Eight Mile Cemetery

Find Eight Mile 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,.

Valhalla Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens Cemetery 8730 Sims Road Eight Mile AL 36613 251-649-1111

About Eight Mile Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in Eight Mile, AL

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

Eight Mile Private Cemeteries

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