was one of the founding members of the Union County Cemeteries
Association and he was a faithful member for over 10 years.
Before Sillus and his wife, Donna retired and moved back to
Sharps Chapel his childhood home, he drove from Jefferson City
to UCCA meetings and to work on the restoring of numerous
cemeteries through out Union County.
Work he did
included cutting trees and brush from cemeteries, mowing,
fencing and helping with the placing of more than 200 signs at
Cemeteries. These signs were purchased by individuals with
interest in particular cemeteries and by donations made to the
UCCA for this purpose.
had a personal interest in the Johnson Cemetery and the Browning
Cemetery he cleaned other Sharps Chapel Cemeteries, also.