Alexa Linboom's grave is marked only by a printed piece of paper inside a plastic case. Contributed photo/NET News Service.
SURGOINSVILLE — Five-year-old Alexa Linboom’s horrific 2012 death made headlines from coast to coast last month, but one thing that only her closest family and friends knew was that Alexa doesn’t have a proper headstone on her grave.
Now Alexa’s half sisters and their mother, who reside in Kingsport, are trying to raise enough money to give her a decent marker.
Alexa’s grave at the Long Bend Baptist Church cemetery is currently marked by a plastic case staked into the ground with a printed paper inside identifying the grave as hers.
Last month her sisters launched a fundraising effort by placing buckets seeking donations on the counter of various convenience stories in and around Surgoinsville.
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