Earlier today while reading a colleague’s blog, I came across a link to pictures showing some of the devastation from Hurricane Ike. I was moved by many of the pictures, especially these of a cemetery.
I’m not sure if both pictures are from the same cemetery, but the second picture is from the Hollywood Community Cemetery in Orange, Texas. I looked to see if there were any online transcriptions. At FindAGrave, there are about 20 names listed. The USGenWeb page for Orange County has a listing up and I learned that it is an African-American cemetery. Internment.net does not have any.
I truly hope there are members of the community that may have time in the future to help restore the cemetery. I am sure they have a lot of cleanup to do for those that live in the community and my thoughts are with them.