Amory MS Cemetery

Find Amory, Mississippi 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,.

Haughton Memorial Park Cemetery 500 3rd Avenue South Amory MS 38821 662-256-2644

About Amory Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Amory, MS

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

Amory Private Cemeteries

Mississippi Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Amory 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, Amory based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Amory business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by Mississippi State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and Monroe County zoning rules. Mississippi State requires Amory 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. Mississippi may also regulate service fees charged by Amory Cemeteries.