MS0038P - Mendenhall Cemetery
Please help us Remember, Honor, and Teach on December 16, 2023 at 10:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, or inviting friends to help.
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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Mendenhall Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM, we will be at Mendenhall Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting the Mendenhall Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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I’m proud of my family’s past military legacy and thankful for their and other’s sacrifices and those of their families!!

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Location Information

MSMCCM - Mendenhall Cemetery
469 East Court Ave
Mendenhall, MS 39114, United States
Click here for the Mendenhall Cemetery Page

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December 16, 2023 at 10:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

David Massey

Directions to Cemetery

The ceremony will be held at the Mendenhall Cemetery near the flagpole located on Court Avenue.  Wreaths will be available immediately following the ceremony to lay on the graves of veterans in the cemetery or for pick-up for another cemetery location.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot near the flagpole which is located on the Court Avenue side of the cemetery.

Wreaths will be distributed in an area near the flagpole immediately following the ceremony.  Please let a location coordinator know if you will need drive-up access to load wreaths for transportation to another location.


Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to participate in our Wreath Across America ceremony at Mendenhall Cemetery on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony and wreath-laying:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • The ceremony will take place rain or shine.
  • After the ceremony, please look for the wreath staging area and the "Grave Specific" table behind the ceremony site where you can pick-up your sponsored wreath(s) that you will lay on your loved one's grave in the cemetery. 
  • If you are picking up a wreath(s) to be placed in another cemetery, please proceed to the "Pick-Up" table in the wreath staging area for your wreath(s).
  • If you are volunteering to lay wreaths in Mendenhall Cemetery, please report to the "Volunteer" table and wait for a section assignment, grave list, and wreaths from a location coordinator.
  • Please wear gloves to protect your hands from branches and sap that may be on wreaths.
  • Please follow the location coordinator's instructions on where to place wreaths on graves, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up after the event. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
  • Your photos of the event and wreath-laying are encouraged and appreciated.  Please feel free to post on the cemetery's Facebook page, "Mendenhall Cemetery".  Please remember to put the names of family members/volunteers in your photo captions.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for helping Wreaths Across America and Mendenhall Cemetery achieve our mission to remember, honor, and teach.

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MSMCCM - Mendenhall Cemetery

Welcome to MSMCCM - Mendenhall Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 16, 2023 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony). Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers.