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  2. The City of Jackson has two cemeteries, City Cemetery and Russell Heights.The older City Cemetery is located at the end of South High Street, extending west to South Missouri Street. Russell Heights, established in 1917, is located at 435 South Farmington Road.

    The Cemetery Department office is located in Russell Heights Cemetery. Office phone number is (573) 243-3651; hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. For plot purchase information, please call 573-243-3568 or visit City Hall, 101 Court Street.

    Cemetery personnel offer some reminders to visitors and family members and friends of those who are buried in either cemetery.

    • All arrangements and decorations will be removed th
      Updatee first week of March and the first week of October.
    • Deteriorated arrangements and decorations are removed at the discretion of the Cemetery Personnel throughout the year.
    • No other permanent structures, other than headstones and appropriately designed and associated components, are permitted on cemetery lots.
    • No benches or trees/shrubbery plantings are permitted on grave lots without written permission.

    An ongoing cemetery census and mapping project provides regularly updated lists for both cemeteries. Although great care is taken to ensure accuracy, omissions and errors may occur until the project is complete. The online census lists are updated weekly - Russell Heights Cemetery - Burials,  Russell Heights Cemetery - Deeds, and City Cemetery.

    Maps are also available and will be updated throughout the course of the project - Russell Heights Block Map and Old City Cemetery Map

    Please contact cemetery@jacksonmo.org to report any discrepancy.

    Online Resources 

    Find a Grave Site

    Direct link to Find a Grave for Russell Heights 

    Direct link to Find a Grave for Old City Cemetery    

    Southeast Missourian Obituaries 

    The National Archives 

    National Archives Access to Archival Databases 

    Missouri Heritage Site 

    United States Social Security Index 

    Links to other resources are available at http://www.deathindexes.com/missouri/ 

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    City of Jackson
    101 Court Street
    Jackson, MO 63755  
    Phone:  (573) 243-3568   
    Fax:  (573) 243-4588
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