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Sisters Cleanup at Byers Cemetery; Hope Others Will Take Over

Byers Cemetery, located on a farm on Hickory Bottom Road in Woodbury Township, recently had some work done courtesy of sisters Debra Dunkle of Everett and Mary Miller of Chambersburg.

The cemetery seems to have started as a family cemetery, but there are many different family names on the stones besides “Byers.”

According to funeral home records, brother and sister Daniel and Mary Byers died in Woodbury and were buried in Byers Cemetery.

The sisters were given permission by the farm and landowners to access the cemetery and clean it up.

The cemetery, until this fall, had overgrown weeds and br...


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