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Couple calls nonprofit burial site God’s mission; County commissioners approve Hagerman charitable cemetery

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Leo and Audrey Whitten of Hagerman say they want to meet the need for people who cannot pay for burial plots or funeral services. “They should not have to suffer more than they already are,” Audrey Whitten said. Their request to use a portion of their land for a charitable cemetery was approved Thursday by the Chaves County Board of Commissioners. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)

A Hagerman couple who says God has given them a mission have received authorization from the county to use some of their property for a nonprofit cemetery.