This website is dedicated to the memory of Robert "Hump" Humphery, who passed away April 11, 2016. Brother Humphery was responsible for the creation of this website. He served in the Korean Campaign and was the recipient of 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star among other awards. He was very passionate about Veterans, and was always there to help them. His widow, Charlene, is carrying on most of his duties, serving on the National Cemetery Committee in Canton, Ga, and is always volunteering at the American Legion post, among other numerous volunteer work in Cherokee County. He was a tireless leader for Local 10, and will always be honored.
In certain circumstances, a burial allowance is available from the Veterans Benefits Administration. The National Cemetery Administration does not provide these benefits.
For more information please call 1-(800)-827-1000
For information on Headstones and Markers from the Department of Veterans Affairs please click here.
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Georgia National Cemetery opened for burial operations on April 24, 2006. A dedication ceremony was held at the cemetery on June 4, 2006.
The property on which the cemetery rests was donated by Scott Hudgens, the late Atlanta World War II veteran, land developer, and philanthropist.
The site lies midway midway between Cartersville and Canton, near the Etowah River, offering views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Lake Allatoona.
A beautiful view of Kennesaw Mountain can be seen from Georgia National Cemetery.
The Administration Building at Georgia National Cemetery.
During the first phase of construction, 110 acres of the 775-acre cemetery will be developed. It will include 30,000 gravesites, 3,000 columbaria niches, 3129 in-ground garden niches for cremated remains, and a scattering garden.
Georgia National Cemetery will provide burial space for eligible veterans and dependents for the next 50 years.
From I-75: Take exit 290 (highway 20) toward Canton (east). Travel 10 miles, turn left at the main cemetery entrance, cemetery gates will be approximately 2 miles.
From I-575: If traveling north, take exit 16 bearing to the left. If traveling south, take exit 16A. At the traffic light, turn left onto Highway 5 and 20-get into the right through lane which leads you onto Highway 20 (Knox Bridge Road). Travel approximately five miles, turning right at the main cemetery entrance, cemetery gates will be approximately 2 miles.
Department Veterans Affairs Georgia National Cemetery 2025 Mount Carmel Church Lane Canton GA, 30114