State Veterans Cemeteries

The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services maintains and manages four Veterans Cemeteries in the state to include one in Nashville, one in Memphis and two in Knoxville.  To pre-register for burial, please click on the cemetery of your choice.

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

The Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery was established in January 1993. This cemetery has the capacity for 30,813 plots.

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 532-2238
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (CT)
MTSV.Cemetery@tn.gov

Pre-Registration
Veterans and dependents can pre-register for burial in the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Click on the Pre-Register for Burial icon below, fill out the pertinent information, click on the submit button, then mail the Veteran's DD-214 or NG Form 22 (discharge papers) to the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. For spouse burial requests, please also include marriage certificate. You will receive a formal response from the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services in the mail 4 to 6 weeks from the date the application is received. All applications are subject to eligibility verification, review and approval.

Pre-Registration Form
Please complete this form to pre-register for interment at the Middle TN State Veterans Cemetery. Your application will be submitted for verification and review. After your application has been submitted, please mail the Veteran's DD-214 or NG Form 22 (discharge papers) to the cemetery. For spouse burial requests, please include marriage certificate. Your application will not be processed until discharge papers have been received.

Online Pre-Registration Form
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemeteries

The East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on Lyons View Pike was established in August 1990. This cemetery has a capacity of 6,000 plots and is at capacity. Pre-registration applications are not being accepted at this site.

East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
5901 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 577-3228
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (ET)
ETSV.Cemetery@tn.gov

The East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on E. Governor John Sevier Highway 68 was established in August 2011. This cemetery has a capacity of 4,475 plots.

East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy 168
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 577-3228
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (ET)
ETSV.Cemetery@tn.gov

Pre-Registration
Veterans and dependents can pre-register for burial in the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Click on the Pre-Register for Burial icon below, fill out the pertinent information, click on the submit button, then mail the Veteran's DD-214 or NG Form 22 (discharge papers) to the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. For spouse burial requests, please also include marriage certificate. You will receive a formal response from the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services in the mail 4 to 6 weeks from the date the application is received. All applications are subject to eligibility verification, review and approval.

Pre-Registration Form
Please complete this form to pre-register for interment at the East TN State Veterans Cemetery. Your application will be submitted for verification and review. After your application has been submitted, please mail the Veteran's DD-214 or NG Form 22 (discharge papers) to the cemetery. For spouse burial requests, please include marriage certificate. Your application will not be processed until discharge papers have been received.

Online Pre-Registration Form
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

The West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery was established in January 1992. The cemetery has a capacity of 30,000 plots.

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill/Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125
(901) 543-7005
Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (CT)
WTSV.Cemetery@tn.gov

Pre-Registration
Veterans and dependents can pre-register for burial in the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Click on the Pre-Register for Burial icon below, fill out the pertinent information, click on the submit button, then mail the Veteran's DD-214 or NG Form 22 (discharge papers) to the West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. For spouse burial requests, please also include marriage certificate. You will receive a formal response from the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services in the mail 4 to 6 weeks from the date the application is received. All applications are subject to eligibility verification, review and approval.

Pre-Registration Form
Please complete this form to pre-register for interment at the West TN State Veterans Cemetery. Your application will be submitted for verification and review. After your application has been submitted, please mail the Veteran's DD-214 or NG Form 22 (discharge papers) to the cemetery. For spouse burial requests, please include marriage certificate. Your application will not be processed until discharge papers have been received.

Online Pre-Registration Form

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