bill"

Rawls, William Fort, 16 Aug 1898, 22 Aug 1975, double stone with Ella Avon Rawls

Rawls, William Owen, 1917, 1918

Riley, Hubert C., 1911, 1939

Riley, Patsy Christian, 28 Sept 1935, 29 Sept 1935

Sheffield, Ceicle E., 4 Sept 1907, 4 Oct 1908, son of E. W. & Susie Sheffield

Sheffield, E. W. Jr., 22 Nov 1910, 18 Sept 1913, son of E. W. & Susie Sheffield

Sheffield, Launia S., 22 Aug 1909, 26 June 1910, dau of E. W. & Susie Sheffield

Sheffield, Susie, 14 May 1881, 4 Jan 1924, OES

Shelley, C. Adele Geddie, 27 July 1916, 26 Sept 1990, "Beloved Mother and Grandmother"

Walker, Louise Rawls, 30 Mar 1891, 7 Sept 1967

Walker, Paul D., 6 May 1913, 24 Apr 1994, See Paul DeWitt Walker below.

Walker, Paul DeWitt, 6 May 1913, 23 Apr 1994, TSgt., U. S. Army, World War II Note that death day is not the same as on stone above.

Walker, Robert Jennings, 3 Apr 1919, 1 July 1931, "Little Brother"

White, Inf. Dau, April, 1924, no day listed, dau of Dr. and Mrs. E. O. White

Young, Christian J., 17 Nov 1914, 22 Aug 1976, double stone with Harold Young

Young, Harold, 10 Sept 1915, 17 Apr 1975, double stone with Christian J. Young

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