|starlight||Date: Tuesday, 21-August-2012, 3:23 AM | Message # 1|
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A 73-year-old man is fighting to keep his late wife in a grave yards from his front porch after city officials ordered him to dig up her remains.
On her wishes in 2009, James Davis buried his wife, Patsy Ruth, outside the log home he built in downtown Stevenson, Alabama - even though the city rejected his request for a cemetery permit.
Officials are now trying to have her remains moved as they fear allowing a grave on a residential lot on a city's main street would set a bad precedent.
They say state law gives the city some control over where people bury their loved ones and have cited concerns about long-term care, appearance, property values and neighbours' complaints.
Read more/Full article/source - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news....ma.html