Bethany Cemetery was established in 1894 and is located just off HWY 54 on Hwy U in Louisiana, MO. This is a small cemetery with great potential. The board of directors has recently decided to increase the cash reward for the cemetery’s missing plat-book from $500 to $2,000. After years of searching and leads thatContinue reading “$2,000 CASH REWARD!”
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Donation Drive 2023
Dear Bethany Family, It’s that time of year again and we are hosting our Bethany Cemetery Association Donation Drive! In this letter you will find a recap from 2022 and plans for 2023. Please be sure to let us know if you have any questions, comments, concerns or ideas regarding Bethany Cemetery! As you knowContinue reading “Donation Drive 2023”
Cemetery Scavenger Hunt!
We are very excited to be hosting a FUNdraiser: Cemetery Scavenger Hunt! Eeeewww! A cemetery scavenger hunt? Are you serious? Yes! Believe it or not, this is a REALLY cool activity because cemeteries are chock-full of history! Join us on Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm. $20 per teams of 2 with CA$H Prizes donated by Bibb-VeachContinue reading “Cemetery Scavenger Hunt!”
2022 Donation Drive!
March 11, 2022 Dear Bethany Family, It’s that time of year again and we are hosting our Bethany Cemetery Association Donation Drive! In this letter you will find a recap from 2021 and plans for 2022. Please be sure to let us know if you have any questions, comments, concerns or ideas regarding Bethany Cemetery!Continue reading “2022 Donation Drive!”
Dear Bethany Family, I hope you all are staying warm and are ready for the holidays! I want to personally wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I look forward to 2022 and the things our cemetery will be accomplishing over the course of this upcoming year including a new fence andContinue reading “Goodbye 2021!”
The Bethany Cemetery Board has been working hard to get some much needed projects taken care of within the cemetery including a new fence and laying gravel for our families to easily visit their friends and family laid to rest here. Ed Kerns with Kerns Construction has been contracted to do the dirt work necessaryContinue reading “Projects Underway!”
Witching & Searching…
On August 21st, a cool summer Saturday morning, I met with other cemetery enthusiasts, My dad, Terry Burnett, Audrey Jones, and George VanMeter. We worked to try to locate any sunken stones in the areas where we suspected some of our “missing family” to be laid to rest. We probed and dug! Unfortunately we onlyContinue reading “Witching & Searching…”
Lost Souls T-Shirt Fundraiser
Well, we ARE seeking them… and we need the communities help in raising awareness to our missing plat book mystery! $25 Each – Orders Due July 1st The Bethany Cemetery Association (Louisiana, MO) is searching for our missing plat-book. Without it, there are nearly 50 souls laid to rest within the cemetery with no stoneContinue reading “Lost Souls T-Shirt Fundraiser”
Clean up day recap
Good afternoon Bethany Family! We had a nice day on Saturday for our clean up day! Myself, Gary Roberts and my dad Terry Burnett were all in attendance. The boys were picking up trash and cleaning up old grave décor when I arrived. We also cleaned up around some graves where bushes and perennials wereContinue reading “Clean up day recap”
Bethany Cemetery Clean Up Day!
Good Morning Bethany Family! Just a friendly reminder that we will have our Clean up day on Saturday May 22 (next weekend) at 1pm! Please let me know if you plan to attend. Things suggested to bring/projects: Shovels Soft bristle brushes 5 gallon bucket for water Weed eaters Limb trimmers Wire for mending fence IfContinue reading “Bethany Cemetery Clean Up Day!”