La Fayette AL Cemetery

Find La Fayette, 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,.

Bell Chapel Cemetery 716 Avenue A Southeast La Fayette AL 36862 334-459-0430

Lafayette Lebanon Cemetery 2099 County Road 172 La Fayette AL 36862

About La Fayette Cemeteries

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

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

Public Cemeteries in La Fayette, AL

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

La Fayette Private Cemeteries

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