Local cemeteries plan Decoration Day services and business meetings

Decoration Day notices are published at no charge in the Times. Send notices to sueann@ozarkcountytimes.com or call the Times office at 679-4641 with Decoration Day news.

 

Center Point

Center Point Cemetery will hold its annual business meeting at noon Sunday, May 27, with a potluck lunch immediately following. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery may be dropped off at any Century Bank of the Ozarks location or mailed to Center Point Cemetery, c/o Century Bank of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 68, Gainesville, MO 65655.

 

Clear Springs

A potluck lunch is planned at Clear Springs Cemetery immediately following services at Clear Spring General Baptist Church on Sunday, May 27. S short cemetery board meeting will follow at 1 p.m. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery may be dropped off at any Century Bank location or mailed to Clear Springs Cemetery, c/o Century Bank of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 68, Gainesville, MO 65655. Donations may also be left in a  a lockbox at the cemetery.

 

Gaulding Cemetery

Gaulding Cemetery’s Decoration Day will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 27. A short business meeting will follow. Donations for cemetery  upkeep may be made at any Century Bank of the Ozarks location or mailed to 1738 CR 818, Thornfield, MO 65782.

 

Hart Cemetery

Hart Cemetery at Dugginsville will hold its Decoration Day and annual business meeting at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 27. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery may be mailed to Hart Cemetery Fund, Century Bank, P.O. Box 68, Gainesville MO 65655. Donations will also be accepted at the cemetery on May 27.

 

 

Hicks Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery Decoration Day is Sunday, May 27. A short business meeting will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a sermon. Donations for the cemetery’s upkeep may be mailed to Hicks Cemetery, 150 Clint’s Home Lane, Theodosia, MO 65761-6216.

 

Griffith Cemetery

Griffith Cemetery, near Thornfield, held its annual business meeting on May 13. Donations to the cemetery may be mailed to Norma Griffith, 703 Kenny St., Ava, MO 65608.

 

Loftis Cemetery

Decoration Day, lunch and the annual business meeting at the Loftis Cemetery are set for noon Sunday, May 27. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery may be mailed to Leslie Loftis, 106 Dragonfly Lane, Thornfield, MO 65762 or may be dropped off at any Century Bank of the Ozarks location.

 

Longrun Cemetery 

The annual decoration at Longrun Cemetery will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. A brief business meeting will be followed by decoration and a basket lunch. Donations may be mailed to Longrun Cemetery, 4721 State Highway 95, Theodosia, MO 65761 or dropped off at any Century Bank branch.

 

Lutie Cemetery

Lutie Cemetery decoration will be on Monday, May 28, beginning with a business meeting at 11 a.m. followed by a basket lunch at noon. Donations for cemetery upkeep may be mailed to P.O. Box 450, Theodosia, MO 65761.

 

Mammoth Cemetery

Decoration Day at Mammoth Cemetery and the annual business meeting is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the cemetery. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery may be mailed to Mammoth Cemetery, c/o Century Bank of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 68, Gainesville, MO 65655.

 

Oakland (Arkansas) Cemetery

Decoration Day will be Monday, May 28, at Oakland Cemetery on Highway 5 south near the state line in Arkansas. A business meeting will start at 10 a.m. Donations may be mailed to Paralee Rea, Oakland Cemetery Association treasurer, at 118 Countryside Loop, Tecumseh, MO 65760, or dropped off at Century Bank of the Ozarks. 

 

Patrick Cemetery 

Patrick Cemetery will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the cemetery. Donations for maintenance and upkeep of  the cemetery are greatly needed and appreciated and can be mailed to Patrick Cemetery, c/o Charlotte Hambelton Barr, 63 Panoramic Pt., Gainesville, MO 65655.

 

Pontiac Cemetery

Pontiac Cemetery will hold its Decoration Day and annual business meeting at noon Sunday, May 27. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery may be mailed to treasurer Pat Hannaford, 96 Alex Drive, Gainesville, MO 65655 or dropped off at any Century Bank of the Ozarks location.

 

Price Place Cemetery

Decoration Day at Price Place Cemetery is always the third Sunday in May, which is May 20 this year. The Rev. Jeff Corder of Price Place Church invites everyone to church services beginning at 10 a.m. that day. Decoration will follow the church service, and a potluck lunch will shared. The annual meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. 

Donations to the cemetery may be mailed to Price Place Cemetery, P.O. Box 99, Pontiac, MO 65729.

 

Sallee Cemetery

The annual Sallee Cemetery meeting was held May 12. Donations for cemetery upkeep may be mailed to Jennifer James, 1463 County Road 340, Caulfield, MO 65626, or left at First Home Savings Bank.

 

Smith Chapel Cemetery

Smith Chapel Cemetery’s Decoration Day will be Sunday, May 27. A potluck lunch will follow the church service, which begins at 10:30 a.m. 

Donations for cemetery upkeep may be mailed to Colene Rose, 7067 State Highway 181, Gainesville, MO 65655. 

 

Souder Cemetery

Souder Cemetery will hold Decoration Day services Sunday, May 27. Sunday school at Souder Church of Christ begins at 10 a.m., followed by worship services. A basket dinner after the church service is planned. Cemetery donations may be mailed to 296 County Road 134, Wasola, MO 65773, or to Donna Walker at P.O. Box 673, Ava, MO 6560

 

Thornfield Cemetery

Decoration Day at Thornfield Cemetery will be Sunday, May 27. Brother Jim Kyle will preach at 11 a.m., and a brief business meeting will follow. Donations may be mailed to Thornfield Cemetery, 95 County Road 857, Thornfield, MO 65762.

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