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Decoration Day for Weedon Cemetery is May 4

The annual decoration of Weedon Cemetery in the Pettus community south of Lonoke is Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Weedon Cemetery was established in 1878, and it includes five Civil War Veterans, four Confederates and one Yankee.

There will also be a mini-concert with Melisa Chesney, Carroll and Mary Jane Hallum, all of Lonoke, Charley Jo Chesney of Lonoke, and singer-songwriter Al Quesnel of Hot Springs. Anyone wishing to participate is welcome.

Free drinks and a restroom will be provided.

Directions from Lonoke: Take Hwy. 31 South about 9 miles to Weedon Cemetery Road on the right. Go 0.7 mile, turn right, continue across Bakers Bayou and the cemetery is just ahead on the left.

The cemetery maintenance relies solely upon donations which may be made at the decoration or mailed to:

Weedon Cemetery Association, care of Amy Winfrey Staggs, 909 Cobblestone Circle, North Little Rock, AR 72116

Any donation will be gratefully appreciated.

For more information contact Amy Staggs at 501-753-1858 or Jo Brady at 501-580-9467.

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