|Colonial Avenue/Orange Avenue|
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Cemetery no longer exists due to construction of Interstate 581 in 1960. Bodies were moved to East Botetourt Cemetery at Coyner Springs, Blue Ridge, VA. No individual markers. Large monuments state:
"Here are buried the bodies of those who were transferred from the City Farm Cemetery to Coyner Springs Cemetery. The last body was buried in the City Farm Cemetery on Colonial Avenue on Feb. 21, 1959. The first body in this cemetery was laid to rest on March 26, 1959."
"Here are buried the bodies of those who were transferred from the City Farm Cemetery on Colonial Ave., S. W. in compliance with ordinance No. 13705, dated April 27, 1959, and the City Cemetery at Orange Avenue and Interstate Highway 581 N. E. and others buried here by the city of Roanoke."
East Cemetery at Coyner Springs in located on on Coyner Springs Rd. Blue Ridge, VA
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