2023 So Far
51 Wreaths Sponsored
1.3% to Goal
3,949 To Go!

REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Sumter  Wreaths Across America Page. Cemetery

On Dec. 17, 2022, Wreaths Across America will be at Sumter Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Sumter Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!


Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.



Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.



Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

Remember the Poppies and Those Who Served

Join us this Memorial Day as we remember, honor, and teach....

The Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit is Making a Stops in Texas for a bit

This unique museum on wheels is free to the community and helps honor local veterans....

327 recent news items exist. Click "View All News" to see them all....

In Memoriam
by Erick Nason Or Karin D. Nason for Herbert Puckett, Army, Honored by Sumter Cemetery

Herbert Puckett, Army
In Memoriam
by Joe Hewett & Johnnie M. Hewett for John Townsend Stevens Jr., Air Force, Lt. Col, Honored by Sumter Cemetery

John Townsend Stevens Jr., Lt. Col, Air Force
Check out 234 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Sumter Cemetery (SCSCSU)
700 W Oakland Ave
Sumter, SC 29150, United States


December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Denise Owen, George Stanley

Directions to Cemetery

The address of the Sumter Cemetery is 700 W. Oakland Ave., Sumter, SC 29150. Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself. 

Parking Instructions

There is limited parking at this cemetery. Please DO NOT PARK directly in front of the cemetery on the road. Please use the designated cemetery parking roads. Arrive at least 15 minutes early as the ceremony will begin promptly at Noon.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Sumter Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for helping Wreaths Across America achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Sumter Composite Squadron, Sumter, SC

Welcome to the Sumter Composite Squadron Wreaths Across America Fundraising Page! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Civil Air Patrol and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

View Sponsor

DAR Sumter's Home Chapter (SC0272P)

Welcome to DAR Sumter's Home Chapter (SC0272P)! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Sumter Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

View Sponsor

3 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.

View Our Groups