We’re getting up a list of Decoration Days at local cemeteries. May is high time for Decoration Day in these parts. If your cemetery is having Decoration and you want to publish it, please email us at [email protected] or call us at 256-582-3232.
Here’s the ones we have heard about so far:
May 1 – Panquin Cemetery. Please remove any flowers you wish to save by April 21. Flowers will be removed from the cemetery on April 23(depending on weather) to allow for mowing and cleanup prior to Decoration Day. Money donations are needed for cemetery upkeep. Mail donations to Panquin Cemetery, 1599 Cottonville Road, Grant, AL 35747.
May 1 – Walker Cemetery, Hebron.
May 1 – Happy Home Baptist Church. Cemetery cleanup day Wed., April 27. In the event of rain, cleanup will be the following day.
May 8 – Mt. Carmel, Georgia Mountain. Decoration really takes place throughout the weekend of May 6-8. The Mt. Carmel Cemetery Association Annual Meeting will be at 2 p.m., Saturday May 7, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Donations needed. If you cannot come, you can mail donations to P. O. Box 206, Guntersville, AL 35976.
May 8 – Woosley Cemetery, Kirbytown/Five Points. Taking donations for upkeep. They can be mailed to Keith Swisher, 885 Center Point Road, Grove Oak, AL 35975.
May 8 – Rehobeth Cemetery, East Lake. Anyone wanting to contribute to the mowing fund can send their donations to Martha Cunningham, 4145 Lake Park Drive, Guntersville, AL 35976.