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”

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!”

2021 Donation Drive & 2020 Recap

March 23, 2021 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 2020 and plans for 2021. Please be sure to let us know if you have any questions, comments, concerns or ideas regarding Bethany Cemetery!Continue reading “2021 Donation Drive & 2020 Recap”

Raffle Fundraiser Underway!

We are excited to announce our first fundraiser! Thanks to generous members and businesses of our community we have 12 gift certificates and $125 CA$H to raffle off! This raffle fundraiser will help us ensure that our cemetery gets its basic maintenance needs and hopefully some extra to use for much needed improvements! Tickets willContinue reading “Raffle Fundraiser Underway!”

Seeking Fundraiser Donations

January 13, 2021 Dear Local Businesses, The Bethany Cemetery Association is reaching out in hopes you may be willing to assist us in our upcoming fundraiser. We are asking for gift card donations of amounts $25 and up for a gift card basket raffle fundraiser. Please contact Tracy Brookshier, Secretary by January 29th. 314-971-5886, tbrookshier@pikecountyhealth.orgContinue reading “Seeking Fundraiser Donations”

The “Do No Harm” stone cleaning basics

Cleaning tombstones and monuments has become quite popular among many individuals and groups. Some groups do it as part of reading cemeteries to gather historical documentation or as a way to beautify a cemetery. The best and easiest ways to accomplish this in the most “do no harm” manner that the Cemetery Conservators for UnitedContinue reading “The “Do No Harm” stone cleaning basics”

Bethany Cemetery gets noticed in Centralia

Since as far as we know, whomever was lent our plat-book from Charles Stewart of Centralia has yet to show up. We have been pushing our story into the public eye through newspapers, facebook posts, radio and more in hopes that the right person will see/hear it and know where it is. Since our latestContinue reading “Bethany Cemetery gets noticed in Centralia”