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Winterville Perpetual Care, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cemetary

- How much are the lots?

Lots are $1,000 (as of August 1, 2017) and will go to $1,500 (as of August 1, 2018) per lot.  Each lot holds two burials (caskets) or 2 cremation remains per grave (or 6 per lot).  

- Do you offer payment plans for lots?

No, must be cash or check due upon purchase.

- Are vaults required?

Yes.

- How many veterans are buried in this cemetery?  

There are approximately 102 veteran graves in Winterville including the 4 Confederate graves at the Methodist Church and Hiram Howard on Suddeth Street.

- Can I sell my lot?

No, lots may be sold back to the Cemetery Association for the price the lot was purchased at the time of the original purchase. Paperwork must follow the proper channels and be recorded with the City and must be approved by the Cemetery Committee.

- Can I put a fence or granite coping around my lot?  

No, iron fences hedges, wooden structures, wire arbors, curbing around graves of wood or iron and boards designating graves, of any shape whatsoever, are strictly prohibited in all parts of the grounds.  No enclosures of any kind are allowed.

No enclosures of any kind are allowed on lots. Corner stone posts only are used, which are made flush with the sod.

- Can I put lights or other decorations up around the grave?  

No, nothing shall be allowed on cemetery lots except grave markers, with the exception of floral arrangements which must be removed within 3 months or will be taken up by the caretaker.

- Can I scatter my loved ones ashes?

No, the scattering of ashes is not permitted.

- What happens to the funeral flowers?

Families are responsible for removing funeral flowers within one week of  burial.

- Where is the Cemetery located?

Parkview Rd., Winterville, approximately on half mile from Church Street.

For more information contact: Wendy Bond at City Hall (706) 742-8600.