Meetings to address pre-need funerals

BOONEVILLE – The Secretary of State’s Office will have meetings in Booneville this month to get information from people who had pre-need contracts with several burial service providers that have been taken over by the state.
Because a large turnout is expected, specific times have been set for individuals to meet with secretary of state staffers. The times are based on the first letter of one’s last name.
In addition to Booneville, meetings are planned for Pittsboro and Laurel.
Anyone who has had a pre-need contract with any of the following cemeteries is asked to attend at the times listed below: Prentiss Memorial Gardens, Baldwyn; Liberty Memorial Gardens, Booneville; Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, Calhoun City; and Sunset Gardens Memorial Park, Laurel.
– Sept. 29, Booneville, Prentiss County Chancery Building: A-C, 8-9:30 a.m.; D-F, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; G-I, 1-3 p.m.; J-M, 3-5 p.m.
– Sept. 30, Booneville, Prentiss County Chancery Building: N-P, 8-9 a.m.; Q-S, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; T-V, 1-3 p.m.; W-Z, 3-5 p.m.
– Oct. 1, Pittsboro, Calhoun County Courthouse: A-F, 8-9 a.m.; G-L, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; M-S, 1-3 p.m.; T-Z, 3-5 p.m.
– Oct. 6, Laurel, Jones County Courthouse, Board of Supervisors Room: A-F, 8-9:30 a.m.; G-L, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; M-S, 1-3 p.m.; T-Z, 3-5 p.m.
Anyone who cannot attend a meeting or who has questions may call the Secretary of State’s Office at (601) 359-9055.

NEMS Daily Journal