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Decoration Day at Smyrna Cemetery
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Chris Simones photo The bell in the picture next to the Smyrna Cemetery sign was used to announce a death in the community before the telephone was invented. When people in the area heard the bell toll they knew to grab a shovel and head to the cemetery because a grave needed to be dug.
The fourth Saturday of July is Decoration Day at Smyrna Cemetery and that’s where you’ll find Randy England on that day every year for about the last 30 years.