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Latitude: 35.60530, Longitude: -97.49110
13400 North Kelley Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73131
Directions: Located on the SE corner of the intersection of N. Kelley Ave. and E. Memorial Rd. in north Oklahoma City. Take US Hwy 77 north (aka Broadway Extension) to the Memorial Rd. exit. The exit comes up to N. Kelley Ave. just south of Memorial Rd. The cemetery can easily be seen across the road. Turn right (south). The two entrances to the cemetery are 0.1 to 0.25 miles the left (east).
History is courtesy of J. Prewitt - Findagrave.com:
Established in 1927 by a board of trustees, Memorial Park Cemetery is situated on 175 acres, replete with a wonderful assortment of established trees and beautiful landscaping. Over the last 80 years, Memorial Park Cemetery has been a source of comfort and inspiration to many families, including many who played prominent roles in both Oklahoma and U.S. history.
The unique architectural features of Memorial Park Cemetery were developed early in the cemetery history. The brick and rock fence which surrounds the cemetery on two sides, the two "guard shacks" on either side of the main entrance, and the Historic Chapel, centered between the entrance roads, were all designed and built by cemetery employees in the late 1920s.
The cornerstone of the Bell Tower, which rises high above the prairie landscape, was laid on November 11, 1928. The Reflection Pond, adjacent to the Bell Tower, has for years provided a tranquil setting for families to honor the memory of their loved ones.
In 1998 the mausoleum with an open-air chapel for committal services and quiet reflection was completed. The 2007 acquisition of the funeral home across the street west of the Historic Chapel completed the facilities and established Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery as a convenient single destination for all funeral, cremation and cemetery needs.
The beautiful Reflection Pond has been fully restored with two fountains and private and gated estate areas have been added to the cemetery. The complete interior renovation of the Historic Chapel provides a great space for funerals, memorial services, receptions, family gatherings and community events.
|| Last Name, Given Name(s)
|| Person ID
|| Deason, Ernest Wilton
|| bur. Aft 12 Aug 1959
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P19039
|| Donnell, Pervie
|| bur. 21 Jul 2004
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P20239
|| Donnell, Terry Gene
|| bur. Aft 22 Nov. 1995
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P20238
|| Eagleton, Mattie Elizabeth
|| bur. Aft 8 Jan 1981
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P1055
|| Gillentine, Allie Mae
|| bur. Aft 23 Nov 1957
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P19038
|| Long, Hazel Mary
|| bur. Aft 23 Nov 1999
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P18255
|| Miller, Cleo Hazel
|| bur. Aft 19 Jun 1998
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P2522
|| Murry, James William
|| bur. Aft 29 Apr 1944
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P20235
|| Murry, Nathaniel Sheridan
|| bur. Aft 22 Mar 1968
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P11519
|| Nichols, James Anderson
|| bur. Aft 21 Dec 1974
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P18270
|| Raincrow, Charles Jr.
|| bur. Aft 16 Mar 1995
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P1054
|| Raincrow, Thelma Bernice
|| bur. Aft 17 Jan 2004
||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma ||P1048