According to Lawrence County Historical Society's publications of LCMO Cemeteries, South Bend Cemetery is more commonly known as Patton, Shelton or Hoshaw, is in the Southwest corner of the southeast quarter of Section 20, Township 28, Range 27, and dates from the 1840's. This is a good size cemetery, probably containing 1 acre of ground and lies in an area subject to flooding by Spring River. It was later abandoned for a site west on the hill. (pg 79 LCMO Cemetery Pub)
Your Great grandmother is listed on page 80 of the "NEW SOUTH BEND CEMETERY which was established about 1880-1881. The property was deeded by Charles W Shelton and Donia A Shelton his wife, John N B Shelton and Minnie C Shelton, his wife, George S Shelton and Nellie Shelton his wife, Mary L E Hagemayer and William A. Hagemeyer, her husband, Elbert L Shelton, a single and unmarried man, Jennie B Shelton, a single lady, to J. N. Shelton, Jeff Steele and J N Hoshaw as trustees of the South Bend Cemetery Association and their successors in office.. less than 1/4 acre "for cemetery purposes only" on 11 June 1908 (Deed Book 103, pg 606)
Cemetery survey made 17 Dec 1965 by Fred G Mieswinkel, Lawrence County Historical Society member & Officer.
Location of Cemetery: SW quarter of Section 20, Township 28, Range 27.
NEW SOUTH BEND
Johnson, Maude A. 1876-1947
Johnson, Sara Ella, 1851 - 1932
Johnson, John Elbert, 1838 - 1887
Johnson, Oswald J. 1879 - 1882
Johnson, Charley A. 1874-1875
Shelton, C. R. Apr 14 1833 - Dec 15, 1905
Shelton, E. A. Apr 18 1841 - Dec 2 1926 (CHECK MO DEATHS)
The 1926 & 1932 Death Certificate(s) for EA Shelton & Sara Ella Johnson can be found and printed on line by going to Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's Site: www.sos.mo.gov/ Genealogy & History on LEFT HAND COLUMN, tab right and DOWN 2 more tabs for INDEX OF MISSOURI DEATH CERTIFICATES 1910-1956
"Vol 2,Mt Vernon & Hoberg Townships, Cemetery Inscriptions", Lawrence County Historical Society, P O BOx 406, Mt Vernon, MO 65712
Hope this helps!
A Lawrence County MO Descendant
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