Parks & Recreation

Patsy Smith

Parks and Recreation Director

(903) 731-6000

Ricky Dorsey

Parks & Recreation

201 E. Coronaca St.
Palestine, TX 75803

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

City of Palestine Cemeteries

The Palestine Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for maintaining three city-owned cemeteries totaling approximately 50 acres of grounds maintenance.  The department also maintains the irrigation systems, plots, plot locations, and minor plot adjustments.

New plots have recently been added as "Block A" in the City Cemetery, and are now available to purchase for $750 at City Hall. Please contact Development Services at (903) 731-8400 and select option 3.

Cemetery Locations

  • City Cemetery (Middle Cemetery, New Addition Cemetery, New Addition Annex Cemetery, Old City Cemetery)
    • 25.5 acres located at East Market Street and Cemetery Street
  • East Hill Cemetery
    • 13 acres located at Cemetery Street and East Lacy Street
  • Memorial Cemetery
    • 8.5 acres located on Moody Street just off Loop 256