City Cemeteries

Cemetery Office: 1836 Cemetery Drive, Cape Girardeau MO 63701 | 573.334.1917

Cape Girardeau Municipal Cemeteries include Historic Old Lorimier Cemetery (National Register of Historic Places), New Lorimier and Fairmount Cemeteries with a combined total of more than 25,000 burial spaces. A listing of known burials is available for inspection at the Cemetery Office or at City Hall. Fairmount Cemetery has around 200 burial spaces available for sale. Historic Old Lorimier Cemetery is closed to any new burials. Flower removal is in March and October of each year. Flowers, shepherd hooks, ceramic & glass items need to be removed seasonally. If not removed, cemetery staff will remove items in preparation of seasonal mowing. Thank you for your assistance and please contact the Cemetery Office is you have any questions, or are interested in purchasing a burial plot. 

Attention Travelers: Are you planning a visit to a City Cemetery? Please call ahead and our Cemetery Sexton can help you locate the grave site you are looking for before your arrival.
Notice to all visitors of Historic Old Lorimier: Please enter through the south gate on the Missouri Park side of the Cemetery. The gate on the Fountain Street is locked.

Cemetery Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Historic Old Lorimier Cemetery Hours:
Open by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 573.334.1917 or 573.339.6340.

  • Contact Info
  • 1836 Cemetery Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.334.1917
  • Email
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024