Cemetery Committee

The Cemetery Committee acts in an advisory capacity to the Dahlonega City Council on matters related to the preservation, maintenance, operation, as well as advise on the current and projected use of Mt. Hope Cemetery, Memorial Park Cemetery and any other future cemeteries or burial properties owned and maintained by the City of Dahlonega which may reside within its governmental jurisdiction.  The cemetery committee suggests rules, improvements, regulations, and performs other such duties as the city council may from time to time request.

Upcoming Meetings

Current members are:

  • Christopher Worick- Chair
  • Jane Mellor- Vice Chair and Recording Secretary
  • Chris Anderson- Voting Member
  • Terry Grizzle- Voting Member
  • Jimmy Anderson- Voting Member


  • At-Large Member 1- Patricia Turner
  • At-Large Member 2- Vacant

Department Contacts

Mark Buchanan
Mark Buchanan
City Engineer
Troy Armstrong
Troy Armstrong
Streets Cemeteries and Park Supervisor


Application for Appointment to Board, Commission or Committee
Request for Open and Close of Cemetery Lot

Frequently Asked Questions

Request for Open/ Close of Grave site.

There is a new procedure for requesting an Open/Close of a Cemetery Lot. You will first need to follow the link below. Once you are there you will either need to sign in under your already created login or create a new login (top right corner). You may either search… Read Full Answer