Here at Georgia Cremation, we have the utmost respect and appreciation for our nation’s veterans. We feel that saying “thank you” is simply not enough to show our gratitude for your courageous, selfless service. That’s why we go above and beyond to honor veterans with dignified yet simple cremation services.
Understand Your Benefits
Because you courageously served our nation, we believe you deserve a patriotic send-off. If you are a veteran, we encourage you to do your research and learn more about the valuable benefits you have worked so hard to earn.
To get you started, here are a few facts about veteran benefits you may or may not know:
- All honorably discharged veterans and their spouses are entitled to a FREE burial at any one of 131 national cemeteries with available space
- These benefits are available eligible veterans and their spouses whether you choose a traditional funeral or cremation
- The free burial for eligible veterans includes all of the following (at no cost to the family):
o A cemetery lot
o Opening and closing of the grave
o Perpetual care
o A government headstone or marker
o A burial flag
o A Presidential Memorial Certificate
- Some veterans may also be eligible for burial allowances
- Cremated remains can be buried or inurned in national cemeteries with the same honors as casketed remains
- Burial benefits for spouses and dependents buried in a national cemetery include the following (at no cost to the family):
o Burial with the veteran
o Perpetual care
o Date of birth and death of spouse or dependent inscribed on the veteran’s headstone
o Burial even if the spouse or dependent dies before the veteran
Again, whether you choose a traditional funeral or a cremation, you are eligible to receive these valuable benefits. To find out if you are eligible to receive these valuable benefits, contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-827-1000.
Here are some additional resources that can help you learn more about your benefits:
- VFW: Click here to find your local post
- The American Legion: Click here to find your local post
- Disabled American Veteran (DAV): Click here to find your local office
At Georgia Cremation, our knowledgeable staff specializes in helping veterans receive the valuable savings they have worked so hard to earn. If you have any questions or concerns at all, do not hesitate to call us.
Georgia Cremation Salutes You
After the sacrifices you have made for our country, you deserve a truly respectable final farewell. Don’t settle for a second-rate cremation provider. Turn to Georgia Cremation for dignified cremation and good, old-fashioned service.
Unlike most traditional funeral homes who treat cremation as a sideline business, simple cremation is our specialty. Our professionals know the cremation business inside and out, and we offer a level of expertise you simply won’t find at most funeral homes.
Additionally, our caring staff will go above and beyond to honor your loved one’s unique life with a truly customized and meaningful tribute. We’re always willing to honor any special request you may have. Contact Georgia Cremation today to learn more.