Restoring honor and dignity to abandoned cemeteries
YOu have truly made a difference
The Heritage Foundation, Inc.
Special Thanks to the Following Donors:
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
GFWC Sanford Woman's Club
Lee County Retired School Personnel
Lee County Genealogical & Historical Society
Law Office of W.W. Seymour, Jr. PA
Lee County Parks and Recreational Park - Ranger Steve
Mrs. Ruth Gurtis Ms. Ruby Pattishaw
Susan Condlin John & Christine Altenburger
Wally Jones Adolphus Frazier-Davis
Bert Floryanzia Natasha Thompson
Kevin Heck Sylvia Churchwell
Roger McIver Henry Newby
Ruby Maxwell Dorothy B. Hubbard
The Questors Antique Study Group Mack Wicker
Lena & Trevor Martin of
Australia Dora Gaudin
Lois Bayer Lisa Martin Sanders
THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION, INC. wishes to express our gratitude for your generous donations and help in the restoration of this great project. Please join these and others and become sustaining members who keep our history alive!
Thanks To Your In-Kind Services.......
Thank you, Ms. Beverly Floryanzia, for taking the time to introduce your niece, Lisa Martin Sanders to the then, abandoned cemetery. without you, the cemetery would still be in a state of despair.
Thank you, Surveyor Hal Siler, for tirelessly answering every phone call from Lisa Martin Sanders. Thank you for surveying the property, and for taking the time to make sure Lisa had all the information needed to assure that the process was done correctly. Thank you for sharing the history of this great cemetery, and for identifying unmarked graves for us. most of all, thank you for the lovely poem you wrote in honor of The Heritage Foundation, Inc., formerly Team One.
Thank you, Ms. Lillie Barrett of the Moore County Register of Deeds office, for taking the time to help us decipher the original deed.
Thank you, Greylyn Sanders, Sierra Sanders, Jose Torres and Ellizon Torres, Dylan and Jacob Light for your volunteer efforts in the cleanup process.
Thank you, Marie Augustine, for your volunteer efforts in the cleanup process.
Thank you, Angela Toomer and Yashica McQuade, for your volunteer efforts in the cleanup process.
Thank you, Jones Printing Company, Inc. located at 104 Hawkins Avenue in Sanford, N.C., for printing our books. No matter how busy you are when we walk in the door, you take the time to get the book completed the same day.
Thank you, Ranger Steve Godfrey of San-Lee Park, for placing snake repellent throughout the entire cemetery, and for your wonderful dog who made sure the cemetery was snake free!
A special thank you to our families for supporting our efforts to restore honor and dignity to abandoned cemeteries in our community, and throughout our nation!