These prices are effective as of November 1, 2022 but are subject to change without notice.

We understand the importance of your loved ones’ Veteran’s burial, and at Sosebee Mortuary, we provide a detailed list of specific prices for Veteran funeral services.

Prices apply only to Anderson and surrounding county burials and do not apply to out-of-state burials or deaths. Must provide proof of Honorable Service and qualify for MJ Dolly Cooper for pricing to apply.

Burial Service at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetary – $4.750.00


  • Professional Services
  • Embalming
  • Visitation*
  • Chapel or Church Service*
  • Committal service at the Veterans Cemetery*
  • Removal/Transportation: Up to 40 miles
  • Hearse Rental
  • Utility Vehicle
  • Newport 20-gauge steel casket (choice of different colors options) **
  • Register Book, Thank You cards, and envelopes
  • Home Equipment (12 chairs, door wreath)
  • 50 memorial prayer cards with picture and taps
  • 35 picture slideshow presentation shown during the visitation
  • Death notification in the Anderson Independent (name, age, date of passing)
  • Full obituary posted on
  • Three Certified Copies of the SC Death Certificate
  • Provision of American Flag Covering the Casket
  • Arrangement of Military Rites

*Package includes visitation and funeral services held the same day*

**Upgrade to a Veteran themed, gasketed Casket for an additional $750.00

Burial Other at a Cemetery other than M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery

In addition to the charge above, additional charges may need to be applied for burial at other cemeteries, including but not limited to:

Opening & Closing

$1385.00 (or other required cemetery charges)

Committal Service


Tent – $140.00 each

Outer Burial Container (OBC)

Sentinel – $2,266.00

Guardian – $1,980.00

Graveside set up of $410.00 may also apply if OBC is cemetery purchased

Full OBC Price List available

Additional charges apply for a visitation held the night before at our chapel at $150.00 or at a church for $200.00, and/or the use of the hearse for a night before visitation at a church, $275.00