Indian Creek Cemetery

Comanche County, Texas

 

INDIAN CREEK CEMETERY ASSOCIATION

Meeting Minutes June 7, 1998

Opening: The annual meeting of the Indian Creek Cemetery Association was called to order at 10:00 am on June 7, 1998, at the Comanche Community Center by L. B. Bowman, President. Glenn Bowman gave the invocation.

Present: L. B. and Margaret Bowman, Aubrey and Mattie Jones, Gail York, Edward Isham, Wayne and Mary Parsons, Wayne and LaVelle Parsons, Paul Luker, David Luker, Theo Belle Nix, Derwin Isham, and Faylene Brown.

A. Approval of Minutes The minutes of the previous meeting were unanimously approved as read. Treasurer's report was given by Gail York, Treasurer. The Association has a total of $40,000.00 in the CD account and a total of $4,947.37 in the checking account. Treasurer's report was approved and accepted.

B. Old Business: No old business was discussed.

C. New Business: L.B. Bowman gave report on cemetery maintenance. He stated that he and helpers had poisoned grass burrs and pushed brush recently at the cemetery. He stated that expenses incurred for the work was usually around $500.00. He will contact Comanche County Commissioners and inquire if county could poison grass burrs in the cemetery when they are doing weed control on the county road. Motion was made by LaVelle Parsons seconded by Glenn Bowman that $3,000.00 be transferred from the checking account to the permanent fund. Motion carried. Villa Carroll made motion that charge of $500.00 per double plot be assessed if person to be buried at Indian Creek Cemetery does not have relatives buried there. Wayne Parsons II seconded the motion. Motion carried. L.B. Bowman will notify local funeral homes of this decision. This motion amends previous charge of $100.00. Research of the cemetery deed by Gail York revealed that the ICCA owns more land than was previously thought. This was revealed by a recent survey done by Pfingston Surveyors of Comanche, Texas, on adjoining land. L.B. Bowman is to contact Commissioner Biggs and ask if county can blade the parking area of the cemetery. Wayne Parsons II reported that the ICCA now has a website on the internet thru the US Genealogical web and that Indian Creek Cemetery is on record at Texas Wesleyan College. There being no further business, Edward Isham made motion for adjournment. David Luker seconded and motion carried.

D. Agenda for Next Meeting: Next meeting will be held on the first Sunday of June, 1999.

Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned at 12:00 pm by L. B. Bowman. The next general meeting will be at 10:00 am on the first Sunday in June 1999 at the Comanche Community Center, Comanche, Texas.

Minutes submitted by: FAYLENE BROWN

Approved by: L. B. BOWMAN