Guide to Funeral Directors in Macon
Macon, the seat of Bibb County, Georgia, is the principal city of the Macon metropolitan area. It has an estimated population of over 92,000.
There are six funeral homes in Macon, operating across the city center and the surrounding areas. Five of these are located within five miles of the city center.
There are several crematoriums in Macon, and the city is well provided with nine historic and operative cemeteries, including Rose Hill Cemetery on Riverside Drive, Riverside Cemetery on Riverside Drive, and Fort Hill Cemetery on Short Street East.
Macon includes a wide variety of places of worship, counting among others St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Poplar Street, Mulberry Street United Methodist Church on Mulberry Street, Temple Beth Israel on Cherry Street, Shree Umiya Mataji Mandir on Raley Road, and the Islamic Center of Macon on Vineville Avenue.
There are some state laws governing funeral arrangements in Macon. A death certificate should be filed with the registrar inside 72 hours after the death. Ashes may be scattered most places within reason, there are no specific laws regulating this; however, you should ensure that you are not inconveniencing anyone. There are no Georgia state laws requiring embalming, though many families still choose embalming for their loved one.
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