News & Events

Memorial Park takes pride in being a dedicated member of the Memphis community for over 80 years. As part of our commitment to giving back we publish information on variety of news stories, press releases and community outreach events that we are involved with or sponsoring in the community. We invite you to check in regularly to get details about upcoming events, news and learning opportunities.


  • 01 Oct

    Camp Good Grief 5K

    Camp Good Grief 5K & 1 Mile Walk, held each October, benefits Baptist Trinity’s Camp Good Grief Program, the Mid-South’s first bereavement camp for children and teens. The event is family friendly, and includes music/entertainment in a great picnic style atmosphere.

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  • 18 Oct

    Dionicio Rodriguez Commemoration

    Dionicio Rodriguez, the artist responsible for creating the Crystal Shrine Grotto and other works throughout the core of Memorial Park, will be permanently memorialized. A granite memorial, placed in tribute to his life and work, will be unveiled at the Grotto. The short ceremony will be held Wednesday, October 18th at 1:00 P.M. A reception

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  • 11 Nov

    Veteran’s Day Service

    Honoring all who have served, this annual event pays special tribute to those veterans whose families Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery was honored to serve over the past year. Memorial Park’s Avenue of Flags will be on display from Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th. Contact us at 901-767-8930 to learn how your

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  • 03 Dec

    Christmas Remembrance Service

    We recognize that the holidays can be a difficult time for families who have lost a loved one.  Therefore, each December we invite families to a special Christmas Remembrance Service to honor and remember those who have left us.

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  • 01 Apr

    Easter Sunrise Service

    For generations, Memphians have come to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery to celebrate the joy of Easter.  Our ecumenical Sunrise Service is held each year at historic Crystal Shrine Grotto.  Complimentary donuts, juice, & coffee will be provided.

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  • The Crystal Shrine Grotto on The Culture Trip

    The Crystal Shrine Grotto on The Culture Trip

    Voted #3 on’s list of the Top 10 Things to Do and See in Memphis, Tennessee, the Crystal Shrine Grotto has been stunning visitors since its debut in the 1930s. Located inside Memphis Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, the Crystal Shrine Grotto was designed by Mexican artist Dionicio Rodriquez and has been inspiring

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