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Texas state cemeteries are built through a partnership between the State of Texas and the federal VA, and are managed by the Veterans Land Board.


Abilene

The Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene includes a covered, open-air structure for committal services, a visitors center, a computer kiosk for locating specific graves or interments, an assembly area for special occasions, such as Memorial Day observances, an avenue of flags and a memorial walkway for future monuments.

 

Alecia Linahan, Cemetery Director

Jimmy Defoor, GLO On-Site Representative
325-670-9828
jimmy.defoor@glo.texas.gov

Office Hours 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Visitor Information
Burials: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Visitation: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Everyday

7457 West Lake Road
Abilene, Texas
79601

325.673.4446
325.673.4448 Fax

  • Opened June 1, 2009
  • 31 acres
  • Phase 1: over 3,000 plots
  • Up to 35,000 plots

Corpus Christi

The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi includes a covered, open-air structure for committal services, a visitor's center, a computer kiosk for locating specific graves, an assembly area for special occasions, such as Memorial Day observances, an avenue of flags and a memorial walkway for future monuments.

 

Jose Armijo, Cemetery Director

Alfredo Medina, GLO On-Site Representative
361-248-4830
alfredo.medina@glo.texas.gov

Office Hours 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Visitor Information
Burials: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Visitation: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Everyday

9974 IH 37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, Texas 78410

361.248.4830
361.248.4965 fax

  • Opened December 14, 2011
  • 30 acres
  • Phase 1: over 4,800 plots
  • Up to 31,500 plots

Killeen

The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen is located on 174 acres previously part of Fort Hood and donated by the federal government.

 

Clark Walden, Cemetery Director

Doug Gault, GLO Chief On-Site Representative
254-432-7601
doug.gault@glo.texas.gov

Office Hours 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Visitor Information
Burials: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Visitation: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Everyday

11463 SH 195
Killeen, Texas 76542

254.616.1770
254.616.1769 fax

  • Opened January 4, 2006
  • 174 acres
  • Phase 1: over 7,000 plots
  • Up to 50,000 plots

Mission

The Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery initial phase of development contains 31 acres, and 6,190 gravesites. The cemetery will be expanded as needed and will eventually be capable of providing a final resting place for more than 25,000 Veterans and family members.

 

Mary Hernandez, Cemetery Director

Daniel Alvarez, GLO On-Site Representative
956-580-9576
daniel.alvarez@glo.texas.gov

Office Hours 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Visitor Information
Burials: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Visitation: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Everyday

2520 S. Inspiration Rd.
Mission, Texas 78572

956.583.7227
956.583.7887 fax

  • Opened December 4, 2006
  • 75 total acres
  • Phase I: 6,190 plots
  • Up to 25,000 plots
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