Prichard Cemetery

Find Prichard 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,.

Eight Mile Gethsemane Cemetery 730 South Shelton Beach Road Prichard AL 36613 251-452-2220

About Prichard Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Prichard, AL are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Prichard make their plots available to the general public. Prichard 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
  • Prichard Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Prichard
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Prichard burial records and gravesite history
Prichard Burial Records

Prichard burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Prichard may be obtained from the office of the Prichard 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 Prichard, 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 Prichard, Alabama. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Prichard. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Prichard is usually the responsibility of the Mobile County Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Prichard Private Cemeteries

Alabama Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Prichard 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, Prichard based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Prichard 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 Prichard 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 Prichard Cemeteries.