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Letter: on keeping cemeteries clean

James Roberts writes:
I have an idea for keeping the cemeteries clean and neat looking. Every time that someone visits a loved one, friend or neighbor at the cemetery we should take the extra time to pickup trash, loose flowers, debris, or others objects that are not sacred to someone's gravesite.

If everyone would clean and pickup trash in the rows in front and behind the gravesite they're visiting, then the place that we all hold so dear and sacred where our loved ones are buried would be the least we could do as their final resting place here on earth. I'm not saying that we should disturb what someone else has done there.

Just keeping things picked up is all and occasionally putting flowers back on the appropriate tombstone that may have gotten taken off by the weather. Also another reminder that would help is if the last name was on the bottom of the top of the rock or arraignments for identification. Just my thought, James Roberts

This story was posted on 2022-03-13 16:22:58
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