Cemeteries in Jackson County, Alabama

Find Jackson 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.

Bryant Smith Cemetery 2872 County Road 89 Bryant, AL

Dutton Pleasant View Cemetery County Road 378 Dutton, AL

Flat Rock Wheeler Cemetery 4609 County Road 81 Flat Rock, AL

Higdon Cemetery 635 County Road 598 Bryant, AL

Oak Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery Alabama 73 Bryant, AL

Pinehaven Memorial Gardens Cemetery 28615 U.s. 72 Hollywood, AL

Scottsboro Cedar Hill Cemetery 210 North Cedar Hill Drive Scottsboro, AL

Scottsboro Cemetery Department 502 Parks Avenue Scottsboro, AL

Stevenson Cumberland Cemetery 1168 County Road 56 Stevenson, AL

Woodville Union Cemetery 27071 Alabama 35 Woodville, AL

About Jackson County Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jackson County, AL are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Jackson County make their plots available to the general public. Jackson County Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in Jackson 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
  • Jackson County Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Jackson County
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Jackson County burial records and gravesite history
Jackson County Burial Records

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

Public Cemeteries in Jackson County, AL

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the Jackson 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 Jackson County, Alabama. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Jackson County. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Jackson County is usually the responsibility of the Jackson County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Jackson County Private Cemeteries

Alabama Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Jackson 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, Jackson County based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Jackson 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 Jackson County zoning rules. Alabama State requires Jackson 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 Jackson County Cemeteries.