|Entrance gate to Noel Cemetery AKA Marshall Cemetery - The Marshall Section of the cemetery is located direcly to the left.|
Noel cemetery is located on land originally owned by Clark WALLACE. It was later owned by Thomas A. MARSHALL, who established a store and the Noel Post Office. Mr. Marshall named the town in honor of Willis Bridges NOEL, who originally owned the land the town was established on.
The cemetery was originally known as the Marshall Cemetery and the old front section, which was donated to the city by Thomas Marshall, is still known as the Marshall Section of Noel Cemetery. The graves of the Marshall family are gathered around the large monument to Thomas A. Marshall and his wife, Mary J., and the tall, square monument to left of his mother, Sarah A. Marshall. Additional land for the cemetery was purchased in 1948 and 1986. (source: "Elk River Cemeteries, McDonald County, Missouri" with permission of author Rose Stauber)
Edited photo taken courtesy of Ann O'Malley