Cremation does not eliminate the funeral. Regardless of the order of events, funeral ceremonies can help the bereaved begin to overcome grief by emotionally accepting that a death has occurred. This period offers family and friends the opportunity to honor their departed loved one.
In response to the growing number of cremations conducted within Central Kentucky, The Lexington Cemetery has increased the number of columbarium niches for memorialization.
On The Lexington Cemetery grounds is a special garden for people interested in scattering the cremated remains of their loved one. There are bronze plaques which bear the names and dates of the individuals who are scattered within the garden.
For those who prefer a natural outdoor location as a permanent resting place, another option is a niche bench. The benches are aesthetically pleasing with locations available near lakes, gardens, surrounding trees or other areas in the beautifully landscaped cemetery.
Our cremation boulders provide a nature-like option to memorialize cremated remains. Cremation boulders come in unique designs resembling large rocks. These natural-looking monuments are positioned in the midst of the beauty of garden settings in the historic national arboretum.
Urns are receptacles into which cremated remains are placed. The Lexington Cemetery offers many kinds of urns that vary in size, style and composition. Choice often depends on where the urn will eventually be located. Urns range in style from a simple square or rectangle, to a symbolic book shape, to a traditional Grecian design. They are composed of hand crafted cast bronze, sheet bronze, marble, cultured marble and pre-formed concrete for below ground placement. Some urns are multi-chambered to accommodate the remains of more than one person.
Keepsake Memorial Keychains
A hand-carved Keepsake Memorial Keychains will allow you to carry and honor your loved one wherever you go.