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Now there’s a way to ‘visit’ a loved one’s grave even without going to the cemetery
July 14, 2016
About 15 years ago, my grandfather visited his mother’s grave for the first time. He’d never known her. She died weeks, if not days, after he was born in 1916. His father remarried so quickly that my grandfather thought his stepmother was his biological mother for most of his life. It wasn’t until he was in his mid-60s that he was told the truth. […]
Loved one's grave may need stranger's care
August 5, 2016
If you have a loved one interred in one of Mississippi’s hundreds of cemeteries, whether the gravesite is maintained can be sketchy. In many cases, graveyard owners and management companies do an exceptional job maintaining the cemetery and individual gravesites. For others, unfortunately, maintenance is a constant struggle. Especially in many older cemeteries and those without a standing custodial organization such as a church cemetery association, neglect is rampant. […]