Cemetery notes and/or description: Forest Park Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located on North Rangeline Road and across from Northpark Mall. It covers area from 4th street north for about 3 or 4 blocks. The oldest part of this cemetery is located behind the shopping center at the northeast edge of the cemetery and was once part of a cemetery for the Baptist Church. Old death certificates will refer to this part as "Baptist" cemetery. Forest Park Cemetery is entered from the south side on 4th Street. There is a large green sign at that entrance. This cemetery is maintained by the city of Joplin and is in great shape.
A person who can use "Google Street View" can take a virtual drive by this cemetery while sitting in front of a computer.