Bono, Craighead, Arkansas
LOCATION: From US 63B in Bono. Turn East on College St at the stoplight, Cross the railroad tracks then turn north on Craighead 328, go 1 mile then turn east on Craighead 384, go 1/2 mile then turn north on Craighead 380, go 1/2 mile then turn east on Craighead 382, go 3/4 mile to Trinity Church and Cemetery. You will only be following the hard surfaced roads from Bono to Trinity.
A special "Thank You" to Ronald Coleman for the all the updated information. Additional information for many of the individuals buried here can be found at Find A Grave. If you are looking for an obituary, be sure to check the Jonesboro Sun Obituary Index.
The date of the first burial is unknown. The first burial was a young slave girl of the Stephens who was buried in the Southeast corner of the present cemetery. The oldest monument in the cemetery is of William Rice who died on May 15, 1866.
The Trinity Cemetery Association was formed on May 30, 1922. The original Trustees included W.B. Broom, Mrs. Jas. Burk, W.A. Hendrix, Lula Castleberry, Mr. Lamberth and Mrs. W.H. Bozarth.
The Trinity Cemetery Association owns 20 acres at the Trinity Church and Cemetery location and 3 acres in Sect. 3
Township15 range 3 (Fifty-Six). Nicholas Schisler, patriarch of the Schisler family was buried there December of 1863. Also some members of the Barnes and Baugh families are believed to be buried there.
The present Trustees are: James Cathey- Chm., James Perkins-Vice Chm., Gaylon Tate-Treas, Fred Miles-Sec., Ronald Coleman-sexton, Betty Hester, Glenda Lane, Danny Jones and Kim Inboden.
The Trustees now hire a caretaker for the Cemetery grounds and Ray Anderson is presently employed.
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