Veteran's Funeral Care

Riemann Family Funeral Homes is proud to be a licensed Veterans Funeral Care provider. As part of this prominent, rapidly expanding network of providers, Riemann Family Funeral Homes will offer superior cremation and burial services to veterans and their spouses throughout South Mississippi.

Honor Flags, Honor Heros Campaign

Please bring in your worn or tattered flags to any of our locations, for more information please visit the Community Events Section of Our website.

Riemann Family Funeral Homes has always been committed to offering veterans and their families’ exceptional funeral services. The funeral home offers a wide range of special military services. As a Veterans Funeral Care provider, Riemann Family Funeral Homes will offer a wide range of special military services and veterans will receive savings on funeral costs.

In addition to this information, we have several veteran-specific Frequently Asked Questions.

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Benefits You May Be Eligible For

Benefits for veterans who die at the VA Hospital:

1. Gets $300 burial or cremation allowance.
2. Gets $300 plot allowance if they don’t use a national cemetery.
3. Gets transportation from VA hospital (transfer fee)
4. Gets transportation to place of burial or services (funeral home charge)

Benefits for veterans who die outside a VA Hospital:

Scenario #1
VA service connected disability pension

1. Gets $300 burial/cremation allowance.
2. Gets $300 plot allowance if they don’t use a national cemetery. Must have a receipt.
3. If they are service connected, transportation will be paid only to the nearest National Cemetery, which is Biloxi National Cemetery.

Scenario #2
VA support pension

1. Gets $300 burial/cremation allowance.
2. Gets $300 plot allowance if they don’t use a national cemetery.
3. No transport money is allowed ever.

Scenario #3
100% service connected Veteran

- Must have died from service connection! If so, up to $2000 is reimbursed to family on funeral – cremation costs.


* All Vets and their spouses, with honorable discharge & with one day of active duty are entitled to fee cemetery property, headstone, opening & closing and perpetual care at any National Cemetery.

* Honorably discharged veteran serving any length of time before 9/7/80

* Veterans entering service after this time must serve 24 months of continuous active duty or for the full time for which the person was called to active duty

* For a Complete lists of Burial Benefits paid by the Veterans Administration please click HERE.