Red River County
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Mennonite Cemetery, EARLIEST MARKED BURIAL 28 Sep 1985 NOTES: This cemetery is located in the northwest quadrant of Red River County, Texas. GPS COORDINATES: Datum WGS84: 33 Deg 39.671N, 95 Deg 13.351W. This cemetery is located behind the Red River Valley Mennonite Church 2.6 miles east of Detroit on FM 2573 on the south side of the road. The oldest burial is that of Jerry Dean Yost who died on 28 Sep 1985. It was surveyed by Lawrence and Sue Dale on 21 Mar 1997. As a check on missed obituaries, we re-walked this cemetery on 3 Sep 2000 on a HOT, 111 degrees, Labor Day weekend. We visited the site again on 21 Dec 2003 and took the GPS readings. We also did a re-walk of the cemetery adding new burials and noting marker changes. As of 31 Dec 2004 this cemetery had 11 documented burials. This cemetery was again worked on 16 Dec 2010 by Lawrence and Sue Dale and pictures made of all markers that were in place as of that date. These pictures were then placed on Findagrave attached to the appropriate memorial. As of 31 Dec 2013 this cemetery had 14 documented burials.
All information for this cemetery location/notes/burials is from the books ‘Burial, Cemetery and Death Records for Red River County, Texas' by Lawrence and Sue Dale, Copyright © 2014.