Veterans Cemeteries

LDVA operates four Veterans Cemeteries located across the state, offering a variety of burial options for Veterans, spouses and dependent children. Each location features beautiful and spacious grounds, covered shelter for committal services, and are open Monday through Friday for interments with visitation open daily.

Burial benefits may include the following:

  • Grave sites for casket or cremated remains,
  • Headstones or markers,
  • Opening and closing of the graves, and
  • Continued perpetual care.

LDVA Cemeteries can provide upright granite headstones, flat granite memorial markers and granite niche covers. Availability varies at each cemetery. Please contact your local office to discuss further.

Funding: LDVA Veterans Cemeteries are made possible with grants through the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which provide 100% funding for all aspects of initial planning and construction.

Locations: Cemeteries are located in Keithville, Leesville, Slidell, and Rayville. Find more about each location on our Locations page. Each LDVA Veterans Cemetery also features an Administrative Building with a computerized grave locator. A grave locator is also available online at GraveLocator.cem.va.gov.

Cost: Burial of an eligible Veteran is at no cost to the Veteran. A small fee is charged at the time of interment for spouses and dependent children of eligible Veterans.

 

Eligibility

The military service requirement for burial in LDVA Veterans Cemeteries must be in accordance with the eligibility standards as set by the USDVA National Cemetery Administration. Confirm your eligibility for interment by completing the Eligibility Request Form below.

Eligibility Request Form
*Note: If you would rather not apply online, please download the printable application here.

 

Apply for Interment

Complete the Interment Application Form to apply for a burial plot within one of LDVA’s Veterans Cemeteries by clicking the button below.

Apply For Interment
*Note: If you would rather not apply online, please download the printable application here.

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