Old Town Township

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21987 Cheneys Grove Rd, Downs IL 61736

The Pleasant Grove Cemetery was established in 1849 adjacent to the Pleasant Grove (United) Methodist Church. In 1921 the cemetery was deeded by the church to the Pleasant Grove Cemetery Association and subsequently was turned over to Old Town Township. The cemetery has three trustees appointed by the Old Town Township Board who oversee the management and maintenance of the cemetery.

The cemetery was expanded in 1997, doubling the size, and is an active cemetery, open to all denominations. Burial plots are available.

For more information regarding the cemetery or to inquire about purchasing a plot, please contact one of the following trustees:

Leigh Anne Dorris at 309 825-3234
Jim Ely at 309 830-6307
Ruth Novasad

Many burials have been documented at www.findagrave.com. Enter Pleasant Grove Cemetery, in Illinois, then scroll down to Downs in McLean County. This is an independent site. The cemetery trustees have not contributed nor are responsible for any of the information on the website.