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Protest held outside of Doris Miller Memorial Park cemetery calling for change

Posted at 7:03 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 20:19:55-04

Family members of those buried at the Doris Miller Memorial Park cemetery have had enough when it comes to the conditions of the cemetery.

A protest was held Wednesday to let management know it's time for change and improvements need to be made.

Protesters say that liter, unkempt grass, broken headstones, and even missing headstones have been a problem at the cemetery.

When they arrived Wednesday morning crews were mowing a weed-eating the property.

"You know you can't clean up a cemetery just because we are having a protest. We want to know what's going to happen moving forward, how is the cemetery going to stay clean like this? This is the best we've seen this cemetery probably in twenty years," said Teresa Mays, the organizer of the protest.

Protesters say the next step is to have a meeting with the management of the cemetery to discuss these issues.