Veteran Burial Benefits
Burial in a State Veterans Cemetery
There are four existing Tennessee State Veterans Cemeteries to include two in Knoxville, one in Nashville and one in Middle Tennessee. The State Veterans Cemeteries are managed and maintained by the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services. These pristine final resting places meet the National Cemetery Administration standards as required by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans are buried at no charge. Eligible dependents are buried at a cost of $700.
State Veterans Cemeteries offers veterans the opportunity to pre-register for burial, thus providing emotional relief to loved ones.