Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Tuesday's Child: Charlie Malone

Our Little
Son of
April 19, 1891
1 year, 8 mos.
Our darling boy gone so soon.

(At bottom, the word "ONE" is visible. The bottom left corner is missing. The stone has fallen and is laying on the ground.)

Charlie Malone is buried in the Lompoc Cemetery, Lompoc, California.

I have no further information on Baby Charlie Malone's family. His parents do not appear to be buried in the Lompoc Cemetery.

Copyright © by Elizabeth O'Neal


"Headstone of Charlie Malone." Digital image. Photographed by Elizabeth O'Neal, September 4, 2009. Privately held by Elizabeth O'Neal, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Santa Barbara Co., California. 2009.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

At Cemetery, the Plots Thicken

By Dave Bemis/Associate Editor
September 5, 2009

They say the troubles are over for the residents of a cemetery, but people in the Santa Ynez Valley who wish to join them some day could have a big problem: The Valley's only public cemetery is running out of room.

"We’re down to 10 to 15 years left," said Oak Hill Cemetery District manager David Jakkola. "People need to realize, 'My grandchildren may not have a place to go.'"

Read the rest of the story at The Lompoc Record.