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Lonestar Cemetery (Hooper Cemetery)
Cotton County, Oklahoma

Lat: 34° 10' 50"N, Lon: 98° 10' 27"W
Cache Twp, Sec 30

Contact:
P.O. Box 394, Temple, OK 73568

Contributed by Lori Hedges, Jun 17, 2006 [babycat_lori@yahoo.com]. Total records = 12.

To reach this cemetery from Temple, take SH 5 south for about a mile, then as the road curves continue for 2.5 miles east and turn right/south onto Lonestar road, and continue for 3.5 miles. Cemetery is on the west side/right side of the road.

This cemetery is situated on the private property of Tab Lewis, in a cattle field and is in pretty bad shape. One should get permission to visit the cemetery from the owner.

This abandoned cemetery has approximately 50 graves in it, majority with no markers. Rumor has it that most of these graves were burials of victims of a typhoid outbreak following a flood. It is also known as the Hooper Cemetery.

My mother and I visited this cemetery early last year and transcribed what we could find, which would be in the spring of 2005.

- Lori Hedges
Burris, Ester, b. Feb 7, 1904, d. Jun 26, 1905, daughter of Frank and Mamie Burris
Forrest, Baby, b. Oct 23, 1909, d. Oct 24, 1909, babe of Henry and Ida
Graham, Baby , b. Jan 27, 1907, d. Jan 27, 1907, child of C.G and D.L. Graham
Graham, Child, b. Mar 15, 1906, d. Apr 21, 1910, son of C.G and D.L. Graham
Graham, Reeves, b. Dec 8, 1903, d. Apr 14, 1907, son of C.G and D.L. Graham
Keown, Fay, b. May 11, 1904, d. Dec 19, 1905, son of J.A. and M.L. Keown
Robinson, J. H., b. May 4, 1857, d. Dec 3, 1904
Skaggs, Ozy D., b. Nov 18, 1902, d. Mar 8, 1905, daughter of C.C. and P.J. Skaggs
Snellgrove, Norman, b. Dec 22, 1868, d. Feb 26, 1907
Townsend, Infant, b. Sep 30, 1905, d. Sep 30, 1905, son of C.W. and M.P. Townsend
Townson, Thurma or Therma, no dates, home made stone
Williams, Ray, b. Jul 10, 1903, d. Dec 25, 1905, son of I.L. and O.L. Williams

 

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