Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood
About Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood
Homewood Memorial Gardens is a privately-owned cemetery in unincorporated Cook County, Illinois. Many other unrelated cemeteries share variations of this name. This site may have formerly been called Oak Lawn Cemetery.
The cemetery has long served as Cook County’s potter’s field, providing interment for indigents and unclaimed bodies. Press reports in 2011 speculated the cemetery may have as many as eight thousand such bodies, many in mass graves.
The memorial gardens is now also known for being the burial place of rapper Juice Wrld.