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Foster family cemetery discovered and restored

Descendant Glen Foster, of Natchez, along with family members and friends, worked to restore the newly-discovered Foster Cemetery. Twenty-two burials were discovered and marked, then a fence and sign were installed.

By Tricia Nelson
Imagine discovering a long-lost family cemetery and learning that instead of being hidden in the woods, as they often are, it was in someone’s yard. That is what happened to the Foster family when a member discovered two visible graves in the side yard of Alton Greelee’s property on Beauregard Rd. near Wesson in 2016.
Anyone with information regarding ancestors who may be buried at the Foster Cemetery, contact Glen Foster at

Read more in the May 20, 2020 E-Edition