There are a number of records available online to search for burials and cemeteries in East Carroll Parish, LA.
Information on Cemeteries in East Carroll Parish
East Carroll Parish, LA/Lake Providence, LA Cemeteries List
(AtlasFamily.Org | The Blog)
This information has been gathered by our research team through a number of resources. It includes information on historic as well as current cemeteries in the parish. Many of the cemeteries are overgrown and hard to access due to neglect.
East Carroll Parish Cemeteries Burial Lists
These lists were created by former East Carroll Parish Clerk of Court, Edna Bishop Brock. They range from burials up to 1985, up to January 1986, 1985-1994, 1994-July 1998 and are in PDF format. The information was obtained through cemetery searches and can note an obituary printed in the East Carroll Banner Democrat, the funeral home that handled the arrangements, military service, next of kin, age at death, information on the grave or cemetery marker, and other info.
- NPM = No permanent marker
- Funeral Home Codes: BFH (Brannum Funeral Home), HFH (Harris Funeral Home)
- Each cemetery is bookmarked on the toolbar to the left.
- Use the search function in Adobe Reader to search for a particular surname.
Up to 1985
Lake Providence Cemetery
|Alsatia||Cain Ridge #1||China Grove||Burials up to January 1986|
|Buckmeadow||China Grove||Cain Ridge #1|
|Cain Ridge #1||Evergreen||Delta Mennonite|
|Gaither||Heavenly Rest||Good Samaritan|
|Heavenly Rest||Herringville||Heavenly Rest|
|Herringville||Lake Providence||Jones Plot|
|Homestead||Live Oak||King Solomon|
|King Solomon||Lone Star||Lake Providence|
|Lone Star||Morning Star||Live Oak|
|Melbourne||Mt. Pleasant||Lone Star|
|Mound||Mt. Wade||Morning Star|
|Mt. Pleasant||Mt. Zion||Mt. Pleasant|
|Mt. Wade||New Hope||Mt. Wade|
|New Hope||New Light||New Hope|
|New Light||New Zion||New Light|
|New Vines||Omega||New Zion|
|St. John||St. John||Providence Memorial|
|St. Mary||St. Mary||Rose Hill|
|St. Paul||St. Paul||Sweet Canaan|
|Isolated Markers||Sweet Canaan||St. John|
|Sweet Canaan||Transylvania Baptist||St. Mary|
|Transylvania Baptist||Union Baptist||Way-A-Way|
- You may be able to find a death record for a burial, for free, by using the Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1874, 1894-1956 on FamilySearch
- For more information on burial practices in East Carroll Parish, please see this blog post at AtlasFamily.Org | The Blog
- To keep up with current deaths and funeral arrangements, sign up for email alerts from Brannum Funeral Home through their website.
- If a printed obituary is mentioned in the comments section, you may be able to access microfilm to get a copy. Visit the Library of Congress U.S. Newspaper Directory site to see if microfilm exists for the date the obituary was printed. Limited copies of the East Carroll Banner Democrat are available outside of the East Carroll Parish Public Library. For a list, click here. For a listing of what’s available for the East Carroll Banner Democrat at the East Carroll Parish Public Library, click here.
Volunteers from all over the world contribute photos of headstones which can include information on birth and death dates. They also can include the obituary for the deceased. Not all records for burials in the parish have been entered on FindAGrave.
Another volunteer website. There are few records available on this site.