Our beloved son, Ronnie, is buried in a very nice and well-kept cemetery. I thank and commend the hard-working city employees who keep Glenwood Cemetery looking so nice. However, there is a real problem at Glenwood. A problem that has affected many people who have loved ones buried in Glenwood, including us. The problem is the stealing of flowers from loved one’s graves. This despicable act of malice to the burial place of loved ones is beyond comprehension.

I would hope that whomever is doing this stealing would reconsider their deplorable action. Please don’t desecrate the resting place of loved ones. Show a little care and respect. I also hope that something could be done by the city to help with this problem through 24-hour camera surveillance, similar to what is being considered at the Rotary Pavilion. I would also ask if the public should see someone suspected of doing this stealing, please report it to the police. Respect is needed and requested in this matter.

Jim and Pat Russell,

Fort Payne, AL

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