Clark Benjamin and Pearl Anna (Shafer) Evilsisor

Clark and Pearl Evilsisor and their daughter, Virginia Pearl (Evilsisor) Chesnut are all buried in Flint Creek Cemetery in Gentry, Arkansas

Clark Benjamin Evilsisor

BIRTHDec. 7, 1883 Lynden, Osage County, Kansas
DEATHJan. 1971 (aged 87) Gentry, Benton County, Arkansas
BURIALFlint Creek Cemetery Gentry, Benton County, Arkansas Add to Map
MEMORIAL ID11556320 
Clark and Pearl Evilsisor Gravesite

EVILSISOR, Clark Benjamin-b. Dec. 7, 1883, Lynden, Kans.; d. Jan. 4, 1971. He served as farm manager at Platte Valley Academy and in 1924 he moved to Gentry, Arkansas to start a self-supporting school (now Ozark Adventist Academy). He and his wife spent much of their lives caring for homeless children. They cared for over 200 children, and for a while had fifteen in their home. Survivors included his wife, Pearl Anna; and two daughters, Gladys Witchey (adopted) and Virginia Chesnut. Services were conducted in Gentry Ark., by Elder Orlin R. McLean and H. Dean Kinsey.

Pearl Anna (Shafer) Evilsisor

BIRTHMay 14, 1887 Burdett, Pawnee County, Kansas
DEATHAug. 29, 1980 (aged 93) Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas
BURIALFlint Creek Cemetery Gentry, Benton County, Arkansas  Add to Map

EVILSISOR, Mrs. Pearl, 93-year-old resident of Route 2, Gentry, Ark., died Aug. 30, 1980, at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born May 14, 1887, at Norwich, Kan., and had been a resident of Gentry for the past 56 years. She was a member of the Gentry Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survivors included two daughters: Mrs. Virginia Chesnut and Mrs. Gladys Witchey; one sister, and 11 grandchildren. Services for Mrs. Evilsiser were held at the Wasson Memorial Chapel with Dr. Elmer Malcolm officiating. Burial was in the Flint Creek Cemetery under the direction of the Wasson Funeral Home.


(1980, Nov. 13). Southwestern Union Record, p. 12M.

Carlson, A. C. (1971, Dec. 11). Ibid., p. 17.

Find a Grave (2005, Mar. 18). Clark Benjamin Evilsisor. Retrieved from

Find a Grave (2005, Mar. 18). Pearl Anna Shafer Evilsisor. Retrieved from

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