|The corner of S Patton and E Waddil|
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
St Joseph Catholic Cemetery #1 is located close to downtown Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. The Church is on the corner of S. Washington Street and E. Waddil. One block away begins Cemetery #1 at the corner of E Waddil and S Patton.
Cemetery #1 has only one Mausoleum.
There are 5 tiers- A is at the floor level and E is at the top.
There are 10 crypts per tier. A total of 50 crypts on each side. Numbered 1 at the front door and 10 at the back wall.
The back of the Mausoleum is a colored glass wall.
The cemetery has 2 sections. The older section has 2759 plots. It was the first portion of the cemetery. There is a mixture of in ground and above ground graves. This section covers the area from the Mausoleum toward Preston Street with Waddil on the east and Bontemps street on the west. The last 1/3 of this area is bound on the west by the Holy Ghost Cemetery.
The 2nd section is called Section A and is the newer portion of the cemetery. It has 965 plots. These graves are almost all above ground. The area is along Patton Street with Waddil Street on the east and Bontemps Street on the west going back to the Mausoleum
If you scroll the additional pictures, the last one is a plot map of the cemetery. You will see the dark line from the back of the Mausoleum angeling toward the front of the cemetery. Section A is to the left and the Older Section is to the right of that line.