Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Guidelines For Visitation
Some of the headstones can be seen here
Regulations are provided to Lot Owners and those visiting loved ones within the
Park to avoid misunderstanding and assist in assuring an atmosphere of beauty
and a sacred place of remembrance.
The Park is
open for visitation from sunrise to sunset every day of the year. The office
hours are 9:00AM to 5:00PM daily for assistance and weekends by appointment.
limit is 10 MPH. Parking is only permitted on the hard surface roadways, not on
the grass areas. Please avoid parking on roadways with pending funeral services
(Tent Set-ups) or driving by areas while funeral services are in progress. The
use of bicycles, skateboards, or self-propelled modes of travel are not
permitted in the Park at any time.
through November 1: All floral offerings must be placed in bronze memorial vase
use of artificial flowers during this season will only be tolerated with the
understanding the Park assumes no responsibility for any floral arrangements.)
through February: Appropriate seasonal floral arrangements will be permitted
during the winter months, but all Christmas decorations must be removed prior to
February 15th. Any Christmas items on a grave site or in the memorial
vase units will be removed and placed behind maintenance building for 60 days.
Please remove any items that are to be saved before February 15th of
At all times:
The use of glass, metal or plastic containers is prohibited in the Park. No lawn
ornaments or items of such nature are allowed on grave sites. All scattered or
unsightly arrangements are subject to immediate disposal. While visiting the
Park, please do not leave old flowers, arrangements or trash within the Park. No
floral offerings will be permitted on unmarked graves without prior Park
permission, and if granted, would be for a limited time only.
of flags and “spiked emblems” will be restricted to placement in the memorial
vase units only.
beverages are to be brought on the Park grounds. It is your right as a lot
owner, family friend, or visitor, to expect an atmosphere of respect and
reverence during your visit to the Park. Should you witness any conduct
unbecoming, please report it to the office or call (757) 488-2546.
years, as the Park has grown, we have endeavored to provide a place of comfort
for those placing their loved ones in our care, staffed with concerned people.
In our effort to ease the loss of someone held dear, we have strayed from the
basic ideals and have allowed exceptions to the very principles that were
designed to meet the desires and needs of our property owners. The above
guidelines are based on the original Park concept and in fairness to all, we
find it necessary to require adherence to these established rules and