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Famous People Buried in Arkansas

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List of famous people buried in Arkansas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Arkansas. If you're ever visiting Arkansas and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like James Fleming Fagan and Maurice Britt.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Arkansas?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Arkansas?"

From celebrity tombs at Arkansas to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Arkansas. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Arkansas, like what year and where the person was born.
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    John T. Walton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
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    John Thomas Walton was a United States war veteran and a son of Walmart founder Sam Walton. He was also the chairman of True North Partners, a venture capital firm. Walton cofounded the Children's Scholarship Fund, providing tuition scholarships for disadvantaged youth. more

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    • Age: Died at 59 (1946-2005)
    • Birthplace: Newport, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot
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    Maurice Britt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
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    Maurice Lee "Footsie" Britt, was an American professional football player, Medal of Honor recipient of World War II, businessman, and Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas. He played for the Detroit Lions in 1941 and later served as the seventh Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas during the administration of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1919-1995)
    • Birthplace: Carlisle, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Politician
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    Virginia Clinton Kelley was the mother of former United States President Bill Clinton. She was born Virginia Dell Cassidy, the daughter and the only child of James Eldridge Cassidy, the town iceman, and Edith Cassidy, a nurse anesthetist. During her high school years, she worked as a waitress at a local ...more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1923-1994)
    • Birthplace: Bodcaw, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Nurse anaesthetist, Author
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    William Jefferson "Bill" Blythe, Jr. was an Arkansas salesman of heavy equipment and the father of former U.S. President Bill Clinton. more

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    • Age: Died at 28 (1918-1946)
    • Birthplace: Sherman, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Salesman, Soldier, Peddler
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    Murder of Jesse Dirkhising is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
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    Jesse William Dirkhising, also known as Jesse Yates, was an American teenager from Prairie Grove, Arkansas, who was kidnapped by two men who bound, drugged, tortured and repeatedly raped him. Dirkhising died from drugging and positional asphyxia during the ordeal. Dirkhising's death received only ...more

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    • Birthplace: Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas, United States of America, North America, + more
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    Ted T. Tanouye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
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    Ted Takayuki Tanouye was a Japanese American soldier in the United States Army who posthumously received the United States military′s highest decoration for bravery—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. more

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    • Age: Died at 25 (1919-1944)
    • Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States of America
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    James M. McIntosh

    James M. McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
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    James McQueen McIntosh was a career American soldier who served as a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Noted as an aggressive and popular leader of cavalry, he was killed in action at the Battle of Pea Ridge. more

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    • Age: Died at 34 (1828-1862)
    • Birthplace: Fort Brooke, Florida, United States of America
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    Edgar H. Lloyd

    Edgar Harold Lloyd was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. more

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    • Age: Died at 22 (1922-1944)
    • Birthplace: Blytheville, Arkansas, United States of America
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