Vernonia Memorial Cemetery

Established in the early 1930s, Vernonia Memorial Cemetery is located on Corey Hill surrounded by fir woodlands. The cemetery offers traditional ground burials and urn garden.


Cemetery Information

  Vernonia Memorial Burial Search

  Vernonia Memorial Web Map

  Cemetery Forms

  Cemetery Map Book PDF

  Directions

  Vernonia Memorial on Find a Grave


General Cemetery Rules

  • Cemetery hours are from dawn to dusk.
  • Placement of flowers, vases and decorations.
    • Fresh flowers are allowed all year in approved vases.
    • Artificial flowers are allowed October 1st through April 1st in approved vases.
    • Glass and ceramic vases, or any other vase of breakable material are prohibited.
    • All other decorations are prohibited; including, but not limited to, balloons, figurines, windsocks, and candles.
    • The City of Vernonia is not responsible for any item left at the cemetery; and reserves the right to remove any item, prohibited or otherwise, without notice.
  • Funeral flowers, vases and decorations.
    • Racks, easels and other decorations are allowed for the day of the funeral; and must be removed at the conclusion of grave-side activities.
    • Glass and ceramic vases, or any other vase of breakable material are allowed for the day of the funeral; but must be removed at the conclusion of grave-side activities.
    • Wire flower racks and flowers may remain at the conclusion of grave-side activities.
  • Digging holes and plantings are prohibited.
  • Disturbing, trimming or removing any plant, tree or shrub, natural or cultivated, within the cemetery is prohibited.

Cemetery Staff

Josette Mitchell
Cemetery Manager
Email: jmitchell@vernonia-or.gov
Phone: 503.429.5291 x106
Ben Fousek
Cemetery Clerk
Email: gis@vernonia-or.gov
Phone: 503.429.5291 x104
Open Position
Cemetery Caretaker