Cemetery Department


Did you know that when you turn off of Dallas Avenue onto King Street that Old Live Oak Cemetery is on the left side of the street and Live Oak Cemetery is on the right side of the street? Most people in Dallas County think both cemeteries are Old Live Oak.

Cemetery Fee Schedule

Sale of Lots Cost
New Live Oak Cemetery—————— $300.00 per space
Live Oak Cemetery———————— $300.00 per space
Old Live Oak Cemetery——————- $300.00 per space
Lorenzo Harrison Memorial Gardens — $250.00 per space

Burial Services Fees
Funeral (week days)———————- $300.00
Funeral (weekends & holidays) ——– $500.00
Cremation (week days) —————– $100.00
Cremation (weekends & holidays)—– $200.00
Infants (week days)———————- $100.00
Infants (weekends & holidays)——— $200.00

  • The Cemetery Department serves Selma and Dallas County. All services must begin before 3:00 pm. A late fee is charge for services starting after 3:00 pm.
  • All burials or other interments including services for created remains must be schedule with the Cemetery Superintendent twenty-four hours in advance of the service.
  • Citizens should contact the cemetery office for a complete list of all fees as well as cemetery rules and regulations.
    Burial in New Live Oak and Live Oak Cemeteries( includes Old Live Oak) are available on Find A Grave at http://www.findagrave.com.

Reginald B. Wells, Sr

Director of Cemetery



Cemetery Department
110 West Dallas Avenue
Selma, AL 36701


8:00 am to 4:00 pm


(334) 874-2160

Physical Cemetery Addresses

New Live Oak
110n West Dallas Avenue

Old Live Oak and Live Oak Cemeteries
300 Dallas Avenue

Lorenzo Harrison Memorial Gardens (formerly Elmwood Cemetery)
802 South Race Street

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Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.


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