About Us

Doug Russell, owner of East Texas Monument Company, has been working in the grave monuments business since 1979. "I started working for Lufkin Monuments in high school and opened my own company after graduating from college," Doug commented. "Max Rolf who had been in the monument and memorials industry for many years trained me" Russell continued. "Max is still with our company today helping serve the many needs of the families we serve and the building of memorials". East Texas Monument Co. and its predecessor companies have been serving families memorial needs since the early 1960's.

East Texas Monuments, a family owned and operated company, has expanded its coverage with the purchase of Lufkin Monuments, Nacogdoches Monuments and Laird Monuments and integrated these companies into one manufacturing facility located in Lufkin, Texas. Although we have grown and updated our processes, we always keep in mind your needs in the trying times of choosing the right grave marker that tells the journey of your loved one. Our staff prides itself in the individual attention we are able to give each family that enters our doors. The making of monuments, headstones, grave markers, funeral monuments, grave monuments, memorials, cemetery monuments, gravestones, granite monuments, pet grave markers, pet headstones, granite grave markers, memorial monuments, bronze grave markers, monument headstones and monument memorials are all carefully designed and manufactured, with you in mind, in the quality controlled operations of East Texas Monuments.

Monument designs are easily customized to the families wishes with the aid of our computer programs. During this difficult time, whether choosing grave monuments or memorials, we have the flexibility of your family being able to give their input along with the many designs in our extensive library. Each grave monument is given careful consideration to personalize the style of headstone, the color of the monument and the graphics on the memorial for your lost loved one. We take the time to make sure that this lasting monument to your family member is what you want whether it is the simplicity of a grass cemetery marker to a large memorial. Each custom monument, headstone, memorial, gravestone or cemetery marker is a major purchase and your families decision should receive the best in quality and value. When you, a family member, friend or acquaintance visit your monument, you want to this memorial to your loved one(s) to tell the story of their life. We believe you will like what you see and hear at East Texas Monuments. 

"We can take care of all your cemetery needs."