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Nile Township is responsible for three (3) cemeteries: Friendship Cemetery, McKendree Cemetery and Worley’s Run Cemetery

Roger Bowling, Cemetery Caretaker
Phone number: (937) 544-3774

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CURRENT COSTS:

Opening and closing of traditional burial $500.00

Opening and closing of cremation $200.00

Foundation (must go through monument company) $60.00/sq foot

Purchase of grave $400.00


Rules and Regulations Governing Nile Township Cemeteries:
The proper management, care and upkeep of Nile Township Cemeteries requires a vast amount of work and with the view of accomplishing this, the following rules and regulations have been adopted by the Nile Township Trustees. These may be changed, altered or modified by the action of the Nile Township Trustees.

  • Lots shall not be used for any purpose other than a place of burial for the dead and the erection of monuments to their memory.

  • No person shall have a deed for or a title to any lot nor shall a grave be opened until said grave or lot is paid in full.

  • There shall be no fence, hedge, curbing or other form of enclosure on or around any lot in the cemetery.

  • Monuments shall be of approved quality and must pass the approval of Nile Township Trustees. All monuments shall be set in a uniform manner as directed by Nile Township Trustees. This provision is for the protection of the lot owners and the appearance of the cemetery.

  • Opening and closing of graves will be done by Nile Township at a cost of $500 for traditional grave and $200 for cremation.

  • All rusty or unpainted containers, such as broken vases, urns or broken benches or seats will be removed.

  • All benches must be in line with the monument.

  • No person shall plant any grass seed at any township cemetery.

  • All rules, regulations and prices are subject to change by action of Nile Township Trustees.


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