The Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia, the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, and the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin are open for visitation and memorial services. For the safety of our guests, memorial services will be limited to no more than 50 participants. All attendees are requested to wear face coverings for the duration of the service and when in groups on cemetery grounds. All guests in our administrative offices are required to wear a mask or face covering at all times. Virtual and telephonic assistance is also available.
“Honor to the Soldier, and the Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause.”
For over 400 years, Virginia’s sons and daughters have fought for America’s freedom. Today, we enjoy our way of life thanks to each Virginian who took up arms and defended our nation and our liberty.
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services three veterans cemeteries provide a final resting place for our soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines—a place of honor, dignity, respect, and remembrance. The Virginia Veterans Cemetery is located in Amelia, the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery is located in Suffolk, and the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin. All cemeteries accommodate in-ground burial of casketed remains, in-ground inurnment of cremated remains, and above-ground inurnment of cremated remains in a columbarium.