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Lawrence County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lawrence County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Aurora Maple Park Cemetery
  • Marionville Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Monett Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Mt. Vernon Mt. Vernon Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Pierce City Pierce City Cemetery
  • Verona Spring River Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Green C. Stotts (1821-1876) — Born in Adair County, Ky., March 21, 1821. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1872-74. Died in Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Mo., November 5, 1876 (age 55 years, 229 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Stotts and Mary Burns Stotts; grandfather of Keith H. Stotts (1914-1999).


    Maple Park Cemetery
    Aurora, Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Vanbert McPherson (1868-1931) — also known as Isaac V. McPherson; Dick McPherson — of Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Born near Rome, Douglas County, Mo., March 3, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lawrence County, 1903-04; postmaster at Aurora, Mo., 1907; U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1919-23; defeated, 1912, 1922. Died October 31, 1931 (age 63 years, 242 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Larry Brunk (1883-1956) — of Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Franklin County, Mo., February 9, 1883. Republican. Mayor of Aurora, Mo., 1910; member of Missouri state senate 18th District, 1923-28; Missouri state treasurer, 1929-33. Died, from gall bladder carcinoma, in Aurora Hospital, Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo., November 22, 1956 (age 73 years, 287 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Brunk and Martha (Hamilton) Brunk.
      Ransom Asbury Ellis (1871-1953) — also known as R. A. Ellis — of Barry County, Mo. Born in Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo., August 19, 1871. Republican. School teacher; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1925-26. Died in Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo., April 14, 1953 (age 81 years, 238 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Abbot Ellis (1827-1910) and Mary Ann (Parker) Ellis (1836-1922); married, May 10, 1893, to Mary Susan Akin; father of Royle Goldman Ellis (1897-1983).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Walter Hubbard (1896-1975) — also known as John W. Hubbard — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo.; Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., April 8, 1896. Republican. Electrical engineer; mayor of Aurora, Mo., 1965-67. Died in Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo., September 11, 1975 (age 79 years, 156 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Laura Bell (Keele) Hubbard (1864-1917) and Joseph Hubbard; married, September 6, 1920, to Icyle Wolf (1905-1998).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Marionville, Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      William Alonzo Barris (1882-1966) — also known as Lon Barris — of Marionville, Lawrence County, Mo. Born January 11, 1882. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; newspaper editor and publisher; school teacher; mayor of Marionville, Mo.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1952; postmaster. Christian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions. Died, in Aurora Hospital, Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo., June 9, 1966 (age 84 years, 149 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sampson Piersol Barris (1812-1888) and Mary Frances (Hart) Barris (1848-1896); brother of Pleasant Hart Barris (1867-1940); married to Lodemie 'Demie' Collier (1884-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Monett, Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      James Elmer Sater (1880-1965) — also known as James E. Sater — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Born near Miller, Lawrence County, Mo., November 18, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; Barry County Prosecuting Attorney, 1907-08; postmaster at Monett, Mo., 1914-22; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 18th District, 1943-44. Died in June, 1965 (age 84 years, 0 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martha (Hopper) Sater (1857-1907) and Benjamin Sater (1861-1924); married to Pearl Emma Short (1878-1948).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Viga Burns Hall (1892-1974) — also known as V. B. Hall — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Born in Hancock, Pulaski County, Mo., June 17, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; wholesale produce dealer; mayor of Monett, Mo., 1938-45, 1967. Died in Monett, Barry County, Mo., July 28, 1974 (age 82 years, 41 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Hall (1843-1929) and Mary (Benton) Hall (1862-1944); married to Audrey Esther Kelly (1897-1993).
      Epitaph: "Beloved father grandfather / uncle brother and friend / business church and civic leader / placed family and Monett above all."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Floyd C. Calloway (1894-1975) — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Born in 1894. Republican. Chair of Barry County Republican Party, 1928-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Died in 1975 (age about 81 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Vernon Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Oscar Prescott Moody (1861-1939) — also known as Oscar P. Moody — of Peirce City (now Pierce City), Lawrence County, Mo.; Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Peirce City (now Pierce City), Lawrence County, Mo., January 5, 1861. Republican. Farmer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lawrence County, 1923-32. Died October 7, 1939 (age 78 years, 275 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nancy E. (Spillman) Moody (1834-1924) and William Austin Moody (1836-1898); married, October 31, 1886, to Dora Belle Pruitt (1866-1929).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pierce City Cemetery
    Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Keith H. Stotts (1914-1999) — of Pierce City, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Stotts City, Lawrence County, Mo., July 22, 1914. Republican. Pharmacist; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1965-82. Died in Monett, Barry County, Mo., January 4, 1999 (age 84 years, 166 days). Interment at Pierce City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Green C. Stotts (1821-1876).


    Spring River Cemetery
    Verona, Lawrence County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Pleasant Hart Barris (1867-1940) — also known as P. H. Barris — of Verona, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Billings, Christian County, Mo., November 15, 1867. Republican. Real estate business; lawyer; newspaper editor; postmaster; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lawrence County, 1915-18. Died in Verona, Lawrence County, Mo., August 26, 1940 (age 72 years, 285 days). Interment at Spring River Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sampson Piersol Barris (1812-1888) and Mary Frances (Hart) Barris (1848-1896); brother of William Alonzo Barris (1882-1966); married, May 5, 1892, to Dollie Maude Gibson (1873-1959).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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