Volunteers help clean up vandalized Collinsville cemetery

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TULSA, Okla. — UPDATE:  Since this story first aired, Nick Reynolds Funeral Home Service in Collinsville is working to help restore the damaged headstones and Katy Fleming, a Tulsa taxidermist, offered to clean growth off the headstones that are undamaged.

QUICK FACTS:

  • The Victory Cemetery in Collinsville has been vandalized.
  • Danny Stanley and Buel Anglen, who oversee the cemetery, told FOX23 that headstones were knocked over and split in half overnight.
  • The cemetery is the oldest in Collinsville, dating back to the 1800s. For many years, it had been abandoned until the Victory Cherokee Organization started taking care of it.
  • Stanley and Anglen say vandals have even targeted the overlooks put in place so people can enjoy the area's views.
  • They say the damage will cost between $5,000 to $6,000 to fix. They started a GoFundMe page for people who want to help by donating money.

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