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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
Dec. at 59 (1946-2005) 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 ...more

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Maurice Britt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Dec. at 76 (1919-1995) 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 ...more

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Virginia Clinton Kelley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Dec. at 71 (1923-1994) 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 ...more

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William Jefferson Blythe, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Dec. at 28 (1918-1946) William Jefferson "Bill" Blythe, Jr. was an Arkansas salesman of heavy equipment and the father of former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

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Jesse Dirkhising is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
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. ...more

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Ted T. Tanouye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Dec. at 25 (1919-1944) 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 ...more

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James M. McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
James M. McIntosh Dec. at 34 (1828-1862) 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 ...more

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Edgar H. Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Edgar H. Lloyd Dec. at 22 (1922-1944) 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.

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Alexander E. Steen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Alexander E. Steen Dec. at 35 (1827-1862) Alexander Early Steen was a career American soldier from Missouri who served as a general in the secessionist Missouri forces and the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He ...more

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John Allen Borgman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
John Allen Borgman Dec. at 71 (1866-1937) John Allen Borgman (December 6, 1866 - January 15, 1937) was a United States Postmaster of Jonesboro, Arkansas in the early 1900's. Borgman was born in Attica, Indiana and was the son of Francis ...more

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Whitt L. Moreland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Whitt L. Moreland Dec. at 21 (1930-1951) Private First Class Whitt Lloyd Moreland was a United States Marine who heroically sacrificed his life to save the lives of fellow Marines by smothering a hand grenade with his body during the ...more

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Clarence B. Craft is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Clarence B. Craft Dec. at 81 (1921-2002) Clarence Byrle Craft was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.

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Daniel R. Edwards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Daniel R. Edwards Dec. at 70 (1897-1967) Daniel Richmond Edwards was an American soldier serving in the United States Army during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

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M. Waldo Hatler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
M. Waldo Hatler Dec. at 73 (1894-1967) M. Waldo Hatler was a Sergeant in the United States Army during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for heroism near Pouilly, France, November 8, 1918.

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James Fleming Fagan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Dec. at 65 (1828-1893) James Fleming Fagan was a planter, public official, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. His Arkansas brigade distinguished itself in the Red River ...more

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Patrick Cleburne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Arkansas
Patrick Cleburne Dec. at 36 (1828-1864) Patrick Ronayne Cleburne was an Irish American soldier, best known for his service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, where he rose to the rank of major general. Born ...more