Cemeteries

The City of Jonesboro Cemeteries Division, a division of the Parks and Recreation Department, operates four municipal cemeteries. These cemeteries are located within Jonesboro city limits and consist of 125+ acres of cemetery grounds, more than 14,000 burials. The Cemetery Division is located at the Parks and Recreation office at 3009 Dan Ave. Parks staff manages the grounds, administrative operations, burials, and historic resources.

The municipal cemeteries include: City Cemetery, Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Nettleton Cemetery, and Oaklawn (formerly Woodlawn) Cemetery. 

While the Cemetery Division arranges interments at every cemetery, burials spaces are only available for purchase in Nettleton and Oaklawn cemeteries.Please see Cemetery Plot Sales information for all pricing. 

Plot Location Requests

To request a burial plot location, please email bshrader@jonesboro.org. Please provide cemetery name, first and last name of interred, as well as date of death. If inquiring about plot ownership, please provide first and last name of purchaser along with date of purchase. Please allow two business days for all requests. 

Cemetery Locations

  • City Cemetery
    504 East Matthews
  • Knights of Pythias Cemetery
    1301 Strawfloor Rd.
  • Nettleton Cemetery
    311 Airport Rd. 
  • Oaklawn Cemetery
    2349 West Matthews



  1. Brandon Shrader

    Urban Parks / Cemeteries Supervisor

  2. Lance Merritt

    Cemeteries Assistant

  3. Parks and Recreation

    Physical Address
    3009 Dan Avenue
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Phone: 870-933-4604