Texas Grave Sinking: Son Argues With San Jacinto Memorial Park And Funeral Dwelling Over Mother’s Plot

CLOVER LEAF, Texas (KTRK) — A grieving son stated a cemetery in northeast Harris County will not be holding his mom’s grave in good situation.

To his shock, he stated administration informed him it is his duty to report issues when he sees them.

David Gilliland is heartbroken. His mom, Billie Joyce Baker, died in September.

Inside months, his gravestone on the San Jacinto Memorial Park and Funeral Dwelling started to sink with holes round it.

“It regarded like somebody nearly dug it up,” Gilliland stated. “It was heartbreaking to see him like this.”

Gilliland stated it had been like this for at the very least every week. She informed ABC13 she paid greater than $13,000 to bury her mom.

“Anybody who has needed to bury a beloved one is aware of it is costly, and so that you can have to search out that cash and get this type of service from these folks right here, it is heartbreaking,” she stated.

For him to see him on trip simply tore him aside.

“This can be a time of yr the place persons are particularly lacking household and family members and need to come and put flowers,” she stated.

The supervisor did not need to discuss on digicam. Nevertheless, she apologized to Gilliland and stated these points, which happen when the bottom is moist, must be reported earlier than something is finished.

“For the girl to inform me that somebody has to report it to repair it isn’t acceptable to me,” Gilliland stated.

ABC13 had questions for administration.

We needed to know if the groups checked the realm and in that case, how usually.

They didn’t reply any questions in particular person and referred us to their authorized division.

“At some point I will simply lay there. And if someone does not care for that, then I will simply lay in a single place, identical to I’ve seen my mom and the remainder of my household, and it is unhappy,” she stated.

Crews lastly confirmed up Wednesday to repair her mom’s grave.

He is warning others that they might have kinfolk buried right here.

“You discover out that your member of the family’s grave will not be cared for correctly, you need to go to the principle workplace to complain. In any other case, they will not repair it,” he stated.

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