The mission of the Facilities and Grounds Division is to provide the citizens of Selma with well-maintained public buildings and grounds. All of the Town’s Buildings and Grounds are maintained by this division including both cemeteries. The Public Grounds and Facilities Division of Public Services is responsible for Cemetery maintenance and burials. They provide year-round maintenance of Selma Memorial Gardens and Greenwood Cemetery.
The Town of Selma is committed to providing compassionate bereavement services to families who are suffering through the loss of loved ones. We strive to make the process of lot purchases and interment plans simple and stress-free. We demonstrate our compassion and dedication to those whom we serve by reassuring families that the final resting place for their loved one is well maintained and cared for.
The Town of Selma owns and operates two cemeteries within the city limits.
- Greenwood Cemetery is located on Chestnut and Green Street.
- Selma Memorial Gardens is located on Hwy 301 and Hwy 70.
Lots are only available in Selma Memorial Gardens, with designated sections for 1-grave-plot sales and cremation niches for burial.
The cemetery is open every day from 8:00 a.m. to sunset, with the exception of the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day.
Cemetery Services Offered Include:
- Lot Sales
- Grave Openings
- Grave Closings
- Maintenance of Cemeteries
- Locating Graves
*Note: No grave openings will occur on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.