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Decoration Days

Friday, May 6, 2011

American Legion Post 39 is honored to again furnish flags to honor veterans who are buried in the cemeteries in Marshall County. It has been the tradition of this post, with the assistance of VFW Post 5109, to provide this service.

If you take care of the flags for one or more cemeteries, please call 359-7545 or 637-4311. If there is no answer, please leave a detailed message, including the number of flags needed. Someone will contact you to arrange delivery of the flags.

Volunteers are needed to place flags at Middleview, Liggett and Allen Cemeteries. If you can help, please let us know how many flags are needed.

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Decoration Days at Lone Oak Cemetery, Lewisburg, will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 6-8. Volunteers will be accepting donations at the shelter at the exit from the cemetery from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Donations may also be mailed to City of Lewisburg, P.O. Box 1968, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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Decoration Days at Beechwood Cemetery, Cornersville, will be Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8. There will be volunteers at the gate from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, to collect donations for the upkeep of the cemetery. For more information, call Jeff Stewart at 931-363-1796.

Decoration Day at Mars Hill Cemetery will be Saturday, May 7. Donations may be made under the tent at the cemetery, or mailed to Thomas Whitsett, 3119 Pulaski Hwy, Cornersville, TN 37047.

Decoration Day at Temple Cemetery will be Saturday, May 7. Donations may be made that day at the cemetery, or mailed to Donna Orr Hargrove, P. O. Box 1165, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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Decoration Day at Berea Cemetery will be Saturday, May 14. Donations will be accepted Friday and Saturday.

Cochran Cemetery Board Members will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Shoney's Restaurant, Lewisburg. Anyone interested in the cemetery is urged to attend. For more information, call Alice at 931-607-8622.

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Decoration Day at Cochran Cemetery will be Sunday, May 15. Donations for maintenance will be greatly appreciated. If you cannot attend Decoration Day, you may send a donation to Cochran Cemetery Trust Fund, c/o Ann Tipton, 5515 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 37034.

Decoration Day at Elliott Cemetery will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 15. If you are unable to attend, please send your donation to Dot Zimmerle, P.O. Box 454, Chapel Hill, TN 37034.