What We Keep In Memory Is Ours Forever....

Hand-Crafted Monuments & Markers in Cairo, IL

At John W. Bell Monument Works, we understand the grief associated with the death of a loved one. That is why we want to assist you with remembering your loved one with our beautifully hand-crafted, custom designed memorials.

Memorialize Your Loved One With A Hand-Crafted Monument

Never can there be a substitute for a monument... to perpetuate the memory of your loved one. Let John W. Bell Monument Works design the perfect memorial that will provide you with an imperishable symbol of love and tribute. Every memorial is distinctive, with patterns and designs to fit and personalize the memory of your loved one.

We Want to Help Commemorate the Value of Your Lost Loved One.
A Personalized Memorial Provides Many with the "Resolution of Grief"
John's Monument Shop - Monuments in Cairo, IL
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We Offer:
  • Memorials (granite, bronze, marble)
  • Ceramic Portraits (black & white or color) or Engraved Hand-drawn Pictures
  • Historical or Commemorative Plaques (stone or cast metal)
  • Granite or Metal Vases
  • Custom Designed Pieces
  • Distinctive Shapes, Hand-cut
  • Domestic & Imported Stone
  • Records & Documents of Local Cemeteries & Obituaries
  • Alexander & Pulaski County Genealogy Histories
  • Wood Markers & Plaques

Trust Us With Your Memorial Stone

Established in 1914 by John W. Bell Sr., our family owned and operated business has been built on four generations of trust, hard work and quality products. We have remained in the same location in Cairo, IL since 1922 and proudly serve the entire Tri-State area.

Green Lawn Memorial Gardens

Since 1975, the John W. Bell family has been the owner/operator of Green Lawn Memorial Gardens, Villa Ridge, Illinois. Green Lawn Memorial Gardens has been incorporated and licensed by the State of Illinois as a recognized cemetery since October 1954. Full burial plots and cremation are available, as well as a scattering garden. Sections of the cemetery are reserved for ground flush memorials versus upright markers and monuments. There are nine acres of developed gardens with eleven acres available for future development.

We are Licensed and Bonded as Cemetery Managers by the State of Illinois.
Proud to Be Affiliated With the Elberton Granite Association (EGA)
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If you or someone you know is in need of a memorial, contact us today. (618) 734-0456