The Touching Story Behind Mississippi’s Most Peculiar Gravesite

Gravesites tend to be pretty uniform in appearance. But that’s not always the case – and the grave of 10-year-old Florence Irene Ford is proof. It was at the request of Florence’s mother that the peculiar gravesite was constructed. And though it may seem strange at first, her mother’s reason is actually quite touching. Take a look:

For more information on Natchez City Cemetery, call (601) 445-5051. You can also visit the cemetery’s website or Facebook page.

Address: 2 Cemetery Road, Natchez, MS, 39120

This isn’t the only intriguing gravesite in Mississippi. Read about another here.