Hope Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Texas Township. It is located on South 8th Street between West Q Avenue and West R Avenue.
Virgo Cemetery is Texas Township’s second cemetery, which is located at the corner of West RS Avenue and VanKal Road.
Both Hope and Virgo Cemeteries currently have burial plots available. To purchase a burial plot, please contact the Clerk’s Office to schedule a time to review open plots and locations.
All burial spaces are purchased through the Township Clerk’s Office. The purchase of a burial space grants a right of burial only – it does not convey any other title to the lot or burial space sold. Each burial space is designed for one burial, however, exceptions may be made for cremations.
Please call 269.375.1591 to contact the Clerk’s Office and schedule a time to review available burial spaces.
|Cemetery Lots||Grave Openings (Weekdays)||Grave Openings (Saturdays)||Grave Openings (Sundays & Holidays)|
|$250 – Resident||Full: $550||Full: 1.5x Weekday Rate||Full: 2x Weekday Rate|
|$500 – Nonresident||Cremation: $330||Cremation: 1.5x Weekday Rate||Cremation: 2x Weekday Rate|
Winter Charges (Nov 1 – Mar 31) $100 additional on each of the above
Additional cemetery work will be billed at $75/hour.
Each burial site is designated for one full burial, one full burial and one cremation, or two cremations.
No. Burial spaces cannot be sold or given away. They must be sold back to the Township for reassignment at the purchase rate.
The purchase of a burial site grants a right of burial only and does not convey any other title to the lot or burial space sold. Additional fees for grave openings will apply.
Markers must be of stone or other equally durable composition and must be placed at the head of the burial site with no more than one marker per burial site.
The Township will be responsible for the placement of all trees and shrubs and no individual planting of trees, shrubs, rosebushes, etc. shall be permitted. Please note that shepherds hooks or structures of any type are not permitted. You may place planted perennial flowers in urns or vases on either side of the memorial. No glass containers are permitted.