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Howell County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Howell County

Index to Locations

  • West Plains Oak Lawn Cemetery
  • Willow Springs Hutton Valley Cemetery
  • Willow Springs Willow Springs City Cemetery


    Oak Lawn Cemetery
    1101 Amyx Avenue
    West Plains, Howell County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Adelaide Van Gorden Morrow (1870-1947) — also known as Adelaide V. Morrow; Adelaide Van Gorden; Mrs. M. E. Morrow — of West Plains, Howell County, Mo. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, November 28, 1870. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1922-23. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in West Plains, Howell County, Mo., December 19, 1947 (age 77 years, 21 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Squire Van Gorden (1826-1905) and Catherine (McGouldrick) Van Gorden; married, November 26, 1895, to Mancil Edward Morrow (1870-1955).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mancil Edward Morrow (1870-1955) — also known as Mancil E. Morrow — of West Plains, Howell County, Mo. Born in Lynnville, Giles County, Tenn., February 27, 1870. Republican. Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Died in West Plains, Howell County, Mo., May 18, 1955 (age 85 years, 80 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Morrow and Catherine (Williamson) Morrow; married, November 26, 1895, to Adelaide Van Gorden Morrow (1870-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lafayette Bess (1872-1962) — also known as J. L. Bess — of West Plains, Howell County, Mo. Born in Shobonier, Fayette County, Ill., November 12, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Missouri state senate 22nd District, 1934; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Howell County, 1945-46; candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias. Died in 1962 (age about 89 years). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1899 to Zella Dunkin (1881-1974).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hutton Valley Cemetery
    Willow Springs, Howell County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Ambrose Haydon Livingston (1850-1913) — also known as Ambrose H. Livingston — Born in Clinton County, Ky., December 24, 1850. School teacher; lawyer; People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1894, 1896. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in West Plains, Howell County, Mo., May 26, 1913 (age 62 years, 153 days). Interment at Hutton Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary 'Polly' (Smith) Livingston (1823-1894) and Thomas Elliott Livingston (1825-1902); married, November 4, 1870, to Elizabeth Ann Gulley (1850-1901).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Willow Springs City Cemetery
    Willow Springs, Howell County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Russell Corn (1903-1973) — also known as Russell Corn; William Russell Corn — of Willow Springs, Howell County, Mo. Born in Willow Springs, Howell County, Mo., November 11, 1903. Republican. Farmer; grocer; mayor of Willow Springs, Mo.; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Howell County, 1947-62. Assembly of God. Member, Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Died in Willow Springs, Howell County, Mo., September 20, 1973 (age 69 years, 313 days). Interment at Willow Springs City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Phillip Hildred Corn (1867-1942) and Nancy Margaret (Watson) Corn (1881-1946); married, November 11, 1933, to Ora Herndon (1905-1990); father of Warren R. Corn (1923-1945; U.S. Army PFC, died at Luzon, Philippines).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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