Cemetery

cemetaryThe Town of Wake Forest maintains the Wake Forest Cemetery, located at 400 N. White St., as well as other cemeteries along East Walnut Avenue and North Taylor Street.


Online Burial Search
The town recently introduced an online burial search index to assist anyone interested in locating a loved one or family member interred at one of the town's cemeteries.



Historical Listings & Virtual Tour


cemetaryGravesite Pricing

  • At-need pricing

    • In-Town resident - $500 per plot

    • Out-of-Town resident - $650 per plot

  • Pre-need pricing

    • In-Town resident - $450 per plot

    • Out-of-Town resident - $600 per plot

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Niche Columbarium 
The cemetery’s new niche columbarium is designed for friends and family who wish to be cremated. Constructed of limestone, the two-sided structure stretches approximately eight feet long and features five horizontal rows and 10 vertical columns of niches on each side.

The Town of Wake Forest is now selling columbarium niches for $400 each. Measuring 6.75 inches by 6.75 inches and 14.75 inches deep, each niche will hold two polished, sheet bronze urns which are included in the purchase price.


Memorial Wall 
The town has also introduced a new memorial wall to honor friends and family members who may be interred elsewhere. The two-sided memorial wall features six horizontal rows and 10 vertical columns of memorial facing stone on each side.

Engraved memorial wall placards cost $250 each and include the person's name, birth date, date of death and options for religious symbols.

For more information, contact Betty Pearce at 919-435-9570.