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Scott County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Scott County

Index to Locations

  • Benton Benton Cemetery
  • Morley Forest Hills Memorial Gardens
  • Sikeston City Cemetery
  • Sikeston Sikeston City Cemetery


    Benton Cemetery
    Benton, Scott County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Marshall Arnold (1845-1913) — of Missouri. Born in St. Francois County, Mo., October 21, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1877-79; U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1891-95; defeated, 1894. Died, of phthisis pulmonalis (tuberculosis), in Benton, Scott County, Mo., June 12, 1913 (age 67 years, 234 days). Interment at Benton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Arnold and Elvira M. (Calland) Arnold.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Forest Hills Memorial Gardens
    Morley, Scott County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Clint Dennis (1917-2000) — also known as John Dennis — of Scott County, Mo. Born in Patton, Bollinger County, Mo., July 31, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; Scott County Sheriff, 1951-76; member of Missouri state senate 27th District, 1976-92. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks. Died at Missouri Veterans Home, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., February 15, 2000 (age 82 years, 199 days). Interment at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.


    City Cemetery
    Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Ralph Emerson Bailey (1878-1948) — also known as Ralph E. Bailey — of Sikeston, Scott County, Mo. Born in Cainsville, Harrison County, Mo., July 14, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1925-27. Died, from acute vascular collapse as a result of an adverse reaction to a blood transfusion, in St. Francis Hospital, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., April 8, 1948 (age 69 years, 269 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John L. Bailey and Honora (Reeves) Bailey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sikeston City Cemetery
    Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Elias J. Malone (1852-1929) — of Sikeston, Scott County, Mo. Born in Marshall County, Tenn., December 29, 1852. Republican. Physician; lumber business; sawmill owner; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Scott County, 1921-22. Died in Sikeston, Scott County, Mo., February 3, 1929 (age 76 years, 36 days). Interment at Sikeston City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1875 to Nora Kirby (died 1889); married 1890 to Mary Ethel 'Mamie' Bridges (1867-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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