THERE IS NO COST IF ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE MET EXCEPT UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
- There is a $700.00 fee for the interment of a veteran’s spouse or eligible dependent children that must be paid prior to or the day of the burial.
- The same guidelines apply.
- The State of Tennessee does not require an outside container for burial. This is a personal preference of the family.
- All veterans are entitled to a white, upright marble headstone at government expense when buried in a State Veterans Cemetery. A temporary grave marker is used to identify grave site until the permanent headstone is delivered in approximately three to four months.