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About Desoto Memorial Gardens

Desoto Memorial Gardens is a beautiful cemetery located in Southaven, MS. We provide a peaceful and serene resting place for your loved ones. Our goal is to help families honor and remember their loved ones in a respectful way. We understand that every family has different needs and we strive to provide personalized services to meet those needs. Our staff is dedicated to guiding you through the decision-making process with compassion and understanding.

Our Heritage

Desoto Memorial Gardens was founded in 2008 by Hal W. Guthrie. His vision was to create a tranquil place of rest for family and loved ones.

Hal was a veteran of the Vietnam war and a purple heart recipient. He was a well respected member of the community and loved by many friends and family. 

His vision and dreams are carried on in this beautiful place called Desoto Memorial Gardens.

Our Staff

Chip Guthrie

Cemetery Grounds Manager

Angela Taylor

Cemetery Sales and Admin

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Our Facilities

Our cemetery includes:

  • Nine memorial gardens for in ground burial

  • Veteran Memorial

  • Private Mausoleum

  • Angel of mercy infant and children's memorial 

  • Pet memorial

Our Community

Located in Southaven, MS.,Desoto Memorial Gardens serves all of Desoto County, Tate County, Marshall County, and the entire Memphis/Shelby County area.

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