Clarke County AL Cemetery

Find Clarke County, Alabama cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state,.

Grove Hill Magnolia Cemetery 20334 U.s. 43 Grove Hill AL 36451 251-275-3854

Thomasville Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery 34550 U.s. 43 Thomasville AL 36784 334-636-4456

About Clarke County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Clarke County, AL are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Clarke County make their plots available to the general public. Clarke County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Clarke County are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Clarke County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Clarke County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Clarke County burial records and gravesite history
Clarke County Burial Records

Clarke County burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Clarke County may be obtained from the office of the Clarke County Cemetery where that burial took place. The Clarke County government may provide these records at the Offices of the Clarke County Cemetery, Clarke County Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Clarke County, AL

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Clarke County government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Clarke County, Alabama. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Clarke County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Clarke County is usually the responsibility of the Clarke County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Clarke County Private Cemeteries

Alabama Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Clarke County businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Clarke County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Clarke County business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Alabama State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Clarke County zoning rules. Alabama State requires Clarke County Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. Alabama may also regulate service fees charged by Clarke County Cemeteries.