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Monday, August 01, 2005

Gravesite For Sale, Never Used

From The (Anderson, Ind.) Herald Bulletin:

Planning ahead

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST

What if your final resting place wasn't so final? "At the time, we expected to be buried in there," said 75-year-old Edith Hale of Pendleton.

More people in Anderson are buying graveyard plots ahead of time, but some discover that their graveyards have a no-return policy.

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The no-return policy is firm, Memorial Park family counselor Jay Wiley said, but the cemetery does offer an exchange program with graveyards around the world. If the program doesn't work, he said he directs many people to The Herald Bulletin classified ad section, where Hale placed an ad.

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