4/20/16 – 9:08 A.M.
The fate of Shannon Cemetery in Bluffton will be finalized by early June. Village council has asked Solicitor Steve Chamberlain to write legislation to adopt recommendations made by the Shannon Cemetery Commission. Some of the recommendations include putting gravestones back on the sites of known graves and creating a memorial area with gravestones that don’t have a burial location. The project would be paid for with donations.
A final vote on the issue is expected to come at a June 6 council meeting. Plans to turn the cemetery into a memorial park were controversial, and led to the formation of the cemetery commission.Read More →