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ABNER Cemetery – Nason, IL  Sexton: Robert Dent 618-316-3984, Lester Dent 618-279-3124. $30 fee to Abner Cemetery, 4649 Mason Lane, Bonnie, IL 62816  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

ANTIOCH Cemetery – E. of Macedonia, IL, Hamilton Co., Knight Prairie Twp., N.E. corner of section 32.  $25/4 space lot.  Sexton:  Dale Miller, home: 618-728-4581, Norman & Helen Miller (platbook) 618-728-4377  No cemetery fund; no outer container requirement. Steve Poynor, gravedigger  Mon.-Sat. $400, Sun. and Hol. $500.

BAXTER Cemetery – E. of Benton, Franklin Co., Benton Twp., S.W. corner of section 13; take route 34 E. to Akin blacktop to Summers Rd., N to Baxter Road.  Sexton:  Doris McLaren, home:  439-3807.  Family cemetery, no charge for spaces for family members.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

BETHEL Cemetery – Route 1, S. of Benton, Franklin Co., Denning Twp., N.W. corner of section 1.route 37 S to Yellowbanks Road, West to Bluebird Road South, to Kern Road East.  Edna “Eddi” Ezell, Pres., Bethel Cemetery Assoc., 1108 E. Bond, Benton, IL 62812   439-6780

BONER Cemetery – West Frankfort.  $250 for grave opening.  Gravedigger – Scott O’Daniel 623-2386.  $50 cemetery fee – Mail check to:  Steve Lindsey, 18 Old Johnston City Road, West Frankfort, IL 62896.  Concrete box required.

BRADY Cemetery – E. of Akin, IL, Franklin Co., Eastern Twp., S.E. corner of section 23. Route 34 East to Akin Blacktop Road, continue East through Akin.  $35 cemetery fund; $300/space; $32.50/corner markers.  Steve Poynor gravedigger $400 Mon.-Sat. $500 Sun. & Hol.  Sextons:  James Heifner: 627-2159  cell 927-2281 Mail check to:  Linda Inabnit- Secretary, R. R. 1 Box 150, Macedonia, IL 62860 618-927-6871

CARTER’S TEMPLE Cemetery – W. of Thompsonville, Eastern Twp., S.W. corner of section 32.  Take route 34 East to Hannagan Road North one mile; cemetery is on left.  No cemetery fund; donation only.  Sexton:  Raymond Fetters, home:  627-2539

CARTWRIGHT Cemetery – S.W. of McLeansboro, Hamilton Co., Flannigan Twp., N.E. corner of Twp.

COOK Cemetery – N.E. of Akin, Franklin Co., Eastern Twp., S.E. corner of section 12, $25 cemetery fund (THIS CEMETERY IS FULL) Sexton: Linda Inabnit H-1-618-728-4509 R.R. 1, Box 150, Macedonia, IL 62860

CYPHER Cemetery – State Route 37 North, Whittington ¼ mile north of State Route 154 and Route 37 intersection, Franklin County, Ewing Township.  Call Billy Hammond before digging.

DENNING Cemetery – West Frankfort, IL, Franklin Co., Denning Twp., N.E. corner of section 22, take Route 149 West to Orient Blacktop Road North, adult grave opening – $550, baby – $125, ashes – $60 (or family can dig).  Sexton – Anita Caraway 937-4185, Curt Caraway cell-218-5110, Larry Carr H-937-2960, C-218-5685.  Make check payable to Denning Cemetery.

EASTFORK Cemetery – West Frankfort, IL, Franklin Co., Frankfort Twp., S.E. corner of section 24, take route 149 East through West Frankfort to Antioch Road South, follow south to cemetery.

EASTLAWN MEMORIAL Cemetery – Herrin, IL, Williamson Co.  Sexton:  Bob Connell, Home:  1-618-997-6251.  Make check payable to:  City of Herrin  $125 to dig grave M-F, $150 on Sat.; concrete box required.  NO FUNERALS OR BURIALS ON SUNDAYS.

EBENEZER Cemetery – Rileyville, IL, Saline Co. $25 cemetery fund. Sexton: Homer Watson, RR4, Thompsonville, IL 62890 1-618-268-4787.  No vault required.  Gravedigger – Leroy Bird 268-4550 Steve Poynor?

EWING (KING) Cemetery – S. of Ewing Blacktop, Ewing, IL, Franklin Co., Ewing Twp., N.W. corner of section 22, TAKE route 37 North to Ewing Road East, to Cyril James Road South. Sexton: Mary Kern 629-2201

FAIRVIEW Cemetery – (also called Clayton Cemetery) West Frankfort, IL, Franklin Co., Frankfort Twp., S.W. corner of section 30, take Route 37 South to Woody Road East.

FRANKLIN Cemetery – Whittington, IL, Franklin Co., Ewing Twp., N.W. corner of section 30, take Route 37 North to Marcum Branch Road West, to Larry Foster Parkway North.  No cemetery fund; no outer container requirement.  Sexton:  Mary Kern H-629-2201, 14291 Rescue Church Road, Whittington, IL 62897  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

FLINT Cemetery – Belle Rive, IL, Jefferson Co., approx. 1 mile north of Belle Rive.  $25 cemetery fee payable to Belle Rive Cemetery Assoc., C/O Mrs. Sharon Horton, 203 S. Hickory, Belle Rive, IL 62810.  Gravedigger – Jeff Hicks 548-0944  Grave opening Mon-Sat = $300 Sun and holidays = $350

HAMMOND Cemetery – Sesser, IL, Franklin Co., Barren Twp., W. side of section 29, take Route 14 West to Rend City Road North, continue past Marina, sign is on West side of road.  HAMMONDS FAMILY ONLY! No requirement or cemetery fund.  Sexton/gravedigger:  Ray Baxter H-625-6239 C-513-9443

HAMMONDS Cemetery – Buckner, IL, Franklin Co., Browning Twp., SW corner of section 16, take Route 14 West to Water Road North, cemetery is ½ mi. on east side of road across from the Russian Orthodox Cemetery. Contact Ralph Hale 724-2181

HARRISON Cemetery – Buckner, IL, Franklin Co., Browning Twp., center of section 30, take Route 14 West to Buckner, go South on Harrison Road to cemetery.  Concrete box required.  Sexton:  Gilbert FH, Christopher, IL.  $100 per space mail to: Harrison Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 96, Buckner, IL 62819.  SI Wilbert Vault, gravedigger $325

HERRIN CITY Cemetery –  Herrin, IL, Williamson Co. Office:  1-618-942-5435; concrete box required

HORSE PRAIRIE Cemetery – Sesser, IL, Franklin County, Barren Township, Take 154 West towards Sesser, turn right at Hope Davis Storage, continue North to Horse Prairie Road. No Cemetery Fund. Concrete Box Required. Ray Baxter gravedigger $200. Jack Kirkpatrick B president, Toni Stackhouse B member 618-279-3266, Donnie Cockrum B member 625-5104

JACKSON GROVE Cemetery – Benton, IL, Franklin Co., Eastern Twp, N.W. corner of section 19, take Route 34 East to Akin Blacktop Road East, to Bessie Road North.  $50 cemetery fund.  Mail check to:  James Curtis Dillon – Sexton, 8923 Summers Road, Benton, IL 62812  439-3219 Steve Poynor, gravedigger

JONES Cemetery – E. of Logan, IL, Franklin Co., Eastern Twp., S.W. corner of section 31, TAKE route 34 East to Baseline Road North. Sexton: Fred Parkhill 218-7263. No Requirements.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger $450 M-Sat. $550 Sunday & Holidays

KIRK Cemetery – Ina, IL  Gravedigger – Brad Johnston  grave opening = $350 Call Johnston F.H. 618-437-5335.  No outer container requirements.

KNIGHT Cemetery – N. of Buckner, IL, Franklin Co., take Route 14 West to Buckner, turn North on Knight Road (just west of motel) cemetery will be on your right.  Sexton:  Carl Overturf, Home:  724-4019  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

KNIGHTS PRAIRIE Cemetery – McLeansboro, IL, Hamilton Co., Knights Prairie Twp., N.E. corner of section 22.

KNOB PRAIRIE Cemetery – Akin, IL, Franklin Co., Eastern Twp., S.E. corner of section 16,  take Route 34 East to Akin Blacktop Road, East to North Thompsonville Road, to Knob Prairie Road, $45 cemetery fund; concrete box required.  Mail check to:  Wesla 218-7578 or Terry Tennant 218-7646, 20107 W. Bobtail Rd., Benton, IL, 62812, home# 439-7129. Steve Poynor, gravedigger $400 M-Sat, $500 Sunday & Holidays

LAKEVIEW Cemetery – Johnston City, IL, Williamson Co., take Route 149 East to Marion Road South, continue south cemetery will be on left. Gravedigger:  Scott Key cell:  618-889-0473 cemetery: 1-983-8495 Make check payable to:  City of Johnston City, C/O Mrs. Karen Hatfield, City Clerk, 100 West Broadway, Johnston City, IL, 62951, 983-6651  $150 to dig grave for resident, Sat/Sun $300 $250 for non-resident, $150 FOR CREMAINS; no cemetery fund, concrete box required

LEBANON Cemetery – Saline Co., IL Route 34 East of Thompsonville to Harco Road, turn north, go approx. 3-4 miles; cemetery is on left/west side.  $35 burial fee.  Call Kenny Sloan at Sloan funeral home

LIBERTY-RIDLIN Cemetery – Macedonia, IL, Franklin Co., Northern Twp., S.E. corner of section 21, take ute 14 East to Liberty Road North.  HJFH OWNS 36 SPACES HERE  Sextons:  David Goss, H-629-2155  Mail check to:  David Goss, 21695 Ewing Road, Macedonia, IL 62860 $30 cemetery fund; $50/space; NO concrete box required.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

LIBERTY METHODIST CHURCH Cemetery – S.E. of Thompsonville, IL, Franklin Co., Cave Twp., N.W. corner of section 26, take route 34 East through Thompsonville to Miller Road South, to West End Road South. Concrete box required. Call Pete Troyan, Cemetery Assoc., Thompsonville, IL 62890.  627-2232 OR Larry Mabry 937-1620 or 937-3953.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger  Grave Opening Mon.-Sat. $400  Sun. and Hol. $500

LITTLE SPRINGS Cemetery – McLeansboro, IL, Hamilton Co., Flannigan Twp., S.W. corner of section 27.  No plat, no cemetery fund.  Sexton- Deloris Taylor 618-923-2172, Steve Poynor, gravedigger

LOGAN CHURCH OF GOD Cemetery – behind church, Logan, IL, Franklin Co., Benton Twp., S.E. corner of section 35, take Route 34 East to Logan, continue South to Logan Church of God.  Sexton:  John Winstead, home: 439-4495  No cemetery fund; no outer container requirement; $250/space  Steve Poynor, gravedigger Mon.-Sat. $350 Sun. and Hol. $450

LOGAN CITY Cemetery – Logan, IL, Franklin Co., Benton Twp.,  S.E. corner of section 35.  No cemetery fund; no outer container required.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger Mon.-Sat. $300, Sun. & Hol. $400.

MACEDONIA Cemetery – Macedonia, IL, Franklin Co.,  Northern Twp., S.E. corner of section 25, take Route 14 East to Macedonia, go South on Macedonia Road. $25 cemetery fund Mail to Sexton: Donald Hutchcraft, 24127 Fisher Lane, Macedonia, IL 62860, home:  728-4317  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

MAPLE HILL Cemetery – Sesser, IL, Franklin Co., Goode Twp., Approx. 1 mile North of State Route 154 and 148 intersection.  Grave opening casket/ashes: Sesser residents – $250/75 Mon.- Fri., $300/125 Sat., Sun., and holidays.  Non-Sesser residents:  $300/125 Mon.- Fri., $400/175 Sat., Sun., and holidays.  Sexton:  Marion Lappin, work:  625-3611; home:  625-6453, if no answer call Sesser Water Dept. from 1 to 5:00 p.m. at 625-3611 and ask for Joyce Gunter.   Make check payable to:  Maple Hill Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 517, Sesser, IL 62884.  Spaces $450 front row, $425 middle row, $400 back row.  (See price list 1/1/12)

MAPLEWOOD Cemetery – Marion, IL

MASONIC & ODD FELLOWS Cemetery – 12740 Odd Fellow Lane, Benton, IL, Franklin Co., Benton Twp., N. side of section 30, take Route 37 south to cemetery. Merv Spilman – Sexton, office:  435-2256 cell-927-3453 $150 vault company supervision and maintenance fee, $30 burial fee; $100 burial fee for ashes w/tent; concrete box required; $300/space; $75/baby space. Grave opening fees made payable to Steve Poynor are $550 ANY DAY, $175 ashes, $125 baby, disinterment $30 burial fee. (effective 2/1/12) Substitute sexton Ken Richardson 218-8831

MIDDLE FORK Cemetery, E. of Ewing, IL, Franklin Co., Northern Twp., N.E. corner of section 20, take Route 37 North to Ewing Road East through Ewing. Webb family cemetery.  $25 cemetery fund. Mail to:  Don Webb – Sexton H-244-2744, 2868 N. Wessex Lane, Belle Rive, IL 62810.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

MT. ETNA Cemetery – Akin, IL, Franklin Co., Eastern Twp., S.E. corner of section 28, Akin Blacktop Road East to Green Meadow Road South to Mt. Etna Cemetery.  $35 cem. fund; no outer container required.  Mail check to:  Kenneth Bolen – Treasurer, 20421 Akin Blacktop Road, Thompsonville, IL 62890 home# 627-4038, cell# 927-7110; James Bolen, SEXTON home# 439-4120 cell# 927-4506.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger.  Mon-Sat = $400; Sun. and Hol. = $500.  $125 baby/ashes.

MT. NEBO Cemetery – Hamilton Co., Knights Prairie Twp., SE corner of Sect. 5.  No cemetery fund or requirement.  Kenneth Denbo  sexton 618-736 2429. No Charge for lots. Anyone can dig.

MT. PLEASANT Cemetery – Valier, IL, Franklin Co., Browning Twp., S.W. corner of section 5, take route 14 West to Rend City Road North, to Park Street West, to Mt. Pleasant Road.  No cemetery fund; concrete box required. Sexton:  Fred Sample:  724-2169.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

MT. ZION Cemetery – Thompsonville, IL, Franklin Co., Cave Twp., N.W. corner of section 22, take route 34 East to Thompsonville, turn South on Thompsonville Road, continue south to Cemetery.  $100 cemetery fund Sexton:  Howard Droit H-627-2148  Mail check to:  Clovis Hall – Sexton, 2086 South Thompsonville Road, Thompsonville, IL 62890  home#  627-2220.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger Mon-Sat $400  Sun and Hol. $500

MULKEYTOWN Cemetery – Mulkeytown, IL, Franklin Co., Tyrone Twp., S.E. corner of section 21, take route 14 West to Mulkeytown, go South on Route 149 to 15th Street East.  Old part-free, New part-? Clyde Furlow sexton 724-2293 or 618-218-1249.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

NEAL Cemetery B S.W. of Logan, IL, Franklin County, Frankfort, Township, S.E. Corner of section 3, take route 34 East to Logan, continue south to Four Mile Lane West to Neal Road North.  Sexton:  Bill Neal H-629-2659.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

OAK HILL Cemetery – Frisco, IL, Franklin Co., Northern Twp., N.W. corner of section 11, take route 34 east to Webb Hill Road North, to Ewing Road East, to Frisco Road North, to Oak Hill Road East to cemetery.  $25 cemetery fund. Sexton:  Dale Richardson, 22892 Oak Hill Road, Ewing, IL 62836 618-629-2580.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

OAKWOOD Cemetery – Mt. Vernon, IL, Take I-57 North to Mt. Vernon go East to cemetery.  Office#  1-618-244-0037

ODDFELLOWS Cemetery – Route 14 East of McLeansboro, IL, Hamilton Co., McLeansboro Twp., S.E. corner of section 15.  $30 cemetery fund to Fred Gunter; $350 to dig grave to Marion Frazier, 214-8681; Sexton:  Bob Prince – 643-2123, 838-1334.

OVERTURF Cemetery – Ewing Family Only!  Sexton – Kenneth Bozovich 629-2269

PARADISE PRAIRIE Cemetery – Sesser, IL, Perry Co., take route 37 North to route 154 West to Sesser, continue West on 154 to the cemetery. Sexton: Roger Marlow 618-496-5624.

PHILLIPS Cemetery – Ewing, Franklin Co., Ewing Twp., S.E. corner of section 25, take route 34 East to Webb Hill Road North to Phillips Cemetery Road. Ewing Township maintains cemetery. Sexton: Mary Kern – Sexton H-629-2201, 14291 Rescue Church Road, Whittington, IL 62897  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

PLASTERS Cemetery – Thompsonville, IL, Franklin Co.,  Cave Twp., N.W. corner of section 3, take route 34 east to Thompsonville, to North Thompsonville Road, to Plasters Grove Free Will Baptist Church Road.  $40 cemetery fund Sexton:  Rita (Fran) Lentz home:  629-2490  Mail check to:  Rita Lentz, 22516 Oak Hill Rd., Ewing, IL 62836  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

PLEASANT GROVE Cemetery – W. of McLeansboro, Hamilton Co.

PLEASANT HILL Cemetery – Thompsonville, IL, Franklin Co., Cave Twp., N.W. corner of section 12, Take route 34 east to Thompsonville, to North Thompsonville Road, to Pleasant Hill Church Road East, $50 cemetery fund.  Mail check to:  James Sullivan, – Sexton, R.R. 3 Box 198-A, Thompsonville, IL 62890  home#  627-2135. Also call Bob Woodring 627-2997 or 627-4229.  $75.00 PER GRAVE SPACE. Gravedigger: Fred Gunter, 401 Wilson, McLeansboro IL H-643-4308 C-237-4508  Grave opening $400 Ashes $100 Vault Required

PLEASANT VALLEY Cemetery – E. of Thompsonville, Saline Co., east of section 24 in Saline Co, take route 34 east through Thompsonville, to Saline County, look for church signs on left.  Sextons:  Norman McFarland; Kevin McFarland H-1-618-647-2583, RR 2, Box 100A, Thompsonville, IL 62890; Carl Sullivan H-627-2458.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

ROSE HILL Cemetery – Marion, IL  Sexton:  618-997-6251  Grave opening $325

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX Cemetery – (Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Cemetery) Buckner, IL, Franklin Co., Browning Twp., N.E. corner of section 20 and S.W. corner of section 16, take route 14 west, to Water Road North.  $100 per space Sextons:  Charles Mitroka H-984-2213; Eli Galayda H-724-4836.

SHILOH Cemetery – Whittington, IL, Franklin Co., Ewing Twp., S.W. corner of section 21, route 37 North to intersection of route 37 and 154 turn right, continue east to Shiloh cemetery road south.  CALL JOYCE OR JOANN BEFORE DIGGING GRAVE!!!!! concrete box required  Sextons:  Joyce Spencer 629-2244, Noble & Jo Ann Johnston 629-2477   Brad Johnston, gravedigger $350 cell- 246-6916

ST. JOHN CATHOLIC Cemetery – West Frankfort, IL.  Grave digger, Scott O’Daniel $250.  No burial fee.

SWOFFORD Cemetery – Benton, IL, Franklin County, Benton Township, take route 34 east to Baseline Road North to Swofford Cemetery.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

TEN MILE Cemetery – W. of McLeansboro, IL, Hamilton Co., Knights Prairie Twp., N.E. section 24.  Sexton: Bob Prince,   Steve Poynor, gravedigger

THURMOND Cemetery B Ewing, IL, Franklin County, Route 37 North to Ewing Road East, to Log Cabin Road North to Thurmond Cemetery.  Sexton:  Mary Kern – Sexton H-629-2201, 14291 Rescue Church Road, Whittington, IL 62897.

TOWER HEIGHTS Cemetery – West Frankfort, IL Franklin Co., Frankfort Twp., N.W. corner of section 20, take route 37 south to West Frankfort, to East St. Louis Street, East to Odle Street North.  Sexton:  Jerry Clayton, home:  439-6595  Make check payable to:  Tower Heights Cemetery Fund (SEE NEW PRICE LIST)

WALNUT GROVE Cemetery – N.W. of Macedonia, IL, Franklin Co., Northern Twp., S.W. corner of section 12 & S.E. corner of section 11, take route 34 east to Carlton Road North, to Snowflake Road, continue North to cemetery. Cemetery will be on a curve back in the woods.  $25 cemetery fund.  Payable to Walnut Grove Cemetery fund c/o Dale Richardson 22892 Oak Hill Road, Ewing, IL 62836. 618-629-2580.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger

WILLIAMS CHAPEL Cemetery – N. of Whittington, IL, Franklin Co., Ewing Twp., S.W. corner of section 3, TAKE ROUTE 37 NORTH TO Ewing Road East to Bean Road North, to Dalby Road East to Williams Chapel Road north.  $20 cem. fund; vault is required. Mail check to:  Bertha Dalby, secretary, Whittington, IL 62897.  Steve Poynor, gravedigger  Mon.-Sat. $350, Sun./Hol. $450  Sexton: Stanley Taylor 629-2264.

WOLF CREEK Cemetery– Eldorado, IL.  Gravedigger – Dan January

ZEIGLER Cemetery – Zeigler, IL Burial fee $100 mail to:  Zeigler Cemetery Association, C/O Sharon Milck Vaughn, 307 Oak St., Zeigler, IL 62999

BENTON TOWNSHIP CEMETERIES

Adams B – Benton Twp., SW corner of Sect 30 & NW corner of Sect 31.

County Poor Farm Cemetery – Benton Twp., NW corner of Sect 29.

Drummonds Cemetery – Benton Twp. W. of Sam Pyle Bridge Rd. behind Dave Cooper’s house, near Lake Moses

Old Benton Cemetery – Benton Twp., South First St. behind the American Legion.

Sullen Cemetery – Benton Twp., NE corner of Sect. 17.

Williams Cemetery – Benton Twp, NE corner of Sect. 20.

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