Wise County, Texas
of Texas Coordinator: Brenda E.
provided by the State of Texas Atlas Site
Boyd take FM 730 about 2 miles to FM 2048, take FM 2048 about 2.5 miles west to
Keeter; head north on CR 4684 and continue north through an S-shaped curve on CR
4681, about 1 mile to cemetery.
over 100 years beginning in 1882 this cemetery has been the sole graveyard
serving the community of Keeter. The oldest recorded gravesite in the cemetery
is that of Ida Mae Ryan (1881-1882). Albert Lafayette Keeter, for whom the
community of Keeter was named, donated this property for use as a cemetery in
1891. While Keeter's daughter, Leonah, is thought to be buried here, he left
this area and is believed to buried in Hardeman County. At least three veterans
of the American Civil War and two veterans of World War II are buried here.