FAQ

- What are the hours of the cemetery? All 3 cemeteries open at 8:00 am and close at sundown.

- How do I locate a loved one? Please contact the City of Kilgore cemetery department at 903.988.4119 for further assistance and detailed information in locating your loved one.

- How do I purchase a lot? Please contact the City of Kilgore cemetery department at 903.988.4119 to pick out cemetery lots and availability.

- What is the cost of a lot and what does the cost cover? Kilgore Memorial Gardens- $500; Danville $700; Kilgore City Cemetery- contingent upon seller's price (Please note there are a limited quantity of lots for sale by owner at Kilgore City Cemetery. Please contact the City of Kilgore cemetery department at 903.988.4119 for further details.) The cost of the lot(s) only covers the right to bury someone in the space purchased and does not include the open/close of grave or the cost of the lining. Open/close and cost of lining is an itemized charge handled through the chosen funeral home.

- Is there an installment plan to pay for lots? There is no financing available for lots. All purchases of lots must be completed during the same day transaction.

- Do I own this property at the cemetery? No. Purchase of the lot  secures sepulture rights or a right to bury someone in the space purchased.

- Is there a liner requirement? Yes. A metal or cement lining is required in all 3 cemeteries.

- Can I plant trees or do any minor landscaping in the cemetery? No. Planting trees, shrubs or any minor landscaping at the cemetery is  prohibited.

- What are monument size requirements? The base of the monument must not exceed the length of cemetery lot; approximately 5 feet. 

- What do if a grave has sunken? Please contact the cemetery department at 903.988.4119.

- Can I place a bench on the grave? The bench must situated within the parameters of the lot (s) purchased.