Families gather for area-wide cemetery decoration events citizens will participate in one or more local cemetary decoration events in preparation for Memorial Day. Check out the list below to find out when to meet. • Beechwood Cemetery in Corners

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Families, friends and concerned citizens will participate in one or more local cemetery decoration events in preparation for Memorial Day. Check out the list below to find out when to meet.

• Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville; Sunday, May 14, 2017. Volunteers will be at the entrance beginning Friday afternoon, May 12, 2017, and will continue through Sunday, May 14, 2017, to collect donations for the upkeep of the cemetery.

• Berea Cemetery; Saturday, May 13, 2017. Someone will be at the cemetery Friday, May 12, 2017, and Saturday, May 13, 2017, to take donations. Donations can also be mailed to: Kyle Jones, Treasurer, 1605 Hatchett Hollow Rd., Cornersville, TN 37047.

• Cochran Cemetery; Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Business meeting May 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. Call 931-607-8622 for details.) Donations will be accepted at the cemetery or they can be sent or taken to to First Farmers & Merchants Bank, 260 N Ellington Pkwy., Lewisburg, TN 37091.

• Collins Cemetery on Spring Place Rd.; Someone will be at the cemetery Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to take contributions. Checks made out to Collins Cemetery, c/o Randy McDaniel, 1030 Cochran Lane, Lewisburg, Tn 37091.

• Duncansville Cemetery, along Old Mooresville Rd.; Sunday, May 14, 2017. Any contributions for the cemetery upkeep will be appreciated and can be mailed to: James A. Gipson, 3841 Gipson Rd., Cornersville, TN 37047.

• Medium Cemetery in Delina; Sunday, May 14, 2017. Volunteers will be at the cemetery for donations which will go toward upkeep and maintenance.

• New Hope Cemetery on Ostella Rd.; Saturday, May 13, 2017, and Sunday, May 14, 2017. Donations may be mailed to: New Hope Cemetery Assn., c/o Vanessa B. Warf, 1395 Verona Caney Rd., Lewisburg, TN 37091. Any donations will gladly be accepted and will go toward the upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery.

• New Hope Cemetery at Talley Station; Saturday, May 20, 2017. Board members will be at the entrance to take donations for this year’s upkeep and maintenance. Donations can also be made at First National Bank, 1190 N Ellington Pkwy., Lewisburg, TN 37091. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

• Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg; Friday, May 12, 2017, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, May 13, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, May 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rev. Thomas Smith will lead a small service Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. Donations can be made during these dates and times. Donations may also be mailed to: Old Orchard Cemetery, P.O. Box 94, Petersburg, TN 37144.

• Short Cemetery at Spring Place; Saturday, May 13, 2017, and Sunday, May 14, 2017. Board members will be at the entrance to take donations and if you are not able to attend on these dates, donations can be mailed to: Randy Foster, Treasurer, 1638 Spring Place Rd., Lewisburg, TN 37091.

• Temple Cemetery in Farmington; Saturday, May 13, 2017. Donations will be taken at the cemetery or mailed to: Donna Hargrove, P. O. Box 1165, Lewisburg, TN 37091.