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Cemetery Advisory Board

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890 Shop Rd.
Lexington, VA 24450
T: 540-463-3154
F: 540-464-4198

Regular Meetings

  • Meets as needed

Master Plan: In March 2018, the Cemetery Advisory Board was provided a proposed master plan concerning inventory expansion for Lexington's historic municipal cemeteries. A digital version of the presentation by SMBW Architects can be viewed here. This master plan is under review by the Cemetery Advisory Board. 


Member Two-Year Term End Date
William Anthony August 31, 2021
Marquita Dunn August 31, 2022
Julia "Julie" Grover August 31, 2022
Jon-Michael Hardin August 31, 2021
Mary Newman August 31, 2021
Trina Welsheimer August 31, 2022

About the Board

Established as "The Advisory Board of the Evergreen and Oak Grove Cemeteries," this board advises and recommends to City Council the policies of cemetery operation, costs of interment, lots, equipment, and all other things incident or necessary in maintaining a cemetery. Additionally, the board makes recommendations concerning expansion and landscaping.

Cemetery Regulations (amended 9-5-2019)

The board consists of six members who are appointed by City Council. One half of the board is appointed on July 1 in odd years, and the other half on July 1 in the even years. The board elects their own chairperson and vice-chairperson from board members.