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The staff of The City of Marion takes this concept seriously – a funeral is a time to honor the life of the deceased and celebrate the heritage of their family. We strive to make each funeral a respectful, fulfilling experience that meets the unique needs of each family.

Our Cemetery started in 1884 – Under Mayor L.A. Goddard in 1882 the city purchased over ten acres of land north of Marion for a city cemetery. Work was begun on the cemetery in 1884. The plot (sic) of land, located on the east side of the present highway 37, was 586 feet wide and 748 feet in depth. The original plot filed January 12, 1844 (sic) with the County Recorder provided for 839 lots. Thomas Jefferson Goodall was the first person to be buried in the cemetery on Jun 18, 1884.

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The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

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American Monument

American Monument

“Our Monuments Have a Special Touch” Welcome to American Monument Company.  American Monument Co. is a Marion Illinois based manufacturer of unique, professional and affordable monument stones. Founded in 1942, American Monument Co. has been serving our area and its citizens with pride and honor. Our company offer a wide selection of granite monument stones

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Blue Funeral Homes

Blue Funeral Homes

With locations in Marion and Goreville, Family is the foundation upon which our funeral home was built we are a family owned full service funeral home with a compassionate & caring staff, comfortable & warm atmosphere with a full selection of services & merchandise. We provide services that families desire to celebrate the life of

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City Of Marion

City Of Marion

The Mayor of Marion for more than 50 years, Bob Butler nicknamed the City of Marion “The Hub of the Universe.” Located at the crossroads of Illinois Route 13 and Interstate 57, Marion serves as the center for shopping, dining, and entertainment in Southern Illinois. With access to Interstate 24 just to the south, Marion

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Phone: 618-997-6281
Fax: 618-993-6314
216 W. McDonald
Marion IL 62959