The architects and founders of Polk Memorial Gardens preserved the historic elements of a time when cemeteries became, not only places of mourning, but also places for those wanting to experience the peacefulness and serenity of a beautiful park. The Blevins family has seeked only to improve the park and care for the loved one placed in it.
Polk Memorial Gardens provides families with exceptional settings for the permanent memorials of their loved ones. With acres of rolling green lawns, majestic willow trees, lakeside vistas, and a cremation water garden, Polk Memorial Gardens is a perfect place for families to return, year after year, in remembrance and honor.
Sometimes one family member wants to be buried and another wishes to be cremated, yet they want to be together. Because we know this to be a common wish, Polk Memorial Gardens makes it simple for families. We can easily arrange for a common burial of both your loved ones in the same plot.
We would be honored to guide you through the cemetery grounds, explore your perspectives, and make suggestions. Ultimately, the decision is in your hands; but our expertise can certainly guide you.
Traditionally, in-ground burial has been the choice of many families. We provide families with many in-ground burial options, including large family estate lots, multiple space lots and single grave spaces. Depending on the needs of the family, there are many areas throughout the cemetery to choose. Polk Memorial also offers a wide variety of memorial choices. Specifically upright gardens as well as those that are flat bronze areas.
Polk Memorial Gardens maintains a variety of facilities for the interment of cremated remains, giving you a full selection of urns, niches, mausoleums and urn gardens. For those families who desire it, we’re also able to combine in-ground burial for both casketed and cremated remains.
Cremation niches are available in our mausoleum and the outdoor cremation garden. These small in-ground lots accommodate two urns and are memorialized with flush bronze memorials. Landscaped with trees, a flowing water feature, and beautiful flower beds, our cremation garden provides families with a uniquely tranquil setting.
A private niche or columbarium is a wall which contains many cremation niches, designed to hold urns. They may be indoors or outdoors, and may comprise a stand alone building, a large room, a wall or an entire hall. Columbariums are located within a mausoleum, chapel, or as a dedicated building. They can also be located in a cemetery, but must be built on dedicated property only. The term “columbarium” in modern usage can also be used to describe a “mausoleum”. The two terms are interchangeable.
They come in just as many colors as granite comes in. They can be built to custom sizes and or dimensions.
We also provide bench, tree and statue memorial interment of cremated remains.
Mausoleums allow for above ground entombment in either community buildings or specially designed family structures. It is also frequently thought to be the more expensive of options in a cemetery. However, that is often not the case. Often times Mausoleum can be the most affordable choice.
We have several mausoleums at Polk Memorial Gardens we do have a community mausoleum with crypt space for single caskets and double casket entombment. We also have cremation niches which can hold various numbers of cremations. We also over private mausoleums (see below).
With beautiful architecture, enhanced by glorious stained glass windows, our community mausoleum begs to be experienced.
Private Family Mausoleums
Only just recently have family mausoleums become an affordable and viable option for more and more families. Annual sales of family mausoleums have increased 2200% in the past 20 years and are expected to continually increase in the future.
Selecting a family mausoleum
is a sound and permanent investment requiring thoughtful, thorough
consideration of many factors. Here at Polk Memorial we offer the ability to specifically custom design a private mausoleum and have the ability to have it installed in any cemetery that allows them not just at Polk Memorial.