Growing complaints over headstone delays at local business

Coleman with Jones


Channel 2’s Erin Coleman called the owner of Best Buy Caskets and Urns with Stanley Jones, a customer who said the business took his money and left him with nothing.


More families are coming forward saying a casket and gravestone business took their money and left them with nothing.

“Just promises. That’s all he’s selling — promises,” Stanley Jones said.

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This story continues to get worse.
Ya know, I came up with the idea of starting this site in order to educate people on what I felt, through experience, is one of the least understood subjects. Stories like like just reinforce my purpose, I hope that I may be of service.

Charges filed in cemetery vandalism

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I am going to continue to post the news stories that report cemetery vandalism, this is senseless disrespect that I believe needs stiffer penalties to deter these acts.

Do Your Due Diligence and Only Accept Quality

CBS Atlanta gets action for woman who paid for headstone but didn’t get it

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Posted: Jan 14, 2013 12:36 PM ESTUpdated: Jan 14, 2013 7:03 PM EST

By Bernard Watson – email

When looking to purchase a headstone or memorial, make sure you educate yourself. There are so many varieties of granite today, each with varying price points. Just because a particular color headstone may cost $1000.00, does not mean a similar color will also. Ask for references, go  look at their work, check the quality as well as how the stone is set.

A headstone is a permanent memorial and should be treated as such.

Vandals Target Graves at Bethlehem Cemetery



Vandals Target Graves at Bethlehem Cemetery: Cops

Police say it happened at the St. Michael’s Cemetery on East 4th Street.

By David Chang

|  Sunday, Jan 13, 2013  |  Updated 5:08 PM EST
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Another instance of vandalism. These acts do not have to go unnoticed. I ask every person who lives next to a cemetery to be vigilant and contact the owners when something strikes you as odd. As the director of a cemetery that sits in the middle of a residential neighborhood, I am more than will to take phone calls from concerned neighbors, at any time of the day or night. One of those calls, one day, is going to save a great deal of aggravation.