Cemetery Department

Mission Statement

To provide professional service to the Citizens of Selma and the surrounding areas while observing and following all guidelines stipulated by the city and state ordinance, codes, laws and resolutions. The burial process and the perpetual care of all graves located in or at New Live Oak, Live Oak, Old Live Oak and Lorenzo Harrison cemeteries are our primary objective.

Maintenance and Sustainment

Records of the deceased and ownership of grave plots are maintained by our office personnel and the cemeteries grounds are routinely cared for by those who are trained to provide professional perpetual care.

Reginald B. Wells, Sr

Director of Cemetery



Monday – Saturday
7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Closed – Sunday


(334) 874-2160




Cemetery Department
110 West Dallas Avenue
Selma, AL 36701


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.


Sever Weather