Oak Lawn Cemetery tiers and ravine, February 4, 2019

Oak Lawn Cemetery tiers and ravine, February 4, 2019

Photos: Nadia K. Orton. All rights reserved

Historic Oak Lawn Cemetery Foundation members Reginald H. Dirtion, President; Rev. Oulaniece Saunders, Vice President; Nadia K. Orton, Secretary/Historian; Brenda Orton; and M/M Lane, Lane Environmental Consultants.

Oak Lawn Cemetery approved for state funding

From the board of the Historic Oak Lawn Cemetery Foundation: Special thanks to: the African American community of Suffolk, Virginia; Suffolk Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 5, LeOtis Williams, Frances McNair, Mike Lane, M/M Hinton (Eye Catch Photos), Otis Richards, First Baptist Church Mahan (FBC), Dr. Harry Quinton and Lt. Col. Bill Burrell (Tidewater Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.), and the staff of the East Suffolk Recreation Center. Also, Del. Hayes, Jr. (Dist. 77), Vice-Mayor L. Bennett, and Councilman C. Milteer,

Dedicated to the memory of Deacon George Lee Richards, Sr.