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Rose Hill Cemetery - Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Opening in 1916, Rose Hill is a historic part of Tulsa's legacy. Encompassing 90 acres, Rose Hill Cemetery offers traditional casketed burial spaces, lawn crypts, casketed mausoleum entombment, cremation burial, and also cremation niche entombment.

Rose Hill Cemetery is home to the Abbey Mausoleum. The mausoleum is the oldest and largest mausoleum in the state of Oklahoma. The first phase was constructed in 1926 and there have been four additions since then, the most recent being completed in 1967. This facility has undergone a complete restoration in recent years and is once again open to the public. The Chapel of Peace Mausoleum is also located within Rose Hill Cemetery.

Being a perpetual care cemetery, Oklahoma law requires that only10% of the lot price be set aside in a perpetual care trust fund that benefits the cemetery. However, Rose Hill's contribution to the perpetual care fund is a full 20%. The goal of the fund is to provide money to pay for the care and upkeep of the cemetery after it is full and no longer economically viable. It is estimated that Rose Hill has at least another 175 years before it will be completely full.

On October 31, 2013, Hal and Karyn Ezzell acquired Rose Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park Cemetery through their newly organized company Rose Hill Partners, LLC.

http://rosehilltulsa.com/cemetery