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The National Museum of Funeral History

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Donor Appreciation

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It is with great appreciation that we would like to thank the National Museum of Funeral History for all of their help as we work toward the goal of educating the local community about the history surrounding the cemetery. Not only did they generously sponsor the museum exhibit Honoring Olivewood, but they also hosted a beautiful opening reception and volunteered with maintenance at the cemetery.  Their support has been invaluable and we are so grateful.

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The Heritage Society (Houston)

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Donor Appreciation

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The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park

It is with great appreciation that we would like to thank the Heritage Society for all of their help as we work toward the goal of educating the local community about the history surrounding the cemetery. Not only did they generously sponsor the museum exhibit Olivewood: Past, Present, and Future, but they also helped plan and carry out both an opening and closing reception, including Juneteenth celebration. The Heritage Society staff has donated time, help with research, physical space, media/ advertising, and in kind donations. Their support has been invaluable and we are so grateful.

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The Kroger Company

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Donor Appreciation

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When Kroger opened a new Signature Store on Studemont, they became one of Olivewood’s newest and most generous neighbors. The Descendants of Olivewood would like to wholeheartedly thank Kroger for their contribution of approximately $40,000 for the building of a fence around Olivewood Cemetery. The beautiful new fence not only helps define the property line and prevent destruction to this historic site, but it also adds an aesthetic touch that helps beautify the area. Thank you, Kroger, for your generous contribution to the local community.

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