Forrest Cemetery


Christmas Box Angel

The Christmas Box Angel Statue is dedicated to all parents who have lost a child.


Forrest Cemetery is one of Alabama’s most beautiful cemeteries.  On this site you will find the history of the cemetery as well as information about the Ruth R. Cross Memorial Chapel, the Christmas Box Angel, and events such as Confederate Memorial Day and A Walk Through Time.

700 South 15th Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Telephone: 256-549-4693

This is not an official website of the City of Gadsden, any Department thereof, the Forrest Cemetery Board or the Forrest Cemetery Foundation, Inc; and none of these entities accepts any responsibility for the content or use of this website.

Information provided by Craig L.W. Boden and the Board of A Walk Through Time