Monthly Archives: March 2013

North Texas Cemeteries and Mourning Customs

Cultural differences found throughout the various ethnic groups extend to death rituals and cemetery customs.   In the north Texas area, many of the cemetery customs have roots that transcend Anglo, African-American and Southeastern Amerindian cultures.  A trip to any cemetery … Continue reading

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Emory Cemetery

At first glance the spacious, well-kept Emory Cemetery west of the Rains County courthouse, appeared to be fairly new, at least created around the late 1890s, which is considered new, in North Texas. Being an admirer of Woodmen of the … Continue reading

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