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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the office hours?
The City Of Lubbock Cemetery is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm. We are closed for lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm. The office is also closed on Saturdays, Sundays and City Holidays.

What are the visitation hours for the Cemetery?
Visitation is allowed during daylight hours (dawn to dusk), seven days a week and on all major holidays.

How do I purchase property?
You can contact our office by calling (806) 767-2270 to purchase property. Staff will be happy to assist you and walk you through the process.

Does the City of Lubbock Cemetery also have a Funeral Home?
No, the City Cemetery does not have a funeral home. However, once you contact the funeral home of your choice, the Cemetery will work with them to schedule a funeral service.

Does the City of Lubbock Cemetery sell monuments or headstones?
No, the City Cemetery does not sell monuments or headstones. However, once you purchase a monument from a private monument company of your choice, the Cemetery will coordinate the monuments setting with that company. A setting fee of $24 per running foot is charged by the Cemetery for this service.

The City Cemetery does set Veterans Administration (VA) monuments. There is a $25 flat fee for setting a VA Monument.

What burial arrangements costs are associated with the cemetery?
  1. You must already own property or you must purchase burial property at the Cemetery.
  2. There is an opening and closing fee charged at the time of disposition. This fee covers the costs to open and close the grave as well as provide a tent and twelve chairs at the funeral service.
All charges must be paid before the final disposition.

When will I receive a deed letter?
After ground spaces are paid in full, a deed letter will be issued to you within 4 to 6 weeks. Filing a copy of the deed with the County Clerks Office ensures that it becomes a legal document of record and that it is accessible to you and your family.

Can I get a copy of the Cemetery policy book?
Visit our Rules and Regulations Page or to receive a copy of the policies and procedures, you can contact our office at (806) 767-2270, or click below.