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Edward Lovely Burial
Date: 12/5/2012 Album ID: 1576838
Photos by Gregory Rec
The burial of Edward Lovely in a family cemetery in Lebanon on Saturday, December 1, 2012.
Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
Pastor Mark Kraines, left, leads a burial service for Edward Lovely on the Lebanon property of his son, Don Lovely, on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Edward Lovely had been diagnosed with lung cancer in October and his wish was to be buried on the Lebanon property of his son Don.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
After a burial ceremony, Don Lovely spends a moment at the grave of his father, Edward Lovely, on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Don Lovely and his family had talked about creating a family cemetery on his property in Lebanon and when they found out that his father's cancer was terminal, they contacted a surveyor, an attorney and started clearing the land.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
Gary Withey moves dirt back into the grave of Edward Lovely after a burial ceremony at a family cenetery on the property of his son Don Lovely, on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Withey has been digging graves for 31 years and says he has done about a half dozen home burials this year.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
A marker for Edward Lovely stands in the ground near his grave on the Lebanon property of his son, Don Lovely, after the family held a burial ceremony for him on Saturday, December 1, 2012.
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Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer:
This old family graveyard near the Lebanon property of Don Lovely is what gave his family the idea to create their own family cemetery on their land. Lovely's father Edward Lovely was buried in the Lovely family cemetery on Saturday, December 1, 2012.
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