FAQ

How do I purchase grave spaces?

Purchasing grave spaces is a very simple process.  Just call the cemetery at 270-737-6323.  We will assist you  in making the selection either at the cemetery or at your home, whichever is best for you.  The whole process should not take more than 30 minutes.

Do you have payment plans?

Yes, there are several payment plans available and most are done at no interest.

How do I get a low spot in a grave filled in, grass planted on a grave or any type of maintenance work done?

Please call our office at 270-737-6323 with the name of the person buried in that location and we will have a work order written and our cemetery employees will take care of it.

What are the cemetery hours?

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  The cemetery is in most case open for services 7 days a week until 3:00 PM.  Visitation at the cemeteries is open 7 days a week up until dusk.

What is the mailing address for the business office?

New Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens

PO Box 1511 - Elizabethtown, KY  42702-1511

How do I get a final date of death inscribed on an existing memorial?

Please call our office at 270-737-6323 and we will assist you in having the death date cut and mounted on the existing memorial.

Can I have temporary flowers, vases or miscellaneous objects on graves?

From November 1st through March 31st, families can place flowers and decorations on loved ones graves.  Any flower or decorations left on graves after March 31st will be removed by cemetery employees.

From April 1st through October 31st, all flowers and decorations must be in a permanent vase attached to any flat marker or upright monument.  Flowers and decorations on upright monument lots not in a permanent vase must be placed on top of the base or tablet only.

How can I find a location of a particular grave in the cemetery?

Please call our office at 270-737-6323 and we will be glad to provide your lot and section numbers for any burials in our cemeteries.  If it is necessary, we will meet you in the cemetery to locate any specific grave.

Does the cemetery allow pets to be interred on the cemetery property?

No, pets are not allowed to be interred on the cemetery property but if you will give us a call at 270-737-6323 we will be glad to help you make arrangements to have your pet cared for.

 

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