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Wreaths Across America Holds Seventh Observance in Lamar

Wreaths Across America Holds Seventh Observance in Lamar

  This past Saturday, December 15th marked the seventh annual observance of Wreaths Across America at the veteran’s section of Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar under the direction of Peacock Funeral Home. Close to 100 persons, mostly family and friends of the departed were on hand to distribute holiday wreaths of green pine decorated with a […]

Wreaths Across America Held this Saturday at Fairmount Cemetery

Wreaths Across America Held this Saturday at Fairmount Cemetery

Peacock Funeral Home would like to invite everyone to the 7th annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony being held at 10am on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar at the Veteran’s Section. Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day it is our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach. Remember the fallen, […]

Mary Jane Jenkins Celebration of Life

Mary Jane Jenkins Celebration of Life

    The family of Mary Jane Jenkins would like to invite you to join in celebrating her life. A tree planting service to honor her memory will be held at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 10:30 AM.  Pastor Debbie Tamez will officiate the service and following; the […]

Council Weighs Options on New Animal Shelter

Council Weighs Options on New Animal Shelter

    The Lamar Animal Shelter on CR EE.5 off Memorial Drive has seen considerable improvements over the past several years, but its future at that site is limited for what it can provide to local residents. It’s a small facility and can handle only 14 dogs and no cats and it is adjacent to […]

Balloons Commemorate Memorial Day at Fairmount Cemetery

Balloons Commemorate Memorial Day at Fairmount Cemetery

Clear blue skies and light winds from the north made for a perfect Memorial Day morning to launch balloons this past Monday from the veteran’s section of Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Peacock Funeral Home organized the event, which may, according to Clay Peacock, become an annual observance. Some 40 to 50 persons were on hand, […]

Gladys Wollard…June 17, 1920 – March 28, 2017

Gladys Wollard…June 17, 1920 – March 28, 2017

  Gladys Wollard passed away on March 28, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Surprise, Arizona. She was born in Eads, Colorado, on June 17, 1920, to Evert and Dorothy Mosher, but spent most of her life in Lamar raising her 2 children, working as clerk of the District Court, and being active in her […]

Marian Martinson…July 27, 1936 – April 23, 2016

Marian Martinson…July 27, 1936 – April 23, 2016

  A graveside memorial service for former Lamar resident currently of Colorado Springs, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Fairmount Cemetery with Reverend Mary Hendricks officiating. Per Marian’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Marian was born on July 27, 1936 at Lamar, […]