Preservation of cemetaries
Aug 07, 2019
Emily Ford
Preservation of cemetaries
Emily Ford is a preservationist and restoration mason.  She owns Oak and Laurel Cemetery Preservation, LLC, and has worked in the New Orleans area for eight years restoring tombs and monuments, researching historic cemetery landscapes, and working in advocacy for tomb and coping owners.
 
Vicki Sherrouse is one of a group of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 plot owners that has recently organized as a voice of advocacy and education for the place our families are buried and to address 
serious, escalating problems there. She is a native New Orleanian and a former elementary, middle school and Special Education teacher in the city and Elsewhere.