Decoration Days

Friday, May 16, 2014

In Lewisburg city cemeteries, decorations may be placed up to three days before the official Decoration Day. Decorations may be left in place for seven days after the Decoration Day.


Board members will be at New Hope Cemetery at Talley Station, Fishing Ford Road, Belfast, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17, to accept donations. Deposits may also be made into the New Hope Cemetery at Talley Station, Inc. account at First National Bank, 1190 North Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg, or the branch in Belfast. The cemetery is a non-profit organization; donations are tax deductible.

Decoration at Palmetto Cemetery will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17. In case of rain, it will be held at Farmington United Methodist Church. Contributions may be mailed to Janet Manire, 1513 Gina Lynn Drive, Lewisburg, TN 37091. For more information, call (931) 359-6933.


Decoration Day at Cochran Cemetery will be Sunday, May 18. The business meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Summit Apartments, 730 Franklin Avenue, Lewisburg. Anyone with family interred there or community members may attend. Donations may be made to Cochran Cemetery Trust Fund, Ann Tipton, 5515 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 37034.

Decoration Day at the City of Lewisburg's Worley Cemetery will be Sunday, May 18.

Round Hill Cemetery Decoration Day will be Sunday, May 18, with a Memorial Service at 2 p.m.

Memorial services will be held at Elliott Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18. If unable to attend, please send donations to Dot Zimmerle, P.O. Box 454, Chapel Hill, TN 37034.

Cedar Grove Decoration Day Services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 18, at Ransom Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 603 East Church Street, Lewisburg. Dinner will be served after services.

Decoration and the annual meeting of the Hayes Cemetery will be held Sunday, May 18. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. All donations appreciated; all concerned are urged to attend. For more information, call Larry Rowland, Secretary, at (931) 652-8427.

Decoration Services at Talley Cemetery, Delina Road, Petersburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Ellis Coats, minister of Friendship Church of Christ, will be the speaker, and Corey Smith will be the song leader. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery will be accepted there Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, or may be mailed to the treasurer, Joyce Franklin Burns, 6969 Delina Road, Petersburg, TN 37144.

Decoration Day at Bryant Cemetery, Mooresville, will be Sunday, May 18. There will be a short service at 2 p.m. Donations for cemetery upkeep will be greatly appreciated. For more information, call Lavoy Ledford at (931) 359-2063.


Decoration Day at Friendship Cemetery, Culleoka, will be Sunday, May 25.