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Who’s Who in the Blanco Cemetery
Part 38 in a Series
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 • Posted August 10, 2012 4:21 PM

In the “old” part of the cemetery we have many, many unknown and unmarked graves. Most of them will remain a mystery. In Section 10D there is a space to the right of the infant Emma Lee Yett that appears to be empty. After Section 10D was reported, Ermalee Neill called and said that her grandmother, Emma Whitworth Leeder, is buried there. It is comforting to be able to put her name on her grave. Thank you so much, Ermalee, for this information. A family is a wonderful gift.

Section 7D: Julia C. Polansky (1898-1995); Noble Sanders (1921-1995); Robert Curtis Stewart, A2C US Air Force, Korea (Dec. 22, 1927-Jan. 7, 1998); Sidney S. Ford (Mar. 2, 1880-Nov. 2, 1887); Robert S. Yancy (Jan. 24, 1914-June 12, 1961); Elva Sparks Yancy (Feb. 25, 1917-April 14, 1978); Ferol Sparks, Veteran (Oct. 8, 1891-Apr. 24, 1978).

Patsy Belle Trainer (Nov. 17, 1932-Feb. 17, 1934); John A. Saunders (July 13, 1864-Apr. 9, 1932); Olive E. Saunders (Dec. 15, 1867-Nov. 15, 1959); Ida Lou Saunders (Oct. 31, 1895-Jan. 19, 1943).

Elgene Morgan, US Army WWII (1920-1984); Thelma L. Morgan (1921-1995); Clayton G. Bollier (July 7, 1921-May 12, 2003); Jewell M. Bollier (Sept. 6, 1925-Nov. 25, 1991); Thomas Wiley (March, 1893-Oct. 12, 1882); Elizabeth Wiley (May 15, 1803-May 6, 1900); Nolan H. Kimbro (Dec. 25, 1913-April 27, 1992).

If you have stories or family connections that you would like to place in a public file, please send them to Gail Moore McClellan, President, Cemetery Association, Box 473 Blanco, TX 78606 or

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