Annual memorial day set for Edom Cemetery


Memorial Day for Edom Cemetery and business meeting is set for 11 a.m. Saturday. Anyone with family buried there or who owns plots is encouraged to attend.

Memorial Day has been a tradition at the cemetary since the cemetery was established in 1857. There are more 2,000 graves with many Confederate and U.S. military veterans buried there.

Those unable to attend may mail donations to Edom Cemetery Association, 600 FM 2339, Ben Wheeler, 75754.

For information, contact John Beall at 903-245-3521.

— Staff Reports

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