County Burial Benefits
Burial Allowance: An allowance of $100.00 is payable toward the funeral and burial expenses of honorably discharged, wartime veterans and their spouse. In case of widows and widowers, the veteran needs to have been a resident of Adams County at the time of their death. The claim must be filed within one year of veterans/spouse’s burial.
Flags and Flag Holders: Adams County provides flags and flag holder for Memorial Day observances. The flags and flag holders are used for the decoration of deceased veterans’ graves. Flag holders are marked with an emblem that depicts the time period the veteran served.
Military Burial: Requests for Military Burial Honors may be directed to the Adams County Veterans Affairs office or to the Funeral Director who will notify the Honor Guard.